|DAY 1: CUSCO CITY TOUR
Upon arrival to Cusco Airport. 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 and we also suggest you to have a light lunch either at your hotel or in one of the restaurants near the hotel; in the afternoon you will depart on a guided city tour, where tourist have the opportunity to visit 6 places (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 restaurants in the area, then overnight. (No meals included).NOTES:
*City tour: from 1.45pm to 6:30pm approx. (Pickup from the hotel starts at 1:15pm)
DAY 2: MORAY –MARAS –SALINAS – PICHINGOTO – OLLANTA – AGUAS CALIENTES:
DAY 3: MANDOR OR PUTUKUSI:
MANDOR: The botanical garden at the end of the walk that gives us the opportunity to see a beautiful waterfall in addition to enjoying the benefits of a natural pool at the base of the waterfall, this walk will take an average of four hours.
HOT SPRINGS: Located in the same town with hot springs, to which we will go in the evening for a refreshing bath to allow us to replenish our strength. (B, L, D)
DAY 4: WAYNA PICCHU – INTIPUNKU & MACHU PICCHU:
WAYNAPICCHU: The picturesque mountain backdrop shown in the classic photographs, the full path will take us an average of four hours the same order to explore constructions located on the top of Wayna Picchu and follow the path towards a place called Temple of the Moon AND / OR GREAT CAVE, which at the sacrifice of walking we will be well rewarded.
INTIPUNKU: Known like Sun’s door that taking the opposite direction of arrival of the Inca Trail can climb an average of one hour to explore the qualities of the place and finally back in the direction of Aguas Calientes.
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.
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 5: SOUTH VALLEY (Note: Take this tour on: Mon, Wed and Fri)
TIPON: This beautiful set of agricultural terraces, long stairways and canals carved in stone is located about 20 km southwest of the city (45 minutes). According to legend, Tipon is one of the royal gardens ordered the construction Wiracocha. It consists of twelve terraces flanked by stone walls and huge terraces perfectly polished, these are quite large and as one moves, shrink, as well as canals and ornamental waterfalls.
Highlights of the harmony achieved greatly in the conduction of water through the fine stone structures as aqueducts, some of them underground or falls gullies.
PIKILLAQTA: The complex includes the city itself plus another 23 sets associated with closeness and functionality, containing historic or Muyna Wakarpay lagoon, with a suggestive landscape considered one of the most beautiful in the world. Pikillaqta was built during the heyday of the Wari culture AD 500 or 900 years. This great urban and ceremonial center of almost 2 km long, consists of a citadel surrounded by ramparts and walls up to 7m. in height. There are numerous deposits qolqas or barns and buildings in almost every small stones have been used together with mud.
In some precincts were small idols in turquoise on display at the museum Inca. Pikillaqta stands as a massive set of stone structures concentrated on a hill overlooking the beautiful lagoon of Lucre. Pikillaqta fleas or city, is perhaps the greatest pre-Inca city in the region and its name derives from the presence of numerous compounds of only 4 m square which apparently belonged to a military garrison.
ANDAHUAYLILLAS: Is a cozy village with a warm climate rather benign as a result of being surrounded by mountains and the left bank of the river “Vilcanota” below which is called “Urubamba” lands have a privileged fertility and its people are quiet and friendly.
In its vast main square, adorned with “rams” and palm trees is their most valuable jewel: the colonial church of Andahuaylillas, considered the “Sistine Chapel” of the Americas, the quality of the work of art that are in their interior. That church was built on some important Inca constructions, possibly a “Waka” as the foundation of the church were made with carved andesites own religious Quechua architecture, turn around are the remains of other Inca constructions, highlighting the cover of transitional architecture (transition from colonial to Inka) on the western side of the church with sculptures of two quadrupeds in its lintel.
DAY 6: TRANSFER OUT
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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 INCLUDE: 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.