Machupicchu 2 Days / 1 Night
About Machu Picchu
“Historical and Cultural Heritage of Humanity”
Creation.- On January 8, 1981, by Supreme Decree No. 001-81-AA.
Location.- District of Machupicchu, of the province of Urubamba, of the Department of Cusco.
Extension.- 32 592.00 hectares.
Weather and Weather.- Dry and cold in the high Andean zone and temperate and humid in the jungle area. The temperature fluctuates between 12 ° and 24 ° C in the area of the citadel. The rainy season is from November to March, although there may be mists or passing rains all year round.
The Historic Sanctuary of Machupicchu (SHM) is located in the district of Machupicchu, in the province of Urubamba in the department of Cusco. It has an area of 32,592 hectares. The SHM is a protected natural area of international renown, well known for the presence of impressive Inca archaeological complexes, sites and archaeological monuments of high historical-cultural value.
The Satuar Histirico Machupicchu is located in an area of exceptional geographical features. It can be found from snowy peaks above 6,000 m.m. to the hottest and hottest area of the Urubamba River (which divides the sanctuary in two, forming the Torontoy canyon) below 2,000 m.s. Its strong gradient, enhanced by the complex system of winds it creates, creates microclimates that are a source of great biological diversity.
Machupicchu, a place that was declared a World Heritage site mixed by UNESCO in 1983. Machu Picchu is undoubtedly one of the strongest magnetic points of South America and the country.
The Sanctuary presents tropical vegetation in the lower part of the forest, it presents a great diversity of flora and fauna species, which together with the mountain ecosystems make Machupicchu a special place.
The Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu is one of the most important archaeological complexes in the world. Machu Picchu is considered as a masterpiece of architecture and engineering. Its peculiar architectural and landscape features, and the mystery that has been woven around it, have made it one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Definitely visit it is a unique and unforgettable experience.
First day: Tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas
On this day excursion to the Sacred Valley of the Incas that begins at 8:30 am, collected from the hotel to go to Pisac, which is a typical market with pictures on terraces in the mountains. Visit to the archaeological site of Pisac. It is also famous for its fairs where you can buy beautiful handicrafts. Then we head to Urubamba where we have included a buffet lunch.
Then we go to the fortress of Ollantaytambo, where descendants of the Incas live in the house of the Incas. Finally we go to Ollantaytambo train station to board the train that leaves at 16:36 hrs. hours to Aguas Calientes, arriving 18:00 hrs. average Lodging at the hotel in Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu).
Second day: Tour to Machu Picchu
After getting up early and having breakfast, climb to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu and appreciate the spectacular sunrise this wonder.Opcional: you can make the trek to the summit of Huayna Picchu this will take about 2 hours round trip (This visit is without a guide ). After excursions with our guide to the citadel of Machu Picchu, for 2 hours, visiting the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the Royal Quarter, the Temple of Three Windows and several cemeteries around more than two hours. we guive free time to take a walk through the citadel to take photos then go down to warm waters for our lunch take the train back to ollantaytambo where our staff will be waiting for the bus transport to cusco and will take you to your hotel.
- All transfers from your hotel to the train station.
- Excursions to Machu Picchu and Sacred Valley.
- All transportation.
- Train tickets to and from Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu – Ollantaytambo.
- Bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.
- Bus tickets up and down Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes.
- Professional guide in English or Spanish.
- Tickets for Machu Picchu and Sacred Valley.
- All transfers.
- 1 night hotel in Aguas Calientes.
- 1 breakfast in the hotel and 1 buffet lunch in the tour of the Sacred Valley.
- Lunch in Aguas Calientes.
- ADDITIONAL OPTIONS.
- Discount with the International Student Card (ISIC Card).
- Discount for children under 8 years to send us a copy of your passport.
- For the class of service station “vistadome”, you must increase the additional cost.
- Extra money.
- Mosquito repellent
- Sun block
- Hat or cap.