On your Cusco Machu Picchu Tour you will visit Cusco, the Archeological Capital of the Americas, and see its principle tourist attractions: the Cusco Cathedral, the Qoricancha, (Temple of the Sun), Sacsayhuamán, Qenqo, Tambomachay, and Puca Pucara. On our tours to Machu Picchu from Cusco you will also visit Machu Picchu which is definitely on the bucket list of the majority of travelers. This is thanks to its fantastic beauty and the Incas amazing architectural achievements.
On our Cusco to Machu Picchu tour packages, you will get to know the city of Cusco. It is one of South America’s most important destinations. Come with us and take Machu Picchu 3 days 2 nights. Cusco is a mysterious cosmopolitan city which is full of enigmas, and the enchantment and magic of the Citadel of Machu Picchu will knock your socks off.
Enjoy a 3 day Machu Picchu tour to see the best highlights of Cusco and one of the New 7 Wonders of the World Machu Picchu.
*Price in USD per Person.
*This flight ticket includes one suitcase weighing 23 Kilos or 50 pounds and one carry on bag (8 kilos).
Upon your arrival at the Cusco airport, our team will be waiting for you. We will be happy to welcome you and assist you in picking up your luggage. Then we will drive you in our private van over to your hotel in the Historic Center of Cusco. At your hotel there will be natural teas available free of charge. Teas like muña and coca are delicious and will help to counteract the effects of the altitude.
At 1 pm you will begin your City Tour. First of all you will visit the Cusco Cathedral. Then you´ll move on to the Coricancha, the famous Incan Temple of the Sun. The Coricancha was covered with gold back in the day. Next we will head out of the city and up to the immense Fortress of Sacsayhuaman. It is built of gigantic blocks of cut stone. Some of the blocks weigh more than 100 tons.
Then we will go to the mysterious Incan site of Qenco. This carved limestone formation is full of subterranean passages and decorated with mythical figures. In addition we will visit the Bath of the Inca, Tambo Machay, before we head back into the city.
Our team will pick you up early in the morning and take you out to the Ollantaytambo train station. There you will board the EXPEDITION train that will take you along the banks of the Vilcanota River to the 7th Wonder of the World, Machu Picchu. On the way you will see ancient villages, sacred mountains, and a great variety of exotic plants and wild animals.
Once you arrive at the Citadel, you will enjoy a 3 hour guided tour of the site as you visit the most important places in the complex. First you will visit the House of the Guardians, and then continue on to the imposing Temple of the Sun, the Temple of the High Priest, the Sacred Plaza, and the Ushnu.
After your guided tour you will have free time to take some videos and photos. These photos are sure to be treasured when you return home. After marveling at this magical site, you will return to Aguas Calientes and have lunch. Later in the afternoon you will board the train back to Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley. From Ollantaytambo our private van will take you back to your hotel in Cusco.
During your tour of Machu Picchu you will have the option of climbing up Huayna Picchu Mtn. or Machu Picchu Mtn. If you wish to climb up either one, it would be a good idea to let us know so we can reserve your tickets at least 3 months in advance.
Our team will drive you to Cusco’s Velazco Astete Airport in time to check in and catch your flight. We will bid you farewell as you begin your next adventure, hoping that you carry with you fond memories of fulfilled dreams and, above all, positive energy so you will be able to continue to explore the best that our world has to offer.
Note: If you are not yet ready to return home, our team can help you extend your stay in this magic land. There are lots more tourist attractions that you can visit in Peru, such as the Nazca Lines, Lake Titicaca, Colca Canyon, the Moche Route, and the Amazon River in Iquitos.
I had a wonderful time. Great guides. Excellent service.