Cusco is located in the Peruvian Andes is the most fascinating place in South America, which never fails to surprise visitors with its rich culture, art, history, food. With its excellent Hotels, restaurants, bars, and local markets. Cusco city a product of the fusión of pre¬ Inca, Inca, and Spanish cultures, and this beautiful city is UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will feel the magic of the impressive legacy of Inca culture, as you walk through its narrow Stone streets as we visit its colonial buildings constructed over the Inca remains, an extraordinary city with more and its fair share of places brimming with mysticism and grandeur. As well you will visit the sacred valley, Pisaq and Ollantaytambo large valley surrounded by Snowy peaks mountains, In the middle of the valley flows the Vilcanota or Urubamba River, was very important during the Inca period for agricultural production and of UNESCO World Heritage site. Machu Picchu. Here you can see the impressive Inca architecture covered with mountains and cloud forest.
DAY 1: CITY TOUR
Your local expert guide will collect to your Hotel for a private tour of the city Starting in the San Blas neighborhood to Santo Domingo convent monastery. This monastery was previously the Koricancha temple. The most important temple dedicated to worship the Sun God back in the Inca times. According to the chronicles, it was covered in gold leaf and filled with golden representations of nature. Your next stop will be the main plaza of Cusco and visit the Cathedral. After you will drive to Sacsayhuaman. Here you will be impressed by the handmade Inca architecture with enormous carved stones joined together with the utmost precisión. in the Inca times, it represented one of the most important temples to worship their deities. After you will continue exploring other archeological sites Quenko, Pukapukra, and Tambomachay. After you will drive back to the city center where your guide will have recommendations for you to have lunch. After you will have a free afternoon to explore the city on your own.
DAY 2: SACRED VALLEY TO AGUAS CALIENTES
Your private guide will collect you from your hotel. drive to the archeological site of Saqsayhuaman considered one of the most important temples in the Inca times after your visit you continue driving to Llama and Alpaca farm Awanacancha. Along this drive, you will stop in the beautiful viewpoints to see the amazing farming communities and the sacred valley, a large valley surrounded by Snowy peaks mountains, In the middle of the valley flows the Vilcanota or Urubamba River, which was very important during the Inca period for agricultural production until today. we used for irrigation systems for the production of corn, potatoes, quinoa, and vegetables in this valley and is one of the sources of the Amazon River. eventually, you will get to Pisaq archeological site where you will explore with your private guide. after you finish you will come down to the colonial town of Pisaq. Where you will explore the biggest local and handicrafts made in the área as well their specialty in this town is to make Empanadas. Type of bread. if you like you can try it after you will drive along this beautiful valley looking at the towns located on both sides as well as traditional Guinea pig restaurants if you want to see and try it, let your Guide know to stop. As well you have a choice of recommendation to stop for lunch. After lunch, you will visit Ollantaytambo archeological site. From here your guide will take you to the train station where you will take the train for 1:45 hrs. to Aguas Calientes town. here you will pass the night in the Hotel. Today is an easy day exploring hours 4 to 5 hours. the rest driving and stoping for very nice photos.
DAY 3: EXPLORE MACHUPICCHU AND AFTERNOON BACK TO CUSCO
After Breakfast, your guide will pick you from your hotel for a short bus journey to the entrance of Machu Picchu, today you will explore this magical Inca city and enjoy learning about it was built and discovered. for 3 hours. You will then have free time to wander around and if you got a Ticket for Wayna Picchu you can climb.
Note. There are just 400 visitors allowed per day. You have to book it in advance the entrance, In the afternoon we meet in the town of Aguas Calientes. From here we take the train back to Ollantaytambo or Poroy depending of the space and private transportation back to your hotel Cusco.