Welcome to Cuzco
Cosmopolitan Inca capital, Cuzco (also Cusco, or Qosq’o in Quechua) today thrives with a measure of contradiction. Ornate cathedrals squat over Inca temples, massage hawkers ply the narrow cobblestone streets, a woman in traditional skirt and bowler offers bottled water to a pet llama while the finest boutiques sell alpaca knits for small fortunes. The foremost city of the Inca Empire is now the undisputed... Read More
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The Inca Trail: 4-Day Trek to Machu Picchu
Take on the Inca Trail, known as one of the most sacred pilgrimages around the world, on this 4-day trek through the Urubamba Valley towards the citadel of Machu Picchu. This spiritual journey will help you understand the culture of the Incas and the archeological legacy they left behind. Put on your walking shoes and challenge yourself to the sacred route to Machu Picchu. To avoid disappointment, book this tour months in advance, as Peruvian law requires permits for this site and allows a limited number of daily visitors.
Private 2-Day Tour of Cusco and Machu Picchu
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, this is the tour for you!
5-Day Choquequirao Trek
Choquequirao is a distant and hardly visited "Machu Picchu". The meaning of the name in Quechua is "cradle of Gold". You will enjoy a 5-day trek and admire these great ruins. The ruins were first visited and accounted to the western world during the 18th century. Hiram Bingham also visited the site in 1910 before his rediscovery of Machu Picchu in 1911. The site is relatively detached, though recently there was a footpath built over the Apurimac river to make it more accessible to the ruins. However the ruins of Choquequirao are still not visited much, although with new regulations on the Inca Trail, Choquequirao is fated to substitute the conventional trek as the heavyweight.
2-Day Machu Picchu Tour by Train from Cusco
Get to Machu Picchu the "easy" way on this 2-day train tour. Starting from Cusco, take a train ride through Peru's Sacred Valley to the town of Aguas Calientes, passing through lush fields and colorful villages in the foothills of the Andes along the way. On the second day, take a shuttle bus from Aguas Calientes to the archaeological site of Machu Picchu and spend the day exploring with your guide before returning to Cusco by train in the afternoon. You may also upgrade the tour to include a visit to Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu Mountain.
Salkantay Trek: 5 Days to Machu Picchu
Thia classic Salkantay Trek is a customized alternate to the usual Inca Trail. You will trek for 5 days and reach Machu Picchu. The tour includes a professional guide and accommodation.
Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu in 4 Days
On this 4-day hike you overcome the highest point of the trek, which is the Salkantay Pass at 4,550 meters above sea level. You also enjoy amazing mountain scenery with snowy peaks, mountain lagoons and remote Andean villages.