This program will let you to discover the Incan Culture on a trip to Cusco and its surrounding areas, including the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. We will start our tour in the magical city of Cusco where you will experience the rich history of the city. The next day, we will visit the amazing Sacred Valley and its beautiful archeological sites. On our way to Machu Picchu, we will visit the quaint little town of Aguas Calientes (the nearest town to Machu Picchu), where you will spend a night. And to finish the tour, we will spend a day visiting Machu Picchu. To begin the day, we will witness the sunrise illuminate Machu Picchu. This is one of the most breathtaking things you can experience anywhere in the world.

DAY 1: WELCOME TO CUSCO & CITY TOUR

Welcome to Cusco! Upon your arrival to Cusco International Airport, a Pacha Peru Explorers staff member will be waiting to drive you to your hotel where you will have a couple of hours to rest before our city tour starts. It is highly recommended that you minimize physical activities, eat lightly and drink lots of water to avoid altitude sickness to prevent altitude sickness. Free coca tea will also be provided by your hotel whenever you need it. Between 13:00hrs and 13:20hrs, our city tour of Cusco will start. We will begin with a visit to the Cathedral of Cusco, located on the Plaza de Armas. We will continue by visiting the amazing Qorikancha (The Temple of the Sun) as well as some of the city’s impressive archeological sites, Sacsaywaman, Qenqo, Pukapukara, and Tambomachay. Our tour will last approximately 4 hours and 30 minutes and will finish at the main square. After, you might like to enjoy a nice dinner in one of the many nearby restaurants. Alternately, we can arrange to drop you to your hotel. Just tell your guide what you feel in the mood to do. Overnight in Cusco.

DAY 2: SACRED VALLEY TOUR / AGUAS CALIENTES

You will begin the day by having a delicious breakfast at your hotel. Between 08:00hrs and 08:20hrs our staff will pick you up to start a day tour of the Sacred Valley. Our first stop will be Pisaq, a town which boasts a great Incan archaeological site, and magnificent agricultural terraces on the mountains. We will also get to visit Pisaq traditional market which is famous for its beautiful handicrafts that delight thousands of visitors every year. Then, we will make our way to Urubamba. This place is often shrouded in clouds of mist and was one of the major agricultural centers of the Incan Empire and is one of the most beautiful towns of the Sacred Valley. A tasty buffet lunch will be waiting for us in Urubamba. We will then continue our journey through the peaceful Sacred Valley to Ollantaytambo, a town comprised of sturdy Incan walls and a stunning sight in the narrow valley. Finally, we will take you to the train station where you will board a train to Aguas Calientes (the nearest town to Machu Picchu). Once in Aguas Calientes, our staff will be there to escort you to your hotel. Overnight in Aguas Calientes.

DAY 3: MACHU PICCHU TOUR

Today’s tour will start in the early hours of the morning to get the best experience from the sacred Incan citadel of Machu Picchu. We will get there in time to witness the mist rise off the mountains and the sunrise illuminate Machu Picchu. We recommend you not forget to charge your batteries while having breakfast at your hotel so that you can take plenty of pictures of this special place. During our 2 hour, private tour, we will explore the mysteries and magic of the city of Machu Picchu by visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sundial, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of Three Windows and various cemeteries. After that, we will return to the town of Aguas Calientes by bus. From there, you will start your return to Cusco by train until you reach the next train station. Our staff will be waiting at this point to escort you to your hotel in the city of Cusco. Overnight in Cusco.

DAY 4: CUSCO FAREWELL

Depending on the departure time of your flight, our driver will pick you up to take you to the airport. Once you arrive to the airport our program will finish.

INCLUDED

  • Reception and Transfer from Airport to your Hotel.
  • Transport for the City Tour.
  • Professional speaking guide service.
  • Entrance ticket for the Cathedral and Koricancha (temple of the sun).
  • Entrance ticket for the archeological sites (Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo and Tambomachay).
  • Transport for the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
  • Entrance Ticket for the archeological sites (Pisac and Ollantaytambo).
  • Buffet lunch at Sacred Valley of the Incas (Urubamba).
  • One night hostal in Aguas Calientes (if you want hotel ask us to pachaperuexplorers@gmail.com).
  • Round trip Train tickets to Aguas Calientes town (Machu Picchu).
  • Bus tickets from Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes.
  • Entrance Ticket for Machu Picchu.
  • Professional speaking guide service for Machu Picchu.
  • Transport from Train station (Ollantaytambo or Poroy) - Cusco (hotel).

 NOT INCLUDED

  • Domestic flights from: Lima to Cusco & Cusco to Lima.
  • Entrance to Huayna Picchu Mountain.
  • Hotel in Cusco (If you want hotel incusco ask us to pachaperuexplorers@gmail.com).
  • Travel insurance.

PRICES


 Price per Person with Hostal in Aguas Calientes town:

TRAIN SERVICE HOSTAL USD PRICE
Expedition or Inca Rail Encanto, Sami or similars US$590.00
Vistadome Encanto, Sami or similars US$660.00
Hiran Bingham Encanto, Sami or similars US$1250.00

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If you want Hotel of 5, 4 and 3 stars ask us to pachaperuexplorers@gmail.com we have specials discounts in hotels.


Discounts:

Student Discount: US$20 (Requires ISIC Card to qualify)
Under 18's Discount: US$20


Extras (Need to book in Advance):

  • Machu Picchu Mountain climbing:  USD 45.00
  • Huayna Picchu Mountain climbing: USD 45.00
  • Extra Night in Aguas Calientes: Depends on the type of Hotel desired

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844 Saphy Street Cusco - PeruCall us: +51 998037474 / WhatsApp: +51 998037474 or write us: pachaperuexplorers@gmail.com

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