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  Cusco & Machu Picchu

The most classic of all! Four dreamy days of Cusco, the capital of the Inca Empire, an incredible city with its ruins and marvelous neighborhoods, the famous Sacred Valley and the must see citadel of Machu Picchu... what more could one want? Group tour: departure date of your choice!

1° day : Arrival in Cusco
Arrive in Cusco. Pick-up from the airport or bus station and transfer to hotel. Night at the hotel.
2° day : Cusco City Tour
Free morning. In the afternoon, together with other travelers in a group, we visit the Cathedral, Qoricancha, and Sacsayhuaman archeological complex. Night at the hotel in Cusco.
3° day : Pisac & Ollantaytambo
Today, together with other travelers in a group we visit Pisac. Famous for its colorful artisan crafts market and archeological complex, a demonstration of Inca architecture of large walls and towers, all made with polished blocks of stone cut to fit together tightly without mortar. Buffet lunch in Urubamba. In the afternoon we visit Ollantaytambo, the only Inca town that is still inhabited today and is an extraordinary model of urban planning. Later we ride the train to Aguas Calientes to begin our Machu Picchu adventure. Night at the hotel.
4° day : Machu Picchu
At dawn we embark on a dream. We take the bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu and enter the "lost city." For the more adventurous there is the possibility to hike to the summit of Wayna Picchu. In the afternoon we take the train back to Ollantaytambo or Poroy, and then the bus to make our way back to Cusco. Night at the hotel.
1 traveler : 650 USD
2 travelers : 550 USD
3 travelers : 530 USD
4 / 6 travelers : 500 USD

Prices are per person and are expressed in U.S. dollars.

The service includes

Pick-up from airport or bus station upon arrival in Cusco. Lodging in 2 or 3-star category facilities with private bathroom and breakfast service (double rooms/queen bed). Group city tour of Cusco, and tour of Sacred Valley (Pisac and Ollantaytambo). Buffet lunch in Urubamba (during Sacred Valley tour). Spanish-speaking tour guide in Machu Picchu, in a group, approximately 2.5 hours. Entrance to Machu Picchu. Train service to and from Machu Picchu (PeruRail or Inca Rail in tourist class) Bus service from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu, and back. Transfer from train station in Ollantaytambo or Poroy, to hotel in Cusco.

The service does not include

Entrance ticket (BTC - Boleto Turístico del Cusco): approximately S/.130.00 soles per person. Lunches and dinners.

Trip notes

Group tours: Cusco city tour, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Machu Picchu. Machu Picchu: Passengers must take to Aguas Calientes luggage for only two days and one night. Due to train restrictions, please only take a backpack or carry-on size luggage that weighs no more than 5kg. The rest of your luggage should be left in storage at the hotel in Cusco or Urubamba. From the moment of arrival in Peru, the passenger is responsible for any additional costs caused by a variation in the program (net cost plus agency rights).

4 days
550 USD per person