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Tour Cusco | Machu Picchu in 9 days

Discover Cuzco, the archaeological capital of America.
Duration: 09 days
Group: 02 passengers
From: $ 1275.00
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Explore Cusco's must-see destinations on our Cusco and Machu Picchude 9 days tour. Our team of expert guides will accompany you to the main attractions, while leaving you complete autonomy to explore the cities at your own pace. We've designed an itinerary that will let you experience the authentic essence of Cusco.
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Details of the Cusco to Machu Picchu 9-day tour

Begin your journey in the breathtaking Sacred Valley of the Incas, exploring the ruins of Pisac and Ollantaytambo, where history comes to life before your very eyes. Then plunge into the mystery of the sanctuary of Machu Picchu, an archaeological gem nestled in breathtaking mountains.

Your journey continues with an exciting hike to theMontaña de Colores, where you'll discover a surreal landscape of multicolored mountains. Next, you'll explore the agricultural laboratory of Maras Moray, where the Incas experimented with farming on circular terraces.

Finally, you'll visit the impressiveHumantay Lagoon, a patch of turquoise water amid high mountains. This 9-day trip will take you through the magic of Cusco, filling your days with discoveries and adventures you'll always remember.

  • Jour 1 : Arrivée à Lima
  • Jour 2 : Lima - Cusco - Tour de Ville et 4 Ruines
  • Jour 3 : Cusco - Pisac - Ollanta - Aguas Calientes
  • Jour 4 : Aguas Calientes - Machupicchu - Poroy - Cusco
  • Jour 5 : Cusco - Tipon - Pikillacta - Andahuaylillas
  • Jour 6 : Cusco - Montagne des 7 Couleurs et Vallee Rouge
  • Jour 7 : Cusco - Maras - Moray
  • Jour 8 : Cusco - Mollepata - Humantay Lagoon
  • Jour 9 : Cusco - Retour
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Tour itinerary Cusco | Machu Picchu 9 days

Bienvenue à Lima
Lima

Day 1: Arrival to Lima

A city that lives, where the past blends with the present. Where colonial palaces, monasteries and convents coexist in amazing harmony with modern buildings and the most impressive pre-Inca huacas thousands of years old. Whether in the hallway of an old mansion or in the depths of a gloomy catacomb. Lima, the city of kings, awaits you to dazzle you with its magic and intoxicate you with its flavor. Upon arrival at the Lima airport, a host will greet you and help you arrange your transfer and check-in at the hotel.

  • Private vehicle for transfer
  • Spanish-speaking private assistance
  • Night in a 3* hotel in Lima
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Saqsayhuaman Cusco Magico 8dias
Saqsayhuaman

Day 2: Lima - Cusco - City tour and 4 Ruinas

At the indicated time, transfer to the airport, where you have the flight to Cusco. Upon arrival, we will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. In the afternoon you will visit the ancient capital of the Inca Empire and current archaeological capital of America. The visit begins with the Cathedral of Cusco, which is decorated inside with numerous gold leaf altarpieces and paintings of the Cusco school, and then the Temple of the Sun, better known as Q'oricancha. We then visit the Inca archaeological sites, such as the complexes of Tambomachay, Puca Pucara, Q'enqo and the impressive site of Sacsayhuaman; strategically built on a hill overlooking the city of Cusco. Its enormous stone walls have been cut and assembled with amazing precision. Some of these stones are more than 9 feet high and weigh more than 100 tons.

  • Shared tourist vehicle for the group
  • Shared Spanish-speaking guide for the group
  • Entrance to the cathedral, Qoricancha and 04 ruins
  • Night in a 3* hotel in Cusco
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Vallée Sacrée Des Incas
Ollantaytambo

Day 3: Cusco - Pisac - Ollanta - Aguas Calientes

This day we will begin to explore the Sacred Valley of the Incas, on the banks of the Vilcanota River. The tour begins in the Inca citadel of Pisac, composed of terraces, fountains, observatories and a cemetery, the largest in the region, was a point of control and dominion of the Incas in the sacred valley. After the guided tour, we will go down to the village and visit the traditional market of Pisac, there we will have the opportunity to discover the customs of the people and also to bargain with the vendors for their handicrafts; then we will continue to the heart of the Sacred Valley of Urubamba, where we will have lunch and then we will go to the fortress of Ollantaytambo, located on the hill that dominates the town, buildings like the Temple of the Sun and its gigantic monoliths stand out: The Mañaracay or Royal Hall, the Incahuatana and the Princess Baths. At the top there is a fortress, with a series of carved stone terraces, built to guard the entrance to this part of the valley and protect it from possible invasions of the inhabitants of the jungle. After the visit we will go to the train station to go to Aguas Calientes, upon arrival transfer to your hotel.

  • Shared tourist vehicle for the group // train Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes
  • Shared Spanish-speaking guide for the group
  • BTG tickets (general tourist ticket)
  • Breakfast and lunch included
  • Overnight stay in a 3* hotel in Aguas Calientes
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Citadelle Du Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu

Day 4: Aguas Calientes - Machupicchu - Cusco

That day, after breakfast, we head to the bus station and depart for Machu Picchu. We will see how spectacular is the citadel of Machu Picchu, the "old summit", considered a jewel of Inca architecture: with neighborhood squares, houses, agricultural areas, roads, observatories, etc. It was built on one of the slopes of the ancient mountain and discovered on July 24, 1911 by the American explorer Hiram Bingham. We will have a 2-hour guided tour, where we will visit the most representative places of the Inca citadel of Machupicchu. After the tour, as an option, we can visit the mountain of Huaynapicchu; from where we have beautiful views of Machu Picchu. Later we return to Aguas Calientes and then we head to the train station to go to Poroy and then transfer to your hotel.

  • Tourist bus (i/v) to Machupicchu // train Aguas Calientes - Poroy // private vehicle for the transfer
  • Shared Spanish-speaking guide
  • Entrance to the historic sanctuary of Machupicchu
  • Breakfast included
  • Night in a 3* hotel in Cusco
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Pikillacta Pueblo
Pikillacta

Day 5: Cusco - Tipon - Pikillacta - Andahuaylillas

In the morning we will begin our tour of the southern valley, starting with Tipon, an amazing model of hydraulic engineering created by the Incas. The archaeological site features terraces and preserves the irrigation system used for agriculture. Then we will go to Pikillacta, which means city of fleas, includes more than 800 constructions with different functions, in which it is estimated that more than ten thousand people lived, which presents the characteristics of a large urban center corresponding to the period of development of the Wari empire. Then we will go to Andahuaylillas, where we will visit the Catholic temple of the colonial era with a beautiful decoration and murals of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, known as the Sistine Chapel of Cusco. Return to Cusco.

  • Shared tourist vehicle for the group
  • Shared Spanish-speaking guide for the group
  • BTG tickets (general tourist ticket)
  • Breakfast included
  • Night in a 3* hotel in Cusco
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Mujer Andina En Vinicunca
Montagne colorée

Day 6: Cusco - Mountain of 7 colors and Red Valley

In the morning we leave to the district of Cusipata-Paucarpata; where we have breakfast. Then we arrive at the starting point of the hike, which will last 2 hours until we reach Vinicunca or Montaña de Colores 5020 masl. On the way we will see a large number of llamas and alpacas that are at the mercy of the shepherds dressed in beautiful and colorful typical costumes of the place; almost at the top we will see the Vinicunca mountain range (5020 m/16,466 ft). At this point, our guide will explain the orography, the ecosystem and the color of the mountain. Then we continue to the Red Valley, the name is due to the special pigmentation of the soil that has a reddish color due to the abundant amount of minerals, this route will be more special because we will be one of the only groups on this route, we return to our mobility and continue to the restaurant where we have lunch, finally we will return to the city of Cusco.

  • Shared tourist vehicle for the group
  • Shared Spanish-speaking guide for the group
  • Tickets included
  • Breakfast and lunch included
  • Night in a 3* hotel in Cusco
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Pareja En Maras Moray
Maras Moray

Day 7: Cusco - Maras - Moray

In the morning we leave to the district of Cusipata-Paucarpata; where we have breakfast. Then we arrive at the starting point of the hike, which will last 2 hours until we reach Vinicunca or Montaña de Colores 5020 masl. On the way we will see a large number of llamas and alpacas that are at the mercy of the shepherds dressed in beautiful and colorful typical costumes of the place; almost at the top we will see the Vinicunca mountain range (5020 m/16,466 ft). At this point, our guide will explain the orography, the ecosystem and the color of the mountain. Then we continue to the Red Valley, the name is due to the special pigmentation of the soil that has a reddish color due to the abundant amount of minerals, this route will be more special because we will be one of the only groups on this route, we return to our mobility and continue to the restaurant where we have lunch, finally we will return to the city of Cusco.

  • Shared tourist vehicle for the group
  • Shared Spanish-speaking guide for the group
  • Tickets included
  • Breakfast and lunch included
  • Night in a 3* hotel in Cusco
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Pareja En Laguna Humantay
Lagon de Humantay

Day 8: Cusco - Mollepata - Humantay Lagoon

This day we visit the Humantay lagoon. We leave for Mollepata, where we have breakfast, and then continue to Soraypampa, the starting point of the trek, but the journey will allow us to enjoy the beautiful landscapes and the gorges that surround us until we reach Soraypampa. We will begin our hike to Humantay Lake, at an altitude of 4,250m. Our ascent will take about an hour and a half until we reach Humantay Lake. Upon arrival, you will have plenty of time to enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds us and the snow-capped mountains of Salkantay and Humantay. Here, our guide will give a demonstration of the use of the coca leaf and a small offering to our Apus (Mountains) that have made our arrival possible, in which we will participate. Afterwards we return to Mollepata for lunch and then return to Cusco.

  • Shared tourist vehicle for the group
  • Shared Spanish-speaking guide for the group
  • Tickets included
  • Breakfast and lunch included
  • Night in a 3* hotel in Cusco
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Citadelle Du Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu

Day 9: Cusco - Return

This day at the indicated time you will be transferred to the airport, where you will have the flight to Lima and where later you will have the international flight back.

  • Private vehicle for the transfer
  • Breakfast included
  • Flight Cusco - Lima (more or less. 50 min.)
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  • Price per person based on 02 persons
Sin vuelo Con vuelo
(Lima - Arequipa y Cusco - Lima)
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2 estrellas
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3 estrellas
Hotel
2 estrellas
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3 estrellas
$ 1350 $ 1540 $ 1585 $ 1770

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Reservations must be made in advance, especially for vacations and high season. Reservations are only accepted by established means.

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  • Global 66 (transfert)

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Change and cancellation policy

Tours may be rescheduled with prior notice, except for Machu Picchu tours. No-shows will result in loss of service. Cancellation or withdrawal of service does not entitle you to a refund.

What's included in the trip

Includes:

  • 08 nights included
  • Accommodation in comfortable 3-star hotels of superior category.
  • All breakfasts and meals mentioned in the program.
  • Private or group ground transportation, as detailed in the program.
  • Airport assistance
  • Domestic flights: Lima - Cusco, Cusco - Lima
  • All entrance fees to places to visit according to program.
  • Spanish-speaking guide for all visits.
  • Shared or private excursions, according to program.
  • All activities mentioned in program

Does not include:

  • Some lunches and dinners are not mentioned in the program.
  • Beverages
  • Insurance
  • International flights
  • Advice

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