Inca ruins tour to Machu Picchu - 4 Days

The Inca empire has treasures that many miss due to the acclaim of Machu Picchu, however with this well structured trip through the culture, you are able to delve into the rich history of the Incas, and still make your way to Machu Picchu on the final day, with a whole new appreciation for the civilization.

Koricancha –
Formerly, the ancient Inca temples of the sun. They were destroyed and rebuilt by the Spanish Conquistadores and fused to create the Santo Domingo Church. View the incredible Inca construction stone, 3 of which have over 30 angles, with one stone boasting 24 angles and 6 sides. The stonework here is second to none and the walls in many chambers are covered by gold and silver leaf.

Sacsayhuaman –
Overlooking the beautiful city of Cusco; the unmissable Sacsayhuaman contains some of the largest monolithic stones of the incan empire. Marvel and wonder at how these master builders moved the stone, and hear theories of why the monumental site was built – Fortress? Temple? You be the judge. The stones were placed with such precision, (without mortar) that a sheet of paper wouldn’t even fit between them.

Qenqo –
One of, if not the largest monolithic stones carved and placed by the Incas at this place of worship. Qenqo shows highly detailed and complex patterns including a Puma design, seats, passageways and more.

Pucapucara –
Accepted as a type of lodging rather than a fortress for the long, frequent Inca journeys, this site boasts stunning views of the Peruvian landscape and beautiful Inca construction.

Tanbomachay –
Also know as the ‘Banos del Inca’ or Inca baths, Tambomachay was a site for ritual bathing, most likely by the upper class society and royalty of the culture.

Pisaq –
Písac is a strategic position built by the incas for military and political importance. These ruins are not to be missed and present a beautiful view of the Urubamba valley.

Ollantaytambo –
Inhabited since the 13th century, and a stronghold against the Spanish invasion; Ollantaytambo boasts some of the most amazing Inca construction in Peru. Explore the narrow alleyways throughout the city and be sure to check out the ruins that overlook the valley.

Chinchero – Believed to be the mythical birthplace of the rainbow, with stunning views of the sacred valley of the Incas and the snow capped mount Salkantay.

Maras Moray – The ancient agricultural feats of genius are at different heights which have different temperatures, which catalyze different types of growth. This allowed the Incas to test growing different types of agriculture at different altitudes, and gauge what could grow at different levels across the Inca kingdom.

Day 1
Day 1 Cusco City Tour

Day 1: Cusco City tour 

Sites Visited :

Koricancha 

Sacsayhuaman 

Qenqo

Pucapucara

Tanbomachay

Day 2
Day 2: Sacred Valley

Pisaq

Ollantaytanbo

Chinchero

This is an all day tour

Day 3
Day 3: Maras Moray

Día 3

Maras moray

Sites visited:

Maras

Moray

Salíneras

This tour is from mid-day

Day 4
Dia 4: Machu Picchu

Traveling by train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Caliente, we will then board a bus that takes us straight to Machu Picchu. We will meet with a guide who will take us around the site and talk to us about the rich history of the Incan civilization. This is a day tour.

Included

  • - Train Ticket
  • - Entrance to Machu Picchu
  • - Bus Ticket to Machu Picchu
  • - Entrance to Archeological Sites
  • - Transport and Official Guide
  • - Lunch on Sacred Valley Tour
  • - Airport/Hotel Transfers

Not included

  • - Accommodation
  • - Food most days

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Price From USD 650 USD $ 550/person
550
Total $ 550 USD
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