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Machu Picchu Full Day Tour by Train
"At 3:55am in the morning you will be picked up from your centrally located hotel in Cusco and driven to the train station at Ollantaytambo. Here you will catch the train that will take you to Machu Picchu. You will take the train at 6:40am to Aguas Calientes arriving around 8am. Your guide will meet you at the train station in Aguas Calientes to take you to the bus up to Machu Picchu. The bus ride is about 30 minutes. You should arrive at Machu Picchu around 8:45am and enter the site.During a guided your bilingual guide will explain all about the historical sanctuary of Machu Picchu and visit all the major sites within the lost city. The guided tour will take around 2:30-3 hours. You can climb the mountain of Huayna Picchu (tickets need to be purcha which is a 1.5 to 2 hours round trip hike. The entrance time is 10am to 11am so if you choose to take this tour your guided tour will be faster in order to finish in time to enter Huayna Picchu.After the Machu Picchu guided tour
From $410.00
 
Half-Day Cusco City Tour
"Cusco is a city that mixes the mysterious indigenous culture of the Incan civilization with modernity. Cusco is considered as the archaeological capital of not only Peru but of all the Americas. It is a city that has to be shown to the entire world with its ruins preserved in their traditional structure. The city was the capital and the heart of the Incan empire during the 14th and 15th centuries and today serves as the most visited tourist city in the country of Peru.The Passengers will be the Cathedral and the Temple of the Sun Korikancha where the Incas used to worship the Sun God. The tour continues outside the city to go through the old constructions Incas of Kenko Tambomachay Puca Pucara and the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuaman strategically built on a hill overlooking Cusco. Famous for its large external walls
From $32.00
 
Full-Day Sacred Valley Tour
"Early in the morning you will be picked up from your hotel between 7:55am-8:20am followed up by an excursion to the Urubamba Valley the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Visit the Inca monuments around Pisac and the picturesque Indian Pisac Market the shopping paradise of the Andes where bartering is still practiced. Enjoy the unique atmosphere together with a typical lunch.In the afternoon while you pass through the Towns of Calca and Urubamba you'll visit the Inca Fortress and Citadel of Ollantaytambo built to guard the entrance to this part of the Valley
From $38.00

More Local Customs in Chincheros

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Local 'professional' photo model

This boy is among those local 'professional' photo models, that means, you should politely ask him if you coudl take a photo of him (if you do speak Spanish or even their village language) and then...
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Typical local woman

Women in Cusco area always carry a big belt behind them, what inside sometimes hard to tell, being them either babies, young children or stuff.Local people are very deligent, they constantly making...
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Top Things to Do in Chincheros

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Chincheros Market

The main attraction of Chincheros is its colorful traditional textile market. The market is held daily in the main plaza of Old Town, though I read there is a larger market held on Sunday mornings....
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Chincheros Ruins

Throughout the main square of Old Chincheros, you will find the foundations of several Inca structures. These ruins are parts of what was once a series of palaces, equip with temples, baths, and...
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Inca Balconies

This is the second most famous attraction in Chincheros after the Old Town square. If you want to walk around on the balconies, you have to go through the Old Town, which requires a Boleto Turistico....
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Free Pictures

As we were heading out of the old square, I spotted this local girl with traditional clothing, standing in the corner. I told her that I thought she looked very pretty. I wanted to get a picture with...
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Chincheros Church

As in many towns, the most famous landmark of Old Chinchero, is its church. This one was built by the Viceroy of Toledo at the end of the 16th century, after the Spanish took the town from the Inca....
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Lake Piuray

We didn't actually stop at this lake, only drove by it, but I still thought it would be worth mentioning. This lake is located about a mile SE of Chincheros. Though the lake is rarely visited by...
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Top 5 Chincheros Writers

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darthmilmo

"Chincheros"
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FreeCloud

"Freecoud's Chinchero"
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cbeaujean

"fascinating pueblo and sunday market!"
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briantravelman

"Colorful Chincheros"
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bicycle_girl

"Chincheros: Small and peaaceful"
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