Sacred Valley Connect to Machupicchu 2d/1n

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Description:

The Sacred Valley connect to Machupicchu is a special tour for those who are short in time but interested in the history of Peru, places like P´isaq, Ollantaytambo and Machupicchu cover this pleasurable and comfortable trip.

Itinerary

Day 1: Cusco - Pisaq - Urubamba - Ollantaytambo - Machupicchu Town (Aguas Calientes)

We will pick you up from your Hotel at 8:30 am. then we will go to Pisaq (50 min approx.), we will stop at a viewpoint during this first part of the tour where we will be able to make out the whole Sacred Valley.
The Sacred Valley was undoubtedly a key area of settlement to the Incas; its combination of agreeable climate and fertile plains bestow an unusual abundance for the high Andes. later on, we will drive towards Pisaq typical market which is certainly the most famous, handicrafts markets in all of South America and visit the archeological place of Pisac 2,950 masl . At the ruins you can see a fine art of stone works and impressive agricultural terraces. After visit Pisaq we will continue our trip toward Urubamba place where we will stop to have lunch .After lunch we will continue driving to the archeological place of Ollantaytambo 2,700 masl, an important Inca construction built during the Inca's heydays. This is an extraordinary Inca place where besides the ruins you may also see an amazing rock formation representing the Inca god Wiracocha. After the guided tour we have wait for the train that leaves at 16:36 pm or 19:00 pm we will arrive in Aguas Calientes at 18:30 or 20:30 and spend the night in the hotel.

Day 2: Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu – Cusco

Early in the morning, after breakfast we will go to catch the bus to Machupicchu Citadel (2000msnm), after 25 minutes by bus we will arrive to the Inca Site where we will be able to see the sunrise, take pictures and then have the guided visit (2-3 hours) at the most important points around the Sanctuary of Machupicchu, after that, you will have free time to explore the park by yourself, take pictures or climb the Waynapicchu Mountain (2634msnm) then we will catch the bus down to Aguas Calientes town and take our train to Ollantaytambo, our transfer is going to be in charge to pick you up from the train station and drive you back to Cusco.

Aditional activities to do:

Huaynapicchu Mountain: You can climb Huayna Picchu (the mountain behind Machu Picchu), It takes 45 minutes to reach the top and the view from the top over Machu Picchu is worthy (There is a limit of 400 people per day and you need to make the reservation with 4 months in advance if you want to climb it). Machupicchu Mountain: There is another mountain to climb (Machupicchu Mountain), it takes 1 and a half hour to reach the top, you also will have a nice view about Machupicchu and all the valleys around (the limit is 400 spots per day but available all year). After the visit of Machupicchu archaeological park you will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes in order to catch the train to Ollantaytambo then finally the bus back to Cusco.

Included

  • Pick from hotel and train station.
  • Professional English/Spanish speaking guide
  • R/T Bus transportation Cusco – Ollantaytambo.
  • R/T Train transportation Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes.
  • Accommodation in Aguas Calientes.
  • Bus Tickets up and down to Machupicchu.
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Entrance fee to Machupicchu.

Not Included

  • Meals except the breakfast at the hotel in Aguas Calientes.
  • Hot Springs Ticket.
  • BTG (Tourist ticket for the Sacred Valley Ruins).
  • Tickets for Machu picchu and Huayna picchu Mountain.
  • Water, snacks and extra cost not mentioned.

We recommend to bring:

  • Backpack or Daypack.
  • Original Passport.
  • Raincoat or poncho.
  • Water bottle, flashlight, hat, sun block, sunglasses.
  • Warm clothes, light clothes.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Chocolates, candies or other snacks.
  • Camera + Film/Video camera (optional).

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