DAY 1: CUSCO • WINAYWAYNA • MACHUPICCHU
You will leave very early from the hotel, at about 5.30 am in direction to the tren station of Ollantaytambo, the trip lasts 2 hours by bus plus 2 hours until the 104 Km by the Cusco-Machu Picchu train. After the control point, you start your expedition. The first archaeological center that we will visit is CHACHABAMBA (2150 m.) that shows an architectural beauty in the same valley. Then gradually we will ascend in approximately four hours, toward the fascinating archaeological group WINAYWAYNA (2700 m.), an amazing agriculture center with several terraces, a religious area and a urban area. In the lowest part you will have wondeful views of the Urubamba river and the archaeological complex Choquesuysuy, situated on the other side of the river. You will also see a beautiful cascade at only a few minutes from Wiñayhuayna. After a rest you will continue toward the mystic INTIPUNKU (the sun gate),a place where you will enjoy the first panoramic view of the enigmatic citadel of MACHUPICCHU, surrounded of impressive mountainous peaks and deep valleys, with the URUBAMBA river, from INTIPUNKU, you will go down to Machu Picchu to catch the bus to Aguas Calientes.
Night in the selected hotel
DAY 2: MACHUPICCHU • CUSCO.
After breakfast we will take the first bus to MACHUPICCHU (2,400 m) to enjoy the dawn in this magic place before the arrival of the other tourists coming from Cusco. The guided visit inside the citadel will take two hours approximately, and then we will have free time to explore freely the exotic tranquility of the lost city of the Inca. We will even be able to climb the Huayna Picchu mountain, from where you have wonderful views of Machu picchu. In the afternoon we will descend toward Aguas Calientes where you can relax in the hot springs and then take your train back to CUSCO.
End of services.
- Transfer from the hotel to the train station
- Ticket of train outward going and return, tourist class
- Professional English speaking guide
- Entrance to the National Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
- Meals (1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner)
- Bus Ticket: Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes (3 tickets)
- Basic accommodation in Aguas Calientes
- Lunch of the last day
- Entrance to the Hot Springs
- Entrance fee to Huayna Picchu - US $ 60.00