Travel Itinerary: Oct. 23-Nov. 23, 2006


Peru: Oct. 23-29, 2006

Oct. 23: Depart LAX at 12:56 AM on Copa Air flight #CM 303; depart Panama City (Panama) at 10:54 AM for Lima (Peru) on Copa Air flight #CM489; arrive in Lima at 2:15 PM; overnight at Flying Dog Backpackers in Miraflores District of Lima

Oct. 24: Lima city tour; depart for Nazca in the afternoon; overnight in Nazca

Oct. 25: Nazca; flight over the Nazca lines; Chauchilla Cemetary; depart for Arequipa (overnight bus)

Oct. 26: Arequipa city tour; Santa Catalina Monastery; Sanctuarios Andinos Museum; overnight in Arequipa

Oct. 27: Salinas Nature Reserve, Aguada Blanca, volcanoes, (en route to Colca Canyon); overnight in Chivay

Oct. 28: Colca Canyon and Cruz del Condor; return to Chivay and then Arequipa; overnight in Arequipa

Oct. 29: Arequipa; Rock Forest; Lagunillas; Sillustani; Puno; overnight in Copacabana (Bolivia) 


Bolivia: Oct. 29-30, 2006

Oct. 29: En route to Copacabana (Bolivia); overnight in Copacabana

Oct. 30: Copacabana; Sun Island and Moon Island (Lake Titicaca); overnight in Puno (Peru)


Peru: Oct. 30-Nov. 7, 2006

Oct. 30: En route to Puno (Peru); overnight Puno

Oct. 31: Uros Island and Taquile Island (Lake Titicaca); overnight Puno

Nov. 1: En route: Puno, Sicuani, Raqchi, Pikillaqra; Cusco; overnight in Cusco

Nov. 2: Cusco; Sacred Valley and Pisaq; Calca; Urubamba; Ollantaytambo; overnight in Ollantaytambo

Nov. 3: Morning train to Machu Picchu; explore Machu Picchu; overnight in Aguas Calientes

Nov. 4: Explore Machu Picchu; train back to Cusco; overnight in Cusco

Nov. 5: Explore Cusco; Plaza de Armas, colony churches, Qorikancha Sun Temple, Sacsayhuaman moon temple, Qenko, Puca Pukara, Tambo Machay; overnight in Cusco

Nov. 6: Depart Cusco at 8:10 AM on TACA flight #TA 8; arrive in Lima at 9:35 AM; explore Lima (Barranco and Miraflores districts); overnight at Flying Dog Backpackers in Miraflores District of Lima

Nov. 7: Depart Lima at 10:40 AM on TACA flight #TA 26; arrive in Guayaquil (Ecuador) at 12:40 PM; explore Guayaquil; overnight in Guayaquil


Ecuador (mainland): Nov. 7-11, 2006

Nov. 7: Explore Guayaquil; Malecon 2000; overnight in Guayaquil

Nov. 8: Depart Guayaquil at 7:00 AM on TAME flight #EQ171; arrive in Cuenca at 7:30 AM; explore Cuenca; overnight in Cuenca

Nov. 9: Explore Cuenca; depart Cuenca at 7:00 PM on TAME flight #EQ176; arrive in Guayaquil at 7:30 PM; overnight in Guayaquil

Nov. 10: Explore Guayaquil; Historical Park; overnight in Guayaquil Nov. 11: Depart Guayaquil at 10:25 AM on ICARO flight #X8; arrive in San Crystobal (Galapagos) at 12:30 PM; overnight on board the Mistral yacht (cruising
Galapagos Islands)

Ecuador (Galapagos Islands): Nov. 11-18, 2006

Nov. 11: Depart Guayaquil at 10:25 AM on ICARO flight #X8; arrive in San Crystobal Island (Galapagos) at 12:30 PM; Visitor’s Center and Los Lobos (San Crystobal, aka Chatham, Island); overnight on the Mistral yacht

Nov. 12: Floreana (aka Santa Maria, Charles) Island: Post Office Bay and Devil’s Crown; Punta Cormorant; overnight on the Mistral

Nov. 13: Espanola (aka Hood) Island: Punta Suarez; Gardner Bay; overnight on the Mistral

Nov. 14: Santa Cruz (aka Indefatigable) Island: Highlands; Charles Darwin Research Station; overnight on the Mistral

Nov. 15: Genovesa (aka Tower) Island: Darwin Bay Beach; Prince Phillip’s Steps; overnight on the Mistral

Nov. 16: Fernandina (aka Narborough) Island: Punta Espinosa; Isabela (aka Albemarle) Island: Punta Vicente Roca; overnight on the Mistral

Nov. 17: Santiago (aka San Salvador, James) Island: James Bay; Bartolome (aka Bartholomew) Island: Pinnacle Rock; overnight on the Mistral

Nov. 18: San Crystobal (aka Chatham) Island: Kicker Rock; depart San Crystobal Island at 12:30 PM on ICARO flight #X8; arrive in Quito at 4:30 PM; overnight in Quito 


Ecuador (mainland): Nov. 18-23, 2006

Nov. 18: Arrive in Quito at 4:30 PM; overnight in Quito

Nov. 19: Explore Quito; city tour and Mitad del Mundo; overnight in Quito

Nov. 20: Cotapaxi or Mindo / Bellavista cloudforest, OR free day in Quito; overnight in Quito

Nov. 21: Otavalo market; overnight in Quito

Nov. 22: Free day in Quito OR Cotapaxi or Mindo / Bellavista cloudforest; overnight in Quito

Nov. 23: Depart Quito at 7:20 AM on Continental Airlines flight #654; depart Houston Bush Intl. at 2:25 PM for LAX on flight #695; arrive in LAX at 4:07 PM; overnight in my own snuggly little bed at HOME !!! : >

 

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