Day 1: City tour in Cusco
They must be at the Lima airport, at least two hours before the flight time to Cusco, they must approach the counter of the airline that we will indicate, there they will be checked and they will deliver their air tickets presenting their documents and they will take a flight one hour to the city of Cusco “Archaeological Capital of America”, there our staff will welcome you and transfer you from the Cusco airport to the selected hotel, where we will have a coca tea. After your lunch at 1:00 p.m. We will start the guided tour that includes visiting the center of the millenary city of Cusco, the Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, the Santo Domingo Monastery, the Koricancha Temple and the nearby ruins of Kenko, Puka Pukará, Tambomachay and the Sacsayhuaman fortress, built with huge rocks that until now remains an enigma the mobilization and use of these, there are no stone quarries in the area.
Day 2: Tour to Machu Picchu
After having a good breakfast, we will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to the train station to start the excursion to Machu Picchu, the lost city of the Incas. We will have a 4-hour trip until we reach the tourist town of Aguas Calientes, from there we will take a bus and in half an hour we will arrive at the citadel of Machu Picchu. Then with our guide we will visit the Inca city between 2 to 3 hours. Then we will have time to go down to Aguas Calientes and have lunch and in the afternoon we will take the train back to Cusco. Upon arrival, as always, our staff awaits you and will take you to the hotel to spend the night.
Day 3: Tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas
This day we will make the tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, a tour that we start at 08:00 in the morning, picking you up from the hotel to go to Pisaq, which is a typical market, with picturesque terraces cultivated in the mountain. We will visit the archaeological group of Pisaq. It is also famous for its Fairs where you can buy beautiful crafts. Then we will go to Urubamba where we have a buffet lunch included. Then we will go to the Ollantaytambo Fortress, where there are descendants of the Incas who live in the houses of the Incas. Finally we go to Chinchero to see its market and the archaeological group with typical Spanish overlays to the Inca constructions. The tour will end averaging 7:00 p.m. in the Main Square of Cusco. We will spend the night in a selected hotel in Cusco.
Day 4: Tourist trip from Cusco to Puno
Having a good breakfast, we will pick you up from the hotel and take you to the bus station of the company that will take us on a tour that lasts approximately 8 hours.We will have 4 excursions and guided visits to the tourist attractions of the southern corridor of the altiplano visiting the Andahuaylillas temple or Sistine Chapel of America, the Inca temple of Raqchi, at noon in the city of Sicuani we will have a buffet lunch included in the tour, from there we will continue the tour arriving at the Raya pass at 4335 meters above sea level and the Inca museum Aymara from Pukara. Each visit lasts from 20 to 40 minutes, where the passenger can ask questions, take photos and walk a bit, making our excursions pleasant. Upon arrival in Puno, our staff will be waiting for us and will take us to the hotel where we will spend the night.
Day 5: Tour to Lake Titicaca, Islands of Los Urus and Taquile
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to the port of Puno (Lake Titicaca) where you will board the boat and then visit the Floating Islands of the Uros for a period of 45 minutes, you will appreciate the customs of this island and its crafts. Then we will also move by boat to visit the Taquile Island of great scenic, ethnic, cultural and archaeological value, then we will also return by boat to the Port of Puno, there you will be picked up and taken to the Hotel or if you wish we can leave you in the center from Puno, and finally the night will be spent at the selected hotel.
Day 6: Chullpas de Sillustani and plane flight from Juliaca to Lima
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will have some free hours to visit the center of the city of Puno, at a time that we will indicate you, we will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to the Chullpas de Sillustani, pre-Inca funerary towers, the most high is about 12 ms. Then we will go to the Juliaca airport which is one hour from Puno, there they will check in at the airport counter, they will give them their air tickets and then they will take the flight to Lima. (Photo: Chullpas de Sillustani in Puno).
End of the 6 Days Tour in Cusco
- Plane flights Lima – Cusco and Juliaca to Lima.
- Transfers from Cusco airport to the hotel.
- Tour to Cusco City and Surroundings (In the afternoon from 1:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.).
- 5 Nights in selected Hotel.
- 5 breakfasts.
- 2 buffet lunches one in the Sacred Valley and on the trip from Cusco to Puno.
- Tour to Machu Picchu (All day from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.).
- Tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas (All day from 08:00 hrs. – 19:00 hrs).
- Transfer from the hotel to the tourist terminal Cusco to Puno.
- Guided tour from Cusco to Puno (All day from 06:00 hrs. – 18:00 hrs).
- Tour to Lake Titicaca, Island of Los Uros, Taquile.
- Transfer from the hotel in Puno to the Juliaca airport (one hour).
- Flight or bus tickets
- Airport taxes
- Tips to guides or staff members
- Services not mentioned in the program
Frequently Asked Questions:
Who can do the 6 Days Tour in Cusco?
If you are one of the people who like nature, outdoor walks, a good lunch at the foot of great mountains accompanied by beautiful landscapes, who enjoys the company of people and likes adventure, then this walk is definitely for you. It is not necessary to have an excellent physique to make the walk through the Salkantay, only to have a lot of desire and determination to enjoy this wonderful adventure through the Andes.
Is travel insurance necessary for the 6 Days Tour in Cusco?
No, but it is highly recommended to have one, we cannot recommend one but it is the responsibility of each visitor to have insurance that has extensive coverage that includes travel cancellation and emergency medical evacuation.
What is altitude sickness?
Soroche or altitude sickness is the body’s response to the lack of oxygen at high altitudes, it is related to the speed of ascent and the altitude reached. It normally occurs from 2400 meters above sea level. Some of the symptoms presented are: dizziness, headache, nausea and vomiting, physical exhaustion, lack of appetite and sleep disorders.
To avoid altitude sickness or altitude sickness, it is highly recommended to acclimatize one or two days depending on the person, enjoy light food, go for a walk to accelerate acclimatization and finally, the most recommended by the agency, take a mate of leaves of coca which will make you feel ready and prepared to start our great adventure.
Is it safe to travel in Peru?
Traveling in Peru is no longer dangerous. Our country has long received an increasing number of visitors from all over the world. Although it is true that there are some dangerous places, these are not a constant in our country. Especially cities like Cusco, Puno, Arequipa, these three cities are considered the least dangerous cities in our country as well as being the center of tourist attraction.
Of course, it is necessary that you take your precautions when visiting some places or neighborhoods that are around the city, also keep in mind that when walking through the streets of the city we must carry whatever is necessary and not carry excess money objects of great value.