This trip is for people who do not have a lot of time and are maybe traveling for business or working and want to visit one of the new sever wonders of the world. Our itinerary is tailored to give you enough time to visit Machu Picchu the great monument built more than 500 hundred years ago.
Get to know Cusco quickly but without missing its main attractions, our all-inclusive package will make your dream vacation to this destination fully organized upon arrival, you will not have to worry about how to get to your hotel or where to buy your tickets for the attractions since we will organize in detail each of the things you need and all you have to do is arrive and start enjoying your days in the magical city of Cusco and Machu Picchu.
By booking this trip, you will be helping provide a special Christmas breakfast for low income children in Cusco.
Our tours start at the city airport, our driver will take you to your hotel and in the afternoon we will start our tour knowing more about the city of Cusco and its attractions, on the second day, we will visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas cooking more about how this civilization developed to later board the train to Machu Picchu Pueblo for a visit with our guide in charge where you will be able to learn each of the secrets for which this place today is considered one of the 7 wonders of the modern world.
Day 1: CUSCO – CITY TOUR - CUSCO
In the morning our driver will be waiting for your arrival at the city airport to drive you to your hotel, and in the afternoon at approximately 12:30, our guide will go through your hotel to start the City tour where you will You will be able to visit some colonial temples of the city such as the Cusco Cathedral, which is considered the second most beautiful in the entire American continent and inside which stores more than 300 works of art, many of them from the Cusco school that was developed between the years of 1600, we will continue the tour until we reach the famous temple of the sun or Qoricancha that was considered the most important temple in the ancient Inca empire, here the architecture of the place will leave you amazed by the great quality of construction that the place presents.
We will board our transport to leave the city for a moment and in 20 minutes reach the Inca fortress of Sacsayhuaman where its megalithic constructions with stones weighing up to 120 tons will simply leave us impressed and from which we will also have a panoramic view of the city of Cusco , we will continue the trip by car until we reach the sites of Qenqo, Puca pucara and Tambomachay which, due to their size compared to the others, are small but their importance was very valuable since in Qenqo mummification processes were carried out and in Tambomachay cults of Water .
By late afternoon we will return to the city arriving at approximately 6:30 a.m. where our tour will end near the main square.
Day 2: CUSCO - SACRED VALLEY – AGUAS CALIENTES
At approximately 8 in the morning, our guide will pass by in our private transport to begin our visit to the Sacred Valley of the Incas where we will visit the town of Pisac, famous for its craft market and its archaeological center that is located in the upper part of the town. and inside you can see buildings from the Inca era and also one of the largest cemeteries from the pre-colonial era, we will continue the trip through the valley passing through different towns that Coya, Huayllabamba that are mostly producers of white corn which is considered the largest in the world.
Approximately at noon we will arrive in the city of Urubamba, which is considered the capital of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, it is here where we will take the opportunity to have a buffet lunch and enjoy all the local and Peruvian cuisine in general.
In the afternoon we will continue our trip until we reach the living Inca city popularly known as Ollantaytambo, this place still maintains many evidences of its ancient inhabitants, the Incas, since its streets, squares, and irrigation canals are still considered original from that time. precolonial. We will ascend to the top of the hill to explore its archaeological site where the temple of the sun stands out and is an excellent place to appreciate the beauty of the sacred valley and the Patacancha valley.
After our visit, our guide will take us to the train station to board our train that will take us to the town of Aguas Calientes for an hour and a half, on this journey you will see how the ecosystem is changing and becoming an area more tropical since we will descend to 2000 meters above sea level.
Already in Aguas Calientes or also known as Machu Picchu Pueblo you can rest and wait for the next day for our visit to Machu Picchu.
Day 3: AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO
Early in the morning after breakfast together with our guide we will board the bus that will take us to the main gate of Machu Picchu for 30 minutes, where we will pass the control points to start During our visit, we will go up to the top of the city and be able to have a privileged view of the place and in the same way take advantage of the classic photographs, then our guide will show us each place in the city, we will visit temples, squares and enclosures for approximately 3 hours.
After our tour we will leave the Inca city to board our bus down to Aguas Calientes where you will have time to have lunch and finally board the return train to Ollantaytambo where our driver will be waiting to bring you back to the city of Cusco.
Day 4: CUSCO – AIRPORT
Depending on the departure of your return flight to your country or if you continue your trip to another city or destination, our transport will take you to the terminal so that you can continue your trip.
WHAT IS INCLUDED?
- Free transfer Airport / Hotel / Airport
- City tour + Entrance Tickets + Private Tourist Transportation + Professional Guide
- Sacred Valley + Entrance Tickets + Buffet Lunch + Private Tourist Transportation + Professional Guide
- Machu Picchu + Entrance Tickets + Bus Tickets Aguas Calientes / Machu Picchu / Aguas Calientes + Train Ticket Ollantaytambo / Aguas Calientes / Ollantaytambo + English Tour Guide
- Return transportation Ollantaytambo / Cusco
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?
- Hotel nights in Cusco / Aguas Calientes (if you want to include le tus know in advance)
- Meals not mentioned
- Travel insurance
BENEFITS OF TRAVELING WITH TERRA PERU AVENTURAS
- Assistance 24/7 a week in English.
- Qualified professionals on all tours
- Professional Guides in English on all tours
- Free transfer from the bus station to the hotel
Please read the following information carefully. This will help you resolve your doubts and/or questions about our services
ARRIVAL IN CUSCO
All our services start at the airport of the city of Cusco where our driver will be waiting for the arrival of your flight to be able to drive you to the hotel of your choice, this service has no additional cost.
For which it is necessary that you provide us with your flight details and confirmation 1 or 2 days before your arrival in the city, our staff will be waiting with the Terra Peru Aventuras sign which you have to locate.
The briefing is the information that is provided to our clients prior to a trip, this will be done one night before the selected activity at the hotel of their stay. In general, the schedule will depend on the other activities that you have planned to carry out, but many times it usually takes place between 6 and 7 at night.
HOW CAN I BOOK THE TOURS?
To start a reservation, the first thing we request is your personal data along with the details of the date you would like to do the walk, or trip then we will request an advance payment of 40% of the total value of the walk in order to generate the purchase of the necessary tickets for the tour.
After the deposit, our reservation staff will send you the confirmation of the reservation of the Tour which will include the DATE, NAME OF THE TOUR, PERSONAL DATA OF THE CLIENT, AMOUNT DEPOSITED AND AMOUNT PENDING PAYABLE UPON ARRIVAL IN THE CITY.
Terra Peru Aventuras offers you different payment methods depending on your needs, from bank deposits, transfers via Wester Union, as well as PayPal (consider +8% to the deposit to be made for reasons of bank commissions)
WHEN DO I MAKE THE FINAL PAYMENT OF THE TOUR?
In general, the total payment must be made upon arrival, we recommend making the payment in cash, due to commission issues from international banks that may be unfavorable to you in case you want to make a payment with your credit card. Our staff gives you more details about it.
CAN I CHANGE THE DEPARTURE DATE AFTER I HAVE PURCHASED THE TICKETS?
For all our tours with the exception of Machu Picchu, Inca Trail, Salkantay, yes! is possible to modify the date without any cost, this must be communicated to our staff as soon as possible in order to carry out the procedures for the modification with a new date.
WHAT HAPPENS WITH ALTITUDE SICKNESS?
Any good experience will depend on a good physical condition, if you practice any physical activity regularly you should not worry about a possible altitude sickness, however as an additional recommendation we suggest acclimatizing, in this sense you should consider spending at least 3 days to do some walk and 1 day to be able to carry out some activity or cultural tour.
There are medications that could achieve better acclimatization, but since we are not doctors, we suggest you drink plenty of water and coca infusions to achieve better acclimatization.
WHEN THE TOUR ENDS, DO YOU TAKE US TO THE HOTEL?
Everything will depend on the style of travel that you chose. Our clients who travel in a private service have the option of ending the tours at their hotel. However, those who opt for a group tour, our tour ends in the Plaza Regocijo or close to it so that you can walk without any worries to your hotel.
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO BRING?
- Personal documents
- 30 liter backpack to carry only what is necessary for the 2 days of the tour
- Comfortable clothes
- Long pants
- T-shirts or long-sleeved shirts
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Hat for the sun
- Insect repellent
- Personal hygiene items
- Ziploc bags or similar (to wrap your clothes and avoid soaking them in case of rain)
- Extra money for expenses not included in the tour