Cusco - Machu Picchu (6 Days / 5 Nights)
DAY 01.- CUSCO (CITY TOUR)
Reception at the Velasco Astete airport in Cusco,
assistance and transfer to the selected hotel, where
they will be waiting for you with an aromatic coca tea,
that helps to prevent altitude sickness.
Once installed in the hotel, you will have the rest
of the morning free.
Between 1:45 and 2:00 pm will begin the guided
tour through the city, where you will have the opportunity
to visit 6 sites, the first "Qoricancha" (golded place),
currently Santo Domingo Convent, a place that keeps
Inside one of the most important religious centers of
the Inca period, the Cathedral, a place that has religious
paintings of the Cusqueña School being in number about
300, among other expressions of art. Then visit to the
surrounding areas of Cusco City, to visit 4 places
that have remained intact over the years and have
been used by the Incas for different activities;
Sacsahuaman (puma’s head) majestic place, with impressive
works in stone, been the heaviest 120 tons, carried by
workers from remote Inca quarries, a place where the
famous Inti Raymi or Festival of the Sun is celebrated
every year, Qenqo (laberinth), and finally Pucapucara
Tambomachay, place dedicated to the water.
End of the tour and return to the hotel.
DAY 02. - SACRED VALLEY TOUR
Breakfast at the hotel. Between 8:45 and 9:00 am.
We will pick you up from your hotel to begin our journey
to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Visit to the
colorful Indian Pisac market and then continue
our journey towards the fortress of Ollantaytambo,
an Inca city that was religious, political and agricultural.
Then return to Cusco through Chinchero, a
farming Town dedicated to grow potatoes and on
the way you will enjoy a wonderful view of the Andes range.
DAY 03. - TOUR TO MACHU PICCHU
Breakfast at the hotel, pick up and transfer to
Ollantaytambo or Poroy train station to board the
train that will take us to Machupicchu Town
( Aguas Calientes). Once you arrive you have to walk
about 100 meters towards the bus station to board them,
they will take you to the top of the mountain on a ride
that lasts 25 minutes, and then the guided tour
(it lasts about 2 hours) will star in
the Historic Sanctuary.
Once the tour is finish will have time for lunch
and explore the area on your own.
End of tour.
Return to the City of Cusco by train.
DAY 04.- RAINBOW MOUNTAIN
Vinicunca or Winicunca, called Mountain of Seven Colors,
Mountain Rainbow or Mountain of Colors, also called by the
settlers Cerro Colorado, is a mountain with an altitude
of 5,200 meters above sea level and owes its incredible
coloration to the mineral wealth that houses its soil.
It is located on the road to Ausangate, in the Andes,
Cusco Region, Quispicanchis province.
Pick up from the hotel, guided tour to the mountain of
seven colors, which is four hours from Cusco. We start
the journey in transport to the community of Pampa Chiri,
town of PITUMARCA, passing through the rural communities
of Ocefina, Japura and Hanchipacha to meet WINICUNCA.
Then we will walk approximately 5km on the foothills of
the mountain, starting at an altitude of 4,000 meters
above sea level, reaching up to 5,200 meters above sea level.
In case the walk is not possible, we will have options
to climb the rest of the way on horseback until we reach
the Mountain of Colors and delight ourselves with
this wonder that nature gives us.
Return to Cusco and lunch on the way INCLUDED.
DAY 05.- DAY AT LEISURE IN CUSCO
After breakfast in the hotel, you have the chance
to visit many places included in the general ticket
we provide as :
- Koricancha Site Museum.
- Garcilaso Museum.
- Cusco City Hall Contemporary Museum.
- Popular Art Museum.
- Qosqo Folk Dance show.
Of course that if you want you can rest or
explore by your own. But all mentioned places above
are included and you do not have any extra fee.
Overnight in the Hotel in Cusco.
DAY 06. - Transfer to the Airport
Breakfast at the hotel, assistance and transfer to the airport.
End of our services.
- Transfers in / out Airport / Hotel / Airport.
- Hotel Accommodation.
- Specified food in the itinerary.
- Entrance ticket that includes the entire visit mentioned in the package.
- Train Ticket to Machupicchu roundtrip.
- Bus ticket, round trip. (Town of Machu Picchu).
- Entrance ticket to Machupicchu. (I.N.C.).
- Guided tour.
- Personal attention.
- Lunch in Machu Picchu.
- Payment for excess baggage.
- Local calls, national or international.
- Personal services like laundry, and others
not specified in the itinerary.
(*) Rates of INC, Consetur, BTG, Cathedral,
Qoricancha are subject to change.