Cusco fortress of the Inca

Cusco fortress of the Inca 8D/7N

Itinerary

Day 1: Arriving to Lima

Arrive to the airport Jorge Chavez where a representative from Kontiki Tours will pick you up and take you to the hotel, where he/she will explain the whole itinerary.

Night in Lima

Day 2: Lima

Optional Tour of Lima: $70 per person.

Optional tour:  you will meet with the guide that will make the tour in Lima that will include the modern part of Lima and the colonial Lima. The modern Lima will include Barranco and Miraflores part of the city where the famous Boleros where made. You will be able to appreciate how Lima is developing and how stylish is becoming in that part of the city.

Later you will visit the colonial Lima (Centro de Lima) that was declared UNESCO universal patrimony. In Centro de Lima you will be able to see many colonial churches that have a unique architecture and history, you will also be able to see the main government agencies of the Republic of Peru as congress and the president palace.

After visiting these two places we will go to a local restaurant where you will be able to eat the famous Cebiche or other typic Peruvian dish. The rest of the afternoon will be free for you to do as you wish. The guide will give some recommendation on what to do and where to eat.

If the passenger desire some tickets for the opera, any concert, drama or ballet the reservation will have to be with weeks of anticipation (this will have an extra cost).

Night in Lima

Day 3: Fly to Cusco and sacred valley

After the breakfast in the hotel, you will be picked up to take the airport express bus in Miraflores to go to the Jorge Chavez airport to take your flight to Cusco.

Cusco is at 3399 meters high (11 150 feet) which will be the highest altitude in this tour, we recommend taking some pills to help you with this (we can buy the pills for you). We will also prepare a bottle of oxygen for people that need it.

Our representative will pick you at the airport and take you to the Sun temple (Korikancha) which is one of the most important temples of the Inca empire and to the 12 angles rock.

Then we will take you to Urubamba, in the way we will visit Sacsayhuaman (Inca fortress), Qenko (Inca adoratory) and Puca Pucara (one of the Inca empire administrative and military centre of the Inca empire).

The tour will end when we arrive to the hotel in Urubamba, the afternoon will be free to do as you wish.

Night in Urubamba

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After breakfast we will visit Sacred Valley where you will be able to appreciate the techniques of the Incas when they made their ceramics in the artisanal market of Pisac.

Then we will have lunch in a local restaurant to continue our trip to Ollantaytambo ruins, where you will appreciate the Incan buildings, the great Incan architecture in all their glory. These ruins worked as a military, agriculture and administrative centre for the Incas.

In the night you will take the train to the ancient lost city of the Incas (Machuppichu) the highlight of the trip. A personal from the hotel will pick you from the station and escort you to your hotel.

Night in Aguas Calientes (Machuppichu)

Day 5: Machuppichu, Aguas Calientes

In the morning after breakfast we will take you from your hotel to take the bus to Machuppichu. In this magnificent city you will be able to visit: the temple of the condor, the temple of water, the temple of the three windows, the main plaza, etc. after this you will be able to climb Huaynapicchu (reservation with months of anticipation as the tickets are limited)

After the Machuppichu visit you will have free time to enjoy lunch in a typic restaurant, we recommend eat guinea pig or alpaca meat.

We also recommend relaxing at the thermal water near the hotel.

In the afternoon we will take you to the train station of Aguas Calientes to take your train back to Ollantaytambo and then we will take you to your hotel in Urubamba.

Night in Urubamba

Day 6 Maras, Moray, Chinchero

After breakfast we will part to Cusco.

In the way to Cusco we will visit the Inca salt flat Maras, where you will be able to take great pictures of the view and buy the delicious unique salt.

After Maras we will visit Moray. Recognized place for its influence that it had in the Inca agriculture, it can be said that Moray was like a laboratory with emphasis in agriculture. The Incan mind did not have limits as you will be able to understand seeing Moray.

To finish the tour of the day we will visit Chinchero, an important textile city where you will be able to appreciate the different textiles of the region and where you will also be able to buy a unique present for friends at home.

You will arrive to Cusco and have the evening free to visit a little of the city or rest.

Night in Cusco

Day 7: Rainbow Mountain

We will part early in the morning to the community of Pampa Chiri, and take our breakfast on the way to the mountain. We will have a small trek to the mountain of around 2 to 3 hours.

You will be able to see the amazing view of the mountain that before was covered by snow but now shows the colour of the rainbow.

After this we will have a small ceremony thanking the Mama Pacha (mother earth) for this trip and for everything that it gives us.

After this we will take you to the hotel for relaxing to be ready for tomorrows encounter.

Night in Cusco

Day 8: Going back to home

After breakfast we will escort you to the Cusco airport to take your flight to Lima and then to your country.

End of our services

Include

Include

  • accommodation for 7 nights
  • Professional tourist guide
  • Private transport for all the tours
  • Tickets to enter all the places
  • Welcome lunch the first day
  • Round trip bus tickets Aguas Calientes to Machuppichu
  • Round trip train tickets Ollantaytambo to Aguas Caliente
  • Ticket to enter Machuppichu (with Huaynapicchu will be 15 dollars extra subject to availability)

Note: we suggest buying your plane tickets Lima/Cusco/Lima for the morning, we could also add the plane tickets for an extra cost

Suggestions

Suggestions

  • Bring clothes according to the weather of each city
  • Bring trek shoes or shoes that does not slip easily
  • Buy travel insurance
  • Bring cash in dollars and change it in Soles when you arrive as many restaurants and stores only accept cash
  • Consult which places in Lima are the safest to go to
  • Bring a photocopy of your passport or other IDs
  • Always take company taxis and not independent taxis (we will explain how to identify these taxis if you ask us to)
  • In Cusco the first day eat something light
  • Always tell your guide of you have pain or have headache
  • Ask us or investigate if you need any visa or other requirement to enter the country
  • Bring or buy sun cream and mosquito repellent
  • Communique to us if you have any allergies
  • Communique to us if you have any health issue that you think we should take in account
  • Let us know any special wish, we are here to serve you

Reservation Politics

Reservation

  1. To make your reservation you should pay 10% of the cost of the package to separate your space (non-refundable, this money could be used in another tour you choose if you cancelled a tour, only could be used one time)
  2. You need to pay 50% of the cost of the package 60 days before the trip starts and another 40 % of the cost of the package 30 days before the trip starts.
  3. When you apply for one package the agency will contact you in 48 hours with the final price of the package
  4. The payment should be to our back accounts
  5. The passenger to be able to do a reservation, he/she should give the following information:
  • Full name
  • Passport number
  • Birthdate
  • Expiration date of passport
  • Nationality
  • Age
  • Sex
  • Also, any physical condition, allergies, diseases and preference of food.

Politics about children

In all our programs unless stated, the maximum age of a child is 11 years old, older children than 12 years old are considered as adults and will have same tariff as an adult

Package cancellation:

All our passengers are subject to the charge for cancelation and/or change of date for the solicited service.

  • If the cancelation is made 60 days before the trip starts, we will change you 50 % of the paid price
  • If the cancelation is 45 days before the trip starts, we will change 60 % of the paid price
  • We can not change a name of one passage with another passenger name, can not transfer your package to another person
  • If you have reserved your package with: hotel, flight, bus and train, you will have to follow the conditions and rules of those businesses. This rule also is applicable to touristic places as Machupicchu or Inka trail.

No Show

All passenger that is not present on a programmed service and reserved, without cancellation or acceptance from our part will be considered a No Show, and we will be charged 100% of the price of the package without refund or complains.

Complementary

We recommend to all our customer to buy an accident insurance or/and travel insurance. We do not provide accident or travel insurance and this is also not included in our costs.

If a passenger or member of the group becomes ills or a mishap happen, we will transport the passenger to the nearest clinic to receive the due attention.

In the case of accidents or when an evacuation is necessary, we will organize the logistics of rescue and evacuation, in both cases the costs will be assumed by the client or their insurance.

**we recommend to other businesses or tour operators verify if the passenger we operate for you have travel insurance.

Service control

At the end of the trip the passengers can fill a formulary of evaluation of the services. This will let us know the comments of our services and will serve as a way to improve.

Dates & Prices

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For private package (from 1 to 4 people) inquiries write to: ventas@kontikiperu.com

The above prices are for small groups from 5 to 10 people.

All tours with private professional guide

TC: 24hr Tour conductor (not guide) for all your needs.

No TC 08 Oct (Sold Out)
15 Oct
$ 1375.00
With TC 08 Oct (Sold Out)
15 Oct
$ 1765.00
No TC 17 Oct
24 Oct
$ 1380.00
With TC 17 Oct
24 Oct
$ 1799.00
No TC 31 Oct
07 Nob
$ 1380.00
With TC 31 Oct
07 Nob
$ 1799.00
No TC 07 Nob
14 Nob
$ 1380.00
With TC 07 Nob
14 Nob
$ 1799.00
No TC 21 Nob
28 Nob
$ 1380.00
With TC 21 Nob
28 Nob
$ 1799.00
No TC 05 Dec
12 Dec
$ 1380.00
With TC 05 Dec
12 Dec
$ 1799.00
No TC 13 Dec
20 Dec
$ 1380.00
With TC 13 Dec
20 Dec
$ 1799.00

 

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