Journey to the iconic land of the Inca on this guided day-trip to mysterious Machu Picchu. Travel by train to the town of Aguas Calientes then continue to the astounding archaeological site of Machu Picchu for a private tour and picnic lunch.
What to Expect
Join this full day Cusco Urban Adventure to unearth the mysteries of majestic Machu Picchu without having to hike the trail! Start the day by rising early and enjoying a scenic train tide to the Peruvian town of Aguas Calientes. Transfer to a bus for a brief journey to the much-visited archaeological site of Machu Picchu.
There’s a reason why this awesome complex is celebrated, loved, and mused over by historians, travellers, stargazers, and mystics – it is simply one of the most astounding places on Earth! Built at the height of the Inca Empire, it is widely believed that this place was built to serve as an estate for the Inca emperor Pachacutec. Learn about the historical background of this impressive site from your guide while you spend the morning walking around the ruins.
After the tour you will have free time to explore the complex at your own pace. Why not walk to the Sun Gate for sweeping views of the area below or wander the stone path of Inca Bridge? Don’t forget to capture the beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, as there are loads of photo-worthy moments waiting around every corner!
By 16:00, it’s time to make the return journey back to the bright lights of Cusco. Hop on the train and ride back to the city, away from the magnetic heritage of mighty Machu Picchu – a mesmerizing place that will leave an imprint on your soul.
- Service of an English-speaking local guide
- Train and bus tickets
- Machu Picchu entrance fee
- Transfers to/from train station in Cusco
What's Not Included
- Food and drinks
- Personal expenses
Know Before You Go
It is strongly advised to to bring sunscreen and wear a hat.
Important: Your passport details are needed for the Machu Picchu Full-Day Tour (Full name, nationality and passport ID number). Please enter your passport details in the additional request box, otherwise the tour is not confirmed.You must show your passport and immigration card to the guide before you start the tour.
Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.
At 19:00 the day before the tour, your guide will provide a briefing session in the comfort of your own hotel lobby (please provide hotel details as soon as possible).