Lima, Chincha, Ica, Arequipa & Cusco
THE ROUTE OF PISCO
10 day & 09 night Program
DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN LIMA
Arrival in Lima, meet and greet at the airport, transfer to your hotel.
Welcome Pisco Sour at hotel.
DAY 02: LIMA – CITY TOUR
In the morning, visit the major attractions of the city: the "Plaza Mayor" (Main Square), the Cathedral, the Government's Palace, the Palace "Torre-Tagle" and the church of "San Francisco". Afterwards you will continue to the residential districts of San Isidro and Miraflores, ending with a panoramic view of the Pacific in the "Parque del Amor" (Lover's Park).
After that proceed to El Bolivariano Restaurant for Pisco Sour classes, taste this delicious drink. After that you will enjoy the lunch
Afternoon at leisure. Overnight.
DAY 03: LIMA – CHINCHA
Private transportation to Chincha where you will visit the vineyards of Tabernero and Viñas de Oro in these places you will observe the procedure of the Pisco preparation.
Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 04: CHINCHA – PARACAS – ICA
Early morning departure to Paracas where you will have an excursion to the Ballestas Islands, The boat trip to the Islands provides an opportunity to easily watch resident and migratory birds, including flamingos, red-legged cormorants, Inca terns, bobbies, as well as playful sea lions, amusing Humboldt penguins, and if we are lucky, we might see marine otters and the bird with the largest wingspan in the world, the condor, which flies down from the Andes in search of food. After that we will proceed to the airport to board an aircraft for your overflight to the Nazca Lines.
Continue to Ica city for a relaxing afternoon at the hotel.
DAY 05: ICA – LIMA
In the morning visit other important vineyards, as the artisanal winery El Catador, were we will learn the artisanal procedure of the elaboration of the Pisco. Then we will visit to the Tacama winery, here they will explain you how to make pisco and wines and will let you know their installations, end the tour at the Industrial winery Vista Alegre, a winery that is able to produce 7 millions of liters of wine and 5 millions of liters of Pisco per year In the afternoon return to Lima.
DAY 06: LIMA - AREQUIPA
Transfer to airport to board your flight to Arequipa.
Arrival in Arequipa and transfer to the selected hotel.
Afternoon: City Tour of the ‘White city’ of Arequipa with the Santa Catalina Convent then visit the local market of San Camilo
Return to the Hotel and overnight.
DAY 07: AREQUIPA
Full day excursion to the Majes Valley to visit a couple of vineyards and enjoy a nice scenery as well.
DAY 08: AREQUIPA – CUSCO
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Cusco
On your arrival, meeting service an transfer to your hotel
In the afternoon, tour of the city, visiting the stunning Cathedral and Koricancha or Santo Domingo Temple, and the Sacsayhuaman Archaeological site, located very close to Cusco from where you can have awesome views of the city. Return to hotel and overnight.
DAY 09: CUSCO – MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO
After breakfast, transfer to the train station where you will board the Vistadome train for an exiting journey to Macchu Picchu, the majestic "Lost City of the Incas". Arrive in Aguas Calientes and take shuttle bus to the citadel of Machu Picchu, where your guide will give you a tour.
Buffet lunch in a local restaurant.
In the afternoon return to Cusco and transfer to your hotel.
DAY 10: CUSCO – LIMA
At proper time transfer to the airport to take your flight back to Lima and connect with your international flight.