Deep Mountain Exploration in Peru: Cusco, Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu

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Felipe

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What's special?
special Tailor-made journeys
special Socio-cultural immersion
special Spectacular landscapes
As your local guide and host, we will embark on a journey to discover together the most emblematic sites of Cusco and the Sacred Valley, such as the Sacsayhuaman Fortress, the Pisaq Terraces, the Ollantaytambo storehouses, and delve into the heart of a local community to immerse ourselves in their customs and traditions. On the final day of this adventure, we will seize the opportunity to explore Machu Picchu for an entire day and savor the breathtaking views of the lost Inca city.

About me! I identify myself as "QosqoRuna," which means "Cusqueño" It's a word (not a Spanish word) commonly used to signify a strong connection to Cusco, its traditions, history, and culture. A culture that I will not hesitate to share with you, always striving to respect your own interests.

Details about the accommodation: Cusco is a highly touristy city, so the hotel tourism infrastructure is in line with the market and its demands. Well-appointed hotel, you have the choice between comfortable single and double rooms, ensuring a pleasant and flexible stay. To enhance your experience, we also include a complimentary breakfast. Hotel strategically positioned at a central location within the city. Keep me posted in the Q&A section if you want to connect by video call and share more details about the trip! You can also leave your questions, and I will answer them as soon as possible!

What's included?
Transfer in (Airport-Hotel)
City Tour
Sacred Valley Tour
Rainbow Mountain Hike
Maras-Moray and Misminay Community.
Machu Picchu Guided Tour
Transfer Out.
5 Nights of Hotel** in Cusco (Doubles)
1 Nights of Hotel** in Aguas Calientes
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Trip Itinerary
1

Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport

Day 1-2
Arrival Day in Cusco. You've already done quite a bit, just inform us of your flight number and arrival time, and we'll take care of the rest. Sit back, relax, and catch up on your sleep for the next day, and we'll see you at our welcome meeting. Airport Transfer to Hotel (Approximately 20 minutes) Airport Pickup Included.
2

Cusco

Day 2-3
Cusco City Tour. Get ready for a thrilling day that kicks off with your pick-up at 08:30, signaling the start of your captivating city tour. Our first destination is the awe-inspiring Qoricancha, famously known as the Temple of the Sun. As you step inside, prepare to be mesmerized by its architectural wonders and flawless stone craftsmanship, a hallmark found only in Inca temples of the highest significance. Next, we'll venture beyond the bustling city center to uncover three profoundly important Inca archaeological marvels: Sacsayhuaman, Q'enqo, and Puca Pucara. Plus, brace yourself for an enchanting encounter with alpacas and llamas at our specialized zoo. Marvel at the colossal, expertly sculpted stones at Sacsayhuaman, delve into the sacred realms of Q'enqo, and unravel the mysteries of Puca Pucara, an ancient administrative gem integral to Cusco's historic defense system. Finally, revel in the breathtaking panoramas from the vantage point of Cristo Blanco. Upon concluding your city tour, we'll transport you back to your city accommodation around 13:30. The rest of the day is yours to explore and savor at your own pace. Breakfast included Private transportation included Entrance tickets included Guided tour included
3

Sacred Valley

Day 3-4
Cusco-Chinchero-Ollantaytambo-Urubamba-Pisaq-Cusco When travelers visit Cusco, their initial focus often centers on Machu Picchu, one of the New Seven Wonders. But, there are many other highly important archaeological sites in and out of the city that were also significant during the Inca empire. Our exciting day out begins at 8:00 am as we depart from our accommodations and set off in our private transport to our first destination of the day On this day out, you can expect to stop at Ollantaytambo, Pisac's archeological site and colorful market, the Inca site of Chinchero, and the Andean Textile Center. On the tour, from Chinchero to Ollantaytambo, you'll have the chance to stop at some fantastic lookout points to witness the Andean Mountain's beauty and the stunning valley landscape. Breakfast included Lunch included Private transportation included Entrance tickets included Guided tour included
4

Vinicunca

Day 4-5
Embrace mountain trails. Our adventure kicks off at 4:00 am with a pick-up from your accommodation. We'll embark on a 3-hour journey to Cusco's Southern Valley in our private transport, complete with cozy blankets for your comfort. A continental breakfast will be provided, accompanied by the delightful sight of llamas and alpacas. Upon reaching the hike's starting point at 4,630 meters (15,150 feet), you'll traverse a scenic path amidst the Andean mountains, with panoramic views of the 6,372-meter (20,905-foot) Ausangate Mountain. This region is home to local communities that preserve their cultural heritage, including traditional clothing and indigenous Quechua language. After a 1.5-hour hike, you'll arrive at the breathtaking Rainbow Mountain of Cusco, situated at 5,100 meters (16,732 feet). Take time to admire this unique natural wonder, explore the surroundings, and capture stunning photos. We'll spend 30 minutes to an hour at the summit, offering flexibility based on your pace. The return journey will take approximately another hour to reach the starting point. We'll then board our transport to a restaurant in Cusipata for a buffet lunch. Finally, our private transport will return you to Cusco, dropping you off at your accommodation. This adventure provides a glimpse into Andean culture and unforgettable landscapes. Breakfast included Lunch included (or Box Lunch) Private transportation included Entrance tickets included Guided tour included
5

Maras

Day 5-6
Community Tourism and Cultural Immersion On this day (08:30am) we will shift our tour focus, and we will explore the agricultural laboratory of Moray and the salt mines of Maras in a unique way, alongside the community of Misminay. Some families from Misminay will open their doors to us, allowing us to learn more about them and share lunch. Undoubtedly, a day we will not forget. Later, we will head to the Ollantaytambo Train Station to spend the night in Aguas Calientes. Breakfast included Lunch included Private transportation included Entrance tickets included Guided tour included
6

Machu Picchu

Day 6-7
The lost city of Machu Picchu is the most famous archaeological site in Peru and possibly all of South America. This collection of temples, terraced hills, and plazas, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was once the mountaintop citadel of the ancient Inca Empire. While it is now globally renowned, Machu Picchu has not yet revealed the mysteries behind its construction, purpose, and eventual disappearance. Let's explore and get to know this place. The ultimate conclusion of Cusco, Machu Picchu. Breakfast included Private transportation included Entrance tickets included Train Ticket Included Guided tour included
7

Cusco

Day 7
Cusco - Airport. "Everything comes to an end. We hope that up to this point, we have fulfilled your travel expectations and look forward to meeting you again on a future journey, 'TUPANANCHIS KAMA.'" Transfer Hotel to Airport (Approximately 20 minutes) Hotel Pickup Included. Breakfast Included.
Trip Summary
Accommodation
Hotel
7 days trip
Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport, Cusco & 5 more
Transportation
Car, Train
What's excluded?
International Flights
Domestic Flights
Meals (not mentioned in the itinerary)
Personal Expenses
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