This Machu Picchu Tour 1 Day journey will allow you to appreciate a small portion of the Sacred valley and the surrounding beautiful snowy mountain peaks. The train journey to Aguas Calientes town is another highlight of the tour. From the comfort of your panoramic viewing carriage you will enjoy the tropical lush flora and fauna of the region before finally finishing at Machu Picchu Citadel.
This tour allow to explore the inca city for more that 3 hrs and also your expert guide will show the highlight of the city, after exploring the hiding inca city of the incas you will have time for your self to hike sun gate or inca bridge.
05:30 Am You will be picked up from your hotel in Cusco by your tour guide (hour and half) by private van to Ollantaytambo train Station to take the train all the way 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 River. 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 town you tour guide will take you to the bus station to take the shuttle bus to Machu Picchu.
This bus will 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 farming 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 12:00, 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 you will drive to cusco.The trip to Cusco lasts an hour and a half. Upon arrival in Cusco we will take you back to the hotel.
The price per person 300 $ if you are more that 3 people ask for the special price
Private service 350 $ per person or family trip is the same price