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Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machupicchu and Rainbow Mountain

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Traditional Inca Trail in Cusco


At the indicated time reception at the airport of Cusco and immediately transfer to the hotel assigned for accommodation and rest, we recommend resting for at least 02 hours to acclimatize since the city of Cusco is at an altitude of 3,300msnm. Then in the afternoon, the first visits will begin.

Day 01 13:00 P. M City Tour in Cusco

The City Tour in Cusco begins with the pickup at your hotel and then head to the Plaza de Armas of Cusco, famous for having held many events of great importance for the History of Peru. Continuing the tour you will know the Cathedral Basilica of Cusco, a place of great importance for its structure since it was the palace of the Inca Wiracocha, currently you can see paintings of the Cuzco school.

Sacsayhuaman: Itis an Inca fortress located on the outskirts of the city of Cusco. The construction of Sacsayhuaman began during the reign of the Inca Pachacutec in the fifteenth century and was completed by his son Tupac Yupanqui in more than 50 years. The fortress consists of huge stone walls that resemble saw teeth and extend for a distance of more than 300 meters. The stones used in its construction are huge, some weighing more than 100 tons. This archaeological center is impressive even today because you can see the cyclopean walls of great height. Sacsayhuaman was the scene of an important battle during the Spanish conquest of Peru in the sixteenth century.

Today, Sacsayhuaman is a major tourist attraction and is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fortress is also the place of celebration of Inti Raymi, the festival of the sun that is celebrated in Cusco every June 24. 

Qenqo: Continuing the tour, you will head towards the sacred Rock, this place is characterized by the underground galleries in the form of a labyrinth and by the small channels carved in the rocks in a zigzag shape. History says that the Incas performed ceremonies and rituals to their gods This monument was qualified as an amphitheater because it has a semicircular construction, which could well be used as an altar, a court, or a tomb. It is presumed that it was one of the most important sanctuaries that existed in the Inca. Continuing the visit, you will know Pucapucara, known as the control center, to enter the City of Cusco.

Tambomachay: It is an archaeological site that was destined for the cult of water so that the potentate of the Inca Empire could rest. It consists of a series of aqueducts, canals, and several waterfalls that run through the rocks. It stands out from this that, from a main waterfall, the Incas created two secondary waterfalls, which are the same. Here there was also a kind of royal garden whose irrigation came from a complicated system of canals specially made for such a function. Likewise, it constituted a zone of control of the people who came from the Antisuyo, because there was a control tower there.

Koricancha: To culminate the visit you will know The Temple of Koricancha is an important archaeological site located in the same city of Cusco, it was built by the Incas in the fifteenth century and was one of the most important temples of the Inca Empire. The Koricancha was a temple dedicated to the sun and was believed to contain gold and silver objects of great value. Its construction was made with limestone and polished andesite and was decorated with Inca motifs and walls covered with gold and silver The highlight of this place is the temple of the sun, the moon, and the stars, according to history says that they were covered with gold, silver, and precious stones. Return to your hotel.

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Day 02: Visit Sacred Valley – Train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes – Overnight

06:30 A.M. The staff of our agency will contact you at your hotel to start the trip to the majestic Sacred Valley of the Incas where we will enjoy the view of impressive landscapes, surrounded by mountains and unique snow-capped mountains in the Andes Mountain range; Our first visit will be:

Agricultural Laboratory of Moray which is located 47 kilometers from Cusco. Moray is a prototype of a greenhouse or biological experimental station quite advanced for its time, you can see the Inca agricultural laboratory, formed by four amphitheaters or platforms of concentric circular stones superimposed and of an approximate depth of 150 meters, like rings that widen as they ascend. In the place, the plants were adapted to new ecosystems. There are those who believe that these constructions may have served as an amphitheater for civic-religious ceremonies and not only for agricultural purposes. Continuing the trip you will go to the Salt Mines of the town of Maras, which is located 7 kilometers from Moray and 3, 380 m.a.s.l. It has salt mines, which were already exploited by the Inca as a means of economic exchange. They currently house more than 3000 small wells with an average area of about 5 m², they are salt generators due to the existence of natural groundwater, which serves as irrigation to these wells and thus solidifies with the existing salt, this product is valid for the consumption of the surrounding population and Cusco itself. Culminating the tour, we arrive at the town of…

The Archaeological Site of Chinchero is an important historical site located in the Cusco region, was built during the Inca period and is believed to have been an important administrative and religious center. The site features an impressive stone wall surrounding the complex, as well as several Inca buildings, such as a temple, an audience hall, and food depots. The archaeological center of Chincheros is also known for its impressive system of agricultural terraces, which were used to grow food for the local population, Chincheros is known for its vibrant market of handicrafts and textiles that reflect the cultural tradition of the place. Continuing the tour, you will go to the town of Urubamba to have a buffet lunch. After tasting the exquisite Andean and national dishes, they continue the journey to …

Ollantaytambo: This archaeological site was built during the Inca Empire by the Inca Pachacutec, according to history it was an administrative, religious, and military center. This enclosure is very important for its impressive Inca architecture, including its agricultural terraces and its huge blocks of stone cut with precision, the Temple of the Sun that is located at the top of the mountain, the temple of the three windows, the baths of the ñusta, the water fountains and its artisan market. It is also known as the starting point of the famous Inca Trail. In the evening you should go to the train station to board the train that will take you to the town of Aguas Calientes, a point near the Sanctuary of Machupicchu, the trip lasts approximately 1:45 hours, and on the way, you will see landscapes of tropical jungle always accompanied by the Vilcanota River. Upon arrival, we will be waiting for our representative to drive you to the designated hotel, for your rest and accommodation.

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Day 03: Visit Machupicchu- Return to Cusco.

Very early breakfast at your hotel, then you must go to the bus station, to board the bus that will take you to the Citadel of Machupicchu, travel time, is 30 minutes, arriving our guide will accompany you to enter and start the guide one of the Wonders of the Modern World the Historic Sanctuary of Machupicchu, we will appreciate the incomparable beauty of its legacy,  showing us the enigmatic of their places; The architecture of its sacred temples, stairways, the area of the Inca royalty, its terraces the sectors of the urban area, the religious center, the agricultural sector, very important places such as:

The Main Square is, Place of great importance because religious ceremonies were carried out with the participation of the people.

The Temple of the Sun: This is one of the most important enclosures of Machu Picchu and is located at the southern end of the citadel. It is said that it was built to pay homage to the sun and that it also served as an astronomical observatory.

The Temple of Three Windows: This is another important temple in Machu Picchu, located in the central area of the citadel.

The Intihuatana: This is a sacred rock carved in stone that is located at the top of the citadel and is believed to have been used by the Incas to measure the summer and winter solstices, the visit lasts approximately 02 hours.

Culminating the visit again you must take the bus and go down to the town of Aguas Calientes, where you can enjoy lunch, then you will have a reasonable time to know some places in the town. Generally, in the afternoon, according to the information received one day before your trip, at approximately 4:00 p.m. you will board the return train to Cusco. Upon arrival, we transfer you from the train station to your hotel in Cusco.

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Day 04: Hiking to Rainbow Mountain – Return to Cusco.

A fascinating adventure begins very early. Around 4:30 a.m. we will pick you up from your hotel, and travel by bus around 02 hours to the town of Cusipata or Paucarpata. Arriving at the indicated place a stop is made to have breakfast. Then you will continue the bus trip for 01hrs more, on the way you will observe the mountains and beautiful landscapes surrounded by snowy mountains. Arriving at the starting point is at 3,700 m.a.s.l. you will start the walk to the mountain of colors, about 2 hours. The walk has sections with a medium to high degree of difficulty and it is necessary to be in good physical condition.

The trip will be through a land of green landscapes valleys, snowy peaks, groups of alpaca, llamas, and wild vicuñas, we will have the predominant view of the snowy Ausangate and its surrounding mountains. We will directly experience how people live in the mountains, as you approach the rainbow mountain, we will begin to see the first signs of the colorful minerals that form the painted hills. The guide will explain the existence of the rainbow mountain and the reason for the colors that will be observed, due to the existence of different minerals in the area. Finally, you reach the highest point of 4,850 meters above sea level.  Where you can observe the 360-degree view of this sacred land, as a rest you can take photos of the feat achieved.

Then, to see the wonderful show, we restart the walk back by the same route to the starting point, board the bus again to go to the town of Paucarpata, where you will be given lunch, short rest, then restart the trip to the City of Cusco. Your arrival will be approximately around 17:00, transfer to your hotel. 

Day 05: Transfer from hotel to Airport – Return Flight

At the indicated time, transfer from hotel to airport for get your flight back to your country.

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  • Includes:
    • Transfers from your arrival in Cusco to your departure
    • Professional guide in English or Spanish
    • Tourist transport for the city tour, Sacred Valley, and Rainbow Mountain
    • Buffet lunch in Urubamba town
    • Round-trip train tickets from Ollantaytambo/ Aguas Calientes/Cusco
    • Bus ticket from the town of Aguas Calientes to the citadel of Machupicchu.
    • Entrance to Machupicchu.
    • Professional guide in Machupicchu (02 hours)
    • Transfer from the train station to your hotel in Cusco
    • Professional guide for Rainbow Mountain
    • Entrance to Rainbow Mountain
    • Breakfast and lunch on the tour to the Rainbow Mountain
    • Oxygen and first aid equipment
    • 01-night Hotel 3*** in Aguas Calientes town
    • 03 nights hotel in Cusco including breakfast
    • Assistance from our working group.
  • Not included:
    • Tourist ticket for City tour and Sacred Valley (Price: S/. 150.00 soles)
    • Entrance to the hot springs in Machupicchu
    • Foods only indicated.
    • Extra horse for the hike on the Rainbow Mountain
    • Travel insurances
    • Extra expenses

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I prepare myself?

    Travelers visiting the city of Cusco should take into consideration the issue of altitude. It is important to take time to acclimatize, the first day of arrival to the city, should eat light foods, and especially rest so that the “soroche or altitude sickness” will not disturb the plans of the visit. It is advisable, if health allows it, to drink a hot cup of a good infusion, we recommend a good mate de coca, to restore the discomfort in the body.

  • Authorised Tour Operators

    Cusco is a small city and the most important tours are at very close distances, it is always advisable to choose guaranteed options, there are many tour operators that are not authorized, before contracting a tour it is necessary that the visitor checks the most relevant information of the company in the government agencies that give the permission to provide tourist services in the city.

  • Should I use cash money or credit cards for my trips?

    For security reasons it is recommended that you use a certain amount of cash for minor purchases or to acquire any souvenirs or details that the visitor may be interested in. In the city of Cusco the great majority of businesses, use payments with credit or debit cards the case, likewise, there are many agents, banks, and exchange houses, which you can access to remove money without any inconvenience.

  • How much luggage can I take?

    Cusco is a city with a very varied climate, in the months of November to February, are known as the rainy season, the months of May until the end of July are the cold season, and the remaining months are warmer and with better weather. For this reason, it is recommended that visitors wear warm clothing on the tours they take, and always carry sunscreen, light clothing, comfortable shoes for walking, and what is necessary to enjoy the trip to the fullest.

  • Health recommendations

    It is recommended that you take out travel insurance in your home country for any health eventuality or mishap during your time in our country. If you are going to take a tour, either traditional or walking, we recommend that you inform the staff of the company of the different medical treatments that the visitor has been prescribed.
  • Aditional Information:
    • If you want to climb the mountain of Huaynapicchu is necessary to make the reservation in advance because there is a limit of tickets for this route.
    • It is recommended to wear comfortable and warm clothing to protect you from the cold in the afternoon.
    • Carry your original passport.
    • Wear sunscreen.
    • Hat and sunglasses.
    • Rain jacket or rain poncho (rainy season)
    • Extra money for souvenir shopping, if desired.
    • We recommend obtaining your travel insurance in your country
  • If you have any questions:
    • Of course, if you are a group or more than four-person, we have a special price, according to your needs.
    • If you want a private service, please send a message telling us the number of passengers in your group.
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