8 Day Magical Tours MachuPicchu

A popular and contrasting tour that combines all the best attractions in the Inca heartland before heading south to Lake Titicaca, where ancient cultures have remained unchanged for hundreds of years.

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Shorth Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrive in Lima
  • Day 2: Lima - Cusco - Ollantaytambo 
  • Day 3: Native community of Willoc or other similar community
  • Day 4: Rafting Willkamayu River
  • Day 5: Ollantaytambo to MachuPicchu
  • Day 6: MachuPicchu ruins full day
  • Day 7: Cusco city tour
  • Day 8: Return to Lima

Day 1 Arrive in Lima

Pick up from airport and transfer to hotel.

Day 2 Lima - Cusco - Ollantaytambo 

  • Morning pick up from hotel after breakfast and transfer to airport (specific time to be arranged)
  • Fly to the Inca capital city of Cusco.
  • Pick up from the airport and transfer to hotel in Ollantaytambo.
  • Exchange currency and learn about the day’s activities.
  • Delicious lunch provided .
  • Rest at the hotel.
  • Welcoming ceremony in the afternoon at the hotel with Guide.
  • Dinner on your own.
  • Note: Ollantaytambo is lower than Cusco which is why we begin here to ease your acclimation to the altitude. For your convenience, we provide water and energy bars for all days.

Day 3 Native community of Willoc or other similar community

  • Breakfast at the hotel starting at 6:00 a.m.
  • Pick up at 9:00 a.m. to visit the most wonderful native communities where we will see how the Incas lived 600 hundred years ago.
  • We will provide hot chocolate and sweet bread for the children in these communities.
  • Picnic lunch with Mama Santuza, the oldest living native woman in this part of the Andes.
She will perform a traditional ceremony for us after she shares some of her native soup.
  • Spend the afternoon exploring the ruins at Ollantaytambo.
  • Return to the hotel for dinner on your own.

Day 4 Rafting Willkamayu River

  • Breakfast at the hotel starting at 6:00 a.m.
  • Pickup at 9:00 a.m. and drive to the river (approximately 15 minutes).
  • View Inca walls and beautiful sacred sites along the river.
  • While rafting,visit a beautiful Inca bridge, an Inca wall at river's edge, look at the rocky mountains beyond, see many birds on the way, admire the rapids in the river, and enjoy nature. (Note: Horseback riding,hiking, and mountain biking are options instead of rafting).
  • Picnic lunch provided.
  • Return to your hotel by 3:00 p.m.
  • Dinner on your own.

Day 5 Ollantaytambo to MachuPicchu

  • Breakfast starting at 6:00 a.m.
  • Train to Machu Picchu in the morning, specific time to be arranged.
  • Arrive at lunch time or earlier.
  • Drop luggage at the hotel. 
Have lunch and then walk to the waterfalls of Mandor, which has spectacular birds and flowers. This walk along the Sacred River takes about 3.5 hours round trip.
  • Return to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Town).
  • Dinner on your own.

Day 6 MachuPicchu ruins full day

  • Breakfast starting at 4:30 a.m.
  • Early bus to Machu Picchu leaving around 5:30 a.m. to avoid the crowds and see the sun illuminating the walls of this sacred and magical place.
  • Explore the ruins for about 4 hours. We can do some meditation with music at this magical place if you wish.
  • Buffet lunch with a view of the Sacred Mountains.
  • Afternoon train Back to Ollantaytambo and then to Cusco(hotel).
  • Dinner on your own.

Day 7 Cusco city tour

  • Breakfast at the hotel starting at 6:00 a.m.
  • Morning walk starting at 9:00 a.m. We will visit the famous local market of San Pedro. There is a huge diversity of products available. We will see the 12 square stones at Inca Roca Palace in Cusco. We will also visit the Cathedral and the Temple of the Sun.
  • Lunch on the main square at a good Peruvian Japanese restaurant.
  • Afternoon visit to Sacsayhuaman Temple, Tambomachay and Qenqo, famous sites around Cusco. We will have a special surprise in Saqsayhuaman.
  • Return to hotel by 5:00 p.m.
  • Provided Group Farewell Dinner.

Day 8 Return to Lima

  • Breakfast at hotel starting at 6:00 a.m.
  • Transfer to airport (time depends on your flight).
  • Indian Market and the City tour by bus in Miraflores, Lima.
  • Lunch at a local Peruvian restaurant.
  • Transfer to the airport any time according to your connection home.

Includes:

  • Internal airfares and airport taxes.
  • Private ground transportation.
  • Hotels.
  • All breakfasts and lunches.
  • Farewell dinner.
  • Shaman-trained Guide.
  • Entrance fees to Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco.
  • Train fares.
  • Water and energy bars daily.
  • Bread and Hot Chocolate to share with the children.

Does Not Include:

  • International airfares.
  • Dinners.
  • Extra beverages.
  • Gratuitities (bellmen, waiters, guide, drivers)

What to BRING:

  • Hiking boots, comfortable walking shoes and sturdy sandals
  • Waterproof Jacket and pants
  • Thermal clothing for rafting
  • Windbreaker
  • Sleeping bag for trekking (optional)
  • Camera and extra batteries and memory cards
  • Flash light
  • 220/ 110V (plug) adaptor1
  • Insect repellent
  • Sun block, sunglasses, hat
  • Bottle for water
  • some school supplies to share with the children while visiting rural mountain communities

USD 1,625 per person