We are pleased to announce a new partnership which will allow us to offer Helicopter Rides in Cusco and the Sacred Valley. This development is an exciting step forward in aerial tourism and offers a unique way to discover Inca archeological ruins from high above and explore the natural beauty of this Andean region with relative ease. Also for the ultimate VIP touch to your trip, we will also be able to offer a taxi service from Cusco Airport to selected Sacred Valley Hotels.

Our Flight Routes

Cusco Over-Flight

Helicopter Rides in Cusco: Discover the most impressive landscapes and views of Cusco City and the ruins of Sacsayhuaman fortress from above.
Flight time: 15 minutes
Operating days: 7-days a week

The Sacred Valley Maras and Moray Circuit

Helicopter Rides in Cusco and the Sacred Valley: Discover impressive landscapes and views of Lake Huaypo and Puray, the salt mines of Maras and the incredible Moray archeological site.
Flight time: 30 minutes
Operating days: 7-days a week

The Sacred Valley Circuit (1 hour)

Helicopter Rides in Cusco and the Sacred Valley: The complete scenic flight that is beyond the traditional circuits. A one hour aerial tour of the most amazing views that the Sacred Valley, including crystal lagoons and snowy mountain tops.
Route: Cusco International Airport – Pisac Archeological Site – Yanacocha Lagoon – Maras Salt Mines – Moray Inca Ruins – Huaypo Lagoon – Sacsayhuaman.
Flight time: 60 minutes
Operating days: 7-days a week

The Snowy Mountains and Choquequirao Circuit (2 hours)

Andean Scenery & Remote Inca Ruins: Discover the remote and rarely visited lost Inca citadel of Choquequirao. Take in an aerial overflight of Salkantay mountain, as well as the magnificent Inca Trail leading to Machu Picchu.
Route: Cusco International Airport – Pisac Archeological Site – Yanacocha Lagoon – Maras Salt Mines – Moray Inca Ruins – Huaypo Lagoon – Choquequirao – Sacsayhuaman.
Flight time: 120 minutes
Operating days: 7-days a week

Shuttle: Cusco Airport – Sacred Valley Hotel

Aerial Taxi: For the ultimate VIP touch to your Peru vacation package why not include a shuttle from Cusco Airport to your hotel in the Sacred Valley. Avoid the 2-hour mountain road transfer and complete the journey in just 27 minutes. Enhance your transfer and combine it with an overflight of Pisac ruins, Maras salt pans and Moray ruins.
Approved hotels: Tambo del Inka & Belmond Rio Sagrado.
Flight time: 27 minutes
Operating days: 7-days a week

The Helicopters & Specifications

Model: Airbus Helicopters – Ecureuil AS350-B3
County of manufacture: France
No in fleet: 4
Seats: 6 (x1 crew + x5 passengers)
Max Speed: 120 knots (138 mph)
Payload: 800 KG’s (1750 lbs.)

Model: Airbus Helicopters – H145
County of manufacture: Germany
No in fleet: 1
Seats: 10 (x2 crew + x8 passengers)
Max Speed: 140 knots (161 mph)
Payload: 1,500 KG’s (3300 lbs.)

Safety:

Our partner offers 13 years of flying experience gained in the oil, gas, mining and aerial tourism industries. Operating a modern fleet of 9 helicopters plus 2 light aircraft our partner has amassed a combined flight time of more than 82,000 hours carrying some 600,000 passengers. We are 100% confident that they have the experience needed to make your helicopter rides in Cusco and the Sacred Valley memorable. Operating to international safety standards the company is quality approved to BARS (Basic Aviation Risk Standards) and hold International accreditation of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. The company is continually audited by the civil aeronautical authority and through their client’s international auditing firms. In 2018 our partner was externally audited 15 times and performed 56 internal audits. In addition to the above our partner has now successfully implemented the process of the Safety Management System (SMS) in its four phases; being certified by the national aviation authority in Peru (DGAC) in December 2018. We are confident with this attention to the quality assurance aspects, that Helicopter Rides in Cusco and the Sacred Valley are safe and conform to international standards.

Contact Us for More Information & Pricing:

Contact the Peru travel experts at TLA Travel for more information on helicopter rides in Cusco and the Sacred Valley. Include these unique experiences in any of our Luxury Peru Vacations and enhance your trip to Peru.

Phone (Toll free) 1-855-217-9045
Or drop us a line – Contact Us.

 

NOTE: Flight routes and helicopters used are subject to change at any time at the discretion of the operator.

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