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MACHU PICCHU LIGHT ADVENTURE 6 DAYS

 
Duration 6 Days and 5 Nights
Departures Daily departures from Cusco Peru
Activities Dinner with folkloric Show
Half day horseback riding tour to Nearby ruins of Cusco,
Full day tour to Rafting Tour at Sacred Valley
Light hiking to Mandor falls and Machu Picchu with overnight in the Aguas Calientes town
Customizable YES, feel free to ask for extra services or modifications.
Price per person from USD $ 1779 based on double occupancy
   
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DAY 1: CUSCO PICK UP
Upon arrival to Cusco Airport. Reception and transportation to the Hotel where you will receive an aromatic coca tea to stimulating for the height, will have the day to rest and also we suggest you have a light lunch either at your hotel or in one of the surrounded. At night pick up and according time to go a Dinner Show in a tourist Restaurant then overnight (D).

DAY 2: HORSE BACK RIDING TO CUSCO RUINS
Breakfast and then at 9.00am. We will go to the magnificent Sacsayhuaman can be variously translated as 'speckled falcon' or 'speckled head'. The last interpretation refers to the belief that the city of Cusco was set out in the form of a puma whose head was the hill of Sacsayhuaman. The origins are uncertain but the fortress is generally attributed to the period of Inca Pachacuti, the man who essentially founded the Inca empire.
Here is made the famous Inti Raymi or Festival of the Sun on June 24 of each year.
Just 200 meters from Sacsayhuaman is our next destination Q'enqo (Labyrinth or Zigzag) This is one of the finest examples of a rock artfully carved in situ showing complex patterns of steps, seats, geometric reliefs and a puma design. It was religious center dedicated to the worship of the Earth and, according to some theories, funerary rituals. Our next visit is Puca Pucara (Red Fort) was used as a center for military use and control, as well as a place where travelers may have lodged here with their goods and animals before entering or leaving Cusco.
Our last destination, is Tambomachay (Cavern Lodge) have played an important religious function linked to water and land regeneration. It is estimated that was built around 1500 AD. The site covers approximately one acre and the material used for its construction was limestone with polygonal style gear. It has the following sectors: industry sources at various levels with terraces at the base is a source of great size has two important channels ritual then Return to Cusco. Rest of day at leisure. Overnight (B)

Included
- Private transportation Round trip.
- Horses and saddles.
- Muleteer
- English speaking guide for the archaeological sites.

Recommendations
- Comfortable clothing to ride.
- Wind Breaker (Depending on the season).
- Sun block and sun glasses, Hat
- Bottle of water and Snacks
- Camera

DAY 3: RAFTING FULL DAY
We will pick up you at 8:50 am from your hotel in Cusco.
Our private transportation will take us to our camping ground at "Cusipata river camp”, where we can leave our baggage. Here you will enjoy, hot showers, toilets, sauna and a comfortable dining area.
Our Professional River guides will provide you with all the proper Rafting equipment such as helmet, wet suit, spray jacket, paddle and self bailing raft.

After a comprehensive safety talk you will drive 10 minutes more to Chuqui them we will be running exiting class II & III+. You will spend about two hours floating time, Afterwards, we drive back to CUSIPATA RIVER CAMP “where a good hot lunch will be serve and you can enjoy a relaxing SAUNA. Our return to Cusco should be around 5.30pm. Overnight (B,L)

*OPTIONAL TOUR: You can do ZIP-LINE over 4 cables across the Urubamba River each cable with 100 to 120 mts. , you will spend 20 minutes approximately.
Supplement Optional Tour: US$24 per person


INCLUDES:
• Transportation to the river and back
• All the rafting equipment, such as helmets, life jackets, spray jackets, wet suits, paddles & Raft.
• Professional River guides
• Lunch , we can accommodate to a vegetarian diet upon request
• Photos and video upon request with an additional charge
• Safety Kayaker

YOU SHOULD BRING:
• A complete set of dry clothing
• A pair of sandals or tennis shoes for the river that will get wet.
• Sun Block
• A small towel
• A bathing suit to wear under the wet suit
• A Good positive mental attitude

LIGHT MACHUPICCHU 2 DAYS

DAY 4: CUSCO – MACHUPICCHU – INTIPUNKU (SUNGATE)
The day starts with an early morning rise to transfer to Cusco Train Station for a four hour train journey to the famous Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu, also known as "The Lost City of the Incas", one of the best known examples of surviving Inca architecture. Arrive at Aguas Calientes Station followed by a 20-minute bus drive, climbing 9km of winding road, to the marvelous Citadel. Upon arrival, you will participate in a guided tour to the Sungate. Walking around 1hour from Machupicchu city.
Sungate is one of the best view point. In the afternoon you can explore Machupicchu and the most important temples of the city and you can visit the Inca Bridge with impressive location in the middle of the cliff and you’ll on time for the sunset in Machupicchu. (B, Box lunch)

DAY 5: MACHUPICCHU – WAYNAPICCHU
After the breakfast you’ll decide a what time whenever you want to go to Machupicchu. If the weather is good you can see one of the best sunrise in Machupicchu. After you’ll be ready for your personal challenge to climb the famous mountain of Waynapicchu. The best picture and the best view point is the summit of the mountain.
After this you can explore more this one of the new seven wonders of the world. In the afternoon return to Cusco City. Reception at the train station and transfer to your accommodation (B, box lunch).

SERVICE INCLUDED:
 2 entrance tickets to Machupicchu
 4 bus ticket (Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu – Aguas Calientes)
 Professional Bilingual Guide 2 days
 2 Box lunch
 Train outward / return expedition
 Transfer from / to hotel

NOT INCLUDED:
 Tip for guides
 Alcoholic drinks.
 Fee entrances to the hot springs.
 Water supply
 Cash (no ATM machines in Aguas Calientes)

TRAIN SERVICES:

The Vistadome connect your senses through a sophisticated and sensory travel experience; is the ideal train for those who want to be in contact with the environment and appreciate the wonderful journey to Machu Picchu.
Surrounded entirely by glass and wagons with large panoramic windows offering incomparable scenic views and innumerous opportunities to capture amazing pictures, Vistadome travelers feel connected and part of the impressive landscape of Peru.

The Vistadome also has air conditioning and heating, leather seats that adjust the body to provide comfort and relaxation during the entire trip and has a different service, which allows the visitor to be immersed and feel the Andean culture through its landscapes, music, dance and even food carefully prepared with local ingredients

The Expedition is a travel experience with all the quality and benefits at a lower cost. Is a service designed for the traveler’s comfort, with four passenger seats located in front of each other, so you can share your experience, and for the faithful backpack that is always with you we offer racks placed above the seats. Also, this train has panoramic windows, air conditioning and heating, and Andean music that creates a cheerful atmosphere.

DAY 6: TRANSFER OUT
Breakfast and according time, transportation will be provided to go the airport (B)

END OF SERVICES
 


Sacsayhuaman


Tambomachay

 


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Aguas Calientes

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INCLUDES: All hotel and lodge accommodations based on double or single occupancy. All scheduled transportation. All transfers. All scheduled excursions with English-speaking guide services. All entrance fees. Meals as specified in the itinerary. B=Breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Dinner.

IMPORTANT: For a better service, the company informs you that it has autonomy to change the Hotels mentioned in the itinerary with another one of similar category if therefore sees it by advisable taking into account justifiable availability of spaces or other reasons, if this it is the case you will be notified ahead of time.


NOT INCLUDED IN THE FEE
International and domestic airfares, airport departure taxes or visa fees, excess baggage charges, additional nights during the trip due to flight cancellations, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages or bottled water, snacks, insurance of any kind, laundry, phone calls, radio calls or messages, reconfirmation of international flights and items of personal nature.

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Intihuantana

The Temple Of the sun

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