LUXURY WEEKEND GET AWAY

MACHU PICCHU - CUZCO

  • Duration
  • 3 days
  • High Light
  • culture and archaeology

This deluxe tour is recommended for anyone who might come to Lima for business or who does not have a great deal of time and would like to escape to Cuzco to visit Machu Picchu, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. This trip will provide the comfort to which you are accustomed. You will stay at the Monasterio, a five-star hotel in Cuzco, visit the most interesting attractions of the city and travel on board the luxurious Hiram Bingham train to Machu Picchu.

DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN CUZCO - TRANSFER TO HOTEL - CUZCO CITY TOUR
DAY 2: ROUND TRIP TRAIN JOURNEY TO MACHU PICCHU
DAY 3: TRANSFER TO AIRPORT - FLIGHT TO LIMA

ITINERARY:

DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN CUZCO - TRANSFER TO HOTEL - CUZCO CITY TOUR

On arrival you will be transferred to the Hotel Monasterio in Cuzco and have time to rest before you begin a sightseeing tour to the city’s beautiful historic center. You will visit the Qorikancha, or Temple of the Sun, which was the most important temple of the ancient Inca Empire. Its finely-worked stone walls are now housed within the Spanish Convent of Santo Domingo. The Cathedral, decorated with many fine pieces of colonial art, include more than 300 paintings from the 17th century Cuzco School of Art. The archaeological site of Saqsayhuamán is the largest surviving Inca architectural monument in the Andes. Saqsayhuamán’s monolithic walls are divided into three levels and some of the blocks used in the walls weigh more than 100 tons.
 
Overnight    :  Monasterio Hotel - Cuzco
Meals         :  None

DAY 2: ROUND TRIP TRAIN JOURNEY TO MACHU PICCHU

Today we will accompany you to Poroy train station to board the luxurious Hiram Bingham train to Machu Picchu. This three and a half hour train ride is one of the most spectacular in Peru, passing through Andean valleys, deep canyons and cloud forest vegetation to the village below the ruins of Machu Picchu. A three course lunch is served onboard. Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes train station you will take a 25 minute bus journey to the Sanctuary Lodge Hotel, located at the entrance to the ruins of Machu Picchu. After check in, our guide will present Machu Picchu, the Lost City of the Incas, to you. Later a buffet afternoon tea will be served at the Sanctuary Lodge hotel. In the evening you will board the bus and then the return train to Cuzco. On arrival to Poroy train station, you will be transferred to the Hotel Monasterio in Cuzco.

Overnight    :  Monasterio Hotel - Cuzco
Meals         :  Breakfast, lunch, dinner

DAY 3: TRANSFER TO AIRPORT - FLIGHT TO LIMA

We will accompany you to the airport to board your return flight to Lima.

Overnight    :  None
Meals         :  Breakfast

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