CUSCO, SACRED VALLEY, MARAS AND MORAY
Day 1: In Trf + City Tour & 4 Ruins
Reception and transfer from airport to hotel by our representatives. In the afternoon, started the city tour that includes visiting the Koricancha (Temple of the Sun), now the Convent of Santo Domingo, a place that houses inside one of the most important religious centers of the Inca period Cathedral, tour moved to the outskirts of the city to visit first, the sumptuous Sacsayhuaman (head of puma), just 200 mts. Sacsayhuaman is our next destination, Q'enqo (Labyrinth) religious center dedicated to the worship of the Earth and, according to some theories, funerary rituals. Puca Pucara (reddish Place) which was used as a center for military use and control, as well as a site of obligatory stop for travelers on the Inca era. Our last destination, located just 100 meters, is Puca Pucara Tambomachay (Water Temple) which was used as a center of adoration and worship of water. Overnight at selected hotel.
Day 2: Excursion to Machu Picchu
Breakfast, morning, transfer to the train station by our representatives. Take the train to get to Aguas Calientes, our representatives will assist where to take the bus to take him to the entrance of the citadel. "Machu Picchu is one of the highest expressions of Inca architecture, Cultural and Natural Heritage. Built in the middle of the tropical mountain forest, the city seems to have been carved into the rock escarpments. Besides offering spectacular scenery, it shows a significant endemic biodiversity of flora and fauna. The complex was built around the fifteenth century by Inca Pachacutec "the founder and first emperor of Tahuantinsuyo.
Return to Cusco in train service for overnight in the chosen hotel.
Day 3: Excursion to Sacred Valley
Breakfast, morning departure to the beautiful Sacred Valley composed of many rivers that descend from verdant ravines. Brief visit to the local market and then head to the ruins of Pisac where we see the Intihuatana or sundial.
After lunch we visit the imposing fortress of Ollantaytambo and will finish with a visit to the town of Chincheros and church. Return to Cusco. Overnight at selected hotel.
Day 4: Maras & Moray
Breakfast. Pick up from your hotel early in the morning. To start we head towards the archaeological site of Moray, the only group of archaeological sites in this region that experimented with crops at different altitudes in a system of terraces, for his disposition the terraces produce microclimates ranging lowering the temperature gradually outer platforms. Later we visit the salt mining complex, near the town of Maras. These salt are exploited since Inca times, and these products are used as a means to exchange it for other products. I end our tour at 14:00 pm approx., Transfer to your hotel.
Day 5: Transfer to the airport.
Breakfast, free airport transfer in Cusco.