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We have designed this Premium Sacred Valley Connection and Machu Picchu trip quite thoughtfully. The trip to Machu Picchu is believed to be incomplete without visiting the Sacred Valley of Incas. Here you will have your personal English speaking local guide who will be explaining facts about each sites in details.
This is also an ideal option for those looking to get the most in a short time. The trip starts in Cusco and on the way to Ollantaytambo train station you will be visiting different sites of the Sacred Valley of Incas and sum up the tour with a visit to Machu Picchu.
Cusco Hotel Transfer
04:00 PM (Next Day)
The tour starts with a pickup from your hotel in Cusco. On our way to Ollantaytambo, we will be visiting the renowned five sites of the Sacred Valley of Incas.
Our first stop will be in Chinchero. Chinchero is home to people who have preserved their traditions of handicrafts. During Incan civilization, Chinchero used to be like a summer palace of Incas. Upon conquering Chinchero, the Spanish conquistadors demolished the palace and built the church on its remains.
We will then be visiting Maras. Maras is home to salt terraces. People still use the ancient method to extract salt here.
Our next stop will be in Moray which used to be an agricultural laboratory. Incas used to test the growth conditions of crops in these circular farming terraces that has different temperatures.
We will then stop in Urubamba for lunch.
Finally, we will be visiting Ollantaytambo Its a charming village which was an administrative capital of Incas. After a guided tour, you will be boarding the train to Aguas Calientes town.
It would take around two hours from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes. At Aguas Calientes, our representative will meet you at the train station and will transfer you to the hotel. Later at night, our local guide will meet you and brief you on the following day’s itinerary.
At a designated time we will be picking you up from your hotel. We will then be travelling by bus to the main entrance of Machu Picchu citadel.
Once inside the citadel, you will get a complete guided tour for two hours. On this tour, you will be visiting (Guardian’s house, Temple of the sun, 3 windows, Intihuatana, Aclla Huasi, Temple of the condor and water fountains. After the tour you can walk around and explore the citadel on your own.
At a designated time, you will be boarding the train from Aguas Calientes train station back to Ollantaytambo. Upon reaching Ollantaytambo, you will be picked up by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel in Cusco.