Qoricancha Expeditions

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The wonder of Cusco 5D/4N.

Cusco, Perú


Experience the magic of Cusco with Qoricancha Expeditions. This carefully curated package invites you to explore the historic streets of Cusco with a captivating walking tour, uncover the mysteries of Moray and Maras, discover the ancient marvel of Machu Picchu, and witness the surreal beauty of Rainbow Mountain.

Our expert guides will lead you through Cusco's enchanting corners, sharing the rich history and culture of this Inca jewel. Explore the mesmerizing terraces of Moray and the fascinating salt ponds of Maras, both testaments to Inca ingenuity. Then, embark on a journey to the iconic Machu Picchu, where you'll walk in the footsteps of ancient civilizations.

Finally, stand in awe of the vibrant hues of Rainbow Mountain, a geological masterpiece. With comfortable accommodations, seamless logistics, and the opportunity to connect with local communities, our Cusco's Wonder Travel Packages promise a journey of wonder and discovery.

  • FREQUENCY: This tour is run during the whole year.
  • Type of Service: Small group max 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.

Which Atractions will I visit and enjoy ?

Cusco City Tour: Begin your journey in Cusco, a city that breathes history and culture. Immerse yourself in the legacy of the Inca Empire as you visit ancient temples, walk along cobblestone streets, and admire the stunning blend of Inca and Spanish architecture.

Moray & Maras, Ollantaytambo: Delve into the mysteries of Moray, an archaeological wonder boasting concentric terraces that served as an agricultural laboratory for the Incas. Continue to Maras, where you'll be fascinated by the centuries-old salt ponds still harvested by local communities. Visit the living Inca town of Ollantaytambo, where massive stone terraces and impressive ruins will transport you back in time.

Machu Picchu: The highlight of your journey, Machu Picchu, beckons with its enigmatic allure. Embark on a scenic train journey to Aguas Calientes before ascending to this ancient citadel. As the sunrise bathes Machu Picchu in golden light, you'll explore its hidden corners, guided by experts who unveil its secrets.

Rainbow Mountain & Red Valley: Venture to the mesmerizing Rainbow Mountain, a geological marvel with breathtaking colors that seem surreal. Hike through the rugged terrain and stand at the summit, surrounded by panoramic views. Red Valley, nearby, offers equally stunning landscapes, making this experience truly unforgettable.

This tour is a harmonious blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, curated to offer you a profound connection with the wonders of Peru's Andean region. Each destination is a chapter in the story of this extraordinary land, and together they create an unforgettable journey through time and nature."

Wather: The advisible time to visit is from April to October with sunny days which allows you to enjoy complete the citadel, during the wet season which is from November to March , there is chance it will be raining or cloud, usually morning views are not good but afternoons are clear and better time to visit and enjoy it, as you will visit afternoon and morning, we are positive you wil have chance to have great views.

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 .


  • Welcometo at Cusco airport and transfer to the hotel
  • All entry fees for the sites you will visit
  • experienced english speaking tour guide
  • 3*** hotel according the itineray
  • Expeditions round trip ticket
  • Machu picchu entry fee
  • Fully guided tour each day
  • Taxes


  • Meals ( lunch and dinner )
  • flight tickets
  • Tipping - you may do some tip for your guide and driver but its optional


Day 1: Welcome to Cusco city + Cusco city tour.

Upon your arrival at Cusco airport, our representative will be there to welcome you. They will assist you in getting to your downtown Cusco hotel. Cusco sits at an elevation of 3,350 meters, and it's common to experience some initial effects of the altitude upon arrival. To help acclimate, we recommend having a cup of Coca tea at the hotel, as it can be quite beneficial. Hotel check-in is typically at 12 pm, but if you arrive earlier, you can leave your luggage at the hotel as they offer complimentary storage. This will give you the opportunity to enjoy lunch, with plenty of restaurants available around the main Plaza of Cusco.

At 1 pm, we'll commence the Cusco city tour. This tour includes visits to various sites within the city and Inca sites situated in the higher parts of Cusco. The tour usually begins at the Main Plaza of Cusco, a truly remarkable place. From there, you'll proceed to the renowned Qoricancha, which is considered the center of the Inca Empire and where our civilization began. After exploring Qoricancha, we'll continue our journey in transportation to the next Inca site, Sacsayhuaman, which is the largest and most distinctive site on this tour. It has its own unique charm distinct from Machu Picchu. You'll have ample time to explore and enjoy this site. The tour will also take you to Qenqo, Pucapucara, and Tambomachay, which, although smaller in size, played significant roles in Inca times. You'll have the chance to witness and appreciate the magnificence of each attraction. Our expert guide will provide you with detailed information about each site and capture the best photos as well.

After concluding the tour, you'll return to the town by 6 pm, and we'll drop you off at your hotel.

Enjoy your exploration of Cusco and its historical treasures!

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

Day 2: Moray Maras - Ollantaytambo- Aguas Calientes.

Exploring the Sacred Valley of Cusco is indeed a fantastic way to immerse yourself in the rich history and agriculture of the Incas. Here's a revised version of your description with some minor improvements for clarity:

Your journey through the Sacred Valley offers a unique opportunity to discover the heart of Inca agriculture, showcasing their expertise in cultivating crops like potatoes, corn, and quinoa.

Our tour begins with a hotel pick-up at 8 am. From there, we'll depart Cusco in our private transportation, heading towards Chinchero, our first official stop. Chinchero was once the capital of potato farming, and depending on the season, you'll have the chance to witness the active farming areas. We'll also visit a weaving center, where you'll gain insight into the intricate process of creating various textiles. This is an excellent opportunity for souvenir shopping at reasonable prices.

Continuing our journey, we'll reach Moray, where we'll embark on a walking tour to explore the famous circular terraces. Moray served as a farming laboratory where the Incas experimented with crops from different elevations. It's a place that allows you to connect with Pachamama, the Earth Mother, in a profound way.

Next, we'll head to Urubamba for a well-deserved lunch. After enjoying this delicious meal, our adventure continues with a 30-minute drive to Ollantaytambo, often referred to as the last living Inca city. This picturesque location boasts a remarkable Inca archaeological site. You'll have a guided tour that lasts approximately an hour, during which you'll learn about the significance of this Inca stronghold. Following the tour, you'll have some free time to explore the charming local village.

In the evening, you'll board a train to Aguas Calientes, located at 2,000 meters above sea level. This is where you'll spend the night. Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes, our guide will accompany you to the hotel.

Enjoy your journey through the Sacred Valley and your anticipation for the adventure that awaits at Machu Picchu!

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

Day 3: Machu Picchu guided tour.

Today is set to be the most significant day of your journey. After an early breakfast, your guide will pick you up from your hotel and accompany you to catch one of the early buses heading up to Machu Picchu. Once you arrive at the site, your guide will lead you to the upper part of the Inca site, where you'll have the chance to witness and savor the sunrise (depending on the season of your visit). This moment promises the most breathtaking views and the perfect opportunity to capture stunning Machu Picchu photos.

You'll have ample time to explore and appreciate the majestic wonder that the new world wonder offers to its visitors. Following this, we'll continue with a guided walking tour, during which your tour guide will take you through the most important sectors and palaces that Machu Picchu has to offer. This tour typically lasts around 2.5 hours.

Once you've completed the tour, if you've secured a Huayna Picchu ticket, you can embark on the famous mountain hike. This adventure will take approximately 2 hours for the round trip and costs $75 per ticket. Please note that you need to book your Huayna Picchu ticket in advance. If you don't have this ticket, it's time to bid farewell to the Lost City of the Incas until next time.

You'll then take a bus down to the town of Aguas Calientes. Lunch is not included but can be enjoyed on your own. In the afternoon, you'll board a train back to Ollantaytambo, where our driver will be ready to pick you up and return you to your hotel in Cusco. You can expect to arrive back in Cusco at around 8 pm.

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

Day 4: Raimbow Mountain & red Valley.

It promises to be an extraordinary day! Your guide will pick you up from your hotel at 4 am to kick off your adventure. You'll embark on a roughly 3-hour drive to the trailhead. Around halfway to your destination, you'll have a chance to enjoy a hearty breakfast. As you approach the trailhead at an elevation of 4,350 meters, make sure you're dressed warmly and prepared for the cold and dry conditions.

The hike itself covers approximately 4 kilometers and takes about 2.5 hours to ascend. It's a challenging but rewarding journey, culminating in the breathtaking summit of Rainbow Mountain, also known as Winikunqa, which stands at an impressive 5,150 meters above sea level. Take your time to relish the experience, capture stunning photographs, and soak in the remarkable surroundings.

Following your time at Rainbow Mountain, your adventure continues with a hike to the Red Valley, located on the backside of Rainbow Mountain. From this elevated vantage point, you'll be treated to panoramic views of the entire valley, drenched in vibrant shades of red – a truly unique sight.

After fully appreciating both Rainbow Mountain and the Red Valley, you'll retrace your steps, hiking back along the same route to the point where our driver will be waiting for you. A short 50-minute drive will bring you to a restaurant where you can savor a delicious lunch. After indulging in the meal, we'll begin our journey back to Cusco, and you'll be dropped off at your hotel. You can expect to return to Cusco at around 5:50 pm.

Enjoy this remarkable experience exploring Rainbow Mountain and the Red Valley!

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

Day 05: 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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