3 days in Cusco & Machu Picchu Itinerary

3 days in Cusco & Machu Picchu Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cusco Region trip itinerary maker

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Cusco
— 1 night
Bus to Ollantaytambo, Train to Machu Picchu
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Machu Picchu
— 1 night

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Cusco

— 1 night

Imperial City

Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Awana Kancha. On the 17th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus, look for gifts at Awana Kancha, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Santuario Animal de Cochahuasi.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport. In June, daytime highs in Cusco are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Machu Picchu.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites · Shopping · Wildlife · Parks

Machu Picchu

— 1 night
A symbol of the Incan civilization, the abandoned city of Machu Picchu represents a must-see on a Peru vacation.
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Getting from Cusco to Machu Picchu by combination of bus and train takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive.

Things to do in Machu Picchu

Historic Sites · Tours · Spas · Parks