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Escape to Machu Picchu

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3 Days

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USD$ 529.00

Would you like to get to know Machu Picchu but only have a few free days? Not to worry! With this package deal, you will be able to discover the best of this ancient Incan city in just one day!

Machu Picchu is a one-of-a-kind, enigmatic place known to captivate its visitors. You will certainly enjoy a simply unforgettable experience!

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Day 1: Arrival in Cusco     

Cusco is situated 3400 meters (11,200 feet) above sea level

Welcome to Cusco, the historical capital of Peru! Upon arrival, a representative from the Machu Picchu Explorer travel agency will be awaiting you to transfer you to your hotel. Cusco, also known as the "bellybutton of the world" is a charming place. You will be able to get to experience its architectural beauty, its traditional neighborhoods, the beautiful Plaza de Armas (its main square), as well as its various gastronomical delights.
Cusco's main points of interests are the Cathedral, the Temple of the Sun (known as the Qoricancha), the San Blas district and San Pedro market among many others. 
 
We recommend that you take the first day to rest and become acclimated to the altitude.
Night in Cusco.


Day 2: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco

Total travel time: 1 hour 40 minutes by train (or 3 hours and 30 minutes from the Poroy station).  
Machu Picchu is situated 2400 meters above sea level (7,900 feet).

This will be an unforgettable day considering you will experience one of the wonders of the modern world, the Incan citadel known as Machu Picchu.
Early in the morning you will board the train (from Poroy/Ollantaytambo station) towards the town of Aguas Calientes, also known as Machu Picchu Town. During your train ride, you will be able to observe the transition from the mountainous region of the Andes, gradually evolving into the Urubamba valley, the warm, humid area corresponding to the mountainous jungle in the Cusco region. Upon arrival to the train station, our professional guide will be waiting for all of you to get on the bus together up to the Inca citadel (20-minute trip). Once in Machu Picchu, you will visit the agricultural area as well as the urban zone and the main temples. The tour will last approximately 2 hours.  Later you will have time to explore the ancient city on your own and take additional pictures.

In the afternoon, we will return to Cusco on a comfortable train.
Night in Cusco.


Day 3: Transfer Hotel - Airport

Last day in Cusco! Ideal for doing some additional shopping as well as visiting other points of interest. After experiencing this authentic journey through the Inca's land, we will accompany you to the airport to board your flight. 


End of our Services.
 

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Our Rates: (Valid until December 2017)

 

N° People

Price per person
(USD, American dollars)

 

2

 

529.00 USD

HOTELES (3*, Based in Double/Twin room)
Cusco
San Agustin El Dorado, Maytaq Wasin or similar.

Aguas Calientes
Tierra Viva Machu Picchu, Casa Andina Machu Picchu or similar.


Included

Hotel 3 stars

  • 02 nights of accommodation in Cusco and breakfast Included (for different hotel category, just contact us!)

Tours

  • Tour in Machu Picchu: English speaking tour guide (shared service).
  • Bus Aguas Calientes-Machu Picchu-Aguas Calientes.
  • Train Ollantaytambo/Poroy-Aguas Calientes.(Inca Rail or Expedition)
  • Train Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo/Poroy station (Inca Rail or Expedition).
  • Entrance fees.

Transfers

  • Transfer in from Airport to the Hotel in Cusco.
  • Transfer from Hotel in Cusco to Ollantaytambo/Poroy station.
  • Transfer from Ollantaytambo/Poroy station to the Hotel in Cusco.
  • Transfer out from Hotel to the Airport.

Not Included

  • Airfare
  • Lunches, dinner or drinks not mentioned
  • Travel Insurance
  • Airport taxes
  • Tips

* Consider the possibility of taking the VISTADOME train, an extra of $35.00 will be required.

Our Tips For You:
 

  • Remember to minimize your efforts and stay hydrated to avoid altitude sickness while traveling in Peru. We highly recommend that you take a coca tea upon arrival! See more information about altitude sickness on our blog post.
  • It's not every night that you will have the opportunity to sleep with an Andean family, consider the possibility of including a homestay in your itinerary.
  • During each step of this journey in Peru, take some time if you can, to explore on your own. Interesting details in towns and villages might be found!

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