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Machu Picchu Cusco and the best of the Sacred Valley 4 day private tour

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    Day 1: You will be picked up at 8:30 by private driver at your hotel in the morning. From Cusco or the Sacred Valley, there is a 45-minute drive through beautiful mountains and farmlands to the town of Chinchero in order to visit the women's weaving cooperative where we will watch a demonstration of local weavers who are using Inca techniques for dyeing fabric and for weaving traditional patterns. Then we will visit Maras, a collection of salt mines that have been used since pre-Inca times to evaporate salt from an underground stream followed by a visit to Moray where will look down below to contemplate the concentric circles that made up an Incan agricultural laboratory. Lunch in Urubamba before taking late afternoon trail to Aguas Calientes.

    Day 2: Today we will have a very early start  (5 am) so that we can arrive at Machu Picchu in time for the majestic sunrise--a once in a lifetime opportunity. In depth guided tour of the site for 2 hours with option to hike to Inti Punku or the Sun gate. Late afternoon train back to Ollantaytambo where we will transfer you to your peaceful 3 star hotel. 

    Day 3: After breakfast at your hotel, you will have an in depth tour of the Inca ruins at Ollantaytambo, which was the lodging of the Inca emperor Pachacutec and later served as a military checkpoint for the Incas trying to protect the roads to Machu Picchu from the invading Spaniards. We will then drive 20 minutes to the town of Yanahuara where we will visit to a farm in the sacred valley, where we will tour the farm lands, cut alfafa to feed the guinea pigs, and see first hand how chicha is made. Then we will drive one hour to the majestic ruins at Pisac where we will visit terraced Inca ruins that are situated high on a mountain followed by a visit to local handicraft market at Pisac. Private transfer to your hotel with accommodations at Tierra viva or similar caliber hotel (3 star)

    Day 4: Pick up at your hotel. Private tour of Cusco including local market tour, main square, main cathedral, Coricancha (temple of the sun), After lunch, we will drive 30 minutes to Tambomachay which was the Inca temple of the water, and then visit Pukapucara which was a ceremonial place of the Incas. Then we will visit the the Unesco world heritage site of Sacsayhuaman. We will accompany you to your hotel at the end of the tour. 
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    Departure Point
    We will you up at your hotel by private transport
    Departure Time
    8:30 am daily
    Duration
    4 days
    Inclusions
    • Overnight accommodation in Aguas Calientes on day 1, Ollantaytambo on day 2, Cusco on day 3
    • Local guide
    • Local, professional English speaking guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Round-trip private transfer
    • 3 nights accommodation (price based on double occupancy)
    • All breakfasts
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks except breakfast on day 2, alcoholic beverages
    • Boleto Turistico for entrance into Ollantaytambo (130 soles-$37 covers entrance to Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero, Moray, multiple museums in Cusco, and Sacsayhuaman or 70 soles--$23 which covers only some of these sites)
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    • Surcharge: single supplement
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Peru Rail only allows for a small daypack on the train to Aguas Calientes
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    I have traveled quite a bit and have taken many tours in many cities, but I have never come across Guides who put their heart and soul into what they do. I can not say enough wonderful things about this company as they really go...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Valentin gave our family the trip of a lifetime! We had a group of 12 people, including two kids ages 8 and 11, and our tour with Valentin was amazing. He is a wonderful guide, he arranged all the details, and he took excellent care...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank lkgrindo
    valentinspachamamaj, General Manager at Valentin's Pachamama Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Ikgringo, thank you so much for the review, you were also a wonderful group and we are grateful that your trip to Valentins farm has been fantastic and you had enjoyed. We hope that one day you will come back and know more about...More

    Reviewed 5 weeks ago

    Valentin and his team are simply the best!! I can’t imagine seeing Peru any other way! They took us to the best parts, told us about history and made sure we were safe and happy the entire time. Very grateful for the Pachamama team!More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Tour276274
    valentinspachamamaj, General Manager at Valentin's Pachamama Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Friend Thank you very much for taking some time to write us a review on Tripadvisor!, for us was a pleasure to organize your trip to Machupicchu and Sacred Valley. All our staff are very grateful for your words. We hope you come back...More

    Reviewed 31 August 2019

    We had an exciting 7 days on the tour. Our guide was Wilson. He was very cordial and very knowledgeable. He showed us many spots that we felt were not presented often to tourists, so we got first hand knowledge of the communities and their...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Paul P
    valentinspachamamaj, General Manager at Valentin's Pachamama Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Paul, for us it's a pleasure to know about your best experience with our company in your tour, our guide Wilson and all our staff are grateful with you because your review help us to continue improving. We hope you can come back! Best...More

    Reviewed 28 August 2019

    Me, my wife, and fifteen year old son spent like four days with Deybi and Daniel, plus we added the Rainbow Mountain. We had an excellent experience. Daniel is the driver and takes great pride in his van, and his work. The van was very...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Sunshine491490
    valentinspachamamaj, General Manager at Valentin's Pachamama Journeys, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Costumer Thank you very much for your excellent review we are very happy to know that you have enjoyed this tour accompanied by our guide Deyvi and Valentins Pachamama team, Thanks for the trust. Greetings.

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    Response from SoniaAzad | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Cathy, I would highly recommend Valentin's Pachamama Journeys. I was in Peru in April 2018 and they did a fantastic job taking us all over the Sacred Valley and offering historical perspective. They are local, speak great... More
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