Thursday, April 12, 2018

Machu Picchu Tour from Cusco

– Pick up/drop off at Cusco Hotels
– Train Tickets to Aguas Calientes included
– Ground Transportation
– Machu Picchu Park tickets entrance included
– English Speaking Local Guides
– Day Trip to The Lost City of the Incas

Plan your Trip:
We recommend to arrive in Cusco at least one day before your tour to Machu Picchu starts. Trains leaves very early in the morning from Cusco. Cusco is located at 1600 km. south east of Lima. There are only two ways to reach Machu Picchu from Cusco, one is using by Train (Peru Rail and Inca Rail) and the other is hikking the ancestral “Inca Trail” either in two or four days. This package only includes train options.

Briefing: A guide will meet you at your hotel in Cusco the day before of the Tour for a complete information session. All itinerary will be explained in detail.

Tour Starts in the City of Cusco: Pick you up from your hotel in the city of Cusco will be 1 hour before the departure of your train. The transfer will take you to the Train Station located in the little village of Poroy (30 minutes), then you will board the train of the company “Peru Rail” and begin a 4 hours journey from Poroy (Cusco) to the town of Aguas Calientes (2000 m).

Arrival at Aguas Calientes: After arrival at Aguas Calientes Train Station there will be some time to walk around the village and have a snack. At 11:30 AM from Bus Station we will start a 30 minutes journey by a ascending zigzagging road up to the incredible world wonder “The Sanctuary of Machu Picchu”, known as “The Lost City of the Incas”.

Welcome to Machu Picchu: Once arrived at Machu Picchu we will pass trough check point where you will deliver your ticket. At this point, by 12:00hs (noon) the Guided Tour Starts. You will be able to visit the main areas of the City such as: Main Square, Circular Tower, Sacred Solar Clock, Royal Rooms, Temple of Three Windows and cemeteries, the guided sightseeing will length more than two hours. At the end you will have free time to take a stroll through the citadel or if you want to have lunch at the Hotel Santuary Lodge. Other option for this free time will be to return by bus to the town of Aguas Calientes for lunch in one of the many restaurants. (Lunch is not included on the package).

Return to Cusco: In the afternoon you will take the train back (please show up at the Station 30 min before the departure time of your train), the return will follow the same route as the one-way trip, upon arriving at the train station, a driver will be waiting for you Take it to your hotel.