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Express Weekend to Machu Picchu 3 Days (Nº 2)

Ideal for those who are in Lima on business and do not want to miss this world wonder. With this itinerary you can also explore the Famous Sacred Valley of the Incas including the Pisac Ruins and Ollantaytambo village. If you have no much time this is perfect for you.

DAY 1: Flight to Cusco – Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu
Day 2: Machu Picchu – Cusco
Day 3: Cusco – Flight to Lima

DAY 1: Flight to Cusco – Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu
Arrival from your international flight into Lima airport, you will be met by our representative and assisted to board your local flight to Cusco (please note that if your international flight cannot connect to the local flight, an overnight in Lima will be required). Upon arrival at Cusco airport, you will be met by our Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu representative, as well as by your guide. We take you on tour to the Sacred Valley we start exploring the Pisac Ruins, our favorite site in the Urubamba Valley with stunning terracing hugging the contours of the hills, after that we head to Ollantaytambo where we explore the town and the ruins.
Later we take the Train to Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu. The train ride is approximately 2 hours through wonderful cloud forest scenery.

Day 2: Machu Picchu – Cusco
Today you have guided tour of the site with your private guide. Machu Picchu, is one of the world's most celebrated archaeological sites and rightly so. Its location is spectacular. It is nestled in the Andean cloud forest on a high ridge straddling between two mountains with the Urubamba River curling like a snake below it. The mountain scenery surrounding it is magnificent and the site itself boasts some of the finest and more complex Inca architecture known. After visiting the site with your guide, you will take a half hour bus ride down to your Hotel,
At appropriate time, depart by train to Ollantaytambo where you will be transferred to Sacred Valley or Cusco hotel. (B)

Day 3: Cusco – Flight to Lima
Breakfast and according time, transportation will be provided to be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Lima. (B)

What's included

  • A unique, hand-crafted and fully personalised experience from your arrival to Peru right up until your departure.
  • 2 nights in Peru's finest hotels.
  • Top quality English-speaking guides.
  • 24 hour support from our locally based team.
  • All transfers and entrance fees.
  • All domestic airport taxes.

Not Included

  • Tips