2 Days Private Tour to Machu Picchu

With our 2 Days tour to Machu Picchu you will have both the experience of knowing better about this 100 years culture and the time to explore it without any rush and drawing your own conclusions on how this site was during the peak of Inca Empire. Fill up with interesting theories about this place construction (with huge stones in some cases with more than 60 tons) without any known technology but human power, but overall fill up with positive energy.

Route

A CuscoB Machu PicchuC Aguas CalientesD OllantaytamboE Poro

Day 1.- You will start your journey by being picked up from the lobby of your hotel and driven to the train station in Poroy or Ollantaytambo (depending on train tickets availability) from where you will board your chosen train (Expedition, Vistadome, Executive or First Class). In front of your eyes, an amazing panorama with Andean villages and gorgeous landscapes in a 3 hours and 40 minutes or 1 hour and 40 minutes (depending on the train station you have left Cusco) up to Aguas Calientes. From here we will take the bus to Machu Picchu Inca citadel on a 25 more minutes of a zigzagging route trip. Once reached the top you will start an amazing trip back in time along our 2 hours guided tour.

Machu Picchu, also known as “The Lost City of the Incas” boasts innumerable interesting precincts, being among others the temples of the Sun and the Condor, the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of Three Windows and various cemeteries around. You will also see aqueducts and houses, while learning some interesting facts about the Sacred Incan Terraces.

Lunch will be offered at a restaurant located at the entrance gate of Machu Picchu so a returning to this place will be possible in the afternoon.

Taking the bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes will be the next step, where you will have a well-deserved rest.

Overnight at a 3 stars hotel in Aguas Calientes.

Day 2.- We highly suggest you to start the day at dawn and take the first available bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu. Your guide will head you to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu and will have the chance to appreciate the spectacular sunrise and then you will have the rest of the day to walk around and explore this amazing site. Among other walks, you can climb the Huayna Picchu Mountain (extra cost – must be booked in advance) on your own without guide. It will take about 2 and 30 hours round trip, then return to Machu Picchu where you will have free time to relax, take pictures and enjoy the last views. After that you will take the bus to go down to Aguas Calientes for Lunch and take the train back to Ollantaytambo or Poroy, where we will be waiting for you, and take you back to your hotel in Cusco.

IMPORTANT: All your passport information will be needed for booking this tour (full names, passport numbers, and date of birth). Original passport will be required for both the entrance to Machu Picchu and your hotel.

Inclusions

Day 1:

  • Transfer from your hotel to the train station
  • Train ticket to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town)
  • Round trip bus tickets from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
  • English speaking guided tour
  • 2 and ½ guided tour
  • Lunch
  • 1 Night accommodation at the hotel Casa Andina, La Cabaña or Hatun Inti Classic depending on availability
  • Assistance in Machu Picchu

Day 2:

  • Breakfast
  • Round trip bus tickets from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
  • Lunch
  • Train ticket back to Ollantaytambo or Poroy train station
  • Transfer from the train station back to your hotel in Cusco

Exclusions

  • Gratuities for our staff
  • Optional Wayna Picchu entrance ticket  
  • Personal expenses not specified in this program

IMPORTANT INFO

  • Confirmation of hotel upon availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • ALL traveler passport details are needed for making the Machu Picchu Day Trip Reservation (Full name and Passport ID). Your original passport will be requested at the entrance gate of Machu Picchu
  • Pick up time from your hotel varies depending on the train station you will depart from
  • Travel amendments (train tickets) are accepted up to 16 days before scheduled tour date
  • The guided tour on the first day lasts around 2.5 hours. After that, you are free to explore Machu Picchu on your own
  • From 2 to 12 people per tour
  • Students showing their ISIC card have a discount of USD 50.00

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

MACHU TRAVEL PERU

We are a local owned company committed with Peruvian culture. We are focused our guests take the best of us: culture, history, wildlife, beautiful places, paradisiac beaches, gastronomy, comfort, personal attention, and our people warmth. We offer you gorgeous hotels, knowledgeable guides (always in the mood with our clients), modern vehicles, personal attention.

We are located in Cusco; Urb. Kennedy “A” Las Esmeraldas Street E-23 Dpto. 201 - Wanchaq, 15 minutes by car from the downtown.

Telephone number (0051) 84 - 651363

SCHEDULE AND PRICING

  • DEPARTURE POINT

Our tour starts at the lobby of your selected hotel.

  • PICK UP TIME (from the lobby of your hotel)

Tour departure time varies depending on train option selected.

  • Expedition:  at 6:45 am if your train leaves from Poroy (7:45 am)
  • Vistadome: at 5:40 am if your train leaves from Poroy (6:40 am)

Duration: 2 Days.

Price per person with EXPEDITION Train: from USD $653.00

  • The service has all comforts including air-conditioning and heating, quality sound system and wide space between seats.
  • Snack with a design that shows the route of your trip to Machu Picchu.
  • As the adventure starts on the train, feel the landscapes through the panoramic windows.

Price per person with VISTADOME Train: from USD $683.00

  • Sight: Totally panoramic windows that connect you to the route.
  • Hearing: Representative dances of the Andean Culture (only on the return trip), music especially developed to involve you in a sensory journey.
  • Taste: Snack prepared with Andean ingredients.
  • Touch: Warm and fresh environment. More comfort with leather seats and extensive leg room.

WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING

  • Back Pack (suitcases are not allowed to take in the trains).
  • Hiking shoes.
  • Hat.
  • Sun block.
  • Sun glasses.
  • Rain poncho or raincoat.
  • Warm clothes.
  • Light clothes.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Water bottle.
  • Camera.
  • Waist bag.
  • Cash.
  • Personal hygiene staff.
  • Original passport.