Cusco Standard Tour – 5 Days
A very rich experience, that will captivate you since day one as you visit the beautiful Sacred Valley of the Inca and then witness the grandiosity of Machu Picchu, a place that will enchant you with its impressive construction and mystery.
CUSCO STANDARD TOUR – 5 DAYS
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WELCOME TO CUSCO
At your arrival you the Incas land, a View Peru representative will await you to transfer you to your accommodation. Once on the way, your itinerary will be reviewed and in the case of having some questions they will be answered as well.
The rest of the day is for you to adjust and acclimatize to the high altitude of Cusco and relax at your leisure.
HORSEBACK RIDING CUSCO CITY RUINS (B)
Our adventure today will take us to the experience the beauty of the mountains surrounding Cusco and the nearby ruins that lay in the outskirts of Cusco. After we pick you up from your hotel we will take you to the ranch where you will meet your companion of the day…your beautiful and calm Peruvian horse. Our first step, will be visiting the massive fortress of Saqsayhuaman located right above Cusco. Folowing by the sacred sanctuary of Qenqo, where it is believed that the Incas mummified their death.
As we move forward we will encounter Puca Pucara which means red fortress in English and later Tambomachay well known as the batch of the Incas because it’s a beautiful construction that includes three baths that was used to conceit the Inca elite when traveling. Once there you will have the opportunity to explore the ruins at your leisure and take as many pictures as you wish, the surroundings and landscapes are stunning.
Once this amazing experience has been completed, we will head back to Cusco and transfer you to your hotel, the rest of the day is yours to explore of Cusco at your own pace.
SACRED VALLEY (B, L)
After you have enjoyed breakfast, you will be picked and taken to the precious Sacred Valley.
Our first visit will be the archaeological ruins of Pisaq and village, where we will stop by the craft market that lays in the main plaza.
This peculiar market stays busy on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sunday and the locals sell colorful woven cloth, alpaca wool, reproductions of ancient jewelry, engraved gourds and more. As we then follow the Urubamba river as we will head toward the Ollantaytambo fortress, and impressive construction surrounded by mountains creating fascinating landscapes s explaining of your guide.
After lunch time, you will be taken to the Ollantaytambo Train Station for you to board your train to Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu town. Once there the rest of the evening is to explore this small and cheerful city at your leisure.
MACHU PICCHU (B)
Today we must rise early as the highlight of any trip to South America has come. We will take you for 30 min ride by bus that will take you to the Machu Picchu entrance. Once there you will be amazed immediately by this remarkable Pre-Colombian city left by the Incas.
The sync between the cultural and natural surroundings are simply perfect and along with your guide you will discover and understand a little more of the secrets and theories of this gorgeous citadel. After your guided tour, you will have the time to wonder around its terraces and passages that will have you enchanted all day and capture the moment with beautiful pictures.
After a long day of exploring this lost city, you will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes to later on board the train back to the train station from there a representative will be waiting to transfer you back to Cusco.
Once in Cusco by the evening you will have the rest of the day at your leisure to explore the cobblestone streets of this magical city.
After you have enjoyed breakfast at your hotel, a View Peru representative will take you to the airport at the most opportune time and according to your flight schedule, for you to board the plane to Lima and connect with your international flight.
- 4 Nights in our list of handpicked hotels
- Professional English-speaking tour guide in all the excursion along the tours
- Round Trip Standard Train Tickets
- Meals Indicated on the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
- All entrance fees and permits
- All overland transfers, tours, and activities indicated as in shared services.
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED?
- International and domestic flights and airport taxes
- Huayna Picchu admission fee
- Personal expenses
- Meals not indicated
- Travel insurance
- Visa and related expenses.
- If you would like to climb to Huayna Picchu Mountain, please take in mind that is an unguided hike and require and additional cost. If you are interested, please consult with your travel specialist as we need to check availability far in advance.
- Train stations and train schedules are subject to availability, also due to rainy season Poroy train station is closed from January to April of each year.
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