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These 2 day tour to Machu Picchu is a perect way to discover Incan history, visiting the Sacred valley of the Inca including the espectacular ruins of Pisaq and Ollantaytambo even better enjoying delicious lunch at onE of the top restaurnats in the Sacred valley TUNUPA. The journey will continue with a train VISTADOME train ride to Aguas Calientes town.
Our guides are especially selected for their knowledge of Incan culture and history, and so you can be assured of a fascinating and informative tour. With all transfers and tickets booked in advance, we believe this tour offers the perfect combination of an authentic historican tour of Machu Picchu.
2 Days and 1 Night
Cusco – We pick you up from your hotel.
Cusco – Our driver will drop-off in your hotel or Airbnb department
Comfortable accommodations, meals, private transport, comfortable tourist-class, activities and professional guided tour English or Spanish.
Independent trips are either entire trips you take privately to a group tour. Local staff are available on 24/7
Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu tour is designed for visitors who want to know the beauty and secrets of the Sacred Valley of the Incas and connect immediately with the town of Machu Picchu, where one can relax in its hot springs, plus the attractive. The main part of this package is to receive as a gift a beautiful sunrise in Machupicchu. This is the best 2-day Machu Picchu tour for people who have problems with altitude, because in this circuit, upon arrival in Cusco will be transferred to the Sacred Valley of the Incas located at 2400 meters above sea level, thus avoiding altitude sickness or “Soroche” which is more likely to be felt when you spend the night in Cusco the first night (located at 3340 meters above sea level).
Along the way to the Valley, you can enjoy the scenery along the Vilcanota River as Ollantaytambo. Then they would have a full day visit to the Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu, and then return to Cusco, to have a guided tour of the city and surrounding ruins, the next
Meeting at the hotel 7:30 am. Along the way we will have views of mountains, Inca ruins and local villages, after driving for about 30 minutes from Cusco, we will stop at the animal rescue center where you will get a look at the two most sacred animals of the Incas – the condor and the puma, but also different species of alpacas and llamas, so here you will be able to differentiate between llama, alpaca, vicuña and wacaku, the four Southamerican camels that Incas domesticated. From there we will travel to Pisaq archeological complex, a beautiful Inca site with its ancient Inca cemetery, terraces, water fountains, great architecture and an amazing view of the Sacred Valley. Leaving Pisaq market, we will take a 1-hour drive to the town of Urubamba where we stop for lunch at Tunupa Restaurant.
After lunch we move on to Ollantaytambo archeological site for a detailed tour of the temple of water, sun, the bath of the Inca princess, agricultural terraces etc.
And at 4:36pm is our Expeditions train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes that takes for about 1 hour 40 minutes. Overnigh in Aguas Calientes
Very early we wake up and you get on a shuttle bus taking you up to the archaeological complex of Machu Picchu following a zigzag path for about 25 minutes.
Once in Machu Pichu, your Tour Guide introduces you the most important attractions of this antique Incan site such as its main square, the Sun Temple, Intiwatana (Sun Clock), the Royal Rooms, the Temple of the Three Windows and the Royal Incas Cemetery. This guided tour takes about 2 and half an hour and then you are given time off to explore around the complex and to climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain to take some amazing panoramic photos of Machu Picchu. So please do not forget your camera and enjoy the visit of the “One of the New 7 Wonders of the World” !!
When you have enjoy the site enough, you take a shuttle bus down to Aguas Calientes where you can have lunch (not included in the package) in one of many lovely restaurants offering traditional Andean as well as international cuisine. Afterwards, you can visit the thermal baths of Aguas Calientes or the Museum of the Site (neither entrance of these is included in the package).
In the afternoon, we take a train back to Ollantaytambo (alternatively to Poroy) where our driver expects us in front of the railway station to transfer us to Cusco.
We would love to take everyone on the Inca Trail and guide you to Machu Picchu. We can leave any day of the week as long as permits remain with the government. Please remember, permits are only needed for your START DATE.
$550 per person
2 Trekkers: $1000 per person
3 Trekkers: $900 per person
4 Trekkers: $750 per person
5 Trekkers: $700 per person
6 Trekkers: $600 per person
7 Trekkers: $575 per person
8 or more Trekkers: $550 per person
MUNDO MAPI include a three (3) star hotel using La Cabana, Inti Punku, or Waman (based on availability at booking). Rooms are based on double or triple occupancy and there’s a single room surcharge of $50 US per person if you book alone. Rooms all include private bathrooms with hot showers and WIFI. We can also upgrade your hotel if you prefer something a little fancier. Please remember the service you receive in Aguas Calientes will not be quite as good as Cusco. Below is a list of possible upgrade options but we work with most hotels in Aguas Calientes.
– $25 off per person
Student discounts apply to anyone who has a valid UNIVERSITY STUDENT CARD at the time of the trek or who is 17-years-old or younger. For those using a University Student Card our under 17-years-old, we need to see a copy of their card or passport at the time of booking to receive the discount.
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As seen in our Additional Items under Trip Overview there are several optional upgrades. Below is a quick list of prices but be sure to check our Overview section for more details.
Huayna Picchu: Huayna Picchu is the mountain that stands next to Machu Picchu. It’s a 45-minute hike to the top of Huayna Picchu. The views of Machu Picchu from the top are incredible. However, if you’re afraid of heights you need to be warned that coming back down the path is quite steep. If you decide to take this hike then you would it after your tour of Machu Picchu. While this hike is on your own your guide will direct you to where it starts. Arrangements need to be made at least one month in advance due to popularity.
Machu Picchu mountain is the mountain that stands above the Machu Picchu ruins. It offers even more stunning views than Huayna Picchu but takes an hour and a half to reach the top. You can book this with an additional entrance ticket that we can secure for you.
All our tours include the Expedition (Tourist) Train. This train is usually booked at 4:22 p.m. departing from Aguas Calientes. There is also the Vistadome train, which is an upgraded train that offers slightly larger seats, windows and some entertainment. Usually the Vistadome train is booked for 4:43 p.m. and travels to Poroy, a train station closer to Cusco. While this is an upgraded fee, we will still include your transportation back to your hotel.
You’ll have a full day at Machu Picchu arriving at the citadel around 6 AM and leaving no later than 2 PM to catch your 4:22 train. If you would like to tour Machu Picchu again on your own the next day that can be arranged for you.