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The Old Mountain 4 Days 3 Nights


Experience the exceptional allure of Cusco's cultural gems and archaeological wonders on a brief yet captivating trip. Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of the Inka culture, witnessing the striking juxtaposition of Inka and Spanish colonial architecture. Delight in the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Sacred Valley, the empire's core. Journey to Machu Picchu by rail and explore the breathtaking stone citadel amidst the Andes and rainforest.


Day 01 Cusco

  • AM Arrive in Cusco*. Transfer to the hotel of your choice**.

  • PM Guided city tour in the afternoon: the Main Square, the Cathedral, the Santo Domingo Church/Koricancha temple, and four surrounding archaeological sites (Sacsayhuaman, Q'enqo, Puca Pucara, and Tambomachay).

  • Overnight at the hotel in Cusco.


Day 02 Cusco-Sacred Valley-Machu Picchu

  • Breakfast at the hotel in Cusco.

  • AM Sacred Valley Day Tour: Pisac village and artisans marketplace***, Ollantaytambo Inka town and its impressive archaeological site.

  • PM Buffet lunch in a Sacred Valley restaurant.

  • PM Transfer to the Ollantaytambo train station where you will board the Expedition train or similar**** to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town).

  • The train ride takes approximately 90 minutes.

  • PM Meet and greet at the Aguas Calientes train station where assistance will be provided to reach the hotel of your choice**.

  • Overnight at the hotel in Agua Calientes.

Day 03 Machu Picchu-Cusco

  • Breakfast at the hotel in Aguas Calientes.

  • AM Receive assistance to board the shuttle bus to the Machu Picchu Inka citadel atop Machu Picchu Mountain (Old Mountain).

  • AM Enjoy a two-hour guided tour of Machu Picchu Citadel, followed by free time for photography before returning to Aguas Calientes by shuttle bus.

  • Indulge in a buffet lunch at a fine restaurant in Aguas Calientes.

  • PM Take the train from Aguas Calientes to Poroy station, then transfer to your hotel in Cusco.

  • Overnight at the hotel in Cusco.


Day 04 Cusco

  • Breakfast at the hotel in Cusco.

  • AM Transfer to the Cusco airport at the most convenient time to board the scheduled flight*.


Trains to Machu Picchu

Hiram Bingham
Hiram Bingham


*Transfer-in/out from/to Cusco airport, bus station, or from a specific place indicated at the time of booking.

**See hotel choices for this tour below.

***Pisac village open-market is available on Tuesday-Thursday-Sunday.

****See train to Machu Picchu options below.

Prices per person (USD)

Single/Double/Triple Occupancy

*Double room accommodation in 1 matrimonial or 2 twin beds. For further information please contact us. **Triple room accommodation  in 3 twin beds, or 1 matrimonial bed and 1 twin bed. For further information please contact us.


  • 2 nights in Cusco, and 1 night in Machu Picchu.

  • All tours as described in the itinerary with English-speaking guides.

  • Overland transportation and entrance fees.

  • Breakfast at all hotels.

  • Trains: Ollantaytambo-Machu Picchu-Cusco (Vistadome or Expedition Train based on package category rating).

Does not Include:

  • Airfare or busfare.

  • Lunch or dinner or food or beverages (unless otherwise specified)

  • Airport taxes, baggage fees, or related charges.

  • Tips

  • Additional tours or services other than those that are specified on this itinerary.

Hotel choices for this tour

Cusco 2 Nights

Machu Picchu 1 Night

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