This tour is designed for travelers who want to go to Machu Picchu on a calm and easy a bus and train ride knowing before reaching Machu Picchu, you will see Andean towns of the Sacred Valley of the Incas such as Pisac and Ollantaytambo.
Altitude at Machu Picchu – 2400m / 7873ft.
Train To Machu Picchu – Peru Rail Expedition Train
Distance from Cusco to Machu Picchu – 112km / 69.6 miles
Weather – dry from May to October, wet from November to April
To climb Huayna Picchu mountain you need to book in advance.
. Tourist transportation during the visit to the Sacred Valley
. Buffet lunch in a tourist restaurant in Urubamba
Day 1: Sacred Valley - Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu).
We’ll pick you up from your hotel (7:00 am.) and we’ll leave to visit the Sacred Valley of the Incas, After Machu Picchu this is another really good option to visit, the views, people, local markets and the awesome Inca sites make this tour an unforgettable experience, you’ll visit Chinchero a Colonial village that keeps a nice Church with mural paintings and an Inca remains, This sector is one of the highest places in Cusco, then enjoying the beautiful landscapes, you will arrive in Moray, this place was a kind of greenhouse for Incas, where they acclimatized different product to take those to other regions, then we will take you to the Salt Mines (Salineras), here there are more than 4000 fountain of natural salt that are still being worked by local people, after visit this place we’ll continue to Arrive in Urubamba where you’ll have free time to have lunch, then following the Wilcamayu River (Sacred River) you we will arrive in Ollantaytambo, the other Inca site where you‘ll find one of the few places in Cusco and Peru where people continue living on the Inca Construction, almost all their streets have water channels; the religious site is located at the top where the temple of the sun is standing; In this place you'll finish the tour approximately at 15:00 hours, after you will have short free time to visit the nice town, then we go to the train station of Ollantaytambo, the train station is located to 7 minutes walking from the square of Ollantaytambo, this is the most popular place in this site, there, you’ll take the train to AGUAS CALIENTES (town of Machupicchu - 1 and 1/2 hours), once you arrive, the hotel's staff will be waiting for you with the name of the accommodation, arriving in the hotel you’ll meet with the guide of Machu Picchu to talk about the visit of the next day.
Day 2: Machupicchu - Cusco.
Last day of our tour Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. Early in the morning you have the option to go up to Machu Picchu, you’ll take a bus to arrive there in 25 minutes, the guide will be waiting for you at the archaeological site, then you’ll start the guiding tour, you’ll be with the guide 02 hours, this will give you information around the most important areas of the citadel, then you’ll have free time (the park is open until 17:00 hours) in this free time you'll have option to visit Machu Picchu by your own and if you want to climb up to Waynapicchu Mountain or Machupicchu Mountain (optional hikes of 2 or 3 and 1/2 hours), after the free time we have to go down to Aguas Calientes town (by bus) and you’ll have free time to go to have lunch, then you have to be ready to take the train to return, train leaves at 19:00 hours (you can ask for other earlier train times with extra cost), you have to be half an hour before at the train station, this train will take you to Ollantaytambo (1 and 1/2 hours), and there we'll pick you up to bring you back by bus to Cusco (01 and 1/2 hours) you’ll be in Cusco again at 22:30 hours.