PRIVATE TOUR OF CUSCO & MACHU PICCHU 2 DAYS
Guided tour of Machu Picchu Citadel
Get the most out of Cusco and Machu Picchu on a 2-day private tour, and enjoy the personalized attention of a private sightseeing experience! This tour is specifically designed for those who have a limited time in Cusco and want to visit the sacred citadel of Machu Picchu. If you’re simply making a stopover in Cusco or want a weekend getaway from Lima
|Trip Length:||2 Días|
|Tour Type:||Tour Clasico|
|Type service:||Tour Privado|
|Destinations:||Cusco, Machu Picchu|
|Highlights:||Activities:||Cultura, Historia /Arqueologia|
Day 1: Arrival to Cusco & Full Day Machu Picchu
Upon your arrival in Cusco, your two-day private tour begins as you are picked up from the airport and taken to your hotel to drop off your luggage. While checking in, you’ll be greeted with coca tea, which helps defeat altitude sickness. Then it’s straight to the train station for your Machu Picchu day trip by Vistadome Train.
Upon arrival at Aguas Calientes station, you’ll board a small bus and head up to the ruins of the “sacred city”, Machu Picchu. Your expert guide will walk with you through the main streets of these amazing ruins. Stroll through town squares and climb delicately carved stone stairways. Esoteric wisdom holds Machu Picchu as the new spiritual center of the world. There will be time to be alone and fully embrace this magnificent wonder of the world, letting this once-in-a-lifetime experience set in.
Lunch at the Sanctuary Lodge Restaurant in Machu Picchu (included in the price)
Train back to Cusco: In the afternoon you’ll return to the train station in Aguas Calientes for the trip back to Cusco – train departure to Cusco (Vistadome Class); upon arrival to Cusco reception and transfer to the Hotel
Overnight at Cusco Hotel
- Meals Included: Lunch
Please note: You must take the first flight into Cusco in order to catch the train to Machu Picchu; please check early flights to Cusco with www.lan.com you must arrive to Cusco between 6:40am to 7:30am
Day 2 – Cusco Walking Tour – Flight back to Lima
Breakfast at the hotel; at 9:00am a private, guided walking tour of the city of Cusco; including San Blas, Hatun Rumiyoc Street, Main Square, the Cathedral and the Koricancha.
Our tour will beginning in the neighborhood of San Blas, with its artisans, you’ll visit the church of San Blas to see its impressively carved woodwork. You’ll go down the narrow stairs of Hatun Rumiyoc Street where the Palace of Inca Roca is located. On its walls, you’ll discover the figures of a puma and a snake. Also, be sure to observe the famous stone with 12 angles, the perfect image of the Incan architectural perfection.
Continue on to the Main Square of Cusco. You’ll enter the Cathedral of Cusco and see the beautiful woodwork and colonial paintings containing extensive Incan iconography. Visit the Koricancha (Temple of the Sun) on which the Santo Domingo Convent was built. Legend says this temple was completely gold coated, which impressed the conquerors upon their arrival. The tour ends with a detailed visit of the city of Cusco.
After Lunch; around 1:00pm transfer Cusco airport for your flight to Lima
- Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
All mentioned land transport (bus, etc.), Hotel accommodation with breakfast, entrance to parks and cultural sights, guided visits and mentioned excursions, English/Spanish speaking guide to accompany visits and excursions, all transfers, meals as indicated in the itinerary, Train tickets Vistadome Class
Services not included
International airfares, domestic flights
Airport departure (US$ 30 per person for international flights and US$ 6.5 for national flights) taxes or visa fees, excess baggage charges, additional nights during the trip due to flight cancellations, alcoholic beverages or bottled water, snacks, insurance of any kind, laundry, phone calls, radio calls or messages, reconfirmation of flights and items of personal nature, personal equipment, obligatory personal insurance and meals which are not mentioned, Entrance fee to Wayna Picchu Mountain cost US$ 65
Domestic flights are not included in the price; you’ll need to book the following