Machu Picchu Getaway with Pre-Stay in Cusco
5 days with Monograms Rating:
Day 1 ARRIVE IN CUSCO.
Welcome to Cusco, the former capital of the Inca Empire.
Day 2 CUSCO–SACRED VALLEY.
This morning, meet your Local Host. Together, embark on a private tour into the Urubamba Valley and the Sacred Valley of the Incas for lunch. Visit the market town of Pisac, where you can buy handmade rugs, alpaca sweaters, and jewelry at bargain prices. At the other end of the valley, visit Ollantaytambo to see some of the finest examples of Inca masonry. Stay overnight in the Sacred Valley. (B,L)
Day 3 SACRED VALLEY–MACHU PICCHU–CUSCO.
This morning, transfer to the Ollanta train station where you will board the Vistadome Train. Embark on a short journey through the lush Urubamba Valley to Aguas Calientes, the town at the base of the mountain where Machu Picchu, the “Lost City of the Incas,” is located. Upon arrival, transfer to a motorcoach for the ascent to the legendary ruins high above the steep valley overlaid with dense tropical jungle. On a guided tour, explore this intact fortress with its temple remains, holy houses, and mile-long aqueduct. Your Local Guide will bring you closer to the lives and mysteries still hidden in these amazing structures built by the Pre-Columbian masters of this sacred land. Later this afternoon, return by train to Cusco, the ancient capital of the Incas. (B,L)
Day 4 CUSCO.
Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore the city of Cusco. Perhaps take an optional walking tour to learn more about the Incas and their struggle against invading Spaniards. Visits include the imposing Cathedral and the Inca Temple of the Sun, Koricancha, which became the Spaniards’ Santo Domingo Monastery. (B)
Day 5 CUSCO.
Your vacation ends after breakfast this morning. (B)
All This Included
Cusco: Sonesta Hotel Cusco
Sacred Valley: Sonesta Posadas del Inca - Sacred Valley - Yucay
Urubamba Valley: Casa Andina Premium Valle Sagrado Hotel and Villas
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