Adventure Cusco 8D/7N
|Duration: 8 days and 7 nights||Location: Peru||start time: 06:00:00|
|Scheduled departures||visits: Cusco, Sacred Valley, Salkantay, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu|
DAY 1 CITY TOUR
Picking Up from Cusco Airport to your chosen hotel. Free morning to take a little rest and get the altitude. At 1:30 pm. You will be picked up from the hotel to take the CITY TOUR: 04 Hours. Guiding visit to the convent of Santo Domingo. Later we will move on to the rest of the archeological sites located just outside the city of Cusco. These sites are Sacsayhuaman, Q’enqo, Pukapukara y Tambomachay. We will return to the city to spend the night in Cusco.
DAY 2 SACRED VALLEY
After breakfast You will be picked up from the hotel at 8:30 a.m. to take the guide tour to SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS where we will see the little town of Pisaq and its typical handicraft market and the plaza.
andenes-de-pisaqWe will continue the journey to Urubamba where we will have an exquisite lunch buffet, then we continue with the tour to get the tourist center of Ollantaytambo where we are going to see important archeological remains. Coming back to Cusco by Chincheros, another tourist center and colonial town. There we will visit the church and plaza. Then we return to Cusco for the night.
DAY 3 SALKANTAY TREK TO MACHUPICCHU
We pick you up from your hotel at 4:30 am and then we go by bus to Mollepata. As soon as we are at mollepata, breakfast then we start hiking the first 3 hours will be a little bit uphill to get Cruzpata where we will have lunch with panoramic views of beautiful snow-capped mountains (Humantay; 4120m/13500ft and Salkantay; 6271m/20575ft) – just the start! We will begin our trek towards Soraypampa. Where the tents will be ready for you as well as your dinner
DAY 4: SORAYPAMPA – CHAULLAY OR COLLPAPAMPA (Mighty Salkantay)
soraypampawe start walking about 5:30 am, Today, nature will change drastically from dry sceneries to snowy peaks and tropical areas, this day will be the longest day the first 4 hours is uphill to get highest point of the trail (4650m/15200ft) located halfway between 2 huge mountains; Salkantay on the right and Tucarhuay on the left. From the pass, the views of the 2 snow-capped mountains are incredible, lunch and we hike again after lunch in the direction of the start of the jungle until we reach our second campsite, Chaullay or Colcapampa (3000m/9800ft).
DAY 5: CHAULLAY – LA PLAYA – SANTA TERESA (Cloud Forest)
After breakfast, at 6.30am, we start walking through the upper jungle crossing the Lluskamayo River and a variety of little brooks to reach La Playa walking about 6 hours. Today we will pass through valleys and have wonderful views of waterfalls,tropical fruits ,plants and as soon as we are at la playa place horses will go back to Mollepata so we take a local bus to drive one hour to get Santa Teresa where will camp (1500m/4905ft) with a warm climate. After a rest, we will go to the hot springs and enjoy the well-deserved soothing water!
DAY 6: SANTA TERESA – HIDROELECTRICA -AGUAS CALIENTES.
Breakfast and we leave our campsite Santa Teresa. We will cross the Santa Teresa Bridge and follow the upward route of the river. We continue walking, passing a variety of crop plantations, coca, banana etc. until we reach the hydroelectric station. And after the lunch we keep going walking about two and half hours along the train road till reaching Aguas Calientes town where we will spend the night in a hostel. In Aguas Calientes, you can take advantage of the thermal springs in the. Accommodation at hotel
DAY 7: MACHUPICCHU FULL DAY
Very early Breakfast. we will start your 1 hour ascent to Machu Picchu on foot or by bus (optional) to meet your guide at the entrance of Machu Picchu to appreciate the breathtaking sunrise We will continue with a two hour guided tour of this magic place. After the guided tour there will be free time to explore in more detail the site.
machu-picchuTo climb the mountain of Huayna Picchu you can choose one of the two groups at 07:00 am or 10:00 am. We make the trek up the mountain of Huayna Picchu it will take us about an hour but really worth it, the view is breathtaking and the experience will be unforgettable. Enjoy it and recharge energy According to the scheduled time of the train In the Afternoon the return to Aguas Calientes, Lunch and then the coming back to Cusco. Overnigh at the Hotel.
DAY 8 END OF TOUR
Breakfast in the Hotel
At the scheduled time you will be transported to the terminal or airport.