Cusco: 2-Day Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu Guided Tour

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Thursday 4 July to Friday 2 August
Peru

Highlights

  • Visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas and its fascinating Inca ruins
  • Travel surrounded by amazing landscapes on the way to Machu Picchu
  • End the program with an unforgettable visit to the Inca citadel, Machu Picchu

Description

Discover Peru's ancient wonders with a 2-day excursion from Cusco. Explore Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley, take a 2-hour guided tour of the ancient ruins at Machu Picchu, and upgrade your tour to include a hike up Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountain. Day 1The journey starts with the pickup from your hotel in Cusco. If you choose the 6:30 A.M. start time, visit Chinchero, Maras-Moray, and Ollantaytambo. Choose the 7:50 A.M. start to visit Pisaq and Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley. Stop to enjoy lunch in the town of Urubamba (included) before taking the train to Aguas Calientes. Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes, head to your accommodation. Choose the accommodation add-on when booking to enjoy an included comfortable hotel room. Enjoy an afternoon of leisure in Aguas Calientes. At night, the guide will contact you at your hotel to provide all the instructions for the tour to Machu Picchu the next day. Day 2Wake up early for a 7:00 AM departure from Aguas Calientes to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu by bus. Upon your arrival, enjoy a 2-hour guided tour of Machu Picchu. Walk with your guide and learn about this ancient Inca city. Visit gardens, shrines, water channels, and prisons. After the guided tour, enjoy some free time to explore the Inca citadel on your own. Increase your adventure by adding an optional Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu climb to your trip. Following directions from your guide, climb to the summit on your to enjoy panoramic views of the area. Head back to the town of Aguas Calientes and enjoy some free time for lunch (not included) before taking the train back to Ollantaytambo. Finally, return to Cusco city by bus.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop off in Cusco Round trip train ticket (Voyager - Inca Rail or Expedition - Peru Rail) Round trip bus ticket (Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu) Round trip transfer by car (Cusco city - train station in Ollantaytambo) Entrance fee to Machu Picchu Professional tour guide Tour in the Sacred Valley Lunch in the town of Urubamba (first day) Huayna Picchu climb (if option selected) Machu Picchu climb (if option selected)

Important Information

  • The tour options to climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountains must be booked well in advance (3 months in advance or before). During the high season (May to October), there are only 200 available tickets per day. These climbs require physical effort
  • The accommodation suggested in 'Add-On' corresponds to the overnight in Aguas Calientes: Hostel Bed and Breakfast (B&B) or 3-Star Hotel.
  • Select the 6:30 A.M. departure time to include the Sacred Valley tour with visits to Chinchero, Maras, and Moray

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This activity is non-refundable

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