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3 - Day program

Sacred Valley Lodge Getaway

An inspiring all-inclusive excursion to the Sacred Valley of the Incas with active and cultural exploration options—the perfect combination of traditional Andean culture, fascinating archaeological sites, and colorful towns and marketplaces.

ITINERARY

Join us and explore the magical Sacred Valley of the Incas!

Our lodge getaways will be available every other day in January and February, and periodically throughout the rest of the calendar year.  Please note that reservations for High Season departure dates will open only 60 days prior.

DAY 0 EVENING BRIEFING IN CUSCO

Trip briefing in the evening: meet your guide and fellow travelers for some pre-trip details and Q&A’s.

Location: El Mercado
Calle Siete Cuartones 306, Cusco
+51 1 421-7777

  • Approximately 45 minutes.
DAY 1 INTRODUCTION TO THE SACRED VALLEY

Your journey begins with a scenic drive from Cusco to the Sacred Valley for a visit to Chinchero, a small Andean village and Inca archaeological site thought to be the country residence of Inca emperor Tupac Yupanqui. From there, choose an inspiring downhill hike from Chinchero to the town of Urquillos along historic Inca trails, or an afternoon exploring Moray and natural salt mines in Maras.

/ Morning pick-up at hotel and drive into the Sacred Valley
/ Visit and lunch in Chinchero
/ Afternoon hike or visit to Moray and Maras
/ Late afternoon arrival at lodge and dinner in the evening

CULTURAL

Visit Moray and Maras

Overnight: Lamay Lodge (9,705’/2,958m)
Meals: L, D

Day 1 afternoon activity options:

ACTIVE

  • Hike from Chinchero—Urquillos
  • Approximately 3 hours
  • Easy to moderate
DAY 2 EXPLORING PISAQ

Today you will have multiple ways to explore Pisaq. Start the day with an invigorating hike to the Pisaq archaeological site or a bike ride along the Urubamba river ex. For a more cultural experience, take a scenic drive to the town square and meander through its charming streets and colorful artisan marketplace. Afterwards, everyone will reunite for a traditional Pachamanca lunch back at the lodge and a relaxing afternoon at leisure.

/ Breakfast at lodge
/ Morning activity
/ Mid-afternoon return to lodge for a traditional Pachamanca lunch and relaxation
/ Light dinner in the evening

Day 2 activity options:

ACTIVE

Hike
/ Lamay—Pisaq archaeological site
/ Approximately 3 hours
/ Moderate

* Mountain bike ride
/ Lamay—Pisaq (town)
/ Approximately 3 hours
/ Easy to moderate

CULTURAL
Half-day excursion to the town of Pisaq

Overnight: Lamay Lodge (9,705’/2,958m)

    DAY 3 OLLANTAYTAMBO

    The day begins with a guided tour of the impressive Ollantaytambo Inca fortress. After lunch, explore the town’s charming maze-like streets and alleys or, for a more active afternoon, hike to the Pinkuylluna Inca storage houses high above the town for panoramic views of the Urubamba Valley. Late afternoon/early evening return to Cusco.

    / Breakfast at lodge, followed by a scenic drive to Ollantaytambo
    / Morning guided exploration of the Ollantaytambo archaeological site
    / Lunch in town
    / Explore Ollantaytambo or hike to Pinkuylluna
    / Evening return to Cusco; drop-off at hotel

    Day 3 activity option:

    • Ollantaytambo - Pinkuylluna
    • Approximately 1 – 1.5 hours
    • Easy to moderate

    RATES
    2019 / 2020


    3-Day Sacred Valley Lodge Getaway

    US$499

    Machu Picchu Extension

    US$499



    DEPARTURE DATES

    Reservations for the Sacred Valley Lodge Getaway open 60 days prior to each published departure date from March through December. Please contact an MLP travel specialist for more details.



    2019 SERVICES INCLUDE:

    ● All transportation services for the duration of the standard itinerary.
    ● Two (02) nights lodging in Lamay Lodge.
    ● All meals except breakfast on Day 1 and dinner on Day 3.
    ● Bilingual MLP guide (English/Spanish) for the duration of the standard itinerary.
    ● Wireless Internet access (Wi-Fi) at Salkantay Lodge.
    ● All gratuities for MLP personnel (excluding guides—to be determined at your discretion).

    2019 DETAILS:

    ● 3D/2N round-trip itinerary starting in Cusco.
    ● Rate is per person based on shared accommodations.
    ● Full program cost must be paid upon booking.
    ● Limited departure dates available.
    ● Requested single room: 25% supplemental cost added to the standard rate.
    ● Guaranteed departures with a minimum of two (2) guests.
    Cancellation policy:
    ● 60 – 30 days prior to departure date: 50% refund.
    ● Fewer than 30 days prior to departure date: No refund.
    ● Please review our full Terms and Conditions.

    Some terms may have changed for 2020, please check the details below.




    EXTEND YOUR SACRED VALLEY EXCURSION WITH A VISIT TO MACHU PICCHU

    MLP offers an additional Machu Picchu excursion including an overnight in Aguas Calientes and a half-day guided tour of Machu Picchu.

    ITINERARY

    ● Afternoon departure from Lamay Lodge on Day 3 of the Sacred Valley Lodge Getaway
    ● Late afternoon train to Aguas Calientes at the base of Machu Picchu (approximately 1.5 hours)
    ● Overnight at hotel in Aguas Calientes
    ● Early morning shuttle bus ride to Machu Picchu (approximately 20 minutes)
    ● Morning guided tour of the Machu Picchu citadel (approximately 2 hours)
    ● Afternoon train to Ollantaytambo followed by a scenic drive back to Cusco

    RATE
    2019/2020
    $499 USD

    Please note: This program is only available as an extension of our 3-day Lodge Excursion program.