Cusco, Machu Picchu, and Sacred Valley 5-Day Tour

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Cusco hotels or Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport to Returns to original departure point

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Join this 5 days, 4 nights tour of Cusco and Machu Picchu with fully guided sightseeing tours. See incredible historical site such as Sacsayhuaman, Q’enqo, Sacred Valley, and the mountain of Huayna Picchu. Complete, with daily breakfast and round-trip airport transfers. Makes good time and memories while exploring this region of the world wonders.
Day 1: Cusco Arrival After your pickup from the Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure before beginning a 4-hour city tour listening|walking into history of the Incas (starting at 1:30pm) or wait the panoramic bus for a 2 hours exploration ride in the surrounding of Cusco (starting at 3h00pm). The guided visit are: the Convent of Santo Domingo, Sacsayhuaman, Q’enqo, Pukapukara, and Tambomachay. Return back to the city in the evening. Day 2: Sacred Valley VIP Tour (B)We will start our VIP excursion through the Sacred Valley of the Incas in Chinchero, where we will join a traditional weaving workshop. We will be part of the most remarkable textile handmaking display and see how the locals are working fashion. Then, we continue with a guided tour to the non-traditional Maras Moray circuit, a unique archaeological group that is one of a kind. The gigantic circular depressions in theground surface were believed to be an agriculture investigation centre of the Inca’s but also a vibration complex. Then we drive to the salt mines located 7 km from Moray, pass through a typical Spanish village called Maras. In the afternoon we will visit the village of Ollantaytambo and the Inca Archaeological site which was inhabited 500 years ago and still remains in pretty good state... TWe will return back to Cusco via Pisac, a colonial town were we will find the indigenous and traditional market with hand crafted goods and souvenirs. After exploring town we then head towards the P’isaq RuinsDay 3: Cusco - Aguas Calientes (B)Enjoy an early breakfast in the hotel and then transfer to the train station in Ollantaytambo. You are going to the Machu Picchu!!! After arriving in Aguas Calientes, the day is yours and nearby hot springs can help you relax or maybe you like hiking and would like exploring several small trails in the area?Day 4: Machu Picchu (B)After an early wake-up at 4am, start your one-hour trekking up to Machu Picchu. Meet your guide at the entrance to marvel at the breathtaking sunrise, then continue on a 2-hour guided tour. Afterwards there will be free time to explore the site more in details. For those who reserve in advance a climb to Huayna Picchu is possible (usually at least 1 month in advance), for the rest the Old Mountain will be the way. Make the 1-hour trek up to the mountain of Huayna Picchu and experience beautiful views. Enjoy lunch, before making your way back to Cusco by train from Aguas Calientes.Day 5: Cusco Departure (B)Head to the airport to meet your departing flight after breakfast in the hotel.

What’s included

  • Briefing the evening before the trip in our office, explaining all tour details
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Airport/hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Daily breakfast
  • Professional English-speaking guide

What’s not included

  • Bus up/down to Machu Picchu ($12/way)
  • Changes in usual train departures
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Gratuities
  • Huayna Picchu entrance fee USD$30.00

Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Breakfast included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Ideal choice for families

Itinerary

Day 1: Cusco Arrival  After your pickup from the Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure before beginning a 4-hour city tour listening|walking into history of the Incas (starting at 1:30pm) or wait the panoramic bus for a 2 hours exploration ride in the surrounding of Cusco (starting at 3h00pm). The guided visit are: the Convent of Santo Domingo, Sacsayhuaman, Q’enqo, Pukapukara, and Tambomachay. Return back to the city in the evening.
Day 2: Sacred Valley VIP Tour (B) We will start our VIP excursion through the Sacred Valley of the Incas in Chinchero, where we will join a traditional weaving workshop. We will be part of the most remarkable textile handmaking display and see how the locals are working fashion. Then, we continue with a guided tour to the non-traditional Maras Moray circuit, a unique archaeological group that is one of a kind. The gigantic circular depressions in the ground surface were believed to be an agriculture investigation centre of the Inca’s but also a vibration complex. Then we drive to the salt mines located 7 km from Moray, pass through a typical Spanish village called Maras. In the afternoon we will visit the village of Ollantaytambo and the Inca Archaeological site which was inhabited 500 years ago and still remains in pretty good state... TWe will return back to Cusco via Pisac, a colonial town were we will find the indigenous and traditional market with hand crafted goods and souvenirs. After exploring town we then head towards the P’isaq Ruins
Day 3: Cusco - Aguas Calientes (B) Enjoy an early breakfast in the hotel and then transfer to the train station in Ollantaytambo. You are going to the Machu Picchu!!! After arriving in Aguas Calientes, the day is yours and nearby hot springs can help you relax or maybe you like hiking and would like exploring several small trails in the area?
Day 4: Machu Picchu (B) After an early wake-up at 4am, start your one-hour trekking up to Machu Picchu. Meet your guide at the entrance to marvel at the breathtaking sunrise, then continue on a 2-hour guided tour. Afterwards there will be free time to explore the site more in details. For those who reserve in advance a climb to Huayna Picchu is possible (usually at least 1 month in advance), for the rest the Old Mountain will be the way. Make the 1-hour trek up to the mountain of Huayna Picchu and experience beautiful views. Enjoy lunch, before making your way back to Cusco by train from Aguas Calientes.
Day 5: Cusco Departure (B) Head to the airport to meet your departing flight after breakfast in the hotel.
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