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Machu Picchu – 2D / 1N (by Train)

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Duration

2 days 1 night

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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   2D / 1N

(BY TRAIN)

 

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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Itinerary

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Day 1 : CUSCO- AGUAS CALIENTES (TOWN OF MACHU PICCHU)
Day 1 : CUSCO- AGUAS CALIENTES (TOWN OF MACHU PICCHU)

10:00 a.m.
Our program begins with the pick-up of your Hostel for its subsequent transfer to the train station in Ollantaytambo for an approximate 2 hours trip, where we will board the train.

The first stop 
At 12:55 pm the train will take us to Aguas Calientes (town of Machu Picchu),approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes, during the route we will observe the spectacular beauty of nature and abundant flora of the area, crossing the captivating landscape of the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

The second stop
Arriving at the town of Aguas Calientes at 2:30 p.m. where the hostel or transfer staff will be waiting for your arrival, at the train station who will transfer and install them at the hostel and we will have the afternoon free to visit the town (optionally You can enjoy the thermal baths of this place or the site museum of Machu Picchu). Between 8:00 to 9:00 pm (this schedule may vary) the guide will go to your Hostel for a talk about the guided the next day in Machu Picchu. Overnight in Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Town).

DAY 2° AGUAS CALIENTES - MACHU PICCHU- CUSCO
DAY 2° AGUAS CALIENTES - MACHU PICCHU- CUSCO

* The most important day of our trip is to get to know one of the 7 wonders of the Machu Picchu
world, and we have two ways to get there:

The first one
It is through the Inca Trail, this hike lasts 1 hour with 30 minutes of pure ascent.

The second one
It is by tourist bus, this short trip lasts 30 minutes.

4:30 am
People who wish to walk up the Inca Trail, must leave the Hostel very early at 4:30 a.m. to reach the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu very early and appreciate the sunrise.

5:30 am
On the other hand, people who want to get in a car will have to take the first bus at 5:30 a.m. To arrive early to Machu Picchu and to appreciate the sunrise that is a unique spectacle, then we can visit the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu for 2 hours with approximately 30 minutes accompanied by a specialist guide who will explain to us about the historical legacy of the citadel Machu Picchu, and the full description of this great and impressive attraction.

After the excursion, (if you have the ticket you can ascend to the mountain of Huayna Picchu or the Mountain of Machu Picchu), 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 of mind and board the train back to Ollantaytambo (2 hours of travel by train) where our transport to the city of Cusco (2 hours by car) awaits us Arrival at Plazoleta San Francisco or Regocijo. End of services!

Included


  • Transportation Cusco-Ollantaytambo Station.
  • Ollantaytambo –Aguas Calientes train ticket (12:55 pm)
  • 01 Night in a shared hostel with breakfast in Aguas Calientes.
  • Entrance to the archaeological site of Machu Picchu.
  • Guided in Machu Picchu.
  • Train tickets from Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo (Expedition 18:20 or 21:50 p.m.)
  • Transportation from Ollanta Station to Cusco (Plazoleta “San Francisco” or “Regocijo”).

Excluded


  • Food.
  • Bus tickets (up and down) from Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu
  • Entrance ticket to the Machu Picchu Mountain
  • Entrance ticket to the Mountain of Huayna Picchu
  • Entrance ticket to the Hot Springs of Aguas Calientes S/. 20.00 soles
  • Transfer from Plazoleta “San Francisco” or “Regocijo” to your Hostel.



RECOMENDATIONS

  • ORIGINAL PASSPORT - very important!
  • Small backpack
  • Hat to protect against sun or rain.
  • Sun glasses.
  • Sunscreen cream.
  • Light and warm clothes.
  • Camera.
  • Water bottle.
  • Trekking shoes
  • Snacks: cookies, energy bars, corn flakes, chocolates, dried fruits, etc.
  • Extra money (Soles).

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