Cusco Peru’s main tourist destination and one of the largest in the world, offers its visitors a unique and spectacular way a rich historical and monumental heritage, located in an area of mountains and colorful valleys, lush jungles and forests, beautiful lakes and rushing rivers. The department of Cusco is considered as Cultural Heritage and its main attraction The Natural Sanctuary and Machu Picchu, declared one of the new seven wonders of mankind.
Day 01: ARRIVAL TO CUSCO / CITY TOUR AND RUINS
Transfer to the hotel, and have coca tea. Accommodation at the hotel.
In the afternoon take City Tour and visit the nearby ruins. Visit the Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral and the Temple of the Sun or Qorikancha. Then, out of town will see 4 archaeological sites such as: Kenko, Tambomachay, Puca Pucara and the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuaman, strategically built on a hill overlooking Cusco, famous for its enormous carved stones, some of them standing over 9 m/30 feet tall and weighing over 350 tons. Then return to the hostal Inti Wasi. (No Meals).
Day 02: CUSCO / MACHU PICCHU / CUSCO
Breakfast at the hotel and full day excursion to Machu Picchu. At 5:50 am approximately, will be transferred to the train station and travel for 3 hours 30 minutes, to the famous Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, also known as “The Lost City of the Incas”, discovered in 1911 by American explorer Hiram Bingham. Explore the ruins for around 3 hours, during which our guide will show the Intihuatana, (or “cherry De Sol), the Temple of the Sun, the Royal Tomb, the Priest House, the Inca Baths and Temple Three Windows, all of these locations allow us to glimpse back into the past. Time for lunch. Mid-afternoon take the train that will take us back to Cusco. Once there, return back to hostal Inti Wasi.
Day 03: EXIT/ CUSCO
Breakfast at the hotel and agreed timely transfer to the airport or terminal.