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Machu Picchu Family Vacation 6 Days

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Comfortable Family Adventure tour to Machu Picchu

TRIP OVERVIEW

TRIP CODE: MFV6D01
TYPE SERVICE: Private and Group Service
TYPE ITINERARY: Customize
ACTIVITIES: Cultural & History, Family Friendly, River Rafting, Biking
DESTINATION: Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu

 This tour package is fully customizable according to your interest and needs. 

 

Take our Peru tour package “Machu Picchu Family Vacation”
Embark on an adventurous journey of the ancient majestic cities of the Inca with this 6-day tour package Machu Picchu Family Vacation. The tour begins with Cusco, the heartbeat of the classical Inca Empire full of elegant colonial buildings and ancient ruins. As the journey goes deeper, you will discover the Urubamba Valley that unveils rich treasures of the Andean. Admire the skilled handicrafts of Quechua people at the Pisac market, while the kids have fun playing in the market taking part in market challenge competition. A train journey allows you to enjoy the beautiful visage of the Andean highlands that takes you through the cloud forest to the ancient ruins of Manchu Picchu.

Highlights

  • Sun Gate Tours offers a family package for an adventure in Cusco region.
  • Enjoy the beautiful panoramas surrounding the Sapphire Lakes and the high peaks in the mountainous.
  • Ride on a horse and visit all the main attractions in the region. You can even explore the area on a bike.
  • Ride on a mountain bike through the region of Andes and pass the Inca Trails on the way.
  • Raft through the streams or bike along the lanes in the Sacred Valley.
  • Explore the regions of Machu Picchu on board a train.

TRIP ITINERARY

Day 1 – Arrival to Cusco and Cusco Walking Tour

  • On arrival in Cusco, assistance at the airport and transport to your hotel, where the rest of the morning is free time to rest in hotel in order to avoid altitude sickness.
  • Pick up from the hotel at 14:00PM.
  • Your walking tour will begin in the San Blas neighborhood, which is the home to many artists and a church which contains intricately carved woodwork. You will go down the narrow stairs on Hatun Rumiyoc Street. The Inca Roca palace is located on this street and is also called Palacio Arzobispal. The walls of the palace have a snake and puma on it. Moreover, there you can observe the well-known 12 angle stone which is a symbol of perfection in Incan Architecture.
  • Then, you will go to Cusco’s Main Square, Plaza de Armas. Upon entering this Cathedral, you will see beautiful woodwork and many colonial paintings that contain detailed Incan iconography.
  • After, you will visit the Temple of the Sun (Qoricancha), an old Incan palace and main worship center for the sun god, Inti. Once the Spanish conquered Peru, the Dominican order built a lovely church called the church of Santo Domingo over this temple’s foundations, which still stands there today.
  • Overnight at the Hotel in Cusco.
  • Meals included: None.

Day 2 – Cusco Horseback-Riding Tour

  • Pick up from the hotel at 09:00AM.
  • You will be driven a 20-minute scenic distance to the horse ranch. You will be assigned your horse upon arrival and provided a helmet (optional). You can trot on the breath-taking countryside on the city´s outskirts and absorb the ancient atmosphere which makes you gain perspective into the way the Inca people used to live several centuries ago. You can then pass through the conventional Andean villages and witness locals lost in their daily routines.
  • You then trot to the Temple of the Moon, which is a historic Incan ceremonial site. From here you can also see splendid views of Cusco.
  • After you have explored the archeological site close to the temple, you can leave your horse there and return to the hotel in Cusco by private transport.
  • This is the best adventure activity for families to explore the wonderful sites surrounding Cusco!
  • Overnight at the Hotel in Cusco.
  • Meals included: Breakfast.

Day 3 – Mountain biking at Sacred Valley

  • Breakfast at hotel, you will be picked up from your hotel at 8:30AM and transfer to Sacred Valley.
  • Our tour cycling begins in Cruzpata, a small town in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, following a trail that leads to Huaypo Lagoon and to the Incan botanical laboratory at Moray. The area is so large that at least 3000 plant varieties, including potatoes and corn, could have been grown.
  • Back on the bikes, we move to the town of Maras, we will then head to visit the biggest salt pans in the region that have been mined continuously since the Incan Empire. You will stop there for a delicious picnic lunch.
  • After this brief rest, it’s all downhill around 30 minutes until you reach Pichingoto. Cross the bridge over the Urubamba River which is the end of the enjoyable day ride.
  • Transfer to Ollantaytambo; we will take our private transportation to Ollantaytambo from where we catch the train to Aguas Calientes.
  • Upon arrival to Aguas Calientes, reception and transfer to your hotel.
  • Overnight at the Hotel in Aguas Calientes.
  • Meals included: Breakfast, Box-Lunch.

Day 4 – Sunrise in Machu Picchu & Train back to Cusco

  • Breakfast at the hotel; at 05:00AM take first bus to Machu Picchu citadel, you will ride a bus to Machu Picchu archeological site and tour every nook and cranny of this New 7 Wonder of the World and UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site: an unforgettable experience.
  • Your guide will expertly direct you throughout the astounding ruins and its main streets. You can then wander around the town squares as well as climb the intricately carved stairways made of stone. Machu Picchu is considered as the world’s spiritual center by esoteric wisdom. Once the guided tour is over, you will have some free time to explore the site on your own, to relax, or to meditate.
  • You will then have the time and opportunity to indulge in a few of the following activities on your own (not included in the price):
    • Climb up Huayna Picchu Mountain and appreciate the beauty and magnificence of Machu Picchu from there.
    • You will be given some time to walk till the Sun Gate or Inti Punku.
    • Other optional activities in Aguas Calientes include a visit to the new local museum or to the hot springs.
  • Back to Cusco: You will descend to Aguas Calientes and, later on, board the train for the return trip to Cusco. On reaching Cusco train station, reception and transfer to your hotel.
  • Overnight at the Hotel in Cusco.
  • Meals Included: Breakfast.

Day 5 – River Rafting at Urubamba River

  • Breakfast at hotel; you will be picked up from your hotel at 08:45AM and will be driven around one hour to the shores of Upper Urubamba River that has a private campground called Cusipata River Camp.
  • Our Professional Rafting Guides, provided by us will tell you some safety tips and will provide you with the appropriate rafting equipment. You will float for about two and a half hours while running rapids of class II and III. In the rainy season that occurs from December to early March, you may see rapids of class IV and IV plus.
  • You will then be taken to the Cusipata River Camp for a hot sauna and then a hot shower and delicious lunch.
  • You can also so a Zip-line on the 4 cables above the river if you wish to. In the afternoon you will be picked up by our private transportation and driven back to the city of Cusco.
  • Overnight at the Hotel in Cusco.
  • Meals included: Breakfast.

Day 6 – Departure from Cusco – International Departure

  • Breakfast at hotel; at the scheduled time our representative will meet with you at hotel lobby, transfer and assistance on your departure.
  • Meals Included: Breakfast.

PRICES PER PERSON

HOTEL CATEGORY Single Room Double Room Triple Room
Budget US$ 1141
US$ 1033
US$ 1012
Tourist US$ 1326
US$ 1146
US$ 1110
Superior Tourist US$ 1593
US$ 1293
US$ 1225
First Class US$ 1961
US$ 1434

Extra Optional Services

  • Entrance to Huayna Picchu Mountain US$ 25 per person.
  • Lunch at the Aguas Calientes Restaurant US$ 20 per person.
  • Lunch at the Sanctuary Lodge Restarant located outside the entrance of Machu Picchu US $ 46 per person.
  • Upgrade train to Vistadome return to Cusco US$ 20 per person.

Is there any additional cost for Solo Travelers?
Yes, there is an additional cost for single travelers; make an inquiry about it.

INCLUDED

  • Accommodation: 5 night(s) in hotel(s) in Cusco and Aguas Calientes.
  • Excursions: Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu.
  • Entrance fees to parks and cultural sights: Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu.
  • Transfers: All airport transfers, Hotel pickup and drop-off, all transfers are assisted by English-speaking staff.
  • Train ticket: Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Cusco (Vistadome Class / Expedition Class).
  • Transport: bus, minivan, train, on foot, mountain biking, raft, horse
  • Meals: According mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Local top quality English-speaking guides to accompany visits and excursions.
  • 24 hour support by our local staff.

NOT INCLUDED

  • International airfare, domestic airfare within Peru.
  • Airport departure taxes (Approximate cost US$ 31.00 international flights, and US$ 7.40 for each domestic flight).
  • Tips on included excursions, visas, travel insurance, personal items.
  • Pre & post tour accommodation.
  • Spending money – allow approximately US$ 35-50 per day to cover meals, snacks, drinks, limited souvenirs, laundry, tips and any extras.
  • Entrance fee to Huayna Picchu Mountain.
SELECTED HOTELS FOR THIS TOUR PACKAGE
Following is that the list of our recommended hotels that we use for this tour package. Our recommendation relies on the standards of our company concerning quality, charm, personalized attention, warmth, fair price, social responsibility, best practices on environmental care, etc. for each hotel category, but most importantly, on our past customer reports, in which each hotel is evaluated. Hence, our choice includes those who have obtained a higher client satisfaction so far.

We have rated the accommodations according to 4 categories:

City Budget Tourist Superior Tourist First Class
Cusco

Hostal Amaru I y II

Hostal Cusco Plaza Nazarenas

Sueños del Inka

San Agustín Internacional

San Agustín Plaza

Eco Inn Cuzco

Casa Andina Private Collection Cusco

Costa del Sol Ramada Cusco

Aguas Calientes

Kantu Inn

Hostal Machu Picchu

Flower´s House Machu Picchu

Hatun Samay Machu Picchu

Casa Andina Classic Machu Picchu

El Mapi

El Mapi (Suite)

Casa Andina Classic Machu Picchu (Junior Suite)

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT HOTEL CATEGORY

BUDGET
For travellers on very tight budgets. Very simple rooms offering only basic services and facilities. The rooms have private bathrooms and hot water and include breakfast.

TOURIST
For travelers on a reduced budget. Well maintained installations and functional rooms, some have first-class facilities. Public areas are very limited or, in most cases, non-existent. The price-benefit ratio is usually good.

SUPERIOR TOURIST
Comfortable, simple and with public areas. They majority provide some form of food and drink service: cafeteria, restaurant, bar or other facilities. Their rooms are adequate, functional and equipped with the essentials.

FIRST CLASS
Better than average services and facilities. Designed for first-class clients with some out-of-the-ordinary characteristics. They usually provide a good price / quality ratio, especially.

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