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Discover Machu Picchu

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  • Immersive experience of Incan sites in and around Cusco, including Machu Picchu
  • Includes three nights' accommodation and meals
  • Small-group tour ensures a more personal experience
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Discover Machu Picchu
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Discover Machu Picchu
USD 1,209.00
Overview
Many visitors to Cusco head immediately for Macchu Picchu and miss other sites related to Incan culture. This three-night guided tour takes you on a tour of Macchu Picchu, as well as the Sacred Valley, and little town of Aquas Calientes. You'll also explore the historically rich city of Cusco, the ancient Incan capital.
What to Expect

DAY 1: WELCOME TO CUSCO & CITY TOUR. Upon your arrival, a Machu Travel Peru staff member will be waiting to drive you to your hotel where you will have a couple of hours to rest before our city tour starts. It is highly recommended that you minimize physical activities, eat lightly and drink lots of water and coca tea to avoid altitude sickness. Between 13:00 and 13:20, our city tour of Cusco will start. We will begin with a visit to the Cathedral of Cusco, located on the Plaza de Armas. We will continue by visiting the amazing Qorikancha as well as some of the city’s impressive archeological sites, Sacsaywaman, Qenqo, Pukapukara, and Tambomachay. Our tour will last approximately 4 hours and will finish at the main square. Alternately, we can arrange to drop you to your hotel. Just tell your guide what you feel in the mood to do. Overnight in Cusco. Meals included: none.

DAY 2: SACRED VALLEY TOUR / AGUAS CALIENTES. Between 08:00 and 08:20 our staff will pick you up to start a day tour of the Sacred Valley. Our first stop will be Pisaq, a town which boasts a great Incan archaeological site and magnificent agricultural terraces on the mountains. We will also get to visit Pisaq traditional market which is famous for its beautiful handicrafts that delight thousands of visitors every year. Then, we will make our way to Urubamba. This place is often shrouded in clouds of mist and was one of the major agricultural centers of the Incan Empire and is one of the most beautiful towns of the Sacred Valley. A tasty buffet lunch will be waiting for us in Urubamba. We will then continue our journey through the peaceful Sacred Valley to Ollantaytambo, a town comprised of sturdy Incan walls and a stunning sight in the narrow valley. Finally, we will take you to the train station where you will board a train to Aguas Calientes. Once in Aguas Calientes, our staff will be there to escort you to your hotel. Overnight in Aguas Calientes. Meals included: Breakfast and lunch. 

DAY 3: MACHU PICCHU TOUR. Today’s tour will start in the early hours of the morning to get the best experience from the sacred Incan citadel of Machu Picchu. During our 2 hour, private tour, we will explore the mysteries and magic of the city of Machu Picchu by visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sundial, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of Three Windows and various cemeteries. After that, we will return to the town of Aguas Calientes by bus. From there, you will start your return to Cusco by train until you reach the next train station. Our staff will be waiting at this point to escort you to your hotel in the city of Cusco. Overnight in Cusco. Meals included: Breakfast and lunch.

DAY 4: CUSCO FAREWELL. This morning our driver will pick you up to take you to the airport. Once you arrive to the airport our program will finish. Meals included: Breakfast.

Reviews (16)
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Reviewed 15 July 2018
Money well spent. Awesome!

We found out about Machu Travel Peru through my brother who had previously visited Machu Picchu. I booked the tour about 3 months ago. Deslie was very helpful and the tour features were all well explained. On the day of the tour we got picked...More

1  Thank JMRMD1961
Cristhian P, Gerente at Machu Travel Peru Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Hello JMRMD1961, Thank you for taking the time out to write a review for us, we really are happy that your tour was all that you expected. Our staff in Cusco are some of the best in the business and it is easy to see...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile
Amazing Experience

Booking Machu Travel Peru was the best decision we made to fulfill our dream of visiting Machu Picchu! We booked them for a private, customized tour and we were not disappointed! This is a group of highly experienced and extremely professional and kind individuals. From...More

Thank Charmainne M
Cristhian P, Gerente at Machu Travel Peru Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Hello Charmainne M, It makes such a difference when the guides and staff of your tour company passionate about their countries, you tend to learn a lot more. Our ground staff also are dedicated professionals who take pride in their work. I will pass on...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018
A customized out of this World Tour Experience!

I got to to tell you that working to get our tour ready was a delight on our side, and probably a nightmare on the company side as we probably exchanged well over 30 emails trying to make sure everything was perfect. And indeed, it...More

Thank Jorge D
Cristhian P, Gerente at Machu Travel Peru Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Dear Jorge D, We here at Machu Travel Peru love hearing back from our dear clients. We are so happy that your Peruvian Experience went off without a hitch. Kudos to you too for being such a wonderful person to deal with, we enjoyed the...More

Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile
Great tour

We enjoyed our tour, everything went off without a hitch. Sol and the team had everything planned so we could enjoy the tours and ourselves. Very caring and attentive guides we loved our time in Cusco & Machu Picchu.More

Thank Zachary B
Cristhian P, Gerente at Machu Travel Peru Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Hello Zachary B, It is so nice to hear from you, we are so happy you had a good time in Peru. Our team are some of the best in the business and we think they do a great job with the services. Thank you...More

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Highlight of our trip! Exceptional company!

The BEST decision we made was to book with Machu Travel Peru. Could not fault any part of the tour it went like clockwork on the day and the organisation and communication prior to booking was exceptional (lost count how many emails Deslie and I...More

Thank VinSha17
Cristhian P, Director General at Machu Travel Peru Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Hello VinSha17, Wow what wonderful words, we here in the office are so glad that you wrote. It was our pleasure to make your Machu Pìcchu experience the best. Machu Picchu is certainly worth seeing, and as I keep telling people the rainy season is...More

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