Machu Picchu Premium
PRICES IN DOLLARS
👥 Minimum number of people: 2
📅 Season: All year
This package offers you an intense and outstanding experience in Machu Picchu. Make your dreams come true and enjoy this archaeological sanctuary to the fullest in a package that gives you, like no other tour, the greatest amount of time in Machu Picchu. Discover this sacred place wrapped in a veil of mystery and find out why it has been on the UNESCO World Heritage list since 1983.
Day 1: Cusco - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes
Early in the morning at the agreed time, we will pick you up from your hotel and transfer to the train station of Ollantaytambo. The train leaves at 8:25 am towards Aguas Calientes, a town close to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu. The train ride to Machu Picchu is one of the most beautiful journeys that visitors can experience in our country. After approximately 4 hours, we will have arrived in Aguas Calientes, where our guide will welcome you and take you (on foot, no taxis in this town) to your hotel.
At 7:00 pm, enjoy a delicious dinner at which you receive a briefing with the guide who will be responsible for the tour to Machu Picchu citadel.
Day 2: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco
In order to enjoy a peaceful atmosphere in Machu Picchu, it is advisable to go there early in the morning; therefore, we will leave at 5:30 am, after breakfast. Our guide will take you to the local bus station to catch the bus that goes up to the ruins of Machu Picchu. The bus ride to the sanctuary of Machu Picchu lasts around 25 minutes, and it follows a steep winding path, offering spectacular views of the surrounding mountains.
The guided tour in Machu Picchu will last about 2 hours, and afterward, you will have free time to explore the ruins on your own. If you wish, you might climb the Huayna Picchu Mountain, the huge mountain that appears on the background in every classic picture of Machu Picchu. It takes about one hour or so to get to the top, following very steep stairs, though is a little challenging, at the top, you will be rewarded with one of the most impressive views in your lifetime. Later on, we will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes, where you will have time for lunch and explore the many craft shops in Aguas Calientes.
Finally, at around 4:00 pm, we take the train back to Cusco's city, arriving there after nightfall.