Peru at a Glance - 5 days, 4 nights

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itinerary

Day 01
Arrive at Lima, transfer to your hotel, evening free, overnight at Lima.

Day 02
Discover the architectural and tourist attractions of Lima through a guided tour in the City Tour & Cathedral of Lima. This circuit will show you the city and its history in a comfortable and safe way. The tour begins in Miraflores where we'll visit the Love Park, the Costa Verde ocean front and the amazing Pyramid Pucllana, a pre-Inca archaeological site. This route continues to the historic center of Lima, there we'll discover the early days of the city and the most important events through its different periods. Enjoy a walking tour of Plaza Mayor, the tourist center of Lima. A great religious artistic influence shows in its churches and convents. Our first stop is the Basilica Cathedral of Lima, admirable space for their late Baroque, renaissance and plateresco artistic styles. We will see the crypt of Francisco Pizarro, enter the lower levels of the temple and tour the halls of religious art. We'll finish our tour with a visit to Santo Domingo Convent, former claustruo that holds the remains of Santa Rosa de Lima and San Martin de Porres; rest of the day is free, overnight at Lima.

Day 03
At 7:00 AM, we will depart for Paracas, arriving around 10:30 AM, from the aerodrome, we will take the Nazca Lines’ overflight declared World Heritage by UNESCO,there are huge mysterious traces done on the sand, covering an area of 350 km, these figures represent different animals and plants and their dimensions are from 15 to 300 meters each. According to Dr. Maria Reiche, who has dedicated much of his life to the study of these lines, it is the World’s largest astronomical calendar. Return to Paracas midafternoon for overnight, evening free.

Day 04
Today, you will be transferred to the pier, here you take a boat ride to the Ballestas Islands. During this tour we will stop to see the mysterious figure of the candlestick, our captain will stop in front of this impressive figure where our guide will explain about it and give them the necessary time to take pictures. Then continue with the direction of the Ballestas Islands where visitors can enjoy this beautiful seascape full of large colonies of sea lions, penguins and seabirds. In this place we will visit our boat around the islands through caves and rock deformations capricious, return to the pier around 2:30 PM, we immediately depart to Lima for overnight, arriving late afternoon, evening free.

Day 05
At the appropriate time, transfer to the airport to catch your international departure flight.

servicesincluded

- Accommodations in double occupancy
- Breakfast daily
- Ground transportation
- English speaking guide
- Airport transfers
- Sightseeing tours listed
- Admissions
- Local guides
- Hotel taxes.

Not included: any meals not mentioned as included, airport taxes, gratuities to guides, drivers, porters or waiters and expenses of personal nature.

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