Reception and transfer to the hotel and welcome coca tea, and in the afternoon we have the first excursion CITY TOUR 1PM – 6PM : which includes a visit to the Plaza de Armas and the Temple of the Sun or Koricancha, also visit the 04 ruins surrounding the city: The Fortress of Sacsayhuaman, Qenko, Puca Pucara, finally “The Baths of the Inca” Tambomachay. And optional see typical dances in qosqo center of native art.
This tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas (Vip), starts at 7:00 AM, we will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco 10 to 15 minutes before the start of the excursion. We will start by visiting the picturesque little town of Chinchero, known as the city of the rainbow, to see the Church of Our Lady of Monserrat built in 1607 Above the Túpac Yupanqui palace, we will also see terraces and its artisans market. We will continue our tour visiting the town of Maras and the agricultural experimentation platforms of Moray. It is believed that in this fascinating area, the Incas created their own micro-climate to adapt plants, flowers, and many other products from different parts of the Inca empire. After this we will pay a visit to the salt mines “salineras” located just below Maras. These mines continue to operate and the farmers work in them during the day. Upon completion and back to our private transportation, we will then head to the town of Urubamba where we will enjoy the buffet lunch that will allow you to enjoy the delicious Peruvian cuisine. In the afternoon We will visit the Fortress of Ollantaytambo, which was a strategic military, agricultural and religious center to administer and control the Sacred Valley of the Incas; This can be deduced from the constructions that are presumed to have been for agricultural warehouses and for military use such as walls and watchtowers (probably to protect themselves from jungle ethnic groups). This archaeological site includes a series of superimposed terraces, showing the impressive and large blocks of finely carved stone located on the upper terrace and as the last point we will visit the city of Pisac. This impressive place will give you an idea of the advanced knowledge that they achieved the Incas in architecture. As in other Inca constructions, some studies reveal that it was not a fortress, but a kind of “royal hacienda”, property of the Inca Pachacutec, composed of platforms, domestic, ceremonial structures and aqueducts that provided water for the agrobusiness operation. Another good reason to visit Pisac is its artisan market, where you can find some unique and authentic souvenirs, finally we will return to the city of Cusco. 6:30 pm.
Pick up from hotel 4am and one and a half hour trip to Ollantaytambo station where we will board our train 5:30am and then we will make the trip to the town of “Aguas Calientes” (2 000 masl / 6 561ft) which lasts two hours. Upon arrival at the train station, our guide will be waiting for us with a sign and their names, with which will go to the bus station, to ascend to 400m high, a zigzag trail for 30 minutes to reach “Machupicchu”, known as “The lost city of the Incas”. Once you arrive at the citadel of Machu Picchu, we will pass the check point, from this place will begin the guided tour, we will visit the main places of the city, such as The Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and the cemeteries, the tour will last more than two hours. At the end, you will be given free time to walk around the citadel and visit Machu Picchu on your own, then we will return to “Aguas Calientes” and take our meals in one of the many restaurants. In the afternoon, 2:55pm we will take the train back to Cusco (you must be at the station 20 minutes before the departure time of your train), the return will follow the same route as the outbound journey, arrival at the train station in Ollantaytambo, we will be waiting for you to take you to Cusco (1 hour drive and 30 minutes).
Our staff will come to pick you up at 4:30 am at your respective hotel, we will board our private transportation and then go to the town of Pitumarca, during the trip we will pass through different towns and enjoy the incredible views of the Peruvian Andes, the trip is Approximately 2 hours. Upon arrival we will make a stop to enjoy a delicious breakfast and stock up on some things necessary to start the tour. After this short stop, we will continue our trip where we will observe the landscapes, the mysterious mountains and the deep valleys. We will arrive at the town of Chillca at 3700 meters above sea level. From here the 3-hour uphill walk begins until reaching Rainbow Mountain. Upon reaching the top of the mountain at 5100 meters above sea level, you will be able to enjoy stunning views of the Andes and the Andean fauna. All the mountains surrounding this area are red and there are stunning views of the valleys. and the mysterious 7-color Mountain (Rainbow Mountain), where we will have enough time to take photos and videos. After the great experience we will begin the return walk, lasting 2 hours, then we will enjoy a delicious lunch. After lunch you can visit some of the local family houses, where you can see the lifestyle of these people who still practice the ancient traditions of the Incas. Later we will return to Cusco, we will be arriving in the city at approximately 4:00 PM and then drop you off at your respective hotels.
Very early we pick you up from the hotel at 5am. We head to the town of Mollepata 3 hours drive, place where we will have our breakfast finishing we will continue our journey to Soraypampa ( base camp ) there we start the hike to reach the Laguna Humantay ( 2 hours walk ) we will have time for photos and rest a while, we will return to base camp to return to Mollepata for our lunch finally we will return to the city of Cusco 5pm.
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DAY 1.- WELCOME TO THE CITY OF CUSCO Reception and transfer to the hotel and welcome coca tea, and in the afternoon we have the first excursion CITY TOUR 1PM – 6PM : which includes a visit to the Plaza de Armas and the Temple of the Sun or Koricancha, also visit the 04 ruins […]
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