inca trail

CROSSING THE INCA TRAIL AND MACHU PICCHU 9D/8N

Customs and traditions, Inca Trail

The southern route offers luxury and personalized tours from the arrival to the capital of the Republic of Peru, one of the largest cities in Latin America. The Plaza de Armas and the Cathedral are the core of the old center of Lima. You will take a flight to the historic capital of Peru, located in the Andean highlands, with countless archaeological riches and history. You will have the opportunity to visit the Sacred Valley and, with prior reservation, the famous short Inca Trail. You will pass through beautiful Inca enclosures, reaching the objective of your trip, the «Sanctuary of Machu Picchu,» always with the personalized assistance of the expert local guide.

  • They will visit the capital of Peru, a walking tour through the city center of Lima, with luxury and personalized service.
  • You will be able to appreciate the customs and traditions of each Andean town and the delight of its cuisine.
  • The mixture of the three marked periods in history are the pre-Incas, Incas, and Colonial, where you will have the personalized tour accompaniment on each visit.
  • You will visit a typical handicraft center, where you can appreciate the process of weaving and also the breeding of camelids.
  • You will have the opportunity to visit the short Inca Trail and the impressive visit to the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, always accompanied by our expert local guides and connoisseurs of the history of Peru.
  • The visit to the navel of the world «The City of Cusco» and also the essential tour to the Inca fortress Sacsayhuaman, impressive for the megalithic stones.
  • The demonstration of the gastronomy of Peru in the best recognized restaurants.
  • For a pleasant stay, in luxury accommodations, carefully selected for your stay during your personalized tour of southern Peru

Itinerary


After completing immigration controls, go to the exit gate where our ATIKA MACHU PICCHU TRAVEL staff will be waiting for you with a sign indicating your name, they will drive you in a private transport directly to your hotel; since after a very long trip you will need a well-deserved rest, to fill yourself with energy for the next day and to enjoy the capital of Peru.

The visit to the capital of Lima will begin in the morning, with a personalized guide and transportation picking you up for a panoramic tour of the main streets of Colonial and Modern Lima, located in the center of Lima, including a visit to the Cathedral, the Archbishopric and the Government Palace. Finally, you will visit the Convent of San Francisco and the Catacombs.

After enjoying a wonderful day in the capital of Peru, you will need a well-deserved rest, so you can relax and fill yourself with energy, before your flight to the city of Cusco in the morning.

This morning, we will pick you up from your hotel in Lima for your flight to the city of Cusco. The flight lasts between 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes. the expert local guide will be waiting for you at Cusco airport, to be transferred to your luxury hotel, located in the city center. In the afternoon you will have a Walking Tour in the city, you will visit the Cathedral or Basilica of Cusco, then you will visit the Temple of the Sun “Qoricancha”, finally the last visit will be to the oldest local market in the city “San Pedro”. After this acclimatization, you will be taken to your hotel for your respective rest.

After having enjoyed a delicious breakfast at your hotel, the transportation and the expert personalized local guide will pick you up to begin the tour, you will head along the route of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, during the journey you will be able to appreciate the beautiful snow-capped mountains in the mountains and the towns that are along the way.

The first visit will be the archaeological site of Chinchero and the visit to a typical craft center, where you will be able to appreciate the demonstration and the process of weaving in a natural way, then you will visit the archaeological site of circular agricultural platforms that is Moray, which have a temperate and dry climate and are surrounded by mountains and beautiful farming landscapes.

You will visit the salt mines, where you can appreciate the natural emergence of salt from an underground mountain that is collected and solidified in wells dug by locals. The natural color of each well makes the place admirable. You will be driven with the expert local guide to the restaurant located in the Sacred Valley, so you can enjoy a delicious lunch with local products.

Our last visit of the day will be the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo, one of the most important places on the tour, you will be able to appreciate its temples, its impressive architecture, each important site in a strategic location. At the end of the tour you will be escorted by the expert local guide to your hotel in the Sacred Valley for a well-deserved rest.

The expert local guide will pick you up from your hotel in the morning to continue exploring the Sacred Valley. You will visit an important archaeological site, Pisac, which offers a beautiful view of the Sacred Valley. Inside the site, you will observe Inca temples, cemeteries, and residences. It will be a phenomenal experience, and the hike will serve as preparation for the upcoming adventures.

You will also visit the town and its artisan market. In the afternoon, the guide will take you to a restaurant with a beautiful view located in the Sacred Valley, where you can enjoy a delicious lunch. At the end of the tour, the expert local guide will escort you back to your hotel for a well-deserved rest.

Early in the morning, the expert local guide and transportation will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the Ollanta station to board the Vistadome train. During the journey, you will enjoy the landscape and enter the cloud forest, accompanied by the Vilcanota River, which will follow you throughout the route until you reach KM. 104, the starting point for the Inca Trail.

You will travel through part of the Inca trails, discover archaeological sites along the majestic route, and, above all, enjoy the exceptional view of Machu Picchu Sanctuary from the Sun Gate, with an expert local guide to assist you throughout the journey. In the afternoon, you will descend by bus to the town of Machu Picchu, where you will settle into your luxury hotel. You will have free time to visit the small town.

Early in the morning, your personalized the expert local guide will pick you up from your hotel to take you to the bus station so you can board the bus. During the route, you will experience going up a zigzag path surrounded by beautiful vegetation and with an exceptional view of all the mountains until you reach the control gate. After the control we will have entry to the lost city of the Incas, the personalized expert local guide will guide you throughout the visit to the historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, you will be able to have the beautiful view of the Mountains that surround it.

After completing the tour, you will take the bus down to the town and then have lunch at a highly recommended restaurant. In the afternoon, you will take the return train that will take you to the Poroy station. Upon exiting, you will be met by an Atika Machu Picchu Travel host who will receive you and take you to the transportation to transfer you to your hotel in the city of Cusco so that you can have a well-deserved rest.

Continuing with the itinerary, in the morning our personalized expert local guide and transportation will pick you up from your hotel to take you outside the city to visit one of the most impressive fortresses of the Inca culture, «Sacsayhuaman», famous for its zigzagging construction with gigantic rocks. Continuing the tour, you will visit the archaeological site of Qenqo, a place that served as a ceremonial worship site, especially important for Andean culture. Next, you will visit the archaeological site of Pukapukara and finally Tambomachay, which was a water worship temple. In the afternoon, you will have lunch in the city and at the end of the tour, you will be taken back to your hotel.

Your Atika Machu Picchu Travel host will pick you up from your hotel to take you to the airport and say goodbye to all of you. Since monitoring throughout your stay in the Cusco region.


Includes

  • Organization of the personalized itinerary.
  • Staff at each arrival point to assist you.
  • The excursions and activities that we mention in the itinerary.
  • Most of the meals according to the itinerary.
  • Entrance tickets to all the visiting places on the itinerary

Not include

  • International flights.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Unspecified food.
  • Gratitude.


Atika committed to providing quality service and luxury has carefully chosen each of the hotels and restaurants to enjoy an unforgettable stay!
Our trained staff throughout the organization of your personalized and luxury tour will help you choose the best hotels

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Tour:CROSSING THE INCA TRAIL AND MACHU PICCHU 9D/8N

Duration: 9 Days /8 Nights

Location: Cusco

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Price from : $ 1270.00

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