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Machu Picchu to Atacama Desert 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 to Lima
Reception at the airport and transfer to your hotel. Does not include meals
Day 2:
Lima / Cusco
Transfer from your hotel to the airport to take your flight to Cusco (FLIGHTS NOT INCLUDED) Reception at the airport and transfer to your hotel where you will receive an aromatic "coca tea" to acclimatize to the altitude, you will have the rest of the day free to rest and We also suggest taking a light lunch. In the afternoon, approximately 1:45 p.m., we will start the tour of the city of Cusco, where you will have the opportunity to visit 6 wonderful places. We will visit the Plaza de Armas, the Cathedral, Qoricancha (Temple of the Sun), we will also take a tour of archaeological centers such as the Fortress of Sacsayhuaman, Q’enqo, Puca Pucara, and Tambomachay. The tour ends at 18:30 in the Plaza de Armas in Cusco so that you can have your dinner in the restaurants in the area. Includes Lunch NOTE: * City tour: from 1:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. approx. (Pick up from the hotel starts at 1:15 PM) * Buffet Dinner with Optional Folk Show: add $ 30 per person
Day 3:
Machu Picchu Full Day
After your breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred 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 the Amazon jungle, showing a little of how much Peru has to offer. Upon arrival in 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 the 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 cemeteries, after the guided tour you will have free time to explore the area on your own, at the agreed time we will return to Aguas Calientes to return to the city from Cusco. Reception at the train station and transfer to your hotel. Includes Breakfast and Lunch
Day 4
Sacred Valley
After your breakfast at the hotel, we will pick you 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 mixture of color and tradition. Pisac is located at the entrance to the Sacred Valley followed by Ollantaytambo. Most people visit Pisac to see the market on Sundays, but there are smaller markets on both Tuesdays and Thursdays. However Pisac is a pretty town and has lots of small craft shops and is worth visiting on any day of the week it is a good place to shop for local pottery including a huge collection and varied range of multi-hand paintings colored beads. Lunch in a typical restaurant in Urubamba then we continue with Ollantaytambo, which is an attractive small town 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 to the lower part of the Urubamba valley. The narrow streets of Ollantaytambo, along with sub-channels that have not changed since Inca times, evoke their ancestral heritage, then we will end up visiting Chinchero. Chinchero is a small Andean Indian village located high up on the windswept plains of Anta at 3762masl about 30 km from Cusco and is believed to be the mythical birthplace of the rainbow. Its biggest draw for tourism is its colorful Sunday market which is much less tourist-oriented than the Pisac market. At the end, return to Cusco arriving at approximately 6:30 p.m. in the Plaza Mayor of Cusco. Includes Breakfast and Lunch
Day 5:
Cusco / Santiago de Chile
Breakfast and transfer from the hotel to the airport for your flight back to Santiago de Chile (FLIGHTS NOT INCLUDED). Reception at the Santiago airport and transfer to the Hotel. Overnight. Includes Breakfast and Lunch
Day 6:
Santiago / Calama / San Pedro de Atacama
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to the airport in time to board the flight to Calama (plane ticket not included) Reception and transfer to San Pedro de Atacama through the Domeyko mountains, located in the Atacama desert, the driest desert in the world .Arrival at the selected hotel and accommodation with breakfast. During the sunset we went to the Valley of the Moon, located in the salt mountain range, 90% salt and 10% other minerals, to observe an unusual treasure landscape in the background, made up of attractive and impressive geological formations Of various shapes and colors, along with the giant dunes and beautiful crunching salt crystals on the ground, it will make you feel like being on another planet or the moon itself. Overnight. It includes breakfast
Day 7:
Archaeological Half Day Excursion
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure in the morning to start an archaeological tour, visit the Pukará de Quitor, the Cordillera de la Sal and the ancient ruins of Tulor, dating from the year 3000 and Pictoglyphs of Coca de Roca. Return to your hotel. Rest of the day free and accommodation.
Day 8:
Full Day Tour Altiplanicas Lagoons and Salar de Atacama
Departure at 07:00 AM, heading to Lagunas Altiplánica and Salar de Atacama. Our first visit will be El Tambillo (artificial forest in the desert). Then we will visit the town of Toconao, where you can see handicrafts volcanic rocks. We continue Valle de Jeri, Laguna de Chaxa in the middle of the desert, to see flamingo pink. Time for a lunch. In the afternoon return to the hotel and accommodation. It includes breakfast
Day 9:
San Pedro de Atacama / Santiago
The departure is at 04:30 in the morning to visit the Tatio Geysers, at an altitude of 4,200 meters above sea level, with a picnic breakfast included.Free time for guided walks, bathing in lakes little, but about all observe the geysers. Return to the Chilean highlands and appreciate the fog, where the animals feed, ending the day in the town of Machuca. Transfer to Calama Airport, for your next flight to Santiago (plane ticket is not included) Arrival, reception and transfer to the selected hotel for accommodation. It includes breakfast.
Day 10:
Final Transfer
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport to board your next flight. Important: The itinerary and excursions in San Pedro de Atacama are subject to modifications without prior notice. We suggest arriving Calama flight AM and return from Calama after 6:00 p.m.

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

Toll Free (USA / CANADA)

1 (855) 882-1326


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Shared Comprehensive Tours (in small groups)
Private Peru Tours (Deluxe service)
PeruRail's Expedition train or Incarail's Voyager train
Tourist Class Accommodation
In certain occasions depending on the availability, you will be assigned to a hotel of similar category
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PeruRail's Vistadome train or Incarail's 360 ° train
First Class Accommodation
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PeruRail's Hiram Bingham train or Incarail's First Class train
Deluxe Class Accommodation
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All of our tours are easily customizable, if you have any special request, do not hesitate to let us know about it!

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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A comfortable and concerned company
The experience with this company was pleasant, after a long investigation. His formality and commitment was what caught me and I liked him. The staff that took care of me was excellent. Thanks for all guys.
Expedition
Cusco and Mountain
From the moment of contacting me from my country, the Machupicchu by car VIP team gave me the security of hiring with them. My daughter, a friend and I took 2 tours. Machupicchu by car and Mountain of 7 colors.
Valeria F
4 wonderful days!
Thank you very much for organizing this tour! From the moment we set foot in Cusco, everything was perfectly calculated. My family and I are very happy with all the attention.

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