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Machu Picchu full day tour

5 star rating

16 Hours

Active

6 Max

Our one-day Machu Picchu tour 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!

 

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As you explore this stunning archeological site, be blown away by the immense structures and accuracy that the Inca had in their architecture. During your free time, we suggest visiting Sun gate, taking a nap on the terraces, or visiting Huayna Picchu (be sure to book your tickets early).

Machu Picchu 1D

Duration:
1 Day
Tour Type:
Active
Group size:
6 Max

$ 390.00

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100% money-back guarantee (see our totally flexible Terms & Conditions & Covid-19)

WHAT'S INCLUDED

NOT INCLUDED

WHERE YOU'LL BE

Machu Picchu, Cusco, Peru

MACHU PICCHU TOUR DETAILS

All our expeditions are flexible in schedules! Reservations can be made with a 50% deposit (by email), there are discounts for groups or families. Explore the details below!

1. Your pickup from the airport to the hotel in Cusco is included.
2. Flexible itineraries according to your rhythm!
3. Our guides are trained to take incredible photos.
4. Explore the hidden spots to take that epic Insta pic. We are fans!

About Itinerary
Cusco - Sacred Valley (train) Machu Picchu (train) Cusco
We begin our expedition at 3:30 am, we visit Machu Picchu with a certified guide, enjoying the Peruvian landscapes in a luxury train and more personalized services. [See the Itinerary]

 

Technical Details

Departure Location: Starts in Cusco or Sacred Valley
Duration: Full Day- 3:30am- 6:30pm
Distance: 3hr walking around Machu Picchu
Altitude: 3400m- 2430m – 3400m (11,152ft)
Difficulty: Easy

 

Machu Picchu Activities

- Private Transport from/to hotel Cusco to Ollantaytambo
- Fluent English/Spanish speaking guide
- Roundtrip train tickets from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes
- Machu Picchu entrance tickets
- Roundtrip bus tickets from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu gate
- 2hr guided Machu Picchu tour
- Free time to solo explore the archeological site
- Private transport Ollantaytambo to Cusco

 

Included Meals: None
Accommodation: Not included, only pick up hotel
Transport: Private Van / Mini Van (2017 - 2021) | Train Expedition + Vistadome | touristic bus
Emergency Oxygen Tank / Kit First Aid / Car Heating.
Tickets & Entrances: Included
Guide: English Guide (or any other language with an extra fee)

Day 1

Duration: Full Day- 7:00am- 6:30pm

Distance: 1.5hr hiking (roundtrip)

Altitude: 3537m – 3650 (11,680ft)

Difficulty: Easy 

 

Your VSA guide 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 2hr private guided tour for sunrise, 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. Our guide will be at Gringo Bills hotel at 12:30 pm to transfer you to the train station for you to board the afternoon train. After a 1hr and 45-minute train ride along the beautiful and impressive roaring Urubamba river and dense amazon jungle, we arrive in Ollantaytambo. At which point, your transfer will be waiting for you to take you back to your hotel in Cusco. Arriving by 6 pm.

*Note: The itinerary is stressed and it's necessary to make the reservation at least 4 to 5 days in advance since prices and train itineraries may change and the extra amount must be added to the tour.

 

Best Time To Visit Machu Picchu? All year.
About the Rainy in Machu Picchu -  December - March, Cloudy but cool.
CORONA VIRUS in Cusco: Moderated cases detected, safe destination | Taking a private tour is the only option in the meantime (recommended), we recommend going between 3 to 4 people maximum. The use of surgical masks is mandatory, the use of alcohol gel for hands is the same inside the car and closed spaces.

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