Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu Tour 2D/1N
- Duration: 2 Days / 1 Night
- Code: CT1705
- Learn about Cusco and Machu Picchu from local guides who share their vast knowledge of the region and customs.
- See Cusco’s many faces, potato and corn plantations, Inca sites, the Andes and more.
- Explore stunning archaeological sites in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
- Participate in the Sacred Valley tour, visit a traditional Andean village, and shop at a Quechua market.
- End your trip with a guided tour while enjoying iconic views of Machu Picchu.
The journey through the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu is an unforgettable experience. During this trip our visitors will experience the beauty of one of the most spectacular valleys in the world, split by the Vilcanota, and the Urubamba River. This river continues its path through rapids and steep canyons until it wraps around the cliffs of the citadel of Machu Picchu. Both Machu Picchu and the river itself are sacred, and had huge religious significance for the Incas. Every visitor that explores them in this Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu tour will get something different out of the experience.
Day 1: Cusco - Pisaq- Urubamba - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes
We'll pick you up early to start our Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu tour. We will visit the archaeological remains of Pisac and the handcraft market there, then continue driving to Urubamba to have lunch. Afterwards, we will visit the imposing Inca construction of Ollantaytambo. After the tour of these ruins, we will take the train to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Pueblo), above which lies the mysterious citadel of Machu Picchu. Overnight accommodation will be provided.
Day 2: Aguas - Calientes - Machupicchu - Ollantaytambo - Cusco
After breakfast, we will take the bus up to Machu Picchu citadel to start our Machu Picchu tour. We will have a guided tour for approximately two hours, then you will have free time to explore the citadel on your own. We’ll return to Aguas Calientes, then head back to Ollantaytambo by train to catch our bus back to Cusco.
Optional: Huayna Picchu Mountain
Only 400 people per day are allowed to climb this special mountain. There is an extra cost of $15.00, and prior reservation is required.
- Min- 8 - Max. 20
- Sacred Valley
- Aguas Calientes
- Machu Picchu
- Pick from your Hotel
- Sacred Valley Tour
- Roundtrip bus from Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes.
- Return bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco
- Roundtrip train ticket from Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo.
- Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu.
- Professional bilingual guide (English-Spanish)
- One night accommodation in Aguas Calientes.
- Tourist ticket (the entrance ticket to Ollantaytambo and Pisac)
What we recommended to bring
- Water bottle
- Sunblock, sunglasses
Price $329.00 USD per person
We also offer personalized Sacred Valley + Machu Picchu tour in private groups. If you are interested in taking a private tour with us, please clarify in form.
Price are per person and in USD (United States Dollar).
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Sacred Valley + Machu Picchu FAQs
Only has three possible schedules, the first is the 16:36 train, the second is the 19:00 pm train and last is the 21:00 pm train. With another train schedule different from the previous ones it would not be possible to make the connection to Machu Picchu in the tour of group service, but if we can organize it in private service watching the train schedule to choose.
The journey time by train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu Pueblo (Aguas Calientes) is 1 hour 45 minutes.
On the first day of the tour we will visit the archaeological remains of Pisac, Pisac market and Ollantaytambo, on the second day we will visit the lost Inca citadel of Machu Picchu.
In the tour you will visit different places and one of the most important to visit is the Pisac Market, in this place you will have free time of approximately 30 minutes to explore and if you want to buy some gifts the guide can suggest some stores that have novel products.
The tour begins with the pick up from your hotel or other accommodation, we also transfer you back to the hotel at the end of the tour. It is necessary that the hotel is located in the historic center or surroundings, in case your hotel is outside the historic center the pick up point will be the Plaza de Armas (main square).
The type of accommodation that we give in the tour is a well located hostel, clean, with private rooms as required, wifi, breakfast, private bathroom and hot shower. In case you want a different accommodation like a 3, 4 or 5 star hotel, just inform us so that we can send you some options, the cost will be increased according to the hotel you select.
For the guided tour in Machu Picchu we have 2 schedules available, one is at 7:00 am in which you will have the opportunity to see the sunrise, and the second schedule of 11:00 am.
You will have free time to explore this beautiful citadel on your own or if you like you can book the ascent to the Huayna Picchu Mountain, only 400 people can climb per day, the other option is the Machu Picchu mountain which also has limited access.
For any of the above options you must add $ 20.00, on a visit you can only upload to one of them.
We suggest you make the reservation 2 to 3 months in advance as this tour requires the purchase of train tickets and entrance to Machu Picchu, these are sold out especially between the months of April to November.