CUSCO IMPERIAL 5 DAYS
Tour: Imperial Cusco 5 days
The city of Cusco is located at 3350 meters above sea level,
founded by the Inca Manco Ccapac in the year 1300 approx. formed by large palaces, temples, courts and houses surrounded by extensive areas for agriculture.
In 1533 the Spaniards conquered the Inca Empire, and then founded and built the Spanish city on the Inca enclosures and constructions, which can still be appreciated despite the passage of time.
The imperial city of Cusco has become the most attractive center for tourism in Latin America, its squares, streets and Inca and colonial buildings are what most highlights and attracts the current visitor.
The city of Cuzco with more than 600 years of history offers its visitors its main tourist destinations such as Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley of the Incas, city tour, south valley circuit, tour maras and moray, etc.
Cusco Imperial 5 days is a tour you won’t regret.
Day 1: Cusco / City Tour:
Upon arrival in Cusco: Reception at the airport, assistance and transfer to selected hotel. You will have free morning and in the afternoon We will visit the center of the city and then We wil go around the Cusco city.
Between 13:20 and 13:30 pm will begin the guided tour through the city, where you will have the opportunity to visit 6 sites, the first “Qoricancha” (golded place), currently Santo Domingo Convent, a place that keeps Inside one of the most important religious centers of the Inca period, the Cathedral, a place that has religious paintings of the Cusqueña School being in number about 300, among other expressions of art. Then visit to the surrounding areas of Cusco City, to visit 4 places that have remained intact over the years and have been used by the Incas for different activities; Sacsahuaman (puma’s head) majestic place, with impressive works in stone, been the heaviest 120 tons, carried by workers from remote Inca quarries, a place where the famous Inti Raymi or Festival of the Sun is celebrated every year, Qenqo (laberinth), and finally Pucapucara Tambomachay, place dedicated to the water.
End of the tour and return to the hotel.
Overnight in Cusco.
Day 2: Cusco / Sacred Valley Of The Inkas:
Buffet breakfast at hotel.
The tour will start at 8:20am our staff will waiting at reception of your hotel then We will go to board the bus along the Sacred Valley to Pisac ruins until. Beautiful walk through original Inca trails, observing the intact platforms of the Incas. Visit the town of Pisac and its market center. Lunch buffet. The tour Continue to the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo (ex military, religious, administrative and agricultural Inca)
After finishing our visit in Ollantaytambo We will go to board the train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes (small city near Machupicchu), our staff will be waiting for you at the train station to take you to your hotel.
Accommodation in your hotel
Day 3: Cusco – Machupicchu:
After breakfast at your hotel you will take a 20-minute bus ride to the hidden temple of the Incas to enjoy a guided tour of the site. Your expert guide will tell you all about Machu Picchu’s fascinating history and legends… The famous lost city of the Incas is one of the most magical and mysterious places on Earth. Situated on the spine of a jungle-cloaked granite peak towering some 600 metres above an entrenched meandering of the roaring river below, the site is frequently shrouded in misty clouds pierced by the powerful equatorial sun. Constructed from precisely sculptured granite blocks carefully joined with the projecting exposed stone of the surrounding mountain, the site may well be the finest architectural achievement of the new world. Tour around the archeological site, its craft industry, agriculture, housing, prisons, royal tomb, the temple of the sun, Inti Huatana, sacred place, the fourth of the three windows, the sundial, the gazebo, etc..
In the Afternoon Get the train back to Ollantaytambo or Poroy station then We wil take a car from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.
Overnight in Cusco.
Day 4 : Maras Moray Salt Mines Of Maras:
In the morning, your private tour guide and driver will take you off the beaten path to Maras, a typical Andean village. Here you will walk through the streets and get a sense that you are walking during the time of the Incas as a lot of the culture has remained very similar. The people continue to wear traditional clothing and the town is lined with historical buildings. You will visit the very impressive San Francisco Church, including visits to the baptism room and bell tower, where you will have a great view of the village and its surrounding snow capped mountains. Next, we will drive you to the incredible circular terraces of Moray, which were used as an Incan laboratory to acclimatize crops. After that, you will have a nice lunch in a local house at a nearby location. Following lunch, you will have an opportunity to visit the salt terraces of Maras to see and learn about an ancient pre-Incan method of producing salt. We will catch the bus back to Cusco.
After an early breakfast at the hotel you will be transferred at the airport for your journey home or on to your next destination. Browse our full range of Peru travel destinations and continue your exiting trip to Peru by Andes Path Peru
- All transfers to hotels, airports, stations and attractions.
- Tours to Machupicchu, Valle Sagrado de los Incas, Moray and Maras Cusco City.
- All transportation for the tours.
- Train tickets roundtrip Ollantaytambo – Machupicchu – Ollantaytambo.
- Bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.
- Bus tickets up and down Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu – Aguas Calientes.
- Professional tourist guide in English or Spanish.
- Entrance tickets to all the attractions to visit Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, City and surrounding areas, churches and museums.
- Transfers in every office.
- 3 nights hotel in Cusco.
- 1 night in hotel in Aguas Calientes.
- 4 breakfast buffet in hotels, 1 lunch buffet in the Valley.
- Airfare Lima-Cusco – Lima, if you want we can add the fare is about USD 240 (Base Rate) round trip per person is rate can be increased according to schedule and availability
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