HomeCategoryCulture & History

AllInca TrailMachu Picchu ToursPeruPeru ToursPeru TrekkingPeru Vacations
A week in Sacred Valley 7 Days

Deep experience in the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu Citadel

This 7-day tour package including full exploration of the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu; enjoy spectacular journey through the ancient Sacred Valley located near the ancient capital of the Inca Empire. The amazing Sacred Valley is located just 10 miles of Cusco between the towns of Ollantaytambo and Pisaq. The area is lined with startling view of the glorious Andean mountain, ancient Inca ruins, and other lush green towns. Incas were blessed with perfect weather and rich fertile soil, which allowed them to expand their presence in the area. Go up to Machu Picchu and enjoy a guided tour of the majestic lost city of the Incas.




Highlight

  • View the beautiful panoramas of the Sacred Valley.
  • Learn to speak Quechua with the friendly locals in the region.
  • Explore the ‘Lost City’ and witness the ruins.
  • Have a feel of the historical glory of Machu Picchu.
  • Explore the regions of Machu Picchu on board a train.

Tasteful Peru Experience 8 Days

Discovery the real Peru - get off the beaten track in Peru

This itinerary was created for people who love adventure and live real experiences. The tour includes getting a truly real life experience visiting "Both sides" of Lima City; the impressive Shanty Town where you will meet and interact with the locals. Then we move to Cusco city where you will visit the archaeological sites such as Sacsayhuamán, Ollantaytambo, etc. visit an Andean community, where you will share with the locals the traditional way of life through different activities such as, demonstration of textiles, medicinal plants, etc. Hike to the natural observatory of condors. Of course you will also visit the citadel of Machu Picchu, considered a National Sanctuary, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and one of the 7 wonders of the world. Finally, you will have a walk to the Rainbow Mountain.




Highlight

  • Get a truly real life experience visiting "Both sides" of Lima City; the impressive Shanty Town where you will meet and interact with the locals.
  • This tour offers the chance of visiting one local community that share a rich Andean past.
  • Hike to Apurimac Canyon, the best place to see condors.
  • Have a feel of the historical glory of Machu Picchu.
  • Hike to Rainbow Mountain, spectacular rock formation.

Colorful Machu Picchu Experience 6 Days

Get off the beaten track in Cusco – and leave the crowds behind you

This itinerary was created for people who love adventure and live real experiences. The tour includes a visit the archaeological sites of Sacsayhuamán, Chinchero and Ollantaytambo, visit an Andean community, where you will share with the locals the traditional way of life through different activities such as, demonstration of textiles, medicinal plants, etc. Hike to the natural observatory of condors, where you can see condors flying. Of course you will also visit the citadel of Machu Picchu, considered a National Sanctuary, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and one of the 7 wonders of the world. Finally you will have a walk to the Rainbow Mountain; at the top you will see an extraordinary landscape, a pleasure for the eyes.




Highlight

  • Become part of an adventurous trip to the Inca ruins while indulging in the rich and modern Quechua cultures and the Inca culture.
  • This tour offers the chance of visiting one local community that share a rich Andean past.
  • Hike to Apurimac Canyon, the best place to see condors.
  • Have a feel of the historical glory of Machu Picchu.
  • Hike to Rainbow Mountain, spectacular rock formation.

Inti Raymi & Machu Picchu 5 Days

Travel to Machu Picchu includes participate in the Inti Raymi

The Inti Raymi Festival, which literally translates to ‘Festival of the Sun’, was celebrated as a religious festival by the Incas to worship the Sun. This 5-day exciting tour to the Inti Raymi Festival is one you will always remember. The Inca Empire celebrated this festival in the honor of their most admired God, Inca. That is why it holds special importance and is celebrated on the shortest day of the year – the winter solstice. To be a part of this religious ceremony and to enjoy the traditions followed by the Incas, one must visit Machu Picchu on the 24th of June. Our amazing tour package will take you to a unique journey of this fascinating religious commemoration. With this Machu Picchu package, you get a peek into the rich cultural history of Latin America.




Highlight

  • Become part of a tradition that is maintained until our days.
  • Be part of the most important festival of the Inca Empire the Inti Raymi.
  • Visit Pisac Market, and indulge of the colors in the beautiful sights.
  • The Inti Raymi involves music, colorful costumes and the sharing of food.
  • Have a feel of the historical glory of Machu Picchu.
  • A guide would be your company in this exploring, and provide you with valuable knowledge.
  • The Inti Raymi, Sun festival in honor of the god celebrated in Cusco.

Putucusi & Machu Picchu

Behold the lost city of Machu Picchu with all its glory and wonder by Climbing Putucusi Mountain, a sacred place for the Incas. This tour package allows you to take pleasure in breathtaking scenic views of Machu Picchu while standing on a lofty mountain that was reserved by the Incas for religious ceremonies and rituals. With lush green vegetation all around, you can certainly immerse yourself in the mysterious atmospheres and take delight in magnificent views of the lost city of the Incas. attempted by strong and confident people with climbing experience. Require a challenging 1.5-hour climb up the mountain with approximately 1700 wood and rock steps.

*WARNING* climbing Putucusi Mountain to Machu Picchu is currently difficult and should only be attempted by strong and confident people with climbing experience. Require a challenging 1.5-hour climb up the mountain with approximately 1700 wood and rock steps.

Inca Quarry & Machu Picchu 4 Days

Inca Quarry Trek is one of the newest trekking in Cusco

Based around the area around Ollantaytambo, the Inca Quarry trek takes you on a journey past high waterfalls, Inca ruins and stunning scenery. The overall distance hiked on this trek is 27 km the maximum altitude reached is 4,420 meters above sea level. As permits are not required for this trek, there are no restrictions as when you book your trip. Freedom is best, right? The hike will arrive to the Incan Ollantaytambo archeological village and ruins, where you will catch the train to Machu Picchu. On the last day you will visit the mysterious ¨Lost City of the Incas¨, better known as Machu Picchu. The undeniable benefits are its safety, the breath-taking scenery, as well as the opportunity to interact with local communities and to visit smaller and less known Inca archaeological sites.




Highlight

  • Crash course in Quechua and the opportunity to practice!
  • Waterfall at the top of the valley.
  • Opportunity to visit less-known ancient Incan sites.
  • Cachiccata- once used as an ancient Incan quarry.
  • Expert guide to get to know every nook and cranny of Machu Picchu!

Huchuy Qosqo & Machu Picchu 3 Days

Huchuy Qosqo Hike and Rural Tourism with Homestay

Community-based tourism is an innovative form of sustainable tourism in Peru providing tourists with the opportunity to open their horizons and experience different ways of life. This Huchuy Qosqo Hike program you will live together with typical Andean families, they open their homes to visitors, showing their unique way of life. Rural homestay accommodation is provided near Inca site called Huchuy Qosqo or “Little Cusco”, where the views are superb and where you can enjoy a traditional Andean dinner. You can relax under the starry sky and truly become part of the rural Andean lifestyle for a night.




Highlight

  • Exhilarating day hikes and wonderful homestay experience.
  • Visit archaeological site of Huchuy Qosqo.
  • Hiking through the amazing mountain scenery.
  • Hike in the footsteps of the Incas and visit incredible Machu Picchu.
  • Explore magnificent Machu Picchu, with an overnight in Aguas Calientes.

Huchuy Qosqo & Machu Picchu

Superb short Huchuy Qosqo Trek to Machu Picchu “small Cusco”

This Huchuy Qosqo Trek to Machu Picchu takes you through diverse terrain, from high altitude savannah to fertile agricultural fields of corn and potato. A fantastic full day hike in the surroundings of Cusco, departing close from Chinchero, following through a mountain pass and finally reaching Huchuy Qosqo, an ancient Inca archaeological site perched on a cliff with stunning views over the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Huchuy Qosqo (small Cusco) is situated above the Valley of Urubamba and offers very spectacular views over the mountain range Cordillera de Vilcanota ending in Machu Picchu Sanctuary.

Rainbow Mountain Hiking

The Rainbow Mountain, officially named Vinicunca is a stunning and a bucket list destination for many. This colorful mountain, seen from high above, is magical with its geological formations revealing their entire splendor, in contrast with the blue sky set behind it. This trek will satisfy the most demanding and undeniably create unforgettable memories: splendid panoramas of the high mountain, formidable glaciers and crystalline rivers, turquoise lakes, peaceful pastoral scenes of herds of alpacas tended to by Andeans wearing multi-colored, traditional clothing. This new route, apart from the beaten path, is an authentic adventure through naturally preserved and wild lands, where your only meetings you will make will be with Vinicunca or Rainbow Mountain, the colorful mountain and those small communities of Quechua peasants who exploit the vast wide offerings of the Altiplano.

Ausangate Trek & Sibinacocha Lagoon

This trek will take you on an unforgettable journey along the beautiful, all year round snow-capped Ausangate Mountain majestically standing at 6,372 meters/20,900 feet. You will go over soaring mountain passes, set eyes upon exquisite landscapes such as an incredible turquoise lake, and even first-hand experience typical Andean villages to gain a better understanding of their lifestyle- after all, travel is about having new eyes! Although alternative from the classic route, this trek still includes all of the same impressive views of the sacred Ausangate Mountain before swerving towards the impressive Sibinacocha Lagoon. It is then that the noise fades as you stray away from tourists and enters into an uninhabited area where one can truly become one with nature. Calling all hikers, nature and culture lovers, or those with a hunger for the alternative to this trek!

SUSTAINABLE CERTIFICATIONSOur International Certifications

We have implemented a Sustainable Management System under the criteria of the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) for Tour Operators.
Rainforest Alliance Certified
Travelife Certified GSTC
TourCert Certified

CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCETripAdvisor

We are excited to announce that Sun Gate Tours received a 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award, reflecting the work our teams put into delivering an even more amazing guest experience.
tripadvisor-certificate-of-excellence-2015
tripadvisor-certificate-of-excellence-2016
tripadvisor-certificate-of-excellence-2017
tripadvisor-certificate-of-excellence-2018
Contact Us
Our Name
Sun Gate Tour Operador SAC
RUC 20491223147
Address
Hilario Mendivil E-103
Wanchaq, Cusco, PERU
Call Us
USA phone +1 786 220 3478
Peru phone +51 084 232 046
WhatsApp +51 901 994 670
Write Us
hello@sungatetours.com
Follow Us