Machu Picchu Peru Tour 6 Days
Machu Picchu Peru Tour is an outstanding trip where you’ll have the chance of explore the awe-inspiring Inca settlements and learn the culture from the locals; you’ll see ancient buildings on the hills at over 3,000meters above sea level.
You will be welcomed into the community and invited to stay in the home of one of the village families. This trip takes you on an action packed trip of lifetime; designed to combine the best that Peru has to offer in an efficiently organized week; full of culture and experiences you won’t forget. Our Machu Picchu Peru Tour begins in Lima the capital of Peru; then continues to Cusco the capital of the Incas. In Cusco you’ll Explore its World Heritage sites, colonial temples, Inca palaces, arts and crafts, architecture and bazaars.
6-day Machu Picchu Peru Tour has heritage and pilgrimage sites, natural and cultural highlights; most of these sites are remotely located, and have communities grown around them. These sites are important from historical, cultural as well from religious points of view. Most of these sites are also proven to be very good walking routes.
Tours to these sites are highly encouraged not only for religious purposes but also for witnessing and appreciating the various cultural and traditional ethos of this small but diverse country. Most of these sites are open throughout the year for tourism because they are considered living museums.
Weather for this trips is ideal at any time during the year, but we recommended from April to November with warm days and cold nights. This program is especially designed to know the locals and their culture staying in an unspoiled village atmosphere living as a family member.
The six-day Machu Picchu Peru Tour will show you face to face the most important and picturesque places in Peru. This trip begins in Lima and then continues to Cusco spending a day exploring its Colonial, indigenous and natural highlights then you’ll travel through the Sacred Valley of the Incas visiting the traditional villages of Pisac and Ollantaytambo also the local markets. Ride the train through the spectacular Urubamba Valley to Machu Picchu, perched dramatically on a mountain ridge.
In Machu Picchu Peru Tour, is included standard hotels of 3-stars category with buffet breakfast included. Our English speaking guide immerse you into the culture and the highlights included in the itinerary.
Optimally you can climb the mountain of Huayna Picchu (ENTANCE FEES – Not included).
- Visit Lima the capital of Peru.
- Visit the city of Cusco
- Guided city Tour in Cusco.
- Guided Sacred Valley tour (Pisaq, Ollantaytambo).
- Journey to Machu Picchu by train
- Guided Machu Picchu Tour (optional climb the Huaynapicchu Mountain)
MACHU PICCHU PERU TOUR INFO
|TIMING||6 days and 5 nights.|
|STARTING & ENDING POINT||Lima airport|
|DEPARTURE DATES||Daily Departure group service and private service.|
|TYPE OF TOUR||Cultural and History|
|TRANSPOR||Flight, Air-conditioned minibus and train|
|DIFFICULTY||Does involve some narrow trails amongst archaeological site like: 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).|
Our Machu Picchu Peru Tour have been carefully chosen to include the best night stops and highlights. However, as local and operational conditions may vary and unforeseen circumstances can arise, the following itinerary should be used as a guideline.
Day 1: Lima
Arrival to Lima in at any time. we’ll wait for you in the Airport
Day 2: Cusco
One hour flight: from Lima to Cusco in the morning and in the afternoon; you will have a guided city tour in Cusco.
Day 3: Sacred Valley Tour & Aguas Calientes town
Today will be a wonderful day because you will visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas and then travel through Urubamba Valley to the picturesque town of “Aguas Calientes”.
Day 4: Machu Picchu
Very early, we’ll leave the hotel and take the bus up to Machu Picchu to see the sunrise end explore it.
Day 5: Cusco
At 08:30 a.m, we’ll take the train and return to Cusco. You will have the afternoon free.
Day 6: Transfer out
After breakfast, our staff will transfer you to the Airport.
LOCATION OF THE TOUR
DETAILED TOUR ITINERARY
Day 1: Arrival to Lima
Arrival to Lima at any time, we will meet you in the airport and transfer you to the designated hotel.
Today you’ll explore the city Lima known as the city of the kings because the architecture of XVI and XVII century. Optionally you can do our city tour program.
Day 2: Lima – Cuzco & city tour
After breakfast, we’ll transfer you to Lima airport and fly for one hour to the mysterious city of Cusco (Once the Capital of the Inca Empire); then, you will be transferred to the designated hotel; where you’ll taste the coca tea while you are doing the check in in the hotel.
In the afternoon, you will explore the surrounds of the city in our guided tour. The city tour includes the visit of the Cathedral, the Qorikancha or Temple of the Sun of the Incas, the stunning Inca temple of Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo and Tambomachay; the tour ends in the Main Square in order that you can enjoy a delicious dinner in one of the restaurants.
Day 3: Sacred Valley Tour: Cusco – Pisac – Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes town
Today the tour begins at 08:00 a.m; we will pick you up from your hotel and travel to the green and fertile valley; visit the picturesque town of Pisac where there is an interesting market and you can purchase some items as a gift for you friends and relatives. We also will visit the Inca ruins of Pisaq situated on the top of the mountain.
From Pisac, the tour continues through the Sacred Valley until Urubamba where we will stop to enjoy the local cuisine; after the lunch, we’ll continue to the town of Ollantaytambo and explore the magnificent Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo.
Ollantaytambo is a village which was built on the original Inca walls; so that we still can see the original Inca streets and some beautiful Inca doorways.
In the afternoon, we will ride the train for two hours from Ollantaytambo to the town of Aguas Calientes; through Urubamba Valley complemented by wonderful landscape.
Day 4: “Aguas Calientes” – Machu Picchu – “Aguas Calientes”
After breakfast in the hotel, very early in the morning; we’ll walk for 10 minutes to the bus station and drive it for 25 minutes up to Machu Picchu. Is better to early at Machu Picchu to see the sunrise and explore this stunning Inca site before it gets crowded.
The tour in Machu Picchu will last for two hours approximately after that, you will have free time to explore alone. We recommend you climb up Huayna Picchu Mountain or trek up to the Sun Gate from where you will have exceptional views of Machu Picchu and surroundings. Today full day will be dedicated to explore Machu Picchu.
Once you finish with Machu Picchu, you will take the bus and return to the town of “Aguas Calientes” and you can wonder around or enjoy a bath in the natural hot springs located 15 minutes of lovely walk out of the town. Overnight in this picturesque town.
CLIMATE: The annual temperature averages 16°C and annual rainfall is between 1,500mm and 3,000mm at low altitudes. At 2,500 m of altitude the average temperature drops to 10.2°C, and annual rainfall is 2170mm. The dry season lasts from May to September and the wet season from October to April.
Day 5: “Aguas Calientes” – Ollantaytambo – Cusco
njoy breakfast in the hotel. At 08:30 a.m, we’ll take the train for two hours to the train station of Ollantaytambo where our staff will wait for you and will transfer you to the hotel in Cusco; in the afternoon, you will have free time to rest or enjoy a cup of coffee in one of the coffee shops around the main square.
Day 6: Transfer out
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 10 to 20 minutes from downtown, we must be 2 hours before at least 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 PERU TOUR INCLUDES
All necessary things for Machu Picchu Peru Tour:
TRANSPORTATION: Transfer in/out at Lima airport; transfer in/out Airport/Hotel/Airport Cusco; round-trip air tickets from Lima to Cusco; Private bus for Sacred Valley Tour; bus up and down from the town of “Aguas Calientes” to Machu Picchu, round-trip train ticket tourist class from Ollantaytambo to “Aguas Calientes” and from “Aguas Calientes” to Cusco, transfer to your hotel.
ENTRANCE FEES: For City tour, Sacred Valley Tour and Machu Picchu.
GUIDE: Licensed bilingual tour guide.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Based on double occupancy: 1 night *** Hotel in Lima; 2 nights *** Hotel in Cusco and 2 nights ***Hotel in the town of “Aguas Calientes”.
OTHERS: Local guide for permanent assistance.
NOT INCLUDEDMeals: Lunch and dinner, you must consider a budget of US$10 to US$35 for each meal.
Airport Taxes and tips
PRICE OF THE TOUR
Daily departure in group service and private service
|TYPE OF TRAIN||PRICE PER PERSON|
|Expedition Class||US$ 970|
|Vistadome class||US$ 1,000|
|Hiram Bimgham class|
Why not arrange your own departure for Machu Picchu Peru Tour ? For you and your party, we can offer tailor-made private departures for any of our published tours enabling friends, families or organizations to enjoy our style of travel at special rates.
PRIVATE SERVICE PRICE2 people US$ PP.
3 people US$ PP.
4 people US$ PP.
5 people US$ PP