The Charm Of Cusco

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 4 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 10-99 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Partially guided
  • Tour Code BM-32888
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English, Spanish
  • Starts Cusco, Peru
  • Ends Cusco, Peru
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Machu Picchu: The Lost City of the Incas, hidden on top of an Andean peak. It offers not only views of the mountain range, but also of the Inca past.
  • Sacsayhuaman: An immense Inca fortress erected in the fifteenth century on top of a hill above Cusco. Its gigantic stones are a sign of its grandeur that continues to amaze visitors 500 years later.
The "The Charm Of Cusco" tour starts from and ends in Cusco. It is an art and architecture trip that takes 4 days taking you through Ollantaytambo, Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu in Peru. "The Charm Of Cusco" is a self-guided small group tour that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Cusco is much more than just a very popular destination! Discover its beauty and charm during 4 fascinating days visiting its main attractions that this guaranteed departure tour has to offer. Visit the imperial city, the impressive archaeological remains such as Sacsayhuamán or Coricancha and explore some of the most spectacular views of this planet on its way to the magnificent citadel and the mountain of Machu Picchu.
  • Day 1: Arrival In Cusco
  • Day 2: Cusco City Tour & Nearby Archaeological Sites
  • Day 3: Cusco – Machu Picchu – Cusco (75 Km – 2 Hrs Drive / 1.5 Hrs By Train)
  • Day 4: Cusco Departure
  • Standard Hotel Category = San Agustin Internacional or similar 3*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Hilton Garden Inn or similar 4*
  • Deluxe Hotel Category = Aranwa Cusco Boutique or similar 5*
  • 3 nights' accommodation
  • 3 Breakfasts
  • Lunch on day 3
  • Private transfer from airport to hotel in Cusco
  • Shared transfer from hotel in Cusco to train station in Ollantaytambo.
  • Roundtrip train to Machu Picchu in Expedition Service (PeruRail) or Voyager (IncaRail)
  • Shared bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
  • Shared Bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes
  • Shared transfer from train station in Ollantaytambo to hotel in Cusco
  • Private transfer from hotel to airport in Cusco
  • Operated with bilingual: English -Spanish speaking local guide on shared basis on days 2 and 3
  • All visits mentioned in the itinerary: Coricancha, Cathedral, Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Tambomachay and Puca Pucara in Cusco on day 2; Machu Picchu on day 3.
  • Personal expenses, drinks and meals not explicitly mentioned in the programme.
  • Tips for driver and guide.
  • International flights to Peru.
  • Domestic flights (it is advised to book the first flights in the morning).
  • Domestic and foreign airport taxes.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this The Charm Of Cusco tour. You can cancel the tour up to 34 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 33 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 17 May 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 17 May 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 33 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

The Charm Of Cusco tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this The Charm Of Cusco tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Know Before You Go

Rates do not apply to Peruvians or residents with more than 60 days of stay. If passengers are Peruvians or exceed 60 days of stay, sale taxes (18%) will be collected by our local operator. Domestic flight from Lima to Cusco must arrive not later than 10:30hrs. Noon arrivals are too late. Please note that Check In in most hotels begins at 13:00 hrs. Clients will be subject to the availability of the room if they arrive before, waiting in the hotel lobby. If your trip includes the visit to high altitude cities such as Cusco and Puno located at more than 3400 meters (11 200 feet above sea level), do not forget to take precautions in order to avoid altitude sickness. Passengers who have heart problems or high blood pressure should check with their doctor before travelling. Upon arrival is recommended to rest for few hours, drink coca tea and eat lightly. As a reference Machu Picchu is located at 2400 meters (8 000 feet above sea level). IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE NEW ENTRANCE REGULATIONS TO MACHU PICCHU The current restrictions on visits to Machu Picchu allow a maximum stay of 4 hours in the citadel accompanied by a guide during the first entry. If the visitor tours an alternate route (Mountain Machu Picchu or Huayna Picchu) the passenger will have 3 hours to for this purpose, additional to the 4 hours in the citadel. If the passenger wishes to enter the citadel again during the afternoon shift or the next day, he must acquire previously an additional ticket to enter in the new shift. There is no ticket sale in the archaeological zone. It is forbidden the follow objects: professional cameras that require lights and tripods, or with telephoto lenses with a weigh higher than 2 kilos (in order to use them, special authorization is needed, as well as the payment of an additional fee), drones, selfie sticks, sprays, high heels, walking sticks without rubber tip, banners and posters, sharp objects and backpacks bigger than 40cm x 35 cm x 20 cm.  NEW PLASTIC REGULATION: After the prohibition of the access of single use plastic items to 76 natural areas including Machu Picchu, it is important to use reusable bottles. 

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has implemented smaller group sizes than normal, allowing for more personal space on the vehicles, sights visited, hotels and restaurants.
  • Hygiene protocols have been adopted on this trip. Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are furthermore regularly disinfected.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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