CUSCO CITY TOUR
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 free morning to rest and also we suggest you
have a light lunch in either your hotel or in one of the
surrounded; in the afternoon we will depart on a City
tour (entrance to the archaeological centers and museums
including) we will visit the Main square, Cathedral, the
Koricancha (temple of the sun) and in addition we will
make a route bordering archaeological centers like
Sacsayhuaman Fortress, Q'enko, Puka Pukara and
Tambomachay, tour finishes 6:30pm approximately at the
main square in order you can take dinner in one of the
exquisite restaurants in the area, then overnight. (No
*City tour: from 1.45pm to 6:30pm approx. (Pickup from
the hotel starts at 1:15pm)
DAY 2 FULL DAY SACRED VALLEY TOUR
Breakfast. You will be picked up at 8:15 am. Full day
excursion to the Urubamba Valley visiting: the colorful
Indian market in Pisac where a mixture of color and
tradition will be able appreciated besides will have a
good opportunity to try our bargain skills on the free
time to interact with the local craftsmen to purchase
their hand-made souvenirs. The Valley has a distance of
31 km (19 miles) of Cusco, and an altitude of 2,970 ms
(9,700 p), Pisac is located to the entrance of the
Sacred Valley and followed by Ollantaytambo, the older
town continuously occupied of the American continent.
The narrow streets of Ollantaytambo, along with their
channels that have not varied from the time Inca, evoke
their ancestral inheritance, lunch in a typical
restaurant and then the last visit will be to Chinchero
Chinchero is believed to be the mythical birthplace of
the rainbow. Its major claim to tourism is its colorful
Sunday market which is much less tourist-orientated than
the market at Pisac. At the end, return to Cusco main
square at 6:30pm approx.
The night is free for you to eat in a restaurant of your
choice; although we always have plenty of suggestions
for you should you require them. (B, L)
Note: Take this tour on market days: Tuesday, Thursday
Bilingual Guided tour on different days
DAY 3 MACHU PICCHU FULL DAY TOUR
*Note: Doesn’t work on Sundays
Breakfast and at 8.15am pick up to go Poroy Train's
station. The Hiram Bingham departs from Poroy Station
(20 minutes outside Cusco) at 9.00am which gives a more
leisurely start to the day than the traditional 6am
departures of other train services to Machu Picchu.
Brunch is served on board the train whilst passengers
watch the spectacular scenery unfolding before them.
From the agricultural plains of the Sacred Valley, to
the crashing waters of the Urubamba River, and as you
get closer to Machu Picchu the soaring mountains, the
scenery is constantly changing, and the Hiram Bingham
travels at a speed where this can be appreciated.
The train arrives into Aguas Calientes where private
minibuses await passengers to escort them on the fifteen
minute journey up to the citadel, avoiding the queues.
Upon arrival at the Machu Picchu entrance, passengers
can go straight into the citadel as tickets will have
been pre-purchased for all guests.
A guide will escort you around the citadel in small
groups, pointing out the best of the ruins and
recounting the history of this Inca settlement.
After the guided tour, guests are given the choice to
wander alone through this fascinating World Heritage
site, or to enjoy Afternoon Tea at the Machu Picchu
Sanctuary Lodge, the Orient-Express hotel located right
at the entrance to the citadel.
The Hiram Bingham departs at 18.00. Guests are welcomed
back on board with pre-dinner cocktails served in the
Bar Car with live musical entertainment. Later a
4-course, à la carte dinner is served in the dining cars.
The train pulls into Poroy station just outside Cusco at
21.25. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel. Overnight.
WHAT'S INCLUDED ON HIRAM BINGHAM?
On-board meals with Peruvian wine, cusqueña Beer, soft
drinks and hot drinks (brunch on outward journey, dinner
on return), on-board entertainment, guides, bus
transfers, entrance to the Machu Picchu sanctuary and
afternoon tea at Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge,
DAY 4 CUZCO / LIMA
Breakfast and according time, transportation will be
provided to go the airport (B).
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