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Sacred Valley tour to Machu Picchu 2D/1N

Cusco, Perú


Embark on a captivating 2-day Sacred Valley tour to Machu Picchu with Qoricancha Expeditions through the heart of Peru's history and natural wonder. Explore the Sacred Valley's ancient ruins and vibrant markets, then ascend to the mystical heights of Machu Picchu. This two-day adventure unveils the secrets of the Inca civilization and the breathtaking beauty of the Andes.

  • FREQUENCY: We run this tour during the whole year.
  • Type of Service: Small group max 8 people.
  • Availability: everyday ( check at booking time the Machu picchu permits availability)
  • Difficulty: Easy. Its located a lower elevation than Cusco.

The Sacred Valley, located in the Andes Mountains of Peru, is a region of great historical, cultural, and natural significance. There are several compelling reasons to visit the Sacred Valley:

Inca Heritage: The Sacred Valley was the heartland of the Inca Empire, and it's dotted with archaeological sites, including impressive Inca ruins, temples, and terraces. These sites provide insight into the advanced engineering and architectural skills of the Inca civilization. Notable sites include Ollantaytambo, and Pisac.

Scenic Beauty: The Sacred Valley is renowned for its breathtaking natural landscapes. Surrounded by towering mountains and lush valleys, the area offers stunning vistas at every turn. The Urubamba River flows through the valley, adding to its natural beauty.

Agricultural Innovation: The Incas were masters of agriculture, and the Sacred Valley showcases their farming techniques. The valley's terraced fields and irrigation systems are still in use today and demonstrate the Inca's ability to cultivate crops at high altitudes.

Rich Culture: The region is home to several indigenous communities, where you can experience Andean culture and traditions. You can visit local markets, interact with artisans, and learn about traditional weaving, pottery, and farming practices.

Gateway to Machu Picchu: The gateway of Sacred Valley tour to Machu Picchu serves as one of the most iconic archaeological sites in the world. Many travelers use the towns of Ollantaytambo or Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Pueblo) as a starting point for their journey to the ancient Inca citadel.

Historical Towns: The towns in the Sacred Valley, such as Ollantaytambo and Pisac, have well-preserved colonial architecture, making them charming places to explore. You can stroll through cobblestone streets and visit historic churches and plazas.

Traveling with us, you will enjoy all about Sacred Valley and the magic of Machu picchu,

What ou need to take for this tour:

  • Original Passport.
  • Small day pack.
  • Insect repellent (Machu picchu is located at begining of jungle)
  • Sun hat. sun screen.
  • Rain gear (from November to April is wet season)
  • Camara.
  • Wáter
  • Snack.

Experience the allure of Peru's past and natural splendor on a mesmerizing 2-day Sacred Valley tour to Machu Picchu with Qoricancha Expeditions. Delve into the heart of history as you explore the enigmatic ruins and lively markets of the Sacred Valley. Then, ascend to the ethereal heights of Machu Picchu. This two-day odyssey will unveil the mysteries of the Inca civilization and reveal the awe-inspiring beauty of the Andes.


  • Briefing the night before of the tour at 6pm.
  • Experience english speaking tour guide.
  • Entrance fees (Cable and car and Moon Valley).
  • Entry fee for Sacred Valley.
  • Round trip Expeditions tourist class train.
  • A 3 *** hotel in Aguas Calientes.
  • Lunch and dinner on day 1.
  • Round trip bus ticket to Machu picchu.
  • Machu picchu entry fee (circuit 1 or 2 most popular ones).
  • Fully guided tour.


  • Hotel before and after the tour.
  • Lunch and dinner on day 2.
  • Gratitudes: you can do to your guide and driver (optional).
  • Insurance: Advisible but not mandatory.


Day 1.- Cusco – Alpaca Farm, Pisac - Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes.

The night before your tour, our guide will meet you at your hotel at 6:30 pm to provide a detailed briefing outlining all aspects of the upcoming adventure.

Today you'll be picked up at 8 am from your hotel. After approximately 30 minutes of driving, you'll arrive at an Alpaca farm, where you'll have the unique opportunity to observe llamas, alpacas, guanacos, and vicuñas. This charming farm provides valuable insights into the textiles that our ancestors developed.

Following the visit to the Alpaca farm, our journey continues for about 1 hour to the Inca site of Pisac. Here, you'll have the chance to explore and learn about this remarkable Inca site, one of the largest in the Sacred Valley. Pisac was primarily used for agricultural purposes, featuring numerous terraces where our ancestors cultivated a variety of crops, including potatoes, corn, quinoa, and more.

After delving into the world of agriculture, you'll return to the town of Pisac, where you'll get a glimpse of the local market. The market offers a fantastic opportunity to witness the vibrant local culture and perhaps pick up some souvenirs.

Next, we'll head to Urubamba, where we'll stop for a delicious lunch. Following your satisfying meal, we'll embark on a 30-minute drive to the Inca site of Ollantaytambo. Here, you'll enjoy a walking tour as you explore this captivating archaeological site, which serves as a captivating precursor to the grandeur of Machu Picchu.

After completing the guided tour of Ollantaytambo, you'll board the afternoon train to Aguas Calientes, where you'll spend the night in preparation for your Machu Picchu adventure.

  • Lodging. Hotel Tierra Viva or similar ***
  • Entrance fees: Included
  • Meals: Lunch and dinner.

Day 2.- Machu picchu and back to Cusco.

Today marks the most significant day of your adventure. After an early breakfast at your hotel, your guide will meet you and escort you on a walk to the bus station, where you'll board one of the first buses heading up to Machu Picchu.

Upon arriving at the Machu Picchu citadel, your guide will lead you to the highest point, offering you the most breathtaking views of this remarkable site. Take your time to savor the beauty and grandeur of Machu Picchu from this vantage point.

Following this awe-inspiring experience, you'll continue with a comprehensive walking tour, exploring the most captivating aspects of the citadel. You'll have the opportunity to visit various temples, water canals, ancient paths, and other notable features. Your guide will provide you with in-depth information about this sacred city of Machu Picchu, enriching your understanding of its history and significance.

If you have plans to hike Huayna Picchu mountain, please inform us at the time of booking, so we can secure your tickets. The Huayna Picchu hike is an optional activity that costs $75 per person and can be done after the Machu Picchu guided tour. It typically takes about 2 hours for the round trip.

After concluding the guided tour, you'll take a bus back to Aguas Calientes, where you'll have time for lunch. Following your meal, you'll board the train back to the Sacred Valley, where our driver will be eagerly awaiting your arrival. They will then transport you back to your hotel in Cusco, with an approximate return time of 8 pm.

Enjoy your unforgettable day at Machu Picchu and your journey back to Cusco!

  • Lodging. book on your own.
  • Tickets. Includes
  • Meals: Only breakfast at the hotel.


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