Embark on a captivating journey through time and history with our Sacred Valley Machu Picchu Tour. This excursion will transport you to the era of the Incas. Inviting you to marvel at the awe-inspiring archaeological sites nestled within the enchanting Valley of the Incas.
The tour will commence in Cusco, a city steeped in history as the former capital of the Inca Empire. We’ll show you these awesome agricultural terraces that are like the signature of the Sacred Valley. Then, we will head back to Ollantaytambo, taking in the breathtaking beauty of the valley en route.
The journey continues with a train ride from Ollantaytambo to the town of Aguas Calientes. There, we will provide you with the round trip bus tickets necessary for the final ascent to Machu Picchu.
At Machu Picchu, we will give you freedom to explore the monumental ruins at your own pace. The Machu Picchu tour includes entrance fees to ensure that you have ample time to marvel at the historic Inca stronghold. We’ve got a guided tour lined up too, to give you an even deeper understanding of this amazing archaeological gem.
Upon completion of your day trip, we will escort you back to Cusco. We will take care of arranging your train tickets from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and from Ollantaytambo to Cusco. So you can relax and reflect on your unforgettable journey through the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu.
At Magical Cusco, we pride ourselves on providing enriching and seamless tour experiences. You can trust us to curate a memorable and stress-free Sacred Valley Machu Picchu tour for you. You can see our exceptional ratings on TripAdvisor.
We will handle all logistics, from the train ride from Aguas Calientes to the journey back to Ollantaytambo.
Moreover, we understand that exploration isn’t one-size-fits-all. Therefore, we ensure you have ample free time to explore the landmarks at your own pace. We design our tours to let you appreciate every detail of the historical sites. With us, your visit to Machu Picchu will be more than just a tour; it will be a journey through time.
We will collect you from your hotel in Cusco early in the morning. We will then head towards the picturesque town of Pisac, which is approximately 33 kilometers (20.5 miles) from Cusco. Once there, you will have ample time to explore the Incan ruins and marvel at the intricate agricultural terraces.
Following our visit to Pisac, we will proceed to Ollantaytambo, another remarkable archaeological site. Here, you will step back in time as you roam the streets of this ancient Incan city. At Ollantaytambo train station, we will catch an evening train to Aguas Calientes. This scenic train ride will take about 1 hour and 30 minutes.
In Aguas Calientes, we will check you into your accommodation where you can rest and prepare for the exciting day ahead.
The second day of the tour starts with an early morning bus ride to Machu Picchu, just 25 minutes. On arrival at the Incan citadel, we will offer you fascinating insights into the history and culture of the inca Trails. Following the guided tour, you will have free time to explore Machu Picchu at your leisure.
After a fulfilling day, we will catch the late afternoon train back to Ollantaytambo. From there, we will drive you back to your hotel in Cusco, completing our 2-day Sacred Valley Machu Picchu Tour. The approximate arrival time back in Cusco will be around 10:00 pm.
The tour spans two days, starting early on the first day and concluding late evening on the second day.
We recommend you bring comfortable walking shoes, a rain jacket or poncho, sun protection and sunscreen, water, snacks, and your passport.
The tour involves a moderate amount of walking, often on uneven terrain. We recommend a basic level of physical fitness.
Yes, the cost of the tour includes the entrance fee to Machu Picchu.
After our guided tour, you will have some free time to explore Machu Picchu at your leisure.
You will stay overnight in a comfortable hotel in Aguas Calientes. The tour includes the hotel cost.
Yes. You can add Huayna Picchu Hike to your tour at an additional cost and is subject to availability. Please mention this while booking your tour.
Yes, you can arrange private tours upon request. Please contact us for more details.
Was a perfect blend of history, nature, and spirituality. From the breathtaking ruins to the vibrant local markets, every moment was filled with wonder. An enriching journey that touched my soul.