We have handcrafted the perfect program to visit Peru on wheels, a fun, cultural and refreshing adventure where you will be able to discover Lima, Arequipa, Puno Cusco and Machu Picchu the jewel to crown this amazing experience.

Included

  • A private, hand-crafted and fully personalized private tour from start to finish.
  • Professional english-speaking guides with knowledge of all diverse attractions along the route.
  • A professional assistant each day of the tour available only during the activities (we do not offer nursing services or Personal Care Attendants)
  • 10 nights in accessible accommodations of your selection with all the facilities and adapted bathrooms.
  • All Cultural attractions and excursions.
  • Round trip train tickets (Usual train stations: Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes, Aguas Calientes – Poroy) Train stations and train schedules are subject to availability, also due to rainy season Poroy train station is closed from January to April of each year.
  • Machu Picchu entrance fee.
  • Round trip bus tickets from Aguas Calientes town to Machu Picchu citadel.
  • All meals during the program (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner) at First Class restaurants and locations. 10 breakfasts, 09 lunches, 10 dinners. It is possible to accommodate all type of food restrictions or preferences, just please inform in advance to your travel specialist.
  • All overland private transportation.
  • First aid kit and oxygen bottle.
  • 01 Standard lightweight wheel chair (just in case you need it)
  • All the required Peruvian taxes (IGV)

Not Included

  • Extra transportation required along the program due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • Domestic or International flights.
  • Meals not mentioned.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended)
  • Gratuities.

Day 1

Welcome to the City of Kings!

Upon your arrival at Lima (5 mts/16.4 ft), you will be welcomed by our friendly View Peru representative and our helpful staff member which will accompany you throughout your tours in this dreamy destination; they will be more than happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have. Your hotel will be located either in Miraflores or San Isidro, the most bohemian beautiful districts in Lima where you will enjoy amazing views of this colonial city; your hotel is specially adequated with elevators, adapted rooms and bathrooms.

At night, we had prepared a delightful and special dinner at a glamorous restaurant so you can enjoy the exquisite Peruvian cuisine and relish before your exciting escapade.

  • Suggested arrival flight: 14:00 pm
  • Maximum altitude: Lima City – 5 masl/ 16.4 ft.

Day 2

Must-See Tour in Lima

After you have enjoyed breakfast at your hotel, be prepared to explore the diverse Lima highlights where the colonial and contemporary merge. During this special tour we will observe a Pre-Colombian archaeological site Huaca Huallamarca, in the middle of the residential area, this is an adobe pyramid construction located in the heart of San Isidro district (109 mts/357.6 ft).

Then, we will visit the Larco Museum, the best Precolombian art private collection in Peru. The Larco Museum was founded in 1926 by Rafael Larco Hoyle, pioneer of Peruvian archeology, and houses a fascinating collection of pre-Columbian art of approximately 45,000 archaeological pieces along with pieces of gold, silver and erotic art. Located in a colonial mansion of the XVIII century and surrounded by beautiful gardens, the Larco Museum is a space that stimulates and inspires, and where you can enjoy and understand the fascinating history of ancient Peru. Right after you will try a mousse made of “lucuma”, a Peruvian endemic fruit at Cafe del Museo restaurant. After relishing this delightful dessert, we will take a stroll the Lima historic center named World Heritage Site by the UNESCO back in 1991.

Finally, we will visit Convent of Santo Domingo, one of the best preserved buildings from the colonial times and this shelter the famous Catacombs. Furthermore, the historic chapter house of the Basilica of Santo Domingo was the place where the University of San Marcos, officially the first Peruvian university and the oldest university in the Americas, began to function in the 16th century. Once you have been enthralled by the essence of this experience, it is time to have your lunch at your own (we will be glad to recommend some accessible restaurants). Afterwards the rest of the day is yours to explore by your own or just take some rest.

At the evening, we have made reservations at a gourmet and elegant atmosphere in one of the best restaurants in this City of Kings.

  • Pick up time: 08:30 am
  • Drop off time: 13:00 pm
  • Minimum altitude: Miraflores district - 79 mts/259.2 ft.
  • Maximum altitude: San Isidro district – 109 masl/ 357.6 ft.
  • Difficulty: Easy.
  • Notes:
    • We also offer a wide variety of different tours that you in which you can partake according to your unique preferences, for instance you can take cooking classes, experience the Magic Water fountain show, take adapted Surf classes, and much more. 

Day 3

Taking the adventure to Arequipa!

Another day of this magical journey starts early in the morning with your pick up from your hotel and transfer you to Lima airport in order to take your flight to Arequipa. Upon your arrival at Arequipa (2335 mts/7660.8 ft), you will be welcomed by our friendly View Peru representative and our helpful staff member which will accompany you throughout your tours here. Arequipa is considered the most beautiful city in Peru, Arequipa has well maintained colonial architecture and is called the “white city” for its gorgeous whitewashed buildings. You will be transported in a wheelchair accessible vehicle to your hotel.

You will have some free time to relax and adjust to the higher altitude of Arequipa before your lunch at your hotel.  In the afternoon you will be brought on a city tour where your English-speaking guide will assist you through the city and its various historical sites, featuring El Mirador de Carmen Alto where you can see the Chilina Valley as well as the Misti Volcano that stands looming in the distance, Yanahuara Viewpoint, Santa Catalina Monastery which is one of the most important religious building in Peru with its 20,000-sq-meter complex, almost a small city inside Arequipa; the Plaza de Armas, The façade of the Cathedral, Church and Cloisters of the Society of Jesus (San Dome Ignacio).

To crown this poetic experience, we have made reservations at a first class restaurant for you where you will enjoy the precious evening.

  • Suggested arrival flight: 11:30 am
  • Maximum altitude: Arequipa City – 2335 masl/ 7660.8 ft.
  • Difficulty: Easy to Moderate.
  • Notes:
    • In order to accomplish the program of this day, you will need to arrive to Cusco by 11:30 am approx. or earlier.

Day 4

Delving inside Colca's heart!

Our day will start with a succulent breakfast at your hotel before being transferred in your wheelchair accessible vehicle for your journey to the Colca Canyon, the second deepest canyon in the world with a depth of 4160 mts/13648.3 ft.!

On the drive via Yura you will pass majestic scenery and be able to see alpacas, vicuñas and guanacos in their natural habitats. For instance, we will be passing through the slopes of Chachani, Pampa de Arrieros, Pampa Cañahuas National Reserve (4000 mts/13123.4 ft.) which is the natural habitat of the slender and beautiful vicuña. Continuing with our escapade, we will traverse through Vizcachani, Pampas de Toccra where you can see a variety of birds as flamingos, different species of ducks and more! Then we will border the Chucura crater to reach Patapampa viewpoint (4800 mts/15748.0 ft.) also known as the Viewpoint of Los Andes where you can see a great variety of majestic and imposing snow-capped mountains like the Walka Walka, Sabancaya and Ampato and also volcanoes that surround the city of Arequipa.

Lastly we will arrive to the picturesque town of Chivay (3650 mts/11975.1 ft.) the capital of the Caylloma province, just on time to have a well-deserved and energetic lunch. You will have the rest of the day free at leisure! You can opt to have some rest at your well-adapted hotel or if you prefer we can add some activities depending on your interests, you decide! At night we had prepared a very unique dinner at your lovely hotel.

  • Pick up time: 08:00 am approx.
  • Drop off time: 13:30 pm approx.
  • Minimum altitude: Chivay Town – 3650 masl/ 11975.1 ft.
  • Maximum altitude: Patapampa Viewpoint – 4800 masl/ 15748.0 ft.
  • Difficulty: Easy to Moderate.
  • Notes:
    • We can arrange diverse activities in the afternoon depending on your interests, our recommendation is to have a rural community activity in Yanque town or enjoy the thermal baths La Calera.

Day 5

Admiring the hypnotic condor’s flight and on the road to Puno!

After a very early breakfast, we will travel to view the Colca Canyon from various lookout points; as the Cruz del condor viewpoint (3800 mts/12467.2 ft.) which is one of the most spectacular places in the Canyon to be observed, the majestic condors can almost always be seen on masterful flights surfing on the thermal winds pushed up from the canyon. Once you get your fill of the canyon, we will return appreciating the villages of Pinchollo, Maca, Achoma, Yanque and the Viewpoints of Antahuilque and Choquetico on our way back to Chivay.

Upon our arrival we will make a stop to have an exquisite lunch only and right after we will leave this quaint town for the city of Puno, by the same route on the first day taking the detour in Patahuasi (4270 mts/14009.2 ft.), from this point on the road is completely paved to the city of Puno. This drive is gorgeous, as we will be scaling the Altiplano, the vast high-altitude plain stretches between Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, and Chile and is where Lake Titicaca lies. Along the way we will see different Andean landscapes, such as stone forests, immense lagoons with a variety of birds, small villages in the area, the towns of Imata, Santa Lucia and the city of Juliaca. After six hours of travel approximately we will arrive to Puno (3827 mts/12555.8 ft).

Since the city lies at a high altitude, we recommend you to take some free time to relax at your hotel which we will make sure that suits all of your needs and of course, we will be available whenever you need us. In the evening you will enjoy a lovely dinner in your accommodation and have the opportunity to indulge in savory Andean flavors.

  • Pick up time: 06:00 am approx.
  • Drop off time: 19:00 pm approx.
  • Minimum altitude: Cruz del Condor viewpoint – 3800 masl/ 12467.2 ft.
  • Maximum altitude: Patahuasi town – 4270 masl/ 14009.2 ft.
  • Difficulty: Easy to Moderate.

Day 6

Mesmerizing Lake and Local Experiences

Today you will enjoy your full day wheelchair accessible tour to the highest navigable lake in the world, Lake Titicaca! After a short ride on your secure boat suited for your needs, our first stop will be at the floating reed islands of Uros (3810 mts/12500.0 ft) where you can observe the daily life and customs of the inhabitants, learning about their textile, fishing and tourism activities. The islands are built with reed plants that grow in the lake: totora. The same plant is used to build houses, boats, and of course, the islands which have no more than 30-40 cm thick! The communities moved onto the lake to avoid other violent communities on the shores of Lake Titicaca.

From Uros, we will continue the trip to the island of Taquile (3950 mts/12959.3 ft) where we will be greeted by locals dressed in their gorgeous traditional woven clothing. Here you will have a complete guided tour of the island knowing more about the important aspects in their local life. This is a special island due of its customs, here the locals make their belts, ponchos, gloves and other traditional garments, all handmade. You even have the occasion to acquire some souvenirs or exchange some phrases with them.

Following this visit, we will have a traditional lunch made with typical local products. Then, we will return to the shores of Titicaca Lake and lastly return back to your Puno hotel and enjoy an amazing dinner watching the sunset over the sparkling lake.

  • Pick up time: 07:30 am approx.
  • Drop off time: 16:00 pm approx.
  • Minimum altitude: Uros Islands – 3810 masl/ 12500.0 ft.
  • Maximum altitude: Taquile Island – 3950 masl/ 12959.3 ft.
  • Difficulty: Easy to Moderate.

Day 7

From the Highlands to the cradle of the Inca Empire

Another day of this magical journey starts in the morning with your pick up from your hotel and drive you to the enchanting Cusco city.  After a last ride across the Altiplano in a wheelchair accessible vehicle we will arrive to Juliaca airport (3825 mts/12549.2 ft) in order to take your short flight to Cusco.

Upon your arrival at Cusco (3400 mts/11154.9 ft), you will be welcomed by another of our friendly View Peru representative and our helpful staff member which will accompany you throughout your tours here. Then, you will be transported in a wheelchair accessible vehicle to your Cusco hotel located in the downtown.

After you had settled at your nice and adapted room, we will transport you to Cusco Main square to experience a tasty lunch at one of the top restaurants in the city. At night, we had prepared a delightful and special dinner at your hotel restaurant so you can enjoy the exquisite Peruvian cuisine and gain strength for your exciting adventure ahead.

  • Suggested arrival flight: 13:30 pm
  • Minimum altitude: Cusco City – 3400 masl/ 11154.9 ft.
  • Maximum altitude: Juliaca airport – 3825 masl/ 12549.2 ft.
  • Difficulty: Easy.
  • Notes:
    • Our flight suggestion is arriving Cusco by 13:30 pm approx. but you can opt for another flight.
    • Another great options to travel towards Puno are Titicaca Train (departing on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays) or you can select a private transportation while making some stops along the way. Please consult with your travel specialist in advance as we need to check availability and there will be program modifications.

Day 8

: Strolling Around Cusco city and Savoring Pisco Spirit

We had specially prepared a different way to discover Cusco for today where adventure is just around the corner. After having breakfast at your hotel, our expert guide and assistant will meet you for an incredible journey through the streets and outskirts of Cusco, starting with the Archaeological Center of Sacsayhuaman (3700 mts/12139.1 ft), which due to its location on the top of the city, it is believed that it served as a fortress; but according to several chroniclers, the site was built as Temple of the Sun.  Then we will continue to the archaeological site of Qenqo (3580 mts/11745.4 ft) where it is believed that the Inca gods such as the Sun, the Moon, the Mountains and Mother Earth were worshiped. After that, we will visit the Main Square or Plaza de Armas for a deeper explanation, where you will find history, culture and fun. Then, we will enter to the Cathedral, this construction brings together gothic, mannerist and baroque styles. It has splendid altars of both renaissance and neoclassical style, it also houses an exquisite wooden-carved pulpit and a collection of the famous Escuela Cusqueña canvases. Lastly, we will visit the Qoricancha or Temple of the Sun which was the most important religious and political temple in the Inca times, it was also the main shrine of the god Inti (Sun). After your visit, the rest of the day is yours at your leisure.

In the evening, we will pick you up to start your Pisco experience. This exhilarating experience tonight will take us through the fascinating Pisco nuances accompanied by experts in Pisco and taking a detailed class where we will learn about its history, flavors, and aromas, as well as mixing and tasting. You will also participate in a guided tasting of the best Pisco varieties and a making session of our delicious national beverage Pisco Sour. Enjoy your last night at this captivating city at a special restaurant, with a farewell dinner appreciating the lovely views of the glittering Cusco Main Square.

appreciating the lovely views of the glittering Cusco Main Square.

  • Pick up time: 09:00 am approx.
  • Drop off time at your restaurant: 19:30 pm approx.
  • Minimum altitude: Saqsayhuaman site – 3700 masl/ 12139.1 ft.
  • Maximum altitude: Cusco City – 3400 masl/ 11154.9 ft.
  • Difficulty: Easy.
  • Notes:
    • If you are interested to add a tour in the afternoon, please let us know so we can better assist you with our diverse optional tours.
    • For the Pisco Experience in the evening we recommend to bring warm clothes as Cusco nights could be very cold, and umbrellas or rain ponchos in case of rain.

Day 8

Strolling Around Cusco city and Savoring Pisco Spirit

We had specially prepared a different way to discover Cusco for today where adventure is just around the corner. After having breakfast at your hotel, our expert guide and assistant will meet you for an incredible journey through the streets and outskirts of Cusco, starting with the Archaeological Center of Sacsayhuaman (3700 mts/12139.1 ft), which due to its location on the top of the city, it is believed that it served as a fortress; but according to several chroniclers, the site was built as Temple of the Sun.  Then we will continue to the archaeological site of Qenqo (3580 mts/11745.4 ft) where it is believed that the Inca gods such as the Sun, the Moon, the Mountains and Mother Earth were worshiped. After that, we will visit the Main Square or Plaza de Armas for a deeper explanation, where you will find history, culture and fun. Then, we will enter to the Cathedral, this construction brings together gothic, mannerist and baroque styles. It has splendid altars of both renaissance and neoclassical style, it also houses an exquisite wooden-carved pulpit and a collection of the famous Escuela Cusqueña canvases. Lastly, we will visit the Qoricancha or Temple of the Sun which was the most important religious and political temple in the Inca times, it was also the main shrine of the god Inti (Sun). After your visit, the rest of the day is yours at your leisure.

In the evening, we will pick you up to start your Pisco experience. This exhilarating experience tonight will take us through the fascinating Pisco nuances accompanied by experts in Pisco and taking a detailed class where we will learn about its history, flavors, and aromas, as well as mixing and tasting. You will also participate in a guided tasting of the best Pisco varieties and a making session of our delicious national beverage Pisco Sour. Enjoy your last night at this captivating city at a special restaurant, with a farewell dinner appreciating the lovely views of the glittering Cusco Main Square.

appreciating the lovely views of the glittering Cusco Main Square.

  • Pick up time: 09:00 am approx.
  • Drop off time at your restaurant: 19:30 pm approx.
  • Minimum altitude: Saqsayhuaman site – 3700 masl/ 12139.1 ft.
  • Maximum altitude: Cusco City – 3400 masl/ 11154.9 ft.
  • Difficulty: Easy.

Day 9

Exploring the nuances of the Sacred Valley of the Incas

The Sacred Valley is the perfect place to and explore. The incredible scenery of the Sacred Valley will leave you breathless; from the sky high terraced mountains to the snow-capped peaks in the distance and endless colorful farmlands of different nuances which resemble beautiful paintings.

Our first stop will be an exhibition of South American camelids such as vicuñas, guanacos, alpacas and llamas. You will live this unique experience, learning more about these animals and taking a lot of photos on the process.   Afterwards, we will move to Pisac market and meander down through its cobblestone streets and have a brief tour of the famous craft market where you will have the opportunity to chat with the locals and buy some handcrafts if you prefer, you will find handmade products made of fine alpaca fiber and some beautiful pieces of jewelry, as well as a variety of colorful typical souvenirs. Also, it is a fun opportunity to test your bargaining skills and practice your spanish! Then, we will move on to the colonial and picturesque town of Pisac (2972 mts/9750.7 ft) where you will have a succulent lunch made of organic products grown on the Sacred Valley. From here, you will be brought to a small town called Taray (2968 mts/9737.5 ft) – just across the Urubamba River from Pisac.

A few years ago, this little town was burdened by disastrous floods that have left physical marks on the destroyed houses and societal marks on the community. The most affected by the floods were the children – as now the parents have a higher workload meaning that the children further miss out on their childhood to help at home and often have to skip school. Here, you will visit a youth development project called Sonco Wasi, which helps these children by giving them education. You will have a chance to give back to a local community here by either leading an activity or simply playing with these children who will be genuinely grateful for your company.  In the evening, you will be transferred to your enchanting Sacred Valley hotel (2871 mts/9419.3 ft) and have the rest of the day at leisure to have some rest in your room specially adequated for your needs. By the evening, we had prepared a delightful and special dinner at your hotel restaurant.

  • Pick up time: 09:00 am approx.
  • Drop off time: 17:30 pm approx.
  • Minimum altitude: Urubamba Town – 2871 masl/ 9419.3 ft
  • Maximum altitude: Pisac Town – 2972 masl/ 9750.7 ft.
  • Difficulty: Easy.
  • Notes:
    • Sonco wasi only is available from Monday to Friday as during these days the children have activities on their school, in case of weekends we will modify this activity for a rural tourism one that you can choose depending on your interests.
    • If you would like to spend more time at Sacred Valley please feel free to inform us, so we can accommodate the tour accordingly.

Day 10

Visiting the legacy of the Incas: Machu Picchu!

Today is the day where your dream of visiting Machu Picchu is realized! Although it is an early morning start, we have taken care of everything. Then, to begin this amazing and exciting day, enjoy a nourishing breakfast at your hotel.  Afterwards, our knowledgeable guide and your helpful View Peru assistant will pick you up in order to transport you in a suitable vehicle to Ollantaytambo train station and enjoy the marvelous short train ride through rural landscapes and hedged by looming mountains, you will arrive to Aguas Calientes Town (2070 mts/6791.3 ft) Right after we will catch the bus up to the citadel for a 30 mins ride. Sometimes and especially in high season (April to July) we will have to be patient as the queues to go up to this World Wonder will be longer than expected, but with the help of your qualified guide and a bit of good humor there is nothing impossible!

You will have a wheelchair accessible tour of the ruins with your English speaking guide and an assistant to help you with anything you may need. When visiting Machu Picchu (2430 mts/7972.4 ft) you will feel the magic that still awaits in every construction and complexes. It shows a magnificent citadel hidden on the Mountains and the vast valleys, indeed a Lost City of the Incas, our well-informed guide will teach you about the magnificent theories about the purpose of Machu Picchu, the history of its buildings and of course, about the millenary culture of the Incas. Once you have had your fill of this amazing site, a delightful lunch at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge hotel is included with our fascinating program. Following your lunch, we will return to Aguas Calientes Town where you will board the train back to Cusco. Upon arrival to Cusco, our View Peru representative will be waiting to transfer you to your specially chosen hotel. When you are settled into your hotel, take the rest of the evening to relax and unwind at your leisure.

  • Pick up time: 07:00 am approx.
  • Drop off time: 20:30 pm (depends on your train schedule)
  • Minimum altitude: Aguas Calientes Town – 2070 masl/ 6791.3 ft.
  • Maximum altitude: Cusco City – 3400 masl/ 11154.9 ft.
  • Difficulty: Easy to Moderate.
  • Notes:
    • Train stations and train schedules are subject to availability, also due to rainy season Poroy train station is closed from January to April of each year.

Day 11

Nostalgic farewell to Cusco

On the final day of your splendid tour, enjoy a relaxed breakfast at your hotel. At an appropriate time, our View Peru Representative and a private adapted vehicle will be arranged accordingly to your flight schedule taking you to Cusco Airport and continue with your next adventure. We are sure that you will take with you the most authentic and beautiful memories of your Cusco visit.

Please note that, at all times throughout your wheelchair accessible tour, your View Peru representatives are at your service. If there is anything you need, please do not hesitate to let us know.

  • Suggested departure flight: 12:00 pm
  • Maximum altitude: Cusco City – 3400 masl/ 11154.9 ft.
  • Notes: If you are interested in extend your trip to another Peru destination, please feel free to contact us since we do offer extensions to Galapagos, Bolivia and more.

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