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Peru - Photographic Journey

(12 Days)

Lima | Cusco | Sacred Valley | Machu Picchu | Puno | Lake Titicaca

Day Routing
01 Lima

Arrival in Lima and hotel transfer. In the afternoon orientation meeting with the photographer guide.

02 Lima - Cusco

Flight to Cusco, ancient capital of the Inca Empire, and afternoon walking tour. Catch the last light on the Cathedral on Plaza de Armas, then photograph the place when the light changes to twilight.

03 Cusco - Sacred Valley

Sunrise shoot at Cristo Blanco. Continue to the site of Sacsayhuaman, then on to Pisac, stop on the way for photo shoots of the Andes Mountains and at Awanakancha, a weaving cooperative, where guests can photograph traditional weavers, llamas and alpacas. Afternoon visit to the ruins of Pisac, photograph the ruins & the valley at the last light.

04 Sacred Valley

Market day! Morning visit to Pisac Sunday market, photograph the villagers in their traditional dresses. Afternoon visit to Chinchero market, sunset shooting, with the last light hitting the picturesque church.

05 Sacred Valley

Morning exploration of the Inca ruins and town of Ollantaytambo, with snow-capped Andes rising in the background. Afternoon visit to a local family and small culture workshop. Then photograph the Salinas salt pans (Maras) when reflecting the sunset.

06 Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu - Sacred Valley

Guests take the Vistadome train to Machu Picchu. Guided tour and then time for photographing until the end of the day, when the majority of visitors has left.

07 Sacred Valley - Cusco

Guests will get up early to enter the ruins again, and wait for the first daylight to arrive. They spend several hours of free photographing. Return to Cusco.

08 Cusco - Puno

Scenic drive to Puno, including individual photo stops.

09 Puno (Lake Titicaca)

Today guests explore the remote Lake Titicaca. Visit to the floating islands of the Uros people and    photographing of scenes of their daily life. Taquile offers wonderful lake scenes & colorful folk traditions.

10 Puno - Lima

Optional sunrise shoot at Lake Titicaca, or time at  leisure for own photo explorations. In the afternoon guests take a flight back to Lima.

11 Lima

City tour of Lima with visit to the artist district Barranco. Afternoon at leisure, optional street photography at Miraflores district and Surquillo Market.

12 Lima

Transfer to the airport and homebound flight OR jungle extension and wildlife photographing at the Amazon.