FD Machu Picchu from $199
A train trip away to see one of the Seven Wonders of the World. We arrive at the Aguas Calientes station where our staff will assist us on boarding the bus to go up the winding road to Machu Picchu, amid a spectacular view of the Urubamba River and its canyon. The Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, will astonish us with its terraces, ceremonial shrines, steps and urban areas. Energy is all around us. After a guided visit, we will have lunch at one of the restaurants in the area. At the arranged time, we will take the train back to Cusco to be transferred to the hotel.
- Transfer hotel / train station / hotel
- Buffet lunch
- Expedition train ticket
- Shuttle bus ticket
- Guided tour
Not included: entrance fee.
DAY 1: CUSCO / SACRED VALLEY
The Sacred Valley of the Incas will welcome us today. We will visit Awanacancha, a tourist complex where we will see and feed the Andean camelids such as the llamas and alpacas, and where the locals will show us the weaving and dyeing techniques of their traditional textiles. We will then continue to Inca and Colonial Pisac. Discover one of the most beautiful archeological sites in the Sacred Valley at the top of the mountain where you can have a view of the colonial town of Pisac. Walking tour to the Colonial town. Time to do some shopping at the handicraft market. Then, we will head to the impressive Inkariy Museum. Here we will enjoy a delicious lunch. We will take a guided tour of the museum to learn more about the numerous rooms where cultural representations of pre-Hispanic civilizations of ancient Peru are exhibited. Overnight in the Sacred Valley.
DAY 2: SACRED VALLEY
Our adventure continues exploring the less visited treasures of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. We will start in Moray where the view is awesome due to the colossal concentric terraces simulating an amphitheater. The purpose of it: to recreate 20 different types of microclimates, a measure that guaranteed the agricultural production of the empire. After that, we will go to Maras, the famous and millenary salt mines from colonial times. The contrast of the white wells and the green valley is awesome and a must for a spectacular snapshot of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Buffet lunch. In the afternoon, we will visit the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo, where we will be able to learn about the technique with which the Incas worked the stones. Boarding the train to the town of Aguas Calientes.
- Bilingual guide
- 02 lunch
- Entrance fee to Maras
Do not include accommodation, nor entrances fee.
The Sacred Valley of the Incas is waiting for you. On the way we will stop at Awanacancha, small complex to admire Andean camelids such as alpacas and llamas and learn from local inhabitants about traditional dyeing and knitting techniques. Later we will explore the Pisac Market with enough free time to go around and buy handcrafts and if you feel like tasting something traditional, stop by the wood ovens for a delicious empanada or a piece of bread. Lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, our tour continues to Ollantaytambo, a small town full of local color and inhabited since Inca times in which we will visit the main temple used as a fortress during the Inca resistance. Breathtaking views for amazing pictures.
Entrance fee not included
FD Rainbow Mountain $99
Very early in the morning, we will start our journey across Valle Sur toward Quechuyno, which is the starting point of our hike to the Cerro Colorado or 7-color Mountain, located about 100 km. southeast of Cusco city. After enjoying a traditional breakfast in the area, we will start our 3 and a half hour hike to reach the control center and enter this mystical place. During our walk we will observe how colors around us change due to the weather. We will reach an altitude of 5000 meters, approximately, which is the top of this mysterious mountain. Geological formations will reveal all its splendor; the contrast of the blue sky creates a formidable line between the coast desert and the Amazon jungle, guided by the beautiful Ausangate.
- Tour Guide
- Breakfast box
- Lunch box
|Second passenger travels for FREE|
FD Colca Canyon $29
Early in the morning you will head for the Valley of Colca. You will get to Chivay village to head to the viewpoint called “Cruz del Condor”. You will be a witness of condor´s magnificent flight. Condors are huge Andean birds in danger of extinction that are considered to be the symbol of the Andes. The visit will allow you to appreciate the whole dimension of the canon which is considered to be one of the deepest in the world. You will visit Maca and Yanque villages where there are still some colonial churches. Your return to Arequipa is scheduled at the coordinated hour.
- Tour guide
Entrance fee not included.
FD Floating Island of the Uros and Taquile Island $50
A full day tour to explore Lake Titicaca. First we will visit the Uros, the friendly inhabitants of these handmade islands made of totora reeds. Then it’s off to Taquile Island, a place in which the settlers still maintain their ancestral traditions and colorful typical clothes. A great opportunity to explore the island and get the best view of the lake. A typical lunch is provided in the island. Return to the city in the afternoon.
- Transport overland and on the lake
- Guide service
- Entrance tickets
- Typical lunch on the island
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
- Rates net per pax, non commissionable and expressed in US dollars.
- Rates per person based on double accommodation
- Shared service in Spanish or English. Minimum 2 passengers
- Booking window: November 24th
- Valid for stays from November 24th to March 31st
- Spaces subject to availability
- Not applicable for Christmas, New Year , Candelaria Festivity and Easter