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TRADITIONAL DISCOVERY CIRCUIT: LIMA - CUSCO 6 DAYS
The city of Cusco, the Sacred Valley of the Incas and the Inca Trail are real heirloom that this part of Peru possesses, it is one of the cities with the greatest wealth in history.
In this tour you can enjoy not only an adventure tour but also a walk through the marvelous culture of the Incas.
Inka Trail is one of most famous route in America, you can enjoy incredible days in this part of forest in Cusco, So, this route have like destination a majestic ciudadel of Machupicchu. An excellent chance to get an unforgettable vacations.
DAY 01: LIMA
Transfer in Lima airport to the hotel
Lima Colonial afternoon city tour
02:00pm – 06:00pm
DAY 02: LIMA
DAY 03: CUSCO
Sacred Valley Full Day Tour
08:00am – 07:00pm
DAY 04: CUSCO CAMINO INCA
Trekking km 82 “Piscacucho a Wayllabamba”
DAY 05: CUSCO
Tour guiado de Inti Punku y Machupicchu
DAY 06: CUSCO
Transfer out hotel Cusco to the airport
The Itinerary can change according to the availability, the climate and the state of health of the hikers.
A good physical condition is required since the Inca Trail includes walks of up to 9 hours a day.
Places: Huaca Pucllana, historic Center of Lima, Plaza San Martin, Plaza Major, Cathedral of Lima, government Palace, Archbishop´s Palace.
Highest Elevation : 161 meters ASL/ 528.22 feet ASL
Accomodation: Hotel in Lima
This tour begin in the airport, we will pick you up and transfer to your hotel. We will gather to our passengers and then we stop at the Intihuatana Park, located on the Malecon of Miraflores, where we will observe the Pacific Ocean. We start our tour by modern residential districts of Miraflores and San Isidro. We observe outside the Huaca Pucllana, ceremonial pre-Inca temple pyramid shaped that has survived the urban sprawl of Lima.
We will continue our journey to the park El Olivar and the Financial Center then we drive to the Historic Center of Lima, declared by UNESCO in 1991 Cultural Heritage of Humanity, where the center of the Spanish colony was established in the sixteenth century and erected the first buildings. Know the Plaza San Martin, balconies and old houses, the Plaza Mayor and its most important buildings like the Government Palace, the Cathedral of Lima, the Archbishop's Palace and Municipal, Desamparados Station, among others
We will know one of the most important monasteries of the seventeenth century. Where the relics of the three Peruvian saints “Santa Rosa de Lima, San Martin de Porres y San Juan Macías” are preserved. Then return to Miraflores and ending our tour will have the option to stay in the Artesanal market in Larcomar and return to your hotel.
Places: Cusco, Sacred Valley, Pisac, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero.
Highest Elevation(Chincheros) : 3,754 meters ASL / 12,316 feet ASL
After you had breakfast at the hotel. We will begin with the gathering of our passengers from their hotels, go through on the Sacred Valley overlooking the Inca citadel of Pisac formed by group of platforms and architectural structures scattered on the slopes and at the top mountain, then visit the Artesanal Handicraft market of Pisac where we will have the opportunity to learn about the customs of its locals. Lunch at a local restaurant in the Sacred Valley. In the afternoon we visit the fortress and citadel of Ollantaytambo, built to guard the entrance to this part of the valley and protect it from possible invasion from the tribes of the jungle. On the way back to Cusco we visit the picturesque village of Chinchero where the remains of the royal hacienda of Tupac Inca Yupanqui.
Accommodation: Overnight in Aguas Calientes town. (Hotel on request)
Distance: 16kms/10 mls (6 hours more or less of hiking)
Walking Time: Approximately 6 hours (including picnic lunch en route)
Walk and Terrain: Walk, canter on open roads, some steep ascending trails
Breakfast in the hotel.
Transfer, from Cusco to Train station, later train service to Km 104
Today our trek takes us along the most impressive stretch of the Inka Trail. We'll visit beautiful Inka sites, see a variety of flora and fauna and get to take in the fantastic panoramas of the Andes Mountains. Covering 16km of the trail our journey begins in the Sacred Valley and works its way up along an original Inca Trail to the Inca site of Wiñay Wayna before continuing on to Machu Picchu via the Sun Gate (Inti Punku).
As we make our way to Machu Picchu we'll pass through the lush and verdant cloud forest that covers the mountain and get to see a variety of plants, flowers and birds along the way. We may also see some larger mammals such as Viscachas (rabbit-like Chinchillas) and Spectacled Bears (if we are very lucky).
After a full day trekking we'll arrive to the Sun Gate (Inti Punku) in the late afternoon and get our first views of Machu Picchu spread out on the mountain below. The light at this time of day is great for photos because there are few tourists so it's a perfect time to take some pictures of the site. After we've passed through the Sun Gate, we'll carry on along the trail a little way before taking a side trail that leads us to Aguas Calientes, in the valley below where we'll check in to our hotel.
Meals: Breakfast (If you booked the hotel with us)
Distance: 8.9kms/5.5mls “By Bus in 25 minutes”
Difficulty: Easy waking
Waking up early (04:00am) we’ll take one of the first buses back up to Machu Picchu to enter the site as soon as it opens (06:00am) we’ll have 2-hours guided tour in the site where you'll learn about the Inkas and visit all the most important areas of the citadel. After your tour, you'll have free time to explore the site by yourself and if you have permits to climb either Huayna Picchu (2 hours round trip) or Machu Picchu Mountain (3 hours round trip).
You will also have time to indulge in a few of the following activities on your own if you choose (not included in the price)
Climb up Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain and appreciate the beauty and magnificence of Machu Picchu from there.
Other optional activities in Aguas Calientes are a visit to the new local museum or bathe in the hot springs.
Back to Cusco: You will descend by bus and later board the Expedition train to the Ollantaytambo Train Station “Train departure time can vary according train schedule and availability”. In Ollantaytambo Train station you will meet our private van and be transferred to Cusco.
*** Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountains hike depends on availability; please let us know if you want to add one of these extra hikes at the time of your booking. It necessary to book with time.
*** We only take Inca Jungle passengers in our small vans / auto – We do not use public transport.
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