Cusco, the most important pre-Columbian metropolis in the continent, is repository and inheritor of a cultural tradition, developed throughout the Peruvian territory from 18 thousand years BC. It is a living museum where in its atmosphere still perceived greatness of remote times. To make a full description or interpretation of Cusco and its privileged inhabitants would be a gigantic work of hundreds and even thousands of volumes. It is that destiny has rewarded this "Navel of the World" with privileged and excellent quality of nature, geography and people; capable of having developed one of the most advanced civilizations for its time.
Peru Mysteries offers you the ease of visiting Cusco and its surroundings in a short time, which means that you will not lose anything of this magical place in your visit. come and enjoy this mysterious place with us.
The tour package visits are: Cusco City Tour, Cusco Sacred Valley, Cusco Southern Valley and Tour in Machupicchu
|CUSCO TRADITIONAL AND MACHUPICCHU||CUSCO CITY TOUR||DAY 01|
|SACRED VALLEY OF THE INKAS||DAY 02|
|MACHUPICCHU TOUR||DAY 03|
|CUSCO SOUTHERN VALLEY||DAY 04|
|NOTE: YOU CAN TAKE FREE DAYS BETWEEN VISITS AND THE ORDER OF THESE MAY ALSO VARY. COORDINATE WITH THE AGENCY|
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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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DAY 04 - THE SOUTHERN VALLEY OF CUSCO (TIPÓN-PIKILLACTA-ANDAHUAYLILLAS)
CIRCUIT DESCRIPTION - From 09:00 to 14:00 hours - Cusco tour and surrounding areas.
The Southern Valley of Cusco is the perfect route when you look for archaeological sites with a unique landscape environment, in a short period of time. Our tour to the Southern Valley of Cusco starts at your respective hotel at 8:45 am (pick up time) in one of our private vehicles, In the way we are going to enjoy the view of the southern part of Cusco. Following this we can experience the fabulous hydraulic system of Tipón, the straight constructions of Pikillaqta and the famous art of the Cusco school in Andahuaylillas (mural paints). As well as you can enjoy the famous cuisine of the place: in the village of Saylla the "chicharrones", in Tipon the succulent "cuy al horno" (guinea pig) and in Oropesa do not miss trying their famous bread "pan chuta".
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TIPON.- We will observe the perfectly aligned terraces; 12 different levels that decorate the geographical environment. This walls were constructed with finely carved stones; the irrigation system in which the Inca ideology is determined. The mystery water of this important archaeological site is still used by the local population (farming).
PIKILLAQTA.- The characteristics of this great urban center correspond to the development time of the Wari empire (pre-Inca culture). The constructions are made from stone without carving and clay that serves as mortar (pirca style), surrounded by walls up to 12 m high, arranged in sets and separated by straight streets, which provide an aspect of fortress. There are like 700 buildings, 200 courts and 508 stores or Qolcas (maybe houses), among other buildings. It is a sample of a well planned urbanism.
SISTINE CHAPEL OF ANDAHUAYLILLAS.- Andahuaylillas is a charming village. The main plaza, studded with enormous pisonay trees, is where is situated the Andahuaylillas jewel, the Church of Saint Peter - the Apostle. Conceived and built by the Jesuits at the beginning of the 17th century, the neo-Baroque decorated temple, its harmonious interior combine to make it one of the region's most beautiful churches.
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MAP - CUSCO TRADITIONAL - "PERU MYSTERIES"