Multiactive Family Taylor-Made Tour 4d/3n
- Archeological City Tour
- Stand up Paddle-boarding
- Pachamanca Peruvian Cuisine
- Ancestral weaving techniques
- Hike Short Inka Trail
This tour has been designed for active families and friends who are interested in birds, amateur photographers and people that enjoy to make mix of activities, all with beautiful landscapes, nature, adventure and alive culture. This is how our guests can enjoy the archaeological wealth of Cusco, the nature and adventure in the lagoon of Piuray practicing kayac and stand up-paddle with total security; knowing the ancestral culture through the exquisite textile art in Chinchero, to finally culminate with an unforgettable experience, walking on the indescribable trails of the Inka Trail.Water sports, culture and gastronomy are the musts of this package. This fits with our philosophy of eco-tourism and nature, understanding that these are the pillars of contribution with the local communities.
For your best comfort, we recommend arriving at the city of Cusco minimally one day in advance, so that it can adequately carry out its acclimatization process and avoid altitude sickness.
Day 1: Cusco Inca Ruins - Camping at Piuray Lagoon
We will come at your hotel at 7:30 am to pick up you in our private transportation. Then we drive to the archaeological sites around of Cusco city, like Tambomachay, Puca Pucara, Q’enqo and finally we will visit the megalithic construction of Sacsayhuamán, the most important andean temple built over Cusco in the fourteen centuries.
After visit those important places, we get back to Cusco city for a lunch. Finishing a light lunch, we will head towards Chinchero district (3,800 m.a.s.l), where we can appreciate the farm land and the Vilcanota mountain range with terrific snow peaks. We will arrive to this area in 50 minutes approximately, where we will visit one of the most traditional weaving centers, where all families that work does it as a communal cooperative. In this place you can appreciate the final result of their work that will be explained by themselves, also you can buy one of the beautiful pieces as a souvenir that you can’t get in any other place.Finishing the activities at Chinchero, we set up to Piuray lagoon for our camp site.
Day 2: Kayaking and Stand up-Paddle at Piuray lagoon - Ollantaytambo
We wake up at 7:00 a.m, with a special coca tea, you have a time to make your belongings and walk around the lagoon to see the sunrise, while we prepare the breakfast. After our breakfast, we will be ready to begin our water activity sports. For this we have a personalized speech by a professional kayaking guide. After the induction we will enter the lagoon with all the necessary equipment for our safety, where you will test your skills in water sports, all under the permanent supervision of our staff.
While you’re in the water activities, our specialized staff of cockers will be preparing the oven made of stones for our pachamanca, that it’s cocked under the ground by hot stones involved with local herbs specific for this exquisite food. You can be able to participate directly in all the process of preparation of the “Pachamanca”, to finally enjoy this ancestral traditional food.
Finished our lunch we drive in direction to Moray Archaeological complex "Andean Agricultural Laboratory", where we analyze and understand the amazing Inca scientific knowledge, grouped in a set of 03 systems with a functional structure that are imposed on the fertile surface, the same ones that were used for the adaptation of the diverse species of plants.
Finally, we go to Ollantaytambo to spend the night in a comfortable hotel.
Day 3: Short Inca Trail – Machupicchu
We take the early morning train from Ollantaytambo through the picturesque Sacred Valley until Km 104, where we begin the trail (all the route is a moderate hike), but before we will visit the Inca complex of Chachabamba. Our hike continues gently upward for more than three hours until reach the beautifully Inca complex of Wiñay Wayna. In this part of the trail we will have the opportunity to enjoy the amazing sub-tropical landscapes with singular flora and fauna surround us. As we continue 2 hours to get at the Sun Gate, from where we will have the first sight of Machu Picchu. We walk down past the majestic archeological complex, then take the bus to Aguas Calientes to spend a relaxing night in a comfortable hotel.
Day 4: Machupicchu – Cusco
After an early wake up and breakfast, we take the bus ride up to Machu Picchu, where we tour the amazing architecture and mysterious temples left by the Andean masters and specialized stone masons. A professional guide will help us to understand the sophisticated technology of this highly-advanced culture. Once the official tour is completed, we have plenty of time to explore by yourself the Sanctuary on your own before returning to Cusco by train through Ollantaytambo in the afternoon.
Tour Program includes
- Paddle and kayacking equipments
- Camping equipments
- All transportations (pick up airport – hotel and viceverse included)
- Ozonized water (we will provide it in all the tour, but you must carry your own canteen)
- Round-trip train tickets Ollantaytambo-Aguas Calientes-Ollantaytambo
- Professional guide
- All entrance fees
- Box lunch for Inka Trail
- Bus tickets to and from Machu Picchu
- Hotel accommodation in Ollantaytambo and Aguas Calientes
- Breakfast in second day
- Pachamanca at Piuray lagoon
- Dinner on first day
- Dinner in Aguas Calientes
- Other requirements
- Sleeping bag
- Lunch in first day
- Dinner in Ollantaytambo
- Last lunch in Aguas Calientes
- Gratuities recommended for staff
List of Trip:
- Passport or ISIC card (obligatory)
- Sun block SPF 45 - 90
- Canteen is obligatory
- Photograph camera
- Extra warm clothes
- Extra battery
- Additional Snacks
- Hat or cap
- Slippers or tennis shoes.
- Raincoats or rain ponchos (November to April)
If you don’t have some of the required equipment, we can rent one