Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu Tour 2 days / 1 night
- 2 dias
- group Tour
The tour of the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu 2 days / 1 night is the combination of the famous tour to the sacred valley and the classic train trip to Machu Picchu tour in just 2 days. This tour is ideal for people who don’t have much time or don’t like to camp.
Places you will visit on the first day:
- Tarayoc viewpoint
- Pisac Market
- Pisac Ruins
- hot waters
Places you will visit on the second day of the tour:
- Machu Picchu guided tour
- Return of Aguas Calientes
Itinerary of the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu Tour 2 days / 1 night:
DAY 1: SACRED VALLEY TOUR AND THE CONNECTION TO AGUAS CALIENTES
We will pick you up at your hotel/hostel at 08:10 a.m. at 8:30 to start our trip to the impressive Sacred Valley of the Incas, on the way we will have views of beautiful landscapes and small towns, we will also make some stops at the Qorao and Taray viewpoints from where we will observe the peaks of the mountains and the Vilcanota river that passes through this valley, we will have time to visit the typical Pisaq market where we can observe and buy some handcrafted souvenirs made by the inhabitants with ancestral traditions, after the respective explanation we will go to the Archaeological Complex of PISAQ , is located approximately 1 hour from the city of Cusco, where we will find Inca constructions and terraces of great importance since these served as an adaptation area for some products of the Inca region, in addition to also serving as a surveillance place for the entrance to the sacred valley, here we will have a guided tour for approximately 2 hours where our bilingual guide will give us extensive information about the archaeological complex.
Then we will go to the town of Urubamba where we will have a delicious buffet lunch with typical food of the region in a tourist restaurant, then we will continue our journey until we reach the town of Ollantaytambo, the famous Living Inca Town, where we will have a guided tour of the archaeological complex, from where we will also see the impressive face that stands out on the hill, of the famous god Tunupa.
We will board the train at the Ollantaytambo station at approximately 7:00 p.m. or 9:00 p.m. towards the town of Aguas Calientes, where the hotel staff awaits us to take us to the hotel, where we will spend the night. (Optionally we can enjoy the hot springs of this place)
Modality: Adventure, cultural and ecological
Duration: 1 day
Degree of difficulty: None,
Languages: English, Spanish
Departure Time: 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
End of the tour: 3:40 pm approximately
Maximum number of participants: 20 per group
Periods: All year round, recommended April – November
Maximum height: 3, 800 meters above sea level
DAY 2: GUIDED TOUR IN MACHU PICCHU AND RETURN TO CUSCO
Very early after our breakfast at the Hotel, we will board the bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu, arriving at the Archaeological Complex we will immerse ourselves in the impressive and incomparable beauty of our greatest Inca architectural and hydraulic sample considered one of the 7 modern wonders of the world. , where we will have a guided tour of approximately 2 hours accompanied by a specialist guide who will give us substantial and concise information about our historical and cultural legacy as well as a broad description about our imposing Machu Picchu, later we will descend to the town of Aguas Calientes to enjoy our lunch with the greatest tranquility, finally we will board the train to Ollantaytambo where our tourist bus will wait for us to return to the city of Cusc or and transfer you to your hotel.
New Regulations for Visiting Machu Picchu
Starting from January 2019, entrance tickets to Machu Picchu are sold with specific visiting hours, ranging from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Visitors are required to board the bus that will take them to Machu Picchu in advance to avoid unnecessary queues in Machu Picchu Pueblo and congestion at the entrance gates.
Since January 2021, new visiting circuits have been established based on the type of entrance ticket purchased, whether for Machu Picchu, Huayna Picchu mountain, or Machu Picchu mountain. For detailed information regarding the circuits and schedules, you can refer to our “Schedules and New Circuits for Visiting Machu Picchu” link or contact us for further assistance. We are here to ensure you have an unforgettable experience at Machu Picchu.
Price of the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu Tour 2D/1N:
280.00 dollars per person
The reservation of hostels is subject to space availability.
The cost of the tour packages is based on a double room.
Prices do not include VAT for Peruvian passengers.
The return train schedule at the end of the Tour/Trek: It is the Expedition Train at 18:20pm or 19:00pm DEPENDING ON AVAILABILITY.
If you prefer the earlier train return we can reserve it for an additional cost of 35 dollars per person; the times you can choose are: 14:55pm or 16:35pm. We also offer the option to reserve the 3:40pm Vistadome train for an additional cost of $65 per person. Please, tell us in advance what is the train schedule of your preference. We inform you that none of the reserved trains go directly to Cusco, the trains only arrive at the Ollantaytambo or Poroy stations. In any of the cases we will always guarantee the shipment of a transport that will pick them up and bring them back to Cusco.
Can I exchange my return train ticket for an earlier one? in the same station of Aguas Calientes?
Yes, you can make this change in person at the Aguas Calientes train station. However, they will ask you to pay an additional fee to change the ticket and this change will be subject to the availability of spaces and schedules on the train.
How long does the return trip to Cusco take?
It’s about 3 hours. You will first board a train in Aguas Calientes to the train station in Ollantaytambo for 1h30m; then a transfer from our office will be waiting for you at the exit of the train station with a sign that will have your name on it to take you to our car/van back to Cusco for approximately 1h30m; finally it will take you to your hotel/hostel. You will receive your train tickets once your tour in Machu Picchu has finished.
- For children under 18 years 20 dollars discount
- Children under 7 years 50 dollars
Icluded in the tour Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu Tour 2 days / 1 night:
- a professional guide
- Seat in tourist van for your visit to the Sacred Valley
- One-way expedition train ticket from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes on the first day
- One night in a hostel in Aguas Calientes
- Dinner in Aguas Calientes
- Bus tickets up and down from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
- Income to Machu Picchu
- Machu Picchu guided tour
- Return expedition train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo on the second day
- Return transportation to Cusco from Ollantaytambo
Does not Included in the tour Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu Tour 2 days / 1 night:
- Tourist ticket to visit the Sacred Valley ( Income to visit Pisaq and Ollantaytambo )
- Lunch on tour of the Sacred Valley
- Lunch in Aguas Calientes on the second day.
What to Bring
What you need to Bring to the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu Tour 2 days / 1 night:
- Original Passport or the document which made the reservation
- A jacket for the cold
- Pocho for the rain
- A canteen with water is mandatory. The authorities will not allow the use or/or entry of plastic bottles in
- Machu Picchu.
- hat to protect from the sun
- Insect repellent
- Money to cover your extra expenses
- Swimsuit in case you want to go to the thermal baths
Faq of the What you need to Bring to Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu 2 days / 1 night:
At what time will we board the one-way train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes?
We will board the train at the Ollantaytambo station at approximately 4:30 p.m. or 7:00 p.m. towards the town of Aguas Calientes, where the hotel staff awaits us to take us to the hotel, where we will spend the night. (Optionally we can enjoy the hot springs of this place)
How much does the tourist ticket cost and where can I buy it?
You have two options to buy the tourist ticket: The first is to buy the complete tourist ticket that costs 130 soles and lasts 10 days and allows you to visit 16 places in Cusco and the second is to buy the partial ticket that costs 70 soles and lasts only 2 days and will only allow you to visit Pisaq, Ollantaytambo and Chincheros
Any of the tickets can be purchased at the first destination to visit during the tour
Important: The tourist ticket does not include:
-Entrance to the Qoricancha or Convent of Santo Domingo (10 soles)
-Entrance to the Cathedral of Cusco (25 soles)