TOUR: COMPLETE CUSCO
4 days / 3 nigths
This is the best option for those who want to know the city of Cusco, the famous Sacred Valley of the Incas and the unforgettable Machu Picchu. Four days to know our history and the ancestral heritance of the Inca Empire.
DAY 1: CUSCO / CITY TOUR
to acclimatize yourself to the altitude.
In the afternoon we will start visiting Cusco on a guided sightseeing tour knowing the Main Square, the Cathedral and the Temple of the Sun or Koricancha, to make then a pleasant long walk by the San Blas district, the cradle of the most famous artists and artisans of Cuzco. We will visit its beautiful church that has an impressive pulpit made of wood in the 17th century that shows the delicate work of the craftsmen, and also we will see their workshops located near the Main Square. While returning, we will pass through the Hatunrumiyocstreet to appreciate the Stone of the Twelve Angles. Then, we will drive out of the City to visit the Inca sites of Kenko, Tambomachay (the Inca baths), PucaPucara and the impressive Fortress of Sacsayhuamanstrategically constructed on a hill from where the famous enormous worked stones walls can be appreciated, some of which of 9 ms/30 feet tall. When the tour ends we will return to the hotel.Overnight in Cusco.
DAY 2: CUSCO / SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS TOUR
In the morning we will have a full day excursion to the “Sacred Valley of the Incas”, where we willappreciate the typical Indian Market of Pisac, which is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays (this day a mass in Quechua, the native language, is celebrated). After having lunch in a local countryside restaurant, we will visit the Inca Fortress and Citadel of Ollantaytambo, which was built to guard the entrance to this part of the Valleyand to protect it from possible invasions of the forest settlers; it was also constructed by a series of superposed terraces.
Finally we will visit the famous town of Chincheros where the remains of Tupac Yupanqui´s estate are found. We will admire the perfectly preserved Inca wall in the Main Square to visit then the beautiful colonial temple (with interesting frescoes on the main door and built on the foundations of an Inca building) and will see also its typical artisan market. After finishing our tour, we will return to the city. Overnight in Cusco.
DAY 3: MACHU PICCHU
In the morning we will be transferred to the train Station for a train journey to the famous Inca Citadel of Machu Picchuobserving in our way the diversity of flora and fauna with the different ecological floors. We will arrive to Agua Calientes, located in the province of Urubamba, atan altitude of 2,400 masl. to take then a 25-minute bus drive of winding road, to “The Lost City of the Incas”. Once there, we will have a guided tour to The Historical Sanctuary of Machu Picchu and visit the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sun Clock, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and various burial grounds. After the tour, we will have time to stroll around the Archaeological Site at leisure. After lunch we will return to Cusco. Overnight.
DAY 4: CUZCO / LIMA
After the breakfast, we will be transferred to the airport of Cuzco to return to Lima
END OF OUR SERVICES
THE PROGRAM INCLUDES:
03 nights in the select hotel with breakfast in Cusco
City Tour + 4 Bordering ruins
Tour to SacredValley with lunch in the Urubamba
Tour to Machu Picchu.
Train tickets to and from AguasCalientes
Entrance fees, bilingual guides Spanish - English.
02 passengers minimum
The Program Tour is in Shared Service
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