Machu Picchu Tour 1 Day by train
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Machu Picchu tour 1 day, Enjoy a unique and amazing experience by train to MachuPicchu, crossing the Sacred Valley of the Incas and following the route of the Vilcanota River.
We will depart from Cusco by bus to Ollantaytambo, from here we will take the train to MachuPicchu, we will go into the tropical jungle of the Cusco Valley, until we arrive to MachuPicchu Pueblo (Aguas Calientes).
From MachuPicchu Pueblo, we will take our bus to the archaeological park of Machu Picchu, together with our guide we will visit the Inca city.
Schedule for trip to machu picchu tour 1 day
- 4:00 a.m. pick up from your hotel.
- 4:20 a.m. bus Cusco to Ollantaytambo.
- 6:40 a.m. trip to MachuPicchu by train.
- 8:30 a.m. arrive to Machupicchu Pueblo (Aguas Calientes)
- 9:00 a.m. take the bus Form the inca Citadel.
- 10:00 a.m. visit Machupicchu with tourguide by 3 hours.
- 13:00 p.m. free time.
- 14:30 p.m. train come back to Ollantaytambo (depending on availability the schedule may be changed, please ask for availability).
- 16:30 p.m. bus to Ollantaytambo to Cusco.
- 18:30 p.m. arrive to Cusco and Transfer to your hotel.
- Vacation Style: Culture, Guided Tours, archeology, Historic
- Activity Level: easy 1/5.
- Group Size: Small Group 10 people with tour guide in Machu Picchu.
- Recommended season: All year round, in the months of April to September dry season, from October to January, presence of rains, and from February to March heavy rainfall.
Machu Picchu Peru, is one of the wonders of the world, declared by the UNESCO world heritage site, It is located at 2430 masl, in the middle of a tropical forest, is considered one of the most amazing architectural works of the Inca Empire, is located on the eastern slope of the upper Amazon basin on the left side of the river vilcanota, has a varied flora and fauna, the most prominent are the orchids and the spectacled bear.
ways to travel to Machu Picchu
to reach the Inca citadel, the following alternatives are available:
hike to machu picchu
The most important Hikes to Machu Picchu are; Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, Inca Jungle, Salkantay trekking and choquequirao 7 days. each of these hiking alternatives are unique, and among them you can enjoy amazing landscapes and unique adventures, in each trail, you can also combine these hikes, but for this you must have a good physical condition.
Machu Picchu tour 1 day
This is the shortest route to reach the Inca city, as you can make the trip in one day or also make the tour in 2 days combining the tour to the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
Here you have the option to make the trip on the Expeditions or Voyage tourist class train, you can also make the trip on a Panoramic train, or combine the two services, and if you want to make a luxury trip you can choose between the first class train to Machu Picchu or the Hiram Bingham.
Machu Picchu tour 1 day
At 4:00 am approx. our transfer pick up you at your hotel and take you to the departure point of the bus to Ollantaytambo.
From Cusco we will have a trip approximately 2 hours, crossing the Sacred Valley to Ollantaytambo, where we will board the train to MachuPicchu Pueblo (Aguas Calientes),
After boarding the train we will have 2 hours travel next to the vilcanota river, enjoying a beautiful landscape with fields crops and Inca terraces, upon arrival at our destination, our guide will be waiting for us to give instructions to take the bus to visit Machu Picchu in Peru.
After a 40 minute ride on a winding road, we will arrive at the control gate of Machu Picchu, from here we will start the visit the great citadel, accompanied by our guide, who will explain the most important events and take the best picture of machu picchu.
After 2 hours and 30 minutes visit we will take our bus back to the village, where we will have enough time to visit the village, have lunch and then get ready to take the train to Ollantaytambo.
Upon arrival to Ollantaytambo our transfer will be waiting to take you back to Cusco City, near the main square or to the hotel.
WHAT IS INCLUDED FOR MACHU PICCHU TOUR?
- Pick up from your hotel: 20 minutes before the departure of our bus from Cusco to the train station we will pick up you from your hotel.
- Tourist transportation: We offer tourist transportation from Cusco City to the train station (can be to Poroy or Ollantaytambo train station), and tourist transportation back to Cusco (can be from Ollantaytamo or Poroy train station).
- Train ticket to Machu Picchu: Machu Picchu tour 1 day, includes the Expedition train or Voyague train service, which are tourist class services, departure times will be according to the time of entrance ticket to Machu Picchu.
- Profesional tour guide English: Professional English speaking tour guide: Our visit to Machu Picchu will be conducted by a professional English speaking guide, who will guide you through the citadel for a period of 2 hours and a half to 3 hours.
- Bus Ticket to Machu Picchu: For visit to Machu Picchu is included the bus in Machu Picchu (CONSETTUR), that will take us up and down for the visit of the archaeological park.
- Machu Picchu mountain entrance US$60.00 dollars
- Huaynapicchu Mountain entrance US$60.00 dollars.
- Meals: breadfast, lunch, dinner.
- Panoramic train: Vistadome or 360° train adicional US$60.00 dollar per person
- Private tour guide additional
- Ask for our private guide services in French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Japanese and Chinese.
We offer in our Machu Picchu tour day
Itinerary: Machu Picchu Tour 1 day – train peru Rail
Bus Cusco to Ollantaytambo and train Peru Rail to Machu Picchu
Start time: Pick Up from your hotel en Cusco City.
|From your hotel (Cusco)||Tourist Bus||03:30/04:00||Ollantaytambo Station||05:40|
|Ollantaytambo Station||Peru Rail Train||05:40/06:10||Aguas Calientes Town||07:40|
Arrival point: We will arrive to Cusco city center, around 22:30 hours.
|Aguas Calientes Station||Peru Rail Train||17:50/18:20||Ollantaytambo Town||20:05|
|Ollantaytambo Station||Tourist Bus||20:05/20:20||City centre Cusco Near Plaza de Armas||22:30|
Itinerary: Machu Picchu Tour 1 day – train Inca Rail
Bus Cusco to Ollantaytambo and train Inca Rail to Machu Picchu
Start time: Pick Up from your hotel en Cusco City.
|From your hotel (Cusco)||Tourist Bus||03:50/4:20||Ollantaytambo Station||06:20|
|Ollantaytambo Station||Peru Rail Train||06:10/06:40||Aguas Calientes Town||08:20|
Arrival point: We will arrive to Cusco city center, around 23:00 hours.
|Aguas Calientes Station||Inca Rail Tourist Train||18:30/19:00||Ollantaytambo Town||20:40|
|Ollantaytambo Station||Tourist Bus||20:40/21:00||City centre Cusco Near Plaza de Armas||23:00|
Our departure and return times are referential, as long as you buy in advance we can accommodate them in the schedule that is most convenient for you.
If you wish to return earlier we have schedules between 14:30 and 14:50, with arrival in Cusco at 18:00 pm, which we generally offer, for those looking to return early to Cusco.
Train ticket to Machu Picchu, will also be conditioned to the entrance time to Machu Picchu, so we recommend to book in advance the Machu Picchu 1 day tour.
Your Travel Guide at a glance
WELCOME TO CUSCO / THE BRIEFFIND
When you arrive in Cusco, we will be meeting you at your hotel or virtually if possible to give you the necessary indications for our Machu Picchu Tour 1 Day by train itinerary.
We will also give you the virtual delivery of the tickets that we will use to make our trip to Machu Picchu.
Our tour schedules may vary according to availability at the date of travel, we must take into account that to visit Machu Picchu have established entry times and these directly affect the schedules of the train ticket.
Which circuit book to Machu Picchu
By 2022 the Peruvian state through the MINCETUR has established 4 routes to know Machu Picchu. of them we in our services of Machu Picchu tour 1 day by train, we offer the tour with the route 01, which takes us to the main viewpoint.
In order to get the circuit 1 is advisable to make the reservation at least 1 month and a half before the date of travel, do not be surprised by reservations with lower dates.
In case of not having availability for the main circuit of the routes to visit Machu Picchu, you will be offered the other alternatives, but it is up to you if you take them or not, since only the route 1 of Machu Picchu takes you to the main viewpoint of Machu Picchu.
can I find tickets for the main circuit in Aguas Calientes?
Peruvian state enabled tickets to Machu Picchu to be issued the same day, this does not guarantee that you can travel the same day and find to visit Machu Picchu in the day, it is advisable to take a tour of 2 days 1 night, is another alternatives that we can offer with schedules that accommodate the opening hours of registration to obtain the entrance ticket to Machu Picchu.
This purchase is made directly by the client, so we as a formal travel agency always recommend that you make your reservation in time and avoid standing in long lines in the rain, cold and sun, so it is better to book in advance.
Confort Level Aremika Travel Expeditions
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Machu Picchu famous for?
Inca Citadel is located in the city of Cusco, next to the Urubamba River, built by the Governor Pachacutec in the fifteenth century, then abandoned during the Spanish invasion, is famous for its incredible architectural work where the main material were huge blocks of stone, buildings with astronomical alignments, the exact use remains a mystery still undiscovered.
HOW TO BOOK THE MACHU PICCHU TOUR?
In order to make a reservation, a prepayment of 70% or the total cost must be made. It is advisable to make the reservation in advance in order to be able to accommodate the schedules; last minute reservations will have to take the available schedules for the entrance and the train tickets.
MAY I CHANGE THE DEPARTURE DATE AFTER THE TICKETS HAVE BEEN BOUGHT?
If you can make changes to the tickets, but it should be noted that this can generate additional costs implemented by the company feroviaria or the entity responsible for the issuance of income to the citadel.
DO I NEED MY ORIGINAL PASSPORT FOR THE MACHU PICCHU TOUR?
yes, it is necessary to bring the original passport or the document with which the tickets were issued,
WHAT IS THE WEATHER LIKE IN THE MACHU PICCHU TOUR?
the climate is generally template, because it is located at 2300 masl, and this part is already the high Andean jungle of Cusco, it should be noted that the rainiest times are between February and March, and the recommended dates are between April to December.
HOW DO I QUALIFY FOR THE STUDENT DISCOUNT?
students over 3 years old up to 17 years old have a special discount only showing their passport, students from 18 to 24 years old to obtain the discount must present the valid university card, which indicates the date of issue and expiration date, any other document not valid.