CUSCO AND MACHU PICCHU TOUR 5D/4N


Cusco was 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.

CUSCO AND MACHU PICCHU TOUR 5D/4N

ITINERARY


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.

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.

DURATION: 8:00AM to 4:30PM

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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Included

  • 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 tour.
  • Entrance fees to Machu picchu.
  • Entrance fees to the different tourist centers.
  • Hotel for 4 nights in Cusco.
  • All breakfasts in Hotel.
  • Train tickets round trip expedition's tourism service.
  • Bus round trip (Consettur to Machu picchu)
  • Lunch in Machu picchu.
  • Lunch in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
  • Professional bilingual guide (English – Spanish) for all tours.
  • Personalized assistance for your entire time in Magical Cusco.
  • Personal assistance in English and Spanish.

Not Included

  • Entrance at recreational sites, such as "Clubs" "Hot Springs, Amusement Parks"
  • Others not specified in the program.
  • Not programmed supply.

For availability of spaces for this service, please contact us info@salkantaytrek.org and we`ll send you detailed information, prices, terms and conditions.

The admission to Wayna picchu needs to be confirmed at the time of booking and it is also subject to space availability. (Maximum 400 people per day) The Waynapicchu entrance fees is an additional $ 15.00.

To send you all the information about how to book please email us and we will respond as soon as possible by sending all the necessary information and / or answering your concerns.


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RESERVATIONS

If you want to make a reservation, please fill out our Passenger Details Form.

*** Each reservation requires a USD $ 200.00 deposit as a down payment per person + 10% transfer tax (Total USD $ 220.00). The final balance can be paid at our Local office in cash during your briefing a day or two before your trip.

Once the deposit will be confirmed we will send you your contract voucher.


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*** USD $ 200.00 is not the price of the Trek, is only a down payment.

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