Arriving to Cusco city, reception and transfer to the hotel selected. Coca tea welcome. Rest of the morning free to acclimatize to the altitude
Around 3,350 m.a.s.l Aprox.
Overnight in Cusco.
Breakfast at the hotel. Free morning
Between 13:20 and 13:45 hrs., we will begin the the pick-up from the hotels, to visit to the city and the nearby ruins: the tour will show us the impressive colonial city built on Inca foundations; we will visit THE CATHEDRAL, of Renaissance structure and fine paintings of the "Escuela Cuzqueña", KORICANCHA or The Temple of the sun. We will continue to visit to the four ruins to Cusco:
SACSAYHUAMAN (great fortress located 5 Km from the city), QENQO Amphitheater (sacred, center of worship of the god Puma, where they made human sacrifices), PUCAPUCARA ("red fortress" due to the tonality that acquires its rocks with the light of twilight) and TAMBOMACHAY (temple to worship the water).
Return to the hotel.
Overnight in Cusco.
Breakfast at the hotel. At the appointed schedule, pick-up from the hotel to visit Sacred Valley. During the tour we will visit Pisac. Which is a colonial town, where on Sundays people celebrate mass in Quechua, then we will visit on the way Ccoya, Lamay, Calca y Urubamba towns. Lunch Buffet. In the afternoon the guided visit of Ollantaytambo town, place where the archaeological park Ollantaytambo is located, gigantic agricultural complex administrative, social, religious and military in Tahuantinsuyo time.
Return to Cusco.
Overnight in Cusco.
Breakfast. At the appointed schedule, transfer to the train station to start our trip to the citadel of Machu Picchu, after traveling for 3:30 hrs. We will arrive at the Puente Ruinas station, where we will take the buses that will lead us to the Lost City of the Incas, "Machu Picchu", the most famous Inca architecture. It was discovered in 1911.
We will enjoy a guided tour of the main buildings of the citadel as: El Mirador, Temple of the Three Windows, the Intihuatana, The Main Square, etc. At the end of this tour we will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes town where we will have lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon we will take by train to return to Cusco. Arriving to Cusco city and transfer to the hotel.
Overnight in Cusco.
Breakfast at the hotel. Early in the morning, departure in a touristic bus to go to Puno (3,860 m.a.s.l.). During the trip we will go through Andahuaylillas town, where we will visit LA CAPILLA DE ANDAHUAYLILLAS.(3,093 M.A.S.L)
It is a church dating from the 17th century, also known as the Sistine Chapel of the Andes for the beauty of its murals, the work in gold leaf and the paintings of the “Escuela Cusqueña” that contains in its interior.
IMPORTANT. The visit lasts 25 minutes / Filming or taking pictures inside is not allowed
On the way, we will stop at RAQCHI ARCHAEOLOGICAL COMPLEX. (3,450 m.a.s.l.). Also known as the Temple of the god WIRACOCHA, who was the supreme deity Inka, in this place we will find the largest number of Colcas (Barns) we will also see magnificent buildings in stone and adobe.
Continuing with the trip we went to a tourist restaurant to enjoy the buffet lunch that is included. This restaurant enjoys good prestige and is recognized by the good seasoning of the chef. It is strategically located just outside the town of Sicuani. The buffet consists of a wide range of national and regional food, entrees, fresh vegetables, garnishes, the richest desserts, hot drinks (coca tea, coffee or tea) that are included in the price of the ticket.
Lunch lasts 40 minutes / cold drinks such as water, soft drinks or beer are not included in the buffet.
Approximately 70 kms. Further on, we will arrive at the La Raya (4,335 MASL), which is the border between the cities of Cusco and Puno, at more than 4335 MASL where the famous snow-capped CHIMBOYA is located, from where the river AMAZONAS is born. Where tourists can take pictures of the landscape, the visit lasts from 5 to 7 minutes.
IMPORTANT. The visiting time lasts between 7 to 10 minutes / the use of extra coat / consumption of coca tea to counteract the soroche.
Our last visit is on this route is THE PUKARA LITIC MUSEUM. (3,900 MSNM) which is a culture that developed from 1600 BC to 400 AD located at 106 km. This of the city of Puno, in this museum we can find ceramics and sculptures representing morphic zoo figures, among them the famous sculpture of the HATUNÑAQAC that in our times would be translated as the supreme “Degollador”
IMPORTANTE. The visit lasts 30 minutes / filming or taking photos inside is not allowed
In the afternoon, we will arrive to Puno bus station, where our representative will be waiting for you to transfer you to the selected hotel. Accommodation in Puno
Breakfast at the hotel
06.30 aprox. We go to the Puno port to board our motor boat and visit the floating islands of Los Uros, Here we will see the set of small islands inhabited by descendants of one of the oldest America cultures. Built on the basis of totora, we will see the way of life of the local population, with its main activity hunting, fishing and crafts. Continuing with our travel by boat, we head to Taquile. (trip duration approx. 2 hours ½).
Overnight in Puno
Breakfast at the hotel.
At the appointed Schedule transfer out.
End of our Services
This day's breakfast will depend on the departure time of the hotel.
The excursions schedule will be reconfirmed at the destination.
Shared services with Spanish or English professional guidance.
Tickets to the attractions included.
Transfer in / out in Cusco
04 nights’ accommodation in Cusco with breakfast.
City Tour Cusco and 4 nearby ruins.
Lunch in Sacred Valley of the Incas
Lunch in Machupicchu
Train to Machupicchu round trip (According to availability).
Turistic bus from Cusco to Puno with visit on the way and lunch.
Tranfer in / out in Puno
02 nights’ accommodation in Puno with breakfast.
Islas Uros and Taquile with lunch.
International flight tickets.
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