Tour 4 days visit: Cusco, Sacred Valley, with overnight in Machu Picchu

Locations Visited
Machu Picchu

Trip Style
Tour

Length
4 Days - 3 Nights

Frequency
Everyday

Group

Physical Grading
1

Tour 4 days Cusco Sacred Valley with Overnight in Machu Picchu

First day: Reception and City tour in Cusco.

On arrival at the airport in Cusco, we will be waiting with a sign with your name, then transport to your hotel where you will rest for an hour, take a cup of coca tea and evening come to pick them up at 13:30 hrs to begin the tour to the city of Cusco and surroundings, visit the center of the ancient city of Cusco, Plaza de Armas, the Monastery of Santo Domingo, Koricancha Temple and the nearby ruins of Kenko, Puka Pucara, Tambomachay and the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, built with huge rocks that so far remains an enigma mobilization and use of these, there being no quarries in the area. At 19:00 hrs. if we can see a show of music and dancing in downtown Cuzco Qosqo Native Art.

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Day Two: Tour the Sacred Valley of the Incas

On this day tour to Sacred Valley Tour that started at 8:30 in the morning, collected from the hotel to go to Pisac, which is a typical market, with picturesque terraced fields on the mountain. Visit the archaeological site of Pisac. It is also famous for its fairs where you can buy beautiful handicrafts. Then we head to Urubamba where we have included a buffet lunch. Then we go to the fortress of Ollantaytambo, where descendants of the Incas living in the home of the Incas. Finally we go to the Ollantaytambo train station to board the train that leaves at 16:36 hrs. hours to Aguas Calientes, arriving 18:00 hrs. averaging. Overnight at hotel in Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu).

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Day Three: Tour to Machu Picchu “The Lost City of the Incas”

After getting up very early and have breakfast, climb the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu and we will see the spectacular sunrise of this marvel.

Optional: can make the trek to the summit of Huayna Picchu this will take about 2 hours round trip (This tour is without guide). After excursions with our guide to the citadel of Machu Picchu, for 2 hours. Then you will be given free time to stroll around the citadel. They will have all morning to Machu Picchu to take pictures and be in this mystical place. Then descend by bus to Aguas Calientes in the afternoon take the train back to Ollantaytambo, where our staff will be waiting for you to transfer you by bus to Cusco.

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Fourth day: Farewell and air travel from Cusco to Lima

Taking a good breakfast, the hotel pick you up from where they are staying and taken to the airport from the city of Cusco, which is minutes away from downtown Cusco, we must be one hour prior at least to make arrangements for flight confirmation, After checking with the airline to fly and pay the airport tax, we will say goodbye and take the flight from Cusco to Lima.

First day:

  • Welcome and transfer to Cusco and from airport to hotel.
  • Welcome drink “coca tea” in the hotel.
  • City Tour of Cusco Cathedral, Qoricancha, Sacsayhuaman, Tambomachay … (afternoon from 13:30 hrs – 18: 30 hrs).
  • Show dances (Optional)
  • Overnight at hotel.

Second day:

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Tour the Sacred Valley of the Incas. (Visit Pisac and Ollantaytambo, 8am – 4pm)
  • Buffet lunch in Urubamba at the restaurant “Casa Grande”.
  • Inka Rail train ride from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes (from 16:36 hrs. to 18:09 hrs.)
  • Overnight at hotel in Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu).

Third day:

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 05:30 hrs. Uploaded by bus to Machu Picchu.
  • 18:00 hrs. Sunrise view of Machu Picchu.
  • Optional: Hike Huaynapicchu (3 hours, without Guide).
  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu from 11:00 hrs. to 13:00 hrs.
  • Lowering bus to Aguas Calientes.
  • Lunch in Aguas Calientes at the restaurant “Indio Feliz”.
  • In the afternoon return by train to Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo. (From 19:00 hrs. to 20:32 hrs.)
  • Travel by bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco. (From 20:45 hrs. to 22:15 hrs.)
  • Transfer to your hotel in Cusco.

Fourth day:

  • Breakfast at hotel
  • Transfer from hotel to Cusco airport.
  • Professional tour guide in English or Spanish.
  • Admissions to all the attractions to visit Machu Picchu and Huanapicchu, Sacred Valley, City tour and surrounding areas, churches and museums.
  • Transfer in every place.
  • 2 nights in hotel in Cusco.
  • 1 night hotel in Aguas Calientes.
  • 3 buffet breakfasts at hotels, a la carte lunch in Machupicchu, 1 lunch buffet in the Valley.

Not included in the package

Airline tickets, Lima-Cusco – Lima, if you want we can add the fee is approximately $ 240 (Rate Base) round trip per person, this fee may be increased according to schedule and space availability

Important Note:

  • All itineraries are subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control including, weather, road or trail conditions and flight schedules.
  • Train included in all tours is the Cerrojo-backpacker (Aguas calientes to Ollantaytambo) Train times will only be confirmed once full amount of tour is paid. The earliest train you could take is the 14:00 and being the 9:00 pm the last train. Saywas Expeditions will organize the transport back to Cusco.
  • Most people automatically assume that the weather is hot in South America, but because of the higher altitude in the Andes, the temperature can feel quite cold, especially at night. We recommend the use of a duffel bag or backpack, whichever is easiest for you to carry. A good size daypack is also essential.

Saywas Expeditions – “The best local tour operator” – Will create amazing expeditions to Machu Picchu, with great guides, chef, and the unstoppable horseman, as well as the best equipment tents, sleeping bags, thermarest mattresses.

Departures 100% guaranteed!!

  • Do I need to book it in advance? This has departures guaranteed, but train tickets and entrance to Huayna Picchu mountain are subjet to availability. For that reason, we HIGHLY recommend booking it in advance to ensure you receive exactly what you want!
  • PLEASE NOTE: May, June and July are peak months of a HIGH TOURIST SEASON in Cusco. It means that train tickets ARE SELL OUT QUICKLY!! Please be aware that the trek leaves daily; however, return train tickets may not be available, if you like to book on last moment. To avoid this inconvenience, please book it several weeks in advance!

Available Discounts:

  • Students: Discount of USD 20.00 dolars.To the students with valid card International Student Identity Card (ISIC) In case to be a student, the card must be properly scanned and send digitally to our e- mail before you pay the initial deposit for the reservation, in order to qualify for the discount .
  • Teenagers: US$ 20.00 (up to 15 years of age, passport copy required for all bookings)
  • Group of 8 or more: Completely free !! Sleeping bags and trekking poles for groups of 8 or more

Climate:

Cusco’s climate is divided into two differentiated seasons: the rainy season, from November to April (the heaviest rainfalls occurring usually between January – March); and the dry season, from May to October. The dry season is colder, so temperatures can drop to below 0 degrees at night.

Along the trip, temperatures range from 10-20ºC during the day if it’s sunny, to05-10ºC during the day if not sunny and can drop below freezing at night. In Aguas Calientes/Machupicchu, at lower altitude, temperatures are usually warmer though warm clothes are still recommended at night.

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