Peru Mysteries offers you the assortment of visiting Cusco and its surroundings areas such as the thaditional Machu Picchu and the Mysterious Jungle, which means that you will not lose anything of this magical place in your visit. come and enjoy this magical place with us.
The tour package visits are: Cusco city tour, Cusco Sacred Valley, Tour in Machu Picchu and 4 days in Manu National Park.
CUSCO AND JUNGLE
(TRADITIONAL AND MACHU PICCHU)
|CITY TOUR IN CUSCO||DAY 01|
|SACRED VALLEY OF THE INKAS||DAY 02|
|MACHU PICCHU TOUR||DAY 03|
MANU NATIONAL PARK
|CUSCO - CLOUD FOREST – PILCOPATA||DAY 04|
|PILCOPATA - ATALAYA – ERIKA||DAY 05|
|ERIKA - MACHUWASI LAKE – ERIKA||DAY 06|
|ERIKA - PARROTS CLAY LICK - ATALAYA – CUSCO||DAY 07|
|YOU CAN TAKE FREE DAYS BETWEEN VISITS AND THE ORDER OF THESE MAY ALSO VARY. COORDINATE WITH THE AGENCY.|
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CUSCO TRADITIONAL (03 DAYS)
DAY 01 - CITY TOUR IN CUSCO:
CIRCUIT DESCRIPTION - From 13:30 to 18:30 hours - Cusco tour and surrounding areas
The City Tour circuit begins in the majestic Plaza de Armas of Cusco, where the ancient grandeur of the Andean culture still survives. We will visit the Basilica Cathedral of Cusco (in honor of the Virgin of the Assumption). Then, we will walk through a narrow stone street towards the largest Inca shrine, the Qoricancha temple.
After having delighted us with these extraordinary and impressive ensembles of Inca and colonial architecture. We will board our tourist bus and go to the surroundings of the imperial city of Cusco, where we will visit 04 imposing archaeological sites: Sacsayhuamán, Qenqo, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay.
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NOTE: We only visit the Cathedral of Cusco in a private service; in shared service, we do not visit the cathedral of Cusco; but we do visit the other 5 attractions.
DAY 02 - SACRED VALLEY OF THE INKAS - AGUAS CALIENTES:
CIRCUIT DESCRIPTION - From 7:00 to 19:00 hours
We pick you up from your hotel in our private transport (7:00 hrs.), And then start with our guided visit to the Sacred Valley of the Incas; We will spend most of our tour around the Vilcanota River and enjoying the panoramic view of this magical place. The places to visit are:
After the visit to Ollantaytambo, we will go to the Ollantaytambo train station (5 min.). We will take the train for 1:40 hrs towards the town of Aguas Calientes where we will spend the night. Aguas Calientes (2000 masl), is a small town located 30 minutes (by bus) from the citadel of Machupicchu.
DAY 03 - (AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHUPICCHU – AGUAS CALIENTES – OLLANTAYTAMBO - CUSCO):
For this trip, we will pick you up from your hotel in Aguas Calientes, then we will take one of the buses to ascend 400 m. in 30 minutes along a zigzag path until you reach the wonder of the world "The citadel of Machupicchu", which is inside the "Historic Sanctuary of Machupicchu". The guided tour in Machupicchu takes approximately 2 hours. You will begin to visit the main sectors of the citadel: the sacred square, the Temple of the Sun, the Intihuatana, the Royal Enclosures, the Temple of the Three Windows and the cemetery. At the end of the tour you will have free time to explore the citadel on your own. After this visit, you must return to the town of Aguas Calientes and enjoy your lunch in one of the local restaurants; Then you will take the train back; the return will follow the same pattern as the outward journey. When you arrive at the train station in Ollantaytambo, we will be waiting for you with our bus to take you back to the city of Cusco.
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MANU NATIONAL PARK (04 DAYS)
DAY 04 (CUSCO - CLOUD FOREST – PILCOPATA):
An early morning meeting and star our trip from Cusco in one of our private vehicles. In the way we are going to visit the interesting site of Ninamarca (burial towers, commonly known as “Chullpas”). Continuing we are going to visit Paucartambo, an interesting picturesque colonial town (full of folklore). Then we continue to the Acjanacu pass (3600 masl.), which marks the beginning of the trip into Manu National park (spectacular view), then we descent through the Cloud Forest, The humidity of the area provides an ideal habitat for plants such as Orchids, ferns (oldest living plants) and bromeliads (epiphytic), mosses and lichens. In the fascinating Cloud Forest we can observe the Cock of the Rock, Quetzal and the Spectacled Bear. Many plants are endemic from this area. We have lunch on the way, then we arrive to our first and homely lodge “paraiso” near the town of Pilcopata (800 masl.).
Day 05 (PILCOPATA - ATALAYA – ERIKA):
After a delicious breakfast we continue our trip for another hour in our private vehicle, making stops to observe the interesting life of the area, then we are going to arrive to the village of Atalaya (Port), here we board our covered motor boat in the Alto Madre de Dios river, going up river we will have the chance to do some swimming, then we go down the Alto Madre de Dios river for approximately 40 minutes to our private and comfortable lodge “Erika” where we will hike through the interesting trail system that “Peru Mysteries” offer to you, trying to find some types of monkeys, medicinal plants etc.
DAY 06 (ERIKA - MACHUWASI LAKE – ERIKA):
The area of our lodge is a transition area between high and low jungle (500 to 1150 masl.), After sustainable breakfast you will feel and see the different habitats, altitude range and the high diversity of wildlife found around this area, walking around the tail system and near the riverbanks, we will learn about insects, medicinal plants, trees, reptiles, mammals, etc. After lunch and a little siesta, we board our boat, for ten minutes, then we walk for one hour approximately though a very nice trail to observe and talk about the interesting flora and fauna of the area until we arrive to “Machuwasi Lake” where with the help of all our equipment (binocular telescope and books), we will observe a diversity of life such as great egrets, Keskadees, toucans, carpenters, cardinals, etc. Night walk in order to feel the sounds and to observe wildlife, such as American bullfrogs, tree frogs, horned frogs and an incredible variety of insects.
DAY 07 (ERIKA - PARROTS CLAY LICK - ATALAYA – CUSCO):
We will get up very early to board our boat for thirty minutes around down river to visit a Parrots clay Lick (clay wall in the riverbank knowing as “Collpa”) on the riverbanks, where many species of parakeets, parrots and macaws such as the white-eyed parakeet, blue headed parrot, chestnut fronted macaw, etc. goes to eat the clay that is rich in minerals and salts that those birds use as supplements of their diet of seeds and fruits. After this activity we return to our lodge and enjoy our breakfast for then board our boat to Atalaya Port and then our private vehicle drive us back to Cusco, We have lunch on the way, arriving Cusco around dinner time.
River Rafting (class I and II): In the Pilcopata town and river we will have the chance to realice a 1½ hours river rafting (class I and II) trip down the Pilcopata River where having the opportunity for a dip and of course enjoy the spectacular view of the area.
Canopy Zip Down Line: In our Lodge area, we will have the traverse from tree to tree and platform to platform using pulleys on horizontal traverse cables, enjoying and feeling the view and adrenaline, of the treetops of the tropical rainforest canopy.
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