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Sacred Valley Machu Picchu - 2 Days

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Sacred Valley Tour With Machu Picchu 2 Days / 1 Night

Overview 2-Day Tours to Machu Picchu

Exploring Sacred Valley of the Inkas and Machu Picchu 2  days you will get to experience two of the most magical places of Peru, the Sacred Valley of the Incas and the Machu Picchu ruins. You will get to walk through the market of Pisac and its archaeological zone. You will visit the incredible archaeological park of Ollantaytambo and take the train to Aguas calientes, that goes through a unique scenery. The next day you will get to watch the sunrise in Machu Picchu, which is considered to be one of the most fascinating scenes in Peru, and then we will do the walking tour of the citadel.

In this Machu Picchu trip you will go in a reduced group during all the tours and you will be able to return from Ollantaytambo town to Cusco in private bus or van.

▬ How long is the Walking tour in Machu Picchu?

If the travelers visit only Machu Picchu ruins, the walking tour is two hours, but if visitors go up to Huayna Picchu Mountain or Machu Picchu Mountain (See the videos), the travelers will only have an introduction for an hour at Machu Picchu according the Machu Picchu ticket schedule.

▬ How to book Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu tour?

You ought to email us a scanned copy or photo of your passport immediately after you have booked your Machu Picchu tour. This is to enable the purchase of your Machu Picchu entrance tickets. It must be the passport you will use to enter Machu Picchu itself. This is a requirement when booking any tour of Machu Picchu from any operator. 

Where the Sacred Valley with Machu Picchu Trip starts and finishes?

The tour Starts: Pick up at your accommodation around 8:00 AM

The trip Ends 8:00 – 10:00 PM in the city center of Cusco; rely on your train schedule from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.

How to get from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu Citadel?

In order to arrive to Machu Picchu we have two ways to get there:

▬ The first one by foot: Following the legendary Inca trail in total 5 kilometers. This hike is 1 hour thirty minutes of pure climb to Machu Picchu ruins.

▬ The second one is by tourist bus; this short trip lasts 25 minutes from Aguas Calientes bus station to Machu Picchu and the buses are leaving every five minutes.

Where you can get the tourist ticket?

The entrance tourist ticket to explore the famous Sacred Valley, there are two types, the General and the Partial. The difference is that the general ticket costs 130.00 soles and you can visit 14 places around Cusco city, the Sacred Valley and the Southern Valley of Cuzco, on the other hand the Partial costs 70.00 soles only allows you to visit 4 sites either in Cusco or the Sacred Valley.

▬ Importante note that these prices may vary if you decide to take part in any of these extra activities after the tour starts. We recommend booking prior to the departure of your tour to avoid the possibility of paying increased prices for these activities.

▬ Also we can help you to buy your PARCIAL tourist ticket to visit the Inka ruins and the sacred valley of Peru.

2 day Sacred valley with Machu Picchu is a great plan to visit the spectacular Sacred Valley of the Incas including its Archaeological sites, after a wonderful day – go to rest at the foot of the mountains in Aguas Calientes town.

The following day, you will explore the city of your dream! Inca city very early in the morning to be the first group there, where you will have a guided tour information for 2 hours, then free time to walk and explore around Machu Picchu by your own or if you want climb the Huayna Picchu Mountain or walk around the last part of the Inca Trail the sun gate or also you can go to Inca bridge, the most exciting 2 days Machu Picchu tour has many sorprises for you!

Day 1
Cuzco - Sacred Valley of The Inkas - Conexión to Machu Picchu Pueblo

The trip starts with the hotel pick-up between at 08:00 a.m. and then we head on our tourist bus to the northwestern part of the city through picturesque Andean towns until we reach the viewpoint of Corao from where we will have a preliminary view of the whole Sacred Valley and the imposing snows that protect the place. 

The first archaeological centre that we will visit will be Pisac or Pisaq which we will access through a paved road as we ascend, we will be able to appreciate the impressive Inca terraces that border the mountains, giving us the impression of being part of the mountains. The places that we will visit in Pisac will be the religious sector made up of temples, the urban sector, the biggest cemetery of South America and finally the agricultural terraces to then descend to Mercado of Pisac. 

Then we will continue our tour to Ollantaytambo not before making a stop in the province of Urubamba where you can have lunch (not included in your itinerary), before continuing the journey to Ollantaytambo town and called as The Inca city living” since you can still see houses with Inca bases inhabited by the inhabitants, the most important place is the Temple of the Sun which is in the highest part of the archaeological center which is accessed through hundreds of stairs for which.

We will have to make a little effort but it will be worth it since the view from this place is inexpressible. Thus ending the Sacred Valley in Ollantaytambo to connect the Machu Picchu train to Aguas Calientes district.

Where we will stay to board the train at the Ollantaytambo station at 19:00 pm on the way to Machu Picchu Pueblo. We will travel by train for an average of 2 hours to Aguas Calientes town, where the staff of the hotel or the transfer will be waiting for you with your name to take you to the Hotel and the guide will give you the orientation for the next day’s tour in Machu Picchu.

 ▬ Overnight in Machu Picchu Pueblo or Aguas Calientes town. 

Hotel: Presidente 3 stars

Day 2
Machu Picchu Pueblo - Machu Picchu Citadel - Cuzco

The most important day of your journey is to get to visit one of the 7 wonders of the world.

▬ Visitors who want to walk up the Inca Trail, should leave the hotel very early at 4:00 in the morning  to reach the Machu Picchu of the Incas and appreciate the sunrise.

▬ Visitors who want to get by bus will have to take the first bus that leaves at 5:30 am to arrive early at Machu Picchu and be able to appreciate the sunrise that is a unique spectacle, then we can visit the MachuPicchu city of the Inkas for 2 hours approximately accompanied by a specialist guide who will explain you about the historical legacy of the citadel of Machu Picchu, and the full description of this great and impressive attractiveness. 

Subsequently the walking tour and if you have the ticket you can ascend to the mountain of Huayna Picchu or the Mountain of Machu Picchu, at opportune time you must descend from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes by bus or by foot so you can have lunch with calm and board the return train to Ollantaytambo. Thereafter  another 2 hours of travel by train, where our transport awaits you with destination to the Cusco city.

Inclusions on 2-Day Machu Picchu Trip

  • Excursion to the Sacred Valley - Places to be visted Pisac and Ollantaytambo
  • Train ticket from Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes (19:04)
  • 01 night hotel with breakfast in Aguas Calientes 
  • Entrance to the archaeological site of Machu Picchu 
  • Guided 2 hours in Machu Picchu 
  • Train tickets from Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo (Expedition train18:20 pm) 
  • Transfer from Ollantaytambo Station to Cusco

Exclusions on 2-Day Machu Picchu Tour

  • Tourist ticket to visit Pisac and Ollantaytambo (General ticket S/130.00 soles and S/70.00 soles, the partial ticket is required for sacred valley tour) 
  • Food 
  • Bus tickets up and down Aguas Calientes Machu Picchu 
  • Entrance tickets for Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu mountain
  • Travel insurance or health insurance
  • Entrance to Aguas Calientes hot springs 5USD
What you need to take for 2 day Machu Picchu tour?

→ Original passport otherwise no Machu Picchu for you

→ Hat to protect against sun or rain

→ Sunglasses

→ Small backpack 

→ Sunscreen cream

→ Camera

→ Light and warm clothing

→ Bottle of water

→ Hiking shoes 

→ Snacks: cookies, energy bars, granolas, chocolates, dried fruits, etc.

→ Bathing suits in case you will go to the hot springs

The Sacred Valley Map

The Map of the sacred valley of the Inkas

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Price From USD 450 USD $ 410/person
Total $ 410 USD