Day 1 : Cusco - Sacsayhuaman
Upon arrival at the airport a host will meet and assist you in transferring to the hotel and help you in registering. Morning at leisure to adjust to the altitude.
Tour of Cusco and its ruins - This afternoon's tour of the oldest continuously inhabited city in the western hemisphere includes important landmarks of enchanting Cusco and the nearby ruins of Qenko, Puca-pucara, Tampumachay as well as the Sacsayhuaman fortress. Once the center of the Inca civilization, modern Cusco is a delightful combination of Inca and colonial architecture. During the tour, you will visit Cusco's Cathedral, Santo Domingo Church and the Plaza de Armas.
Day 2 : Pisac Indian Market and Ollantaytambo Fortress (Tue, Thu, Sun)
Breakfast at your hotel. Morning departure for a drive through the fertile countryside to the colonial village of Pisac. During your visit to the bustling marketplace you will have the opportunity to bargain with the inhabitants for many different types of Peruvian handicrafts and jewelry. After lunch the tour continues to the village of Ollantaytambo for a visit to its impressive Inca fortress. This tour can also be provided the same day you arrive in Cusco. (B,L).
Day 3 : Machu Picchu
Breakfast at your hotel. Full day excursion to Machu Picchu - Early start for a train ride through the sacred valley of Urubamba to the "Lost City of the Incas," Machu Picchu. Perched 8,200 feet above sea level, it was hidden by mountains and semi-tropical jungles for 400 years until discovered by Hiram Bingham of Yale University in 1911. Guided tour of the ruins upon arrival. All transfers are included. Lunch in Machu Picchu. (B,L).
Day 4 : Cusco / Home
Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer from hotel to the airport for departure.
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