Highlights: Cusco City, Pisaq typical market and archaeological zone, Ollantaytambo Inca Fortress and Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary. Cusco has many attractions, especially the Inca culture, it involves visiting the beautiful colonial temples built on Inca Palaces. Get to know the famous Sacred Valley of the Incas, This tour includes the famous train trip from Ollantaytambo to the town of Aguas Calientes and be able to better explore Machu Picchu.
All transfers in the city of Cusco for each of the scheduled excursions.
Our travel organization Machu Picchu Kingdom of the Incas Empire, begins the services when it makes contact with you. Our representative will meet with you at the airport, or the hotel in Cusco to explain the itinerary in a personalized way.
Cusco Hotel Transfer
Depends on your flight’s arrival time
Buffet breakfast; The transfer starts from the hotel at 8:00 am for your full day excursion to the impressive Sacred Valley of the Incas, explore the beautiful full day landscape of the magical Sacred Valley. First, you will visit the city of Pisaq, very famous for its well-known and varied artisan market, textiles, handicrafts, works and unique silver designs. In colonial times, “exchange of products or barter” was carried out. In this type of operation, customers exchanged one good for another instead of using currency. To know the Pisaq market is to appreciate the magnificent works made by hand local people, this gives an incalculable added value to their work.
Sunday is a main day in Pisaq for having the attraction of hearing masses celebrated in Quechua and Spanish. With the presence of the main authorities such as mayors and their assistants who play traditional musical instruments called “pututos”.
Then, we continue to the city of Urubamba, the most important in the Sacred Valley, here we have a typical Peruvian buffet lunch (included in the price) for an hour we will enjoy the restaurant facilities, and then continue our visit to the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo Knowing this impressive archaeological complex reflects the great management and mastery that these characters had in the place. This magnificent archaeological group offers a great panorama and viewpoint to contemplate the valley both to the South and the North. The chronicles say that it was the royal domain of Emperor Pachakuteq, this great Inca portent later served as a stronghold for Manco Inca when he carried out the rebellion against the Spanish. After the unit will leave us in Ollantaytambo, where you will spend the night – Accommodation at the Ollantaytambo hotel
• Food: Lunch
Breakfast at the hotel; Full day excursion to Machu Picchu; take the train from the Ollantaytambo train station to enjoy 1 hour and 40 minutes heading to Aguas Calientes in a very comfortable train next to the sacred river of the Incas the Willkamayu or Urubamba river, we will be able to appreciate the change in the landscape of the dry climate of the Valley to the typical humid climate of the jungle, which is where the New Wonder of the World is located.
Upon arrival at the Aguas Calientes station, you will board a tourist bus that will take us to the “sacred city” of Machu Picchu. In the company of your expert guide, you will participate in a guided tour of the Complex or Sacred City, visiting the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the most important known as Intihuatana, important for its great handling for Inca astronomy, It has a good state of conservation, it generates a lot of admiration in our visitors, the temple of the Three Windows, houses, warehouses, the great central square; and the entire urban area with narrow passages that are surrounded by terraces or platform systems that give greater solidity to the mountain. After the excursion, you will have time to walk through the archaeological sites or sites that have most impressed you, taking the photo perhaps as the most important proof of your visit to this new wonder of the planet.
Then, you will have time to do any of the following activities by yourself (not included in the price):
1. Climb the Mountain of Wayna Picchu; For the more adventurous, climbing this great Mountain implies a great unique challenge for you. From where you can appreciate the great immensity of the Machu Picchu Sanctuary, making your visit even more surprising.
2. Another impressive walk is to get to Puerta del Sol; great opportunity to walk (approx. 1 hour) and enjoy the great landscape, the Urubamba canyon, highly recommended Puerta del Sol (Inti Punku).
Lunch at the Restaurant of the Sanctuary Lodge in Machu Picchu, considered in the price of this program. Then take the bus down according to the scheduled time
Train back to Cusco: In the afternoon we go to the Aguas Calientes train station to take the train back to Cusco – train class (Vistadome Class). Arrival at Poroy station, reception and transfer to your Hotel in Cusco. Night of accommodation in Cusco.
Accommodation at the Cusco Hotel
• Food: Breakfast, Lunch