City tour, Sacred Valley and train to Machu Picchu 3D / 2N
You will enjoy a fantastic experience where you will see the main archeological Imperial city center in Cusco and the Sacred Valley of the Incas to finish completely delighted with the wonder of the world and cultural heritage of humanity: Machu Picchu.
DAY 1. CITY TOUR IN CUSCO
We are going to pick you up from your hotel to visit the Cathedral, one of the most beautiful churches in the world, unique for its canvases, altarpieces made of wood sculptured and painted with liquid gold which has history on it. Then we are going go to Q’oricancha, it was the most important religious center in the inca´s Empire, was the temple dedicated to the Sun, after that we are going to direct out of the city to visit the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuaman, Amphitheatre of Q’enqo, fortress of Pucapucara and Tambomachay, the bath of the Inca. Our professional tour guide is going to give you information about the importance of these interesting sites that are going to impress you with the habilities of the engineering of the Incas civilization. After this fantastic experience we are going to come back to the imperial city and take you to your hotel.
DAY 2. CUSCO – SACRED VALLEY – AGUAS CALIENTES
This day we visit the “Sacred Valley of the incas” , starting the tour at 9:00 in the morning, we pick up you from your hotel toward the archaeological areas.
Pisac, we will visit the typical market where you can see the famous fair of handicrafts and the archaeological group of Pisac with their amazing terraces on the mountain.
Urubamba is a village where we will have a buffet lunch consisting of Andean native products of the place.
Ollantaytambo is a monumental architectural complex of the ancient Inca´s Empire, called ‘Fortress’, due to its colossal walls, located strategically in order to dominate the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Ending the tour we will go to Ollantaytambo’s train station, to board the train to Aguas Calientes town, where company staff is going pick you up and take you to your hotel. The tour guide is going to give you a briefing about the tour the next day.
DAY 3. AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO
This day we will wake up very early and after breakfast we will board the first bus 5:30 AM, and have a 30 minute trip arriving to the Machu Picchu citadel at 6:00 AM to appreciate the majestic sunrise. We are going to have a guiding tour of 2 hours to know the most important places of Machu Picchu, those who wish may go up to Wayna Picchu * (enter tickets are not included – reservations are required ).
After the tour you will have free time of around 04 hours to visit Machu Picchu on your own. You can go down to Aguas Calientes where you can visit the thermal baths (entrance ticket are not included), after lunch in a restaurant (not included) we will take the train back to Ollantaytambo station where the transfer of our company is going to pick you up from there in order to return to Cusco city at your hotel.
* Take an optional Wayna Picchu: hike up the steep peak called Huayna Picchu, located inside the archaeological site of Machu Picchu. The road takes about 45 – 60 minutes and we will appreciate exclusive and unforgettable views of Machu Picchu from a fantastic perspective. Please note that if you want to take this optional excursion, you must contact us at least 1 month in advance to reserve your ticket.