Cusco City Tour: Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Pucapucara, Tambomachay & Pisac Exploration
Embark on a fascinating journey through Cusco and its surrounding areas, beginning with a morning pick-up from your chosen location. Dive into the heart of Cusco’s historical center, where you’ll explore iconic Inca landmarks such as the Coricancha, the city’s main temple, and the colonial cathedral, showcasing a blend of Inca and colonial architecture.
Next, immerse yourself in the daily life of Cusquenian people as you visit the bustling central market, where you can sample local snacks and experience the vibrant atmosphere. Wander through Cusco’s ancient Inca streets before stopping for a delicious lunch at a traditional restaurant.
Post-lunch, we’ll drive you to the four remarkable Inca ruins of Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Pucapucara, and Tambomachay, offering a glimpse into the ingenious architecture and history of the Inca civilization. In the afternoon, we’ll continue our journey to the Sacred Valley, specifically to the Pisac Inca ruins, nestled atop the majestic mountains. Explore the site before visiting the lively Pisac market.
Finally, head to Urubamba for an overnight stay at a comfortable hotel, included in your itinerary. This comprehensive tour covers the most significant sites in Cusco and the surrounding region, providing a truly unforgettable experience.
Discover the Wonders: Sacred Valley, Ollantaytambo, and Aguas Calientes Tour
Unveil the Secrets: Maras Moray, Salt Mines, Chinchero, and Journey to Aguas Calientes
After a restful night at the hotel and a delightful breakfast, we’ll take you on a journey to Maras Moray, where you’ll discover the Inca’s agricultural acclimatization laboratory and marvel at the circular farming terraces. Next, we’ll drive you to the fascinating salt mines of Maras, where you can enter the Salineras and touch the salt crystals.
Our next stop is Chinchero, where you’ll admire the colonial temple built atop an Inca structure and witness its stunning art. Here, you’ll also visit textile workshops to learn about traditional iconography and the natural techniques used in textile production.
Following this, we’ll head to Urubamba for a scrumptious lunch at a local restaurant known for its healthy and clean dishes. Afterward, we’ll visit an Inca bar to taste the Inca beer, a special drink of the Incas, and interact with locals while learning about guinea pig farming and cuisine.
As the day comes to an end, we’ll make our way to the Ollantaytambo train station to board the train to Aguas Calientes. You’ll spend the night in this charming town, preparing for the next day’s visit to the awe-inspiring Machu Picchu.
Highlights of the day:
- Maras Moray: Inca agricultural laboratory
- Cusco’s largest salt mines
- Chinchero: Textile workshops and colonial temple
- Inca bars and traditional restaurant
- Guinea pig (Cuy) farms
- Ollantaytambo: The living Inca city
- Journey to Aguas Calientes
Machu Picchu - Cusco
Immerse Yourself in the Wonder of Machu Picchu: Full-Day Exploration and Return to Cusco
Today, you’ll have the entire day to explore the captivating world of Machu Picchu, the Inca’s sacred sanctuary. Early in the morning, after a nourishing breakfast, we’ll take a bus up to Machu Picchu, allowing you to experience the lost city of the Incas without the crowds. Once inside, you’ll have ample time to capture stunning photos and take in the breathtaking views.
Following this, our expert guide will provide an informative tour of Machu Picchu, delving into the history and culture of the Incas. You’ll then have plenty of free time to explore the mystical site at your own pace. If you wish, you can hike to the Sun Gate or the Inca Bridge. For those who have booked in advance, the option to climb either Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain is available.
After immersing yourself in the magic of Machu Picchu, we’ll return to Aguas Calientes for a delicious lunch at one of the town’s charming restaurants. In the afternoon, you’ll board the train back to Ollantaytambo, where we’ll transfer you to Cusco and drop you off at your hotel.
- Explore the enigmatic Machu Picchu
- Learn about Inca history and culture through a guided tour
- Optional hikes to the Sun Gate or Inca Bridge
- Climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain (if booked in advance)
Experience the Best of Cusco, Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu: Comprehensive Inclusions for a Memorable Journey. Enjoy peace of mind with the following inclusions for your tour:
- All necessary transportation provided via modern, comfortable vehicles
- Professional English-speaking tour guide to accompany you through Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu
- Entrance tickets to Coricancha temple, the four ruins of Cusco, and the ruins in the Sacred Valley
- Vistadome train ticket from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes (subject to availability)
- Expedition train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo (subject to availability)
- 1-night hotel stay in Urubamba, Sacred Valley
- 1-night hotel stay in Aguas Calientes town
- Round-trip bus tickets between Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu
- Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
- Entrance ticket for Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain (subject to availability)
- Guided tour of Machu Picchu
- Transfer from Ollantaytambo back to Cusco
- Delicious meals: 3 lunches, 1 dinners, and 2 breakfasts
With these comprehensive inclusions, you can focus on immersing yourself in the captivating history and breathtaking landscapes of Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu.
- Extra expences
What to Pack
Essential Packing List for the Cusco City, Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu Tour:
- Rain poncho (plastic)
- Warm jacket or coat
- Cap or hat
- Extra clothing (including layers for changing weather conditions)
- Comfortable walking shoes or sneakers
- Water bottle
- Insect repellent
- Camera or smartphone for photos
Important Documents to Carry with You:
- Original passport
- Original International Student Identity Card (if applicable, for student discount)
PRICE FOR THE CUSCO CITY, SACRED VALLEY, AND MACHU PICCHU 3-DAY PRIVATE TOUR:
Our prices for this private tour vary depending on the number of people in your group, as well as whether there are any students or children eligible for discounts. The tour is ideal for families, couples, or friends seeking a personalized experience.
- 02 people minimum: $630 USD per person
- 03 people minimum: $590 USD per person
- 04 people minimum: $560 USD per person
- 05 people minimum: $510 USD per person
Please note that these prices are set for a private tour tailored to your group’s preferences and requirements.
ADDITIONAL OPTION THAT YOU CAN ADD TO YOUR SALKANTAY TRIP
- HUAYNAPICCHU MOUNTAIN: USD 60 dollars (check avaliability) https://www.machupicchu.gob.pe/inicio
- MACHU PICCHU MONTAÑA: USD 60 dollars (check avaliability) https://www.machupicchu.gob.pe/inicio
- UPGRADE to Vistadome – Panoramic train: USD 35 dollars (One Way)
How to Book with Machu Picchu Reservation
TO BOOK CUSCO CITY SACRED VALLEY AND MACHU PICCHU 3 DAYS TOUR, FOLLOW THESE SIMPLE STEPS:
- Choose a reputable, government-authorized tour operator.
- Click the “Book Online” button, select the date, and complete the booking form. Have one person fill it out for the entire group to ensure you’re booked together. Keep your passport handy for accurate information.
- Make a payment online using any debit or credit card. There’s a 2.9% fee for online payments, which customers must cover.
- To secure your Machu Picchu tour by car 2 days, provide a $250 deposit per person. This helps obtain necessary permits and tickets from the Peruvian government.
- Optionally, you can pay the full tour amount upfront to avoid any future payment concerns.
- If you choose to pay only the deposit, the remaining balance is due 24 hours before the tour begins. You can pay in cash (soles or dollars) at the office in Cusco or by card (3.9% fee). You can also pay the balance online with any card (2.9% fee).
By following these straightforward steps, you can easily book your Machu Picchu tour by car 2 days experience and focus on preparing for your adventure.
Payment: You can pay for the 2-day Machu Picchu tour by car online using any debit or credit card. A 2.9% fee applies to online payments, which customers must cover. To book Machu Picchu tour By car, a $250 deposit per person is required to secure permits and tickets from the Peruvian government. You can choose to pay the full tour amount upfront to avoid future payment concerns. If you pay only the deposit, the remaining balance is due 24 hours before the tour starts. Pay the balance in cash (soles or dollars) at our office in Cusco, or by card with a 3.9% fee. You can also pay online using any card with a 2.9% fee.
Passport Requirements: Ensure your passport is valid for at least 6 months beyond your planned entry date to Peru. If it’s set to expire within 6 months, renew it before traveling. If your passport expires within 6 months but you want to secure your Machu Picchu tickets, book the tour and update your passport details with us after renewal. Failure to do so may result in permit and ticket forfeiture.
Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance to protect your investment. Obtain insurance before departing and consider working with a reputable agency for affordable coverage.
Deposit: The $70 deposit per person for the 2-day Machu Picchu tour by car is non-refundable and non-transferable.
Remaining Balance: If you only pay the deposit, the balance is due 24 hours before the tour starts. Pay in cash (soles or dollars) at our office in Cusco or by card with a 3.9% fee. You can also pay online with any card and a 2.9% fee.
Why Choose Machupicchu Reservations
we offer all the tours for guests to enjoy the outdoors, we offer Salkantay trek, Inca trail, Machu Picchu tours, we offer day hiking trips, such as Rainbow Mountain Hike, Incas Sacred Valley, Humantay Lake other alternative trekking tours like Inca jungle trail, Choquequirao trek, we offer guiding and supported trips, we offer glass igloos-based tours and camping-based tours.
Machu Picchu Reservations tours are all-inclusive and expert-led, our guests got to show up and focus 100% on the trip experience you do not have to worry about planning, packing, permits, tickets, or any of the headache stuff.
To people who love travel and hiking Machu Picchu Reservations literally has something for everyone we operated all the tours in Cusco with exceptional and personalized service this makes us one of the best-rated companies in the city of Cusco with 5 stars on TripAdvisor, Google, and other social networks.
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