Guided visit to Machu Picchu
Discover the incredible lost city of the Incas Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu.
If your time is very short, and you have a great desire to visit the “Lost Legendary City of the Incas”, it is possible to do it in an incredible way in one day.
Transfer from the airport upon arrival in Cusco before starting the trip to Machupicchu, our travel company begins the services when our representative contacts you.
Cusco Airport Transfer
Depends on your flight’s arrival time
Full day excursion to the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu; Our representative will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco and transfer to the train station, to enjoy a unique landscape next to the Sacred River of the Incas the Urubamba until you reach the town of Aguas Calientes.
Upon arrival at the Aguas Calientes station, you will board a tourist bus that will take you to the Historic Sanctuary or “Sacred City” of Machu Picchu. Your expert and very knowledgeable guide will walk with you through the main urban and incredible areas. that encloses this magical place. Stroll through the squares and climb the delicately carved stone stairs. The esoteric wisdom that encloses Machu Picchu considered today as the new spiritual and magnetic center of the world. There will be time to be alone and fully embrace this magnificent wonder of the world, thus achieving for the only time the best of your experiences in your life.After the excursion you will have time to enjoy a last walk through the places that have fascinated you the most, as well as to take the photo again in the special place that you consider in your free time.
Then we will take the bus down to the town of Aguas Calientes to have lunch at the restaurant for this program, it is included in the price.
Train back to Cusco: In the afternoon we go to the Aguas Calientes station for the return trip to Cusco – upon arrival at the train station, we have contact with our staff and transfer to the Hotel in Cusco.
• Food: Lunch
Accommodation at the Cusco Hotel
Keep in mind: You must take the first flight to the imperial city of Cusco in order to make the excursion to Machu Picchu; check the first flights to Cusco with www.lan.com you must arrive in Cusco between 6:00 a.m.
Breakfast at the hotel; At 8:00 am we have a private, guided walking tour of the city of Cusco; includes the San Blas artisans’ neighbourhood, Hatun Rumiyoc street, (Famous Twelve Angled Stone), Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, the Temple of the Sun – Qoricancha and the Regional Historical Museum and Inca Museum.
Our tour begins in the typical neighborhood of San Blas, with its artisans, you will visit the church of San Blas famous for the impressive wood carvings (Pulpito de San Blas). Afterwards we will walk along the famous Cuesta de San Blas continue along Hatun Rumiyoc street, where the Inca Roca Palace is located. On its Inca walls, you will discover the figures of a puma and a snake. In addition, you will be surprised with the famous 12-angle stone, the place contains the perfection of Inca architecture.
Continue with the Plaza de Armas of Cusco. We will enter the Cathedral of Cusco and be able to appreciate the Baroque style of the 16th century, you can admire the beautiful gold leaf crafts, wood carvings and colonial paintings that contain extensive Inca iconography with Baroque style, We will visit the Qoricancha (Temple of the Sun) place where the Dominican order was raised, the Convent and the Church of Santo Domingo. Legend has it that this temple was completely covered in gold, which impressed the conquerors upon their arrival in the Capital of the Inca Empire. Finally around 3:30 pm. We have the Transfer to the Cusco airport for your return flight to Lima.
• Food: Breakfast, Lunch