City Tour - Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu 4 Days / 3 Nights

$335.00
SKU: ITS-002

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In this program, you´ll be able to appreciate the Incan architecture, in several archaeological compounds, like the Qorikancha, Saqsayhuamán, Q´enqo, Pukapukara, Tambomachay, Chinchero and Ollantaytambo, passing by different communities, several of which still maintain typical customs and ways of life of the region, as much in terms of economic activity, such as agriculture and shepherding as of clothing and other aspects that stand out as a part of the Andean culture´s patrimony. Finally, you´ll reach the Historical Sanctuary of Machu Picchu which is an extraordinary masterpiece of Incan architecture. This circuit is full of natural attractions which offer the visitor a unique sensation of adventure, in direct contact with nature.

Itinerary

DAY 1: CUSCO: CITY TOUR

CuscoArrival in Cusco, reception and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon, we´ll start our tour with the visit of the great archaeological monument of the Qorikancha (Qori = Gold and Kancha = Enclosure, also known as Temple of the Sun) and that of Cusco´s Cathedral, built on top of the foundations of the Inca Wiracocha´s great palace and the Incas´ Sacred Lagoon, in Haukaypata (Main Square). Then, we´ll head towards Saqsayhuamán (Saqsay = Satisfied and Huamán = Falcon, also known as The Sun´s Royal House). Within this great complex, there are other archaeological compounds like Q´enqo; an astronomical observation center and temple dedicated to Mother Earth or Pachamama (Pacha = World and Mama = Mother), Pukapukara; a military, administrative and watch center which controlled the Incan Trail and finally, Tambomachay known as the Water´s Temple or Inca´s Baths and which was a center of worship to water. Then, return to your hotel.

DAY 2: SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS

Valle SagradoWe´ll go by bus from your hotel to Pisaq; a strategic vantage point with a view over the village of Taray, over the snow-capped mountain La Verónica and the Incas´ Sacred Valley. Afterwards, we´ll go on towards Ollantaytambo, passing by Calca and Urubamba (Lunch). In the afternoon, we´ll visit Ollantaytambo´s archaeological complex which served as an astronomical observatory and a fortress for the Incas. Then, we´ll return to Cusco, visiting on our way, the village of Chinchero (Rainbow Village), which was an agricultural center in Incan times. In Cusco, transfer to your hotel.

Day 3: MACHU PICCHU

MachupicchuEarly in the morning, transfer from your hotel to the train station, to head towards the village of Aguas Calientes. During the trip, we´ll observe beautiful landscapes, as well as changes in the vegetation, from the Andean surroundings to tropical valleys. Upon arrival, we´ll go up by bus to the Historical Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, where you´ll have a group guided visit. Afterwards, free time in the Sanctuary, lunch in Aguas Calientes and then, transfer to the train station to return to the city of Cusco. In Cusco, transfer to your hotel.

Day 4: CUSCO (Departure)

Breakfast at your hotel; transfer to the airport or to the bus station and end of our services.

INCLUDES:

  • Mapa Valle SagradoTransfers and transportation: By bus and train
  • Professional guide: Bilingual English / Spanish
  • General Tourist Pass (B.T.G.)
  • Entrance tickets: Those which are not included in the B.T.G.
  • Train: Cusco – Aguas Calientes – Cusco
  • Bus: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes
  • Safety storage room: Luggage and valuables

DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Breakfast on the first day
  • Lunches and Dinners
  • Lodging facilities in Cusco.

RECOMMENDATIONS:

  • Photo and / or video camera, with spare film and batteries
  • Sun blocking lotion
  • Hat or cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Passport
  • Valid Student ID (not over 25 years of age).
Price: $335.00

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