TRAIN TO MACHU PICCHU BY ANDEAN GREAT TREKS

MACHU PICCHU BY TRAIN 1 DAY

AVAILABLE Price from $ 270 USD pp
Trip Type foodCulture & Adventure
Difficulty Level Leisurely/Moderate
Group Size 2-8 people
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Visit  the wonder of the machupicchu world is now easier, just in one day you can visit one of the seven modern wonders. Our tour will pick you up from your hotel in the city of Cusco, from where you will get off by bus to the train station in Ollantaytambo. Then you will have a 2 hour trip to the citadel of Machu Picchu, where you can go with the guide all the most important places. In the afternoon you will return to the city of Cusco where you will arrive at 23:00 p.m.

 

INCLUDED IN THE MACHU PICCHU BY TRAIN :

  • Private transportation Cusco-Ollantaytambo ( round trip )
  • Train tickets  Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes ( round trip )
  • Bus ticket Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu ( one way )
  • Entrance to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
  • English guide

NOTE: If you like to upgrade the train service , we have the follow options:

TRAIN LIST TRAIN TYPE ADDITIONAL COST
PERURAIL VISTADOME

33 USD

HIRAM BINGHAM

710 USD

INCA RAIL

THE 360 °


33 USD

THE FIRST CLASS

297 USD

 

NOT INCLUDED IN THE MACHU PICCHU BY TRAIN:

  • Extra costs
  • Meals
  • Huayna Picchu entrance ticket ( $ 30 usd )

Max Elevation 2400 m
Hiking Distance 112 km
Approximate walking time 10 hrs

Early in the morning we will pick  up you at 3:40 am, from your Hostel in Cusco. Then we go by bus to Ollantaytambo Train Station, to take the train at 6:40 am. Through a beautiful landscape along the Sacred Valley of the Incas, you will arrive at 8:00 am, to Aguas Calientes. There is waiting for you our staff, with him you will  take the bus, to the machu picchu citadel, it takes like 30 min. When you arrive to the gate, there you will meet with your tour guide, he  will show you all the most important places for 2 hours. The mystical serenity that emanates from these towering walls and the mystery of the stones fit perfectly, inspires a deep respect for the builders of this monumental work, which have managed to combine their art with the whims of a wild nature. After spending unforgettable moments in Machu Picchu, you  will return to Aguas Calientes to take our tourist train back towards Ollantaytambo, then  by bus to Cusco.

Please if you make the reservation in very advance  ( 2 months minimum);  we will buy the train ticket back from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo  at 19:00; wich arrives to Cusco at 23:00 pm. But if you will book like one week in advance this tour, we can’t secure that your train at the normal time, we will buy some of the following  schedules, wich will be communicated to your email: 20:00 pm arriving to Cusco at 24:00 pm 21:30 pm arriving to Cusco at 1:30 am NOTE: To climb Huayna Picchu, Machu Picchu mountain;  it is necessary to book at leats 4 months in advance, because the amount of the spaces, are limited. Therefore, if you are interested in this Tickets, please let us know in advance. But is with extra cost of $ 30 usd. All changes of your train departures will be mentioned 1 or 2 days before the departure with our staff at the briefing time in the travel office.

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING TO MACHU PICCHU BY TRAIN :

  • A small backpack
  • Clothing for heat and cold (pants type and
  • Trekking shoes
  • Rain Poncho
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Repellent against mosquitoes
  • Camera flash
  • Some snacks
  • Original passport
  • Valid student card  with validity date
  • Extra money in soles

The best time to visit Peru is during the dry season, between May and November, when the weather is dry and bright, with more frequent rainfall occurring between November and April.

JANUARY Warm - Heavy Rain
FEBUARY Warm - Heavy Rain
MARCH Warm - Heavy Rain
APRIL Warm - Light Rain
MAY Hot
JUNE Hot
JULY Hot
AUGUST Hot
SEPTEMBER Hot - Warm
OCTOBER Hot - Warm
NOVEMBER Warm - Light Rain
DECEMBER Warm - Heavy Rain

PRICE & AVAILABILITY

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Why travel with Andean Great Treks

LOCALLY INSPIRED, DELICIOUS FLAVOURS
There is something magical about artisanal farming in the Andes. The rich soils and unique climate give products an otherwise unattainable flavor. Our chefs serve local and international food. With unparalleled views of the fabulous Andean Mountains, amid the highland forests from your table, you’ll enjoy delicious gourmet food and new spins on classic Peruvian favorites. We use only local produce and fresh ingredients.
OUR PASSIONATE TOUR GUIDES
Unlock the secrets of Peru’s most iconic adventure destination. Our team is passionate about making sure your experiences are unique —some thrilling, some relaxing, all awe-inspiring. Our private guides will let you explore the Andes and rainforest at your own pace, stopping for a snack if you’re hungry, or racing to the top of a hill if you’re up to it.
YOUR SAFETY OUR PRIORITY
We work with certified guides, the latest high-tech equipment and satellite communication, to guarantee your safety every step on the trail. Each year we do the course of rescue and first aid with all our hiking team (guides, cooks, horsemen, drivers). The course is comprehensive and practical, including all of the essential principles and skills required to assess and manage medical problems in isolated and extreme environments.
ENVIRONMENTAL SENSITIVITY
We have deep love and respect for our Mother Earth or Pachamama since we are a 100% Cusco company. We know the importance of our Andean culture, and like good children of the earth, we do everything possible to avoid contamination.
CAMPING EQUIPMENT
It’s essential to have the best equipment when you’re walking in the mountains. Due to the constant climate changes in the region, we use tents suitable for all four seasons.
SMALL GROUPS & BIG ADVENTURES
With a maximum group size is 8 on most tours, it feels more like traveling with friends than being on an organized tour. You'll meet like-minded people where everyone is guaranteed to share a passion for travel.

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