Sacred Valley & Inca Trail 3 Days – Short vacations through the most outstanding Inca trails of the Cusco region in Peru; explore it on your next vacation. Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Inti-Punku and Machu Picchu have a series of paved Inca trails
Sacred Valley Short Inca Trail 3 days – The Sacred Valley has several archaeological sites; we have Inca Roads interconnected in each location. On the expedition, explore the Inca Trail of Pisac, Ollantaytambo, the short Inca Trail through the Sun Gate “Inti Punku,” and the famous Machu Picchu. From the Andes of the Sacred Valley to the jungle of the lost city of the Incas, we have intact Inca trails, explore and enjoy this magnificent adventure in Peru.
The whole trip up to km 104 of the railway line is pleasant to observe nature. Km 104 to trekking to Wiñaywayna to Inti Punku. From the sun gate “Inti Punku”, you will see Machu Picchu, Huayna Picchu, the Putucusi, and the Urubamba River.
Sacred Valley & Inca Trail 3 Days, This hike combines the two most representative tourist sites of the Inca culture, a visit to the beautiful Sacred Valley of the Incas and the internationally known Inca Trail.
Highlights (Sacred Valley + Short Inca Trail 3 Days):
This itinerary created for expeditionary trekking is designed to gradually reach the goal and explore other Inca trails of the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
We left in our private transport to the Inca valley via TARAY; When we arrive at the Pisac ruins, we will observe the imposing Inca construction made and built along the mountain. We will hike through different hills through the Inca trail system to have breathtaking panoramic views and take unique photographs.
We continue the tour through the valley and the banks of the Urubamba River until we reach the ruins of Ollantaytambo. In the first instance, we will ascend along the path built with stones from the area until we reach the top of the temple of the sun. All the way, each wall’s carving and polishing architecture is unique and incredible with anti-seismic angles. From the monoliths or temple of the sun, we walk through the corridor of the panoramic view towards the entire construction until we reach the Inca water sources.
We spend the night in the town of Ollantaytambo in a two-star hotel near the train station and the town’s main square.
Sacred Valley & Inca Trail 3 Days
At approximately 06:50 am, we start a short walk to the train station “10 minutes on foot” to board our train service. Once on the train, we will observe the scenic nature of the Andes and the jungle. After 01 hour and 40 minutes of travel, we reached kilometer 104 of the railway. We cross the suspension bridge to get to the other end of the Urubamba River. A few steps away is the control of the Inca Trail network; We show the official entry permits along with the original tickets and passports. We start the trekking adventure to the ruins of Wiñayhuayna, Inti Punku and Machu Picchu.
Several viewpoints were built organically by the National Institute of Culture of Peru and the Ministry of the Environment “Sernanp” along the route. Other lookouts date from the Inca period; the views are a must to observe the beautiful scenic passages along the way. This adventure does recommend for all hikers who like to be outdoors in the jungle and the mountains.
Only the hikers of the Inca Trail can choose the time of entry to Machu Picchu to carry out the guided tour.
In the morning, we board the bus service that takes us to the beautiful citadel of Machu Picchu to explore and visit it in a two-hour tour with the tour guide. We begin the excursion with the main view of the citadel and then start to descend, visiting different areas, temples, and everything that makes up the civilized town of the Incas.
We will have enough time to take photos and videos to take home as souvenirs and upload them to the social networks of each explorer. In the afternoon we will start the return to the city of Cusco by train and then by private transport; we will leave it at the door of your hotel. Thank you for visiting the region of Cusco, Peru, South America.
The Inca Trail is considered one of the best engineering works of the Inca Empire that remains to this day. In total, this network of roads has a length of 30 thousand kilometers covering countries such as Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Ecuador, and Colombia. Many sections were the basis for the construction of modern roads. Others are considered heritage protected by the states. One of the most famous stretches is the 39 kilometers route that leads to Machu Picchu.
For this Sacred Valley & Inca Trail 3 Days, in Machu Picchu’s citadel, the weather during the day is warm and humid and cool at night. The adventure is enjoyable for all travelers as this allows them to walk a little more uncovered during their trip.
Temperature. – The temperature ranges between 12 and 24 degrees Celsius; although the whole area is rainy (about 1,955 mm per year), especially between November and March, the intensity of the rains alternates rapidly.
Rainy Season. – From December to March or April is the rainy season in Machu Picchu. From April to November or December is the dry and sunny season, with a particular nuance in the spring month of September, where there is a spectacular subtropical forest landscape.
The rainy months concentrate approximately 80% of the annual volume of rainfall, which ranges from 1,600 to 2,300 millimeters. The average humidity is 77% during the dry months and 91% during the rainy months.
In the rainy season, from September to April, showers and drizzles are almost daily, followed by clear blue skies and intense sunshine. However, given its location in the Amazon rainforest. Rainfall is latent in any month of the year (even in the dry season, March to December.)
In Machu Picchu, you can find archeological sites and monuments of high historical value, such as the Intihuatana, the Intipunku, the Temple of the 03 Windows, the Sacred Plaza, the Temple of the Condor, etc.
From the aerial view, Machu Picchu Inca city of Machu Picchu does shape like the condor, the sacred bird of the Incas.
Machu Picchu has crossed 2 mountain ranges: the Urubamba range and the Vilcanota range.
The Inca City does build on the ‘Vilcabamba batholith.’ The central mountains that surround it are Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu.
Location of Machu Picchu
The Inca City does locate within the so-called ‘Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu,’ which covers 35 thousand hectares (350 km2).
Machu Picchu is located in Aguas Calientes, province of Urubamba, department of Cusco in Peru.
Its coordinates are: 13º 10′ 19” and 13º 14′ 00′ (south latitude). It is also located at 72º 30′ 5” and 72º 36′ 33” (west latitude).
PRICES PER PERSON 2022. Private hiking tours are only open to your party.
** Student discounts $ 30 off per person.
Sacred Valley + Short Inca Trail 3 day
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