Andean Discovery by Bike – 7 days

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Day by Day Itinerary

Type Service: Group Tour
Itinerary: Fixed
Destinations: Cuzco, Machu Picchu
Activities: Trekking and Walking,Cultural and History,Bicycle Touring,Multi-Activity

Day 1 – Arrive in Cusco / Cusco Sightseeing Tour

Upon arrival reception, assistance and transfer to the hotel, free morning to get acclimatized
At 1:30pm pick up from the Hotel; guided sightseeing tour in Cusco like Koricancha temple of Sun the most important shrines during the Incas time. Visit the Cathedral the most imposing church at the main square. The tour keeps going to Sacsayhuaman, this site is a megalithic work made by the Incas; it stands on a hill looming over the city to the north-yet even these enormous stones are filled with that extraordinary Inca perfection. The next sightseeing is named Qenqo, it shows a singular limestone outcrop, which was used to religious cult. The tour finishes visiting Puca Pucara and Tambomachay. Overnight at Cusco Hotel
 
Meals Included: Breakfast


Day 2 – Cusco / Sacred Valley of the Incas

Breakfast at the hotel; this tour is a full day visit to the impressive Sacred Valley of the Incas, covering the visit Pisaq and Ollantaytambo archaeological sites. The first visit at the village of Qorao where is possible to take beautiful pictures of the landscapes from a lookout site. The next visiting is Pisaq (archaeological site and Indian market). Lunch at Sacred Valley, after lunch, visit the Inca Fortress and Citadel of Ollantaytambo, built to guard the entrance to this part of the Valley, and protect it from possible invasion from the tribes in the Lower jungle. The Fortress consists of a series of stepped carved stone terraces accessed by long staircases. Back to Cusco.
Overnight at Cusco Hotel
 
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


Day 3 – Moray – Maras (by Bike)

Breakfast at the Hotel; we start our tour leaving Cusco at 8:30am in the morning to catch the bus which takes us to Chequerec (Chinchero). The bus ride takes approx. 1 hour and 20 minutes. There we start our cross adventure passing the lagoon of Huaypo to the archeological complex of moray where we enjoy the breath-taking view. Continuing our tour we’ll arrive Maras where the downhill part of approx. 1 hour begins. Afterwards we enjoy a tasty lunch-picnic to get new power to go on with the tour to the terraces of salt near Maras. From Maras to the terraces is downhill of 40 minutes length. After visiting this interesting site we continue our ride down to the sacred valley for circa 40 minutes (Pichingoto, Tarabamba). Then we take the bus to our camp in Calca near the hot springs called Machacancha.
The whole trip is of about 40 kilometers and takes 4 to 5 hours approx. After a delicious dinner you can relax while taking a bath in the hot springs.
 
Meals Included: Box-lunch, Dinner


Day 4 – Machacancha – Lares (by Bike)

At 7:00am in the morning we will serve you a “good morning tea” to wake up the animal spirits. At 8:00am breakfast is ready. We start our tour at approx. 9:00am to the defile of Lares, that is located at an altitude of circa 4.30am and one and a half hour from our camp in Machacancha. From the defile of Lares we ride downhill for approx. 20 minutes (20km) to the community of Pampa corral (rural community). There we enjoy a tasty lunch and a short break to get new power for the second part of our trip today.
After the lunch we continue our incredible tour to Lares, 20km uphill via road to arrive the district of Lares. There are 20km left to get to the village of Lares (4 hours approx. Of full action) our camp for tonight is situated in the area of the hot springs, located 10 minutes from Lares. So if you want you can take a bath to relax
 
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 5 – Desfile of Lares – Calca (by Bike) / Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes

At 9:00am we take the bus which brings us back to the defile of lares (approx. 1 ½ hour). Then the amusing part of our journey can begin, the 10km downhill via horseshoe routes and ancient Inca trails, passing bridges and tombs, down to the community of Torota.
After a delicious lunch we will ride 10km down to Calca, via path, passing Machacancha to Calca for approx. 3 hours.
Then we take the transportation to Ollantaytambo (takes around 45 minute) where we catch the Train to Aguas Calientes; Overnight at Aguas Calientes Hotel
 
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 6 – Machu Picchu / Back to Cusco

Breakfast at the hotel; full day Excursion to Machu Picchu, early transfer to the Bus Stop for the short ride (25 minutes) up to the citadel of Machu Picchu. Upon arrival, you will participate in a guided tour of the Citadel, visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sun Dial (the most important preserved Intihuatana), the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows, houses, warehouses, a large central square; and all connected by narrow roads and steps that are surrounded by terraces cut into the mountain side. After the tour you’ll have time to stroll around the Archaeological Site at your leisure.
Opportunity to walk (approx 1 hour) up to the Sun Gate (Inti Punku) or climb to the top of Wayna Picchu with a magnificent view of the whole Sanctuary, return in the afternoon by train to Poroy Train Station and transfer to your Cusco hotel. Overnight at Cusco Hotel
 
Meals Included: Breakfast


Day 7 – Depart Cusco

Breakfast at your hotel; Transfer to the airport for departure flight to Lima or other city.
 
Meals Included: Breakfast
 

  

Includes

  • All mentioned transport
  • All accommodation double or single room with breakfast
  • Entrance to parks and cultural sights
  • Guided visits and mentioned excursions
  • English/Spanish speaking guide to accompany visits and excursions
  • All transfers
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Train tickets Expedition class
 

Not included

  • International airfares
  • Domestic flights
  • Airport departure (US$ 30 per person for international flights and US$6.5 for national flights) taxes or visa fees
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Additional nights during the trip due to flight cancellations
  • Alcoholic beverages or bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Insurance of any kind
  • Laundry
  • Phone calls
  • Radio calls or messages
  • Reconfirmation of flights and items of personal nature
  • Personal equipment Obligatory personal insurance and meals which are not mentioned
 

Optional Services

  • Upgrade the train to Vistadome Class: add US$ 50
  • Sleeping bag during the tour ( -10°C): add US$ 18