Experience a train ride through the spectacular Sacred Valley of the Incas to the town of Aguas Calientes
Explore the most spectacular archaeological site in South America world famous for its stunning location.
Is 2018 the year you knock this one off your bucketlist? Take advantage of a free night, and a city tour!
Breath in the magical ancient empire of the Incas as you explore the colonial city of Cuzco which was built on the foundations of former Inca palaces; discover the best of the Sacred Valley in Yucay; uncover the monumental architectural complexes of Ollantaytambo and travel to Machu Picchu by rail.
Machu Picchu by train - This is a Once In A Lifetime TripBucketlist Stuff for 2018!
6 DAY TOUR FROM $2016 PER PERSON INCLUDES
– five nights accommodation, meals as indicated, sightseeing with local English speaking guides, return Vistadome rail journey
DAY 1 CUZCO
Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure to acclimatise to the high altitude.
DAY 2 CUZCO
Today discover the amazing colonial city built on the foundations of the Inca palaces. Visit the popular San Pedro Market, a must-see in Cuzco; Koricancha or Temple of the Sun, the Plaza de Armas and the Cathedral with its carved woodworks, altars and paintings. Drive to the Inca fortress of Sacsayhuaman. (B)
DAY 3 CUZCO – YUCAY
Discover the best of the Sacred Valley, starting on the Inca’s Balcony, a beautiful place with an impressive view of Chinchero ruins and city, where twelve families still preserve their traditional mores. Visit Moray, an impressing pre-Inca greenhouse. After lunch, continue to Ollantaytambo, one of the most monumental architectural complexes of the ancient Inca Empire. Walk through the town of Ollantaytambo, with its narrow cobblestone streets that have been continuously inhabited since the 18th century. (B)(L)(D)
DAY 4 YUCAY – MACHU PICCHU
Transfer to Ollanta station to board the Vistadome train service to Aguas Calientes. Sit back and enjoy the spectacular views of the Sacred Valley from the panoramic windows. Disembark at Aguas Calientes station and then board a bus for the ride to Machu Picchu and your guided visit. (B)(L)(D)
DAY 5 MACHU PICCHU – CUZCO
Morning at leisure to explore the town of Aguas Calientes. Board the train for the return journey to Cuzco. This evening, farewell Cuzco on a walking tour. See the city lit up from San Cristobal lookout point before making your way to the Main Square, for a leisurely stroll. Conclude at a well-known bar for lessons from an expert bartender on how to make the traditional Pisco Sour. (B)
DAY 6 CUZCO
Transfer to Cuzco Airport. (B)
(B) = Breakfast (L) = Lunch (D) = Dinner
If you would rather walk the trail we are happy to discuss options there!
*Terms & conditions apply: All prices are quoted in NZD based on 2 adults travelling together and are correct as at 4 December 17. Offers are subject to availability & can change without notification due to fluctuations in charges and currency. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer. Valid for sale until 28 Feb 18 and valid for stays until 31 May 18. Special applicable only if staying at the following properties: Casa Andina Select Miraflores (Superior) – Lima, Novotel Cusco (Standard) – Cuzco, Casa Andina Private Collection Valle (Superior) – Sacred Valley, El Mapi by Inkaterra (Superior deluxe) – Machu Picchu. Credit Card surcharges apply.