THE MYSTERY OF ONE PLACE
  • CUSCO TRADITIONAL
  • THE MYSTERY OF ONE PLACE
  1. CUSCO TRADITIONAL - 4 DAYS


    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
    04 DAYS
    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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    ITINERARY DESCRIPTION:

     

    DAY 01 - CITY TOUR IN CUSCO

    From 1:30pm to 6:30 pm - Cusco tour and surrounding areas

     

    Qoricancha Temple and the Convent of Santo Domingo: The tour starts in this religious center known as “The Temple of the Sun” where you will admire the impressive engineering used in its building.

     

    Sacsayhuaman: Built in the upper part of Cusco city, impressive stone site with an excellent architecture, famous for its huge carved stones some of which are at 9 m/ 30 feet high, with a weigh of 350 tons. Here is where the Inty Raymi or Sun festivity is realized in June Every year.

     

    Qenqo: Amphitheatre, Ceremonial and ritual center, where important sacrifices were made.

     

    Puca-Pucara: An old red Tambo (resting place), a monitoring place throughout the Inka Empire Routes.

     

    Tambomachay: At 7 Km. From the city of Cusco, ceremonial center of cult to the water is traditionally known as the place where water respite.

     

    THE TOUR INCLUSIVE:

    • Specialized and bilingual tour guide
    • Private transport
    • First aid kit

     

    THE TOUR NOT INCLUSIVE:

    • Entrance fees
    • drinks
    • Tips and souvenirs


    DAY 02 - SACRED VALLEY OF THE INKAS

    From 9:00 am to 6:30 pm

     

    We pick you up, and then we start our guided tour in the Sacred Valley of the Inkas, most of the time surrounding by the Vilcanota river, enjoying the panoramic view in Pisac (an old Inca City), then we will visit the traditional market in this village, where we will have the chance to bargains with the handicrafts and souvenirs sellers, we will enjoy its people customs and traditions afterwards we will arrive to Urubamba, traveling always near the Vilcanota river.

     

    Where we are going to have lunch. In the afternoon we are going to visit the fortress of Ollantaytambo, built to guard the entrance to part of the valley and to protect it from the jungle’s habitant invasions. We will have the chance to walk throw the narrow streets and have a clear knowledge of how this religious and military center was during the Inka empire.

     

    After ollantaytambo and going back to Cusco we will visit the colorful village and site of Chinchero, where we are going to enjoy the palace of the Inka Tupac Yupanqui (Royal House), we will appreciate its well preserve Inka wall in the main plaza and then visit the interesting Colonial Church built over Inca Bases with invaluable portraits. Then directly to Cusco

     

    THE TOUR INCLUSIVE:

    • Specialized and bilingual tour guide
    • Private transport
    • First aid kit

     

    THE TOUR NOT INCLUSIVE:

    • Entrance fees
    • drinks
    • Tips and souvenirs


    DAY 03 - MACHU PICCHU TOUR

     

    For this trip, we will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco at a time previously coordinated (variable hours), we will transfer you to the train station (Poroy or Ollantaytambo) where you will board the train heading to the town of "Aguas Calientes" (2 000 masl.). The duration of this part of the trip is variable, depending on the type of service you choose. Aguas Calientes is a little town located 30 minutes (by bus) from the citadel of Machu Picchu; after some snacks, we will take one of the buses to ascend 400 m. by a zigzagging road until reach the world wonder "The Historic Sanctuary of Machupicchu".

     

    The guided tour in Machupicchu takes approximately 2 hours. The guided tour will begin visiting the main sectors of the citadel: The sacred plaza, The Sun Temple, The Intihuatana (Solar deal), the Royal Enclosures, the Three Windows Temple and the cemetery. At the end of the tour you will have some free time to explore the citadel. After this visit You have to return to the town of Aguas Calientes and enjoy your food 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, we will be waiting for you to take you back to your hotel.

     

    THE TOUR INCLUSIVE:

    • Meeting to start of the tour
    • Travel by train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes (02 hrs approx.)
    • Bus round trip to the citadel of Machu Picchu (Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes)
    • Guided Tour in Machu Picchu for approximately 02 hrs.
    • Return by train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo (02 hrs approx.)
    • Bus from Cusco - Ollantaytambo - Cusco. (02 hrs approx.)

     

    THE TOUR NOT INCLUSIVE:

    • Meals
    • Drinks
    • Tips and souvenirs.

     

    DAY 04 - THE SOUTHERN VALLEY OF CUSCO (TIPÓN-PIKILLACTA-ANDAHUAYLILLAS)

    From 09:00 am. to 14:00 pm.

     

    It 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 you’re your respective hotel at 8:40 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; 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 "pan chuta".

     

    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.

     

    THE TOUR INCLUSIVE:

    • Specialized and bilingual tour guide
    • Private transport
    • First aid kit

     

    THE TOUR NOT INCLUSIVE:

    • Entrance fees
    • Drinks
    • Tips and souvenirs

     

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