Duration 4 Days and 3 Nights
Departures Daily departures from Cusco Peru
Activities Cusco City tour and Nearby ruins, Full day tour to Sacred valley visiting markets of Pisac and Chincheros with Ollantaytambo fortress and Machu Picchu Tour
Customizable YES, feel free to ask for extra services or modifications

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DAY 1: CUSCO CITY TOUR

Upon arrival to Cusco Airport, we will arrange reception and transportation to the hotel where you will receive an aromatic coca tea to help your body and heart with the altitude, you will have the morning free to rest. In the afternoon you will depart on a guided city tour, where you will visit Cusco’s 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. After the tour, enjoy a quiet evening in your hotel, or explore the city at your own pace.

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DAY 2: FULL DAY SACRED VALLEY TOUR

Breakfast at your hotel. Full day excursion to the Sacred Valley visiting: The ruins of Pisac. Pisac is located at the entrance of the Sacred Valley followed by Ollantaytambo. Pisac is a pretty village and has plenty of small handicraft shops and is worth a visit on any day of the week as is a good place to buy the local ceramics including a huge and varied collection of hand-painted souvenirs. You will have time to have lunch in a typical restaurant in Urubamba then we continue with Ollantaytambo which is an attractive little town located at the western end of the Sacred Valley, considered the oldest town continuously occupied in the American continent, and is located at the foot of some spectacular Inca ruins which protected the strategic entrance to the lower Urubamba Valley. The narrow streets of Ollantaytambo, along with their channels that have not varied from the Inca time, and evoke their ancestral inheritance.
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.

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DAY 3: FULL DAY MACHU PICCHU TOUR

Early breakfast and pickup to go the train station to depart to Machu Picchu, the trip takes about 2 hours. During the trip we will have an amazing view of the landscapes of the Sacred Valley of Urubamba and the Amazon rainforest providing you with a hint of how much Peru has to offer. Upon arrival to the little town of Aguas Calientes you will take a bus ride up towards Machu Picchu the “Lost City of the Incas”, where you will meet your guide, for a tour through this huge Historical Sanctuary visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sun Dial, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and various burial grounds. Following the tour you will have some free time to explore the ruins at your own pace. Return to the town of Aguas Calientes to take the train that will take you back to the city of Cusco. Reception at the train station and transfer to your accommodation.

TRAIN OPTIONS:

The Hiram Bingham is the most luxurious way to journey between Cusco and Machu Picchu. For many visitors a trip to Machu Picchu is a once in a lifetime experience, and the Hiram Bingham assures a magical journey, never to be forgotten.
The carriages are painted a distinctive blue and gold and the interiors are luxurious, warm and inviting with elegant decoration in the style of the 1920’s Pullman trains.
On board you will be served by a team of dedicated waiters who will attend to your every need and make sure your journey is as comfortable and luxurious as you imagined.

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 numerous 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 4: TRANSFER OUT

Breakfast and transportation will be provided to go the airport. ( Airfare is not included in package price.) (Breakfast).

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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.

IMPORTANT: Hotels mentioned in the itinerary may change with another one of similar category and service, depending on availability. If a change is necessary, your travel advisor will advice you in advance.

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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Packages start at USD$1,239 for our 4-day Cusco & Machu Picchu package (with domestic flights included.)
We specialize in complete travel packages that allow you to enjoy your travels while we handle the logistics.
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