Connect Machupicchu 6D/5N
Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley and Machupicchu 6D/5N
Visited Areas: Lima, Sacred Valley, Cusco, MachuPicchu.
Minimum: 2 passenger.
Operation: All year.
DAY 1 : LIMA
Arrival in Lima, meet and greet at the airport, transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon we will have a tour through Lima’s streets and plazas. Starting at the Love Park in Miraflores, with a spectacular view of the Pacific Ocean, and then heading to the Huaca Pucllana, ceremonial center of the Lima culture. After this, we go on to the Main Square where the Government Palace and the Town Hall are located. We will visit the Cathedral and explore Santo Domingo Convent, along which corridors San Martin de Porras and San Rosa de Lima used to walk around in the 17th century, and where their remains rest today. Stay in Lima.
DAY 2 : CUSCO
Transfer to the airport and flight to Cusco. In the afternoon, we will start our Imperial Cusco city tour visiting the Sacsayhuaman Archaeological Park, an impressive fortress of colossal dimensions with rocks that are up to 4 meters tall and surrounded by beautiful views blending together perfectly. Then we will continue to explore Q’enqo, the Puma shrine, and see the sacrificial altar embedded inside a rock cave and Tambomachay and its sacred fountains of life. On the route, we will have a panoramic view of Puca Pucará watchtower which guarded the city entrance. After this, we will visit the Korikancha temple, Inti God shrine, on which the Santo Domingo church was built. According to the chronicles, this temple was completely covered in gold in Inca times. We will continue to the Main Square in order to visit the Cathedral and its valuable and beautiful colonial masterpieces such as The Cross which arrived along with the first conquers. Stay in Cusco.
DAY 3 : SACRED VALLEY
The Sacred Valley of the Incas is waiting for you. On the way we will stop at Awanacancha, small complex to admire Andean camelids such as alpacas and llamas and learn from local inhabitants about traditional dyeing and knitting techniques. Later we will explore the Pisac Market with enough free time to go around and buy handcrafts and if you feel like tasting something traditional, stop by the wood ovens for a delicious empanada or a piece of bread. Lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, our tour continues to Ollantaytambo, a small town full of local color and inhabited since Inca times in which we will visit the main temple used as a fortress during the Inca resistance. Breathtaking views for amazing pictures. Stay at the Cusco.
DAY 4 : CUSCO / MACHUPICCHU
A train trip away to see one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. We arrive at the Aguas Calientes station where our staff will assist us on boarding the bus to go up the winding road to Machupicchu, amid a spectacular view of the Urubamba River and its canyon. The Lost City of the Incas, Machupicchu, will astonish us with its terraces, ceremonial shrines, steps and urban areas. Energy is all around us. After a guided visit, we will have lunch at one of the restaurants in the area. Overnight stay at one of the hotels in Aguas Calientes or Machupicchu.
DAY 5 : MACHUPICCHU / CUSCO
Morning off. Entrance tickets to Machupicchu are limited. We suggest applying for the entrance tickets for later dates at the moment you book the whole tour program so as to avoid any complications due to congestions or lack of local availability. In an additional visit to Machupicchu we will be able to see the areas of the Intipunku or Door of the Sun, the Inca Trail entrance to the citadel. For those looking for a more intense adventure and wish to visit Huaynapicchu, it is important to have in mind that there are only 400 daily spots to climb the mountain, all of which have to be reserved in advance. At the arranged time, we will return to Cusco by train and will be transferred to the hotel. Overnight stay in Cusco.
DAY: 6 CUSCO / LIMA
What is Included:
- Transfer Airport / hotel / Airport.
- Hd City Tour.
- 1 night accommodation.
- Daily breakfast.
- Transfer Airport / hotel / train station / hotel / Airport.
- Hd City Tour and Sacsayhuamán Archaeological Park.
- Fd Excursion to Machupicchu.
- Almuerzo buffet at the hotel Sanctuary Lodge.
- 3 nights accommodation in Cusco.
- 1 night accommodation in Aguas Calientes.
- Daily breakfast.
VISITED AREAS :
- Love Park, Huaca Pucllana, Lima Main Square, the Government Palace, Town Hall, Lima Cathedral, Santo Domingo Convent.
- Sacsayhuamán, Qenqo, Puca Pucará, Tambomachay, Koricancha Cusco Main Square, , Cusco Cathedral, Machupicchu, Sacred Valley, Pisac Indian Market, Ollantaytambo.