Day 1 - Cuzco
We will meet you at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon tour of this magnificent city, a blend of Inca and Spanish Cultures, visiting the Korikancha or Temple of the Sun and the Cathedral, continuing from there to the nearby ruins of Tambomachay (Inca fountains), Puca-Pucara (the Red Fortress), Kenko (sacred site) and finally Sacsahuaman Fortress.
Day 2 Cuzco - Pisac - Ollantaytambo – Cuzco
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning you will visit Pisac, famous for its Mass and market. The Mass is attended by the 'mayors' of the neighboring villages, complete in typical dress and carrying their traditional 'varayoc' or staff of office. You will also enjoy the colorful Indian market. Lunch is included. In the afternoon you will tour the remarkable Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo with its magnificent mountain stairway. Among other things, you will be intrigued by six enormous pink stones, each weighing some 50 tons. These came from the other side of the river, but nobody knows how they were transported, since the Incas did not use the wheel.
Note: Pisac Market is held on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, but Mass is only on Sunday.
Day 3 Cuzco - Machu Picchu – Cuzco
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to station.. Train goes through Urubamba Valley, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, to the fabulous mountaintop ruins of Machu Picchu. Full day tour with lunch included.
Day 4 - Cuzco
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport or station.