From $785 per person** (based on 2 people sharing)
Discover the magic of Cusco and Machu Picchu on this short tour to the heartland of the Inca empire. Enjoy a tour of the Andean city of Cusco, visiting the mystical sites of Tambomachay, Q’enco, Sacsayhuamán and the Inca Temple of the Sun – Korikancha, before taking the train to the truly spectacular new world wonder and UNESCO World Heritage Site – Machu Picchu.
We are passionate about Peru and South America, our team of professional travel advisors have lived and worked in Peru for many years, and are ready to help you create the short Peru tour you want.
Day 1 – Arrival
Today we will collect you from Cusco airport and transfer you to your hotel located in the historic centre of the city. You will have the afternoon free to relax and explore Cusco’s the vibrant streets, perhaps taking a short walk up to the art district of San Blas and visiting a Shaman. In the evening we recommend that you try one of Cusco’s restaurants, perhaps experiencing some of the excellent Andean and international fusion cooking on offer.
Day 2 – Guided Tour of Cusco
Today you will be collected from your hotel for a tour of Cusco and surrounding areas. The tour starts at the Inca Sanctuary of Tambomachay (4 miles outside of Cusco), before working your way back to Cusco and visiting the Inca sites of Q’enko, the incredible fortress site of Sacsayhuamán, and the spiritual Inca Temple of the Sun – Korikancha. The tour can either be taken in the morning or afternoon.
Day 3 – Guided Tour of Machu Picchu
Today you will catch an early train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu. After your transfer from Cusco to Ollantaytambo, you will take a scenic two hour train ride along the beautiful Sacred Valley before arriving to Machu Picchu. You will take a two hour guided tour of Machu Picchu, including stops at the Caretakers Hut, the Temple of the Sun, the Royal Tomb, the Three Windowed Temple and Intihuatana (the Solar Clock). You will return back to Cusco in the evening, and be transferred onto your hotel.
Day 4 – Depart
Today you can enjoy a leisurely breakfast before we collect you from your hotel and transfer you back to Cusco Airport for your onward flights.
Recommended 3 star accommodations
Guided tour of Cusco (including full Cusco tourist ticket)
Guided tour of Machu Picchu
What’s Not Included
Domestic or international flights.
**Prices quoted in US Dollars. Prices are based on two people or more sharing, using our recommended 3 star hotels, low season rates and gtravelling in our standard group tour (max 16 people). Alternative hotels and itineraries are available for this tour; contact one of our travel advisors for pricing information. Surcharges may be applicable to certain credit cards used for payment. Our Terms and Conditions apply to all purchases.