Machu Picchu (Quechua: Machu Pikchu, “Old Peak”,) is a pre-Columbian Inca site located 2,430 metres (8,000 ft) above sea level. It is situated on a mountain ridge above the Urubamba Valley in Peru, which is 80 kilometres (50 mi) northwest of Cuzco and through which the Urubamba River flows. Often referred to as “The Lost City of the Incas”, Machupicchu is one of the most familiar symbols of the Inca Empire.
The Incas started building it around AD 1430 but was abandoned as an official site for the Inca rulers a hundred years later at the time of the Spanish conquest of the Inca Empire. Although known locally, it was largely unknown to the outside world before being brought to international attention in 1911 by Hiram Bingham, an American historian. Since then, Machupicchu has become an important tourist attraction.
Early in the morning, we will go pick you up at your hotel in Cusco to take you to the train station.
Arrival to the train station and departure for a 4h 15m trip to the small town of Aguas Calientes, below Machupicchu fullday.
Upon arrival, transfer by train to the Citadel of Machupicchu; the trip takes 25 min. and you will arrive in the entrance of Machupicchu.
We begin the guided visit of the Citadel of Machupicchu, which will take us around 2h 30m. During this time, you will visit Inca ruines, buildings, the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Clock of the Sun, the Kings Quarter, the Temple, the terraces, the irrigation canals and the surrounding area.
The guided visit ends early in the afternoon and some people might decide do go down to Aguas Calientes by bus immediately. Others might prefer to freely walk around the citadel of Machupicchu and take the bus to go to Aguas Calientes to have luch at a local restaurant.
on the afternoon , you will take the train to go back to Cusco. The journey has a duration of 4h 15m approximately. Upon arrival to the train station at night, transfer to your hotel and end of our services.
Our service includes:
Transfer from your hotel to the train station in Cusco
Train ticket Cusco – Aguas Calientes- Cusco
Bus transfer from Aguas Calientes to Machupicchu- Aguas Calientes
Entrance to Machupicchu
Guide in Spanish / English for the visit of Machupicchu
Transfer from the train station to Cusco
Our Service Not Included are:
We suggest you bring:
Comfortable hiking shoes
The tour to Machu Picchu can be arranged according to the needs of the passenger, may be 01 day, 02 days, as also may be a connection of the Sacred Valley tour and end in hot sprint town and the next day’s visit the archaeological site Machupicchu.