MACHU PICCHU IN 1 DAY


The beautiful Machu Picchu Inca citadel was built in the fifteenth century by Inca Pachacutec, this impressive archaeological monument was considered a Royal hacienda destined to the cult of the Gods and a challenge to the ruling skills builders. Built as a refuge for the elite of the Inca aristocracy, is considered one of the seven wonders of the world since 2007 and is located at 2430 meters altitude in the Urubamba river valley. Visiting this place is for you an unforgettable experience ever imagined.

MACHU PICCHU IN 1 DAY

ITINERARY


DEPATURES: EVERY DAY 5:00 am. 22:30 pm.

  • Cusco – Ollantaytambo – Machu picchu village
  • 9:30 am MACHU PICCHU Inca City
  • 18:45. – 22:30 p.m.
  • Machu picchu village – Ollantaytambo - Cusco

Pick up from your accommodation at 03:00 AM. Early in the morning transfer to the train station in Ollantaytambo. At 05:30 am boarding the train bound for the majestic sanctuary of “Machu Picchu”, which since 2007 was considered a world wonder. During the tour we will appreciate the beauty of the valleys and the indigenous people of the area, up to Machu Picchu town, or better known as Aguas Calientes. Then we will take you on a tour bus for about half an hour to the sanctuary. After rigorous check the admission booth, begins our unique experience in life, we are facing this amazing world heritage monument. Our guide starts visiting the Inca complex, in the Temple of the Sun, where their main trade is observed, then the Intihuatana, the sacred rock group, theTemple of the Three Windows, the mausoleum, among other places of interest for tourists. This will give the tourist free time to take photos, scroll on their own wherever your interests take you. In Machu Picchu town you can walk, go to places where they sell crafts, to the Plaza de Armas and others places, until the time to board the train back to Cusco. Around 08:00 pm, we will take the train back to Ollantaytambo where our tourist transport awaits us to go to the Imperial city of Cusco, then transfer to your accommodation.

Meals provided= (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner


MORE INFORMATION


Included

  • Transfers In / Out
  • Train tickets to Machu picchu (according to the Train Service you want)
  • Professional bilingual tour guides
  • Bus ticket to Machupicchu round trip
  • Entrance fee to Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
  • Bus tickets to Machu picchu Inca City and to Machu picchu town
  • 1 lunch in Machu picchu
  • Expedition train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
  • Transfer from Ollantaytambo train station to your hotel in Cusco
  • Original passport (and International Student card (ISIC) if applicable)
  • Walking boots
  • Waterproof jacket/rain poncho
  • Warm jacket, hat and gloves
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun protection cream (factor 35 recommended)
  • Bottles of Water
  • Insect repellent
  • Toiletries
  • Personal medications
  • Camera and films

TRAIN EXPEDITION : US$ 285.00

TRAIN EXPEDITION : US$ 285.00

This is for all the adventurous travelers who seek to discover all the journey details and arrange the trip itinerary according to their needs. The Expedition is the best alternative to go to Machu Picchu.

The Expedition is a service designed for the traveler´s comfort, with four passenger’s seats located in front of each other, so you can share your experience, and for the faithful backpack that is always with you we offer racks placed above the seats. Also, this train has panoramic windows, air conditioning and heating, and Andean music that creates a cheerful atmosphere.

Relax and start your adventure to the next station, Machu Picchu.

Because the expedition begins when you start on your destination.

This is a travel experience with all the qualities and benefits of our travel agency at a lower cost.

VISTADOME SERVICE: US$ 335.00

The Vistadome is the ideal train for those who want to be in contact with the environment and appreciate the wonderful journey to Machu Picchu.

Surrounded entirely by glass and wagons with large panoramic windows offering incomparable scenic views and innumerous opportunities to capture amazing pictures. Vistadome travelers feel connected and part of the impressive landscape of Peru. The train provides to travelers on board a personalized and first level service to give them an unforgettable life experience.

The Vistadome also has air conditioning and heating, leather seats that adjust to the body to provide comfort and relaxation during the entire trip.

The Vistadome has a different service, which allows the visitor to be immersed and feel the Andean culture through its landscapes, music, dance and even food carefully prepared with local ingredients.

Connect your senses through a sophisticated and sensory travel experience.

On-board experience with the best comfort and quality service.

Discounts: trip to Machu Picchu

  • To qualify as a student, it is necessary to have a valid ISIC card. Scan the card and email us the copy at the time of your booking. We will then offer a $20 discount per student.
  • For children younger than 16, we offer a $20 discount (you also need to scan and email us a copy of the passport)
  • For children younger than 7, we offer a $50 discount (same here: you need to scan and email the passport)

Trip to Machu Picchu

The itinerary is subject to change depending on the time of booking. It can also vary depending of the climate or the health status of the travelers. Train times will only be confirmed near the time of the tour; thus if you join a group later we cannot guarantee you will be travelling on the same train as the rest of the group. Train times are also subject to change depending on the train company timetables or availability.

For availability of spaces for this service, please contact us info@salkantaytrek.org and we`ll send you detailed information, prices, terms and conditions.


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RESERVATIONS

If you want to make a reservation, please fill out our Passenger Details Form.

*** Each reservation requires a USD $ 200.00 deposit as a down payment per person + 10% transfer tax (Total USD $ 220.00). The final balance can be paid at our Local office in cash during your briefing a day or two before your trip.

Once the deposit will be confirmed we will send you your contract voucher.


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*** USD $ 200.00 is not the price of the Trek, is only a down payment.

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