Cusco City Tour, Sacred Valley & Machupicchu 3D/2N

City Tour, Sacred Valley & Machupicchu

Pisac - Urubamba - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu
$ 640 Price pp
3 Days Duration
Hotel Accommodation
Max: 8p Max Guests:
Easy Dificulty:

Cusco City Tour, Sacred Valley & Machupicchu 3D/2N

Hotel Accommodation
Max: 8 People Max Guests:
Year Around Season
Easy Dificulty Level:

Embark on a journey of a lifetime and find yourself immersed in one of the most magical places in the world. This entire tour will be lead by one of our experienced tour guides, native to the Cusco Region. Your Three days adventure will begin with a tour of Cusco City where you will get to see all of the cities’ highlights.

Your second day will be spent learning about the Sacred Valley which holds the ancient ruins of Pisaq and Ollantaytambo. We will finish the day by taking the train to Aguas Calientes town where you will stay overnight and get some rest to prepare you for our final day exploring Machu Picchu.

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Overview

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore Cusco City Tour, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu
  • Free transfer airport Pick up and drop off
  • Private van while you’ having the City Tour
  • Private van while you’re traveling to the Sacred Valley
  • Panoramic train Journey
  • Enjoy the hot spring at Aguas Calientes town on day 3 (optional)
  • Spend the night in a nice hotel: Cusco City – first night
  • Spend the night in a nice hotel: Aguas calientes – second night
  • Learn and interact with our native Tour Guides

Pre-Tour Briefing:

The tour guide will meet you at your hotel one day before your tour to give you a briefing. They will tell you all about your tour and answer any questions you may have. It is important to us that you ask any questions you may have so the tour guide will get you ready for your amazing tour.

TOURING WITH THE BEST TEAM

You will be touring with the best team made of our guides, drivers. You will be proud of the people in our team for their hard work. We treat our team very well and provide them with everything they need to work well and respond to your needs.

What makes us different?

Runas Expeditions is owned by locals and based in Cusco-Peru. Runas Expeditions has the best professional staff, we work hard to provide a high-quality service, RE organize all kinds of tour packages and we are ready to answer your questions, we arrange your tour according to your needs and we are very flexible. And the most important thing for us is your safety in each tour, you are in good hands, we take care of you from door to door.

  • 100% Local Tour company
  • Small groups and personalized services
  • Committed to social projects
  • Best Equipment
  • Safety Standards. 

Optional items:

  • Vistadome Train (one way): $75 per person
  • Vistadome Train (round trip): $125 per person
  • Huayna Picchu Mountain –tickets cost an additional $75 per person. To get this ticket, you need to book far in advance; climbing takes 2 hours round trip.
  • Machu Picchu Mountain – tickets cost an additional $75 per person. To get this ticket, you need to book far in advance; climbing takes 3 hours round trip.

Itinerary

Day 1: WELCOME TO CUSCO / CUSCO CITY TOUR– INCA RUINS

Upon your arrival at Cusco airport, you will be greeted by our representative, holding a small board written your name on it and then, you will be transferred to your hotel. At your hotel you will receive a briefing about the trip to Cusco, then you will be free time for you to relax and to start to acclimatize to the altitude.

In the afternoon; at 1 pm, we will meet you at your hotel lobby to begin your Cusco city tour. From here, you will head to Cusco main square, where we will introduce you to the Imperial City of Cusco, a living example of the mix of Andean and Spanish culture. Following, you will continue on foot through an ancient Inca-built street from the Plaza de Armas to the Q’oricancha, the Temple of the Sun.

In Coricancha you will be able to compare and contrast the building methods of the Incan culture and Catholicism. After receiving a comprehensive guided tour, we continue our tour by van for 25 minutes outside of the city. To visit the majestic Inca site, known as, Sacsawaman, set on a hilltop overlooking Cusco and its enigmatic, 200-ton monoliths.

From Sacsayhuaman, you’ll take 10 minutes to drive to Qenqo (Inca Amphitheater), we then drive 10 more minutes to Tambomachay (Temple of the Water), then visit Puca Pucara (Inca Checkpoint). We’ll then drive back down to Cusco where the tour ends at your Hotel.

Includes:

  • Accommodations: Hotel in Cusco 
  • Crew included: Native Guide, Driver
  • Meals Included: N/A
  • Entrance tickets: included 

 

DAY 2: CUSCO – SACRED VALLEY – AGUAS CALIENTES

We are coming to pick you at your hotel with our private transportation at 7:30 a.m. And then we go in direction to our journey.

The first place to visit is the view point of the Sacred Valley “lookout point”, where you’ll have the impressive views of the valley, Mountains, snow-cap Mountain and much more, and also your tour guide will give you background information. Following our tour we´ll drive to Pisaq the first Inca archaeological site. Here you can see magnificent views of the Inca remains, terraces, over 300 Inca tombs, army sector, and temples, etc. We’ll have around 1 ½ hours of exploring the site where your guide will explain all the information. Then before we return to the valley we’ll visit the most colorful and traditional local market Pisaq where you can purchase traditional textiles.

The journey continues as we’ll drive along the beautiful valley with great scenery, you will be able to see the corn farmlands, the potatoes, the incredible quinoa and much more, which are farming on the Inca terraces. We’ll arrive at Urubamba town around 13:00 pm for our lunch. You will have an amazing selection of fresh dishes, served buffet-style. Afterwards we will drive for 30 minutes more to get the last Inca ruins known as Ollantaytambo.

Ollantaytambo Inca archaeological site was built with pink granite rocks where you can see the second biggest rock from the Inca’s time. This living Incan town displays narrow walkways, lined with water channels.

Afterwards, You´ll board the train from Ollantaytambo station to Aguas Calientes town, which is 1hour and 45 minutes journey. When you will be arriving in Aguas Calientes town you will be taken by your tour guide who will drop you off at your accommodation. At Aguas Calientes town you will have free time to do whatever you want to do for the nightlife. And also you can have dinner at any places there are so many choices. You’ll send the night in a nice hotel in Aguas Calientes Town.

Includes:

  • Accommodations: Hotel in Aguas Calientes 
  • Crew included: Native Guide, Driver
  • Meals Included: Breakfast in the Hotel (Cusco)
  • Entrance tickets: included 

 

DAY 3: MACHU PICCHU AND BACK TO CUSCO

Today starts your magical day to explore Machu Picchu. We’ll wake up and have breakfast early in the morning, after breakfast, we take a bus up for 30 minutes to Machu Picchu to get into it to see the lost city of the Incas almost with no so mamy people. Once in you have time for pictures, time to enjoy the views.

Afterwards, your private Guide will give you the guided tour for 2 ½ hours to get to know everything about Machu Picchu. Then you have free time to explore the magic city of the Incas on your own. If you like you can hike to the sun gate or the Inca bridge.

If you book in advance Huaynapicchu or Machupicchu montaña, you climb one of these mountains. After Machupicchu, you go back to Aguas Calientes to have a delicious lunch in one of the restaurants in town, in the afternoon you will take the train back to Ollantaytambo, and from Ollantaytambo we’ll transfer you to Cusco to your hotel.

Important: The train schedules indicated are referential and can change based on the departures of the available trains.

Includes:

  • Accommodations: N/A 
  • Crew included: Native Guide, Driver
  • Meals Included: Breakfast in the Hotel (Aguas Calientes)
  • Entrance tickets: included 

 

Includes / Does not include

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

Transportation:

  • Transfer airport Pick up and drop off
  • Day 1: Private transport for the Cusco City Tour
  • Day 2: Private transport for the Sacred Valley Tour
  • Day 2 & Day 3: Expedition Train journey from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes and back
  • Day 3: Round Trip Consettur Bus Ticket to Machu Picchu
  • Day 3: Private transport from Ollantaytambo to Cusco

Entrance Tickets and Permits:

  • Entrance fee to the incas ruins in the Cusco City Tour
  • Entrance fee to the Inca ruins in the Sacred Valley
  • Entrance fee to Machu Picchu Archaeological Site

High Quality Service & Safety standards:

  • Pre-departure Briefing
  • Experienced Tour Guide
  • Guiding Tour in Machupicchu
  • First Aid Kit + oxygen bottle
  • 24/7 Customer Service

Accommodation:

  • Day 1: Hotel 3 star (Cusco City)
  • Day 2: Hotel 3 star (Aguas Calientes Town)

Meals:

  • Day 2: Breakfast in the Hotel
  • Day 3: Breakfast in the Hotel

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?

  • Meals
  • Tip for your staff (optional)
  • Things not mentioned
  • Travel Insurance

 

Recommendations

WHAT YOU NEED TO TAKE.

  • Original Passport.
  • immigration card
  • Student card if you book as student.
  • Small day pack.
  • Good camera.
  • Waterproof jacket.
  • Warm jacket.
  • Sun hat.
  • Mosquito repellent.
  • Machu Picchu area is humid and hot.
  • Extra money for meals and souvenirs.
  • Sandals, Towel if you go to the hot spring
  • We would recommend you to take Snacks to Machu Picchu.
  • If you are visiting in the wet season take plastic poncho and rain gear.
  • Take enough drinking water and an electrolyte since in Machu Picchu is very expensive.
  • Day pack should be just 25lt; they do not allowed big bags.

Accommodation

Tour Accomodation:

Accomodation: This amazing journey provides a very nice 3 star hotel at overnight, and is based on a shared room (Double occupancy).

If you would like to upgrade your hotel, or prefer a single room, there will be an additional cost.

First night: Hotel 3 star in Cusco City

Second night: Hotel 3 star in Aguas Calientes Town

Prices

Prices

Private Tour

  • 2 people: $640 per person
  • 4 people: $630 per person
  • 5 people: $625 per person
  • 6 people: $620 per person
  • 7 people: $615  per person
  • 8, or more, people: $610 per person

Discounts

Student discounts apply to anyone who has a valid UNIVERSITY STUDENT CARD at the time of the tour or who is 17-years-old or younger. For those using an university student card to receive the discount, we need to see a copy of the card at booking time. For those booking children 17-years-old or younger, we need a copy of their passport at booking time as well. Please send all to info@runasexpeditions.com

$25 off per person

Upgrades

  • Vistadome train – US $75 (only one way per person)
  • Vistadome train – US $130 (round trip per person)
  • Single – US $ 50
  • Huayna Picchu Mountain: US $75
  • Machu Picchu Mountain: US $75

 

Faqs

HOW TO BOOK CITY TOUR, SACRED VALLEY & MACHU PICCHU 3 DAYS TOUR WITH RUNAS EXPEDITONS?

In order to book your Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu 2 days tour with us, we will need a deposit of $200 per person. Once we get your deposit, we will send you a confirmation of your trip and the booking form to fill out. Here is all the detail that you need to send us.

  • Personal information (your full name, exactly as on your passport):
  • Nationality
  • Gender
  • Passport number
  • Date of Birthday (dd / mm / yyyy)

We need copies of Passport of each participants because they are required to get Machu Picchu and train ticket.

 

HOW TO MAKE A DEPOSIT?

We are Unable to accept any bookings without completed booking form and deposit sent to Runas Expeditions. All deposits are $200 per person and are non-refundable.
We accept payments through PayPal and Visa, they do charge 6% so the total per person is $212 and should be sent to runasexpeditions@gmail.com

You can make your deposit by clicking on the  PAYPAL symbols on our page or you need to log into your Paypal account and send the money to runasexpeditions@gmail.com

 

WHAT ABOUT THE OUTSTANDING BALANCE?

You’ll pay your balance in due in Cusco before your tour. Runas Expeditions is only equipped to accept payments in cash for your balance. Please let Runas Expeditions Knows you plan to pay your balance before your scheduled briefing time.

 

HOW ABOUT THE STUDENT DISCOUNT?

According to Peruvian Law, you have to be under 18 years old at the time of your visit to Machu Piccu 2 days (if you are 18 or over, you need valid student cards). Below is the sample of valid student card

All students from 11 to 17 years old have a discount of $25 USD.

For children from 2 to 11 years old have a discount is $25 USD.

All students have to send a copy of their passport and student card at the time of their booking to get the student discount. Send us a copy at info@runasexpeditions.com

 

MAY I CHANGE DEPARTURE DATE AFTER THE PERMITS HAVE BEEN PURCHASED?

Yes, it is possible. But you have to pay the penalty of 25% of deposit which Peru rail and Machu Picchu office charges us.

 

DO I NEED TO BRING MY ORIGINAL PASSPORT ON THE MACHU PICCHU 2 DAY TOUR?

Yes! You must bring your original passport and it is very important that it should be same passport you sent us to reserve your Machu Picchu ticket. Your passport will be checked at Machu Picchu checkpoint and when you board the train.

 

 UPDATING PASSPORT NUMBERS

If you are renewing your passport, go ahead and email us a copy of your old passport to book your Machu Picchu ticket. If you no longer have your old passport, any government issue ID will be accepted, as long as the name is the same. Once you receive your new passport. Please email us a copy of your new passport ASAP to change the information of your ticket.

 

WHAT IS THE SCHEDULE OF MY TRAIN TICKET?

It will depend on the train availability. We usually book the 7:05 pm schedule from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes on day 1 and the return train ticket is at 02:55 pm so you arrive to Cusco at 06:45 pm and you have enough time sleep and do any tour next day.

 

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Booking with Runas Expeditions

If you are doing alternative treks or any others tours to Machu Picchu , you should book three months in advance, before doing any tours in Peru.



"IMPORTANT:

Please note we are Unable to accept any bookings without completed booking form and deposit sent to Runas Expeditions. All deposits are $200 per person and are non-refundable. We accept payments through PayPal and Visa, they do charge 6% so the total per person is $212 and should be sent to runasexpeditions@gmail.com. We will email you your booking invoice and confirmation once your details and deposit are received."

***The final balance will be paid at our office which can be done in US$ or local currency! Note: Once you confirm you should send us your copy of your passport, without passport we cannot do anything

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