Sacred Valley – Coffee or Cocoa Plantation Tour 2D
2 days - 1 night
Sacred Valley – Coffee or Cocoa Plantation Tour Description
Discover the Sacred Valley and find out on a Coffee or Cocoa plantation tour how this region supports the growing demand for coffee and cocoa in the world. Enjoy the valley of the Incas, and discover the magnificent Incan constructions at Pisac and Ollantaytambo. Then visit a local coffee farm and family who will teach you about local agriculture, principal coffee production. You will get to know the members of the family and their deep-seated knowledge of coffee and the processes it goes through from bean to cup. You will also be able to learn about other local produce and try fruit that is in season. If your ultimate destination is Machu Picchu, then we can help you get there via the hydroelectric station as an extension to this tour.
Sacred Valley – Coffee or Cocoa Plantation Tour Itinerary
Day 01 Cusco – Sacred Valley – Huayopata (Coffee Plantation)
8:10 We will pick you up at your hotel and begin this journey into the heart of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. On the way, we will visit the market town and ruins of Pisac, whose larger-than-life agricultural terraces will leave you breathless
PM After an optional buffet lunch in Urubamba (see restaurant options and prices below) we will journey on in the direction of Ollantaytambo, where we will visit the famous Incan ruins and quaint town, which has maintained the original urban planning of the Incas.
After your tour, we will continue in a private or public vehicle for about three hours to the coffee plantation and organic farm, where the rural family will be waiting to welcome us. Upon arrival, you will take a quick tour of the farm, eat dinner with the family and retire to your private room (with hot water for showering).
Day 02 Huayopata – Ollantaytambo or Cusco
AM – After breakfast with the family, we will head to their farm to learn more about their livelihood. Here, you will try local fruit that is in season, and learn about different tropical produce such as coffee, cacao, coca and tea among others. You will learn most about coffee, which is one of the representative products of the area, and which the family exports through their cooperative. These cooperatives award organic certification as well as adhere to fair trade practices. You will discover what exactly is behind a great cup of coffee, and even be able to prepare your own coffee in the traditional artisanal way of the region.
PM – After lunch, we will bid farewell to the family and continue on our way back to Ollantaytambo or Cusco, let us know in advance, where your final destination is. In the case of Ollantaytambo, we will finish 3 hours later, if Cusco 4 hours.
Note: if you plan to connect this trip to Machu Picchu, We can drop you off at the train station of Hidroeléctrica in Santa Teresa, which means to travel off-road for about 2 hours, after which you can take a train to connect your trip to Machu Picchu. The train is scheduled at 5:10 pm. Another option is to drop you off in Ollantaytambo town, from this town you can also catch a train to Aguas Calientes. There are services at 7 pm. Inform us of your plans and we will make your journey as smooth as possible.
PRICES IN USD
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Note: In both cases, if you do not require a bilingual guide, get in contact with us so that we can give you an updated price!
- Sacred Valley Tour: transportation and guide
- Coffee Plantation Tour:
- Roundtrip Transportation
- 1-night lodging on the farm in a double-occupancy room plus 03 meals
- An interactive tour of the coffee plantation
- Bilingual Guide
- Time with a local family
Does Not Include
- Entrance tickets to visit the Sacred Valley (general entrance ticket $46.00 or partial $23.00)
- Snacks or meals not mentioned
- Personal expenses
- Lunch in the Sacred Valley (see options)
- Lodging in Cusco (Double bed with private bathroom $70.00) www.inkarrihostal.com
- Any other costs not mentioned
Buffet Lunch in the Sacred Valley:
- Tunupa $ 18.00
- Alhambra $ 16.00
- Maizal $ 15.00
Sacred Valley – Coffee or Cocoa Plantation Tour add-on
MACHU PICCHU TOUR 1D/1N: From the Farm to the Hydroelectric Train Station
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Note: For a single-occupancy room for a third person, add $15.00
**Includes a private guide in Machu Picchu and private transfer from Ollantaytambo to Cusco.
INCLUDED SERVICES IN MACHU PICCHU TOUR
- Double-occupancy lodging (basic hostel + breakfast)
- Round trip bus ticket to Machu Picchu
- Professional Guide
- Machu Picchu entrance ticket
- Train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
- Transportation from Ollantaytambo to Cusco
SERVICES NOT INCLUDED
- Train Ticket from the Hydroelectric Station to Aguas Calientes ($32.00)
- Meals except for breakfast in the hostel
- Entrance ticket to climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain ($20.00)
Complimentary group tours: (bus and guide):
- City Tour: $9.00 (English or Spanish)
- Maras Moray: $14.00 (English and Spanish)
- Southern Valley: 14.00 (English and Spanish)
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