DAY 1:WELCOME TO CUSCO
Once you have arrived at the Incas land, a View Peru representative will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel. On the way, your itinerary will be review one last time and your questions answered in case you may have them. The rest of the day is for you to adjust to the higher altitude of Cusco and relax at your leisure.
DAY 2: SACRED VALLEY (B, L)
After enjoying your breakfast, we will pick you up to and head towards the precious Sacred Valley, as we visit the archaeological ruins of Pisaq and then follow the Urubamba river as we move towards the Ollantaytambo fortress, surrendered by the mountains of the valley creating breathtaking landscapes, besides the impressive Inca ruins and the genius explaining of your guide.
After lunch, you will be taken to the Ollantaytambo Train Station for you to catch your train to Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu town, the rest of the evening we recommend you to explore this small and cheerful city.
DAY 3: MACHU PICCHU (B)
The highlight of our journey has come and today we rise early to be take the bus that leads to Machu Picchu entrance. The bus takes about 30 min to reach our destination and you along your group will be ready to explore this amazing citadel. As you make your way inside you will understand that every corner is full of history about the Inca empire, lose yourself between every wall and every stone perfectly put together that as a whole comprehends the citadel one of new the seven wonders.
After you have finished your guided tour, you will have time to enjoy of Machu Picchu on your own, you can choose to walk towards the Sun Temple or if you wish take you can choose to climb Huayna Picchu Mountain to earn a more panoramic view, or you can also hike up the Machu Picchu Mountain to enjoy its beauty from above which is usually less crowded, please consider that these hikes are unguided and require an additional cost if this takes your interest consult with your travel specialist as we need to check availability in advance.
When you have finished your visit, you will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes at the most opportune time, therefore you can choose a restaurant to have lunch before the departure of your train.
By the afternoon you will board the Train that will take you back to Ollantaytambo and then you will be transfer to your hotel back in Cusco for a well-deserved night of good sleep.
DAY 4: CUSCO CITY TOUR (B )
Today after enjoying breakfast at your hotel, you will enjoy of the morning free at your leisure. We will pick you up by the early afternoon to start with your city tour. We will firstly stop at the Sun Temple Qoricancha, an impressive construction that was built with religious proposes during the Inca apogee. Following with the tour we will visit the Plaza de Armas of Cusco (the main square) where our guide will be deepening the information about the construction and history behind the Cathedral and its beautiful architecture. After a short drive up the outskirts of Cusco, we will be visiting the impressive Inca complex of Sacsayhuaman. As you cross its massive opening that will leave in awe, your guide will explain that this site was built for the Incas using rocks weighing up to 180 tons and that they manage to fitted them perfectly. The next stop is another mysterious site named Qenqo which means labyrinth. This site is a very interesting as is a rocky construction that is hides subterranean passages in its interior, this was also a ceremonial place where the Incas used to possibly embalm their death.
Our last stops will be visiting Tambomachay and Puka Pukara lookout point. When the tour has finished we will drive you back to your hotel. The rest of the day is for you to enjoy at your leisure and perhaps wonder around this mystic city.
Day 5: FAREWELL (B)
After a wholesome breakfast at your hotel, our journey has finally come to an end. A View Peru representative will take you to the airport at the most suitable time according to your schedule in order for you to take the return flight home.
End of our services
OUR PRICE INCLUDES
- 4 Nights in our handpicked hotels
- Professional English-speaking tour guide in all the excursion along the tours
- Round Trip Standard Train Tickets
- Meals Indicated on the itinerary
- All entrance fees and permits
- All overland transfers, tours, and activities indicated as in shared services.
OUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
- International and domestic flights and airport taxes
- Personal expenses
- Meals not indicated
- Travel insurance
- Visa and related expenses.