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As known as “the land of the Incas”, it is in the west central part of South America, on the Pacific Ocean.

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  1. 1. PERU TOURS TO MACHU PICCHUPeru General Information What to do in PeruAs known as “the land of the Incas”, it is in the west central part of SouthAmerica, on the Pacific Ocean.What to do in PeruPeru has an area of 1´285,216 square kilometers. It is the third largest country inSouth America, behind only Brazil and Argentina. It is also considered a tropicalcountry. The country has three well-defined regions: a narrow coastal strip, thewider zone of the Andes Mountains and the Amazon jungle.The population of Peru, more than 28 million people, is of multiethnic origin, amixture of the sizeable indigenous population and people from Europe, Africaand Asia. Its blend of cultural traditions is the result of wide diversity in fields suchas the arts, literature, music and gastronomy. The country´s principal languageis Spanish, though a significant number of Peruvians speak indigenouslanguages – speakers of Quechua and Aymara are the most numerous.Its principal economic activities include agriculture, fishing and manufacturingof products such as textiles. Politically, Peru is a democratic republic with apresident and a multi-party political system built around the separation ofpowers and decentralisation.Cusco, Imperial City What to do in PeruAdventures to Machu Picchu … Beautiful landscapes, amazing geography andrich historical past …Also, the city of Cusco is the most important tourist destination in Peru and oneof the most famous in South America. Known by the Incas as “the home of thegods”, Cusco was the capital of the one of the greatest Pre-Hispanic empires:the Tahuantinsuyo. It`s Quechua name, Qosqo, means “the navel of the world”,because Cusco was the starting point of a vast path network system joining alarge portion of South Amaerica, from Southern Colombia to NorthernArgentina.Cusco is a colonial city with a racial diversity, splendid temples and big housesbuilt on finely carved rock foundations. Cusco also houses one of the mostnotable painting schools in this part of the continent, the Cusquenian SchoolPainting.
  2. 2. Beautiful landscapes, amazing geography and rich historical past, makesCusco a City that every traveler yearns to visit.ATM tours.INCA TRAIL 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTSDESCRIPTION: What to do in PeruThe Inca Trail is an unforgettable experience in which you can see manydiverse landscapes and scenary as well as adventuring up ladders, throughtunnels and over old wooden bridges. To complete the tour, you will visit theincredible archaeological site of Machu Picchu.ITINERARY:DAY 1: CUSCO - CHILLCA - KM 82 - HUAYLLABAMBAYou will be picked up from your hostel early in the morning and taken on touristbus to Km.82. Here you will embark on a 5 to 6 hour hike to the archaeologicalsite of Llactapata, where you will have an impressive panoramic view of thesurrounding wildlife and where you will also enjoy lunch. The tour will culminatein the camp Huayllabamba, where you will have a delicious dinner and canenjoy the magical landscape surrounding you.DAY 2: HUAYLLABAMBA - PACAYMAYUAfter an early breakfast, you will walk to Warmihuañusca (4050 m) beforedescending to the valley Pacaymayu (3600m) -a walk of about 6 to 7 hours. itHere in the warm valley, you will enjoy lunch, dinner and camp for the night.DAY 3: PACAYMAYU - WIÑAYWAYNAAfter breakfast, you will walk to the archaeological sites of Runcurakay,Sayacmarca, Conchamarca, Puyupatamarca and ending with a visit toWiñayhuayna. These sites are original and unique architectural expressions ofthe great works of the Incas and will take a total of about 6 to 7 hours includingstopping for lunch, to explore them all. Once at Wiñayhuayna, you will enjoy adelicious meal and set up camp.DAY 4: WIÑAYWAYNA - MACHU PICCHU
  3. 3. You will start very early after breakfast hiking for 2 hours to reach Intipunku, aplace where we can see the archaeological site of Machu Picchu in itssplendor. After which you will visit the site itself and have a 2 hour tour and freetime to take photos and explore. You will then return to Cusco in the afternoon,or if you so wish, can stay overnight one night in the town of Aguas Calientes.What to do in Peru INCLUDED:Transportation: Hotel - Km. 82 (Piscaycucho)Bilingual GuideCook in charge of meal preparationCamping equipment: Tents (2 people in each, 4 person capacity), dinner tent,kitchen tent, tables and chairs, table settings.Porters to carry food and camping equipmentTickets for admission to Inca Trail and Machu Picchu3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners (with vegetarian option)MattressRadio communication.First-aid equipment and oxygenTrain Service: Ffrom Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.Bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.NOT INCLUDED:Bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas CalientesBreakfast on the first dayLunch and Dinner on the fourth daySleeping bagPersonal porter: carry backpacks, sleeping bags and mattresses (Max. 8 kilos/17.4 lbs per person).
  4. 4. Entrance to the hot springs in Aguas Calientes, only 10 minutes from the villagecenter, entrance fee is US$ 4.tips.http://www.waynaperuexpeditions.com/<a href="http://www.waynaperuexpeditions.com/"> What to do in Peru </a>[url=http://www.waynaperuexpeditions.com/] What to do in Peru [/url]