1 Day Machu Picchu Tour from Cusco - Full Day Machu Picchu

Cusco to Machu Picchu Day Trip

Embark on an unforgettable Machu Picchu Day Tour from Cusco and experience the breathtaking beauty of this ancient Inca citadel. This day trip is perfect for those who wish to immerse themselves in the rich history and culture of Machu Picchu. You can do so while still enjoying the convenience of a guided tour. 

Our experienced tour guides will lead you on a journey through time. As you explore the architectural marvels, you will learn about the Inca civilization that once thrived in this region.

Your adventure begins with a scenic Cusco to Machu Picchu journey, starting with a comfortable bus ride from Cusco to Ollantaytambo. As you traverse the winding roads of the Sacred Valley, you’ll be treated to stunning views of lush green mountains. Additionally, you’ll encounter traditional Andean villages along the way.

Upon arrival in Ollantaytambo, you’ll board a train for the picturesque ride to Aguas Calientes. It is a charming town nestled at the base of Machu Picchu. This leg of the trip takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes, covering a distance of 43.5 miles (70 kilometers).

Once in Aguas Calientes, you’ll have a short 30-minute bus ride to the entrance of Machu Picchu. Our highly recommended tour guides will be waiting to escort you through the site. They will be offering expert insights into the history and significance of this UNESCO World Heritage site. 

Cusco to Machu Picchu Day Trip:

As you explore the well-preserved ruins, you’ll feel a sense of wonder. The ingenuity and craftsmanship of the Inca people are truly impressive. For those seeking an extra challenge, the optional hike to the peak of Huayna Picchu offers an exhilarating climb. From there, you can enjoy breathtaking views of the entire citadel.

Taking a guided Machu Picchu Day Trip ensures a more enriching experience. Our knowledgeable tour guides will provide invaluable insights, bringing the history of this fascinating site to life. Additionally, our day tours include all transportation, entrance fees, and bus tickets. This allows you to focus on enjoying the once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Due to the popularity of this iconic destination, it’s essential to book your Machu Picchu Day Tour from Cusco. Make sure to do so months in advance. By planning ahead, you’ll secure your spot on this unforgettable journey. This will also guarantee an experience that will stay with you for a lifetime. 

Whether you’re an avid history buff or simply seeking a unique adventure, this day trip to Machu Picchu is incredible. It’s an experience you would not want to miss.

If you feel a bit adventurous you can consider hiking Inca Trail or Salkantay Trek. They are popular alternatives to reach Machu Picchu. However, these treks require a few days and advanced trail tickets. 

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Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu 2 Day Tour

Sacred Valley – Machu Picchu 2 Day Tour

Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu 2 day tour from Cusco is a popular choice among travelers looking to get a detailed insight into the Inca civilization before visiting Machu Picchu. 

The Sacred Valley Machu Picchu tour starts with a full-day tour of Sacred Valley. You will be visiting the village of Pisac. It is home to the second massive ruin perched on a hilltop overlooking the valley.

Here you will also be visiting the traditional Andean market where farmers and craftsmen from the neighboring village gather to sell their products. This is the best place to buy souvenirs.

To enhance your Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu tour experience, we will also be serving you a traditional Andean meal for lunch in Urubamba. 

We will then drive you to Ollantaytambo. This is a living example of an Incas town planning system. We will be visiting the ruins here. 

The second day of the tour is dedicated to a visit to the Sacred Inca City, Machu Picchu.

Why Inka Explorer Viajes?

We are a fully local tour operator based in Cusco. At Inca Explorer Viajes, we take pride in working with local guides who have excellent knowledge about history and culture. As experienced guides, they are aware of giving first aid in case of altitude sickness. 

The 2 Day Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu tour is available as both a small group and private tour. Take a moment and check out our reviews on Tripadvisor.

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Short Inca Trail 2 Days - 2 Day Inca Trail Tour

Short Inca Trail 2 Days

The Classic 4-day Inca Trail’s highlights can be experienced on a shorter, more affordable 2 day Inca Trail tour. Commonly known as Short Inca Trail 2 Days, you’ll be exposed to different microclimates on this trail as you descend from the the Andes to cloud forest.

On this 2 Day Inca Trail Tour, you will pass many Inca sites along the route, including the famous Wiñay Wayna. As those on the Classical Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, you will get to enjoy the first views of Machu Picchu from the Sun Gate.

Families with small children will find the trail ideal. It doesn’t require you to hike high altitudes nor camping. The Short Inca Trail 2 Days’ highest point is at 2650m above sea level.

We will be accommodating you in a comfortable hotel in Aguas Calientes town. 

The second day of the trail completes with a visit to the archaeological site of Machu Picchu. Our local expert will be giving you a two hours tour. You will get an insight into the Incan mythology and the history behind this lost Inca citadel. 

If you wish to enhance your experience, you can upgrade to the Peru Rail’s Vistadome Train. It offers a panoramic view. 

Why Inka Explorer Viajes?

We are a fully local tour operator based in Cusco. At Inca Explorer Viajes, we take pride in working with local guides who have excellent knowledge about the history and culture. As experienced trekkers, they are aware of giving first aid in case of altitude sickness. 

The 2 Day Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu is available as both a small group and private tour. Take a moment and check out our reviews on Tripadvisor.

Want to experience the Rainbow Mountains of Peru? Check out our exclusive Rainbow Mountain ATV tour.

Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu 2 Day Tour

Machu Picchu By Car

Machu Picchu 2 Day Hike is the cheapest and an adventurous way to experience the lost city of Incas. This is one of our signature tours and we have designed this itinerary to offer you the best and the most while exploring Machu Picchu.

On this two day hike to Machu Picchu, you will be retracing the footsteps of Hiram Bingham who rediscovered Machu Picchu. You will be hiking from Hydroelectric to Aguas Calientes through the cloud forest along the railway line.

To enhance your experience, we include food, accommodation, guided tour, transport and entrance to Machu Picchu so you can simply relax and enjoy the best of the citadel of Incas.

Why Inka Explorer Viajes?

Inka Explorer Viajes, is a fully locally owned tour operator in Cusco. We are certified local guides with an excellent knowledge of Incas history and culture. As natives, our guides will be sharing some of the astonishing facts on this Machu Picchu 2 Day Hike.

We offer the Machu Picchu 2 Day Hike, both as a small group tour and as a private tour. We invite you to take a moment to check out our reviews on Tripadvisor.

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Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Popularly known as the Classic Inca Trail, the 4 day Inca Trail hike to Machu Picchu offers an authentic experience. You will be retracing the footsteps of Incas to visit Machu Picchu. It is a lifetime experience and tops the bucket list of many travellers.

The twenty six miles Inca trail trek to Machu Picchu is recognised by National Geographic Travel magazine as one of the top twenty five treks globally. To maintain the trail, local authorities now restrict the access to 500 people a day. This includes porters, guides, cooks so barely 200 trekkers can experience this in a day.

Often Inca trail permits tend to sell six months in advance. We highly recommend you to book it as soon as possible.

Inca Trail could be challenging to most depending on your physical condition. We recommend you to spend 3-4 days in Cusco and acclimate before the trail to avoid altitude sickness.

Why Inka Explorer Viajes?

Inka Explorer Viajes, is a fully locally owned tour operator in Cusco. We are certified local guides with an excellent knowledge of Incas history and culture. As natives, our guides will be sharing some of the astonishing facts on this Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

We offer the experience, both as a small group tour and as a private tour. We invite you to take a moment to check out our reviews on Tripadvisor.

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Lares Trek to Machu Picchu

Lares Trek to Machu Picchu is the best alternative to the esteemed Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. It offers the best of nature, adventure and history.

This high altitude trek is considered to be one of the most beautiful treks to Machu Picchu. Unlike Inca Trail which requires trail permits which tend to sell six months in advance, Lares trek can be booked even weeks before.

Dotted with many highland Andean lakes and farms, the 4 day Lares trek offers a closer contact with the untouched Andean communities who have preserved the age-old traditions and customs.

The highest point of Lares Trek to Machu Picchu is at 4600 metres above sea level. It is highly recommended that you spend a few days in Cusco before the trek to avoid altitude sickness.

Accompanied by our local tour guide you will be introduced to the Inca civilization and Andean flora and fauna before you visit Machu Picchu.

Why Inka Explorer Viajes?

Inka Explorer Viajes, is a fully locally owned tour operator in the city of Cusco. We are certified local guides with an excellent knowledge of Incas history and culture. As natives, our guides will be sharing some of the astonishing facts on this Lares Trek to Machu Picchu.

We offer the Lares Trek to Machu Picchu, both as a small group tour and as a private tour. We invite you to take a moment to check out our reviews on Tripadvisor.

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Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu

The iconic Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu is often seen as the best alternative to the Inca Trail. The high altitude experience takes you from Snow capped Andes down to the cloud forests and culminates at Machu Picchu.

National Geographic Travel Magazine has voted Salkantay Trail to Machu Picchu as one of the best 25 treks around the world. With jaw dropping views at every turn, the trail offers a bit of everything.

The experience begins high up in the Andes. It takes you through some local communities and down to the tropical region.

The highest point of Salkantay Trekking is Salkantay Pass at 4600 meters above sea level. We highly recommend you to spend a few days in Cusco before the trek to avoid altitude sickness.

Why Inka Explorer Viajes?

We are a fully locally owned tour operator based in Cusco. Our guides are locals from the region. They have an excellent knowledge about the inca ruins, flora and fauna.

We offer the experience, both as a small group tour and as a private tour. We invite you to take a moment to check out our reviews on Tripadvisor.

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Machu Picchu 2 Day Tour

Machu Picchu 2 Day Tour from Cusco by train is one of the most opted tours. With an ample of time to explore the archaeological site of Incas, this two days tour with our local guide offers an unforgettable experience.

This is one of our signature tours. We have carefully planned the itinerary to offer you the most of the Incan ruins.

Why Inka Explorer Viajes?

Inka Explorer Viajes, is a fully locally owned tour operator in Cusco. We are certified local guides with an excellent knowledge of Incas history and culture. As natives, our guides will be sharing some of the astonishing facts on this action packed travel experience from Cusco.

We offer the 2 day train tour to Machu Picchu, both as a small group tour and as a private tour. We invite you to take a moment to check out our reviews on Tripadvisor.

It is highly recommended to spend some time in Cusco and acclimate to the altitude to avoid altitude sickness.