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Cusco & Machu Picchu 3-Day Tour

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    What to Expect

    Day 1: Arrival in Cusco and City Tour & Surroundings

    Stop At: Cusco Cathedral, Portal Belen Plaza de Armas, Cusco 08002 Peru
    The guided tour starts at 13:45 pm, and pickup starts at 1 pm (depending of your hotel)

    You will enjoy a 40-minute tour with an expert knowledgeable guide. Discover the iconic paintings which mix baroque art with local traditions.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Qorikancha, Plazoleta de Santo Domingo, Cusco Peru
    Enjoy a guided visit of the Convent of Santo Domingo, built on top of the Temple of the Sun: Qoricancha.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Saqsaywaman, Cusco 08002, Peru
    An astonishing temple used as a fortress during the Spanish conquest. Marvel at its hand-carved stones, which weigh between 90 and 128 tons.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Q'enqo, Cusco Peru
    A natural cave once used for sacrifices to the Sun God.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Puka Pukara, Cusco Peru
    A fortress used as a checkpoint on the vast Inca Trail.

    Stop At: Tambomachay, Cusco Peru
    An Incan complex that consists of a series of aqueducts and canals that run through terraced rocks, once dedicated to the worship of water. After the tour, we will drop you off at your hotel.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Cusco


    2 STAR: Casa Elena Cusco

    3 STAR: Hotel Garcilaso 2

    4 STAR: Sonesta Hotel Cusco

    Day 2: Full-Day Tour of Machu Picchu from Cusco

    Stop At: PeruRail, Ticket Office: Calle Roldan s/n, Distrito de Poroy, Cusco 08600, Peru
    After pickup from your hotel in Cusco, we will transfer you to the train station. Enjoy this ride through the Andes with its stunning landscapes and scenery. Once you arrive to Aguas Calientes, our guide will meet you and scort you to the bus station.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Consettur Macchu Picchu, Avenida Hermanos Ayar, Machu Pikchu 08681, Peru
    The bus will transport you comfortably to the top of the mountain, where you will start your tour to Machu Picchu. Roundtrip bus tickets are included.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Peru
    The highlight of your trip! Visit Machu Picchu with a certified knowledgeable guide and enjoy the architecture and landscapes like no other.
    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    Stop At: PeruRail, Machu Picchu Pueblo s/n, Barrio Las Orquideas, Aguas Calientes 08681, Peru
    Board a train back to Ollantaytambo, where our driver will pick you up and transport you to your hotel in Cusco.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Breakfast is included at your hotel.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Cusco


    2 STAR: Casa Elena Cusco

    3 STAR: Hotel Garcilaso 2

    4 STAR: Sonesta Hotel Cusco

    Day 3: Departure from Cusco

    Pass By: Alejandro Velasco Astete Airport, Avenida Velasco Astete, Cusco 08006, Peru
    We will pick you up from your hotel 2 hours before your flight to transfer you to the airport.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Breakfast is included at your hotel.
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup at your arrival to Alejandro Velasco Astete Airport in Cusco. Alternatively, we can pick you up from any bus station in Cusco.
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    3 days
    • 2x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • Airport pickup and drop-off
    • Round-trip transportation for each activity
    • 2 nights accommodation at 2, 3 or 4-star hotel (depending on option selected)
    • Small-group tours with certified expert guides
    • Entry/Admission - Cusco Cathedral
    • Entry/Admission - Qorikancha
    • Entry/Admission - Saqsaywaman
    • Entry/Admission - Q'enqo
    • Entry/Admission - Tambomachay
    • Entry/Admission - PeruRail
    • Entry/Admission - Consettur Macchu Picchu
    • Entry/Admission - Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Domestic flights: Lima - Cusco - Lima
    • Gratuities and tips (not mandatory, left at your discretion)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved at Machu Picchu
    • Double accommodation is based on 2 travelers per room. The distribution of beds could be 2 separate beds or 1 matrimonial bed.
    • Triple accommodation price is based on 3 travelers per room.
    • Complete Names / Birthday / Passport / Nationality is required at time of booking for all participants
    • Important: On day 1, it is highly recommended that your flight into Cusco arrives before 11 am as the Cusco City tour starts at 1:45 pm
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Popular mentions
    GOTOPERU.com. took two passengers from a cruise ship with a two night layover in Callao, Peru on a magical visit to Cuzco and Machu Picchu and all the while treated us to their affability, knowledge, flexibility, and kindness just like out neighbors, friend or relation back
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    Response from DoriamPe, Guest Relations Manager at Cusco & Machu Picchu 3-Day Tour
    Responded Mar. 18, 2019
    Dear cbcarlson2, Thank you for sharing your review! I am glad that you enjoyed the trip, and we are happy that we made you feel welcome during your visit to our country ☺ We are always striving to make every traveler feel like home in Peru. Thank you again for your feedback and we will be looking forward to see you again in Peru! Cordially, Doriam P
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    We highly recommend Go to Peru. They were extremely organized, knowledgeable and treated us like royalty. We never had to worry about anything from start to finish. They helped us plan our trip to fit our schedule and answered all of our questions and concerns before we left.
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    Response from DoriamPe, Guest Relations Manager at Cusco & Machu Picchu 3-Day Tour
    Responded Mar. 18, 2019
    Dear TheTravleer, We would like to thank you for your recommendations and for this amazing review. Our team of professionals is dedicated to providing you and everyone else who visits Cusco with GotoPeru with only the best there is to offer. It’s so nice to hear that we helped to make your experience such a positive one. We hope to see you in Peru again ☺ Cordially, Doriam P
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    About the operator
    By: Gotoperu
    38 reviews
    cathy w
    Machu Picchu Train
    Thank you very much for very well organized , friendly drivers and greetings with my name on board and super good
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    Davis, United States
    Semi-customized tour of Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu and Cusco
    Overall, this company was easy to work with and provided the tours as advertised. It is a little confusing because
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    Kelly K
    Great Tour
    3 of us had our own tour with guide Linder. He was very knowledgeable and professional. Our driver was Kenny G.
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    Christine P
    Such a freaking fun time
    Had such a great time In Peru - A lot of that is due to Go To Peru and all their help booking my tours. Very
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    Ica, Peru
    Probably a better tour in Spanish
    I booked this tour a few days ahead. Be aware that this tour isn't customized for you at all. For example, my
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    Portland, Oregon
    What an awesome adventure!
    So I’m a procrastinator and and booked my tour only 4 days in advance and they were able to get everything set-up
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    Great Trip
    The trip to rainbow mountain and red valley was memorable. Both the guide and the driver were very polite and
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    Emmanuel R
    Toronto, Canada
    Most Memorable Vacation Ever
    We looked at different tour companies but there wasn’t a package that had everything we wanted. So we tried to
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    Cary, North Carolina
    Awesome Experience!
    I was worried about the lack of preparation prior to the tour with regards to tour coordination and lack of
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    Jon S
    Kailua, Hawaii
    Fantastic Tour 2019
    If you ever want to plan a trip to Peru, South America, GotoPeru.com is the company to use. Their Staff and guides
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    Regina, Canada
    Challenging Day
    Hotel pick-up at 4:30am, followed by 1.5hr bus ride on a relatively smooth road, a stop for breakfast, and another
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    Fantastic tour
    Fantastic! My train was delayed and late the tour guide was patiently waiting along with the bus for me and all
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    Great tour
    From hotel pick up to a wonderful, informative tour - great all around! Definitely would recommend to all!
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    Marehalli P
    We did a Private Day Trip to Macchu Picchu on April 2, 2019.
    We (my wife and myself) had a highly enjoyable almost 16 hour day trip to Machu Picchu. The previous evening
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    Berni G
    Denver, Colorado
    I tried to do it all! What an excellent trip! I highly recommend GoToPeru!
    With the help and direction of Doriam, I booked the Gastronomical full day tour in Lima; the Cultural full day
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