Classic Inca Trail 4 days
- 4 Days / 3 nights
- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
USD 565Go for Classic Inca Trail 4 days
Visit Machu Picchu, the monumental city of Cusco, the city of kings Lima and the fascinating city of Puno and enjoy the culture, mysticism and history of Peru in 7 wonderful days
Once you have arrived in Peru, our staff will be waiting for you at the Exit door at Jorge Chávez Airport, then you will be transferred to the chosen Hotel in Miraflores
The city tour in Lima is optional, it is done in two shifts in the morning or the afternoon will depend on your arrival time in Lima. The city tour includes the visit of Lima known as the “City of the Kings” and which will begin its excursion in the afternoon between 14: 15 and 14: 30 The visit begins in the Huaca Pucllana, which was a ceremonial pre-Inca building and administrative.
Then you will visit the city center where the Cathedral, the Tomb of Pizarro, the Catacombs of San Francisco, the Congress, the Palace of Torre Tagle, and some residential neighborhoods are located, such as San Isidro and Miraflores where you can see spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean.
Once your tour is over you will be transferred to your hotel or in Miraflores, the districts of San Isidro. Night in Lima.
Breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer from the hotel to the Lima airport.
Travel by plane from Lima to Cusco.
Transfer from the Cusco airport to the selected hotel.
Free afternoon - Free activities.
Night in selected hotel in Cusco.
We will pick you up at your hotel (8:30 a.m.) and then start our tour in the sacred valley of the Incas, which is a beautiful place with beautiful landscapes and views, its people, its craft markets, and other tourist attractions.
In Pisaq we will visit the artisan market where we will find works in textiles, ceramics, goldsmiths and others, after visiting this beautiful town we will go to the top of the mountain where the archaeological center is located with its imposing constructions of agricultural terraces and other constructions that Despite being more than 500 years old, they are intact.
After visiting this place, we will continue our tour along the banks of the WILCAMAYU river (sacred river) until we reach Urubamba where they will have time to have lunch and rest a little. Then continue with the tour in OLLANTAYTAMBO. It is a very unique and picturesque town because the inhabitants of the place still use the Inca buildings as houses and its narrow and cobbled streets make this place a beautiful traditional town, the religious center is located on the top of the mountain where the temple of the sun it continues to impose its majesty.
In this place, the tour ends at approximately 4:00 p.m. and then we will go to the traditional town of Chinchero, where the remains of the royal hacienda of Túpac Inca Yupanqui are located. We will appreciate its well-preserved Inca Walls in the main square and you will appreciate the beautiful colonial temple with interesting frescoes in the portico, built on the bases of an Inca construction, this town is a beautiful example of the mestizo and colonial style and at the indicated time return to Cusco
Accommodation night in Cusco.
After breakfast at the hotel, we will go to your hotel to pick you up and then move in the direction of the train station in Ollantaytambo, located 1 hour and 40 minutes from the city of Cusco. Where you will take the train in the direction of the town of Aguas Calientes passing through beautiful typical landscapes of the Andes, the trip will last approximately 2 hours. Upon arrival at the train station in Aguas Calientes we will be waiting for you to transfer you to the bus station, which will lead us to the citadel of Machu Picchu on a zigzagging path for approximately 30 minutes.
In the Inca city of Machu Picchu you will have a guided tour of the most outstanding places in the city, for 2 and a half hours, at the end of the tour you will have free time to take more pictures and get to know the place better on your own. At the appropriate time, you should take the bus back to the town of Aguas Calientes, where you can enjoy varied cuisine.
Then depending on the train schedule back to Ollantaytambo, it is necessary to be 30 minutes before boarding the train. When you arrive at the Ollantaytambo station, we will be waiting for you for the transfer to the city of Cusco. Overnight hotel.
06:00 - 08:00 PM we board the train to Ollantaytambo or Poroy.
Upon arrival, we will wait for you at the Ollantaytambo or Poroy train station to transfer to Cusco.
Accommodation night in Cusco.
Breakfast at the hotel.
At the agreed hour, the transfer will be made to the bus station bound for Puno. The 4 or 5 star category hotels, the trip to Puno will be made on the Perurail Titicaca train, the departures for this service are only on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, if there is no coincidence with your departure day from Cusco to Puno, the trip will be made with a Tourist Bus, which makes stops along the route.
Welcome in Puno.
Early in the morning, our local guide will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the port. We start our boat excursion on Lake Titicaca visiting the floating island of Uros, a small community that has lived in these reed islands of Totora for decades. Centuries ago, the small indigenous tribe of the Uros conceived the islands as a way to isolate and protect themselves from rival tribes, the Collas and the Incas.
The people of the Uros harvested the reeds of Totora in the shallow waters of the lake, woven those together majestically and thus built floating island platforms with reed houses and canoes, thus creating their own little world. After strolling through the floating islands, we continue our trip to the island of Taquile - Puno (2 hours approx.) A traditional Quechua community, full of ancient agricultural terraces and some ruins that date back to the Pre-Inca period. The Taquile population was relatively isolated from the mainland until the 1950s, and the notion of community and family is still very strong among them.
You will have free time to explore the top of the island on your own and then meet the group for lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, we will descend to the port to take our boat back to Puno.
We will return to Puno at 5:00 p.m. approximately.
Breakfast at the hotel
At the established time, transfer to the airport.