Machu Picchu + Sacred Valley + Humantay 05 days

Tour Type

Historic

Difficulty

Average

Duration

5 Days

Languages

Español, English, Portuguese

Best Time

All year

Group Size

08 persons

The famous five-day tour to Machu Picchu + Sacred Valley + Humantay is the perfect option for those who wish to enjoy this wonder. Many tourists choose to book this tour because it allows them to explore both Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley (which includes Chincheros, Maras, Moray and Ollantaytambo). In addition, you will visit the famous Humantay Lagoon in an impressive hike of regular intensity. It is recommended to book in advance due to the limited availability of tickets to Machu Picchu and trains.

These can be purchased through a local travel agency in Cusco, and Lorenzo Expeditions has such authorization, so learn more about this tour below.

Day 1: Arrival in Cusco – Transfer Airport > Hotel

Upon arrival at the Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport in the city of Cusco, our team will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. This day will be for acclimatization and free time to rest or explore the city of Cusco on your own.

Hotel Cusco

Day 2: Sacred Valley

After an early breakfast at the hotel we will start our excursion to the Sacred Valley of the Incas visiting emblematic places such as Chinchero, its textile and handicraft markets, where a group of women from the area will give us a textile demonstration and how the wool is obtained from sheep and alpacas, We will also explain how the dyes are obtained from natural herbs, of course we will visit its archaeological sites and colonial churches, in Moray we will be able to observe the great Inca agricultural laboratory, we will also visit the salt mines of Maras and its more than 3000 salt wells. We will have a stop in Urubamba to enjoy a traditional lunch (Buffet) then to finish the afternoon we will explore the living Inca city of Ollantaytambo, in the evening we will take the Expedition train from Ollantaytambo > Aguas Calientes.

Hotel*** in Aguas Calientes

Day 3: Machu Picchu

Early breakfast at the hotel, our ascent to the citadel of Machu Picchu from Aguas Calientes will be by bus for about 30 minutes, for this our guide will provide us with tickets to Machu Picchu along with these bus tickets, with the guide we will visit the Inca city in the circuit that we are assigned, knowing the temples and palaces along with their Inca terraces, after visiting the wonder we will return to Aguas Calientes to take the train back to Ollantaytambo and a bus to Cusco.

Hotel in Cusco

Day 4: Humantay Lagoon

4 am will be the early departure to Soraypampa, during the trip we will have our nutritious breakfast in Mollepata, then we will start the hike to the beautiful Humantay Lagoon, surrounded by imposing mountains like the Salkantay, our guide will make an offering ceremony of the Salkantay, Our guide will make an offering ceremony to the Pachamama and the traditional Quintu with coca leaves with the participation of our visitors, we will stay about 45 minutes time to enjoy the scenery, take pictures and rest in the lagoon, in the afternoon we will mark the return to Cusco, but before we will have lunch in Mollepata. In two more hours we will arrive to Cusco, where we will have the opportunity to explore more of the city at night.

Hotel in Cusco

Day 5: Return to the airport

Depending on the time of your flight, you will be transferred to the Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport in Cusco for your departure.

Remember that these itineraries are flexible and can be adjusted according to preferences and time availability. It is important to consider your physical condition and the necessary precautions for hiking or outdoor activities, especially in high altitude places like Cusco.

  • Transfer airport > hotel in Cusco
  • 04 nights hotel accommodation in Cusco and Machu Picchu.
  • 04 breakfasts, 02 lunches, 01 dinner in Aguas Calientes.
  • Walking tour in Cusco.
  • Entrance fees to Machu Picchu
  • Entrance tickets Humantay Lagoon
  • Tickets Sacred Valley partial tourist ticket
  • Sacred Valley Tour: Chinchero, Salineras Maras, Moray, Ollantaytambo | Private Service.
  • Expedition Train Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes.
  • Tourist Bus Aguas Calientes > Machu Picchu > Aguas Calientes.
  • Guided Tour in Machu Picchu | Private Service.
  • Vistadome Train Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo
  • Bus Ollantaytambo – Cusco.
  • Tour Humantay Lagoon | Shared Service.
  • Transfer hotel > Airport in Cusco
  • Beverages
  • Food not mentioned
  • Horses in Humantay
  • Travel insurance.

We recommend carrying only the luggage necessary for the Sacred Valley + Machupicchu tour with an overnight stay in Aguas Calientes. Large backpacks with equipment that is not necessary for the expedition should be left in the city of Cusco, either at your hotel or at our main office.

  • Small backpack.
  • Light clothing for Machu Picchu.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Hat.
  • Sun block lotion.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Original passport.
  • Personal hygiene items, such as wet wipes, toothpaste and toothbrush.
  • Cash (preferably local currency).
  • The friendliest and most positive attitude possible.
1. Huayna Picchu

The cost of the ticket is $60 dollars per person.

Huayna Picchu is a mountain within the archaeological complex of Machu Picchu, it is a 45 minute hike to the top.

To purchase this additional must notify us at least 2 months in advance due to high demand, schedules and details of your visit to this site will be confirmed in the previous meeting we will have.

2. Machu Picchu Mountain

The cost of the ticket is $60 dollars per person.

Machu Picchu Mountain is another place that many travelers want to climb to have a spectacular view of Machu Picchu, and of course we help you with all this.

 

Want to know more about the Machu Picchu tour? Read our useful information section and learn more about the availabilities.

Travel Insurance

We recommend that you take out travel insurance, if you become ill or injured while away from home, you can be reimbursed for treatment provided as a result of a covered medical emergency during your trip.

Pre-trip meeting

The day before departure on the 5-day tour, a mandatory pre-trip briefing is scheduled at 6:00 pm at your Hotel in Cusco. You will meet with your guide, who will provide you with detailed information about your trek, a list of what you need to bring, rental equipment, or general questions.

How can I access Huaynapicchu or Machupicchu Mountain?

To climb one of the two mountains, you must purchase the entrance ticket in advance. Huaynapicchu has an additional cost of 60 USD per person, and it is recommended to book tickets at least 3 months in advance. If you wish to book the entrance ticket for Huaynapicchu, please contact our reservations team or you can also book on the official website of the Ministry of Culture at: https://www.machupicchu.gob.pe/. Please note that sometimes the website does not work, and sometimes it might be difficult or very complicated to buy your ticket online.

Will there be accommodation or camping?

The 4 nights hotel with breakfast included.

Price from $679 / person

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