Discover the heart of Cusco in just four days and three nights! Immerse yourself in Cusco's rich history, marvel at the Sacred Valley's breathtaking vistas, and witness the beauty of Machu Picchu. Allow the charm of the Incan Empire to grab your soul as you start on a journey through ancient traditions and breathtaking landscapes. Book now for a memorable Best of Cusco experience!

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Trip Details

Tour Type Small Group Tour
Duration 4 Days 3 Nights
Average Group Size 8 people
Accommodation 3-star Hotel
Tour Language English, Spanish
Starts/Ends Cusco / Cusco
Activities Explore Cusco, Culture and history
Destinations Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu

Best of Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu Tour 4 days

Traveling to Cusco City, the Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu for four days and three nights is an experience that goes beyond simple sightseeing; it's a comprehensive exploration of culture, history, and natural beauty that takes travelers deep into the Inca civilization's past. The itinerary has been carefully crafted to include breathtaking scenery, amazing buildings, and engaging cultural events, making every second of it full of learning and inspiration.

Tour Highlights:

  • Explore the best of Cusco, Sacsayhuaman, and its surroundings.
  • Discover the Sacred Valley, including Salineras Maras & Moray.
  • Early morning tour in Machu Picchu to enjoy the sunrise.
  • Exclusive hotels in Cusco and Machu Picchu.
  • Book with Confidence and Flexibility

Itinerary at a glance:

Day 1: Arrival in Cusco – City tour (half-day)

TreXperience will pick you up from the airport in Cusco and transfer you to the hotel. Afternoon City Tour: Visit Plaza de Armas, important streets, Koricancha, Sacsayhuaman, Quenqo, Tambomachay, Pucapuacra, and Cristo Blanco. Spend the night in Cusco.

Day 2: Sacred Valley – Maras Moray – Aguas Calientes (Full day)

After Breakfast in your hotel, your tour guide will pick you up at 7:00 am to drive to the Sacred Valley and visit Awancancha, Pisac Inca Site, Pisac Market, Maras, Moray, Salineras, Ollantaytambo, and finally, take the Expedition train to Aguas Calientes and spend the night in a hotel.

Day 3: Machu Picchu – Cusco (Full day)

Board the first buses to Machu Picchu to enjoy the sunrise. Your guide will show you the best of Machu Picchu on a 2-3 hour guided tour; then, you can explore or hike Huayna Picchu or Montaña. Later in the afternoon, you will return by Expedition train and bus to Cusco.

Day 4: Transfer out (At any time)

After breakfast at your hotel, you will be transferred to the airport or bus station.


Included:

  • Airport transfers
  • Cusco city tour
  • Sacred Valley with Maras Moray
  • Machu Picchu early morning tour
  • Entrance fees to all the places we visit
  • Professional Local Tour Guide
  • 2 nights 3-star hotel in Cusco
  • 1 night 3-star hotel in Machu Picchu Pueblo
  • 3 Breakfast in hotels
  • Lunch and Dinner on day 2
  • Round-trip train tickets
  • Bus up and down to Machu Picchu
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu

Not Included:

  • Huayna Picchu Mountain tickets
  • Machu Picchu Montaña tickets
  • Travel Insurance
  • Flights

Additional hikes after the guided tour in Machu Picchu:

Full Itinerary of Best of Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu Tour

Day 1: Arrival in Cusco – City tour (half-day)

We will pick you up from the Cusco airport and transfer you to your hotel in the heart of Cusco. After checking in, you can spend the rest of the morning relaxing (we recommend arriving in Cusco early). At 1:00 PM, your tour guide will meet you at your hotel to begin exploring the city of Cusco, the capital of the great Inca Empire.

Highlights of the tour include Plaza de Armas, where the most important buildings are located, such as the Cathedral of Cusco, notable streets and neighborhoods, the famous 12-angled stone, Loreto Street, and the Coricancha. From there, we'll drive to visit iconic sites such as Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puca Pucara, Tambomachay, and Cristo Blanco. The tour is expected to conclude around 5:30 PM, when we'll return to the city.

  • Tour duration: half-day
  • Entrance fee: Included in all places we visit.
  • Meals are not included.
  • Hotel: 3-star hotel San Agustin or Similar

Day 2: Sacred Valley – Maras Moray – Aguas Calientes (Full day)

At 7:00 AM, you will be picked up from your Cusco hotel and driven to the Alpaca Center. Learn more about the South American camelids: llamas, alpacas, vicuñas, and guanacos. The next 20 minutes will be spent traveling to Mirador Taray, from which you will have panoramic views of the Sacred Valley. The next stop on our journey is the Pisac Inca site and the Local Market, where we will immerse ourselves in the vibrant indigenous market and engage in active bargaining.

We will continue through the Sacred Valley to Urubamba. Here, we will enjoy a buffet lunch at a local restaurant and savor the region's vibrant flavors.

After lunch, our driver takes us to the circular terraces of Moray, which shed light on Inca agricultural techniques. We then travel to Maras and the Salineras of Maras, where the ancient Inca tradition of salt harvesting is still practiced. Ollantaytambo is commonly referred to as 'The Last Living Inca Town.' This ancient settlement houses some of the most pristine Inca architectural masterpieces.

After dinner in Ollantaytambo, we will board a train heading to Aguas Calientes (also known as Machu Picchu Pueblo). We will spend the night in a local hotel, preparing for the upcoming excursions.

  • Duration: Full day
  • Entrance fee: Included in all places we visit.
  • Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included.
  • Hotel: Qoya Palace or similar

Day 3: Machu Picchu – Cusco (Full Day)

On our final day, we will wake up very early to prepare for the most amazing day at Machu Picchu—the Lost City of the Incas. After breakfast, we will head directly to the queue and wait for one of the first buses to take us to Machu Picchu before sunrise.

Your tour guide will provide a 2-3 hour comprehensive guided tour of the city, showcasing the best terraces, temples, and palaces. Afterwards, you will have time to explore on your own or climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain (which must be booked as far in advance as possible). Following your Machu Picchu visit, you will take the Expedition Train back to Ollantaytambo and then a private van back to Cusco, arriving at approximately 7:30 PM.

  • Duration: Full day
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Entrance fee: Included in all places we visit.
  • Other Meals: Excluded
  • Hotel: San Agustin or Similar

Day 4: Transfer out (At any time)

After breakfast in your hotel, you will be transferred to the airport or bus station.

Price of the Best of Cusco 4 days and 3 nights tour

Price per person: 

  • From US$ 650 - Adults
  • From US$ 620 - Children and students

To book the Machu Picchu Tour, you need to make an initial payment of US$200 per person. The remaining balance can be paid online or at our office in Cusco with any card and without booking fees.


Student Discount: 

  • US$ 30 off

All travelers under 17 have a $30 discount. If you are 25 years old or under when traveling, you can get the discount with your Student ID. Please send us an email to receive a code for the discount.

Valid Student ID for Machu Picchu

To get the student discount, travelers should have a Valid ID with the following:

  • 25 years or less at the time of entering Machu Picchu. Older than 25 can not enter as a student
  • The ID must have the Name of the university, name, and photo of the student
  • The ID must have a valid expiration date

Machu Picchu Valid Student ID TreXperience

Invalid Student IDs

Student IDs are not eligible for a discount when:

  • Traveler is older than 25
  • Expired ID
  • Student ID without expiration date
  • ISIC cards are not valid. 

Invalid student ID for Machu Picchu TreXperience

 


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