Machu Picchu + Rainbow Mountain + Humantay Lake 06 days

Tour Type

Histórico-Aventura

Difficulty

Average

Duration

6 Days

Languages

Español, English, Portuguese

Best Time

all year

Group Size

08 persons

The 06 days tour to Machu Picchu + Sacred Valley + Colored Mountain + Humantay is a good option for those who wish to enjoy these natural wonders with breathtaking landscapes. Our clients prefer to book this tour to explore Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley: Chincheros, Salineras de Maras, Moray and Ollantaytambo. To also visit the Colored Mountain + Humantay, both with a demanding hike of regular intensity. It is recommended to book these tours in advance due to the limited availability of tickets to Machu Picchu and spaces on the trains, especially.

These can be purchased through a local travel agency in Cusco, and Lorenzo Expeditions has such authorization, so learn more about this tour below.

Day 1: Arrival in Cusco – Pick up at the Airport

The day of arrival at the Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport in Cusco. Our team will be waiting for you and our transportation to take you to your hotel in Cusco. This day is for acclimatization and free time to rest or explore the city of Cusco on your own.

Hotel in Cusco

Day 2: Sacred Valley

Early breakfast at the hotel, then we can leave for our excursion to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, we will visit emblematic places such as Chincheros, Moras, Salineras de Maras. Archaeological sites, its textile and handicraft markets with a stop in Urubamba to enjoy a traditional lunch buffet style, in the afternoon we will visit the archaeological group of Ollantaytambo, and the ancient Inca city, in the evening we will take the train Expedition Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes.

Hotel in Aguas Calientes.

Day 3: Machu Picchu

Early breakfast at the hotel, and then we will go up by bus to the citadel of Machu Picchu from Aguas Calientes, we will have a two-hour guided tour of Machu Picchu to explore its temples, squares and iconic structures. These will be beautiful moments for photographs and memorable souvenirs.
Return by vistadome train > Ollantaytambo, bus to Cusco, and transfer to the hotel.

Hotel in Cusco

Day 4: Humantay Lagoon

Early departure (4 am) by transport to Soraypampa, after a rich and nutritious breakfast in Mollepata, we will begin the hike to the beautiful Humantay Lagoon, surrounded by imposing mountains like the Salkantay, we will make several stops and small breaks to enjoy the scenery, take pictures and thus lead to the famous Humantay Lagoon.
Return to Cusco in the afternoon.
Opportunity to explore more of the city in the evening.

Hotel in Cusco

Day 5: Rainbow Mountain

Early departure by transport to Quiquijana where we will have breakfast and lunch at a restaurant on the route. The hike will be approximately four hours, arriving at the summit we will have some time for photographs and souvenirs, and we will return to Cusco in the afternoon.

Hotel in Cusco

Day 6: Return to the airport

Breakfast at the hotel.
Depending on the time of your flight, transfer to the Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport in Cusco for your departure.

Remember that these itineraries are flexible and can be adjusted according to preferences and time availability. It is important to consider your physical condition and the necessary precautions for hiking or outdoor activities, especially in high altitude places like Cusco. I hope you find this itinerary useful to plan your trip!

  • * Transfer from airport > hotel in Cusco
  • * 05 nights hotel accommodation in Cusco and Machu Picchu.
  • * 05 breakfasts, 03 lunches, 01 dinner in Aguas Calientes.
  • * Walking tour in Cusco.
  • * Entrance fees to Machu Picchu
  • * Entrance tickets to Sacred Valley (Partial).
  • * Entrance to Maras salt mines.
  • * Entrance tickets to Humantay and Montaña de Colores.
  • Sacred Valley Tour: Chinchero, Salineras Maras, Moray, Ollantaytambo | Private Service.
  • * Expedition Train Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes.
  • * Tourist Bus Aguas Calientes > Machu Picchu > Aguas Calientes.
  • * Guided Tour in Machu Picchu | Private Service.
  • * Vistadome Train Aguas Calientes > Ollantaytambo.
  • * Bus Ollantaytambo > Cusco.
  • * Transfer train station > Hotel Cusco
  • * Tour Humantay | Shared Service.
  • * Tour Rainbow Mountain | Shared Service.
  • * Transfer Hotel > Airport in Cusco
  • * Drinks
  • * Food not mentioned
  • * Horses on tour, Humantay and Montaña de Colores.
  • * Travel insurance.

For the second and third day of the tour we recommend carrying only the luggage necessary for the Sacred Valley + Machupicchu tour with an overnight stay in Aguas Calientes. Large backpacks with equipment that is not necessary for the expedition should be left in the city of Cusco, either at your hotel or at our main office.

  • Small backpack.
  • Light clothing for Machu Picchu.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Hat.
  • Sun block lotion.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Original passport.
  • Personal hygiene items, such as wet wipes, toothpaste and toothbrush.
  • Cash (preferably local currency).
  • The friendliest and most positive attitude possible.
1. Huayna Picchu

The cost of the ticket is $60 dollars per person.

Huayna Picchu is a mountain within the archaeological complex of Machu Picchu, it is a 45 minute hike to the top.

To purchase this additional must notify us at least 2 months in advance due to high demand, schedules and details of your visit to this site will be confirmed in the previous meeting we will have.

2. Machu Picchu Mountain

The cost of the ticket is $60 dollars per person.

Machu Picchu Mountain is another place that many travelers want to climb to have a spectacular view of Machu Picchu, and of course we help you with all this.

 

Want to know more about the Machu Picchu tour? Read our useful information section and learn more about the availabilities.

Travel Insurance

We recommend that you take out travel insurance, if you become ill or injured while away from home, you can be reimbursed for treatment provided as a result of a covered medical emergency during your trip.

Pre-trip meeting

The day before departure on the 5-day tour, a mandatory pre-trip briefing is scheduled at 6:00 pm at your Hotel in Cusco. You will meet with your guide, who will provide you with detailed information about your trek, a list of what you need to bring, rental equipment, or general questions.

How can I access Huaynapicchu or Machupicchu mountain?

To climb one of the two mountains, you must purchase the entrance ticket in advance. Huaynapicchu has an additional cost of 60 USD per person, and it is recommended to book tickets at least 3 months in advance. If you wish to book the entrance ticket for Huaynapicchu, please contact our reservations team, or you can also book on the official website of the Ministry of Culture at: https://www.machupicchu.gob.pe/. Please note that sometimes the website does not work, and sometimes it might be difficult or very complicated to buy your ticket online.

Will there be accommodation or camping?

The 5 nights hotel with breakfast included.

Price from $715 / person

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