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Tour to Ayacucho - Wari - Quinua - Huanta

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Tour Summary
Ayacucho, "The City of Churches", is one of Peru's most fascinating Andean towns, filled with gorgeous architecture, renowned artists and full of traditions and history. Peru's largest religious festival is held in Ayacucho during Easter Week, when celebrations last for a week full of processions, parades and parties famous for their unique blending of Christian faith and pagan traditions. Visiting Ayacucho, without doubt, will be one of the most rewarding experiences of your trip to Peru.
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Tour Details
Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Price: From US$ 231
Starting point: Ayacucho
Ending point: Ayacucho
Tour Type: Archaeological, Cultural

Tour Description

All our programmes can be tailor made according to your requirements, whether regarding the length of your tour, any special interests or specific activities, flight reservations, optional destinations or tours.

DAY 01: Ayacucho: Sightseeing the City
Pick up at the bus station or airport and transfer to selected hotel. In the afternoon, Sightseeing Tour, including the Main Square, one of the largest and most beautiful Arequipa Tours -Traditional Arequipa, Peru Tours in the country;and the Cathedral, with its magnificent main and side altars,decorated with beautiful gold leaf carvings, especially its pulpit which is one of the most notable in the City. Visit also the University of Huamanga; the Church of Santo Domingo, a one-nave church in the shape of a Latin cross, with its magnificent dome and Baroque altars; La Merced, with some marvellous oil paintings and La Magdalena. Then, a visit to the Monastery of Santa Teresa, which contains one of the most extraordinary Baroque altars in Peru; the Mirador of Acuchimay; the Santa Ana Handicraft Quarter and old Colonial mansions such as the Casa Olano and Casa de Jauregui y Vivanco.

Meals Included: None

DAY 02: Wari - Quinua.
After breakfast, a visit to the Wari ruins, 22 km. from the City. This was the Capital of the first of the pre-Hispanic Andean Empire and is an incredible complex of streets, squares, stone tombs, paths and irrigation channels, food depositories and stone structures. The tour continues with a visit to the Town of Quinua, 35 km. from Ayacucho; known for its churches built from mud bricks ("adobe"). In the Main Square there is a museum where the Surrender of Ayacucho was signed, sealing South American freedom from the Spaniards. Later a visit to "La Pampa de la Quinua", surrounded by a eucalyptus forest. This Plain is a National Historic Sanctuary, as the Battle of Ayacucho, the final battle of the Wars of American Liberation from the Spaniards was fought here. Return to the hotel.

Meals Included: Breakfast

DAY 03: Huanta.
After breakfast, drive to the Huanta Valley, 51 km. from Ayacucho, renowned for the beauty of the surrounding landscape. Visits to the Cathedral, the Church and Convent of Los Padres Redentoristas, the City Museum and a fruit liquor factory. In the afternoon visits to workshops, of Huamanga stone, with replicas of altars, wool carpets, and works in silver and other metals, giving you a great opportunity to learn more about the Popular Art of Ayacucho.

Meals Included: Breakfast

DAY 04: Back to Lima.
After breakfast, assistance on your departure back to Lima or next destination.

Meals Included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner


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Tour Inclusions

INCLUDED:
  • 3 Nights accommodation
  • In and out transfers
  • All applicable taxes
  • Bilingual guided tours (english / spanish)
  • Entrance fees for the excursions mentioned above
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary

NOT INCLUDED:
  • International and Domestic flights (Lima / Ayacucho / Lima: US$ 294 aprox.)
  • Airport taxes ($30.25 for international flights and $6.05 for domestic flights)
  • Baggage excess
  • Alcoholic drinks, soda or bottled mineral water
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • International or National personal telephone calls
  • Additional nights for bad weather o flight cancellation
  • Snacks.


Useful Information

WE RECOMMEND YOU TO
- Use boots or sneakers on long walks.
- Drink a lot of liquid during long excursions.

WHAT TO BRING
- Hiking boots, sneakers and shoes.
- Long pants or slacks.
- Long-sleeved shirts.
- T-shirts.
- Sweaters and a jacket.
- Camera.
- Insect Repellent and sun block.
- Personal toilet items and first-aid kit (Bandaids, cotton,alcohol, Aspirin, tablets for stomach troubles, medicines to avoid altitude sickness).

WEATHER
Mean temperature all year long fluctuating from 16 to 18ºC with sunny days and cold nights especially from May to August. Rainy season is from December to March.

ALTITUDE
Lima: Sea level, 54 m.a.s.l.
Ayacucho: 2750 m.a.s.l.

Restaurants during your trip
In Lima: International, vegetarian, local food restaurants and franchises of international fast food chains.
In Ayacucho: International and local food restaurants.
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