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Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu 2 Day Tour – Sacred Valley Machu Picchu Tour

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Sacred Valley Machu Picchu Tour Details

The Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu 2 Day Tour are some of the most preferred trips from Cusco to Machu Picchu. Sacred Valley Machu Picchu Tour gives an introduction to the Inca civilization on the full-day Sacred Valley tour before reaching Machu Picchu. 

With our local expert, you will have a guided tour of Sacred Valley of Incas. To enhance your Sacred Valley Connection to the Machu Picchu experience we also offer lunch in Urubamba. This will be a buffet lunch with options for vegans. 

The two days experience is perfect for families and for those wanting to get the most that Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu have to offer in a short time. 

We are a fully locally owned tour operator based in Cusco. For this tour, we have dedicated tour experts who have extensive knowledge about the history of the Incas. This will be an informative and fun-filled experience.

Do take a moment to check our reviews on Trip Advisor. 

Departure & Return Location

Cusco Hotel Transfer

Departure Time

07:00 AM

Price Includes

  • Cusco Hotel Transfer
  • Transport to Visit the Sacred Valley
  • Lunch in Urubamba
  • Train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes and back
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu citadel
  • 01 Night’s accommodation in Aguas Calientes
  • Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu and back
  • Transport from Ollantaytambo to Cusco
  • Bi-lingual tour guide (English and Spanish)
  • Guided tour of Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu

Price Excludes

  • Entrance ticket to Sacred Valley (70 Soles Partial or 140 Soles full)
  • Access to Maras Salt Mines (10 Soles)
  • Entrance to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountain (optional)
  • Any Private Expenses

Recommended To Carry

  • Original Passport and ISIC Card if availing for student's discount
  • A day pack with your essentials
  • Snacks and Water Bottle
  • Peruvian Soles
Itinerary

Day 1Cusco - Sacred Valley - Aguas Calientes

We will be picking you up from your hotel in Cusco at 0700 AM. Then in our private transport we will be driving to explore the Sacred Valley of Incas.

Chinchero:

The experience starts with a morning drive to Chincheros. It is a small village. Locals here have preserved their traditions of weaving. Historically, Chinchero was home to the summer palace of Pachacutec. 

The archaeological site boasts carefully designed agricultural terraces and aqueducts built by Incas. Most of them are in use even today. There is a white washed church overlooking the valley. This was built by Spanish conquistadors on the remains of the Incas Royal Palace. 

Maras:

We will then drive to Maras Salt Mines. These are geometric shaped puddles nestled on a slope of a hill. 

Locals feed these puddles with water from the nearby hot springs. When the water evaporates naturally it leaves behind salt crystals. They scrape them out manually. This is a tradition that is passed down from generation to generation. 

Moray:

Our next stop will be at Moray. The village houses circular farming terraces. These terraces are massive holes dug into the ground. It has different levels. 

Each level has a different temperature. There is a difference of 15 degrees from the top to the bottom of the terrace. 

The Incas experimented with the growth conditions of crops here. Moray was like an agricultural laboratory to the Incas. 

Urubamba:

Then we will stop in Urubamba for lunch. 

Ollantaytambo:

We will continue to Ollantaytambo. It is a village that demonstrates the town planning of Incas. The village is sandwiched between two Inca ruins. Our professional guide will give you a detailed tour here. 

Aguas Calientes:

Then you will be boarding the train to Aguas Calientes train station. It will be a scenic ride. On this journey you will witness the change in the landscape from snow capped Andean peaks to tropical forest.

In Aguas Calientes Machu Picchu Town, we will accommodate you in an ensuite hotel room.

Day 2Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco

At daybreak, you will be taking a bus to Machu Picchu. We will assist you in entering the citadel. Our local expert will give you a two hours guided tour of the Inca citadel. On this tour, you will be visiting the remains of Inca royal quarters, temples, ceremonial sites, farming terraces, and more. 

After the half-day tour, you will have some free time to explore the citadel on your own. If you have tickets to climb Huayna Picchu Mountain or Machu Picchu mountain our guide will direct you to the respective entrance. You will need a permit to hike which is often sold out six to seven months in advance. 

Alternatively, you can hike to Sun Gate. This is the way how those on the Inca trail enter Inca City. It offers a spectacular view of the citadel. 

Then you will be taking the bus back to Aguas Calientes town. Here you will have some free time to have lunch if desired. Then you will be boarding the train back to Ollantaytambo train station. 

Our representative will be meeting you at the train station and will be transferring you back to your hotel in Cusco.

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