The essence alive of the capital of the Incas.
Magical Cusco is the capital of TahuanTinsuyo, the Inka´s Country, the center of the empire of the four regions and the "navel of the Inka world." one of the most remarkable empire in the history of humanity. The Incas expanded in less than one hundred years from its northern borders of Quito in Ecuador to the far south of Santiago, Chili, and towards the direction of Argentina. The beautiful city of Cusco is one of the most beautiful in America.
Arrival and transfer in Cusco
At the schedule time, our uniformed personnel will be waiting for your arrival at Cusco airport or the bus terminal, carrying a sign with your name on. We will, then, take you to the hotel. The tourist mobility service we offer is fully equipped for your comfort. Travel time will vary depending of the location of your hotel.
Arrival at the hotel, registration and accommodation.
13:30 pm CITY TOUR CUSCO.
At the scheduled time, we will pick you up from your hotel at 14:00 pm to begin our tour of the city, where our professional guide will provide you with all the necessary information on all the attractions that we will visit. The tour guide will be attentive to any questions and / or needs that each of our visitors require.
Places to be visited:
The main temple of the Sun known as the "Qoricancha". Then, "Sacsayhuaman" known as the head of the Puma in reference to the city of Cusco which was built in a shape of a Puma, and the head of the puma was exactly Sacsayhuaman. After that, we visit Qenqo temple in honor of mother Earth or Pachamama. We then continue with our bus to Pucapucara that, in Inkas time, was an entry control to the sacred city of Cusco. Later on, visit of Tambomachay Inka temple in honor of the natural element of water.
We return to Cusco. You can decide to either stay in the main beautiful square of Cusco of be taken to your hotel.
8:30 a.m. We will pick up from your hotel to begin our tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. We will leave the city and reach the viewpoint of Taray, from here we can enjoy the beautiful Inca terraces and existing farmland which surround the sacred river of the Incas "Willcamayuc". Later we will reach and visit Pisaq the archaeological Park, as well as the Indian market which is as colorful as the local people.
The Pisaq Andean Market is the best place to shop for crafts and souvenirs.
After some free time we will continue our journey to reach the village of Urubamba, where will have lunch at a delicious buffet.
Lunch is included on this tour in the town of Urubamba.
Continuing our journey we'll reach the last living Inca town "Ollantaytambo".
Ollantaytambo is reminded as a mythical love story, a drama of love that prevails against all obstacles. It is believed that this city was built by General Inka Ollanta in a time of rebellion against the Royal army of the Inka to prevent its binding to the beautiful princess Cusi Qoyllor "beautiful star".
After a 40 minutes drive, we will arrive at Chincheros surrounded by the colonial houses, where we will again discover the magnificence of the Incan constructions, terraces and the beauty of the local people in their traditional dresses, all surrounded by the local temple, where we'll appreciate the painting of local people who later where well-known as the creator of the "Escuela Cusqueña" founders. You will enjoy the Colonial church rich in art and jewelry and well appreciated by their population.
19:00pm Arrival in Cusco and transfer to your hotel.
Overnight in Cusco
6:30 a.m. Transfer from hotel to the train station.
From Cusco we will take the train to Machu picchu village, after arriving in this town at 10:30 am , we will immediately board a bus to Machu picchu Inca City.
11:00 a.m. Will start our 2 hours guided tour of the main Inka palaces and its attractions.
After that you will be free to enjoy at your own discretion and pace this world wonder.
It is highly recommend for you to visit the house of the chosen, the intiwatana (the sundial, marking the seasons), kallancas (sheds for warriors), baths and aqueducts, as well as the large areas with terraces.
You could also climb the sacred mountain of Huayna Picchu, visit the sun gate and Inka bridge or anything you want to do at your convenience.
This day if you want to visit the Hot Springs you´ll have enough time to enjoy it.
In according time we will reach to the railway station to board the train and start our journey back to Ollantaytambo and then take a touristic bus to Cusco.
The train usually return at 18:30pm
22:30 p.m. Arrival in Cusco.
Transfer to your hotel.
9:00 AM Pick up from your hotel to begin our tour. In this tour we´ll visit Maras a colonial town which gives us great Andean landscapes worthy of international postcards, this village offers the attractions of the salt mines of Maras since pre-Inca and which at present continue being exploited. Later visit of the terraces of Moray, which are recognized as a Inka center of Agricultural experiment, in this form they were obtaining great variety of new food products.
During this tour we will also visit the community of Chinchero, a place where we can see how the population is engaged in the activity of making fabrics using Inca techniques and natural colors, a custom that is even now so clearly present in their daily lives.
On our return to Cusco, we will have the opportunity to see beautiful snowy peaks and large hectares of seeding, which will give us beautiful moments and memories.
Arrival in Cusco at approximately 15:00 pm
In according time and depending of your itinerary, we´ll provide you the transfer from your hotel to the airport or bus station, assistance by our staff.
NOTE: About Huayna picchu "the sacred mountain" in Machu picchu, this entrance is additional and optional, the entry is restricted, only 200 people can enter at 7:00 am and another 200 people at 10 am. So if you want to have your entry fee, you must confirm your ticket in advance with an additional cost of U.S. $ 15.00.
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Every day of the year (please check availability in our groups).
1950 - 4600m. / 6398 - 15092 f.
Cusco, Mollepata, Trail (Cruz Pata, Soraypampa, Salcantay, Huayrac Pampa, Chaullay, La Playa, Lucmabamba, Santa Teresa , Hydroelectric Center, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu.
- Daily departures are available along the year, the recommended period for this trek is April to October.
- All private service departure dates are adapted to your request any day you choose.
Vegetarian option at no extra cost. Check our regular menú
due to the altitude of the highest point in Salcantay Mountain we recommend a period of at least 2 days for acclimatization in Cusco at 3350m/9840ft.
Vegetarian option at no extra cost. Check our regular menú
DAY 1: moderate
DAY 2: challenge
DAY 3: moderate
DAY 4: moderate
DAY 5: easy