Hiram Bingham to Machu Picchu
Considered the first tourist city of Peru and capital of the Inca Empire, it still has Inca palaces, colonial temples, the Koricancha, the Archeological Park of Sacsayhuaman, The “baths of the Ñusta” Tambomachay, interesting places for a beautiful excursion. This fascinating trip continues to visit the beautiful Sacred Valley of the Incas, the market of Pisac, first stop, opportunity to appreciate the “barter” commercial exchange of products of the Inca period, which even the local population retains, then enjoy the lunch in the Orihuela farm, which keeps in its interiors very interesting valuable pieces, such as paintings, Inca pottery, etc. continue to the ruins of Ollanta, appreciate part of the Inca architecture, finally the impressive legacy of the Incas Machu Picchu (2400 masl), part of the Inca culture. Travel in the luxury train Hiram Bingham (3 ½ hours), on the way we will appreciate the beginning of the Inca trail, terraces of the Inca time in the journey, chain of snowy mountains, such as Salkantay, Veronica, which make the mornings be cold, fresh and pleasant. Obviously the staff of Antara Travel Agency, prior to the trip will inform you in detail and adequately, so that your trip is pleasant and enjoyable.
Lima – Cusco
Day 01.- Flight from Lima to Cusco. The opportunity to appreciate the Inca culture.
Reception at the airport of Cusco city, transfer to chosen hotel; general information will be given by the Antara guide. Later, city tour of imperial city of Cusco with the guide, it begins at Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, the Sun Palace or Koricancha, visitors can see typical Inca streets; also, visit to ruins of Sacsayhuaman located in the high side of city, this place is ideal to take pictures, then the Quenco amphitheater, Puca Pucara, the “the bath of Ñusta”, Tambomachay. Return to hotel.
Cusco – Sacred Valley of the Incas
Day 02.- Get ready for a remarkable experience.
After breakfast the guide will go to your hotel for Sacred Valley of the Incas trip, it begins with a lovely experience, in route to Pisac we will visit the Handicraft center Awanachancha, see the camelids like llama, alpaca, vicuña animal of fine wool, and the guanaco. After, we will go to handicraft market of Pisac, where locals keep an Inca commercial system called “barter” it is interchange of product by product. Then a delicious rural lunch, in the country estate house “Orihuela”, where there are some inca pieces and paintings of the School Cusquean, finally, we will visit the Inca town Ollantaytambo, where the streets and houses of Inca style are preserved. Return to hotel.
Cusco – Machu Picchu – Cusco
Day 03.- This is, without a doubt, the opportunity to appreciate the Inca architecture in all its splendor.
After the breakfast. You will go to train station and the Antara guide will give you information about the tour before boarding the train to Machu Picchu citadel. On the road we will see the snow mountains, the begin of Inca Trail, Inca terraces that were used for agriculture; finally, we arrive to Aguas Calientes. We will realize the change of climate; the guide will carry you to the bus to climb the ruins. We will visit the “the Lost City of the Incas” the opportunity to take lot of pictures, then the lunch included and train back to Cusco city.
Cusco – Lima
Day 04.- The Antara Guide will be at the given time to accompany you at the airport for to take your domestic flight.
- Transfers in / out in Cusco.
- Modern and exclusive vehicle for full service.
- Cuso, assistance and transfer to the Monasterio hotel.
- 03 nights Monasterio hotel in Cusco.
- City tour and Archaeological Ruins.
- Excursion to Sacred Valley.
- Train tickets round trip.
- Trip to Machu Picchu Hiram Bingham train.
- Bus tickets and tickets to Machu Picchu.
- Tour guide.
- Small backpack.
- Passport original.
- Money small denomination.
- Sun clothes, cold clothes.
- Sun glasses.
- Jacket or poncho for the rain.
- Hiking shoes.
- Sun cap.
- Mineral water.
- Mosquito repellent.
- Camera and / or camcorder.
Does not Include:
- Feeding not described.
- Additional drinks
- Air tickets.
- Air taxes.