Magnificent Machu Picchu should be on every traveller's lifetime must-see list. Enjoy it with all the comfort you and this place deserve. Spend a day in Cusco exploring its Spanish, indigenous, and natural highlights. Visit the beautiful Sacred Valley and its colorful villages hiking along llamas through its ancient paths, let your private guide walk you through the rails of Machu Picchu citadel, perched dramatically on a mountain ridge. Stay in 4 stars hotels, let us drive you in private transfers and learn from your private guide everything you need to know about this ancient place.
Wander through the famous remains of Machu Picchu and the Sun Gate.
Indulge in a comfortable train ride along the ancient Inca Trail.
Scour the sensational Incan ruins of Sacsayhuaman and Ollantaytambo.
Venture through the villages of the Sacred Valley and discover the ancient ways of the villagers.
Experience traditional, hand-woven textiles in the colorful Pisac market.
Transfer to Lima airport ta take the flight to Cusco. Upon arrival transfer to the Sacred Valley.
This route starts on the Inca's Balcony, where twelve families still preserve their traditional costums. Afterwards, visit Ollantaytambo, one of the most monumental architectural complexes of the ancient Inca Empire it was a highly effective fortress that also served as a temple. Then, continue to the town of Ollantaytambo, “the unique living Inca town”: the best surviving example of Inca city planning.
Departure from the hotel to Patacancha, a Quechua village known for its skilled weavers and our meeting point with the llama drivers. You will get to know the animals and then head out through the valley on a trail used daily by the community inhabitants. It will take an hour and a half of walking to reach Huilloc, another community famous for its expert weavers, whose traditional outfits are called “Huayruros”. This is also the home of our llama drivers, and while in the village you will learn about the community way of life. Afterwards, the trek continues to Pumamarca, a small Incan archeological site, mainly of terraced hillsides, where you will rest and enjoy lunch.
Transfer to the train station to take the train to Machu Picchu town.
You will be transported by bus to Machu Picchu citadel, one of the most renowned examples of the Inca’s architecture, surrounded by an amazing landscape of lush forest. Lost in history, Machu Picchu was not discovered until 1911 by the American explorer Hiram Bingham, but was built in the middle of XV century. The name of the citadel comes from the Quechua language that means “Old Mountain” and apparently was the principal Inca’s Sanctuary.
At the appointed time, you will return to the station to take your train ride back to Cusco.
Get to know the city of Cusco, the tour begins at the Koricancha Temple, an old Incan palace and main center for the worship of the sun god, Inti. Once the Spanish conquered Peru, the Dominican order built a lovely church over top this temple’s foundations: the church of Santo Domingo. Your next destination is the Main Square, and then the adventure continues at the Sacsayhuaman Fortress built of enormous stone blocks expertly shaped by the Incas. The tour continues with visits to three archeological sites three archeological sites: Qenko, Puca-Pucara, and Tambomachay.