South America Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Sacred Valley Itinerary Choice

Jump to last reply

Short trip with our college-aged kids. We cannot swing more days. I spent a month in Peru in the '80s and did the Salkantay trek and all sorts of other cool stuff, but this is the first time for the rest of the family. We like adventure, but also like to relax - boys don't want ruins every day. We live at sea level, but all fared well in high altitude in Quito and have had no problems at the Aspen summit (11,000+ feet). Appreciate opinions. Option 1 involves 3 nights in Ollantaytambo; option 2 allows 3 nights in Cusco

Option #1:
Day 1 - Ollanta (arrive Cusco 8am, transfer to Ollanta via Pisac)
Day 2 - Ollanta (Explore Ollanta)
Day 3 - Ollanta (Local trek - Maras or weaving village?)
Day 4 - Machu Picchu - stay in Aguas Calientes
Day 5 - Cusco (11am train to Ollanta, drive to Cusco via Chinchero)
Day 6 - Cusco
Day 7 - home

OR
Day 1 - Ollanta (arrive Cusco, 8am, transfer to Ollanta via Pisac)
Day 2 - Ollanta local excursion (Maras/weaving village?)
Day 3 - MP - stay in AC
Day 4 - Cusco (11am train to Ollanta, drive to Cusco via Chinchero)
Day 5 - Cusco
Day 6 - Cusco
Day 7 - Home

16 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all South America activity »
  1. 1 Speak to me of Peru
  2. 2 Trip Report Back to South America
  3. 3 Peru/Machu Picchu/Cuzco suggestions
  4. 4 Itinerary advice for a 5 week trip to Peru
  5. 5 Cusco, Pto Maldonado, Titicaca and Trujillo!
  6. 6 Plan a 3 month South America trip in less than 2 months:-)
  7. 7 Trip to Machu Picchu
  8. 8 RECIFE, where to stay during WORLD CUP??
  9. 9 Fire in Valparaiso
  10. 10 HELP!!! Sao Paulo for a day???
  11. 11 Machu Picchu with a bum knee
  12. 12 Independence Day in Cuzco
  13. 13 Ecuador - should we go?
  14. 14 Buenos Aires + only 1 Patagonia location
  15. 15 Cotopaxi Day Tour
  16. 16 Travel from Cusco to Tacna by bus
  17. 17 Driving in Ecuador
  18. 18 Trip Report Out travels in Bolivia Peru and Ecuador
  19. 19 Trip Report To Buenos Aires and beyond
  20. 20 Should we book Argentina trip in May 2014?
  21. 21 2-3 months backpacking trip to Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Buenos Aires
  22. 22 Brazil/Buzios: Booking bus tickets in advance?
  23. 23 9 day Itinerary Advice: Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu
  24. 24 Question about LAN Peru LAX-Cusco
  25. 25 Sanctuary Lodge vs. Inkaterra
View next 25 » Back to the top