“Best Cusco Experience” 7D/6N

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7D/6N
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US$ 1,449
"Best Cusco Experience" 7D/6N

“Best Cusco Experience” 7D/6N: This Itinerary are multi-day tour in Cusco, Peru. On the first day, the tour includes a visit to Cusco’s Plaza de Armas and the famous cathedral, as well as the Q’oricancha Temple of the Sun and the Inka site of Sacsayhuaman. On the second day, the tour takes you to Pisac, the Salt Mines, Moray, and Ollantaytambo, before heading to Aguas Calientes.

The third day is dedicated to exploring Machu Picchu, with a guided tour and free time to explore on your own. On the fourth day, you visit the Maras Salt Mines and Moray. The fifth day offers a tour of the South Valley, including Inca terraces and a colonial church. The sixth day involves a challenging trek to Rainbow Mountain. Finally, on the last day, you check out of your hotel and are transferred to Cusco Airport.

Useful Information:

  • Cars with all the protocols of SAFE TRAVEL
  • Above all, your Safety.
  • Hotel 4 stars in Cusco and Aguas Calientes (San Agustin and El mapi).
  • Hotel 3 stars in Cusco and Aguas Calientes (San Agustin and Intipunku).
  • Tour for everybody who wants to visit Machu Picchu by the Sacred Valley.
  • Take many photos while we are driving through the sacred valley visiting the archaeological sites.
  • Your belonging is going to be transported on the car and train.
  • Enjoy an amazing sunrise of Machu Picchu early on day 2.
  • Observe and delight the flowers and birds in Machu Picchu.
  • Visit the Inca sites that we are going to enjoy in the journey of sacred valley to Machu Picchu.
  • Take shortcut without a hike to this sacred city of Machu Picchu.
  • You must be prepared for a lot of mosquitoes the lost city of the Incas (Machu Picchu).
  • Visit wonders of Cusco, Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu just in 3 days.
  • Sleep in a Hotel the night before Machu Picchu.
  • Visit the incredible place as maras salt mines
  • Visit Moray Archaeological Site
  • We are using local staff and natural resources.
  • Local company with sustainable responsibility.
  • Briefing with Sparrow Explorer agent in our office or your hotel.

Day 1: TRANSFER IN – CUSCO CITY TOUR

On the first day, the tour starts with a pick-up from your hotel at 1 PM. You will be taken to Cusco’s Plaza de Armas, where you will visit the famous cathedral. Afterward, you will proceed to the Q’oricancha, the Temple of the Sun, where you can observe the blend of Inca culture and Catholicism. From there, you will walk down to Avenida El Sol and take a car to the Inka site of Sacsayhuaman. Your guide will explain the history and construction of this impressive site. The tour will then continue to Q’enqo, Puca Pucara, and Tambomachay before returning to Cusco, either at the main square or your hotel, depending on your preference.

Day 2: CUSCO – PISAQ – MORAY – OLLANTAYTAMBO – AGUAS CALIENTES

The second day begins with an early pick-up from your hotel at 7 AM. You will be driven to Pisac, where you will explore the Inca ruins and have an opportunity to visit the local market. Next, you will stop at Urubamba for lunch before continuing to the Salt Mines and Moray archaeological site, known as the Andean farming laboratory. The tour will then proceed to Ollantaytambo, an Inca fortress built with pink granite rocks. After the tour, you will head to the train station to catch a train to Aguas Calientes, the town near Machu Picchu. In Aguas Calientes, you will have dinner at a restaurant and spend the night.

Day 3: AGUAS CALIENTES — MACHU PICCHU — CUSCO CITY

This day begins early with breakfast at the hotel, followed by a bus ride to Machu Picchu. You will have the opportunity to witness the sunrise if the weather permits. Upon arrival, your guide will provide a 2-hour tour of the Machu Picchu site, highlighting its history and significance. After the guided tour, you will have free time to explore the site on your own. Your guide will provide your bus ticket back to Aguas Calientes, where you will meet and receive your train tickets. You will then take the train to Ollantaytambo, where a private car will be waiting to transfer you back to Cusco and your hotel.

Day 4: Explore Maras Salt Mines & Moray

The morning begins with a guided tour to the Maras Salt Mines and Moray, two intriguing Incan sites near Cusco. The Maras Salt Mines are terraced salt pans used since ancient Incan times, where visitors can witness the traditional salt extraction methods employed by local families. The tour then proceeds to Moray, an archaeological site with unique circular terraces that likely served as agricultural experimental laboratories for the Incas. The afternoon brings a return to Cusco for a traditional Peruvian lunch at a local restaurant, offering the opportunity to savor diverse flavors and fresh ingredients characteristic of Peruvian cuisine.

Day 5: South Valley Tour

The South Valley tour in Cusco is a captivating journey that combines ancient history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant culture. Explore hidden treasures such as Inca terraces, pre-Inca ruins, and a colonial church, while immersing yourself in the natural beauty and local traditions. The tour concludes in a lively market town, offering a taste of authentic Peruvian cuisine and engaging encounters with friendly locals.

Day 6: Rainbow Mountain 

The Rainbow Mountain tour takes you on a challenging trek to the captivating and vibrant Rainbow Mountain in the Andes of Peru. The hike offers stunning views, a landscape transformed by colorful mineral deposits, and a breathtaking summit at 5,200 meters. After enjoying the beauty, the return journey provides more opportunities to appreciate the remarkable Andean landscapes.

Day 7: TRANSFER OUT OF CUSCO CITY

On the final day of the tour, you will check out of your hotel in Cusco. The tour will conclude with a transfer from your hotel to Cusco Airport, timed according to your flight schedule. The exact departure time will be coordinated with the tour office, ensuring a smooth and timely transfer. As you bid farewell to Cusco, you can reminisce about the rich history, stunning landscapes, and captivating culture that you have experienced during your journey through the heart of the Inca Empire.

Includes:

  • Pick up from your hotel by your professional tour guide.
  • Professional trilingual tour guide (English — Spanish — Quechua).
  • Entrance fee to Machu Picchu.
  • Bus Transportation from Cusco to all Sacred Valley tour.
  • Train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town).
  • Meals (05 snacks and 05 breakfast).
  • Bus tickets from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu. (way up)
  • Tour in all Machu Picchu Archaeological site.
  • Bus tickets from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes (way down).
  • Train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.
  • Bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco (provided by Train Company).
  • Transportation from Cusco Train Office to your Hotel (Private provided for us).
  • VEGETARIAN FOOD IS OPTIONAL WITHOUT EXTRA COST!!!
  • Oxygen tank and first Aid Kid for altitude and your safety
  • 4**** stars hotel in Aguas Caliente.
  • 3*** stars hotel in Aguas Caliente.
  • Entrance fee to Sacred Valley Inca Sites.

 

Not Included: 

  • Meals for the days that you will be here (Lunch and Dinner).
  • Tips for the DRIVER or TOUR GUIDED (appreciations).
  • Extra snack.
  • Travel insurance.

Altitude Sickness

It’s common to start to wondering about altitude sickness if you thinking to come to Peru, especially in Cusco. however, It’s easy to figure out this problem. You just need to spend a few days in Cusco drinking plenty of water and coca tea.

This is the High Altitude Symptom

headache, tiredness, dizziness, nauseas, tingling, loss of appetite, trouble sleeping, vomiting. Please, If you feel any of this problem contact our company or call a doctor in order to help you. but, this symptom usually is gonna be temporal just you need to drink plenty of water and coca tea. However, some times our customer prefers pills and in that way, we suggest you have an (acetazolamide or dexamethasone) and come a few days before to Cusco.

Weather

In general, the weather here in the andes is unpredictable and that is the way why we suggest to our customers have to be ready for a rainy or sunny day. although, if you have waterproof clothes for sure it’s gonna helping us so much.

First Aid Kit

All of Our mountain guides have their first aid kits and a lot of training in first aid in the mountains and every year they received classes of doctor with the most frequent problems as a (diarrhea, cuts, headache, scrapes,etc.) at the same time they have an oxygen tank in order to help you to feel much better. However, It’s fine if you thinking to bring your own first aid kit for the trek.

Travel Insurance

Always is gonna be a good idea to have travel insurance for your tour or trek and more if you thinking to travel for a few weeks or more of one month. Although, for sure you need to have one if you have any serious illness just in case if something happens.

Please, if you don’t have one is fine.

Environmental Impact

This company is a travel agency that protects our environment. because, as you know the biggest problem that we have been suffering on our planet is global warming. but, we’re a sustainable company that we use a biodegradable staff and at the same time, our principal job is to teach to everyone protect this home (earth planet).

Community

The most important for us is our workers and of course, it means their families of the communities that everybody feels so proud of all of then. because, they still keep having our culture and thanks to all of those things is possible to know more knowledge about our ancestors as their traditions, behaviors, customs, etc. However, our job is to help all of then with books, computers, buildings and with the most important points teaching to everybody how important is our culture and protect everything left by our ancestors. because We think that “Love just the things that you know” and that’s why we have to help to all of then. However, We have to keep teaching not to loss their behaviors or customs in order to preserve and conserve this amazing Culture Inca.

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