Travel from Cusco to the Sacred Valley exploring the best archeological sites and markets, then hike the Short Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, arriving at the Sungate, from where you will have the 1st and most amazing view of Machu Picchu during the sunset. On the second day, we visit the great citadel with an expert tour guide. you will finish the tour by visiting the Humantay lake with picnic meals.
After a delicious lunch, we will continue to Moray to learn about the ancient Inca farming technology, visit Maras and Salineras to later drive to Ollantaytambo – “The Last Living Inca Town,” an old Inca fortified village where we will observe some of the best examples of Inca architecture in the region. Book a hotel in Ollantaytambo
Day 1: Sacred Valley + Maras Moray (Full day)
After breakfast in the hotel, you’ll get picked up from the hotel at 8.00 a.m. Then, drive to Awana Cancha, where we can see Llamas, Alpacas, Vicuñas, and Guanacos. Next, visit Mirador of Taray, the local market of Pisaq, and continue the journey through the Sacred Valley until Urubamba, where we have a buffet lunch in a local restaurant.
Day 2: Ollantaytambo – Km 104 – Machu Picchu (16km, 8 hrs)
After breakfast in your hotel in Ollantaytambo, we will drive to the train station where we take the first trains to Km 104, we hike for about 7 to 8 hours to Machu Picchu. We arrive in the afternoon through the Sungate, which gives us a unique chance to see Machu Picchu almost empty. Later we take the bus down to Aguas Calientes.
Day 3: Machu Picchu (The Lost City of The Incas) (3 hrs)
On the last day we will wake up early in the hotel and take the early buses to Machu Picchu, this time we will explore the citadel inside in a 3-hour guided tour, after exploring Machu Picchu you will take the Panoramic train back to Cusco arriving back to Cusco around 7.30 to 8:pm.
Day 4: Humantay Lake
Depart at 5:am from your hotel and drive to Humanatay lake. Enjoy our picnic breakfast and picnic lunch prepared by our trekking chef.