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$720 Outdoor Activities

3 Day Salkantay Humantay Lake & Train to Machu Picchu

Day 1: Cusco – Mollepata – Humantay Lake – Soraypampa We pick you up from your hotel at 4:30 a.m. to drive for about 3 hours to Mollepata where we start our Salkantay trek . As soon as we are at mollepata while you have breakfast the cook and the horseman will pack all the camping equipment and cooking stuff and we start hiking the first 3 hours will be a little bit uphill to get Cruzpata where we will have lunch with panoramic views of beautiful snow-capped mountains (Humantay; 4120m/13500ft and Salkantay; 6271m/20575ft) – just the start! We will begin our Salkantay trek towards Soraypampa, our first Salkantay Trek camping spot (3800 m/11750ft; the highest and coldest campsite of the trip) we will be very close to the second highest Salkantay snow capped -mountain of Cusco.1ST DAY:Total distance: 15 km (aprox.)Estimated walking time: 7-8 hoursMaximum altitude point: 3,800 m (aprox.)Campsite altitude: 3,800 m (aprox.) Day 2: Soraypampa – Salkantay Pass – Sakantay Lake – Soraypampa – Ollantaytambo- Aguas Calientes. After having our Salkantay Trek breakfast we start walking about 6:30 am ,because this day will take us 4 hours is uphill to get the highest point of the Salkantay Trek (4650m/15200ft) located halfway between 2 huge mountains; Salkantay on the right and Tucarhuay on the left. From the pass, the views of the 2 snow-capped mountains are incredible. There is a possibility of snow here. After a rest and get a group picture, we will be back on the same path to Soraypampa where have lunch and relax then after we will take the bus back to Cusco and the to Ollantaytambo to take the train to aguas calientes and do overnight in Aguas Calientes.2ND DAY:Total distance: 11 km (aprox.)Estimated walking time: 5 – 6 hoursMaximum altitude point: 4,650 m (aprox.) Day 3: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Ollantaytambo – Cusco We wake up early morning about 4 am to then to 4:30 to have the breakfast and leave to walk up to Machupicchu which takes one and half hours up to machupicchu but there is another option to catch the first bus which leaves 5:30 to Machupicchu (25-minutes long) in order to appreciate the magnificent city as the sun is rising. A walking tour (approximately 2 hours) is given by your Guide and after this you can explore the mysterious city by yourselves. If you still have energy you can also climb Huaynapicchu (2720m/8890ft)!!! It takes 45 minutes to reach the top.and after enjoying machupicchu you have to go down to aguas calientes to take the train back to ollantaytambo and then bus back cuscoMeals: BreakfastTotal distance: 4 km (aprox.)Estimated walking time: 1- 2 hoursMaximum altitude point: 2,700 m (aprox.)

$500 Outdoor Activities


FIRST DAY : CUSCO-SORAYPAMPA-CHAULLAY4.00 a.m. Departure from  Cusco to Soraypampa, by car.Aproximately  time: 3 hours7.00 a.m. Breakfast in Soraypampa7.30 a.m. Departure from Soraypampa to Wayracmachay-Hiking to “Paso” (altittude: 4,630 m.s.n.m.)Box-lunch in WayracmachayAfter a short rest, go down  to Camp “Andenes”-4 hoursSECOND DAY : CHAULLAY-LLACTAPATA LODGEVIEW MACHUPICCHU (Paraíso)7.00 a.m. :  Departure from “Andenes”-Lucmabamba , by car From Lucmabamba to Llactapata Lodge, 3 hours hiking, Camino Inca, QapaqñanAccommodation in the room.1.00 p.m. : Lunch in  Llactapata-LodgeIN FRONT OF MACHUPICCCHUFree timeDinnerCampfire THIRD DAY :  Llactapata - Aguas Calientes7.00 a.m. Breakfast11.00 a.m. Trek to Aguas Calientes (5 hours)5:00 p.m.  Arrive to hotel in Aguas Calientes7:00 pm DinnerFOURTH DAY : MACHUPICCHU-CUSCO4:30 a.m. Breakfast5.00 a.m. Trek to Machu Picchu6:00 a.m.  Machu Picchu Entrance12.00 a.m. Trek to Aguas Calientes1.00 p.m. Lunch in Aguas Calientes1:30 pm Train to Hidroelectric3.00 p.m. Return to Cusco9:00 Arriving to your hotelEnd of tour

$4053.98 Weddings & Honeymoons

Honeymoon in Peru

Day 1 - Lima  Pick up from airport and drop off in accommodation Program briefing with Travel Specialists  Day 2 - Lima Lima City Centre historical or gastronomical tourPick up and drop off included Day 3 - Huacachina  Pick up and drop off includedTransportation to Huacachina Oasis Spend the afternoon sand boarding on the Peruvian desert dunes with professional guides Day 4 - Ica Pick up and drop off includedWinery tour and tasting with sommelierTransport to Lima Pick up and drop off at the accommodation Day 5 - Puno Pick up and drop off includedFlight to Juliaca (Lake Titicaca, Puno) Transfer to accommodation  Day 6 - Puno  Guided tour of Uros & Taquile islandsPick up and drop off includedDay 7 - Cusco  Pick up and drop off includedFlight to Cusco Transfer to Hotel Day 8 - Cusco  Guided Cusco City TourPick up and drop off included Day 9 - Scared Valley  Guided tour of Sacred Valley of the Incas (Maras Salt Mines, Moray archeological site & Ollantaytambo ruins) Drop off to accommodation in Sacred Valley  Day 10 - Machu Picchu  Train to Aguas Calientes included Bus to Machu Picchu citadel included Guided tour of Machu Picchu citadel Train to Cusco included Transfer to accommodation  Day 11 - Iquitos - Amazon Rainforest Pick up and drop off includedFlight to Iquitos - Amazon Rainforest Transfer to lodge LunchExplore Amazon Fauna and FloraDinner Day 12 - Iquitos - Amazon Rainforest Visit Monkey Island LunchAmazon river fishingAmazon night trek Dinner Day 13 - Iquitos - Amazon Rainforest / Lima Sunrise boat ride with birdwatching and pink dolphins spottingBreakfastAmazon trekLunch Transfer to airport Flight to Lima Transfer to accommodation  Day 14 - Lima Transfer to airportBreakfast included in all hotels Break, Lunch & Dinner included in Iquitos LodgeDomestic flights Included All guided tours & entrance tickets to sights includedAll transfers included

$388.24 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2D1N Sacred Valley of the Incas, Peruvian Cuisine, and Machu Picchu Tour

DAY 1: SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS + PERUVIAN CUISINE 07h15 approx Pick up from your hotel in CuscoGuided Tour of the Sacred Valle of the Incas: Pisac ruins, Pisac textile market, Ollantaytambo Inca Site, the religious, military and cultural center of the Incas.Peruvian Cuisine served buffet style in Urubamba included16h36 Train Voyager Ollantaytambo > Machu Picchu (You may have to take the 19h00 train if there is no availability at 16h36)1 Night 3-star hotel in Aguas Calientes, double occupancy, private room, private bathroom, breakfast included. Hotel Vista Machu Picchu or Andean Terra. Option to upgrade hotel or even book your own hotel.DAY 2: MACHU PICCHU GUIDED TOUR + RETURN TRAIN Bus Aguas Calientes > Machu Picchu6am-12pm Entrance tickets to Machu Picchu morning shiftOptional: Machu Picchu Mountain 9am hike $25 additional.Machu Picchu Sunrise 2hr guided tourBus Machu Picchu > Aguas CalientesTrain Aguas Calientes > OllantaymboBus Ollantaytambo > Cusco main Plaza

$734 Outdoor Activities


DAY 1: CUSCO - SHORT INCA TRAIL - MACHUPICCHU 04:30 AM we will pick up you from the hotel in Cusco to take you to Ollantaytabo train station, where you will take the train to the Km 104, starting point of our trek. From the archaeological site of "Chachabamba" (2250 masl) we climb in about two and a half hours into the fascinating archaeological site of "Wiñaywayna" (2650 masl) where we will enjoy our tasty box lunch. In the afternoon we follow the semi-tropical forest to the "Intipunku" (the Sun Gate) where we can enjoy the first panoramic view of the majestic "Machu Picchu". From here we descend to Machu Picchu citadel and then take the bus to Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu town, where you can optionally visit the the hot springs and comfortably spend the night at the selected hotel in Aguas Calientes. DAY 2: MACHUPICCHU - CUSCO This day You will wake up very early and after breakfast we board the first bus 5:30 am, You will make a 30 minute journey reaching Machu Picchu at 6:00 am and appreciate the majestic sunrise on Machu Picchu (According to the weather conditions and season). Then You will visit Machu Picchu with the tour guide, visiting the most important places like the Inti Watana, the Temple of the Condor, the main square, the sacred rock and others, At an appropriate time You descend from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes town. In the afternoon you’ll board the train back to Ollantaytambo, where our staff is waiting to take you to the city of Cusco. Aproximately time to arrive to Cusco 09:00 PM

$310 Day Trips & Excursions

Machupicchu Full day Trip Cusco

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Machupicchu Tour GuidesVisit Machupicchu the arqueologycal site. Duration: 3 hours

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