Machu Picchu Tour 5 days | 5 Days in Cusco Itinerary

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June is the most important month for the people of Cuzco, since it was chosen by the Incas to carry out the most important festival of the empire, the "Inti Raymi" or Festival of the Sun. Nowadays Cusco continues to celebrate this ancestral ceremony every 24th of June. Our tour in Cusco and the party of "Inti raymi", is designed so that you get to know the best tourist attractions of Cusco as the Sacred Valley and the Machu Picchu wonder; in addition to that you can participate in the most important ceremony of the Incas. The "Inti Raymi" begins at the Koricancha Temple, and ends with a grand ceremony at the Sacsayhuaman esplanade. Live with us the parties of Cusco, the best parties in Peru.

DAY 1: 22ND OF JUNE, CUSCO AND SURROUNDINGS:

Welcome and pick up from Cusco airport to transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon we pick you up at the hotel to tour the magical city of Cusco and the Inca buildings that surround it. We will start at the Cathedral, Qorikancha, Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puka Pukara and finally Tambomachay. Night in Cusco

DAY 2: 23RD OF JUNE, SACRED VALLEY:

This day we will visit the best of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. At 8:00 a.m. we will pick you up from the hotel. We will travel in our bus to the north; first we will visit the town of Pisac, famous for its crafts, where we will also visit its archaeological center.
At noon we will have lunch in Urubamba (the capital of the Sacred Valley), then we will visit Ollantaytambo, composed of beautiful platforms; we will end the day visiting Chinchero and we will visit the Church of Our Lady of Monserrat. Night in Cusco.

DAY 3: 24TH OF JUNE, FIESTA DEL SOL (FESTIVITY OF THE SUN)– INTI RAYMI.

Early in the morning we will pick you up from your hotel to go to the Temple of Qorikancha and appreciate the initiation of the famous "Fiesta del Sol or Inti Raymi"; then with the guide we will go as a group to the "Plaza de Armas" where the Inca will give a message to the people of Cusco. Finally, in the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, you will be able to appreciate from a grandstand the whole ceremony and the sacred rites in honor of the Sun God, a truly spectacular representation. In the afternoon we will return to the city of Cusco. Night in Cusco.

DAY 4: 25TH OF JUNE, CUSCO – MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO.

Early we will pick you up at your hotel to travel in our bus to the train station of Ollantaytambo; in this place we will board the train that will take us to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town). In Aguas Calientes we will board a bus that will take us to the citadel of Machu Picchu, at the top of the mountains. Here you will learn about its history, architecture and above all you will feel that impressive energy that only Machu Picchu gives you. After the visit we will return by bus to Aguas Calientes; there you will have time to have lunch and explore the town. In the afternoon we will board the return train to Ollantaytambo station, where our staff will be waiting for you to return to Cusco. Night in Cusco.

DAY 5: 26TH OF JUNE, HOTEL – AIRPORT.

At a convenient time, we will pass by your hotel to take you to the airport where you can board your return flight.

Included:

  • 04 Hotel nights in Cusco.
  • Entry to the Cathedral, Qorikancha, Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puka Pukara and Tambomachay.
  • Entry to Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Chinchero
  • Buffet lunch at the restaurant Tunupa - Sacred Valley
  • Transfers from the Ollantaytambo or Poroy station round trip.
  • Train tickets from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes, round trip.
  • Bus ticket from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu, round trip.
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu
  • Transfers in tourist bus.
  • Guided group services.
  • Professional English - Spanish guide.
  • Entrance ticket for "Inti Raymi" (the rostrum will be chosen according to availability).

Does not include

  • Other services not mentioned.

The "Inti Raymi" is the "Fiesta del Sol" (Holiday of the Sun), celebrated in honor of the most important Inca deity, the "Sun God". Each year, on June 24, the ceremony is performed in the Plaza de Armas and Sacsayhuaman, places where you will have the opportunity to enjoy the most important festival of the Inca Empire. This is the best time to visit Cusco; in addition to getting to know the most important archaeological centers, you have the opportunity to enjoy a magical journey through time.

DAY 1: 22ND OF JUNE, CUSCO AND SURROUNDINGS:

Welcome and pick up at the airport of Cusco to transfer you to your hotel. In the afternoon at approximately 1:10 p.m. we will pick you up from the hotel and begin our tour of the city, starting with the Cathedral of Cusco, which houses in its walls artistic treasures of incalculable value, and is considered by many the most beautiful in South America. Then we will visit the Qorikancha Temple; this wonderful temple is considered sacred by the Incas since it housed Inca priests, in charge of worshiping the Sun God.
We will continue our guided tour of the archaeological centers located around the city of Cusco, starting with Sacsayhuaman. Its Quechua name means "satisfied hawk" and it was built with huge blocks of stone. In the time of the Incas it was called "the House of the Sun"; it was a great religious center, very important in the local tradition. Then we will visit Qenqo which means "Labyrinth", named as such by the Spaniards, due to the labyrinthine underground galleries and the small canals carved in zigzag. Finally we will visit Puka Pukara called the "red fortress" since it is built with stones that acquire a red tone in the sunset; the last place we will visit this day will be Tambomachay, which was an Inca temple dedicated to water worship. Our trip will end near the Plaza de Armas of Cusco, at approximately 6:00 in the afternoon.

Included:

  • Hotel night in Cusco.
  • Entry to the Cathedral, Qorikancha, Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puka - Pukara and Tambomachay.
  • Transfers in touristic bus.
  • Guided group services.
  • Professional English - Spanish guide.

Not included:

  • Food.
  • Other services not mentioned.

Recommendations:

After the tour take a walk through the Plaza de Armas and its surroundings where you can appreciate the work of artisans from Cusco in the craft shops; you can also taste the famous Peruvian cuisine in the nearby restaurants or you can simply take a break on one of the benches of the Plaza de Armas and then take the classic photo to remember in a warm atmosphere despite the cold nights of Cusco. And if you like the night vibearound the square you will find many nightclubs and bars full of tourists and locals who expect to have fun.

DAY 2: 23RD OF JUNE, SACRED VALLEY.

Full day excursion to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Breakfast at the hotel. At 8:00 a.m. we will pick you up from your hotel and start our trip; the first place we will visit is the archaeological center of Pisac, located 45 minutes from Cusco. Pisac will give you an idea of ​​the advanced knowledge that the Incas achieved in architecture; some studies reveal that it is not a fortress, but a kind of "royal treasury" owned by the Inca Pachacutec, composed of platforms, domestic structures, ceremonial and aqueducts that provided water for agricultural exploitation. Another good reason to visit Pisac is its craft market, where you can find some unique and authentic memorabilia.
At noon we will go to the town of Urubamba (capital of the Sacred Valley), where we will enjoy the buffet lunch that will allow you to taste the delicious Peruvian cuisine. Urubamba was one of the main agricultural centers of the Inca Empire. Currently, the best corn in the world is harvested here, and in the rainy season the fruits of the valley are abundant, such as peaches, capulí, quince, strawberries of the highest quality, among others. In the afternoon we will visit the fortress of Ollantaytambo that constituted a strategic military, agricultural and religious center to administer and control the Sacred Valley; this is deduced by the constructions that presumably were for agricultural deposits and for military use as walls and watchtowers (probably to protect themselves from the jungle ethnic groups). This archaeological site comprises a series of superimposed terraces, showing the impressive and large stone blocks finely carved and located on the upper terrace. On the way back to Cusco, we will visit the town of Chinchero known as the "City of the Rainbow" where we will visit the church of Our Lady of Monserrat, built in 1607 on the palace of Tupac Yupanqui; we will also see andenería and a picturesque artisan market.

Included:

  • Hotel night in Cusco
  • Entry to Pisac, Ollantaytambo and Chinchero.
  • Transfers in tourist bus
  • Guided group services
  • Professional guide English - Spanish
  • Buffet lunch at Tunupa restaurant

Not included:

  • Other services not mentioned.

Recommendations:

  • We suggest wearing appropriate shoes or sneakers, you will climb many stairs.
  • Take a small backpack with your camera; bring a hat, sunscreen, mosquito repellent and a bottle of water.
  • In Pisac do not forget to try the empanadas and bring some souvenir from the crafts.
  • In Urubamba you will enjoy a delicious buffet lunch where we invite you to try the corn from the Sacred Valley.

DAY 3: 24TH OF JUNE, FIESTA DEL SOL (FESTIVITY OF THE SUN)– INTI RAYMI.

"Inti Raymi" - Fiesta del Sol. It is an ancient Andean religious ceremony in honor of the Inti (Sun God), which is performed every winter solstice. Every June 24, the day when the sun is at its most distant point from the earth, the Inti Raymi or "Fiesta del Sol" (Holiday of the Sun) is celebrated which was of fundamental importance in the time of the Incas. The "Inti Raymi" was the most important religious festival during the time of the Incas; nowadays the ceremony is still represented, and it has as its main essence the architectural complex of Sacsayhuaman. The Inti Raymi lasts all day; it starts at 8:30 in the morning until 4 in the afternoon.
We will pick you up from your hotel at 7:45 p.m. to go to the Temple of Qorikancha. At 8:30 a.m., the ceremony starts in front of the Qorikancha Temple, which is located on Av. El Sol. The whole standing ceremony will be appreciated with the assistance of the group guide; this will take approximately one hour. Always accompanied by the guide and our group, we will move to the Plaza de Armas to continue with the ceremony. This part of the ceremony lasts approximately 45 minutes; we will also appreciate the standing ceremony from a strategic point of the Plaza de Armas. After the ceremony in the main square, always with the assistance of our guide, we will go to our bus that will take us to Sacsayhuaman, where the main ceremony of offering, thanks and orders to the "Sun God" will be staged. The main ceremony has lasts for 3 hours approximately and in order to enjoy this show we will have reserved seats. After the ceremony we will approach our bus in an orderly manner to return to Cusco.

Included:

  • Hotel night in Cusco.
  • Transfers in touristic bus.
  • Guided group services.
  • Professional English - Spanish guide.
  • Entrance ticket to Inti Raymi.
  • Box lunch (snack)

Not included:

  • Dinner
  • Other services not mentioned.

Recommendations:

  • We suggest wearing appropriate shoes or sneakers, as you will climb many stairs.
  • Take a small backpack with your camera, bring a hat, sunscreen, mosquito repellent and a bottle of water.
  • Hat or cap to protect yourself from the sun, rain or cold.
  • Sunblock - sunglasses
  • We recommend booking in advance as the ticket sales to the "Inti Raymi" are limited.

DAY 4: 25TH OF JUNE, CUSCO – MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO.

Breakfast at the hotel. Very early, at approximately 03:30 a.m. we will pass by your hotel to transfer you in our bus to the Ollantaytambo train station, where we will board the train that will take us to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town). Upon reaching Aguas Calientes we will take the bus that will take us to the Archaeological Park of Machu Picchu, located at the top of the mountain. Once in Machu Picchu, our guide will begin the guided tour so that you can better know the history and architecture of the Inca City of Machu Picchu. You will be amazed at the Inca buildings and temples, in addition to the natural environment that surrounds them. After the tour you will have some time to freely visit Machu Picchu. Then we will return by bus to Aguas Calientes, where you will be able to have lunch. In the afternoon, we will board the return train to the station of Ollantaytambo; our staff will be here waiting for you to move you in our bus to Cusco.

Included:

  • Hotel night in Cusco.
  • Information prior to the tour.
  • Transfers from Cusco to the Ollantaytambo station, round trip.
  • Train tickets from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes, round trip.
  • Bus ticket from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu, round trip.
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu.
  • Group guided services.
  • Professional English - Spanish guide.

Not included:

  • Other services not mentioned.
  • Entry to Huayna Picchu.

Recommendations:

  • Arrive half an hour before the train station.
  • In Machu Picchu you will climb many steps, wear appropriate shoes.
  • We suggest carrying a small backpack with your camera, wearing a hat, sunscreen, bringing mosquito repellent and a bottle of water.
  • After the guided tour in Machu Picchu enjoy the magical moment appreciating the wonder, open your arms and recharge your energy.
  • Visit the thermal baths in Aguas Calientes (only if you have reasonable time).

DAY 5: 26TH OF JUNE, HOTEL – AIRPORT.

Breakfast at the hotel.
At a convenient time, we will pass by your hotel to take you to the airport where you can board your return flight. End of services with CuscoPeru.com

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GROUP GUIDED SERVICES
Inti Raymi Ceremony Machu Picchu tour (5d-4n)
PRICE PER PERSON in Double Room or Matrimonial - Minimum 02 people
THE VOYAGER Train - IncaRail or EXPEDITION Train - PeruRail
Hotel 2*
Aranjuez Hotel – Casa Elena Hotel – Andariego Hotel, in Cusco
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US$ 780.00
THE VOYAGER Train - IncaRail or EXPEDITION Train - PeruRail
Hotel 3*
Inkarri Hotel – Tika Wasi Hotel – Don Bosco Hotel, in Cusco
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US$ 810.00
THE VOYAGER Train - IncaRail or EXPEDITION Train - PeruRail
Hotel 3* Superior
San Agustin Int. Hotel – Xima Hotel - Estancia San Blas Hotel, in Cusco
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US$ 864.00
THE VOYAGER Train - IncaRail or EXPEDITION Train - PeruRail
Hotel 4*
Costa del Sol Ramada Hotel - Sonesta Hotel - Tierra Viva Hotel - San Agustin Plaza Hotel, in Cusco
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Regular Price:
US$ 924.00
The service in this category is in THE VOYAGER Train - IncaRail or EXPEDITION Train - PeruRail, if you prefer to add the VISTADOME Train service the additional is $45.00 per person round trip.
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Inti Raymi Ceremony Machu Picchu tour (5d-4n)
Price per person in Double room – Minimum 2 persons
VISTADOME Train - PeruRail
Hotel 4*
Costa del Sol Ramada Hotel - Sonesta Hotel - Tierra Viva Hotel - San Agustin Plaza Hotel, in Cusco
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US$ 1495.00
VISTADOME Train - PeruRail
Hotel 5*
Aranwa Hotel - Casa Andina Premium Hotel - Palacio del Inka Hotel, en Cusco
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US$ 1975.00
The service in this category is in Vistadome if you prefer to add service in Hiram Bhingham Train the additional is US$ 730.00 per person.
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ABOUT THE TRAINS

There are two different trains we can use; the way is the same only the wagons, comfort and the sight are different.

EXPEDITION PERU RAIL TRAIN or THE VOYAGER MACHUPICCHU TRAIN

The traveler in the Expedition will be comfortable and relaxed, also be informed on the most important points that has this ancient route and that every adventurer should know. The Expedition has wagons fully covered by large windows for the traveler to soak in the beauty of the natural landscape, and make your experience to Machu Picchu begins in the train.

Train Expedition

VISTADOME PANORAMIC TRAIN

Glass completely surrounded, with wagons with large panoramic windows offering scenic views without equal and a number of opportunities to take spectacular photographs, the traveler in the Vistadome will be connected and feel part of the impressive landscape of Peru. Perurail provides personalized attention and first class on board in which the traveler will live an unforgettable experience. The Vistadome also has air conditioning and heating, leather seats that adjust to the body providing comfort and relaxation during the trip. They also serve snacks and drinks.


train Vistadome panoramic

HIRAM BINGHAM TRAIN:

It is the finest way to travel to Machu Picchu, with a personalised service, which takes care of even the smallest detail on the trip.The Hiram Bingham enjoy sophisticated dining car, bar car and car Observatory, where you can enjoy the outdoor free, wonderful route, in the company of a Peruvian cocktail and local live music shows; It will be an experience you will never forget.

train Hiram Bingham

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