5 DAYS | 4 NIGHTS
With this program you will visit the most important attractions of Cusco. Transfer + City Tour + Sacred Valley of the Incas + Machu Picchu + Maras Moray. Services only, includes Machupicchu in Expedition tourism train.
The essence alive of the capital of the Incas.
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.
|DAY 1||Arrive at the airport "Velasco Astete"
Transfer to Hotel
Afternoon .- City tour
Visit the temple of The Sun Qoricancha, Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Pucapucara, Tambomachay
|DAY 2||Sacred Valley – Full Day
We visit Pisaq – Ollantaytambo, and Chinchero
|DAY 3||Transfer from the hotel to the Train Station - Machupicchu
|DAY 4||Maras - Moray - Salt Mines
We visit Moray (Inka terraces) and the Salt mine of Maras.
|DAY 5||Transfer out
From Hotel to Airport or Bus Statión.
Train Schedule is subject to change depending on the timetable of Peru Rail and availability.
ITINERARY CUSCO MAGIC 5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS
DAY 1.- ARRIVE IN CUSCO.
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.
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.
DAY 2.- THE SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS.
8:30 a.m. Pick up from your hotel to begin our tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, we will be leaving the city and reach the viewpoint of Taray, from here we can enjoy the beautiful Inca terraces and existing farmland which surrounds the sacred river of the Incas "Willcamayuc". Later we´ll visit Pisaq the archeological Park, also the Indian market which is very colorful as the local's people.
The Pisaq Andean Market is the best place to shop for crafts and souvenirs.
After some free time, we continue our journey to the village of Urubamba, where will have lunch at a delicious buffet.
Continuing our journey, we'll reach the last living Inca town "Ollantaytambo".
Ollantaytambo reminds us of 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 by preventing its binding to the beautiful princess Cusi Qoyllor "beautiful star".
A further 40 minutes drive takes us to Chinchero 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 were well-known as the creator of the "Escuela Cusqueña" founders. The Colonial church is rich in art and jewelry and well appreciated by their population.
Lunch is included on this tour in the town of Urubamba.
19:00 pm Arrival in Cusco and transfer to your hotel.
Overnight in Cusco
DAY 3.- TOUR TO MACHUPICCHU.
6:30 a.m. Transfer from hotel to the train station
We will take the train from Cusco to Machupicchu village, arriving in this town at 10:30 am, then immediately we will board a bus to Machupicchu Inca City.
11:00 a.m. Beginning of our 2 hours guided tour of the main Inka palaces and its attractions.
After that, you will have free time to enjoy at your own discretion and pace this world wonder.
We recommend 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.
Also, you can climb the sacred mountain of Huayna Picchu, visit the sun gate and Inka bridge or anything you want to do at your convenience.
If you want to visit the Hot Springs, this day you´ll have enough time to enjoy it.
According to the time, we will be approaching 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 returns at 18:30 pm
22:30 p.m. Arrival in Cusco.
Transfer to your hotel
DAY 4.- MARAS, MORAY AND SALT MINES OF MARAS.
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 an Inka center of the Agricultural experiment, in this form they were obtaining a great variety of new food products.
In this tour, we 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 can 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
DAY 5.- TRANSFER FROM YOUR HOTEL TO THE AIRPORT OR BUS STATION.
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.
- Transfer in/out (airport – hotel – airport)
- Excursion of the City tour in Cusco.
- Tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas
- Tour to Maras Moray and salt mines of Maras.
- Excursion to the Inca city of Machu Picchu.
- Entrance fees to the different tourist centers.
- Entrance fees to Machupicchu
- Train tickets round trip expedition's tourism service.
- All breakfasts in Hotel.
- Bus round trip (Consettur to Machupicchu)
- Lunch in Machupicchu
- Lunch in the Sacred Valley
- Hotel for 4 nights in Cusco
- Professional bilingual guide (English – Spanish) for all tours.
- Personalized assistance for your entire time in Cusco.
- Entrance at recreational sites, such as "Clubs", "Hot Springs, Amusement Parks"
- Not programmed supply.
- Others not specified in the program.
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.