Machupicchu - Amazon Trip 7D

Machupicchu - Amazon Trip 7D


Type:

Culture/History

Distance:

484 km

Altitude:

4780 m.s.n.m.

Physical level:

     

Duration:

7 Days / 6 Nights


2 from 1700.00 USD per person

3 from 1650.00 USD per person

4 from 1500.00 USD per person

5 or + from 1400.00 USD per person


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Machupicchu - Amazon Trip 7D

This is one of our most popular packages for passengers who have short time in Peru. These 7 day and 6 night package includes: Cusco City, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu and finally Puerto Maldonado Amazon tour. These destinations are a must for all those visiting Peru and the Cusco Region; Puerto Maldonado ending in Lima.


Itinerary Included Requirements FAQ Map

DAY 1: Cusco – City Tour

Upon arrival to Cusco Airport. Reception and transportation to the Hotel where you will receive an aromatic coca tea to stimulating for the height, will have the free morning to rest and also we suggest you have a light lunch in either your hotel or in one of the surrounded; in the afternoon we will depart on a City tour (entrance to the archaeological centers and museums including) we will visit the Main square, Cathedral, the Koricancha (temple of the sun) and in addition we will make a route bordering archaeological centers like Sacsayhuaman Fortress, Q'enko, Puka Pukara and Tambomachay, tour finishes 6:30pm approximately at the main square in order you can take dinner in one of the exquisite restaurants in the area, then overnight. (No meals included)

DAY 2: Pisaq – Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes

Breakfast. You will be picked up at 8:15 am. Full day excursion to the Urubamba Valley visiting: the colorful Indian market in Pisac where a mixture of color and tradition will be able appreciated besides will have a good opportunity to try our bargain skills on the free time to interact with the local craftsmen to purchase their hand-made souvenirs. The Valley has a distance of 31 km (19 miles) of Cusco, and an altitude of 2,970 ms (9,700 p), Pisac is located to the entrance of the Sacred Valley and followed by Ollantaytambo, the older town continuously occupied of the American continent. The narrow streets of Ollantaytambo, along with their channels that have not varied from the time Inca, evoke their ancestral inheritance, lunch in a typical restaurant and after we explore Ollantaytambo we take the train at Ollantaytambo train station 2 hours to get Aguas Calientes where we do overnight (B, L)

DAY 3: Machupicchu -Cusco

Machupicchu Tour (Full Day in Machupicchu) (Overnight Cusco)
Early breakfast and the we take the first bus at 5:30am to be at Machupicchu at 6:00am and we get our entrance fee to climb huaynapicchu mountain  (Only 25 minutes ride by bus) where you will get a guided tour (2 hours) then free time to explore and climb huaynapicchu mountain and after you have enjoyed the lost city of Machupicchu, we will go down to the Aguas Calientes town to return to Ollantaytambo and then we will take a bus back to cusco.and then transfer to your comfortable hotel in Cusco (B,L).

DAY 4: Cusco – Puerto Maldonado (jungle)

Breakfast in the Hotel and at according time, transportation will be provided to go the airport so you will take the plane towards to Puerto Maldonado to do your Jungle Tour. Your guide will pick you up from the airport. You will go to Our Lodge office to register (passport number and flight number). Then, you will take the boat down Madre de Dios River to get to our Lodge. After a one-hour boat ride, you will arrive at the Lodge where you will be given a fresh exotic fruit juice. Get the key to your room.
After resting for a bit, you’ll go for a two-hour walk in the jungle. Your guide will tell you about the lush vegetation (some trees are 500 years old). You’ll also have the chance to see birds (parrots, macaws…), monkeys, snakes, butterflies… here you will discover our wonderful jungle. In the evening, you and your guide will go for a boat ride on Madre de Dios River to look for caimans. You will spot the shiny red eyes of the caimans with a flashlight. You might also observe capybaras, the biggest rodents in the world. They can weigh up to 60 kilos.
Back at the Lodge you will be served dinner. (B;L;D)

DAY 5: Canopy – Sandoval Lake

 You’ll wake up early (5.30am) to get to a canopy that is 40 meters high. From up there you see different species of birds, such as macaws or Eagles.
After breakfast, you will go to the Monkey Island, which is just across from our Lodge. There, you will see different kind of monkeys. Then, you take the boat again to get Tambopata National Reserve. After a five kilometer walk, you will discover the amazing Sandoval Lake. It’s a real wonder, where you’ll see a great variety of animals, such as birds, monkeys, sloths…After a typical lunch; you go for a boat ride on the lake to see the animals from closer. If it’s a lucky day, you might see giant otters (Animals in danger of extinction) or very big black caimans (the biggest one registered is five meters long).

DAY 6: Walking in the Jungle – Zip line

After breakfast, you will go for a short walk into the jungle to get to a small river where you will fish piranhas. You will be back at the Lodge for lunch time. After a nice siesta, you will be taken back into the jungle for a challenge. You will be experiencing zip-lining, tree-climbing, etc… Of course, a specialist will be with you to tell you everything you need to know about security to experience a safe but exciting adventure! Feel the adrenaline! You just will love it!

DAY 7: Bird watching

Fourth day: we wake up early to do a bird watching activities breakfast you will head back to the city to visit the local market and discover some tropical fruits. Your guide will take you to the airport so you will take your flight back to Lima  End of our service.

INCLUDED:

  • All Transfers as mentioned in the Travel Program
  • 2 Nights’ Accommodation in Cusco & 1 night in Aguas Calientes (double, twin or triple room)
  • Top hotels in each category with all hotels based on US Standard
  • All tours mentioned in the travel program
  • All Entrance Fees
  • Professional English Speaking Guides
  • Roundtrip Expedition Train from Cusco to Machu Picchu
  • 4 Breakfasts (in hotel), 1 lunch (included on Full Day Tours)
  • Domestic Flights (Lima- Cusco-Puerto Maldonado) we have the right  to provide you the flight tickets in any company we considere good for the Agency
  • 24 Hour assistanc

 WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE AMAZON TRIP:

  •     Guide (English and Spanish speaking)
  •     Cook
  •     Rubber boots
  •     Mineral water in the lodge
  •     3 nights lodge ( private room) (double, twin or triple room)
  •     all entrance included
  •     Sandoval lake ( in tambopata reserve)
  •     First aid kit
  •     3 meals per day
  •     Canopy bridge walking
  •     zip lining
  •     kayac activitie
  •     Domestic  fight (Puerto Maldonado-Lima) we have the right  to provide you the flight tickets in any company we considere good for the Agency
  •    24 Hour assistanc

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Extra snacks
  • Gratitudes / tips

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING

  •     Repellent with a minimum of 30 % deet
  •     Toilet roll
  •     Binoculares
  •     Camera with extra batteries
  •     Flashlight with extra batteries
  •     Sun lotion
  •     Pocket money
  •     Daypack
  •     Water bottle
  •     Sun hat
  •     Sandals
  •     Airport tax ($10)
  •      Mosquito Reppelent (40%deet minimum)

ESSENTIALS:

  • Passport
  • Valid, STUDENT CARD (if you booked as a student)
  • Immigration Card (given on the plane as you enter Peru)
  • Good daypack (the smaller, the better)
  • Water storage: Water reservoir like Camelbaks are encouraged - but enough for at least 2-3 liters.
  • Comfortable hiking boots (lightweight with good soles)

FOR YOUR DUFFEL:

Remember you are packing for 6 nights .  2 wicking t-shirts

  • 2 hiking pants
  • 4 sets of undergarments.
  • 3 sets of hiking socks
  • Bathing suit for Hot Springs
  • 1 Fleece
  • 1 Warm, down jacket: this trek includes 2 cold nights camping
  • 1 Rain jacket and pants
  • 1 sun hat
  • 1 wool hat
  • Headlamp: essential
  • Waterproof gloves (even if they are ski gloves, take them)
  • Comfortable shoes for camp
  • Walking boots
  • Waterproof jacket/rain poncho
  • Quickdry towel. We provide small ones, you might enjoy something a little larger.
  • Small bottle of soap: we provide warm water each day to clean - might make you feel fresh if you had a little soap.
  • Battery Charger: There is no place to plug in while trekking!
  • Large plastic bags: to help organize and keep clean from dirty.
  • Sleeping bag: Recommend down bags for -10C at least

TOILETRIES:

  • Sunscreen
  • Face moisturizer
  • Bug spray
  • Handsanitizer
  • Wet wipes
  • Toothbrush and paste
  • Toiletpaper
  • Personal medication
  • First aid kit: band aids, moleskin, etc.

INSIDE YOUR DAYPACKS:

Daypacks can be any size for hiking, but we always recommend the smaller, the better. Inside Machu Picchu, no bag larger than 25L will be allowed in. If larger, you will need to store outside citadel gates.

PassportValid, STUDENT card (if you booked as a student)Immigration Card (given on the plane as you enter Peru)Good daypack (the smaller, the better)Water storage: Water reservoir like Camelbaks are encouraged - but enough for at least 2-3 liters.Comfortable hiking boots (lightweight with good soles)

  • Water: we supply clean water at each meal. You are responsible for your first morning of water only as we won't have time to filter water until your first lunch.
  • Sunhat
  • Rain gear
  • Fleece
  • Camera
  • Music (IPhone)
  • Handsanitizer
  • Toilet paper and small plastic bag for waste
  • Extra Money for Souvenirs, Drinks & Tips
  • Hire of sleeping bag 5 season                                    $25.00
  • Walking stick highly recommended!                        $15.00
  • Single supplement                                                      $60.00
  • Additional night at 3 star hotel                                $85.00

Is the trek difficult? Do I need to be in good physical condition?

All our treks (Inka Trail, Salkantay, Ausangate, Lares, etc) are moderately difficult, lengthy and traverse rough mountain terrain. We kindly recommend that if you plan to conquer any of these routes to be in relatively good physical condition, plus acclimatization. These means arriving to Cusco at least 02 days prior to your trek departure to adjust to altitude. During the last two months leading up to your trek we suggest a regular and moderate exercise routine to improve endurance and stamina. We wish for you to have the best experience possible! To Cusco at least 02 days prior to your trek departure to adjust to altitude. During the last two months leading up to your trek we suggest a regular and moderate exercise routine to improve endurance and stamina. We wish for you to have the best experience possible!


Are vegetarian, vegan, and/or other special diet needs available?

Of course! Without any additional costs! When you make your reservation, please inform us of any dietary needs or requirements, including allergies!

Vegetarian foods will be absent of all meats, chicken or fish. We will assume that eggs and cheese or other lactose products are OK.of all meats, chicken or fish. We will assume that eggs and cheese or other lactose products are OK.

Most of our main meals are a buffet-style, leaving you the option to avoid anything undesirable to you.

If there are any food items or veggies that you cannot stomach, perhaps onions, tomatoes, mushrooms.. etc, upon your request we will ask our chef to leave them out or separate this item.

We can also attend lactose-intolerant or gluten-intolerant diets. We cannot accept individuals with serious allergic or life-threatening reactions.


I have a food allergy. May I still participate?

Every day we receive many clients with food allergies to nuts, wheat, etc. Please inform us in detail of your condition upon making your reservation.

We kindly ask that you declare the severity of your reaction and any medication that you take in case of emergency.

If your allergy is severe, we ask that you be accompanied by a friend or individual conscious and fully responsible of your situation and ready with any medication.

WE CANNOT ACCEPT CLIENTS WITH LIFE-THREATENING ALLERGIES

 

When must I arrive in cusco or arrive to your office?

We require that all clients arrive to Cusco at least 48 hours before the start of your trek, although 03 nights before is ideal. You must pay your remaining balance two days before your departure for your trek. This will assure that all individuals are acclimatized and adjusted to the high altitude conditions to begin your trek comfortably. Please note that your remaining balance must be paid in cash in our office and cannot be paid before your arrival.

Our office hours are Monday – Saturday 9:00am – 1:00pm, 4:00pm – 8:00pm. (Please aim to arrive 7:30pm at the latest!)

 

Are hiking sticks or poles necessary?

For this trek more than any other, we do recommend hiking sticks, especially for those with any known knee problems. The poles will assist your balance and reduce the impact on your knees.

Inca Footsteps Company will rent hiking sticks for $25

 

Where can I store my baggage that I dont need for the trail?

Any baggage that is not necessary for your trek may be stored in your hotel in Cusco (most hotels offer this service free of charge). In the case that your hotel may not provide this service, we will store your baggage safely in our office free of charge.

 

What is the weather like during the trek?

The best time for making the trek with good weather is between the months of April – October when there is minimal rainfall and clear skies. The driest months are June – August, which is winter in the Andes.

January to March is summer in Peru, which means rainy season for Cusco and especially the Inka Trail, which is located mostly in the tropical cloud forest.

 

Where do I have to be the morning of the start of my trek and where will I finish at the end?

We will pick you up from your hotel to begin your trek and upon finishing, we will also leave you at your hotel.

 

I wish to have a train company or train option different to that which Inca Footsteps Company offers, is this possible?

If you wish to change your train company or option (such as Vistadome de Peru Rail, to Ollantaytambo or the whole route to Poroy), or your departure time, additional fees may apply. You must speak with one of our sales agents to inquire about availability and the additional costs.

This is one of our most popular packages for passengers who have short time in Peru. These 7 day and 6 night package includes: Cusco City, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu and finally Puerto Maldonado Amazon tour. These destinations are a must for all those visiting Peru and the Cusco Region; Puerto Maldonado ending in Lima.

Realize one of the reasons why Inca footstep has a good prestige. First of all we are a Cusco Local company owned by local Guides from the Sacred Valley. We offer the very best service, using carefully 3stars, 4stars and 5stars hotels which are based on great Standards and the leaders in their category here in Cusco Region. When you arrive to Cusco you will be greeted by one of our representatives holding a sign with your name on it. After your arrival at your hotel you will meet your guide who will be given a pre-briefing. During our tours we look after our passengers every step of the way. Yes - we included the train to Machu Picchu and all internal land and air transportation (Included domestic flights in Peru) all our full day tours include lunch.


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