Special Package 09D/08N Lima – City tour and Sacred Valley in Cusco 1Day White Water Rafting - 4 Days INCA TRAIL to Machu Picchu
Cost of package per person US$ 1,280.0 (Machu Picchu with Back packer train service)
Cost of package per person US$ 1,365.0 (Machu Picchu with Vista dome train service)
Day01: Reception at the airport and transfer to your mentioned hotel in Lima.- Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to the selected hotel in Lima. Hotel Melodia www.hotelmelodia.com free time to explore by yourself. (Accommodation Double or Matrimonial Room)
Day02: Arrival & City Tour in Cusco.- Upon your arrival at the airport you will be carried to the selected hotel of Apu Huascaran www.apuhuascaranperu.com Afternoon City tour for 3 hours through the beautiful Cusco city and its nearby ruins. The tour will show you the amazing colonial city built on the foundations of the Inca palaces. You will visit the Qoricancha or Temple of the Sun, where you can appreciate the incredible masonry of the Incas, The Plaza de Armas and The Cathedral with its carved woodworks, altars and paintings. Then you will be driven to The Inca fortress of Sacsayhuaman, to the underground cave and temple of Kenko and to Tambomachay, known as the Baths of the Inca. Afternoon, you will come back to Cusco and transfer back to your Hotel in Cusco.Meals included: Breakfast at the Hotel.
Day03: Full Day Sacred Valley tour Pisac – Urubamba, Ollantaytambo - Chincheros – Cusco.- Full day Sacred Valley excursion. 31 km (19 miles) far from Cusco is Pisac, at the entrance of the Sacred Valley. Visit the colorful market that on sundays, tuesdays and thursdays a craft fair took place where you can buy beautiful handicrafts and sourvenirs. The lunch will be served in a local restaurant. The tour continues towards Ollantaytambo, an archaeological site that the Incas built as a fort and includes a temple, agricultural terraces, and an urban area. There are two distinct sectors: Araqama Ayllu, the religious and worship zone, and Qosqo Ayllu, the residential area. Ollantaytambo was an important administrative center with probable military functions due to the walls and towers. There are also traces of ancient roads and aqueducts. The town of Ollantaytambo is called a Living-Inca-Town, since the inhabitants maintain very old practices and customs. On the way back to Cusco we will stop by the colorful village of Chinchero , where we will find the ruins of the Tupac Inca Yupanqui Royal House, we will appreciate its well preserve Inca wall in the main square and you will visit the beauty Colonial Temple with invaluable portraits, built over Inca Bases. Afternoon we will return to Cusco around 6:30 pm. Then transfer back to your mentioned Hotel Apu Huascaran www.apuhuascaranperu.com. Meals included: Breakfast and Buffet Lunch in Urubamba.
Day04: 4Days INCA TRAIL to Machupicchu Trek- Cusco Km 82 – Hayllabamba.- The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4 Day Trek At 06:00 am a spectacular early morning drive through the Sacred Valley takes us to our trailhead at Km. 82 Piskacucho After meeting our staff and porters you will set out, crossing a footbridge to hike a gentle two hours down the Urubamba canyon, and then visit imposing sculpted Inca farming terraces and the settlement of Llaqtapata on the banks of the Cusichaca side river. We then climb a short way up the Cusichaca valley to Huayllabamba, where we camp.
Meals included: Breakfast in your Hotel / Buffet Lunch /Buffet Dinner / Cold and Hot Drinks.( Accommodation every night in camping , double tents ) Maximum Altitude : 3300m/10857ft / Minimum Altitude : 2680m/8817ft / Distance Travelled : 12 Km Aprox. / Walking distance aprox: between 6 to 7 Hours.
Day05: INCA TRAIL- Hayllabamba – Dead Woman`s Pass – Pacaymayo.- After our delicious breakfast, we will climb the steep-sided Llullucha valley past a rushing stream and through enchanting subtropical woodland. Crossing the rim of a small plateau, we find ourselves in the puna, the treeless grasslands of the high Andes. The trail traverses an open slope opposite mighty mountain crags as we ascend to the first and highest pass, Warmiwañusca (4,200m). Here we encounter spectacular views of the trail ahead to the second pass, and look back to the sweeping snowpeaks Huayanay and valleys we then follow the trail to the floor of the Pacaymayo valley, where we camp for the night.
Meals included: Buffet breakfast / Buffet Lunch /Buffet Dinner / Cold and Hot Drinks.( Accommodation every night in camping , double tents ) Maximum Altitude : 4200m/13,800ft / Minimum Altitude : 3000mm/9870ft / Distance Travelled : 16 Km Aprox. / Walking distance aprox: between 7 to 8 Hours.
Day06: INCA TRAIL- Pacaymayo – Runcuracay – Phuyu Patamarca & Wiñaywayna. This morning After our delicious breakfast, we will pick up an Inca stairway and ascend again past the small Inca site of Runkuracay. As we reach the second pass, the landscape opens onto spectacular new views to the snowpeaks of the Pumasillo range. We descend to the ruins of Sayacmarca (Inaccessible Town), an intricate labyrinth of houses, plazas and water channels, perched precariously on a rocky spur overlooking the Aobamba valley. The Inca trail, now a massive buttressed structure of granite paving stones, continues along the steep upper fringes of the cloud forest through a colorful riot of orchids, bromeliads, mosses and ferns. At the third pass pinnacles topped with Inca viewing platforms overlook the archaeological complex of Phuyupatamarca (Cloud-level Town).Pausing to explore the maze of Inca stone towers, fountains and stairways that spills down the mountainside here, we begin a long descent through ever-changing layers of cloud forest. An Inca stairway partly cut from living granite leads us finally to our camp by the ruins of Wiñay Wayna (Forever Young), the largest and most exquisite of the Inca Trail sites.
Meals included: Buffet breakfast / Buffet Lunch /Buffet Dinner / Cold and Hot Drinks. (Accommodation every night in camping, double tents) Maximum Altitud : 3750m/12,337ft / Minimum Altitude : 2700mm/8883ft / Distance Travelled : 10 Km Aprox. / Walking distance aprox: between 5 to 6 Hours.
Day07: INCA TRAIL- Wiñayhuayna – Inti Punku – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes – Cusco.Early in the morning we will wake you up at 04:30 am for a fast breakfast, pack our belongings and be ready first at the line, (CAMPSITE`S DOOR WILL OPEN AT 05:30 AM ) The hike takes us an hour toward a gentle up walk through lush, humid cloud-forest of giant ferns and broad-leaf vegetation, well preserved stone road and stair with a wonderful views of the Valley of Torontoy. Suddenly after an hour we cross and arrive to the stone threshold of Intipunku (Sun`s Gate) first great view of the whole city and forested peaks framing the magical city of Machu Picchu….We complete the final leg down the royal Inca road past outlying shrines and buildings and into the heart of Machu Picchu, where we spend the rest of the morning with a guided tour of the highlights and some individual exploring among Machu Picchu's multitude of hidden rocks and corners; after your guided visit in this sanctuary later on you will have a free time for picture or exploration in your own.
In the afternoon between 1 to 2 pm you will take the bus down to the foot of the mountain to the small town of Aguas Calientes where we will have our last lunch at restaurant HOT SPRINGS , then at 4:45 pm we will board a train straight to Cusco station and from there a private transport back to Cusco arriving around 9:00pm / For all trekkers who want to climb to the Young Mountain Huayna Picchu, please try to coordinate to your tour guide to get your passes for it. Return to Cusco and transfer back to Hotel Apu Huascaran (Accommodation Matrimonial or Double room). Meals included: Breakfast / Lunch Except last dinner.
Day08: 1Day White Water Rafting. This morning , we will pass to pick you up from your Hotel at 8:45 am to take our private transport Cusco – Chuquicahuana which is more that 2 hours adrenaline experience in a with water rafting, with a private transport , complete equipment, guides and lunch included ( From 9:00 am until 5:30 pm ) Hotel Apu Huascaran (Accommodation Matrimonial or Double room). Meals included: Breakfast Lunch.
Day9.- After your delicious breakfast, transfer to the airport in Cusco (END OF PACKAGE)
Our package Includes:
- Transfer IN and OUT in Lima Airport – Hotel - Airport
- Flight Tickets Lima – Cusco - Lima
- 01 Night Lodging at Hotel Melodia in Lima 3***.
- Half Day City Tour in Cusco
- Entrance fees to the Cathedral and Qoricancha
- Big tourist ticket to visit City Tour / Sacred Valley and Museums
- Full Day tour to the Sacred Valley
- Buffet lunch in Urubamba ( Vegetarian Optional )
- 4D/3N INCA TRAIL to Machu Picchu ( Includes entrance fees to the Santuary )
- All the equipment on the Inca Trail except the Sleeping bag and Walking poles.
- Bus down Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes.
- Train return from Aguas Calientes to Cusco by Backpaker / Vistadome US$35.
- Meals on the INCA TRAIL.(Vegetarian Optional.)
- 1 Day White Water Rafting ( including everything )
- 04 Nights Lodging at Hotel in Cusco (Double / Matrimonial room) Single supplement US$15.
- English speaking guide in each archaeological site
- Transfer IN and OUT in Cusco.
Our Package Not Included:
- Taxes at the airport
- Extra Drinks and Mineral water
- Breakfast on Day 1 before the Inca Trail: will be provided in your Hotel in Cusco.
- Sleeping Bag for the Inca Trail ( Down sleeping bag US$20 for whole trip , minus 20 digress )
- Extra personal porter to the Inca Trail ( 18 Kilos US$120 / 9 Kilos US$60 cost for whole trip )
- Walking Poles ( A couple poles US$20 for whole trip )
- Entrance fee to the Hot Spring in Aguas Calientes ( S/10.0 Soles or US$4.0 )
- Dinner on the last day in Aguas Calientes
Important note: Due to the limit of permits to the Inca Trail, we suggest to book 4 to 5 months in advance if is too late; these packages can be organized with another alternative hikes such as Lares Velley Trek and Salkantay hike to Machu Picchu. Please just let us know.