Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
7 days / 6 nights
Arrive to Lima from overseas.
After the International flight from Home you will arrive in Lima, where our representative will be waiting for you and transfer you to your hotel. Stay overnight at Wyndham Hotel at the airport or Similar.
Day 2: Lima – Cusco – Free Day
Morning flight to Cusco, at11,023 ft. Capital of the Inca Empire. Here you’ll meet your guide for your Cusco tour at the Cusco airport pickup and be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to relax, and get use to the altitude, feel free to enjoy the charming city of Cusco and visit the suggested Museums.
Overnight at the Hotel Casa Andina Private Collection, or similar.
After breakfast at the Hotel, you will have a morning guided tour to visit the historic sites of Cusco, the colonial Cathedral and the impressive Santo Domingo Church. We will then transfer you to the nearby Archeological sites of Sacsayhuaman with its megalithic stone Walls; Qenqo, with its carved stone surfaces and subterranean altars; and the water temple Tambo Machay. Drive back to your hotel in Cusco.
Stay overnight at the Hotel Casa Andina Private Collection, or similar.
Day 4: Cusco – Sacred Valley of the Incas
This will be a long guided excursion journeying through the magnificent 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 us 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 explorer 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. The next stop is Ollantaytambo at 9,200 ft. This is a small town with impressive Inca remains.
Stay overnight at the Hotel Pakaritampu, or similar.
Day 5:Sacred Valley – 104 km.
Beginning of the One Day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
Wake up early for a morning train ride to the Km104, where the trek stars Along the way we will visit the Inca Ruins of Chacha Bamba after 4 hours of uphill the archeological side of Wiñay Wayna a beautiful Inca Palace, after lunch you will continue the trek for one hour to reach the famous Inti Punku (the Sun Gate), where you will be rewarded with the impressive view of the Magical Machu Picchu citadel, after an hour of walking down we will finally arrive to Machu Picchu, where we will take the bus ride to Aguas Calientes town.
Stay overnight in the town of Aguas Calientes, at El Mapi Hotel or similar.
Day 6:Machu Picchu – Cusco
On our second day at Machu Picchu we will have the opportunity to climb to the famous Wayna Picchu peak or the Sacred Machu Picchu peak for a perfect view of the entire Inca City, Lunch at the town of Aguas Calientes before the train ride back to the Sacred Valley and Cusco. Overnight stay at Casa Andina, Private Collection or Similar.
Day 7:Cusco – Lima – Home
After a Delicious breakfast you will be transferred to the Airport in Cusco where you will take your flight to Lima, and Home.
End of this Amazing Andean Adventure.