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Discovering Cusco: 5 days tour to Cusco city, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu

Cuzco is a very special destination, as you will discover over five fascinating days touring its main attractions. Visit the imperial city, impressive archaeological sites and explore some of the most spectacular landscapes on the planet on the way to the magnificent citadel and mountain of Machu Picchu, "The Lost City of the Incas", that is hidden on top of a mysterious Andean peak and offers views of the mountain range and a glimpse into the Inca’s enigmatic past.

per adult from

$1,027

AUD

Duration

5 days

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Round trip transfers upon arrival and departure of the airport
    • Roundtrip transfer to the Cuzco train station for the trip to Machu Picchu
    • Round trip train ticket to Aguas Calientes (Expedition or Voyager train)
    • Admission to all major monuments and sightseeing attractions mentioned in the itinerary
    • Round trip bus ticket from Aguas Calientes to the citadel of Machu Picchu
    • Four nights of accomodation in the hotel category selected
    • Guided tour to Machu Pichu and the other attractions mentioned in the itinerary
    • Entry/Admission - Centro Historico De Cusco
    • Entry/Admission - Sacred Valley of the Incas
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages during meals.
    • Expenses of a personal nature.
    • Other vistis non specified in the itinerary.
    • International flights to Perú
    • International and domestic airport departure taxes
    • Meals or items not stated explicitly in the programme
    • Gratuities for driver and guide (optional)
    • Domestic flight ticket.

  • Day 1: Arrival Cusco

    Pass By: Cusco, Cusco, Cusco Region
    Arrive at Cusco airport and enjoy a comfortable transfer you to your selected hotel. A representative will accompany you, offering useful information about the city attractions and assisting you along the way.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Cusco.

    Day 2: Cusco: City Tour & archeological site

    Stop At: Centro Historico De Cusco, Cusco 08002 Peru
    Enjoy a tasty breakfast at the hotel and have the morning free to walk around and explore the city on your own. The tour starts with a visit to Santo Domingo Convent, a large Renaissance-baroque complex, which was built over the Inca Coricancha temple. It was one of the most important temples dedicated to worshipping of the sun, and its foundations are still prominent at the base of the convent. Ancient chronicles say the temple was covered in gold leaf and filled with golden representations of nature. Then, visit the Cathedral, the most imposing monument of the Main Square. Head to the hills above Cusco to visit the remains of the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, whose impressive ramparts offer a stunning panoramic view of Cusco, and the ruins of the temple and amphitheatre of Qenqo, where it is believed the Incas practised agricultural rituals. Admire Qenqo and then finally visit Puka Pukara (‘Red fortress’ in Quechua) an Inca military complex located on a prominent hill. Its dwellings squares, bathrooms, aqueducts, walls, and towers can still be appreciated. Afterwards, return to your hotel.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: At the hotel.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Cusco.

    Day 3: Cusco - Sacred Valley: Chinchero, Ollantaytambo & Living Museum of Yucay

    Stop At: Sacred Valley of the Incas, 0051 Peru
    Breakfast at the hotel. During the morning, you are picked up from your hotel to visit the town of Chinchero, a traditional Cusco urban centre located at an elevated point with a beautiful view of the valley. The inhabitants of this area preserve the artisan traditions and the inherited knowledge of the Incas and display them in their clothes and customs. In Chinchero there are also archaeological remains and a beautiful seventeenth-century church, one of the first Catholic buildings in Peru. Then, you are transferred to the Living Museum of Yucay, an Andean traditions interpretation centre with demonstrations of the production of textile work, adobe, pottery and silverware, following the techniques used by the ancestors. Also, residents of the museum include llamas, sheep and alpacas, and they can be fed! ! Upon arriving in Ollantaytambo, inhabited uninterruptedly since Inca times, have a superior Andean gastronomy experience in a restaurant and feel the true spirit of the Sacred Valley, transmitted in a cosy atmosphere! Later, climb the iconic fortress, built next to a mountain. At the end of this activity, you are transferred back to your hotel.
    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: At the hotel
    • Lunch: In Sacred Valley.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Sacred Valley.

    Day 4: Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu - Cusco

    Stop At: Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco Region
    Breakfast at the hotel. A transportation service will pick you up and transfer you to the Ollanta Station to board the train to Aguas Calientes, the nearest town to Machu Picchu. Following a scenic journey through dramatic Andean landscapes, arrive at the station in Aguas Calientes. Here you board a coach for a 25-minute ride to Machu Picchu. The ‘Lost City of the Incas’ is believed to have been built in the 1450s by Inca emperor Pachacuti as a holiday retreat, yet within a century the city would be abandoned following the Spanish conquest. The Spaniards never found it, so it was spared the destruction they brought on other Inca sites. Instead, it was slowly swallowed up by the jungle and hidden from harm. A guided tour explains the origins behind this awe-inspiring citadel, presenting its most prominent landmarks such as the monumental Main Square, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows, the Circular Towers, the Sacred Sun Dial, and the Burial Grounds. Return to Aguas Calientes for lunch and then board the train back to Cusco.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: At the hotel
    • Lunch: In Aguas calientes.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Cusco

    Day 5: Departure Cusco

    Pass By: Cusco, Cusco, Cusco Region
    After finishing your breakfast at the hotel, you will be transfer to Cusco’s airport.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: At the hotel
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    - Pick up from Cusco International Airport, Alejandro Velazco Astete.- Pick up from the selected hotels in Cusco and Sacred Valley.Airports
    • Velazco Astete Airport, Cusco Peru
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Standard Hotel Category 4/4/2021 - 6/19/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    6/20/2021 - 6/24/2021
    Monday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Tuesday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Wednesday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Thursday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    6/25/2021 - 7/25/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    7/26/2021 - 7/30/2021
    Monday - Friday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    7/31/2021 - 12/20/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    12/21/2021 - 1/2/2022
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    1/3/2022 - 4/10/2022
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    4/11/2022 - 4/16/2022
    Monday - Saturday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    4/17/2022 - 6/19/2022
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    6/20/2022 - 6/24/2022
    Monday - Friday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    6/25/2022 - 7/24/2022
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    7/25/2022 - 7/31/2022
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    8/1/2022 - 12/20/2022
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    12/21/2022 - 1/1/2023
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Superior Hotel Category 4/4/2021 - 6/19/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    6/20/2021 - 6/24/2021
    Monday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Tuesday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Wednesday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Thursday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    6/25/2021 - 7/25/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    7/26/2021 - 7/30/2021
    Monday - Friday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    7/31/2021 - 12/20/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    12/21/2021 - 1/2/2022
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    1/3/2022 - 4/10/2022
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    4/11/2022 - 4/16/2022
    Monday - Saturday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    4/17/2022 - 6/19/2022
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    6/20/2022 - 6/24/2022
    Monday - Friday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    6/25/2022 - 7/24/2022
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    7/25/2022 - 7/31/2022
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    8/1/2022 - 12/20/2022
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    12/21/2022 - 1/1/2023
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
    • Rates do not apply for Peruvians or foreign passengers whose stay exceeded 60 days in Peru because sales taxes are not included in the above total and, if applicable, will be collected by the local operator.
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • If you are a solo traveler you must select SINGLE room.
    • For two travelers: You can choose between 2 singles OR 1 double room.
    • For three travelers: You can choose between 1 triple OR 1 double and 1 single OR 3 single rooms.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Covid-19 risk assessment of the activity completed (routes, visit of sights, possible crowds, number of people in the group, reduced services).
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by LimaTours

Activity ID: V-5363P37

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