27 Nov to 24 Dec movements in Peru

2 weeks in and I’ve taken out 60% of budget. 2 weeks more and I’m left with 40%. of budget.
Trying to save myself by skipping the Cusco to Machu Picchu train rides and taking buses all the way.

*Oh Angel above, send me a saviour. Hahaha*

Thu 27 Nov to Fri 28 Nov

  • SY and I stayed at a COY organiser’s house in Montericco, Lima, Peru.

Sat 29 Nov day to Sat 13 Dec day

Sat 13 Dec

Sun 14 Dec

  • Go and explore Lima.

Mon 15 Dec

  • Go and explore Lima. Checkpoint 3 nights alone in Lima already.

Tue 16 Dec day

  • I fly out from Lima (14:05) to Cusco. Should reach Cusco 17:15 Cusco time.
  • Find a hostel no more than 40 soles per night. Note to self to not book online first.

Wed 17 Dec– Go and explore Cusco. Checkpoint 2 nights alone in Cusco already.

Thu 18 Dec morning

  • Take 7am bus from Santiago bus station to Santa Maria. 15 soles, 6 hour. Continue take combi to Santa Teresa. 8 soles, 1 hour. // Or Take 7am bus from Santiago bus station to Quillabamba but drop at Santa Teresa. In any case, should reach Santa Teresa by 2pm.
  •  From Santa Teresa take a combi to Hydroelectric station. 10 soles, 30 minutes. Should reach Hydro station by 3pm.
  • Take train from Hydro station to Aguas Calientes. 18 soles, 30 minutes. // Should reach Aguas Calientes by 4pm.
  • Transport from Santiago bus station in Cusco to Aguas Calientes should be no more than 50 soles.
  • Find a hostel no more than 40 soles per night. Note to self to not book online first.

Fri 19 Dec

  • Go and explore Aguas Calientes.

Sat 20 Dec morning

  • I should be at Machu Picchu (to check ticket confirmation on Saturday 13 Dec).
  • Take 5.30am bus from Puente Ruinas to Machu Picchu Archeological Complex
  • Tickets bought using third party site.. Machu + Wayna (7am group)

Sun 21 Dec

  • Go and explore Aguas Calientes. Checkpoint 4 nights in Aguas Calientes already.

Mon 22 Dec

  • Refer to Thu 18 Dec transport route. Do the reverse. Reach Cusco at night.
  • Find a hostel no more than 40 soles per night. Note to self to not book online first.

Tue 23 Dec

  • Explore Cusco. Checkpoint spend 2 nights in Cusco. Make sure I get back to hostel by 11pm and nap.

 

Wed 24 Dec morning– Take taxi from hostel to airport by 2:55. I fly out from Cusco (05:55) to Lima (07:20) and then Lima (08:50) to Sao Paolo. Should reach SP 17:15 SP time. Here I wait for 8 hours. But should be OK since SY, Juls and Zen will also be here by then (the four of us would have traveled separately since 13 Dec) and we are taking the same flight to Dubai.

Thu 25 Dec morning– I fly out from Sao Paolo (01:25) to Dubai (21:15). SY, Juls and Zen fly first. I booked late and am the second flight out, having 10 hour layover.

Fri 26 Dec morning– I fly out from Dubai (07:45) to Singapore. Should reach SG 21:05 SG time.

 

Oh Singapore, I’ll see you soon.

 

 

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