Raise the level of your family trip and share traditional living in Peru!

Machu Picchu Family Tour is an amazing journey through Cusco's ancient life and Machu Picchu. Wander the ancient streets of Cuzco, explore the local fruit market of San Pedro and interact with local people, enjoy the nature around Cusco while ride a horse, have a mountain biking adventure in the Sacred Valley great way to explore the beauty of this place, explore magnificent Machu Picchu, make your own fishing implement by hand in Tumi community and fish your own trout in the lagoon, natural and spiritual journey of transformation.

Itinerary:

  • Day1 - Arrival to Cusco any time

    Upon arrival to Cusco airport, reception, and transfer to your Cusco Hotel. Free day to take a leisurely walk around the ancient capital of the Incas or to acclimatize to the high altitude setting

    • Hotel: In Cusco - El Balcon or similar
    • Meals Included: None
  • Day2 - Cusco Horseback-Riding Tour – Cochahuasi the Animal Sanctuary

    In the morning at the scheduled time; we will pick you up from your hotel, then we will continue to the horse ranch, you will be assigned your horse upon arrival and provided a helmet (optional). You can trot in the breathtaking countryside in the city outskirts ad absorb the ancient atmosphere. While riding you can imagine the way the Inca people lived several centuries ago. You can then travel through the conventional Andean villages and witness locals busy in their routine lifestyles, then we will continue driving for around 15 minutes to reach the animal sanctuary of Cochahuasi, this place it shelters different species, like the Condor of the Andes, Foxes, llama, alpacas, Andean deer, etc. After we will continue back to Cusco.

    • Hotel: In Cusco - El Balcon or similar
    • Meals Included: Breakfast in the hotel
  • Day3 - Sacred Valley Tour: Mountain Biking – Aguas Calientes

    A Mountain Biking Tour is a great way to explore the beautiful surroundings of the Incas Sacred Valley. The Sacred Valley Tour is perfect for people who love outdoor adventurous activities. This is the best adventure activity for families that will help you explore the wonderful sites surrounding the Sacred Valley. On this tour, you can enjoy the splendid landscape of snow-capped mountains, the Andean lakes, picturesque villages and vibrant colors of cultivated plots on your way. After passing the Huaypo lagoon you will reach Archaeological Park of Moray, and then you will reach Maras where you can have a delicious picnic and then continue riding below Maras to the old salt pans. Your next destinations will be the remains of Ollantaytambo Fortress and the Temple of the Sun, a mysteriously built structure with a massive 12 foot (3.5m) tall stones. In the afternoon we will take the train to Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu town

    • Hotel: In Aguas Calientes - Flowers House or similar
    • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day4 - Machu Picchu Tour – Back to Cusco

    short inca trail 2 days to machu picchu

    Excursion to Machu Picchu from Aguas Calientes, short ride (25 minutes) up to the citadel of Machu Picchu. Upon arrival, and you will participate in a guided tour, visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the most important preserved Intihuatana, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows.

    Optional climb to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain: From where you can appreciate the immensity of Machu Picchu, even more, amazing being high and distant (not included in the price): In the afternoon you will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes for the train ride to Ollantaytambo. Upon arrival at Ollantaytambo station, private transfer to Cusco.

    • Hotel: In Cusco - El Balcon or similar
    • Meals Included: Breakfast in the hotel
  • Day5 - Free Morning in Cusco – Afternoon Make your own Chocolate in Choco Museum

    After breakfast at your hotel, you have time relax. In the afternoon we will pick you up from your hotel, after short a walk, we get the Chocolate Museum. Here you'll make your chocolates right from the cacao bean, first we will go to pick up the Cacao beans from the storage, in company of a guide you will start with your Choco class, then you'll leave with your own handmade chocolates, customize the way you like them, and bring them back to your friends and family, this Choco class last 2 hours.

    • Hotel: In Cusco - El Balcon or similar
    • Meals Included: Breakfast in the Hotel
  • Day6 - Q´eswachaca (Inca Bridge) – Lunch with local family – Homestay in T´umi community

    Personalized pick up from your hotel at 07:00 am, depart from Cusco by a private van to Q´eswachaca (ancient Inca Bridge). After 2 hours driving through beautiful scenery, with a variety of flora, we will arrive at Miski qocha (a beautiful lake), which is part of the 4 lagoons circuit, from here 50 minutes more driving to get Q´eswachaca, as we approach, we will be impressed by the imposing Apurimac Canyon, finally we will reach the Inca Bridge. We were pleasantly impressed by the high degree of engineering our ancestors achieved. This ancient Inca Bridge is a suspension bridge made of vegetable fiber call (ichu), here we will see how our ancestors achieved to use the perfectly engineering and technique to build bridges that connect towns and regions. Then our private van will take as to T´umi community, where we will share an organic lunch with a local family, free time to relax in this peaceful place, surrounded by an amazing lagoon, at around 4 pm, you will participate in the daily activities of the family, you may help to feed guinea pigs, or pick up and take at home the donkey and cows, after dinner, overnight at the Homestay; It has basic but comfortable facilities, good mattress, blankets & sheets, private toilet.

    • Overnight: In T´umi community in family House
    • Meals Included: Breakfast in the Hotel, Box-Lunch, Dinner
  • Day7 - Fishing activities in the lagoon – back to Cusco

    Breakfast with the family, then you will prepare your own traditional fishing implements, then in a craft boat, we dive into the lake, ready to start with our fishing activity. After sailing, with our fishes ready, we will go to the house, to deliver the fishing, where they will prepare our lunch from the fresh trout. Finally, after de lunch, time to relax, then our private transport will take us back to Cusco

    • Hotel: In Cusco - El Balcon or similar
    • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day8 - Departure from Cusco

    At the scheduled time, pick up from your hotel and transfer to the airport.

    • Meals Included: Breakfast in the Hotel


Whats included

  • Excursions

    Cusco Horseback-Riding Tour

    Cochahuasi the Animal Sanctuary

    Sacred Valley Mountain Biking Tour

    Machu Picchu guided tour Choco class in Choco Museum

    Q´eswachaca Inca bridge

    Feeding guinea pigs in T´umi community

    Fishing activity in a lagoon

  • Tickets

    All Entry tickets to sightseeing sides are included

    Boleto Turistico to visit Moray, Ollantaytambo

    Entry ticket for Salineras

    Entry Ticket to Machu Picchu Inca site

    Entry ticket for Q´eswachaca Inca bridge

    NOTE: This Boleto Turistico is only to cover the Sacred Valley, not for other sites around Cusco.

  • Transportation

    All pick-ups and drop-offs during this tour are included

    Trained horses for the horseriding tour

    Private minibus for the biking tours

    Comfortable tourist train from Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo (round trip)

    Bus from Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes (round trip)

    Transfer from Ollantaytambo train station to Cusco hotel

    comfortable transportation for Inca bridge tour

    Professional bicycles for the biking tour

  • Others

    Meals according mentioned in the itinerary

    Local top quality English-speaking guides to accompany visits and excursions

    24-hour support by our local staff

Not included

  • Additional Tickets

    Ticket to Huayna Picchu mountain

    Ticket to Machu Picchu Mountain

    Boleto Turistico to visit around Cusco

  • Insurance

    No cover Travel Insurance during this tour

  • Others

    Internal flights within this Peru Tour

    Personal items, pre & post-tour accommodation, snacks, drinks, limited souvenirs, laundry, tips, and any extras

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