Very early in the morning, a touristic bus will pick you up
from the hotel located in the city of Cusco
to go towards the train station of Ollantaytambo
in the heart of the Sacred Valley of
From this point, you will take the train to the town of Aguas
Calientes, in a journey of 1 hour and a half. During the way, you will enjoy amazing
mountains landscapes. Upon arrival, you will take a bus to the entrance of Machu Picchu Citadel, and
have free time to walk around this amazing archeological site.
Machu Picchu was declared as a UNESCO Historical and Cultural Heritage in 1981. This impressive
Inca citadel was built under the domains of Inca Pachacutec during the fifteenth century when he started the
expansion of the Incan Empire, known as Tahuantinsuyo.
At the agreed time, you will meet our professional guide at the entrance of the Inca site, to start the guided tour to Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary. Explore the Lost City of the Incas,
for 2 hours and a half, learning about this ancient civilization and admiring
The citadel has been built with huge stones which fit
together in a perfect way, and it creates a spectacular landscape. Visiting Machu Picchu you will walk
through their streets, avenues, as well as places that were used for
agriculture and religious rites. Without a doubt, the Inca civilization had a special
skill for constructions, and they used to respect the environment all the time.
The tour to Machu
Picchu continues with the free time to take beautiful photos and walk throughout
this fantastic place by your own. If you want, you can climb the Huayna Picchu
mountain (optional) with the best panoramic views. Also, you have the option to
take the bus back to Aguas Calientes
town to have lunch (optional). There are many options of traditional lunch at
We highly recommended
this day tour from Cusco because is
going to be the best trip of your life. The Inca trail to Machu Picchu is another fantastic option to get this
At agreed time, you should be at the train station of Aguas
Calientes to board the train back to Ollantaytambo
train station. Here, a touristic bus will transfer you to the city of Cusco,
and drop you off at the hotel.