Exciting short trip from Cusco to Machu Picchu, On this short tour you will get to know two must-sees of the region Cusco: the Sacred Valley of the Incas and one of the 7 New Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu! First you will get to experience the Sacred Valley, a former very important habitat for the Incas.
It’s a cradle of culture, history and agricultural richness and a perfect place to learn about the inhabitants of the ancient Inca Empire.
The journey finally leads us to Machu Picchu, probably the most important sight in Peru in the heart of the mountains. There you will walk through narrow paths and between impressive stone walls and your knowledge about the Incas will get even more expanded during a guided tour.
The trips and excursions to the different destinations of this tour are managed with a guide and a small travel group with likeminded people you can share your experiences with.
|Package Name :||Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu by Train 2 Days|
|Trek Duration :||2 Day/1 Nigth|
|Type of Trek :||Culture.|
|Group Size :||Maximum 10, no minimum required|
|Level of difficulty :||Moderate, scale (0 to 5) it is 2 relative|
|Departures Day :||Any day with two people. Daily Departures !!!|
|Open season :||The dry season (January to December)|
|Location :||Cusco area, drive from Cusco to start point.|
Note: usually you take a train (from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes town) at 19hr, therefore we will it reconfirm once we’ll meet in our office a day before.
Our tour will start at 8hr, when we pick you up from your hotel and lead you by private transportation to the market of Pisac, the first stop on this trek (40 minutes drive).
Here you will find a large amount of original artisan work such as pottery, textile, paintings and a lot more. After this visit we'll walk up to the archeological center of Pisaq which we will visit for about an hour: to know about this impressive archeological remains.
Ollantaytambo gateWe'll continue our tour through the Sacred Valley going to the typical village of Urubamba (40 minutes drive) where we'll enjoy a delicious typical lunch.
After this we'll continue our journey to the archeological center of Ollantaytambo (30 minutes drive) where have been built some of the Inca's most impressive constructions.
Thereafter we'll take a train to Aguas Calientes town ( 2 hrs in train), where we will spent the night in hotel and also it’s optional you will enjoy in the pools of the hot mineral spring on your own.
In the morning at 5:30am, we will take the earliest bus shuttle up to the sanctuary of Machu Picchu, having an unforgettable moment seeing the sunrise above the great citadel of Machu Picchu (2400m/7874f).
We will arrive at the citadel around 6:00 am. After a guided tour around the archeological site, including information about life and culture of the Incas, you will have enough time to enjoy Machu Picchu and Wayna Picchu (2750m/9022f) on your own.
After visiting Wayna Picchu and all others, you will take a bus shuttle down to Aguas Calientes town, where your train will return at about 18hr (from Aguas Calientes town to Ollantaytambo) and thereafter a transfer will be waiting for you to continue by bus to Cusco.