CUSCO MACHU PICCHU TOUR 5 DAYS
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Explore the beauty of Peru with Cusco Machu Picchu Tour! Get a thrilling experience in the land of the Incas. Visit iconic landmarks and discover hidden wonders on this unforgettable journey!
CUSCO MACHU PICCHU TOUR offers you an unforgettable experience amongst the ancient Inca sites. You will be able to wander around and explore the most important places in Peru as part of this tour. Your journey begins in Cusco, where you will visit the Sacred Valley, home to many archaeological sites such as ancient temples and burial grounds. You will also visit Ollantaytambo, an old Inca settlement located on a hill above the Urubamba River. This is your last chance to explore before you start the journey to Machu Picchu.
Once in Machu Picchu, you will have the opportunity to witness this stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site and get a glimpse of the Inca culture. You will learn about the customs, beliefs and rituals that were practiced during this period. Moreover, you will also witness some breathtaking views from your guided tour as you explore the ruins from different angles. During this tour, you will stay at 3-star category hotels, where you can get a good night rest and reflect on your experience. As the tour is customizable, you can also decide to extend it if you are eager to explore more of Peru’s wonders.
Whatever way you choose, the “5-Day Cusco Machu Picchu Tour” will certainly be an unforgettable experience for you and your family or friends. So, join us today and explore the beauty of Peru!
All departures of Cusco Machu Picchu 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.
All About Cusco Machu Picchu Tour
At a glance:
- TIMING: 5 days and 4 nights.
- STARTING POINT: Cusco Airport.
- ENDING POINT: Cusco Airport.
- DEPARTURE DATES: Daily Departure group service and private service.
- TYPE OF TOUR: Cultural and History.
- 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»
- Guied Machu Picchu tour
- Visit the picturesque town of Aguas Calientes – Near Machu Picchu
- Optional climb Huayna Picchu Mountain.
- Cusco city
- City Tour in Cusco
- Sacred Valley of the Incas.
- Machu Picchu trip with overnight.
Short itinerary for Cusco Machu Picchu Tour
Day 1: Arrival to Cusco:
Upon your arrival to Cusco, you will be warmly greeted by our knowledgeable guide. We must know your flight details in advance for the reception in the airport. Afterward, we’ll take you on a guided city tour of Cusco. During this tour, you’ll explore the vibrant streets and uncover fascinating insights into Peru’s colonial history. From the bustling Plaza de Armas to the majestic ruins of Sacsayhuaman, you’ll have the chance to engage in a truly immersive experience and absorb some of Cusco’s magical atmosphere. At every turn, our guide will be there to answer any questions you may have and provide helpful tips on getting around town.
Day 2: Sacred Valley Tour:
The Sacred Valley Tour is a full day of exploration and discovery. Witness the beauty of Peru’s rich history as you journey through the ancient lands of the Incas. Visit some of their most sacred archaeological sites and explore traditional villages, visit markets, learn about local customs and enjoy splendid mountain views. Get hands-on experience making chicha, a traditional Peruvian beverage, and learn about the Incan agricultural innovations that have stood the test of time.
Day 3 – 4: Machu Picchu Trip:
On Day 3 and 4 of your adventure, you will explore the new wonder of the world: Machu Picchu. You’ll have a chance to watch the sunrise over this incredible archaeological site and take in its remarkable beauty. After a guided tour of Machu Picchu, you’ll enjoy some time exploring on your own and taking pictures. Then, you’ll return to the hotel in Cusco and have some time to relax before heading back home. This incredible Machu Picchu Trip is an unforgettable experience that will leave you with a lifetime of memories.
Day 5: Departure from Cusco:
On Day 5, our adventure in Cusco comes to a close and we must transfer out. Our staff will help you with check out procedures from the hotel, arrange any necessary transportation to the airport or bus station, and say goodbye as your journey continues! We hope that you have enjoyed your time in Cusco and all of the amazing experiences you have encountered during your trip! Safe travels! No matter where your journey takes you next, we wish you all the best. ¡Adiós y buena suerte! (Goodbye and good luck!) We look forward to hearing about your new adventures!
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Our five-day Cusco Machu Picchu Tour package, takes you to discover the enigmatic Inca sites in the region of Cusco and explore the iconic Machu Picchu; enjoy the overnight in the picturesque town of «Aguas Calientes»; located Near the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu.
The Tour package of «Cusco Machu Picchu Tour» starts once you arrive to the airport of Cusco where our staff will meet you and transfer you to the designated hotel. You’ll visit the Inca, colonial and modern architecture in the city of Cusco, drive through the Sacred Valley of the Incas, wher you’ll explore the Inca ruins of Pisaq and Ollantaytambo; ride the train to the town of «Aguas Calientes» and explore full day Machu Picchu, optionally you can climb the mountain of Huayna Picchu or walk to the Sun gate.
During the Cusco Machu Picchu Tour package, you’ll be provided a 3-stars category hotel with buffet breakfast included. All places you visit will be accompanied with our best guide.
- 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 5-Day Cusco Machu Picchu 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 in Cusco and Aguas calientes town / We use comfortable tourist class hotels 3-stars category.
- Address: Calle Garcilaso 233-285 – Cusco – PERU
- Rating: 3 stars
- Web: http://www.hotelesgarcilaso.com
Set over 3 floors, Hotel Garcilazo is a charming hotel decorated in a classic Cusco style – using local artisans to create an aura of beautiful Inca tradition. The hotel also benefits from 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
The “Hostal Presidente” is located in the heart of Aguas Calientes town. 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 5-Day Cusco Machu Picchu 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 Machu Picchu 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 Cusco Machu Picchu 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.
5-Day Cusco Machu Picchu 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
To book 5-Day Cusco Machu Picchu 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 email@example.com
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 5-Day Cusco Machu Picchu 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.