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Magical Cusco

 

Magical Cusco -

Discover with us all the secrets of the unique culture of the Incas and all the archeological treasures that they have left, surrounded by the most beautiful landscapes. They have built ingenious walls and other buildings which are nowadays regarded as masterpieces. One of the most known miracles that the Inca have designed is the Machu Picchu. Explore the secrets on your own and become a witness of this incredible architectural wonder.

[BLD] B = Breakfast | L = Lunch | D = Dinner | # = Not Included

DAYTRIP PLANHOTELBLD
1Arrival in Cusco – Afternoon City TourHtl Cusco-##
2Sacred Valley – Ollantaytambo – Aguas CalientesHtl CuscoBL#
3Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – CuscoHtl CuscoB##
4Departure from CuscoxxB##

Day 01: Arrival in Cusco – Afternoon City Tour

Reception at the airport and transfer to the hotel.

The city tour will start at 13:20 pm. We will start at the cathedral which is situated at the Plaza de Armas. Followed by the Temple of Sun which is known as Qoricancha. This temple was considered as the most important temple during the Inca times. We will go to the other significant and large Inca archeological sites. We will explore the megalithic fortress of Sacsayhuaman, built with huge boulders that weigh more than one hundred tons. Then visit Qenqo, limestone with dozens of carvings and niches used as a mummifying center. Finally visit the closest ruins of Tambomachay, a temple used for the worship of water. Tambomachay still has well-preserved water channels and an ancient ceremonial bath place. This ruin of PukaPukara is only 300 meters away.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 02: Sacred  Valley – Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes

Early in the morning we will leave Cusco. We will stop at the city of Pisac (or Pisaq), through which the River of Urubamba flows. Here we will enjoy the weekly market where we can buy textiles, pottery and other little things. Continuously, we take the bus uphill to the ruins complex of Pisac. This is Inca citadel perched on a mountainside. Our journey continues to Ollantaytambo, where we will visit the archaeological complex. In the afternoon, we will travel to Agua Calientes by train, where we’ll spend the night.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 03: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco

After a good night sleep, we will travel firstly in train and secondly in bus to the mountain of Machu Picchu. The tour will be guided for 2:30 hours. We will visit the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sundial, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and the cemeteries.

In the afternoon, we will return to our hotel in Cusco.

Machu Picchu was recently honored to become part of the New 7 Wonders of the World and is one of the top World Heritage cities on UNESCO’s prestigious list.

Meals Included: Breakfast
 *Comment: The travellers who wish to visit Huayna Picchu are supposed to inform us during the reservation of this tour, so that we can save an entrance ticket. Due to new regulation, the entrance is limited to 400 people a day. Opening hours are  from  07:00 am to 11:00 am.

Day  04: Departure Fron Cusco

There are no activities planned for today. Have a safe journey whether you are heading home or exploring another destination!

Included in the Tour

Support Staff:

  • Guide for Professional City Tour, Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu (shared Guide)

All excursion in Shared Service:

  • The City Tour, The Sacred Valley and the Machu Picchu (bus for 35 passengers)
  • Machu Picchu (Maximum 16 passengers)

Included meals:

  • Breakfast (03)
  • Lunch (01)

Accommodation:

  • Hotel (03)

Transport:

  • Transport all tour
  • Train Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo
  • Bus Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes

Entrance:

  • Cathedral
  • Qoricancha (Temple of the Sun)
  • Boleto Turistico Cusco (Pass for the archaeological sites)
  • Machu Picchu entrance fee

Airport transfer:

  • Transfer from the airport upon arrival in Lima is included if you provide us with the flight information at least five days in advance.

Not Included in the Tour

  • National & international flights
  • National & international airport taxes
  • Visas
  • Meals not listed
  • Optional or extra activities during free time
  • Transfer for optional or extra activities
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance
  • Items for personal use
  • Pre and post accommodation
  • Suggested budget for meals not included: USD 60.00

Recommendations

  • Please carry your passport with you
  • Poncho
  • Sunblocker
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Sunhat
  • Currency: Soles
  • Water for the first day

Tour availability

Departure dates

P Programmed   |    G Guaranteed   |    C Closed
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