Andean Experience: Cusco City, Valle Sagrado, Machu Picchu and Rainbow Mountain

Welcome to Cusco!

Peru offers so much variety and this itinerary combines it all. After flying across the Andes to Cusco and the Sacred Valley, we will wander some of South America's best markets and discover a variety of Spanish and Inca heritage. From there, we'll head to the famed Inca city of Machu Picchu before plunging into the heart of the Andes in search of the mythical rainbow mountains.

Before the tour, your guide will meet you at your hotel for an in-depth briefing. This provides an opportunity to ask any questions you might have.

per adult from

$687

AUD

Duration

5 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Hotel accommodation according to itinerary and Depends on the option selected
    • Meals according to itinerary and Depends on the option selected
    • Lunch in Sacred Valley
    • All guided excursions in English in shared/group service (up to 15 travelers)
    • All tour and intermediate transfers
    • Expedition Trains to/from Aguas Calientes
    • Airport transfers
    • Support Staff: Administration and Staff available 24 hours
    • Ticket to Machu Picchu
    • Bus round trip (Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu)
    • Entry/Admission - City Tour Cusco
    • Entry/Admission - Pisac Market
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo
    • Entry/Admission - Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
    • Entry/Admission - Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain
    What's excluded :
    • Optional climb to Huaynapicchu or Machu Picchu Mountain
    • International and domestic flights and airport taxes
    • Personal expenses
    • Meals not noted
    • Travel insurance
    • Tips ( optional)

  • Day 1: ARRIVAL CUSCO – AFTERNOON CITY TOUR

    Stop At: City Tour Cusco, Avenida Huascar 222 3er piso 305 oficina 2, Cusco 08000, Peru
    Upon arrival, assistance, and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the morning free to acclimatize. In the afternoon, an exclusive tour of the city begins with a visit to the Plaza de San Cristóbal to enjoy a panoramic view of the city. Then, we will visit the San Pedro Market, where we will soak up the local flavor and get to know the products of the area more closely. Then, the Koricancha Temple receives us with all its magnificence; Recinto de Oro is its name in Quechua and its lavishness is still felt in those walls that were once completely covered in gold. We will also know the Church of Santo Domingo. From San Blas, the neighborhood of artisans, we will walk down Hatun Rumiyoc street, finding the Inca Roca Palace, today the Archbishop's Palace, we will have time to admire the world-famous Stone of the Twelve Angles. We will continue to the Plaza de Armas to visit the Cathedral that houses colonial works of incredible value. Accommodation in Cusco.
    Duration: 5 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Depends on the option selected, Standard, Comfort or Without Hotel

    Day 2: SACRED VALLEY – OLLANTAYTAMBO – AGUAS CALIENTES

    Stop At: Pisac Market, Central Plaza Centro, Pisac 08105 Peru
    Early in the morning, we will leave Cusco at 8:00 AM. We will stop at the city of Pisac (or Pisaq), through which the River of Urubamba flows. Here we will enjoy the weekly market where we can buy textiles, pottery, and other little things. We will then take the bus uphill to the ruins complex of Pisac, an Inca citadel perched on a mountainside.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo 08676 Peru
    Our journey continues to Ollantaytambo, where we will visit the archaeological complex. In the afternoon, we will travel to Agua Calientes by train, where we’ll spend the night.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Buffet
    • Lunch: Buffet
    Accommodation included: Depends on the option selected, Standard, Comfort or Without Hotel

    Day 3: MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO

    Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Peru
    After a good night's sleep, we will travel by bus to visit one of the 7 Wonders of the World, The Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, which will welcome us with its incredible terraces, stairs, ceremonial places, and urban areas. The energy emanating from everywhere is amazing. After a guided tour of approximately 2.30 hours, at the coordinated time, we will return by train and transfer to the hotel in Cusco. Accommodation in Cusco.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Buffet
    Accommodation included: Depends on the option selected, Standard, Comfort or Without Hotel

    Day 4: RAINBOW MOUNTAIN

    Stop At: Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain, Triunfo 392, Cusco 08002, Peru
    We will pick you up from your hotel between 3:00 a.m. at 3:30 a.m. to then make a trip of 2 and a half hours to Pitumarca where you will have a delicious breakfast and then continue our route until we reach k'ayrawiri (4326 mts above sea level) where we will get ready to start the walk. The first part of the walk is approximately 2 hours and a half to 3 hours uphill, during which we'll be able to see beautiful snowcapped mountains and local people in typical dress with their llamas and alpacas. Once we reach the top (5020 masl) we will have free time to take our pictures of the beautiful Vilcanota mountain range before starting our descent down through the Red Valley. The valley takes its name special pigmentation that gives the soil a reddish color. It will take about 3 hours to reach Japura where our transport will be waiting for us to take us to enjoy a hearty lunch before the transport arrives to take us back to Cusco (arrival between 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m).
    Duration: 16 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Buffet
    • Lunch: Buffet
    Accommodation included: Depends on the option selected, Standard, Comfort or Without Hotel

    Day 5: TRANSFER OUT HOTEL - AIRPORT CUSCO

    Pass By: Cusco, Cusco, Cusco Region
    We will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the airport in Cusco so you can take your flight back home. We at Peru Andes Top hope you enjoyed, like we did, this challenging adventure, with the aim of being able to see you again soon and enjoy another remarkable story together. End of service.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Buffet
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Wait in the hotel lobby.Provide the complete flight itinerary, in case you do not require a hotel, our team will wait for you at the Cusco airport with a sign with your name.Airports
    • Alejandro Velasco Astete Cusco International Airport (CUZ), Avenida Velasco Astete, Cusco 08006, Peru
    Departure Time :
    (every day, including holidays)
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • WHAT TO BRING:
    • During the travel, your main luggage can be stored at our office or at your hotel, both free of charge.
    • Original passport or identity card
    • Small bag for accessories (maximum of 6 kg in the train to and from Aguas Calientes)
    • Daypack for personal items
    • Comfortable clothes and appropriate footwear (hiking boots or sandals recommended)
    • Extra money for souvenirs and handicrafts
    • Camera and charger
    • Sunscreen
    • Insect repellent
    • Water
    • Sunglasses
    • Scarf or hat in order to protect against the intense sun
    • Warm jacket for the evening
    • Personal medications
    • UPGRADES
    • Train Vistadome RT US$40.00
    • Tickets to Huayna Picchu (subject to availability) US$35.00
    • Single Supplement US$120.00
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Peru Andes Top

Activity ID: V-65047P44

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