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Tour Summary
Cusco Tours, Cusco Travel, Peru Cusco's Main Square was once the Centre of the Inca Empire, as the four Roads that ran through that Empire joined up at this spot. At the height of the Inca civilization, the Inca Empire extended from what is today Ecuador and parts of Colombia, taking in all of present day Peru and Bolivia and running down to Northern Chile and Argentina.

Ruins, temples, churches, mansions and a variety of architecture makes Cusco a showcase for all the different Peruvian cultures and historical periods of our country, Pre-Inca, Inca, Colonial and Republican.

Cusco is therefore a memorable destination, full of history and culture, a City with a splendid legacy and an obligatory destination for all who travel to our country. Cusco is also the departure point for visiting the impressive Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu.


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Tour Details
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Price: From US$ 436
Starting point: Cusco
Ending point: Cusco
Tour Type: Archaeological and cultural

Tour Description

All our programmes can be tailor made according to your requirements, whether regarding the length of your tour, any special interests or specific activities, flight reservations, optional destinations or tours.

DAY 01: Cusco
Cusco Tours, Cusco Travel, Peru Meet upon arrival and transfer to your selected hotel. Remaining morning free to rest in your hotel in order to avoid altitude sickness. In the afternoon, we will visit the City of Cusco on a guided sightseeing tour visiting the Main Square, the Cathedral and the Temple of the Sun or Korikancha. Then, we drive out of the City to visit the Inca sites of Kenko, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara and the impressive Fortress of Sacsayhuaman, strategically built on a hill overlooking Cusco, famous for its enormous carved stones, some of them standing over 9 m / 30 ft high and weighing over 350 tons.

Meals Included: None

DAY 02: Machu Picchu
The day starts with an early morning rise to transfer to Cusco Train Station for a three hour train journey to the famous Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu, also known as Cusco Tours, Cusco Travel, Peru "The Lost City of the Incas", one of the most renowned examples of surviving Inca architecture. Arrive in Aguas Calientes station for a 30-minute bus drive, climbing 6km of winding road, to the marvellous Citadel. Upon arrival, you will participate in a guided tour of the Citadel, visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sun Dial, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and various burial grounds. After the tour you'll have time to stroll around the Archaeological Site at your leisure. Lunch at a local restaurant and a late afternoon return to Cusco. Overnight at selected hotel in Cusco.

Meals Included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 03: Cusco
After breakfast, transfer assistance on your departure.

Meals Included: Breakfast


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Tour Inclusions

INCLUDED:
  • 2 Nights accommodations at a selected hotel in Cusco
  • In and out transfers
  • All applicable taxes
  • Bilingual guided tours (english / spanish)
  • Entrance fees for the excursions mentioned above
  • Lunch at Aguas Calientes and other meals as indicated on the itinerary
  • Train and bus ticket Cusco-Machu Picchu-Cusco

NOT INCLUDED:
  • International and Domestic flights (Lima / Cusco / Lima: US$ 294 aprox.)
  • Airport taxes ($30.25 for international flights and $6.05 for domestic flights)
  • Baggage excess
  • Alcoholic drinks, soda or bottled mineral water
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • International or National personal telephone calls
  • Additional nights for bad weather o flight cancellation
  • Snacks
  • Laundry



Useful Information

WE RECOMMEND YOU TO
- Use boots or sneakers during long walks.
- Drink lots of liquids on long excursions.
- Always take an umbrella or rainwear.

WHAT TO BRING
- Hiking boots, sneakers and shoes.
- Long pants or slacks
- Long-sleeved shirts.
- T-shirts.
- Sweaters and a jacket.
- Rain wear always.
- Camera.
- Insect Repellent and sun block.
- Aid kit (Bandaids, cotton, bandages, rubbing alcohol, Aspirin).
- Medicine to arrest or prevent the so called ”Soroche” or altitude sickness.
  Please consult your physician what medicine is best suited for your organism.

WEATHER
Cusco city has a temperate climate with year round temperatures fluctuating between14º - 16ºC and warm days and cold nights.

Rainy season in Cusco is from December to March. Machu Picchu has a semi-tropical climate, with warm, humid days and cold nights.

Rainy season in Machu Picchu is from November to April. Although you can go trekking during the months of April to October, the best months for visiting Machu Picchu are May and June.

ALTITUDE
Cusco City: 3360 m.a.s.l.
Machu Picchu: 2400 m.a.s.l.
Sacred Valley of the Incas: 2850 m.a.s.l.

Restaurants During Your Trip
In Cusco: International, vegetarian and local food restaurants.
In Aguas Calientes: International and local food restaurants.
In the Sacred Valley of the Incas: Local food restaurants.

... more about Cusco restaurants