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MACHU PICCHU & PUTUCUSI TREK (2 DAYS)

Machu Picchu Putucusi Trek 2 Days

Putucusi,peaking at 2,500 meters (8,202 feet) above sea level, Putucusi Mountain is a white-grey granite mountain that was created over 250 million years ago by volcanic uplift. Standing alone to the east of Machu Picchu, Putucusi Mountain forms part of the striking scenery of abrupt irregular slopes, cliffs and rugged terrain that makes this region of Peru so unique and so beautiful

 

Itinerary

DAY 1:PUTUCUSI TREK
you will be picked up from Cusco hotel by our company representative who will then drop you at the railway station of Poroy. The train ride consists of spectacular views in this wonderful land of the Incas, amazing landscapes of mountains and valleys, Inca farming terraces , snowcapped mountains and sub-tropical jungle.
Arrive at Aguas Calientes, hotel staff will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel.
At 14:00 pm. you will be picked up by our local guide and then will start the trek to the Putucusi name of a mountain next to Machupicchu. Putucusi is an airy granite tower that stands across the river from Machu Picchu; the distance is about 1.5 Km. This trek takes about 3 hours and will grant you amazing views of the citadel of Machu Picchu from a different angle, as well as the great natural scenery around, featuring giant mountains covered by lush vegetation (Pisonay’s trees, alisos, ferns, puya palm trees and more than 93 species of orchids) all within a mysterious atmosphere
After our trek we will get back to the town of Aguas Calientes, and if you wish, you can go to relax in the thermal baths. The hot springs are located on the upper section of the village and offers outdoor pools. Overnight in Aguas Calientes.

DAY 2: MACHU PICCHU
Breakfast in the Hotel.Our guide will take you to the local bus station to catch the bus that goes up to the ruins of Machu Picchu. The bus ride to the sanctuary of Machu Picchu lasts around 25 minutes .Upon arrival, you will participate in a guided tour of the Citadel, where you enjoy a spectacular view of the city enigmatic, visiting the Main Plaza and fountains, the Circular Tower, the sacred sun dial (the most important preserved Intihuatana), the Temple of the Three Windows, various burial grounds ,urban and agricultural sector. After the entire tour is complete, you will have enough time to wander around this Archaeological Site. Lunch at a local restaurant. Afternoon: return by bus and train to Cusco. Overnight at the Hotel in Cusco

 

Included / Not Included

What is Included? What is not included?
  • All excursions mentioned in the program
  • Professional guide English/Spanish
  • Round-trip train tickets to Machu Picchu(Expedition)
  • Bus up/down to Machu Picchu
  • Admission ticket for Machu Picchu(US$20 discount with ISIC student card)
  • Transfers
  • Hostal in Aguas Calientes

 

  • Meals
  • Tips
We Recommend that you Bring
  • Passport / International Student card (ISIC)
  • Small day pack
  • Rain jacket
  • Water bottle
  • Sun protection cream
  • Sun hat
  • Insect repellent
  • Camera

Price

Group Services: Private Service:
Price: $. 375 per person To Open A New “Fixed Departures Date In A Private Service”
We only need 2 paxs