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Basic Cusco (Offer) 4 Days and 3 Nights

Duration 4 Days and 3 Nights.

Excursions:

What includes:

All income (includes general tourist ticket) + 3 nights of accommodation in Cusco in 2 star hotel, including breakfast + 1 buffet lunch.

Tourist Program

From 2 people to more usd usd$ 425

Day 01: (at the indicated time):

The reception at the Alejandro Velasco Astete airport in Cusco, the transfer and accommodation to your hotel. a mate of coca for acclimatization and free morning.

Cusco city tour and the 4 ruins (from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.)

The tour starts between 1:00 p.m. at 1:30 p.m. With the collection of your accommodation depending on the proximity to the historic center of the city. The first place to visit will be the imposing Cathedral of Cusco, which houses important canvases and sculptures from the Cusco school. Our professional guide will explain the most important points of this place and then go to the famous Coricancha (Temple of the Sun) where we can appreciate the mixture between the Inca constructions (with its perfectly polished stone walls) and the Spanish (the church built on Inca walls).

After the visit to Coricancha, we will go to Sacsaywaman, where we will see huge blocks of stone of up to 40 tons perfectly placed on top of each other. Our guide will explain to us the importance of this place from before the arrival of the Spaniards and during the colony, since this place witnessed one of the greatest battles between the Incas and the Spaniards.

We will continue to the Qenq´o sector (labyrinth) that bears this name along its paths that give the impression of being inside a maze here, the most important place will be an ancient ceremonial table that owes its importance to this place being probably the last accommodation or resting place of Pachacuteq.

We will continue on our tourist bus to Puca Pucara (red fortress), which was an important control center for people who wanted to enter the city of Cusco at the Inca time, given the importance of the city that was sacred in which all travelers had to purify their bodies and souls. The purification was carried out in Tambomachay, the last place we will visit where you can still appreciate the skill and knowledge in hydraulic engineering achieved by the Incas.

The tour ends in the city of Cusco with an average of approximately 6:30 p.m.

It includes:

  • Touristic bus.
  • Professional tour guide (English and Spanish).

Not includes:

  • General tourist ticket of $ 25.00 + $ 9.00 entrance to the cathedral + $ 4.5 entrance to the qoricancha (temple of the sun).

What to bring:

  • Passport or DNI.
  • Sun protection (hat,sunglasses, sunscreen)
  • Rain protection poncho.
  • waterproof jacket between October to March).
  • Water bottle.
  • Camera.
  • Extra money (to buy snacks and / or souvenirs).

Note:

  • The visit to the Cathedral is optional, indicate on the reservation if you do not wish to visit it.
  • Hours: 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  •  Price per person: US $ 10.00 per person.

About the Cusco tourist ticket:

The tourist ticket allows you access to the different places of interest in Cusco. You can buy it directly at each of the visiting sites, although we recommend doing so before in Av. El Sol 103, Cusco, in the main office of Tourist Galleries, to speed up the tickets and take advantage of the time visiting the places. There are two types:

Integral tourist ticket:
Peruvians: S /. 70 per person
Foreigners: S /. 130 per person.
Partial tourist ticket:
Peruvians: S /. 40 per person
Foreigners: S /. 70 per person.

The integral tourist ticket is valid for all places in the three circuits, in a period of 10 days, while the partial tourist ticket is valid for only one of the three circuits, in a period of one or two days, depending on the circuit . To see in detail the places included in each circuit, visit the tourist ticket page.

Day 02: Sacred Valley of the Inkas (from 8:30 a.m to 6 p.m.).

To make this Sacred Valley We will meet at the meeting point at the agreed time, where we will pick up the vehicle to go to the town of Pisac, about 40 minutes from the city of Cusco. Here, we will have time to tour the craft market, before continuing to the archaeological center. Once there, the guide will give us relevant historical information, before giving us some free time to tour the site on our own.

Then, we will go to Urubamba, where we will have time for lunch (drinks not included) **, in order to have energy for our next visit: Ollantaytambo. We will climb the terraces to visit the ruins of the temple of the sun and learn a little more about the forms of construction used by the Quechuas. Then, we will walk a section of an original Inca Trail to descend to our starting point, with views of the surrounding valleys and the same ruins we stepped on just now.

Finally, we will move to Chinchero, where we can visit the church and admire the paintings, sculptures and altars that attest to the history of the building since its construction in the seventeenth century.

Back in Cusco, we will say goodbye to the guide and the vehicle will leave us at a point near the Plaza de Armas after 10 hours of activity.

It includes:

  • Shared transport.
  • Professional tour guide (Spanish and English).
  • Buffet lunch in urubamba.
  • Ends in the center of Cusco.

Not includes:

  • tourist ticket (partial: S /. 70 per person; integral: S / 130 per person).
  • travel insurance (recommended).
  • lunch, drinks.

Recomendations:

  • What to wear: comfortable shoes, sun hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, snack, water and comfortable clothes.
  • Climate: subject to weather conditions.
  • Cancellation and rescheduling policy: 48 hours.

Day 03: Machupicchu (from 4:00 a.m. to 20:00 p.m):

Tour starts with the pick-up from your lodging approx. 3:30 -am. 04:10 am, to take you to Ollantaytambo station, the trip is about an hour and a half. Once in the place you can board the Expedition train that will take you to Machu Picchu Pueblo. This train will be arriving at Machu Picchu Pueblo at 7:40 am and at the exit of the train station, our transfer will be waiting for you to provide information about the itinerary to visit Machu Picchu.

You will have time to have your breakfast (included in our restaurant), then you will meet with the group at the Plaza de Armas or at the Bus Station in Machu Picchu, once being in the Inca citadel You will have a guided tour of 2 hours and 30 minute to know and explore the most prominent places of Machu Picchu. You will have free time to explore the citadel on your own, depending on the train return time.

Our visit to Machu Picchu will end after approximately 16:00 hours, then you will have to return in the direction of the Aguas Calientes train station, for which you will take the bus to return to the Town and immediately go to the train station to take the corresponding train back to ollantaytambo. Once there, our transfer will take you to the minibus to transfer you to the city of Cusco, arrival time at approximately 22:30 PM.

It includes:

Not includes:

  • Food after visiting Machu Picchu.
  • Water or alcoholic drinks.

Day 04: (at the indicated time):

Breakfast and transfer to the airport to take the return flight.

NOTE:

The tour package includes 3 nights hotel (room with private bathroom, hot water, cable TV, wi fi, also includes American breakfasts) The hotels are located near the main square of Cusco.