The Traditional Cusco tour is one of the highlights of Cusco, Peru. Traditional and cultural type includes visits to the imperial city of Cusco in which you visit the main cathedral, the Qoricancha (temple of the sun), Pucapucara. The second day we visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas where we will know the archaeological centers of Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero. On the third day, the most important and most spectacular, you will visit the wonder of the modern world Machu Picchu.
Briefing in our office, between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. of the day before the trip, detailed explanation of the tour with our guide.
Recommendation: Arrive 24 hours before the trip at the office of Conde Travel.
Picking Up from Cusco Airport to your chosen hostel. Free morning to take a little rest and get the altitude. At 1:30 pm. You will be picked up from the hostel to take the CITY TOUR: 04 Hours. Guiding visit to the convent of Santo Domingo. Later we will move on to the rest of the archeological sites located just outside the city of Cusco. These sites are Sacsayhuaman, Q’enqo, Pukapukara y Tambomachay. We will return to the city to spend the night in Cusco.
After breakfast you will be picked up from the hostel at 8:30 a.m. to take the guide tour to SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS where we will see the little town of Pisaq and its typical handicraft market and the plaza.
We will continue the journey long the side of the Vilcanota River to Urubamba where we will have an exquisite lunch buffet, then we continue with the tour to get the tourist center of Ollantaytambo where we are going to see important archeological remains. Coming back to Cusco by Chinchero, another tourist center and colonial town. There we will visit the church and plaza. Then we return to Cusco Accommodation at Hostel.
Very early breakfast in the Hostel. Transfer Hostel to Train Station to get the little town named AGUAS CALIENTES, From there we will board a bus that will take to the Lost City of the Inkas MACHU PICCHU. We will continue with a two hour guided tour of this magic place. After the guided tour there will be free time to explore in more detail the site.
According to the scheduled time of the train In the Afternoon the return to Aguas Calientes, Lunch and then the coming back to Cusco. Overnight at the hostel.
Breakfast at the hostel At the scheduled time transfer to the terminal or airport.
Machu Picchu is an archeological center that preserves the remains of an Inca city, built in a green environment of mountains and rivers, a mystical and mysterious place; in addition, it is a patrimony of humanity and one of the most desired destinations in the world.
It is located at 2,400 m. a. s. l. in a cloud forest between the Andes Mountains and the Amazon rainforest of Peru.
To get from Lima to Machu Picchu you must travel to the city of Cusco by plane or bus.
It is possible to go all the year, the minimum temperatures vary between 8 ºC and the maximum around 20 ºC.
There are 2 seasons in Machu Picchu: the dry season and the rainy season. The first one takes place between April and October, it is characterized by little rain and a sunny climate. The rainy season runs from November to March and is characterized by constant rains.
On trains to Machu Picchu you can only take hand luggage that should not exceed 5 kilos (11 pounds).
Yes, it can be visited by people of all ages. However, in order to ascend Huayna Picchu mountain, it can only be visited by people older than 12 years old.
Public access is from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Machu Picchu is home to almost 150 amazing constructions, these are some of the places that stand out:
• The Temple of the Sun.
• The Intihuatana.
• The Temple of the 3 Windows.
• The Temple of the Condor.
• The Hall of Mirrors.
• The Ladder of the Fountains.
• Huayna Picchu Mountain.
• The Temple of the Moon.
• The Door of the Sun (Intipunku).
• The Main Square.
• The Royal Tomb.
• The Sacred Rock.