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					         Discover Cuzco & Machu Picchu

Discover Cuzco, the ancient capital of the Incas, and its stunning surrounding area, such
as the colourful and vibrant Pisac Market. Cuzco is a charming provincial city with
reminders of the Inca and Colonial Periods. Stay overnight close to the lost city of Machu
Picchu and visit Ollantaytambo Fortress, in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.




Package Includes

      4 nights accommodation (3 nights Cuzco & 1 night Aguas Calientes)
      4 Breakfasts (B) and 2 Lunches (L)
      Return airport transfers with English-speaking guide
      Coach tours with bilingual guide
      Machu Picchu Sanctuary fee (1 day’s entry - Day 3)
      Hotel pick up / drop off for all excursions & transfers



Package Excludes

      Meals and drinks other than those specified
      Tipping
      All airfares
Package Details


Day 1 Cuzco

Cuzco, ancient capital of the Inca Empire and considered to be the oldest continuously
inhabited city in the Western Hemisphere, is situated at 3,310m above the sea level in the
Peruvian Andes. After your arrival, transfer to your hotel followed by free time to
acclimatize to the high altitude. Hotel pick up at 1.30pm for a city tour including the
Plaza de Aramas, the Cathedral, Santo Domingo Church and the Incan ruins of
Sacsayhuaman, Puca Pucara, Kenko, Tambo Machay. Drop off at your hotel around
6.30pm.



Day 2 Cuzco - Sacred Valley - Cuzco

Pick up at 8.30am for a full day tour to the Sacred Valley including the bustling Indian
market at Pisac. The local merchants offer for sale all sorts of handicrafts, textiles and
ceramic goods, plates, ashtrays, necklaces and replicas of pre-Hispanic pottery. There are
also woolen ponchos; sweaters, blankets and bags made from llama and alpaca. Lunch at
a local restaurant in Urubamba, followed by a visit of the magnificent fortress at
Ollantaytambo. Return to Cuzco in the early evening. [BL]



Day 3 Cuzco - Machu Picchu

Early morning transfer (around 5.45am) to the railway station to board the train for a 3½
hour scenic train journey through the Urubamba Valley to Machu Picchu (2,280m), the
legendary lost city of the Incas. For centuries Machu Picchu was buried in jungle until the
American historian Hiram Bingham stumbled upon it almost by accident in 1911.
Although little is still known about the ‘lost city of the Incas’ it is obvious, by the quality
of the stonework and the abundance of ornamental sites, that Machu Picchu must have
been an important ceremonial centre. After a guided tour and a delicious lunch you are
free to explore the ruins on your own. Overnight in Aguas Calientes. [BL]


Day 4 Machu Picchu - Cuzco

Spend the morning at your leisure - we highly recommend that you watch the sunrise
over the ruins. Departure from the train station at Aguas Calientes at 3.30pm. After your
arrival in Cuzco at 7.30pm, transfer to your hotel. [B]
Day 5 Cuzco


The tour concludes after breakfast with a departure transfer. [B]


Price Guide


                                                              PACKAGE    *PRICE
           PACKAGE NAME                 TRAVELLING
                                                                TYPE      FROM
     Discover Cuzco & Machu           01 Jan 13 - 31 Dec
                                                         Package Tour   $ 818.00
     Picchu - Bronze 2013             13




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