History, nature, and pure entertainment await in the Cosmopolitan city of Cusco. Start your tour through Cusco’s past history and its cobbled streets. Sacsayhuamán, Qoricancha or “Temple of the Sun”, Qenqo, Tambomachay and Puca Pucará are only some of the destinations that still harbor Incan remains. You will finally spend the night in the sacred valley, and the next day you will enjoy a wonderful day in the Historic Sanctuary of Machu picchu.
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 precincts 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.
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 to take a train to Machu Picchu. Upon arrival, reception and ride to the bus station where we will take the 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.