Tour to Machu Picchu by Train From Ollanta 1 Day
The citadel of Machu Picchu is located on the left side of the Vilcanota River, 130 kilometers from Cusco, whose name comes from Quechua (machu pikchu, "Old Mountain").
Built approximately in the middle of the 15th century, the discovery of this city dates back to 1912, the year in which the Scientific Commission of Yale University headed by Hiram Bingham came to it making important studies.
Among the multitude of remains that the visitor will admire in this city, which until now lives full of mystery, the following deserve to be highlighted:
Viewpoint, Main Square, Temple of the Three Windows, The Solar Observatory (called Intiwatana), The Palace of the Inca, Temple of the Sun, Temple of the Condor, Temple of the Pachamama and the Huaynapicchu Mountain.
Machu Picchu has been considered Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO since 1983, also known as the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu. On the other hand, in a recent world contest, one of the New Wonders of the Modern World has been chosen.
6:00 AM pick up from the hotel in Cusco and transfer to the train station.
7:45 AM We board the train to go to the town of Aguas Calientes.
We boarded the bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu (30 minute bus ride).
Once arrived at Machu Picchu we will have a guided tour in the Inca citadel, to visit the most important places of Machu Picchu.
At a convenient time we will take the bus back to the town of Aguas Calientes.
Lunch in hot waters (not included).
4:30 PM We board the train to return to Ollantaytmabo and from there by car to Cusco.
Time of arrival in Cusco 8:00 PM.
Transfer to the hotel in Cusco.
DETAILED ITINERARY OF THE FULL DAY TO MACHU PICCHU:
TOUR TO MACHU PICCHU 01 DAY (CUSCO – OLLANTA – MACHU PICCHU – OLLANTA – CUSCO)
6:00 AM we will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco, we will take you to the train station where we will board our train and then make our trip to the town of "Aguas Calientes" (2000 masl).
When you arrive at the train station, our guide will be waiting for you with a sign and your names, with it you will go to the bus station, to ascend 400 m high, by a zigzag path, for 30 minutes until you reach the incredible wonder of the world «The Sanctuary of Machu Picchu«, known as «The Lost City of the Incas«.
Upon arrival at the citadel of Machu Picchu we will go through the control where you will deliver your entrance ticket, from this place the guided tour will start, you will visit the main places such as: the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the Enclosures Reales, the Temple of the Three Windows and the cemeteries, the visit will be guided.
At the end you will be given free time to take a walk through the citadel and visit Machu Picchu on your own, then we will return to the town of Aguas Calientes where you will have lunch in the town's restaurants (lunch is not included in the package).
In the afternoon you will take the train back to Cusco (you must be at the station 30 minutes before the departure time of your train), the return will follow the same route as the outward journey, upon arrival at the train station in Ollantaytambo , we will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel in Cusco (1 hour and 30 minute trip by car). We will be arriving in Cusco at approximately 8:00 PM
Pick up from the hotel in Cusco.
Transportation Cusco – Ollantaytambo (train station) – Cusco.
Train tickets Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo.
Bus up and down to Machu Picchu.
Entrance tickets to Machu Picchu.
Professional guide in Machu Picchu.
Transfer to the hotel in Cusco.
Does not include
Optional lunch buffet Machu Picchu town $ 27.00 USD (at the request of the client).
Bring original passport «With expiration date not less than 7 months»
Wear sneakers or light shoes or tennis.
Water bottle "canteen"
Drink plenty of fluids on your excursions.
Raincoat (long poncho) in the rainy season
Long sleeve shirts.
Sunscreen, wide-brimmed hat for sunny days.
Sunglasses, plastic bags.
Medicine and/or items for personal use (liquid for contact lenses).
A light backpack or briefcase.
Camera or film camera.
Have on hand checks and coins in small denominations soles or dollars.
Mask and face shield.
Bathing clothes for the thermal baths (optional).
PRICES AND OPTIONS
REGULAR PRICE 370
“EXPEDITION TRAIN or INKA RAIL”
REGULAR PRICE 420
“VISTADOME TRAIN FIRST CLASS”
Valid STUDENT CARD (if you booked as a student).
Immigration card (delivered on the plane when entering Peru).
Good backpack (the smaller the better).
Water storage or canteen: Water reservoir like Camelbaks is recommended, but enough for at least 1-2 litres.
Comfortable shoes (lightweight with good soles), "water resistant goretex for rainy seasons".
Toothbrush and paste.
First aid kit: band-aids, moleskin, etc.
INSIDE YOUR BACKPACK FOR THE VISIT OF MACHU PICCHU:
The backpacks can be of any size, but we always recommend the smallest ones, since inside Machu Picchu, the entry of bags of more than 25 liters will not be allowed. If it is larger, you will need to store them outside the citadel gates.
"Canteen" water bottle.
Professional camera or phone camera.
Toilet paper and a small plastic bag for waste.
Extra money for souvenirs, drinks and tips.