2-Day Machu Picchu and Rainbow Mountain Tour
  • 2-Day Machu Picchu and Rainbow Mountain Tour

    This tour combines the best sites and experiences is Peru. Taking you to one of the Seven Wonders of the World - Machu Picchu (by train), as well as one of the most magical mountains in the world (Rainbow Mountain) reaching a summit at of nearly 17,000ft/4500m! You will have a fluent English speaking guide along for both tours, we include all transport to and from your hotel in Cusco, all entrance tickets, and most meals. Because of the proximity of each attraction there is a one night stop over in Cusco, where you would book your own accommodation in between the tours.

    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: FlashpackerConnect, Cusco Peru

    • Pick up at 3am - 3:30am

    You will be picked up early in the morning to catch the train to Aguas Calientes. The train journey itself is filled with stunning views and will take about 1 hour. You will then bus up to Machu Picchu where you will be given a guided tour of the site and learn about the Inca civilization, visiting all of the highlights of the ruins (2 hours). After you will have the remaining time to explore on your own.

    In the evening you will board the train back to Ollantaytambo, where a van will be waiting for you to drop you off at your hotel in Cusco. (arriving between 6 and 8pm)


    Fluent English/ Spanish speaking guide
    Transfer to and from your hotel
    Round Trip Train ticket from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes
    Transfer from Cusco to Ollantaytambo train station
    Transfer from Ollantaytambo train station back to Cusco hotel
    Entrance to Machu Picchu
    2+ hour Guided Tour of the archeological site
    Round trip bus ticket from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu 

    Travel Insurance
    Entrance fee to Huayna Picchu hike (additional cost, please inquire)
    Tips for Guide 

    Duration: Full Day- 2:15am- 4 or 5pm
    Distance: 8km/ 5miles
    Elevation: 4450m (14,600ft) - 5035m (16,520ft)
    Difficulty: moderate/difficult
    Hiking time: 3.5 - 4 hours round trip

    We pick you up at your hotel in Cusco at 2:15am for a 3 hour trip via private van to the start of the trail. You will be given a Peruvian style breakfast to fuel up for the hike ahead of you.

    The hike will take around 2 hours to get to Rainbow mountain. After about an hour at the top you will embark for your hike back down (1.5 hours), where you will have a gourmet lunch prepared by our chef in a traditional mud-house and depart back to Cusco. Arriving between 4 & 5pm.

    Peruvian breakfast  
    Lunch prepared by our chef in our local community home
    Drinking water (.5 liter)
    Rain poncho to use in case of poor weather
    Private transportation to/ from your hotel in Cusco 
    Fluent English/ Spanish speaking expert trekking guide
    Fees to access private land
    First aid kit & Oxygen

    **The order of these tours is subject to change based on availability. When you book your tour we will confirm your schedule.

    Duration: 5 hours

    Informacion Adicional
    "Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
    "A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
    "Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
    "Not wheelchair accessible"
    "No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
    "Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants"
    "A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
    "Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
    "Not recommended for child aged 10 and under"
    "This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers"

    • Start Time3:00 AM
    • Start location: Pick up and drop off ONLY at hotels in Cusco City
      Day 1: MACHU PICCHU TOUR: by Train

      • Pick up at 3am- 3:30am (subject to change and you will be notified the day prior)

      • Pick up at 2:15am- 2:45am

    • Duration: 2 days
    • Cancellations and refunds: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
  • Included

    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Meals as per itinerary (Rainbow mountain trek only: breakfast, lunch)
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Snacks
    • Bottled water
    • Coffee and/or Tea

    Not Included

    • Gratuities
    • Meals during Machu Picchu tour
    • Overnight hotel accommodation in Cusco in between tours
    • Anything not listed on the Inclusions section

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