Visiting Machu Picchu is a Once in a Lifetime Experience. Pamper yourself, with this special tour. The itinerary of this tour was specifically designed to allow you to slowly adjust to the altitude, by going directly to the Sacred Valley after arriving in Cusco, which is at a much lower elevation than Cusco. A beautiful guided tour that travelers of all ages can enjoy. This fascinating journey to Peru, will take you from Lima to Cusco, then continue on to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. You will then visit the impressive Machu Picchu citadel, before returning to the city of Cusco a few days later. During the tour you will stay at the most beautiful hotels with private transportation and the best knowledgeable and professional guides that will escort you during your whole tour. For detailed information please review our itineraries our contact us. Detailed Travel Itinerary with Amazing Andean Adventures .
After your International flight from Home you will arrive in Lima. Once you have finished with immigration, you can continue on to your hotel. This hotel is located at the airport, which makes it very convenient, after a long flight and arriving to Lima late in the evening. This hotel is very comfortable and although it is located at the airport, the rooms are very quiet and comfortable.
Overnight at Hotel Wyndham Costa del Sol-Ramada, Lima Airport
After a good night’s rest at your Lima hotel, you will take a morning flight to Cusco, at 11,023 ft. Capital of the Inca Empire. Here you’ll meet your guide for the rest of your tour. We will begin our journey to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Our first stop will be at the llama farm, here you will have the chance to admire the different species of South American Camelot such as Llamas, Alpacas, and Vicuñas. After which we will make a short stop at the Taray view point from where we will take pictures of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Along the way, your tour guide will take you past Inca terracing that climbs steep valleys into Pisaq another amazing Inca City. After our visit to the archeological site, we will have time to explore the traditional and colorful Market of Pisaq, one of the best textile markets in the Andes. There, you’ll be able to look for souvenirs and learn about the local culture, lunch here and then we have a beautiful ride along the Sacred Valley, arriving to the town of Urubamba, where you will spend the night.
Overnight at Tambo Del Inka Hotel, or similar.
After breakfast at the Hotel, the tour will start by visiting the archeological site of Ollantaytambo. A Beautiful Inca town with original water channels and an impressive sacred site, built over the hill with giant pink granite stones and Inca farming terraces. Then we will go to the Salt Mines, known as Las Salineras, where you will find a spring of salt water that has been trapped in the mountains for many centuries. Here we will see more than 5,000 pools, filled with salt water. And finally we will continue the tour towards the Inca farming terraces of Moray. Once we arrive in Moray, we will visit “the Inca agricultural greenhouse or laboratory”, consisting of many round platforms in the style of an amphitheater. With a depth of 150 meters, the overlapping concentric circular stone rings widen as they rise. It was an experimental place to study the adaptation of plants to new ecosystems. After which, we will return to your hotel.
Overnight Tambo del Inca hotel or similar
Morning transfer from your hotel to the train station, where you will take the luxury Hiram Bingham train to the Machu Picchu town (Aguas Calientes) at 7000 ft.
The scenery during the ride down the Urubamba Valley changes from mountain vegetation to cloud forest. Arrival at the train station after 3 hours, check in to the Hotel and then after which we will take a half hour bus ride that will bring you to the mountain citadel of Machu Picchu (8,040 ft.). Once here, your Guide will give you an afternoon guided tour at the Citadel, then you will return to Aguas Calientes town by bus at a time of your choice.
Overnight Inkaterra Hotel or similar.
On our second day at Machu Picchu you will have the option of a relaxing morning with a visit to the Hot Springs located in the town, or the opportunity to climb to the famous Huayna Picchu peak or the Sacred Machu Picchu peak for a great view of the entire Inca City, or the optional hike to the Sun Gate and the Inca suspension bridge at Machu Picchu. Lunch at the town of Aguas Calientes before the train ride back to Ollantaytambo, where our driver will be waiting for us and bring us back to Cusco.
Overnight at JW Marriott Hotel or similar.
This tour will begin at 8:00 a.m., where your Guide and private transportation will pick you up from the lobby of your Hotel and take you on a magical excursion to some of Cusco’s famed highlights. Beginning with the national park of Sacsayhuaman, our first stop will be the water temple of Tambomachay, then Qenqo with its subterranean altars, followed by Sacsayhuaman, a magnificent Inca fortress with giant stones overlooking the city of Cusco. After Sacsayhuaman, a visit to the local market, San Pedro, with fresh fruits and vegetables, where the locals do their daily shopping and enjoy the local cuisine. Our next stop will be at ‘Koricancha’ or Inca Temple of the Sun, located beneath the Santo Domingo church and convent. And finally, we will visit the basilica cathedral of Cusco, a very impressive colonial church built in the 16 hundreds by the Spanish, with many impressive colonial paintings. Then you will return to your Hotel.
Overnight at JW Marriott Hotel, or similar.
After breakfast, depending on the time of your international flight, we will transfer you to the Cusco airport for your flight to Lima. From there you will take your international flight home.
End of this Amazing Andean Adventure.
Price $ 3150 Us Dollars per Person
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We were recommended this company by our neighbor. Ruben/Juan was great with questions and provided a lot of valuable information as I was planning parts on my own instead using a set tour, partially due to wanting to climb one of the optional peaks which you need to book months in advance. We then hit a snag with my wife’s passport and Ruben happily rearranged the tour for us even though we gave last minute notice.
Our tour guide Wagner met us where the bus dropped us of (can be arranged to pick up from your hotel as well), and we spent the next two hours learning a lot about the history of the site and he took us away from the crowds, and accommodated our photos requests. After we hung around and explored on our own until it was time to leave….
FANTASTIC!!! From start to finish! Amazing Andean Adventures was in charge for our entire 8 day trip to Peru. Every detail and pick up was perfect. Every driver and guide was great! Thank you Kivin and Joaquin for finding my camera!
There was one special guide that we will never forget. Dany met us at our hotel in Agnes Calientes and was very patient as our train was late arriving. His knowledge of the history and culture of the Incans made the tour of Machu Picchu come alive! We were fortunate to have Dany for two days, always upbeat, helpful, fun, and competent. The Cusco City Tour was also amazing with the continuing history making us feel like we were actually there in the time of the Inca rule. Magical…
We traveled to Cusco this December with a three day private tour planned with Danny. My mom had done a similar tour with Danny and recommended him/amazing andean adventures to us! Our three day adventure was pretty much perfect; danny was always early to meet us, super friendly, with great english and tons of knowledge to share about the ruins and inca historical sites we visited. He even made the rain clear up so we could get a perfect view of machu picchu after our hike. On day one we went from our hotel to various destinations in sacred valley, which I worked with the company to plan so that we would hit all the spots I wanted to. They were helpful and accommodating in building a highly individualized itinerary…
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