CUSCO ARCHAEOLOGICAL TOUR 6 DAYS
Cusco Archaeological Tour6-Days Escorted Trip
All Inclusive - From Airport to Airport
Our Cusco Archaeological Tour is the most popular trip in the region of Cusco in Peru; your reservation should be done in advance!
6-day Cusco Archaeological Tour is blessed with many natural beauties; culture and history; it has been a popular trip for prospective travellers and adventure seekers; therefore is a six-day tour where you’ll explore the most important places in the region of Cusco in Peru. During the Cusco Archaeological Tour, you’ll visit the Historical City of Cusco, The Sacred Valley of the Incas, the Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu, explore less visited Inca remains of Moray, Pikillacta and Tipon; also is included the salt mines of Maras.
Many foreigners visit this tiny South America city, just to behold its natural beauty and take pleasure in being close with the nature. Several types of tours are popular in Cusco; most of them are sightseeing tours, Jungle trip, trekking, Expedition tour, Bird watching and last but not the least Archaeological Tours.
All departures for Cusco Archaeological Tour are guaranteed, so once you’ve booked you can be sure you’re going!. This guarantee gives you the confidence to book all of your travel arrangements and simply look forward to your holiday. Our dedicated groups department will give you a personalized service from start to finish and, wherever possible, we will ensure that you only ever deal with one person.
All About Cusco Archaeological Tour
At a glance
- TIMING: 6 days and 5 nights.
- STARTING & ENDING POINT: Cusco Airport.
- TYPE OF TOUR: Cultural and History.
- TRANSPORT: Bus and train.
- DIFFICULTY: Does involve some narrow trails amongst archaeological site like: Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Maras -Moray and Machu Picchu, so sturdy footwear is required to help you enjoy it fully.
- Explore the city of Cusco
- Full-day tour to Sacred Valley of the Incas
- Take the train through Urubamba Valley to the town of «Aguas Calientes»
- Guided Machu Picchu tour
- Optional climb Huayna Picchu Mountain
- Visit The Inca ruins of Moray and the salt mines of Maras
- Explore the inca site of «Tipon» and Pikillacta a Pre-Inca ruins.
- Optional climb Huayna Picchu Mountain.
- City Tour in Cusco.
- Sacred Valley of the Incas.
- Machu Picchu Tour.
- Maras-Moray Tour
- Tipon and Pikillacta Tour
Day 1: Cusco
Welcome to Cusco; Arrive before noon, we will meet you in the airport and transfer you to the designated hotel. In the afternoon you’ll have guided city tour.
Day 2: Pisaq & Ollantaytambo: Sacred Valley tour
Today we’ll visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas where you’ll explore the Inca ruins of Pisac, perched on a hilltop with incredible views. in the Afternoon we’ll explore the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo with its enormous Inca terracing constructed on the side of a steep mountain. Then travel by train to Aguas Calientes town.
Day 3: Explore Machu Picchu
Full day will be dedicated to explore the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu; in the afternoon return to Cusco.
Day 4: Visit Maras & Moray
Today you’ll enjoy a panoramic drive across the changing landscape to the salt mines of Maras and Inca terraces of Moray.
Day 5: Tipon & Pikillacta
On this day you’ll explore the Inca ruins of Tipon and Pikillacta.
Day 6: Departure from Cusco
Departurte from Cusco at any time; we’ll transfer you to the airport.
Places to be visited
INQUIRY THIS TOUR NOW
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR?
he six-day Cusco Archaeological Tour is perfect for those looking to experience the region’s archeological and cultural treasures in a short time; Cusco Archaeological Tour includes a driving tour in Cusco, Sacred Valley of the Incas (Including Pisaq and Ollantaytambo), travel by train to the «Lost City of the Incas» – Machu Picchu; explore the wonderful Inca site of Moray, the salt mines of Maras, and the impressive Inca ruins of Tipon and Pikillacta.
This tour starts once you arrive to the city of Cusco and ends in the airport of the city of Cusco. During the tour you’ll use 3-star category hotels with buffets breakfast included.
Our Cusco Archaeological Tour is one of the best tours of Peru; It will amaze you with its abundance of fascinating, stunning, and exotic sights and sounds. You’ll visit many of Peru’s most important and significant places, including Pisaq, Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu, the holiest site in Peru, where the Inca temples are setup.
- The price of the tour does not include flights. You must buy your flight ticket.So, you’ll need to arrive to Cusco for the tour.
- The Confirmation for 6-Day Cusco Archaeological Tour, will be received when the tour booking is made.
Passport name, number, date of birth, gender and country is required at time of booking for all participants.
- Valid passport required on day of travel. (Expiration dates older than 6 months are valid).
- Children must be accompanied by an adult.
- Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults.
- Not wheelchair accessible
Child seats or chairs available
- Most travelers can participate in the experience.
- Airport pickup and drop-off will be provided by arrangement with your flight information.
- There will be a maximum of 12 travelers on the tour or activity Operated by: SPT Travel & Tours.
If our scheduled departure dates don’t work for you, or you would prefer not to travel with a group, then we can also run this tour privately for you. Please contact us for more information and prices.
Departure and returning Times for the excursion differs; it will be coordinated with your guide at the briefing time. However, the excursions include from hotel to hotel.
Important note.- FOR AIRPORT TRANSFERS WE ARE FLEXIBLE, WE CAN PROVIDE THIS SERVICE AT ANY TIME.
HOTELS FOR THE TOUR
No-frills or fancy, historic, quaint or quirky, we offer accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets. Accommodation on your tailor-made tour can range from western-style hotels and resorts to charming boutique properties, camps, authentic raids, and other unique accommodation in the region you are travelling – the choice is yours.
HOTEL IN CUSCO – HOTEL GARCILASO OR SIMILAR
Address: Calle Garcilaso 233-285 – Cusco – PERU
Rating: 3 stars
Hotel Garcilaso is a charming hotel decorated in a classic Cusco style – using local artisans to create an aura of beautiful Inca tradition. Guest rooms are well furnished with air conditioning and en suite facilities. The hotel also benefits from an o, cocktail bar and complimentary Wi-Fi. The hotel is located to half a block from the main square.
HOTEL IN «AGUAS CALIENTES» – HOSTEL PRESIDENTE OR SIMILAR
Address: «Aguas Calientes» town – Cusco
Rating: 3 stars
“Hostal Presidente” is located in the heart of «Aguas Calientes» town, beside the River Vilcanota. The hotel is very clean, helpful, and friendly and all rooms have a private bath and 24 hour hot water. Some of the rooms have small balconies with great views over the river Vilcanota.
- Restaurant (open to public for breakfast, lunch and dinner)
- Telephones with international and national dial up
- Fax services
- Luggage porters
- Laundry service
For 6-Day Cusco Archaeological Tour, is Included «Expedition calss Train». The traveler in the Expedition class train, will be comfortable and relaxed, and will also be informed about the most important points that we pass along the route. The Expedition has wagons completely covered by wide windows so that the traveler immerses himself in the beauty of the natural landscape, and makes his experience to Machu Picchu begin on the train.
The tour includes a 24-hour airport meet & assists service in Cusco airport, your arrival and departure airport-hotel transfers and all other transfers.
Private vehicles are used for all sightseeing tours and most of the journeys throughout the tour. A variety of transport including vans, bus and train is used when you visit Machu Picchu.
We are committed to being a small group operator, as we feel this gives everyone in the group the best chance to get to know their fellow travellers and to hear and make the most of their guide. There’s no point in us providing great guides if you’ve got to peer over 30-40 shoulders to see them! So, we won’t ever put you in a 50-seater coach with 49 other people and just one guide. Instead, we set this Cusco Archaeological Tour group departure to have a maximum of 10 travellers. Average group sizes are around 6 people, lower during the low season (December- March.
Fully trained English-speaking Local guides are provided for 6-Day Cusco Archaeological Tour and many of our travellers consider them a highlight of their tour. We also provide a fully trained English-speaking guide for any sightseeing tours.
It is important when considering and preparing to travel anywhere in the world that you have a good understanding of the country you are visiting, its laws and customs, and the possible risks and situations that may occur. This includes specific risks related to your itinerary (eg. does it involve water & can you swim, are you fit enough for the activities included), as well as more general risks such as natural disasters.
General details and links to more information about health risks, visa requirements, money, and travel insurance are given in these tour notes. We recommend that you re-read all these before your departure as well as the small print of your travel insurance policy so you know exactly what is covered and what is not.
You should take copies of your important travel documents with you and ideally also store them online securely as a backup. Make sure that you have given us your emergency contact details and told that person where and when you are travelling. Ensure you take enough money with you and that you have access to emergency funds.
While an accepted part of the culture and customs in Peru, tipping is always optional, and any amounts paid should reflect excellent service.
It is normal and accepted for people to tip differently, and you should not feel under any pressure to tip any particular amount. We are often asked for advice on common amounts however, and suggest that you consider around US$ 5-10 per person per day for guides, US$ 3-7 p/p/day for assistant guides or tour leaders, and US$ 2-5 p/p/day for porters and drivers.
6-Day Cusco Archaeological Tour experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel it or request a modification, the amount paid will not be refunded. More information see at term & Condition.
Yes! You must bring your original passport and it is very important that it is the same passport that you sent us to reserve your Machu Picchu Permits. Your passport will be checked at the Machu Picchu checkpoint and when you board the train.
UPDATE PASSPORT NUMBERS:
If you are renewing your passport, feel free to email us a copy of your old passport to reserve your Machu Picchu Permits. If you no longer have your old passport, any government-issued ID will be accepted, as long as the name is the same. Once you have received your new passport. Email us a copy of your new passport as soon as possible to change your ticket information.
This will depend on the availability of trains. Our reservations are generally from 5:05 p.m. from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes on day 1 and the return train ticket is at 2:55 p.m., you will arrive in Cusco at 6:30 p.m.
According to Peruvian law, you must be under 18 years of age at the time of your visit to Machu Picchu (if you are 18 years of age or older, you need a valid student ID). Below is an example of a valid student card
- All students ages 11-17 receive a $20 discount.
- For children from 2 to 11 years old, the reduction is 30 USD.
All students must submit a copy of their passport and student card at the time of booking to qualify for the student discount. Send us a copy to: email@example.com
To book 6-Dat Cusco Archaeological Tour, we will require a deposit of $150 per person. Upon receipt the pre-payment, we will send you an email with the confirmation of your trip. Here are all the details you need to send us.
- Personal information: (your full name, exactly as in your passport):
- Passport number
- Date of birthday (dd/mm/yyyy)
***We need copies of each participant’s passport, as they are required when purchasing The permits and Tickets.
You can make the pre-payment by clicking on the PAYPAL symbols on our page or you need to log in to your PayPal account and send the money to firstname.lastname@example.org
About remining balance?
The remining balance you’ll pay in cash once you arrive to Cusco in USD or soles (Peruvian currency), to the change of the day; or if you prefer PayPal (7% service charge applies) for the bank commission. Also, you can pay us by Visa credit card only (5% service charge applies). Please let us know which one you prefer.
Our 6-Day Cusco Archaeological Tour packages is designed for travelers who wish to experience Peru to the fullest, in comfort and style. Individual travellers, groups of friends, families and seniors have been our main clients over the years, and we are proud to say that our experiences are suitable for all ages and tastes.
Our guides are professionals specialized in tourism. This group of local experts includes Spanish, Portuguese and English-speaking guides, eager to provide you with a great experience during your trip.
Yes, As travelers, we know how important it is to spend quality time with family. For this reason, we want to offer a unique experience in Peru where even the little ones will be amazed by the incredible beauty of our country. If you want more information, do not hesitate to contact our team.
Yes, our main objective as a travel agency is to offer an authentic adventure in our country. So, if you are looking to travel off the beaten track or get the best travel itinerary through Peru, be sure to contact our team.