Machu Picchu Day Trip from Cusco

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  • 14 hr

Local experts for an easy way to visit Machu Picchu, all details are arranged: ticket train on premium departures from/to Machu Picchu, bus on shift to go up and down the citadel, morning shift entrance fee, and expert local guide. Feel the energy, hear the stories and history of one of the most attractive places over the World. Due to high demand of visitors to Machu Picchu and limited capacity, we suggest to book 60 days prior. Last minute bookings, less than 60 days, can be booked on midday and afternoon shifts. VIPAC Special Cancellation Policy: if you cancel your booking before 20 days of the tour departure, we will refund 80% of the total amount. Cancellations with less than 20 days prior of the tour departure are non refundable in 100%.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: VIPAC Travel

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu

Completed in approximately 1450 at the height of the Incan empire, Machu Picchu was abandoned less than 100 years later following the Spanish conquest of Peru. Today it is considered by many to be the new spiritual center of the world. From Cusco, you'll be transferred to the railway station to enjoy your 1.5-hour scenic rail tour to Aguas Calientes. We arrive at the Aguas Calientes station where our staff will assist us on boarding the bus to go up the winding road to Machu Picchu, amid a spectacular view of the Urubamba River and its canyon.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu

The Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu, will astonish us with its terraces, ceremonial shrines, steps and urban areas. You can choose between four different types of train to go to Machu Picchu. Expedition option; created for adventurous passengers seeking comfort and security without the extra frills! Vistadome option; you'll enjoy beautiful panoramic windows to make the most of the spectacular scenery and allow for fantastic photo opportunities. Executive Class 360 Train option will let you enjoy 360 panoramic views from the train, where you'll be seated in comfortable, padded chairs with a fold-out table for your convenience. Voyager service aboard elegant carriage with comfortable seats. Its coaches feature panoramic windows that enable full appreciation of the scenery in all its splendour. These options offer snacks and beverages on board the train for your enjoyment (own expense).

Duration: 14 hour

Stop At: Aguas Calientes

Upon arrival at Aguas Calientes station, you'll board a small bus and head up to the ruins of the “sacred city”, Machu Picchu. Your expert guide will walk with you through the main streets of these amazing ruins. There will be time to be alone and fully embrace this magnificent wonder of the world, letting this once in a lifetime experience set in. In the afternoon you'll return to the train station in Aguas Calientes for the trip back to Cusco.

Duration: 1 hour
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