Our unique combination of master photography locations and exciting trekking allows you to improve your skills in the perfect environment—beautiful wildlife photography tours to archeological sites, landscapes, and much more.
Our unique combination of master photography locations and exciting trekking allows you to improve your skills in the perfect environment—beautiful wildlife photography tours to archeological sites. Travelers from all over the world arrive daily at Machu Picchu.
The changes in the light as the sun rises or sets behind the surrounding mountains are fascinating. Explore Andes villages; these places are charming colonial cities that combine with the Inca heritage. The two cultures have remained proud and independent, adding to the richness of life in Inca lands.
The photographic tour to Machu Picchu does design for amateurs and professionals looking for photos taken from different points of view so that each image is unique. Welcome to travel pictures of Peru.
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DAY-1: Cusco Arrival, a free afternoon exploring downtown Cusco
DAY-2: Excellent photographic views of Sacsayhuaman and other city ruins
DAY-3: Fantastic photos of Pisaq & Ollantaytambo taken from different angles of the Sacred Valley
DAY-4: Sunrise in Chinchero and Maras | Photography at sunset in Machu Picchu
DAY-5: Photoshoot at sunrise from Machu Picchu and hike through the Huayna Picchu mountain
DAY-6: Depart from Cusco; airport transfer service
Visitors must be inside the airport 02 hours before the departure of their flights “general flight regulations of Peru.” Upon arrival at the Cusco airport, go to the meeting area with our guides and drivers to carry out the respective transfer service to your hotels “we recommend the hotels in the center to be able to walk and take pictures.”
We start activities at 09:30; we believe that it is an ideal time because the city of Cusco rises to a considerable height “it is important on the first day to rest as much as possible to adapt to the heights.”
Development of tourist activities: Our Kondor Path Tours team arrives at the hotel to start the photographic tour of the city of Cusco and the outskirts.
Our first visit is the San Cristóbal viewpoint; From perspective, you can see the main square of Cusco, other courts, colonial houses, and the solar enclosure of the founders of the Inca empire called Manco Capac and Mama Ocllo.
We continue the exploration to reach the Inca complex of Sacsayhuaman; the stone buildings are enormous, the panoramic and angular photos will be spectacular. Since the complex is quite large, we will have several photographic focuses. We will walk through almost all the most crucial sectors of Sacsayhuaman.
As an integral part of the tour, we have smaller ruins like Pucapucara, Qenqo, and Tambomachay. We will visit them all, looking for unique photographic angles to take fantastic images. That is why we will spend the whole day exploring the Inca temples enjoying the great outdoors of the Andes.
We leave the city of Cusco at 08:00 in the direction of the Sacred Valley of the Incas to explore spectacular archaeological parks with panoramic views of the Andes and streams. We believe that the best way to see and explore a place is with your camera and a trained eye.
Before reaching the Inca valley, we will make two stops at the Taray viewpoints. We have panoramic views of the vast Andes mountain range with some glaciers from the first viewpoint. We will also observe colonial populations with corn plantations around the Urubamba River. In the second viewpoint, we have impressive views of the colonial town of Pisac and the magnificent Inca-built terraces that border different parts of the mountain.
We continue the trip until we reach the Cuyo Chico viewpoint to observe other Inca platforms containing floating steps with Inca paths at the other end of the mountain. Being in the same main constructions, we will have different surprising photographic views of the Cuyo Chico valley and the Inca constructions at their best.
It is essential to mention that we will carry out a personal exploration through the traditional Inca market of the colonial town of Pisac. There are many souvenir vendors; the stores are very colorful, and this is where each photographer can take photos as they please to combine beautiful expressions of colors and shadows.
We continue the trip through the Inca valley towards the archaeological group of Ollantaytambo; passing through the square, we will have a short walk through the Inca streets where the constructions of the houses do link to the roads having a spectacular symmetry. The photographic view within the route to observe is the Inca complex itself.
We spend the night in Urubamba.
Sunrise is at 05:22, we leave Urubamba towards the Inca complex of Chinchero at 05:00, “but if the travelers agree, we can start the departure at 06:30.”
If we are lucky in Chinchero, we will observe rainbows around the sun, three rainbows together, or the usual rainbow. At first, we went to the natural viewpoint of the ruins to take panoramic photos in perspective. In addition, the multi-colored plains of Chinchero are spectacular for all photographers. We will have several stops at different sites to take pictures of various landscapes.
We went in our vehicle to the heights of Moray to observe the 04 circular platforms, a site that served for Inca agronomy experiments. We will also have the opportunity to go through one of the constructions to watch the perfect symmetry of the circle.
Around noon we board the train service that will board at the Ollantaytambo train station; 01 hours and 40 minutes of travel, we arrive at the jungle of Machupicchu. We board the tourist bus to the magnificent architectural construction of Machu Picchu to be able to take panoramic photos from the high viewpoint and watch the sunset and capture the colors and photographic nuances of Machu Picchu in its fullness of the afternoon.
Aguas Calientes overnight.
The tour guide arrives at the hotel at 05:20 so that minutes later, the group of explorers boards the bus service to Machu Picchu. Sunrise is around 06:55; at that time, the group of photographers will be around the Inca viewpoint; the site where you have the complete view of Machu Picchu and thus observe the sunrise of how it covers the Inca citadel.
At 09:00, we will have the whole hike to the mountain of Huayna Picchu; “it is only 55 minutes of walking to reach the top” We will be able to observe and have the photo sessions of the tour. In addition, from the top, the 360-degree panoramic views have a unique and unforgettable experience for each photographer.
In the afternoon, return to the city of Cusco.
Thank you for visiting the Andes of Cusco, the southern region of Peru. Today we have the transfer service to the Cusco airport “end of services.”
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