Arequipa – Machu Picchu Tour Itinerary

Peru Sample Itinerary: Arequipa – Machu Picchu Tour Mission Trip

Day 1

Departure from your airport of origin in the United States. Take note that your destination is Jorge Chavez International Airport (airport code: LIM) in Lima city, the capital of Peru. Your most likely arrival times are flights that will have you landing in Lima on the same day late at night within the first hours of the following day. This way, the layover waiting time for your next flight is short. After the debarkation process, you will be cleared from immigration and customs in about half an hour (or maybe even less). Stay inside Lima airport and wait for your domestic flight to Arequipa City. Your new destination is Alfredo Rodriguez Ballón International Airport (Airport Code: AQP) in Arequipa city. Your local flight has been purchased in advance and your reservation is ready with the name you provided.

Day 2

It’s a new day! You have arrived to Peru. Domestic flights to Arequipa from Lima last about one hour and a half, and they start departing as early as 5 in the morning. Remember that you should start the check in process for your domestic flight to Arequipa at least 2 hours before your departure time, so head yourself to the appropriate counter the soonest. You’ll arrive to beautiful Arequipa City during the early morning hours, your private transportation service will be waiting at the airport to take you to your hotel. After a refreshing shower and getting well-settled in, we will offer you a welcome breakfast. Following this, we will get ready to begin our mission and head out to start our first day of adjusting. Depending on every mission trip, arrangements will be made with religious communities, government organizations, local municipalities, public schools among others to organize our adjusting activities, after spending the afternoon putting chiropractic to the service of the community, we will enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. Then we will make our way back to the hotel for an early, comforting and alleviating good night’s sleep.

Day 3

It is the second day of adjusting, it will be another exiting day of liberating the nervous system of Arequipa’s people by means of the amazing chiropractic adjustment. We will start the day with an energizing breakfast, at the adjusting site lunch will be provided. At night, for dinner, we will treat you with varied dishes at a local restaurant. After dinner, we will visit Yanahuara’s traditional Church and View Point, a prime touristic site in Arequipa that was built in a “mestizo-baroque” style and located at Yanahuara’s gorgeous main square where we will have a healthy and relaxing time, enjoying Arequipa’s beautiful night sights, all for a perfect end of a service day. After this experience, we will head back to the hotel.

Day 4

It is day three of adjusting. Again, we will start the day with an energizing breakfast, then we will head to the adjusting site for our last day of service. Lunch will be served at the adjusting site. Once we are done with our chiropractic activities late in the afternoon, we will head back to the hotel to store our belongings. At night, you will be free to dine on your own at any of the tasty and varied local restaurant. After this, we will head back to the hotel to rest and prepare for an early start the next morning as you will be transported to the airport to catch the first flight towards Cusco as you will be visiting the amazing Ollantaytambo Sacred Valley and the world wonder Machu Picchu.

Day 5

Wake-up time will be early so you can be transported to the airport promptly, after an hour flight you will arrive to your new destination, Cusco city. Right after your arrival, your private guide will have you board a tourist transportation vehicle to participate of the “2-day Ollantaytambo Sacred Valley / Machupicchu Tour” which will take you to visit world prime touristic locations on an entertaining itinerary which will leave in you an everlasting awe of the beautiful and “world’s navel city” of Cusco. The tour is designed to cover most of your expenses, lunch and dinner are not part of the tour package and you will be responsible for footing that bill. During this tour, you will contemplate astonishing architecture and natural sceneries as well as participate on trekking activities, be prepared. From Cusco Airport, you will be transported to the Ollantaytambo Sacred Valley and its archaeological ruins. At the Ollantaytambo train station you will board your train to be transported to Aguas Calientes town, the base point before going to Machu Picchu the next morning. At your arrival to Aguas Calientes, transportation will take you to your hotel, hot springs pools are at walking distance and you will have the chance to visit them while at the same time you enjoy the beautiful sights of this traditional town.

Day 6

In the morning breakfast will be served early then you will be taken by bus to visit the historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu, a guide will take you through its temples, plazas and viewpoints in an approximately 2-hour tour. During the afternoon, once already back in Aguas Calientes, you will board your train towards Cusco and immediately next be transported towards the airport to catch your domestic flight around 7:30 pm, your tickets will be ready with your name at this point, in your way to Lima city and your international connection. You will arrive at Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima an hour and a half later.

Day 7

It is the early hours of a new day at Lima airport. If you haven’t done so during the late hours of the night before, you will be departing towards the US. At this stage, you shouldn’t leave the airport for any reason and wait inside for your international flight. Airline operators expect to start processing passengers 3 hours before the departure time of an international flight, so you should be ready to start the check in process accordingly to avoid delays. We wish you safe return home to the United States.

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