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Exploring Cusco & Machu Picchu And Rainbow Mountain 5N/6D

1° Day: Lima – Cusco

When you arrival in the City of Cusco our staff Peruvian Paths and Adventures will be waiting for you at the airport and then take you to your chosen hotel. At the hotel, you will be greeted with the typical coca tea for acclimatization. Our staff will help you check in and give you all the information and recommendations such as: Banks, Restaurants, Exchange Houses and others. Finally have a free afternoon to rest and acclimatize.

Optional: Presentation of typical Andean music and dances at the Qosqo Native Art Centre (6:30pm to 8.00pm) The entrance ticket is included in the package.

Overnight in Cusco

  • Accommodations: Hotel  3*** Economic (Hotel San Francisco Plaza, Rojas Inn, and others in the same category )

  • Accommodations: Hotel  3***  (Hotel San Agustin Internacional, Hotel Siete Ventanas, and others in the same category )

  • Accommodations: Hotel  4*** (Hotel San Agustin El Dorado, Hotel Jose Antonio Cusco, and others in the same category )

 

2° Day: City Tour in Cusco

Breakfast at the Hotel

After a delicious breakfast at the hotel we will pick you up at 8:00 a.m. we will take a bus to start the visit of the city of Cusco. The first stop we will do will be in the Main Square of Cusco or also known as Plaza de Armas, Continuing  with the tour we will move to the Temple of Koricancha or Temple of the Sun, where we can appreciate the very fine work that the Incas performed on the stone. Then we will take our bus to leave the city of Cusco and visit the archaeological site Sacsayhuaman, where every year in June, the Sun Festival 'Inti Raymi' is held, in the Winter Solstice in the Hemisphere. It has a strategic location that offers a complete view of Cusco City to visitors. We will also appreciate the Archaeological Centers of Qenqo, Tambomachay and Pucapucara. Back to the City of Cusco approximately at 13:00p.m.

 

Overnight in Cusco

  • Accommodations: Hotel  3*** Economic (Hotel San Francisco Plaza, Rojas Inn, and others in the same category )

  • Accommodations: Hotel  3***  (Hotel San Agustin Internacional, Hotel Siete Ventanas, and others in the same category )

  • Accommodations: Hotel  4*** (Hotel San Agustin El Dorado, Hotel Jose Antonio Cusco, and others in the same category )

  • Meals: Breakfast

 

3° Day: Cusco - Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu

Breakfast at the Hotel

Pick up from your hotel at 08:00 a.m. We make our first stop at The Andean Animal Refuge where we will find llamas, alpacas, condors, and pumas. Continuing our tour we visit the most important archaeological sites in the Sacred Valley. Here we will have a guided tour exploring the sites for around one hour. This place is best known for having the largest Inca cemetery in the area, and also has religious temples, agricultural terraces, and irrigation systems. Then we go to the colonial town of Pisac where we visit a silverware workshop and learn the process of making silver. Also, we will walk through the traditional markets where you can find a lot of handmade crafts, here we will have time to buy souvenirs. We then go to the town of Urubamba where we stop at a restaurant to have a buffet lunch. To complete our day's tour, we visit the Archaeological Centre of Ollantaytambo which is another important site in the Sacred Valley having temples and gardens. Also, in this place one of the greatest battles of Spaniards with Incas was celebrated. Finally we go to the train station of Ollantaytambo to take the train to the town of Aguas Calientes, upon our arrival you can expect to stay at a cozy hotel with all the comforts. Upon our arrival, a cozy hotel with all the comforts awaits us.

After the tour we will  go to the train station. Where we will take the train from Ollantaytambo through the picturesque Sacred Valley to Aguas Calientes Town, depending on the departure time of the train to be always 30 minutes before the departure of train.

Upon our arrival at the train station our Staff will be waiting for us to take us to our Hotel.

                                                          

Overnight in Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu)

  • Accommodations: Hotel  3*** Economic (Hotel Flower House, Hotel Inka Town and others in the same category )

  • Accommodations: Hotel  3***  (Hotel La Cabaña, Hotel Waman, and others in the same category )

  • Accommodations: Hotel  4*** (Hotel El Mapi By Inkaterra, Hotel Taypikala Machu Picchu, and others in the same category )

  • Meals: Breakfast and Buffet Lunch

4° Day: Machu Picchu – Cusco

Breakfast at the Hotel

After a delicious breakfast  at your hotel. You will meet your guide and take the 25-minute bus ride up to Machu Picchu. You will have a 2 hours and 30 minuts aprox. the tour with your guide. where we will visit the incredible architecture and the mysterious temples left by the Incas. A

professional English-speaking guide will help us understand the sophisticated ideas and technology of this highly advanced culture. The suggested time to descend from Machu Picchu to the town of Aguas Calientes is 13:00 p.m depending on the departure time of the train to be always 30 minutes before the departure of train.

  • Expedition Train Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo or Poroy (Cusco)

  • Upon arrival at the station you will be waiting for a staff of the company to transfer to their respective hotels in Cusco

Overnight in Cusco

  • Accommodations: Hotel  3*** Economic (Hotel San Francisco Plaza, Rojas Inn, and others in the same category )

  • Accommodations: Hotel  3***  (Hotel San Agustin Internacional, Hotel Siete Ventanas, and others in the same category )

  • Accommodations: Hotel  4*** (Hotel San Agustin El Dorado, Hotel Jose Antonio Cusco, and others in the same category )

  • Meals: Breakfast

 

5° Day: Trekking to Rainbow Mountain – Cusco

Breakfast at the Hotel

The adventure begins very early at 04:30 a.m, and then we go by car for an average of 3 hours south of Cusco. Then we will go to the picturesque town of Pitumarca, south of the city of Cusco. Here we enjoy a delicious Andean breakfast in local Restaurant and we will buy some of the necessary items for our walk, such as water, snacks, etc. Afterwards, we will continue on the road until we reach a dirt road that crosses the mountains and passes through traditional villages and fertile valleys. After this short stop we continue our trip where we observe the multicolored landscapes and the crops that are mixed between the mysterious and snow-capped mountains. See Andean animals such as the llama, alpaca, sheep, vicuñas and also the deep valleys. If it is a clear day, we will be able to see the snowy Ausangate, which is the highest in the province of Cusco at 6,384 masl or 20,945 feet. We arrive at the picturesque town of Chillca which is our starting point for the trek. We will start trekking from 4,350 masl (14,271 ft) and it will take around 1.5 hours to reach the top. This walk is short and gradual, but due to the height we will go slowly and enjoy the view of valleys and mountains, and also herds of llamas and alpacas. We will finish the climb when we reach the top of Cerro Colorado, which is 4,980 meters above sea level (16,338 feet). This incredible mountain has beautiful colors including red, orange, yellow,

 

green and purple which are various minerals. You have the option to climb another 50 meters (164 feet) up to take photos with a panoramic view, and when we are ready we will return the same way. We will go down for an average of 1 hour and we will arrive at the vehicle to return to Cusco. On the way we will have Buffet lunch at the local restaurant, and continue to Cusco where we will drop you off at your hotel around 4:30 p.m.

Overnight in Cusco

  • Accommodations: Hotel  3*** Economic (Hotel San Francisco Plaza, Rojas Inn, and others in the same category )

  • Accommodations: Hotel  3***  (Hotel San Agustin Internacional, Hotel Siete Ventanas, and others in the same category )

  • Accommodations: Hotel  4*** (Hotel San Agustin El Dorado, Hotel Jose Antonio Cusco, and others in the same category )

  • Meals: Breakfast, Buffet Lunch

 

6° Day: Cusco – Lima

Breakfast at the Hotel

After having breakfast at the hotel our company staff will be at the hotel with two hours of knowledge to transfer the hotel to the airport and take your flight with ease to your country of origin.

00 - Transfer from the hotel to the airport in Cusco

00 - Flyht from Cusco to Lima

 

  • Meals: Breakfast

*Note: Please note that all hotels and room types are subject to availability, and that we will confirm them once your reservation is made. Prices may be modified during holidays or the peak tourism season. Also, we work with many hotels in Cusco and Aguas Calientes, so if there is a specific hotel not listed that you prefer, please let us know and we can provide you with a price, or you can also reserve your hotels directly.

Discounts

  • Children 0-2 years old – Free

  • Children 3-9 years old – 50% discount

  • Children 10-17 years old – $40 USD off

  • *To receive the child discount you must send us a copy of the child’s passport.

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