MACHU PICCHU BY TRAIN
Machu Picchu is located between the Andes and the Amazon rainforest, and is characterized by tropical vegetation. The archaeological heritage of great value of the Historical Sanctuary Machupicchu combines magnificently with the splendid natural environment that are the habitat of unique species of flora and fauna, some of them in danger of extinction.
This Machu Picchu by train tour is clearly the most popular and the most recommended to enjoy this Machu Picchu by train trip arriving to the citadel very early (before the crowds) so witness the first sunlight on this magical citadel and mountains that surround it and above all have more time for additional tours.
Day 1: Cusco – Ollantaytambo – Hot Spring
We will start the Machu Picchu by train tour picking you up from your hotel early in the morning, then we will go with mobility for 2 hours until you reach the Ollantaytambo train station. We arrive around and immediately we board the train that will take us to the town of Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu). The Machu Picchu by train trip will last 1 hour with 40 minutes approximately. During its train journey, visitors will be able to appreciate the beautiful landscapes of the Andean mountain range and the traditional villages that are at the foot of it with a great variety of plants and trees that accompany the Urubamba River or wilcamayu throughout the Sacred Valley of the Incas. We will be arriving at the town of Aguas Calientes in the afternoon, here we will be waiting for the transfer and then go to the hotel and then have free time to visit the town of Aguas Calientes and the thermal baths of the same name.
This night before your break you will receive a brief information from our guide (briefing) about the tour in Machu Picchu that you will do the following day and prepare for the guided tour.
Day 2: Hot Spring – Machu Picchu – Hot Spring – Ollantaytambo – Cusco
This day we will get up very early to enjoy the buffet breakfast, the guide will pick you up from the hotel and take you to the bus station to go up to the archaeological group of Machu Picchu. Here we will begin our guided tour for 2 hours in the entire Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu. In our tour in Machu Picchu we will visit the most important places of the Sanctuary such as: the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Solar Clock, the Royal Rooms, the Temple of the Three Windows, the Royal Cemeteries and much more. Then they will have free time to continue exploring, take their best pictures and enjoy the landscape that surrounds us. At a convenient hour, you will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes. You will have the afternoon to have lunch with tranquility, to visit the thermal baths or to walk through the town and visit the artisan market. Then you must take the return train to the Ollantaytambo train station, this trip takes about 2 hours. Then we will continue with the bus trip that will bring you back to the city of Cusco.
Machu Picchu by Train Image:
- Transportation Cusco – Ollantaytambo – Cusco
- One way train and Return by Ollantaytambo
- Bus of Ascent and Descent to Machu Picchu
- Professional Guide
- Entrance to the citadel of Machu Picchu
- 01 Hotel night in Aguas Calientes
- Breakfast on the second day
- Air flight
- Entrance to Huayna Picchu (additional cost USD 25)
- Personal expenses
- Hotel in Cusco
What to Bring:
- Mosquito repellent
- Personal hygiene supplies
- Personal medication if medicated
- Passport or Identity Card
- Caps or hats for the sun
- Sandals in case of visiting the thermal baths
- Bathing clothes in case of visiting the thermal baths
- Short wind jacket
- Comfortable pants to visit Machu Picchu
- Dizziness pills
- Cash (soles)
- 21-liter backpack
- Water bottle
- Lemon candy