2 Day Machu Picchu Tours From Cusco
2 DAY MACHU PICCHU TOURS FROM CUSCO
02 Day Machu tours from Cusco, this is another best way to Know Machu Picchu, with this tour you will have plenty of time to explore to the Lost City Of the Incas, this is the most of Peru’s tourist destinations, Machu Picchu now is recognized as one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu is located at 2.360 m.a.s.l to the north of the Cusco Imperial City, this attractive lost city was built around 1450(in the 15th century) and is considered 100 years undiscovered, After that Hiram Bingham rediscovered in 1911.
Machu Picchu contains remains of buildings temples and palaces, celestial observatories, altars and many places to worship, now this attractive place has thousands of visitors from around the world, all year round Machu Picchu is open for the travelers, so sometimes is difficult to find the entrance ticket for this Citadel.
DAY 1: CUSCO – AGUAS CALIENTES
The first day pick up time is around 8.00am, from Cusco City, then we are heading to the Sacred Valley, on our way you can see the beautiful landscape, villages, Inca Terraces, Mountains, that will be amazed by its beauties, reaching up to Ollantaytambo Train Stations, Ollantaytambo also is a Place where you can find hotels, restaurant, Markets, etc. from here we are going to take the train to Aguas Calientes Town.
The train ride is impressive with very comfortable seats. During the trip, you will see many glaciers with snow-capped peaks, lush green valleys and Inca terraces or terraces for both sides of the valley that you can see from the train window. You can also see several Inca archaeological sites, along the route of the train, also we can see the Sacred river Urubamba or Vilcanota, all the way to Machu Picchu.
the most important checkpoint is km 82, this is the place where the Classic Inca Trail begins. After a time of travel, we will enter to the jungle with bromeliads and ferns growing all the way to arrive at Aguas Calientes (2000m / 6000ft), which is the nearest town to Machu Picchu. You will have the afternoon free. we recommend visiting the Machu Picchu museum site and the orchid exhibition, which are a 35-minute walk away from the town; If you prefer you can relax in the hot springs.
DAY 2: MACHU PICCHU AND RETURN TO CUSCO
Today pick up time is around 5.20 from your hotel, then we need to take the bus up to Machu Picchu, the first buses (this varies according to your preference) to the majestic Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, sometimes called “The Lost City”. We will see the sunrise in the citadel and after them, you will have a guided tour in-situ of 2 hours. about the very important places in the park.
Then you will have a free time to explore by your own, Next once we take photographs we are going to take the bus down to Aguas Calientes Town, here you will have your lunch, after that, we need to be 30 minutes before the train departure for the check-in, the train will take us until Ollantaytambo station then bus to Cusco. this is the 2 days Machu Picchu Tours, also you can see our Machu Picchu Day Trip From Cusco
- 1-night accommodation
- Train to Machu Picchu (round trip) Peru Rail Expedition Service
- Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
- Bus tickets Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes
- Tour guide
- Transportation from Ollantaytambo Train station to Cusco City
- Entrance ticket to Huayna Picchu
- Upgrade train Vistadome Service with Peru Rail $55.00 dollars
- We kindly recommended hiring travel insurance for the duration of your trip
- Original passport
- Current University Student Card (if you are a student and want to qualify for a discount price)
- Waterproof jacket/rain poncho
- Warm jacket
- Comfortable pants
- Sun hat.
- Sun cream (factor 35 or higher)
- Repellent for insects.
- Personal medication
- Camera and camcorder
$380.00 dollars per person