DAY 5 – Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu


On day five, discover the magic of Ollantaytambo before you travel from the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu.

After breakfast, your private transfer will pick you up from your accommodation in the Sacred Valley and take you to the Inca town of Ollantaytambo. We recommend exploring the beautiful cobblestone streets, the colorful textiles, and charming cafes before your train leaves for Machu Picchu.

Boarding the train from the Sacred Valley to Aguas Calientes shaves 2 hours off what normally is a 4-hour journey from Cusco, beginning at the most beautiful part of the stretch, leaving from Ollantaytambo.

Arriving at your hotel of choice in Aguas Calientes at the foot of Machu Picchu, we recommend that you spend a few hours exploring this quaint little town, connected to the world by train.

Situated in a deep gorge below Machu Picchu the charm of Aguas Calientes scattered in its cobblestone streets lined by small local restaurants and shops, enclosed by steep cliffs, a misty cloud forest, and two rushing rivers.

We suggest having an early dinner tonight as tomorrow you’ll have an early start going to Machu Picchu at sunrise.

Included: Private transfer from Urubamba to Ollantaytambo train station; Train ticket to Aguas Calientes; Accommodation in Aguas Calientes. (Meals – Breakfast, Dinner).


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January 18, 2021

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