This tour combines the beauty of the Sacred Valley of the Incas with the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu short in 3 unforgettable days. Being the best alternative for people who do not have much time, families with small children, people who are not used to hiking and do not like to camp. This option will also allow you to enjoy Machu Picchu in a different way, first the magical experience to see the sunset on the second day and the impresive views of Machu Picchu. For those looking to combine the cultural attractions of the Sacred Valley with the challenge of one of the best known walks in the world. The 3-Day Inca Trail Trek & Sacred Valley tour rewards you with an impressive combination of the region's ruins, mountains, snow-capped mountains and cloud forests.The Sacred Valley of the Incas is located in the area of the Peruvian Andes and its land is very fertile, because of this it became one of the main corn production sites in Peru. Today the area is full of villages where their main gain is obtained from agriculture and livestock and also tourism, thanks to the sale of crafts and products from the area. The most important sities located in the Sacred valley are: Pisac, Urubamba Valley and Ollantaytambo.During this Tour we will walk the original Inca Trail of the incas, the walk begins at km 104 of the Cusco - Machu Picchu railway, at a height of 2100 meters, reaching a maximum of 2,720 meters at the Sun Gate, 10.5 km away and takes 6 hours at a moderate pace. The trip is enchanting with beautiful panoramic views, full of flora and fauna you can also visit 3 wonderful Inca cities Chachabamba, Wiñaywayna and in the afternoon to Machu Picchu when all visitors are down. This travel is totally recommended for families who travel with their children and with no age limit we just need you to have an adventurous spirit.
Sacred Valley tour
07:00 We pick you up from you hotel
08:00 Driving and guided tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, visiting the following sites: Pisac market, Pisac, Moray, the colonial small town Salineras or Salt Mines Urubamba, the heart of the Sacred Valley Chinchero, Ollantaytambo archoelogical site,
18:00 Spend a night in Ollantaytambo
Hike from Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu
06:30 Walk to the train station of the Ollantaytambo
07:20 Train to the starting point of the Inca Trail (km 104)
08:20 Hiking Short Inca Trail
12:00 Lunch in Wiñaywayna
13:00 Continue hiking the short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
18:00 Arrived to Aguas Calientes town, spend a night
Machu Picchu Tour
04:00 Wake up, hiking to Machu Picchu
06:00 Guided tour of Machu Picchu
09:00 Free time, you can walking around to the lost city of the Incas or climb up to the mountains (Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu)
19:00 Return train to Ollantaytambo
20:30 Arrived to Ollantaytambo and tourist transportation to Cusco
22:00 Drop off in your hotel
We started early and headed to the town of Pisaq, where we will have the opportunity to see and buy some souvenirs from the traditional market of Pisaq.Then we will drive to Chincheros, at the top of the mountain, famous for its fabrics and located spectacularly at a high altitude (3,800 m / 12,500 feet). We will visit a weaving house and we will have a demonstration on the techniques of dyeing and weaving as well as visiting the famous Chincheros market. We continue to Moray, a place that is believed to have been used by the Incas as an agricultural research center. The terraces are arranged in concentric circles and separated at intervals from the lowest to the highest region - with great resemblance to a Greek theater. After Moray we will descend to the base of the Sacred Valley for a buffet lunch in Urubamba and then continue to Ollantaytambo, which has an impressive set of terraces that go from the center of town.And we will spend the nigth here.
To start this wonderful Inca Trail 1 Day Tour, we will wake up very early to take the private car from Ollantaytambo to km 104, where we will start our hike (the travel is around 1 hour and 10 minutes to km 104 of the road), we will pass the control and in a few minutes of walking we will visit the archaeological site of Chachabamba, then continue the trek for 3 hours to the archaeological site of Wiñaywayna, here we will have enough time to photograph and to have lunch. After the break, we will continue our walk enjoying the biodiversity of this ecological floor to the highest point of the Inca Trail 1 Day Sun Gate (2,720 meters / 8,922 feet) from here we will have the beautiful panoramic views of the Inca city of Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu. Approximately at 2 pm. Finally we will descend to the town of Aguas Calientes to enjoy a delicious dinner and spend the night.
This day we will wake up early and take a delicious breakfast.Then we will travel for around 2 hours up to the misterious city of Machu Picchu (please don't forget your ID), where we will have a guided tour during 2 hours and then you will have free time to explore the lost city of the incas by your own or take some incredible pictures. If you take the optional Huayna Picchu Trek (additional) you will have the opportunity to take unique beauty panoramic pictures of the Inca City. The 3 days 2 night Machu Picchu trek ends up with a train ride to Ollantaytambo , from where we are taken by van back to Cusco.