Discover the Magic of the Tour Cusco, Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu: An Unforgettable Adventure in Peru.

Cusco, the beautiful city built on the foundations of the Inca culture, offers each and every one of its visitors great unforgettable adventures with tours of the city, the sacred valley and Machu Picchu.
You can tour each of the archaeological sites inside and outside the city, and you can also have adventures in the most beautiful mountains that run along trails like the Inca Trail.

The tour Cusco, Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu can be as economical or as luxurious depending on the tastes of each visitor, so there are different travel alternatives for all tastes, for example; the luxury train trip to Machu Picchu, economical bus trip to Machu Picchu or the famous 1-day trip to Machu Picchu. All these alternatives are offered only to benefit the visitors and everyone can know and enjoy the wonders that Cusco offers.

Cusco City Tour

Morning dedicated to the discovery of Cusco and the surrounding archaeological sites. You can visit the most important monuments of the city: the Cathedral, one of the most beautiful in South America, the Koricancha Temple, the Sacsayhuaman Fortress and the ceremonial centers of Quenco, Tambomachay and Puca Pucara.

Enjoy your free afternoons, you can take advantage of the opportunity to get lost in the narrow streets of San Blas with its colorful shops and bars, or simply to stroll around the powerful walls of the ancient buildings.

Tips and Recommendations:

  • Explore on Foot: Cusco is a city full of charm and surprises at every corner. We recommend exploring it on foot to discover its most authentic corners and enjoy its colonial architecture.
  • Experience Local Gastronomy: Don’t miss the opportunity to try delicious Peruvian food at one of the city’s traditional restaurants. Taste typical dishes such as ceviche, lomo saltado, or rocoto relleno.
  • Adapt Your Attire: Remember to wear comfortable clothes and suitable footwear for walking during visits to archaeological sites, as some areas may have uneven terrain.
  • Hydration and Sun Protection: The weather in Cusco can vary, so make sure to carry a water bottle to stay hydrated and sunscreen to protect yourself from sun exposure, especially at high altitudes.
  • Respect for Local Culture: When visiting archaeological sites and sacred places, respect local rules and regulations, as well as the culture and traditions of indigenous communities.
  • Altitude Preparation: Cusco is located at a high altitude, so it’s important to take the necessary time to acclimatize before engaging in intense physical activities. Get enough rest and drink coca tea if needed to alleviate altitude sickness symptoms.

Cusco – Chinchero – Maras – Aguas Calientes.

Departure to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, an easy excursion to the villages of Chinchero, where we visit the Inca temple in honor of the sun god and the colonial church and Moray, the Inca agricultural center. Continuing to Maras, where you will find the incredible salt mines, composed of dazzling white terraces.
Today’s route also offers beautiful views of the majestic mountains. Passing the Ollantaytambo train station, from where the train journey to Aguas Calientes begins; one of the best alternatives to visit Machu Picchu is to spend the night in Aguas Calientes to be the first to climb Machu Picchu!

Tips and Recommendations:

  • Camera and Extra Batteries: The landscapes you’ll encounter in Chinchero, Maras, and Aguas Calientes are stunning. Make sure to bring a camera and extra batteries to capture all those unforgettable moments.
  • Sunscreen and Hat: During the visit to Maras and other outdoor areas, sun exposure can be intense. Don’t forget to apply sunscreen and wear a hat to protect yourself from the sun.
  • Explore Local Markets: In Chinchero, you’ll have the opportunity to visit local markets, where you can buy crafts, textiles, and local products. Take advantage of this to bring back an authentic souvenir from your trip!

Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu.

To enjoy a beautiful sunrise in the Inca citadel, we start very early with the trip in a minibus to travel the last 8 km of winding road to the entrance of the Sacred Inca City: Machu Picchu, located at 2400 meters. It is the most beautiful Inca city, the best preserved and the most famous in the world. It was discovered by the American historian Hiram Bingham on July 24, 1911, and since then it has been considered one of the wonders of the modern world. The city was considered lost for centuries because it was covered by thick vegetation, which is very common in an area such as the Andes of southern Peru.

Tips and Recommendations:

  • Book in Advance: Due to high demand, it is recommended to reserve your entrance tickets to Machu Picchu in advance, especially if you plan to do an additional hike such as Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain.
  • Comfortable and Lightweight Footwear: For the visit to Machu Picchu, it’s important to wear comfortable and lightweight footwear, as you’ll be walking a lot during the exploration of the citadel.
  • Water and Snacks: Bring enough water and some light snacks to keep your energy up during the visit to Machu Picchu. You can also bring a small picnic to enjoy at one of the viewpoints.
  • Weather Preparation: The weather at Machu Picchu can be unpredictable, with sudden temperature changes and possible rain. Make sure to bring a waterproof jacket and a poncho to protect yourself from the rain if necessary.

Sacred Valley – Cusco.

A holiday would not be enough to visit all the archaeological sites in the region. You can dedicate one day to the Sacred Valley (Sacred Valley of the Incas): you can visit the site of Ollantaytambo, on the banks of the Urubamba River, the administrative, social, religious and agricultural centre of the Inca period. Then we will arrive at Pisac, whose Inca walls, surrounded by powerful terraces, are considered one of the most valuable examples of Inca architecture.

On the way to Cusco we stop to visit the center of Awanacancha, to see the Andean camelids such as the alpaca, llama, vicuña and huanaco. Finally we arrive back to Cusco and settle in the hotel.

Tips and Recommendations:

  • Early Visit to Archaeological Sites: If you have the opportunity, try to start your visit to Ollantaytambo and Pisac early to avoid crowds and enjoy the tranquility of these historical sites.
  • Interaction with Andean Animals: At Awanacancha, take the opportunity to interact with Andean camelids, such as alpacas and llamas. You’ll be able to learn more about these native species and take memorable photographs.
  • Enjoy the Landscape: During the journey back to Cusco, keep your eyes open and enjoy the breathtaking landscape of the Sacred Valley. The views of the mountains and valleys are truly spectacular.

The Cusco, Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu tour is much more than just a trip. It’s an unforgettable adventure that allows you to discover the cultural and natural richness of Peru while immersing yourself in the history of one of the world’s most fascinating civilizations. Get ready to experience something that will stay with you forever!

Remember, every step of this journey is filled with surprises and wonders waiting for you. Are you ready to embark on this exciting adventure? Don’t wait any longer and discover the magic of the Cusco, Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu tour!

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