Start: Cusco Finish: Cusco
Physical rating: Medium
Special diets catered: Vegetarians
Tour code: PVT-CPT003
Group size: 1 - 20
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Be dazzled by the Vinicunca Mountain, also known as Rainbow Mountain, on this full-day adventure through the Peruvian Andes to the amazing spot. Follow through breathtaking landscapes to a natural rainbow painted across the mountain ridges, a one-of-a-kind sight.This package you will start your adventure getting to know the city of Cusco, we will take you to the main attractions, on the tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas you will have the opportunity to see incredible landscapes and get to know more about this amazing culture, for your Machu Picchu visit, we will take you from the door of your hotel and back through high quality transportation at a leisurely pace that allows you to see the best of Machu Picchu and Cusco.
Upon arrival in Cusco, reception at the airport / bus station and transfer to upscale hotel in the city center.
**Note: Recommend to arrive in Cusco before 11am
Afternoon:. Cusco City Tour
In the afternoon around 1:10 pm pick up from your hotel to Cusco City Tour. The tour will begin visiting the Temple of the Sun or Qorikancha, Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, PucaPucara and Tambomachay. And return around 7:00 pm
The evening will be free to rest and acclimatize to the altitude.
Overnight in Cusco
Location: Aguas Calientes
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
After a delicious breakfast we will pick at your hotel around 8:30 am for the wonderful Tour Sacred Valley of the Incas and visit the archaeological park Pisac and its traditional market, enjoy a delicious buffet lunch in Urubamba, then visit the wonderful city of Ollantaytambo, where there should stop walking through the cobblestone streets that keep alive the Inca culture that make us go back in time. In the afternoon, we will take our train to Aguas Calientes. The journey will take approx. 2 hours.
Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes, reception at train station and transfer to the accommodation.
The evening will be free to relax and dine in the restaurant of your choice.
Overnight in Aguas Calientes
After a nice breakfast in the hotel we will meet our guide. Together we will take the bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu, which lasts about 25 minutes.
Upon arrival in Machu Picchu, we will enter the citadel. Our professional guide will give you a tour of the historic citadel for 2 hours. After the guided tour, you will have free time to explore the areas located in the outskirts of Machu Picchu and take photos.
When you finish exploring Machu Picchu, the bus will take you back to Aguas Calientes, where you will have free time to have lunch or relax in one of the many restaurants or cafes. In the afternoon / evening we will board our train to return to Cusco. Approximately four hours later, you will arrive in Cusco and be transported back to your accommodation.
Overnight in Cusco
We leave our accommodation around 8:30 am. First visit to Moray, which consists of several circular agricultural terraces built by the Incas in natural sinkholes on a limestone plateau that overlooks the Urubamba Valley. It has been suggested that the terraces have a cosmological meaning, but their function in addition to agricultural purposes, is still unclear. Then we visit the colonial town of Maras. This is an important salt mine exploded during Inca times and later during the colonial era. Displays the salt mines in ancient terraces and ponds. Return to Cusco around 3pm.
Overnight in Cusco
Location: Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain
We will pick you up between 04:00– 04:30am. Then we are going to set out on a drive through the South Valley. The drive takes around 3 hours to get Hanchipacha community where we are going to stop for breakfast. After that we are going to drive you 15 minutes more to Quesiuno community (4,326 m / 14,189 ft.), where we are going to start with the trekking of 3 hours approx. long to the rainbow mountain . In the way up we are going to be able to enjoy amazing landscapes of herds of alpacas and llamas, the Ausangate Mountain, many red mountains and traditional local houses. When we finally reach the Rainbow Mountains (5,020 m / 16,466 ft.), you will have time to explore the area and take pictures. We will spend approximately 30 minutes to 1 hour (depend of your trekking speed and weather conditions).
After the amazing view of the landscapes on the top we are going to down to the beginning of our trekking point, that take 2 hours approx. (Quesiuno community) where we are going to take our transportation to Hanchipacha community to have lunch. Then you are going to be drive to Cusco, and drop you at Regocijos square 2 blocks from Main Square.
Overnight in Cusco
Breakfast in the hotel and transfer to the airport for your return flight.
End of our services!
• 4 nights in Cusco in hotel 2*
• 1 night in Aguas Calientes in hotel 2*
• Transfers airport - hotel - airport (or bus terminal)
• BTG (general tourist ticket).
• All entrance fees.
• Cusco City Tour
• Tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas
• Maras & Moray tour
• Rainbow Mountain tour
• Mobility for all tours mentioned.
• Guided tour in English or Spanish
• Breakfast included at the hotel
• Buffet lunch in Urubamba
• Buffet lunch at Mountain
• Train ticket Ollantaytambo-Aguas Calientes-Ollantaytambo
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Yes, pickup from airport or bus station is included, please confirm your pickup details at time of booking.
All accommodations offer free wifi.
Yes, we strongly do recommend you to take a medical and a travel insurance in your home country. Although health care is relatively inexpensive in Peru, it is always advisable to have travel insurance.
Yes, once we get the booking confirmation we will be sending your complete itinerary with accommodation and time of pickups.
Group tours are shared with travellers from other countries.
You must have a good fitness level as the trek to Rainbow Mountain is very challenging.
Try to drink bottled or boiled water when in Peru . Tap water is not safe, it may cause mild abdominal upset.
On reaching heights above 3000m, heart pounding and shortness of breath are a normal response to the lack of oxygen in the air. However, for some visitors these symptoms can deteriorate into a condition known as Soroche (or acute altitude sickness) where you can start to experience headaches, loss of appetite, extreme tiredness, sleeplessness and often nausea.
Entrances are included as specified on the itinerary.
Yes, we can book extra nights at the accommodation chosen, please let us know at time of booking.
All tours are set in English or Spanish.
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