We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Traditional Cusco, Sacred Valley Machu Picchu & Rainbow Mountain 5 days,4 nights

Select Date and Travellers
From
US$512.50
Date
2 travellers
What to Expect
Itinerary

Day 1: CUSCO CITY TOUR + 4 RUINS KORICANCHA, SACSAYHUAMAN, QENQO, TAMBOMACHAY

Stop At: Cusco Cathedral, Portal Belen Plaza de Armas, Cusco 08002 Peru
In the afternoon 13:15 we will pick up you at the hotel to start the City Tour in Cusco, the first point of the tour, the Cathedral of Cusco, located in the main square, very famous because of the paintings and more
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Qorikancha, Plazoleta de Santo Domingo, Cusco Peru
Then we will visit the Temple of Coricancha also known as "Golden Temple or Temple of the Sun God" it was the most important temple for the Inca empire on which it was built the Convent of Santo Domingo in the colony, later we´ll visit the 4 ruins close to Cusco:
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Sacsayhuaman, Cusco 08000 Peru
The archaeological site of Sacsayhuaman, is strategically built on a mountain from which it is possible to appreciate a view of the whole city of Cusco. It is famous for its enormous carved stones, some of them are 9 meters or 30 feet tall and weighing over 350 tons, on this place is held every year the Inti Raymi or Festival of the Sun.

Then you will visit the archaeological site of Kenko, means labyrinth or zigzag, it had a purely religious function and where it is believed that the Incas mummified their dead, on the outside has an amphitheater in a semicircular shape with trapezoidal niches and a monolith that simulates a puma shape which has about six meters.

Then we’ll go to the site of Puka Pukara which means "red fortress" because the calcareous stones of the buildings of this site have acquired the reddish color of the ground. This place had the function of protecting Tambomachay, an important palace in the Incas time. And also for its architectural layout and the existence of sources, aqueducts and multiple enclosures, it would have been a "tambo", a collective lodge offering food and accommodation to the entourage that accompanied the Inka in his retirement to Tambomachay.

As a last point we’ll visit Tambomachay archaeological site, located about 8 kms. north of Cusco and close to the ruins of Puka Pucara, it’s an Incan site that is believed was dedicated to the worship of water and where the Leader of the Inca Empire come to rest. This place is also called Inca Baths and consists of a series of aqueducts, canals and several waterfalls that run through the rocks.

At the end we’ll return by bus to Cusco.

, then we will visit the Temple of Coricancha also known as "Golden Temple or Temple of the Sun God" it was the most important temple for the Inca empire on which it was built the Convent of Santo Domingo in the colony, later we´ll visit the 4 ruins close to Cusco:

The archaeological site of Sacsayhuaman, is strategically built on a mountain from which it is possible to appreciate a view of the whole city of Cusco. It is famous for its enormous carved stones, some of them are 9 meters or 30 feet tall and weighing over 350 tons, on this place is held every year the Inti Raymi or Festival of the Sun.

Then you will visit the archaeological site of Kenko, means labyrinth or zigzag, it had a purely religious function and where it is believed that the Incas mummified their dead, on the outside has an amphitheater in a semicircular shape with trapezoidal niches and a monolith that simulates a puma shape which has about six meters.

Then we’ll go to the site of Puka Pukara which means "red fortress" because the calcareous stones of the buildings of this site have acquired the reddish color of the ground. This place had the function of protecting Tambomachay, an important palace in the Incas time. And also for its architectural layout and the existence of sources, aqueducts and multiple enclosures, it would have been a "tambo", a collective lodge offering food and accommodation to the entourage that accompanied the Inka in his retirement to Tambomachay.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tambomachay, Cusco Peru
As a last point we’ll visit Tambomachay archaeological site, located about 8 kms. north of Cusco and close to the ruins of Puka Pucara, it’s an Incan site that is believed was dedicated to the worship of water and where the Leader of the Inca Empire come to rest. This place is also called Inca Baths and consists of a series of aqueducts, canals and several waterfalls that run through the rocks.

At the end we’ll return by bus to Cusco.
Duration: 40 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: SACRED VALLEY OF THE INKAS TOUR: PISAC, PISAC MARKET, OLLANTAYTAMBO, CHINCHERO

Stop At: Pisac Peru
This day we will visit the "Sacred Valley of the Incas" The tour starts at 07:40 AM in the morning, you will be picked up from the hotel to go to Pisac, where we will visit the famous market of crafts as well as the archaeological site of Pisac with picturesque.

terraces on the mountains after which we head to Urubamba where we can enjoy a buffet lunch with a variety of typical Peruvian dishes
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo 08676 Peru
Then we’ll visit the fortress of Ollantaytambo, it would have been a Tambo or accommodation place in the Incas time. It was named in honor of the Chief Ollanta, famous for his affair with an Inca princess, daughter of Pachacutec Inca. Ollantaytambo is the only city of the Incas in Peru which is still inhabited.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Complejo Arqueologico Chinchero, Chinchero Peru
Then You will go to the village of Chinchero, were we`ll visit the archaeological site which was an Inca temple, and then at the colonial time, it was built a catholic temple over it, this is the highest place we’ll visit in the sacred valley. In this point You are going to visit also a place where local people do textiles using similar Inca Process.

At the end You will come back to Cusco. Aprox. Time 19:00 hrs.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch: The Sacred Valley Tour includes a buffet Lunch (starters, main courses, desserts, hot drinks), cold drinks not included.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: MACHU PICCHU FULL DAY TOUR

Pass By: PeruRail - Estacion de Ollantaytambo, Av. Ferrocarril, s/n, Ollantaytambo 08676 Peru
In the morning we will pick up you from your hotel in Cusco at (04:00 AM or 05:30 according train ticket availability) to take you to Ollantaytambo train station (car trip of 1 hour and 40 minutes approx.).

Once at Ollantaytambo train station at 6:10 a.m. We will board the train to go to the town of Aguas Calientes (train trip of about 2 hours). On the train journey you will enjoy beautiful and charming landscapes with mountains and jungle from southern of Peru.

Pass By: Hot Springs (Aguas Calientes), Signposted from main square, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu Peru
Once you arrive to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town), our staff will be waiting to give you all the indications, you will have free time to have breakfast in the town of Machu Picchu (breakfast on your own), then we will take you to the bus station, where you will board the bus that makes a zigzag path to the mountain where Machu Picchu is located (bus trip of 30 minutes).

Then we will go to the entrance of Machu Picchu, where you must present your tickets and respective identification documents, from this place you will start the guided tour in the citadel of Machu Picchu, visit the main venues of the city with our guide who will give you all the information and history of Machu Picchu for approximately 2 hours, we will visit the citadel and places such as: the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the Royal Rooms, among others, on your way we invite you to open the senses and fill with the great energy that hides this majestic place.

At appropiate time you will take the bus from the entrance of Machu Picchu to the town of Aguas Calientes, where you can take your lunch in one of the restaurants of the city. where you can optionally visit the Hot Springs in Aguas Calientes north of the town.

At the appointed time 06:00 PM you will take the train to go back from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo (train trip of 2 hours appox.), where our staff will be waiting for you with a board with your name to take you to the city of Cusco. Arrival time to Cusco 10:30 PM approximately. (20:30 hrs or 12:00 hrs according to train availability and your preferences).

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: VININCUNCA OR RAINBOW MOUNTAIN TOUR

Pass By: Ausangate, Cusco 08002 Peru
We will pick you up early 04:30 am from your hotel in Cusco and we will go by tourist transportation to the South of Cusco. The trip takes about 3 hours to reach the town of Cusipata, where you’ll enjoy a delicious breakfast to recharge the batteries. Then we’ll start our trek. You will be amazed immediately by the beauty scenic, flora and fauna with herds of alpacas and llamas and you’ll have incredible views of the Ausangate Mountain. Our walk will go through typical villages where we can interact with local people.

After a walk for about 2 to 1.5 hours, we’ll finally arrive to our destination, what we came to see!!! ... Vinincunca or "Mountain of seven colors" (5,020 m / 16,466 ft). On the top we can appreciate the beautiful and magical mountain rainbow Area, as well as the Ausangate one of the most revered mountains in the region, here you will have time to explore the area and take pictures.

Later we will return the walk downhill to the village Quesiuno, where we’ll recharge energy with a delicious lunch. Finally we’ll return to Cusco by transportation. Arrival time 5:00 pm. approximately.

Approximate walking time: 3 to 4 hours

Degree of difficulty: III (Dificult)


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
Show More
Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up you from your hotel in Cusco, It is important the travelers send us the information of the hotel or place for the pick up
Departure Time
7:30 AM
Duration
4 days
Inclusions
  • 1x Breakfast
  • 2x Lunch
  • Transport, tour guide, and entrance tickets for city tour
  • Transport, tour guide, entrance tickets for sacred Valley tour: Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero.
  • Round Trip trasnport from Cusco To Ollantaytambo Train Station
  • Round Trip Train ticket from Ollanta to Aguas Calientes
  • Accredited professional tour guide in Machu Picchu
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
  • Round trip bus ticket Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes
  • Transport, tour guide and entrance ticket for Rainbow Mountain tour
  • Entry/Admission - Cusco Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Qorikancha
  • Entry/Admission - Sacsayhuaman
  • Entry/Admission - Tambomachay
  • Entry/Admission - Pisac
  • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo
  • Entry/Admission - Complejo Arqueologico Chinchero
Exclusions
  • Tips, snacks, food not specified in the inclusion
  • Accomodation (Hotel)
Show More
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Be the first to write a review
Updating list...
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Traditional Cusco, Sacred Valley Machu Picchu & Rainbow Mountain 5 days,4 nights staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Key Details
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Low Price Guarantee
  • No Booking Fees
  • Secure Payments
  • 24/7 SupportCall: