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2-Day Tour: Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu by Train

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Explore the Sacred Valley of the Incas on this 2-day tour, which leaves Cusco to visit a lively market town and two Incan archaeological sites. Board a train to Aguas Calientes, also known as Machu Picchu Town and spend the night in a 3-star hotel.

Itinerary Details

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Day 1 Sacred Valley from Cusco

Stop At: Cusco

After breakfast at your hotel, our guide will pick you up from your hotel lobby between 7:30 to 7:45 am in our transport and drive you from Cusco passing through Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo & Pucapucara (no stops).

Stop At: Awana Kancha

Here we stop for about 15 minutes, the purpose is learn about textiles and the weaving process. We can appreciate different species of Llamas, Alpacas, Vicuñas and take pictures them as well.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Taray

From this lookout point, we will have the time to capture the best classic pictures of the Sacred Valley with its famous terraces along the Urubamba river.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Pisac

Will drive you up to Pisac Inca site to enjoy stunning views over the valley. Here you can appreciate temples, residences, altars, channels and learn all about the Incan agricultural methods shared by our expert guides.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pisac Market

We will visit a traditional market in the Village of Pisac and interact with the local people and purchase some local souvenirs. the Pisac Market is very famous and highly visited as we can learn about pottery, jewelry and textiles.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Urubamba

Here in Urubamba we will stop for Lunch (Not included), most of the restaurants here offer Buffet Lunch.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Archaeological Park Ollantaytambo

After lunch, we continue our journey to Ollantaytambo where we will visit this amazing Inca site, which is an area of important Inca constructions, built during the Incan times. This is an extraordinary Inca citadel where we will find an amazing rock formation representing the Inca god Wiracocha.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At:

Finally at 4:00pm we will take you to the train station located in the same town of Ollantaytambo and board the Inca Rail Machupicchu train to Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu town). This train journey allow you to appreciate the fascinating scenery along the sacred Vilcanota River

Stop At: Aguas Calientes

We will arrive in Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu town by 6:10pm and drop off you to the hotel for the overnight.

Day 2 Machu Picchu - Cusco

Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu

After breakfast at your hotel, our guide will pick you up and take you to the bus station to board the bus and take a short ride up to the main entrance gate of Machupicchu to begin a unique experience by exploring one of the New Seven Wonders of the World accompanied with our professional guide who will share with you all his knowledge about the history, traditions and more that surrounds this mysterious and enigmatic Inca citadel. Once the guided tour is over, you will have extra free time to explore the marvelous of Machupicchu on your own. After you end up your visit, board the bus down to Aguas Calientes for Lunch (not Included) and enjoy some extra time at the town to get some local souvenirs and then board the train back to Ollantaytambo train station

Duration: 4 hour

Stop At: Ollantaytambo

After the tour of Machupicchu you will be arriving at Ollantaytambo train station at 3:55pm where our transport will be waiting for your and take you back to Cusco. Expected arrival time in Cusco will be by 6:00pm.