Day trips and excursions

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Chile
 01  City Tours Santiago (1 day)

Cerro Santa Lucia     -     Barrio Brasil    -    Barrio Lastarria   -   Museo Historico    -    Catedral de Santiago - Palacio de la moneda     -     Barrio el Golf    -   Pueblito de los Dominicos


US$ 29.66 per person 

 

Includes:  Hotel pick up and drop off
 

 02  Cajón del Maipo (1 day)

Cajon del Maipo is the canyon through which the river Maipo flows. The water finds its source in the snow of the Andes. You will enjoy the landscape, the mountain views with snowy peaks. You can take great photos at the Yeso reservoir (embalse el Yeso). 

Experience the clean and crisp air not far from the bustling city of Santiago.

Rate

US$ 39 per person

Includes:  Hotel pick up and drop off

 03  Viña Viu Manent (1 day)

Come and experience an extraordinary wine tour in carriage and finish off with a great wine tasting.

Rate
US$ 39 per person

Includes:  Hotel pick up and drop off

Peru

 01  Cusco-Machu Picchu, Perú 

(5 days) - Private Tour

Take on a classic adventure to the Incan Empire. Visist Cusco City "The Capital of the Incas", The Sacred Valley and the Lost City of the Incas - Machu Picchu. While in Cusco you will participate in our Color your Journey Experience in order for you to get a more cultural experience in Cusco.

Day 1: Welcome to the Sacred Valley of the Incas

Welcome to Perú. Upon arrival in Cusco you will be met and get a warm welcome by the Cusco Experience team. From Cusco you will be transferred to the Sacred Valley where you will have the rest of the day at your leisure.

Day 2: Sacred Valley with Visit to Native Community & Train to Machu Picchu (B - L)

The Sacred Valley of the Incas was important for the Incan Empire as it worked as an agricultural, spiritual and political center. This tour will take you through amazing scenic Andean landscapes to the interesting archaeological site of the town Pisac where ancient Inca priests once existed. Next stop will be at the native community of Chichubamba where you will be participating in activities such as the creation of ceramics or real Peruvian chocolate. At the community, the natives will prepare a typical lunch for you made from natural products from the area. Ollantaytambo is the most well-preserved town in Peru today considering the Incan architecture and is also the holder of a great archaeological site, where big monuments are located on the steep mountain hills and the faces of the surrounding mountains. After experiencing Ollantaytambo, the train ride to Aguas Calientes awaits and will take you through beautiful Andean landscape along the great Vilcanota River. In Aguas Calientes, neat touristic restaurants, souvenir markets and natural hot springs will be available. There you will get settled comfortably in your hotel and get a good night sleep before the next day´s big adventure to the Lost City of the Incas.

Day 3: Machu Picchu & Train to Ollantaytambo (B)

Very early in the morning you and the tour guide will take the bus up to Machu Picchu. Once the gates to Machu Picchu open, your guide will take you through an amazing round trip in this amazing city, you will pass by all its temples, offering areas, Inca monuments and you will learn about the history and the culture of the Incas. After the guides tour, you will have time to walk around and explore this amazing site by yourself. If you are an adventurous person and want to see more of the site, you can also take a hike to the magnificent mountain Huayna Picchu, located next to Machu Picchu. From there you can walk to the top of the mountain between Inca temples and houses and see Machu Picchu from many different angels. You can also hike down behind Huayna Picchu Mountain to its cave, where the Incas once kept mummies and sacred treasures. This hike is not included in the tour package and it is much recommended to book this hike several months in advance, due to its high popularity and restricted availability. In the late afternoon your train will take you back to the Sacred Valley.

Day 4: Maras Moray & Chinchero (B - L)

Today you will visit some spectacular sites in the Sacred Valley of Cusco constructed by the Incas and the nature of Peru. This private tour will take you to the Salineras salt mine which includes over 3000 salt pools, close to the town of Maras, where you will also experience its colonial church and amazing views of the beautiful landscape. This tour will also show you the spectacular agricultural labs of the Incas, which have shapes of aqueducts from the old Roman times. The tour guide will explain with more information the myths and ancient histories about these two wonders. Before arriving in the town of Chinchero, we will stop and have a delicious lunch in a touristic restaurant in Urubamba where some of the exquisite Peruvian food will be served. Chinchero is famous for its amazing textile market and you can have the opportunity to buy a beautiful textile souvenir home. Its archaeological site is located beautifully together with the main church of the town and your tour guide will teach all about its history and myths. At the end of the day we will bring you to your hotel in Cusco, the Capital of the Incas.

Day 5: Cusco City & Color your Journey (B)

Cusco City is not only the ancient capital of the Incas, but also the most popular tourist destination in South America. The city tour will take you to Qorikancha; the temple of the sun, which was the most important religious center of the Incas, where ancient temples are located and the history of the Spanish conquest and the Inca society will be found. It will take you to the magnificent cathedral on the main plaza in Cusco, where sacred collections of gold, silver, engraved wooden alters from the colonial time and religious art and paintings are located. The tour also goes to the amazing Inca fortress Sacsayhauman, where the Incas ones had a big war against the Spanish conquistadors, to Qenqo, a religious Inca site and to Tambomachay, an intelligent irrigation center.

After the visit you will be transferred back to your hotel. At the end of the day, be surprised with your choice of a detailed coffee or chocolate workshop, go relaxing in an Incan inspired spa session or take a Peruvian cooking class and learn all about the famous Peruvian Cuisine.

Day 6: Farewell Cusco (B)

In time for your domestic flight to Lima you will be picked up at your hotel in Cusco and transferred to Cusco Airport. The Cusco Experience team will say goodbye to you and wish you a great trip home.

Rate 

US$ 1505 per person for private tours based on two persons - double bedroom

 02  Cusco-Machu Picchu, Perú 

(5 days) - Group Tour

Take on a classic adventure to the Incan Empire. Visist Cusco City "The Capital of the Incas", The Sacred Valley and the Lost City of the Incas - Machu Picchu. While in Cusco you will participate in our Color your Journey Experience in order for you to get a more cultural experience in Cusco.

 

Day 1: Welcome to Perú
Welcome to Perú. Upon arrival in Cusco, capital of the Incas you will be transferred to your hotel and get a warm welcome by the Cusco Experience team.


Day 2: Cusco City (B)
Cusco City is not only the ancient capital of the Incas, but also the most
popular tourist destination in South America. The city tour will take you to
Qorikancha; the temple of the sun, which was the most important religious center of the Incas, where ancient temples are located and the history of the Spanish conquest and the Inca society will be found. It will take you to the magnificent cathedral on the main plaza in Cusco, where sacred collections of gold, silver, engraved wooden alters from the colonial time and religious art and paintings are located. The tour also goes to the amazing Inca fortress Sacsayhauman, where the Incas ones had a big war against the Spanish conquistadors, to Qenqo, a religious Inca site and to Tambomachay, an intelligent irrigation center.


Day 3: Sacred Valley of the Incas & Train to Aguas
Calientes (B - L)

The Sacred Valley of the Incas was important for the Incan Empire as it
worked as an agricultural, spiritual and political center. This tour will take
you through amazing scenic Andean landscapes to the interesting
archaeological site of the town Pisac where ancient Inca priests once
existed. Before arriving at the town of Ollantaytambo, we will stop in
Urubamba for a delicious lunch in a touristic restaurant. Ollantaytambo is
the most well-preserved town in Peru today considering the Incan
architecture and is also the holder of a great archaeological site, where big monuments are located on the steep mountain hills and the faces of the surrounding mountains. After experiencing Ollantaytambo, the train ride to Aguas Calientes awaits and will take you through beautiful Andean landscape along the great Vilcanota River. In Aguas Calientes, neat touristic restaurants, souvenir markets and natural hot springs will be available.
There you will get settled comfortably in your hotel and get a good night
sleep before the next day´s big adventure to the Lost City of the Incas.

Day 4: Machu Picchu & Train to Cusco (B)
Very early in the morning the group and the guide will visit Machu Picchu. From Aguas Calientes you will travel by bus up to the famous citadel. Once the gates to Machu Picchu open, your guide will take you through an amazing round trip in this amazing city, you will pass by all its temples, offering areas, Inca monuments and you will learn about the history and the culture of the Incas. After the guides tour, you will have time to walk around and explore this amazing site by yourself. If you are an adventurous person and want to see more of the site, you can also take a hike to the magnificent mountain Huayna Picchu, located next to Machu Picchu. From there you can walk to the top of the mountain between Inca temples and houses and see Machu Picchu from many different angels. You can also hike down behind Huayna Picchu Mountain to its cave, where the Incas once kept mummies and sacred treasures. This hike is not included in the tour package and it is very recommendable to book this hike several months in advance due to its high popularity and restricted availability. When you return to Aguas Calientes by bus, you will have to take to train from Aguas Calientes to the Sacred Valley. In Ollantaytambo your driver will be waiting for you to take you back to Cusco.


Day 5: Maras Moray & Color your Journey (B)
Today you will visit some spectacular sites in the Sacred Valley of Cusco constructed by the Incas and the nature of Peru. This tour will take you to the Salineras salt mine which includes over 3000 salt pools, close to the town of Maras, where you will also experience its colonial church and amazing views of the beautiful landscape. At the Salineras Salt Mine you will have the opportunity to buy a bag of local salt home. This tour will also show you the spectacular agricultural labs of the Incas, which have shapes of aqueducts from the old Roman times. The tour guide will explain with more information the myths and ancient histories about these two wonders. At the end of the tour we will bring you to back to Cusco.
At the end of the day, be surprised with your choice of a detailed coffee or chocolate workshop, go relaxing in an Incan inspired spa session or take a Peruvian cooking class and learn all about the famous Peruvian Cuisine.


Day 6: Farewell Perú (B)
In time for your domestic flight to Lima, you will be picked up at your hotel in Cusco and transferred to the airport.

Rate 

US$ 761 per person group tours based on two persons - double bedroom

Included

  • Meals as indicated (B - L - D)

  • Private transportation throughout the trip

  • Private guide throughout the trip

  • All entrance fees

  • All tours in private service

  • Color your journey experience in Cusco

  • Train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes (round trip)

  • Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu (round trip)

  • All accommodations, 3 star hotels

  • All local tax

  • Money transfers

Not Included

  • International,and Domestic flights

  • Entrance ticket to Huayna Picchu & Hot Springs in Aguas Calientes

  • Tips

Included

  • Meals as indicated (Breakfast = B – Lunch = L – Dinner = D)

  • Private transportation from hotel / airport / hotel in Cusco

  • Bilingual tour guides throughout the trip

  • All entrance fees

  • All tours in shared service

  • Pick-up at Plaza San Blas before every tour in Cusco (just 1 minute away from your hotel)

  • Color your journey experience in Cusco

  • Train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes (round trip)

  • Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu (round trip)

  • All accommodations, 3 star hotels

  • All local tax

  • Money transfers

Not Included

  • Tips

  • International and Domestic flights

  • Drop-off after every tour (you will be dropped of at Plaza San Fransisco in Cusco – 2 blocks away from the main square of Cusco)

  • Entrance fee to Huayna Picchu & Hot springs in Aguas Calientes