A wonderful combination of the Sacred Valley of the Incas with the impressive Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the World is waiting for you. Tour the Sulca Center and then the Pisac ruins sitting on top of the hill. Afterward, visit the handicraft Pisac colorful market where you can pick up some souvenirs. Admire the beauty of the Sacred Valley and Vilcanota River en route to the Inca town of Ollantaytambo. Take an amazing scenic train ride to Aguas Calientes. Finally, the exhilarating tour of Machu Picchu awaits feeling the magic of the city of the Incas.
Tour Sacred Valley – Sulca Center – Pisac Ruins + Market – Lunch – Ollantaytambo ruins – Train to Aguas Calientes Hotel in Aguas Calientes (L)
Day 2 Bus to Machu Picchu – Tour – Train to Ollantaytambo or Poroy station – Transfer to Cusco (B)
The morning we depart Cusco to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, a scenic drive admiring the surrounding Andes mountains and valley. We will stop at the Awanacancha Center to see the camelids, alpaca, and llamas. Continue to the Inca ruins of Pisac for a delightful hike walking around the ruins to the Sun Temple to observe the water channels and surrounding agricultural terraces. After our visit, we will drive down to the town of Pisac for a stroll around the colorful handicraft market where you can pick up some souvenirs. Drive along the Vilcanota River to the town of Urubamba for lunch. Tour the Inca town of Ollantaytambo and visit the archeological site which faces town. Then observe the Inca planning which is well preserved of this ancient town. Take a scenic train ride to Aguas Calientes to spend the night.
Aguas Calientes – Hotel Lunch included
morning at the agreed time with your guide set off to the nearby bus station and wait in line for your turn to board the shuttle bus to Machu Picchu, a 25-minute ride. Inhale and exhale as you finally reach the breathtaking Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. At last, you say. Enjoy a fantastic historical fun walking tour with your guide of this impressive citadel. Visit the guardhouse, main temples, royal tomb, sacred plaza, and more. After a fabulous time return to town and have lunch before boarding the train to the Ollantaytambo or Poroy station. Return to your hotel in Cusco.
An adventure hike of about 6 hours, the best leg of the Classic Inca Trail, for people who still want to do the Inca trail to Machu Picchu without camping. A great experience hiking the Short Inca Trail, while taking in the beauty of the surrounding nature admiring the ruins of Wiñay Wayna and continuing to Sun Gate (Inti Punku) for the first brilliant views of the heavenly Machu Picchu. The following day relish in a wonderful tour of one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu.
Depart Cusco or Sacred Valley to Ollantaytambo train station – train to Km104 – Chachabamba – Wiñay Wayna – Sungate (Inti Punku) – Bus to Aguas Calientes or stay at the Sanctuary Lodge Hotel in Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu (BL)
Bus to Machu Picchu – Tour – Bus back to Aguas Calientes – Train to Ollantaytambo or Poroy station – Transfer to Cusco (B)