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Discover the Greatness of the Past and Tour Historic Machu Picchu with the Best Tours in Cusco

Historic Machu Picchu Tour

Before: $ 434From: $ 414Per personPrivate / Group

DESCRIPTION

Cusco, capital of the Inca Empire, offers life through its history. Where you can enjoy the essence of Cusco, its beautiful valleys and Machupicchu, the lost city of the Incas. Enjoy this 6 day tour, where we will know the Inca culture, visiting the beautiful magical city of Cusco, the beautiful Sacred Valley of the Incas and the lost city of the Incas one of the seven wonders of the world Machu Picchu, the incredible natural wonders such as the Humantay Lagoon and Colored Mountain.

The Historic Machu Picchu Tour offers the following activities:

City tour in Cusco:

Cusco is a city full of history and culture. A city tour of Cusco will allow you to visit places such as the Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral of Cusco and the Temple of the Sun. You will also be able to explore the archaeological remains of the city, such as the Qoricancha and Sacsayhuaman.

Humantay Lagoon:

The Humantay Lagoon is a hidden gem in the Cusco region. It is located about 4200 meters above sea level and is a perfect place for nature lovers and photography. The turquoise color of its waters surrounded by snow-capped mountains is an impressive sight.

Sacred Valley of the Incas:

The Sacred Valley is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Cusco region. This valley has numerous archaeological remains from the Inca period, such as the Ollantaytambo and Pisac complex. In addition, you can enjoy the natural beauty of the valley while visiting the local communities and their market.

Tour to Machu Picchu:

Machu Picchu is one of the seven wonders of the modern world and one of the most visited places worldwide. A tour to Machu Picchu will allow you to learn about the history of this Inca citadel and enjoy the breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains.

Colored Mountain:

The Mountain of Colors, also known as Vinicunca, is one of the most popular attractions in the Cusco region. The mountain is famous for its impressive shades of colors, which are due to the composition of its rocks. Hiking to reach the top of the mountain is a unique experience and an opportunity to enjoy unique landscapes.

SHORT ITINERARY

TRAVEL ROUTE

  • Day 1: Arrival – City tour in Cusco
  • Day 2: Humantay Lagoon
  • Day 3: Sacred Valley of the Incas
  • Day 4: Tour to Machu Picchu
  • Day 5: Colored Mountain
  • Day 6: End of service

Day 1: City Tour in Cusco 3800 meters

  • Pick up from the Airport or Terminal
  • Transfer to your hotel in Cusco
  • Accommodation at your selected hotel
  • 13:00 pm the agency will pick you up at your hotel to start the tour.
  • Visit of the Main Cathedral of Cusco
  • Visit of the Temple of the Sun Qoricancha
  • Visit of the Archaeological Center of Saqsayhaman
  • Visit of the Archaeological Center of Qenqo
  • Visit of the Archaeological Center of Tambomachay
  • 18:30 pm return to Cusco city.

Day 2: Tour Humantay Lagoon 4200 meters

  • At 04:00 approx. pick up at your hotel.
  • Travel for two hours to the district of Mollepata.
  • Directions and presentation of our guide
  • Bufett breakfast in the town of Mollepata
  • Transportation to Soraypampa, the starting point of our hike.
  • Hike for 1 hour and 30 minutes approx.
  • Visit of the Humantay Lagoon
  • Bufett Lunch in Mollepata
  • Return from Mollepata to Cusco

Day 3: Sacred Valley of the Incas 2,700 mts.

  • At 7:30 am pick up from the central hotel
  • Beginning of the tour, indications by our guide.
  • Stop at the Taray viewpoint
  • Visit the Archaeological Center of Pisaq
  • Lunch in Urubamba
  • Visit of the Archaeological Center of Ollantaytambo
  • Tourist Train ride from Ollantaytambo-Aguas Calientes
  • Overnight in Aguas Calientes

Day 4: Machu Picchu 2400 meters

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer by Bus (CONSETTUR) to Machu Picchu
  • Guided view of Machupicchu (2 hours approx)
  • Return by bus to Aguas Calientes
  • Travel by Tourist Train Aguas Calientes-Ollantaytambo
  • Travel by bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.
  • Arrival to Cusco city

Day 5: Colors Mountain 5,000 meters

  • 04:00 am Pick up from the central hotel
  • Drive to Cusipata (2 hours approx)
  • Breakfast in Cusipata
  • Transportation to Chillihuani (1 hour trip approx)
  • Hike of 2 hours Chillihuani-Vinicunca
  • Visit Vinicunca
  • Lunch in Cusipata
  • Return from Cusipata-Cusco

Day 6: End of service

  • At the appropriate time transfer to Alejandro Velasco International Airport.
  • End of service

DETAILED ITINERARY

DAY 01: PICK UP FROM AIRPORT – CITY TOUR IN CUSCO

At appropriate time pick up from airport and transfer to chosen hotel.

Hotel accommodation.

Our tour starts picking you up at your hotel between 12:50 hrs and 13:10 hrs, Approx.

The City Tour in Cusco is a tour of the main attractions of the city of Cusco; the tour starts visiting the Cathedral of Cusco and its more than 600 paintings of the Cusco School (40 minutes).

Then we go to the Temple of Qoricancha on foot seeing beautiful Inca streets (10 min), we will enter the Qoricancha at (14:20hrs), this main temple in Inca times, in the temple of Qoricancha we will learn about the Inca religion and architecture (40 min).

At 15:00 hrs approx. we will take our transportation and go to Sacsayhuaman (15 min) in which we will have a guided tour through the huge walls of this Inca temple built for the god illapa (lightning) (45 min).

We will take our bus again to Qenqo (5 min) where we will have a tour to this other ancient Inca temple.

Once again we take our mobility (10 min) and go to Puka Pukara and Tambomachay water temple. We will finish our tour at 18:00hrs.

Upon returning to Cusco we will drop you off near the main square, you will have the afternoon free to enjoy the local cuisine, music and the city.

We will leave you in the center of the city so you can enjoy dinner or stroll around the Plaza de Armas of Cusco.

THIS TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Tourist Transportation
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • General Tourist Ticket
  • Entrance to the Cathedral
  • Entrance to Qoricancha, Saqsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puka-Pukara and Tambomachay.

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE CITY TOUR

  • Warm clothes
  • Small backpack with personal belongings
  • Camera
  • Cash for shopping
  • Mineral water
  • Sun block and sun hat

Breakfast – Passenger / Lunch – Passenger / Dinner – Passenger

DAY 02: HUMANTAY LAGOON

The tour to the Humantay Lagoon begins at 4:30 am with the pick up from your hotel, we head to the town of Mollepata (2 hours approx).

In the district of Molletapa we will make a stop to enjoy a nutritious breakfast, we will have some free time to use the restrooms, make purchases of hydrating drinks and snacks. Then we will advance to Soraypampa, which is the starting point for the hike to the Humantay Lagoon.

Arrival to Soraypampa at 09:00 hrs approx, we will have a panoramic view of the snow-capped mountains of Salkantay and Humantay.

At the starting point of the hike we will have a brief description of our hike, recommendations from our guide. The hike has a duration of 1 hour and a half approx. Once finished the ascent we will arrive at the magical lagoon impressive for its turquoise color located at the foot of the snowy Humantay, it is there where we will have a detailed explanation of the place and of course free time for photographs.

It is known according to local tradition that the Apu Humantay, is the youngest son of the Apu Salkantay. And both are in charge of rationalizing and distributing the water that descends from its eternal snows to the many populations that live in its foothills. For this reason, the local population venerates this lagoon as a deity that represents the Pachamama.

In the surroundings you will observe innumerable apachetas (stones superimposed one on top of the other that are placed in the sacred sites) that have been placed as offerings of gratitude to the Pachamama.

At 12:00 hrs we will return to Soraypampa and board the bus to the town of Mollepata, to enjoy a delicious local lunch.

At 14:30 hrs we will start the return to Cusco (2:30 hrs. Trip), we will leave you near the main square, so you can take a walk or have dinner in the center of the city.

Note:

If your hotel is outside the historic center, we will meet you in our office at 08:00 hrs, to start the tour.

The tour includes:

  • Transportation
  • Professional guide
  • Breakfast
  • Entrance
  • Lunch
  • Oxygen Balloon

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE HUMANTAY LAGOON TOUR

  • Warm clothing
  • Hiking shoes
  • Walking stick
  • Small backpack with personal belongings
  • Camera
  • Cash for shopping
  • Mineral water
  • Sun block and sun hat

Breakfast – Agency / Lunch – Agency / Dinner – Passenger

DAY 03: TOUR IN THE SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS

Breakfast at your hotel, the tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas starts picking you up at your hotel between 07:50 hrs and 08:10 hrs,

Then we will start our trip to the Sacred Valley, we will stop at the Taray Viewpoint where we will observe the Sacred Valley.

We will take our transportation again and travel to Pisaq approx. 11:00 hrs we will visit the archaeological group of Pisaq, which includes a visit to the market in the town of the same name. 45 min approx.

We will take the bus and cross the Sacred Valley to the town of Urubamba where we will have our buffet lunch.

At 14:30 hrs after lunch we will go to Ollantaytambo where the town still maintains its splendor of when the Incas inhabited it (45 min),

After the tour to Ollantaytambo at 16:00 hrs we will leave you very close to the train station on foot (5 min), we will board the train according to the chosen schedule and we will go to Machu Picchu Pueblo.

Arrival to Machu Picchu village where the hotel staff will be waiting for you at the exit of the station, with a small sign and your name.

In the evening we will have a meeting with the guide to arrange your visit to Machu Picchu.

The tour includes:

  • Tourist Transportation
  • Professional guide
  • Tourist Ticket
  • Buffet lunch in the Sacred Valley,
  • Expedition Train Ticket round trip Ollantaytambo – Machu Pichu

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE SACRED VALLEY TOUR

  • Comfortable clothes
  • Small backpack with personal belongings
  • Camera
  • Cash for shopping
  • Mineral water
  • Sun block and sun hat

Breakfast – Hotel / Lunch – Agency / Dinner – Passenger

Day 4: Machu Picchu Tour

At the agreed time after breakfast at the hotel, we meet the guide at the bus station to board the bus that will take us to the sanctuary of Machu Picchu travel time is about 30 minutes.

Upon arrival of the bus we will find the entrance door to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu where we present our income, passport or identity card.

Together with the guide we will enter the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu and we will have a guided tour of approximately 2 hours, where we will know the important points of the Inca citadel.

At the end of the tour we will have free time to take pictures in Machupicchu.

Then the guide will say goodbye to us, so that we board the bus back to the town of Aguas Calientes, where we can enjoy a delicious lunch at a restaurant of your choice.

In the afternoon we will have time to visit the handicraft markets or a short walk through the city.

At the appropriate time we will board our Vistadome train arriving in Ollanta. 1.40 hrs. arrival at Ollantaytambo train station where our staff will be waiting for you to transfer you to your hotel in Cusco. 1.50 hrs

The tour to Machu Picchu includes:

  • Train ticket Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu roundtrip
  • Bus up and down
  • Entrance tickets to Machu Picchu
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation Ollantaytambo-Cusco

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE MACHUPICCHU TOUR

  • Warm clothes
  • Small backpack with personal belongings
  • Camera
  • Cash for shopping
  • Mineral water
  • Sun block and sun hat

Breakfast – Hotel / Lunch – Passenger / Dinner – Passenger

DAY 05: COLORFUL MOUNTAIN TOUR

The tour to the Mountain of Colors begins at 4:30 to 5:00 hrs in the morning with the pick up from your hotel.

After a 2 hour drive we arrive at the restaurant in the town of Cusipata where we will have a delicious breakfast of the area, consisting of juices, bread, coffee, fruits, eggs.

After breakfast we will continue with the trip for 1 hour more until we reach our starting point of the hike.

The walk has a distance of 2Km approx. (1hr), depending on your physical condition you can do it in more time, the guide will accompany you throughout this journey.

On the way you will enjoy beautiful landscapes, accompanied by the snow-capped mountains of our Andean mountain range, without a doubt the route rewards the long journey and effort.

After the walk we will arrive at our destination the mountain of colors where we can enjoy the spectacle of colors that gives us the Pachamama (mother earth) we will have 40 minutes to enjoy the scenery and take a short break.

Then we will start the return which will be easier since everything will be downhill. 12:00 hrs We will take our transport to our restaurant in the town of Cusipata where we will have a nutritious buffet lunch in the area.

Finally we will return to the city of Cusco where we will arrive at 17:00 hrs approx.

The tour to the mountain of colors includes:

  • Tourist Transportation
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fee to the Colored Mountain
  • Local Buffet Breakfast
  • Lunch Buffet
  • Oxygen Balloon

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE COLORFUL MOUNTAIN TOUR

  • Warm clothing
  • Hiking shoes
  • Walking sticks
  • Small backpack with personal belongings
  • Camera
  • Cash for shopping
  • Mineral water
  • Sun block and sun hat

Breakfast – Agency / Lunch – Agency / Dinner – Passenger

DAY 6: END OF SERVICE

Free morning for shopping, visit the central market or a museum in Cusco.

At appropriate time transfer to Cusco airport.

Breakfast – Hotel / Lunch – Passenger / Dinner – Passenger

INCLUDES

THIS TOUR INCLUDES

  • 4 nights Hotel in Cusco, all breakfasts
  • 1 night hotel in Machu Picchu
  • All transfers
  • All tickets or entrance fees to the archeological sites
  • Lunch: Sacred Valley, Mountain of Colors
  • Transfer Terminal or Airport – Hotel in Cusco
  • Guide and Tourist Transportation

On Tour in Machu Picchu

  • Tourist Train to and from Machu Picchu Expedition
  • Bus up and down Machu Picchu
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu Sanctuary
  • Professional guide in Machu Picchu
  • Transfer from train station Ollanta – Cusco

This tour does NOT include:

  • International and domestic flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

PRICES AND HOTELS

GROUP SERVICE TOUR

Historic Machu Picchu Tour

PRICE PER PERSON in Double or Matrimonial Room

Minimum 02 people

TOURS + HOTELS / TOURIST

Hotels in Cusco:

Hotel Príncipe III, Hotel Mayu Cusco, Miski Tayta

Hotel Machu Picchu Pueblo:

Inkas Land, Mapi Seven, Andino Machu Picchu

Type of train Tourist

Roundtrip: Expedition (Peru Rail) or The Voyager (Inca Rail)

TOURS + HOTELS / EXECUTIVE

Hotels in Cusco:

Hotel Saska Boutique, Hotel Inca Wasi, Munay Wasi

Hotel Machu Picchu Pueblo:

Hotel Hatun Inti Classic, Hotel Ferre Machu Picchu, Hotel Santuario

Type of train Tourist

One way: Expedition (Peru Rail) or The Voyager (Inca Rail)

TOURS + HOTELS / SUPERIOR

Hotels in Cusco:

Hotel Xima Cusco, Hotel Sonesta Posada, Casa Andina Catedral

Hotel Machu Picchu Pueblo:

H. Taipikala Machu Picchu, H. Casa Andina Standard, H. Tierra Viva

Type of train Tourist

Roundtrip: Vistadome Observatory or 360 Lounge (Inca Rail)

Important Note:

If in the Hotel 2 or 3 service you prefer to add the VISTADOME Train service, the additional cost is US$ 40.00 per person round trip.

Differential prices for students, children, infants.

 TURISTA
EXECUTIVE
SUPERIOR
HOTELS IN MACHU PICCHU
  • H. Inkas Land
  • H. Mapi Seven
  • H. Andino Machu Picchu
  • H. Hatun Inti Class
  • H. Ferre Machu Picchu
  • H. Santuario
  • H. Taypikala
  • H. Tierra Viva
  • H. Casa Andina Estándar

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Questions for the Historic Machu Picchu Tour

Cusco City Tour

During the city tour you will visit the main tourist attractions of the city of Cusco. Starting at the Cathedral of Cusco, Qoricancha, Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puka – Pukara and finally Tambomachay.

Cusco, ancient capital of the Inca Empire, is a historic and touristic city in Peru. There are many things to see and do in the city of Cusco that can include:

  • The Plaza de Armas: is the historic heart of the city and is the place where the Cathedral of Cusco and the church of the Society of Jesus are located.
  • The Temple of the Sun: also known as “Qorikancha”, it is one of the most important surviving Inca buildings in the city.
  • Sacsayhuaman: is an Inca fort built on a hill near Cusco. It is known for its impressive stone walls with giant blocks fitted with precision.
  • Qenqo: where there is an Inca sanctuary and a cave with inscriptions and carved figures.
  • San Pedro Market: a place to buy handicrafts and souvenirs.

Other Inca ruins in the city:

 

  • Barrio de San Blas: is one of the most bohemian places in the city, it is famous for its art workshops, restaurants and bars, and for its panoramic views of the city.
  • Take a stroll through its streets and squares to appreciate its architecture and feel its atmosphere, as well as taste its delicious traditional food in its restaurants.

What is Moray?

Moray is famous for its amphitheater-shaped terraces, which extend to a depth of 150 meters, Moray is located within the sacred valley of the Incas. This ancient Inca citadel is located at 4300 meters above sea level.

It is believed that the Incas created this impressive circular laboratory for agricultural experiments, or for ceremonial activities. This location is almost perfect, like an open-air stage, with its terraced terraces, preserved for more than 500 years.

Salt Mines - Salt Mines

A visit to the salt pans is a unique experience. The salt mines of Maras are a system of artificial canals or salt ponds used for the management and production of salt by the local people since Inca times.

This set of salt mines in the Maras Valley, near the city of Cusco in Peru. They are located about 3,380 meters above sea level.

These salt mines are formed by a system of canals that originate in a natural water source that is part of a mountain. The water is directed through the channels and slowly evaporates on the terraces, leaving behind salt crystals.

The people of the area collect the salt and use it as a means of generating income for their families, although they have now found its healing properties and use in Peruvian haute cuisine.

The salt fields are divided into several sections, each of which is managed by different families. The settlers are generally members of these families and have worked in the salt mines for generations.

Although Cusco’s salt mines are a popular tourist attraction, they are also a place of work for local families who depend on salt extraction for their livelihood.

It is advisable to visit the site with a travel agency so you can learn more about the history and work behind the salt mines.

About the Sacred Valley of the Incas Tour

The Sacred Valley is a region in Peru, near Cusco, which is famous for its Inca ruins and for its impressive landscape of valleys and mountains.

There are several towns in the Sacred Valley that can be visited as part of a tour, some of the most popular are:

  • Pisac: is known for its Inca ruins, which include a fort and ceremonial plaza, as well as its handicrafts market.
  • Urubamba: is a small and quiet town that is a good place to relax after exploring the Inca ruins, is the Sacred Valley tours is the place to enjoy a delicious buffet lunch.
  • Ollantaytambo: is a town steeped in history with an impressive Inca archaeological center and ceremonial plaza. It is also the starting point for the train to Machu Picchu.
  • Chinchero: is a small town with Inca ruins and a colorful handicrafts market.

In addition to visiting these towns and archaeological centers, you can also make excursions to visit other tourist activities, such as quad biking in Moray,

In Sacred Valley you can do different outdoor activities, the Sacred Valley, camitas, ATV activities, rafting, rappel, mountaineering, mountain biking, among other activities.

The best way to visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas is with a travel agency to better organize this excursion and make the most of this experience. This tour usually includes transportation, guides and entrance fees to the different ruins, lunch in excellent restaurants.

Machu Picchu Tour

Machu Picchu is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world and one of the main attractions of Peru. The visit to Machu Picchu begins in the city of Cusco, from where you have to go to the station folded Machu Picchu, is the base town to access Machu Picchu.

Once arrived at Machu Picchu village, you can go up by bus or walking to the entrance of Machu Picchu. Once inside, visitors can explore for a period of 2 hours, following the marked trails and seeing the main attractions, such as the ruins of the main square, the temples, the cultivation terraces and the panoramic views.

There are different types of circuits to visit Machu Picchu, depending on the time and availability,

It is important to mention that you must book in advance because there is a daily limit of visitors allowed, due to the importance and fragility of the place.

Colored Mountain Tour

The Colored Mountain, also known as “Rainbow Mountain” or “Vinicunca” is a mountain located in the Peruvian Andes in Cusco, and is famous for its stunning beauty and the vibrant color of its rock. It is one of the most visited sites in recent years and is a major tourist attraction in the city of Cusco.

There are several tours that offer visits to the Colored Mountain, which usually start in the city of Cusco and then take visitors to the community of Cusipata.

The hike to the Montaña de Colores is moderate to difficult and it is advisable to be in good physical shape, the distance is 2 kilomentros you walk approx. 1 hour to 2 hours depending on the physical condition, if the physical does not yield we can hire horses in zola for an amount of $ 20 to 25 approx.

Once at the top, visitors can enjoy the breathtaking views of the mountain and its multicolored colors, while learning about the culture and history of the region.

It is important to mention that the ascent to the mountain is a trip that requires a good physical preparation and a good organization by the travel agency, the weather can vary a lot on the mountain, and it is important to bring appropriate clothing and accessories for the activity, and enough water.

Humantay Lagoon Tour

The Humantay Lagoon is a beautiful lagoon located in the Peruvian Andes that belongs to the city of Cusco. It is one of the most popular destinations for nature and trekking lovers.

The tour starts in the city of Cusco, where visitors meet with their travel agency. Then they travel by vehicle to the town of Mollepata and then to Soraypampa, from where the hike to the lagoon begins.

The trail is moderate to difficult and can be challenging for some due to the altitude. The trail is full of breathtaking views of the Andes and it is possible to see wild animals.

Once arriving at the lagoon, visitors can enjoy the breathtaking views of the lagoon and the Humantay mountain in the background.

It is advisable to bring appropriate clothing and accessories for the activity, and enough water and food.

It is important to mention that the altitude can be a factor for some people, it is recommended to get used to it beforehand in Cusco, and bring altitude medication if necessary.

The Humantay Lagoon is a beautiful destination and a great experience for visitors who are looking for an adventure in nature and are willing to undertake this beautiful hike.

What to see in Machu Picchu?

  • The Intihuatana, The Temple of the Sun: a large ceremonial building, probably dedicated to the god Inti, the sun god in Inca mythology.
  • The Main Temple: A large structure with an impressive panoramic view of the nearby mountains.
  • The Main Street: The main road that runs through the center of the city and connects the main areas of Machu Picchu.
  • The Sun Gate: The main entrance to Machu Picchu and one of the most iconic points of the city.
  • The thermal baths: Inca system of thermal baths.
  • The Huayna Picchu mountain: an optional hike that offers even more impressive panoramic views of the ruins of Machu Picchu, the hike lasts 1 hour uphill to climb the Huayna Picchu mountain.
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