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CUSCO AND MACHU PICCHU EXPRESS

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Overview

This program is designed for tourists or travelers who do not have much time in Peru but still have the desire to know the essence of magic Cusco. We offered the option of visiting the main attractions of the city of Cusco, such as the main Inca temple Qoricancha and the magical city of Machu Picchu “Wonder of the World”.

DAY 1: WELCOME TO CUSCO & CITY TOUR

  • Transfer to your hotel.
  • Briefing about the program.
  • City tour of historical Cusco.
  • Overnight in Cusco.

DAY 2: MACHU PICCHU TOUR (B / L)

  • Transfer by bus to the train station
  • Train journey to Aguas Calientes.
  • Meeting with your guide outside the train station.
  • Bus journey to the citadel of Machu Picchu ( round trip)
  • Learn the history and culture of this impressive site.
  • Bus back down to the Aguas Calientes.
  • Tasty lunch in a cozy restaurant.
  • Train journey back to Ollanta or Poroy.
  • Transfer by bus from the train station to Cusco city.
  • Overnight in Cusco.

DAY 3: CUSCO FAREWELL (B)

  • Pick up from your hotel.
  • Transfer to airport for your flight home.

itinerary

DAY 1: WELCOME TO CUSCO & CITY TOUR

You will be picked up at your arrival to Cusco by one representative of our company with a board with your name and drive you to  your hotel. where you will have a couple of hours to rest before our city tour starts. It is highly recommended that you minimize physical activities, eat lightly and drink lots of water to avoid altitude sickness to prevent altitude sickness. Free coca tea will also be provided by your hotel whenever you need it.

Morning free for walking though the surroundings of the city and get adapted to the altitude.

In the afternoon between 13:00hrs and 13:20hrs, our city tour of Cusco will start. We will begin with a visit to the Cathedral of Cusco, located on the Plaza de Armas. We will continue by visiting the amazing Qorikancha (The Temple of the Sun) as well as we take you around  around the northern Cusco where we will visit the ancient Inca and pre-Inca constructions Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, Pucapucara and Tambomachay

Our tour will last approximately 4 hours and 30 minutes and will finish at the main square. After, you might like to enjoy a nice dinner in one of the many nearby restaurants. Alternately, we can arrange to drop you to your hotel. Just tell your guide what you feel in the mood to do.

DAY 2: MACHU PICCHU TOUR (B / L)

Early in the morning, our staff will pick you up and transfer you to either Ollantaytambo or Poroy Train Station (depending on your train ticket). Where you will board a train to Aguas Calientes (the nearest town to Machu Picchu).

When you arrive to Aguas Calientes, our Machu Travel Peru staff will be there to welcome you. They will take you to the bus station where you will board a bus to Machu Picchu.

The bus ride takes around 25 minutes and follows a winding slope with nice views up the mountain. Once we arrive to Machu Picchu, our two hour, private guided tour of the sacred Incan citadel will begin. We will explore the mysteries and magic of the sacred Incan citadel of Machu Picchu by visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, and the Sacred Sundial, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of Three Windows and various cemeteries.

Upon the conclusion of the tour, we will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes where we will have lunch in a cozy restaurant. You will then return to the city of Cusco by train. When you arrive to the train station, our staff will be waiting to escort you to your hotel in Cusco.

** Optional :  For those who like more action there is the option  to take the challenging, unguided hike to the top of Wayna Picchu,(the young mountain  – prior booking is necessary)  where you will have the best view of the site. This hike is highly recommended for people who are in the right physical condition, as it truly gives unparalleled views of Machu Picchu.

DAY 3: CUSCO FAREWELL (B)

Depending on the departure time of your flight from Cusco.  We will pick you up and escort you  to the airport. End of our program.

Include

INCLUDED

  • Airport transfers – hotel – airport
  • 02 nights lodging at the hotel mentioned in the program, including breakfast – Based on Double Occupancy.
  • 1 night in Cusco
  • 1 night in Aguas Calientes
  • Meals as indicated (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner).
  • All Excursions and Tours, described in the program.
  • All Transfers and Transportation.
  • Small group Tour ensures personalized service no more than 15 people
  • Entrance tickets to all the places mentioned in the program.
  • Round trip train tickets to Machu Picchu.
  • Round-trip bus ticket from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu.
  • A Professional English Speaking Tour Guide.
  • 24 hour support from our locally base team.

NOT INCLUDED

  • Domestic flights from: Lima to Cusco & Cusco to Lima.
  • Entrance to Wayna Picchu Mount; extra charge of US$ 20.00 p/p.
  • Meals not indicated.
  • Travel insurance.

Price

PRICING

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CUSCO AND MACHU PICCHU EXPRESS

Tour Highlights
Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights
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