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Travel Package – Tours Cusco 4D/3N Machu Picchu

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Peru travel package – Tours Cusco 4D/3N Machu Picchu – Walking tour in the city: Cusco Tour so called because traditional tours is the city and Machu Picchu tour and walking tour combined in Cusco.

Tour Koricancha and Convent of Santo Domingo – City Tours Cusco:

The convent was built on the spectacular Koricancha or ‘golden site’ – Tours Peru, the most important temple dedicated to the cult of the Inka Sun, whose walls were covered with gold foil. This convent was built using polished stone structures – the finest worked of the traditional Cusco – of the Inca sanctuary. Its cover is an excellent example of the renaissance and its unique tower, of baroque style, stands out on the roofs of tiles of the city Cusco day tour. Like the two temples previously mentioned, it has an important collection of paintings of the Cusqueña School – trips to Peru – Cusco.

Tour Sacsayhuaman – City Tours Cusco:

The fortress of Sacsayhuaman is an attractive out of the city Cusco day Tour. An imposing example of Inca military architecture (Viajes Peru), this fortress was built with large blocks of granite and dedicated to the protection of the city of Cusco from the attacks of the invaders of the East or Antis Incas. a trip to Sacsayhuaman (in Quechua, ‘falcon satisfecho’) is formed by three large terraces superimposed in zigzag form and bordered by huge rock walls of up to 300 m in length. Due to its proximity and elevation to Cusco and the size of its stones – up to 5 m in height and 350 tons in weight – it served as a quarry for certain buildings in Cusco colonial – Peru Tours.

Tour Tampumachay – City Tours Cusco:

Also known as Baños del Inca or called Tambomachay (Trips to Peru), it was apparently a place destined to worship the water and rest of the monarch of the Empire. They emphasize in it a set of aqueducts, channels and small waterfalls carved in the rock destined to lead the water coming from a near spring. According to specialists, Tampumachay was also a kind of royal Inca garden, populated by a profuse ornamental vegetation, which was maintained thanks to an intricate system of Inca channels (trips to Cusco day tours).

Tour Kenko and Tour Puca Pucara – City Tours Cusco:

day Tours to Kenko is a ritual center built on a unique limestone rock outcrop, with underground galleries and a semicircular amphitheater.

day tours to Puca Pucara (in Quechua, ‘red fort’) is a military construction, consisting of stairways, terraces and great walls, which was part of the defense system of the capital of the Empire. Both are part of the archaeological circuit adjacent to the traditional Cusco city.

Tours to Ollantaytambo – Amazing Machu Picchu:

A trip to Ollantaytambo where is a typical inka settlement located 21 km from Urubamba (2,800 masl). It was named in honor of the cacique Ollanta, famous for its romance with an Inca princess, daughter of Pachacútec (Visit Peru). One of its best preserved areas extends north of Hanan Huacaypata Square: a total of 15 blocks of mansions built on carved stone walls. In the vast archaeological site, located on the hill that dominates the town, there are buildings such as the Temple of the Sun tour, the Mañaracay tour or Royal Hall, the Incahuatana tour and the Princess Baths tour. The area offers tourist restaurants, tourist hotels and horse and mountain bike rental services through the sacred valley of the Inkas. From Ollantaytambo, there is a road leading up to the open road of Malaga (4,200 meters above sea level). It goes inland towards the mountainside, crossing villages such as the picturesque Huílloc, home to renowned wayruros or porters (trips to Cusco).

Trips to Machu Picchu Wonderful:

A guide to the culturally rich and amazing world wonder of Machu Picchu, written by peru machupicchu tours. World renowned for breathtaking architecture and scenery, Machu Picchu is a must see for any visitor to the country.
Every corner of these beautiful ruins is filled with intrigue and display the brilliance of Inca imagination. They fit in perfectly with the towering green peaks that surround the citadel making its seclusion and serenity both humbling and thought provoking.

Machu Picchu has recently been voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in recognition of this magnificent accomplishment of human endeavor. It now receives thousands of visitors every year who clamor to see the citadel with their own eyes. Even after exploring the bad it is difficult to imagine how they were ever
constructed Inca empire, which although crumbled in the wake of Spanish weapons and disease over four hundred years ago, still leaves its mark on the society and culture of modern day Peru. To see this Empire at its finest, make a tour of Machu Picchu part of your South America vacation.

Tours Machu Picchu Geography and Climate:

Machu Picchu mountain is situated in the convergence between mountain and jungle in the Cusco Province of Peru about 2,450 meters (7,710 feet) above sea level. The city rests between two mountains high above the Urubamba river valley. It is strategically located with steep slopes on all sides and an impassable mountain standing behind it. It was accessed by the Incas from Cusco using the Inca trail.

THE PERUVIAN ANDES AND AMAZON HAVE 2 MAIN SEASONS: THE RAINY SEASON AND THE DRY SEASON. THE RAINY SEASON IS BETWEEN OCTOBER AND APRIL, WITH THE DRY SEASON GENERALLY RUNNING BETWEEN MAY AND SEPTEMBER. DURING THE DRY SEASON, TEMPERATURES CAN RUN FROM ANYWHERE BETWEEN 12 C (50 F) AT NIGHT TO THE MID 30’S C
(UPPER 80S F) DURING THE DAY.

Not surprisingly the dry season is the best time to travel to Machu Picchu and this coincides with summer holidays in Europe and North America. July and August are the busiest months and to avoid large crowds, people should aim to travel to Machu Picchu outside of these months.

Tours Machu Picchu Transportation – Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Pueblo):

For those looking to spend more time at Machu Picchu mountain tours, or to arrive at the ruins early in the morning, a stop over at Aguas Calientes is almost indispensable. In fact, the town was built almost entirely for this very purpose and it is to here that all train services from Cusco and the Sacred Valley travel.

Machu Picchu Transport travel:

There are various classes of trains that will take you from Cusco or Ollantaytambo to the station at Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu pueblo); the journey usually lasts around 4 hours from Cusco and 2 hours from Ollantaytambo.

For those who like to travel from Cusco in style, the Hiram Bingham express is a marvelous engine complete with first class service. The interior is exquisitely decorated with polished wood and plush seating. The train includes two cars for dining, an Observation Bar and a Kitchen Car where delicious meals are prepared. This is definitely the most luxurious way to travel to Machu Picchu.

The alternative train Vistadome service allows travelers to enjoy a spectacular panoramic view throughout their journey through large windows located on all sides of the carriages. Light snacks and refreshments are provided during the trip and there is also entertainment on offer.

A more affordable option is the Backpacker service which still has fantastic views although not with the same comfort and service (trips to Peru and Machu Picchu).

Travel Package – Tours Cusco 4D/3N Machu Picchu