MACHU PICCHU TOUR
Our one day train tour to Machu Picchu takes you on one of the most incredible train journeys in the world. Following the route of the Urubamba River all the way to the cloud forest that surrounds Machu Picchu you enjoy the beautiful scenery of the high Andes throughout the course of the journey. On arrival to Aguas Calientes you are met by your Guide and head straight up to Machu Picchu for your guided tour of the site.
The Machu Picchu Tour Full Day takes you to know, the lost city of the Incas, that now looks splendid awaiting new visitors and you will be one of them, join us in this unique and unforgettable journey.
Duration: Full Day
Destination: Machu Picchu
Departure: All Year
- Begin from: Cusco
- End in: Cusco
- Duration:Full Day
- Daily departures from Cusco.
- Altitude at Machu Picchu – 2400m / 7873ft.
- Train To Machu Picchu – Peru Rail Expedition Train
- Distance from Cusco to Machu Picchu – 112km / 69.6 miles
- Weather – dry from May to October, wet from November to April
- To climb Huayna Picchu mountain you need to book in advance.
- Departure time: 05:45 a.m. (to be confirmed).
- Arrival time back in Cusco 21:30 p.m. (to be confirmed).
- This is a MUST DO tour in Cusco – NOT to be missed !
Places that are visited in Machu Picchu Full Day Tour
- Machu Pichu
- Aguas Caliente (Machu Picchu Town)
DAY 1: Machu Picchu Full Day Tour
We will pick you up from your hotel to go the train station to depart to Machu Picchu, the trip takes about 4 hours. During the trip we will have an amazing view of the landscapes of the Sacred Valley of Urubamba and the Amazon rainforest providing you a small hint of how much Peru has to offer. Upon arrival to the little town of Aguas Calientes our staff will be waiting for you at the train station in Aguas Calientes at 09:15 a.m. and together we will take the bus up to Machu Picchu through a zigzagging path on a 25-minute bus ride.
Once in Machu Picchu, from 10:00 am to 01:00 pm, our guide will have a guided tour. You will see the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and the Royal Inca Cemeteries. The guided tour lasts about 3 hours and after the tour you will have some free time to explore, take pictures,or just walk around the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu. So get your camera ready and enjoy your visit to Machu Picchu, One of the 7 Modern Wonders of the World! You will have the afternoon free to have lunch, visit the hot springs in Aguas Calientes or visit the small market or museum. You can have lunch in the town of Aguas Calientes or a special one at the Sanctuary Lodge Hotel (lunch is not included in the package).
Finally, at around 06:00 pm you will travel by train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and then by bus to Cusco. The transfer to your hotel is at around 10:30 pm.
Keep in mind that this is just a sample package which may experience small changes due to availability and train departures.
END OF OUR SERVICES
- Pick up and drop off from your hotel
- Round Trip train tickets on Selected option
- Round Trip bus tickets (Aguas calientes – Machu Picchu)
- English speaking guide
- Group of 15 people
Does Not Include
- Entrance to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain
- Travel Insurance – you are strongly recommended to take out travel insurance for the duration of your trip.
What you need to take:
- Original Passport
- ISIC card (if you are a student and want to qualify for the discount)
- Waterproof jacket / rain poncho
- Warm jacket
- Comfortable Trousers
- Sun hat
- Sun cream (factor 35 or higher)
- Insect repellant
- Personal medication
- Camera and film
- November to April rainy season.
Group Service Price:
US$ 260 per person (just included the tour guide and transportation), Pick up from Inkaland office.
Private Service Price:
– 1 person US$ 435 per person
– 2 people US$ 395 per person
– 3 people US$ 335 per person
– 4 people US$ 315 per person
– 5+ people US$ 285 per person
Student Discount: US$20 (Requires ISIC Card to qualify)
Under 18’s Discount: US$20
Trains to Machu Pichu:
The Vistadome connect your senses through a sophisticated and sensory travel experience; is the ideal train for those who want to be in contact with the environment and appreciate the wonderful journey to Machu Picchu.
Surrounded entirely by glass and wagons with large panoramic windows offering incomparable scenic views and innumerous opportunities to capture amazing pictures, Vistadome travelers feel connected and part of the impressive landscape of Peru.
The Vistadome also has air conditioning and heating, leather seats that adjust the body to provide comfort and relaxation during the entire trip and has a different service, which allows the visitor to be immersed and feel the Andean culture through its landscapes, music, dance and even food carefully prepared with local ingredients
The Expedition is a travel experience with all the quality and benefits at a lower cost. Is a service designed for the traveler’s comfort, with four passenger seats located in front of each other, so you can share your experience, and for the faithful backpack that is always with you we offer racks placed above the seats. Also, this train has panoramic windows, air conditioning and heating, and Andean music that creates a cheerful atmosphere.
Extras NOT Included (Need to book in Advance):
Machu Picchu Mountain climbing: USD 25.00
Huayna Picchu Mountain climbing: USD 25.00
Vistadome Train Aguas Calientes-Cusco: USD50.00 per person.
Extra Night in Aguas Calientes: Depends on the type of Hotel desired.
** Please NOTE: Private Tours are 100% run by Inkaland while in the Group Service if there are 6 or less people in the group will be conducted by our partners.
This is a Must DO tour in Cusco!