Cusco Magico & Machupicchu 4 Days
Cusco Magico & Machupicchu 4 Days
Machu Picchu currently receives the designation of one of the 7 wonders of the modern world. Considered as the main tourist destination of Peru and World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Called the Lost City, Sacred City, Cradle of the Inca Empire, Machu Picchu is one of the most amazing archaeological sites in the world. People from all over the world gather in Peru to discover its indescribable beauty.
It is an Inca city in a place of great beauty, located in the mountains of Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu, surrounded by temples, terraces and water channels, built on the top of a mountain in the middle of a tropical forest, the sanctuary of Machu Picchu was probably the most impressive architectural construction of the Inca Empire in its heyday of the Inca Pachacuteq characterized by getting to develop the expansion of the territory of tahuantinsuyo with the conquest of several lands and villages. Among its realization of Machupicchu stands out the construction of its walls, terraces and gigantic ramps that give the impression of being sculpted in the escarpments of the rocks of the place. Its construction was made with large blocks of stone joined together, with perfect symmetry. It is currently recognized as an important political, religious and administrative center of the Inca period. The citadel promises a great experience to live, thanks to its beautiful landscapes and impressive Inca infrastructure.
- Transfer Apto- Hotel in Cusco City Tours in the Afternoon
- Tour Cusco Sacred Valley -Aguas Calientes
- Day 03. Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu – Cusco
- Day 04. Transfer Out Cusco – Airport
DAY 01. Cusco & City Tours
Private Transfer to the airport – Hotel in cusco
13hrs-18.30hrs. Guided city tour and Inca nearby ruins
Visit the Cathedral. The Renaissance style dominates the façade and the interior, which features particularly exquisite carvings in cedar and alder. Then visit Santo Domingo church and Koricancha (Inca temple).Continue the tour with the nearby ruins.
Sacsayhuaman, The building was probably used for religious purposes but, due to its location and style, the Spanish and contemporary writers assumed it was a military structure, continue to Qenko or “labyrinth” is considered a sacred place in which ceremonies were performed in honour of the Sun, the Moon and the stars. – Puka Pukara Its role would have been a “Tambo” or a place of rest and lodging. Finally visit Tambomachay that would probably have had an important religious role linked to water and the regeneration of the earth ,Return to Cusco.
Dinner + Show
overnight in Cusco.
Day 02 . Cusco Sacred Valley -Aguas Calientes
08:30 am. we will pick from their hotel and go by bus to the Sacred Valley visiting the sites of Pisaq and the Andean Market, at the half way We delight a wonderful lunch tasting flavors of the Andean food and the mix of the Andean food with the international food, after this great lunch we can go to Ollantaytambo the last Inca Alive City, visiting it’s great walls and the huge terraces, after this visiting our bus will drop us up at the Main Plaza, where we can take our way to the Train Station, this walk takes like 20 minutes, we will wait for the train around half an hour or so, depending of the available, the train journey takes like 2 hours, once in Aguas Caliente s we will have one person waiting for us and take us to the Hotel to spend the night in aguas calientes.
Dinner in Machupicchu.
Day 03 -Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu - Cusco
Early in the Morning our guide will pass by us to pick us up and go to the bus station, we will take one of the first buses to the wonder of the world this journey takes like 25 minutes by a nice road enjoying the great forest that surrounds Machupicchu,once upon in Machupicchu our guide will give us some instructions for our well visit to the site, we will start visiting Machupicchu at the point where you can take the classical view of Machupicchu, after that we will start walking by the streets and great palaces inside the park, it will take like 2 hours and after that we can go down, depending of the train departure we take the bus down from the park in order to take the train back to Cusco depending of the available we can arrive to Ollantaytambo or to Poroy 20 minutes far from Cusco
Overnight in cusco.
- All Private transfers detailed in the itinerary
- Tours in English
- Private Professional local guides
- Entrance to the archaeological sites or museums mentioned in the Itinerary.
- Meals mentioned in the program.
- 02 Nights in Cusco with breakfast.
- 01 Night in Machupicchu ( Aguas Caleintes)
- Private City Tours In Cusco
- 01 Lunch in Sacred Valley
- Train Ticket RT.
- Bus round trip to Machu Picchu
- Tour Machupicchu.
- Meals not mentioned in the program.
- Personal expenses (drinks, insurance, laundry, etc.)
- Air Tickets Lima – Cusco – Lima.
Book your entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
For most visitors, the city of Cusco is just a passing place on their way to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. For this reason, many adventurers only stay a couple of days or nights in this city. But, that couple of nights should be memorable and for this reason we recommend making your reservation well in advance.
Book and buy your flight tickets to Cusco
To travel to the city of Cusco by plane, remember that there are only direct flights from the following countries: Santiago de Chile, Bogota (Colombia) and La Paz (Bolivia). So, with the exception of the destinations mentioned above: book your flight to Cusco (or Lima – Cusco) months in advance. 92% of flights arrive to Cusco from Lima. Due to the high demand and the small number of airlines, it is advisable to book months in advance.
Book your lodging
In the city of Cusco you will find a wide variety of accommodations. From lodgings, hostels, hostels and hotels ranging from 2 to 5 stars. But, as in all the most visited places in the world, most of the time they do not have availability. Therefore, we advise you to book in advance the hotel or hostel that best suits your budget and requirements.
Beware of altitude sickness or “soroche”.
The city of Cusco is located in the south of Peru, between the inter-Andean valleys of the Great Andes Mountains. Its altitude is above 3399 meters above sea level. For this reason, the first and main problem you will have to deal with will be altitude sickness or soroche.
What is altitude sickness? Acute mountain sickness (AMS), also called soroche, apunamiento or páramo sickness, is the lack of adaptation of the organism to the hypoxia (lack of oxygen) of altitude.
When is the best time to travel to Cusco?
In spite of what was said in the previous paragraph. Personally for our team, the best months to visit Cusco are the months of April and May. Since in these months the weather is pleasant with a radiant blue sky, adorned with white clouds, and with a green nature in full bloom.
Take your personal documents with you
As in all the countries of the world, the most important thing is to carry with you your passport that has a minimum validity of 6 months at the moment of your entrance to Peru. However, if you are from Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay or Venezuela you will only need your National Identity Card.
Carry cash or your credit card.
When it comes to money, it is always advisable to bring dollars and make the change to soles, in the exchange houses that abound around the Plaza de Armas in Cusco.
Always look out for your safety
Cusco, in general, is a quiet place with friendly and hard-working people. However, as in any other place, there are always opportunists and people with bad intentions.
For your safety in Cusco:
Do not stray too far from the Historic Center of the city, as it is the only place that is monitored with security cameras and police patrolling the streets.
Take tourist services only with duly authorized travel agencies.
Take with you appropriate clothing according to the season.
What to bring to Cusco? Cusco is characterized by its rainy season and dry season or drought. Also, for its frigid nights and sunny days. For this reason, the ideal clothing to travel to Cusco will be:
Use urban or tourist transportation.
The best way to move within the city of Cusco is in private cabs or tourist transport services. The prices of cabs vary from 6 soles to more, depending on where you want to go.
Stay connected at all times
In Cusco you will not have communication problems, because this city has all the communication services that have the big cities: internet, fixed telephony, mobile telephony and others. Also all the applications work perfectly.
What To Bring
- Original passport, with expiration date no less than 7 months. Very important, we will ask you for a copy with the stamp of entry to the country, in order to start the tour.
- Valid also Identity Document for your entrance to Peru (Only tourists from South America). Important: You must receive the Andean Migration Card (TAM), it will be offered by Migration when you enter Peru. *Very important, we will ask you for a copy with the stamp of entry to the country, in order to start the tour.
- Warm clothes for Cusco: Layers of variable temperatures, especially at night. Such as: Thermals, gloves, scarves, socks and wool cap for cold nights.
- Light and fresh clothes for Machu Picchu: Windbreaker, polar fleece, T-shirts for the tour (polyester, nylon).
- Hat, cap and sunglasses.
- Camera and spare batteries.
- Personal medical kit.
- Insect repellent.
- Soroche Pills for altitude sickness.
- Trekking shoes or waterproof boots for your comfort, rubber or thick soled shoes are an excellent option.
- Rain gear: A good raincoat, rain pants (rainy season only).
- Extra money for drinks and tips, souvenirs, etc (soles or dollars).
- Bathing suit for the hot springs (optional).
- Above all positive attitude and good mood.
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