Explore the "Lost City of the Incas" on a full-day tour of Machu Picchu from Cusco. Experience the magic of the legendary UNESCO World Heritage Site, and savor the rich culture, artisan markets and mouthwatering food of the Sacred Valley.
- Trip Name: Machu Picchu Full Day Tour
- Trip Code: MACHU-XDSTHR
- Country: Peru
- Type: Day Tour,Group Tour,Group Tour,Day Tour
- Activities: FAMILY TRAVEL ,GROUP TRAVEL
- Experiences: Culture ,UNESCO Sites
- Multi-Language Guide: English
What to expect ?
You should be ready to visit a breath taking site and its amazing surroundings.
Early morning pick-up at your accommodation in Cusco at around 03:30, and then journey by bus to the train station at Ollantaytambo for about 1h40m. Upon arrival, we will embark to take an amazing train ride towards Machu Picchu. We will pass through extraordinary landscapes that will keep your camera ready! The train ride will take about 1h40m.
Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes ( town at the bottom of Machu Picchu), our guide will be waiting for you at the train station to escort you to the bus station for us to take the bus up to the ruins of Machu Picchu, travel for about 25 minutes through the breathtaking scenery, and upon arrival at the site of the "Lost City of the Incas," enter the historic citadel and you will start your 2 to 3-hour guided tour.
“The four lands of the empire”. Machupicchu prodigy of architecture of aesthetic recklessness and by the majestic and harmony of its forms, by the impeccable organization of its terraces, stairs, buildings, patios, passages that are set up in this nest of condors, surrounded by mountains, between the mountain range and the forest like but the extraordinary constructive feat of the pre-Hispanic man.
After the guided tour you can enjoy some free time to explore the outer areas independently. Enjoy one of the many hikes, such as the trail to the Inka Bridge or the Sun Gate.
You will return by bus to Aguas Calientes by yourself where you will have time to explore the town on your own at one of the many restaurants or cafés. Then, you will board the train in the late afternoon for the return journey to Ollantaytambo, where on arrival, we will be waiting for you, to bring your back to your accommodation in Cusco.
- Pick up from your accommodation in Cusco
- All transportation
- Round trip transfer to Ollantaytambo Train station
- Round trip train tickets
- Machu Picchu entrance ticket
- Guided tour in shared service
- Meals not specified in the itinerary
Where to meet ?
We will provide you meeting location after reservation is confirmed.
Recommended packing list
- Water Bottle
- walking shoes or sneakers
- Complete Equipment for rain or poncho
- Hat or cap
- Photo / video cameras and chargers