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Day 1: DAY 1: CUSCO

Stop At: Cusco, Cusco, Cusco Region
Arrival in Cusco, meet and greet at the airport, transfer to your hotel.
Day free for optional tours
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: 1 night of accommodation in Cusco

Day 2: DAY 2: CUSCO

Stop At: Sacsayhuaman, Cusco 08000 Peru
Free morning, enjoy your brekfast at the hotel and get ready for your tour.
In the afternoon we will climb up the Archaeological Park of Sacsayhuaman, and start our excursion visiting the fortress with the same name, a beautiful place that radiates peace and quiet, where we will be able to admire the huge rocks measuring up to 4 meters high that were used in its construction. We will then head for Q'enqo, and ancient temple of the Puma, where we will be able to appreciate an altar for sacrifices in the inner part of a huge rock, and then Tambomachay, sacred fountains of life and health. On the way we will have a panoramic view from Puca Pucara, a watchtower that controlled the entrance to the city. After that we will visit the Temple of the Sun “The Korikancha”, on top of which the Saint Dominique Convent was built. A legend tells that his temple was entirely lined in gold sheets that marveled the Conquistadors upon their arrival. Finally, we will go to the Main Square and will visit the Cathedral that reassures invaluable colonial paintings and other works of art such as the Cross that arrived with the first conquerors.


Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: 1 night of accommodation in Cusco

Day 3: DAY 3: SACRED VALLEY

Stop At: Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo 08676 Peru
This day we will visit the most outstanding sites of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. We will leave for the town of Chinchero, the most typical and picturesque of the Sacred Valley. This town is also famous for its women weavers, we will make a brief stop in a textile center to appreciate its beautiful fabrics and where they will teach us the ancient Inca techniques for dyeing and spinning with Alpaca wool. In the town of Chinchero we will visit its Inca archaeological complex and its beautiful colonial church enjoying the impressive natural images that surround the town. We will continue to Moray, beautiful and curious Inca archaeological complex composed of colossal concentric terraces simulating a large amphitheater. In Incas times, it served as an agricultural laboratory where diverse microclimates were recreated. Lunch at one of the restaurants in the area. Finally, we end our tour visiting the fabulous archaeological complex of Ollantaytambo important for the Incas as a military, religious and agricultural center. We will visit the Temple of the ten windows, the bathrooms of the ñusta, the Temple of the Sun among other places of interest. The postcards from the heights of Ollantaytambo will close this magical day in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.Stay at the Sacred Valley.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: 1 night of accommodation in the Sacred Valley

Day 4: DAY 4: SACRED VALLEY/MACHU PICCHU/CUSCO

Stop At: Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes), Signposted from main square, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu Peru
A train trip away to see one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. We arrive at the Aguas Calientes station where our staff will assist us on boarding the bus to go up the winding road to Machu Picchu, amid a spectacular view of the Urubamba River and its canyon. The Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, will astonish us with its terraces, ceremonial shrines, steps and urban areas. Energy is all around us. After a guided visit, we will have lunch at one of the restaurants in the area. At the arranged time, we will return to Cusco and will be transferred to the hotel.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: 1 night of accommodation in Cusco

Day 5: DAY 5: CUSCO

Pass By: Alejandro Velasco Astete Airport, Avenida Velasco Astete, Cusco 08006, Peru
Departure transfer.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Cusco Region, Cusco Region

Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: Tour departs from the International Airport in Lima and coincides with your flight's arrival
Dates: See Availability
Departure Time
12:00 PM
Duration
5 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 4x Breakfast
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
  • Transfers airport / hotel / train station / hotel / airport
  • 3 nights of accommodation in Cusco - 1 night of accommodation in the Sacred Valley - Daily breakfast
  • Half Day City tour and Archaeological Park of Sacsayhuaman
  • Full Day Sacred Valley of the Incas: Chinchero town, Moray and Ollantaytambo Inca Town
  • Full Day Machu Picchu excursion - Buffet lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Sacsayhuaman
  • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo
  • Entry/Admission - Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes)
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants. Otherwise, your tour may not be confirmed.
  • When booking your flight Cusco, it must be in the morning. Arrival by noon is too late.
  • Upon time of booking, please provide flight itinerary for international flights and domestic flights
  • Trek difficulty level is moderate
  • It is recommended that your bring a: rain jacket, coat, sunscreen, hat and hiking shoes
  • Important: If you go suffer from altitude sickness, please bring medicine or ask your doctor for advice before you depart
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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By: Gray Line Peru
160 reviews
Hebert C
91
Great
Such rich history here and the tour guide Mario did a great job at explaining everything. He took me through the
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PicSix
Dumfries, Virginia
10
Excellent look at pre Inca ruins
This was afantatstic trip that I through in at the last moment. The museum at the entrace was very interesting
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samanthalevison
42
Informative Tour with a Friendly Guide
My friends and I booked this tour last minute, and we had a great time. TripAdvisory was prompt with information
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annatP3909LV
20
Recommend that trip to everyone
It was an amazing experience, the whole trip was excellent. We had the best time there. From the guide over the
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502gaylen
gold coast
3419
OUR LOVELY GUIDE MADE OUR DAY!
Everything went smoothly just make sure when u arrive to ring the number supplied on skype or what ever u have
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Spanteacher77080
Houston, Texas
40
Fantastic!! Don’t miss this if you’re interested in Peruvian cultures
I was in Lima on a Monday (when a number of museums and some other area attractions are closed) and chose this to
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carlaaida
Eagle, Idaho
50
Very Nice Place!
The bus and tour guide was super interesting and smooth travel to the place. The museum in place was very modern,
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Victoria A
51
Must see!! Rain or shine!!
There is no question as to why this is one of the seven wonders of the world. This tour was very organized from
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691krishnat
51
Family Trip to Machu Picchu
Fantastic experience. Our guide, Felix the Cat , was very knowledgeable. The Inca Express ( glass roof train ) to
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Tourist54220
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
15259
Beautiful city and scenery
The view that is pictured here is really quite beautiful. I know the Santa Catalina Monastery is supposed to be a
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Ben S
537
Nice day in the valley
We take a tour bus to the valley and went to 5 places. It cost us around 100 Sols per person. Not cheap.
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DavidCorder
Peyton, Colorado
7223
A highlight of my trip to Machu Picchu.
Six of us took this train from the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu and then back to Cuzco. Both directions we had
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Hebert C
91
Amazing
Such a great experience! We had enough time in Machu Picchu to take photos and our guide was awesome. Would
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nanxue
Kuta, Indonesia
20
Good tour with disappointed ending
I booked this tour with my parents, but I couldn't go due to emergency happened at work. I notified them one week
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Cherryl D
40
Machu Picchu Day Trip from Cusco.
Awesome experience. Our guide, Paul, was very knowledgeable. The glass roof train to the site was amazing. It's a
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