Day 1: City Tour Cusco – Visit to the Inca Archeological Sites
Pick up from your hotel at approximately 1:00 p.m. to start our tour. From the Plaza de Armas of Cusco where our visit the imposing cathedral. After taking the tour with your guide through the church, we will continue to walk with the group through a beautiful Inca road between the Plaza de Armas to Qoricancha or Sun Temple. In the Qoricancha you can see the combination of Inca culture and Catholicism and will have the opportunity to differentiate both construction methods. The main temple of the Incas where you can see the skill of the Inca culture in each of its precincts and observe their skill with stone and perfection of style.
From the Temple of the Sun or Qoricancha you walk with your guide to Av.El sun, where the bus will be waiting to leave the city and visit the majestic Sacsayhuaman. That’s where we have the explanation of the place and it was in Inca times, then you will have free time to take pictures and discover more about this wonder.
From Sacsayhuaman we go to Qenqo, another of our Incas places where you can see the altars of the Inca, ended guided we headed Puca Pucara beautiful place good location and design and finally headed to Tambomachay, water temple with impressive fountains of water. After the explanation your tour guide you will have time to take pictures. After the service we went back to the city of Cusco, where the tour ends in the main square of Cusco in this way is closer to your Hotel and Cusco will enjoy the night.
Accommodation: Hotel Rumi Punku (or similar).
Entrance fees: Included
Day 2: Pisac Ruins – Ollantaytambo Archaeological Park.
We leave Cusco at 8:30 am heading to Awana Cancha, a small Textile Center located about 35 minutes from the city of Cusco, where we will see some Andean camelids such as llamas, alpacas and vicunas. There you will have time to take pictures with them. You will also see some of the Andean products working people of our valley community, you can also do some shopping for clothes with material of actual alpaca.
We finished the visit to this center we headed Pisaq where we will make our first visit to the archaeological site. In Pisac we will see magnificent buildings Incas, like ancient architecture and the impressive engineering of the Incas temples that will leave you breathless. Our tour of the archaeological site of Pisac is to last about 2 hours, then we visit the local market more colorful and traditional in Pisac where you can buy traditional textiles at low prices.
After our tour of the market, we continue our journey to the beautiful Sacred Valley. This area also known as the breadbasket of the Incas and yet still produces large quantities of maize in different sizes and colors on the terraces Incas. Our next destination is Urubamba, this place will arrive at approximately 13:00 pm to enjoy a delicious meal with products from the valley. (Lunch not included) in one of the local restaurants. From Urubamba are just 30 minutes to reach the last Inca ruins known under the name of Ollantaytambo or (Inca Palace). This is the only living Inca city, style and cobblestone streets that make us go back in time and imagine what living in this area, Ollantaytambo was built with pink granite rocks and is another great example of the Inca skill is still preserved. It is here where we can see the second largest rock Inca times, (90 tons) was used as part of the Sun Temple. After guided you will have time to take pictures and walk around the area. It is at this point that we left the group to take the train towards Aguas Calientes, the trip takes about 2 hours.
Accommodation: Hotel waman or La Cabana (or similar).
Entrance fees: Included.
Day 3: Machu Picchu Inca citadel.
Early in the morning we went to the bus station where you can take one of the buses that will take us to the Citadel of Machu Picchu, only 30 minutes and they run every 10 minutes. If you do not want to take the bus you can walk along the path until you get to the Citadel of Machu Picchu, just let them know your guide so that He can show you the way to Machu Picchu, which takes about 1 hour 20 minutes approx.
In Machupicchu your guide will be waiting for your tour of 2 hours and then will have extra time to explore the ruins on your own. To view Huaynapicchu can walk, you can also go to the most famous place of Machu Picchu, La Puerta del Sol, 1 hour or so if you want to get beautiful images of the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, at a reasonable time off at bus towards the town of Aguas Calientes to eat and have adequate time to take the train back to the town of Ollantaytambo where a representative of our company will be waiting to return by bus to the city of Cusco.
Note: For admission to the Puerta del Sol is always available and is free. This is another way to walk and meet new areas where you can have great views of Machu Picchu.
If you want to make a visit to Huaynapicchu more spectacular views, you have to make a reservation in advance and visit this place is worth $ 25 per person.
It has an average duration of 45 minutes to get to the top and the ride is a bit difficult. The other option is Machu Picchu Mountain which is 1.5 hours up and is very challenging. This has a value of $ 15 per person. This is probably the most beautiful and spectacular of all the options, however all three options are charming and will be good experiences.
• Pick up at your hotel
• All private tours with professional bilingual guides
• Bus transport in the city and along the Sacred Valley
• Visit to different archaeological sites.
• Economy Class train to Aguas Calientes
• All the hotels mentioned in the tour.
• Pick up from the train station of Aguas Calientes and transfer to Hotel
• Bus ticket from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu.
• Entrance to the citadel of Machu Picchu.
• Tour Guide in English
• Bus ticket S / B of Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes.
• Return train ticket to Ollantaytambo and then by bus to Cusco and hotel.
• Meals can be organized in the restaurant.
• Huaynapicchu / Machu Picchu Mountain ($ 25 / $ 15)
• Small backpack
• Comfortable clothes and appropriate footwear (hiking boots or sandals recommended)
• Extra money for souvenirs such as handicrafts in the local market
• A camera with extra batteries
• Insect repellent
• Water to drink
• scarf or hat to protect your head from the strong sun, which can lead to heat stroke
• A warm jacket for the evening
• Any medication needed.
ISIC student discount with student card: $ 25
Under 18 $20
Price S / N Hotel Per Person: $ 525.00
Hotel price per person: $ 635.00