Cusco express

TRIP OVERVIEW

This program will allow you to discover to the maximum in a short time the city of Cusco; ancient capital of the Inca empire; with a temperate climate and an altitude of 3,400m this city offers us the opportunity to learn much of the history of Peru.

In our visit we will be able to know the main streets and archaeological sites and finally you will be able to enjoy the impressive beauty of Machupicchu through a tour of intentional rhythm.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Stroll through the ancient Inca streets to the mysterious Temple of the Sun.
  • Wander around the sacred altars of Qenqo.
  • View the landscapes of the Peruvian Andes while traveling by train.
  • Learn about the history of the Inca people that once lived in Machu Picchu.
  • Explore las ruinas incas de Machu Picchu a su propio ritmo.
  • Unearth the riches of the Inca Empire with a fascinating and thought-provoking tour.

DESTINATIONS

ITINERARY

DAY 1 – CITY TOUR

ARRIVAL IN CUSCO

We welcome you upon arrival at Cusco’s international airport, where our staff will be in charge of your transfer to the hotel. Upon arrival at the hotel, we will offer you a comforting coca tea, known for its stimulating properties that help you acclimatize to the altitude.

In the afternoon, we will immerse ourselves in the rich history of the Inca capital. We will begin by exploring the Plaza de Armas and the majestic Cathedral, home to valuable paintings of the Cuzco school and treasures of jewels, silver and precious stones. Then, we will head to the Convent of Santo Domingo, Temple of the Sun or Q’oricancha.

The excursion continues outside the city to visit the Inca complexes of Q’enqo and the impressive Sacsayhuaman Fortress, strategically built on the summit overlooking the city of Cusco. The enormous stones of the outer walls of the complex were carved and joined with precision, some of these stones exceed 09 feet in height and weigh over 120 tons.

In the evening, you will have the option to explore the city of Cusco with its picturesque streets, steeped in tradition from the Inca and colonial period, offering an enchanting contrast.

  • MEALS: None
  • OVERNIGHT: Cusco
DAY 2 – MACHUPICCHU

CUSCO- MACHUPICCHU- CUSCO

Today, we will embark on the realization of a lifelong dream.
After a delicious breakfast in the morning we will be ready for this exciting adventure, we will depart at the appointed time to the train station (San Pedro, Poroy or Ollantaytambo).

We will board the train to the charming town of Aguas Calientes, enjoying an impressive landscape, full of vegetation, flora, green mountains and the Urubamba River.

Upon arrival, our guide will be waiting for you, and together we will board the bus that will take us to the Machu Picchu checkpoint for a 30 minute ride, on the way we will have spectacular views of mountains and the Urubamba River, which forms a deep canyon.

You will enjoy a first view of the sanctuary, together with our guide we will immerse ourselves in the history, architecture and mysteries of Machu Picchu during a tour of approximately 2 hours, visiting its highlights such as the Intihuatana, the temple of the Condor among others. We will have free time to explore on our own and immerse ourselves in the unique energy of this wonder.

After the enriching visit, we will take the bus back to the town of Aguas Calientes to enjoy lunch (not included).

To conclude this unique experience, we will board the train to Ollantaytambo, where our representative will meet us and take us back to our hotel in Cusco. This quiet and comfortable closing marks the end of a day full of discoveries in the majestic Machupicchu.

  • MEALS: Breakfast
  • OVERNIGHT: Cusco
DAY 3 – RETURN HOME

CUSCO- RETURN HOME

On your last day in the city of Cusco, after enjoying breakfast, you will have free time to shop for souvenirs and explore more. At the appointed time, our team will transfer you to the airport for an emotional farewell.

  • MEALS: Breakfast

End of our services.

INCLUYED

  • Assistance at airports.
  • Activities and excursions mentioned in the program.
  • Private and collective ground transportation according to the program.
  • Tourist train to Machupicchu (Executive Class).
  • Local bilingual guides (Spanish / English).
  • Tickets to the different places of visits mentioned in the program.
  • Food mentioned in the program (02 breakfasts)
  • 02 nights of accommodation mentioned in the program in double accommodation (02 people).

NOT INCLUYED

  • Excursions not indicated.
  • International flights.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Food not indicated in the program.
  • Single room supplement (01 person).
  • Tips for guides, drivers, buttons, waiters, etc.
  • Any item not specifically listed in our program.

RECOMMENDATIONS

  • Bring original passport “With expiration date not less than 7 months”.
  • Student card (current one year) under 25 years.
  • Waterproof ( long poncho) in rainy season (November to March).
  • Travel insurance.
  •   Long sleeve shirts for the sun.
  •   Hat / Handkerchief.
  •  Medicine and / or articles for personal use.
  •  Camera or video camera.
  •  Have checks and coins on hand in small denominations soles or dollars.

OTHERS

  • Huayna Picchu Mountain $ 100 USD per person.
  • Simple accommodation (01 person) in Hotels (Consult us).
  • Upgrade to 5 * Hotels (Consult us).
  • Upgrade to Panoramic train to Machupicchu $ 100 USD per person.
  • Upgrade to Luxury train to Machupicchu $ 950 USD per person.
  • o climb the mountain of Huayna Picchu or Machupicchu mountain, there is a limit of spaces per day, it is recommended to check availability with us and book in advance.

PRICE

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