2-Day Tour: Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu by Train

2-Day Tour: Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu by Train

Explore the Sacred Valley of the Incas on this 2-day tour, which leaves Cusco to visit a lively market town and two Incan archaeological sites. Board a train to Aguas Calientes, also known as Machu Picchu Town and spend the night in a 3-star hotel.

Itinerary

Day 1: Sacred Valley from Cusco

Pass By: Cusco, Cusco, Cusco Region
After breakfast at your hotel, our guide will pick you up from your hotel lobby between 7:30 to 7:45 am in our transport and drive you from Cusco passing through Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo & Pucapucara (no stops).

Stop At: Awana Kancha, Km. 23 Pista Cusco - Pisac, Cusco Peru
Here we stop for about 15 minutes, the purpose is learn about textiles and the weaving process. We can appreciate different species of Llamas, Alpacas, Vicuñas and take pictures them as well.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Taray, Taray, Sacred Valley, Cusco Region
From this lookout point, we will have the time to capture the best classic pictures of the Sacred Valley with its famous terraces along the Urubamba river.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Pisac, Pisac, Sacred Valley, Cusco Region
Will drive you up to Pisac Inca site to enjoy stunning views over the valley. Here you can appreciate temples, residences, altars, channels and learn all about the Incan agricultural methods shared by our expert guides.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pisac Market, Central Plaza Centro, Pisac 08105 Peru
We will visit a traditional market in the Village of Pisac and interact with the local people and purchase some local souvenirs. the Pisac Market is very famous and highly visited as we can learn about pottery, jewelry and textiles.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Urubamba, Urubamba, Sacred Valley, Cusco Region
Here in Urubamba we will stop for Lunch (Not included), most of the restaurants here offer Buffet Lunch.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo 08676 Peru
After lunch, we continue our journey to Ollantaytambo where we will visit this amazing Inca site, which is an area of important Inca constructions, built during the Incan times. This is an extraordinary Inca citadel where we will find an amazing rock formation representing the Inca god Wiracocha.
Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Ollantaytambo, Cusco 08007, Peru
Finally at 4:00pm we will take you to the train station located in the same town of Ollantaytambo and board the Inca Rail Machupicchu train to Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu town). This train journey allow you to appreciate the fascinating scenery along the sacred Vilcanota River

Pass By: Aguas Calientes, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Cusco Region
We will arrive in Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu town by 6:10pm and drop off you to the hotel for the overnight.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star hotel Casa Andina Classic or Similar

Day 2: Machu Picchu - Cusco

Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Peru
After breakfast at your hotel, our guide will pick you up and take you to the bus station to board the bus and take a short ride up to the main entrance gate of Machupicchu to begin a unique experience by exploring one of the New Seven Wonders of the World accompanied with our professional guide who will share with you all his knowledge about the history, traditions and more that surrounds this mysterious and enigmatic Inca citadel. Once the guided tour is over, you will have extra free time to explore the marvelous of Machupicchu on your own. After you end up your visit, board the bus down to Aguas Calientes for Lunch (not Included) and enjoy some extra time at the town to get some local souvenirs and then board the train back to Ollantaytambo train station
Duration: 4 hours

Pass By: Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo, Sacred Valley, Cusco Region
After the tour of Machupicchu you will be arriving at Ollantaytambo train station at 3:55pm where our transport will be waiting for your and take you back to Cusco. Expected arrival time in Cusco will be by 6:00pm.

Meals included:
• Breakfast: 1 Buffet breakfast will be provided at the hotel in Aguas Calientes
No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Passport name, number, DOB and country is required at time of booking for all participants"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"For the overnight in Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu town), please take a small backpack OR carry-on with some clothing enough for the overnight. The rest of the items you can keeped at your Cusco hotel or in our office. In order to avoid carrying unnecesary stuff that you won´t wear in Machupicchu."
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Note: If you require a seat for the infant, we can assign one for an extra cost."
"This tour does not have specific restrictions unless you are in a very bad serious health conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"



Start Time: 8:00 AM
Duration: 2 Days
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
We offer free pick up from any Cusco (Hotels, Hostels, Airbnb)

Airports

  • Velazco Astete Airport, Cusco Peru



Cancellations and refunds: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Included

  • 1x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • 1 Night accommodation at 3 star hotels
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Sacred Valley guided tour
  • Machupicchu guided tour
  • Roundtrip Train tickets (The Voyager train class) Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo
  • Round trip bus tickets in Machupicchu (Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu – Aguas Calientes)
  • Sacred Valley admission ticket
  • Machupicchu admission ticket
  • Transfer from the train station back to your hotel (Day 2)
  • English speaking guide
  • Prices are based on double occupancy (2 people in room)
  • Airport pick up and drop off (on request only)
  • 1 Bottle of Water
  • Entry/Admission - Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu

Not Included

  • International and domestic air tickets
  • Wayna Picchu ticket US$ 30, it must be requested few months in advance and provided if available
  • Hotel upgrade or extra nights
  • Meals (Lunch, Dinner)
  • Additional expenses
  • Gratuity (optional)
  • Entry/Admission - Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo

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