3-Day A Quick Cusco & Machu Picchu Exploration – From $685 Adults / $514 Kids
AVAILABLE FOR DAILY ARRIVALS IN CUSCO UNTIL DEC 9, 2017
During this quick Cusco-based exploration, discover the ancient mysteries of Imperial Cusco enjoy panoramic views of the Sacred Valley and marvel to the Wonders of Machu Picchu.
A Quick Cusco & Machu Picchu Exploration 3 day vacation package features the Archaeological Park of Sacsayhuaman, the Koricancha, Colonial Cusco, train ride through the Sacred Valley and the Machu Picchu Citadel.
- 2 Nights hotel accommodations in Cusco with breakfast
- 3 Meals (2 Breakfast and 1 lunch)
- Round trip transfers Cusco airport/hotel/Cusco airport
- Round trip transfers Cusco hotel/train station/ Cusco hotel
- Half Day Guided Excursion of Cusco and Sacsayhuaman Archeological Park
- Round trip train ticket Cusco/ Aguas Calientes/Cusco
- Guided visit to the Machu Picchu Citadel
- Round trip shuttle bus ticket Aguas Calientes/Machu Picchu/Aguas Calientes
- Entrance fees during Cusco excursion
- Entrance fee to Machu Picchu
- All transfers and sightseeing in A/C vehicle
- English-speaking local hosts and guides
- On site logistical support of our Peru-based office
Day 1 | Spanish Colonial Cusco & Ancient Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park Sightseeing Excursion
Arrive Cusco. Transfer to the hotel of your choice for a two night stay with breakfast and taxes included.
- Standard Class: Casa Andina Korikancha
- First Class: Jose Antonio Cusco
- Deluxe Class: J.W. Marriott
Balance of the morning at leisure to get acclimatized to the altitude. In the afternoon, we will enjoy a half-day tour combining Sacsayhuaman and Cusco Historic Center and it will start visiting the Archaeological Park of Sacsayhuaman. The first stop will be at the Sacsayhuaman Fortress, a beautiful place that radiates peace and quiet, where we will be able to admire the huge rocks measuring up to 4 meters high that were used in its construction. We will then head for Q’enqo, the ancient temple of the Puma, where we will be able to appreciate an altar for sacrifices, and then will continue on to Tambomachay, the sacred fountains of life and health. On the way we will have a panoramic view from Puca Pucara, a watchtower that controlled the entrance to the city. After that we will visit the Temple of the Sun, known as Korikancha, on top of which the Saint Dominique Convent was built. A legend tells that his temple was entirely lined in gold sheets that marveled the Conquistadors upon their arrival. Finally, we will go to the Main Square and will visit the Cathedral that reassures invaluable colonial paintings and other works of art such as the Cross that arrived with the first conquistadors. Important Note: People are not allowed to enter religious sites wearing shorts. Taking photos is not allowed inside the Cathedral.
Day 2 | Machu Picchu Exploration | B.L.
After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the train station to board the train to Aguas Calientes / Machu Picchu. During the journey, we will appreciate several landmarks in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, including the hanging bridge that signals the start of the Inca Trail. The railway follows the course of the Urubamba River, also known as Vilcanota River, climbing down and entering a canyon until we reach Aguas Calientes; the town that is located at the foot of the Machu Picchu Mountain. After getting off the train, we will board the mini-bus that will take us up the winding road to Machu Picchu; the Sacred Citadel of the Incas that is considered one of the New Wonders of the World. The Lost City of the Incas will astonish us with its terraces, ceremonial shrines, steps and urban areas. Energy will be all around us. After a well-paced guided visit, we will have lunch at one of the restaurants in the area and then will be ready to return to Cusco by train. Arrival and transfer to the hotel.
Day 3 | Continue to your next destination | B.
At the designated time, van transfer to the airport for your onward flight, either back to Lima or to continue with the next Insider Journey of your choice.
PRICES PER PERSON IN US$
AVAILABLE FOR DAILY ARRIVALS IN CUSCO UNTIL DEC 9, 2017
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2 Children 2-11 years old can apply rate of triple accommodation. Breakfast included. Hotels allow only 1 child per double room.
A QUICK CUSCO & MACHU PICCHU EXPLORATION LODGING
STANDARD CLASS HOTELS
In Cusco: Casa Andina Koricancha Hotel: The hotel is removed from the traffic, hustle and bustle of the center but still just 3 blocks from Cusco Plaza de Armas. An atmosphere of spaciousness and serenity, spread across 2 sprawling, connected 18th-century manor houses and 2 peaceful interior colonial patios. Just steps from Koricancha (the Inca Temple of the Sun) and Santo Domingo church. All the bedrooms feature one Queen or 2 Twin beds warmly decorated with Cusco textiles, and include either writing desks or breakfast tables, closets with safes, cable TV, heating system, Wi-Fi access, and more. Oxygen is available upon request.
FIRST CLASS HOTELS
In Cusco: Jose Antonio Hotel: The Jose Antonio Cusco Hotel is located in the heart of Cusco’s archaeological centre, the oldest city of America. A few minutes away from the Main Square, this recently built hotel has a modern architecture, with a fine colonial touch. The 6-stories building is one of the highest hotels in the city, offering excellent views over the city of Cusco. All the 126 rooms are divided among 5 floors and on the rooftop you can enjoy a solarium, the Jacuzzi and sauna. These can be quite refreshing after a full day of sight-seeing in the beautiful city of Cusco or in the nearby Sacred Valley.
DELUXE CLASS HOTELS
In Cusco: JW Marriott: Cusco, “The Navel of the World.” It’s located a few blocks from the Main Square and surrounded by the main historical sites such as the cathedral, Qoricancha, and San Blas Neighborhood. Surrounded by ancient Inca ruins, the JW Cusco courtyard is the ideal place to unwind and admire the architectural structure of the hotel. The open area offers guests space for unique functions and events. All of our guest rooms are equipped with luxury bedding and hotel amenities, wireless Internet and the latest in technology. Upon request, all rooms have a supplementary oxygen enriched system. In addition, all bathrooms have a separate shower and bathtub. Some of the rooms are built with the original Inca walls.
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- Meal Codes:B = Breakfast. L = Lunch. D = Dinner.
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