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From Cusco: Full-Day Group Tour of Machu Picchu

1. From Cusco: Full-Day Group Tour of Machu Picchu

Travel from Cusco to learn about the majestic Inca city: Machu Picchu and the ancient civilization living there. Discover the secrets that are hidden in it. Go back in time as you explore the streets of these ruins located in the Peruvian Andes.  Begin with an early morning pickup from your hotel in Cusco for transfer to the train station. Get on board and enjoy the comforts offered by the train during the journey to Machu Picchu. Choose from the option of a standard train or a Vistadome train that offers panoramic views. Enjoy the dynamic landscapes of the Peruvian Andes. Arrive in Aguas Calientes and take a bus to the entrance of the citadel of Machu Picchu. Learn about the history of this wonderful place. Depending on the option you select, enjoy a guided visit of Circuit 5. Visit Qolqas, the Agricultural Zone, the waterway, dry pit, Temple of the Sun, Inka House, water sources, set three covers, Pisonay Square, and the archaeological reserve. Take the bus back to Aguas Calientes and get recommendations for lunch. Board the train back to the Ollantaytambo or Poroy station where transportation will be waiting to take you to your hotel in Cusco.

From Cusco: Sacred Valley Tour with Pisac and Ollantaytambo

2. From Cusco: Sacred Valley Tour with Pisac and Ollantaytambo

The first stop on this full-day tour from Cusco is the Mirador of Taray for spectacular views of the Andes and the Sacred Valley. Continue to the town of Pisac, the site of a popular market.. Visit the archaeological site and see the agricultural terraces, Inca cemeteries and royal buildings. Continue to Urubamba and enjoy a buffet lunch at a restaurant. Head to Ollantaytambo, built to guard the entrance to Machu Picchu, and to protect the Incas from possible invasions. Visit the picturesque village of Chinchero on the way back to Cusco, and see the remains of the royal estate of Tupac Inca Yupanqui. See also how locals dye alpaca wool with natural plants of the region.

From Cusco: 4-Day Inca Trail Guided Trek to Machu Picchu

3. From Cusco: 4-Day Inca Trail Guided Trek to Machu Picchu

Walk the world-famous Inca Trail on this guided trek over 4 days and 3 nights. Follow an ancient footpath through the Sun Gate and into Machu Picchu, passing magical cloud forests on the way. Enjoy scenic camping, tasty meals and the expertise of local guides and porters. Day 1 Start with pickup from your hotel in Cusco, Urubamba, or Ollantaytambo on the first morning. Enjoy a hearty breakfast and meet your team of guides and porters before an 82km drive to the trail’s starting point. Hike in 2 hour intervals, with regular stops to eat and take a break. The first night’s campsite will be at Ayapata with an elevation of 3300 meters. Relax here with a hot drink, dinner and a well-deserved rest. Day 2 Wake up early for the trek’s longest day which will include the trail’s highest point, Dead Woman’s Pass, at 4215 meters. Stop here to enjoy the spectacular views before you descend into the Pacaymayu Valley in time for lunch. Next, climb to the Inca site of Runcu Raccay where you can admire two huge waterfalls across the valley before another descent to the remote site of Sayacmarca. After a quick tour, take a short walk to the second campsite, where you can watch the sun set over the Vilcabamba mountains before dinner. Day 3 Start early again for the trail’s most beautiful day. Walk along gradual inclines as you approach the Cloud Forest and Salkantay, the second highest peak in the Sacred Valley. Then, begin the climb to the final peak, Phuyupatamarka, where you’ll get your first views over Machu Picchu. From here, it’s a 3-hour walk down a flight of steps to Wiñay Wayna, where you’ll camp in close proximity to Machu Picchu. Share a relaxed final evening with your guides and porters, and get an early night before your final day of exploring. Day 4 Get up at the crack of dawn to catch a stunning sunrise over the ruins of Machu Picchu. Trek down to the Sun Gate and make your way into the Lost City of the Incas, where your private tour of the ruins will begin. After the tour, head down to Augas Calientes by bus. Take a few hours here to explore the city, or optionally to climb Huayna Picchu, before catching the train to Ollantaytambo or Poroy. From here, a driver will transfer you back to your hotel by bus.

Full Day Tour to Machupicchu from Cusco

4. Full Day Tour to Machupicchu from Cusco

Enjoy this experience in one day getting to know Machupicchu. The tour will begin in the morning, we will go to your hotel to pick you up, we will go to Ollantaytambo to take the train service, starting the trip we will have views of the wonderful Sacred Valley of the Incas, we will have views of incredible landscapes until we reach the town of Aguas Calientes . Once we arrive we will have a reasonable amount of time to have breakfast and then take the bus that will take us for 30 minutes to the Machupicchu Sanctuary. Once you enter the Sanctuary, the guide will begin the guidance in order to improve your experience and learn about this impressive place. Finishing the tour in the afternoon we will return along the same section and take the return train to Ollantaytambo and return along the same route we started on, the tour will end one block from the main square.

From Cusco: Machu Picchu + Rainbow Mountain 2-days

5. From Cusco: Machu Picchu + Rainbow Mountain 2-days

Day 1: Historic sanctuary of Machu Picchu The Machu Picchu and Montana de Siete Colores tour two days one night, begins with the pick up from your respective hotel at 3:30 a.m. and then we will go approximately 2 hours by bus from Cusco to the Ollantaytambo train station. Then we will board the train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu, a town also called Aguas Calientes, the trip lasts approximately 2 hours. Upon arrival at Machu Picchu town we go to the Consettur bus station, we board the mobility that will take us to the lost city of the Incas (Machu Picchu) with a duration of 30 minutes, at the point of entry our guide will wait for us In order to enter, at the checkpoint we will show the entry ticket. From this place the guided excursion of 2 hours and 30 minutes will begin where the informative part of Machu Picchu will be explained to them, after all the tour carried out they will have free time to appreciate the landscape and take pictures. Then we will return to the town of Aguas Calientes to enjoy our lunch. After our lunch we will have to go to the Aguas Calientes train station and board the train that will take us to Ollantaytambo. At the Ollantaytambo station, a representative of the agency will be waiting for you with a sign and your names, who will address us to your mobility to return to Cusco and take you to your respective hotel. mountain of seven colors Day 2: Cusco – Cusipata First we will start with the respective pick up from the hotel within the historic center of Cusco from 4:30 to 05:00 a.m. Then we will go in our tourist transport to the south of Cusco to the community of Tintinco in the Cusipata district, where we will have our first stop to enjoy the buffet breakfast. Then we will continue with the road trip for 1 hour and 30 minutes to the parking lot, from where the walk will begin. Later we will have a 2-hour walk to the Mountain of Seven Colors, where we will be able to witness most of the fauna such as alpacas, vicuñas and llamas. Upon arrival we will have enough time to take pictures and visit a large part of the place and observe the entire landscape of around and rest a bit to start the descent. Cusipata – Cusco Then we will return by the same route to the parking lot to return to the Cusipata district, Tintinco community where we will have a buffet lunch and finally return to the city of Cusco (approximate time of arrival 5:30 p.m.).

Machu Picchu: Inca Trail 2-Day Overnight Guided Tour

6. Machu Picchu: Inca Trail 2-Day Overnight Guided Tour

The world-renowned Inca citadel of Machu Picchu in the south of Peru. Go trekking on the famous Inca Trail with indigenous guides. Walk through the beautiful rainforest. Rest overnight in a hotel and experience a guided tour of Machu Picchu on day 2. Enjoy breakfast, dinner, and lunch. Start your tour in Cusco as you are picked up early in the morning and taken to Ollantaytambo train station. Board the train and enjoy the view of snowy mountains, and farmlands, as it follows the Urubamba River. Alight from the train and refresh yourself with some snacks. Arrive at KM104, also known as the short Inca trail. Amaze yourself at the water fountains and temples of Wiñay Wayna ruins, on a steep hill, and stare at the Urubamba River. Continue to the Sun Gate, a viewpoint on the side of Macchu Picchu Mountain.  Gaze in wonder at a picturesque view of Machu Picchu from this looking point. Take some photos and descend by bus to Machu Picchu town. Eat dinner and sleep comfortably in a hotel bed. Wake up early and have breakfast. Take the bus to see the sunrise at Machu Picchu. Explore this ancient site in your own time and snap memorable photos. Return to Machu Picchu town and take a train to Ollantaytambo that afternoon. You will Be picked up here and enjoy a drive back to Cusco.

From Cusco: Classic Salkantay Trek with Return by Train

7. From Cusco: Classic Salkantay Trek with Return by Train

Make the most of your time in Peru with a 4 or 5-day hike along the famous Salkantay Trek. Take in panoramic views of Humantay Mountain, enjoy an optional visit to the Cocalmayo Hot Springs, and watch the sunrise at Macchu Picchu. Campsite accommodation and transfers are included. Day 1: Cusco - Mollepata - Challacancha - Laguna Humantay - Soraypampa After getting picked up from your accommodation in Cusco, drive through the towns of Izcuchaca and Limatambo before arriving at Mollepata, where you can buy a light breakfast and water. Continue to Challacancha, where the 3-hour walk to Soraypampa begins. Stop for lunch and then walk around 1-2 hours to the Humantay Lagoon. Return to Soraypampa and overnight at camp with tent and dinner. Day 2: Soraypampa - Soyrococha - Salkantay - Huayracmachay - Chaullay Wake up with the first light of the day at 5:30 AM and have a quick breakfast. Start your walk to the highest point of the trail: the Salkantay Pass (4650 meters/15255 feet), where you can appreciate the imposing snowy peaks of the Salkantay, Humantay, Tucarhuay, and Pumasillo mountains. The downward hike is snake-shaped, leading to the Huayracmachay camp, where you will stop for lunch. At the end of this exceptional hike, arrive at Chaullay Village (2900 meters/9514 feet) for a break from a long day of hiking. Enjoy dinner at the camp before heading to your tent for the night. Day 3: Chaullay - Playa Sahuayaco - Lucmabamba - Santa Teresa (optional Cocalmayo) After breakfast, hike to the small town of La Playa through the Santa Teresa Valley where you will stop for lunch. After lunch, board a bus to the camp in Santa Teresa, where you can enjoy an optional visit to the Cocalmayo Hot Springs, which have medicinal and therapeutic waters. Enjoy dinner at the camp before heading to your tent for the night. If you choose the 4-day option, you will be taken by bus to Hydroelectric right after your lunch. From there, start a walk on the train tracks through the native jungle to Aguas Calientes, about a 3-hour trek. Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes, enjoy free time before dinner to rest or walk through the town. Day 4 for 5-day option: Santa Teresa - Hydroelectric - Aguas Calientes After breakfast, start the 3-hour walk to the Hydroelectric through the valley floor. Upon arrival, recharge with lunch. You can add on a zip line adventure after breakfast; in this case, after the activity, you will be taken to the beginning of the trail to Aguas Calientes at Hydroelectric. From Hydroelectric, hike on the train tracks through the jungle to Aguas Calientes, about a 3-hour trek. Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes, you will have free time before dinner to rest or walk through the town. Day 4 for 4-day option / Day 5 for 5-day option: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco Get up early to start the trek to Machu Picchu, the Lost City of the Incas. After a steep 1.5-hour walk, be rewarded with views of the sunrise from the Inca citadel before the crowds arrive (you can replace the hike with a bus ride for an additional cost if required). Enjoy a 2-hour guided tour of Machu Picchu and the surrounding sites. Enjoy free time to take photos and look around the citadel. If you choose one of the add-on hikes to the mountains, you will split ways with the group to go by yourself to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountain. Leave Machu Picchu and return to Aguas Calientes (walking or by bus, depending on what you choose). Once in Aguas Calientes, board your train to Ollantaytambo, and take a minivan from there to Cusco. Arrive back in Cusco around 9:30 - 10:00 PM. The drop-off will be in Plaza San Francisco in the historic center, near the Plaza de Armas.

From Cusco: Classic Inca Trail 4-days to Machu Picchu

8. From Cusco: Classic Inca Trail 4-days to Machu Picchu

day 1. Picked up at your hotel in Cusco or the Sacred Valley of the Incas. First, stop at the organic farm in Urubamba to enjoy a healthy breakfast. Then head to Piskacucho or km 82, where pass the first Inca Trail control, and hike for 3 hours of relatively flat terrain. The hike passes through a forest of giant cacti. When we reach Miskay, ascend gradually to the Willkaraccay Ruins, as well as in front of Llactapata. After lunch and restore our energy. walk for approximately another hour and a half to reach the community of Wayllabamba, the first night. Day 2. After breakfast, you start hiking The trail ascends steeply to a large Pampa below the first pass. Here there is a breathtaking view of the valley and Mt. Huayanay. The trail skirts a narrow hanging valley and begins to open up to a cloud forest below with abundant vegetation of various types of trees, a rare forest to be found in the Andes. From here you continue on a steady ascent to the Warmiwañusqa Pass (Dead Woman’s Pass) which affords a magnificent view of your ascent and the trail ahead. Here you have a well-deserved break and observe the beauty of the deep valleys. After the break, the group descends on a restored Inca Trail down to the Pacaymayo River, the 2nd campsite. Day 3. Today you ascend again to a second pass, about halfway up lies an Inca ruin of Runkuraqay, after a short tour, you continue up the pass. From here the group walks down on the original Inca Trail, passing a small lake and the first signs of the cloud forest. Soon after you will arrive at a second, larger Inca site called Sayacmarca a beautiful location overlooking the Aobamba Valley. After touring you continue along the ridge through amazing landscapes, viewing Mt. Salkantay from the western side and Mt. Pumasillo, a silhouette to the north on the horizon, your lunch stop. After lunch you continue walking through a rolling flag stoned trail and a tunnel before arriving to yet another Incan site called Phuyupatamarca “the village on the edge of the clouds.” From here the flag stoned trail winds sharply down into the cloud forest to the ruins of Wiñay Wayna “Forever Young”- a well restored Inca Ruin. The campsite is here for the night. Day 4. On the last day of the trek, you wake up early and follow a relatively flat path. After about an hour walk through a cloud forest covered Inca Trail you arrive to Intipunku “the sun gate,” have a break watching the magnificent citadel of Machu Picchu, your final destination. From here you continue hiking for one more hour to finally arrive at Machu Picchu in the same way the Incas used to come. Once you get there you will have a guided tour as well as time to explore city on your own, take pictures, or take any of the extra hikes. Later in the mid-afternoon you take the bus down to Aguas Calientes town to take the train back to Ollantaytambo then transfer to your hotel in Cusco. Meals: B,L,D

Cusco: 2-Day Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu Guided Tour

9. Cusco: 2-Day Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu Guided Tour

Discover Peru's ancient wonders with a 2-day excursion from Cusco. Explore Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley, take a 2-hour guided tour of the ancient ruins at Machu Picchu, and upgrade your tour to include a hike up Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountain. Day 1The journey starts with the pickup from your hotel in Cusco. If you choose the 6:30 A.M. start time, visit Chinchero, Maras-Moray, and Ollantaytambo. Choose the 7:50 A.M. start to visit Pisaq and Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley. Stop to enjoy lunch in the town of Urubamba (included) before taking the train to Aguas Calientes. Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes, head to your accommodation. Choose the accommodation add-on when booking to enjoy an included comfortable hotel room. Enjoy an afternoon of leisure in Aguas Calientes. At night, the guide will contact you at your hotel to provide all the instructions for the tour to Machu Picchu the next day. Day 2Wake up early for a 7:00 AM departure from Aguas Calientes to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu by bus. Upon your arrival, enjoy a 2-hour guided tour of Machu Picchu. Walk with your guide and learn about this ancient Inca city. Visit gardens, shrines, water channels, and prisons. After the guided tour, enjoy some free time to explore the Inca citadel on your own. Increase your adventure by adding an optional Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu climb to your trip. Following directions from your guide, climb to the summit on your to enjoy panoramic views of the area. Head back to the town of Aguas Calientes and enjoy some free time for lunch (not included) before taking the train back to Ollantaytambo. Finally, return to Cusco city by bus.

Excursion Machu Picchu 2 Dias en Tren + Hotel

10. Excursion Machu Picchu 2 Dias en Tren + Hotel

Tour a Machu Picchu de 2 dias 1 noche todo incluido Nuestra magia de viaje inicia en la ciudad de cusco con la recojida desde tu hotel nosotros nos encagaremos de llevarte de cusco hacia la estacion del tren en la localidad de ollantaytambo Dia 1 viaje de Cusco - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes En el viaje del dia 1 pasaremos la noche en la ciudad de aguas calientes en hotel de 3 estrellas que ya esta incluida Este dia tendremos la tarde libre para comprar nuestros tickte de ingreso a Machu Picchu para el dia siguiente en el turno de la mañana 9.00 am todo ello estara encargado por su asistente de viaje que la acompañara Nuestro agente de viaje se reunira 1 antes de la visita a Machu Picchu en su hotel para brindarlos toda la información de la visita de Machu picchu(la hora de partida,la entregade su ticket de MachuPicchu, entrega de los pasajes de bus para Machu Picchu y los pasajes de tren de retorno) Dia 2 visita a la ciudad inca de Machu Picchu Desayuno en el hotel 7.00 am Salida de hotel 8:am Hora de encuentro con nuestro guía de Machu Picchu 8.10 am Nuestro guia de la compañía los acompañara en su recorrido por tada la cidad inca de Machu Picchu durante 3.horas en un servicio grupal de 8 personas. Finalizado nuestra visita de Machu picchu todo nuestro grupo retornara a la ciudad de aguas calientes y tener su alimentos correspondientes y finalmente para retornar a la ciudad del Cusco Tener tu asistente permanente te ayudará muchísimo para adquirir tus ticket de Machu Picchu Todos nuestros clientes pueden viajar con toda seguridad No te quedes si conocer Machu Picchu por falta de los ticket animate a viajr con nosotros esta tu mejor opcion

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What people are saying about Ollantaytambo

I had a bit of trouble communicating pre-trip but I didn’t need to worry. They went over and above multiple times in using right before the trip and everything was clear. I got such and they graciously moved everything back a day. A day before the trip. The guides and package were amazing. We had our own personal guide for Machu Picchu. He was highly knowledgeable and lovely. The hotels, service, communication was top notch. Highly recommend and would use them again.

Our to our tour was great. Our guide Mija was very knowledgable and he made the day interesting and fun. I definitely recommend this tour to others.

It is a superb view. I went in early January, but it was OK with light clothes. It is a well-maintained tourist destination.

Everything about this trip and the organization was amazing. 100% recommend it.

very through, fun, and, educational. one of the best tour experiences I've had