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Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu 2 Days/ 1 night

Classic tour to the Sacred Valley, ending your trip at the majestic citadel in the heart of the Machu Picchu Sanctuary

Day 1: Sacred Valley of the Incas and Train to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu)
Day 2: Machu Picchu – Cusco

Day 1: Sacred Valley of the Incas and Train to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu)
In the morning, your Private tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco for your private Sacred Valley tour. Our first visit will be in the town of Pisaq, which has a large daily market full of goods for both tourists and locals. This market is where villagers come from the mountains to sell their home-grown produce and unique handmade arts and crafts. It is highly recommended for having a wide variety of interesting souvenirs at great prices. After exploring Pisaq, we will drive to Ollantaytambo, one of the last Incan refuges during Spanish colonization. You will step back in time as many of the houses and buildings continue to stand from the Incan empire and display original architecture. You will be invited to enter one of these houses to observe the building and the way in which the people used to live. We will then take you to visit the powerful and impressive Ollantaytambo ruins, temples and terraces. These sites continue to be well preserved since the Spanish conquest and provide an interesting insight in how towns were designed during the Incan period. This tour also includes a visit to a local Andean house to observe the daily life and activities of the people. After your Sacred Valley tour, you will go to the Ollantaytambo train station where a private tour guide will accompany you to take the hour and a half train journey through spectacular scenery to Aguas Calientes.

  • Overnight in Aguas Calientes (Altitude: 2000m, 6500ft)

Day 2: Machu Picchu – Cusco
This morning, your private tour guide will meet you at your hotel for your expedition through Machu Picchu Citadel, ‘The Lost City of the Incas.’ At this spectacular sacred Incan site, you will learn about the history and visit the truly remarkable temples of the Sun and the Condor. You will also see the aqueducts and houses, while learning some interesting facts about the Incan Sacred Terraces. After the guided tour in Machu Picchu, you will have plenty of time to explore this truly magnificent site on your own. There are many short trek options, such as a the one to the Sun Gate for an impressive view of Machu Picchu or a visit to the Incan Bridge, a secret entrance for the Incan Army. The most adventurous trekkers should not miss the famous mountain climb to the summit of Wayna Picchu, which can be scheduled at either 7am or 10am; however, there is a limit on the number of people who can climb each day so you will need to book it with us in advance. In the afternoon you will return back to Aguas Calientes in time for your train from Machu Picchu to Cusco. Upon arrival, we will take you to your hotel. (B)

Your tour includes:
  • Private van and professional driver
  • A professional English speaking tour guide 
  • All site and attraction entrance tickets 
  • Private roundtrip transfer from hotel to train station 
  • A professional English speaking tour guide 
  • Entrance ticket Machu Picchu
  • Round trip bus to Machu Picchu 
  • Round trip train to Machu Picchu
  • All Local taxes

Your tour does not include:

  • Meals
  • Tips
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