Day 1: Pick up from the airport - City tour Cusco
RECEPTION: We will be waiting for you at the airport with your name on the poster of our agency to offer you a pleasant welcome, after that, we will transport you to your hotel.
We pick you up from your hotel and start to visit the historical center, Plaza de Armas (Main Square) In Inca times; it was called “Huacaypata,” a Quechua word meaning a place of meeting or of weeping. It was an important ceremonial site, where the Festival of the Sun was celebrated each year. It was also the site where Francisco Pizarro proclaimed the conquest of Cuzco. With the arrival of the Spanish, the plaza was transformed: they built stone arches and erected the buildings that still surround it nowday.
- The cathedral
- The koricancha
- Sacsayhuamán archaeological
- Qenko anfitheater
- Puka pukara fortress
- Tambomachay temple of the water
Day 02: Cusco – Sacred Valley Tour – Machu Picchu Town
On this tour at 08:30 h. You will be picked up from your hotel in Cusco by our local representative. Our excursion is done on a tourist bus, which is shared with other travelers. Afterwards we will take a road that winds over the mountains north of Cusco. On the way we will stop at a point known as El Mirador, from where we will be able to see the whole Sacred Valley and receive a good insight of the Inca history.
The Sacred Valley was undoubtedly a key area of settlement to the Incas; its combination of agreeable climate and fertile plains bestow an unusual abundance for the high Andes. Here the Incas sculpted the mountain flanks with vast contour terracing and irrigation channels. Our driver and guide will suggest you the best points for pictures.Later on, we will drive towards the ruins of Pisac. At the ruins you will see and learn about different aspects of Inca culture. You can see a great fine art of stone works and impressive agricultural terraces all over the place. After touring around we will get back to the car and will drive back to the modern town of Pisac, where there is a peculiar market that deserve to be visited.At the market you will have free time to walk around and do some shopping. Afterwards we will meet for lunch in a nice local restaurant to enjoy good Andean food. After lunch we will continue our tour. We will drive along the Urubamba River towards the town of Ollantaytambo. Once we get there we will visit the ruins of Ollantaytambo, an important Inca construction built during the Inca's heydays. This is an extraordinary Inca place where besides the ruins you may also see an amazing Valley. The train leaves at 16:36 h, towards to Aguas Calientes, the train starts to descend gradually along the edge of the Urubamba River, till finally reach the cloud forest. After approximately 1 hours and 45 min. we will have arrived in Aguas Calientes, where a transfer will welcome you and then will escort you to the hotel,where you have time for to enjoy the hot springs ,in the evening our tour guide will visit to your hotel for our briefing time during the evening.
Day 3: Machu Picchu Tour - Cusco City
After our delicious breakfast we will continue by bus up to the ruins of Machu Picchu. The bus ride to the sanctuary of Machu Picchu lasts around 25 minutes and it follows a steep winding path, offering spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. Upon our arrival, we will get into the archaeological zone of Machu Picchu and our guide will show us the most important sectors of this great Inca City, such as the great Intiwatana (solar clock), the Sun Temple, the urban sector, the agricultural sector among others. Machu Picchu was long thought to be legendary.
Then in 1911, the explorer Hiram Bingham stumbled upon it remains. Machu Picchu stands 2,430 m above sea-level, in the middle of a tropical mountain forest, in an extraordinarily beautiful setting. It was probably the most amazing urban creation of the Inca Empire at its height; its giant walls, terraces and ramps seem as if they have been cut naturally in the continuous rock escarpments. The natural setting, on the eastern slopes of the Andes, encompasses the upper Amazon basin with its rich diversity of flora and fauna. The guided tour in Machu Picchu will last about 2 hours, and afterwards you will have free time to explore the ruins on your own. At around 12:00hrs, we will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes, where you will have time for lunch and also to explore this colorful town that utterly filled with souvenirs shops, restaurants, bars, internet cafes etc. Next day return 8:30 am aguas calientes to train station ollantaytambo - cusco
Day 4: MARAS - MORAY
The Moray circuit is located between Chincheros and Urubamba district in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Moray was possibly an Inca agricultural research center where experiments were conducted at different heights crop, the arrangement of its platforms produces a variety of microclimates taking the center of the concentric circular terraces higher temperature and decreasing gradually outward lower temperatures, thus being able to simulate up to 20 different types of microclimates.
We pick you up at your hotel at 08:30 in our tourist transportation will travel by the way of Chinchero (3783msnm) on a trip approx. 50 minutes, then take the way to the village called Maras (3383msnm). Where we’ll visit in this place a typical streets, we also have the opportunity of tasting chicha corn local drink. Then will taking in our transportation 30 minutes later we arrive at the archaeological site of Moray (3499msnm) important agricultural system construction. Here we will visit for about one hour and then we will visit the salt mines (Salineras) where salt is extracted in artesanal form. Finally we return by the same route to get to the City of Cusco, arriving aprox at 14:30hrs.
Day 5: WOLKING TOUR
Pick up from the hotel at 9:00 am to start our tour on foot through the following places: main square of Cusco, stone of the 12 angles, neighborhood san blas, esplanade of qoricancha, cusi court, Arequipa street and Loreto street.
Day 8: Free Day - Transfer to the airport
According to the departure time of your flight, this day can be used to make purchases of souvenirs or handicrafts that you can take, as well as the Andean products that are the Cheese or the famous Oropesa bread or also known as Chuta, etc.
The transfer to the Airport or Terrestrial Terminal, will be a few hours in advance to carry out the procedures and boarding bags at the Velasco Astete airport agency.
|Hotel||Simple Accommodation||Double accommodation||Triple accommodation|
|Hotel ECO INN 3***|
(Complete accessibility for people with different abilities)
|USD 200.00||USD 200.00||-|
|Hotel San Agustín Internacional 3 ***|
|USD 125.00||>USD 140.00||USD 165.00|
|Hotel San Agustin Dorado 4****|
- Hotel airport transfers
- Pick up from the hotel to start the city tour
- Private Tourist Mobility
- Private Professional Guide
- Entrance ticket to all tourist places
- Entrance ticket to the qoricancha temple
- 01 private assistant
- 04 night hotel in Cusco
- Private Tourist Mobility
- Guided Tour with Private bilingual Professional Guide
- Food: Urubamba buffet lunch
- Executive Train Ticket Ollantaytambo Station - Aguas Calientes
- Aguas Calientes Station Reception
- 01 night hotel in Aguas Calientes
- Bus ticket Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu.
- Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu.
- Tour guide in Machu Picchu
- Private Professional Bilingual Guide
- 01 assistant
- 01 lunch santuary lodge
- Bus ticket down Machupicchu - Aguas Calientes
- Executive Train Ticket return Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo.
- Tourist Mobility Ollantaytambo train station - Cusco
- Permanent monitoring of the passenger
We recommend to take:
- Original Passport
- Extra Money in Soles
- Long pants or slacks
- Long-sleeved shirts.
- Sweaters , jacket ,Rain wear
- Camera or Video camera
- Insect Repellent and sun block.
- Aid kit (Bandaids, cotton, bandages, rubbing alcohol, Aspirin).
- Medicine to arrest or prevent the so called”Soroche” or altitude sickness.