8-Day Semi-Private Tour: Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu And Amazon - Puerto Maldonado

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    The tour begins once you arrive to Cusco Airport
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered, Pick-up at Cusco Airport, ,
  • Return Details :
    Cusco Airport
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Go with us on this adventure to the historical Incan Empire and to the beautiful Amazon Rainforest of Peru. In the Incan Empire you will travel through the Sacred Valley of the Incas where interesting and historical sites constructed by the Incas and the nature of Peru will amaze you until you arrive to "The Lost City of the Incas" - Machu Picchu, where stunning views and amazing sites will be experienced. In the City of Cusco you will visit the Temple of the Sun, the San Francisco Monastery and the archaeological sites of Saqsayhauman, Tambomachay, Puka Pukara & Qenqo. In the Amazon Rainforest you will experience its biodiversity and flora and fauna while staying in our luxury lodge.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to the Sacred Valley of the Incas

Stop At: Sacred Valley of the Incas, Cusco Region
Welcome to Per. Once you arrive to Lima you will depart on your domestic flight to Cusco, the Capital of the Incas. Upon arrival in Cusco you will be met and get a warm welcome by the Cusco Unique Experience team. From Cusco you will be transferred to the Sacred Valley where you will have the rest of the day at your leisure.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Hotel in the Sacred Valley

Day 2: The Sacred Valley & Train to Machu Picchu (B - L)

Stop At: Sacred Valley of the Incas, Cusco Region
The Sacred Valley of the Incas was important for the Incan Empire as it worked as an agricultural, spiritual and political center. This tour will take you through amazing scenic Andean landscapes to the interesting archaeological site of the town Pisac which were a former military base of the Incas and is where ancient Inca priests once existed. Next stop will be at the town of Yanahuara where we will enjoy a delicious lunch based on typical dishes from the exquisite Peruvian cuisine. Ollantaytambo is the most well-preserved town in Peru today considering the Incan architecture and is also the holder of a great archaeological site, where big monuments are located on the steep mountain hills and the faces of the surrounding mountains. After experiencing Ollantaytambo, the train ride to Aguas Calientes awaits and will take you through beautiful Andean landscape along the great Vilcanota River. In Aguas Calientes, neat touristic restaurants, souvenir markets and natural hot springs will be available. There you will get settled comfortably in your hotel and get a good night sleep before the next days big adventure to the Lost City of the Incas.
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Hotel in Aguas Calientes

Day 3: Machu Picchu & Train to Ollantaytambo (B)

Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco Region
Very early in the morning you and the tour guide will take the bus up to Machu Picchu. Once the gates to Machu Picchu open, your guide will take you through an amazing roundtrip in this amazing city, you will pass by all its temples, offering areas, Inca monuments and you will learn about the history and the culture of the Incas. If you are an adventurous person and want to see more of the site, you can also take a hike to the magnificent mountain Huayna Picchu, located next to Machu Picchu. From there you can walk to the top of the mountain between Inca temples and houses and see Machu Picchu from many different angels. You can also hike down behind Huayna Picchu Mountain to its cave, where the Incas once kept mummies and sacred treasures. This hike is not included in the tour package and it is much recommended to book this hike several months in advance, due to its high popularity and restricted availability. In the late afternoon your train will take you back to Ollantaytambo where you will walk to your hotel which is located very close to the train station.
Duration: 11 hours

Meals included:
Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Hotel in the Sacred Valley

Day 4: Maras Moray & Chinchero (B - L)

Stop At: Moray Agricultural Terraces, Maras, Cusco Region
Today you will visit some spectacular sites in the Sacred Valley of Cusco constructed by the Incas and the nature of Peru. This private tour will take you to the Salineras salt mine which includes over 3000 salt pools, close to the town of Maras. This tour will also show you the spectacular agricultural labs of the Incas, which have shapes of aqueducts from the old Roman times. The tour guide will explain with more information the myths and ancient histories about these two wonders. Arriving in the town of Chinchero, we will stop and have a delicious lunch in a touristic restaurant in where some of the famous Peruvian food will be served. Chinchero is famous for its amazing textile market and you can have the opportunity to buy a beautiful textile souvenir home. Its archaeological site is located beautifully together with the main church of the town and your tour guide will teach all about its history and myths. Before going back to your hotel in Cusco, you will get a demonstration of how the textiles in this area is hand made, colored and how the textile clothes is produced.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Hotel in Cusco

Day 5: Cusco City & Color your Journey (B)

Stop At: Cusco Cathedral, Cusco, Cusco Region
Cusco City is not only the ancient capital of the Incas, but also the most popular tourist destination in South America. The city tour will take you to Qorikancha; the temple of the sun, which was the most important religious center of the Incas, where ancient temples are located and the history of the Spanish conquest and the Inca society will be found. It will take you to the very interesting Cathedral located on Plaza de Armas in Cusco which is a very important place for the locals of Cusco, there you will find some very important paintings, art and histories. The tour also goes to the amazing Inca fortress Sacsayhauman, where the Incas ones had a big war against the Spanish conquistadors, to Qenqo, a religious Inca site, to Tambomachay, an intelligent irrigation center and to Pukara Pukara, a military base of the Incas.
After the visit you will be transferred back to your hotel. At the end of the day, be surprised with your choice of a detailed coffee or chocolate workshop, go relaxing in an Incan inspired spa session or take a Peruvian cooking class and learn all about the famous Peruvian Cuisine.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Hotel in Cusco

Day 6: Cusco to the Amazon Rainforest (B - L - D)

Stop At: Tambopata National Reserve, Tambopata National Reserve, Madre de Dios Region
In time for your flight to the Amazon Rain Forest we will pick you up at your hotel in Cusco and transfer you to Cusco airport. Upon your arrival in Puerto Maldonado, Perus Capital City of Biodiversity, we will welcome you at the airport. Then, well start our program with a visit around the city, on a bus. Afterwards, we will go to Puerto Capitana, to board a motorized riverboat, and well navigate on the Madre de Dios River. During the journey, we will submerge into a fascinating natural environment, if we are lucky we will witness Ronsocos, Caimans, Turtles, Herons, Cormorants and other animal species in their natural environment. Arriving at the Lodge, we will enjoy an exquisite welcome drink, well get settled in our bungalows and will have lunch. Once satisfied, you will be conducted by our specialized tour guide through an interpretive trail conveniently signposted to the Caimn Cocha, a small lake with an abundant presence of the specimens of Black Caiman and the normal Caiman. Upon returning to the Lodge, a delicious dinner will await you, and enjoy free time at the bar, equipped with an excellent game room.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Lodge in Tambopata

Day 7: Unique Amazon Rainforest (B - L - D)

Stop At: Tambopata National Reserve, Tambopata National Reserve, Madre de Dios Region
The morning begins with the sound of beautiful bird songs from the Amazon Paradise. A hearty breakfast will provide the energy for a morning full of new experiences. After breakfast, well start to hike towards the depths of the forest, on trails especially prepared, with bridges to cross gorges and rivers. During the journey we will observe the flooded forest and a variety of Flora and Wildlife, and continuing well get to the majestic Lake Apu Victor with its crystal clear waters, surrounded by marshes and giant trees. Afterwards, well go up to the Observation Deck, from which well enjoy a panoramic view on the lake, observing Parrots, Macaws, Toucans, Camungos, Shanshos, Herons and other animals, such as Caimans, Turtles, etc., and if we are lucky, well have a chance to observe the Giant Otter, one of the Rain Forests most spectacular animals. After several hours, we will head back to the Lodge to enjoy lunch. In the afternoon, accompanied by our specialized guide, we will visit Monkey Island, a unique place in the heart of Madre de Dios River, five minutes away from the Lodge. During the hike, we will observe extraordinary landscapes, with an exuberant flora, sheltering a variety of monkey species, in their natural habitat, such as Maquisapas, Capuchins, Small Lion Monkeys, Frailes, Cotos and other animal species like the Coati and Sloths and a great variety of birds. Finally, well complete our visit of the island, enjoying the sunset, with the most impressive dusk in the jungle. Back to the lodge we conclude the day with a pleasant dinner.
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Lodge in Tambopata

Day 8: Unique Amazon Rain Forest & Farewell Peru (B)

Stop At: Tambopata National Reserve, Tambopata National Reserve, Madre de Dios Region
After a restful night's sleep, the morning begins with the sound of beautiful bird songs from the Amazon Paradise. In our dining room awaits a farewell breakfast before embarking the return to Puerto Maldonado.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions

7x Breakfast

2x Dinner

4x Lunch

Accommodation included: 7 nights

Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast / L=Lunch / D=Dinner)

Private transportation throughout the trip

Private tour guides throughout the trip

All tours in private service (but the Amazon Rain Forest)

Color your journey experience in Cusco

Train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes (round trip)

Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu (round trip)

All accommodations (unless if the option "Hotels Exluded" is choosed)

All local tax

All entrance fees

Pick-up & drop-off at Puerto Maldonado airport

Boat transfer from Puerto Maldonado to the lodge (round trip)

2 overnight stays at the Amazon lodge

Programmed excursions in group service (Tambopata)

Professional tour guide (Tambopata)

Rain boots (Tambopata)

Entry/Admission - Sacred Valley of the Incas

Entry/Admission - Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu

Entry/Admission - Moray Agricultural Terraces

Entry/Admission - Cusco Cathedral

Entry/Admission - Tambopata National Reserve

Exclusions

Entrance tickets to Huayna Picchu & Hot Springs in Aguas Calientes

Domestic flights

International flights

Tips

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Please remember to inform us about;

Your domestic and internationl flight information

Your food restrictions, allergies or if you are a vegetarian

A photo of the passport of each passenger, in order for us to book your tickets and so we can declare our taxes here in Peru

Health conditions

Most travelers can participate

If you need a matrimonial bed or two single beds in each overnight stay

If you would like to go on one of the additional hike at Machu Picchu (Wayna Picchu Hike or Machu Picchu Montaa Hike)

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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