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7 días

Cusco Clásico + Manu 7D/6N

Are you having trouble deciding between the diversity of Peru’s attractions? Do you want to visit the Andes but also the Amazon? ¡Yes, it is possible!

With this 7-day package, you will travel through diverse scenarios which range from the Peruvian Andes, through the Sacred Valley of the Incas, to the Amazon. On the first day you will learn why Cusco has been declared a World Heritage Site and a National Historic Monument; discovering its enigmatic temples, archaeological sites and places that merge thousands of years of history.

On the second day you connect with emblematic ancestral villages of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, to finally reach one of the most awaited days, the visit to the marvelous Machu Picchu.

If you think you’ve lost your capacity for amazement, wait until you close your experience on a high note when you come into contact with Manu, a natural sanctuary in the Peruvian Amazon and also a World Natural Heritage Site, where in addition to amazing landscapes, we can see endangered animal and plant species.

Could there be a more complete tour? Experience Peru with Guru Explorers!



Cusco Classic + Manu Itinerary 7D/6N:

Day 1: Pick up at Cusco Airport - City Tour

At the airport our tour guide will be waiting for you to take you to your accommodation, where you will have time to rest and get ready for the City Tour in the afternoon.

At the airport our tour guide will be waiting for you to take you to your accommodation, where you will have time to rest and get ready for the City Tour in the afternoon.

Cathedral of Cusco or Basilica of the Virgin of the Assumption: This is the main catholic temple of the capital; whose space was initially an important Inca temple dedicated to the god Wiracocha. This place has been declared Cultural Heritage of Peru due to the diversity of sculptures, paintings, archeology, artistic and architectural works.

Temple of Qoricancha: Also called Templo del Sol or Recinto Dorado, although the latter name was due to the gold coating that was looted in the Colony, this was the most important religious precinct for the Incas; however, by imposition, it was left under the construction of the Santo Domingo Convent.

Sacsayhuamán: Known for being an important Inca ceremonial fortress, built with huge rocks that exceed 100 tons. The Inti Raymi or Festival of the Sun is celebrated in this place.

Qenqo or Labyrinth: It is a place that mythologically unites life and death and consists of a series of tunnels intertwined in a monolith, which also contains channels carved in a zigzag pattern.

Puca Pucara: It is an old military zone formed by reddish stones that gave it the name of Red Fortress, structured by walls, platforms, terraces and others, which among its natural scenery offer a beautiful view.

Tambomachay or Resting Place: The archaeological zone includes a structure of canals and rocky aqueducts that still function and in ancient times worshiped water.

Main Square: The end of this day is with this Historical Monument of Peru, declared by UNESCO as Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

After an afternoon full of discovery and connection with history, rest at the lodge and get ready for another day of excitement.

Day 2: Cusco - Sacred Valley of the Incas – Cusco

Our Guru Explorers guide will pick you up around 7:30 - 8:00, after breakfast. The first stop on the route will be the Mirador de Taray, where you have the best panoramic view of the Sacred Valley, its villages, archaeological ruins and snow-capped mountains.

Then you will discover the marvel of the Intihuatana Archaeological Park or Pisac Ruins, a fortified citadel with cultivation terraces, military zone and the Intihuatana ceremonial center where we will also visit the Temple of the Sun. Then we will visit the town of Pisac, where you can buy handicrafts or products of great handicraft value in the local market.

We continue the route to Urubamba, to enjoy a delicious lunch (vegan and vegetarian food available). After the break, we will take the road to Ollantaytambo where we will start knowing the archaeological site and then connect with the magic and colorful Inca Living City, which preserves the ancestral way of life.

We end our tour with a visit to Chinchero, where you will visit a textile center and learn more about the textile techniques used by the Incas and the artisanal processing of wool.

Day 3: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu – Cusco

The day starts early when we pick you up at your accommodation in Cusco and take you to the train station in Ollantaytambo. Outside the station you will find local stalls where you can buy everything from food (breakfast) to souvenirs. The train to Aguas Calientes takes about 1 hour 45 minutes. Once there, our representative and guide will be waiting for you outside the train station.

The tour in the Inca Citadel takes you to discover the almost 200 iconic tourist attractions of the Sacred City, distributed in temples, squares, water fountains, monuments and residences; not to mention its natural spaces full of grandeur and spirituality.

Being a private tour to the citadel of Machu Picchu, the times will be managed at your pace, where apart from taking the best pictures of the place, you can appreciate and enjoy the majesty of the Inca empire.

Back in Aguas Calientes, you can enjoy lunch if you wish, go to the hot springs or visit this picturesque place that can only be reached on foot or by train.

Finally, we will return by train to Ollantaytambo and then take a private transport to Cusco around 20:00.

Day 4 Cusco – Manu

At dawn, you leave Cusco for the Peruvian Amazon, making a first stop in Oropesa, the Bread Capital of the World, where you can taste its famous Chuta bread.

Immediately we will observe the Huacarpay Lagoon, which exhibits a diversity of birds such as the White Heron or Wakar in Quechua.Continuing through the Sacred Valley, the next stop is Paucartambo, center of the ancient Inca routes. Heading to the Amazonian forest, we will ascend to the summit of Acjanaco and entrance to the Manu National Park. On this journey you enjoy the change of scenery and temperature.

Once you arrive at this Natural World Heritage Site and Manu Biosphere Reserve, we will have lunch, observing immense trees, giant ferns and begonias, orchids and some exotic animals.

This will be your first night at the Cloud Forest Lodge, where we will have dinner and rest. We recommend you to appreciate this unique sound of nature.

Day 5: Manu Cloud Forest

Enjoy the sunrise on an early morning walk that takes you to meet Peru's national bird, the Cock of the Rock at LEK in a dance and boisterous courtship song, sporting beautiful, colorful, attractive plumage and a voluminous plume - a ritual to be admired!

After breakfast, we will continue the excursion in the natural environment of the Amazon full of diversity of plants and bushes; the flight of dozens of birds, as well as wild animals and the possibility of seeing some monkeys and a multitude of butterflies.

After lunch, we will enjoy an exploratory walk through trails, waterfalls and other areas where flowers abound and the fauna is truly impressive.

After watching the Amazonian sunset, we will return to camp for dinner and rest.

Day 6: Manu Cloud Forest – Cusco

Today we will say goodbye to the Manu Cloud Forest. After breakfast, we will have a full day excursion enjoying the mega-diversity of the region that protects about a thousand species of birds, 221 species of mammals, 68 species of reptiles, more than 1,300 insects and amphibians in their natural habitat.

The return is full of contrasts that give away the beauty of the jungle, but bring as a reward a beautiful Andean landscape, until arriving again to the city of Cusco.

Day 7: Cusco – Airport

After 6 days of contrasts, of knowing natural wonders, discovering places full of history, culture, beauty and charm, the last day of this tour package allows you the freedom to enjoy the city of Cusco, which is also a World Heritage Site.

Perhaps on this day you can design a new trip back to destinations that open your horizon and let you see that life makes more sense when traveling. Taking into account the schedule of your return ticket, we will take you to the airport, until our next meeting.

¡See you soon!

Additional Information


The Cusco Classic and Manu 7D/6N package includes:

Tour in Cusco:

  • All entrance fees to tourist attractions: Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley (tourist ticket), City Tour.
  • Private guided tour in Machu Picchu.
  • Private transportation Cusco - Ollantaytambo - Cusco (Machu Picchu Tour).
  • Shared tour: City Tour, Sacred Valley.
  • Airport transfers. (Arrival & Departure).

Tour in Manu:

  • Informative presentation prior to the tour.
  • River and land transportation according to the itinerary.
  • Expert naturalist guide - English and Spanish.
  • Meals: 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners.
  • Drinks (tea and coffee).
  • Lodging: Manu Learning Centre and/or Refugio Romero Lodge, according to the selected program.
  • Entrance fees to tourist attractions according to the itinerary.
  • Satellite internet service - only during established hours (available at Manu Learning Centre).
Not include

The Cusco Classic and Manu 7D/6N package does not include:

  • Hotel: can be included in the purchase process (based on double, matrimonial or triple rooms).
  • Travel insurance.
  • Airline tickets.
  • Tips for the guide.
  • Tips to airport porters and/or staff.
  • Beverages (alcoholic beverages) Food not specified in the itinerary.
  • Transfers other than those established in the tour.
  • Handicrafts, posters and postcards.
  • Personal expenses, expenses at the Manu Learning Centre store.
What to Bring

What to Bring to the Manu Tour?

  • It is recommended to bring: comfortable, moisture-resistant shoes, light, quick-drying and breathable clothing (long sleeves and earth-colored pants are recommended), bathing suits, raincoats, sweater, hat, large visor cap, sunglasses, sunscreen , Insect repellent,
  • Personal hygiene: toilet paper, toothbrush, toothpaste, wet towels, water, personal medication.
  • Passport or DNI (Required).
  • Travel insurance.
  • Audiovisual recording camera (and preferably waterproof).
  • Flashlights or small headlights.
  • Binoculars.
  • Personal Medication or First Aid Kit.
  • Cash (local currency).
  • Portable converter, adapter for your charger.

What considerations should you have when doing the Manu Tour, Classic?

  • The rooms are double and triple, with a private bathroom and showers with hot water 24 hours a day.
  • The rooms have independent access and a private furnished balcony for your relaxation.
  • Simple rooms with private bathrooms and hot showers are available, but an extra payment per program applies.
  • According to weather conditions or natural phenomena, flight arrival / departure adjustments; there could be changes in the program.
  • Your luggage should not be more than 10Kg (22lbs) per person, according to the regulation of domestic flights; as well as the transfer in boats; However, you have the possibility of storing part of your luggage at the lodge office, located in the City of Iquitos, choosing the essentials for your stay.

Guru Explorers values ​​your time and strives to respect the tour schedule; however they may vary for reasons beyond our control (weather, natural disasters, field conditions, among other demonstrable reasons). We will do our best to offer efficient options and solutions for your enjoyment.

Terms and Conditions

Cancellation policy:

  • 15 days before the arrival of the passengers: 30% of the cost of the tour per person.
  • Less than 15 days, 100% of the cost of the tour per passenger. No refund

Who voluntarily renounces some of the services included in the programs; They will not receive a refund or readjustment of the total prices of the tour.

Why choose us

We want to be part of that experience that you will live in the Classic Cusco + Manu 7D/6N.

If you are still wondering why choose us? We would like you to read 7 outstanding characteristics of our service:


When you go to a teacher, it is because you want to answer all the questions. In a matter of travel, money, time and enjoyment, you have to choose the best options available and that is what “Guru Explorers” is all about, giving you the perfect balance for the adventure you DESERVE.


To become “Guru Explorers”, we are still world travelers, but experts in Cusco, Lima, and the most important destinations in Peru. We lived bad and good experiences, valuing that the main difference lies in the details, so we know what elements are essential for your trip. We are travelers and we strive to enhance your experience!


We are here to provide you with the best and most accurate information and description of our tours. We are not supporters of hidden costs, that is why we provide the necessary information so you can choose the inclusions or upgrades you are looking for.


You entrust us with your time, your money and your expectations and that is why we fine-tune every detail to guarantee the trip you dream of.


Although we have pre-established packages; they can be adapted to your needs and to make plans that are suited to you, so that you can visit any place in Peru, with the expertise of “Guru Explorers”. We adapt trips for special occasions such as your corporate trips, honeymoon, birthday, social, cultural or sports event during your visit to Peru, offering you complete advice to achieve and exceed your expectations.

PASSION: Before being tour guides, we are travelers, explorers, adventurers; That makes us passionate about creating the best experiences in the time you invest for yourself and those you love.


We promote Responsible and Sustainable Tourism, not affecting the traveler, nor exploiting the communities that receive it or their environment. We create more human and respectful experiences of Heritage.


¿ What to bring to The Magic of Cusco 5D/4N Tour?

  • Consider that Machu Picchu and Aguas Calientes are above (2,000 masl /6,561 ft); its climate varies according to the time of the year.
  • It is recommended to choose: comfortable shoes, light clothing, hat, gloves, sunglasses, sun block, water, rain gear (especially in November - April).
  • Insect repellent (important in Machu Picchu).
  • Passport or ID card.
  • ISIC card if you are a student.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Bathing suit and towel (optional for the hot springs of Aguas Calientes).
  • Audiovisual recording devices (cell phone, camera, video cameras).
  • Cash (local currency).

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