Machu Picchu Full Day: A trip from Cusco
Machu Picchu Full Day: A trip from Cusco
Machu Picchu Full Day: A trip from Cusco
Machu Picchu Full Day: A trip from Cusco
Machu Picchu Full Day: A trip from CuscoMachu Picchu Full Day: A trip from CuscoMachu Picchu Full Day: A trip from CuscoMachu Picchu Full Day: A trip from Cusco

Machu Picchu Full Day: A trip from Cusco

Cusco - Cusco or Valley
Cultural, Active

Our Machu Picchu day tour from Cusco is designed for those that are short on time or have their accommodations booked in Cusco. We begin our day early and make our way to the Sacred Valley to catch our train to Machu Picchu. Trust us, it will all be worth it once we make it to the top of the overlook and see the clouds begin to break over the City above the Clouds, Machu Picchu. It’s truly a magical and breathtaking experience! Explore the best options according to your budget, Expeditions and Hiram Bingham trains alternatives are available. Book now!

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Tour Details

  • Duration15 Hrs
  • Type TripCultural, Active
  • Group SizePrivate
  • LanguagesEng, Esp, Fr,
  • SeasonYear around
  • DifficultyEasy


Why us

  • 3 hours guided tour in Machu Picchu
  • Choose your travel train category
  • Reliable tour operator, certified guides, and drivers. Guaranteed Quality!
  • Personalized assistance before, during, and after the trip
  • Explore the hidden spots to take that epic photos.


    Travel Route

    Day 1: Cusco/Ollantaytambo/Aguas Calientes/Machu Picchu/Cusco

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    Technical Details

    Starts at:  Cusco
    Ends in: Cusco or Sacred Valley
    Total Hiking:  3hr hiking
    Altitude: 3400m- 2430m – 3400m (11,152ft)

    Tour Destinations

    Ollantaytambo Train Station
    Views of the Peruvian jungle
    Town of Aguas Calientes
    1 of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World
    Panoramic views of Machu Picchu
    Visit the Citadel: Inca Doors, Sacred Rock


    Day 1 Cusco/Ollantaytambo/Aguas Calientes/Machu Picchu


    Your VSA assistant and driver will be at your hotel at 3:30 am. Once in our private van, we head to Ollantaytambo to catch out train to the city tucked at the beginning of the amazon jungle, Aguas Calientes.


    After a 1hr and 45-minute ride with stunning views in just about every direction, we reach the city. Once there, we head towards the bus station to take a 20min ride up to the entrance of One of the Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu.


    The moment we’ve all been waiting for! After a 3hr private guided tour, you have free time to solo explore until 11:30 am before making the bus line near the entrance gate to make your way back to Aguas Calientes.


    Free time to eat, explore and enjoy Aguas Calientes, one of the most magical towns in Peru.


    Train back to Ollantaytambo (1.5hr) on the way we will have the chance to see the colors of the sky changing. Arriving at the station, our driver (or bimodal) will be waiting for you with your names. Finally arrive in Cusco around 6 to 7pm.

    Meals Included: No meals included

    What’s included

    • Private Van / Mini Van (2019 - 2022)
    • Roundtrip Train Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes
    • Roundtrip Touristic bus Aguas Calientes - Entrance Machu Picchu
    • Tickets & Entrances
    • Emergency Oxygen Tank / Kit First Aid / Car Heating.
    • Bilingual Guide
    • Pillows / Blankets
    • Extra Equipment
    • Tips for our staff (Tipping is the norm on any excursion in South America)
    • Meals & Accommodations
    • Guides Available (French, German, Japanese & more options with additional cost)

    Not suitable for

    • Not wheelchair accessible

    What to Bring

    • Sunscreen, Sunglasses, Hat & Buff Mask, Lipstick
    • Trek shoes, Windbreaker Jacket

    Important information

    Looking for more inspiration? Visit our gallery: Experience Peru. Before taking our Machu Picchu day tour from Cusco, you should take into count the following information:

    When is the best time for visit Machu Picchu?

    The best time to visit Machu Picchu is during the dry season; this spans from May to September, with the months of June and July being the most ideal as tourism usually dips in August and September. As Machu Picchu experiences a temperate climate all year round, temperatures can become very hot during midday in May and very chilly in the evening during these months.

    Are there any restrictions on what I can bring with me when I visit Machu Picchu?

    No large bags or backpacks are allowed inside the ruins, only small items such as cameras and umbrellas are permitted.

    What kind of clothing should I wear when visiting Machu Picchu?

    It is recommended to wear comfortable walking shoes, light layers, and a hat for protection against the sun's rays.

    What can visitors experience when visiting Machu Picchu?

    Visitors can experience immense natural beauty, explore the many terraces and agricultural sites, discover hidden temples, admire the incredible architecture and uncover stories of an ancient civilization when visiting Machu Picchu.

    Are there any health risks associated with visiting Machu Piccu?

    In general, no; however, visitors may experience altitude sickness if they ascend too quickly without proper acclimatization beforehand.

    Missing objects

    Keep your valuables safe and sound! Whether you're on the transport, or out camping, always be aware of where you leave your things and remember to take them with you when you leave. You're solely responsible for your belongings during the tour, please keep an eye out and don't let anything get left behind!

    Frequent Questions

    Customize this tour

    This, and all the tours we offer online can always be customized, whether you are looking for upgrade alternatives, large groups, more flexible hours, have a special occasion (honeymoon, engagement), are a content creator, or are simply looking for something more private. We have all the alternatives to personalize your trip. Email us to, leave us a message at +1 949 299 8915

    How To Pay And Book?

    How do you make a reservation?

    1. Choose your departure date from the calendar
    2. Select the number of passengers
    4. Click on the BOOK NOW button
    5. Fill in the information requested on the form
    6. Complete the secure online payment

    What are your payment methods?

    Our online payment methods are PayPal, Stripe (credit card payment), and bank transfers in the U.S. or in Latin America. The options have a use tax of 2% to 4%

    How and when will I receive the reservation confirmation?

    Once the payment is made, we will send you a tour confirmation email. If the travel dates are very close, we will contact you as soon as possible, if they are extended dates we will keep in touch by email or WhatsApp contact 3 to 5 weeks before.

    What happens if my reservation cannot be confirmed?

    99% of the reservations are usually confirmed, however, if there is the availability of hotels, services, or others, we will offer an alternative of dates, lodging, or services. In the event that we are unable to help, full refund policies apply.

    Is it necessary to reconfirm my reservation before the trip?

    No, the confirmation email in your inbox is enough to validate the adventure.

    How do I modify, update, reschedule or cancel my reservation?

    Any modification, cancellation, or update of data must be done by email by mentioning the unique reservation # code generated to

    What happens if a booked service cannot be carried out due to weather conditions or reasons of force majeure?

    In case of force majeure such as natural disasters, bad weather, problems that put your safety at risk, or others, our team will contact you immediately to provide some alternatives.

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    Best price. Select # travelers w/ preferential discounts

    $ 599.00 /person

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    From 2 pax $484 From 3 pax $444 From 4 pax $424 From 5 pax $404 From 6 pax $409

    Where you will be

    Machu Picchu, Cusco, Peru
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