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From Cusco: Full-Day Group Tour of Machu Picchu

From Cusco: Full-Day Group Tour of Machu Picchu

Travel from Cusco to learn about the majestic Inca city: Machu Picchu and the ancient civilization living there. Discover the secrets that are hidden in it. Go back in time as you explore the streets of these ruins located in the Peruvian Andes.  Begin with an early morning pickup from your hotel in Cusco for transfer to the train station. Get on board and enjoy the comforts offered by the train during the journey to Machu Picchu. Choose from the option of a standard train or a Vistadome train that offers panoramic views. Enjoy the dynamic landscapes of the Peruvian Andes. Arrive in Aguas Calientes and take a bus to the entrance of the citadel of Machu Picchu. Learn about the history of this wonderful place. Depending on the option you select, enjoy a guided visit of Circuit 5. Visit Qolqas, the Agricultural Zone, the waterway, dry pit, Temple of the Sun, Inka House, water sources, set three covers, Pisonay Square, and the archaeological reserve. Take the bus back to Aguas Calientes and get recommendations for lunch. Board the train back to the Ollantaytambo or Poroy station where transportation will be waiting to take you to your hotel in Cusco.

Machu Picchu: Entry Ticket

Machu Picchu: Entry Ticket

New Visiting Circuits at Machu Picchu Ministry of Culture Announcement Starting June 1st, new circuits will be implemented for visiting Machu Picchu. Our company offers all these circuits, according to availability. It is important to check the availability of each circuit before planning your visit. Circuit Options Low Season (October 16th – May 31st) 1. Panoramic Circuit Ticket + Upper Terrace Route - Allows the classic photo of Machu Picchu but does not include a tour of its Inca constructions (religious and urban sector). 2. Panoramic Circuit Ticket + Machu Picchu Mountain - Allows the classic photo of Machu Picchu and the hike to Machu Picchu mountain, but not a tour of its Inca constructions. 3. Complete Classic Circuit Ticket - Allows a visit to the Inca city of Machu Picchu and its main Inca constructions: Temple of the Sun, Main Temple, Sacred Rock, Temple of the Condor, etc. Also allows the classic photo. 4. Short Classic Circuit Ticket - Allows a visit to the Inca city of Machu Picchu, including the classic photo from the lower terrace and its main Inca constructions. 5. Royalty Circuit Ticket or Lower Part - Allows a visit to the Inca city of Machu Picchu via the lower part, including constructions such as: Inca House, Temple of the Sun, Sacred Rock, Temple of the Condor, and more. 6. Royalty Circuit Ticket or Lower Part + Huayna Picchu - Includes the tour of the lower part of Machu Picchu and the hike to the summit of Huayna Picchu. High Season (June 1st – October 15th) 1. Panoramic Circuit Ticket + Inti Punku - Allows the classic photo of Machu Picchu and the hike to Intipunku (Sun Gate), but not a tour of its Inca constructions. 2. Panoramic Circuit Ticket + Inca Bridge - Allows the classic photo of Machu Picchu and the hike to the Inca Bridge, but not a tour of its Inca constructions. 3. Royalty Circuit Ticket or Lower Part + Huchuy Picchu - Allows a visit to the lower part of Machu Picchu and the hike to the summit of Huchuy Picchu. 4. Royalty Circuit Ticket or Lower Part + Great Cave - Allows a visit to the lower part of Machu Picchu and the hike to the Great Cave. Circuits and Routes Circuit 1 or Panoramic Route 1-A: Machu Picchu Mountain Route. Route 1-B: Upper Terrace Route. Route 1-C: Route to Inti Punku (High Season). Route 1-D: Route to Inca Bridge (High Season). Circuit 2 or Classic Route 2-A: Designed Route. Route 2-B: Lower Terrace Route. Circuit 3 or Royalty Route 3-A: Waynapicchu Mountain Route. Route 3-B: Designed Route. Route 3-C: Great Cave Route (High Season). Route 3-D: Huchuy Picchu Route (High Season). Additional Information It is only an entrance ticket and does not include a guide or services such as train and bus, unless you choose the option included with a guide.

From Cusco: Sacred Valley Tour with Pisac and Ollantaytambo

From Cusco: Sacred Valley Tour with Pisac and Ollantaytambo

The first stop on this full-day tour from Cusco is the Mirador of Taray for spectacular views of the Andes and the Sacred Valley. Continue to the town of Pisac, the site of a popular market.. Visit the archaeological site and see the agricultural terraces, Inca cemeteries and royal buildings. Continue to Urubamba and enjoy a buffet lunch at a restaurant. Head to Ollantaytambo, built to guard the entrance to Machu Picchu, and to protect the Incas from possible invasions. Visit the picturesque village of Chinchero on the way back to Cusco, and see the remains of the royal estate of Tupac Inca Yupanqui. See also how locals dye alpaca wool with natural plants of the region.

Machu Picchu: Full-Day Tour from Cusco with Optional Lunch

Machu Picchu: Full-Day Tour from Cusco with Optional Lunch

Discover the magic of the Andes and Machu Picchu on a full-day trip from Cusco. Marvel at mountain views on a train to Aguas Calientes. Hop on a comfortable bus to Machu Picchu and begin a guided tour. Upgrade your experience with the option to include an authentic Peruvian lunch. Start with pickup from your hotel in Cusco and travel to Ollantaytambo Station to board the train to Aguas Calientes. This is the nearest town to Machu Picchu. Enjoy a scenic train journey through dramatic Andean landscapes. The train has ample seats with large windows allowing for grand views of the surrounding jungle and mountains.  Board a coach for a 25-minute ride to Machu Picchu. The city of Machu Pichu is believed to have been built in the 1450s by the Inca emperor Pachacuti as a holiday retreat. Within a century the city would be abandoned following the Spanish conquest. The Spaniards never found it, so it was spared the destruction they brought on other Inca sites. Instead, it was slowly swallowed up by the jungle and hidden from harm. Take a guided tour of the site which explains the origins behind this awe-inspiring citadel and its most prominent landmarks such as the monumental Main Square, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows, the Circular Towers, the Sacred Sun Dial, and the Burial Grounds. After the tour, be returned to Aguas Calientes where you can take some free time to explore the city, or enjoy an optional lunch.  After some time in the town, return to Aguas Calientes station to take the train back to the Ollantaytambo Station, from there you will be taken back to your hotel.

Machu Picchu: Circuit 1 Entry Ticket

Machu Picchu: Circuit 1 Entry Ticket

Explore the Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu at your own pace with a standard entrance ticket to the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Site. Reserve this entrance ticket to enter the site specifically through the Circuit 1. Scout Machu Picchu starting at the entrance where the security guards will verify your ticket and request your original Passport, then you will follow a one-way circuit where you might discover landmark attractions at your own pace, such as the Temple of the Sun, the terraced fields of the agricultural sector, and the Intihuatana stone (available from 7:00 am to 10:00 am), and take the famous picture from the observatory with the lost citadel behind.  For entering the Lost Citadel of Machu Picchu, it is mandatory that you are accompanied by an accredited guide. You are able to book your tour guide separately with us or hire the tour guide directly at the entrance of the ruins. You can independently organize transportation and tour guide for the visit.

From Aguas Calientes: Round-Trip Bus Ticket to Machu Picchu

From Aguas Calientes: Round-Trip Bus Ticket to Machu Picchu

Benefit from the convenience of pre-booked round-trip transfers from Aguas Calientes to Machu Pichu. Soak in the peace and quiet whilst riding an air-conditioned bus and checking out the scenery along the way. Your professional driver will make sure your transfers are safe and relaxed. Avoid the crowds and enjoy a flexible schedule and reasonable prices.  

Cusco: Machu Picchu 4-Day Inca Trail Trek & Panoramic Train

Cusco: Machu Picchu 4-Day Inca Trail Trek & Panoramic Train

Tackle the unforgettable Inca Trail and enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime hike to Machu Picchu. Departing from Cusco, discover one of the world’s oldest pilgrimages on this 4-day trip and explore a cloud forest. Day 1: Cusco - Km 82 - Ayapata Depart from your Cusco hotel early in the morning, drive to Km 82, the starting point, and begin the Inca Trail hike visiting Llactapata, Tarayoc, and arrive after 6 hours to the first campsite in Ayapata, located 3300 (10826 feet) meters above sea level. Day 2: Ayapata - Dead Women´s Pass - Chaquicocha In the morning, make your way to the highest point of the Inca Trail, passing two mountains for a total of 10 hours of hiking. Traverse Dead Woman’s Pass is the highest point of the Inca Trail at 4215 meters (13829 feet). Then, cross the Runqurakay Pass, with 4000 meters (13123 feet), to Chaquicocha campsite. Day 3: Campsite - Phuyupatamarca - Wiñaywayna After a good night's rest at Chaquicocha, take on the 6-hour trek, visiting Phuyupatamarca, Intipata, and finally, the archaeological site of Wiñaywayna at 2600 meters (8530 feet). Pass through a number of ecological zones, home to a diversity of flora and fauna. Spot orchids, bromeliads, hummingbirds, foxes, and deer. Day 4: Sun Gate - Machu Picchu Wake up early and hike for 2 hours to Machu Picchu through the Sun Gate, and enjoy a unique view of Machu Picchu. After exploring Machu Picchu, board the Panoramic Vistadome train back to Cusco and be dropped off at your hotel in the evening.

From Cusco: Sacred Valley & Maras Salt Mines Tour with Lunch

From Cusco: Sacred Valley & Maras Salt Mines Tour with Lunch

Explore the Sacred Valley of the Incas on this full-day tour that includes hotel pickup from the Cusco historic center. See archaeological sites at Chinchero, Ollantaytambo and Pisac, the Maras Salt Mines, and textile production sites. Savor a tasty buffet lunch that includes a vegetarian option. Begin with an early morning pickup from your hotel in the Cusco historic center. Relax on the scenic drive to Chinchero where you can step back in time at the archaeological sites and stroll through its colorful artisan market. Head to the town of Maras and capture pictures of the sprawling salt mines where salt has been gathered from hillside pools since Inca times. Continue to the mountain-surrounded town of Urubamba for a delicious buffet lunch. After lunch, travel to Ollantaytambo, to take in the Ollantaytambo ruins where there is a a massive Inca fortress, a Sun Temple, and the Princess Baths fountain. Finally, visit the town of Pisac to discover the the Pisac archaeological site and go for a stroll in a vibrant artisan market. Return to the city of Cusco in the early evening and be dropped off in the main square where you can find a nice place to have dinner after your tour. Note: Because we will be visiting 5 tourist atractions, take a note that the time to visit each one will be limited and the information will be given on the bus.

From Cusco: Chinchero, Maras, Moray, Ollantaytambo and Pisac

From Cusco: Chinchero, Maras, Moray, Ollantaytambo and Pisac

Explore Cusco's Sacred Valley and see Incan Ruins, Salt Mines, and textile production. Make stops in Moray, Chinchero, Ollantaytambo, and Pisac on this full-day tour by van. Be picked up from your hotel in Cusco in the morning before heading to an archaeological zone and textile center located in Chinchero. See how locals dye alpaca wool with natural plants of the region. Visit the archaeological site in Chinchero and see its terraces before moving on to Moray to learn about the history of the Incas and wonder at their mysterious circular terraces. Head to the nearby village of Maras and learn about its history as a center for salt production at the Maras Salt Mines. Admire the unique quilt work of over 3,000 salt ponds spilling into the Sacred Valley. Travel to Urubamba and enjoy a buffet lunch at a local restaurant. Stop at the ruins of Ollantaytambo and marvel at the remarkable Incan architecture built during the Incan Empire's heyday. See an amazing rock formation that represents the Incan god of Wiracocha. Arrive at the last tour stop, the archaeological site of Pisac, after which you will visit the nearby town. Return to Cusco and be dropped off in the town center after the tour is over.

Machu Picchu: Circuit 3 Entry Ticket

Machu Picchu: Circuit 3 Entry Ticket

Discover the landmarks of Machu Picchu Lost Citadel through CIRCUIT 4 and be one of the 325 people allowed to climb Huayna Picchu on the four different schedules available per day. Additionally, you can be one of the 425 people allowed to climb Huchuy Picchu on the five different schedules available per day. Explore Machu Pícchu Citadel at your own pace from a different perspective through the Citadel's lower segment CIRCUIT 4, discover ancient buildings such as the Temple of the Sun, the Water Mirrors, and the Terraced Fields of the Agricultural Sector. Get across Machu Picchu complex until you finally get to the head of the famous Huayna Picchu and Huchuy Picchu Mountain trek located at the same spot. Take in the stunning views at Huayna Picchu Mountain highest point, and be amazed as you see this marvelous, historical city in real life. Scout Huchuy Picchu small Mountain which is adjacent to the Huayna Picchu Mountain, and is more suitable for short hiking lovers.

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Fabulous day, was picked up early and had a very educational experience. The buffet lunch was very unique and allowed me to try many foods I’ve never seen before. All the food was super fresh. The transportation was very nice, the driver was an expert. Everything was made very clear, from the historical information to when to get back to the bus. Loved the textile factory.

it is of great experiece to be with this local cusqueñan family... they offer indeed the true hospitality of peruvian people.. simple the best.. worth to place your trust for an experience of a lifetime.. Gracias Fredi y su Grupo de servidores..

The truth is that we hesitated to buy them because it was only two days in advance for the best circuits. Excellent decision, everything was fine and perfect with the tickets. Thank you Lizandro

Very passionate tour guide and overall everything went very smoothly and everything was communicated to us very well

The guide explained a lot. We had enough time to look at everything ourselves