Machu Picchu, more than a citadel, is an architectural complex which only lacks the ceilings. This resort city is called, by the large number of houses that today are counted more than 200, and at its peak had to be more.
Upon your arrival into Cusco City, our representatives will welcome you and then transfer you to your hotel. During the check in you can always grab a cup of coca leafs tea, as it might help you acclimatized to the altitude of the city. Our representatives will be there also to provide you with relevant information about what to visit, different restaurant options offering national or international dishes, exchanges houses, and anything you may need for you to have the upmost comfortable stay.
Take time to relax until is time for us to pick you up and begin with our tour. Around 13:00 – 13:30 pm. you will be picked from your hotel to visit the main attractions of Cusco and its surroundings. Our first stop will be the Cathedral consider Cusco’s most important religious monument, guards amazing murals and paintings framed in gold leaf. Afterwards we will move to the Sun Temple originally called Qoricancha, it was the most important temple during the Incas time; it is located in the center of the city. Our next stop, is to visit the archeological site of Sacsayhuaman, located at 5 km from the city, the entrances are massive stone walls that weights to 120 tons, following our visit we will head to Qenqo, qualified as the amphitheater due to is semicircular construction. Later we will visit Puca Pucara and last but not least Tambomachay a beautiful site well known as a water temple, it is believed that the Incas worship the water there. Once the tour has finished we will take you back to the city around 18:30.
This day we will visit the famous Sacred Valley, worldwide known due to its hidden mystery between myths and legends; it has an impressive beauty and archeological sites. We will pick you up from your hotel around 7:30 – 8:00 am. The first place we will visit is the traditional Pisac market famous by its handicrafts and silverware, and then we will head toward to Pisac ruins located on top of the hill. At this site we will appreciate the amazing agricultural terraces, water fountains, religious center, urban sector and Inca cemetery, our guide will explain more about the Inca’s customs and lifestyle; and also how take as an advantage the resources given by nature.
As we continue with our tour. We will drive along Vilcanota River, where we will appreciate the villages of Coya, Lamay, Yucay that are also part of the Sacred Valley, we will reach Urubamba where you will enjoy of a delicious buffet lunch. Our next stop will be the town of Ollantaytambo, known as the alive Incan town. There, we will visit the archeological site; it’s more important temples and precincts. After this amazing visit, we will move towards the train station to board our train on Aguas Calientes direction, the trip will last about 1:45 min.
Overnight at Aguas Calientes
After you enjoyed breakfast, we will board the bus that will take us to Machu Picchu (2250masl.) this ride will take about 40 minutes. On the arrival to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu you will have a 2-hour guided visit to learn more about its Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Solar Clock, the Urban Sector, the Temple of the Three Windows and an Incan Cemetery. After your guided visit, you will have some free time to wonder around Machu Picchu at your leisure.
At the most opportune time, we will once again take the bus and return down to Aguas Calientes to board the train that will take you to Ollantaytambo train station, where our private transportation is awaiting us to get back to Cusco.
Our representatives will pick you up one last time and take you to the airport. We highly recommend you to be 2 hours prior your departure flight.
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Located inside the luxurious Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, which is the only hotel in front of Machu Picchu.
From USD 40.00 per person
First Class train that has panoramic windows including its windows roof, typical dances, onboard service, comfortable and wider seats.
From USD 40.00 per person
Huayna Picchu Mountain has a steep and narrow path, in some part of the hike you il encounter stone stairs. The walk takes about 2 hours in total.
Machu Picchu Mountain, on the other hands is less steep and the walk is way longer taking approximately 4 hours in total.
From USD 20.00 per person. (Subject to availability).
The tours already have a discounts and they are featured by the companion of other people, which means the tours are shared.