Machu Picchu Cusco 3 days: Package designed for customers who do not have much time and want to know the Inca city of Machu Picchu. A train from Cusco to visit one of the 7 Wonders of the World “Machu Picchu”. We arrive at the station of Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu village), where our staff will assist us on boarding the bus to go up the winding road to a spectacular view of the Urubamba River that shapes the famous canyon. The Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, will astonish us with its terraces, stairways, ceremonial rooms and urban areas. The energy emanating from all over the place. After a guided tour, we will have time to explore the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. At the arranged time, we return by bus and will be transferred to the city of Cusco.
- AVAILABILITY: Every day from Cusco to Machu Picchu
- Tour length: 3 days / 2 nights
- FREQUENCY: All year
- Groups: minimum 2 pax and maximum 12 pax (personal service / private)
TRAVEL ITINERARY OF PERU:
Machu Picchu Cusco 3 days / 2 nights
Tours 1st day:
CITY TOUR CUSCO – 2-7 p.m.
We will meet at the office or in the hotel 1:40 pm and then go on our tourist transportation to the archaeological sites:
- Koricancha (Temple of the Sun)
Tours 2nd day:
TOURS TO MACHU PICCHU 4 a.m. – 10 p.m.
4:00 a.m. transfer from your hotel to board the tourist shuttle to take us to the town of Ollantaytambo trip lasts two hours, snowy mountains in the distance, traditional villages and the characteristic landscape of the Sacred Valley with its river can be seen Vilcanota and fertile valleys.
The tourist train from Ollantaytambo addressed and travels 40 minutes arriving to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu village), the transfer or guide awaits and then boarded the bus to take him 20 minutes to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu where you will have 2 hours guided in the main sectors of Machu Picchu tour and then have free time until 4 pm in the Inca citadel according to its criterion can take pictures or just explore Machu Picchu and loaded with positive energies closes.
The estimated time to board the bus to go down to the town of Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu village) and submitted to the train station that will bring it back to Ollantaytambo and transfer by bus to Cusco arriving approx. in 4 hours.
Tours Day 3:
Cusco – Return to their place of origin
A time transfer to the airport of Cusco.
It included in Machu Picchu Cusco 3 days:
- Airport transfer in / out – Cusco
- Transfer from the hotel to the tours
- Tourist transport in Cusco city tour
- Professional bilingual guide
- Entrance to the complex and Koricancha Cusco City tour
- Transfer to Ollantaytambo round trip
- Tourist train from Ollantaytambo round trip
- Bus up and down to Machu Picchu
- Entrance to the ruins of Machu Picchu
- 02 hours led to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu tour
- Permanent assistance on their trips
- 02 nights hotel or hostel in Cusco according to application
Not included in Machu Picchu Cusco 3 days:
- Tips for your trip
- Extra expenses that are not in the contract of trip
TOURIST INFORMATION MACHU PICCHU CUSCO PERU:
Koricancha in Cusco:
The name means place of gold this set is located in Qosqo Wanka (pile of stones), religious place of Killki. In the Quechua time was dedicated to the worship of the sun and different deities of Tahuantinsuyo, this archaeological complex was the most important “Hurin Qosqo” is built with fine stone structures on which is built the Convent of Santo Domingo.
Archeological Site of Sacsayhuaman:
2 km northeast of the city of Cusco (10 minutes by car) .Visitas: LD and holidays 7:00 to 18:00.. The complex covers 33 archaeological sites, of which the best known is the fortress of Sacsayhuaman. This would have been really a religious structure, but for its location and style was considered by the Spanish chroniclers as a military building. There might have been located the most important temple of Hanan Qosqo or Cusco de Arriba, devoted to the Andean cosmology, the veneration of the Inti (sun), Quilla (Moon), Chaska (stars), Illapa (Ray) and other deities. It is described as massive for the size of its stones, some of which weigh between 90 and 128 tonnes. Every June 24 is the scene of the Inti Raymi or Festival of the Sun in Cusco.
Qenqo Archaeological Complex:
A 3 km. Northwest of the city of Cusco (15 minutes by car). Visits: LD and holidays 7:00 to 18:00. Dates from the year 1500 A Visit This Link.D. Kenko or “labyrinth” is considered an Inca sacred place where ceremonies to honor the sun, moon and stars officiated.
Archaeological complex Pucapucara:
A 7 km. Northeast of the city of Cusco (30 minutes by car and 2 hours on foot). The resort has several grounds, interior squares, aqueducts, watchtowers and roads; It would have served as tambo or place of rest and accommodation. By all accounts, each time the Inca visited Tambomachay, he was accompanied by a large delegation that was staying at Pukapukara. For its fortified appearance denominate strength.
Archeological Complex Tambomachay:
7.5 km. Northwest of the city of Cusco (35 minutes by car). Tambomachay had an important religious function linked to water and land regeneration. It is estimated that was built around 1500 AD, in close connection with Pukapukara. The place has an approximate area of half a hectare and the material used for its construction was the limestone polygonal style gear.
Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu:
A 110 km. Northwest of Cusco (4 hours by train) to reach the town of Machu Picchu (Aguas Calientes), where you roam 8 Km. More to the citadel (20 minutes by bus). Machu Picchu is an impressive Inca citadel located on a mountain. His name translated into Spanish means “Old Mountain”.
It has also been called “the Lost City of the Incas”, it was a mystery until it was discovered by Hiram Bingham in 1911.
The construction of the Inca citadel dates from the fifteenth century and is attributed to the Inca Pachacutec. The archaeological site is divided into two sectors covering about 20 hectares. The agricultural terraces built on the slopes of the mountains, reaching up to 4 meters high. The urban sector consists of several buildings and plazas, among which are the Temple of the Sun, the Intihuatana or solar observatory, the Temple of the Three Windows, the Main Temple and the Condor Sector. Also, there is an impressive monolith carved, 3 meters high and 7 meters of base, known as the Sacred Rock. To build the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu stone blocks extracted from the surrounding areas were used. The finish of the walls presents different qualities and techniques. One of the best achieved walls is the central wall of the Main Temple, in which the blocks fit perfectly.
The Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary is not only invaluable archaeologically, but it is also associated with rich fauna and flora. In 1983 it was declared Cultural and Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO.