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01 Day Tour to Machu Picchu The Inca City

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Cusco, Peru

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icon10 to 12 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 3 more

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

Maximize your sightseeing time in Peru with this convenient full-day trip to the famous Machu Picchu. Travel through rugged mountain valleys by train before ascending by bus to this iconic  Inca citadel. You’ll enjoy a two-hour guided tour of the site’s most important landmarks followed by time for independent exploration. Round-trip transport from Cusco is included.
  • Explore the world-famous Machu Picchu during a full-day trip from Cusco
  • Marvel at the winding river and soaring mountains during a scenic train trip to Aguas Calientes
  • Enjoy an included two-hour guided tour of Machu Picchu followed by free time explore independently
  • Includes round-trip transport from Cusco hotels to this famous Inca site
  • Great way to visit Machu Picchu for those short on time
Pick-up from the hotel in Cusco
Transportation from Cusco to Ollantaytambo (train station) and Cusco
Bus up and down to Machu Picchu
Professional English or Spanish guide
Train tickets from Ollantaytambo to "Aguas Calientes" and Ollantaytambo.
Entrance tickets to Machu Picchu citadel.
Transfer to the hotel in Cusco at the end of the tour
Food Lunch.
Optional lunch buffet in the village of Machu Picchu $ 30.00 USD (upon customer request)
Gratuities

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Departure Time

5:15 AM
Receive an early morning pickup from your Cusco hotel and transfer to the train station in Ollantaytambo. You’ll travel by rail through the winding river valleys to reach Aguas Calientes, the gateway town for Machu Picchu. You’ll make one more transfer to a bus for the zig-zagging ride up mountain switchbacks to reach the famous “lost city” of the Inca.

Once you’ve entered the park, spend the next two hours enjoying a guided tour of the site. You’ll get a closer look at Machu Picchu highlights including the sacred solar clock, the Royal Quarters, main plaza, and the Temple of the Three Windows, plus much more. You’ll have more time after the guided tour to explore this wondrous world heritage site on your own.

At the end of your Machu Picchu visit, head back down to Aguas Calientes to grab some food before taking the train back to Ollantaytambo. You’ll be dropped off at your hotel in Cusco in the evening. A full itinerary with timing is listed below.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
5:00 AM we will pick up you from your hotel located in Cusco, we will take you to the train station located in the town of Ollantaytambo (1 hour 30 minutes away by car) where we board our train and then make the trip with destiny the town of "Aguas Calientes" (2000 m), which has a duration of 2 hours. Arriving at the train station, our guide will be waiting with a sign with your names, you will go to the bus station with him, to ascend 400m in height by bus, a zigzag path for 30 minutes to reach the incredible wonder of the world of "Machu Picchu Sanctuary", known as "The Lost City of the Incas". When you reach the citadel of Machu Picchu we pass the control where you deliver your ticket income, from this place the guided tour will start, visit the main venues of the city such as the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock , the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and cemeteries, the tour will be for more than two hours. At the end of the tour, you will be given free time to stroll around the citadel and visit Machu Picchu on your own,optional you can hike to the sun gate or inka bridge, then we return to Aguas Calientes and take their food in one of the many restaurants (the lunch is not included). In the afternoon we will take the train back to Cusco (you have to be at the station 30 minutes before the departure time of the train), the return will follow the same route as the outward journey, upon arrival at the train station in Ollantaytambo , we will be waiting to take you to your hotel in Cusco (1 hour trip by car and 30 minutes). The arriving time to Cusco will be at 8:00 PM aproximately. End of services.
Duration: 5 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Machu Picchu
5:00 AM we will pick up you from your hotel located in Cusco, we will take you to the train station located in the town of Ollantaytambo (1 hour 30 minutes away by car) where we board our train and then make the trip with destiny the town of "Aguas Calientes" (2000 m), which has a duration of 2 hours. Arriving at the train station, our guide will be waiting with a sign with your names, you will go to the bus station with him, to ascend 400m in height by bus, a zigzag path for 30 minutes to reach the incredible wonder of the world of "Machu Picchu Sanctuary", known as "The Lost City of the Incas". When you reach the citadel of Machu Picchu we pass the control where you deliver your ticket income, from this place the guided tour will start, visit the main venues of the city such as the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock , the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and cemeteries, the tour will be for more than two hours. At the end of the tour, you will be given free time to stroll around the citadel and visit Machu Picchu on your own,optional you can hike to the sun gate or inka bridge, then we return to Aguas Calientes and take their food in one of the many restaurants (the lunch is not included). In the afternoon we will take the train back to Cusco (you have to be at the station 30 minutes before the departure time of the train), the return will follow the same route as the outward journey, upon arrival at the train station in Ollantaytambo , we will be waiting to take you to your hotel in Cusco (1 hour trip by car and 30 minutes). The arriving time to Cusco will be at 8:00 PM aproximately. End of services.
Duration: 5 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking and travel for all participants
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Use sneakers or light/tennis shoes
  • Raincoat (long poncho) during the rainy season
  • Long-sleeved shirts
  • Long pants.
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen, brimmed hat for sunny days
  • Medicine and / or personal items (liquid for contact lenses).
  • A backpack or lightweight suitcase (no weight limit between 5-6 kilos maximum).
  • Camera or camcorder and films.
  • Have on hand checks in small denominations and coins in soles or dollars.
  • canteen water Bottle
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY MACHU PICCHU VIAJES PERU

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during 01 Day Tour to Machu Picchu The Inca City?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by 01 Day Tour to Machu Picchu The Inca City.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during 01 Day Tour to Machu Picchu The Inca City?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by 01 Day Tour to Machu Picchu The Inca City.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during 01 Day Tour to Machu Picchu The Inca City?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by 01 Day Tour to Machu Picchu The Inca City.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during 01 Day Tour to Machu Picchu The Inca City?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by 01 Day Tour to Machu Picchu The Inca City.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during 01 Day Tour to Machu Picchu The Inca City?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by 01 Day Tour to Machu Picchu The Inca City.

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  • "Also like the fact that they pick you up at 5:30am, as oppose to 3-4am like some of the other tours do, good for sleeping in a little and being able to enjoy the day feeling more well-rested!" See review

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Great experience overall! Well...
Daniel B
, Apr 2018
Great experience overall! Well organized, well paced and plenty of time to spend in Machu Picchu. Knowledgable guide as well! Also like the fact that they pick you up at 5:30am, as oppose to 3-4am like some of the other tours do...good for sleeping in a little and being able to enjoy the day feeling more well-rested!!

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