Machu Picchu by Train - 1 Full-Day Tour
Want to have the grand tour of Machu Picchu? The team of TOUR IN PERU gives you the chance to visit One of the 7 New Wonders of the World in just 1 day. We provide guaranteed daily tours for all: singles and groups. This tour starts and ends in Cusco and the journey is by train.
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At agreed time, the night before your Machu Picchu tour, you will have a pre-talk (brieffing in your hotel with the guide).
Day 1: Machu Picchu Tour
Attractions Included in this tour:
Machu Picchu - The Lost City of the Incas
1 Full-Day Tour - Machu Picchu by Train
We will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco at around 06:00 to head towards Ollantaytambo to take the train train journey to Aguas Calientes. The journey by bus and train to Aguas Calientes lasts about 4 hours through spectacular and changing landscape, passing lush fields and colorful villages in the foothills of the Andes; the journey is highlighted by wonderful vistas of the mountains and the beautiful Urubamba River which runs through the Sacred Valley.
Our personal will be waiting for you at the train station of Aguas Calientes and together will take the bus up to the archaeological group of Machu Picchu through a zigzagging path on a 25-minute bus ride.
Once in Machu Pichu, our guide will provide you a guided tour of the most important attractions in the archaeological group: you will visit the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Reloj Solar, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and the Royal Inca Cemeteries. The guided tour lasts about 3 hours and after the tour you will have some free time to go on exploring, taking your best pictures, or just walking around the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu. So get your camera ready and enjoy your visit to Machu Picchu, One of the 7 Wonders of the World.
You will have the afternoon free for you to have lunch, visit the thermal springs of Aguas Calientes or visit the small market or museum. You can have lunch in the town of Aguas Calientes or a special one at the Sanctuary Lodge Hotel (lunch is not included on the package).
Finally, you will travel by train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and then by bus to Cusco. The transfer to your hotel is at around 22:20 pm. Keep in mind this is just a sample package which may suffer some little changes due to availabilty and train departures.
Prices: Fares for the 1-full-day Machu Picchu Tour by Train depend
on the number of people in your group (more people less pricy).
From USD $ 270.00 per person.
Important for your Machu Picchu Tour: To qualify as a student, it is necessary to have a valid ISIC card. Also, if desired, hotel services can be included and train services can be upgraded. Personal belongings are carried by tourists.
The 1-day Machu Picchu Package Includes:
- Professional English speaking Tour Guide
- All transfers from and to your hotel
- Train Journey: Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo
- Bus Journey: Cusco - Ollantaytambo - Cusco
- Bus ride: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes
- Entrance tickets to Machu Picchu
The Machu Picchu Package Does Not Include:
- International or domestic flights
- Tips or extra expenses
What you need to take for the 1-day Machu Picchu tour:
- Original Passport, International Student Card (ISIC card) if applicable
- Sneakers, Waterproof jacket, Rain poncho, T-shirts, trousers
- Sun hat, Sunscreen, Bottled Water and Personal medication
- Shorts, Extra money, Bathing suit, Cameras
- Travel Insurance is recommended