Availability

Every day

Frequency

From March to January

Tour duration

3 days / 2 nights

Small groups

02 people as minimum and 07 people as maximum (customized service)

Places to visit:
  • DAY 1: CUSCO - SACRED VALLEY TOUR - OLLANTAYTAMBO.
  • DAY 2: OLLANTAYTAMBO - KM 104 - INCA TRAIL - WIÑAYWAYNA - AGUAS CALIENTES TOWN.
  • DAY 3: AGUAS CALIENTES - MACHUPICCHU TOUR - CUSCO.
Detailed Itinerary

DAY 1: CUSCO - SACRED VALLEY TOUR - OLLANTAYTAMBO.

The tour starts at 8:00 AM We pick you up from your hotel in Cusco, then we will make the trip to the "Sacred Valley of the Incas" we will visit the typical market of Pisaq where you can see the famous Craft market and also visit the archaeological group of Pisac, where you can see picturesque terraces cultivated in the mountains, then we will go to the town of Urubamba to have lunch (optional $ 20 USD per person), then visit the Ollantaytambo fortress, agricultural terraces, water temple and its artisan market, finally we leave you at the hotel in this town so you can rest, the tour of the sacred valley ends approximately 4:30 PM, so in the afternoon you will have free time and explore this small town on your own.

Night of hotel in Ollantaytambo.

Valle sagrado ollantaytambo

DAY 2: OLLANTAYTAMBO - KM 104 - INCA TRAIL - WIÑAYWAYNA - AGUAS CALIENTES TOWN.

7:20 AM we will board the train in Ollantaytambo that will take you to the km. 104, the trip is about 1 hour. It is here at Km 104 (2,200 m / 7,217 ft) where we will start the hike, we cross the bridge that is on the Urubamba or Willkamayu River which translated from Quechua means Sacred River, which was very important on Inkas time. When you arrive at the control point you have to show the identification documents, either Passport or any Registration Card or National Identity Document. 15 minutes walk is the archeological center of Chachabamba then hidden in the semi-tropical forest, after your visit we will begin the walk through tiers upwards until we reach the next place on the way we will observe the sacred valley , water cascades and different types of semi-tropical forest orchids, after 3 hours of walking we will arrive at Wiñaywayna (2,650 m / 8,694 ft) it shows a perfect example of what agriculture was in the time of the Incas, since a Along its skirts lie a large number of circular terraces, where the Incas cultivated different agricultural products. The name Wiñaywayna comes from a beautiful orchid that abounds in the area and that has as meaning in Spanish "Forever young" and has more than 20 buildings, one of them the Temple of the Rainbow also called Temple of Fertility, the visit will be 1 hour on average, then you will enjoy the box lunch to replace energy and continue until you reach the Wiñaywayna control.

On the second part of the route we will walk for 2 hours through an Andean path, stone stairs and tambos ("resting places") until we reach the Inti Punku -Sun Gate (2,720 m / 8,923 ft) that during the Incas functioned as control of entry to the Citadel of Machu Picchu; From here you have an impressive panoramic view of Machu Picchu and the entire surrounding valley, then descend for approximately 45 minutes to the wonder of Machu Picchu  (2,490 m / 8,169 ft) and finally take the bus to Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu Town (2,160 m / 7,086 ft) the bus drive it`s 25 minutes, here we will spend the night in a very comfortable hotel. If you are not very tired, you have the option of visiting the thermal baths that is 10 minutes from the town, it cost  10 soles. For those who like to dance or have a drink in a bar, we inform you that Aguas Calientes has a wide variety of bars and restaurants, including an ATM, in case you need to withdraw money from the ATM. Here we will also have a delicious a la carte dinner in a very cozy restaurant in this town.

Hotel night in the towns of Aguas Calientes.

Ollantaytambo Machu Picchu

DAY 3: AGUAS CALIENTES - MACHUPICCHU TOUR - CUSCO.

This day again we visit Machu picchu, after breakfast your guide will meet you by you hotel lobby and you go to the bus stop to board the bus, we will drive for about 30 minutes to reach the citadel of Machu Picchu we pass the control where you show your ticket and passport, you will have a private, guided tour, to visit the most important places in Machu Picchu such as the Main Plaza, the Sun Temple, the Sacred Sundial, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and cemeteries, the tour will be for more than two hours, After the visit, you will have free time to visit Machu Picchu on your own (optional, climb the Huaynapicchu or Machu Picchu mountain, this costs an additional $ 35 USD per person). You can also hike to the Sun Gate or the Inka Bridge, for these 02 places there are no additional payments.
At the appropriate time, we will take the bus and descend from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes usual train departure to Ollantaytambo is in the afternoon, followed by car two hours drive to your hotel in Cusco.

Hotel night in Cusco.

Aguas calientes Machu Picchu

It includes

  • Pick up from the hotel in Cusco.
  • Tour Sacred Valley (transport, tour guide tickets and lunch buffet).
  • 1 Night of Hotel in Ollantaytambo 3 ***
  • Transfers from the hotel to the train station.
  • Train ticket from Ollanta to Km. 104.
  • Professional bilingual tour guide (English-Spanish).
  • Entrance to the Inca Trail and Machupicchu.
  • Food (1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner).
  • Bus ticket Machupicchu - Aguas Calientes (round trip).
  • 1 Night of Hotel in Aguas Calientes 3 ***
  • First aid kit, oxygen ball.
  • Return train ticket Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo.
  • Transportation from Ollantaytambo - Cusco.
  • Transfer to the hotel.

Not Included

  • Lunch on the last day: after the guided tour to Machu Picchu.
  • Visit to the thermal baths in Aguas Calientes town (optional).

Recommendations to bring

  • Bring original passport "With expiration date not less than 7 months"
  • Student card with current date.
  • Bring hiking boots and sandals (very important).
  • Bring trekking poles (can be rented at the agency).
  • Bring a headlamp.(Very important) 
  • Carry a camera and extra batteries.
  • Carry sunscreen / hat and sunglasses.
  • Carry personal medical kit.
  • Carry insect repellent.
  • Carry a rain gear: a good raincoat and rain pants and a rain poncho plastic.
  • Carry toilet paper.
  • Carry a small towel.
  • Extra money for drinks and gratuities, souvenirs, etc. (soles or dollars).
  • Carry a swimsuit for the hot springs (optional).

Option 1

$640

(Groups of 4 - 7 maximum)
SHARED SERVICE

"BASED ON DOUBLE ROOM"
HOTELS CATEGORy 3***

Option 2

$730

(Minimum 2 people)
PRIVATE SERVICE

"BASED ON DOUBLE ROOM"
HOTELS CATEGORy 3***


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ESSENTIALS:

  • Passport
  • Valid, STUDENT CARD (if you booked as a student)
  • Immigration Card (given on the plane as you enter Peru)
  • Good daypack (the smaller, the better)
  • Water storage or water canteen: Water reservoir like Camelbaks are encouraged - but enough for at least 1-2 liters.
  • Comfortable shoes (lightweight with good soles), "goretex waterproof for rainy seasons".

IN YOUR LUGGAGE:

In the train there is a limit of 7 to 8 kilograms as maximum, we recommend to bring only important things.

  • 2-3 long sleeve shirts
  • 2 pants
  • 3 sets of undergarments.
  • 3 sets of socks
  • 1 Fleece
  • 1 Rain jacket and pants "only for rain seasons"
  • 1 sun hat
  • Sandals "In case you want to visit the hot spring in Machu Picchu town"
  • Small Quick Dry towel.
  • Batteries Charger for your phone and cameras.

TOILET ITEMS:

  • Sunscreen
  • Face moisturizer
  • Bug spray
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Wet wipes
  • Toothbrush and paste
  • Toiletpaper
  • Personal medication
  • First aid kit: band aids, moleskin, etc.

INSIDE YOUR DAYPACK FOR VISIT OF MACHU PICCHU:

Daypacks can be any size, but we always recommend the medium ones, Because Inside Machu Picchu, no bag larger than 25L will be allowed in. If larger, you will need to store outside citadel gates.

  • Water canteen:
  • Sun hat
  • Rain gear
  • Camera or Phone Camera
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Toilet paper and small plastic bag for waste
  • Extra Money for Souvenirs, Drinks & Tips

Tour in consultation: Tour Sacred Valley and Inca Trail 3D/2N


NUMBER OF TRAVELERS

  • Departure dates: We have groups for the Inca Trail every day of the year. Less February, when the Inca Trail is closed throughout the month. The month of February you can visit Machu Picchu by train. More is not possible to do the Inca Trail.
  • Availability: To the Inca road of 2D / 1N Only 250 people per day are allowed. This figure includes tourists, guides, porters and cooks. The quotas are for all the people who wish to carry out the Inca Trail. So to make the Inca Trail it is essential to book months in advance. The availability of seats for the Inca Trail is the same for all agencies. Therefore before making your reservation, please check availability by contacting us by email: machupicchuviajesperu@gmail.com

WHY CHOOSE MACHU PICCHU VIAJES PERU?

  • We are a local tour operator based in Cusco with 15 years experienced as Tour operator 100% Cusquenian Company.
  • We have all the Authorizations and licenseds by the Peruvian government as a proof that we are an official tour operator.
  • We have the Best Tour guides (Fluent English and Spanish): We are so proud of our guides! They are highly professional, licensed and degrees by the Peruvian government and speak fluent English and Spanish. They are very knowledgeable and passionate for Incan heritage and history.  Our guides are dedicated to continuous personal and provessional development. They do research to ensure that you receive accurate and recognized theories in Incan and Andean culture.
  • Small groups & Personalized and High quality service (Groups between 4 to 8 people as maximum), This fact alone sets us apart from other companies that operate departures with bigger groups.
  • No hidden prices or Surprises/ We Never Pass you onto another operator as most travel agencies do here. We will depart even if you are a group of 02 persons (Departure of tours are 100% guaranted).
  • We never share service with other companies as most travel travel agencies do here to Minimize cost
  • We are Sustainable and eco-friendly tour company, Machu Picchu Viajes Peru has always believed that we should “give back” to the communities we pass through on our treks. Therefore, as part of our commitment in responsible tourism, we socially support and employee from these communities.
  • We are Committed to social projects and improving living conditions for the children of Peru.
  • Our dream as a locally based company is to create small personalized tours & treks strictly and only operated by local professional staff catering in Personalized and High quality service.
  • We treat to our team of porters the best with a HOUSE for them to sleep and proper equipment, wages and health insurance for everyone
  • Master Cheffs The best in the Cusco region
  • The food provided on our treks is the best( buffet Style and plenty of food)
  • The best Camping Equipment for the inca trail and alternative treks (spacious tents 4 season aluminum poles tents, Eating & Cooking tents, Portable table & chairs, comfortable mattresses and more…)
  • Our tourist transports and cars are exclusively for our services which are completely reliable, comfortable, safe and with all autorizations that are in order.

"Machu Picchu Viajes Peru" knows how important it is to trust in a reliable honest operator to create your adventure of a lifetime while in Peru. Check out our reviews and certificates of excellence on, (Tripadvisor) by your self!

Discounts

  • Foreign tourists or Peruvians with a student card and current date, get a discount.
  • We also offer special discounts for groups of more "05 people" For more information write to the email: machupicchuviajesperu@gmail.com

Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu mountain

  • To climb the mountain huaynapicchu or Machu Picchu Mountain, there is a limit of spaces per day, it is recommended to make the reservation in advance.
  • Once the quotas for Huaynapicchu or Montaña are exhausted, there is no option to obtain income.
  • People who make the Inca Trail and wish to climb the Huaynapicchu or Machu Picchu Mountain, have to make an extra payment of $ 75.00 USD.
  • IMPORTANT: Before requesting the ticket for the Huaynapicchu or the Machu Picchu mountain, check availability in the following button.

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