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Cusco the Sacred City 4D/3N

Cusco the Sacred City 4D/3N

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18/12/2019 21/12/2019

Cusco the Sacred City 4D/3N

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Departure time
15:00
End time
12:00
Included

-  Welcome kit and detailed itinerary upon arrival.

-  Transfers: airport/hotel/airport (The first transfer at arrival is private)

-  02 night accommodation in Cusco

-  01 night at the Sacred Valley.

-  Daily breakfast at the hotels

-  Cusco City Tour with entrances to Korikancha, Cathedral, Sacsayhuamán and Quenqo.

-  Sacred Valley Tour with entrances to Chinchero, Textile session and Ollantaytambo fortress with lunch (doesn’t include drinks)

-  Machu Picchu Tour with Expedition train ticket and lunch (doesn’t include drinks)

Excluded

-  International and domestic airfare.

-  Airport taxes.

-  Beverages at meals and tips.

-  Items not specified in the itinerary. 

Hotels

Cusco: Warari Hotel or Similar

www.hotelwarari.com

Sacred Valley: Tikawasi Valley Hotel or Similar 

www.tikawasi-valley.hotelvallesagrado.com


Itinerary:

Explore the Inca highlights including the New World Seven Wonder Machu Picchu and discover the Inca secrets through the Sacred Valley.

Day 1: Half Day City Tour with San Pedro Market & Nearby Ruins

Explore the most iconic places of the city of Cuzco! Known as the Imperial City and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, this city is a living example of the mixture between Andean and Spanish cultures. The tour starts in the picturesque San Pedro market, a local market where you can explore the colors, flavors and traditions of modern Cuzco, surrounded with unique products in the area, including many varieties of potatoes, chillies, fruit, spices and many others. This experience continues with the Koricancha Temple, an ancient Inca palace and cult center of the Sun God, above which the order of the Dominicans built a church, which remains standing to this day. The ascent continues as you reach the Fortress of Sacsayhuaman, an impressive example of the Inca military architecture. Afterwards, you will explore Q'enqo archeological site, an Inca ceremony site where many important ceremonies took place. Finally, you will arrive to the Plaza de Armas (main square), where you will visit the imposing Cathedral, the most important temple in the city.

Day 2: Authentic Sacred Valley

Explore the mythical Chinchero town, a picturesque village located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. There, you will be able visit the PARWA Center. In this place you can appreciate beautiful textiles and even buy some to take a little bit of Cusco back home. Afterwards, you will visit the imposing church of Chinchero, which was built by the Spanish in 1607 and incredibly remains standing until today. Finally, continue the tour to the ruins of Chinchero, where you will find an important Inca center back in the day in which amazing terraces and aqueducts were built. Then, you will visit the Ollantaytambo archaeological complex, one of the largest in Peru, which is strategically located on top of a mountain. Afterwards, you will descend to the Ollantaytambo town, which stands out for maintaining the Inca urban planning as part of its original urban layout, with some buildings and narrow stone streets. You will be able to tour this picturesque town and visit the local market.

Accommodation at selected hotel at the Sacred Valley.

Day 3: Machu Picchu Full Day 

This day holds what is bound to be the highlight of your visit to Cusco: Machu Picchu. As one of the most renowned and beautiful must-see destinations of the world, it’s no wonder it welcomes over 1 million tourists every year! You’ll leave Sacred Valley early towards Aguas Calientes and, after a short ride up the mountain, you’ll find yourself standing before one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World and one of the most important energy centers. It will be an unforgettable sight! You’ll set off to explore the citadel with its unique ruins, terraces and photogenic alpacas. From the highest hills you’ll be able to take in the unbelievable spectacle that is Machu Picchu seen from above. After soaking up the magical energy (and with plenty of photographs to show!) you’ll head back down to Aguas Calientes to board the Expedition train back to Cusco.

Day 4: Farewell

After a delicious breakfast you will be transfered to the Cusco airport at proper time.

Summary

Cusco the Sacred City 4D/3N
Cusco the Sacred City 4D/3N