Make the most of your time with this great tour of Cusco, Sacred Valley, and the famous Machu Picchu. You will get to experience one of the 7 wonders of the world, Machu Picchu over days!
Enjoy the wonderful city of Cusco and Sacred Valley, explore amazing Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu in 4 days! This tour offers a great shorter option of experiencing Machu Picchu while still checking out the city of Cusco and the Sacred Valley as well. Do not miss the chance to see one of 7 wonders of the world, the spectacular surrounding landscape and interesting history, and, of course, the beautiful city of Cusco.
4 Days/3 Nights
Day 1: Arrival to Cusco and City Tour
Welcome to Cusco! The tour provides transportation from the international airport of Cusco to your booked hotel. Depending on what time your flight gets into Cusco, you will have the morning to rest and get adjusted to the change in altitude and climate.
The tour begins at 1:30 PM (13:30) for an intensive visit in and around the city of Cusco with a focus on the phenomenal Inca constructions. We begin with Cusco’s Cathedral, then onto Qoricancha and the archeological sites on the outskirts of the city – the ancient sectors of Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puca Pucara and Tambomachay.
You will have the night to enjoy a stroll through the city or enjoy a delicious dinner in one of the many restaurants the city has to offer.
Places you’ll visit on Day 1:
Tonight’s lodging is in Cusco.
Day 2: Sacred Valley
After your early morning breakfast, the tour begins with a hotel pick-up between 8:00 AM-8:30 AM to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. We start the drive to the town of Pisac where we will begin with a visit to its famous artisan market, following by a visit to the archaeological site on the mountain above town. Then we head to the town of Urubamba, where we will have a buffet lunch at a local tourist restaurant.
In the afternoon, we head towards the archaeological site of Ollantaytambo, a place of rest and the strategic step towards the Inca trail, full of history and magic; at night, we board the train to Aguas Calientes chosen where one of our representatives will be waiting to take you to the chosen hotel.
Places you’ll visit on Day 2:
Tonight’s lodging is in Aguas Calientes.
Day 3: Machu Picchu
Be prepared for an early morning and breakfast. Wake before dawn to take the bus up to the mountaintop citadel to watch the sunrise over the majestic peaks surrounding this magical place, filling the ancient city with the beautiful light of a new day. If you choose to purchase an entrance ticket to Huayna Picchu Mountain, then it is also possible to make the ascent to watch the sunrise from this natural lookout point. The hike is about an hour from the main citadel.
Afterward, there will be a guided tour for about two hours, followed by free time to explore on your own. After lunch, we will begin our journey back to Cusco with a train ride back to the station of Ollantaytambo.
Tonight’s lodging is in Cusco.
Day 4: End of the Tour
Today we say goodbye to the beautiful Cusco and Sacred Valley as your excursion of Cusco, Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu in 4 days comes to an end. Enjoy a a warm breakfast at the hotel. Depending on the departure time of your flight, our private transportation service will pick up from your hotel and transfer you to the Cusco airport for your next adventure.
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.