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Machu Picchu Perú

Cusco and Short Inca Trail 6D

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Trip Overview

We are a 100% Peruvian agency specialized in small groups with experienced guides for all our trekking tours to Machu Picchu, and we have the best prices of the market because we do not subcontract, we are a direct tour operator. Guarantee a magical and headache-free trip with our team.

Tour plan

Day 1: Arrive to Cusco and Transfer to your Hotel
Day 2:
 Archaeological City Tour Cusco
Day 3: Sacred Valley, Incariy Museun and Ollantaytambo
Day 4: Train to Km 104 – Inca Trail Hike to MAchu Picchu
Day 5: Visit Machu Picchu & return to Cusco
Day 6: Transfer Out to the Airport

Included

  • 5 nights at hotel
  • Tour guide for all excursions
  • All entrance fees
  • All necessary transportation for the tours.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1Arrival to Cusco and Transfer to your Hotel

At the given time of your arrival, our representatives will be at the airport in Cusco, waiting to transfer you to the hotel and help you to check in and provide you with the necessary information about restaurants, currency exchange, etc. After this,  you have the morning free to acclimatize.

Day 2City Tour in the Afternoon

In the afternoon at 13:00 hours, we will start the archaeological City Tour of Cusco, in this tour we will visit the Cathedral of Cusco,  it houses a large collection of architectural works of Spanish Baroque style.

Then, we will visit the Temple of Coricancha, also known as the Temple of the Sun, where the Spaniards built the Church of Santo Domingo over one of the most important Inca Sacred enclosures.

After this, we’ll leave the city to go to four archaeological sites, such as Sacsayhuaman, where the Inti Raymi (Festival of the Sun) the most popular celebration of Cusco, is recreated every June 24th, then we will visit Qenqo, Tambomachay, and Pukapukara (famous Inca Baths).

The tour ends at approximately 6:30 pm.

Day 3Sacred Valley, Inkari Museum and Ollantaytambo

At 08:00 h in the morning, is the departure from Cusco to Ollantaytambo, we´ll go along the famous Vilcanota River, better known as the Sacred Valley of the Incas. On the way, we will stop to have explanations from our guide about the Inca sites and to observe the landscape.

The first archaeological site to visit is Pisac, with its huge Inca terraces for agriculture, the extensive constructions over the valley such as temples, houses, altars, etc., and then we go ahead to the traditional market (only on market days), there you will have some free time to interact with local artisans, or to buy handmade souvenirs and handycraft in general.

Then we continue to the Inkary Museum, where you will learn about the amazing history of the most important cultures of Peru, here you can appreciate life-size models and mannequins of pre-Inca cultures such as: Caral, Chavin, Paracas, Nazca, Mochica, Lambayeque and Chimu. Then we visit this Inkary museun just with private gropus, but in shared service we go directly to Urubamba for lunch.

After lunch, we head to Ollantaytambo, well known as the Museum town , the Inca city with remarkable canals, stone streets, where the Inca architecture is still preserved. We visit the incredible temples with huge blocks.

Finally, we will transfer to your hotel in Ollantaytambo, and enjoy a delicious dinner at a tourist restaurant (not included), and then prepare for the visit next day Hike.

Day 4Train to KM104 and hike to Machu Picchu by the Inca Trail

We will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco at 4 am.  If your hotel is in the Sacred Valley, we will pick you up at 5 am. Then we will drive to Ollantaytambo.

At 5:30 am, our tour guide will give you a box lunch to carry in your backpack, then we approach to the train station to board the train to kilometer 104.

After about an hour, we get off the train where the Short 2 day Inca Trail hike begins (2,000m/6,560 feet above sea level).  Here you must show your passport at the checkpoint to start the hike. The first hour and a half is uphill with several shelters along the way to rest and to appreciate the views of the Urubamba River Valley. The we will go to the spectacular Inca site of Wiñay Wayna (2,600 m/8,500 ft above sea level). Your guide will inform you about the history and function of this stunning and interesting place.

After lunch, rest and use of the restrooms, we will continue our 2 day Inca Trail hike, (mostly a flat way) to the famous Sun Gate (Inti Punku). There are a few steep stairs, just a few meters before we arrive at this destination. When arriving to the Inti Punku, The Gate of the Sun, we will have our first incredible view of Machu Picchu.

After a well-deserved rest, and enjoying the views, the last part of the hiking begins, heading down to Machu Picchu Park.

Along the way we will see amazing landscapes of mountains, plentiful vegetation, and a couple of Inca sites with more and more breathtaking views of Machu Picchu as we get closer.

When we arrive to Machu Picchu, you will have plenty of free time to take pictures and appreciate the sunset over Machu Picchu and the mountains.

Finally, we will board a bus from the Machu Picchu Park to the town of Aguas Calientes, where we will overnight in a hotel. Also, our dinner will be in a Tourist Restaurant, and after this, it is free time for you.

Day 5Visit to Machu Picchu & return to Cusco

This is the most important day, your visit to Machu Picchu, one of the Wonders of the World!

We encourage you to get up early to board one of the first buses to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. Once we arrive to the Inca site of Machu Picchu, there you will have about two hours of guidance , during the explanation you will visit the viewpoint, the Intihuatana located at the top of the citadel, the temple of the sun, the temple of the condor, and other important sectors.

After this, you will have some free time to explore the rest of the citadel on your own. At the recommended time you will return to Aguas Calientes for lunch (not included) and board the train back to Ollantaytambo, here there will be a bus waiting to transfer you to your hotel in Cusco City

Day 6Departure Transfer

The team will be at the hotel two hours before the departure of the flight to take you from the hotel to the airport, to go back to Lima.

Here, our service and your visit to the marvelous City of Cusco finishes!

Includes

  • Excursions with Tour Guide • Free walking tour around the city of Cusco (optional)
    • Archaeological City Tour Cusco
    • Sacred Valley of the Incas + Buffet Lunch
    • Guided tour in Machu Picchu Maras,
    • Short Inca Trail hike
  • Hotels with breakfast• 03 nights hotel in Cusco
    • 01 hotel night in Ollantaytambo
    • 01 hotel night in Aguas Calientes
  • Transfers & Transportation • From the airport to the hotel in Cusco.
    • For all the tours from arrival to departure
    • Train ticket in the Expeditions service from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes. Round Trip
    • Tourist bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu. Round Trip.
    • From Ollantaytambo or Poroy train station to Cusco hotel
    • From the hotel in Cusco to the airport.
  • Tickets• Entrance to the Cathedral of Cusco
    • Entrance to the Inca site of Koricancha
    • Entrance to all the archaeological complexes visited on this tour (BTG)
    • Entrance to the Inkariy Museum
    • Entrance to the Short Inca Trail and to the citadel of Machu Picchu.
  • Medical Kit• Our entire team has been trained in first aid and carries a first aid kit to deal with emergencies.

Not Included

  • Tips for staff Tipping is a common tradition on any kind of tour, although we pay a good salary to all our staff, an extra tip is always welcome for them.
  • Lunch and dinner that were not mentioned.
  • Travel insurance is not mandatory, but recommended.
  • Domestic or international airfare.
  • VistaDome Train
  • Other type of tours in Machu Picchu (Mountains)

Extras and Upgrades

  • Here are some additional items that you can include in this tour.

    • Vistadome Train for Return: US $ 70 -First class train with panoramic views, windows on roof, typical dance show and on-board service and best accommodation.
    • Huayna Picchu Mountain: US$70 – It is the famous mountain behind the archaeological site of Machu Picchu. It takes 50 minutes to go up and another 40 to come back. You can climb it after you finish the guided tour of Machu Picchu. The entrance to this mountain has an additional cost and needs to be booked in advance.
    • Private tours and excursions. They are ideal for those who wants a more personalized service, where the schedules are arranged according to the client’s requirements.
    • Extensions. If you wish we can extend your trip a few more days, before or after the tour, either in Cusco or to other destinations in Peru, just consult us.

Price

Prices in shared service

Category and room type ↓Hotels Included ↓
Without Hotel
$  …,00 per person
In this price, you will have to book the hotels by your self.

Economic ***
Package price per person in room

Single
$ …,00
Double
$ …,00
Triple
$ …,00
Cusco:
-Rojas Inn, Maytaq Wasin or Similar
Águas Calientes:
-Retama Inn, Hatun Samay or Similar

Tourist ***
Package price per person in room

Single
$ …,00
Double
$ …,00
Triple
$ …,00
Cusco:
-San Agustin Internacional, Tierra Viva Standar or Similar
Águas Calientes:
-Tara Hotel, Waman Inn or Similar

Superior ****
Package price per person in room

Single
$ …,00
Double
$ …,00
Triple
$ …,00
Cusco:
-San Agustin Dorado o Plaza, Casa Andina or Similar
Águas Calientes:
-Casa Andina, Ferre Mapi, Tierra Viva or Similar

Premium ****
Package price per person in room

Single
$ …,00
Double
$ …,00
Triple
$ …,00
Cusco:
-Sonesta Hotel, Xima Hotel or Similar
Águas Calientes:
– Jaya, Hatun Inti or Similar

Luxury *****
Package price per person in room

Single
$
Double

Triple
$
Cusco:
-Marriot, Belmond, Libertador
Águas Calientes:
-Sumaq Hotel, Inka Terra.
  • A group trip means that it is open for other travelers to join in.
  • 100% guaranteed departures. This tour can be done at any time of the year.
  • Prices are per person based on the selected hotel room and in American Dollars.
  • For tours in private service contact us, it has another cost.

Discount:

  • 40 dollars discount for travelers under 17 years old.
  • 40 dollars discount for CAN member countries: Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia.
  • Groups, with more than 6 members also have a discount. Please inform us at the time of booking so that we can apply the discount.
How to Book and Pay ?
  • To book, it is necessary to make the initial payment of the requested amount US $ … per person with any credit or debit card, by the way that we will indicate.
  • After the deposit, you will have to send us a passport photos, only with this we will be able to confirm your deposit and booking.
  • If you cancel the tour, all deposits are non-refundable for any reason.
  • The remaining balance must be paid in Cusco before starting your tour with cash.
  • Note: If you are paying the balance with credit or debit card there is an extra charge of 6%.

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