Basic cusco tours, most important sites, in a short period of time
Basic Cusco tours package, brings you to discover the Cusco City and beyond. The city is located at 3390 m, known as well as the “Navel of the World”, it is the Archaeological Capital of the Americas, “Peru’s historical capital”, and Human Heritage City, this beautiful Cusco city is riddled with contrasts between the colonial and the modern western world style. A rare beauty that attracts thousands of visitors from worldwide.
If you are planning to visit the Cusco city, Machu Picchu, the sacred valley of the incas, maras moray and salt mines read our basic Cusco tours package, and consider staying some days in this vibrant city, which in contract between Inca walls, colonial architecture and the contemporary structures, where the most amazing architectures is the Inca, built with enormous andesite blocks carved to fit together perfectly without the aid of mortar beds.
Our Cusco Basic Tours package is a perfect program for visitors that want to see the most of the region in a short period of time. There are many reason to take our service, because in each step your tour, we will take care about the details. All our tours are leaded by our team of expert local private Cusco tour guides.
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Basic Cusco Tours Package Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival to the Cusco City – Walking Tour: At your arrival to Cusco airport, we’ll meet you at the airport of Cusco, then drive you to your hotel. At the hotel reception you will have a welcome coca tea, then you will check in to the hotel and have some relax time. After a while our local guide will meet you and take you for a Walk by the most important streets of the City discovering interesting places.
You will visit, “San Pedro market, some squares in the city, walk by the 12 Angles stone streets, see the magnificent sun temple, cathedral of Cusco and San Blas neighborhood” after seeing art galleries temples and market you will end the tour in about 04 hours of walk. Overnight in Cusco city.
Day 2. Four archaeological sites and Pisaq: After Breakfast at around 08 O’clock, our guide will meet you at the hotel lobby and take you for a full day tour visiting unique Inca sites and the famous Pisaq market. The excursion starts with the visit to Sacsayhuaman which is a magnificent Inca temple built with enormous stones, then qenqo where you can walk in its sacred passages, then continue to puca pucara built on a promontory, has a great view, then tambomachay, from where we drive to the sacred valley.
At arrival we’ll visit pisac market that has many souvenirs, handicrafts, and textiles shops, after that we will have time to lunch. After lunch we continue to the archaeological site of pisaq that has terraces sector, urban sector and religious sector, the place is outstanding. In all this itinerary we will be out of the crowds. After a wonderful tour we drive back to Cusco and spend the night.
Day 3. Chinchero – Moray – Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu Town: After your breakfast, at around 07.30 in the morning our guide will meet you and drive you in a fantastic tour. The first place to visit is Chinchero, place with beautiful landscape, colonial church, terraces and the weaving centers, where you’ll see women weaver doing a work in the same way as their ancestors.
After Chinchero we continue to visit moray “Incas agriculture experimental center”, nice terraces in circle shape, then we continue to the salt mines which are still in use, then we drive to Urubamba and stop for lunch. After lunch we will see Ollantaytambo, in ollantaytambo you’ll see the inca sites built with enormous rocks, from where after tour we catch train to Machu Picchu town “aguas calientes” and spend the night.
Day 4. Machu Picchu Tour – Cusco: At 06:00 O’clock, our guide will meet you in your hotel and take you to Machu Picchu. It takes 30 minutes by bus, then at the control you’ll show your passports and entrance ticket, then start your guided tour of Machu Picchu. Our guide take you by all the most important sectors in about 03 hours of tour, then you will have time for staying longer by your own.
As part of our free extra service, we offer a free walk to the gate of the sun, or a walk to the Inca bridge, before visiting the machu picchu city, after tour, there is not possible to re-enter in to the park. we just have time to catch bus back to town, and have lunch. After eating, you can catch your train back to Ollanta, (We use the Vista Dome Train), at arrival to ollantaytambo, our transfer personnel will meet you up, and take you back to Cusco City.
Day 5: Transfer Out: 02 hours before your plane to Lima, our transfer personnel will meet you and drive you to the airport or bus terminal where our BASIC CUSCO TOURS Package ends.
- Airport pick up and transfer to hotel.
- 4 nights in 3 stars hotel. (You can upgrade to 4 or 5 stars hotel).
- All transport included, private car, minivan or bus.
- Vista Dome Train or Similar (Ollantay Tambo – Machu Picchu –Ollantay Tambo).
- Entrance fee for all Visited places.
- Machu Picchu Fee.
- Professional English speaking tour guide.
- Personalized Private service.
- Drinks, Lunch and Dinner.
- Plane Tickets.
- Travel Insurance.