Discover Cusco, the former Inca capital where megalithic Inca walls are the foundations of splendid colonial mansions and baroque churches. The hills beyond the city and the Sacred Valley hold fascinating inca costructions. From Cusco we will travel to Machu Picchu, the lost city of the Incas and afterwards to the vibrant, colonial city of Lima.
– Experience seeing the first rays of sunlight over Machu Picchu
– Take the scenic train through the beautiful Sacred Valley of the Incas
– Immerse in the atmosphere of the bustling local market
– Taste some great local cuisine.
– Enjoy learning about the history and legends of the Inca civilization recounted by our passionate guides
– Spend your nights in specially selected hotels
– Discover some awe-inspiring megalithic Inca buildings
– Indulge yourself with the fantastic cuisine of Lima
4 days – 3 nights
Arrival in Cusco and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon private guided walking city tour. Overnight in Cusco
Sacred Valley tour, afternoon Vistadome train to Machupicchu. Overnight in Aguas Calientes
Morning tour of Machu Picchu Sanctuary. Afternoon return train to Cusco. Overnight in Cusco
Morning transfer to Cusco airport for your flight or opt for an extension of your program
Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu
On your arrival in Cusco airport our representative will be waiting at the exit gate with a sign with your name. We will transfer you to your hotel and give you a briefing on the upcoming tours and provide you tickets and vouchers for hotels, schedules and any helpful information to ensure your full enjoyment of the program. After your check in, you have the morning free to relax and adjust to the altitude.
In private service you will first have a tour by foot through the city, visiting Qoricancha the Inca Sun Temple, the Plaza de Armas and the Cathedral, enjoying the atmosphere of the city by observing the well-preserved colonial architecture that conserves Incas original stone walls, evidence of a rich and complex history. We will continue our way until we get to San Pedro Central Market where the locals shop for Andean grains, fruits, natural medicine plants and more. Afterwards, drive up above Cusco for a visit of the spectacular Sacsayhuaman Inca complex with stupendous stonework, Qenko a place of rituals and then we will visit the house of Sulca to see the lovely textiles made by hand.
Overnight in Cusco.
This will be a full day tour where you will enjoy the varied landscapes of the beautiful Río Urubamba Valley, known as “Valle Sagrado de los Incas”, along the way we can see attractive colonial towns and isolated villages of indigenous communities that continue their tradition for weaving, pottery and agriculture. Main attractions will be the handicraft markets and the lofty Inca citadels of Pisac and Ollantaytambo, it is definitely the perfect match between a cultural experience, the andean sunlight and delicious typical food.
We will visit first the famous Pisac Colorful Indian market to see the handicrafts and taste delicious empanadas baked in huge typical ovens. Afterwards, continue to the Pisac ruins above the town for a visit of the Sun Temple and admire the many surrounding terraces. We will continue to Urubamba to enjoy lunch, then off to one of the original Inca towns of Ollantaytambo to be amazed by the ruins that sit in front of the quaint town. At the end of our tour you will continue to the station to board the train to Machu Picchu town.
On arrival, our representative will walk you to your hotel. Once you are in the hotel our guide will visit you to brief you about the next day schedule.
Overnight in Machu Picchu town
Breakfast and Lunch included
Picchu. The first buses start leaving at 5.30am and take 30 minutes to get to Machu Picchu. The doors to Machu Picchu open at 6am.You will have about 4 hours for your visit in the Citadel when you will be able to enjoy this magnificent place before the crowds arrive later in the morning. Our professional guide will slowly show you around the main areas recounting myths and legends passed down over the centuries and explaining about some of the advanced building techniques the Incas used. After the tour will be time to head back down to the town by bus. Here you can find many restaurants offering lunch and afterwards you will board the return train through the Sacred Valley to Poroy town with a transfer back to Cusco arriving at approximately 8.30pm.
Overnight in Cusco
Morning transfer to Cusco airport for your flight to Lima.
Optionally we can offer you a transfer service to Miraflores where you have plenty of restaurant options for lunch or simply walk down the Malecon and a convenient time a pick up for the airport for your international flight. It is advisable to go straight over to leave the luggage at the airport storage.
Two nights in Cusco and One night in Aguas Calientes
All entrance tickets for the places to visit mentioned in the program
All excursions mentioned in the program
Official bilingual guides during excursions
Roundtrip bus tickets entrance tickets to the Sanctuary
Meals as mentioned in program.
Roundtrip train to Machu Picchu/Cusco
Two domestic flights Lima/ Cusco/Lima.
Flight taxes: National and international departure airport taxes
Tips: Tips at airports, hotels and tips for guides, drivers or other personal.
Insurance: Travel insurance