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    • Itinerary Cuzo to LaPaz in 7 days

      Peru Jan 3, 2017 at 9:49 AM

      Hi all, I'm trying to make an itinerary for a 7 day trip to Peru. We will get to Cusco on 13 March, at noon, and plan to leave Peru on 20 March for La Paz.

      Main stop points are Cusco, Arequipa, Puno and Copacabana. We will travel by bus or by train and would like to see Machu Picchu, Inka Trail, Colca Canyon, Lake Titikaka and Isla del Sol.

      1.What itinerary should I chose, Cusco->Puno->Arequipa->Lake Titikaka, or Cusco->Arequipa->Puno->Lake Titikaka. I've heard that Cusco to Puno is a quite beautiful route, what about Cusco->Arequipa?

      2. Is this doable in 7 days?

      3. Is there something that I missed and should I include it?

      Thank you!

       

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    • Staying at Amantani Island with a local family but not through a tour operator

      by ignaciodiazducca Online Now Sep 16, 2006 at 7:48 AM

      Dear all,

      I am really looking forward to the idea of staying overnight with a local family tour on Amantani island.

      I have read that many have done it through a travel agency/operator. However, I suspect that the family sees far less money if the stay is arranged that way.

      I came across the following E-mail of the local community: pachatata_isla@yahoo.com

      Unfortunately, the E-mail account does not exist anymore.

      Can anybody help me on how to contact the local Amantani community and making sure most of the money is really benefiting them?

      Regards,

      Ignacio

      2 Answers Sep 19, 2006 at 3:48 AM
    • Isla Amantani tea

      by seatech Online Now Aug 31, 2004 at 9:18 PM

      I'm currently cataloging my trip to Peru and would like to remember what the tea was called that we drank for aclimatising to the altitude? I think it was Matte de Muenier. Anyone know?

      3 Answers Sep 7, 2004 at 1:05 PM