Machu Picchu one day tour

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OVERVIEW

 

 

Our one day train tour to Machu Picchu takes you on one of the most incredible train journeys in the world. Following the route of the Urubamba River all the way to the cloud forest that surrounds Machu Picchu you enjoy the beautiful scenery of the high Andes throughout the course of the journey. On arrival to Aguas Calientes you are met by your Guide and head straight up to Machu Picchu for your guided tour of the site.

 

 

 

Useful Information

 

  • Altitude at Machu Picchu - 2400m / 7873ft. Train To Machu Picchu - Inca Rail, Vistadome Service, Hiran Binghan Luxury Service.
  • Distance from Cusco to Machu Picchu - 112km / 69.6 miles.
  • Weather - dry from May to October, wet from November to April.
  • To climb Huayna Picchu mountain you need to book in advance.
  • Departure time: 03:45am (to be confirmed).
  • Arrival time back in Cusco 21:00pmish (to be confirmed).
ITINERARY

 

The Day!!! CUSCO - MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO 


Leaving from Cusco very early in the morning (around 03:30am) we'll travel by bus (2 hours) to the village of Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley where we'll board our train (aproximately 06:15) to Aguas Calientes. With beautiful scenery throughout the journey the train journey itself is an experience. Following the course of the river down the Sacred Valley you'll arrive to Aguas Calientes and head straight up to Machu Picchu for your guided tour. The tour lasts for about 2 hours during which you'll learn about the Incas and visit all the most important areas of the citadel.

 

After your tour you'll have free time to explore the site by yourself. There are various areas that are not included in the tour such as the Inca bridge, you can ask your guide for suggestions. Later in the afternoon you take the bus back down to Aguas Calientes where you will take the train back to Ollantaytambo (aprox. 2 hours) and then carry on by bus to Cusco (another 2 hours).

 

  • Please Note: November to April you must be prepared for rainy days.
INCLUSIONS

 

Includes

  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Pick-up from your hotel
  • Transportation by bus to and from Train Station (Ollantaytambo or Poroy)
  • Return transportation by Train (depend of the service) from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu and 2 hour guided tour of the site
  • Return bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes

 

Does Not Include

  • Meals
  • Entrance to Huayna Picchu Mountain
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance - you are strongly recommended to take out travel insurance for the duration of your trip.

 

What you need to take

  • Original Passport
  • ISIC card (if you are a student and want to qualify for the discount)
  • Waterproof jacket / rain poncho
  • Warm jacket
  • T-shirts
  • Comfortable Trousers
  • Sun hat
  • Sun cream (factor 35 or higher)
  • Insect repellant
  • Personal medication
  • Camera and film
  • November to April rainy season.
PRICES

 

Pricing Information & Categories


INCA RAIL - Comfort Executive Class Train

Begin your journey by luxuriating in our comfortable seats and excellent service. Delight in the incredible landscape along the route to Machu Picchu, including towering mountains, snow-capped peaks, serpentine river, and the gradual change in vegetation to the point of entry to the magical rainforest that hosts the Inca citadel.
Enjoy a variety of natural drinks on the house, prepared using Andean essences representative of the region. The hospitality of our staff will assure you of a fantastic experience along the way to the AguasCalientes train station.

 


VISTADOME Machu Picchu - Exclusive Train Service

If you love nature and the countryside, the Vistadome is exactly what you’re looking for.

The panoramic windows located beside and above your seat will bring you close to nature unlike anything you’ve experienced before.

The Vistadome* train offers a unique connection with the scenery along the way to Machu Picchu, making passengers feel as if they were somehow part of the nature that surrounds them.

Return trips on the Vistadome also offer an onboard fashion show, featuring the exclusive baby alpaca wool collection with the latest trends in alpaca apparel, all available for sale. As an added bonus, you can enjoy live dances inspired by the ancient culture of the Andes. Passengers also receive a snack made from local ingredients, so you can get the full Andean experience through our cuisine. The trip also includes non-alcoholic beverages for your onboard refreshment.


BELMOND Hiran Bingham - Luxury Train Service

Have you ever dreamed of traveling through the Peruvian Andes on a train modeled on the Pullman cars of the 1920s The Belmond Hiram Bingham train not only makes this possible, it turns a magical journey into an unforgettable experience, with personalized service that takes care of every last detail on your trip.

Travel on the exclusive and luxurious Belmond Hiram Bingham train and enjoy the elegant dining car, the bar car, and the observatory, where you can take in the unmatched scenery in the open air while sipping on a traditional Peruvian cocktail and listening to live local music.

Start your experience off with a welcome cocktail. Once onboard, the maître will invite you to a brunch and gourmet lunch. The return trip includes a fine dining experience at dinner. In both cases, you can accompany your meals with beverages (non-premium) and an excellent wine selection.

To the beat of the Peruvian cajón and tambourines, live traditional Peruvian and international music will set the tone throughout the trip for an unforgettable trip to the Machu Picchu citadel.


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COMFORT

$350


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ALL FULLY PRIVATE TOUR

PRIVATE TOUR GUIDE AND DRIVER

INCA RAIL ROUND TRIP TRAIN TO MACHU PICCHU

EXCLUSIVE

$450


PICK UP FROM YOUR HOTEL

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VISTADOME ROUND TRIP TRAIN TO MACHU PICCHU

LUXURY

$1220


PICK UP FROM YOUR HOTEL

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BELMOND HIRAN BINGHAM ROUND TRIP TRAIN TO MACHU PICCHU

 

 

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844 Saphi Street Cusco - Peru

Call us: 0051 998037474 / WhatsApp: +51 998037474 or write us: pachaperuexplorers@gmail.com