Machu Picchu Train Adventure 1 day

Machu Picchu Train Adventure

This is a one-day trip that can not be missed! Leaving from Cusco to pass through the Andes and the jungle, arriving at Aguas Calientes by first class train in the only excursion to Machu Picchu that offers personalized attention from beginning to end.

Detailed description:

Machu Picchu is one of the new seven wonders of the world and a mandatory destination on the list of all travelers in the world.

On the day of your adventure, the transfer of our company is going to pick you up from your hotel in Cusco at 4 am to begin your private car trip to the Ollantaytambo train station in the Sacred Valley. Here we are going to take the train to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town) along the Urubamba river valley, surrounded by majestic mountains and immersed in incredible landscapes of Peru. Arriving at Aguas Calientes train station, the closest town to Machu Picchu, you will be taken to the wonderful Inca citadel hidden on top of a mountain. We will have a guiding for 2 hours to know the most important places of Machu Picchu, those who wish may go up to Wayna Picchu * (enter tickets are not included – reservations are required ).

After the tour you will have free time of about 04 hours to visit Machu Picchu on your own. You can go down to Aguas Calientes where you can visit the thermal baths (entrance ticket are not included), after lunch in a restaurant (not included) we will take the train back to Ollantaytambo station where the transfer of our company is going to pick you up from there in order to return to Cusco city at your hotel.

* Take an optional Wayna Picchu: hike up the steep peak called Huayna Picchu, located inside the archaeological site of Machu Picchu. The road takes about 45 – 60 minutes and we will appreciate exclusive and unforgettable views of Machu Picchu from a fantastic perspective. Please note that if you want to take this optional excursion, you must contact us at least 1 month in advance to reserve your ticket.

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IMPORTANT FACTS

  • DON’T forget the essential: original passport, visa (if applicable), insurance card.

DETAILS

  • Start times: 04:00 every day
  • Duration: 19 hrs.
  • Starting point: Cusco hotel
  • Arrival point: Cusco

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

  • We provide an information session prior to the output in your respective hotel one day before departure at the time agreed with you where you will receive detailed information about your trip, a list of recommendations and confirm your departure details and answer your questions.
  • MAXIMUM altitude: Cusco 3300 metres or 10826 ft

RECOMMENDATIONS:

  • Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, camera, extra batteries and a memory card, charger, waterproof bags for your camera, hand Sanitizer. Bring extra cash for sandwiches, water and other foods.

WHAT INCLUDES

  • Personal introduction wheel 1 day prior to departure
  • Transportation from your hotel to the station Ollantaytambo roundtrip
  • 2-hour guided visit to Machu Picchu with a bilingual professional and certified guide
  • 7 hours in Machu Picchu, with free time to walk on their own, hiking to the Puerta del Sol.
  • Train roundtrip Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes and return ticket
  • Ticket bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu archaeological site
  • Ticket to Machu Picchu
  • Lunch with fresh, local ingredients

DOES NOT INCLUDED

  • Other meals / Snacks / bottled water
  • Optional Huayna Picchu Trek (20 dollars) must book at least 4 weeks in advance and choose option 1 return train

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