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5 Day Tour to Machu Picchu - Traditional

A Tour In Machu Picchu 5 Days gets you a time to explore Cusco at your own pace.  From the moment you arrive to Cusco, our private transport will transfer you to your hotel.  You will explore Cusco city on a half day tour immerse into the cultural side of the city, followed next day with a visit to the ancient citadel, Machu Picchu.

Aside of your half day in Cusco, a Tour In Machu Picchu 5 Days continues to the Sacred Valley in Pisac.  This is a moment in which you will have a view of the surrounding landscapes outside Cusco city.   You will also travel during your Machu Picchu Special tour 4 days by train to Aguas Calientes on a delightful journey until you reach Aguas Calientes town.

a train journey will do the most of your day ahead of you is a full enjoyment of the majestic views of the Urubamba Valley until reaching Aguas Calientes town.  Your final destination, Machu Picchu, will mark your trip with unforgettable memories of it.  This is your time, to follow the Inca journey to his royal house and  We are looking forward to see you on this Tour In Machu Picchu 5 Days .

5 Day Tour to Machu Picchu - Traditional
USD 628
Price per person
Duration
5 days


Details


Itinerary at a Glance


  • DAY 1

    Arrive To Cusco + City Tour

  • DAY 2

    Full Day Sacred Valley Tour

  • DAY 3

    Cusco To Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Town)

  • DAY 4

    Machu Picchu In Its Glory – Big Day!

  • DAY 5

    Depart Cusco



  • Itinerary


    DAY 1 : Arrive To Cusco + City Tour

    Welcome to Cusco and our Tour In Machu Picchu 5 Days.  

    Once you get to the Cusco airport, we will collect you and transfer you to your hotel and give you a briefing about the places you will be visiting during the tour that awaits you.

    The Tour In Machu Picchu 5 Days will start visiting Cusco's colonial heritages mixed with its mystical Inca background.  Your guide will provide you as much information of the places you will be visiting.   Later on you will have the late afternoon at your own leisure to carry on exploring Cusco's nightlife or sampling some of its many typical restaurants. We will very happy to suggest you places according to your taste.

    DAY 2 : Full Day Sacred Valley Tour

    We will collect you at your local hotel in Cusco and leave after 08:30 am in direction to the Sacred Valley.  During this Tour In Machu Picchu 5 Days we will get through Sacsayhuaman,  descending the mountains to the majestic Urubamba River. 

    Our first stop, is Pisac village a place of amazing artisans which they gather in an open market to sell their unique handmade and organic products. Also in this town are some Inca sites worthy to visit.  

    On the Pisac artisans market, you will be having the opportunity to see the variety of art crafts and textiles which can keep you entertained.

    Afterwards we will travel on our private transport to the top of the hills on this village and to have a panoramic view of the impressive and beautiful Sacred valley.  We will be visiting also Pisac ruins.

    Carry on our Tour In Machu Picchu 5 Days, will continue in direccion to Urubamba towards Ollantaytambo where we will have a delicious buffet lunch at Tunupa restaurant buffet then continue through to Ollantaytambo. Ollantaytambo has a magnificent structure which is worthy to explore. 

    Local people of Ollantaytambo do enjoy showing off their beautifully typical dresses.  This village is surrounded by the valley of Patacancha and Willoq and sacred mountains.

    Finished our journey to Ollantaytambo, we will be continuing travelling until we get to Chinchero archaeological site.  We will stay for while exploring the ruins and a colonial place in Chinchero village. Later in the afternoon we  will return to Cusco at around 18:30 hours.

    DAY 3 : Cusco To Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Town)

    Today we are passing to your hotel very early in the morning (time to be confirmed) and travel to the train station to leave Cusco in direction to Aguas Calientes.  As we are travelling around the Sacred Valley and Urubamba we will get very impressed by its magnificent landscapes all the way.  This is a unique train journey which you will enjoy from the beginning and it will stay with you as a memorable time.

    Aguas Calientes is a town located in the middle of a deep and green valley crossed by a river and it has a variety of cafes and restaurants.  The Tour In Machu Picchu 5 Days has consider you to try the local natural hot springs in Aguas Calientes.  So you can feel very relaxed for your next day when visiting Machu Picchu.  You will check in at your hotel in Aguas Calientes and prepared to pass the night in this location.

    There is also an interesting choice to do in Aguas Calientes such as Visiting the Machu Picchu 'Manuel Chávez Ballón' museum and orchid exhibition. This is open from 9am to 4.30pm, and is a 35 minute walk down the road from Aguas Calientes to Puente Ruinas. This museum gives you an interesting background on Machu Picchu.

    DAY 4 : Machu Picchu In Its Glory – Big Day!

    The Inca, the son of 'Inti' (The Sun) was allow to enter to the glory and enjoyment of his royal house, Machu Picchu.  Today you will trace his steps and complete the whole Tour In Machu Picchu 5 Days.

    After taking your breakfast at 05:45 am we leave this town and get the first bus to Machu Picchu. The ride will take us around 20 minutes to get to the top of the hill.  Our aim is to get to the ancient citadele when the sunrise over the city.  

    The first impression of Macchu Picchu is its fantastic location which mix very well with the whole nature around it.  Very far away at the back the Andean mountains and snow peaks.  The whole view it will just take your breath away that is for sure.

    Our guide will give you a 2 hour guided tour and after this you can explore the mysterious city by yourself.

    If you have done the arrangements during your Tour In Machu Picchu 5 Days, you will know that in order to climb the mountain of Huayna Picchu at 2.720m/8,890ft above the sea level, you will need a permit. To climb the Huayna Picchu mountain which is the one facing the ancient city, It takes around 45 minutes to reach the top.

    Once you finish exploring the city or part of it,  your guide will meet you in Aguas Calientes to have lunch and to receive your train tickets back to Cusco. The return to Cusco takes about four hours with a bus transfer in Ollantaytambo to Cusco.

    Please note: allocations or Itineraries are subject to change depending on time of bookings and campsites provided by INC (National Culture Institute that runs the Inca Trail).

    DAY 5 : Depart Cusco

    It was a fantastic time in having you with us and we do appreciate in choosing our service during this Tour In Machu Picchu 5 Days.  After you have finished your breakfast, our private transport will arrive to  your hotel and get you to the local airport according your flight itinerary.

      

    Attractions we will visit

    • The Koricancha, Temple of the sun.
    • The Cathedral, Marvel of the religious art.
    • Sacsayhuaman, Majestic place with impressive works in stone, some up to 120 tons.
    • Q´enqo, (Labyrinth) a religious center dedicated to the adoration of the Earth.
    • Puca Pucara, (reddish place) that was used as a military control center.
    • Tambomachay, (Temple of the Water) a center of adoration and worship of water.
    • Sacred Valley,  became an area of royal estates, country homes for the Inca, for the religious establishment and also agriculture.
    • Aguas Calientes, officially known as a Machu Picchu Pueblo is a small town at the bottom of the valley next to Machu Picchu, and the principal access point to the ancient city during our Tour In Machu Picchu 5 Days.
    • Machu Picchu, a magnificent Royal state built during the period of the two great Inca rulers, Pachacuti Inca Yupanqui (1438–71) and Túpac Inca Yupanqui (1472–93). It is estimated that no more than 750 people lived there at a time.  It was declared Peruvian Historic Sanctuary in 1981, World Heritage Site in 1983 and In 2007, Machu Picchu was voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in a worldwide Internet poll.  
    • Huayna Picchu, it was the residence for the high priest and the local virgins.  The Incas built a trail up the side of the Huayna Picchu and built temples and terraces on its top at 2,693 metres (8,835 ft) above sea level.

     

    Some benefits by choosing us

    We are an award-winning company, recognized throughout the local tourism industry for our service and dedication to our clients. The services offered by Valencia Travel Cusco meet or exceed accepted international quality standards.

    Highlights


    Price Includes

    • All transfers in/out to the airport
    • Round trip train tickets to Machu Picchu with Inca Rail Company
    • Round trip bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
    • 4 nights’ accommodations at Casa Andina 3 star hotels (or similar standard)
    • 4 breakfasts at the hotel
    • Private guided tour in Machu Picchu
    • Entrance fee to Machu Picchu
    • City tour of Cusco + entrance fee
    • Sacred valley tour + entrance fee

    Price Not Includes

    • Single supplement fee
    • International and local airfares
    • Entrance fee to the hot springs in Machu Picchu (US$5).
    • Meals where not otherwise stated
    • Optional: Climb up the Wayna Picchu Mountain at Machu Picchu
    • Gratuity


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