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From Cusco: Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu 2-Day Tour by Train3 Reviews
Discover the best of the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu on this 2-day tour from Cusco. Visit key sites such as the Salt Mines, Maras, Moray, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo, and a local house in Chinchero.
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- Take a guided tour of Machu Picchu, one of the New 7 Wonders of the World
- Discover the Ollantaytambo and Moray Archaeological Parks
- Visit the traditional town of Chinchero and the Maras Salt Mines
- Enjoy an intimate experience with small guided group tour
- Relax with efficient door-to-door hotel transportation in Cusco
DescriptionDay 1: Cusco | Chinchero alpacas farm | Salt flats | Moray | Ollantaytambo Cusco 7:45 am: After breakfast at your hotel in Cusco, we will pick you up to visit part of the beautiful Sacred Valley of the Incas. Chinchero 8:45 am: After driving 1 hour from Cusco we find the traditional town of chinchero, we will visit a local family, here they keep the weaving traditions alive. Their alpacas and llamas will welcome you and you can take a picture with them, you can even give them breakfast. In addition, you will learn about their fascinating weaving techniques using natural ingredients to create stunning fabrics by hand Moray Archaeological Park 9:30 AM: Imagine the impressive Inca terraces and the beautiful Andes in the background. This sight is simply impressive, the story behind it even more so. Your guide will teach you about the agricultural laboratory of the Incas and how they created different climatic zones on these terraces Salt mines, Maras 11:00 AM: Stand in front of thousands of salt ponds, still intact. Here you have the opportunity to take one of the most famous photographs of the Sacred Valley. Our guide will be happy to capture this moment for you. From here we continue our tour to enjoy a delicious lunch Urubamba 1:00 PM: Enjoy an extraordinary buffet lunch (with vegetarian options available). Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo 2:40 PM: Our last discovery of that day: The terraces and ruins of Ollantaytambo. This place was highly protected as it was the entrance to the road to Machu Picchu. Therefore, many things happened here during the Spanish invasion. Then we will take you to the station to board the selected train, when booking you can choose to travel by normal train or Vistadome 360° panoramic train. This 1:45 minute train ride will allow you to see incredible views of mountainous terrain before seeing Machu Picchu. Aguas Calientes 18:10 PM At the exit door of the train station we will be waiting to take you to your hotel where you will spend the night, after check - in, you have the afternoon free on your own Day 2: Machu Picchu and in the afternoon return to Cusco Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu 07:00 AM After having our breakfast at the hotel we will move with our guide to the bus station in the same town. This bus will take us to the main gate of the Historic Sanctuary of Machupicchu where we will begin our unforgettable experience. Take the classic photo from the highest part of Machu Picchu and then visit the lower part. Our guide will share all his knowledge about the history of this incredible place. After finishing the visit, we will take the bus back to Aguas Calientes where you will have time for lunch (lunch is not included). At the indicated time, you will board the train that will take you to the train station in Ollantaytambo Ollantaytambo, Cusco Upon arrival at the train station, our transport will be waiting to take us back to your hotel in Cuzco. Estimated arrival time 18.30 PM
IncludesBriefing the day before in the lobby of your hotel in Cusco 1-night accommodation in a 3-star hotel with breakfast Hotel pickup and drop-off and hotel transfer from the train station on day 2 Buffet lunch in Sacred Valley restaurant (vegetarian option available) Guided visit to the Sacred Valley Guided Tour of Machu Picchu Round-trip train tickets (select your train class) Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo Round-trip bus tickets in Machu Picchu (Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes) Entry ticket to Machu Picchu English-speaking guide 1 bottle of water Pickup or return to the airport (only on request)
- Important: All traveler's passport details are required for the 2-Days Tour from Cusco: Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu by Train (full name and passport ID). Please provide all passenger names, passport numbers, date of birth and nationality. All this will be done after the reservation Prices are based on double occupancy (2 people per room)