GEMS OF PERU
NAZCA LINES - CUZCO - INCA TRAIL
TO MACHU PICCHU
Gems of Peru Itinerary
in Lima, reception
and transfer to your hotel.
day for personal exploration.
guided visit of the four ruins nearby; the Sacsayhuaman Fortress, Kenko, the red Fortress of Puca-Pucara and Tambomachay,, followed by
a city tour of Cuzco; the Main Square, the Cathedral and
the Koricancha or Temple of the Sun.
excursion to the beautiful Urubamba,
the Sacred Valley of the Inca situated between Pisac and Ollantaytambo and then a visit to Ollantaytambo, the only Inca town which was not defeated
by the Spanish.
5. CUZCO - WAYLLABAMBA
an early morning breakfast, you will be transferred to Chilca
by bus,. At Km82 we cross over the Vilcanota River ,
then up past the Llactapata and Patallacta ruins, and trek
towards camp arriving around 17h00.
we climb up through the first pass at 4,200 m/13,750 feet at
Warmiwanusqa. Passing 3 ecological areas such as the Yunga,
Quechua and Puna. we will climb 1000 metres in 5 hours. Today
camp and dinner near Pacaymayu. Overnight on the trail.
PACAYMAYU - WINAYHUAYNA
is a much easier and shorter day. After breakfast, we will trek up
the second pass to the archaeological sites of Runquraqay and then
down to the restored town site of Sayaqmarka . We will then
head along the original granite Inca Trails to the archeological
Phuyupatamarka ("Cloud Level Town ")
and have lunch. We will then begin the decent to Winaywayna where a
visit of the ruins and have dinner will conclude the day.
Early morning wake up at 4:30
a.m.for breakfast and to begin the trek to be the first at the
archaeological site of Macchu Picchu for the sunrise. Orchids and
hummingbirds are commonly seen along this spectacular section of the
trail high above the river. We will arrive at Intipunko "Gate
of the Sun" to observe the sunrise over Macchu Picchu. A guided
tour of the marvelous citadel, visiting the Main Plaza,
the Royal Quarters, the Temple of Three Windows, the Circular Tower
and the Sacred Sun Dial and Burial Grounds. After the guided tour,
transfer to Aguas Calientes onto
the train station for your return train to Cuzco .
Arrival and transfer to your hotel.
to the airport for the flight to Cuzco and back to Lima
Day 10. LIMA
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight home
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