DAY 01: CUSCO – CITY TOUR
A.M. Reception in Cusco, transfer to the HTL where you will have a traditional coca tea to help you to counteract some effects of the altitude of the city.
In the afternoon, City Tour in Cusco at approximately 13:30 hrs. We will pick up you at the hotel to start the tour in the majestic city of Cusco, which will include a visit to the Temple of Koricancha also known as “Temple of the Sun”, later we will go out of town where you are visiting the 4 ruins:
Sacsayhuaman, famous for its enormous carved stones and imperial types of buildings, and because at this place is held the Inti Raymi every year. Also we visit Qenko, an amphitheater where the Incas mummified their dead. The archaeological site of Tambomachay, a temple dedicated to the worship of water and the site of Puca Pucara. At the end, we will return to the city of Cusco.
At night 19:00 hrs. You can visit the Qosqo Native Art Center which is the First Group of Folk Music and Dances of Peru, where you can enjoy traditional dances, music and folklore of The Andean Culture (Optional).
Overnight at selected hotel in Cusco.
DAY 02: CUSCO – SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS TOUR
This day we will visit the “Sacred Valley of the Incas” The tour starts at 09:00 AM in the morning, you will be picked up from the hotel to go to Pisac, where we will visit the famous market of crafts as well as the archaeological site of Pisac with picturesque terraces on the mountains, after which we head to Urubamba where we can enjoy a buffet lunch with a variety of typical Peruvian dishes (optional lunch buffet, check price).
Then we’ll visit the fortress of Ollantaytambo, it would have been a Tambo or accommodation in the Incas time. It was named in honor of the Chief Ollanta, famous for his affair with an Inca princess, daughter of Pachacutec Inca. Ollantaytambo is the only city of the Incas in Peru which is still inhabited. After the tour in Ollantaytambo you will go to the train station to take the train to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town), where the staff is waiting for you to take you to the hotel.
Overnight at selected hotel in Aguas Calientes.
DAY 03: TOUR TO THE WONDER OF MACHU PICCHU- CUSCO
This day you have the option to wake up very early and take the first bus to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu (05:30 AM) to see the marvelous sunrise in Machu Picchu or if you prefer you can go there later. Once in Machu Picchu we have the guided tour for about more than two hours, visiting the main venues of the city with our guide, places like the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows, cemeteries and more, completed the tour you’ll have free time to visit Machu Picchu on your own.
At an appropriate time we descend from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes where you can have lunch in one of the many restaurants and optionally visit the hot springs baths of Aguas Calientes. In the afternoon you will take the train back to Ollantaytambo, where our staff will be waiting to take you to your hotel in Cusco.
Overnight at selected hotel in Cusco.
DAY 04: CUSCO – FREE DAY IN THE CITY
This day we will pick up you at 10:30 and the gastronomic tour will begin with a visit to the local market San Pedro, where you can do a tour with our guide and learn about some Andean products, in this place we’ll buy all the ingredients to make the dishes.
Then we’ll go to our kitchen to cook delicious Peruvian dishes following the procedures of a Peruvian chef, who will teach you to cook step by step. You can cook some Peruvian dishes between causa limeña, quinoa soup, papa a la huancaina, stuffed hot pepper, aji de gallina, lomo saltado, and even ceviche, a starter and a main course will be made according to the daily menu set in advance. You can make your own entrance and main course, as well as a traditional dessert, the chocotejas arequipeñas. And it could not miss the national drink of Peru, the exquisite Pisco sour, you’ll learn to make your own pisco sour. Finally you can sit and enjoy your own creating food like in a restaurant. It’ll be a complete and unique dining experience.
In the afternoon you will have free time in the city to make activities by your own, you can visit museums, do shooping or whatever you want.
DAY 05: CUSCO – RETURN TO LIMA
At appropriate time, we’ll pick up you from the hotel and transfer to the airport to take the flight back to Lima.
COST OF CLASSIC CUSCO AND COOKING CLASSES 5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS
OPTION 1: (Hotels 2 **)
- $ 510.00 USD PRICE PER PERSON
OPTION 2: (Hotels 3 ***)
- $ 550.00 USD PRICE PER PERSON
- Transfer In & Tranfer Out (Airport/Hotel/Airport).
- Guide, transport and Entrances to: Koricancha, Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, Puca Pucara, Tambomachay.
- Guide, transport and entrances to: archaeological site of Pisac, Ollantaytambo Fortress.
- General tourist ticket to use in the free day for museums, close attractions, etc.
- Round trip transport from Hotel in Cusco to Ollantaytambo station/ Hotel in Cusco.
- Round trip train ticket from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes / Ollantaytambo.
- Guide and entrance to Machu Picchu.
- Round trip bus Aguas Calientes/ Machu Picchu / Aguas Calientes.
- 3 nights hotel in Cusco.
- 1night hotel in Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town).
- 4 buffet breakfast.
- Tips, snacks, food not specified in the inclusions.
- Optional buffet lunch Sacred Valley $ 20.00 USD (on request).
- Optional buffet lunch Machu Picchu $ 27.00 USD (on request).
- Flight Lima – Cusco – Lima (optional extra cost of $ 220.00 USD).
- Entrance to Huayna Picchu Mountain ($ 15 USD optional).
PRICE PER PERSON
PRICE PER PERSON IN US DOLLARS
|TYPE OF TURIST||HOTEL 3*||HOTEL 2*||TOUR PROGRAM WITHOUT HOTEL|
|ADULT||USD 550.00||USD 510.00||USD 390.00|
|STUDENT||USD 530.00||USD 490.00||USD 360.00|
|CHILD||USD 505.00||USD 465.00||USD 325.00|
|PERUVIAN ADULT||USD 515.00||USD 475.00||USD 345.00|
|PERUVIAN STUDENT||USD 505.00||USD 465.00||USD 325.00|
|PERUVIAN CHILD||USD 460.00||USD 420.00||USD 300.00|
Note: – The cost of the package is based on double occupancy. You can check the rates for this tour with basic category hotels, 4 & 5 * Hotels.
The package cost includes all excursions in “shared service”. You can also check the rates for tours in EXCLUSIVE OR PRIVATE SERVICE.
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2 STARS (Superior) HOTELS IN CUSCO:
- Garcilaso Hotel
- Emperador Plaza Hotel
- Antawasi Hotel
- Don Bosco Hotel
- Cusco Plaza Hotel
- Fray Bartolome Hotel
- El Puma Hotel
3 STARS HOTELS IN CUSCO:
- Mamasara Hotel
- Sueños del Inka Hotel
- Siete Ventanas Hotel
- Amerinka Boutique Hotel
- San Fransisco Plaza Hotel
- Royal Inka Cusco Hotel
- San Agustín International Hotel