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From Cusco: Machu Picchu Private Day Trip with All Tickets

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6 reviews


From Cusco: Machu Picchu Private Day Trip with All Tickets

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From US$ 450 per person

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Immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes of Macchu Picchu on this private day tour from Cusco. Take a train through Aguas Calientes and Ollantaytambo and enjoy a guided tour of the citadel.

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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French
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  • Feast your eyes on one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu
  • Save time and avoid the tiring trek up the mountain with a quick bus journey
  • Admire panoramic views of the Andes mountains and jungles from your train seat
  • Learn more about the citadel's main landmarks on a guided walking tour
  • Wander through the streets of Aguas Calientes and explore the city's eateries
Full description

Make the most of your time in Cusco with a full-day private tour of the best of Machu Picchu. Enjoy pickup from your hotel in Cusco, travel through the Andes by train, and learn about the origins of Machu Picchu on a guided walking tour.

After getting picked up from your hotel, travel to Ollantaytambo for your train ride to Aguas Calientes. Take in panoramic views of the Andes mountains and surrounding jungle from the window of your train.

Next, board the bus for a quick 25-minute journey to Machu Picchu and avoid the long trek. Enjoy a guided walking tour of this historic citadel and learn about its most important landmarks, including the Main Square, Temple of the Three Windows, the sacred Sun Clock, and the cemetery.

After your tour, enjoy some free time in Aguas Calientes to explore the city or grab lunch before hopping on the train back to Ollantaytambo, from where you will be dropped off back at your hotel in Cusco at the end of the day.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Train ticket
  • Bus ticket
  • Machu Picchu entry ticket
  • Machu Picchu guided tour
  • Bilingual guide
  • Huaynapicchu ticket
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 3 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Hiking shoes
  • Daypack

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Food and drinks
  • Drones

Know before you go

  • You will need to climb a lot of steps during this tour
Customer reviews

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4.8 /5

based on 6 reviews

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Peru VIP handled the travel arrangements, and they were fantastic. Super receptive and quick to respond. Vilma even came to our hotel the day prior to brief us on the day. Our tour guide Estavan was fantastic. I am looking forward to using them again once I am back in Peru.

November 1, 2022

Amazing,wonderful ,stress,free. As 3 female travellers , and first time in peru We booked through Peru VIP and boy are we glad we did . They bought all tickets etc and Vilma was so patient with all my dumb questions because we added the hike to . She met us the night before to hand over all tickets and explain how everything would work . And Ronald our guide at Machu Picchu ruins was the most amazing , serious most amazing guy -ask fir him if you can . ( You won't need a guide fir the hike !)

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October 28, 2022

I would give 5 star because of the incredible crew that helped me out whith everithing I needed .kind and professional peaple.My guide Ronal was wonderful and told me a lot about the place. really cares to make it comfortable for me. But...nobody prepared me for 5(!) hours standing in line for sight ticket.after waking up at3 at night its chenging all the filling experience.try to bythis ticket 3 month in advance at least

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October 10, 2022

Product ID: 267577