Inca Heartlands

From Cusco, Peru
  • Peru
  • Custom
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Tour Description

Uncover the myths and mysteries of the ancient Incas with this great 5 day package. Explore Cusco, the ancient Inca capital, before heading off into the Sacred Valley of the Incas including a visit to the traditional Pisac Markets as well as the massive Inca fortress at Ollantaytambo. Finally visit the famous ruins of Machu Picchu before returning once again to Cusco where your tour concludes.

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Cusco is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its original and architectural characteristics

Unveil the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu, an Incan citadel set high in the Andes Mountains

Witness picturesque views of ruins and a massive Inca fortress in Ollantaytambo

Tour Itinerary

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Day 1

Upon arrival in to Cusco, you will be met & transferred to your hotel.
Cusco, set at an altitude of 3,400 metres in the Peruvian Andes, was once the capital of the Inca Empire. It is known for its Spanish colonial architecture and Incan remains.
Overnight in Cusco

Day 2

Take a sightseeing tour through Cusco, the heart of the Inca Empire. Visit the fascinating Qorikancha Temple of the Sun, the 12-Angled Rock and the Cathedral, built on the ruins of an Inca Palace. From here head to the archaeological remains located around the city, including the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo (giant rock), the ancient site of Puca Pucara and finally the Water Temple of Tambomachay.
Afternoon is at leisure.
Overnight in Cusco

Day 3
Sacred Valley Aguas Calientes

Today, explore the Sacred Valley of the Incas. This fertile river valley was home to many important sites for the Incas, both strategic and religious. We visit the village of Pisac, with its famous market. On market days Pisac comes alive with locals from nearby hillside villages in traditional dress selling local fruit and vegetables as well as handicrafts. Later we explore Ollantaytambo, which is dominated by a giant Inca fortress, and is perhaps the best surviving example of Inca town planning.
In the late after board a train in Ollantaytambo bound for Aguas Calientes (also known as Machu Picchu township)
Overnight in Aguas Calientes

Day 4
Machu Picchu Cusco

Today you will be astonished at your first view of Machu Picchu, a stunning display of ancient architecture with incredible surroundings! Enjoy a guided tour of the ruins and monuments such as the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and the Cemeteries.
Optional extra: Include a permit to climb Huayna Picchu.
Afternoon you will return to Cusco by train & road.
Overnight in Cusco

Day 5
Cusco Depart

Departure day. Depart any time. Transfer to the airport or bus station is included.
**Why not extend your stay & explore Cusco's some more

What’s Included

  • Included Copy 20 4 nights accommodation in standard hotels
  • Included Copy 31 Hotel upgrades available
  • Included Copy 20 Breakfast daily, and other meals as outlined in the included sightseeing tours
Fees & Services
  • Included Copy 20 Sightseeing on a shared basis as outlined in the tour itinerary with English speaking guides
  • Included Copy 20 Train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes Return
  • Included Copy 20 Return airport transfers on a private basis
  • Included Copy 20 Entrance Fee in to Machu Picchu (Morning session on day 4)
  • Included Copy 20 Add on permit to Huayna Picchu available (additional costs apply)
  • Included Copy 20 Private guided tour of Machu Phiccu with English speaking guide
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5 days

Price from

$1,300 USD

Per person, twin share

Daily departures