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Sacred Valley Connection to Machu Picchu (2 Days)

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Day 1: Cusco - Sacred Valley - Aguas Calientes

Stop At: Aguas Calientes, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco Region
At 08:00 in the morning we will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco. Our first stop will be in Pisaq (Pisac). Apart from the archaeological complex, Pisaq is known for its weekly handicraft market where the local vendors demonstrate and sell their art works like clothes and decorative items. After sauntering through the narrow alleys rimmed with stalls, we will take a bus uphill to the archaeological remains, a massive Incan Citadel perched on the top of a hill. After a guided tour of this impressive complex, we will continue with our journey to Urubamba, a charismatic town enveloped by tall Andean peaks. Here, we will stop for lunch. After relishing a local buffet lunch (with vegan options) we will start our journey towards Ollantaytambo. Ollantaytambo was once an administrative centre of the Incas, having mentioned that, the townhouses impressive archaeological ruins. After a guided tour of the complex, you will be boarding a tourist train to Aguas Calientes. Once in Aguas Calientes, our representative will meet you at the train station and escort you to your respective hotel.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight in an ensuite room in Aguas Calientes

Day 2: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco

Stop At: Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco Region
After breakfast, you will be transferred uphill to the entrance of the Incan citadel by tourist bus. The journey would roughly take 30 minutes. Once at the entrance of Machu Picchu our guide will assign you in a group of not more than 15. You will then pass through the checkpoint where you will have to display your entrance ticket which will be verified against your passport details. Once inside, you will have two hours of guided tour. In this tour, we will cover prime areas like – the main square, the sacred sundial, the circular tower, Temple of the Three Windows, the Royal Quarters and the cemeteries. After the guided tour you will have some free time to walk around. After the tour, at a designated time you will have to take the bus back to the town of Aguas Calientes from where you will be boarding the train back to Ollantaytambo train station. At Ollantaytambo train station, our representative will meet you and will drive you back to your hotel in Cusco. You will reach Cusco roughly by 10:30 PM.
Duration: 8 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We will be picking you up from your hotel within the historic centre of Cusco
Departure Time
6:00 AM
2 days
  • 1x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • Transport
  • Bi-Lingual Guide (English & Spanish)
  • Transport Ollantaytambo to Cusco
  • Train Ticket (Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo)
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu
  • Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu and back
  • Meals except lunch on the first day
  • Accommodation the second night
  • Entrance ticket to Sacred Valley
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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An excellent option to see both Sacred Valley Of Incas and Machu Picchu in one go! This tour indeed cover all the attractions and was very informative. Machu Picchu peru Cusco organised this tour very nicely and all logistics were well taken care of. Karen the owner met us the
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On this trip I visited both Sacred Valley of Incas and Machu Picchu. I must admit that this was far beyond my expectations. Karen from Machu Picchu Peru Tours was very attentive and helpful. The night before the tour I visited her office near the main square of Cusco and she
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By: Machu Picchu Peru Cusco
65 reviews
Toronto, Canada
Breathtaking Scenery
Travelling to Machu Picchu was an experience in itself, but nothing comes close to what we felt and saw when we
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Auckland, New Zealand
Outstanding Trek Experience
I was excited for this and i am very convinced the way the tour was conducted. The guide was amazing and very well
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Guam, Mariana Islands
Value For Money Trip
If you want to visit the Sacred Valley of Incas this is the best day tour with all informations and sites visited
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
Certainly Worth Recommending
Flawless service and everything was exceptionally well. The guide service was top class and the tour was
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Vancouver, Canada
loved it
we spent 4 hours there . magnificent . The rains and buses were so efficient . The staff were great. A very good
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Malmo, Sweden
Don`t Look Further
I am very pleased with the whole trip and the experience Karen and her team offered me on this tour. I visited
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Great tour...you get to see a lot of the major archaeological sites
Our guide, Darwin, was a great time manager. We managed to see all of the sites listed and never felt rushed. He
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Excellent well-paced tour by knowledgeable guide
This was a great tour that packed a lot into a small amount of time. Our guide, Paul, is from Cusco and is very
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Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan
A good half day tour of the lesser visited South Valley of Cusco. karen and her team were exceptionally good at
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Los Angeles, California
Nice trip
I make my reservation with karen. She was help me to booked Everything for went to Machupicchu. I recommended to
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Worth the money if you don’t have a lot of time in Cusco
Overall, the monetary value made this tour worth the time. The guide was very knowledgeable and spoke both English
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Roldon M
Very Unique
I heard and read a lot about Choquequirao trek and was very excited to do this. Beware it is not an easier thing
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Wyoming, Canada
Highly Reccommended
Thanks to Machu Picchu Peru Cusco for making this a very nice trip. I learnt a lot about many attractions and how
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Lincoln, Nebraska
Saw a lot of amazing sites!
My husband and I were able to see many sites of the sacred valley that we would not have been able to see if we
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Playa Panama, Costa Rica
A Good Introduction to Cusco!
Cusco is a very nice and pictursque city, I wandered along the coblle stoned streets trying to feel the vibes of
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