Cusco, Sacred Valley, Rainbow Mountain, Machu Picchu 5 Days 4 Nights
This 5-Day Tour to Machu Picchu package gives you complete experience and memorable in Cusco, Peru. Must to get the most out of your trip visiting the following sites: The City of Cusco, Sacred Valley of the Incas, and a full day at Machu Picchu. You will take in all the beauty of these magical places while also visiting the ancient cities of Pisac, Ollantaytambo. We run daily tours for singles and groups.
- Day 1: Arrival in Cusco - City Tour. Overnight in Cusco
- Day 2: Sacred Valley Tour. Overnight in Cusco
- Day 3: Rainbow Mountain Tour.Â Overnight in Cusco
- Day 4: Machu Picchu Tour.Â Overnight in Cusco.
- Day 5: Departure from Cusco.
Day 1: Arrival in Cusco + City TourUpon you arrival at Cusco Airport in the morning, we will transfer you to the hotel booked by Machu Picchu USA, you have couple hours to rest and get used to the altitude. Then we get back to your hotel at (1:20 p.m.) From here, you will head to Cuscoâ€™s Plaza de Armas, where you will visit the famous Cathedral. Following, you will continue on foot through an ancient Inca-built street from the Main Square to the Qâ€™oricancha, the Temple of the Sun. At the Qâ€™oricancha you will be able to compare and contrast the building methods of the Incan culture and Catholicism. This was the key spiritual center of the Incas, which leads to all four quarters of the Inca Empire. There is also a bronze, high altar to be seen. From Qâ€™oricancha, your group will walk down Avenida El Sol, where you will take you outside of the city. You will be taken to the majestic Inca site, Sacsayhuaman, with its enigmatic, 200 ton monoliths, You will be able to hear from your guide and then, explore on your own. From Sacsayhuaman, you will take a five minute bus ride to the Qâ€™enqo Inca site to see its fascinating Incan altars. Following, you will take another five minute drive to Puca Pucara, a small, circular Inca site. The final stop on our tour is Tambomachay, a water temple with impressive water fountains, thought to be used by the Inca for bathing. We'll then drive back down to Cusco tour ends 6:40pm. (OVERNIGHT IN CUSCO)
Day 2: Sacred Valley Tour Full-DayWe will pick you up from your hotel at 8:10 a.m. We will take you on a road that winds around the mountains north of Cusco. On the way, we will stop at a famous point known as El Mirador (Lookout Point). From there, we will be able to see the Sacred Valley and gain some insight into the Inca history. The Sacred Valley was one of the main areas the Incas settled. There is an unusual abundance of fertile plains in this high area of the Andes. You will also witness vast contour terracing and irrigation channels left behind by the Incas. Later on, we will drive towards the ruins of Pisac. Here, you will witness and learn about Inca culture. You will see amazing works of stone art and impressive agricultural terraces. After exploring, we will drive back to the lower town of Pisac to stop at the handicraft market. After you spend some time walking around the market bargain hunting, then we will continue to Urubamaba and stop to have deserved buffet lunch at local restaurant (own cost). After lunch, we will drive along the Urubamba River towards the town of Ollantaytambo. Once we reach Ollantaytambo, we will visit the ruins, an important area of Incan construction, built during the Incaâ€™s heydays. This is an extraordinary Inca site because you can find rock formations. Our last stop will be in Chinchero, here you will lear about the local life and Colonial church keeps beautiful architecture. Afterwards, we will we will return to Cusco around 7:45pm. (OVERNIGHT IN CUSCO)
Day 3: Rainbow Mountain Hike Full-DayWe will pick you up at 4:30 am from you hotel. After 2-hour drive we are going to stop in the local restaurant to have deserved buffet breakfast around 6:30am, then we will continue 1-hour more to the trailhead we will arrive approximately 9am. Cuscoâ€™s weather is usually quite cold, and the trailhead is even colder, so early in the morning. Be sure to bring a warm jacket, scarf, hat, and gloves. After breakfast, weâ€™ll hike about 2-hours uphill to the Rainbow Mountain range. At a slower pace, it could be 2Â¾ hours, or if you are really fit quick and acclimatized well, some people can do in 1Â½ hours. The hike up includes some short breaks where the guide will explain some important information about the mountains and the geography of the area. Perhaps youâ€™ll have a chance to catch sight of some of the locals, including llamas and alpacas that frequent this area. The trail itself is quite wide and helpful for those with vertigo or fear of heights. The trek is best during the dry season as the trails are not paved. The trail can be a bit dusty, and in the rainy season, it can be slippery since it may be wet. However, with good waterproof hiking shoes and trekking poles, it will be just fine. Upon your arrival to the top of Rainbow Mountain, around 11:30am, you will have about 1 hour to explore the spectacular views of the surrounding areas - valleys, mountains and to view the highest glacial mountain in Cusco - Ausangate, whose summit is at an elevation of 6,384m / 20,944ft, making it one of the tallest mountains in Peru. After giving you a bit of time to take some treasured photos, your guide will tell you some intriguing facts about this fascinating place - like why the colors?! â€“ and he will also share some detail about the Inkan history. A few last photos of this spectacular mountain and we will begin our descent. Then you will enjoy great buffet lunch, at same restaurant for breakfast. After lunch, it will be another 2Â½ hour drive to Cusco ends around 5:30 â€“ 6:00 pm. (OVERNIGHT IN CUSCO)
Day 4: Machu Picchu Tour Full-DayToday you will visit Machu Picchu. At (4:40am) we will pick you up from your hotel, then we drive for two hours to the train station. At 7:05am you will catch the Vistadome train with big window, the train ride take other 2-hour till Aguas Calientes town. Upon arrive you will meet with our guide, and walk few minutes to the bus station. The tourist bus ride 30 minutes to Machu Picchu. Your tour guide will take you to the best view points. Then, we will start the two hour guided, walking tour, exploring all of the famous places of this impressive citadel: The Temple of the Sun, The Royal Tomb, The Intiwatana (sun dial rock), Main Plaza, Temple of the 3 Windows, The Artisan Sector, the Condor Temple and many others. After the tour, you will have time to explore the ruins on your own. You will need to take the bus back down to Aguas Calientes to enjoy lunch at one of the many restaurants there. We could suggest Indio Feliz restaurant. Be sure to arrive at the train station 30 minutes before your departure. The Vistadome train usually leaves at 4:22p.m. with destination to Ollantaytambo, where you will catch our tourist transportation for another two hour drive back to Cusco ends 8:30pm. (OVERNIGHT IN CUSCO)
Day 5: Departure from CuscoAfter breakfast, we will take you back to the airport according your flight itinerary. End of service!
|ITS INCLUDED:||NOT INCLUDED:|
|All Airport Pickup / Drop-Off in Cusco||Airplane tickets|
|City Tour:Â hotel pickup, Guide, tourist transportation, fees||5-star hotels in Cusco - Upon request|
|Sacred Valley Tour:Â hotel pickup, Guide, tourist transportation, fees||Meals During whole trip|
|Machu Picchu Tour:Â hotel pickup, Guide in Machupicchu, tourist transportation, bus up and down, entrance tickets to Machu Picchu, Vistadome train tickets round trip, transportation from Ollantaytambo - Cusco||Â Additional night in Cusco - upon request|
|Rainbow Mountain Tour: hotel pickup, Guide, tourist transportation, 01 breakfast, 01 lunch, entrance tickets,||Gratuities|
|Â 04 nights hotel in Cusco with breakfast (category 4-star)|
|Pre-briefing fo the itinerary|
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