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On Cusco Imperial Tour 5 Days, You can find the important capital of the Inca Empire through this program which includes a tour through the main attractions in the heart of the Inca Empire. Cusco is the main tourist destination in South America for being the former capital of the Inca Empire.
DAY 1: CUSCO / CITY TOUR
Reception at the airport, transfer to the hotel and you will have a free time available to rest and so avoid altitude sickness. In the afternoon the trip will start with the visit of the Temple Koricancha , The Main Square or Plaza de Armas, The Cathedral and continue to visit the Inca sites: The Fortress Sacsayhuaman the latter side is strategically built on a hill overlooking Cusco and is famous for its enormous carved stones, some of them standing over 9m/30ft tall and weighing over 350 tons, set together whit astounding precision to form the outer walls. Most important Mystical center from Inkas time Qenqo, the military control center Puca pucara and the water temple of Tambomachay. Return to the hotel and free night.
DAY 2: TOUR OF MARAS AND MORAY
09:00 – 14:00 Tour of Maras (salt mines) and Moray (terraces). Night at hotel in Cusco.
DAY 3: CUSCO/ SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS
This day we take a trip to the Sacred Valley of the Incas: visit the Pisac Incas built, the colorful Andean market and the church. Then we pass places like Lamay and Calca on the way to arrive in Urubamba town where we stop for lunch. After lunch visit to Ollantaytambo town, where we can see its typical streets, the impressive archaeological constructions and agricultural terracing, not to mention the splendid views over the sacred valley. Finally, visit the picturesque Andean village of Chinchero where the built of the royal hacienda Of Tupac Inca Yupanqui lie. You can admire the well preserved Inca wall in the main square, and visit the beautiful colonial temple. Built on Inca foundations with interesting paintings. Overnight in Cusco
DAY 4: CUSCO / MACHUPICCHU
Pick up at the hotel to take the train for a full day tour of the Magical citadel of Machu Picchu, it is 112 Km. from Cusco .During the journey we see the Urubamba canyon, Urubamba River and the show capped peaks of the Veronica Mountain. Arriving in Aguas Calientes we go to Machu Picchu where we visit this wonderful Inca Sanctuary also known as “The lost City of the Incas “one of the best known examples of surviving Inca. After the visit, we come back to Aguas Calientes to take the train back to Cusco.
DAY 5: DEPARTURE FROM CUSCO
We will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco and take you to the airport.
WHAT IS INCLUDED:
- All transfers mentioned.
- Train ticket Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo.
- Bus Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes.
- Bus Cusco – Ollantaytambo – Cusco.
- Entrance tickets for Machu Picchu and other places to be visited.
- Professional guide for all places to be visited.
- 01 Buffet lunch in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
- 03 nights in hotel in Cusco.
- 01 night in hotel in Aguas Calientes.
- Constant assistance during the tour.
NOT INCLUDED:airline tickets
tips, or other costs not mentioned above.
Other lunches and dinners can be included if requested.
Hotels and trains can be upgraded if requested.
We can include tickets for Huayna Picchu Mountain if requested when making the reservation.
Make sure you bring a backpack and walking or hiking shoes or boots for the trail
What you need to take
- Original Passport
- ISIC card (if you are a student and want to qualify for the discount)
- Waterproof jacket / rain poncho
- Warm jacket
- Comfortable Trousers
- Sun hat
- Sun cream (factor 35 or higher)
- Insect Repellent
- Personal medication
- Camera and film
- Original passport and ISIC student card if applicable
Optional Items To Take:
- Basic First Aid Kit
- Bathing suit for hot springs