Our guide will pass by to collect you at your hotel at 8 a.m. We will take a bus to the north of Cusco towards the mountains where we will stop at a viewpoint where we will have an introduction on Inca history. In this are of the Andes we can see fertile plains, terraces and canals that were created by the Incas.
Following this we head towards the ruins of Pisac, where we will learn more about Inca culture and where we can see stone architecture and impressive terraces that contain irrigation channels. After this we will return the town of Pisac where you can visit the artisanal market.
Finally we will take the bus where we can see the Urubamba River whilst on our way to the city of Ollantaytambo. Here we will visit the ruins, an important Inca construction ( note:entrance ticket not included, $45.00 per person). It is in this place where you can find rock formations that represent the Inca god Wiracocha. We will then take a train (depending on the reservation time) at 4.36 p.m., 7 p.m. or 9 p.m. to Aguas Calientes, which will take around 2 hours. We will spend the night here.
After an early breakfast at the hotel, you will take a 25-minute bus ride to the ruins. Remenber to bring your passport as it is required for entrance to Machu Picchu. The buses operate as a shuttle system, starting at 5.30 a.m. If you prefer, you can walk along the Inca trail instead of taking the bus. This path will take approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. For more information about the trail, please consult your tour guide.
Once in Machu Picchu, you will have a 3-hour private tour followed by time to explore this majestic place on your own. If you decide to reserve a pass to climb *Huayna Picchu or *Machu Picchu mountain, this will be your next adventure. The Sun Gate takes 1 hour to climb and is available and free for everyone. In the afternoon we will depart by train to Ollantaytambo, followed by a bus to your hotel in Cusco.
*Ask in advance for availability. USD 20.00 per person.
Prior to departure you will have a meeting with your guide in our office to go over all the details regarding your trip. The orientation will be at 6:30 pm the night before your trip.
EXPERIENCE OF OUR GUIDES :
All of our guides have a minimum of 3 years of guiding experience. They are professional, responsible, and all have a deep love and respect for mother nature and her mountains. They will make sure your trip is safe and enjoyable.
All of our guides are certified in high mountain first aid training. They always carry a first aid kit on our treks (including pills for altitude sickness, diarrhea, vomiting, cuts, and cream for muscle aches). They also carry extra oxygen in cases of emergency.
all of our transport vehicles are designed for tourist activities and will come pick you up from your hotel at the agreed upon time with your guide. All of our vehicles have their proper documentation in order and have been inspected for proper safety measures.
Train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes.
Train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.
Bus consetur from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu ( round trip).
1 BREAKFAST, 1 LUNCH:
Our restaurants will prepare you a delicious and filling breakfast and lunch. Our clients have loved the food prepared for them on their treks, and our chefs are also able to accommodate any dietary restrictions (such as vegetarian or vegan) at no extra cost. Please let your guide know at orientation if you have any dietary restrictions or allergies so we can organize ahead of time.
SNACKS FOR TREKKING:
Before the trek begins our guide will provide you with local fruits, chocolates, candies, water, etc. in a small biodegradable lunch sack.
ENTRANCE TICKET TO MACHU PICCHU
If you would like to climb Huayna Picchu there is an extra fee of US$ 25, which needs to be booked in advance. It is about a 45 minute challenge to the top. The other option is to climb Machu Picchu mountain (which is different to Machu Picchu citadel). This hike is very hard and steep but well worth it! The cost is US$ 15 per person and takes around 90 minutes.
Cusco has one of the 7 modern wonders and we are specialists in providing all the logistics so you can know this wonder without problems – KB ADVENTURES TOUR OPERATOR 2021.
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