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Tour of Machu Picchu by Train in 1 Day

Tour of Machu Picchu by Train in 1 Day

1 Day from $ USD 310.00

Tour of Machu Picchu by Train in 1 Day

1 Day from $ 310 | Tour of Machu Picchu by Train in 1 Day

| Min Altitude: 2200msnm (3545 fasl) | Max Altitude: 2200msnm (3545 fasl)
Price From
$ USD 310.00
Duration
1 Day
Group Size
Min 2 / Max 10
Physical Level
Easy

Introduction

The historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, considered one of the 7 wonders of the modern world, is a mandatory tourist spot for all travelers who are passionate about history.

If you don’t have much time to stay in Cusco, then we recommend this 1-day Machu Picchu tour by bus departing from Cusco and train station Ollantaytambo (the only living Inca city that is located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas).

Trip details

  • Places to go: Machu Picchu
  • Best time to go: April to October is the best season to do this hike. In November and December it starts to rain.
  • Departures: Daily – Subject to availability of entrance to Machu Picchu.
  • Type of Tour: Cultural
  • Walking Distance: 5km / 3.1 miles
  • Pick up place: We pick you up from your hotel (03:30 – 04:00 Hrs)
  • Return place: We drop you off at hotel.
  • Tour start time: 4:30 Hrs.
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Maximum Altitude: 3,400 meters/11,152 feet (Cusco)
  • Group size: 2 passengers min, 12 people max
  • When to book: Reservations can be made up to 7 days in advance subject to availability. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially on holidays.
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Itinerary

DAY 1

Tour Machu Picchu 1 Day

Located on the top of the mountain in the jungle area, it was discovered by Hiram Bingham in 1911. It is 111 km away. from the city of Cusco. The excursion begins with a train trip (Hiram Bingham, Vistadome, Expeditión). On the way you can see the Urubamba river, the snow-capped peaks of the mountain range, the characteristic vegetation of the high forest. We will arrive at the town of Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu Pueblo where we will continue by bus (20 minutes) to the archaeological complex of “Machu Picchu”, they will have a guided tour for two and a half hours, an optional lunch. Return to Cusco or for those who want to stay longer in Machu Picchu have the opportunity to spend the night in the town of Aguas Calientes. There are several types of train to visit Machu Picchu, the HIRAM BINGHAM train, a luxury train with elegant decoration, the VISTADOME train, which is a comfortable train and the EXPEDITION train that is more economical. There are also several train departure frequencies from the Sacred Valley for those who wish to continue their trip to Machu Picchu after an excursion in the Sacred Valley or for those who spend the night there. In addition to the aforementioned lines, there are several train departure frequencies from the Sacred Valley, for those who wish to continue their trip to Machu Picchu after making the excursion to the Sacred Valley or for those who spend the night in Aguas Calientes

What to Bring

  • Day Pack
  • Good Shoes
  • Rain Jacket or a Poncho
  • Water and Snacks (there are no shops in Machu Picchu)
  • Hat or cap to protect you from the sun or the cold weather in the morning
  • Sun Block
  • Insect repellent
  • Camera
  • Swimsuit (if you decide to stay the night in Aguas Calientes you can visit the hot springs)…

Recommendations

To fully enjoy our Full Day Tour to Machu Picchu do not forget to bring:

  • Passport, ID card, Student card or student card up to date; mandatory.
  • A small backpack for the tour.
  • Warm clothes for the morning excursion and light clothes for the day.
  • Wide-brimmed hat in sunny season, hat and sunglasses.
  • Plastic poncho or raincoat for the rain, between December and April.
  • Camera and/or film camera with extra batteries and charger.
  • Personal medication prescribed by your doctor, sunscreen and mosquito repellent cream.
  • Extra cash or credit card for additional personal expenses…..

Pricing List

Private Service
Number of persons Price per person
1 Persons $ USD 310.00 Inquire Now

Travel Guide

We have daily departures for this tour. The weather is dry all year round. However, between December and April, there are some rainy days, but no big deal. Machu Picchu is located on the other side of the Andes Mountains and at a lower elevation, the temperature can be around 25 ° C during the day and 13 ° C during the night. That’s why on this tour you don’t need heavy winter clothing. Click to check the Weather in Peru.

There are many destinations in Machu Picchu like Machu Picchu Mountain, Huayna Picchu Mountain, Inka Bridge and Sun Gate, the first 2 you must book in advance and the last 2 are free. Click here to learn more about the Destinations inside Machu Picchu Picchu.

You may know that Machu Picchu was not the main city of the Inka Empire. However, it was a sacred temple to welcome the new year. If you are interested in knowing the chronology of the Inka history, we recommend you to visit Cusco (the capital of the Inka Empire), Click to see the Destinations in Cusco. If you visit these destinations first, you will be an expert in Inca history when you arrive at Machu Picchu.

This is not a hard hiking tour, so everyone can do it, even if they are older or children.

Faqs Tour of Machu Picchu by Train in 1 Day

Read the most frequently asked questions before you make your booking

How can I book my Machu Picchu tour 2023?

To book this tour to Machu Picchu, you can fill out the form on the “Consult Tour” button to know the special prices of our economic tours 2023.

How far in advance do I need to book the tour?

We accept reservations at least 48 hours in advance. However, seats are limited and always subject to availability. Tickets to the Citadel of Machu Picchu are in high demand and in some cases sell out months in advance. Therefore, we recommend that you make your reservation as far in advance as possible.

How long does the visit to Machu Picchu last?

The tour lasts three hours. In the first hour, you will receive a guided tour of the citadel. The rest of the time you are free to move around the citadel.

I have already bought my ticket for Machu Picchu. Is it possible to book the program where the entrance fee is deducted from the total price?

What is the weather like in Machu Picchu?

Machu Picchu is located between the Andes and the Amazon rainforest and has a warm, temperate climate with an average minimum temperature of 12°C and an average maximum temperature of 24°C. From April to October is the dry season in this area, meaning there is less chance of precipitation during this time, while from November to March is the rainy season, meaning there is more chance of precipitation during this time. Regardless of this distinction, there is a possibility of rain every day of the year since it is a subtropical area.

Is Machu Picchu open after the pandemic?

Machu Picchu is currently open to tourists. Machu Picchu will open on November 2, 2020. It is advisable to book the entrance to Machu Picchu a month in advance, as it depends on availability and tourist routes.

Are the prices for this tour to Machu Picchu in 2023 cheap or reasonable?

We have unbeatable prices, for Machu Picchu tour we have cheap prices and discounts for some features.

Are you Peruvian, Colombian, Ecuadorian or Bolivian? Are you traveling in a group? Are you traveling with children? Do you have a student ID? Are you traveling as part of a school function?

Is the Machu Picchu tour flexible in terms of time?

If you book the Machu Picchu 1-day tour with us, we have flexible dates in our policies, for example, you can change the date for next year.

Will I have free time within the city of Machu Picchu?

In this year 2022, according to the new regulations of Machu Picchu, there is no free time because all groups must be supervised and accompanied by a guide from the beginning to the end of the tour.

Can I enter Machu Picchu with food?

According to the new regulations of Machu Picchu, it is not possible to bring food into the citadel of Machu Picchu. It is only possible to bring a bottle of water and a small snack.

Where can I have lunch in Machu Picchu?

There are several options for lunch in Machu Picchu:

The first option is to use the services of the Tinkuy Restaurant, located near the entrance gate of Machu Picchu. This restaurant offers a buffet lunch and belongs to the Belmond luxury hotel chain.
The second option is to have lunch in the village of Machu Picchu. In this small village you will find a wide range of restaurants of all qualities, prices and types.

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