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Magical Cusco Tours 5 Days – Machu Picchu

Overview

Discover the secrets of the Inca civilization hidden among the Andes of Cusco. First, tour the monumental hull of the Imperial city and its surroundings, admire the perfect harmony of 2 cultures (Inca and Colonial) and discover the amazing history hidden behind it. Then, visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Maras, and Chinchero where you will able to see the descendants of the Incas. The high Andean communities still maintain the customs and traditions of their ancestors. Finally, get to know the impressive Inca city of Machu Picchu. It is the icon of Peru, patrimony of humanity and one of the 7 cultural wonders of the world.

Summary

Cusco Tours 5 Days / 4 Nights

Summary

First Day: Arrival in Cusco – Visit the City and 4 nearby archaeological sites.

  • In the morning, welcome reception at the airport and transfer to the Hotel in Cusco.
  • 13:20 hours Visit to the city and 4 nearby archaeological complexes
  • 6:00 p.m. End of the tour in Cusco
  • Duration of the Tour 5 and a half hours
  • Highest point Tambomachay 3710 meters / 12139 feet

Second Day: Sacred Valley of the Incas and Connection to Machu Picchu town

  • 8:20 hours. Pick up from your Hotel
  • 10:00 hours Visit Pisaq
  • 12:00 hours. Buffet lunch in Urubamba
  • 16:50 hours. End of our tour in Ollantaytambo
  • 19:04 hours Departure of the train from Ollantaytambo station to Machu Picchu town (Aguas Calientes)
  • 20:43 hours. Arrival to the Aguas Calientes town
  • 9:10 p.m. Brief meeting with the tour guide

Third Day: Visit Machu Picchu “Enigmatic Inca city” – Cusco

  • Choose the time you want to visit the Wonder of the World
  • Duration of the tour in the city of Machupicchu 2 and a half hours
  • 3:20 or 6:20 p.m. Return train departure from Machu Picchu – Ollantaytambo
  • Arrival in Cusco will depend on the train schedule (3-hour travel)

Fourth Day: Tour to Salt mines of Maras, Moray, and Chinchero

  • 8:30 a.m. Departure from Cusco
  • 9:20 am. Visit the salt mines of Maras
  • 10:40 am. Observe the agricultural experimental center Moray
  • 12:40 am. See the Inca textile process in Chinchero
  • Chinchero highest point. 3700 meters / 12,139 feet
  • Half day tour

Fifth Day. Farewell transfer to Cusco airport

  • The opportune moment, transfer to Cusco airport

Itinerary

Detailed Itinerary of Magical Cusco Tours 5 Days

First Day: Arrival in Cusco – Visit the City and 4 nearby archaeological sites.

Upon arrival in the city of Cusco, our staff will welcome you and transfer you to your hotel. You will have the rest of the morning free to acclimatize.

In the afternoon, enjoy a visit to the archaeological capital of America. Begin your tour with a visit to the Cathedral, the iconic work of the colonial era; then go through original streets of the Inca period until you reach the Temple of the Sun or Qoricancha, where you can appreciate the extraordinary work of masonry. Continue with the tour visiting the 4 archaeological sites, Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Pucapucara, and Tambomachay, be amazed by the megalithic construction and the perfect fit of polygonal rocks. You will also have a spectacular view of the city of Cusco.

  • Accommodation in Cusco

Second Day: Sacred Valley of the Incas and Connection to Machu Picchu Pueblo

Discover the best of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Visit the handicraft market of Pisaq and browse local handicrafts; continue your trip to the top of the mountain where you can see the impressive architectural works (agricultural terraces, houses, and the Inca cemetery). Then, travel through the valley full of corn cultivation and make a stop in the city of Urubamba for your buffet lunch.

Then, continue your trip to the city of Ollantaytambo. It is the only living Inca city. Nowadays the old precincts are still used as houses.

In this place, your tour ends at 4:00 p.m., but you will have the option to continue exploring the archaeological site until 5:00 p.m. While waiting for the departure of your train to the city of Machu Picchu (7:04 pm), you will have enough time to dine. Once you arrive in the city of Machu Picchu, our staff will welcome you and accompany you to your hotel. At 9:10 p.m. You will have a brief meeting with your guide to schedule the next day’s visit.

  • Overnight at the selected hotel in Machu Picchu Pueblo (Aguas Calientes).

Third Day: Visit Machu Picchu “Enigmatic Inca city” – Cusco

Today he will visit the most important icon of Peru and South America. It is advisable to take the first buses to be in the Inca city before the crowd and have breathtaking views.

Together with your professional guide, start a tour 2 and a half hours through the enigmatic city of the Incas, you will marvel at the excellent urban planning and the great challenge that the Incas had before the rugged topography of the Andes, and behind it, you will discover the enormous secrets hidden.

If you booked the entrance ticket to Huaynapicchu or Machupicchu mountain. After the tour, from the top of any of the 2 mountains, you can enjoy the fascinating landscapes (climbing the mountains is optional and on your own).

After all, at the agreed time, take the collective bus to the town of Aguas Calientes for lunch. In the afternoon, head towards the train station. Exit hours of your train 3:20 or 6:20 p.m. (subject to availability). Upon arrival at the train station of Ollantaytambo or Poroy in Cusco, our staff and mobility will be waiting for you to accompany you to the city of Cusco.

  • Lunch in Machupicchu Pueblo (Aguas Calientes) is optional
  • Accommodation in Cusco

Fourth Day: Tour to Maras’ Salt mines, Moray and Chinchero

We will pick you up from your hotel around 8 a.m. and you will make a beautiful trip to Maras’ Salt mines. It will take you 1 hour and 20 minutes. On your way, you will see beautiful landscapes full of crops and snow-capped mountains. Finally, observe the 4,000 so many salt pits, where salt is harvested from pre-Inca times to the present.

Continue your trip to the agricultural laboratory in Moray. You will see the fascinating display of circular terraces. Moray has several natural depressions used by the Incas. The ancient settlers of this area built gardens in the form of overlapping ring-shaped to determine the optimum conditions for growing crops.

Then return to Chinchero. It is a small original Inca town, its main tourist attraction is its colorful market on Sundays, but if your trip is not made in one of these days, it has a smaller textile center open every day. There, you will able to see a demonstration of how to make beautiful natural wool sweaters from South American Camelids.

  • At the end of your tour, return to Cusco in time to enjoy a delicious lunch on your own.

Fifth day. Farewell transfer to the airport in Cusco

Our staff will go through your hotel 2 hours and 20 minutes before your flight leaves to escort you to the airport of Cusco. If your flight leaves in the afternoon, you will have free time to explore more to the city of Cusco, visit museums or buy some souvenirs.

End of our service.

Inclusions

What includes in Cusco tours 5 days.

  • Welcome reception at the Cusco airport and transfer to the selected hotel
  • Tourist bus in City tour, Sacred Valley and Maras Moray – Chinchero
  • All tickets to access the places to visit
  • Tour guide service
  • Mobility from the Poroy or Ollantaytambo train station to Cusco.
  • Round trip EXPEDITION train tickets between Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu town
  • Bus tickets Collective between Aguas Calientes and Inca City of Machupicchu
  • Entrance ticket to the Inca city of Machu Picchu
  • All the tour in shared or private service (exclusive)
  • 4-night accommodation in a 2-star hotel with breakfast (3-night in Cusco and 1 in Machupicchu Pueblo)
  • A buffet lunch in the Sacred Valley of the Incas
  • Mobility from your hotel to the Cusco airport

It’s not included

  • Food not mentioned in inclusions
  • All flight tickets
  • Travel insurance.
  • Personal articles
  • Tickets to Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu mountain (optional)
  • Tips (optional)

Findings

Recommendations

  • Your flight must arrive at the Cusco airport before 11:00 am.
  • Inform us if you have any setbacks or delays when arriving in Cusco
  • When in Cusco, drink coca leaves infusion to prevent altitude sickness.

Bring:

  • Personal documents (Passport, Cedulas, Student Card or others)
  • A small backpack for tours (leave heavy bags in Cusco)
  • Poncho for the rainy season (November to April)
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Water in the bottle
  • Personal medications
  • Extra money (PEN)
  • Cameras and others

Prices

Prices of Cusco Journey 5 Days

We have 2 types of services:

GROUP. The entire tour will be shared with 16 people.
PRIVATE. The whole tour will be exclusive for your group (it can be a wedding trip, between families, friends, co-workers, students, etc.)

All our prices shown in the table are expressed in US dollars and per person. Includes 4-night accommodation in a 2-star hotel in a double or marital room and travel on EXPEDITION train from Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu and does NOT include access tickets to the mountains (Huaynapicchu and Machupicchu Mountain).

If you wish to spend the nights in a superior hotel and travel on the Vistadome train, select some of our optional services.

Price in shared service

N° OF PEOPLE

PRICE PER PERSON

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2+people

US$ 529

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Rates of our exclusive services (Private)

The mobility and the tour guide service on all tours will be private (exclusive for your group)

YOUR GROUP SIZE

PRICE PER PERSON

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2 people

US$ 797

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3 people

US$ 692

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4 people

US$ 639

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5 people

US$ 606

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6+people

US$ 587

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Our optional services

These services are not included in our prices. If you want, add in your reservation.

  • To climb up to Huaynapicchu or Machupicchu mountain US$ 20 (Indicate the mountain you want to climb)
  • If you wish to spend the 4-night in a 3-star hotel US$ 50 person
  • If you wish to spend the 4-night in a 4-star Hotel US$ 160 per person
  • Return by train Vistadome to the station of Poroy Cusco. 4:43 pm US$ 37
  • Buffet Lunch at Machupicchu Pueblo US$ 20

We offer a US$ 20 off per person.

  • For international students under 25 years of age, but who have a university card with the valid expiration date at the time of travel. Also for regular students between 8 and 17 years old. More details here.
  • The countries that belong to the Andean Community (CAN) Colombia, Bolivia, and Ecuador.
  • Peruvians have special discounts of US$ 30 per adult and US$ 35 per student.

Magical Cusco Tour 5 Days / 4 Nights

Price Starting at: $ 529 USD per person

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Useful Information

  • Duration 5 days / 4 nights
  • Destination Cusco & Machu Picchu.
  • Theme Culture
  • Tour style by minibus and train.
  • Difficulty Easy
  • Group size Min 1 / Max 16
  • Frequency Daily departures.
  • Cusco 3350 meters / 10990 feet
  • Machu Picchu 2450 meters / 8038 feet
  • Weather from May to November sunny

Useful information

About the Sacred Valley of the Incas

Valle sagrado está en el corazón de los andes centrales, al norte de la ciudad del Cusco – Perú, en un promedio de 35

About Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu, en quechua significa "Montaña Vieja" Es el nombre contemporáneo dado a una llaqta o un antiguo

About the City of Cusco

La ciudad del Cusco actualmente posee gran cantidad de títulos, que le han atribuido por su historia, arqueología