This tour covers the most important highlights of any tour to Peru – the beautiful city of Cusco, the cultural tour of the Sacred Valley, and the famous ruins of Machu Picchu. The ancient city of Cusco is the most beautiful city in Peru. It is surrounded by mountains and rich in history. Walking the city streets, you will be amazed by the Inca stonework forming the foundations of the colonial buildings. Many of the colonial churches in Cusco were built on top of Inca palaces, temples, and the royal residence. For those who want to acquire an overview of Peruvian history, the Cusco city tour is perfect.
The second day of your tour will take you to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Ancient ruins overlooking the valleys below, attractive colonial towns and weaving villages, handicraft markets and local farming will greet you in the Sacred Valley. We will visit the weaving village of Chinchero, the Moray agricultural site, the Maras Salt Mines, and the charming town of Ollantaytambo.
Finally, you will visit Machu Picchu – the Lost City of the Incas. This historical sanctuary is a masterpiece of art, urbanism, architecture and engineering, and, from its perch amongst spectacular mountains, it will take your breath away!
Locations Visited : Cusco City Tour, Chinchero, Moray, Salt mine,Ollantaytambo, Machupicchu
Trip Style : Cusco- sacred valley- Machupicchu Cultural tours
Length : 3D/2N
Frequency : Upon Request
Group : 2 People min / 9 People max
Price : 580 USD$
Physical Grading : 1 2 3 4 5
When you arrive in Cusco, we will pick you up at the airport and transport you to your hotel. After you have a chance to rest, you will begin your Cusco City Tour. Cusco contains a fascinating blend of two cultures (Inca and Spanish) which gives it a look and feel that is unique in Peru. We will visit all the significant Inca and Colonial sights of this historic city, including exploring the three amazing ruins just outside the city (Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, and Puka Pucara) and the Temple of the Sun (Qoricancha). You will also walk and explore the streets of Cusco to enjoy its unique charm and learn its history from your guide.
We pick you up early from your hotel for our tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Chinchero is a very interesting colonial town that is organized into weaving cooperatives. Here you will learn the process of preparing and dyeing wool using natural dyes and weaving beautiful textiles. Moray is an impressive collection of circular terraces which the Incas used as an agricultural laboratory. You will learn how their master engineers experimented with microclimates and different soils to enhance their production. The Maras Salt Mines is one of the oldest mines of the Incas where they produced pure and natural salt. The mines are still worked today by the community of Maras. We will also visit the Maras colonial town where you will find the beautiful Colonial and Inca Architecture, Following lunch in the town of Urubamba, we will continue to Ollantaytambo with its impressive Inca fortress guarding the entry to the valley. Ollantaytambo was a strategic military, religious, and agricultural center. We have time to stroll along the picturesque streets of this magical and original Inca city before taking our train to Aguas Calientes.
This will be a special day as you visit the Lost City of the Incas – Machu Picchu. Your guide will pick you up at the hotel to go to the bus station. After a 30-minute drive you will arrive in Machu Picchu – the ancient and mysterious city. You will have an informative 3-hour tour while exploring the temples, royal residence, stone quarry, and living quarters of the city. You will return to Aguas Calientes by bus and take the train back to Ollantaytambo, where our private transport will drive you back to your hotel in Cusco.
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PRICE: 580 USD$ per person when booking 2 people
PRICE: 540 USD$ per person when booking 3 people
PRICE: 490 USD$ per person when booking 4 people
PRICE: 470 USD$ per person when booking 5- 6 people
PRICE: 450 USD$ per person when booking 7 – 10 people