7 Day Cusco Local Stay Package

Local Mosaic

145 – 7 Day Cusco Local Stay Package Itinerary

 

Cost Per-Person – $739.00

Child Discount 0-17 yrs. $20.00

Student Discount – 18 and over with a valid ISIC $20.00

Single Supplement – $329.00

Est. Additional Costs – $130.00*

 

Day 1 – Arrival in Cusco at any time, then you will be picked up in Cusco and transported to the B&B for check in, you will then have the remainder of the day to relax or explore the town and valley, followed by dinner in the evening.

Meals: Dinner

 

Day 2 – After breakfast in the morning you will be transported to Cusco where you will tour the Sites on the hill above the city (Saqsaywaman, Q’enqo, Tambomachay and Puka Pukara), and you will have a private guide for Saqsaywaman. After visiting these sites you will be dropped at Plaza Regocijo in Cusco where you will have the rest of the day to explore this historic city on your own. In the evening you will be picked back up from Plaza Regocijo at 6:00pm and transported back to the B&B for dinner.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

 

Day 3 – After a hearty breakfast you will depart at 8:00 am for the Sacred Valley, your first stop will be the living Incan city of Ollantaytambo, where you will have a private guided tour, then after visiting the site of Ollantaytambo we will head East through the Sacred Valley and make a stop at the Inkariy Museum, here you will see exhibits centered around eight different Peruvian cultures. Next is the archaeological site of Pisac, here again you have a private guided tour. Your last stop (time permitting) is the Cochahuasi Animal Sanctuary, here you will see many different Peruvian animals including the Andean Condor, then you will return to the B&B to relax and enjoy a quiet dinner.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

 

Day 4 – Today you will depart after breakfast but this time to the East, with the first stop being Pikillacta; this is a pre-Inca site, originally occupied by the Wari civilization and thought to be used as a government or ceremonial center. You then will travel to the Church of San Pedro in Andahuaylillas, this church is often referred to as the Sistine Chapel of the Americas, and next to the church you can also visit a small museum that houses several interesting mummies and skulls as well as the famous “alien baby skeleton”. The last stop of the day is Tipon, an Inca site thought to be an Inca water worship site, after this you will return to the B&B for dinner.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

 

Day 5 – After breakfast you will depart for Lake Huaypo which is the largest lake in the Cusco region and also known to be a hot spot for UFO activity. You will then continue on to Chinchero an Andean weaving community where you will visit a local weaving cooperative and be shown the traditional process of spinning, dying and weaving, after which you will visit the local church and terraces. After this you will then descend to the Salt Mines of Maras where salt has been harvested since the Inca times. The last site of the day is Moray where you will enjoy the unique circular terraces of this site, after which you will descend to Ollantaytambo where you will be dropped off for your 7:00 pm train to Aguas Calientes. Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes you will check-in to the accommodation where you will spend the night, and then you will have the evening to explore Aguas Calientes.

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 6 – After breakfast you will have two options, start the hike from Aguas Calientes to the Machu Picchu entrance, or proceed to the bus terminal to purchase your bus ticket and then board a bus that will take you to the entrance. Once at the entrance you can Hire a guide or enter the site on your own and explore the ancient citadel. At the end of the day you will have to be at the train station by 5:50 pm to board your 6:20 pm train, the train will take you back to Ollantaytambo where you will be met by our driver who will then return you to Huarocondo arriving at approximately 9:30 pm.

Meals: Breakfast

 

Day 7 – Morning breakfast followed by transfer back to Cusco.

Meals: Breakfast

* Estimated Additional costs are based on required items and do not include package options.

 

Hotels:

  • Huarocondo – GringoWasi bed and breakfast
  • Aguas Calientes – Hostal Sol de Oro or similar

 

Included:

  • All transfers and transportation indicated
  • 5 nights lodging in Huarocondo & 1 night in Aguas Calientes
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu
  • Meals indicated
  • Entrance to the Animal Sanctuary and Inkariy Museum
  • Entrance to the Salt Mines
  • Entrance to the Church of San Pedro and museum in Andahuaylillas
  • Tour guide at the sites (other than Machu Picchu)

 

Not included:

  • Dinners on days 5 & 6 and all lunches
  • Tourist Ticket for entry to sites (other than Machu Picchu)
  • Tour Guide at Machu Picchu

 

Options:

  • Huayna Picchu
  • Machu Picchu Mountain
  • Private Machu Picchu guide
  • Shuttle bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu

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