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MACHU PICCHU CLASSIC TOUR 4 DAYS: Explore the best of Peru
FOUR DAYS TOURFrom Hotel to hotel
All Required Transportation
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Machu Picchu Classic Tour is unique trip that explores the crown jewels of the region of Cusco in Peru, whilst enjoying the comfort of its settlements and upgraded hotels. The Sacred Valley of the Incas, Pisaq, Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu showcase some of the most awe-inspiring landscapes; and their expansive vistas and abundant wildlife have been attracting visitors for over 40 years
The trip includes very relaxed hotels; we’ll travel by bus and by train. Our Machu Picchu Classic Tour begins with the exploration of the mysterious city of Cusco; then we travel through the Sacred Valley of the Incas and explore the traditional market and the Inca ruins of Pisac and Ollantaytambo. After that you’ll ride the train trough the Urubamba Valley toward the picturesque town of “Aguas Calientes” and explore the Lost City of the Incas – Machu Picchu.
Optionally you can climb the mountain of Huaynapicchu … See here more details for the mountain of Huanapicchu: http://www.airpano.ru/files/Machu-Picchu-Peru/2-3
GUARANTEED DEPARTURES FOR MACHU PICCHU CLASSIC TOUR
Departures are guaranteed, so once you’ve booked you can be sure you’re going!. This guarantee gives you the confidence to book all of your travel arrangements and simply look forward to your holiday.
For Machu Picchu Classic Tour we’ll wait for you in the airport of Cusco, and then you’ll be transferred to the designated hotel. The transfer will last for 20 minutes. Once in the hotel you’ll be served a cup of Coca tea and while you enjoy your tea our staff will give you the briefing of the tour.
At 13:30 hours our bus will pick you up from the hotel for a guided city tour which will last for 4:30 hours. During this tour you’ll visit the two important sites in the city of Cusco (The cathedral and Qorikancha); plus four Inca sites around the city (Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Tambomachay and Pucaúcara).
The Second day the tour begins at 7:30am when our bus picks you up from the hotel and takes you for guided sacred valley tour (Full day). During this tour you’ll visit the local market in the town of Pisaq where you can purchase some item; also we’ll explore the Inca ruins of Pisaq. In the afternoon we’ll visit the Inca ruins of Ollantaytaytambo and walk through the village. At 16:30pm we’ll take the train for two hours the town of Aguas Calientes and have accommodation in the hotel. Feel free to explore this small picturesque town.
On the Third day at 5:30am we’ll take the bus for 25 minutes up to Machu Picchu and explore it. The tour will last for 2-3 hours after that you’ll have free time for further exploration. At around noon we return to the town of Aguas Calientes by bus to enjoy your lunch in one of the restaurants. In between 15:00 to 16:00 we´ll take the train and return to Ollantaytambo station from where you’ll be transferred to your hotel in Cusco.
On the four day, after Breakfast in the hotel we’ll transfer you to the airport.
Four-day Machu Picchu Classic Tour takes you to visit the city of Cusco, the ancient Capital of the Incas, considered to be the archaeological capital of South America. In Cusco, as in no other place, the mixture of Spanish and Inca cultures can be appreciated; as well as its architecture of enormous cut-stone blocks fitted so perfectly that no mortar was needed.
For this trip is provided 3-stars category hotel with buffet breakfast included; our English speaking tour guide will explain you in every Inca site that you’ll visit. The tour is suited for everybody with no limitations; we have available departures in private service and shared groups. This tour is possible to do all year around. It is possible to climb optionally the mountain of Huayna Picchu; for it tell us at time of booking.
- Guided city tour in Cusco (Koricancha, Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Tambomachuay and Pucapucara)
- Guided Sacred Valley tour (Pisaq, Urubamba and Ollantaytambo).
- Journey to Machu Picchu
- Guided Machu Picchu tour
MACHU PICCHU CLASSIC TOUR INFO
- TIMING: 4 days and 3 nights.
- STARTING & ENDING POINT: Cusco airport
- DEPARTURE DATES: Daily Departure group service and private service.
- TYPE OF TOUR: Cultural and History
- DIFFICULTY Does involve some narrow trails amongst archaeological site like: Sacsayhuaman, Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu, so sturdy footwear is required to help you enjoy it fully.
- HOTEL OPTIONS: We use 3-star hotels if you would like higher level, please let us to know.
- TRAIN OPTIONS: Expedition Option: This is the cheapest, but still a very comfortable way of getting to Machu Picchu.
- VISTADOME OPTION: Vistadome train is faster, has snack-service, bigger windows and is generally a more comfortable experience; if you prefer this service, please let us to know at the booking time (Extra US$30pp).
- MY OWN ROOM: If you are a single traveler and would prefer to have your own single room throughout this trip, please be sure to advise us during the online booking process (Extra US$ 25 per night/ per person).
BRIEF ITINERARY FOR MACHU PICCHU CLASSIC TOUR
Day 1: Cusco
Arrival to Cusco before noon. In the afternoon, you will have guided city tour which starts at 01:30 p.m.
Day 2: Sacred valley of the Incas
Full-day tour includes the Market of Pisac and the Inca ruins of Pisac and Ollantaytambo; in the afternoon, we’ll take train for two hours to the town of “Aguas Calientes”.
Day 3: Machu Picchu
Board a morning bus for 25 minutes up to Machu Picchu; then, you’ll receive a 2 -3 hour guided tour after which you’ll have free time to explore alone. In the afternoon you will return to Cusco.
EXTRA WALKS TO HUAYNA PICCHU OR MACHU PICCHU MOUNTAINS:
These tickets are limited, The Permits have to be reserved and bought in advance. The price will be an extra of US$ 35 per person. After your guided tour in Machu Picchu, you can do these extra nice walks at 11:00 a.m, please let us know at the booking time.
BOOK EARLY .…. to avoid disappointment.
Day 4: Departure from Cusco
Transfer to the airport.
DETAILED ITINERARY FOR MACHU PICCHU CLASSIC TOUR
Day 1: Arrival to Cusco & City Tour
Four-day Machu Picchu Classic Tour starts once you arrive to Cusco (before noon). We must know your flight details for your reception and transfer to your designated hotel. In the hotel we’ll give you the briefing about the trip. In the afternoon, you will have city tour that starts at 01:30 p.m. For this tour, we’ll pick you up from the hotel and depart on a guided tour where you’ll have the opportunity to visit 6 places (is included entrance fees to the archaeological centers and museums).
We will visit the Main Square, the Cathedral, the Qoricancha (Temple of the Sun) and in addition, we will make a route bordering archaeological centers like Sacsayhuaman Fortress, Q’enko, Puka Pukara and Tambomachay, The tour ends at 06:30 p.m approximately at the Main Square in order you can take dinner in one of the restaurants (No meals included).
- Private Van:
Airport – Hotel-10 -15 minutes
Hotel Prisma (or similar)
Day 2: Sacred Valley of the Incas
Sacred Valley Tour starts at 7:30a.m. For this tour we’ll pick you up from the hotel and travel to green and fertile valley which was an important cradle of food for the Inca. The Sacred Valley is a lush of agricultural area that continues to supply the city of Cusco with much of its production, specially corn and vegetables.
We’ll visit the impressive Pisac ruins and the colourful artisan market where you can purchase handcrafts directly from producers. Then, we’ll continue toward picturesque village of Ollantaytambo; site of another large Inca ruin. This major ruin site is known as the best surviving example of Inca urban planning and engineering.
Ollantaytambo is admired for its huge steep terraces guarding the Inca Fortress and for being one of the few places where the Spaniards lost a major battle during the conquest. In the afternoon, take the tourist train for two hours to the town of “Aguas Clientes”.
- Private Vehicle:
Cusco – Sacred Valley – Ollantaytambo /Full Day95km
Make stops along the way as you pass through this gorgeous valley – the elevation descends the whole way.
Pisac Ruins Guided Tour /Pisac-1h
Tour the fascinating hilltop citadel of Pisac, an Incan ruin with plunging gorges, a ceremonial centre, and winding agriculture terracing that’s still in use today. Be captivated by this truly amazing site sitting amid sweeping green valleys and mountain peaks. Explore the back of the site to see a pocketed cliff across “Chitamayo” Gorge, which once contained hundreds of Inca tombs.
Ollantaytambo Ruins Guided Tour / Ollantaytambo -1h
Tour the town and fortress of Ollantaytambo with a local guide. Take a step back in time at this Inca archaeological site; it still shows signs of its former glory, including agricultural terraces, a Temple Hill, and storehouses. Learn how the area, overlooking the Urubamba River Valley, was an important stronghold during warfare between the Spanish and Incas.
Hotel Presidente (or similar)
- Meals included: Breakfast
Day 3: Machu Picchu Tour
Very early breakfast in the hotel; Then leave you belongings in the storage of the hotel. Walk to the bus station and take it for 25 minutes up to the entrance of Machu Picchu. Once we get to Machu Picchu, we’ll pass through the control point, where we’ll hand in the entrance tickets and where the guided will start the tour. We’ll visiting the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Watch, the Royal Rooms, the Temple of the Three Windows, the cemeteries, etc. The tour will last for around 2 -3 hours.
After the tour you’ll be given enough time to have a walk around Machu Picchu. Optionally you can climb the Huayna Picchu mountain (check availability). In the afternoon we’ll return to Cusco. We’ll be waiting for you at the train station and then we’ll take you back to the hotel in Cusco.
Machu Picchu Guided Tour / Machu Picchu -2h – 3h
Rise and shine – the best time to see the Lost City of the Incas is in the early morning light. Follow the local guide to Machu Picchu to learn about its history at a leisurely pace. Gain local insight into the Inti Mach’ay cave, Inti Watana, the Temple of the Sun, the Temple of the Water, the Temple of the Condor, and the Room of the Three Windows. Take time to sit and feel the energy of this 15th-century site, now both a UNESCO World Heritage site and voted one of the new Seven Wonders of the World (in a worldwide Internet poll).
Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes town / 2 hours
Climb aboard, take your seat, and enjoy the ride.
Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo/ 1:45 hours 118km
Climb aboard, take your seat, and enjoy the ride.
- Private Vehicle:
Ollantaytambo – Cusco /2h
Stretch out and scan the scenery from the comfort of a private vehicle.
Hotel Prisma (or similar)
- Meals included: Breakfast
Day 4: Departure from Cusco
Farewell and travel from Cusco to Lima. After having a good breakfast,we’ll pick you up from your hotel to drive you to the airport in Cusco; which is 20 minutes from downtown of Cusco. We must be 2 hours before; to make arrangements for confirmation of flight After check in at the airline to fly and pay the airport tax, we said goodbye and you’ll aboard the flight from Cusco to Lima.
MACHU PICCHU CLASIC TOUR INCLUDES
- TRANSPORTATION: Transfer in/out Airport/Hotel/Airport, Private bus for the City tour and Sacred Valley Tour; bus up and down from the town of “Aguas Calientes” to Machu Picchu, round-trip train ticket expedition class from Ollantaytambo to “Aguas Calientes” and from “Aguas Calientes” to Ollantaytambo, transfer to your hotel.
- ENTRANCE FEES: For the city tour, Sacred Valley Tour, and Machu Picchu.
- GUIDE: Licensed bilingual tour guide.
- ACCOMMODATIONS: Room based on double occupancy. 3 nights in Cusco ***Hotel
- OTHER: Local guide for permanent assistance, first-aid kit and emergency oxygen bottle.
- MEALS: Lunch and dinner, you must consider a budget of US$10 to US$20 for each meal.
- Airport taxes and tips
Daily departure in group service and private service
|TYPE OF TRAIN||PRICE PER PERSON|
|Expedition Class||US$ 490|
|Vistadome class||US$ 520|
|Hiram Bimgham class||——–|
Prices shown for Machu Picchu Classic Tour are per person travelling. ‘Twin/Double’ prices per person apply when there are 2 people travelling, sharing a room. The ‘Single supplement’ applies for single travellers who require their own room and needs to be added to the ‘Twin/Double’ price. If you are happy to be paired up with another single traveller of the same sex on your tour, this can be arranged, thus avoiding the single person supplement.
PRIVATE SERVICE PRICE
- 2 people US$ 640 PP.
- 3 people US$ 590 PP.
- 4 people US$ 570 PP.
- 5 people US$ 530 PP.
HOTELS FOR MACHU PICCHU ADVENTURE TOUR
HOTEL IN CUSCO – HOTEL GACILASO
Hotel Garcilaso is a small charming hotel, located just two blocks from the Plaza de Armas, in the center of Cusco – the ancient capital of the Inca Empire and the Archaeological Capital of America. This historical city and its monumental landmarks beckon visitors from all over the world.
The Hotel Garcilaso is known for its unparalleled hospitality and friendly service. The hotel is open year-round and offers excellent accommodations in a quaint and comfortable environment. It provides highly personalized service and takes exquisite care of our guests.
Hotel Garcilaso offers the highest quality service and responsiveness to their guests’ every need. The talented and efficient staff is available 24 hours per day. See more Deatils here
HOTEL IN AGUAS CALIENTES TOWN
Located near the bus station, Hotel Presidente offers all the advantages of being located in the town center with access to all the major tourist activities. From here you can experience close contact with the cradle of the Incas, enjoy the relaxing hot springs, wander the paths overlooking beautiful rivers, and enjoy the exotic climate of the town. See more detail here
The following services are available to guests:
* Private Restrooms.
* 24-hr Hot Water.
* Safe-Deposit Box.
* Tourist Information.
* Cable Television.
* Currency Exchange
* Telephone Service
* Medical Service.
PLACES TO VISIT IT
Questions And Answers
It is an Inca archaeological site; Machu Picchu is an outstanding reminder of the power and ingenuity of the Inca civilization. Built in the 15th century, the ancient citadel was abandoned only 100 years later and many mysteries remain. Machu Picchu was Listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage site in 1983 and announced as one of the Seven Wonders of the World in 2007; it is the most important tourist destination in the world
At 100 kilometers from the city of Cusco at an altitude of 2,400masl; is located overlooking the Urubamba River, the site of Machu Picchu sits above the Sacred Valley – located in the Cusco region of Peru.[/
To get to Machu Picchu you can walk along the Inca Trail for 2 days or 4 days; you also can take the train from the train station of Ollantaytambo (1:45 hours) or from Poroy (3 hours); or you can take bus for 6 -7 hours
The good news is Machu Picchu can be visited year-round. The most popular time, and therefore the most crowded, is in June, July and august. Low cloud cover during the dry season from April to October also means cold nights on hiking trails – so make sure to bring some thermals for a good night’s sleep. The wet season takes place from November to March. This is when the temperature rises and the region receives heavy rainfall.
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