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SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS TOUR 1 DAY

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Sacred Valley Full Day Tour

1 DAY FROM $ 55.00 5+p

Trip Type

Private Tour

Service Of Level

  • Group Service

    Visitors to Peru should be in good physical shape and feel comfortable walking, for long periods of time. Daily activities include City tours around sites such as historic ruins; visits from buses that may last up until nightfall when they’ll stop at either an outdoor market town before continuing on foot back home again (or vice versa) – Tour Leaders Peru

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Activity Of Level

  • Light-Moderate

    Inca Trail tours demand a lot of physical activity and adequate preparation and very good physical condition are required. These tours are usually hikes that go from 3 days to 7 days, where you walk every day for between 6 and 7 hours which is done for more than 1000 meters and likewise descends hundreds of meters by very steep steps.
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TOUR OVERVIEW

  • Sacred Valley Of The Incas Tour and Visit the world-famous ruins of Machu Picchu, perched at an altitude of 3000m.
  • Visit the picturesque and varied salt mines of Maras on your next walk.
  • Explore the ancient village of Ollantaytambo by spending a night there.
  • Visit one of the many colorful markets located throughout different communities trip
  • Take a day trip to see the,e ruins of Pisac, Ollantaytambo, and Chinchero – all rich are beautiful in their own way.

    ITINERARY

    Sacred Valley of the Incas | Full Day Tour is a true paradise in the Andes of Peru. This valley holds important Inca remains such as Pisaq, Ollantaytambo, and Chincheros whose architecture continues to impress people worldwide.

    You will feel the mysticism that surrounds these sites and see for yourself Inca cultural practices that people in these villages continue practicing to this day.

    The Sacred Valley of the Incas is equally as important as other famous civilizations worldwide such as Mesopotamia, China, and Egypt. Mesopotamia had its sacred rivers Tigris and Euphrates. China had the Yellow and Yangtze rivers.

    Egypt has its notorious Nile river. The Sacred Valley of the Incas has the Urubamba and Apurimac rivers. In the same manner that previous civilizations began next to the stated famous rivers, so did the Inca civilization.

    This valley holds charming architecture, fertile lands, an array of animals native to Peru, rich microclimates, astronomical findings, temples and so much more. Come and see for yourself the beauty and richness of this.

    SACRED VALLEY TOUR PERU

    The sacred Valley Tour begins at 8:00 am. We will pick you up from your hotel lobby in our private transportation and begin the tour. The Sacred Valley of the Incas was one of the main production points for the richness of Inca lands and is the place where the best grain of maize is produced in all of Peru.

    You’ll pass different communities until you reach the Awanakancha stop. There will be an exposition of llamas, alpacas, and vicunas in their natural habitat. Afterward, you’ll head over to the Archaeological Center of Pisaq.

    PISAQ INCA TOWN

    Pisaq is composed of Inca terraces and Inca architectural structures scattered on slopes. We will pass by the Pisaq Artisan market where barter is still practiced today. You’ll also visit Pisaq’s main plaza where they sell handmade handicrafts such as woven textiles, jewelry, musical instruments, souvenirs, and much more.

    After exploring Pisaq, a one-hour drive in your private transportation will take you to the town of Urubamba where you will have a buffet-style lunch of Andean food. We will then continue our tour to the fortress and citadel of Ollantaytambo where Inca architecture and design are conserved and declared as a cultural patrimony of Peru.

    CHINCHERO

    We will immerse in countless stories and the history of Inca times. Our last stop will be in one of the renowned oldest towns called Chincheros. This small town is known as the city of Rainbow.

    It is purely an Inca city that the conquistadors wanted to “civilize” to establish their culture, but never fully achieved to do so. In Chincheros, the past persists stubbornly as if the spirit of an Ancient culture clings and refuses to disappear. You’ll observe firsthand how native people to this day continue to dye their textiles like their Inca ancestors.

    After various pictures and a wealth of new knowledge, you will head back to Cusco and be dropped off at your hotel around 6:30 pm. This concludes your tour.

    What You Must Bring

    Tourist ticket (Boleto Turistico)
    Passport
    Money for Personal Expenses
    Sun Protection (sunscreen, sunglasses, hat)
    Jacket or Fleece (for the cold weather in the afternoon

    OTHER PERU TTOURS

    How Many Days Do You Need in Order to Hike In Peru

    The Classic Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu is one of the most popular combined routes. Each route varies in length from one to fourteen days, depending on the demand and availability of lodging along the way. All four journeys are one-way trips. You will generally travel back to Cusco using a combination of public and private transportation, depending on which tour company you use to make your trip reservations.

    The One-Day Inca Trail Hike (1-day trek)

    You can see Machu Picchu in one day if you’re short on time (but be prepared to wake up early!). You’ll take the train from Cusco to Kilometer 104, which is a location on the trail. Then, you’ll hike around 15 kilometers (9 miles) through the Sun Gate until you reach the Machu Picchu sanctuary. This option is great if you want to view Machu Picchu and experience a small section of the Inca Trail trek all at once.

    The Lares Trek (3-day trek)

    The Lares Trek, also known as the cultural alternative to the Inca Trail, is a three-day journey into the historical weaver communities on the eastern slopes of Machu Picchu. But don’t expect it to be a trip to the museum.

    To glimpse into time-honored villages, you must earn access by obtaining passes that soar to over 15,000 feet and zigzag across Pumahuanca’s peak. On day four of your Lares trek, you may add another stop at Machu Picchu ruins.

    Vilcabamba Traverse Route (1 – 2 week trek)

    The trek to Machu Picchu is not for the faint of heart. At 65 kilometers long, this is regarded as one of the most difficult ways to see Machu Picchu. The route starts in Cachora and winds a mile-deep canyon to Choquequirao, or “Cradle of Gold.” The Vilcabamba Trail follows the same route that Hiram Bingham took when he rediscovered Machu Picchu in 1911, albeit via more isolated towns.

    The Salkantay Route (1 – 2 week trek)

    The Salkantay Trek is the only Inca Trail option that lets you sleep in a comfy bed and take a hot shower at the end of every day’s hike! Though it still requires reasonably fit participants, The Lodge Trek runs along the Salkantay Trail through the Cordillera Vilcabamba mountain range but permits nightly rest at fully serviced lodges placed along the route. Machu Picchu is reached by following the trail to an elevation of 15,000 feet.

    The Classic Inca Trail Route (3 – 5 day trek)

    The Classic Inca Trail Hike is the most popular trek of the four alternatives described in this piece. It begins at kilometer 82 along the route, at the village of Piscacucho. The first day is a moderate hike through the Andean foothills, crossing the Urubamba River and arriving at your campsite in Huayllabamba. On the second day, you’ll ascend what’s known as “Dead Woman’s Pass,” which is the highest point of the Inca Trail Elevation at 4200 meters (13,776 feet). After that, it’s all downhill to the Pacaymayo River campsite.

    WHAT TO EXPECT IN YOUR PERU TRIP?

    Hiking in Peru is perfect for those who want a light/moderate/challenging adventure and like to explore new things. Travelers should be in good shape since you’ll be hiking for long periods of time, Hiking unstable ground, and going upstairs without any handrails. Make the most of your Inca Trail Trips in Peru.

    Suggestion

    It is suggested to have hiking preparation at least 2 months in advance with activities that help strengthen the muscles of the legs with a good technique to hold your breath as this tour generally cover heights over 14,000 feet above the mountains in very rough terrain and very low temperatures as well as very high temperatures.

    During the Sacred Valley Tour, you will explore various areas including Chinchero, This is a trip preparation for the extended Hiking Tour to Machu Pichu. (acclimatization)

    Cusco City

    Cusco is located at a high altitude of 11,200 feet. The Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu are lower, at 9,200 and 8,000 feet respectively.

    Accommodations

    If You Are Booking Peru Adventure Tour Packages include a stay in wonderful accommodations that have been chosen for their excellent quality, location, and personality. Do not hesitate to reach out to us if you have any questions! Contact US

    Our Private Team

    Throughout Hike or Tour you will be accompanied by a top private Tour Leader. You will also meet local experts as detailed in the itinerary you are in Good Hands

    Transportation

    We have all of the transportation you need in Peru taken care of, as specified by your itinerary. If you want to go see something that’s not already on the agenda while you’re here, just let us know. We will be more than happy to help recommend some options for getting there.

    PRIVATE TOURS

    With our all-inclusive private tours, you get to design your dream Peru trip – pick your departure date and we’ll do the rest. These specially crafted itineraries include guided excursions, cultural experiences, wildlife encounters Amazon Tours, and luxurious accommodations so that you can make the most of your time abroad.

    If you’re looking for an unforgettable experience, look no further than our Peru luxury tour packages by BLISSFUL TRAVEL ESCAPES LUXURY TOURS.

    From Machu Picchu to the Sacred Valley, our expert guides will show you the best that Peru has to offer. Contact us today to start planning your dream Peru vacation!

    TRAVEL INSURANCE

    Exploring is an essential part of who we are at TOUR LEADERS PERU, and our travelers’ well-being comes first.

    HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS

    Please click the “Learn More” button below for information about our new health and safety protocols—including what will be required of you and what you can expect from us on your trip. Please review these new protocols before your departure so you understand our policies. This includes information about personal health and hygiene and new measures we have put in place for physical distancing, face coverings, cleaning, and more.
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    HIGHTLIGHT
    PRICES
    INCLUSION
    NOT INCLUDE
    PACKING LIST
    ITEMS FOR RENT
    INFORMATION
    FAQs

    100% GUARANTEED

    • 100% Operated by Tour Leaders Peru. We never share you with other tour operators.
    • Pick up from Airport and Hotels
    • Top-of-the-line equipment REI Co-op Half Dome 4 Tent. Only for Two people (Only For Excussions)
    • 7 kg per person Hiking any trail in Peru, other companies offer you only 5kg
    • Entrance Tickets
    • Best English Speakers Tour Leaders, We know Communication is very important in your trip
    • Extraordinary Chefs! Don’t get stressed about food and forget your power bar. We serve you a 5-star outdoor restaurant with delicious organic gourmet food in your dining tent.
    • Hotel in Lima City, Cusco City, or any Destinations with all facilities (overnight stay) - In case you have overnight
    • Free and Safe Storage in Cusco and Aguas Calientes while you are hiking and visiting Machu Picchu.
    • Camping Equipment also available for Rent
    • Private transportation
    • It perfect Location For Photographers
    • Comfortable and Panoramic Train back to Cusco from Aguas Calientes.
    • and More

    PRICE PP 55,00 - 5+GUESTS

    Price

    This Tour is a private personalized service. We do not mix with other groups and have Licensed Tour Guides to lead you to Cusco’s treasures. As a private service, you have the opportunity to ask away all the questions you may have and take as many pictures as you wish.

    From $55 Per Person

    2 tourists = $95 per person
    3 tourists = $75 per person
    4 tourists = $65 per person
    5 or more tourists = $55 per person

    Tour Leaders Peru truly cares about its Customers, Staff, and our Environment. We are Eco-friendly.

    100% WE COVERED MACHU PICCHU HIKE

    • Pre-departure briefing at 5 to7:00 pm the night before your tour in our office or your Hotel.
    • Collection from your Hotel in Cusco
    • Private transportation (Start of our trek or Tours).
    • Breakfast
    • Full meals + snacks (vegetarian, vegan option, gluten, wheat-free, or special diets upon your request.)
    • Permit and fees
    • Excellent experienced top tour guides
    • Emergency First-aid kit and Oxygen assistance.

    GO SECTION OF ITEMS FOR RENT

    Not Included

    This Only Applies To Multiday Hikers

    • Sleeping bag (4 seasons -Minus 8ºC) (For rent in Our Office) No applicable
    • Hiking Poles (For rent in Our Office)
    • Tips for the trekking crew, Tour Guide, at your discretion.
    • Flight Ticket to Cusco (Contact Us)
    • Accommodation in Cusco. (see recommendation Contact US )
    • Travel Insurance. (check that your insurance covers you for treks above 4,200 masl) and (COVID-19)

    INCA TRAIL PACKING LIST

    This is basic information about the Clothing packing list REI and all the information Here in this linK Comple Packing List to Peru

    *Be sure to check what you need before leaving on a day tour by using this Peru checklist.

    CLOTHING:

    1st Layer:

    • Underwear
    • Long-sleeved Thermal Shirt
    • Thermal form-fitting pants

    2nd Layer:

    • Polar Fleece
    • Trekking pants
    • Thick socks

    3rd Layer:

    • Waterproof Jacket
    • Waterproof pants (optional)
    • Insulated Jacket
    • Scarf
    • Cold weather Hat
    • Gloves
    • Buff/ handkerchief
    • Sun hat

    TRAVEL ACCESSORIES:

    • Backpack 20-30 L
    • Waterproof cover for backpack
    • Trekking shoes (waterproof and firm)
    • Sports shoes/ sandals for campsites
    • Camping pillow
    • Sleeping bag liner (optional)
    • Sturdy water bottle
    • Trekking poles
    • Headlamp
    • Plastic bags for wet items
    • Toiletry kit (toothbrush, wet wipes, etc)
    • Swimsuit/ towel
    • Sunscreen (SPF 50+ recommended)
    • Sunscreen lip protector
    • Sunglasses
    • Insect repellent

    OTHER:

    • Personal Medications
    • Motion sickness tablets for the van ride
    • Camera/ Extra battery
    • Personal snacks
    • Hand warmers (optional)
    • Leisure book for evenings
    • Cash and small coins

    TRAVEL SMART WE HAVE ALL YOU NEED

    Items For Rent

    • Single Tent $60 (if you wish to sleep alone)
    • Sleeping Bag $30 per person (minus -3 degrees Celsius)
    • Air Mattress $20 per person (REI inflatable mattress)
    • Professional REI Walking Poles or other reputable Brand $20 per pair Hold Trip.
    • Backpacks $40 Hold Trip
    • Head Lamp $10
    • Extra kilograms $10/kg (Example 5kg=$50) Per Day

    Read our Important information the booking process and confirmation

    General Information Trekking with Tour Leaders Peru Applicable from 2 to 7 days hike in Peru

    The times Mentioned in this itinerary are approximations. Walking times depend on the group, and the Tour Leaders may change lunch spots and campsites, depending on the progress of the group.

    Specific Information About Ausangate Trek Rainbow Mountain T

    The Ausangate Trek is a high-altitude 70km hike in the Peruvian mountains near Cusco with an average altitude of over 4000m. Unlike most other hikes in the region, Ausangate is not about Inca ruins, it’s all about beautiful scenery; snow peaks, glaciers, colorful mountain lakes, and Rainbow mountains.

    -If you like beautiful nature, going off the beaten track and hiking this trek is for you.

    -Ausangate is one of the most challenging hikes around Cusco but at the same time one of the most rewarding in sense of scenery.

    -Any doubts about hiking Ausangate on your own, read this article. We hope it’ll help you decide whether to do an independent or guided trek.

    -For more info on all our favorite hikes in Peru, check out our blog!

    How To Book Inca Trail Hike

    A scanned copy of your passport and a non-refundable deposit must be provided upon booking an Inca Trail hike. This is due to government regulations that require complete passport details and full payment of the Machu Picchu entrance fee in order to issue a permit. Your reservation will only be confirmed when we have your entrance ticket in our hands.

    If your passport number changes after you book, you must tell us immediately or you may lose your booking! If the name or number on your passport is different from the name or number on your Inca Trail permit, you will not be allowed to start the trek and you will not be entitled to a refund.

    You must carry your original passport with you on the trail.

    If you booked an Inca Trail hike at a student rate, you must bring the required documentation on the trail with you. If you do not present this documentation, you will not be allowed to start the trek and you will not be entitled to a refund, nor given an opportunity to pay the full rate.
    Extras & Upgrades on the Luxury Inca Trail Hike

    If you’d like to hike Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain, let us know at the time of booking as it requires a separate permit.

    This trek includes transportation by train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo Full service (Tourist Class), or equivalent Inca Rail service, followed by private vehicle transport from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.

    INCA TRAIL HIKING TOUR FAQs

    Best time to visit Cusco Peru

    If you are in a rush and don’t have time to read on, we think the best time to visit the beautiful Cusco is late April or May once the dry season has started – the mountains are still lush and green, but the days are sunny and not too cold – April and May are some of my favorite times of the year in Cusco.

    What is special about Cusco, Peru?

    Being the capital city of the Incas, Cusco is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is located at 3400m /11155 feet When walking its streets, will be impossible not to appreciate the hand-made stone walls that decorate the city.

    What is the weather like in Cusco Peru?

    The climate in Cusco Peru is determined by the dry season and the wet season. As the name implies, the dry season in the Andes experiences the lowest average rainfall during the year. This is what makes it peak tourism season. Less rain makes it easier to travel in the mountains, both by vehicle and on foot.

    When does the rainy season in Cusco begin?

    Regularly, the rainy season in Cusco Peru starts in October and goes until March. January and February are when heavy rains hit the most, interrupting the transportation system. When heavy rains occur, it makes quite difficult to access some sites in the Sacred Valley because of damage to the roads. This is why going with a reputable local travel operator like Apus Peru can make your rainy-season travel easier and safer.

    Prices are based on two people sharing a room and do not include international airfare to/from your destination or internal flights during the Peru Tours. If you’re traveling alone, prices are available upon request but additional fees will apply. For groups larger than 8, please contact us as special pricing may be available for Family and Friend groups.

    Depending on the date, international and local holidays as well as festivals may result in a surcharge. All prices are subject to change and will be quoted in U.S. dollars. For more information, please consult the terms and conditions for this trip.”

    SEASONALITY

    This Hiking Tour is available year-round. Please note the Inca Trail is closed in February.

      SHORT INCA TRAIL 2 DAY WITH HOTEL

      This itinerary is rated moderate hike. The trek starts at 2100m (KM 104) and climbs to 2700m (Wiñay Wayna) before descending to 2400m (Machu Picchu). Since the trek is carried out at a much lower altitude than the Short 2 day Inca Trail trek you do not need to worry about acclimatization.

      CLASSIC INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU 4 DAYS

      Hikers ascend two mountain passes over 13,000 feet Dead Woman Pass (3,962 meters) and then drop down to where Machu Picchu sits at 7,982 feet (2,430 meters). There are other route options, but the Inca Trail is the most classic.

      SALKANTAY & INCA TRAIL 7 DAYS

      Total distance: 46.7 miles/75km
      Elevation: 4,821m/15,817ft
      Good for Hikers
      Difficulty: Quite Challenging
      Inca Trail: Permit Require

      LARES TREK & INCA TRAIL 4 DAYS

      Total distance: 29,3miles/47km
      Elevation: 4,700m/15,419ft
      Good for Hikers
      Difficulty: Quite Challenging
      Inca Trail: Permit Require