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Start Package 4 cusco adventure with 2 days Incatrail, sacred valley, rafting, mountain bike
Start Package 4 cusco adventure with 2 days Incatrail, sacred valley, rafting, mountain bike
7 days
Difficulty: 1
  COD: PE-116
Category: Start Packages



7 days/6 nights

Cusco adventure with 2 Days Incatrail

 
Cusco lays claim to be the oldest continuously inhabited city in the Americas.

It was the religious and administrative capital of the far-flung Inca Empire, and the equivalent of Mecca for the Inca's subjects; every person of importance throughout the empire tried to visit Cusco once in his lifetime. Most travellers usually end up seduced with this vibrant city and stay longer than first planned. The first thing that hits the newly arrived visitor to Cusco are the Inca walls, normous granite blocks carved to fit together perfectly without the aid of mortar beds. Many of the walls were simply built upon during the construction of a new Spanish city. It’s a tribute to the Incas that their anti seismic design has survived the test of time while the Spanish colonial architecture has been rebuilt several times following a wave of earthquakes that have hit the city.

Located at an altitude of 3.360m above sea level, Cusco was referred as the 'Navel of the World'.  This is an ideal opportunity to see the highlights Cusco has to offer, such as a tour of the city the nearby Inca Ruins of Sacsayhuaman, Qenko, Pucapucara and Tambomachay,visit these places also by horse ! One of our most popular trips in the region for those looking to combine the cultural highlights of the Sacred Valley with the challenge of one of the world’s best known hikes. The four-day Inca Trail trek will reward you with a stunning combination of the region’s ruins, mountainscapes and cloud forests. Because we run our own treks. we can ensure the quality of food and equipment so that you’re free to enjoy the beauty of the region.
 
What is included?
 
* All bus transport, all hotels, and all the tours as written in the program
* All the transfers
* All  the hotels/ hostals are based on double room with private bathroom including breakfast
* 2 days trekking Incatrail or alternative trekking
* entree fees 
 
Not included?
* Food out of the incatrail
* flights

 

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Day 1 : arrive in cusco Day 1 : arrive in cusco

Arrive Cuzco at any time by bus or plane. check into our hotel and enjoy the city. A Peru planet person wil give you your briefing at the hotel
Relax and explore this fascinating city, and take time to acclimatize to the high altitude.
Cuzco’s numerous colonial churches are one of the city’s most common sights. The Cathedral was started in 1559 and took 100 years to build. Also worth visiting are the churches of La Compañía, La Merced and San Francisco.
There are several good museums in Cuzco, including the Archaeological Museum, which also houses a small art museum, the Regional History Museum and the Religious Art Museum. Our best advice for exploring Cuzco is to wear a comfortable pair of shoes, arm yourself with a city map and set off to explore! We give you already the cusco visitor ticket so you can explore the city.And a 1 h city tour in a wooden tram, like that you have a first vieuw of cusco
 
 
 
 
Included
Hotel / hostal Cusco
Transfer inn
Cusco visitor Ticket valid 130 sol
1 h tram rour Cusco  
Not included
We can arrange a city tour
other entree fees
Meals


Day 2 : Rafting in the urubamba river Day 2 : Rafting in the urubamba river

The transfer starts at  9,00 a.m. from your hotel or our office, we travel by bus during 02:30 hrs. From Cusco to Cusi House, where we will get ready with the required equipment .We will receive a briefing of our guide, necessary to make the rafting. Later we will enter the waters of the Vilcanota River during 02:30 hrs.

After our rafting trip we return to Cusi House. Where we will take our lunch and use the Sauna service and hot showers.

 

Included
*Transport  Cusco/Cusipata in  bus
*Rafting material: life vest, wetsuit,hel;et
*Professional guide
*Lunch
*safety boat
*service in Cusi house :Sauna/douche
*Hotel/ hostal in Cusco
Not included
Diner  


Day 3 : mountainbike tour to Maras - Moray Day 3 : mountainbike tour to Maras - Moray

We leave the city of Cusco around 9,00 a.m. in order to make a trip for 30 min by bus. Than we start our mountain bike tour, to Moray, where we will make the guided visit to the ruins. Later we continue towards the saltpans of Maras ,where we will appreciate the saltpans in the mountain , we will driving down to the local village of Urubamba, where we will take our bus to return to Cusco, arriving at 4,00 p.m.

It includes:
* Transport Roundtrip
* Bicycle equipment , gloves, helmet.
* The entrance
* Service of a guide
* Lunch box
* Hotel/ Hostal in Cusco
 
If you dont like mountainbike / you can chand this in a tour in group by bus to visit Maras/moray + Chinchero


Day 4 Sacred valley of the Incas and Ollantaytambo Day 4 Sacred valley of the Incas and Ollantaytambo

After breakfast we pick you up from your hotel and you travel with our local guide through the Sacred Valley of the Incas. You leave the most of your lugage in Cusco and just leave zith stuff for 4 nights. An important source of food for the Inca, the Sacred Valley is a lush agricultural region that continues to supply the city of Cuzco with much of its produce. Visit the impressive Pisac ruins and the colourful artisan market (market days only). The day trip finishes in the picturesque village of Ollantaytambo, site of another large Inca ruin. Here we catch our breath and prepare for the hike ahead.

The town and fortress of Ollantaytambo are strategically situated overlooking the beautiful Urubamba River Valley. It is admired for its huge steep terraces guarding the Inca Fortress and for being one of the few places where the Spanish lost a major battle during the conquest. We spend the night in this small town before heading out for the start of the hike the next morning.Like this you dont have to wake up te early the next day.

 
 
Included
Hotel / hostal in ollantaytambo or sacred valley
Sacred valley tour in Semi private / very smal group
Entree fee
Lunch buffet in Urubamba
Not included
Diner and drinks


Day 5 Inca Trail 2 days  to Machu Picchu (Wi˝aywayna-Aqua calientes ) Day 5 Inca Trail 2 days to Machu Picchu (Wi˝aywayna-Aqua calientes )

We pick you up at your hotel in sacred valley or you walk to the railway station in Ollantaytambo, to board the train that will take us to the Km. 104 on the Cusco – Machu Picchu Railway (at this point we will start our trek). We will reach Km. 104 around 10:00 am. On this point we get off the train and start our journey crossing the Willkamayu River (Urubamba River) using a bridge (cable and wood made). We start the trek visiting the famous Inka site of Chachabamba, a beautiful place with nice rooms and walls. After having a proper introduction of Inca History, we will climb up a trail of roughly 8 km.(3 hours), and afterwards we will reach the archaeological site of Wiñaywayna (2650 m), second only to Machupicchu in beauty. This fantastic site is a perfect example of Inca terrace farming, and it was probably an experimental laboratory for agricultural purposes in Inca times. The name Wiñaywayna comes from a name given to a beautiful orquid typical in the zone, and it means FOREVER YOUNG. Later on we will continue our trek, crossing the cloud forest though a narrow path till we reach the Inti Punku (Sun Gate). At this spot you will have a great view of the most beautiful Inca Citadel of Peru, “Machu Picchu”. This is indeed a special point where most of the hikers gather to get the best photo of this sacred city. Afterwards we will descend towards Machu Picchu, and will go down to Aguas Calientes by bus, where we will spend the night at the designated hostel. On this evening hiker got the option of visiting and relax at the hot springs located at the upper section of valley or just walk around the streets of this charming village


Day 6 Incatrail 2 days Machu picchu - Cusco Day 6 Incatrail 2 days Machu picchu - Cusco

We get up early and after breakfast we will take one of the first busses that will take us up to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu (25 min). Once there, our guide will show us the most important sectors of this great Inca City, such as the great Inti watana, the Sun Temple, the urban sector, the agricultural sector among others, and will provide an explanation. This guided tour will last approximately 2 hours, and afterwards we will have free time to explore the ruins on your own or just relax. By 1:00 pm. We suggest taking the bus down to Aguas Calientes. Busses are leaving when they are full. In Aguas Calientes you may have lunch and then take the train back to Ollantaytambo or Poroy. The train ride will last about 3 hours, so you will arrive in Cusco after nightfall. Transfer to your hotel in cusco

Included
Incatrail 2 days
Hotel in Cusco
Not included
Lunch and diner
Entree hot springs  


Day 7 Transfer out Cusco Day 7 Transfer out Cusco

At the moment that you prefere we can arrange the transfer out to airport or busterminal  
Included
Transfer
Not included
extra night Hotel in Cusco
other excursion
Train or bustickets
Flight out


This is just an example you always can extend your stayExtending posibilitys


* Jungle extencion 3 or 4 days Puerto maldonado or Manu jungle
* bustickets or train to Puno and extencion of a Puno block
* Flight tickets to Lima or Puerto maldonado 



How to reserve

This total packet with transport /tours/ and hotel or hostals to your choice

Based on 2 persons in a double room with private including breakfasts

There’s an extra charge for single room !
 
Our office is in Cusco so you always have direct support.

 

This program is just an example, we can make programs to your needs!!

  

We ask 40 % deposit for reservation and the next 60% / 5 weeks before departure or at our office in cusco in cash usd
Reserve thru the booking form at this page

 

Insurency
It’s obligated to have your own travel insurance
 
Cancellation
Cancellations till 56 days before departure cost 15% of the total amount. Cancellation between 56 and 42 days before departure cost 30% of the total amount, from 42 to 28 days before departure  50%, from 28 to 14 days before departure 75% and from 14 or less before departure, you have to pay the total amount.
The incatrail and peru rail  part never have refund
Its better to take an insurgency for cancellation as well!.


   
 
     

 

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