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Day 1: Arrive to Cusco and Transfer to your Hotel – Afternoon City Tour Cusco (optional)
Day 2: Sacred Valley, Incariy Museun and Train to Aguas Calientes village
Day 3: Visit Machu Picchu & return to Cusco
Day 4: Rainbow Mountain Hike
Day 5: Maras Moray, Salineras and Weaving Process in Chinchero
Day 6: Humantay Lagoon hike
Day 7: Transfer Out
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.
Optional Tour: 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.
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. 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, at the given time, according to the train ticket schedule, we approach to the train station for the check in to travel from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes for about 2 hours, where you will be transferred to your hotel, and enjoy a delicious dinner at a tourist restaurant, and then prepare for the visit to Machu Picchu next day.
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
We pick you up from your hotel in Cusco at around 4:00 am in our private car, to the town of Cusipata, this trip takes about 2 hours. We will stop for breakfast in a Traditional Tourist Restaurant. Then we continue for one more hour.in our private transportation to the community of Chillihuani
Then, we start our hike to the Rainbow Hill, for approximately 2 hours, during the journey we will have amazing views of red and yellow mountains, also alpacas and if we are lucky, we can see condors flying and wild vicuñas.
While we rest, our Tour Guide will explain about all the meaning and origin of the colors we can see in the mountain, and the rest of the time we’ll have some free time to take pictures and contemplate this beautiful nature.
Finally, we start our way back, accompanied by the beautiful landscape, to take our transport to the village of Cusipata to have lunch and then return to Cusco.
If you prefer, you can rent a horse for 60 soles each way.
Note: If we have time, we can make some stops at interesting places such as the Inca bridge, the archaeological center of Rumi Colca and the Huacarpay lagoon on the way back to Cusco.
Around 8:00 am after breakfast, we start our tour to Salineras, where salt has been extracted since Inca times as a means of economic exchange, people still exploit this.
Then, we continue to the Archaeological Center of Moray, where we can see the magnificent Inca agricultural laboratory, composed of three groups of circular terraces (muyus in Quechua) that descend 490 feet (150 meters) from the highest terrace to the lowest. We will also visit the town of Maras. During the colonial times it had its importance because of the large Jesuit community was installed there, here you’ll appreciate carved wooden doors that belonged to the priests.
Finally, we’ll visit the weaver’s village of Chinchero, to appreciate some Inca terraces, used for the cultivation of potatoes, a colonial church over the Inca palace, and we will visit a Textile Center called Tupay where they will explain you about the Andean Weaving Process followed by a delicious lunch prepared by the residents.
At around 4 pm we return to the city of Cusco, where you will be transferred to your hotel.
We will pick you up from your hotel, at 4:00 am, to go in a trip to the town of Mollepata to have breakfast (included in the package) and then continue the trip to Soraypampa, to start our hike.
We start walking uphill for approximately 1.30 hour until we reach the Humantay Lake where our guide will explain you the origin of the color and the importance of the glaciers for the Andean people. There you will have free time to contemplate and photograph this beautiful landscape or to meditate, if you prefer!.
Then we begin to descend to Soraypampa to take our transportation to Mollepata to have our delicious lunch, included in the package, too. After lunch our trip back to Cusco begins.
We arrive to Cusco approximately at 6.30 pm
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!
Did you know that if you wish, it is possible to extend your stay to other destinations in Peru?
Consult with your Travel Agent.
Here are some additional items that you can include in this tour.