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4 Day Journey Cusco Machupicchu / Cusco Classic Tour

4-Day from $ USD 476.00

4 Day Journey Cusco Machupicchu / Cusco Classic Tour

Don't stay at home, escape to Machu Picchu, Cusco.

Start at:
Cusco
Ends at:
Cusco
Duration:
4-Day
Group Size
Min 2 / Max 15 ppl
Physical Level
Easy
Style
Culture

The Best 4 Day Journey Cusco Machupicchu. This tour is recommended for you who wish to explore the Cusco city, picturesque villages in the Sacred Valley of the Incas and Machu Picchu one of the new 7 wonders of the world.

About 4 Day Cusco Classic Tour.

4 Day Cusco Classic Tour. It is a tour package carefully designed to meet all your expectations in your visit to The Cusco city, the capital of the Inca Empire. It will allow you to visit the most iconic attractions such as the historic center and its surroundings. Sacred Valley of the Incas and its original villages. and Machu Picchu, the best leading tourist attraction in Cusco, Peru and South America.

This program starts and ends in the city of Cusco, we organize tours 7 days a week and 12 months a year.

“A journey of thousands of kilometers begins with a small step”.

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Highlights

  • Explore the most emblematic historical, cultural and natural sites of the capital of the Inca Empire, Cuzco.
  • Take an amazing train journey to the Wonder of the World.
  • Discover the lost city of the Incas hidden between the Andes and the Amazon jungle.
  • Walk through the central Andes and admire the scenic beauty.
  • Enjoy your nights in the best carefully selected hotels in Cusco and Machu Picchu.
  • Book your tour with Cusco’s expert local operators.

4 Day Journey Cusco Machupicchu Summary.

Explore the capital of the Inca Empire with our very well elaborated tour package – 4 day Cusco classic tour.

DAY 1

Arrival in Cusco and city tour.

Arrival in Cusco in the morning and city tour in the afternoon (6.30 hours). Overnight: Cusco.

DAY 2

Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu Tour (B & L)*.

Experience local market and archaeological site of Pisac and Ollantaytambo Fortress. Train journey to Machu Picchu. Overnight: Machu Picchu village.

DAY 3

Tour Machu Picchu – Cusco (B)*.

Discover Machu Picchu. The enigmatic Inca city, main tourist attraction in South America and wonder of the world. Overnight in Cusco.

DAY 4

Flight Cusco – Lima – Return Home (B)*.

Farewell transfer to Cusco airport.

*B = Breakfast. L = Lunch. D = Dinner.

4 Day Cusco Classic Tour Detailed Itinerary.

DAY 1

Arrival in Cusco and City Tour.

Upon arrival at Cusco airport in the morning, one of our hosts will meet you and escort you on your transfer and check-in at the hotel. In the afternoon (13:00 hrs), embark on an exciting and unique 6-hour tour and discover the most emblematic places inside and outside the Imperial City.

Explore The Main Square and see the colonial buildings built on the walls of the Inca palaces. Then, stroll inside The Cathedral, an emblematic work of the colonial era, and admire its rich religious ornamentation. Afterwards, walk through the Inca period original streets until you reach the Temple of the Sun (Qoricancha), observe the beauty and the perfect combination of Andean and European culture. Later, leave the city to visit the archaeological park of Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puka Pukara and Tambomachay and take a look at the mysterious polygonal style cyclopean walls with perfect inlays, and finally, return to your hotel.

  • Overnight: Cusco

“Smile today as if you were on a trip”.

Physical Level

1, Easy

Tour Length

6 hours

Starting Altitude

3350 masl / 10991 ft, Cusco

Max Altitude

3700 masl / 12,139ft, Tambomachay

DAY 2

Sacred Valley Tour - Machu Picchu.

On the 4-Day Cusco Classic tour, discover the best of the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

After breakfast at the hotel. Begin an epic journey to the Sacred Valley with a brief stop at a native textile center run by local women. There you will learn how typical weavings are made with the Andean camelids wool and also meet the llama, alpaca, Huanaco and vicuña. Then, visit the archaeological site and local market of Pisaq: admire the large agricultural terraces that are terraced into the mountain slopes and stroll through the colorful local market.

At noon, enjoy a buffet lunch in Urubamba prepared with Andean ingredients and then stroll through the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo. In the afternoon, at 16:36 or 19:04 hours, board the train from Ollantaytambo station and cross the eastern Andean Mountain range through a deep valley to Machu Picchu village (Aguas Calientes). Upon arrival, our host will be waiting to escort you to your hotel.

  • Overnight: Machu Picchu village

“You will never be far from home if you make the world your home”.

Food

B & L

Physical Level

1, Easy

Tour Length

Full day Tour

Starting Altitude

3350 masl / 10,991ft, Cusco

Min Altitude

2790 masl / 9154ft, Ollantaytambo

DAY 3

Machu Picchu Tour - Cusco.

Machu Picchu full day tour

Machu Picchu panoramic view.

Rediscover the lost city of the Incas, Machu Picchu.

After breakfast at the hotel. Together with a professional local tour guide, take the shuttle bus (25 minutes) to Machu Picchu, the Wonder of the World. Passing the checkpoint, head to the lookout point (watchman’s house), from where you can enjoy the fantastic panoramic views of Machu Picchu and the scenic landscape formed by a deep canyon and steep mountains covered with dense vegetation. Then explore the urban area, see the temple of the Sun, Emperor’s house, Astronomical observatory, Squares and others.

After your tour, bid farewell to the “Stone and Energetic City”, board a bus to Aguas Calientes and have lunch on your own. Later (14:55, 15:20, or 18:20 hours), board your train back to Ollantaytambo, upon arrival be greeted by our staff, and continue your return trip in a tourist minibus to the city of Cusco.

Important: If you have booked to climb Huaynapicchu Mountain or Huaynapicchu, climb on your own after the tour in Machu Picchu.

  • Overnight: Cusco

“It is better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times”.

Food

B

Physical Level

1, Easy

Tour Length

2.5hrs Tour

Min Altitude

2050 masl / 6,726ft, Aguas Calientes

Max Altitude

2,450masl, 8038 ft, Machu Picchu

DAY 4

Flight Cusco - Lima - Return Home.

Breakfast at the hotel and 2.20 hours before your flight departure, our staff will pick you up and escort you to the Cusco airport. If your flight departs in the afternoon, take advantage of your free time to explore more of the city of Cusco or do some souvenir shopping.

End of our service.

“If not now, when?”

Food

B

Physical Level

1, Easy

Starting Altitude

3350 masl /10,991ft. Cusco

Notes

To do the 4 Day Cusco Classic Tour, requires a lot of flexibility, patience, open-mindedness, good humor, and the understanding that changes can be made without prior notice due to force majeure circumstances that “Machupicchu Andes Tours” cannot control. These are incidents such as wars, riots, civil disturbances, terrorist activities, labor conflicts, illness, adverse natural disasters, fires, or similar events. Also, cancellations or rescheduling by airlines and railway companies.

In this case, “Machupicchu Andes Tours” reserves the right to offer the best alternative, modify the original itinerary, postpone or even resort to our last option, the cancellation of the tour. This decision is to safeguard our clients and if any extra expense is generated, it will be covered in its totality by the client.

The Machu Picchu tickets, once purchased, do not have the option to change names, dates, and refunds. Please note that if you cancel your trip, you will automatically lose 100% of the cost of your ticket. if you wish to resume or change the date of your visit to Machu Picchu, you will have to purchase a new ticket.

Packing List

To do the 4 Day Classic Cusco Tour, you must bring the following:

  • A small personal backpack for the excursions (max. 25 liters).
  • All the tickets that will be given to you in Cusco (tourist tickets of the places to visit. Also train and Consettur bus tickets).
  • Personal document with which you made the tour reservation (passport, ID card, student card or other).
  • Raincoat or poncho for the rainy season (November to April).
  • Hat and cap for the cold and the sun.
  • Sunscreen (April to October)
  • Mosquito repellent (Machupicchu).
  • Bottled water
  • Personal medication and pills for altitude sickness (soroche).
  • Extra money (PEN)
  • Cameras and others

Recomendations

To do the 4 Day Classic Cusco Tour, you must take into account the following:

  • Book the tour months in advance, especially if you plan to travel between May and September which is high season, therefore, Machupicchu and Train tickets tend to sell out.
  • Make sure your flight arrives at the Cusco airport before 11 am.
  • Let us know if you have any mishaps or delays upon arrival in Cusco.
  • Before and upon arrival in Cusco, take pills for altitude sickness (soroche). At your hotel in Cusco also drink coca leaves infusion, it will help you to acclimatize better and not to feel much the annoying headache, dizziness and vomiting. Avoid coffee, alcoholic beverages and cigarettes, as they impede the good assimilation of oxygen.
  • In Cusco, early in the morning and at night, wear warm clothes. Especially on long day and higher altitude tours.
  • It is a good idea to visit Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machupicchu first and then the higher altitude tours.
  • To travel by train to Machu Picchu, leave your heavy suitcases in the luggage room of your hotel in Cusco. The train company only allows you to travel with personal luggage. If you wish to travel with your heavy luggage, you will have to pay a supplement to the train company and go through a long process to send it by freight train.

About 4 Day Cusco Classic Tour Prices

We have 2 types of tours: Regular and Private Tour. Prices are expressed in US dollars (US$), per person and double room in a 3-star hotel.

Price List

Option One: Regular Tour

4 Day Cusco Classic Tour – Regular Tour (shared). Join our already formed groups and together with your new friends rediscover the capital of the Inca empire and the lost city of the Incas. We operate 7 days a week and 12 months a year. The price is based on double occupancy.

Pax number Price per person
2 or more people $ USD 476.00 Inquiry Now
Option Two: Private Tour

4 Day Cusco Classic Tour – Private Tour. This option is exclusive for you who prefer to travel with your partner, family or friends and do not want to meet strangers. You can start the tour any day of the year. The price is based on double occupancy and varies according to the number of people traveling together.

Pax number Price per person
2 Persons $ USD 673.00 Inquiry Now
3 Persons $ USD 595.00 Inquiry Now
4 Persons $ USD 555.00 Inquiry Now
5 Persons $ USD 530.00 Inquiry Now
6 Persons or more $ USD 517.00 Inquiry Now

Optional Services

Enhance your 4 Day Classic Cusco Tour by adding these optional services

These services are not included in the package price; you can add them if you wish.

  • $ 65 USD. Ascent to Huayna Picchu Mountain. It is an incredible mountain located north of the Machu Picchu citadel. If you want to explore more places, you can climb this mountain from Machu Picchu citadel, it will take you about 45 minutes, but you must buy another ticket 3 or 4 month before, the availability is limited.
  • $ 65 USD. Ascent to Machu Picchu Mountain. It is another incredible mountain located south of the Machu Picchu citadel. If you want to explore more places, you can climb this mountain from Machu Picchu citadel, it will take you about 1.40 hours, but you must buy another ticket 2 or 3 month before, the availability is limited.
  • $ 75 USD. Travel on the Vistadome panoramic train. It superior-class train that has cars with large windows on the wall and on the roof that allow you to enjoy the scenic view. It also offers typical dances and fashion shows on board.
  • $ 43 USD. Buffet lunch at the Tinkuy restaurant by Belmond Sanctuary Lodge Hotel, located at the main entrance of the Machu Picchu citadel.
  • $ 23 USD. Buffet lunch. El Mapi restaurant in Machu Picchu village.
  • $ 25 USD. Private guide in Machu Picchu. If you have booked the shared tour, you can request a private guide in Machu Picchu (price per person, minimum 2 people).
  • If you want to spend the nights in a superior or luxury hotel (4 or 5-star hotel), ask for our confidential rates.
We offer US$ 20 off.
  • For students from 9 to 17 years old and for university students under 25 years old who have a student ID. The credential must be valid for a maximum of one year.
  • For countries belonging to the Andean Community (Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru).
  • There is a $110 discount for children under 8 years of age; children under 3 years of age do not pay, but are not entitled to a seat on the train or buses.

Packing list

To do the 4 Day Classic Cusco Tour, you must bring the following:

  • A small personal backpack for the excursions (max. 25 liters).
  • All the tickets that will be given to you in Cusco (tourist tickets of the places to visit. Also train and Consettur bus tickets).
  • Personal document with which you made the tour reservation (passport, ID card, student card or other).
  • Raincoat or poncho for the rainy season (November to April).
  • Hat and cap for the cold and the sun.
  • Sunscreen (April to October)
  • Mosquito repellent (Machupicchu).
  • Bottled water
  • Personal medication and pills for altitude sickness (soroche).
  • Extra money (PEN)
  • Cameras and others

FAQS4 Day Journey Cusco Machupicchu / Cusco Classic Tour

How do I book the 4 Day Cusco Classic Tour?

To book the 4 Day Cusco Classic Tour, you must fill out the booking form on our website. You can also write us directly to Gmail: machupicchuandestours@gmail.com or by WhatsApp / Telegram (+51) 984032083.

How far in advance should I book the 4 Day Cusco Classic Tour?

You can book 3 days in advance. We recommend you to do it with more time in advance if it is one or more months before, it is better, you will have better schedules to enter Machu Picchu and take the train. The availabilities are limited.

What is the best time to do the 4 Day Cusco Classic Tour?

The best time is from April to November, it is the dry season, sunny and blue-sky months. If you plan to visit Machu Picchu in June, July and August, keep in mind that this is the high season for tourism in Cusco – Peru. Book your trip 3 or 4 months in advance.

What is the climate like in Cusco?

In general, the climate is relatively temperate, with cool nights and sunny days. During the course of the year, the temperature generally varies from 0°C/32°f to 19°C/66.2°f and rarely drops below -2°C/ 28.4°f or rises above 22°C/71.6°f. November to March is the rainy season and April to October is the dry season.

What are the minimum and maximum temperatures I should experience on the 4 Day Cusco Classic tour?

The maximum temperature will be in Machupicchu, from 18 to 27°C / 64 to 81°f, the minimum temperature will be in Chinchero from 6 to 10°C / 42 to 50°f (bring warm clothes: hat, scarf, gloves, etc.) and the average temperature will be in Cusco and Sacred Valley from 8 to 17°C / 46 to 63°f, around Cusco, during the months of June, July and August the temperature tends to drop to 5°C / 41°f below zero.

What is Machu Picchu’s altitude?

Machupicchu’s altitude is 2450 masl / 8,038 ft.

How can I avoid altitude sickness (soroche)?

You should sleep one night in Lima, rest well in your hotel, and the next day travel to Cusco. Before and upon arrival in Cusco, take medicine for altitude sickness (soroche). In your hotel in Cusco also drink an infusion of coca leaves (the coca has alkaloids), which will help you to oxygenate and acclimatize better. Avoid smoking cigarettes, or drinking alcoholic beverages and coffee that obstruct the best oxygenation. It is a good idea to first visit Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machupicchu, and then Chinchero. This way you will not feel altitude sickness symptoms.

How much luggage and what should I bring on the 4 Day Cusco Classic Tour?

It is advisable to make the trip with a personal backpack. Specially to travel to Machu Picchu you should carry a backpack smaller than 30 liters, otherwise, you will have to pay a surcharge on the freight train and you will have to make a long procedure to send your luggage. In all the tours, in your small backpack you must carry: all the tickets that will be given to you in Cusco (tourist tickets of the places to visit. Also train and bus tickets from Consettur). Identification documents: Passport and if you are a student your university card. Also bring mosquito repellent (Machupicchu), personal medication, pills for altitude sickness and extra money (PEN).

How can I join the Cusco Shared Tour?

This tour starts and ends in the city of Cusco. To join the group, you must make sure your flight arrives at the Cusco airport before 11 am. We will be waiting for you at the airport to transfer you to your hotel.

On the 4 Day Cusco Classic Tour, can the itinerary be modified?

Yes, you can customize the itinerary. You can delete or add destinations of your preference, just contact us and we will gladly help you.

Gmail: machupicchuandestours@gmail.com / WhatsApp: (+51)984032083

To do the 4 Day Cusco Classic Tour, what should I book on my own?

You must book the international flight tickets from your country to Lima – Peru and the local flights from Lima to Cusco. We will book the hotels in Cusco and Machu Picchu, all the entrance tickets to the places to visit, and the train tickets to Machu Picchu.

You will arrive in Cusco to fully enjoy your visit and you don’t need to waste your time looking for sales points and waiting in endless lines.

How to get to Cusco?

Most travelers arrive in Cusco by plane. You must fly from your country to Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima – Peru and then have to take a local flight from Lima to Cusco. There are four airlines that operate round-trip flights between Lima and Cusco: LATAM Airlines, AVIANCA Airlines, Star Peru, and Peruvian Airlines. They all offer similar schedules and in-flight service, but we generally recommend LATAM or AVIANCA Airlines, as they tend to be more accommodating when unexpected cancellations or delays occur.

What type of plugs are used in Peru?

In Peru, 220 volts, 60 Hz frequency, and A/B /C type plugs are used.

It is recommended to bring an adapter or converter according to the voltage, frequency, and plugs used in your country. Although most hotels and even homes in Peru now have the standard U.S. plug.

Do you still have more questions?

Please contact us and our travel consultants will help you to solve all your doubts.

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