The Machu Picchu Tour start take the 4 hour Expedition Tourist Train and enter the spectacular land of the Incas with amazing views of valleys, Inca farming terraces, snow-capped mountains and sub-tropical jungle. Arrive in Aguas Calientes (2,000m), then take a shuttle bus to the historic citadel of Macchu Picchu (2,400m). Here you will be transported back into the fantastic history of this magical place.
Daily Tour - Private Service
Max 08 people
Cusco - Machu Picchu
||Day 1: Train from Poroy or Ollantaytambo - arrival to Aguas Calientes. Then take the bus and guided tour in English.
||6:30 - 6:45 a.m.
||Pick up from your hotel
||Machu Picchu citadel.
||11:45 - 12:00 pm
||Please be ready at least 15 minutes prior to departure.
||This itinerary is subject to change without prior notice according to weather conditions, strikes, roadblocks, or force majeure events which are beyond our control. We will always do our best to follow the itinerary as close as possible.
DAY 1: Machu Picchu Tour by Expedition Train – Full Day
Transfer from your hotel at approximately 5.30 -5.45 am. The train ride consists of spectacular views of this wonderful land of the Incas. You will see amazing landscapes of mountains and valleys, Inca farming terraces on both sides of the valley, snow capped mountains and sub-tropical jungle near the Ceja de Selva. From Pachar the sacred Vilcanota river will be our companion until we arrive at Aguas Calientes (2040m) also known as Machu Picchu Pueblo. Your guide will meet you at the train station and transfer you to the bus for a 25 minute ride to Machu Picchu. A guided tour of Machu Picchu also called “The Old Sacred Mountain” takes approximately 2 hrs and then you have some free time for photos.
Machu Picchu, the lost city of the Incas, is where the last emperors, priests and priestesses took refuge and where the empire survived for 40 years after the arrival of the Spaniards. Machu Picchu is a prodigy of architecture with aesthetic recklessness and majestic views.
The bus ticket down to the town of Aguas Calientes is included. You have two options for your return to Cusco. The first option is to take a train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo, then take a private bus from Ollantaytambo to your accommodation in Cusco. The second option is a train from Aguas Calientes to Poroy, Cusco. Your transfer from Poroy to your accommodation is included.
WHAT IS INCLUDED:
- Transportation from your accommodation to the train station in the morning and transportation from the train station to your hotel in the evening.
- Round-trip train ticket to Aguas Calientes.
- Admission ticket to enter the citadel of Macchu Picchu.
- Round-trip bus ticket from Aguas Calientes to Macchu Picchu and back to Aguas Calientes
- Professional guide in English or Spanish.
- Snacks and drinks are offered depending on which train you select.
- Tourist bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes.
- Transfer from train station to your hotel.
- Tip for the guide are appreciated and -optional.
THIS TOUR NOT INCLUDE:
- Food and drinks.
- Local taxes.
*The train leaves Aguas Calientes at 6:00 PM but depending on which train you purchase, it will affect what time you arrive in Cusco.
THE THINGS YOU SHOULD BRING:
- Light clothing
- Walking shoes/ hiking boots
- Rain jacket
- Hat and Sunglasses
- Insect Repellent
- Sun Screen
- Light back pack
Shared Service Price