DAY 01: Cusco – City tour
In the morning we will welcome you at the airport of Cusco, and transfer to your hotel, where you can have a traditional coca tea to help you to counteract some effects of the altitude of the city.
In the afternoon we will have the program “Cusco City Tour”, at approximately 13:30 hrs. we pick you up from the hotel to make the tour in the majestic city of Cusco which includes the visit to the Temple of Coricancha also known as “Golden Temple or Temple of the Sun” it was the most important temple for the Inca empire on which it was built the Convent of Santo Domingo, later you’ll visit the 4 ruins close to Cusco:
The archaeological site of Sacsayhuaman, famous for its megalithic constructions, and because at this place is held the “Inti Raymi or Festival of the Sun” every year. Also you’ll visit Kenko, an amphitheater where it is believed that the Incas mummified their dead, then the archaeological site of Tambomachay, a temple dedicated to the worship of water and the site of Puca Pucara. At the end you’ll return to the city of Cusco.
Overnight at hotel in Cusco.
Day 02: Cusco – Travel to Machu Picchu – Cusco.
This day you will wake up very early to go to the train station in Ollantaytambo in our tourist transport (1 hour and 30 minute ride), once there you will board the train to take you to the town of Aguas Calientes (about 2 hours. trip by train), once in the village; You’ll take the bus to get to the citadel of Machu Picchu where our professional tour guide will show you the most important places of Machu Picchu. Visit places like the Inti Watana, the Temple of the Condor, the sacred rock, squares, royal mausoleums and others. Finished the guided tour you will have enough free time to visit Machu Picchu on your own and take pictures. Finally we return by bus to Aguas Calientes and later in the afternoon take the train back to Ollantaytambo, where our transportation will be waiting to take you to the city of Cusco and then transfer to hotel.
Overnight at selected hotel in Cusco.
DAY 03. Travel by bus from Cusco to Puno visiting “Raqchi”.
After a good breakfast, we will take you from the hotel to the bus station where you will board the tourist bus to go to Puno on a journey of 9 hours approximately, during the trip you’ll have several stops to visit with the accredited guide places of interest in the southern corridor of the plateau, you’ll visit Andahuaylillas or the Sistine Chapel of America, the Inca temple of Raqchi known as the temple of the Viracocha god, after this you’ll have buffet lunch included in Sicuani Village, where you can taste the Peruvian gastronomy, then we continue the tour arriving to the passage of The Raya at 4335 (meters above sea level), after that we’ll continue to the Inca – Aymara museum of Pukara. Each visit lasts 20 to 40 minutes, where you can ask questions, take photos and walk a little.
Once in Puno our staff will be waiting to take you to your hotel.
Overnight at hotel in Puno.
DAY 04: Puno – Uros Island Excursion – Sillustani
After having breakfast in the hotel you will be transferred to the port of Puno (Titicaca Lake) where you’ll take the boat for the visit to “the floating islands of the Uros” which becomes in one of the most important attraction of Puno city. Uros is an ancient village in the middle of an island of reeds, their language is Aymara and the people maintain the tradition of artisanal fishing, hunting of wild birds and collecting duck eggs, the men of the island are skillful builders and drivers of reeds rafts and women are expert weavers.
During the afternoon you’ll visit SILLUSTANI a high plateau which is over 30 kilometers north of Puno, is one of the largest cemeteries in the world, surrounded by a landscape of stunning beauty, which seems to be summed up in the calm waters of the Umayo lagoon. In the archaeological complex of Sillustani highlight its giant “CHULLPAS” (species of stone towers) that would have been built by Collas and Incas, to bury their dead, they would be the tombs of nobles Collas, eternal abode of the children of the sun, their architectural features are similar to the temple of the Sun or Koricancha in Cusco.
Many of the Chullpas are 12 meters tall and have a larger diameter at the top than at the base, a challenge to the laws of gravity and balance, a detail that makes them unique on the continent.
Overnight at hotel in Puno.
DAY 5: Puno – Airport of Juliaca – Return to Lima
In the morning we will go for you to the hotel to take you to the airport in Juliaca, Puno, where you can take the flight back to Lima.
End of services.
- 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.
- Tourist Bus from Cusco to Puno (bus, guide, buffet lunch included) and entrance ticket to: Raqchi, Andahuayllillas Chapel and Pucara Museum.
- Guide, boat transportation and entrances for the tour to the island of Uros at Titicaca lake.
- Guide, transport and entrances for Sillustani tour.
- 2 Nights hotel in Cusco.
- 2 Nights Hotel in Puno.
- 1 buffet lunch in Sicuani (Tour Cusco – Puno).
- 4 buffet breakfasts
- Tips, snacks, food not specified in the inclusions.
- Optional buffet lunch Machu Picchu $ 27.00 USD (on request).
- Flights Lima – Cusco / Juliaca – Lima (optional extra cost of $ 250.00 USD).
- Entrance to the Huayna Picchu Mountain ($ 15.00 USD optional).
PRICE PER PERSON
COST OF TOUR CUSCO – MACHU PICCHU – PUNO AND TITICACA LAKE 5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS
OPTION 1: (Hotels 2 **)
$ 525.00 USD PRICE PER PERSON
OPTION 2: (Hotels 3 ***)
$ 565.00 USD PRICE PER PERSON
CUSCO – MACHU PICCHU – PUNO – LAGO TITICACA 5D / 4N
PRICE PER PERSON IN US DOLLARS
|TOURIST TYPE||HOTEL 3*||HOTEL 2*||TOUR PACKAGE WITHOUT HOTEL|
|ADULT||USD 565.00||USD 525.00||USD 389.00|
|STUDENT||USD 535.00||USD 495.00||USD 369.00|
|CHILD||USD 500.00||USD 460.00||USD 340.00|
|PERUVIAN ADULT||USD 516.00||USD 476.00||USD 356.00|
|PERUVIAN STUDENT||USD 506.00||USD 466.00||USD 346.00|
|PERUVIAN CHILD||USD 480.00||USD 440.00||USD 320.00|
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. For inquiries write to: email@example.com