Day 1: Arrival in Cusco
Upon arriving in the city of Cusco, you will be escorted by one of our representatives, who will give you a brief introduction to the city and to our services while en route to the hotel.You will be free for the rest of the morning so you can adjust to the altitude with coca tea.
In the afternoon, you will begin your tour as you enjoy the best view of the city of Cusco from the top of Cerro Pukamoqo (Red Peak), a natural scenic overlook from which the outstretched arms of Cristo Blanco, a massive white statue of Christ, You will then visit nearby Sacsayhuamán (Fortress of Sacsayhuamán), a structure of massive stones carved with incredible precision. As you return to the lower part of the city, you will stop off at the local Market San Pedro, which being the city’s main market, will give you an opportunity to get to know the products of Cusco region, overwhelming you with the sights, aromas, tastes, and colors of the region. Few blocks away, you will discover one of the most impressive buildings of Inca Cusco: the Qorikancha (the Sun Temple)—a temple dedicated to the worship of the Sun God. You will complete the day with a stroll through the Plaza de Armas, where you will visit the Cathedral and admire its exquisite vestibules and priceless paintings from the Cusco School of the 17th and 18th centuries.
Day 2: Machupicchu
Private Tour of Machu Picchu.
After breakfast, you will have an early morning departure to the train station for the ride to Aguas Calientes, and then a private guided tour of the archaeological complex of Machu Picchu. After a complete overview of the site with your guide, you will enjoy lunch at the Sanctuary Lodge and then take the bus to the station train to to take the train back to cusco city. Upon your arrival at the station just outside of Cusco, a private transfer service will be waiting to take you back to your hotel in the city.
Day 3: Cusco departure
At the scheduled departure time, you will be met by the transport service and escorted to the airport or station.