Cusco

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CUSCO

What is there to discover on this Tour?

The citadel of Machupicchu is the most important tourist attraction of Cusco. Now known as one of the “Seven Wonders of the World – Navel of the World”, it is currently considered a cultural heritage of humanity by UNESCO and is the most visited destination of Peru for its extraordinary architectural and landscape displays, preserving an a peculiar flora and wildlife.

INCLUDES

What includes?

  • Travel by bus from Cusco - Train station in Ollantaytambo - Cusco
  • Train ticket Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo (class: Tourist Expeditions)
  • Transfer by bus from Aguas Calientes - Machupicchu - Aguas Calientes.
  • Guided eninglés and Spanish of the citadel of Machupicchu
  • Transfer Hotel - Bus station or airport.
NOT INCLUDES

What not includes?

  • Food in Machupicchu
  • Entrances to the hot springs in Aguas Calientes.
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Tour description

To make the tour to Machupicchu, it is advisable to be in the city a day earlier because of the degree of difficulty. For this adventure we will use the train service.

We will pick you up from your hotel at 06:00 am by bus to go to Ollantaytambo, there we will board the train to Machu Picchu (2000 masl), the trip lasts two hours. Upon arrival in Ollantaytambo our guide will be waiting for us, once the whole group is reunited we will go to the bus station to go to the citadel of Machupicchu, we will ascend approximately 400m. Heights by a zigzag path for a time of 30 minutes until you reach the checkpoint. In the citadel we will have two guided hours, we will climb to the highest part of the agricultural sector to enjoy panoramic views, then we will visit the main square, the Temple of the Sun, the Royal Tomb and Temple of the Three Windows, the Temple of the Condor, the Inti Huatana (astronomical observatory) and the industrial sector. After this tour you will have free time to take your pictures. We will coordinate where you would like to have lunch, if you wish you can do it in the Hotel Santuario Lodge (you must indicate it in advance) or you can do it in the town where we will have more options of restaurants. At 4:00 p.m. we will board the return train from the town of Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo, where we will be waiting to continue the trip by bus to the city of Cusco.

04:30 am pick up from our customers (passengers) from their hotels in the City, to leave with Ollantaytambo destination (1 ½ hours of travel approx.) We arrive at the station to board the train to Aguas Calientes (2 hours of travel approx. .) we arrive, and immediately we will board the bus that will take us to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu (20 min, approximately).

Arrival to Sanctuary of the Incas, our visit will be guided by a professional, we will visit the most important places of the Sanctuary as: the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Solar Clock, the Royal Rooms, the Temple of the Three Windows, the Cemeteries Real (2 ½ visit time). After the guided tour, the guide will indicate the timetable for picking up the train to Cusco.

In this period you will have time available to visit Machu Picchu on your own. Approx. 03:00 pm. We will board the bus to Aguas Calientes where we have lunch, in the afternoon we will know a little more the town of Aguas Calientes before boarding the train to Ollantaytambo, finally we will board the Bus to the Cusco city, 10:00 pm Approx.

Arrival to the city of Cusco and transfer to your hotels.

On this tour, passengers are picked up from your hotel from 03:50 am. Then we go to Ollantaytambo – train station to continue our trip to the town of Aguas Calientes (1h 30 min trip) by train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes arriving to the bus station in Aguas Calientes, where we will board the bus that will take us to the citadel of Machupicchu¸ (½ hours of travel approx.) later they will be guided in Machu Picchu for approx. 2hs, inside the archaeological site we will visit the most important places of this citadel MACHU PICCHU; like the Agricultural Sector, the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Inti Watana and the Temple of the Three Windows. After the guided tour, you will have plenty of time to visit Machu Picchu on your own. At about 1:00 p.m. we will be taking the bus back to Aguas Calientes where they will be able to have lunch (lunch not included) in the afternoon hours will have time to visit the town of Aguas Calientes, return by train to Ollantaytambo according to the departure of your train. Where they will be waiting for our mobility for the transfer to the city of Cusco. End of services.

ITINERARIO

Programación del Tour

03:50AM
Pick up from your hotel and transfer to the train station. (According to your hotel we will tell you a more exact time) *
05:45AM
Arrival at the Ollantaytambo train station.
06:10AM
Departure from Ollantaytambo towards Agua Calientes.
07:40AM
Arrival to Aguas Calientes.
08:00AM
Bus ride from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu.
09:30AM
Start of the guided tour inside Machupicchu.
11:30AM
Free time to tour the citadel of Machupicchu on your own.
03:00 PM
Return by bus from Macchu Picchu to Aguas Calientes.
03:30 PM
Arrival to Aguas Calientes and lunch.
04:00 PM
Free time to visit the town of Aguas Calientes.
06:00 PM
Meeting at the train station and departure to Ollantaytambo.
06:30 PM
Travel by train to return to Ollantaytambo.
09:30 PM
Return by bus to the city of Cusco.
10:30 PM
Arrival to the city and corresponding transfer to your hotel.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
– The departure and return schedule of the tour to Machu Picchu can vary according to the demand of train tickets.

– It is recommended to make the reservation in advance and after consultation (one month in advance in high season – months July, August and September).

– Lunch in Aguas Calientes varies, you can find from $ 10.00 dollars.

– For students a 50% discount is made for the entrance to Machupicchu.

– To travel by local train, nationals must buy their tickets upon presentation of their ID, it is personal and non-transferable.

WHAT TO BRING

  • It is recommended to take a backpack of medium size
  • Shelter for the rain (from December to March).
  • Warm clothes (from June to September).
  • On sunny days, polo
  • Sunscreen or sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Insect repellent.
  • Camera or video camera.
  • Hiking boots
  • Water, snacks, fruit
  • And a lot of sense of adventure.

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