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CUSCO AND MACHU PICCHU

GROUP TOUR

Trip overview

Cusco City Tour and full day Machu Picchu Tour

Start and end in Cusco! Discover the key highlights of Cusco, once the capital of the sprawling Inca Empire, with visits to its cathedral, and Colorful San Pedro market. Rise early the next morning for an incredible morning visit to the mountaintop city of Machu Picchu, including a guided tour. Your trip also covers round-trip airport transport, a guide, two nights of accommodation, and meals as per the itinerary and site entrance fees.

Highlights
• Discover the ancient ruins of Inca near Machu Picchu and Cusco.
• Cusco City Tour and nearby ruins, and full day Machu Picchu Tour.
• Have a feel of the historical glory of Machu Picchu.
• A comprehensive tour of Machu Picchu that covers all the main attractions.

Type of activities Culture & History, Family Holidays.
Group tour Means each day you will join with other travelers at each destination, with professional local guide in each excursion and share the bus or minivan.
Group size Small group Min 2, Max 16.
Physical rating Some easy physical activities included in this trip. No physical preparation is required to make the most of the journey.
Departure dates We do not have fixed departures. Guaranteed departures every day. Departures are available along the year
Min age 1+ All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult..

Machu Pichu 3 days in private service

Other programs in group

3 Días
1

Day 1

Arrival to Cusco & Colorful Cusco Walking Tour

  • Cusco Airport Transfer: Arrival in Cusco, assistance at the airport and transport to your hotel. The rest of the morning is free to rest in order to avoid ill effects due to the high altitude.
  • Pick up from the hotel at 14:30pm – walking tour will begin at Colorful San Pedro market, there's probably no better market to experience Cusqueñan life. Enjoy a first-hand look at how local residents live day-to-day outside the postcard perfection of Cusco’s main square. The guide will explain the history of this market as you wander through the narrow aisles laden with colorful fabrics, meals, fruit juice, breads, shaman stalls, etc.
  • After we visit Cusco's main square, a busy and vibrant space that marks the colonial center of the city; which features wide stone pathways and well-kept colorful gardens.
  • After, we will head to the Temple of the Sun (Qorikancha) upon which the Convent of Santo Domingo has been built. Interesting fact: according to a legend, this temple was entirely gold plated which left many conquerors impressed with its magnificence when they came here! - The tour will end around 18:00pm.
  • Overnight at the Hotel in Cusco.
  • Meals Included: None
Suggested flight schedule --- Lima (09:30am) – Cusco (10:50am)
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Day 2

Visit to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu

  • Breakfast at the hotel; pick up from your hotel at 05:30am and transfer to Poroy train station
  • The train journey itself is filled with stunning views and will take just under 3 hours. As soon as you arrive at the town of Aguas Calientes, our guide will be waiting for you.
  • Around 10:30am you will ride a bus to Machu Picchu archeological site (2,430m/7,972ft) declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983 and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007, the hilltop citadel deserved every bit of its fame.
  • Around 11:30am the guided tour begins, the guide will expertly direct you throughout the astounding ruins and its main streets. You can then wander around the town squares as well as climb the intricately carved stairways made of stone. Machu Picchu is considered to be the world’s spiritual center by esoteric wisdom. The guided tour takes around two hours.
  • From 13:30pm to 14:30pm once the guided tour is over, you will have some free time to explore the citadel on your own.
  • From 14:30pm to 15:30pm take bus to Aguas Calientes.
  • From 15:30pm to 16:30pm take lunch on you own.
  • Return to Cusco: later board the train for the return trip to Cusco. You will stop at the Poroy station and then be picked up and driven to your hotel in Cusco.
  • Overnight at the Hotel in Cusco.
  • Meals Included: Breakfast.
 
  • Expedition train --- Cusco (06:40am) – Aguas Calientes (09:54am)
  • Expedition train --- Aguas Calientes (17:23pm) – Cusco (20:52pm)
 
  • Note about train tickets: We will attempt to book tickets on this train, but if there are timetable changes or trains are fully booked, we may need to book an alternative service.
3

Day 3

Departure from Cusco

  • Breakfast at hotel; at the scheduled time our representative will meet you in the hotel lobby, transfer and assistance on your departure.
  • Meals Included: Breakfast.
  • Suggested flight schedule --- Cusco (10:40am) – Lima (12:05pm)
   
Hotel Category Double or Triple room Single room Additional cost
Tourist US$ 530 US$ 80
Superior Tourist US$ 579 US$ 111
  • Prices per person in US dollars.
  • Additional charge for single travelers
  • Prices are based on 2 to 3 people traveling together
  Optional services  
  • Upgrade train to Vistadome return to Cusco US$ 45 per person..
  • Domestic flight tickets (Lima to Cusco and Cusco to Lima) the cost is around US$ 254 per person (Baggage allowed: Carry-on baggage 1 piece of 8 kg + Checked baggage 1 piece of 23 kg). * Air fares subject to change according availability and travel date..
  Includes and excludes Included
  • Accommodation: 2 night(s) in hotel(s) in Cusco with breakfast included.
  • All entrance fees and excursions mentioned in itinerary: in Cusco and Machu Picchu.
  • Guided: by local quality English speaking guides.
  • All transfers: airport, train station or bus station transfers, Hotel pickup and drop-off, all transfers are assisted by English speaking staff.
  • Train ticket: Cusco - Aguas Calientes – Cusco (Expedition Class).
  • Meals: According mentioned in the itinerary (vegetarian or special diets are available).
  • All ground transportation.
  • 24-hour support by our local staff.
Not Included
  • International and domestic flights (in case you request them, please ask your travel agent).
  • VISA procedures, travel insurance, pre and post tour accommodation.
  • Other expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.).
  • Tips for guides, drivers and other staff.
  • Guidance in other language (Germany, French, others), in case you request them, please ask your travel agent.
  • Anything not specified in the itinerary description.
  • Entrance fee to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain.
   
City Tourist Superior Tourist
Cusco Yawar Inka Sueños del Inka Tierra Viva Cusco Centro Xima Cusco
 
  • For this tour package we use this list of hotels or similar.
  • The reservation of accommodation is according to the availability of the hotels.
  • You have to choose one of these hotel categories.
  What does tourist or superior tourist mean?   Tourist
  • In this type of accommodation are the 2-star and 3-star hotels and some guest houses.
  • Appeals to tourists looking for more than basic accommodation.
  • The rooms and bed are simple, comfortable and adequate.
  • Beds are made and rooms are cleaned daily. Clean towels are supplied.
  • Rooms with private bathroom and hot shower.
  • Breakfast is included.
  • Ideal for travelers on a reduced budget.
  Superior Tourist
  • In this type of accommodation are the 3-star and 4-star hotels.
  • Standard accommodation. Accommodation is deemed "very good".
  • The rooms and bed are comfortable and adequate.
  • Beds are made and rooms are cleaned daily. Clean towels are supplied.
  • They have spacious reception with seats and other public rooms.
  • Some of these hotels have food and drink service; restaurant and bar.
  • Buffet breakfast is included.