Cusco, Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu – 5 days and 4 nights

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Cusco, Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu – 5 days and 4 nights

Cusco Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu - 5 Days and 04 Nights

Make the program “Cusco Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu 05 days and 04 nights“. This tour includes a visit to Cusco in a City Tour, a visit to the Sacred Valley and the terraces of Moray and the salt mines of Maras. Then we continue the program with a visit to the Sacred Valley, and the lost city of the Incas, Machu Picchu. And so ends this program Cusco Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu.

Highlights

Itinerary

Our company Machu Picchu Peru Tours, starts with the pick up of our visitors from their respective hotels in the city of Cusco at the agreed time. You can choose between these two schedules for this tour: 09:00 AM or 01:00 PM.

We will continue with the visit of the following tourist attractions (archaeological remains).

Temple of Qoricancha – It is evident that the Temple of Qorikancha (house of the sun) was the richest in precious metals because here was stored all the gold and silver of all its territory, all these metals that were in this place were delivered in the form of offerings for the Sacred City of the Temple. In the time of the Incas or (Quechuas) all these precious metals had no economic value but religious value, its perfect architecture and stone constructions reflect that it was the most important precinct of the Inca empire.

Sacsayhuaman – The name Sacsayhuaman in Quechua means “satisfied falcon”. It is said that this falcon was the bird that guarded the entire Inca empire. The “ceremonial construction” of Sacsayhuaman has located 2 km from Cusco, in this place is currently celebrated the feast of the sun (Inti Raymi) is every June 24 of each year.

Qenqo – Its name in Quechua means “labyrinth” and is located 6 kilometers from Cusco. This archaeological park was described as an amphitheater since on the outside you can see a semicircular construction. In reality, the purpose of this construction is not known, since there is a ceremonial table, zigzag channels, niches, etc. that could have been used as an altar. It is presumed that it was one of the most important sanctuaries in the Inca period.

Puca Pucara – In Quechua it means “Red Fortress” due to the red color of the rocks, this ancient tambo was a military construction and watchtower for the valley of Cusco and all the Quechua roads, this fortress was built by large walls, stairways and terraces that were part of the defensive complex of the Inca Empire Its construction is of the rustic type made up of streets, houses and courtyards.

Tambomachay – It is located 12 km. from the city, known as the bath of the Inca, by the shape of its water fountains, it could also be an enclosure dedicated to the cult of water, after our visit we return to the city of Cusco.

Sacred Valley Tour

The travel and tourism agency Machu Picchu Peru Tours will pick you up from your hotel at 08:40 am and then continue our journey to reach the first archaeological center of visit Moray or Muray (Quechua), this archaeological center is the only one of its kind.

In this place, we will observe the different terraces, and aqueducts of agricultural experimentation for the ancient Tahuantinsuyo, each level or platform served as a sowing point for its climatic conditions and other characteristics. It was an important center of domestication, acclimatization and hybridization of wild plant species that were modified or adapted for human consumption. As with many other Inca sites, it also has a sophisticated irrigation system.

Once finished visiting this place we will go to Salineras, this salt has been acquired in Maras by the evaporation of salt water from a local subway stream, there are more than 5000 salt wells that are managed by the town of the same name, actually, this salt is treated for human consumption.

The Tourism Agency Machu Picchu Peru tours, will pick you up from your rooms at 8:00 am, to start our guided tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, in this tour we can appreciate different villages and picturesque, in addition to making some stops in places like Q’orao where we appreciate textile art and ceramics, then in Taray that serves as a viewpoint for the entire sacred valley then we continue our journey to the following places:

PISAC: It is a typical Andean town – craft and archaeological where the famous craft fairs are held. Visit to the fairs, typical markets and archaeological remains.

OLLANTAYTAMBO: Agricultural, administrative, social, religious and military center in the time of Tahuantinsuyo, formed by temples, terraces and linked by a complete system of irrigation canals.

After our visit of the Sacred Valley of the Incas we will go to Ollantaytambo train station where we will board the train that will take us to Aguas Calientes Machu Picchu. After arriving at the town of Machu Picchu our transfer will take you to your hotel.

This trip offers you the visit of the most important archaeological complex in South America, Machu Picchu where you will be filled with energy for the magic of this place. Includes breakfast at the hotel, bus up to the lost city of the Incas “Machu Picchu”.

We will enjoy a guided tour of the main buildings of the citadel: Agricultural areas, Urban, Military, Crafts, the Intihuatana, the Temple of the Condor, the Temple of the Sun, etc.. Then our transfer makes the transfer to the train station to board the train that will take us to Ollantaytambo. Then transfer to Ollantaytambo – Cusco by tourist bus.

Transfer to the airport or bus terminal and end of our Cusco Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu 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 tour is conducted in two languages: English and Spanish.

Before Travelingv

  • Original passports or personal documents (with which the reservations were made / copies are not accepted).
  • One light backpack or briefcase per person of 20 liters.
  • Trekking shoes or tennis shoes.
  • Clothing according to the season (rain poncho, windbreaker).
  • Sunscreen, repellent, wide-brimmed hat for sunny days.
  • Medicine and/or articles of personal use.
  • Personal hygiene items, camera, or camcorder.
  • Money in soles and not in dollars since 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.
*Fees apply.

Finally, once payment is received, we will contact you to coordinate the details of your trip.

We recommend to schedule and reserve the Cusco Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu Tour, 30 days in advance because there are two distinct seasons for tourism:

High Season

Low Season

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 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.

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.

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