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DH and I are taking a last minute trip to Lima to visit family, and we just couldn't go to Peru without seeing Machu Picchu! We'll fly to Cuzco from Lima early on 3/19, and fly back to Lima on 3/22. I've booked the Terra Andina Hotel in Cusco for our stay.

That being said, we'd really like to have a guide for Machi Picchu. Also, my cousins took this trip last month, and thought their guide really added to their experience, but they really disliked the shuttle bus from Cusco to Ollytantambo to catch the train. So ideally, we're looking for a guide and transfers to/from Olly to catch the train.

I've contacted some of the recommended guides and agencies I've seen recommended on here, but the agencies seem to be much more than I expected, and I'm still waiting to hear back from the 2 prominent guides I've seen recommended here.

Our hotel lists a 12 hour private tour with transfers to Olly (if no train from Polroy), Vistadome tickets, MP tickets (including the bus to/from MP) for about $558 per person for a party of 2. That seemed really high to me. Is my budget totally off?

I was anticipating the following:

around $75 for the transfers to Olly from Cusco and back
$300 for round trip train tickets for 2 (I don't really need the Vistadome level though)
$150 for MP entry and bus tickets for 2
$150 for a guide for MP

So I was thinking what I thought may be a high end of $700 total. Am I way off base here?

Also, if anyone can recommend a good driver/guide for a day around the Sacred Valley I'd appreciate it. I'm hoping to keep it around $100-$150 for a tour around the SV.

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