- Day 1: Arrival in Cusco + Optional city tour
- Day 2: Sacred valley Tour + Aguas Calientes
- Day 3: Machu Picchu Tour & back to Cusco
- Day 4: Guided bus tour to Puno
- Day 5: Uros & Taquile Island Tour
- Day 6: Departure from Puno or Back to Cusco
Machupicchu Latin America offers you the highlights of Cusco, explore the best of Cusco during our special 5 day trip program covering the most impressive places like: Cusco city, Sacred valley with Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Maras-Moray, Salt Mines connecting to the stunning Machupicchu Inca City “one of the new seven wonders in the world”, including Puno with the Titicaca Lake considered the highest navigable lake in the world. Enjoy the land of the Incas leaded by our professional Machupicchu Latin America guides in our small group tours.
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DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN CUSCO
Upon your arrival at Cusco airport, our Machupicchu Latin America guide will meet you and transferred to your hotel in our private transport. After check in, our guide will brief you and check any details regarding the following day activities and answer any questions you may still have. The balance of the day is all yours at leisure.
Optional: City tour of Cusco (extra cost)
DAY 2: MARAS-MORAY, CHINCHERO & SALT MINES (B)
After breakfast at your hotel, our Machupicchu Latin America expert guide will pick you up from your hotel lobby between 7:15 to 7:30am in our transport and drive you to the village of Maras where you will visit their typical streets and taste the famous Chicha, a drink made from corn which during the Incan times including nowadays is used for special ceremonies. Then we will continue driving until we arrive at the archaeological site of Moray which contains an important agricultural system. Moray, during the Incan times was possibly one of the most important agricultural research center, where experiments were conducted at different heights crop, the arrangement of its platforms produces a variety of micro-climates taking the center of the concentric circular terraces higher temperature and decreasing gradually outward lower temperatures. After this important visit, we will drive to our next stop and visit the famous Salineras or Salt mines. The salt are extracted in artisanal form, the Salt Mines are made up of about 3000 small wells which have been exploited since the Inca times and it was an economic exchange way. Before we return to Cusco we will enjoy our final stop at the colorful village of Chinchero and visit the Tupac Inca Yupanqui Royal House where their original Inca walls are still well preserved and we will have the chance to meet the Chinchero women as well, in their beautiful and traditional dressing at the local market. After this short stop we will drive you back to your Cusco hotel arriving around 13:00pm.
DAY 2: SACRED VALLEY TOUR WITH CONNECTION TO AGUAS CALIENTES (B)
After breakfast at your hotel, we will pick you up from your hotel lobby between 7:30 to 7:45am in our transport and drive you from Cusco passing through Saqsayhuaman & Tambomachay, Awanacancha toward the Sacred Valley and descend 1500 ft. to the village of Pisac where we will visit a traditional market to interact with the local people and purchase some local souvenirs. Then we will drive up to Pisac Inca site to have stunning views over the valley. Here you can appreciate temples, residences, altars, channels and learn about the Incan agricultural methods shared by our Machupicchu Latin America expert guides. After this beautiful visit, we will stop in Urubamba to enjoy a delicious buffet lunch (not included). After lunch, we continue our journey to Ollantaytambo where we will visit this amazing Inca site, which is an area of important Inca constructions, built during the Incan times. This is an extraordinary Inca citadel where we will find an amazing rock formation representing the Inca god Wiracocha. Finally we will take you to the train station located in Ollantaytambo and board the Inca Rail Machupicchu train to Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu town). This train journey allow you to appreciate the fascinating scenery along the sacred Vilcanota River. Upon arrival at Aguas Calientes train station, you will be welcomed by our hotel staff and Machupicchu Latin America guide who will assist, take you to the hotel and brief you all concerning for the next day guided tour.
Overnight: Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu Town)
DAY 4: MACHUPICCHU GUIDED TOUR – CUSCO (B)
After breakfast at your hotel, our guide will pick you up and take you to the bus station to board the bus and take a short ride up to the main entrance gate of Machupicchu to begin a unique experience by exploring one of the New Seven Wonders of the World accompanied with our professional Machupicchu Latin America tour guide who will share with you all his knowledge about the history, traditions and more that surrounds this mysterious and enigmatic Inca citadel. Once the guided tour is over, you will have extra free time to explore the marvelous of Machupicchu on your own. After you end up your visit, board the bus down to Aguas Calientes for Lunch (not Included) and enjoy some extra time at the town to get some local souvenirs and then board the train back to Ollantaytambo train station where our staff will be waiting for you and transferred in our private transport back to your Cusco hotel.
DAY 5: DEPARTURE FROM CUSCO (B)
After breakfast at your hotel, we will transferred you back to the airport according your flight itinerary.
- All transfers through this trip program
- 4 nights at 3 star hotels, Casa Andina Classic or Similar standard
- 4 Breakfast at the hotels
- Sacred valley guided tour
- Maras-Moray and Salt mines guided tour
- Round trip train tickets Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo
- Assistance in Machupicchu
- Round trip bus tickets for Machupicchu
- Entrance fee for Machupicchu
- English speaking guided tour per itinerary
- All entrance fees per itinerary
- 1 bottle of Water
- International and local flights
- Extra night hotel accommodations
- Optional Cusco city tour + entrance fees (US$ 59)
- Meals not stated (Lunches, Dinners)
- Optional, Waynapicchu Mountain climb entrance fees which need to be requested in advance (US$ 30)
- Trip extensions, to Arequipa, Puno etc.
- Optional, Hot springs entrance fees
- Additional expenses
- Gratuity (optional)
FROM US$ 619
|Budget||3 Star||4 Star||5 Star|
|$ 619||$ 689||$ 899||$ 1099|
|Budget||3 Star||4 Star||5 Star|
|$ 729||$ 849||$ 1089||$ 1299|
6 DAY BEST OF PERU
Activity Level: 2
Activity: SIGHTSEEING TOUR MARAS-MORAY, SALINERAS, SACRED VALLEY AND MACHUPICCHU GUIDED TOURS
DAILY DEPARTURES: FROM US$ 619
SET DATES: FROM $599