Cuzco & Machu Picchu Short EscapeFlight to Cuzco. Arrival in Cuzco, reception and transfer to your hotel. Free morning. Afternoon guided visit of the four ruins nearby; the Sacsayhuaman Fortress overlooking the city of Cuzco, a pre Inca architectural masterpiece; Kenko
3 days / 2 nights.
Trip Style: Tour Extension
Starting point: Cuzco
Ending point: Cuzco
Highlights: Cuzco, Machu Picchu.
Flight to Cuzco. Arrival in Cuzco, reception and transfer to your hotel. Free morning. Afternoon guided visit of the four ruins nearby; the Sacsayhuaman Fortress overlooking the city of Cuzco, a pre Inca architectural masterpiece; Kenko, a rock sanctuary whose main attraction is the monolithic altar representing a puma, the red Fortress of Puca-Pucara and Tambomachay, a beautiful fountain fed by a spring forming a series of basins continue to the city of Cuzco; the Main Square, the Cathedral and the Koricancha or Temple of the Sun. Return to your hotel.Day 2:
Transfer to the railway station for the early morning departure to Aguas Calientes and then a bus ride up to the spectacular Machu Picchu ruins (25 minutes). Guided visit of Machu Picchu. Built by the Inca Pachacutec, comprising stone blocks fitted with masterful precision that harmoniously blends into the mountain landscape. There are many theories as to the origins of Machu Picchu but three of the most popular ideas include a temple to the sun, a fortress against the jungle inhabitants or a sanctuary for the Incas. This fabulous city has houses, temples, warehouses, a large central square, all connected by narrow roads and steps, and is surrounded by terraces cut into the mountain side which were used for agriculture. After the tour, free time to enjoy this magical and spiritual wonder. Return in the afternoon to Cuzco by train. Transfer to your hotel.
(For an overnight extension in Aguas Calientes - please ask for details).
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the return flight back to Lima.
Meals: BPrices are per person based in a minimun of persons as indicated. End of our services.
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