Machu Picchu Tour 1Day
Andean Path Travel Offer Machu Picchu Tour around the citadel of Machupicchu is the most important tourist attractions of Cusco. Is located 3 hours by train from the city. Discovered in 1911 by the American explorer Hiram Bingham, this citadel is considered one of the most extraordinary examples of landscape architecture in the world.
Located at the top of a mountain overlooking the deep canyon of the Urubamba River in the tropical forest, constituted both a center of worship and astronomic observatory and private family estate of the Inca Pachacutec.
OPTION 1: CUSCO – OLLANTAYTAMBO – AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHU PICCHU – OLLANTAYTAMBO – CUSCO
Machu Picchu Tour – Overview
5:00: Pickup from the hotel
7:15: Be at the train station Ollantaytambo
7:45: Train departure to Aguas Calientes
9:15: Arrival in Aguas Calientes and bus or walk up to Machu Picchu
10:00: Guided tour in Machu Picchu (2,5 hours) (OPTIONAL: First: Entrance to the Huayna Picchu then tour in Machu Picchu)
18.05: Be at the train station Aguas Calientes
18.45: Train departure to Ollantaytambo
20.18: Arrival in Ollantaytambo and transfer to Cusco
End of the Machu Picchu Tour
Machu Picchu Tour – Itinerary
05:30h. You will be picked up from your hotel in Cusco by our local representative and then transferred (hour and half) by private car to Ollantaytambo Station to take the train to take us to Aguas Calientes (a small town close to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu). The train ride takes about 2 hours and offers spectacular scenery on the way to combine mountain and forest. The train descends to 2100 meters in the direction of Urubamba. No doubt this is one of the most spectacular rides we have in Peru and offering beautiful scenery all the way . Upon your arrival in Aguas Calientes our representative will meet you at the station and then take you to the bus station to take the shuttle bus to Machu Picchu.
This short bus ride takes 20 minutes and covers a unpaved track, very steep and winding through a mountain with jungle characteristics and amazing views. Finally we arrive to Machu Picchu where our local guide will tour the most important sectors of this beautiful Inca citadel. In Machu Picchu we will go 2 hours with our guide and visit the agricultural area , consisting of sets of agricultural terraces , the urban area where the occupants lived and developed some of the main civil and religious activities . Also visit Machu Picchu Intiwatana located in the highest part of the citadel, the temple of the sun, the condor and other important sectors.
Later you will have free time to explore the city on your own. Around 13:00, we will be taking the bus back to Aguas Calientes where you can have lunch. In the afternoon return by train to the town of Ollantayambo. Upon your arrival in Ollantaytambo station a representative of Mystery Peru will be waiting, and after a private vehicle transport you to the city of Cusco. The trip to Cusco lasts an hour and a half. Upon arrival in Cusco we will take you back to the hotel.
Machu Picchu Tour Includes
- Hotel in Cusco
- Pick up from your hotel in Cusco .
- Train ticket to Aguas Calientes.
- Bus up and down to Machu Picchu.
- Tickets to Machu Picchu.
- Bilingue professional guide for the Machu Picchu Tour .
- Train ticket back to Cusco
- Pick up from the train station and transfer to your hotel in Cusco .
Machu Picchu Tour not Includes
- Extras & gratuities .
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