Travel to the heart of the Inca Empire, visit Machu Picchu and Sacsayhuaman
Machu Picchu was the architectural jewel of the Inca emperors, who with their great wisdom in mathematics and construction techniques managed to build this imposing citadel on the ravines of a mountain, which is surrounded by the Vilcanota River. Cusco is one of the most beautiful cities in South America because it has a vast history and archaeological riches, as well as different cultural manifestations, which throughout the year makes it highly recommended to visit at least once in your life.
During the tour of the city of Cusco you will be able to visit the archaeological site of Sasayhuaman whose megalithic walls surprise everyone who visits, since it is incredible how man with only his strength was able to move enormous blocks that weigh more than 100 tons. Added to these beautiful memories during your stay in the capital of the Inca empire, you will also have the opportunity to taste Peruvian cuisine, very famous worldwide for the great variety of colors and flavors.
- If you only have a few days on your vacation when you plan to visit South America, this travel package in Cusco is ideal, because you will be able to discover the greatest archaeological and cultural attractions of Peru. Machu Picchu and Saqsayhuaman have a lot to offer you during your stay.
- Enjoy the best culinary art of Peru in the city of Cusco; Since in this city there are very good typical restaurants, which offer different options of regional dishes, you can delight your palate with the exquisite plate of ceviche, lomo saltado, chocolate and the various craft beers, from one of the balconies overlooking the city of Cusco.
- Cusco has different Andean landscapes, on your train trip from Ollantaytambo to the town of Aguas Calientes you will have the opportunity to visit the great sacred valley of the Incas, where traditional agriculture of corn, fruits and flowers is still practiced, which draw multicolored landscapes. during each season of the year.
- Visit Peru and each of its regions to get to know its towns, its people are very friendly and always welcome all visitors with great joy, if you want you can practice the Spanish language, in Cusco almost a large number of people are bilingual. Spanish/English, so it will be very easy to communicate with them.
Inclusions of this tour
ARRIVING TO CUSCO – CITY TOUR – SACSAYHUAMAN – PUCA PUCARA
Today you should arrive on an air flight from the city of Lima to Cusco in the morning. At the airport our staff will wait for you and will pick you up and then take you to your hotel. If the height does not affect you, a tour will be organized to the ruins of Sacsayhuaman, Temple of the Sun, Quenqo, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay. This tour starts at 1:00 pm and ends after 6 hours.
In case you want to rest and adapt to the altitude calmly, you will be offered a tour of the city, where you will visit the traditional streets and markets in the company of our local guide. At the end of any of the tours you will be transferred to your hotel, or you can also decide to go to a typical restaurant where you will have a glamorous dinner.
TOUR TO MACHU PICCHU BY TRAIN
Today you will be picked up at 4:00 am from your hotel, then you will go down by bus to the Ollantaytambo station. At 6:40 you will board the train to the town of Aguas Calientes, upon arrival you will be met by a transfer with whom you will board the bus to the citadel of Machu Picchu. The tour begins at 10:00 am, in the company of your site guide you will be able to visit all the most important attractions of the Machu Picchu citadel, the tour lasts 2.5 hours. Afterwards you will have to go down on the bus to the town of Aguas Calientes where you will have to choose the restaurant to have your lunch.
In the afternoon at 4:12 pm we take the return train to the Ollantaytambo station, and then on a bus that will arrive to the city of Cusco where it arrives at approximately 8:30 pm.
TRANSFER TO CUSCO AIRPORT
After you check out from your Cusco hotel, we will pick you up and take you to the Cusco Airport.
Best season to travel
The best time to visit Peru is during the dry season, between May and November, when the weather is dry and bright, with more frequent rainfall occurring between November and April.
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A unique adventure in Machu Picchu and Cusco City Tour 3 Days
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