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    • SAS Travel Peru - Experience & Expertise since 1990
    • SAS Travel Peru - Recommended by Lonely Planet
    • SAS Travel Peru - Recommended by Lonely Planet
    • SAS Travel Peru - So much more than you were looking for!
    • SAS Travel Peru - Inca Trail to Machupicchu Licensed Specialist Operator
    • SAS Travel Peru - Experience & Expertise since 1990
    • SAS Travel Peru - Recommended by Lonely Planet
    • SAS Travel Peru - So much more than you were looking for!
    • SAS Travel Peru - Inca Trail to Machupicchu Licensed Specialist Operator
    • SAS Travel Peru - Experience & Expertise since 1990
    • SAS Travel Peru - Recommended by Lonely Planet
    • SAS Travel Peru - So much more than you were looking for!
    • SAS Travel Peru - Inca Trail to Machupicchu Licensed Specialist Operator
    • SAS Travel Peru - Experience & Expertise since 1990
    • SAS Travel Peru - Recommended by Lonely Planet
    • SAS Travel Peru - So much more than you were looking for!
    • SAS Travel Peru - Inca Trail to Machupicchu Licensed Specialist Operator
    • SAS Travel Peru - Experience & Expertise since 1990
    • SAS Travel Peru - Recommended by Lonely Planet
    • SAS Travel Peru - So much more than you were looking for!
    • SAS Travel Peru - Inca Trail to Machupicchu Licensed Specialist Operator
    • SAS Travel Peru - Experience & Expertise since 1990
    • SAS Travel Peru - Recommended by Lonely Planet
    • SAS Travel Peru - So much more than you were looking for!
    • SAS Travel Peru - Inca Trail to Machupicchu Licensed Specialist Operator
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COLCA CANYON and LAKE TITIKACA 7 Days 6 Nights Tour (From Arequipa).

Last Minute Information

  • DAILY DEPARTURES !!! 2 person Minimum Tour start from Arequipa.
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  • GROUP BOOKING: Choose on the Calendar the date of your preference, fill out with your personal details, then below fill out details of your group in Travelling with: once you have finalized you will receive an email with a Reservation Code (Purchase number) to pay a booking deposit with. (If you would like to pay your booking deposit individually, then you must book each of you separatelly.)
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  • HOW TO BOOK AND CONFIRM.- Choose your preferred date on the Calendar (Leaving Dates) fill out with all the requested details, you can book for 2 or more person just complete details on travelling with: soon you will receive a reservation code (Purchase Number) and you can pay online a booking deposit of US$ 315.00 per person . see Booking information below.

Program Itinerary

Day 1: Day 1: ARRIVE TO AREQUIPA. HOTEL POSADA EL CASTILLO.

Transport to Arequipa is not Included.
You may be arriving by flight or if by bus we recommend Crucero or Royal service of Cruz del Sur or Oltursa bus companies.

On arrival to Arequipa we suggest you take an official Taxi to Hotel Posada El Castillo located at Address: Paseo Campos 105 -Cercado Arequipa. Phone 054-201828. Indicate to the (taxi) driver that it is situated at the second quarter of Avenida Parra, in front of Primax gas station/Toyota garage

Hotel Posada El Castillo

Day 2: Day 2 COLCA CANYON TOUR. NIGHT IN CHIVAY.

Pick up from your Hotel Posada El Castillo between 07:30 – 8:00 am to initiate our trip to one of the deepest Canyons of the world, taking the highway from Yura, bordering the snow-covered Chachani mountain towards Cañahuas Pampas. We stop for coca leaf tea at the Aguada Blanca National Park, the habitat of the beautiful South American cameloidaes, the vicuñas, alpacas, waris and llamas. At Tocra lake we will be able to appreciate a variety of migratory birds, sometimes flamencos. We will pass the crater of an extinct volcano (Chucura) and then stop at the famous volcanos panoramic viewpoint, at a high 4.800 meters above sea leavel. From here we will appreciate a great part of the western mountain range, where you can truly appreciate the Pre-Inca farming Terraces / platforms know as "andenerias". Approximately 13:30, Arrival to Chivay and stop for Lunch (not included).
At 15:00 our private transport will transfer to us towards the colorful town "pueblito" of Coporaque, from where we will initiate an walk of approximately 2 hours, to enjoy the beautiful landscapes and nature of this side of the valley; as well as a pre-Inca cemetery located in the skirts of a mountain. You will notice that this region was intensively populated by andean communities.
At 17:00 on return from the walk you have the opportunity to enjoy the thermal baths in the lime kiln whose thermo-medicinals waters oscillate between 35º to 38º degrees Celsius in the swimming pools. (US$ 3 entry).
At 20:00 Hrs Dinner (not included) accompanied by a folkloric show; be ready for the Peru andean dances.
Recently we have decided to use upgrade hotel accommodation and so we are requesting Pozo De Cielo when ever available but if you would prefer to pay a little less we can request accommodation with Colca Terra Hotel for $10.00 less ie USD$ 75 pp
Also if you would like a little more luxury request the upgrade to Delux room in Pozo De Cielo which is USD$ 115 pp (based on 2 people sharing a room)

Breakfast

Pozo De Cielo in Chivay

Day 3: CHIVAY - CRUZ DEL CONDOR TO SEE CONDORS- TOUR BUS TO PUNO.

Early breakfast, we continue 06:30 in our private transport to the view-point called " Cruz del Cóndor " about 1.5 hour drive into this National Park where you have a very beautiful view of the Colca Canyon. This is also the place where you should be able to observe several flying condors, sometimes passing very close to you (up to a few meters). Just near this area your tour guide will show you the Pre-inca tombs hanging in the mountains. Plenty of time to spend in this natural region for pictures and gentle walking around the San Pedro cactus area. On the return we will stop in the towns of Pinchollo, Maca and Yanque, with their beautiful colonial churches, as well as in the viewpoints of Choquetico and Antahuilque, from where we will observe impressive andenería farming platforms of the valley, and tombs in pre-Incas scale models. Time for you to purchase lunch before your guide will take you to your transportation and to meet another guide who will take you to the city of Puno , we will make several stops enroute such as Patapampa , the highest point of the route ( 4900msnm ), from where you can appreciate various mountain peaks belonging to the western mountains, such as the Sabancaya , Ampato , the Misti , Chachani , etc. .
We will also appreciate the cairns, mounds of rocks that were left by travelers in order to ask their deities for a safe trip and now tourists are encouraged to do the same. The route will be the same as already done in their journey from Arequipa to Chivay , to the area called Patahuasi , where it is then diverted to the city of Puno. Here there is a small restaurant located in the " Chinaman " where we also briefly stop. Continuing with the tour we see a number of small lakes where we will have the opportunity to observe migratory birds , including the beautiful flamingos.
Arrive in Puno at approximately 19:30 hrs approximately and transfer to your hotel.

Breakfast

HOTEL QALASAYA

Day 4: UROS, AMANTANI AND TAQUILE ISLANDS. FLOATING ISLANDS TOUR OF LAKE TITICACA.

Floating Islands tour of Lake Titicaca. 7:00 am. Transfer from the Hotel to the port and by motor boat we take you to one of the legendary Uros Islands where you can observe the lives of the Uros people who live on floating reed islands, some only 20 metres in length. After a beautiful 3hr boat ride we reach Amantani Island where we will break into smaller groups to stay with the local families. You have the opportunity to trek to the top of the mountain (4,150 m) to see the Temples of the Pachamama and Pachatata and enjoy the traditional customs of the island people. Food and authentic music prepared and performed by your designated family.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

rustic accomodation with families on Amantani Island

Day 5: TAQUILE ISLAND TITKACA LAKE AND RETUN TO PUNO OVERNIGHT.

After breakfast we take a short boat ride to the neighboring Taquile island, where we will tour around the ruins and visit these beautiful people, world famous for their intricate and fascinating weavings, After lunch we take the return trip to Puno. Arrival in the afternoon and transfer back to hotel approx 5-6 pm.

Breakfast, Lunch

HOTEL QALASAYA

Day 6: BUS TO CUSCO. INKA EXPRESS TOUR BUS TO CUSCO, HOTEL MARQUESES.

At 06:20 am Transfer from your hotel in Puno to the Bus Station to travel by the Inka Express VIP / Tourist Bus to Cusco. Accompanied by an English speaking guide for tours of 3 sites along the way; Pukara, Rhachi and Andahaylillas with spectacular views. (entrance to 3 sites not included = total $7) Buffet Lunch near Sicuani town.
Arrival to Cusco around 5pm.
Transfer to Hotel Marqueses. Accommodation on double basis, private bathroom and breakfast.(Based in Duble accommodation)

Breakfast, Lunch

Hotel Marqueses.

Day 7: CUSCO -Hotel Marqueses.

After breakfast
End of this package.

What is Included:

  • Hotel Posada el Castillo with Breakfast.
  • 2 Day Colca Canyon tour, Night in Chivay at Pozo del Cielo. (English speaking guide, van transport, tours).
  • Tourist Transport from Chivay to Puno. Transfer to Hotel Qalasaya in Puno.
  • 2 Day Floating Island tour Uros,Amantani and Taquile. 1 night with a family lodging on Amantani Island (English speaking guide, motor boat, tours at the islands. Entries and meals) Hotel Qalasaya in Puno.
  • Inca Express Bus from Puno to Cusco with Lunch. Transfer Night in Hotel Marqueses.
  • Breakfast on Day 7th (End of this tour).

What is not Included:

  • Transport to Arequipa or Transfer to Hotel not included.
  • USD$ 26 pp Entrance fee at Colca Canyon.
  • Meals not indicated
  • USD$ 12 pp Entrance fee Inca sites from Puno to Cusco.

Booking Information

  • "DAILY DEPARTURES"
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  • Step 1.- CLICK ON: BOOKING YOUR TOUR
  • Step 2.- Select a tour and complete your personal details.(Registration is personal) If you are travelling as a couple, or with more persons you must book together and pay your booking deposit with one reservation code. But please complete details of your companion or group on lines below: Travelling with: (Please write Full names, Passport number, Age and Nationality). Once you finish sending us all your details you will receive a Reservation Code (eg: 240611001). Then you just need to pay a booking deposit, pay for 2 or more person in your group with 1 reservation code so we can secure all of you in a same group together.
  • Step 3.1- Western union is currently unavailble as a payment option.
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  • Step 3.2- PAY A BOOKING-DEPOSIT ONLINE with MASTER CARD or VISA.-US$ 315.00 per person. (US$ 300.00 plus 5% card charge.) As soon as we receive your deposit we will send you a final confirmation.
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  • FINAL PAYMENT: The remaining balance needs to be paid 7-2 days prior your tour in US$ Dollars cash or Peruvian soles (Exchange rate 3.40 Soles for US$1). Payments with credit / debit cards are accepted with a commission of 8%.

Terms & Conditions

  • 1. You must pay for your tour in full 7- 2 days before your departure.
  • 2. Cost of tour is based on double occupancy
  • 3. Payment of your balance in the Cusco SAS office is requested in cash. US $ is easier but if you choose to pay in soles the rate charged is generally 2.90 soles = US$1
  • You can withdraw US$ or soles from the many ATM machines. Generally more economic on debit cards.
  • When paying the balance in Cusco, there will be a * 3% comission if you choose to use travellers cheques and a 5% comission for use of credit card.
  • 4. If a final payment is not made by 12 noon the day before any tour or service such as the Inca trail, the total balance will be charged to the credit card + the 5% commission.
  • 5. Change of dates up to 3 weeks before departure is possible if there is availablity in the bus and accomodation for an alternative date but if this change is requested less than 2 weeks before the tour an administration charge of $10 per person would need to be paid.
  • 6. Cancelation of tour before bookings and tickets finalised incurrs only 10% fee in high season this is generally before 1 month in advance of departure.
  • Cancelation of tour within 1 month to 7 days before departure incurs a loss of 20% of total tour cost
  • Cancelation of tour within 10 days - 1day before departure incurs a loss of 50% of total tour cost,
  • Cancelation of tour within 1day of departure incurs a loss of 80% of total tour cost, but you are provided with discounted accomodation in Cusco at Hotel Marqueses to assist as we assume cancelation at this stage is due to illness.
  • 7. In the case of Cancelation you are provided with a document to certify illness and present for your travel insurance claim.
  • SAS TRAVEL -TERMS & CONDITIONS 2 Day Colca Canyon tour
  • 1. You must pay for any additional options to your tour such as single supplement or balance of additional accommodation in Chivay or Arequipa in full by 12:00 noon, 2 day before your departure.
  • Payment of this in the Cusco SAS office is requested in cash. US $ is easier but if you choose to pay in soles the rate charged is generally 3.0 soles = US$1 You can withdraw US$ or soles from the many ATM machines. You can pay in Arequipa if you are arriving to Cusco after this tour. Please send us an email for more details.
  • 2. SAS Travel does not take responsibility for additional costs due to unfavorable weather conditions, natural catastrophe, strikes, accidents, illness, injury, loss of personal items, etc. It is the clients responsibility to carry insurance to cover these types of events. We reserve the right to modify or cancel the program due to any of the unforeseen conditions listed above.
  • 3. SAS Travel will take all reasonable care in providing service to our clients to avoid accident, illness, loss of personal property and will only employ suitably qualified staff. We accept responsibility for the actions of our own employees. SAS Travel cannot however be responsible for any action or event that was unforeseeable or unavoidable. We also cannot be responsible for improper acts by clients or other third party for example Bus companies. You are totally responsable for your own personal property.
  • 4. Change of dates up to 7 days before departure is possible if there is availablity in the bus and accomodation for an alternative date but if this change is requested less than 7 days before the tour an administration charge of $15 per person would need to be paid. upgrade accomodation has separate conditions and generally can only be changed over 30 days in advance.
  • 5. CANCELATIONS
  • Cancelation of tour within 1 month and 7 days in advance of departure incurs a loss of 15% of total tour cost.
  • Cancelation of tour within 7 days and 36 hours of departure incurs a loss of 50% of total tour cost.
  • Cancelation of tour on the day of departure incurs a loss of 80% of total tour cost.
  • 6. If you are requesting an upgrade hotel please note they will have independent conditions to those of this general tour and you need to request the conditions of payment and cancelation separately from [email protected]
  • I have read and accept the conditions.