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
DAY 01: Ayacucho: Sightseeing the city.
Collect 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
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.
DAY 02: Wari - Quinua.
After breakfast, a visit to the Wari Ruins, 22 km. from the
City. This was the Capital of one of the the first Andean
Empires 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 Capitulation of Ayacucho was signed,
sealing South American Liberty from the Spanish. 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
against the Spanish, was fought here. Return to the hotel.
DAY 03: Vilcashuaman - Intiwatana.
Early in the morning travel by bus from Ayacucho to the small
Town of Vilcashuaman, 120 Km. South of Ayacucho. This place
was an important Inca City on the Inca Road to the Chinchasuyo
(the Coast). The City was probably built by Inca Pachacutec
and the buildings are very similar to those that exist in
Cusco. The tour will include a visit to the Temple of the
Sun and the Moon, and the Ushno or Inca altar, unique in Peru
for its architectural design and beauty. Lunch at a local
restaurant. In the afternoon an excursion to Intiwatana, this
was an Inca Residential Centre very close to Vilcashuaman
in the Vischongo District.
Visits here to the Inca Palace, the Tower, the Inca Baths
and the Lagoon near the Palace. Late afternoon return by bus
to the City of Ayacucho for overnight
Breakfast and Lunch.
DAY 04: Back to Lima.
After breakfast, transfer to the bus station or airport for return to Lima or next destination. End of our services.
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