Machu Picchu tour Cusco Machu picchu short trip is good option for persons who want to experience the beauty and wonder of arriving at Machu Picchu after only 1 day of walking.
It is ideal for people who do not have much time . On this trek we going to find many archaeological sites, cloud forests, waterfalls, an abundant variety of fauna and flora, and many species of birds.
The walk take for approximately 6 to 7 hours upon which we will arrive at the Inti Punku (the Sun Gate) and have our first inspiring view of Machu Picchu, the hidden capital of the Incas, and enjoy the beautiful vistas of the Vilcanota mountain range.
Culture, Adventures and Trek
2,000m – 2,400m.
Minimum 2 Persons
.Pick up from your hotel
.Transportation to the train station
.Train to Aguas Calientes
.Hotel room for Double Accommodation (single room requires a supplement)
.Breakfast at the hotel
.Bus ticket from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
.Entrance fees to Machu Picchu
.English-speaking tour guide for your 2-hour tour of Machu Picchu ruins
.Bus ticket from Machu Picchu back down to Aguas Calientes
.Return train ticket to Ollantaytambo, then by bus to Cusco and your hotel
.Hotel in Aguas Calientes
.Meals in Aguas Calientes
.Entrance fee to the hot springs.
Date & price
We can organise this trek on a ‘tailor-made’ private basis for groups of friends, families, clubs, charities or any other group. Depending on your trekking experience, with the assistance of local guides. The cost of going private can be surprisingly reasonable. Please contact us to discuss the itinerary and your preferred dates. We will then send you a quote, with no obligation.
2 Person: 390 USD$
3 Person: 375 USD$
Day 01.- Cusco – Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes Hotel
Early in the morning we will pick you up from your hotel to take you to Poroy train station ( 25 minutes from Cusco) or to Ollantaytambo which is 2 hours from Cusco ( there are two options ). The train ride is breathtaking with very comfortable seats. During the trip, you will see many glaciers and snow-capped peaks, lush, green valleys and Incan farming terraces on both sites of the valley. You can also see the many Inca ruins along the way and Km 82, where the Classic 4-day Inca Trail begins. After a while, you will enter the subtropical areas with bromiliads and ferns growing and then arrive in Aguas Calientes (2000m/6000ft above sea level), the town for Machu Picchu . Our Guide will waiting you and take you to your hotel. You will have the afternoon free so you can organize some optional activities if you’d like, such as a visit to the hot springs, Mandor Gardens and waterfalls or visit the small Machu Picchu museum , ready for next day
Day 02.- Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco Hotel
Wake up at around 4.30 am and bus ride to machu picchu . For a tranquil morning hours in machu pichu, where a complete guided tour is waiting for, the visit to the Inca citadel will take approximately 2 hours. Note that we are the only one of the few companies who uses the same tour guide for machu micchu, while other companies for the salkantay hike – salkantay machu picchu they contact different tour guide coz their hiking guides are not authorized professional salkantay hike guides. After guiding, if you got the ticket for huayna picchu Mountain you can climb up, to experience an spectacular view of all of Machu Picchu, the valleys and mountains that surrounds it, visit the temple of the moon, or the fabulous Inca Bridge. In the afternoon, we meet in the town of Aguas Calientes from where we take the train back to Cusco.