Machu Picchu Tour Perú 6 Days

Cusco, Sacred Valley, Rafting in Urubamba River, Machu Picchu, Rainbow Mountain

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Peru is one of the countries in South America. It is made up of a variety of landscapes, from mountains and beaches to deserts and rain forests. Lima is the capital of Peru, Most people live along the coast of Peru.

The coast was inhabited by Ancient people, called the Caral, Mochica, Chimú and the Nasca, first inhabited this region thousands of years ago.

Peru has on of the largest rain forest, the Amazon, covers nearly half of Peru, this huge jungle, is home to plants and animals that do not live anywhere else on Earth. The scientists think there may even be Indian tribes there that have never seen the outside world.

Also Peru has one of highest mountain range in the world runs through Peru. The peruvian called to these peaks the Andes. Cusco is located in the south of the Andes, where was developed the Inca’s Empire. Under the Inca ruler Pachacutec, Machu picchu was builted, and nowaday is one the new seven wonder in the World.

Seductive, imposing and natural, whose history lives in the streets, squares of its historic center, valleys and towns. Cusco is an impressive city, a sample of the high Inca engineering that dominated the stone as in Choquequirao, Sacsayhuamán, Qenqo, Tambomachay, Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu, the Inca architectural jewel built in an ecological environment.

In Cusco you will find charming attractions and landscapes such as the Sacred Valley of the Incas, with terraces that dress the mountains and picturesque towns where the past is part of the present.

The city of Cusco really is the navel of the world. And this Machu Picchu Tour Perú takes you to the most impressive places in the city.

Cusco is a beautiful and fascinating city with well preserved colonial architecture, also Cusco was the capital of the Inca empire, nowday is an evidence of a rich and complex history. In 1983 Cusco was named by the Unesco Humanity cultural Heritage. Cusco is probably the most visited cities in Peru and most comfortable city from which tourists can begin visits to Machu Picchu, Trek to the Amazing RAINBOW MOUNTAIN and River rafting in Vilcanota River. If you want to visit The city named twice cultural heritage of the world – Cusco and one of the new seven wonder of the world – Machu picchu, this is the package for you.

Itinerary:

Upon arrival at the Cusco airport, our staff will be waiting for you for your transfer to the Hotel, where you will receive a courtesy coca tea to help in case you have altitude sickness, you will have the morning free to rest and we also suggest you have a light lunch in your hotel or one of the restaurants in the area.

At 1:30 p.m. The City tour around the city begins, during which we will visit the Plaza de Armas, the Koricancha (temple of the sun) and also visit other archaeological centers such as the Sacsayhuaman Fortress, Qenko, Puka Pukara and Tambomachay. The tour ends at 6:30 p.m. approximately in the main square to be able to dine in one of the exquisite restaurants in the area, then we will transfer to the hotel so that you can rest.

Breakfast at the hotel. At 8:15 am. We start the full day excursion to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. We begin by visiting the colorful market of Pisac, located at the entrance to the Sacred Valley and followed by Ollantaytambo, the oldest continuously occupied town on the American continent. The narrow streets of Ollantaytambo, along with its canals that have not changed since Inca times, evoke its ancestral heritage, lunch in a typical restaurant. Then we will visit Chinchero, it is believed that this is the mythical birthplace of the rainbow. Finally, we will return to the main square of Cusco at 6:30 p.m. approx.

The night is free to eat at the restaurant of your choice; although we always have many suggestions for you in case you need them.

Breakfast at the hotel. At 8:45 a.m. They will pick you up at your hotel. After an hour and a half of travel we arrive at the banks of the Urubamba River, in “CASA CUSI” our private camp is located.

When we arrive at the camp, our professional rafting guides will give you a safety briefing and provide you with all the proper equipment for rafting.

Then, we go upriver to the CHUQUICAHUANA (CHUQUI) section, here we sail for approximately two and a half hours, running class III plus IV rapids, introductory type rapids.

Then, we return to “CASA CUSI”, where a hot sauna and a complete lunch will be waiting for us. At the end, we return to Cusco at 5:00 p.m. Night in Hotel.

Breakfast. At 04:15 am we will pick you up from your hotel to go to the Ollantaytambo train station. The train departs from the Ollantaytambo station (located 1 hour and 50 minutes outside of Cusco). You will have service on board the train while the passengers observe the spectacular landscape that unfolds before them. From the agricultural plains along the way, to the waters of the Urubamba River, and as you approach Machu Picchu, the towering mountains, the landscape is constantly changing.

The train arrives in Aguas Calientes, from this town we will take the buses that will take us to the Citadel of Machu Picchu, a 30-minute trip to the Citadel.

Upon arriving at the entrance of Machu Picchu, passengers can enter the citadel directly as tickets will have been purchased in advance for all guests.

A guide will accompany you around the citadel, pointing out the best of the ruins and telling the story of this Inca settlement.

After the guided tour, guests have the option of walking around this fascinating site on their own.

In the afternoon we will take the train back to Ollantaytambo, where our staff will be waiting for you, to transfer you by bus to Cusco.

At 03:30 hrs we will pick you up at your hotel in Cusco, then we will drive 3 hours by car through the South Valley to the town of Pitumarca, where we will have breakfast. After that, we will drive for about 15 more minutes to the community of Quesiuno (4,326 m / 14,189 feet), where we will begin our walk for approximately 3 hours to get to the amazing Rainbow Mountain (most of the way is up).

The Rainbow Mountain, also known as Vinicunca, is a spectacular place, located near the snowy Ausangate. On the way we can enjoy incredible landscapes, herds of alpacas and llamas, the Ausangate mountain, and traditional local houses. We will have time to explore the area and take pictures, between 30 minutes to 1 hour (depends on the speed of your walk and the weather conditions).

After taking good pictures and enjoying this majestic and unique natural wonder, we will descend back to Chilca for lunch. After lunch, we will return to Cuzco, arriving around 8:00 p.m.

Breakfast. Coordinated transfer to the airport to return to Lima. End of the Machu Picchu Tour in Perú.

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Package Includes:

  • Round-trip Cusco arrival and departure airport transfers
  • Four hours Cusco City tour and Archaeological Parks
  • Train ticket round trip to Aguas Calientes Machu picchu.
  • Bus to the citadel of Machu Picchu
  • Excursion to the Sacred Valley of the Incas
  • Trek to the Amazing RAINBOW MOUNTAIN
  • River rafting in Vilcanota River
  • Machu Picchu Guided tour
  • Five nights accommodation in Cusco. Hotel varies by option selected.
  • Traveland Representatives in Cusco – Machu picchu
  • Group experience
  • All transfers, tours and excursions specified on the itinerary

Package Excludes:

  • International air tickets and associated taxes
  • Domestic Flights in Peru
  • Meals not specified on the itinerary
  • Personal expenses such as telephone bills, laundry expenses, beverages, etc
  • Insurance against theft, loss, illness

Recommendations

  • Bring your passport, very important to visit all the places.
  • Warm clothes for Cusco
  • Bring a small backpack with personal items for your trip to Machu Picchu
  • Bring a camera
  • Bring mineral water
  • Bring sunscreen

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is Machu Picchu?

Machu Picchu is a world wonder one of the favorite destinations worldwide, it is one of the most important monuments of the time of the Incas, it was discovered in 1911.

Machupicchu is a spectacular stone-built citadel located on the top of mountains located at 2,400 meters above sea level, thousands of visitors arrive each year to this enigmatic place through various means such as by train, car to the hydroelectric plant or by doing the famous walk THE WAY INCA or through alternative routes such as salkantay trek to Machu Picchu, Inca bike jungle trail to Machu Picchu, Shockquirao Trek, Lares Trek to Machu Picchu, Ausangate Trek, Huchuy Qosqo to Machu Picchu, Vilcabamba to Machu Picchu, etc.

What is the best time for the Machu Picchu Tour in Perú?

The climate in the Cusco region is distinguished by two seasons: the dry season (from April to October) and the rainy season (from November to March).

The months in which there is a greater influx of tourists are from April to September. Machu Picchu is located in the jungle, so its climate is hot and humid. Temperatures vary between 8 º and 20 º C. It is advisable to wear clothes for the cold and heat for the tours to Machu Picchu.

What kind of clothes and items should I bring for the Machu Picchu Tour in Perú?

Machu Picchu is located in the jungle; In other words, it has a warm but at the same time humid climate, so the type of clothing that we recommend using is:

If you travel to Machu Picchu during the rainy season (November – April), the best option is to bring a raincoat as well as water and wind resistant clothing.

Even if it’s hot in the morning, always carry a warm garment with you. It can be annoying to have to carry it during the visit to Machu Picchu, but it is better to be prepared for the afternoon wind.

Polo shirts and / or shirts with long sleeves (preferably) to avoid insect bites and / or annoying burns on the tours to Machu Picchu.

Cap and sunglasses. A light, comfortable cap will keep you cool. The lenses will allow you to appreciate all the beauty of Machu Picchu without having to strain your eyes.

Blocker and repellent. They are absolutely necessary, especially the repellent since the itching of the bites can ruin your visit to Machu Picchu. If you think that critters have a particular liking for you, I would also recommend not wearing short clothing of any kind.

Don’t forget to bring lots of water! Staying hydrated with purified or bottled water is the best thing one can do to stay healthy and full of energy during the excursion to Machu Picchu.

How much luggage can I take on the train to Machu Picchu?

The train services only allow you to carry a hand luggage, whose maximum weight is 5 kilos (11 pounds), and the dimensions: 150 linear meters (width + length + height).

Where can I leave my bags during the Machu Picchu Tour in Perú?

When you travel to Machu Picchu you must carry no more than 5 kilos in your luggage and on the day of the tour you can leave your luggage in the hotel storage in Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town) include bathing suits to visit the thermal baths.

We recommend you carry a small bag, backpack with items necessary for the tour to Machu Picchu as well as some small snacks.

When should I book the Machu Picchu Tour in Perú?

Reservations can be made at any time, taking into account the availability of spaces each day in Machu Picchu. But it is advisable to do them as soon as possible; Especially if it is the Huaynapicchu Ticket, since they are more easily sold out and it is advisable to do it three to two months in advance of your trip to Machupicchu.

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