Machu Picchu Homestay 3D/2N
Locations Visited: Cusco, Machu Picchu Homestay
Trip Style: Tours, Culture, Adventure
Length: Two Days
Frequency: Every day
Group: 2 pax min
Know the meaning of life of the Andes families
Machu Picchu Homestay experience was created by Peru Cultural Connection for people who want to know deeply about the Andean culture in addition, to share mutual experiences like helping in the kitchen, eating with them, playing with the children, harvesting the farm and many other activities according to the season.
The most important thing is that you are contributing directly to the economy of the community
DAY 1: MACHU PICCHU HOMESTAY EXPERIENCE:
to start our Machu Picchu Homestay tour, a professional tour guide that speaks fluent Quechua (Inkas language) from Peru Cultural Connection will pick you up from your hotel in a private van. Along the way we will pass charming towns, we will stop in one of them to get an explanation about weaving techniques, then continue to the homestay community, when you get there the local family will give you the welcoming whit local songs playing ancient instruments.
According to the season there will different activities to share whit the family, children and other people from the community for example:
Introduction to host family / Group activity / short trek / football with village kids / weaving demonstration / campfire and tales / harvest potatoes…..
All meals are made whit locals products ¡ very fresh! (Vegetable soup, corn, herbal tea, very traditional dishes)
Meals: lunch- dinner included.
Accommodation: homestay whit Andean family.
DAY 2: ON THE WAY TO ONE OF THE SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD:
After a delicious Andean breakfast whit the local family we will help whit the activities of the season, we also have the option for a short walk.
After a busy morning, the mother of the family will be waiting for us whit a deserved lunch.
Finishing our activities we continue in our private transport to Ollantaytambo to take a train to Aguas Calientes
Meals: breakfast – lunch- dinner included
Accommodation: Comfortable hotel in Aguas Calientes
DAY 3: ANCIENT CITY OF MACHU PICCHU:
After breakfast at the hotel, the specialist tour leader from Peru Cultural connection will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the first bus to the Inca city of Machu Picchu, after we present our tickets in Machupicchu checkpoint; we’ll visit the archaeological Inca site of Machu Picchu around 2 hours, Those who have tickets to Huayna Picchu will have time to climb the mountain, which takes approximately 2 hours, round-trip then you will have some time to explore and enjoy by yourself. After a nice experience in Machu Picchu, we’ll have to return to “Aguas Calientes“, to take our train back to Ollantaytambo, where the transfer waiting for you to continue to Cusco.
Meals: Breakfast included.
Accommodation: Not included.
✔ Professional tour guide (English/Spanish/qechua )
✔ Private transportation whit a professional driver
✔ 01 night at the homestay whit a local family
✔ 01night at 3 start hotel in aguas calientes
✔ Meals (2 lunches, 1 dinner,1 breakfast) whit hot drinks
✔ Train round trip ollanta – aguas Calientes – ollanta
✔ Bus round trip to Machupicchu
✔ Entrance ticket for Machupicchu
✘ Huaynapicchu or machupicchu mountain tickets $ 35 usd (ask at the booking time)
✘ Meals not mentioned and Personal expenses
✘ Travel insurance, we strongly recommend you to bring copies with you of travel and health insurance
✘ Gratuities for the crow or family.
NEED TO BRING
❗Passports, warm clothing, flashlight, toilet paper, snacks and water. You can also bring fruit for your host family or share whit the children (they will love it)
PERU CULTURAL CONNECTION requires at least 2 people for this tour, but you can leave any day you would like. The departure is 100% guaranteed once booked.
The price is based on the group size. If you are with a larger group, please contact us for a discounted rate.
NOTE: PERU CULTURAL CONNECTION will never pass you onto another operator or share service with other companies as most agencies do here.