FIRST DAY: RECEPTION AND TRANSFER TO THE HOSTEL – AFTERNOON CITY TOUR
Machu Picchu Hike will be waiting for you to arrive to the imperial city of Cusco to take you to the hostel of your choice. The hostel will welcome you with a Peruvian typical beverage (mate de coca) and you will have the morning to acclimatize. We will then pick up your party at hostel at 13:10 P.M. so we can have the city tour or the combination excursion in the city and its surroundings, this tour will begin with a guided visit to different places like:
QURIKANCHA’S TEMPLO OR THE SANTO DOMINGO CONVENT: This place was a ceremonial religious place also known as the “Temple of the Sun”, it is an example of the great pre-Columbian engineering that was used for construction and architecture.
THE CATHEDRAL: Inside this building we will contemplate cuzqueñan paintings like cloth linens, gold decorations, colonial walls, and more.
SAKSAYWAMAN: This archeological site is located 3 Km. from the imperial city of Cusco, the meaning of its name, Saksaywaman, is satisfied hawk. It was an incredible fortress made with huge stones and excellent architecture. Saksaywaman is also famous for its gigantic worked stones, some of them are 30 feet high and they weight more than a ton.
QENQO: The translation of the word Qenqo means labyrinth. Qenqo was a ceremonial place, and it is said that it was an amphitheater where animal sacrifices were made (the black llama).
TAMBOMACHAY: This place was a precinct for very important Incas, used to relax, as a spiritual retired place for the cult to the water.
We will return to Cusco and this is going to be the end of our first day with the Machu Picchu Basic package.
SECOND DAY: VISIT TO THE INCA IMPERIAL CITY OF MACHU PICCHU
This is the most important day for us. Machu Picchu Hike is going to pick up your party at the hostel you’re staying at 03:30 A.M. to get going to Ollantaytambo, this is the place where we are going to get into the train that is going to take us to the town of Aguas Calientes. Once we arrive there, our guide will be waiting your party so he can give you your morning refreshments, in a delicious tourist restaurant. Then we will continue our trip to the Incan imperial city of Machu Picchu.
Our guide will give you a 3-hour tour approx. of the most important places in the Incan Empire. After this guided tour, you and your party are going to have some free time to wander freely throughout the archeological park, after coordinating with your guide. Later on, we will travel back to the town of Aguas Calientes, where we are going to have dinner and enough time to go back to the train station to board the train back to Ollantaytambo, and from there we’ll grab the bus to Cusco to end our second day with the Machu Picchu Basic package.
THIRD DAY: TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT
With previous coordination with the company, we will pick up your party at your hostel to take you to your flight.
End of the Machu Picchu Basic package.
- Airport Transfer
- Tour Bus for City Tour
- Professional Guide (Spanish - English).
- One way train (Expedition or inca rail).
- Bus up and down to Machu Picchu.
- Entrance to Machu Picchu.
- 02 Nights of hostel
- Transfer from Cusco Station - Ollantaytambo - Cusco
- International or National flights.
- Alcoholic drinks
- Tourist ticket
- Extra expenses
- Food except what is mentioned
WE RECOMMEND TO TAKE:
- Warm clothes
- Repellents for mosquitoes
- Trekking shoes
- Comfortable walking pants
- Rain poncho according to the season
- Camera or videos
- Original passport and student card in case of being a student.
- Extra money in soles
- Personal Medications