Early in the morning, we will pick you up from the hotel in
Cusco to go to the train station of Poroy
in private transport. You will take the train and start the travel to Machu Picchu a little more
than 3 hours’ journey to Aguas Calientes
train station. Upon arrival, you will board the bus until the entrance of the wonderful
Citadel of Machu Picchu.
Machu Picchu means
“Old Mountain”, and is located 80 miles on the northeast of the city of
Cusco, in the Peruvian Andes Mountain
Range, surrounded by the River Vilcanota. The citadel was built by the Inca
Pachacutec between 1,400 and 1,500
A.D., being the exclusive housing of Inca aristocracy. Machu Picchu is located in a subtropical area with different
microclimates, and has an altitude of 2,430 meters above sea level.
The guided tour will let you explore this awesome
archeological site, also known as The
Lost City of the Incas, for 2 hours.
This place has an important local flora and fauna, surrounded by different
types of orchids, and tree forests. Also, in this area lives insects, mammals, and birds as the
“Gallito de las Rocas”, declared the Peruvian
Enjoy your free time
in Machu Picchu taking pictures or if you are brave you can climb Huayna Picchu mountain (optional), and
admire the entire citadel around. Huayna Picchu means “Young Mountain” and it
has an altitude of 2,700 meters above sea level. It is a challenging climbing; however,
it could be the best experience of your
Declared a World
Heritage Site, Machu Picchu has incredible landscapes, and it was the main
place of Inca’s farming, and the most important urban place from Incan Empire.
Connected by different roads, known as Inca
Trails, as the best way to promote trade throughout the Inca Empire
territory. This place was the main residence of Inca Pachacutec and his family. Also, you have the option to back to Machu Picchu town and have lunch
After enjoying a full
day in Machu Picchu, you should arrive at the train station of Aguas Calientes at the arrange time to back to Cusco City, arriving to Poroy train station first and take a
private transport to the hotel.