Explore the "Lost City of the Incas" on a full-day tour of Machu Picchu from Cusco. Experience the magic of the legendary UNESCO World Heritage Site, and savor the rich culture, artisan markets and mouthwatering food of the Sacred Valley.
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Duration 16 hours
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Pick-up from your accommodation in Cusco.
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Experience the magic of the Sacred Valley and "Lost City of the Incas"
Take a scenic train and bus ride to Machu Picchu
Enjoy some free time in the town of Aguas Calientes
Benefit from early morning pick-up at your accommodation in Cusco at around 03:30, and then journey by bus to the train station at Ollantaytambo to take an amazing 4-hour train ride towards Machu Picchu. Pass through extraordinary landscapes that will keep your camera busy!
Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes, a guide will be waiting for you at the train station to escort you to the ruins of Machu Picchu by bus. Travel for about 25 minutes through the breathtaking scenery, and upon arrival at the site of the "Lost City of the Incas," enter the historic citadel and take a 2 to 3-hour guided tour. Then, enjoy some free time to explore the outer areas independently. Enjoy one of the many hikes, such as the trail to the Inka Bridge or the Sun Gate.
Return by bus to Aguas Calientes and enjoy some free time to explore the town on your own. Relax in the hot springs or at one of the many restaurants or cafés. Then, board the train in the late afternoon for the return journey to Cusco, where on arrival you will be transported back to your accommodation for the end of the tour services.
Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
Transportation to the train station in Ollantaytambo
Round-trip train tickets between Ollantaytambo and Aguas Calientes (executive service by Inca Rail)
Round-trip bus tickets between Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu
2 to 3-hour tour of Machu Picchu with an English-speaking guide