The best way to explore Machu Picchu is by taking our tour Machu Picchu Classic which was designed to offer you the best of the City.
Upon your arrival in Cusco, you will be delighted by the mountains, the amazing architecture and warm people. You will stay in a comfortable, cozy and well located hotel, carefully chosen for you.
Upon arrival at the Cusco airport, a representative of Machu picchu Explorer will meet you to take you to the hotel and we’ll help you to make the check-in process. You’ll have the chance to delight you with the famous Coca tea, a hot beverage which allows you to acclimatize to the altitude.
We’ll explain you all about the city; restaurants, museums, touristic spots, safety tips, etc.
We highly recommend you to rest for a few hours before exploring the city.
By the evening, we suggest you to attend a colorful show of typical dance at the Centro Qosqo de arte Nativo, this information will also be given by our team.
Overnight in Cusco.
A very quiet morning begins on your second day. You’ll have the chance to explore the city and its attractions. Cusco is also known as «the navel of the world» because of its importance as the capital of the Inca empire. Temples, stone streets, colonial houses, colorful outfits, art galleries, museums and nice people will certainly delight you. During the morning we recommend you visit the San Blas District and be impressed by the cusquenian artisans.
In the afternoon, our tour begins by visiting the faboulous Cathedral of Cusco where you’ll find a great painting collection of the «cusquenian school», then we’ll visit the temple of Qoricancha (temple of the sun), the most important in the city. Finally, we’ll visit the spectacular ruins of the Sacsayhuaman fortress/temple overlooking the city, as well as the ruins of Q'enko, Puka Pukara, and Tambomachay nearby.
In the evening, spend at your leisure enjoying the local cuisine, music, and the lights of Cusco at night, the surrounding hills and the sky overhead littered with stars.
Overnight in Cusco
Our third day will begin by visiting the wonderful landscape of the Sacred Valley, home to several royal estates of Incan emperors. First, you will visit the town of Pisac, famous for its indigenous market and for the beautiful Incan ruins that overlooks the city. In the market, you will have the opportunity to browse the beautiful handicrafts, local fruits, vegetables, and other natural products. While exploring the Pisac ruins above, you’ll be delighted by the magic of the valley, its architecture will allow you to understand the harmony between the Inca constructions and the nature.
After visiting Pisac, we will stop for lunch, we’ll enjoy a variety of Peruvian and international food near the town of Urubamba. Next, we’ll visit the spectacular fortress of Ollantaytambo. This magnificent place was part of the royal estate of the Incan emperor Pachacutec. The small town of Ollantaytambo still keeps the houses that Inca used to live in, narrow streets and beautiful canals are part of this.
Late in the afternoon we’ll take the train to Aguas Calientes (one hour and a half of journey) where we’ll spend the night in a comfortable hotel.
Overnight in Aguas Calientes.
Today will be a fantastic day because we’ll discover one of the 7 wonders of the World, Machu Picchu.
Our team will help you to take the bus and begin our visit. A professional english speaking tour guide will explain you the history and mysteries of the also called “Lost City of the Incas”.
After this tour, you’ll have the time to explore the site on your own and take final photos. Late in the afternoon you’ll take the train back to Ollantaytambo/Poroy station where our team will be waiting for you to take you to the hotel.
Overnight in Cusco
After breakfast at your hotel, one of our representatives will meet you at your hotel and take you to the airport.
End of our services.
Our Rates: (Valid until December 2016)
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* Consider the possibility of taking the VISTADOME train instead, an extra of $35.00 will be required.