Cusco & Machu Picchu in 4 days

Machu Picchu

The “Cusco and machu picchu tour in 4 days” is the perfect opportunity to live a unique experience in Cusco – Peru, the land of the Incas, through a tour to traditional tourist sites such as the city of Cusco, the Sacred Valley of the Incas and Machu Picchu, sites full of history and natural beauty that are part of this traditional tour to Cusco.

On this 4-day tour you will visit tourist attractions such as the Cathedral, Coricancha, Sacsayhuamán, Qenqo and Tambomachay. The tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas includes a visit to Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero and Urubamba. The tour to Machu Picchu includes a visit to the citadel of Machu Picchu on a guided tour, arrival at the hotel and transfer to the airport.

This tour package is chosen by those who prefer a classic and traditional tour of Cusco.

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Day 1: Arrival in Cusco - Tour in the city of Cusco

  • Transfer from the airport to the hotel in Cusco.
  • Tour in Cusco: La Catedral, Coricancha, Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo and Tambomachay.
  • Night in Cusco hotel.

Day 2: Tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas

  • Tour to the Sacred Valley: Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Chinchero.
  • Buffet lunch in Urubamba.
  • Night in Cusco hotel.

Day 3: Tour to Machu Picchu by Train in 1 day

  • 4:00 am transfer by bus from the hotel to the train station in Ollantaytambo
  • 6:10 am train ride to the town of Machupicchu
  • 7:40 arrival to the town of Machu Picchu
  • 30-minute bus ride to the top of the mountain
  • Start the guided tours for 2 and a half hours in the Inca citadel
  • Points of visit: temple of the sun, temple of the 3 windows, temple of the condor, trails, viewpoints and others.
  • 14:55, 18:20 return to the city of Cusco by train and bus

Day 4: Cusco Farewell

  • Transfer from the hotel to the Cusco airport

* Optional activities to the Tour

Huaynapicchu Mountain (add 15 USD): 2693 m altitude

  • First shift from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. 200 places
  • Second shift 10:00 to 11:00 am 200 places

Machu Picchu Mountain (add 15 USD): 3082 m altitude

  • First shift from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
  • Second shift 9:00 to 10:00 am

Day 1: Arrival to the city of Cusco and City Tour

Reference schedule: 1:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Upon arrival in the city of Cusco you will be met at the airport and transferred to your chosen hotel. We will recommend you to drink a coca tea and rest for the first hours to acclimatize better at the height of Cusco.

The city tour of the city begins with the pick up of the hotel at 1:30 p.m. to visit the Magnificent Cathedral of Cusco and its treasures of colonial art, the famous temple of the sun of Coricancha, The Fortress of Sacsayhuaman with its huge stone blocks perfectly united, and the other Inca shrines such as Tambomachay, Qenqo and Puca Pucara. Night in Cusco Hotel.

Day 2: Tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas

Reference schedule: 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Meals included: Breakfast and Buffet Lunch
The tour starts with the hotel pick-up to go to the main tourist attractions of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. The first place to visit will be the Archaeological site of Pisac which is a magnificent place for its beautiful agricultural terraces and palaces erected neatly on the mountain. Then we will descend to the famous craft market of Pisac crammed with a variety of colorful products that will delight our senses. Then we will go to the town of Urubamba where an exquisite lunch awaits us to continue our trip by bus to the Fortress of Ollantaytambo and to appreciate its magnificent rooms and temples built with huge blocks of granite stone. On the way back to Cusco we will visit the town of Chinchero where remains of the palace of the Inca Tupac Yupanqui and its beautiful colonial church are found. In addition to having the opportunity to visit their textile workshops where the expertise of the Andean weavers is shown. Night in Cusco Hotel.

Day 3: Tour to Machu Picchu from Cusco in 1 day

Reference hours: 4:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. OR 10:00 p.m.
Meals included: Breakfast
The Tour to Machu Picchu by Train in 1 day begins with the transfer from the hotel to the station to board the train to Machu Picchu Pueblo (1 hour and 45 minutes) which is located at the foot of the Machu Picchu mountain about 2000msnm. During the train tour you will enjoy the beautiful view of the mountains and the Urubamba Valley. Once in Machu Picchu Pueblo we will board the ascent bus to Machu Picchu, the Inca city, then we will start the guided tour visiting the Temple of the Sun, the Temple of the 3 windows, the Temple of the Condor, the Inti Huatana and other important places of the historic Inca citadel. At the end of the guided group tour you will have free time to freely explore Machu Picchu. Then we will descend to Machu Picchu Pueblo to have lunch and return to Cusco by train and by bus. Night in Cusco Hotel.

Day 4: Goodbye Cusco, we will always remember you!

Meals included: Breakfast
Depending on the time of your flight you have part of the day off to get to know Cusco and go shopping. Then it will be time to say goodbye to Cusco and we will accompany you to the airport so that you can check-in your flight and enter the departure lounge, then we will say goodbye wishing you remember this wonderful travel experience in Cusco, the Sacred Valley of the Incas and Machu Picchu.

* Optional walks in Machu Picchu

Huaynapicchu Mountain (Young Mountain): it is located north of the citadel at 2,693 m altitude. and its access is from the same Inca citadel. The hike is moderate, approximately 300m walk through a steep road with steps on which you can see buildings and agricultural terraces perfectly attached to the mountain.

From the top of this mountain you have a privileged and complete view of the entire Inca citadel, for these reasons it is attributed a religious astronomical function and at the same time a control point.

There are 2 entry shifts the first from 7 to 8 am and the second shift from 9 to 10 am, each of them has 200 spaces that must be reserved well in advance.

Machu Picchu Mountain (Old Mountain): It is located south of the Inca citadel above 3,082 m altitude. its access is from the same Inca citadel through a broad and less steep road.

The hike to this mountain demands a good physical condition, reaching the top is a challenge, they are a total of 600 m of gradual ascent hike with presence of flat sections and steps. From the top of this mountain you have an impressive view not only of the Inca citadel but also of the surrounding mountains such as the Salkantay and in the same way you can visualize part of the Inca's path.

You have 2 shifts to start the hike from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Services included in the Tour:

  • Transfers in Cusco from the airport to the hotel and vice versa.
  • 3 nights accommodation at chosen hotel in Cusco (includes breakfast)
  • Entrance ticket to Machupicchu.
  • Bus to Machu Picchu up and down.
  • 1 buffet lunch in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
  • Tour guide for every day of tours.
  • Train tickets to Machu Picchu round trip in Expedition Service, Vistadome Train upon request).
  • All transport for the days of tours.

Services not included in the Tour:

  • Food not mentioned in the tour.
  • Tourist ticket For city and Sacred Valley tour
  • Extra personal expenses not mentioned (Snacks, water, crafts, etc.).
  • Laundry and calls.
  • Additional night for delay or cancellation of flights.
  • Entrance tickets to the Huayna Picchu Mountain, It is a natural viewpoint over the Inca citadel with spectacular views of Machu Picchu and the mountains.
  • National and international flights, flight ticket taxes and reconfirmation of international flights.

We recommend to take for this Tour:

  • Photographic camera.
  • Original and current student card (ISIC CARD) (in case of being a student).
  • Original and current documents.
  • Sun hat, sunscreen and insect repellent.
  • Small backpack to carry personal belongings during the tour.
  • Comfortable clothes and slippers, and warm jacket.

Shared Tours, Prices per person:

Type of Hotel
Price
Hotels Double Accomodation
Hostal de 3*
498 USD
Arcangel, Amaru Inca y Colonial or similars
Hotel de 3 *
550 USD
Garcilazo, San Agustin Internacional, or similars
hotel de 4*
653 USD
San Agustin Plaza, Sonesta Cusco or similars
Hotel de 5 *
953 USD
Hotel Marriot

Special Discounts

  • For students (with valid ISC CARD)
  • Children under 17 years old
  • Special discoun for groups more than 5 peolple

Additionals

  • Vistadome Train 25 USD (one way) per person (panoramic wagons)
  • Vistadome Train 40 USD (round trip) per person (panoramic wagons)
  • Machupicchu or Huaynapicchu Mountains 15 USD

¡Private Tours!

Choose your tour in private and enjoy the most facinating history of Cusco City the Capital of Incas Land and Machu Picchu. We going to arrange everything based only in your interest, have the most personalized service, We avoid the crowd and try to have the place just for you!

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