Machu Picchu Express 5 Days
This five-day Machu Picchu express tour gives you the best opportunity to experience and explore the new Seven Wonders of the World and the Incan culture in South America, while we take care of your every requirement and work on each single details. This tour combines adventure with cultural exploration, taking you off the beaten track with visits to the oldest ruins which are located along of sacred valley it is surrounded by stunning mountains, and picturesque view.
You’ll be very safe staying at comfortable hotels and feels like at home and you won’t be affected by altitude sickness, since we will avoid your first night stay in Cusco (11,600 feet above sea level). We will take you straight to sacred valley (9,000 feet above sea level) and the next day to Machu Picchu by Train (7,000 feet) to soaking up centuries of full history and culture.
- First night stay in Sacred Valley to avoid altitude sickness.
- Discover the astonishing ancient citadel of Machu Picchu via the Peru Rail Expedition Train or Vistadom Train.
- Lunch in The restaurant at the base of Machu Picchu, before entering the site,
- A tour at key sites of the sacred valley, including Moray, Maras and Chinchero market.
- The route covered by the Perú Rail train is considered to be one of the most beautiful Valleys in the world.
- Sub-tropical valley offers for you breathtaking landscapes.
- Visit the nice llama and alpaca zoo.
- Explore the Inca City- Cusco.
- Visits to the imposing ancient Incan temples of Sacsayhuaman and Koricancha.
Day 1: Arrival in Cusco Airport – Transfer to hotel in Sacred Valley
Upon arrival at the Cusco airport, meet our Discover Satori representative for a transfer to your hotel in Sacred Valley. If arriving early, you will have time to stop in several lookout spot to sight and appreciate most important sites through the sacred valley while you will be guided with the short visit to an Alpaca and Llama zoo. After your check-in you will have enough time to take acclimatization and relax in your hotel and be prepared for Machu Picchu day.
Day 2: Private Machu Picchu Tour – Overnight in Aguas Calientes
By the morning after your breakfast, meet your expert guide for a drive by private car to the Ollantaytambo train station. During your journey to Machu Picchu by train, you will get to see impressive landscapes, Andean towns, snow-cap Mountains and valleys, coming down towards the jungle and the banks of the Urubamba River. Once you arrive to Aguas Calientes town, you will be transferred by public bus to Machu Picchu Inca site, lunch at the Sanctuary Lodge included. In the afternoon full a memorable exploring through the “lost city of the Incas” Machu Picchu and let yourself be swept away by the magical landscape that surrounds to make in true one of your bucket list. With last photos and then return to hotel in Aguas Calientes, in the evening you have chance to go to hot spring to relax.
Day 3: Aguas Calientes – Return to Ollantaytambo – (Maras – Moray Tour & Chinchero Market)
After your long rest the night at Aguas Calientes hotel enjoy your breakfast before go to train station; however, make sure to arrive at the train station 30 minutes prior to your train’s departure. On arrival at Ollantaytambo train station, meet your guide for a tour in Sacred Valley (Maras and Moray). First you explore the multi-hued salt pans of Maras. The huge salt mines have been in use since the pre-colonial times. Once you are done with Maras, you will visit the concentric circle terraces of Moray which descend nearly 500 feet (150 meters) into the earth. This is where the different micro-climates of the region were researched, then visit Chinchero, the traditional handy craft market, later we return to Hotel in Cusco arriving at 17:00 hrs approx.
Day 4: Private City tour & Around of Cusco
Today is an exciting day to explore the heart of Cusco city!!! You will begin your day with a private guided tour of Cusco’s most important sites. You will start with a visit to the Cusco Cathedral and Qoricancha. Later, you will see the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuaman, Tambomachay (temple of water), and Sacred Alters on the Bed Rock formations. Then you will spend the afternoon at your leisure. You can shop with locals at San Pedro Market or wander on the streets of bohemian 12 angles.
Day 5: Fly from Cusco to Lima
Breakfast in hotel. Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Lima. (Optional recommended excursion) – Depending on the time of your international flight, you can take the opportunity to squeeze in a private tour of Lima’s key sites. Please ask our travel advisors.
END OF TOUR
You can also customize this itinerary to continue your exploration of Peru’s other wonders.
- 4 nights of accommodation in stated hotels***
- Daily Breakfast at all hotels
- One lunch at Tinkuy restaurant (Machu Picchu)
- Stated Tours in the itinerary with English speaking local guides
- Entrance fees per itinerary
- Train tickets.
- Hotel porterage
- All transfers
- Sightseeing per itinerary in private vehicles
- 2 nights Cuzco
- 1 night Ollantaytambo/Urubamba
- 1 night Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu)
- Airport taxes
- Lunches and dinners (unless otherwise specified)
- Optional tours and gratuities
- Travel insurance
Discover Satori take care of your every requirement and choose the best hotels with excellent location in the heart of Cusco city,Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu, a few miles away from the Incan popular sites to enjoy a view, test a variety of Peruvian cuisine, Andean culture and have fun. In addition, a perfect weather to get aclimatization in easy going and no more altitude sickness¡
OUR CAREFULLY SELECTED HOTELS
- – Cusco hotels
Hotel Rumi Punku (with 3 stars)
We are located in the historic center of Cusco, 3 blocks away from the Main Square (Plaza de Armas), together in the traditional neighborhood of San Blas and very close to the important places like museums, churches, restaurants, stores, and others. The hotel has 43 rooms in superior and standard categories. http://www.rumipunku.com
Hotel’s Services (Wifi, TV zone,Non-smoking rooms, Heating system, Gymnasium, Spa, Airport transportation, Currency exchange, Luggage storage, Safe, Business Center, Laundry and so on)
Tierra Viva San Blas (With 3 Stars)
A colonial house made of mud-brick adobe that was restored and converted into a hotel with 24 rooms. Located in the heart of San Blas, in the well-known neighborhood of artisans five blocks from Main Square (the Plaza de Armas). Some rooms have a coffee set, a minibar, living room, tub, and in some rooms we are able to place and extra bed. http://tierravivahoteles.com/es/tierra-viva-cusco-san-blas/
Hotel’s Services (Free Wifi, Breakfast included, Laundry Service, Currency Exchange, LCD TV with Cable and so on)
Los Portales Hotel (with 3 stars)
Enjoy personalized service from the moment you arrive with the ultimate in sophistication and comfort. We are located in the commercial and financial district of Cusco, a few blocks away from Main Square (the Plaza de Armas) that leads you to meet the most popular entertainment, commercial, historic, and the cultural tourist attractions of the country. Reserve a room or suite in the hotel LP Los Portales Cusco and enjoy from a different perspective.
Hotel’s Services (Wifi,A safe,Hair dryer, Room service, Business Center and others one more)
II.- Sacred Valley hotels
Hotel Mabey Urubamba (with 3 stars)
Mabey Urubamba Hotel is located in the province of Urubamba, in the circuit Inca Sacred Valley, amidst forests, mountains and representative population of Valle, in a perfect environment to relax and feel the magic of the Andes. The hotel combines the landscape, decoration, nature. Mabey Sacred Valley offers 50 rooms plus a restaurant, bar, event room with all the services and facilities so that you make the most of your stay while enjoying the excellent climate that offers this valley. Allowing a perfect acclimatization and contact with nature. https://vallesagrado.hotelesmabey.com
Hotel’s Services (50 bright, quiet, elegant and fully equipped rooms, Restaurant & Bar “La Ñusta”, Buffet breakfast, Reception 24 hours, Room Service, Lunch Box Service, Wi fi throughout the hotel ( Wireless Internet available in all rooms and public areas), Laundry service, Luggage storage, Safe Deposit Boxes, Green Areas and other things more).
Tierra Viva Valle Sagrado (with 3 stars)
Tierra Viva Valle Sagrado hotel tucked within the quiete Sacred Valley village of Urubamba. Tierra Viva offers comfortable accommodation in tune with natural surroundings. Featuring natural elements such as warm wood and stone fixtures, as well as a beautifully landscaped garden, the cottage is ideal for those looking for taking fresh air and comfort. Other amenities include an onsite Sauna and Jacuzzi. https://tierravivahoteles.com
Hotel’s Services (Restaurant, Internet, Laundry Service, Spa and more things)
- – Machu Picchu hotels
Hotel el MaPy by Inkaterra (with 3 stars)
Step into the smart, contemporary and cozy confines of El MaPi, amidst the picturesque Machu Picchu Pueblo. Discover an efficient, lively and friendly atmosphere, welcoming guests expecting an unfussy, down-to-earth break. The flowing lobby creates a sense of vitality. Lofty ceilings, panoramic windows and an open café allow natural light to filter between tall eucalyptus dried branches, creating an ambience of order and wellbeing.
Relax in a pleasant and wholesome ambience after your enlightening visit to Peru’s most famous destination. https://www.inkaterra.com/byinkaterra/el-mapi-hotel.
Hotel’s Services (A complimentary Pisco Sour, Nutritious buffet breakfast,A la carte dinner, Express Check-out, 24/7 reception, Personalized wake-up calls, Wi-Fi in public areas, DirecTv and so on ).
Inti Punku Machu Picchu (with 3 stars)
Inti Punku Machu Picchu hotel tucked within the quiete Sacred Canyon village of Aguas Calientes. Inti Punku Machu Picchu offers comfortable accommodation in tune with natural surroundings.
Come to Machu Picchu & live the amazing experience on the ancient land of the Incas… on live! https://www.intipunku.pe
Hotel’s Services (Exclusive Rooms with terrace, Garden 01 center table plus 2 Chairs that allows an extraordinary view of the mountains. This beautiful space includes King Size Bed, Bathtub and Shower, DirecTV, Minibar, Coffee kit, Safety box, Heating, Desk, Chair, Lobby, Free Wi-Fi, Shower Cap, Bathrobes and Slippers and so on.
The Machu Picchu Express Tour is available year round.
Peru has many annual festivities, special events and festivals such as: the Feast of the Sun in Cusco city, Easter Sunday procession, Folkloric Parade, Carnival, Christmas day, Bullfighting and many others. A solar or lunar eclipse would also be a special experience for you, this is why we recommend and guarantee your departure dates. All we need to book your adventure is your confirmation that this is the tour for you.
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Price and Payment
We require a deposit of 50% of the total price per person, in order to book and secure any trek or city tour with Discover Satori. The deposit can be made by PayPal, which will incur a 5.5% merchant fee paid by the traveler, or by wire to Bank of America or Citibank (for free if you are a fellow account holder).
Please notify us if paying by wire transferor Paypal the address to send your deposit to is email@example.com. All deposits are fully non-refundable and non-transferable. In the event that you need to cancel your trip, cancellation fees will be assessed as outlined below under our cancellation policy. If canceling, you may not transfer your deposit to another person’s trek.
Bank Account Number: XXXXXXX (US DOLLARS)
Paying Bank: Bank of America, TX
Account Holder: Discover Satori
Swift Code: XXXXX
NOTE. Non-Refundable, Non-Transferable Deposit
WAYS TO PAY
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2) Paypal payments will incur an additional merchant service charge of 5.5%.
3) Western union payments will need to be addressed as follows:
Full name: FREDY CUSI HUAMAN
Address: APV. Jardines Del Inca C-10, Cusco – Perú
Please don’t forget to send us the tracking code (MTCN) in order to pick up the deposit and confirm your booking.
|WITH 3 STAR HOTELS: $1,250 per person/double occupancy
* Single Supplement= +$290 per person
|Price per Person|
|Single ( SWD)||USD $1,250|
|Double ( DWB)||USD $1,250|
- Book Without Hotels: – $360 per person
- Upgraded Hotels ( 4 5 Star): $1920 per person/double occupancy
- The hotels listed in the feature hotels are always our first options when booking, but a similar hotel will be booked if they are unavailable. Your Discover Satori Representative will give you the name of the confirmed hotel after booking.
- An additional day can be added before and/or after your tour. Ask your Discover Satori specialist for prices and options.
- Groups of 5 or more following the same exact itineraries qualify for a discount.
Permit permitting, we are excited for this opportunity of a lifetime to guide you through the Machu Picchu Express Tour.