Cusco Empire

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Price From US$ 546.00
Conditions Minimum 02 Passenger. Double Base Room
Starting point CUSCO
Ending point CUSCO
Duration 04 Days / 03 Nights
Trip style Archeological and Cultural
Place to visit City Tour, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Machupicchu.









Note:Tourist and Tourist Superior Programs the train service is Expedition coach. Superior and Luxury Programs the Train service is Vistadome coach.

City tour of Cuzco visiting the Main Square, the Cathedral and the Temple of the Sun or Korikancha;Kenko, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara and the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuaman.
Excursion to the "Sacred Valley of the Incas", a succession of picturesque towns, agricultural terraces and archaeological sites.
The famous Inca Citadel of Machupicchu, one of the most renowned examples of Inca architecture, known as "The Lost City of the Incas".

Day 1: CUSCO - City Tour + 4 Ruins

Assistance on arrival in Cusco and transfer to your selected hotel. Free time to take a short rest to be acclimatized to the altitude. In the afternoon, city tour of Cuzco visiting the Main Square, the Cathedral and the Temple of the Sun or Korikancha. Then, drive out of the city to visit the Inca sites of Kenko, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara and the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuaman, built strategically on a hill overlooking Cusco; famous for its enormous carved stones joined with astounding precision to form the outer walls. Some of these stones stand over 9m / 30ft tall and weight over 350 tons. Overnight al selected hotel in Cusco.

Day 2: CUSCO - Sacred Valley of the Incas (B) (L)

Excursion to the "Sacred Valley of the Incas", a succession of picturesque towns, agricultural terraces and archaeological sites. On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, we’ll have the opportunity to bargain with vendors or stroll at the Pisac's typical Indian market, with a catholic mass service on Sunday (celebrated in Quechua, the native language).
Lunch at a local restaurant in the Sacred Valley. In the afternoon pass through Calca and Urubamba towns to arrive to the Inca Fortress and Citadel of Ollantaytambo, which was built to guard the entry of this part of the valley and protect it from enemies of the lower jungles; consisting in a series of superimposed terraces of carved stones accessed by long staircases.
We will have the opportunity to walk through the quaint streets of the nearby town, religious and agricultural centre during the Inca Empire, and get a clear idea of the military strategy against possible invasions. On our way back to Cusco we will visit the picturesque Andean village of Chinchero where the remains of what was the royal hacienda of Tupac Inca Yupanqui lies. Admire its well preserved Inca Wall at the Main Square, visit the beautiful colonial temple built on Inca foundations, with interesting frescoes on the portico. Back to Cusco in the afternoon. Overnight.

Day 3: CUSCO - Machupicchu (B) (L)

Early in the morning, transfer to Cusco train station for a three hours train ride to the famous Inca Citadel of Machupicchu, one of the most renowned examples of Inca architecture, known as "The Lost City of the Incas". Get down the train in Aguas Calientes station for a 30-minutes drive climbing a 6km of winding road to reach the marvelous citadel. Upon arrival, guided tour of the Citadel, visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sun Dial(the greatest Intiwatana), the Royal Quarters, the Temple of Three Windows and various burial grounds. Time free to stroll by the archeological site. Lunch at a restaurant at Aguas Calientes town. Late afternoon return to Cusco. Overnight .

Day 4: CUSCO (B)

After breakfast, transfer assistance on your departure. End of our services

INCLUDES:

  • In/out transfers
  • 3 nights accommodation in Cusco
  • Bilingual guided tours
  • Train: Cusco - Machupicchu -Cusco - Lunch at Aguas Calientes and other meals as indicated in the program.
  • All applicable taxes


B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Prices

HOTEL DOUBLE (2 PEOPLES)
3* USD$ 546.00 Double basis
Superior USD$ 746.00 Double basis
Luxury USD$ 990.00 Double basis


Hotels

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