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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- Cusco Hotel Transfer
- Expedition train tickets to Aguas Calientes and back
- Machu Picchu entrance fee
- Bi-lingual local guide
- Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu and back
- 5 Star Accommodation
- Any Private Expenses
- Ticket to Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu mountain