DAY 01: LIMA / CUSCO
Upon arriving in the city of Cuzco, you will be welcomed by one of our representatives, who will give you a brief introduction to the city and our services while en route to the hotel.
You will be free for the rest of the morning so that you can adjust to the altitude.
OPTIONAL: Cuzco City Tour
13:15 See this magical city, capital of the Inca Empire (15th Century) on a tour that includes the Main Square, the cathedral, Santo Domingo monastery, the legendary Korikancha temple and a stop at San Cristobal for a panoramic view of the city. Then, in the outskirts you will see the Inca ruins at Sacsayhuaman, an impressively designed fortress built of huge stone blocks, Qenqo ceremonial and ritual center, the amphitheater where sacrifices were held and Tambomachay a temple dedicated to a water cult. Return to Cuzco and a brief stop at Plaza Regocijo and the Main Square to visit the cathedral, the principal church of the Diocese of Cuzco. At the end of the visit, transport to your hotel.
Overnight in Cusco
DAY 02: SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS
Early breakfast at the hotel, We will start the tour departing through the fertile countryside and arriving at the colonial town of Pisac. We will be met by a colorful market. Continuing our route through the valley we will be passing by typical towns, till we get to the archaeological province of Urubamba to enjoy a delicious lunch buffet. After, we will visit an ancient but enigmatic Ollantaytambo Fortress located in a typical Inca town, composed by numerous temples and terraces. This archaeological complex is one of the biggest monumental exposures that the Inca have ever done.
Overnight in Sacred Valley
DAY 03: MACHU PICCHU EXCURSION
This day you will visit the Santuario Histórico de Machu Picchu (Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu). Aboard a comfortable train, you will depart for the Aguas Calientes Station, enjoying a spectacular view along the way. Upon arrival, you will board a bus that will take you to the entrance gate of the citadel of Machu Picchu. Rediscovered by Hiram Bingham more than a century ago, Machu Picchu is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Its architectural beauty, spectacular natural landscapes and the energy held in its enigmatic structures will take your breath away. You will follow in the footsteps of the ancient Incans as you explore this magical citadel along with your guide. After the tour, you will stop at a local restaurant for lunch.
At the scheduled time, you will take your train to Cusco.
Overnight in Cusco.
At the scheduled departure time, you will be met by the transport service and escorted to the airport.