Discover the Imperial City Tour

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Duration: 2 Days

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Explore the Majesty of Machu Picchu with Our “Imperial City Discovery” Tour

Embark on a captivating journey through the heart of the Inca Empire with our exclusive “Imperial City Discovery” tour. Day one unfolds with a visit to the picturesque Chinchero, where you’ll explore colonial churches and the enigmatic Moray circular platforms, followed by a mesmerizing visit to the Maras Salt Mines. After indulging in a delightful lunch in Urubamba, board a train to Aguas Calientes, where the anticipation builds for the main event. Day two takes you to the breathtaking Machu Picchu, where expert guides unveil the historical marvels during a three-hour exploration. Enjoy free time, relish a delicious included lunch, and then journey back to Cusco, concluding an unforgettable adventure. Day three ensures a seamless departure with airport transfers, wrapping up an enriching experience in the Imperial City.

Overview
  • Peru
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  • English, Japanese
  • Bus, Train
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Highlights
  • Scenic Train Journey: Marvel at the Andean landscapes aboard the Vistadome Train, adding a panoramic dimension to your travel.
  • In-Depth Exploration: Delve into the history of Chinchero, Moray, and Maras Salt Mines with knowledgeable guides.
  • Machu Picchu Wonders: Uncover the mysteries of Machu Picchu during a three-hour guided exploration.
  • Culinary Delights: Indulge in delectable local cuisine with included lunches in Urubamba and Aguas Calientes.
  • Optional Upgrades: Elevate your experience with options like the Vistadome Observatory Train or visits to Huayna Picchu or the Mountain, tailoring your journey to personal preferences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Sacred Valley of the Incas + Aguas Calientes

Starting the day at 6:45 a.m., our guide will pick you up to head north of Cusco for 40 minutes to Chinchero, a city with Inca influence and agricultural activity. We will explore the colonial church built upon Inca temples and enjoy local crafts. Next, we’ll visit the circular experimental platforms (andenes) of Moray and the Maras Salt Mines. After lunch in Urubamba, we’ll take a train to Aguas Calientes. Upon arrival, the hotel will welcome you, and after a short rest, you’ll receive details about the exciting excursion to Machu Picchu the next day. The night in Aguas Calientes will be filled with anticipation for the unique experience and rich history explored during the day.

Day 2: Machu Picchu - Wonder of the World

After breakfast, meet your guide at the main square of Aguas Calientes to head to the bus stop. Board a bus that will take you to the entrance of Machu Picchu (Old Mountain or Main Mountain), where you will have three hours to explore with the expert guide.

After the visit, you’ll have free time before returning on your own by bus to Aguas Calientes for an included lunch.

In the afternoon, head to the station to take the train to Ollantaytambo, and upon arrival, transportation will take you back to your accommodation in Cusco. The exciting stage concludes in Cusco, where you’ll have time to rest at your accommodation.

Day 3: Airport Transfer

After breakfast at the hotel, we will transfer you to the airport, adjusting to your flight schedule to ensure a seamless departure.

Included

Included
  • Arrival and departure transfers.
  • Sacred Valley excursion.
  • Lunch in Urubamba.
  • Transfers from the hotel to the train station, round trip.
  • Round-trip tourist train ticket.
  • Round-trip Consettur bus ticket.
  • Entrance tickets to Machu Picchu.
  • Lunch in Aguas Calientes.
  • Professional guide in shared service.
  • 1 night in Aguas Calientes.
  • 24/7 permanent assistance.
Not Included
  • Arrival and departure transfers.
  • Sacred Valley excursion.
  • Lunch in Urubamba.
  • Transfers from the hotel to the train station, round trip.
  • Round-trip tourist train ticket.
  • Round-trip Consettur bus ticket.
  • Entrance tickets to Machu Picchu.
  • Lunch in Aguas Calientes.
  • Professional guide in shared service.
  • 1 night in Aguas Calientes.
  • 24/7 permanent assistance.

Type Experiences

Adicional Services

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS to enhance your experience, we recommend adding the following services:

  1. Vistadome Train (Panoramic): Enhance your journey with panoramic views. The additional cost for round trip is USD 100.00.
  2. Vistadome Observatory Train (Panoramic): Upgrade to the Observatory experience for even more breathtaking scenery. The additional cost for round trip is USD 130.00.
  3. Huayna Picchu or Mountain Visit: Explore additional wonders by acquiring a new ticket for USD 70.00 per person.
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Important

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • Rates do not apply for holidays (Inti Raymi, Fiestas Patrias, Semana Santa, Navidad, Año Nuevo, Candelaria). Please consult with our executive.
  • Student rate applies to individuals aged 11 to 17.
  • Infants aged 0 to 2 years old are free of charge.
  • Rates include promotional prices from both companies and are subject to specific schedules; our sales executive will inform you of the timings upon confirming the reservation.
  • Rates are subject to change based on current availability.
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