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Sacred Valley Trek to Machu Picchu 2D/1N

Reach heights of 4,100m on this trek to Machu Picchu with awe-inspiring views of the Sacred Valley dotted with magnificent Inca archaeological sites, such as Huchuy Qosqo.

Stay away from the crowds on this lesser-known trek and appreciate the beauty of this remote trail.

Tour Highlights

  • Trek through amazing landscapes in the Andes mountains
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the Urubamba Mountain range
  • Explore the Huchuy Qosqo ruins in the Sacred Valley
  • Visit the unique UNESCO World Heritage Site of Machu Picchu
Price from

$1,205.00

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Tour Information

Inclusions:

  • - Accommodation pickup, most transfers
  • - 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
  • - English speaking guide on trek & Machu Picchu tour
  • - Pre-departure briefing

Departures:

Every Monday

Itinerary

Day 1: Cuzco - Aguas Calientes, Peru

Today you will be picked up from your accommodation between 6:00 and 6:15 am for a 1-hour drive to the community of Lago Piuray, close to the town of Chinchero. Here we will begin our adventure at 3600m.

The trek begins with a 3-hour walk uphill until arrival at Piuray passage (4100m), where you will be awarded with a beautiful panoramic view of the Urubamba mountain range and small lagoons.

Our adventure continues with a 2-hour downhill journey towards the Huchuy Qosqo ruins. Enjoy a guided tour of this beautiful Inca city nestled in the Sacred Valley.

At the end of our visit we will have some time to enjoy a box lunch. Then, with a steep 2-hour downhill walk we’ll make our way to the town of Lamay, where our transport service will pick us up and drive us to Ollantaytambo.

Enjoy a hearty dinner before boarding the train to Aguas Calientes, where we will stay the night.

A guide will be waiting at the train station to take you to your hotel and give you the instructions for the next day.

Note: Alternatively the dinner can take place at Aguas Calientes (depending on the train schedule).

Day 2: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cuzco, Peru

Get an early start and take one of the first buses (5:30am) to reach the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu (25-min ride), where you will enjoy a 2-hour guided tour visiting all the corners of this gorgeous site.

Enjoy some free time to take in the unforgettable scenery and snap some incredible photos. Take the bus back to Aguas Calientes, followed by the train to Ollantaytambo and the bus to central Cuzco late in the day at 14:30, 16:12 or, 19:00.

Please make your own way back to your accommodation.