The Best of Cusco & Machu Picchu in 6 days

Machu Picchu

Our program offer you the highlights attractions of Cusco, among them Qoricancha with the finest architecture style, it was an important temple during the Inca Time, the Sacred Valley with its splendid landscapes, and Machu Picchu a really architecture and landscape jewel built-in the 15 th century. Enjoy your stay knowing this place and others that make your visit an unforgettable experience.

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  • What Includes?
  • Price

Day 01: Arrival in Cusco

  • Transfer from the airport to your hotel
  • Free day to Relax in Cusco
  • Overnight at hotel in Cusco

Day 02: Arrival in Cusco – City Tour

  • Cusco City Tour: Cathedral, Qoricancha, Sacsayhuaman, Tambomachay, Qenqo (half day/afternoon)
  • Overnight at hotel in Cusco

Day 03: Sacred Valley of the Incas

  • Sacred Valley Tour: Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Chinchero (full day)
  • Buffet Lunch at Urubamba
  • Overnight at hotel in Cusco

Day 04: Tour to Machu Picchu

  • Round trip journey to Machu Picchu by bus and train (full day)
  • Guided tour in Machu Picchu
  • Overnight at hotel in Cusco

Day 05: Tour Salt Mines – Maras Moray

  • Farming terraces of Moray and salt mines of Maras (half day/morning)
  • Overnight at hotel in Cusco

Day 06: Departure

  • Transfer to the airport

Optional Tour Activities in Machu Picchu

Huaynapicchu Mountain (2693 m)

  • First group: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. 200 spaces
  • Second group:10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 200 spaces

Machu Picchu Mountain (3082 m)

  • First Group: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
  • Second Group: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Meals: Breakfast=(B), Lunch=(L), Dinner=(D)

Day 01: Arrival to Cusco

Upon arrival in Cusco we will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to your hotel. We recommended that you drink a coca leaf infusion and rest for the first hours to better acclimatize to the altitude. This day you will have free day to relax in Cusco.

Day 02: Arrival to Cusco – City Tour

  • Referential schedule of start and end of tour: 13:30 hs to 18:30 hrs
  • Meals included today: Breakfast

In the afternoon we will pick you up for the hotel at 13:30 hrs to visit the Cusco Cathedral and its treasures of Colonial art, including fine silverworks, wood carvings and paintings belonging to Escuela cuzqueña of XVII, XVIII centuries. We will then continue to Koricancha the Sun Temple in the Inca Empire, then we will continue to the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, with its huge stone blocks joined perfectly and other Incan shrines that we will visit will include: Tambomachay, Qenqo and Puca Pucara. Overnight in Cusco

Day 03: Tour Sacred Valley

  • Referential schedule of start and end of tour: 8:30 hs to 18:30 hs
  • Meals included today: Breakfast and Lunch

Pick up from the hotel at 08:30am to be transported in a private vehicle towards the archaeological site of Pisac, a great place for its outstanding agricultural terraces and palaces erected neatly over the mountain. Then we will descend towards its famous handicraft market full of a variety of colorful products that will delight our senses. Next we will drive to the town of Urubamba, where a delicious lunch will be waiting for us. Then we will continue our trip by bus to the fortress of Ollantaytambo to see its magnificent rooms and temples built with enormous blocks of granite. When we return to Cusco, we will visit the picturesque village of Chinchero to appreciate the remains of the Incan king, Tupac Yupanqui’s palace and its beautiful colonial church. In addition, we will have the opportunity to visit textile workshops showcasing the mastery of the Andean weavers. Overnight in Cusco

Day 04: Tour to Machu Picchu (full day)

  • Meals included today: Breakfast

Very early transfer from your hotel to the train station, where we will board the train service to Aguas Calientes, a town that is located at the foot of Machu Picchu mountain (2000m/6561ft). During the train journey you will enjoy the beautiful scenery of the mountains and valleys that surround the train with spectacular views of the Urubamba valley. Once in Aguas Calientes, we will take the bus of ascent (30min) to the Inca citadel and then start the guided tour (2 1/2 hrs) through the main temples, plazas and religious sites of this enigmatic city. At the end you will have free time to explore the site on your own. At a scheduled time (to be announced), we will descend back to Aguas Calientes for lunch (not included) and finally we will return to Cusco by train and by bus. Overnight in Cusco

Day 05: Tour Moray – Maras Salt pans

  • Referential schedule of start and end of tour: 08:30 hs to 14:30 hs
  • Meals included today: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel and pick up at 08:45 in the morning to go in our private transport to Maras village, which has a wonderful view of the mountains and the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Close by is the archaeological site of Moray, composed of concentric circular terraces built in a natural depression. This site was probably used as an agricultural laboratory in Incan times. Finally, we will visit the salt mines located northwest of the town of Maras, consisting of more than 3000 pools used since Pre Inca times. Today the salt extracted has excellent quality, and is highly recommended for consumption for its beneficial properties. Return to the city.Overnight in Cusco

Day 06: Departure

  • Meals included today: Breakfast

According to your departure flight you will be transferred to the Airport.

End of the Service

*Optional walks in Machu Picchu

Huaynapicchu Mountain (Young Mountain): located to the north of the citadel at 2,693 masl. Its access is from the same Inca citadel and is a moderate walk of approximately 300 meters. The hiking is through a steep path with steep steps that leads you to the top of the mountain in where you can see constructions and agricultural terraces perfectly attached to the mountain.

From the top of this mountain you have a privileged and complete view of the whole Inca citadel, for these reasons it is attributed an astronomical religious function and at the same time a point of control. There are 2 turns of entry, the first from 7 to 8 am and the second turns from 9 to 10 am, each of them has 200 spaces that must be reserved well in advance.

Machu Picchu Mountain (Old Mountain): located to the south of the Inca citadel (3,082 masl) . Its access is from the same Inca citadel through a broad and less steep trail.

The hike to this mountain demands a good physical condition and to reach the top is a challenge. The walk is a gradual ascent with presence of flat sections and steps. From the top of this mountain you have a breathtaking view not only of the Inca citadel but also of the surrounding mountains like the Salkantay and in the same way you can see part of the Inca trail.

There are 2 turns to start the walk from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Includes

  • All tranfers mentioned in the program
  • Entrance fees to Machu Picchu.
  • All guided tours described in the itinerary
  • Breakfast in hotel
  • 01 buffet lunch in the Sacred valley
  • Round trip train ticket Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo (Expediton or Vistadome upon request)
  • Bus tickets up and down Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu – Aguas Calientes

Not Included

  • Hotel in Cusco
  • Entrance fees to the City Tour, Sacred Valley Tour and Maras Moray.
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Huaynapicchu Mountain ( $15.00 subject to availability)
  • Flights and airport taxes*
  • Reconfirmation of international flights
  • Laundry and phone calls
  • Additional nights during the trip due to flight cancellations
  • Extra expenses not mentioned in the program

*Domestic flights could be purchased by us.

We recommend to Bring

  • Passport document
  • Student international card (ISIC) original and valid
  • Camera
  • Hat, sunblock, insect repellant
  • Small day backpack, to carry your personal belongings during the tour
  • Clothes and comfortable shoes
  • Warm Clothes

Shared Tours, Prices per person:

Type of Hotel
Price
Hotels Double Accomodation
Hostal de 3*
582 USD
Arcangel, Amaru Inca y Colonial or similars
Hotel de 3 *
663 USD
>Garcilazo, San Agustin Internacional, Inka Town or similars
hotel de 4*
835 USD
San Agustin Plaza, Sonesta Cusco, El Mapy or similars
Hotel de 5 *
1,460 USD
Hotel Marriot, Hotel Sumaq, Vistadome Train

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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