Embark on a 2-day exploration of Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. Enjoy a spectacular view of the Sacred Valley of the Incas as you make your way from Cusco to Machu Picchu and back. This tour includes transportation via bus and train, admission to all attractions and a night of hotel accommodation in Aguas Calientes.
Day 1: Sacred Valley (L)
A bus will pick you up in the morning from your Cusco hotel to begin your guided tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Stop in the little town of Pisaq to experience its traditional handicraft market. Next, enjoy a buffet lunch in Urubamba before continuing to Ollantaytambo Fortres. Visit the tourist center of Ollantaytambo to see important archeological remains.
After an afternoon of sightseeing in Ollantaytambo, catch the train for a scenic 1.5 hour journey to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu). Upon arrival, you will be picked up at the train station and transported to your hotel in Aguas Calientes. Your guide will meet you at the hotel to explain and prepare you for your upcoming tour of Machu Picchu.
Overnight: Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu)
Day 2: Machu Picchu
Very early in the morning, take a 20-minute bus ride from the hotel to climb to the citadel Machu Picchu. Discover the most important sites of Machu Picchu and learn about the “lost city of Incas” on a 2-hour tour narrated by a knowledgeable guide. Following the guided portion of your tour, enjoy some free time to explore Machu Picchu on your own or have lunch (own expense). Following your Machu Picchu adventure, return to Aguas Calientes by bus. Take a train from Aguas Calientes to Ollanta Train Station. Finally, catch a bus back to Cusco where your journey will end.