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Machu Picchu by Train – Full day

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Duration

Full day

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

Unlimited

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Languages

English, Español

Overview

MACHU PICCHU  by TRAIN

FULL DAY

Machu Picchu, name in Quechua, “of the old mountain”; is the contemporary name given to a llaqta – ancient Andean Inca town – built before the 15th century and then abandoned, located in the Eastern Cordillera of southern Peru, in the mountain range of Los Andes at 2430 meters above sea level. It is located in the Cusco region, province of Urubamba, district of Machu Picchu, on the Sacred Valley of the Incas, 80 kilometers northwest of the city of Cusco, city of Peru and where the Urubamba River flows, which crosses the mountain range and a canyon with tropical mountain climate originates. According to many scholars, its
original name would have been Llaqtapata. Famous for its sophisticated dry stone walls that combine huge blocks without the use of a mortar, fascinating buildings that relate to astronomical alignments and panoramic views. The exact use he had remains a mystery.

 

LOCATION: It is located in the Center-South of the country, in the Andean.

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03:30 am a 4:00 am
Pick up from the hostel to go to the Ollantaytambo train station.

06:10 am
The train is approached, to then make a trip of approximately two hours.

8:00 am
We will arrive at the station of Aguas Calientes (2000 m.a.s.l.) where a transfer will be waiting to help us board the bus if it is going by bus that will take us on a 30- minute trip, ascending along a zigzag path, towards the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu. The excursion includes a guided tour of the Citadel of approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, visiting the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the royal quarters, the Three Windows temple and the cemeteries.
At the appropriate time you must descend from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes by bus or walking so that you can have lunch with peace and board the train back to Ollantaytambo (2 hours by train) where our transport to Cusco city awaits us (2 hours trip by car).

Included


  • Transportation Cusco-Ollantaytambo Station.
  • Ollantaytambo –Aguas Calientes train ticket (06:10 am Expedition).
  • Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu.
  • Bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes.
  • Entrance to the archaeological site of Machu Picchu.
  • Guided in Machu Picchu.
  • Lunch in Aguas Calientes.
  • Train tickets from Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo (Expeditions).
  • Transportation from Ollanta Station to Cusco (Plazoleta San Francisco or Regocijo).

Excluded


  • Breakfast and dinner.
  • Entrance ticket to the Mountain of Machu Picchu (Not enough time).
  • Entrance ticket to the Mountain of Huayna Picchu (Not enough time).
  • Travel insurance.
  • Entrance ticket to the Hot Springs of Aguas Calientes S/. 20.00 soles.



RECOMENDATIONS

  • PASSPORT - very important!
  • Students: ISIC card!
  • Hat to protect against sun or rain.
  • Sun glasses.
  • Sunscreen cream.
  • Waterproof jacket or rain poncho.
  • Camera.
  • Bottle of water.
  • Extra Money (Soles).

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Machu Picchu, Peru
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