Machu Picchu Day Trip from Cusco

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Take an all-inclusive day trip to breathtaking Machu Picchu from Cusco. Visit the world-famous Incan ruins and learn about the city, its history and the people who once lived there. Ideal for first-time visitors, families (non-strenuous hiking) and individual travelers, this once in a lifetime experience is a must-do when visiting Peru!

Please note: due to construction on the railway between January 1 and May 31, 2014, Poroy Station will be closed. After being picked up from your Cusco hotel, you will be taken to Wanchaq Station in Cusco. From there, you'll take a private coach to Pachar Station (approximately 1.5 hours) where you will board the train to Machu Picchu (approximately 1.5 hours).

Highlights
  • All entrance fees included
  • Choice of seating available
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Rail Tour

Completed in approximately 1450 at the height of the Incan empire, Machu Picchu was abandoned less than 100 years later following the Spanish conquest of Peru. Today it is considered by many to be the new spiritual center of the world.

From Cusco, you'll be transferred to the railway station to enjoy your 2-hour scenic rail tour to Aguas Calientes. In order to meet various customer needs, you can choose from four different types of options.

The Backpacker option was created for adventurous passengers seeking comfort and security without the extra frills. Departing from Poroy train station, located approximately 15 minutes outside of Cusco, your journey to Machu Picchu begins! The seats have been reupholstered with indigenous fabrics, giving them a touch of local flavor. Snacks are available for purchase, as well as additional storage space for backpacks.

The Vistadome option is a comfortable way to journey to Machu Picchu. Departing from Poroy train station, located approximately 15 minutes outside of Cusco, you'll enjoy beautiful panoramic windows to make the most of the spectacular scenery and allow for fantastic photo opportunities. Delicious snacks as well as hot and cold refreshments are served on the way (own expense).


The Executive Class option departs from the Ollantaytambo train station, located approximately 1.5-hours from Cusco and make your way to Machu Picchu in comfort. Enjoy scenic panoramic views from the train, where you'll be seated in comfortable, padded chairs with a fold-out table for your convenience. Snacks and beverages are served on board the train for your enjoyment (own expense).

The First Class option also departs from the Ollantaytambo train station, is the perfect combination on comfort and style. Enjoy panoramic views on your way to Machu Picchu, where you'll experience premium service and gourmet treats (own expense) in a 30 person maximum carriage with individual dining tables.

Upon arrival at Aguas Calientes station, you'll board a small bus and head up to the ruins of the “sacred city”, Machu Picchu. Your expert guide will walk with you through the main streets of these amazing ruins. Stroll through town squares and climb delicately carved stone stairways. Esoteric wisdom holds Machu Picchu as the new spiritual center of the world. There will be time to be alone and fully embrace this magnificent wonder of the world, letting this once in a lifetime experience set in.

In the afternoon you'll return to the train station in Aguas Calientes for the trip back to Cusco.

IMPORTANT: Your passport detail is needed for the Machu Picchu Day Trip (Full name and Passport ID). Please provide your passport detail in the additional request box, otherwise the tour is not confirmed.

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Schedule details

Machu Picchu Day Trip from Cusco

Machu Picchu Day Trip from Cusco

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Departure Point:
Tour departs from selected Cusco hotels
Departure Time:
    Tour departure time varies depending on train option selected. Hotel pickup time commences prior to the below departure times.

    Backpacker: 7am
    Vistadome: 6am
    Executive Class: 6:40am
    First Class: 6:40am

Pricing information

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Tour options:
Backpacker Train OptionCode: BACK

Day trip to Machu Picchu from Cusco. Includes entrance fee, bus ticket to the citadel from Aguas Calientes and roundtrip transportation on the Backpacker option train.

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Vistadome Train OptionCode: VISTA

Day trip to Machu Picchu from Cusco. Includes entrance fee, bus ticket to the citadel from Aguas Calientes and roundtrip transportation on the Vistadome option train.

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Executive Class OptionCode: EX

Day trip to Machu Picchu from Cusco. Includes entrance fee, bus ticket to the citadel from Aguas Calientes and roundtrip transportation on the Executive class train option.

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242,09
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Additional information

Machu Picchu Day Trip from Cusco

Explore Machu Picchu

Inclusions:
  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu
  • Local English- or Spanish-speaking guide
  • Roundtrip train tickets
  • Bus ticket from Aguas Calientes to the citadel of Machu Picchu
  • Entrance fee
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • IMPORTANT: ALL traveler passport details are needed for the Machu Picchu Day Trip (Full name and Passport ID). Please provide all traveler passport details in the additional request box, otherwise the tour is not confirmed.
  • Please note: transport time on the train varies depending on which station you depart from. Please reconfirm before your travel date for the exact departure time and duration
  • Please note: travel date amendments are accepted outside of 16 days before scheduled tour date
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