DAY 1: Cusco – Camelid Farm – Pisac Market – Pisac Inca Site – Ollantaytambo – Train to Aguas Calientes
To start the Sacred Valley & Machupicchu tour we will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco between 7:45 am to 8:00 am depending on the train you take to Aguas Calientes. The first stop is at the Awanacancha Farm to be able to observe the fine Inca textiles and have direct contact with the South American camelids. Here you will see animals such as llamas, alpacas, vicuñas and guanacos. After Awanacancha, we will visit the archaeological complex of Pisac, located on top of the Pisac mountain within the Sacred Valley. Your tour guide will take you to the most Impressive places. After the tour, visit the traditional market of Pisac. Here you can see the best of the work of Cusco artisans and the Sacred Valley. Then, we will drive along the Vilcanota Sacred Valley river for about forty-five Minutes, until we reach the city of Urubamba, where we will stop for lunch. You will have an amazing selection of fresh meals, served buffet style. After lunch, we will go to the Archaeological Complex of Ollantaytambo, where you will have a guided tour. In Ollantaytambo, you will not only see the best expression of Inca architecture, but you will also be able to see the best of a living city, which despite the years still maintains the urban design of the Incas. Finally, our team will leave you at the train station to board your train that leaves at 3:36 pm bound for Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu, where a transfer will be waiting to guide you to your respective hotel.
DAY 2: Aguas Calientes town – Machu Picchu – train Journey back to cusco
In the morning, after the delicious breakfast in the hotel facilities, your guide will pick you up at your hotel, and together with your guide, you will board a bus to one of the 7 wonders of the modern world, Machu Picchu, the ascent trip in average it takes 25 minutes to the archaeological site. Once you arrive at Machu Picchu, you will be given a 2:30 private guided tour. During your tour of Machu Picchu you will visit the most important places in the complex. You will first visit the guardian's house. From there you can see Machu Picchu in all its splendor. From here you can take some very nice photos of the citadel. You will continue to the imposing Temple of the Sun, the temple of the high priest, the Intiwatana (sun clock rock), Main Square, the temple of the 3 windows, the temple of the condor, and many others. After your tour, you will have free time to explore and take photos and videos. Afternoon, you will return to Aguas Calientes to enjoy lunch at one of the several restaurants there. Make sure to arrive at the train station 30 minutes before departure. According to the itinerary of your Train at 15:20 you will board your train from Aguas Calientes to Poroy station. From the Poroy station, your guide and your driver will pick you up and take you to your respective hotel in the city of Cusco. The poroy station operates from May 1 to January 1 of the following year. During the rainy season, all trains leave and arrive at the Ollantaytambo train station. From any of the 2 stations, our team will pick you up from the train station.
Note: the Inca site of Machu Picchu is different from the Huaynapicchu mountain when most people refer to Machu Picchu they refer to the Archaeological center. Huaynapicchu Mountain and Machupicchu Mountain require a separate permit to climb either. Please notify us at least 3 months in advance