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This is one of the best option to discover the andean world, visit the capital of the Inca´s empire Cusco, Inca´s Sacred valley and wonderful citadel of Machupicchu with overnight, where you’ll have enough time to visit the citadel, you’ll have option to climb up to the mountain Waynapicchu, where you can catch a beautiful view and good memories.
This tour starts and ends in Cusco, for this reason, the passenger(s) must be arrive at least the first day around 12:00 hrs.
LOCATION: CUSCO, SACRED VALLEY, MACHU PICCHU.
AVAILIBILITY: EVERY DAY.
DIFFICULTY: EASY BUT WITH LOT OF WALKING AROUND THE RUINS.
Day 01: Cusco – City tour – Cusco
Day 02: Cusco – Moray, Maras, Salt Mines – Cusco.
Day 03: Cusco – Sacred Valley – Aguas Calientes.
Day 04: Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu – Aguas Calientes – Cusco
Day 05: Cusco – Free time.
We’ll welcome at Cusco’s airport by our transfer and transport to your hotel. In the afternoon (13:30 hrs.) you’ll go the city tour, more than visit only the Cusco city itself, in this tour you’ll have the option to visit a Inca’s sites located in the upper part of Cusco as well; the only place into Cusco City will be Qoricancha, this place is very well known as the Temple of the Sun, in Inca’s time this place was the most important religious center of all the Tawantinsuyo (original name of the Inca’s land), this place shows one of the most finest construction of the Inca masonry; then the next place to visit is Saqsayhuaman located in the upper part of Cusco where you’ll have a really nice view of Cusco city, also here is the spot where you will be amazed by seeing the megalithic building made by the Incas, where they used gigantic boulders from 1 to 128 tons; continue our tour we’ll arrive in Qenqo, other ceremonial place dedicated to the Pachamama (Mother earth), this is a huge carved stone by the Incas, where they used this natural formation to make us imagine how hard was their work, then you’ll continue to Pukapukara a fortress and point to take control for all people who arrived to Cusco and we’ll end our tour visiting Tambomachay the temple of the water, then we’ll bring you back to the hotel in Cusco. This tour last four hours and you can go in the morning or in the afternoon.
You’ll leave from Cusco city at 8:30 a.m. by the north way of Cusco, where you’ll pass for beautiful landscape of this high section of Cusco, Chinchero is located over 3800 m.a.s.l. where you’ll find plenty of potatoe crops with colorful flower and local people doing their dayli life to arrive in Moray a nice and interesting Inca site that was used to acclimatize plant and different products to take those to different altitude of the region, a kind of green house for Incas, this is a very different place than the others you can see in Cusco, after exploring this Inka site we’ll continue our route to arrive in the villages of Maras, in the way you’ll be able to see local people making their daily life, then you’ll arrive in the SALINERAS (salt mines), more than 2000 fountain of natural salt, where you can appreciate how the local people continue extracting salt, you can walk around this fountains and got salt of them, you’ll be back in Cusco at 2:30 p.m. Afternoon free to visit some museum in Cusco.
We’ll pick you up from your hotel (8:30 a.m.) and we’ll leave to visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas, After Machupicchu this is another really good option to visit, the views, people, local markets and the awesome Inca sites makes this tour an unforgettable place, you’ll visit the Local Market of Pisaq where textiles, silver work, ceramics and so on are waiting for you, after this nice town we’ll go up to the top of the mountain where is located the huge Inca site of Pisaq with its gigantic Andean terraces and other constructions that have more than 500 years, after visit this place we’ll continue following the Wilcamayu (Sacred River) to Arrive in Urubamba where you’ll have a free time to have lunch, then carrying on to Ollantaytambo the other Inca site, where you‘ll find one of the few places in Cusco and Peru where people continue living on the Inca Construction, almost all their streets have water channels; the religious site is located at the top where the temple of the sun is stand; In this place you’ll finish the tour approximately at 16:00 hours (4:00 p.m.), at this time you’ll go to the train station of Ollantaytambo, the train station is located to 5 minutes walking from the square of Ollantaytambo, this is the most popular place in this site; there, you’ll take the train to AGUAS CALIENTES (town of Machupicchu – 01 and 1/2 hours), once you arrive, the hotel’s staff will be waiting for you with the name of the accomodation, arriving in the hotel you’ll meet with the guide of Machupicchu to talk about the visit of the next day.
You have the option to go up early in the morning to Machupicchu, you’ll take a bus to arrive there (25 minutes), the guide will be waiting for you in the archaeological site of Machupicchu then you’ll start the tour, you’ll be with the guide 02 hours after you’ll have free time 2 or 3 hours (the park is open until 17:00 hours) in this free time you’ll have option to visit Machupicchu by your own and if you want to climb up to Waynapicchu Mountain (hike of 2 and 1/2 hours) or Machupicchu Mountain (hike of 3 and 1/2 hours), after the free time we have to go down to Aguas Calientes town (by bus) and you’ll have free time to have lunch then you have to be ready to take the train to return, our train leaves at 18:20 hours, you have to be half an hour before at the train station, this train will bring you back to Ollantaytambo (02 hours) there, we’ll pick you up to bring you back by bus to Cusco (01 and an half) you’ll be in Cusco again at 22:30 hours (night in Cusco).
To go shoping and transfer to the bus terminal or airport.
We make a direct job for the passenger (Contract between tour operator and travelers), no intermediaries, we don’t give commissions to travel agencies or any others third parties that inflate the costs.
All our staff are 100% local (people from Cusco), all professionals in tourism, who have constant training courses and good customer service (Customer = friend), with this we guarantee the service we provide.
We are really a Tour Operator with all the permits and certificates granted by the Provincial Municipality of Cusco and the Minister of Tourism (DIRCETUR y MINCETUR).
We have 10 years’ experience in this market, so, we know all the fails of other companies, this is why, we have the knowledge to solve fast and efficiently any unexpected problems (those small details are our different).
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Choose the best way to pay and make a payment of 50% of the full amount; There are 04 ways to pay, bank transfer, wire money by Western Union, payments via PAYPAL and with debit or credit card VISA (this last two options have a 8% fee), any extra commision or fees charged must be assumed by the customer; for those one day or two days trip by train to Machu Picchu deposite must be US$ 200.00 per person; when you send your information you have to specify the payment method then we'll send you our data, the balance should be paid in our office in Cusco at most a day before your tour, this can be by cash or by credit or debit card (if you choose this second option to payment, you must to recharge + 8% of the total amount to pay).
Upon receipt of all passenger(S) data, we will send you a confirmation of your tour booked with a reservation code and payment plus details of your tour (this will be sent in the next 12 hours considering our business hours GMT - 5), and once we received the payment we will send you a VOUCHER OF RESERVATION, at this moment your reservation will be guaranteed in a 100% .