Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu Tour (2 Days)

Overview Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu Tours 2 days 1 Night

Experience Sacred Valley Machu Picchu tours 2 days you will get to explore two of the most magical places on the planet, the holly valley of the Incas and the MachuPicchu ruins. You will get to walk through the market of Pisac and its archaeological zone. You will visit the incredible archaeological park of Ollantaytambo and take the train to Aguas calientes, that goes through a unique scenery. The next day you will get to watch the sunrise in Machu Picchu, which is considered to be one of the most fascinating scenes in Peru, and then we will do the walking tour of the citadel.

In this Machu Picchu trip you will travel in a reduced group during all the tours and you will be able to return from Ollantaytambo town to Cusco in private bus or van.

The Amazing view from Sun Gate

Itinerary on the 2-Day Machu Picchu Holiday

First Day: Cuzco – Sacred Valley of The Incas – Conexión to Machu Picchu Pueblo

The trip starts with the hotel pick-up at 08:00 a.m. and then we head on our tourist bus to the northwestern part of the city through picturesque Andean towns until we reach the viewpoint of Corao from where we will have a preliminary view of the whole Sacred Valley and the imposing snows that protect the place. 

The first archaeological centre that we will visit will be Pisac or Pisaq which we will access through a paved road as we ascend, we will be able to appreciate the impressive Inca terraces that border the mountains, giving us the impression of being part of the mountains. The places that we will visit in Pisac will be the religious sector made up of temples, the urban sector, the biggest cemetery of South America and finally the agricultural terraces to then descend to Mercado of Pisac. 

Then we will continue our tour to Ollantaytambo not before making a stop in the province of Urubamba where you can have lunch (not included in your itinerary), before continuing the journey to Ollantaytambo town and called as The Inca city living” since you can still see houses with Inca bases inhabited by the inhabitants, the most important place is the Temple of the Sun which is in the highest part of the archaeological center which is accessed through hundreds of stairs for which.

We will have to make a little effort but it will be worth it since the view from this place is inexpressible. Thus ending the Sacred Valley in Ollantaytambo to connect the Machu Picchu train to Aguas Calientes district.

Train Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu Pueblo

Where we will stay to board the train at the Ollantaytambo station at 19:00 pm on the way to Machu Picchu Pueblo. We will travel by train for an average of 2 hours to Aguas Calientes town, where the staff of the hotel or the transfer will be waiting for you with your name to take you to the Hotel and the guide will give you the orientation for the next day’s tour in Machu Picchu.

▬ Overnight in Machu Picchu Pueblo or Aguas Calientes town.

Second Day: Machu Picchu Pueblo – Machu Picchu Citadel – Cuzco

The most important day of your journey is to get to visit one of the 7 wonders of the world.

▬ Visitors who want to walk up the Inca Trail, should leave the hotel very early at 4:00 in the morning  to reach the Machu Picchu of the Incas and appreciate the sunrise.

▬ Visitors who want to get by bus will have to take the first bus that leaves at 5:30 am to arrive early at Machu Picchu and be able to appreciate the sunrise that is a unique spectacle, then we can visit the MachuPicchu city of the Inkas for 2 hours approximately accompanied by a specialist guide who will explain you about the historical legacy of the citadel of Machu Picchu, and the full description of this great and impressive attractiveness. 

Subsequently the walking tour and if you have the ticket you can ascend to the mountain of Huayna Picchu or the Mountain of Machu Picchu, at opportune time you must descend from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes by bus or by foot so you can have lunch with calm and board the return train to Ollantaytambo. Thereafter  another 2 hours of travel by train, where our transport awaits you with destination to the Cusco city.

Inclusions on the 2-Day Sacred Valley in Peru

Excursion to the Sacred Valley (we will visit the archaeological site of Pisac and Ollantaytambo) 

Train ticket from Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes at 19:04

1 night in a hotel 3 satrs with breakfast in Aguas Calientes 

Entrance to the archaeological site of Machu Picchu 

Guided 2 hours in Machu Picchu 

Train tickets from Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo. Train Expeditions at 18:20 pm 

Transportation from Ollantaytambo Station to Cusco

Exclusion on the 2 days Sacred Valley Machu Picchu Tours

Entrance to the Sacred Valley. The general ticket costs 130.00 soles and 70.00 soles the partial ticket


Bus tickets up and down Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu 

Entrance to Machu Picchu Montaña 

Entrance to Huayna Picchu Mountain 

Travel/health insurance

Entrance to the hot springs

Price on the 2 Day Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu Travel

▬ USD315 per person

What you need to take

Original Passport

Small daypack

Sun hat or rain


→ Sunscreen cream

→ Light and warm clothing

► Camera

→ Bottle of water. 

Simple bag (Soles) 

Hiking boots

Snacks – (cookies, energy bars, granolas, chocolates, dried fruits, etc.)

▬ How long is the Walking tour in Machu Picchu?

If the travelers visit only Machu Picchu ruins, the walking tour is two hours, but if visitors go up to Huayna Picchu Mountain or Machu Picchu Mountain, the passengers will only have an introduction for an hour at Machu Picchu according the Machu Picchu ticket schedule.

▬ How to book Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu vacation?

You ought to email us a scanned copy or photo of your passport immediately after you have booked your Machu Picchu tour. This is to enable the purchase of your Machu Picchu entrance tickets. It must be the passport you will use to enter Machu Picchu itself. This is a requirement when booking any tour of Machu Picchu from any operator. 

Where Machu Picchu and Sacred Valley starts and finishes?

▬ The tour starts: Pick up at your accommodation around 8:00 AM

▬ The trip ends 8:00 – 10:00 pm in the city center of Cusco; rely on your train schedule from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.

How to get to Machu Picchu Citadel?

In order to arrive Machu Picchu we have two ways to get there:

▬ The first one: Following the legendary Inca trail. This hike is 1 hour thirty minutes of pure climb to Machu Picchu ruins

▬ The second one is by tourist bus; this short trip lasts 25 minutes

Where to buy the tourist ticket?

With respect to entrance to the Sacred Valley, there are two types, the General and the Partial. The difference is that the general ticket costs 130.00 soles and you have 14 places to visit around Cuzco the Sacred Valley and the Southern Valley of Cusco, on the other hand the Partial costs 70.00 soles only allows you to visit 4 places either in Cusco or the Sacred Valley of the Inkas.

▬ Important note that these prices may vary if you decide to take part in any of these extra activities after the tour starts.

We recommend to book your Machu Picchu tour; prior to avoid the possibility of paying increases price for this activity

The perfect way to explore Machu Picchu

Inca Trail Specialist invites you to join to experience our famous destination Sacred valley with Machu Picchu journey.