Friends Tour 04 Days

If you only have four days in Cusco, must see places recommended by visitors from all around the world where you can combine ruins, typical towns and markets where you can get souvenirs at the pottery, handcrafts  and textiles factory. Four days allows the visitor to know the most representative places for an easy understanding of history of the Inkas culture developed in great part of South America.

Day 01: Cusco arrival

Will be picked up from the airport to be taken to your hotel will be reasonable to have free Day in Cusco to know and enjoy the City and its surroundings.

Day 02: Cusco − Sacred Valley of the Incas – Machupicchu town

visit to the Sacred Valley of the Incas where is located the amazing typical town of chinchero where the families are still keeping the traditional way and mores of weaving and local weavers will be willing to teach you the traditional mores, skills and the system of textiles industry then a walking at around the archeological site where there is a good view of the terraces and cultivation fields.

Later, we will get the archeological site of Moray; they are circular terraces shape and have peculiar stairs among terraces. The purpose and function of those terraces served as an agricultural laboratory used by the Incas then we continue driving down to the salt evaporation ponds, located in Maras town, salt has been obtained since pre-Incas time till now a day it is obtained by evaporating salty water from a local subterranean stream. The highly salty water emerges at a spring, a natural outlet of the underground stream. The flow is directed into an intricate system of tiny channels constructed so that the water runs gradually down onto the several hundred ancient terraced ponds.

Afterward, we will arrive to Urubamba town to have lunch (we recommend buffet restaurant where you can enjoy a mixture of Peruvian dishes plus vegetarian options).

Afterwards, we will get to Ollantaytambo, where we take a walking at around the archeological sites which consist of terraces for agricultural purposes, temples, storages and palaces.

On afternoon we will take a train with direction to Aguas Calientes town (Machupicchu town) where we spend the night.

Day 03: Machupicchu − Cusco

Very early in the morning you will be driven to Machupicchu archeological site which is the long-anticipated highpoint of their trip, Machupicchu is the best known archaeological site on the continent and the well preserved where you can observe the magnificent technique and finest style of Incas architecture.

It is high 7,973 ft above sea level and combined with adjoining forest and wilderness park, the “historical sanctuary”, as Unesco describes it, covers more than 116 square miles and its composed of temples, terraced hills, storages and plaza the city was built under Pachacutec and Tupac Yupanqui kingdom.

You will have some free time to explore the site on your own, to relax, or to meditate. At the agreed-upon time, you will return to Aguas Calientes town to take the train back for around two hours till Ollantaytambo or 3hours 30 minutes to Poroy Station, where you will be you will be picked up and transported to your hotel in Cusco.

Day 04: Transport to Cusco airport

Some more free Time to go shopping and organize your stuff. At the agreed-upon time you will be transported the airport for next destiny.

INCLUDES

  • All the transfers and transportation (Airport pickup and transfer to the hotel, hotel pick up to start the tour and  transfer to your hotel at the ending of each tour.
  • Round trip bus from Aguas Calientes town to Machupicchu,
  • Round trip train service from ollantaytambo to Aguas Cientes town.
  • Professional English speaking tour guide.
  • Hotel in Ollantaytambo town.
  • Entrance fee to Machupicchu
  • Entrance fee to the archeolgical sites of Chinchero, Moray, Ollantaytambo ande the Salt mines of Maras.

EXCLUDES

 

  • Meals (restaurants will be recommended according your requirements)
  • Entrance fee to Huayna Picchu Mountain (US$ 25.00). Spaces are really limited and goes very quickly.
  • Hotel in Cusco city
  • Flight ticket

WHAT TO TAKE

  • Original Passport.
  • Student card (ISIC Card if you are student).
  • A backpack (for daily and personal items).
  • Rain jacket, umbrella or rain poncho (rains even on dry season).
  • Short pants for confortable walking.
  • Water bottle.
  • Walking and confortable shoes.
  • Binoculars for bird watching.
  • Mosquitos repellent and sun block.
  • Hat, gloves, scarf, wool socks, sandals.
  • Cash to tip the crew and buy drinks and snacks. (Peruvian currency).

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