1 Day Train Tour to Machu Picchu

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1 Day Train Tour to Machu Picchu


Overview of the 1 Day Train Tour to Machu Picchu - Private Service

 

Our one day train tour to Machu Picchu takes you on one of the most incredible train journeys in the world. Following the route of the Urubamba River all the way to the cloud forest that surrounds Machu Picchu you enjoy the beautiful scenery of the high Andes throughout the course of the journey. On arrival to Aguas Calientes you are met by your Guide and head straight up to Machu Picchu for your guided tour of the site.

Please NOTE: LLama Path recommends this tour ONLY if you are very short of time, otherwise You are highly recommend the 2 day 1 night train tour option.

 

Useful Information

  • Altitude at Machu Picchu - 2400m / 7873ft.
  • Train To Machu Picchu - Peru Rail Expedition Train
  • Distance from Cusco to Machu Picchu - 112km / 69.6 miles
  • Weather - dry from May to October, wet from November to April
  • To climb Huayna Picchu mountain you need to book in advance.
  • Departure time: 03:45am (to be confirmed).
  • Arrival time back in Cusco 21:00pmish (to be confirmed).

Day 1: Cusco - Machu Picchu - Cusco

Leaving from Cusco very early in the morning (around 03:30am!) we'll travel by bus (2 hours) to the village of Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley where we'll board our train (aproximately 06:15) to Aguas Calientes. With beautiful scenery throughout the journey the train journey itself is an experience. Following the course of the river down the Sacred Valley you'll arrive to Aguas Calientes and head straight up to Machu Picchu for your guided tour. The tour lasts for about 2 hours during which you'll learn about the Incas and visit all the most important areas of the citadel.

 

After your tour you'll have free time to explore the site by yourself. There are various areas that are not included in the tour such as the Inca bridge, you can ask your guide for suggestions. Later in the afternoon you take the bus back down to Aguas Calientes where you will take the train back to Ollantaytambo (aprox. 2 hours) and then carry on by bus to Cusco (another 2 hours).

Train (Expedition class) back to Cusco time: 16:55pm (to be confirmed depending on season and on the availability).

Expected arrival time in Cusco: 21:00pmish.

Please Note: November to April you must be prepared for rainy days.

Includes

  • Professional English Speaking Tour Guide
  • Pick-up from your hotel
  • Transportation by bus to and from Ollantaytambo
  • Return transportation by Expedition Train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu and 2 hour guided tour of the site
  • Return bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes

Does Not Include

  • Meals
  • Entrance to Huayna Picchu Mountain
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance - you are strongly recommended to take out travel insurance for the duration of your trip.

What you need to take

  • Original Passport
  • ISIC card (if you are a student and want to qualify for the discount)
  • Waterproof jacket / rain poncho
  • Warm jacket
  • T-shirts
  • Comfortable Trousers
  • Sun hat
  • Sun cream (factor 35 or higher)
  • Insect repellant
  • Personal medication
  • Camera and film
  • November to April rainy season.

Prices 2017

  • 1 person    US$ 475 per person
  • 2 people    US$ 415 per person
  • 3 people    US$ 365 per person
  • 4 people    US$ 345 per person
  • 5+ people  US$ 315 per person

Please NOTE: This tour runs only as Private Service.

Discounts:

Student Discount: US$20 (Requires ISIC Card to qualify)
Under 18's Discount: US$20

Extras NOT Included (Need to book in Advance):

  • Machu Picchu Mountain climbing:  USD 25.00
  • Huayna Picchu Mountain climbing: USD 25.00
  • Vistadome Train Aguas Calientes-Cusco: USD50.00 per person.
  • Extra Night in Aguas Calientes: Depends on the type of Hotel desired.

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