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Imperial Cusco in 6 days

Plaza de Armas

Departure every day.

This tour is offer by us in order to you enjoy all the mysteries Cusco has, you not only seen the main square, also you are going the opportunity to go outside of Cusco, walk around, visit its handcrafted neighborhood, talk with cusquenian people and will see all the culture they show always.
Almost all people in Cusco know the language of Incas “Quechua” and you can learn some classic words like “Chullo”, “Llama”, etc.

Come to Cusco and discover its mysteries!

Itinerary For Imperial Cusco in 6 days and 5 nights

Arrival and transfer in Cusco

At the schedule time, our uniformed personnel will be waiting for your arrival at Cusco airport or the bus terminal, carrying a sign with your name on. We will, then, take you to the hotel. The tourist mobility service we offer is fully equipped for your comfort. Travel time will vary depending of the location of your hotel.

Arrival at the hotel, registration and accommodation.

Later. 13:30 PM CITY TOUR.

At the scheduled time, we will pick you up from your hotel at 14:00 PM to begin our tour of the city, where our professional guide will provide you with all the necessary information on all the attractions that we will visit. The tour guide will be attentive to any questions and / or needs that each of our visitors require.

Places to be visited:

  • Qoricancha
  • Sacsayhuaman
  • Qenqo
  • Pucapucara
  • Tambomachay

The main temple of the Sun known as the "Qoricancha". Then, "Sacsayhuaman" known as the head of the Puma in reference to the city of Cusco which was built in a shape of a Puma, and the head of the puma was exactly Sacsayhuaman. After that, we visit Qenqo temple in honor of mother Earth or Pachamama. We then continue with our bus to Pucapucara that, in Inkas time, was an entry control to the sacred city of Cusco. Later on, visit of Tambomachay Inka temple in honor of the natural element of water.

We return to Cusco. You can decide to either stay in the main beautiful square of Cusco of be taken to your hotel.


9:00am. We will pick you up from your hotel to begin our tour. This tour will take you to Maras a colonial town which gives us great Andean landscapes worthy of international postcards. This village offers the attractions of the salt mines of Maras since pre-Inca and which even today continues being exploited. Later on, a visit to the terraces of Moray, which are recognized as an Inka center of agricultural experiment, in this form they were obtaining great varieties of new food products.

In this tour we will witness the activity of weaving, using.

Inca techniques and natural colors, customs that are still today so clearly present in their daily lives.

On the way back to Cusco, we can see beautiful snowy peaks and large hectares of seeding, which will give us beautiful moments and memories.

Salt Mines of Maras

8:30 a.m. We will pick you up from your hotel to start our tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. We will leave the city to reach the viewpoint of Taray, from here we can enjoy the beautiful Inca terraces and existing farmland which surround the sacred river of the Incas "Willcamayuc". Later on, we´ll visit Pisaq the archaeological Park, also the Indian market which is as colorful as the local people.

The Pisaq Andean Market is the best place to shop for crafts and souvenirs.

After some free time we will continue our journey to the village of Urubamba, where will have lunch at a delicious buffet.

Continuing our journey we'll reach the last living Inca town "Ollantaytambo".

Ollantaytambo is remembered as a mythical love story, a drama of love that prevails against all obstacles. It is believed that this city was built by General Inka Ollanta in a time of rebellion against the Royal army of the Inka to prevent its binding to the beautiful princess Cusi Qoyllor "beautiful star".

After a 40 minutes' drive we will reach Chinchero which is surrounded by the colonial houses, where we will again discover the magnificence of the Incan constructions, terraces and the beauty of the local people in their traditional dresses, all surrounded by the local temple, where you will appreciate the painting of local people who later where well-known as the creator of the "Escuela.

Cusqueña" founders. The Colonial church is rich in art and jewelry and well appreciated by their population.

Lunch is included on this tour in the town of Urubamba.

19:00pm Arrival in Cusco and transfer to your hotel.

Overnight in Cusco.

Meals provided:

  • LunchLunch
Complex Archaeological of Ollantaytambo

6:30 a.m. Transfer from hotel to the train station.

From Cusco we will take the train to Machupicchu village, and arrive in this town at 10:30 am, immediately after we will board a bus to Machupicchu Inca City.

11:00 a.m. Beginning of our 2 hours guided tour of the main Inka palaces and its attractions.

After that, you can enjoy this world wonder at your own discretion and pace.

It is highly recommended visiting the house of the chosen, the Intiwatana (the sundial, marking the seasons), Kallancas (sheds for warriors), baths and aqueducts, as well as the large areas with terraces.

You can also if you want climb the sacred mountain of Huayna Picchu, visit the sun gate and Inka bridge or anything you want to do at your convenience.

Today if you want to visit the Hot Springs, you´ll have enough time to enjoy it.

In according time we will approach the railway station to board the train and begin our journey back to Ollantaytambo and then take a touristic bus to Cusco.

The train usually returns at 18:30pm.

22:30 p.m. Arrival in Cusco.

Transfer to your hotel.

Meals provided:

  • LunchLunch
Machu Picchu Inca City

9:00 am We will pick you up from your hotel, immediately we will depart for the south valley of Cusco which gives us cultural diversities.

People are distinguished from one another, throughout this valley.

As Oropesa, known as the Peruvian capital of bread. Tipon which is known for its traditional foods like baked guinea pig. We will also pass through Saylla, offering to people the cusqueñan Chicharron which are "little pieces of roosted pork, with boiled corn and a Andean mint salad".

Tipon is also an Archaeological park that hosts large water sources from Inka time and also enormous Inca terraces. It is said that it was a place of exile for the Inca Wiracocha, when he left the city of Cusco in a time of war.

Pikillacta: This city sits on top of Huacarpay lagoon, and corresponds to the Pre-Inca Culture of Wari.

We will then visit Andahuaylillas a colonial Church, where we´ll find a beautiful colonial temple known as the Sistine Chapel of America. In this temple you can admire beautiful paintings of great Peruvians and foreigners artists.

The Colonial temple is rich in jewelry and art.

After a great day, we will return to Cusco, making brief stops to visit some of the villages mentioned above.

Arrival in Cusco at around 15:00 pm.

Huacarpay Lagoon

In according time and depending of your itinerary, we'll provide you the transfer from your hotel to the airport or bus station, assistance by our staff.



  • Transfer in/out (airport – hotel – airport)
  • Excursion of the City tour in Cusco.
  • Tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
  • Tour to Maras Moray and salt mines of Maras.
  • Excursion to the Inca city of Machu Picchu tour.
  • Entrance fees to Machu picchu.
  • Entrance fees to the different tourist centers.
  • Hotel for 4 nights in Cusco.
  • All breakfasts in Hotel.
  • Train tickets round trip expedition's tourism service.
  • Bus round trip (Consettur to Machu picchu)
  • Lunch in Machu picchu.
  • Lunch in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
  • Professional bilingual guide (English – Spanish) for all tours.
  • Personalized assistance for your entire time in Magical Cusco.
  • Personal assistance in English and Spanish.


  • Entrance at recreational sites, such as "Clubs" "Hot Springs, Amusement Parks"
  • Others not specified in the program.
  • Not programmed supply.

What to bring for your Tour?

  • Original passport
  • International Student Identity Card (ISIC) if you have a student discount
  • Trekking boots/shoes
  • Waterproof jacket (Rain jacket)
  • Warm jacket, hat and gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Comfortable trousers
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun protection cream (factor 50 recommended)
  • Re-usable plastic or metal water container or camel bags
  • Water
  • Insect repellent
  • Toiletries
  • Personal medication
  • Extra money for personal expenses, tips, lunch on last day, snacks, etc. We recommend that you bring around 300 Peruvian Nuevos Soles

Optional items to bring for your Tour

  • Shorts
  • Walking stick (with rubber tip)
  • Plasters and bandages
  • Sandals
  • Bathing suit for the hot springs in Aguas Calientes

Notes for your Tour

  • The admission to Wayna picchu needs to be confirmed at the time of booking and it is also subject to space availability. (Maximum 400 people per day) The Waynapicchu entrance fees is an additional $ 15.00.
  • Itinerary may change according to the climate and health status of the trekkers.
  • Train times for the Expedition train to Ollantaytambo may change according to the train company's availability and will be confirmed close to the time of the trek. If someone books later than most of the group, we may not be able to provide the same train as the rest of the group.
  • Change to earlier/later train time at time of booking (price depending on train availability)
  • Tips/gratuities not included but are optional according to the services rendered
  • About Huayna picchu "the sacred mountain" in Machu picchu, this entrance is additional and optional, the entry is restricted, only 200 people can enter at 7:00 am and another 200 people at 10 am. So if you want to have your entry fee, you must confirm your ticket in advance with an additional cost of U.S. $ 15.00.

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Destiny: Cusco - Perú
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Package Name: Imperial Cusco in 6 days and 5 nights
Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
Departures Dates: Every day (please check availability in our groups).
Altitude: 1950 - 4600m. / 6398 - 15092 f.
Visited Places: Cusco, Sacred Valley, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu.
Type of Tour: Archaeological, Trekking, Landscape
Meals provided:
Coffee Lunch Dinner

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