Cusco, Machu Picchu and Rainbow Mountain Tour - 4 days and 3 nights
Combine in one package a Tour to the Rainbow Mountain and Machu Picchu with our Cusco Vinicunca and Machu Picchu 4 days and 3 nights program, that takes you first to a City Tour of the city, then to the Rainbow Mountain Peru on day 02, and on day 03 we head to the ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu, to dazzle us with its beauty and history hidden behind its walls.
Our tour agency will pick you up from the airport to start the Cusco, Machu Picchu and Rainbow Mountain 4 Days / 3 Nights tour. You will have to indicate the time of arrival to the imperial city of Cusco so we can wait for you and drive you to your hotel. The hotel will welcome you with a typical traditional drink, coca tea that will help you to counteract some of the effects of the altitude of the city. In the afternoon, we will have the city tour excursion. You can choose between these two schedules for this tour: 09:00 AM or 01:00 PM.
We will pick you up from your hotel for the guided tour in the majestic city of Cusco, which includes a visit to the Temple of Qoricancha also known as “Golden Temple or Temple of the Sun God”, the most important temple for the Inca empire on which was built the Convent of Santo Domingo. Later we will visit the 4 ruins near the city of Cusco:
The archaeological site of Sacsayhuaman, famous for its huge carved stones, is in this place where the festival of Inti Raymi or Festival of the Sun is held every year. We will also visit Qenqo, an amphitheater where it is believed that the Incas mummified their dead. Tambomachay, a temple dedicated to the cult of water and Puca Pucara red fortress. In the end, we will return to the city of Cusco.
Rainbow Mountain Peru: The adventure begins very early, at 04:30 am we will start the pick up by their different lodgings until 05:00 am, and then head to the picturesque village Chirihuani of Cusipata district (Quispicanchi) south of the city of Cusco, where we will make a stop to provide us with some things necessary to start the tour such as water or energy drinks, snacks, cereals, etc.
“In Machu Picchu Peru Tours, we have the firm commitment to be part of responsible tourism, not only with the environment but also with the population centers. In this way, we contribute through our taxes and benefit programs as well as the development of small businesses in these communities”.
– Julio César Chacón, CEO Machu Picchu Peru Tours
Finishing this short stop, we will continue our journey where we will observe the multicolored landscapes and crops that blend between the mysterious mountains and snow-capped mountains, Andean animals such as the llama, alpaca, sheep, vicuñas, and the deep valleys.
We will arrive at 06:30 am at the picturesque village of Chirihuani, where we will enjoy a delicious Andean breakfast prepared by our Chef.
Then, we will return to our minibus and head to Fula wasi. The starting point of our hike. We will start our hike for 1 HOUR AND 30 MINUTES, up the mountain until we reach the slopes of the RED VALLEY (Vinicunca Hill), the access point to this mystical place.
We will walk along a path that will gradually change the panorama between mountains of intense colors and small streams of icy water that feed and give life to this valley. As we walk we will observe how the colors around us will be changing by the weather, we will reach an altitude of 5200 meters above sea level. Top of the mysterious mountain of 7 colors (Vinicunca).
This will be the point where we will have enough time to be able to take pictures, videos, etc.
At the same time, it will be the place where we will enjoy our snack while our eyes are delighted with the magic of the mountains behind its veil of clouds and snow-capped peaks. After such an exquisite experience, we will start the walk back to Chirihuani, where our minibus will be waiting for us to go to the village of Fulawasi, where we will have a delicious buffet lunch prepared by our cook, then we will return to Cusco arriving at around 17:00.00 hours, thus culminating the hike to the mountain of 7 colors.
This day, our transportation will pick you up from your hotel, and then we will go to the train station in Ollantaytambo, where we will board the train that will take us to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Village). This trip will have a duration of 2 hours, arriving at the town of Aguas Calientes at approximately
10 AM approximate, once you arrive in Aguas Calientes town, our guide will be waiting for you at the train station to go to the bus station, board and go to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu (half hour trip) Once here, we will have the guided tour of 2 and a half hours approximately to know the most important places of Machu Picchu with our guides, such as the Inti Watana, Temple of the Condor, the sacred rock, cemeteries, and others. After the tour, you will have free time for a few more hours to visit Machu Picchu on your own.
At an appropriate time, we will board the bus from Machu Picchu to the town of Aguas Calientes, where you can enjoy lunch in one of the town’s restaurants and also have free time to visit the thermal-medicinal baths of Aguas Calientes. In the afternoon, at the appointed time, you will board the train back to Ollantaytambo, where our staff will be there to drive you to your hotel in Cusco. End of our Machu Picchu tours
At the appropriate time, we will pick you up at your hotel and take you to the airport to take your flight back to Lima.
End of the services and the Cusco Classic 4 Days / 3 Nights tour.
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Before you book
- To reserve this excursion a minimum of 30 days in advance is required.
- A minimum of 01 participants is required.
- The excursion is conducted in two languages: English and Spanish.
- Level of demand: It requires a moderate physical level and a good state of health.
- Original passports or personal documents (with which the reservations were made / copies are not accepted).
- A light backpack or briefcase.
- Sturdy footwear, waterproof trekking boots are recommended. Extra socks are a must.
- After-sun cream or moisturizer for face and body.
- Toilet paper, inside and outside the luggage.
- Snacks: cookies, energy bars, chocolates, fruit, granola, etc.
- Non-disposable water bottle (Nalgene type) and water for the first morning.
- Binoculars (if you have them)
- Clothing according to the season (rain poncho, windbreaker).
- Sunscreen, repellent, wide-brimmed hat for sunny days.
- Medicine and/or articles of personal use.
- Camera or video camera.
- Money in soles and not in dollars since the exchange rates are very low.
Frequently Asked Questions
First, to check availability contact us at Whatsapp number +51 987312403.
Then, we will send you a payment request from our available channels: Paypal, Credit/Debit Cards, or bank transfer.
Finally, once payment is received, we will contact you to coordinate the details of your trip.
To our Cusco, Machu Picchu and Rainbow Mountain tour, we recommend you to schedule and reserve the tours 30 days in advance because there are 2 marked seasons for tourism:
Consider that the seasons differ between the amount of tourists that we operate, consequently the reservations will be subject to the availability of spaces.
For cancellations made 30 days or less, prior to the travel date, 100% of the Cusco, Machu Picchu and Rainbow Mountain tour cost will be forfeited.
For cancellations made 31 days or more prior to the travel date, cancellation fees may vary depending on departure and tour.
Please consult with our travel agent for specific information.
For our Cusco, Machu Picchu and Rainbow Mountain tour we have discounts for studentes:
University students: must carry the original and authorized University card with valid date, which benefit will have a discount of USD$20.00 dollars.
School children: must carry their ID card or passport (08 to 16 years old), which benefit will have a discount of USD$20.00 dollars.