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Highlights

Highlights

$620.00Price

PRICES IN DOLLARS

👤 Minimum number of people: 1

 

This is the perfect tour to Cusco where you can contemplate breathtaking landscapes and relive the past, in 6-days you will know a variety of natural, cultural and archaeological sites of the Cusco region.

Day 1: Arrival to Cusco & City Tour

 

The tour begins the moment you step off the plane in Cusco. Our airport shuttle will pick you up from the airport and take you to your Cusco hotel to drop off your luggage (CHECK-IN 12:00 pm).

Day 1 of the tour begins at 1:00 pm in Cusco, also known as the Imperial City. The tour begins visiting the Koricancha Temple, a preserved Inca palace and worship center in Cusco’s Historic Center.

From there, the tour visits Plaza de Armas (the main square) and the Cathedral Basilica (a historic catholic temple) before heading on to the Sacsayhuamán Fortress (15th century Inca ruins and Q'enqo archeological site).

After the tour, we return to Cusco. Our service will end in the surroundings of the Plaza de Armas.

 

Day 2: Sacred Valley + Maras-Moray

 

We will pick you up and then go towards the Sacred Valley. The first place to visit will be Pisaq and the traditional market where you will be able to buy some souvenirs really cheaper, the next stop will be the archeological park site of Ollantaytambo, you will love this small town. In the city of Urubamba, we will stop for lunch time, the meal will be composed by the most important peruvian dishes, an alluring buffet.

Getting back to Cusco we will visit two fascinating places: “The Salt Mines in Maras” and “The Agricultural Inca Laboratory in Moray”. At the salt mines you will be able to try the bountiful variety of salt the local people make and, of course, buy the kind of salt that you most like. Both of them places are unmatchable and have many stories that your professional guide will share with you.

To finish this delightful trip we will spend some minutes in the town of Chincheros, better known as the handicraft city. In fact, here is made the most beautiful and colorful traditional clothes, accessories and souvenirs that of course you will be able to buy. Local Women will teach you the tradition about how they tint wool of alpaca, lama and sheep with natural tincture with ancestral Inca technics.

 

Day 3: Machu Picchu

 

We will pick you up from your hotel at 4:00 am and travel by tourist bus to Ollantaytambo train station, where you will board the 6:40 am train to Aguas Calientes.

The 6:40 am train will arrive at the Aguas Calientes train station at 8:10 am. You will be picked up and taken to the bus station. Once at the bus station, you will take a 20 minute bus ride to the entrance of Machu Picchu.

At Machu Picchu, you will have a two hour guided tour of the ancient city. After you finish exploring Machu Picchu, you will take the bus back down to Aguas Calientes, where you can eat lunch before boarding your return train back to Ollantaytambo in the afternoon. In Ollantaytambo, transportation will be waiting to bring you back to Cusco by approximately 10:00 pm (San Francisco Square).

 

Day 4: Humantay Lake

 

We will pick you up between 4:30 and 5:00 am from your accommodation in Cusco. We will then travel by van to the village of Mollepata. The scenic trip lasts for 2 hours before we arrive at Mollepata, where we normally stop for 30 minutes to have breakfast. Then, we will continue our journey towards Soraypampa, where we will start our trek (4.000m). We will start hiking up a moderate slope for one and a half hours until we reach Humantay Lake (4.300m). From this point, we can soak in the spectacular views of the turquoise waters of Humantay Lake that lays peacefully at the base of the picturesque Humantay Glacier and is one of the most stunning places in the Cusco Region.

We will continue our downhill trek for one and half hours to Soraypampa and have lunch. Finally, after an amazing journey, you will travel for 2 1/2 hours to Cusco. Your arrival time will be approximately 6:00 pm.

 

Day 5: Rainbow Mountain

 

Your day will begin with an early pickup from your accommodation in Cusco, between 4:30 and 5:00 am.

We will start our adventure with a walk uphill for about 1 hour and a half, appreciating in the background snowy mountains and wonderful landscapes. Then, we will finally reach the point to which we will be able to appreciate the colors of the Rainbow Mountain (5.036m) and the stunning view it offers.

After visiting and taking pictures, we will return the same way we came, have lunch, and start the drive back to Cusco, arriving between 6:00 and 6:30 pm.

 

Day 6: Airport Transfer

 

After you check out from your Cusco hotel (CHECK-OUT 10:00 am), we will pick you up and take you to the Cusco Airport.

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