After an early breakfast, your guide will meet you and transfer you to the Vistadome train for the journey to Machu Picchu. Start down the Urubamba gorge as it changes from mountain vegetation to cloud forest, before arriving at the station of the village of Machu Picchu Pueblo. On arrival, check in to your hotel before taking the bus to the Machu Picchu ruins for guided visit and lunch at the restaurant at the on-site Sanctuary lodge.
On the morning of day 9 meet your guide to hike Huayna Picchu Mountain – the mountain that faces the citadel – and then return to the ruins of Machu Picchu. After your tour, have an early lunch in the village of Machu Picchu before returning on the Vistadome train to Ollanta. Upon arrival visit the scenic Ollantayambo ruins before continuing to your Cusco hotel for overnight.
Day 10 meet your guide this morning and explore Sacsayhuaman, a vast fortress built on three platforms, overlooking the city of Cusco. Continue to Kenko, a site of worship with a high rock carved into the shape of a Puma which dominates a series of canals. The road continues uphill to reach Puca Pucara and Tambomachay, a site with Inca baths. Return to Cusco, and visit the main sites around the Plaza de Armas – The Cathedral and the Sun Temple of Koricancha inside the Santo Domingo Temple. The evening is yours to further explore Cusco.
On day 11 it’s time to depart. Take a late morning transfer to the airport for your flight back to Lima. On arrival in Lima, our representative will be waiting for you to assist with your connecting flight home.