First Day in Cusco-City Tour
We will give you full assistance upon your arrival to Cusco and take you from the airport to your hotel. Then in the morning you will have free time to acclimate the altitude. In the afternoon we will begin our tour of Cusco, we will pick you up from your hotel at 1:30pm and we will first visit the Templo de Sol o Qorikancha (today known as the Santo Domingo Temple). Then we will continue our tour to the outskirts of Cusco to visit the Incan archeological sites of Qenko, Tambomachay, Puku Pukará and the largest temple of the Incas Sacsayhuaman. Which was strategically built on the top of the hill that overlooks the entire Cusco area, and is know for its large stones and astonishing precision. Some of the stone are as large as 30 feet high and a weigh more that 120 tons.
Second Day: Sacred Valley of The Incas:
We will pick you up from your hotel at 8:30am to drive to the Sacred Valley. First we will stop in the town of Pisac and visit the outdoor markets and visit the incredible archeological site that of Pisac. Then we will drive through the valley to the town of Urubamba to eat a buffet lunch consisting of traditional Peruvian food.
In the afternoon we will visit the fortress and city of Ollantaytambo, this town was built to guard the entrance of the Valley from the jungle tribes that would invade Sacred Valley. There we will get the opportunity to walk up the large terraces and understand the military, religious and cultural importance of this magical place. On our way back to Cusco we will visit the small town of Chinchero were we find the remains of Tupac Inca Yupanqui’s property and visit a textile market.
Nota: The trip to Chinchero is only possible if we have time, for we like to return you to your hotel by 7:30pm.
Third Day: Cusco-Machu Picchu:
We will pick you up from hotel at 4:00am in the morning and take you to the train station in Ollantaytambo, where at 6:10 you will board a train to the town of Aguas Calientes. Once you arrive in Aguas Calientes you will take a bus called the CONSETTUR 25 minutes up a zigzag road to the Lost Incan city of Machu Picchu. Upon your arrival to the city you will have a guided tour of the principal sections of the city such as: the main plaza, the circular tower, the sacred sundial, the royal rooms, the temple of the three rooms and the cemeteries. The tour usually lasts two hours, but after the tour you will have free time to walk the city by yourselves, or your can return to the town of Aguas Calientes where you will board the train at 6:45pm that will take you Ollantaytambo where we will be waiting to take you back to your hotel in Cusco.
Day Four: Cusco – Your next destination:
After breakfast we will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the airport, where you will leave our beautiful and immortal city of Cusco.
- Personal assistance.
- Pick up and transportation to and from the airport and hotel.
- 3nights of accommodations in Cusco.
- General Ticket for entrance of the city tour and the Sacred Valley.
- Ticket to enter Qorikancha.
- Tourist bus and professional guide.
- Buffet lunch in the Sacred Valley.
- Transportation from Cusco to Ollantaytambo and back to Cusco.
- Bus tickets.
- Ticket for entrance into Machu Picchu.
- 2h 30m guided tour of Machu Picchu.
- Box lunch for Machu Picchu.
Services do NOT include:
- Pay of excess amount of equipment.
- Local, national and international calls.
- Personal services such as laundry, medications and other personal items.
- Food and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Tip for guide.