LOGOYACHAY WASI

Machu PicchuCULTURAL TOURS 2005

by the partnership Mono Adventures in Coordination with Yachay Wasi

Acopia

Dates: TOUR A:

August 3 thru 16, 2005

Dates: TOUR B:

August 19 thru 29, 2005

Llama, Circuit of Four Lakes

TOUR A

Day 1 - Night Flight New York-Lima.

Day 2 - Arrival early morning in Lima - Flight to Cuzco -

Rest to avert altitude sickness - Visit of the city of Cuzco in afternoon

Day 3 - Trip to archeological sites of Saksaywaman, Tambo Machay, Puca Pucara, Quenqo

Day 4 thru 7 - Camino Inka (The Inka Trail) to Machu Picchu

The total distance of the trail is about 39.6 kms and begins at Q’oriwayrachina, a stop on the railroad joining Cuzco to Machu Picchu. It starts thru Kusichaca, an Inka bridge crossing the river Urubamba and goes thru archeaological places such as Runruraquay and Sayaqmarka at altitudes of 3600m to 4200m. The trail reaches Machu Picchu on the beginning of the 7th day by passing thru Intipunku (the Gate of the Sun).

Entire Day 7 is spent at Machu Picchu. Stop in Aguas Calientes for night in quality hotel.

Day 8 - Return to Cuzco by train and bus with excursions in Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chincheros

Day 9 thru 12 - Morning trip by private car to the traditional village of Acopia, passing thru Combapata. Meet the community. Explore the Circuit of Four Lakes. 3 nights in Acopia. Excursion to Raqchi. Return to Cuzco on Day 12.

Day 13 – Free time in Cuzco – Flight Cuzco - Lima then, Night flight Lima to New York

Day 14 - Arrival in NYC in morning.

Market in Combapata

Traditional wedding, Acopia

TOUR B

Day 1 - Night Flight New York-Lima.

Day 2 - Arrival early morning in Lima - Flight to Cuzco - Rest to avert altitude sickness - Visit of the city of Cuzco in afternoon

Day 3 - Trip to archeological sites of Saksaywaman, Tambo Machay, Puca Pucara, Quenqo

Day 4 - Trip to Machu Picchu by train and bus Stop in Aguas Calientes for night in quality hotel.

Day 5 - One more tour of Machu Picchu in morning Return to Cuzco by train and bus with excursions in Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chincheros

Day 6 thru 9 - Morning trip by private car to the traditional village of Acopia, passing thru Combapata. Meet the community. Explore the Circuit of Four Lakes. 3 nights in Acopia. Excursion to Raqchi. Return to Cuzco on Day 9.

Day 10 – Free time in Cuzco – Flight Cuzco – Lima, then Night flight Lima to New York

Day 11 - Arrival in NYC in morning.

Circuit of Four Lakes

PRICES: TOUR A: $2,400.00 TOUR B: $2,100.00

Included : All air fares, land travel, lodging

Excluded: All meals, except on Inka Trail, Custom fees and Airport taxes.

Raqchi

Down payment with application $200.00. Deadline July 1, 2005

For Application, email: yachaywasi@nyc.rr.com

These trips can be arranged with direct flight from other countries to Lima.

Please, contact Yachay Wasi.

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