• Location: Cusco, Peru
  • Duration: 1 day (approx.)
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Maximize your sightseeing time in Peru with this convenient full-day trip to the famous Machu Picchu. Travel through rugged mountain valleys by train before ascending by bus to this iconic  Inca citadel. You’ll enjoy a two-hour guided tour of the site’s most important landmarks followed by time for independent exploration. Round-trip transport from Cusco is included.

Highlights

  • Explore the world-famous Machu Picchu during a full-day trip from Cusco
  • Marvel at the winding river and soaring mountains during a scenic train trip to Aguas Calientes
  • Enjoy an included two-hour guided tour of Machu Picchu followed by free time explore independently
  • Includes round-trip transport from Cusco hotels to this famous Inca site
  • Great way to visit Machu Picchu for those short on time

What You Can Expect

Full-Day Tour to Machu Picchu The Inca City

Train to Machu Picchu

Receive an early morning pickup from your Cusco hotel and transfer to the train station in Ollantaytambo. You’ll travel by rail through the winding river valleys to reach Aguas Calientes, the gateway town for Machu Picchu. You’ll make one more transfer to a bus for the zig-zagging ride up mountain switchbacks to reach the famous “lost city” of the Inca.

Once you’ve entered the park, spend the next two hours enjoying a guided tour of the site. You’ll get a closer look at Machu Picchu highlights including the sacred solar clock, the Royal Quarters, main plaza, and the Temple of the Three Windows, plus much more. You’ll have more time after the guided tour to explore this wondrous world heritage site on your own.

At the end of your Machu Picchu visit, head back down to Aguas Calientes to grab some food before taking the train back to Ollantaytambo. You’ll be dropped off at your hotel in Cusco in the evening. A full itinerary with timing is listed below.

Itinerary

Customer Reviews

Daniel B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Great experience overall! Well organized, well paced and plenty of time to spend in Machu Picchu. Knowledgable guide as well! Also like the fact that they pick you up at 5:30am, as oppose to 3-4am like some of the other tours do...good for sleeping in a little and being able to enjoy the day feeling more well-rested!!

ADRIAN B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This tour was amazing!

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