INTI RAYMI MACHU PICCHU TRIP 4 DAYS
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Experience 4-Day tour package of Inti Raymi Machu Picchu Trip with local tour operator; it is suitable for everybody. This tour will run only in the month of June because the Inti Raymi is performed in June 24th.
Inti Raymi Machu Picchu Trip is a fantastic four-day TOUR package that takes you to visit the backgrounds of the historical city of Cusco; see the Inti Raymi festival and explore the Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu. This trip lets you eyewitness the religious tolerance and harmony found among religions in Cusco which is a very unique example to the world. This tour includes highlighted site in Cusco and Machu Picchu like “Sacsayhuaman” “Koricancha” and all important places in Machu Picchu.
Let the mind, body, and spirit relax on this custom tailored Inti Raymi Machu Picchu Trip that will give you a rejuvenated outlook on life along the Machu Picchu trip. Vibrant festivals feature sacred masked dancers known as the Inti Raymi and are often accompanied by traditional music.
All departures of 4-day Inti Raymi Machu Picchu Trip, 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 Inti Raymi Machu Picchu Trip
At a glance:
- TIMING: 4 days and 3 nights.
- STARTING POINT: Cusco Airport.
- ENDING POINT: Cusco Airport.
- DEPARTURE DATES: Daily Departure group service and private service.
- TYPE OF TOUR: Cultural and History.
- City tour of Cusco
- Inti Raymi Festivity
- Machu Picchu trip
- Free time within Machu Picchu
Day 1: Cusco.
Arrival to Cusco before noon, however we must know you flight details to meet you in the airport and transfer you to the designated hotel. In the afternoon, we’ll go for a guided city tour.
Day 2: Inti Raymi.
We will enjoy the entire ceremony of the Inti Raymi festivity; box lunch included.
Day 3: Machu Picchu
A wonderful day because we will board the morning train through the Urubamba valley to the picturesque town of «Aguas Calientes», then 25 minutes bus up to Machu Picchu. In the afternoon, we’ll return to Cusco.
Day 4: Transfer out
After breakfast, we will transfer you to the airport.
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INTI RAYMI MACHU PICCHU TRIP – DESCRIPTION
Four-day Inti Raymi Machu Picchu Trip takes you to experience the traditions and cultural treasures of the Incas; uncover the secrets of the mysterious Machu Picchu. Travel by bus through the stunning city of Cusco and learn about the INCAS from the Inti Raymi. We run our own tours, which ensure quality service. Join us for an immersive Peruvian experience that few travellers get to know.
According to chronicler «Garcilaso de la Vega», The Inca Pachacutec created the Inti Raymi in the time of the Incas. Today, it’s one of the largest festival in Peru. Hundreds of thousands of people converge on Cusco from other parts of the world for a weeklong celebration marking the beginning of a new year in the Andes.
THE INCAS OF PERU
Several reasons compelled the Inca civilization to make sacrifices and offerings to their King Star «the Sun». One of them was the Inca, as well as Cusquenian nobility, were considered to be natural children of the Sun. To him, they owed their existence, for which recognition was due with sacrifices and offerings.
On the other hand, if the corn harvest was good in the last agricultural year, it was necessary to be thankful, and if the harvest was poor, it was necessary to request that it be compensated with a better one the following year. Finally, in June (winter solstice) as the Sun moved away and temperatures dropped, at dawns water froze, therefore it was necessary to request that the Sun returns, that after twilight it should not continue advancing towards the north.
The origins of Cusco get lost in the night of times. Archaeological excavations made us know that primitive residents inhabited the valley of Cusco near three millenniums ago. Toward the XII century, Manco Cápac and his sister-wife Mama Ocllo emerged from the waters of the Lake Titicaca, Half-God’s daughter and Son of Inti (the God Sun), with the mission of the foundation of a new Kingdom that would improve the conditions of life of the towns.
Manco Cápac and Mama Ocllo would have to walk until finding a place in the earth where the great gold stick that Manco Cápac had would submerge, they walked to the north and they arrived to Paqharec Tampu (Pacaritambo) where rested in a small cave; to the dawn you will continue to the north arriving to the hill of Huanacaure and there, the scepter submerged, and there he founded the city of Cusco.
- 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 4-Day Inti Raymi Machu Picchu Trip, 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 4-Day Inti Raymi Machu Picchu Trip, 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 Inti Raymi Machu Picchu Trip 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 Inti Raymi Machu Picchu Trip 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.
4-Day Inti Raymi Machu Picchu Tripexperience 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 4-Day Inti Raymi Machu Picchu Trip, 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 4-Day Inti Raymi Machu Picchu Trip 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.