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Maras Moray 2D/1N - Inca Trail 4D/3N

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  • This tour has been designed for
    travelers who loves the snowcapped
    mountain and the beautiful
    landscape where you will explore
    the village of Chinchero, where we
    will find the ruins of the Tupac
    Inca Yupanqui Royal House, Maras
    Moray and salt mines, Urubamba for
    buffet lunch & Ollantaytambo. The
    next following days, you will hike

Tour to Chinchero, Maras, Moray & Salt Mines - 2 Day Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu & Huayna Picchu, Pisac market & Ruins – City tour in Cusco 4D/3N


This tour has been designed for travelers who loves the snowcapped mountain and the beautiful landscape where you will explore the village of Chinchero, where we will find the ruins of the Tupac Inca Yupanqui Royal House, Maras Moray and salt mines, Urubamba for buffet lunch & Ollantaytambo.

This tour has been designed for travelers who loves the snowcapped mountain and the beautiful landscape where you will explore the village of Chinchero, where we will find the ruins of the Tupac Inca Yupanqui Royal House, Maras Moray and salt mines, Urubamba for buffet lunch & Ollantaytambo. The next following days, you will hike the 2 Day Inca Trail where you will caught the train from Ollantaytamnbo till Km 104 and you will get off the train by the river at an altitude of 2000m and hike up to about 2000m, you will explore Wiñay Wayna which is very impressive and then you will hike on an undulating trail, some parts of which is narrow sheer drops so caution is required. You will also visit the Sun Gate or Inti Punku (2,000m) from where you will have a real view of Machu Picchu and the you will walked down to the bus terminal and then, bus to Aguas calientes ( 2,400m ) where you will stay at one of the comfortable hotel. The next day, you will explore Machu Picchu and on the way back to Cusco, you will explore the lovely tour to the Sacred Valley-.


Important note: Due to the high demand and limit of entrances to 2 Day Inca Trail & Machu Picchu – Huayna Picchu, we strongly recommend you book in advance before sold out... There are only 400 entrances per day (Cost for entrance to Huayna Picchu & Machu Picchu Montaña US$ 65 each)

Day01: Cusco - Private tour to the terraces of Moray – Maras & Salt Mines – Urubamba for buffet lunch – Ollantaytambo Spend the night here ( Buffet lunch )

Upon your arrival to Cusco (Flight details: to be confirmed) our guide and representative will be waiting for you, holding an small board written your names and then, you will be transferred to our office to get further information about the trip and pay the remainder balance while you will be informed, our staff will served you COCA tea to avoid the altitude sickness. At the appropriate time, you start with this lovely tour to Maras Moray and salt Mines. You will visit first 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 and then you will continue with the tour to the Inca site of Moray. This is a fascinating, unique ruin; a fabulous amphitheater of terracing that was used as an agricultural experimental site by the Incas by taking advantage of the microclimates produced by the varying altitude to breed new varieties of their crops. We shall also visit the Village of Maras, and The salt pans which have made it famous. The salt pans are an unforgettable site-people from Maras have diverted a salt-laden spring coming out of the hillside, evaporating the water to collect salt, as their ancestors have done for centuries. We will walk among the salt pans; witnessing a scene largely unchanged from Inca times... The tour continues to 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. Afternoon, you will be drop off at the (Hotel Tunupa Lodge) (Hotel El Albergue) or Hotel Pakaritampu after check in, free time to explore on your own.

Day02: 2D/1N Inca Trail – Urubamba – Km104 – Aguas Calientes by INKA RAIL or Expedition service – Spend the night at the village of Aguas Calients (B)

After your breakfast, our tour guide will pick you up from your Hotel to transfer you to Ollantaytambo train Station for a train journey of just over one hour till kilometer 104 (starting point of our trek). As soon as we arrive to this point , we will cross a bridge to the check point and show your passports and student cards ( If is applicable ) then we will start a soft walk into the other side of the Vilcanota River the trail heads off to the right towards the ruins of Chachabamba. After a visit this impressive Inca ruins with buildings on stone, we`ll continue the trail road most of it on stone steps, heads south and begin climbing the mountain, great views around of the high jungle area and mountains, before entering the cloud forest. Then the trail leaves the forest and goes west while continuing the uphill hike in open grassland. After hiking in the sun for about three hours, the trail descends into a shaded forest. This is where trekkers can enjoy a beautiful waterfall. After leaving the waterfall and forest, trekkers will arrive at the lower part of the incredible ruins of Wiñay Huayna, steps to climb to reach the superior edifications described as temples. We will have plenty of time for a guided exploration sorted by our experienced guide and time to explore and pictures in our own. By the time we arrive to this complex it won’t be crowded, because most trekkers headed to the Sun gate and Machu Picchu. It is recommended that you start the trek with at least 2 liters of water. After lunch in Wiñay Huayna ruins we continue through a cloud forest full of bromeliads, orchids and fern trees. You will walk the last part of the original trail with amazing features stone steps and tambos, resting places, and climb the 60 steps before arriving to the Inti Punku or “Sun`s Gate”. From this point you will be able to contemplate and observe this marvelous place, last 45 minutes to be on front of this wonder, where you can feel an inner peace. Spend a short time for pictures and views then we prepare our mind for the next early morning, time to take a bus for 30 minutes to Aguas Calientes town. Hot springs pools are optional or just free time to chill out at this small village. Spend the night at one of this hotels: (La Cabaña) (Gringo Bill`s) ( Hatun Inti boutique) ( Casa Andina ) or El Mapi by Inka Terra. Or other similar one.

Day03: Private Guided tour to the WONDER of the world “Machu Picchu & Huayna Picchu” – Pisac (B)

This day, is one of the most important and interesting days during your whole trip, you will be picked up from your Hotel very early (BEFORE the BIRDS SING) our guide will meet you at your hotel between 4:30 to 5:00am to aboard the first touristic and shared bus to drop off you at the main door where you have to show your original PASSPORTS and ISIC Cards ( If applicable ) at the check point , and then try to be the first visitors inside of the wonder of the world Machu Picchu and the archaeological sites you will have complete guided tour during 2 to 3 hours of this spectacular mystical place. The GUIDED tour basically includes walk through the different sections such as: The Urban sector, the agriculture sector, and the religions zone was used by the Inca Culture. After the guided tour in Machu Picchu, you will have free time to explore by yourself, walk at your own space, a lot of selfies and to meet other tourists into the sanctuary. According with the time and to your physical conditions, you can coordinate with the tour guide to climb to HUAYNA PICCHU or Machu Picchu Mountain from where you can have the best panoramic view for photos of all Machu Picchu and of deep green canyon surrounding the sacred Inca Citadel. Do not forget that this entrances, must be booked in advance and pay US$ 65 extra. Afternoon and depending on your train schedule back to Cusco, you will have to take the bus down to Aguas Calientes to catch the train back to Cusco. After the guided tour, our guide will give you all the instructions for your bus down and train back to Cusco or Ollantaytambo. Upon your arrival to the station, you will be meeting again by our staff and then transfer back to your Hotel

Day04: Private tour to the Zoo of Cochahuasi – Alpaca Farm – Pisac & City Tour in Cusco ( Tambomachay / Pucapucara / Qenqo / Sacsayhuaman / Cathedral & Qoricancha (Lunch)

At 9:00am, you will be picked up from your hotel to start with this lovely Sacred Valley (great option to acclimatize) the ancient capital of the Inca Empire, where you'll board our private coach for a drive to the Sacred Valley. This mountainous region of Peru offers mystical awe-inspiring sights to discover...The tour includes the visits the small zoo of Cochahuasi where you can observe the flight of the CONDOR`S, Andean pumas, fox, deer’s, parrots, macaws and variety of animals and birds and then you will visit Awanancha or (Alpaca farm) which is a weaving center with the goal to keep alive the traditional textile arts. Here you can see four members of the camelids family – llama, alpacas, vicunas and guanacos. Alpaca have thick wool and is the most commonly used while the vicunas are small and delicate with fur considered the finest. You can meet these fours camelids, learn about the harvesting of the different wools and the natural dying techniques and have change to see native weavers from different areas showing their weaving style and dress afterwards, we continue with visit to the Andean native markets and ruins of Pisac .This mountainous region of Peru offers mystical awe-inspiring sights to discover... along with farms and villages that welcome you with a taste of daily life. Afternoon, you will return to Cusco to explore City tour and outskirts. On the way back, you will stop at Tambomachay (Temple of the Water) a center of adoration and worship of water. Puca Pucara (Reddish place) that was used as a military control center... Q`enqo (Labyrinth) A religious center dedicated to the adoration. Sacsayhuaman (Majestic place with impressive works in stone which some up to 120 tons) Main Cathedral (Marvel of the religious) The Koricancha (Temple of the sun) afternoon, you will be drop off to your Hotel in Cusco or to the airport.

Inclusions

What is included

  • All transfer service IN/OUT Airport – Hotel – Airport by PRIVATE vehicle
  • 01 Night at the Hotel in Ollantaytambo ( 2850 m.a.s.l )
  • 01 Night at the Hotel in Aguas calientes (2,060 m.a.s.l )
  • Assistance by English speaking staff from the beginning till your return.
  • Buffet breakfast at every hotel ( Vegetarian optional )
  • Private tour to Maras Moray & Salt Mines – Ollantaytambo
  • Buffet lunch along the Sacred valley ( Optional: vegetarian food as free )
  • Private tour to Pisac market and ruins
  • Buffet lunch in Pisac ( Optional: vegetarian food as free )
  • Entrance to the famous of 2 Day Inca Trail
  • Entrance to the sanctuary of Machu Picchu
  • English speaking guide ( Other languages, upon the request of our customers )
  • Round train tickets Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu – Cusco by Inka Rail OR Peru Rail
  • Private transport Hotel – Train station – Hotel
  • A big box-lunch with plenty of snack during your first day of Inca Trail
  • A delicious dinner at one of the good restaurant in the town after your hike
  • All bus tickets Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Aguas calientes
  • Private guided tour in Machu Picchu during 2 to 3 hours
  • Personalized service in a private transport ( Full equipped )
  • Mineral water for every daily tour
  • Free first Aid kit and oxygen if is necessary for altitude sickness
  • Peruvian taxes or IGV 18%

What is not included

  • International and domestic airfares , local flights can be purchase upon customers request
  • Hotel accommodation in Cusco before and after your tour and hike
  • Entrance fee to the thermal baths in Aguas Calientes which is 10 soles or $3
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary , only in extended trips
  • Entrance to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Montaña US$65
  • Upgrade to Vistadome ( Luxury train ) US$ 95 for round trip Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu – Cusco
  • Additional nights of accommodation but can be arranged according to your request
  • Travel insurance if something happens during your trip
  • Tip for guide and assistance staff which is optional
  • Guided tour to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Montaña ( Additional cost $ 45 x 2 people )
  • Big tourist ticket or Partial ticket for Sacred valley ( big ticket 130 soles OR partial ticket 70 )
  • Entrance to the Cathedral & Qoricancha ( City tour )
  • Meals on Day such as lunch and dinner

Price

Service type US Price per person
Group Service $ 0 USD
Private Service Upon request
Booking

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