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Machu Picchu Galapagos 10 Days

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Discover our selection of Peru tours and find your ideal itinerary. Come to Peru to discover a mystical land with ancient citadels, coastal metropolises, enchanted lakes, bellowing canyons, top-notch hotels, and world-renowned gastronomy. You can see the Amazon Rainforest, the Pacific Ocean, the Andes Mountains, and some of the most revered ruins in the world like Machu Picchu all in one trip. Visit one of the most fascinating countries on the planet with local guides and top-notch accommodation


 
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WHAT SHOULD I BRING:

  1. Sneakers or hiking shoes.
  2. Sunscreen.
  3. Light Backpack.
  4. Suitable clothing / Rain poncho.
  5. Soles for your personal expenses.

Itinerary

Day 1:
Arrival in Quito (Saturday)
Reception and Transfer from the Airport to your Hotel in Quito.
Day 2:
Quito / Baltra (Sunday)
Departure from Quito or Guayaquil to Baltra. (2 hour flight). Passengers are welcomed at the airport by our Naturalist Guides and taken by bus for 10 minutes to the Pier to be embarked at the M / Y Corales PM - Charles Darwin Research Station (Santa Cruz). Dry landing. In this place, you will be able to observe the Giant Tortoises that are part of the Breeding Program and you can see the Most Famous Tortoise in the World, Solitary Jorge, the last of his species and symbol of the Efforts to Conserve the Fragile Environment of the Galapagos . Visitors can Admire the Opuntia Cactus Forest and Many Land Birds. Then you can have Free Time to Visit the City and Buy Souvenirs. Difficulty level: intermediate Type of terrain: flat Duration: Walk 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Day 3:
Santa Fe (Monday)
Wet Landing on a White Sand Beach Surrounded by a Large Colony of Sea Lions. Hike in an Endemic Cactus Forest in Search of the Santa Fe Land Iguana, the Largest and Warmest on the Island. This Island is Home to many Endemic Species Including the Galapagos Hawk, the Galapagos Snake, Endemic Rats, a Great variety of Finches and one of the Four Species of Nightingales of Galapagos. Snorkeling in Deep Waters. Difficulty level: intermediate Type of terrain: Rocky Duration: Walk 1 hour and 30 minutes. South Plaza (Plaza Island): Dry landing in the Northern Part of the Islet. The hike begins with a stunning Cactus Forest surrounded by Marine and Land Iguanas. During the Way to the Highest Point, Tropical Birds and a Beautiful Colony of Young Sea Lions are Observed. In the South Plaza there is a Colony of Small-sized Land Iguanas. The Population is Approximately 300 Individuals. They feed on all kinds of vegetation, but during the dry season they survive on Opuntia Cactus Fruits and Flowers. Due to its Proximity with Marine Iguanas, this is the Only Place on the Planet where we can find the Galapagos Hybrid Iguanas. Difficulty level: intermediate Type of terrain: Rocky Duration: 2 hour walk.
Day 4
Rabida (Tuesday)
Wet landing. Dark Red Sand Beaches cover these Unique Beaches. Rábida is considered the Epicenter of the Galapagos Islands due to its Diversity in its Geological Origin. Nesting Point for Brown Pelicans between July and September as well as Nine Species of the Famous Darwin's Finches can be observed. Panga Ride Along the Cliffs to Observe the Nests of Seabirds and to Snorkel where the Marine Life is Particularly Active. Difficulty level: intermediate Type of terrain: Flat Duration: walk of 1 hour and 30 minutes / 1 hour of snorkeling / 1 hour of Panga ride. Bachas Beach (Santa Cruz) Wet Landing on the North Side of Santa Cruz: Behind the Beach are Two Small Lagoons with Flamingos, Iguanas, Sea Birds, Darwin's Finches, Nightingales, Seagulls Surrounded by Endemic and Native Vegetation of the place: Red and Black Mangroves, Shrubs Salados y Mucho Más. This Beach is the most Important Nesting Center for Sea Turtles in the Archipelago. The Average Eggs per Female is 70 Eggs on average 3 to 4 times: but after 3 or 5 years pass without reproducing. In this Paradisiac place there are also Remains of Barges that sank a long time ago that were the property of the United States Navy when in this place it operated as a Naval Base during World War II on the Island of Baltra. From all this, the name of the Bachas beach is derived as it has been difficult to pronounce by the natives in English Barges. Difficulty level: Easy Terrain Type: Sandy Duration: 1 hour of walking / 1 hour of Snorkeling / swimming.
Day 5:
Daphne (Wednesday)
We will circumnavigate the Islet of Daphne; a Volcanic Tuff that was Created by Successive Volcanic Activity. Opportunity to Observe Darwin's Finches, Blue-footed Boobies, Nazca Boobies, Red-footed Tropical Birds, Among Others. Return to the Airport for the return trip to Guayaquil or Quito. Transfer to your hotel.
Day 6:
Quito / Lima (Thursday)
Transfer to the Airport to take your Flight to Lima, Peru (FLIGHTS NOT INCLUDED) Upon arrival, Reception and Transfer to your Lotel in Lima. It includes breakfast
Day 7:
Lima / Cusco (Friday)
Transfer to Lima Airport for the Flight to Cuzco (plane ticket not included). Upon arrival at Cuzco Airport. Reception and Transfer to the hotel, where you will receive an Aromatic Mate de Coca that will help your Organism to Adapt to the Height, you will have the morning Free to Rest and we also suggest that you Eat something Light, either in your Hotel or in one of the Restaurants From the Surroundings, in the afternoon they will do the City Tour (the Entrance to the Archaeological Centers and Museums included) they will visit the Plaza Mayor, the Cathedral, the Koricancha (Temple of the Sun) and, in addition, they will do a Tour Bordering Archaeological Centers such as the Fortress of Sacsayhuaman, Q 'ENKO, Puka Pukara and Tambomachay, Tour that ends at approximately 6:30 p.m. in the Main Square so that you can have dinner in one of the Excellent Restaurants in the Area, Sleep at your Hotel. NOTES:* City tour: from 1:45 pm to 6:30 pm apr (Pick up from the hotel starts at 1:15 pm) * Optional Buffet Dinner with Folk Show: add $ 30 per person.
Day 8:
Machu Picchu Full Day (Saturday)
After your Breakfast at the Hotel, you will be taken to the Train Station that leaves for Aguas Calientes, the trip lasts about 4 hours. During the trip you will have an Impressive View of the Landscapes of the Sacred Valley in Urubamba and a glimpse of the Amazon Rainforest, showing a little of how much Peru offers. Upon arrival at the Small Town of Aguas Calientes you will have to go to the Bus Station that will take you to the "Citadel of Machu Picchu" (only 20 minutes away) to start a guided tour of the Historic Sanctuary, Visiting the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the Royal Rooms, the Temple of the Three Windows and the Funerary Mounds of Ancient Caciques and Incas. Then you will have free time to explore the area on your own, then you will return to Aguas Calientes and from there return to the city of Cuzco. Reception at the Train Station and transfer to your hotel. It includes breakfast
Day 9:
Sacred Valley (Sunday)
After Breakfast, you will be picked up at 08:15 am for a Full Day Excursion through the Urubamba Valley Visiting the Colorful Indian Market in Pisac where you will appreciate a Mix of Color and Tradition. Pisac is located at the entrance of the Sacred Valley followed by Ollantaytambo. Most People visit Pisac to see the Market on Sundays, but there are Smaller Markets both on Tuesdays and Thursdays. However Pisac is a Beautiful Town and has Lots of Small Handicraft Shops and Worth Visiting on any day of the Week is a good place to buy Local Ceramics, including a Huge Collection and a Varied Range of Hand Paintings. Lunch in a Typical Restaurant in Urubamba then you will go to Ollantaytambo, which is an Attractive Small City Located at the Western End of the Sacred Valley, Considered the Oldest Continuously Occupied City in the entire American Continent, It is located near some Spectacular Inca Ruins that Protected the Strategic Entrance for the Lower Part of the Urubamba Valley. The Narrow Streets of Ollantaytambo, along with its channels that have not changed since the Inca Era, Evoke its Ancestral Heritage, will end up visiting Chinchero. Chinchero is a Small Andean Indian Town Situated high up on the windswept plains of Anta at 3762masl about 30 km from Cuzco and is believed to be the Mythical Birthplace of the Rainbow. Its main attraction for tourism is its Colorful Sunday Market. At the end they return to Cuzco arriving at 6:30 p.m. to the Plaza Mayor of Cuzco. Includes Breakfast, Lunch
Day 10:
Final Transfer
Breakfast at your hotel, transfer to the airport to take your flight

Included/Excluded

Pre-Departure Briefing
Experienced Tour Guide
First Aid Kit
Customer Service 24/7
Tourist Transportation
Pick Up Service
Entrance to Machu Picchu
Buses of Ascent and Descent to Machu Picchu
Travel Insurance
Tips for Our Staff
Additional Costs
Entrance to The Hot Springs in Aguas Calientes
Air Tickets

FAQs

Pick up of guests
Machu Picchu Vip can pick you up from your hotel, as long as it’s in the Historical Center of Cusco. Your guide will coordinate the pickup time in the briefing session, but please keep in mind that the time may vary between 20 and 35 minutes due to traffic.
Group Tours
Group tours are made up of different types of people, then physical conditions and ages can vary. By agreeing to be part of a group tour, you also accept that some people may be faster or slower than you. Therefore, each person can go at their own pace on the route. It may be the case that a group wishes to modify the tour; however, the guide will be the one who decides, after consulting with all the participants, if such modifications are possible.
Strikes in cusco
Are usually common in Peru, and this may interrupt some of our tours. Roads can be blocked, and train tracks can be taken over. However, we will try to keep your trip as originally planned, even if it means leaving the night before the scheduled date. Under these circumstances, tours may also be canceled. In case of changes or cancellations, everything will be coordinated with you by our operations department. Your safety is our highest priority, and our decisions will be made to protect it.
Lost objects
Please pay attention to where you leave your things and remember to take everything once you leave our transport, tents, or restaurants. You’re the only one responsible for your objects during the tour.
I can change or cancel my tour
Of course you can modify the date of your tour up to 24 hours before and you can cancel up to 15 days before, but there will be charges for administrative expenses
What are the best features of this tour?
On this fantastic trip you will see some of the most beautiful destinations in South America. Magnificent snowcapped Andean peaks form the background of this real-life impressionistic painting. In the near future, you will have the opportunity to experience one of the most mystical places on earth, the Sacred Valley of the Incas. So, we invite you to enjoy some of the best gastronomy in the Cusco region on this wonderful tour. Come and join us on an adventure to fascinating places that you will always remember in your heart.

 

Get a free 2 hours tour at San Pedro's traditional market with your booking.

Why Us

We are committed to give you an unforgettable experience in Peru. By offering it at the best quality and price.

Contact Us

Please do not hesitate to write us at info@bookmachupicchu.com. You can also give us a call or send us a WhatsApp message, if you are in Cusco, we will be more than happy to help you at our office.
Our Office Address Av. El Sol 948 (Centro Comercial Cusco Sol Plaza) Oficina 305
Phone number - Whatsapp: +51 917663649
Phone numer - Whatsapp: +51 956797470

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PeruRail's Vistadome train or Incarail's 360 ° train
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PeruRail's Hiram Bingham train or Incarail's First Class train
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About the trains

There are two different trains we can use; the way is the same only the wagons, comfort and the sight are different.

PeruRail's Expedition train or Incarail's Voyager train

The traveler in the Expedition will be comfortable and relaxed, also be informed on the most important points that has this ancient route and that every adventurer should know. The Expedition has wagons fully covered by large windows for the traveler to soak in the beauty of the natural landscape, and make your experience to Machu Picchu begins in the train.

PeruRail Voyager
PeruRail's Vistadome train or Incarail's 360 ° train

Glass completely surrounded, with wagons with large panoramic windows offering scenic views without equal and a number of opportunities to take spectacular photographs, the traveler in the Vistadome will be connected and feel part of the impressive landscape of Peru. Perurail provides personalized attention and first class on board in which the traveler will live an unforgettable experience. The Vistadome also has air conditioning and heating, leather seats that adjust to the body providing comfort and relaxation during the trip. They also serve snacks and drinks.

Peru Rail Vistadome
PeruRail's Hiram Bingham train or Incarail's First Class train

It is the finest way to travel to Machu Picchu, with a personalised service, which takes care of even the smallest detail on the trip.The Hiram Bingham enjoy sophisticated dining car, bar car and car Observatory, where you can enjoy the outdoor free, wonderful route, in the company of a Peruvian cocktail and local live music shows; It will be an experience you will never forget.

PeruRail Hiram Bingham

How to book?

To start booking your tour a payment of the 35% is required, the remaining amount will be paid in cash once you arrive to Cusco, besides you will also need to send us the following information:

  • Full Name
  • Number of Passport
  • Nationality
  • Date of birth
  • Sex
  • Phone Number
We have 4 options for you to make the deposit.
  • You can make the payment with VISA/MASTERCARD debit or credit card, an extra charge of 6% extra will be added to the total price.

  • You may also pay with Paypal, an extra charge of 7% extra will be added to the total price.

  • You could also make a bank transfer to our bank account.

  • You can also pay with Western Union or Moneygram.


About the Hotels

Unforgettable experiences are better when you are close to iconic monuments, the accommodation we offer you are strategically located, full of comfort and what is most important very safe, exactly what you need it.

JW Marriott El Convento (Cusco)

JW Marriott El Convento Cusco is a luxury hotel in Cusco, Peru with a personalized design focused on the old Colonial Convent of San Agustín. Here, you can see archaeological remains of different periods and enjoy a locale a few blocks from Mayory Square.

JW Marriott El Convento Cusco
Hotel Ruinas (Cusco)

A hotel with modern and colonial architecture, with an excellent location just 5 minutes from the main square, it has rooms with a magnificent view of the main square.

Hotel Ruinas - Cusco
Hostal Santa Catalina (Cusco)

Come and enjoy an experience, beyond a night in a hostel, live the experience of a house from colonial times in our Cusco, very close to the city center.

Hostal Santa Catalina - Cusco
Sanctuary Lodge (Machu Picchu)

Sitting in the shadows of the Lost City, our lodge is an oasis of calm before or after a day exploring Machu Picchu. Unwind with a yoga session, take part in a traditional shaman ceremony in the garden, or sip muña tea in Tampu Bar. Tranquility, wonder and beauty are at the heart of our unique experience.

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Hotel Vista (Machu Picchu)

Rooms at the Vista Machu Picchu feature mountain views, cable satellite TV and a private bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer. In addition, they all have a telephone, fans and a safe. Room service is available on request.

Hotel Vista Machu Picchu
Hotel Wiracocha Inn (Machu Picchu)

Hotel Wiracocha offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and cable TV in Machu Picchu, a 10-minute walk from a hot spring. It includes breakfast and has a restaurant and cafeteria. It has a free shuttle service to the train station.

Hotel Wiracocha Inn

In case your trip contains other destinations we will make sure that you will be offered accommodations within the same category and status shown above here. Peru Hotels & Accommodation

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