CITY TOUR, SACRED VALLEY FULL DAY & MACHUPICCHU 3D/2N
Some travelers only have a short time but still want to explore all the sacred places around Cusco and Machu Picchu. It is a good combination en 3 days you will be able to visit the inca ruins around Cusco included the colonial part of the city (City Tour 2 places in the city and 4 places outside of the city), you will go and explore into the sacred valley and spend one over night at Aguas Calientes (5 places to visit ) and finally to visit the amazing sacred place of the Incas Machu Picchu, in three days you will be able to learn and explore so many places. Not rush, enjoy every moment of the journey and the most important, your security is guaranteed with us.
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So this 3-days tour offers you to visit; Day 1 city Tour – Half Day, Day 2 Sacred Vallery Full Day alpaca and llama farm of Awanacancha, the viewpoint of the Sacred Valley, the Inca ruins of Pisac, Pisac market, to visit to one of the local bars to learn the process of Inca beer called chicha, the impressive ruins of Ollantaytambo. And Day 3 finally to visit the most sacred temple of the Incas Machu Picchu.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Moderate
Group Size Small Group
WHAT YOU NEED TO TAKE.
- Original passport.
- International Student Cart (if pay as a student green ISIC card).
- Immigration card.
- Walking boots.
- Waterproof jacket.
- Warm jacket, hat and gloves.
- Recyclable water container or camel bag.
- Sun hat + sunglasses.
- Sun protection cream.
- Insect repellent
- Toilet paper.
- Personal medication just in case.
- Huayna Picchu:ticket cost is $30 per person.
- Machu Picchu Mountain: ticket cost is $30 per person.
- Vistadome train for trip from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.
- Professional Guide: Tour guide for 3 days.
- Hotels: one evening in cusco, one evening in Ollantaytambo and one evening is Aguas Calientes town, all of them are ***. Double occupancy. You also can book the tour without any Hotels if you want to do on your own.
- Transportation: for whole places to be visited, included transportations back to Cusco.
- Entrance Tickets: tickets are included to visit all the places.
- Snacks: some snacks for the second day.
- Rain ponchos: at the end of the tour, you return the rain poncho to your guide.
- Meals: Breakfast is always served at your hotel, but all other meals are on your own.
- Huayna Picchu: ticket cost is $30 per person.
- Machu Picchu Mountain: ticket cost is $30 per person.
- Tip: Tipping is always appreciated however it is a personal decision.
- Travel Insurance: This is not required, but it’s always recommended.
Cusco City Tour – Inca Ruins
We will pick you up from your hotel lobby at 1 p.m. to start our tour. This fascinating City Tour in Cusco takes you through all the most important Inca archaeological sites and colonial city of Cusco. Including visits to the Temple of the Sun ”Qoricancha ’, and the most important colonial church’ Cathedral of Cusco ’and the various Inca archaeological sites located outside of the city.
You get to actually see an incredible mix of Inca art and Spanish art. Cusco is truly a fabulous place to visit the Andean world; and provide a mixture of the two Inca and Spanish cultures. Cusco has a completely different aspect to the rest of Peru; it keeps the Inca design with a colonial redesigns.
So our tours start at 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm. We pick you up from your Hotel. We will visit The Cathedral church, Qoricancha Sun Temple, both places to visit we will walk from your hotel.
And the other places which are outside of the city, we will drive to Sacsayhuaman Ruins, Qénqo ruins, Pucapucara ruins, and Tambomachay ruins, at each place we will stay for approximately forty minutes (40 minutes). Afterwards you will take you back to your hotel.
Awanacancha – view point - Pisaq – Ollantaytambo
We are coming to pick you up from your Hotel in Cusco with our private transportation at 8 a.m. And then we go in direction to our journey the sacred valley. First place to be visited you will go to the alpaca and llama farm awanacancha where you will see Alpacas, Llamas, Guanacos, and vicuñas and your tour guide will give you background information, and you’ll learn how to do the different between llama and alpaca and also your guide will show you the local museum of potatoes and a textile center.
Showing how the local people process alpaca wool before becoming in souvenirs. You can purchase at places, it has the most quality alpaca souvenirs. And then we’ll drive to the view point of the sacred valley (lookout point), where you’ll have the impressive views of the valley. Following our tour we will drive to Pisaq the first visit Inca ruins.
At Pisaq ruins you can see magnificent views of the Inca remains, terraces, the largest Inca tombs (over 300 tombs), army sector, and temples, etc. We have around 2 hours to visit where your guide will explain all the information. And then before we return to the valley we visit the most colorful and traditional local market Pisaq where you can purchase traditional textiles at low prices. The market is open every day, but on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays are most popular days because also the locals get their supplies.
Following the journey continues as we’ll drive along the beautiful valley with great scenery you will be able to see the corn farmlands, potatoes, the incredible quinoa, and much more, which are farming on the Inca terraces.
And then 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 as known as Ollantaytambo (Inca palace, water temple, sun temple, Inca terraces, etc).
This Inca site was built with pink granite rocks where you can see the second biggest rock from the Inca’s time (85 tons). This living Incan town displays narrow walkways, lined with water channels. You will later take the train from Ollantaytambo station to Aguas Calientes, which is 1 hour and 45 minutes journey. During the journey in the train you will see amazing views, so be sure you have your camera ready and try to stay awake.
The train schedule will depend on how far in advance you are booking to get the availability of the train. So train ticket we confirm you once you book it.
When you will be arriving in Aguas Calientes town, you will meet our representative 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.
Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu and back to Cusco
Today you will be visiting the famous Sacred City of the Incas Machu Picchu. You will have to get up very early and have breakfast in order to catch one of the first touristic bus to machupicchu. People normally get up at 4am.
to enjoy the sun rise and avoid the crowded so it will be after you, you and your tour guide will arrange to catch the bus and to do the tour. The first bus is at 5:30am. and takes 30 minutes to Machu Picchu. It can be enjoyable to arrive at the ruins as soon as they open the check point, at 6 a.m., to catch the magical mists on the ruins as the sun rises.
Your tour guide will take you to the famous spot which has the best views for your classic photos of Machu picchu. Then we will start the two hours of guiding, walking, visiting, and exploring all of the famous places of this amazing Inca city: guardian’s house, the Sun temple, Temple of Mother Earth, The Intiwatana (sun dial), Main Plaza, Temple of the 3 Windows, temple of the Condor and much more to explorer.
After the guiding tour, you’ll get free time so you will have time to explore the ruins on your own. If you are climbing Huayna Picchu Mountain or Machu Picchu Mountain, you will go head to do that excursion. If you don’t have the tickets for the mountains, you have more option, you can walk to the Sun Gate and get its amazing views or also you walk to the Inca Bridge so both of them are amazing and less crowded.
Once you’ll have done with Machu Picchu you will take the bus back down to Aguas Calientes to enjoy your lunch at one of the many restaurants. Make sure to arrive at train station 30 minutes before your departure. Our train schedule is usually around at 4:00 p.m. to Ollantaytambo.
So your transportation back in Cusco, it will be by train and bus. From Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo town, it will be by train, which will take 1 hour and half, after that from Ollantaytambo to Cusco, it will be by our private van, which will take 2 hours.
If you want to do upgrade train Vistadon class service, the end of the train vistadon journey will be at poroy station where our private transportation will be waiting for you to take back to your hotel.
All transportation back in Cusco or anywhere will be to your hotel.
This amazing alternative trek provides the best camping spots which are pretty much private. One camping night includes a spacious 4 man tent that will be shared by only two people so you can spread out a bit and also we included pillow with Sleeping mattress (foam)