Peru walking hiking tour 4d/3n


Peru walking hiking tour 4d/3n

Peru walking hiking tour 4d/3n Nestled in the heart of the Peruvian Andes, Cusco City and the Sacred Valley beckon travelers with a tapestry of ancient history, vibrant culture, and breathtaking landscapes. This four-day, three-night adventure offers an immersive journey through the cradle of the Inca civilization. Begin your exploration in the historic streets of Cusco, where colonial architecture and Inca ruins intertwine, creating a captivating blend of past and present. Venture into the Sacred Valley, a region rich with fertile lands and traditional Andean villages, and discover the awe-inspiring archaeological sites that dot this picturesque landscape. The climax of your journey awaits at Machu Picchu, the iconic Lost City of the Incas, where the majesty of this ancient citadel amidst cloud-topped mountains will leave you spellbound. Peru walking hiking tour 4d/3n Join us for an unforgettable experience that combines cultural enrichment, historical insight, and the natural beauty of one of the world’s most remarkable destinations.


Couples, Friends & Solos
Tour Location: Cusco City, Pisaq, Maras, Moray, Chinchero and the Sacred City of the Incas, Machu Picchu 
Tour Type: See the highlights of Cusco region and learn what made the Incas so remarkable. This tour visits all the highlights in Cusco and the Sacred Valley before making your way by train to the Lost Citadel of the Incas, Machu Picchu. By the end of the 4 days, you will be an expert in Inca History. Let Inca land adventures  handle all the logistics and relax and enjoy the splendor of Cusco.
Difficulty: No hiking
Highlights Visited: Sachsayhuaman, Pisaq, Ollantaytambo, Maras, Moray and Machu Picchu
Inclusions: All your tours done by Alpaca Expeditions, entrance tickets, ground transportation and 3 nights of hotels.


Day 1: Cusco City – Inca Ruins

At 1 p.m., we will meet you at your hotel lobby to begin your tour. From here, you will head to Cusco’s Plaza de Armas, where you will visit the famous cathedral. Following, you will continue on foot through an ancient Inca-built street from the Plaza de Armas to the Q’oricancha, the Temple of the Sun. At the Q’oricancha you will be able to compare and contrast the building methods of the Incan culture and Catholicism. This was the key spiritual center of the Incas, which leads to all four quarters of the Inca Empire. There is also a bronze, high altar to be seen Peru walking hiking tour 4d/3n.

From Qoricancha, your group will walk down Avenida El Sol, where you will take your 25 minute bus outside of the city. You will arrive at the majestic Inca site, Sacsayhuaman, where your tour guide will show you around Peru walking hiking tour 4d/3n.

From Sacsayhuaman, you will take a short bus to the Quenqo Inca site to observe some altars from Incan times. Following, you will drive to Puca Pucara, a small circular Inca site, finished by a visit to Tambomachay, the temple of water. You will be driven back to Cusco and dropped off at your hotel Peru walking hiking tour 4d/3n.

Accommodations: Rumi Punku (or similar)
Meals Included: None
Entrance Tickets: Included

Day 2: Alpaca Farm – Pisaq – Ollantaytambo

We will pick you up from your hotel at 8 a.m. and head towards the Sacred Valley. Along the way, we will visit Awanacancha, a weaving center and alpaca farm.  You will observe the differences between llamas, alpacas, vicuñas and guanacos, as well as the different varieties of potatoes and corn, that are special to the Sacred Valley. Following, we will drive to the Pisaq Inca Ruins. We will see hundreds of terraces for agriculture, where the Incas farmed corn, potatoes, and quinoa. The religious and astronomical side of the Incas will be visible, at this sight Peru walking hiking tour 4d/3n.

Afterwards, we will descend into Pisaq market, the most traditional handicraft market. You will have the opportunity to try some of the local delicacies during our lunch break. Peru walking hiking tour 4d/3n After lunch, we will drive through the Sacred Valley to Ollantaytambo, an Incan checkpoint, where they protected Machu Picchu against any enemies. This is the best example of an intact Inca village, with its waterways running through the quaint streets of the town. Your tour guide will set you up in your hotel before you have a chance to explore, relax and enjoy dinner Peru walking hiking tour 4d/3n.

Accommodations: Tunupa Lodge (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast Only
Entrance Tickets: Included

Day 3: Maras – Moray – Chinchero – Train to Aguas Calientes ( Machu Picchu )

We would pick you up at 8am, then we will drive to Salineras/Maras Salt Mines. There are 3,000 salt pools, which act as evaporation chambers. They spill out of the mountain and down the mountainside at 12,000 feet above sea level. Owned by local farmers, these pools have become the main economic activity for all the locals Peru walking hiking tour 4d/3n.

After the mines, we will drive to Moray Inca Archeological Center. The Inca used Moray as a way to study farming. They built terraces and experimented with different vegetables. You will see each terrace of Moray and the differences in growth they provided Peru walking hiking tour 4d/3n.

We will then drive to Chincheros, where we will see some Inca terracing, used as the perfect location to farm potatoes. The entire Inca civilization got their supply of potatoes from here. We will also see one unique, colonial church, that was built by the Spaniards, on the top of the Inca palace. Finally, we will visit one final textile center called as Chinchero Textile center by chinchero people Peru walking hiking tour 4d/3n.

We will head back to Ollantaytambo, where you can enjoy dinner at one of local restaurants, the take amazing 2 hour train ride to Aguas Calientes where  you will be brought to your hotel, to prepare for your next day, visiting Machu Picchu.

Accommodations: Susanna inn (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast only
Entrance Tickets: Included

Day 4: Machu Picchu (the Sacred City of the Incas )

We encourage you to wake up early in the morning to get to the bus station for one of the first shuttle-style buses, starting at 5.30 a.m. This bus will take about 25 minutes to get to Machu Picchu. As soon as you arrive at the complex, we will take you to the best spot overlooking all the ruins. There will be a rendezvous to observe the sunrise and see a spectacular view of the Lost City of the Incas. You will then have a two hour, guided tour around Machu Picchu, followed by time to explore on your own. If you have tickets to climb one of the mountains of Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu, your guide will then direct you those trails. Due to popularity, be sure this is arranged at least two months in advance. Once you are finished exploring Machu Picchu, you will take a bus down to Aguas Calientes for lunch, followed by an afternoon train back to Ollantaytambo. We will have Alpaca van transportation back to Cusco, where we will drop you off at your hotel.



Professional Guides: All of our guides studied English and tourism at Cusco National University. They all grew up in this region and have a true passion to teach others about their heritage. They are fun yet professional, and will ensure you are safe and happy Peru walking hiking tour 4d/3n.

Hotels: Included in this tour is one evening in Cusco, one evening in Ollantaytambo and one evening in Aguas Calientes. We can easily add extra nights before or after the tour, if needed. Let our team know if you are interested in extending and we will give you a quote. Rooms are based on double occupancy. There is a surcharge for a single room. Upgraded hotels are always possible. We can also book the tour without any hotels, if you prefer to book them on your own Peru walking hiking tour 4d/3n.

Transportation: All your transportation is included on this tour. We will pick you up from your hotel around 1 p.m., on the first morning, and will make sure you are escorted until your are brought back to your hotel, around 8 p.m.the final evening Peru walking hiking tour 4d/3n.

Tickets : All entrance fees are included ( BTG boleto turistico for city tour, sacred valley, Machu picchu fee , bus tickets for round from/to Aguas Calientes )

Train Tickets : Train tickets are in Expeditions tourist class , from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes is at 7.00 pm and from Aguas Calientes to Ollanatyatmbo is at 4.20 pm, if you hoping to upgrade to Vistadome train then is $ 75 one way and $100 round trip, 3.37 pm from Ollantaytambo and 4.43 pm from Agaus Calientes to poroy Peru walking hiking tour 4d/3n.

Transfers : No matter which train you take from Machu Picchu to Cusco, the  transfer back from train station to your hotel is included.

Entrance Tickets: Your 10 day tourist ticket and entrance to Machu Picchu is all included on this tour.

Not Included

Huayna Picchu: Huayna Picchu is the mountain that stands next to Machu Picchu. It is a 45 minute hike to the top. Going back down is quite steep, if you are scared of heights. This is done without your tour guide, after your tour of Machu Picchu. The cost is $75 per person. Arrangements need to be made at least one month in advance, due to popularity. Please understand that weather is out of our control.

Flights: Flying to Cusco can be tricky. Delays occur often and it is not uncommon for flights to be cancelled. Please be sure to arrive in the city at least two days before your trek start date. LAN Peru is the most reliable of the airlines. Avianca and Peruvian Airlines are acceptable companies, as well. You will not be return from your trek until around 8 p.m. on the last day, so be sure your flight is not until the next day, when leaving Cusco.

Gratuities: Tipping is always appreciated and should be based completely on your satisfaction. Although it may not be customary to you, it is of considerable significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels.

Travel Insurance: This is not required, but always recommended. For those of you who live at sea-level, landing in Cusco will take an adjustment period. Most people need one or two days to adjust. In case you have a hard time adjusting to the altitude, it is suggested to have protection for missed tours.

Meals : Meals are not included but our guides will recommend some good places


Can I book my own hotels?

Tour without hotels $695 per person

Tour with hotels $885 per person (based on two in a room)

Student Discount:

(with valid student university card) – $25 per person

Student discounts apply to anyone who has a valid UNIVERSITY STUDENT CARD at the time of the trek or who is 17-years-old or younger. For those using an university student card to receive the discount, we need to see a copy of the card at booking. For those booking children 17-years-old or younger, we need a copy of their passport at booking time. Please send all to

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Under 18-years-old discount – $25

Student discount for permit to climb Huayna Picchu – $10

Student discount for permit to climb Machu Picchu Mountain – $5

Student discounts apply to anyone who has a valid STUDENT  CARD at the time of the trek or who is 17-years-old or younger. For those using an STUDENT  CARD to receive the discount, we need to see a copy of the card at booking. For those booking children 17-years-old or younger, we need a copy of their passport at booking time.

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Hotels can be upgraded (some suggested hotels below):

Hotel in Cusco: An additional day can be added before and/or after your tour.

The Inca land adventures Difference

Inca land adventures is a 100% peruvian, indigenous owned company. Started by Flavio Huamani separates ourselves by our dedication to both our customer and our team. We work very hard to make sure that all our clients needs are taken care of throughout the tour with us. At the same time, we never forget about our brothers and sisters working tirelessly for us to make all of this possible. Responsible and sustainable tourism that gives as much to our community as to our clients Peru walking hiking tour 4d/3n.


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