Machu Pichu day trip from Cuzco
High Season to Machu Picchu is coming up, book your excursion with more than 30 days in advance. Local experts for an easy way to visit Machu Picchu, all details are arranged: ticket train on premium departures from/to Machu Picchu, bus on shift to go up and down the citadel, morning shift entrance fee, and expert local guide. Feel the energy, hear the stories and history of one of the most attractive places over the World.Itinerary
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Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Peru
Completed in approximately 1450 at the height of the Incan empire, Machu Picchu was abandoned less than 100 years later following the Spanish conquest of Peru. Today it is considered by many to be the new spiritual center of the world.
From Cusco, you'll be transferred to the railway station to enjoy your 1.5-hour scenic rail tour to Aguas Calientes. We arrive at the Aguas Calientes station where our staff will assist us on boarding the bus to go up the winding road to Machu Picchu, amid a spectacular view of the Urubamba River and its canyon. The Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, will astonish us with its terraces, ceremonial shrines, steps and urban areas. Energy is all around us. At the arranged time, we will take the train back to Cusco city.In order to meet various customer needs, you can choose from three different types of options.
The Expedition option was created for adventurous passengers seeking comfort and security without the extra frills. Departing from Ollantaytambo train station, located approximately 1.5-hours from Cusco, your journey to Machu Picchu begins! The seats have been reupholstered with indigenous fabrics, giving them a touch of local flavor. Snacks are available for purchase, as well as additional storage space for backpacks.
The Vistadome option is a comfortable way to journey to Machu Picchu. Departing from Ollantaytambo train station, located approximately 1.5-hours from Cusco, you'll enjoy beautiful panoramic windows to make the most of the spectacular scenery and allow for fantastic photo opportunities. Delicious snacks as well as hot and cold refreshments are served on the way (own expense).
The Executive Class option departs from the Ollantaytambo train station, located approximately 1.5-hours from Cusco and make your way to Machu Picchu in comfort. Enjoy scenic panoramic views from the train, where you'll be seated in comfortable, padded chairs with a fold-out table for your convenience. Snacks and beverages are served on board the train for your enjoyment (own expense).
The First Class option is a luxury service that ensures to make your visit to the citadel of Machu Picchu an unforgettable trip. Exclusive design with details of luxury and elegance, has two wagons of 30 seats each, panoramic windows and comfortable seats with folding tables; Observatory Lounge Bar with an outdoor balcony and live music. The service on board includes a welcome cocktail, a gourmet menu made with organic ingredients and a selection of imported wines.
Upon arrival at Aguas Calientes station, you'll board a small bus and head up to the ruins of the “sacred city”, Machu Picchu. Your expert guide will walk with you through the main streets of these amazing ruins. Stroll through town squares and climb delicately carved stone stairways. Esoteric wisdom holds Machu Picchu as the new spiritual center of the world. There will be time to be alone and fully embrace this magnificent wonder of the world, letting this once in a lifetime experience set in.
In the afternoon you'll return to the train station in Aguas Calientes for the trip back to Cusco.
IMPORTANT: Your passport detail is needed for the Machu Picchu Day Trip (Full name and Passport ID). Please provide your passport detail in the additional request box, otherwise the tour is not confirmed.
Duration: 14 hours
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"IMPORTANT: All traveler passport details are needed for the Machu Picchu Day Trip (Full name and Passport ID). Please provide all the passengers names, numbers of passaports, date of birth and nationality, otherwise the tour is not confirmed."
"This excursion departs from your hotel in Cusco to Poroy or Ollantaytambo railway station depending on availability. From January to March, all trains departs from Ollantaytambo for weather reasons."
"Travel date amendments are accepted 16 days before scheduled tour date."
"The guided tour inside Machu Picchu takes around 3 hours following a delimited route, 1 or 2. Both routes are quite the same, the park rangers will indicate the route inside the citadel depending of the capacity in the inca terraces."
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Machupicchu Admission ticket and train tickets are included in this tour. We can send you by email in advance, or our representatives will give you at the pick up tour."
"A notification reconfirming the meeting or pick up time will be sent through viator or tripadvisor experiences extranet a day before the service."
"Machu Picchu has a limited capacity and it has shifts entry by hours from 6 am to 2 pm. 362 visitors per shift. Our shared tour is going inside at 9 am, 10 am or 11 am. If the shifts are not available, we will open a new shared tour in the next hour."
"Machu Picchu has two seasons. Rainy season from December to March. Dry season, the rest of the year."
"What to bring: sunglasses, comfortable clothes and shoes, hat, repelent, sunscreen, water bottle, energy power bank, coat, small backpack, raincoat on rainy season from December to March."
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"
"All passengers over the age of 12 must present their fully vaccination certificate agaisnt COVID-19. Non-vaccinated travelers must have a RT-PCR (molecular) 72 hours before the train or flight departure. The vaccination card must be presented physically or virtually at entrance gate."
Duration: 14 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
This activity includes roundtrip transfer from your hotel, apartment or your house.
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.