DAY 1: ARRIVAL TO CUSCO
Meet Peru Cusco Guide at the Airport of Cusco, and please look for your Private Machu Picchu Guide holding a sign with your name on it. Our Guide will transfer you to your Hotel. We will help you to check in. We will give you recommendations for walking around the city center. Considering today is your acclimatization day.
DAY 2: SACRED VALLEY SAQSAYHUAMAN, PISAQ, OLLANTAYTAMBO
Your private guide will collect you from your hotel. Drive to the archeological site of Saqsayhuaman considered one of the most important temples in the Inca times. After your visit, you continue driving to Llama and Alpaca farm Awanacancha. Along this drive, you will stop at beautiful viewpoints to see the amazing farming communities and the sacred valley, a large valley surrounded by Snowy peaks of mountains. In the middle of the valley flows the Vilcanota or Urubamba River, which was significant during the Inca period for agricultural production until today. We use irrigation systems for the production of corn, potatoes, quinoa, and vegetables in this valley, which is one of the sources of the Amazon River. Eventually, you will get to Pisaq archeological site, where you will explore with your private guide. After you finish, you will come down to the colonial town of Pisaq. Where you will explore the biggest local and handcraft make in the area. As well their specialty in this town is making Empanadas. Type of bread. If you like, you can try it after you drive along this beautiful valley, looking at the towns located on both sides and traditional Guinea pig restaurants. If you want to see and try it, let your Guide know to stop. As well, you have a choice of recommendation to stop for lunch. After lunch, you will visit Ollantaytambo archeological site, considered the last Inca living town beautiful small hospitable town. Where you pass the night. 2800 m.
DAY 3: KM 104 CHACHABAMBA, INTIPUNKU, MACHU PICCHU TO AGUAS CALIENTES
Our guide will pick you up from the hotel in Ollantaytambo and walk you for 10 minutes to the train station. Here you will take the train for 1:20 hrs. Following this beautiful valley, you will be able to enjoy the change of landscape until you get to km 104. When you get to this place checkpoints, you will pass park rangers, and you will explore the first archeological site, Chachabamba. From here, you will start ascending the original Inca Trail for 3 hours until the Wiñayhuana Archeological site, where your guide will show you around this place. Then you will have a lunch break. After, you will continue hiking for one hour in this beautiful part of the Inca trail with a lush green forest and many exotic flowers like Orchids until you get to the Sungate. The first view of Machu Picchu. Here you will have spare time to enjoy the view of Machu Picchu and Wayna Picchu mountain. After, you will descend for 45 minutes to the citadel. Here you will have plenty of time to take your photos of this Beautiful and peaceful ancient city of the Incas. Depending on the weather conditions, you will be able to see the Sunset of Machu Picchu. After your free time, we will go out of the citadel and take a bus for 30 minutes to Aguas Calientes Town to get to your Hotel. Your guide will provide you with detailed information for the next day.
DAY 4: EXPLORE MACHU PICCHU AFTERNOON BACK TO CUSCO
Your private guide will pick you up at your hotel and bring you to the bus station to take the bus for 30 minutes to the entrance of Machu Picchu. You will enter the citadel and explore with your guide, and depending on if you have a ticket for Wayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountain, you will be hiking. These are optional and additional fees. After your visit to Machu Picchu, you will take the bus back to Aguas Calientes town and have your own lunch. After your lunch, you will take the train back at 1:45h to Ollantaytambo. Then you will take private transportation to your Hotel. Cusco.