Machu Picchu Day Trip From Cusco
Why Machu Picchu Day Trip From Cusco?
Explore the amazing place the Lost City Of The Incas, Machu Picchu day trip, it will take you to one of the most incredible wonders of the world. where the last emperors took refuge, We know that there are histories that sometimes people don’t understand, about the constructions that they made.
In the 15th century, the Inca Emperor Pachacutec built a city near the clouds on the mountain known as Machu Picchu (ancient mountain). This extraordinary settlement is located halfway to the plateau of the Andes, deep in the Amazon rainforest and above the Urubamba River. It was probably abandoned by the Incas due to an outbreak of smallpox and after the Spaniards defeated the Inca empire, the city remained “lost” for more than three centuries. Being rediscovered by Hiram Bingham in 1911.
Now there are hundreds of people who come to visit this majestic place Machu Picchu, therefore the permits for Machu Picchu Citadel and train tickets are limited year round. So that’s why we recommended booking this tour in advance.
DAY 1: CUSCO – MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO
To start our Machu Picchu Tour, we will pick you up from your hotel and leave Cusco at 3.30 am, we are going ahead until “Ollantaytambo” train stations, Once we get to Ollanta, we are going to take the Peru Rail train EXPEDITIONS SERVICE, the journey on the train last for 1.45 minutes until Aguas Calientes train stations. but before arriving in Aguas Calientes on our way we can see spectacular views, Mountains, Valleys, amazing landscapes, and the attractive snowcapped mountain call (LA VERONICA) Following the course of the river through the Sacred Valley, arriving at Aguas Calientes train station.
Upon arrival to the City of Aguas Calientes, our guide will be there to welcome you and transfer you to the bus station to go up to Machu Picchu “One of the seven wonders of the modern world” for your guided tour. the bus takes around 25 minutes to get to Machu Picchu citadel, here we are present the entrance ticket for this Magical Place Machu Picchu, The guided tour will last about 2 hours about the important places, then you will have a free time to explore by yourself.
After exploring Machu Picchu, this time we are going to take the bus down to Aguas Calientes Town, here you will have lunch(not included in the price), and you can explore this town a little bit, then we need to be 30 minutes for the check in before the train departure, the train that we will take is Peru Rail Expedition Service until Ollantaytambo train station, then we are going to take the bus to Cusco.
- Train to Machu Picchu with the company Inca Rail or Peru Rail (round trip).
- Tickets to Machu Picchu.
- All transfers (from and to the hotel)
- Bilingual Professional Guide.
- Buses to Machu Picchu (round trip)
IT DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Entrance to the mountain Huayna Picchu: Additional US $ 30.
- Train change to Vistadome (Peru Rail company): Additional US $ 55.
- One additional night in Aguas Calientes.
THINGS TO TAKE:
- 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
From $300 dollars per person