Machupicchu, Cusco
Location
Jan-Dec
Dates
4/10
Phisicality
2+
Age

Train tour to Machu Picchu – Full Day

This Full day train tour to Machupicchu

This full-day train tour to Machupicchu will take you on one of the most incredible train journeys in the world. Starting in Cusco to head to Ollantaytambo a living Inca village from where we will take the train to continue along the Urubamba River route for approximately 1.5 hours where you will enjoy the beautiful scenery of the high Andes until you reach the cloud forest that surrounds Machupicchu.

TOUR OVERVIEW

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION: Your hotel in Cusco
DEPARTURE/RETURN TIME: Full Day
ELEVATION: 3400m (11,155ft) / 2400m (7873ft.)
WEATHER: Dry season (May to October) and Rainy season (November to April)
HIGHLIGHTS: Train ride to Machupicchu, Ollantaytambo’s last Inca town, Aguas Calientes town, gorgeous scenery in Machupicchu.
CONSIDERATIONS: To climb Huayna Picchu mountain you need to book in advance.

WHY US?

 Small Groups: Receive personalized service and the full attention of our guides and staff throughout your trip. (4 -10 people per group approx)

 Best guides: Knowledgeable certified guides with fluency in English.

Confortable Transportation: Private and comfortable transport by van with heating.

NOTE:

Due to the early pick-up time of services, we recommend you book your hotel in the Cusco city center. But in case you are staying in an Airbnb accommodation, we can arrange the pick up from a well-known location.

1

4:00 - 8:00am: Pick up from hotel in Cusco - Transportation to Ollantaytambo - Train to Aguas Calientes

We will pick you up from your hotel between 4:00 am for a trip to the village of Ollantaytambo ( between 1.5 hours) which is located in the Sacred Valley. This is where you will catch the train to Aguas Calientes. The train journey itself is filled with stunning views and will take about 1 hour. Once we arrive to Aguas Calientes we will have free time to enjoy the village and have breakfast. If you would like to take advantage of the time you can visit the Machu Picchu museum, the orchid exhibition, or the butterfly garden- located 40 minutes outside the village (walking), or simply relax in the hot springs in town.

2

10:00 - 21:30:00: Machupicchu guided tour - Lunch -Return to Cusco

Depending on your entrance time to Machu Picchu your guide will help you determine the best time to wake up for your tour. If you have the early entrance you will wake up around 9:00am to catch the t bus up to Machu Picchu . Entrance times will be assigned to you depending on how far in advance you book). Your guide will take about 2.5 hours explaining the highlights of Machu Picchu and the beautiful sites. Afterwards, if you have booked the option to hike Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountain you will have time for your hike and have free time to walk the ruins on your own. In the afternoon, you will get back on the bus and head to Aguas Calientes town. You will then board the train back to Ollantaytambo, where our van will be waiting for your ride back to Cusco arriving between 20:00 -21:00 hours.

PRICE INCLUDES
Pick up from your hotel in Cusco
Tourist Transportation (Roundtrip)
Professional tour guide
Roundtrip Train tickets (Expedition Train)
Bus ticket from AC to Machu Picchu (Roundtrip)
Entrance to Machu Picchu
Guided tour in Machupicchu citadel
NOT INLCUDED:
Meals not described on the itinerary
Souvenirs
Tips
PACKING LIST
Daypack (about 30-40 liters)
Long-sleeve shirt
Confortable footwear
Thermal layers
Waterproof trekking trousers
Hat
Sunglasses and sunscreen
Cash for extras
Rain Poncho
Bottle water
Camera

NOTE:

PREMIUM SERVICE PRICES 2022

4-10 people  $249 USD per person

IMPORTANT:

Daily departures with 1 or more people.

Max. Group Size 10 people

ADDITIONAL ITEMS:

There are several optional upgrades you can include in this trip:

Huayna Picchu: $35 per person
Vistadome train (one way): $30 per person
Vistadome train (round trip): $60 per person

Tour Reviews

5.00 based on Reviews
February 8, 2023

Increíble servicio. Obtuve un tour individual y personalizado de 4 horas de Machu Picchu organizado por la empresa. Lo habitual son solo 2 o 3 horas, así que estaba increíblemente agradecido de no tener prisa y disfrutar todo a mi propio ritmo.

February 8, 2023

Gustavo was an incredible host. Absolutely breathtaking views. This was the highlight of our trip to Cusco even after seeing Machu Picchu and the sacred valley. I highly recommend taking this trip.

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