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Overview

One of the most wonderful experiences just one trip away. Know Cusco, the capital of the Inca Empire and all the surrounding landscapes and attractives. You will get to the traditional towns in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu andthe agricultural centers of Maras and Moray.

This experience is for people of all ages. We offer daily departures. Check out the itinerary and contact us for further information.

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Center of the Inca Empire Package – 8 Days

  • Day 1: Arrival to Lima in nighty flight.
  • Day 2: Flight from Lima to Cusco. Cusco City Tour on the afternoon.
  • Day 3: Sacred Valley of the Incas Tour
  • Day 4: Trip on private van and train from Cusco to Aguas Calientes
  • Day 5: Great Machu Picchu Tour
  • Day 6: Salt mine of Maras and Inca Experimental Center of Moray
  • Day 7: Cusco City Tour
  • Day 8: Flight from Cusco to Lima

Center of the Inca Empire Package includes:

  • Professional Bilingual Tourism Guide for all sightseeing attractions.
  • Transfers: Airport – Hotel – Airport in Cusco and Lima.
  • Transportation to all sightseeing attractions.
  • Train tickets: Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo
  • Entrance tickets for all sightseeing attractions.
  • Breakfast (every day) and lunch (day 3)
  • 01 night at hotel in Lima
  • 05 nights at hotel in Cusco
  • 01 night at hotel in Aguas alientes
  • Domestic flights: Lima – Cusco – Lima

Center of the Inca Empire Package DOES NOT include:

  • Meals not included on the program
  • Extra expenses nor cash for tips

Important:

  • Other meals and services can be added by requesting in advance
  • Hotels and train services can be also upgraded by requesting in advance

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: The staff of TOURinPERU will wait for you at the Lima airport. International flights usually arrive at night. Then you will stay on a hotel to rest in the hotel of your choice for the next day.

Day 2: Early on the morning, we will pick up from your hotel to the airport to flight to Cusco. At Cusco Airport our staff will wait for you to take you to the hotel of your choice. Later, we will start the Cusco City Tour including the Inca temple of Koricancha, the Fortress of Sacsayhuaman, the main square Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral and the archaeological centers of Qenqo, Puka Pukara and Tambomachay.

Day 3: After the breakfast we will get into the full day tour by the Sacred Valley of the Incas. First, we will arrive to the town of Pisac including the traditional streets and the craft market. Later, we will climb up to the ruins where you will explore the farming terraces, the Sun temple and more.

Next, we will go to Urubamba and have a delicious lunch at a restaurant. The next destinations are the Inca town of Ollantaytambo and the traditional town of Chinchero and the archaeological center. Then we will go back to the hotel in Cusco.

Day 4: We start with breakfast and then we will go to the trains station. We will get to Aguas Calientes, the small town next to Machu Picchu ruins. You will have a free afternoon to explore the town, go to the local museum or spend a relaxing time in the hot springs.

Day 5: We will go on a bus up to the Natural Wonder of Machu Picchu early. Then we will start the guided tour by the most known ruins and you will know the puzzling history of the Inca civilization. After the tour you will have the afternoon free to explore Machu Picchu by yourself and have lunch at the restaurant of your choice.

Optionally, there are two small treks before Machu Picchu. These are treks to the mountains of Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu. You can add these activities to your tour requesting them on advance as the permits are limited.

Later, we will go to Ollantaytambo by train and by bus to Cusco.

Day 6: Around 09:00 we will pick you up from the hotel to start the tour of Maras and Moray. First, we will get to Moray, an Inca ruin consisting of several enormous terraced circular depressions. It was used as an experimental center for agricultural purposes. Following, we will visit Maras, small town famous for the colonial gates on houses and the salt mines that have been used from ancient Inca times up to this time.

Afterwards, we will face towards Piuray, next to a lake of the same name. People spend a very traditional lifestyle keeping the Inca customs. Women work on making clothes and textile crafts by hand using Inca styles. You will experience the hospitality and coziness of people from Andes. Finally, we will get back to the hotel in Cusco.

Day 7: This day, we will have an excursion towards the city. Cusco city offers different kinds of attractions including the Pre Columbian Art Museum, all the secrets of the Cathedral and the oldest churches. We will also step on the traditional neighborhoods like San Blas and San Pedro. You will have free afternoon to enjoy the city by yourself and visit the local craft markets and bring some lovable typical souvenirs home!

Day 8: This day you will take your flight from Cusco to Lima. We will pick you up to the Cusco airport from the hotel. Free afternoon to go by the Peruvian capital city. You can request also a City Tour in Lima. Contact us for more information.

Finally, we will pick you from the hotel to the Lima airport for your flight back home.

[/wptab][wptab name=’Prices’][prices] Costs for this tour depend on the number of travelers. This is, the more travelers, the less expensive.

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What to bring for this tour

What you should bring for this tour:

  • Trekking shoes, T shirts, pants, short pants, poncho for the rainy season (November to March)
  • Hat, sunscreen, bottled water and personal medicines
  • Extra cash, cameras
Upgrade options for your comfort

You can always ask for an upgrade for all of our services:

Trains: you can ask for a high class train, the Hiram Bingham luxury service.

Accomodation: If you feel like staying in a hotel during your stay in Cusco even for a couple of hours, we have plenty of options for you. Please check our hotel lists to find the best option for you.

Guiding: Our guides are very knowledgeable and experienced, but if you want a specialized guiding you can ask us to a special guiding service.

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