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Cusco Magic 6D/5N

Cusco, Perú


"Discover Peru's Timeless Treasures: Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco City, and Rainbow Mountain"

Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime expedition that unveils the wonders of Peru's most cherished destinations. Our extraordinary journey seamlessly weaves together the mystique of Machu Picchu, the breathtaking landscapes of the Sacred Valley, the rich history of Cusco City, and the awe-inspiring beauty of Rainbow Mountain.

This adventure promises a deep immersion in Peru's heritage, culture, and natural wonders. Join us for a transformative experience that will leave you with lasting memories and a profound appreciation for the splendors of this remarkable land.

Why Travel with Qoricancha Expeditions?

Expertise and Excellence: Qoricancha Expeditions is renowned for its commitment to excellence in guiding and customer service. With their experienced team, you're in the hands of professionals who will ensure a memorable and hassle-free experience.

Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in the rich culture and history of Peru. Qoricancha Expeditions provides expert guides who will share their deep knowledge of the region, offering insights into the ancient Inca civilization and local traditions.

Small Group Advantage: Smaller tour group sizes allow for a more intimate experience, increased interaction with guides, and the opportunity to form connections with fellow travelers.

Memories for a Lifetime: Traveling with Qoricancha Expeditions guarantees not only an unforgettable adventure but also memories that will stay with you forever. It's a journey that promises to leave you with a profound appreciation for the wonders of Peru.

  • FREQUENCY: This tour is run during the whole year.
  • Type of Service: english speaking group,  max of 8 people.
  • Availability: everyday ( check at booking time the Machu picchu permits availability)
  • Difficulty: Easy - moderate - difficult. you will be in different see level - Cusco at 3350m, Machu picchu at 2400m and raimbow Mountain at 5000m

Wather: The weather in the Cusco region of Peru varies significantly depending on the time of year and the specific location within the region due to its diverse geography and altitude.  It's essential to be prepared for changing weather conditions when visiting the Cusco region, regardless of the season. Dressing in layers, carrying rain gear, and wearing comfortable walking shoes are advisable. Additionally, it's important to acclimatize to the high altitude gradually to avoid altitude sickness, especially when visiting locations like Cusco, which is at a high elevation.

What ou need to take for this tour:

  • Original Passport.
  • Small day pack.
  • Insect repellent (Machu picchu is located at begining of jungle)
  • Sun hat. sun screen.
  • Rain gear (from November to April is wet season )
  • Camara.
  • Wáter
  • Snack.
  • Cloth for warm and cold area


  • Airport pick up on day 1 and drop off on the last day
  • An experienced english speaking tour guide
  • a 3*** start hotel according the itinerary
  • Round trip expeditions train tickets
  • All entry fees for the inca sites you will visit
  • Machu Picchu entry fee


  • Meals ( lunch and dinners ) hotels include breakfastMeals ( lunch and dinners ) hotels include breakfast
  • flight tickets
  • Tipping, but its optional
  • Travel insurance - opcional but is advisible


Day 1: Welcome to Cusco, Journey to Aguas Calientes.

Our tour guide will be eagerly awaiting your arrival at Cusco Airport. We recommend considering flights that land in Cusco before 1 pm to ensure a comfortable transition to your next destination.

Once you've met our guide and driver, we'll set out on a picturesque journey from Cusco to the Ollantaytambo train station. This train station serves as the gateway to your adventure, where you'll catch a train bound for Aguas Calientes, situated at an altitude of 2,000 meters. Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes, your guide will accompany you to your hotel, where you'll spend the night.

Today's journey primarily takes you to the charming village of Machu Picchu. Along the way, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of the Sacred Valley and the meandering Urubamba River. The transition from the highlands to the lush cloud forest area is an experience in itself, offering a taste of the natural beauty that awaits you in Machu Picchu. Enjoy the journey and get ready for the awe-inspiring adventures that lie ahead.

  • Acomodation: Tierra Viva Hotels.
  • Ticket. Included
  • Meals: NA.

Day 2: Machu Picchu Guided tour.

Today marks the most anticipated day of your journey. After an early breakfast, your guide will meet you at your hotel and accompany you to take one of the early buses up to Machu Picchu. As you arrive at this extraordinary Inca site, your guide will lead you to the uppermost part, offering you a chance to witness the sunrise (season-dependent) and capture breathtaking photos of Machu Picchu in its early morning splendor.

Take your time to absorb the awe-inspiring beauty and magic that the New Wonder of the World has to offer. Your guide will then lead you on a comprehensive walking tour, exploring the most significant sectors and palaces within Machu Picchu. This guided tour typically lasts about 2 and a half hours.

Upon completing the tour, if you have secured a Huayna Picchu ticket, you'll have the option to hike this renowned mountain. The Huayna Picchu trek is a challenging ascent and descent, taking about 2 hours, but the reward is unparalleled views and a unique perspective of Machu Picchu. Please note that Huayna Picchu tickets must be booked in advance and cost $75 each.

If you don't have a Huayna Picchu ticket, you'll bid farewell to the Lost City of the Incas until next time and take a bus down to Aguas Calientes town. Here, you'll enjoy your final lunch with the group (lunch not included).

In the afternoon, you'll board a train bound for Ollantaytambo, where is your hotel and spend the night. This day will undoubtedly leave you with lasting memories of Machu Picchu and the awe-inspiring beauty of this ancient wonder.

  • Acomodation: Sol NATURA Ollantaytambo
  • Ticket. Included
  • Meals: NA.

Day 3: Sacred Valley( Ollantaytambo - Moray, Salt mines, Chinchero )- back to Cusco.

Our Tour begins with a pickup at 8 am from your hotel in Ollantaytambo. Our first stop will be the renowned Ollantaytambo Inca site. Your guide will lead you on a guided tour, providing fascinating insights into this ancient site. You'll have approximately 1 hour to explore its historical treasures.

Next on our journey is Moray, famous for its enigmatic circular terraces that served as a farming laboratory for the Incas. These terraces, adapted for crops at various elevations, offer a unique connection to Pachamama, Mother Earth. Surrounding Moray are extensive potato farming areas. Depending on the season of your visit, you'll have the opportunity to witness the agricultural process in action.

We'll then visit the mesmerizing salt mines of Maras, which are the only ones of their kind still in operation today. The salt mines are a testament to ancient Inca ingenuity and continue to produce high-quality salt.

Our journey continues to Chinchero, where we'll explore a weaving center and learn about the intricate textile production process employed by our ancestors. You'll gain insights into the skills, tools, and vibrant colors used in creating beautiful textiles. This is an excellent opportunity to shop for souvenirs. In Chinchero, we'll also visit an Inca site, a colonial-era church, and take in the charming atmosphere of this historical village.

Finally, we'll return to Cusco, where you'll be back in the city by 5 pm. We'll drop you off at your hotel, allowing you some evening leisure time to explore the main plaza of Cusco. This day offers a diverse and enriching exploration of the cultural and historical wonders of the region.

  • Acomodation: Tierra Viva Hotels.
  • Ticket. Included
  • Meals: NA.

Day 4: Cusco - Sacsayhuaman, Pisac and Tipon

Our captivating journey begins with a hotel pickup at 8 am in Cusco. Today, you will have the opportunity to visit three remarkable Inca sites, each with its unique charm and significance.

Our first stop takes us to Sacsayhuaman, a site that served as a religious and administrative center during the Inca era. Sacsayhuaman is unparalleled, even when compared to the grandeur of Machu Picchu. Your knowledgeable guide will provide you with a comprehensive tour of the site, sharing its history and significance. Additionally, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of Cusco city from this vantage point.

As we continue our journey to Pisac, we'll have a chance to visit an Alpaca farm along the way. Here, you'll have the delightful opportunity to observe South American camelids such as llamas, alpacas, guanacos, and vicuñas. The farm also provides insights into the textile production process, both in ancient times and today.

Next, we arrive in Pisac, a popular destination in the Sacred Valley. Your guided walking tour of Pisac will offer fascinating insights into agriculture, and you'll have the opportunity to explore the Inca site, which is situated on a hill. This experience will deepen your understanding of the agricultural practices of our ancestors.

Continuing our journey in our comfortable transportation, we'll head to Tipon. This Inca site showcases the ingenious hydraulic system developed by our ancestors. The site features a network of water channels connecting various terraces, ensuring the efficient irrigation of farming areas.

After immersing ourselves in the marvels of Tipon, we'll return to Cusco city, where we'll drop you off at your hotel. This day offers a diverse exploration of the cultural, historical, and natural wonders of the region, leaving you with lasting memories.

  • Acomodation: Tierra Viva Hotels.
  • Ticket. Included
  • Meals: NA.

Day 5: Raimbow Mountain & red Valley.

Prepare for an exhilarating day! Our experienced guide will pick you up from your hotel at 4 am. We'll embark on a journey that will take us on a roughly 3-hour drive to the trailhead. Along the way, we'll stop for a nourishing breakfast to energize you for the adventure ahead.

Upon reaching the trailhead at an elevation of 4,350 meters, we'll prepare ourselves for the hike. This region is known for its cold and dry conditions, so it's important to dress warmly and be prepared for the hike. The trek itself covers approximately 4 kilometers and lasts for about 2.5 hours, leading us to the breathtaking summit of Rainbow Mountain, also known as Winikunqa. This natural wonder is perched at an astonishing altitude of 5,150 meters above sea level.

Once at the summit, you'll have ample time to soak in the awe-inspiring beauty of this unique place and capture unforgettable photographs. The vibrant colors of Rainbow Mountain are a sight to behold.

But the adventure doesn't stop here. We'll continue our hike to explore the Red Valley, situated on the backside of Rainbow Mountain. From the higher vantage point, you'll be treated to a panoramic view of this remarkable all-red valley.

After savoring the wonders of both Rainbow Mountain and the Red Valley, we'll retrace our steps along the same trail, leading us back to where our driver awaits. We'll then enjoy a scenic 50-minute drive to a restaurant, where a delicious and well-deserved lunch awaits.

Following our satisfying meal, we'll return to Cusco, where you'll be dropped off at your hotel. You can expect to arrive back in Cusco at approximately 5:50 pm. This day promises an unforgettable adventure filled with stunning natural landscapes and lasting memories.

  • Acomodation: Tierra Viva Hotels.
  • Ticket. Included
  • Meals: NA.

Day 6: free day and transfer back to airport.

Its time to say godbye, we suggest you may book your flight in the afternoon, so it gives you chance to explore the Cusco city in the morning, buy some souveniers, etc, 2h before of your flight we will pick you up from the hotel and take you back to thw airport and say you until next time.

Thank you for visiting and traveling with us!!

  • Acomodation: NA
  • Ticket. NA
  • Meals: ONLY BREAKFAST at Hotel.


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