Machu Picchu & Manu Cultural zone 9D/8N

Visit and explore these both fantastic places.

Max Height

4,000 m

Trip Days

09 Days

Type

Cultural, Natural

Difficulty

Moderate-Easy

OVERVIEW

Machupicchu & Manu Amazon?

With this tour, you are going to visit two fantastic places like the Machu picchu Inca citadel and the wildlife of Manu national park, both places just in one package. Do not need to book separately.

Day-by-Day Summary

  • Day 1
    Arrive to Cusco for Acclimatize (3,350 m)
  • Day 2
    Archaeological City Tour Cusco
  • Day 3
    Sacred Valley of The Incas - Aguas Calientes village
  • Day 4
    visit Machu picchu - Come Back to Cusco
  • Day 5
    Cusco - Paucartambo - Manu Rainforest
  • Day 6
    Exploration on Manu Rainforest
  • Day 7
    Exploration on Manu Rainforest
  • Day 8
    Manu Rainforest - Come back to Cusco City
Starting From
820 USD
  • Duration:
    9 Days and 8 Nights
  • Tour Style:
    Walking, Cultural, Historical, Traditional, Natural.
  • Hotel
    8 Night (Shared Room)
  • Camping
    0 Nigths
  • Difficulty
    Moderate-High-Easy(depends of your fitness level).
  • Transportation
    Bus, Train, Van, local car
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FULL ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrive to Cusco

At the airport our personal wait you to transport to you choose hotel .The rest of the day is free to acclimatized.

Day 2: Archaeological City Tour Cusco

Today in the morning, we do not have any programs activities. At the afternoon at 13th00, we will star the city tour, in this trip we will visit the Cusco cathedral; inside you can see works, that were made with wood and covered with gold, this kind of works were made by Spanish with baroque style. After that, we will continue to the Koricancha temple knowing as Sun Temple, where build over a Santo Domingo church. Then we will leave the city with direction to the four Archaeological Sites like Sacsayhuaman place where people commemorate the Inti Raymi (festival of the sun, the best known party in the country),Qenqo, Pukapucara and Tambomachay (Famous Inca Baths).the finish of the trip is when we are in the hotel around 18th30

Day 3: Sacred Valley - Aguas Calientes.

Breakfast at the hotel. Output to tour the Sacred Valley of the Incas, on the way, we will stop in some places to see the beautiful sceneries and mountains. We will visit the archeological site called Pisac with biggest Inca terraces that people used for agriculture and we will continue to visit the traditional market, where you will have free time to walk and interact with a local people or to buy some gifts. Then we are continuing until Urubamba town for our Buffet lunch in a local restaurant, after this we will visit Ollantaytambo Inca town, which has spectacular water channels on the streets made by stone with Inca characteristic. Finally, we will continue our trip until Aguas Calientes town by train (Machupicchu town), at arrival, reception at the train station and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day free for independent activities.

Day 4: Machu Picchu full Day – Cusco.

To have a perfect visit, we go out very early to avoid a big touristic groups and we enjoy much better the visit to Machupicchu, and to enjoy a spectacular sunrise over mountains of Machupicchu if the weather is good. We are going to Machupicchu citadel by bus for around 30 minutes with jungle sceneries. In Machupicchu you will have 2 hours guided tour, during the tour we will visit the vigilant house, Intiwatana, Sun temple, The condor temple and another important sectors. After you will have free time to explore the citadel for your own or hike to Huaynapicchu mountian if you booked the entrance. At around 15th00 we recommend you to come back to Aguas Calientes town by bus to have your lunch and take your train until Ollantaytambo. From Ollantaytambo is the transfer to Cusco by bus.

Day 5: Cusco - Paucartambo - Mirador Lodge - Manu

After Breakfast, we will pick you up around 6:00 AM, to travel to Pucartambo Town during the trip the first stop is for visit the pre-Inca towers of Ninamarca, then drive through the mountains, to get the typical folkloric town of Paucartambo. Here we will have a short break to now this place before continuing to Tres Cruces place, the entrance to the Cultural Zone of Manu Rainforest Park and the cloud forest. From there we continue to San Pedro where will walk for around one hour to observe the national bird of Peru (the Cock of the rock), monkeys, colorful birds, landscapes, waterfalls, orchids, butterflies all with very good explanation. Then we will continue to the Mirador Lodge arriving in the evening approximately at around.5:00 pm, where we have the dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Mirador Lode - Machuwasi Lake - Tree House - Manu

At 8:00 AM after breakfast, we will begin our journey;walking through the outskirts of Pilcopata, observing the flora and fauna here and know some of the medicinal and endemic plants of the place. We visit the Animal Rescue Center, where we will have the opportunity to see animals such as monkeys, tapirs, caimans, turtles, among others. Finishing the tour, our transport will lead us to the Atalaya port (750 MASL), where we board a boat, during the boat ride we stop for a visit one of the lakes (Machuwasi) that is most visited on the bank of the river Alto Madre de Dios. Afterwards we will explore in small traditional balsa raft to see the famous prehistoric bird Hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin), camungo (Anhima cornuta), capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris), etc. We arrive at approximately 3:00 PM to Manu Rainforest Lodge. Here we leave our luggage;then in the afternoon, we head to our Tree House, hoping to spot animals at night and listen to the nocturnal animals such as tapir, paca, deer, night monkeys. Here we will have a snack and camp on the platform in sleeping bags.

Day 7: Parrot Clay Lick - Manu Rainforest Lodge - Manu

We start our day early at 4:30 am, we pick our camp and head towards the Lick to watch parrots and macaws, with a great show of hundreds of parrots, parakeets, macaws;our breakfast will be offer in the jungle. After breakfast, we continue walking, looking for new wildlife, such as monkeys, birds, macaws, peccaries, snakes, etc. In the afternoon we board our canoe toward the Manu Rainforest Lodge, here we have our dinner. At night, we do a night walk, place to observe nature, and animals.

Day 8: Manu Rainforest Lodge - Cusco

Today we will have an early morning departure from the Manu Rainforest Lodge up stream in the direction of Atalaya, at this time we will pass through the beautiful cloud forest and Sacred Valley on the way, arriving to Cusco at around 7.00pm.

Day 9: Departure from Cusco.

Breakfast. In the programed time, transfer to airport for your flight back home. End of our services.

 


  • Pre- Departure Briefing
  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Transport from the tours and Boat for Manu
  • Entrance to Machupicchu and Manu Cultural zone
  • Accommodation ( 4 nights in cusco, 3 nights in Manu and 1 night in Aguas Calientes)
  • Meals: 4 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 4 dinners and Snacks
  • water for grooming in Manu Tour
  • round Train tickets: From Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo (expedition service)
  • Transport from Ollantaytambo Train Station to hotel in Cusco
  • Round Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes
  • Basic touristic Hotel with double or triple rooms, private bathrooms, hot showers, wifi, and storage while you visit Machu Picchu.
  • 24-h guest service
  • Waynapicchu Mountain:This is done for your own after the Machu Picchu tour and the admision is $20 USD per person. This is extremely popular and needs to be arranged at least 3 months prior to your trek. Please understand that we can not control weather and cloudy days will prevent perfect pictures.
  • Binoculars
  • Meals Like: not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Travel Insurance, clothing and gear
  • Tips for our staff: Please note that our agency staff is well paid so please feel free to tip or not as you wish.
  • Additional costs or delays out of control of the management (landscape, bad weather condition, itinerary modification due to a safety concern, illness, change of government policy, political instability/strike, etc.)

• Original ID documents (Passport)
• A good backpack or day backpack to carry your personal things
• Sleeping bag recommended -5 as minimum, walking sticks are recommended.
• Waterproof trekking boots.
• Warm clothes ( you can experience the four seasons in one day).
• Long sleeve-shirts, sun hat, two pairs of pants for the trek, gloves, socks, raincoat, 1 warm jacket, extra layers.
• Camera with extra battery.
• Sunblock, sunglasses, insect repellent.
• Essential toiletries, toothbrush, baby wipes, hand sanitizer, etc.
• Swimsuit for swim in thermal baths.
• Water bottle (no need to bring water pills).
• Personal first aid kit.
• Head lamp.
• Binoculars (Vortex 10x42, Buslnell 10x42, Nikon 8x42)
• Some plastic bags in the rainy season.

DATES & PRICE

Shared Tour

without hotel USD $ 820
Class Sigle Room Double Room Triple Room
Tourist USD $ 1,005 USD $ 946
Superior USD $ 1,085 USD $ 1,030

Note:

  • Tourist Class: In this service is include a 3 star basic hotels or Boutique Hotels like Tika Wasi, Eureka San Blas.
  • Superior Class: In this service is include a 3 star superior hotel like Tierra Viva Group.
  • Rooms: Single for one traveler, Double or Matrimonial for two travelers, Triple for 3 travelers together.

STUDENT DISCOUNT

Student Discounts ($20 off per person) apply to anyone who has a valid GREEN ISIC card at the time of the trek or is 16 years old or younger. For those using an ISIC card to receive the discount, we do need to see a copy of the card at booking. For those booking children 16 years old or younger, we need a copy of their passport at booking time. Please send all to info@doadventures.com.

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HOTEL INCLUDED:

This is basic touristic lodges and is based on shared rooms - either double, matrimonial or triple. If you prefer a single room you have to add $30 US per person. All the rooms include private bathrooms with hot showers and wifi. We can also upgrade your hotel if you prefer something a little fancier or we can do the tour without hotel, if you prefer to book the hotel for Aguas Calientes for your own. Please remember that the service you receive in Aguas Calientes will not be quite as good as Cusco.

HOW TO BOOK ?

How to Book

In order to make a booking With Do Adventures, you need to follow the next steps:

Step 1: ENTER IN A CONTACT.

It is always a good idea to contact us directly and confirm with our team before your booking. Once you are ready, follow the next steps.

Step 2: ACCEPT TERMS & CONDITIONS.

Is very important to read our Terms and Conditions, because when you book a tour with Do Adventures, means that you are accepting automatically.

Step 3: SEND US YOUR FULL DETAILS.

Please send us to our e-mail the required details like: name, last name, passport number, nationality, birth date, those details has to be same of your passport or send us your passport photo. In addition, you have to send us your arrival date, hotel name in Cusco, departure of Cusco and date for a trip.

Step 4: MAKE THE DEPOSIT.

You have to pay the first deposit required according each tour to guarantee your journey, this can be made by one of our Payment Methods . After to complete the payment write us to our e-mail about that.
The Final Payment: Is due at least with 2 days or 1 day before to depart, normally is due on the briefing time.

Step 5: CONFIRMATION.

Finally, after to obtain your full details and the deposit, our office staff will email you back a tour confirmation to guarantee your journey. We always send confirmations, so if you do not hear from us, check your spam folder or contact us and we will resend you. We are so excited to take you on the Trip and thank you for your trust in us.

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