Cusco and Machu Picchu, a special fusion for people who love history and adventure. A special tour starting in Cusco, the capital of the Inca Empire, we will pass by beautiful sites of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, and we will wake up in the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu. As we visit these places, you will be able to see the archeological sites of Cusco, Pisac and Ollantaytambo.
Arrival at the city of Cusco. Ride from the airport to the hotel. No activities are scheduled during the rest of the morning to allow you to get used to the altitude of Cusco. In the afternoon, you will be picked up from the hotel to start your tour at the Cathedral of Cusco distinguished by its delicate carved woodworks and impressive altars. Then you will go to Qoricancha or the “Temple of the Sun” where you will see the rooms that were devoted to the worship of the Incan Gods, such as the Sun, the Moon, the Stars, the Lightning, among others. Next site in the tour is Sacsayhuaman, an Incan Fortress where major feasts were celebrated to worship the Sun. You will also visit other archeological sites such as Qenqo, Tambomachay and Puca Pucará. Spend the night in Cusco.
Breakfast at the Hotel. Start your day with the “Full Day Sacred Valley” tour. You will be picked up from the hotel to go to the Sacred Valley of the Incas through route l toward Pisac, where you will visit the colorful craft market of Pisac and its archeological remains. Then you will continue your tour to Urubamba where you will have lunch (buffet lunch) at a local restaurant. Finally, you will visit the Ollantaytambo Fortress. Ride to a hotel in the Sacred Valley.
Spend the night in the Sacred Valley. We recommend that you wake up very early to watch the beautiful dawn in the Sacred Valley, a unique experience without any doubt.
Meal: Breakfast and lunch.
Breakfast at the hotel. Ride to the train station in Ollantaytambo to start our journey to one of the wonders of the world. Arrival at Machu Picchu, where somebody will assist you, and then you will be escorted to the hotel. Spare time in the afternoon to go downtown and visit the surrounding areas of Machu Picchu.
Spend the night in the hotel selected.
Breakfast at the hotel. Ride to the bus station to take a bus to Machu Picchu. We will start the tour through the mysteries and history of this wonderful city. We will visit the Guardian’s House, the water sources, the temple of the three windows, the quarry, the Intihuatana and the different precincts and temples that were very important in the citadel. In the afternoon, after visiting the Historical Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, lunch in a local restaurant.
Return to the train station to go back to the city of Cusco. Reception and ride to the hotel. Free night.
Meal: Breakfast and lunch.
Breakfast at the hotel. Ride to the train station to return to Ollantaytambo for subsequent ride to the airport of Cusco.