Machupicchu Full Dayfrom
Machu Picchu is an Inca citadel located high in the Andes mountains in Peru, above the Urubamba River valley. It was built in the 15th century and was later abandoned.
Highest AltitudeCusco city 3250 m 10,662 ft
Lowest AltitudeAguas Calientes 2,000 m 6,561 ft
Group Size6-12 -16 max (Small)
Tour StyleCulture, History
This is a day tour to Machupicchu.
- Elevation: Aguas Calientes 2,000 meters 6,561 feet
- Elevation: Cusco City 3250 meters 10,662 feet
- Van journey: Cusco to Ollantaytambo -2 hours
- Van journey: Poroy to Cusco- 20 min.
- Train journey: Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes- 2 hours
- Train journey: Aguas Calientes to Poroy- 4 hours
- Private van from Cusco to Ollantaytambo and Poroy to Cusco.
- Entrance fee to Machupicchu.
- Bus tickets- round trip Aguas Calientes to Machupicchu.
- Professional tour guide and 3 hour guided tour.
- Trains tickets- round trip.
- Breakfast and lunch
- Extra snacks
You will be picked up at around 4 am and taken to Ollantaytambo (a 2-hour drive). Here you will take the 6:10 train to Aguas Calientes. Your tour guide will be waiting for you when you arrive in Aguas Calientes and together you will take the bus to MACHUPICCHU (our tour in Machupicchu will depend on your reservation- CHECK BELOW FOR AVAILABLE TIMES). The guided tour of Machupicchu will be about 3 hours. Here your tour guide will show you the wonders of this magical sanctuary. If you feel like walking, your guide can take you on a short hike too (optional). Finishing the tour, you will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes where you can find a place for lunch, after your lunch you will take the train back to CUSCO. The return train will depend on your schedule but we recommend taking the 3:20 train to Poroy. When you arrive in Poroy you will be picked up and taken back to your hotel.
- Passport (Original)
- Sun block, insect repellent
- Sun hat, sun glasses
- Rain gear or plastic poncho during the rainy season.
- A backpack.
- Camera/Photography Equipment
- Extra Soles (Money)
- Any medication you may need