TOURS SACRED VALLEY / MACHU PICCHU 2 DAYS
   
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This Sacred & Machu Picchu tour Valley includes visiting the most important sites in archeology located in the Sacred Valley, including the village of Pisac, with its typical traditional market, crafts, sculpture, and the most important work in silver with very particular designs, Moray, Salineras and know the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo, very important point of reference between the Holy Valley and continue towards the lost city, we continue with the Inca terraces of Moray, famous for its terraces, it was more an experimental center seed, concoer salt mines in the village of Maras. This experience is to discover the beautiful landscapes of the Sacred Valley appreciate the snow. After a comfortable train ride, llegararemos to the lost city of the Incas Machu Picchu. A fascinating citadel, one of the most important holy sites of the Andean World, considered by UNESCO since 1982 with the title of Cultural Heritage.

Machu Picchu is a Quechua word conn machu = old or ancient meaning and picchu = peak or mountain. Then Machu Picchu means "Old Mountain". The famous mountain that looks forward and is the one that appears in all photos Wayna Picchu name means "Young Mountain".

ITINERARY

Day 01: Cusco / Pisac / Moray / Salt mine maras Ollantaytambo / Aguas Calientes
We will pick up from your hotel at 7am to go toward the Sacred Valley, the first place to stop is the village of Pisac. Detemos before us for a few minutes at the viewpoint of Taray so you can take some pictures of the spectacular panorama of the Sacred Valley. Then we reach the famous market of artesania to interact with artisans and eventually buy some gifts, handicrafts, textiles, silver designs, then up to the archaeological site of Pisac where we can admire temples, palaces, colcas well as the amazing cemetery made of thousands of tombs carved into the mountain. We can also admire the incredible agricultural terraces that allowed to increase food production and prevent soil erosion, this is a great legacy that reflects us the big domino that took the Incas to the most important activity which was agriculture. After receiving good information we go to the most important of the Sacred Valley, Urubamba, scheduled place for lunch city. Then we return to the route to go to the Inca terraces of Moray called "greenhouses". It is a unique and fascinating place. We found several concentric terraces that have been excavated in a large natural bowl. Each platform has a microclimate that allowed the Inca adapt certain crops Andean high weather conditions; Only then could define optimal crop conditions.

It is also thought that this place served to create new varieties of plants. Then we continued our journey to the colonial town of Maras where we begin a short walk downhill towards the salt mines pre -Inca. Thousands of wells are still used for extracting salt from before the Inca era. A thermal source located at the top releases a heavily loaded water in salt is diverted to the wells and evaporated to produce salt sold in the region. Finally returned to the car and headed to the Inca fortress of Ollantaytambo is an important archaeological site. The Inca Pachacutec built it to celebrate his victory over the Tambos. It is the archaeological complex admired for his monumental elaboracióny strategic location in the Sacred Valley, he had functions of military, religious and agricultural order. You can see a temple dedicated to the Sun, a temple to the moon, the ceremonial consecrated water sources, several secondary solar meters. Also in front of the mountain Pincuylluna can see some colcas that were used to store the food. Finally we went to the train station towards the town of Aguas Calientes where we spend the night in a comfortable hotel with hot shower.

Day 02: Aguas Calientes / Machu Picchu / Cusco
came the big day, very early in the morning (before dawn), we go to the bus station to take the short drive (25 minutes) to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu and be the first to enjoy the great sunrise at Machu Picchu , feel the energy and the great mystery behind the Inca citadel. With his expert guide You will participate in a guided tour of the complex or Sacred City tour, visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the most important known as Intihuatana, important for its great handling for Inca astronomy, is in good condition, it generates a lot of impact on our visitors, the temple of the Three Windows, houses, warehouses, a large central square; and all urban areas with narrow passages that are surrounded by terraces platforms or systems that give greater strength to the mountain. After the tour you will have time to stroll around the sites or archaeological sites that have impressed him most, take the picture as perhaps the most important test of their passage through this new wonder of the world, the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu.

Then you can explore on your own, with a good walk to the Puerta del Sol, or climb Wayna Picchu ($ 25) or the mountain Machu Picchu ($ 15). In the afternoon, you will have to return to Aguas Calientes to take the Expedition train at 4.22pm return to etation of Ollantyatambo, then be assisted our private car to your hotel in Cusco.

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From US$490 (Group Service)

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