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Machu Picchu Short trip + Pisac (4D/3N)

  • maras moray cusco
  • machu picchu classic
  • alpaca farn cusco tours
    This short trip is basically for
    travelers who are looking to
    explore the terraces of Moray, an
    agricultural center, archaeological
    sites and snowcapped mountains
    around this area, you can see also
    a lot of eagles flying over your
    head,. These impressive ruins
    display concentric terraces carved
    into a bowl shape that created
    distinct microclimates. The Incas
    used the
  • pisac tour
  • main square city tour

Machu Picchu short trip 4D/3N ( Tour to Maras Moray & Salt Mines - Ollantaytambo - 2 Day tour Machu Picchu & Huayna Picchu (Machu Picchu mountain - optional climb) Tour to Pisac market & ruins - City tour in Cusco - Back to Lima)


Machu Picchu: World famous Incan complex in the Andes - Machu Picchu mountain (Optional climb). Tour to Pisac market & ruins - City tour Cusco - Back Lima

This short trip is basically for travelers who are looking to explore the terraces of Moray, an agricultural center, archaeological sites and snowcapped mountains around this area, you can see also a lot of eagles flying over your head,. These impressive ruins display concentric terraces carved into a bowl shape that created distinct microclimates. The Incas used the terraces as a kind of laboratory to study the adaptation of plants to new ecosystems. The colonial town of Maras, known for its nearby salt evaporation ponds. You will also explore the Salt mines, made up of around 3,000 small wells formed by a natural underground salt-stream. An estimated 60% of Machu Picchu`s construction is underground. Its deep foundations and efficient drainage systems never fail to impress historians and archaeologists alike. You will also be able to explore the most attractive archaeological sites around the Cusco Empire and the Pisac market & ruins.

Book this wonderful trip and make your dream true!!

Trip Highlights

  • Explore the fascinating Incan agriculture terraces in Moray
  • Share your experience with the Andean people along your Sacred valley
  • Enjoy the spectacular views of the circular terraces from the hill above
  • Visit the Maras Salt evaporation ponds
  • Be one the explorers into the wonder of the world , Machu Picchu
  • Be one of the first hikers to climb to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Montaña
  • Enjoy a beautiful journey by train into the cloud forest through the Sacred Valley
  • Visit some local markets of Cusco even museums
  • Visit the 4 archaeological sites around the Cusco and the Pisac area
  • Enjoy our delicious and tasty Peruvian food
  • This short trip can be organized with the following hotels and they are subject to the space availability: Or can be Upgrade to 4 and 5 ***** hotels in everywhere, please look the link Hotel in Peru.

    Day 1: Arrival to Lima - Private tour to the terraces of Moray - Maras & Salt Mines  - Urubamba for buffet lunch - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes and spend the night here  ( B-Buffet lunch & D)

    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.

    Between 4 to 5pm, you will aboard the train straight to Aguas Calientes where you will spend the night there , you will have fantastic journey through the sacred valley of the Incas and the remote canyon of Vilcanota to Aguas Calientes village. The train ride consist is an spectacular views along the way in this wonderful land of the Incas, amazing landscapes of mountains and valleys, Inca farming terraces, in both sides of the valley, snowcapped mountains, and sub-tropical jungle near the Ceja de Selva. From Pachar the sacred Vilcanota River. Aguas Calientes town is set in 2,040 mts and is the closest access point to Machu Picchu. After 1H/45 Minutes of journey along the cloud forest and once you arrive there, you will be picked up by our English speaking guide or our representative and then, you will be immediately transferred to Hotel for check in for the night there.

    Note:

    Tips: After your dinner, try to sleep early and be ready for the glorious day in Machu Picchu the next day ... No alcohol & discos for now!!! Tonight, you can sleep at the following hotels in A.C


    Day 2: Private Guided tour to the WONDER of the world “Machu Picchu “& Huayna Picchu (Machu Picchu Montaña: Optional) (B & Box-Lunch)

    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$ 15 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. Upon your arrival to Poroy station, you will be meeting again by our staff and then transfer back to your Hotel. (Dinner on your own)

    Day 3: Private tour to the Zoo of Cochahuasi - Alpaca Farm - Pisac market & Ruins - Private city tour in Cusco & Outskirts Tambomachay / Pucapucara / Tambomachay / Qenqo / Saqsayhuamán / Cathedral & Qoricancha (B & lunch)

    After your delicious buffet breakfast, pick up to start with this lovely tour to Pisac, 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 Awana Kancha 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.

    Afternoon, you will return to Cusco to continue with the short CITY TOUR in Cusco where you will explore
    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.
    Saqsayhuamán (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. (Dinner on your own)

    Day 4: Cusco - Lima (B)

    After your buffet breakfast or afternoon, pick up and transfer to the airport

    Our Short trip & hike Includes:

    • All transfer service IN/OUT Airport - Hotel - Airport by PRIVATE vehicle
    • Assistance by English speaking staff from the beginning till your return.
    • Private tour to the Terraces of Moray, Maras & Salt Mines by Private vehicle
    • 01 night of accommodation at the Hotel of Machu Picchu
    • 02 Nights of accommodation at the Hotel in Cusco
    • Buffet breakfast at every hotel
    • Private tour to Pisac market & ruins - Private City tour in Cusco
    • Big tourist ticket or boleto turístico for City tour & Sacred valley ( Valid for 10 Days )
    • Entrance to the Cathedral & Qoricancha ( City tour )
    • Buffet lunch in the Sacred valley ( Optional: vegetarian food as free )
    • 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
    • Entrance to the sanctuary of Machu Picchu
    • Buffet lunch and dinner of Day01.
    • Bus tickets 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
    • A big Box - lunch for Machu Picchu on Day2
    • Free first Aid kit and oxygen if is necessary for altitude sickness
    • Peruvian taxes or IGV 18%

    Our Short trip does NOT Include:

    • International and domestic airfares , local flights can be purchase upon customers request
    • 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$15
    • Upgrade to Vistadome ( Luxury train ) US$ 95 for round trip Ollantaytambo - Machu Picchu - Cusco
    • Alcoholic drinks and airport taxes
    • 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 )

    Prices Valid for Trips through December 31, 2017

    # People in Group:

    1+

    Price per Person:

    Available upon request

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