Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Vinicunca y Q'eswachaca
The program is valid till December 31, 2023
Discover Cusco with the help of our experienced guides. Enjoy a series of unforgettable experiences in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Machu Picchu, City of Cusco, Qqewe and Vinicunca, which will have us return home with more than one story to tell. Our host guides will pay attention to all the details that your trip requires.
• San Pedro Central Market.
• Chinchero, old inca town.
• Ollantaytambo, the last living Inca town
• Machu Picchu, lost citadel.
• Vinicunca, Rainbow mountain.
• Q’eswachaqa, last Inca bridge.
The price of the program in USD per pax:
The price of the program in USD per pax:
Day 1: Cusco
Capital of the Empire and the Archaeological Park of Sacsayhuaman
Ascent to the Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park, and start of the journey visiting the fortress of the same name, a beautiful place that radiates peace and tranquility, we will also admire the huge rocks of up to 4 meters high, that were used in its construction. Continue to Q'enqo, antique temple of the Cougar where we can appreciate an altar for sacrifices in the inner part of a huge rock and then to Tambomachay, sacred fountains of life and health. On the way, enjoy a panoramic view of Puca Pucará, a watchtower that guarded the entrance to the city. Later, tour of the Temple of the Sun Qorikancha, over which the Santo Domingo Convent was built, the legend says that this Temple was completely gold plated, which amazed the conquerors when they first arrived. To end our journey, become familiar with the Plaza de Armas (Main Square) and enter the Cathedral, which amasses invaluable colonial art works and paintings, as for example the Cross that arrived with the first conquerors.
Day 2: Inca Village
Inca Village of Chinchero, Terraces of Moray and the Inca Village of Ollantaytambo
This day we shall visit the most outstanding places in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. We will depart towards the Village of Chinchero, the most typical and colorful of the Sacred Valley. This village is famous for its weaving women. Short stop in a textiles center to appreciate the old Inca techniques for the dyeing and spinning using alpaca wool. After visiting the Inca plaza with its beautiful colonial church, we will continue towards Moray, a beautiful Inca archaeological site made up of concentric agricultural terraces that served as a lab to recreate microclimates. Lunch. Later visit to the last living village of the Incas, Ollantaytambo. Also, a visit to the Temple of the ten windows, the bath of the princess, and the Sun Temple. The postcard pictures that we will take from the heights of Ollantaytambo will close this magical day in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Lodging in the area.
Day 3: Machu Picchu, the Lost City
The much-awaited day to visit one of the 7 Wonders of the World. Boarding at the Ollantaytambo station. Departure in the selected train. Arrival at the Machu Picchu station. Assistance, from our staff to board the bus that will ascend up a winding road, with a spectacular view of the Urubamba river which forms a deep canyon. The Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, will greet us with its incredible terraces, staircases, ceremonial sites and urban areas. Energy exudes from the whole place. Lunch. At the coordinated time, return by train and transfer to the hotel in Cusco. Lodging.
Day 4: Vinicunca
The Rainbow Mountain
Embark on a great adventure when going to the Rainbow Mountain, Vinicunca. Very early in the morning, departure by van along Valle Sur till we arrive at the village of Cusipata. Breakfast. Afterwards start of the ascent through a community dirt road till we arrive at 4,800 m.a.s.l. Start of our hike along a path of 4 km observing far away the snowcapped mountain range of Ausangate. Our guide will come with us and teach us how to walk properly in altitude. The chain of mountains striped with colors will appear little by little, until we reach the observation point at 5000 m.a.s.l. Its geological formations will reveal all of its great splendor. Vinicunca is one of the great attractions that you should not miss in your trip to Peru. Free time for taking pictures. Later we will descend by the same path in order to board our vehicle and descend to Cusipata. Lunch. Return to Cusco.
Day 5: the last Inca Bridge
In the morning, we will be going to the district of Quehue, Canas province, over the Apurimac river. Along the way we will go across the area of the four lakes and Andean villages. Get to know Q’eswachaka, the last Inca bridge, a fascinating experience. This suspension bridge that hangs over the Apurímac River is unique in its type, handmade and renewed every single year through a ritual that lasts four days carried out by local communities. We will now have the opportunity to cross this impressive Inca construction of 28 meters in length. Following the steps of the Inca army. Return to the hostel. Lunch. Return to Cusco.
Day 6: Farewell Day
Transfer to the airport. Departure to Lima to connect with your return flight home.
• Private transfers from airport to hotels.
• Shared transfer to the train station.
• All admission tickets on tours.
• Shared Tours with English-Spanish speaking guide.
• Round trip railway ticket to Machu Picchu according with selected hotel category.
• 4 lunches.
• 4 nights of accommodation in Cusco in selected hotels.
• 1 night of accommodation in Sacred Valley in selected hotels.
• Daily breakfast.
• Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.