2 day tour: Sacred Valley (Awanacancha, Pisaq, Ollantaytambo) and Machu Picchu

The Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu is one of the best two-day alternatives to visit Cusco. This will allow you to explore these two Wonders at a more relaxed pace. Ideal for those who visit our city for the first time, this package saves you the stress of advance planning.

This tour is good for you, we have a premium group service by tourist train expedition or Inca Rail and another private service by Vistadome train.

per adult from

$693

NZD

Duration

2 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Accredited Professional Guide. (* Obligatory from 2017 to visit Machu Picchu).
    • Tour Cusco - Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu - Cusco.
    • Transportation throughout the "Sacred Valley Tour"
    • Pick up at your hotel in Cusco and Aguas Calientes.
    • Entrance tickets to Awanacancha, Pisaq, Mirador de Taray, Mercado de Pisaq and Ollantaytambo.
    • Transportation Ollantaytambo Train Station - Cusco Hotel.
    • Tourist bus tickets to go up and down the Archaeological Ensemble of Machu Picchu.
    •  Tickets to Machu Picchu.
    •  Train tickets Machu Picchu Pueblo - Ollantaytambo (tourist train).
    •  Train tickets Ollantaytambo - Machu Picchu Pueblo (tourist train).
    • Buffet lunch on the 1st and 2nd day Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu.
    • Entry/Admission - Awanakancha
    • Entry/Admission - Pisac Market
    • Entry/Admission - Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
    • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo
    What's excluded :
    • Hotels in Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Pueblo) by passenger account.
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Sacred Valley of the Incas, 0051 Peru

    Full program:

    Day 01:
    Cusco - Pisaq - Urubamba - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes
    Peru Vip picks you up at your hotel (approximately 8:00 am) to go as a first point to the archaeological site of Pisaq, a characteristic place for its impressive agricultural terraces, considered the largest in South America, on the way we can already see part of the sacred valley of the Incas, we will take advantage of making the respective stops to be able to take some photos with the beautiful landscape. After making our visit and learning a lot from the use of these platforms, we continue our journey towards the Village and traditional market of Pisaq, where we will have some free time. (Here you can take advantage of taking a souvenir, as we find all local crafts and textiles, as well as silverware at a very good price. All direct producers). After our free time we go to the town of Urubamba, which is located within the Sacred Valley of the Incas, where we will have lunch at the best Buffet restaurant, average time 12:30 pm. (Local, national and international food). Finishing our succulent lunch we head towards the Inca Fortress of Ollantaytambo (Known as the last Inca Living city, for its peculiar architectural style, very famous because here we find the “Temple of the Sun.” Finished our tour, It will be left near the station by train so that you can board it and go to the town of Aguas Calientes in 1:45 hours of travel, enjoying a fantastic setting.Our night spent in Aguas Calientes to visit Machu Picchu the next day.

    Day 02:
    Machu Picchu - Cusco
    Peru Vip picks you up at your hotel in Aguas Calientes at approximately 5:00 am to be able to queue and take the buses that take us to the archaeological site of Machu Picchu and be able to be attended by your professional guide, who will offer you all the information of the history and mystery of this world wonder, (the tour takes approximately 2 to 2:30 hours). In this case you can see the sunrise in the Inca llaqta if we are in dry season. Once the guide is finished, you can have some free time to contemplate the citadel on your own and take advantage of taking more photos. Subsequently, the archaeological site leaves to descend again on the buses to the town of Aguas Calientes and have free time in the town to take a walk and have lunch. Subsequently the return train is approached at 3:00 p.m. and en route to Ollantaytambo station. Then take the transport that will be waiting for you and depart to the city of Cusco, arriving at approximately 07:30 pm (The tour ends at your hotel in Cusco).


    Stop At: Awanakancha, km 23, a, Pisac, Cusco 08100, Peru

    We will stop at one of these textile processing centers for about 25 minutes, the purpose is to learn about Andean textiles and the weaving process. We can appreciate different species of llamas, alpacas, vicuñas and also take photos, even feed these beautiful Andean animals.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Taray, Taray, Sacred Valley, Cusco Region

    From this observation point, we will have time to capture the best classic images of the Sacred Valley with its famous terraces along the Urubamba River.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Pisac, Pisac, Sacred Valley, Cusco Region

    It will take you to the Inca site of Pisac to enjoy breathtaking views over the valley. Here you can appreciate temples, residences, altars, canals and learn all about the Inca agricultural methods shared by our expert guides.

    Duration: 50 minutes

    Stop At: Urubamba, Urubamba, Sacred Valley, Cusco Region

    Place where we will stop at one of the best buffet restaurants in the Sacred Valley.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Pisac Market, Central Plaza Centro, Pisac 08105 Peru

    We will visit a traditional market in the town of Pisac and interact with the local people and buy some local souvenirs. The Pisac market is very famous and very visited, since we can learn about ceramics, jewelry and textiles.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Peru

    Machu Picchu is one of the 7 Wonders of the Current World, Cradle of the largest empire in South America, the Incas. Whose Capital was formerly Cusco in the Current Country of Peru.

    Peru Vip will transfer you to the Ollantaytambo train station (approximately 2 hours), on the way you can see the peculiarity of the sacred valley of the Incas and its inter-Andean landscapes. Arriving at the train station we head towards the town of Aguas Calientes (approximately 1:45 hours), on the train you can enjoy a succulent snack, which is included in the tour. During this new journey you can see part of the Andes mountain range and its imposing snowfalls such as Verónica, in addition the weather will become warmer and the railway will follow the Wilkamayu river (or sacred river) along the entire route. Upon arriving at Machu Picchu Pueblo or Aguas– Calientes which is located at the foot of the same mountain (approximately 7:45 am), we will take the buses to climb to the sacred city of the Incas “Machu Picchu”, the visit will be in the afternoon, time in which the citadel is more empty and quiet, so they will have an unforgettable experience with their professional guide, which will offer you all the information of the history and mystery of this world wonder, (the tour has an approximate of 2 to 2:30 hours) .Once the guidance is finished, you have free time to take the last souvenir photos of the citadel and fully enjoy it on your own, immediately after you leave the archaeological site to descend again In the buses to the town of Aguas Calientes and have free time in the town of Aguas Calientes, you can take a walk and have lunch. Subsequently the return train is approached at 4:00 p.m. and en route to Ollantaytambo station. Then take the transport that will be waiting for you and depart to the city of Cusco, arriving at approximately 08:00 pm (The tour ends near the Plaza regocijos or Cusco hotel, where the service concludes).

    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo 08676 Peru

    After lunch, we continue our trip to Ollantaytambo, where we will visit this incredible Inca site, which is an area of important Inca constructions, built during the Inca era. This is an extraordinary Inca citadel where we will find the famous temple of the sun.

    Duration: 50 minutes

    Pass By: Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo, Sacred Valley, Cusco Region

    Finally at 4:00 pm we will take you near the train station located in the same town of Ollantaytambo so that you can walk freely before boarding our train to Aguas Calientes (town of Machupicchu). This train journey allows you to appreciate the fascinating landscape along the sacred Vilcanota River.

    Pass By: Aguas Calientes, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco Region

    We will arrive at Aguas Calientes (town of Machupicchu) and leave it at the hotel to spend the night.

    Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Peru

    After breakfast at your hotel, our guide will pick you up at an agreed time and take you to the bus station to board the bus and take a short trip to the main entrance door of Machupicchu to start a unique experience exploring one of the New Seven Wonders of The World accompanied by our professional guide who will share with you all his knowledge about the history, traditions and more that surrounds this mysterious and enigmatic Inca citadel. Once the guided tour ends, you will have additional free time to explore on your own how wonderful Machupicchu is. After finishing your visit, board the bus to Aguas Calientes for lunch (not included) and enjoy some extra time in the city to get some local souvenirs and then board the train back to Ollantaytambo train station

    Duration: 4 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Peru Vip will pick you up at your hotel in Cusco at the indicated time, an appropriate time for you to enjoy your tours with peace of mind.
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Peru Vip - Day Tours

Activity ID: V-148093P18

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