TRIP ITINERARY

DAY 1:

CUSCO

Upon arrival to Cusco, we will receive you, lend you assistance and transfer you to your hotel. We recommend resting for a couple of hours to acclimatize to the altitude of 11,000 feet.

In the afternoon we will go on a City tour with a visit to the main attractions found in the city and its surroundings.

We start by visiting the Temple of Koricancha and the Cathedral, then we continue to the nearby archaeological centers, first visiting the fortress of Sacsayhuaman with granite walls in zigzag of precise stone, the mysterious carved rock of the Kenko sanctuary and the Inca Baths of Tambomachay.

Lunch and dinner on your own. Overnight stay in Cusco.

Early in the morning we will transfer you to the train station to go to Aguas Calientes for a full day tour to Machu Picchu. This legendary
“Lost City of the Incas” was hidden for centuries by the jungle and rediscovered in 1911 by Hiram Bingham.

The astronomical observatory of the cities (Intihuatana) is the only known one in existence.

Many beautiful temples, terraces, and intricate stone work are there to be explored.

In the afternoon, we will return to Cusco. Overnight stay at hotel in Cusco.

Breakfast and lunch included. Dinner on your own

We will transfer you to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

Inclusions

Included

  • Hotel in Cusco (Breakfast will be included in the hotels).
  • Transfers in the city of Cusco.
  • Tourist transportation
  • Entrance ticket to the different archaeological sites, accompanied by a guide.
  • Train ticket to Machupicchu, round trip.
  • Entrance ticket to Machupicchu.
  • Professional bilingual guide.
  • Lunch included.

Pricing

4 stars hotel
$ USD 490.00

minimun 2 passengers

3 stars hotel
$ USD 430.00

minimun 2 passengers

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What to Pack

  • Mask and face shield
  • Passport
  • Hiking shoes
  • Warm clothes for night
  • Rain gear
  • Insect repellent and sunscreen
  • Plastic poncho for rain
  • Sunglasses and hat or cap
  • Personal medication kit
  • Water bottle
  • Extra money in soles and dollars

Frequently Asked Questions Legendary Cusco Tour (3 Days / 2 Nights)

Cusco is a historic city located in the Peruvian Andes, known for its rich cultural heritage, stunning architecture, and breathtaking scenery. Here are some frequently asked questions about visiting Cusco:

Where is Cusco located?

Cusco is located in southern Peru, near the Andes mountain range.

How do I get to Cusco?

Visitors can reach Cusco by plane, with flights available from major cities in Peru and other South American countries. Visitors can also reach Cusco by bus or train from other cities in Peru.

What is the best time to visit Cusco?

Cusco is accessible year-round, but the best time to visit is during the dry season, which runs from May to September. During this time, the weather is mild and the trails are in their best condition.

What should I bring to Cusco?

Visitors to Cusco should bring comfortable clothing and shoes, a hat and sunscreen, plenty of water, and a light jacket or sweater for cooler temperatures at higher altitudes. Visitors should also bring a small backpack to carry essentials, such as snacks and extra clothing.

How does altitude affect travelers in Cusco?

Cusco is located at an altitude of over 3,400 meters, so visitors should be prepared for the effects of altitude sickness, such as headache, dizziness, and fatigue. Visitors can help acclimate by drinking plenty of water, eating light, high-carb meals, and avoiding alcohol and caffeine.

What is there to see and do in Cusco?

Cusco is home to a wealth of cultural, historical, and natural attractions, including the famous Machu Picchu, the Sacred Valley, the Cathedral of Cusco, and the Inca ruins of Sacsayhuaman. Visitors can also take part in outdoor activities such as hiking and mountain biking, or immerse themselves in the local culture by trying traditional food and shopping for handmade crafts.

Are there any safety concerns in Cusco?

As with any travel destination, visitors to Cusco should take basic safety precautions, such as avoiding isolated areas and carrying only necessary valuables. Visitors should also be mindful of altitude sickness and take steps to acclimate.

By answering these frequently asked questions, we hope to provide useful information and help visitors make the most of their visit to Cusco. Whether you are interested in history, culture, or outdoor adventures, Cusco is sure to be a highlight of your visit to Peru.

Travel Guide about Legendary Cusco Tour (3 Days / 2 Nights)

Cusco, located in the heart of the Peruvian Andes, is a must-visit destination for travelers seeking a mix of cultural, historical, and natural attractions. To make the most of your visit to this amazing city, here are some unique travel tips:

  1. Pack for the Altitude: Cusco is located at a high altitude, so it’s important to pack accordingly. Pack layers, including a warm jacket, hat, and gloves for when the temperatures drop at night. Also, bring along a hydration pack to keep yourself hydrated.
  2. Explore the City’s History: Cusco has a rich history dating back to the Inca Empire. Take a tour of the city’s many historical sites, including the Cathedral of Cusco, Qorikancha Temple, and the Inca ruins of Sacsayhuaman.
  3. Experience Local Cuisine: Cusco is known for its delicious cuisine, which incorporates local ingredients and traditional cooking methods. Don’t miss trying dishes such as ceviche, lomo saltado, and ají de gallina.
  4. Shop for Handicrafts: Cusco is famous for its artisanal crafts, including textiles, pottery, and jewelry. Visit the San Blas neighborhood to shop for locally made goods, and support the local community.
  5. Take a Day Trip: Cusco is surrounded by stunning natural landscapes, including the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. Take a day trip to explore these incredible destinations and immerse yourself in the beauty of the region.
  6. Respect the Culture: Cusco is a city steeped in tradition, so it’s important to show respect for the local culture. Dress modestly when visiting religious sites, and avoid littering or disturbing the natural environment.
  7. Use Public Transportation: Cusco’s public transportation system is reliable and affordable. Use the city’s buses and taxis to get around, and save money on transportation costs.

By following these unique travel tips, you’ll be able to make the most of your visit to Cusco and have a truly unforgettable experience in this amazing city.

Reviews about Legendary Cusco Tour (3 Days / 2 Nights)

George O
George O
2022-11-06
Value for money The zip line and the rafting were both enjoyable experiences. They were loads of fun. To top it all, after the rafting experience one can then warm-up in an home-made Sauna!
Tjay1
Tjay1
2022-09-15
Great Fun, Brilliant Day Out We had an excellent day with these guys! The rafting was brilliant, friendly staff, good equipment, clear instructions, great setting and scenary, fun zip line, good food, on time... recommended!
Necia S
Necia S
2022-08-02
The perfect activity The River was fantastic and our guide made it just an over the top experience! We laughed so much! I highly recommend booking with them!
Jonathan S
Jonathan S
2022-07-28
Amazing rafting trip What an incredible experience! I highly recommend this tour to anyone who is considering it. Rafting on the Apurimac River was beautiful and the rapids were exhilarating. Our guides Willy and Gabriel were also absolutely amazing. They were both very experienced and made us feel safe throughout the experience. Plus, they were genuinely friendly and fun to hang out with. They even sent us photos and videos from their GoPro after the trip! Overall, this is a top tier tour company and I feel more than comfortable recommending it to everyone!!
Alex In Wanderland
Alex In Wanderland
2022-07-20
Rafting Apurimac with Amazonas Explorers The Apurimac is sporty with incredible scenery. In 3 days, other than camping, I don't think we ever went more than 10 minutes between rapids. Six portages and watching one where the guides sent the rafts down unmanned, a wave caught the 6 man raft and tossed it upside down onto rocks several feet above the river level, glad I wasn't in it. You don't want to do anything stupid here, it's a long way to the hospital. The only other people we saw were 3 gold miners sluicing with 5 gallon buckets, who told us it was a 3 day walk for them to get from the top of the canyon down to the river. At the top of the canyon before driving down to the river my i-phone read 13,400 feet elevation.Our outfitter was Amazonas Explorers, the guides professional and food good. The rafting equipment was top notch with foot pockets, which you need.Amazonas Explorers organized another 14 days of Peruvian sight seeing, from Paracas on the coast, through Cusco and the sacred valley, and on to the Tambopata eco-lodge in the amazon. Everything was on time, all of the employees were extra friendly and the guides spoke excellent english, put us up in excellent hotels, good food, just a first class organization. I asked the different guides how long they've worked there, and almost all of them had been with the company for 10-15 years We sprang for the private guides and transportation, good choice. One other thing, the airport at lake titicaca went down for maintenance at the last minute and after some frantic emails, Amazonas Explorers changed the itenerary. got us different hotels and kept the ball rolling, the only extra cost was for changing Latam tickets. I was impressed they were able to pull that off during high tourist season and didn't soak us for it. Hat tip for that.
Choosewhatever
Choosewhatever
2022-06-21
Excellent rafting for beginners This activity included river rafting, lunch and ziplining. The river rafting was an incredible experience with class 1-3. This was ideal for our family with teens. The teens had never been rafting before so it was a fun experience for them without much danger. We were followed by a safety raft in case any went overboard. Américo was a great river guide and gave great instructions on what needed to be done. After rafting there were showers and bathrooms available as well as a sauna. We were then treated to a nice lunch followed by ziplining. I had never ziplined across a river so it was a great experience even though the climb up to the first line was not very safe. If you are doing this activity with children I highly recommend skipping the ziplining. Unlike other eating trips we have done there was no one trailing along to take pictures although there was a GoPro mounted on the raft. There was also no one to take pictures during the ziplining.
Courtney P
Courtney P
2022-05-14
HIGHLY RECOMMEND -- AMAZING EXPERIENCE!!! SO MUCH FUN!!! Cannot recommend this experience enough! Everyone was very informative, approachable, patient, and tons of fun to work with! As first-time rafters, we had no idea what to expect. After an ~1:40h drive to the lodge we received information regarding what to expect and safety measures. Everyone was given gear and then we headed out to the river, where we spent ~2h (which was the perfect amount!). Our guide Willy was absolutely awesome -- he made sure everyone had a GREAT time all the while ensuring everyone felt safe. Views were spectacular. After rafting we had time to spend relaxing in the sauna (!!) and showers before a tasty, traditional Peruvian lunch in the lodge. Zip line was a fun "bonus" activity at the end!
Dave
Dave
2022-04-29
Brilliant 2 day rafting and rainbow mountain experience We did the 2day/1night whitewater rafting and rainbow mountain tour. The rafting was great fun and had bilingual safety talks and guiding. The rainbow mountain tour was beautiful. Our guide, Juan Carlos was exceptional, being both our rafting leader and our guide for rainbow mountain. Cusipata river lodge was very comfortable and the food was very good.
Diego Aviles Sanchez
Diego Aviles Sanchez
2021-09-20
Rafting y Montaña de Colores Estuvimos dos dias, rafting y el tour de la montaña de colores, el raftin seguro y con todas las charlas de seguridad, llegamos a la montaña de colores bien temprano cuando todavia no habia ucha gente, la combinacion perfecta
Diomer B
Diomer B
2021-06-01
RAFTING CON AMERICO Hicimos Rafting por dos horas. Americo fue nuestro guía y la pasamos de ptmr. 5 estrellas buen servicio demasiado recomendable

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