Cusco, the capital city of the Inca Empire, is alone worth the visit, to follow the traces of the Inca history. There is nothing better than a cultural trip to Cusco, Peru, with incredible archaeological remains; this makes Peru one of the best places to find pure culture.
Day 1. Reception in Cusco
Met and greeted at Velasco Astete Airport in the city of Cusco and transfer to your chosen hotel.
Rest and acclimatization. Free time for lunch.
Day 2. City Tour
At the start of the afternoon we will visit Cusco and its surroundings: the Temple of the Sun, Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Pukapukara, Tambomachay. Afterwards return to the hotel.
Day 3. Cusco – Pisac – Ollantaytambo – Chinchero
Departure at 08: 00 in the morning on a tourist bus to the Sacred Valley. After approximately an hour, we arrive at the archaeological site of Pisac, built mainly for stock food reserves for the Empire. After visiting the site we continue through the Sacred Valley. Lunch is in a restaurant that offers a buffet with food typical of the region. We then continue with our visit to the city of Inca of Ollantaytambo; the fortress was regarded as a strategic military, religious and agriculture centre. Subsequently we will continue towards Chinchero, visiting the colonial Temple.
Return to the city of Cusco and transfer to the hotel.
Day 4. Machupicchu
Machu Picchu was made known by archaeologist and historian Hiram Bingham in 1911. Archaeologists believe that this city was built in the mid-15th century.
Early departure in the morning by tourist bus (hotel pick up) to the train station in Ollantaytambo and from there by train to the village of Machu Picchu (Aguas Calientes), Then we take a direct connection by bus to the citadel of Machu Picchu. After approximately two hours, we return to the village of Machu Picchu by bus. After lunch we will then board the train that will bring us back to Ollantaytambo and from there the transport will take us to the city of Cusco.
Day 5. Transfer to the Airport
After breakfast, transfer to the Cusco airport and on to your next destination.