A classic 4 days’ journey through Cusco the capital of the Inca Empire admiring colonial and Incan architecture and feeling the spirit of the city. Then off to the Sacred Valley of the Incas experiencing and immersing yourself into its culture and history. Finally, explore the magnificent Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
4* Casa Cartagena Boutique, Novotel, Costa del Sol Ramada, El Mercado, Antigua Casona San Blas, Sonesta Cusco, Casa Andina Premium, Tocuyeros Boutique
5* Belmond Nazarenas, Belmond Monasterio.
Day 2 Sacred Valley of the Incas – Train Ride to Aguas Calientes
Depart Cusco in the morning with your professional guide driving through the Sacred Valley of the Incas, admiring the surrounding Andes Mountains in the lush valley. Our first visit takes to the Awanacancha Center to get acquainted with the camelids of Peru. Explore the Inca ruins of Pisac by walking around the archeological site, sightseeing the Sun Temple, water channels, and the stunning terraces that surround the site. Later, we will drive down to the village of Pisac to stroll through the colorful handicraft market where you can pick up some souvenirs. We will take a scenic drive through the Vilcanota River to the town of Urubamba to have a delicious lunch. Moving forward to the Inca town of Ollantaytambo we will come upon the grand archeological site with huge terraces that face town. Next take a pleasurable stroll around the Inca village to admire the well preserved Inca design. Afterwards, a picturesque train ride to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Town) admiring the lovely landscapes and drop of elevation. Enjoy a comfortable night in a hotel of your choice.
Hotel in Aguas Calientes
Breakfast and lunch included
Hotel selection in Aguas Calientes
3* Retama Machu Picchu, Waman, La Cabaña, Hatun Inti Classic, Jaya Machu Picchu, Ferre Machu Picchu, Casa Andina Standard
4* Casa del Sol Machu Picchu, El Mapi by Inkaterra, Hatun Inti Boutique,
5* Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo, Sumaq. Optional route: You can do Chinchero, Maras, Moray instead of the above.
Day 3 Machu Picchu Tour – Train ride to Ollantaytambo or Poroy Station – Cusco
Our guide will meet you at the agreed time to walk to the nearby bus station for a ride on the shuttle bus to Machu Picchu, a 25-minute ride. Inhale, exhale as you finally reach the breathtaking Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Wow at last! Enjoy a fantastic historical walking venture with your guide of this impressive citadel observing the guardhouse, main temples, royal tomb, sacred plaza, and more. After a fabulous time return to Aguas Calientes, (Machu Picchu Town) to have lunch before boarding the train to the Ollantaytambo or Poroy station. Return to your hotel in Cusco.
Hotel in Cusco
Breakfast and lunch included.
Day 4 Farewell Cusco
Morning, afternoon, or early evening transfer to the airport for a flight to your next destination.
Breakfast included **Add more days in Peru. Consult us.