CLASSIC CUSCO 3 DAYS
If you wish to visit the capital of the Incas and visit all its attractions, will be fascinated by the cultural wonders, its friendly people. The first day towering temples and palaces of the Incas, as Sacsayhuaman, Koricancha, Kenko visit. And on day two will be an unforgettable day because the sacred valley hides many unique attractions, great weather visit.
The third day you close with a flourish, to feel captivated by the wonder of the world, Machu Picchu and afternoon return to Cusco.
DAY 1: CUSCO – SACSAYHUAMAN – TAMBOMACHAY
In the afternoon we will visit the temple of the sun, called in the Koricancha Inca epoch, and then the bus will take us to the esplanade of the Sacsayhuaman, which in Inca times was used as a very important shrine, nowadays it is the seat of the staging of the Inti Raymi.
Nearby is the complex of Quenqo which is a kind of astronomical Observatory and funeral chamber.
Continuing the trip we will arrive at the tourist viewpoint of Puca Pucara, and then culminate with the temples of the water, the famous Tambomachay.
In the evening we will return to the city of Cusco, the tour ends in the square regocijo.
DAY 2: SACRED VALLEY – PISAC – OLLANTAYTAMBO – AGUAS CALIENTES
This day we will begin the tour at 7:00 am, with pick up from your Hotel. Then we will go to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, along the route you can enjoy the fabulous views of agricultural fields, handicraft shops, the first stop is in the place of Chincheros, this place has typical markets, where you can see the proccess of the textiles according the incas tradiction, also the colonial houses, church and inca buildings. Then we continue teh tour to the moray agricultural terraces, very close is another beautiful site “Salineras”.
At noon we retire to Urubamaba following the course of the river Vilcanota, you can have lunch in any of the restaurants to choose. Then we go to Ollantaytambo which is an old Inca town, where the construction of Inca streets and houses have not changed in more than 500 years.
In the afternoon after the excursions we must head to the train station for Aguas Calientes, that depends on the schedule and according to availability, the train journey takes more than an hour.
There awaits the trasfer that picks up and give the indications for his visit in Machu picchu, this day he will sleep in a very comfortable hotel.
DAY 3: MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO
The visist to machu picchu will start very early, you must go to the bus station for machu picchu, the priemer bus leaves at 5:30 am. After half an hour arrive at the citadel of Machu Picchu, where your guide will wait for you, with the two hours until 8:00 am, all the most important places. Then you will have the time available to take more photos, or climb to any of the mountains if you have booked with antcipacion. Remember that you must go down to the village of Aguas Calientes always two hours before your train will give you enough time to have lunch, and then embark on your return train. Obviously everything depends on your train schedule, we have schedules from 14:30, 16:15 and 19:00 pm.
Once you arrive in Ollantaytambo you should go outside where your transfer with your names awaits, and then the trip is by bus; You will arrive approximately 3 hours later to Cusco.
- Professional English Guide
- Bus for the City tour and Sacred Valley
- Train tickets from Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes-Ollantaytambo
- Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
- Entrance ticket for City tour and Sacred Valley
- 2 night Hotel in Cusco ( first day and third day) the check in is at 10:00 am
- 1 night hotel in Aguas Calientes
- Bus Ollantaytambo – Cusco
- Bus Aguas Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes (US $ 12 one way)
- Optional: Huayna Picchu Mountain ($ 30 usd)
- Personal expenses
- Travel Insurance