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Machu Picchu 1 Day Tour from Cusco

Highlights

Duration

 

1 Day

Max. Altitude

mountain

3500 M

Distance

path

132 km

Difficulty

Low

Low

Tour Guide

tour guide

Español
English

Visit

arqueological site

Archaeological
Site

If you do not have much time to stay in Cusco, This Tour to Machu Picchu is the best Option by train, you are going to have an excellent tour in just 1 day tour.

Magical citadel of Machupicchu, it is 112 Km. from Cusco, during the journey we will see the Urubamba canyon, Urubamba river and the show capped peaks of the Veronica Mountain. Arriving in Aguas Calientes we go to Machu Picchu where we visit this wonderfull Inca Sanctuary also known as “The lost City of the Incas”.

  • OVERVIEW
  • ITINERARY
  • INCLUDES / PRICES
  • PRACTICAL INFORMATION

FULL DAY TOUR

Cusco - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu

  • Pick up from your Hotel.
  • Take train to Aguas Calientes.
  • Bus up to Machu Picchu.
  • Tour Guiding in Machu Picchu.
  • Bus down to Aguas Calientes.
  • Take train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.
  • Bus to Cusco.

Cusco - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes - Cusco

We will pick up you in the early morning from your hotel and then transfered to the train station in Ollantaytambo, you will take the train to Aguas Calientes, enjoy the train, the landscapes. Then we will arrive to Aguas Calientes, where a representative from our agency will welcome you and then will escort you to the local bus station to catch the bus that goes up to Machu Picchu.

Bus ride to Machu Picchu lasts approx. 30 minutes and it follows a steep winding path, offering spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. Upon our arrival, we will get into the archaeological zone of Machu Picchu and our guide will show us the most important sectors of this great Inka City, such as the great Intiwatana, The Sun Temple, the urban sector, the agricultural sector among others. Machu Picchu was long thought to be legendary.

The guided tour in Machu Picchu will last about 2 hours, and afterwards you will have free time to explore the ruins on your own.

If you want to climb Huayna Picchu, a very popular climb with spectacular views,  we recommend you to book preferably three months beforehand. (There is daily limit of  400 persons per day allowed to climb, so pre-book if you don’t want to miss out. Cost: $25)  The round trip walking to the peak  of Huayna Picchu is about an hour and a half. It is definitely worth it for the stunning views from the top!  As an alternative to the Huayna Picchu climb you can choose to visit Machu Picchu mountain which gives the ancient Inka townsite its name. This is a new option that lets you see Machu Picchu archeological site from the highest peak. It is less crowded so you don’t have to book early. Cost: $25)

After visit this wonder. Depend of your time train tickets, you will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes, where you will have time for lunch and also to explore this colorful town that utterly filled with souvenirs shops, restaurants, bars, internet cafes etc.

In the night, you will take the train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo. According the time in your train tickets, return to Ollantaytambo, in Ollantaytambo the transfer is going to pick up you at the bus to return to Cusco.

STANDAR SERVICE

Included:

  • Bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo
  • Train tickets from Ollantaytambo / Aguas Calientes
  • Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu.
  • Entrance fee for Machupicchu.
  • Professional Tour Guide English / Spanish in Machupicchu
  • Bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes.
  • Train return from Aguas Calientes / Ollantaytambo
  • Bus from Ollantaytambo / Cusco.

Not Included:

  • Entrance  fees to Huaynapicchu. (if you take this entrance it will be charge 25 american dollars to the original price).
  • Entrance fees to Machu Picchu Montaña. (if you take this entrance it will be charge 25 american dollars to the original price).
  • Any Meals: Breakfast / Lunches /Dinners
  • Hot Springs in Aguas Calientes S/10 soles (US$3).

SHARED GROUP SERVICE 

02 Persons / $.260.00 AMERICAN DOLLARS PER PERSON.

03 Persons  / $.250.00 AMERICAN DOLLARS PER PERSON.

04 Persons / $.240.00 AMERICAN DOLLARS PER PERSON.

05 Persons / $.230.00 AMERICAN DOLLARS PER PERSON.

06 to More Persons   / $.220.00 AMERICAN DOLLARS PER PERSON.

DEPARTURE DAYS : Every day, according of trains availabilities.

PRIVATE SERVICE

All inclusive (GROUP SIZE UP ON YOUR  REQUEST) for people who want a personalize and exclusive service. 

PRICE:  ADULT PERSON $.300.00 AMERICAN DOLLARS.  MINIMUN 2 PAX

PRICE: STUDENT PERSON $.280.00 AMERICAN DOLLARS. MINIMUN 2 PAX

DEPARTURE DAYS : Every day, according of trains availabilities.

What you should bring:

  • Small backpack.
  • Rain poncho (or rain jacket)
  • T-Shirts and Shorts
  • Bathing suit, sandals.
  • Insect repellent
  • Sun block, Sun glasses and hat
  • Personal Medicine
  • Passport.
  • STUDENT CARD (If you have)

 



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