Machu Picchu, Huayna Picchu by Train - 2 Days 1 Night
Looking for a relaxed tour of Machu Picchu and WaynaPicchu? Avoid spending the whole day traveling with the pressure of time; instead, this 2-day tour will help you climb HuaynaPicchu mountain and, of course, really enjoy Machu Picchu. The tour is for people of all ages; it starts and finishes at your hotel in Cusco. Guaranteed daily tours for singles and groups.
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Day by Day
- Day 1: Cusco - Aguas Calientes
- Day 2: Machu Picchu - WaynaPicchu - Aguas Calientes - Cusco (B)
Attractions Included in this tour:
- Aguas Calientes Town
- Machu Picchu - The Lost City of the Incas
- Wayna Picchu - The mountain we get to see in very single Machu Picchu pic
Day 1 Machu Picchu Tour: Cusco – Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes
We will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco at around 10:15 am. to
head towards Ollantaytambo train station. We will take the train at around 12:30 and have a 1 and half hour 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. Once in Aguas Calientes, our personal will be waiting for you at the train station to take you to your hotel.
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 at the restaurant of your choice in the town of Aguas Calientes (lunch is not included on the package). At agreed time, usually 19:30 pm, you will have a pre-talk (briefing in your hotel with the guide).
Day 2 Machu Picchu Tour: HuaynaPicchu – Machu Picchu - Cusco
This morning after breakfast, our personal will take you to the bus station to go up to the archaeological group of Machu Picchu through a zigzagging path on a 25-minute bus ride.
The bus ride should be done earlier than the agreed shift to hike up to WaynaPicchu (07:00 or 10:00 am). You will have enough time to hike up to WaynaPicchu mountain (the top of the mountain we see in every picture of Machu Picchu) 2720m/8890ft. Iit takes a 50 min hike to reach the top and another 50 min to hike down.
Important: Instead of the hike up to WaynaPicchu or simply because there are no more available HuaynaPicchu entrance tickets (200 tickets per shift), you can also hike up MachuPicchu Mountain; this is upon request and the entrance to hike Machu Picchu Mountain can be done any time between 07:00 and 11:00 am. It also takes 60 min to to reach the top and another 50 min to hike down). Let us know which is the hike of your choice so that we can book it in advance; rember there is a limited number of spaces for either hike.
Before or after the WaynaPicchu climb (this will be agreed in advance) and once in Machu Pichu, our guide will provide you a guided tour of Machu Picchu and its most important attractions: 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 One of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World.
You will have the afternoon free for you to have lunch, visit the thermal springs of Aguas Calientes or visit the small market. 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).
Later, in the afternoon, you will travel back by train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo and then by bus to Cusco. Transfer to your hotel at around 22:20 pm. Keep in mind this is just a sample package which may suffer little changes due to availabilty and train departures.
Prices: Fares for the 2-day tour of Machu Picchu and WaynaPicchu by Train depend on the number of people in your group (more people less pricy). From USD $ 310.00 per person in double room.
Important for your 2-day Machu Picchu - WaynaPicchu Tour: To qualify as a student, it is necessary to have a valid ISIC card. If desired, hotel services in Cusco can be included. Train service can also be up-graded. Personal belongings are carried by tourists.
This 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 and WaynaPicchu
- 1-night hotel with breakfast in Aguas Calientes (hotel services can be up-graded upon request).
The Package Does Not Include:
- Meals (they can be included upon request)
- International or domestic flights
- Tips or extra expenses
What you need to take for this 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