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Cusco 5 days - 4 nights

Calle Michigan 845 - La Molina, Lima - PerĂş Tel.: +51 (01) 479 1900 E- Mail: triprequest@tucanoperu.com www.tucanoperu.travel

PRIVATE SERVICE Valid till December 20th 2015 Price Per Person in double room and in American Dollars Hotel Accomodation Single 2 3 4 5 6 Supplement Tourist (14030944) 903 793 735 718 694 160 Tourist Superior (14030946) Superior (14030948) Deluxe (14030950) Upgrade First Class Train

Hotel Accomodation Tourist (14030958) Tourist Superior (14030960) Superior (14030962) Deluxe (14030964) Upgrade First Class train

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265

1310 1567

1197 1446

1141 1383

1124 1363

1099 1335

444 684

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REGULAR SERVICE Valid till December 20th 2015 Price Per Person in double room and in American Dollars Single 1 2 Supplement 821 731 160 950

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265

1257 1481

1137 1362

444 684

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What’s Included:        

Brief presentation prior to departure Regular or private tours depending of the service selected Transfers in Private Tourist Class Train to/From Machu Picchu Entrance fees English speaking guide Meals as specified & Accommodation Peruvian tax GV

What’s Not Included:      

Services not specified in the program, extras and tips National and International Flights , Bus tickets for arrival and departures to/from destination Insurance coverage of personal loss, injury, illness or damages incurred during your trip Personal laundry, dry cleaner, telephone charges Extras not especified Room service and mini Bar

Day 1: Cusco Reception in the city of Cusco. Our representative will meet you and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon you will be picked up from your hotel, and you will start the City Tour visiting Cusco’s Historical Inca and Spanish Colonial Monuments, such as the Main Square, known in Inca times as Huacaypata or the Warrior’s Square; it was the scene for many key events in Cusco’s history. The Cathedral, originally built on the site of the old temple of Suntur Wasi (House of God), now the church of El Triunfo, a particular interest are the choir cloisters, the pulpit, the engravings on the altar and furniture. Continue onto the Church and Convent of Santo Domingo, a Spanish construction belonging to the Dominican Order built upon the foundations of the Inca temple of Koricancha or Temple of the Sun. Koricancha (in quechua, “site of gold”) was the main religious building of the Incas dedicated to the worship of the Sun and whose walls, according to the chroniclers, were plated with sheets of gold. Magnificent blocks of finely carved stone were used in its construction. After that you will visit the surrounding ruins of the city of Cusco: Sacsayhuamán, this huge Inca fortress is built on three overlapping platforms, each of them over 360 m long. Then, onto Tambomachay, known as the Inca baths. It was apparently a site dedicated to the worship of water and a resting place for the Inca monarch. Kenko is said to have been a worship site. There is a huge 5, 9 m high stone block that looks like a puma. There are also passages, canals and stairways with stone engravings representing animals. Finally, Puca Pucará, which was an administrative and military centre formed by terraces, stairways, passages, turrets and vaulted niches. You will return to your hotel. Activity of the Day Accommodation Altitude Average Temperature

: Tour of the City & Surrounding Temples (Regular/Private - 4 hours) : Selected hotel : 3,399 m.a.s.l. / 11,152 ft. : 16°C / 61°F


Day 2: Cusco - Sacred Valley In the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel and driven overland to the Sacred Valley and to the archaeological complex of Pisac, a journey which will take approximately 1 hour and 35 minutes. On the way we will stop on route to take some pictures, and admire the Pucara Bulls on the roofs of Andean houses. These small bulls are thought to be amulets that bring wealth to each family who owns them; they are usually given as gifts on weddings. On arrival to the archaeological complex of Pisac, we will begin our tour of the site, during the course of our hike arround this area; appreciate the magnificent Andean terraces, which were built to expand the agriculture lands. After we will visit the artisan market of Pisac, where you will have the opportunity to interact with local people, appreciate their craftsmanship, handicrafts and enjoy there of local fruit and vegetable stalls. Buffet lunch and after we will make our way to the town of Ollantaytambo, with its distinct Inca urban planning, visit the religious, astronomical and military complex and observe how the ancient Peruvians moved boulders of nearly 60 metric tons from one mountain to another and across the river and valley. Overnight. (Pisac Ruins only included when in Private.) Meals Activity of the Day

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Breakfast - Lunch Visit the archaeological (Regular/Private - 8 hours) Selected Hotel 2,800 m.a.s.l. / 9,187 ft. 16째C / 61째F

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Day 3: Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu After breakfast, you will go to the train station to board the tourist Class Train, which will reach Machu Picchu, a World Heritage Site. This archaeological site was hidden for centuries, until it came to light during the early 1900s, by Hiram Bingham. It is impossible to describe in words, because when one is faced with the citadel, is absolutely wonderful, it is a challenge to the imagination. A challenge to engineering, because this huge building is located between the mountains that gives an end to the Andes and a start to the jungle of the Peruvian Amazon. Upon arrival at Aguas Calientes, reception at the train station and transfer uphill to Machu Picchu (approximately 20 minutes). A guide in Machu Picchu will take you around the citadel and inform you all about the history of this enigmatic and impressive place. The citadel was built on a very special spot covered in vegetation between two mountains: the Machu Picchu (old mountain) and Huayna Picchu (young mountain), at the foot of which meanders the Urubamba or Vilcanota River (lower Jungle featuring abundant flora and fauna). In the afternoon, you will return to Aguas Calientes where you will spend the night.


Meals Activity of the Day Accommodation Altitude Average Temperature

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Breakfast - Dinner Tour of Machu Picchu (Regular/Private - 2 hours 30 min) Selected hotel 3,399 m.a.s.l. / 11,152 ft. 16째C / 61째F

Day 4: Machu Picchu - Cusco Morning Free. (Optional: 2nd Entrances and return Shuttle Bus: US$ 85 per person - Guide not included) In the afternoon, at a coordinated time you will be transferred to the train station to board your return train to Cusco. Overnight. Meals Accommodation Altitude Average Temperature

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Breakfast Selected hotel 3,399 m.a.s.l. / 11,152 ft. 16째C / 61째F

Day 4: Cusco - Departure At the coordinated time, transfer to the airport to board your flight to your next destination. Meals

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