Tour to Sacred Valley + Machu Picchu 2 Days

Day trips Memorable walks

About this tour

  • Start: At 7.30 in the morning at the door of your hotel.
  • Duration: 2 days.
  • Tickets included (no queues): Entrance ticket ‘Machu Picchu Only’. Entrance to all the sites of the Sacred Valley.
  • Group: 15 persons (maximum).
  • Type of transport: Spacious minivan full equipment.
  • Feeding. Buffet lunch at Tunupa restaurant day 1.
  • Lodging: 1 night in a standard hotel in Aguas Calientes.
  • Tour guide: In English and Spanish (shared service).
  • Payment methods: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, PayPal.
  • immediate confirmation.
  • Cancellation option up to 3 days before (under penalty).

Description

  • The Sacred Valley of the Incas was a vast territory of great importance for the Incas. There they built imposing citadels such as Pisac, Ollantaytambo and, above all, Machu Picchu. Today all these Inca citadels are one of the most important tourist attractions in Peru. The best way to get to know them is on a 2-day tour that connects the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu, a complete service that includes everything you need for this incredible experience.

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This is the experience

  • Start the tour with the pick up in the city of Cusco. Then you will start a tour in a minivan through the towns of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. The visitor will tour the archaeological sites of Pisac and Ollantaytambo. During the route you will enjoy a delicious buffet lunch in the town of Urubamba (at the famous Tunupa restaurant). Then you will travel by train to the town of Aguas Calientes where you will spend the night in a tourist hotel. The next day the visit to Machu Picchu takes place early (always with a professional guide). The return is by the same route as the outbound trip. The tour provides everything the tourist needs to meet their expectations during the trip. Includes transportation, entrance fees, tour guide and even a delicious Sacred Valley of the Incas buffet lunch. Everything is organized by 100% trained professionals.

Prices

WITH EXPEDITION TRAIN
Foreign
Andean Community (Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador)
Peruvians
Adult
Student
Child
Adult
Student
Child
Adult
Student
Child
Hotel 2 stars375 USD350 USD350 USD345 USD335 USD335 USD325 USD315 USD315 USD
Hotel 3 stars415 USD390 USD390 USD385 USD375 USD375 USD365 USD355 USD355 USD
Hotel 4 stars605 USD580 USD580 USD575 USD565 USD565 USD555 USD545 USD545 USD
WITH VISTADOME TRAIN
Foreign
Andean Community (Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador)
Peruvians
Adult
Student
Child
Adult
Student
Child
Adult
Student
Child
Hotel 2 stars430 USD405 USD405 USD400 USD390 USD390 USD380 USD370 USD370 USD
Hotel 3 stars470 USD445 USD445 USD440 USD430 USD430 USD420 USD410 USD410 USD
Hotel 4 stars660 USD635 USD635 USD630 USD620 USD620 USD610 USD600 USD600 USD

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Itinerary

Day 1:

  • We start the tour with the pick up of the tourist from the door of his hotel in Cusco (between 7.30 am and 8 am). Immediately we will go to the town of Pisac, on the outskirts of the city of Cusco.
  • Pisac is one of the most impressive archaeological sites in Cusco. We will visit it with our tour guide. Then we will visit an artisan center where we will learn the manufacturing process of silver jewelry.
  • We will continue the route to the town of Urubamba where we will enjoy a delicious buffet lunch made with Peruvian products. The service is in the famous Tunupa restaurant, which stands out for its quality.
  • After a short rest, we will continue the trip until we arrive at the famous town of Ollantaytambo. This town is the only one in Peru that maintains its urban organization since Inca times.
  • In the company of our tour guide we will visit the famous Inca enclosures of the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo.
  • Then we will go to the Ollantaytambo train station (arrive 30 minutes before the train leaves) to travel to the town of Aguas Calientes. There our assistant will lead us to our selected hotel.
  • At around 6 pm we will arrive at the town of Aguas Calientes where an assistant will take us to our hotel (standard service of good quality). After dinner (not included in the tour) we will rest because the next day we will visit Machupicchu.

Day 2:

  • That morning we will get up early (around 6 am) to have breakfast at the hotel and board one of the buses that will take us to the entrance gate of Machu Picchu.
  • In Machu Picchu, together with our tour guide, we will know every corner of the Wonder of the World. We will also have free time to take photos (including the classic postcard photo) and explore the Inca City on our own.
  • We will return by bus to the town of Aguas Calientes. There, tourists will have free time to have lunch (not included in the tour) and explore the town.
  • At 4.22 pm we will return to Cusco with a trip by Peru Rail ‘Expedition’ train to Ollantaytambo and from there by ‘Bimodal’ bus service to the city of Cusco. The tour ends with the final transfer to the door of our hotel in the city.

Includes

  • Pick up from the hotel.
  • Transportation by minivan through the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
  • Tour guide service in English and Spanish (shared service).
  • Entrance to all the sites of the Sacred Valley of the Incas (Pisac, Ollantaytambo).
  • Buffet lunch in Urubamba (at the famous Tunupa restaurant).
  • Breakfast in Aguas Calientes (at a tourist hotel).
  • Transportation by tourist train ‘The Voyager’ (one way).
  • Transportation by tourist train ‘Expedition’ (return).
  • 1 night in a standard hotel in Aguas Calientes.
  • Transportation by tourist bus from Aguas Calientes to Machupicchu (round trip).
  • Entrance tickets ‘Machu Picchu Only’.
  • Option to cancel the tour up to 3 days before (under penalty).
  • Breakfast, dinner day 1 and lunch day 2.
  • Snacks and drinks.
  • Tips.

What to bring?

  • Passport (or identity document).
  • Hat or cap.
  • Comfortable clothes for walks.
  • A coat.
  • Raincoat.
  • Snacks and drinks.
  • Comfortable shoes for trekking.
  • Sunscreen.

Where does the tour start and end?

  • The tour begins with the tourist’s pick-up at the door of their hotel between 7:30 am and 8:00 am – valid only for hotels in the historic center of the city- (most tourist hotels are there). If your hotel is not there, the transport will pick you up at some central place in the city, such as a square.
  • The tour ends at around 8:30 pm at the door of your hotel (only for tourist hotels located in the Historic Center of the city of Cusco).

How to prevent altitude sickness?

  • Altitude sickness or soroche can cause you some discomfort during your visit such as dizziness, fatigue or nausea. Try to avoid alcoholic beverages and fatty foods before your visit.
  • To reduce the symptoms, try to acclimatize one day before to the altitude of the city of Cusco. Drinking coca leaf infusions (a natural plant used by the Incas) is an excellent option.

Group or private services

  • The information described applies to shared services (for a varied group of tourists). If you want a private service (for your own group of family or friends) contact us at info@machupicchuterra.com.

Frequent questions

How is the lodging?

The tour offers a hotel night in the town of Aguas Calientes. The service is in a standard local lodging (2 stars). It has spacious and comfortable rooms, bathrooms, showers with hot water and breakfast. If the tourist wishes, he can change the lodging to a better service. You only have to request it through an email for an additional cost.

What type of train is included in the tour?

The train trip included in the tour is the service ‘The Voyager’ of Inca Rail (out) and ‘Expedition’ of Peru Rail (return). This standard service has comfortable seats, large windows and tables. If the tourist wants a better service, they can request it by email for an additional cost.

Does it include the visit to the Huayna Picchu mountain?

No. The tour includes the entrance ticket ‘Machu Picchu Only’. If the tourist also wishes to take the short walk to Huayna Picchu, they must add 20 US dollars to purchase the ticket ‘Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu’.

What tourist attractions of the Sacred Valley does the tour include?

The tour includes a visit to the towns and archaeological sites of Pisac, Urubamba and Ollantaytambo. They all belong to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, a place full of mountains, rivers and beautiful landscapes.



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