MACHU PICCHU

Price
$ 300 pp
Duration
2 days
Destination
Machu Picchu
N° Pax
2 - 10
Transport
Bus - Train

Machu Picchu Tour 2D/1N include the Sacred Valley

Take a guided tour of the most important archaeological center in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. After visiting the Sacred Valley we will go by Train to Aguas Calientes. The next day. Early in the morning, we will visit the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu.

Itinerary Summary

  • Day 1: Cusco – Pisac – Urubamba – Ollantaytambo and Aguas Calientes Town.
  • Day 2: Aguas Calientes Town – Machu Picchu Tour and Cusco.
  • Sacred Valley of the Incas
  • Machu Picchu

Students have a discount of $ 20 dollars per person. Valid with your university student card

If you are from the country of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. you have a discount of $ 20 dollars per person.

The difficulty is moderate, due to the accessibility of Machu Picchu. The trip consists of types of transport, a trip of approximately 2 hours by bus and 2 hours by train, both round trip.

Huayna Picchu Mountain (additional cost of US$ 20.00 pp (The permits are so limited and if you want to add this please send us an email as soon as you’ve booked)

 

Itinerary

Averaging 7:50 – 8:00 am. Pick up from your accommodation to begin the journey by car to the north of Cusco. We stop at a lookout where we will have our first view of the Sacred Valley, with an explanation by the tour guide.

We continue our journey thus reaching Pisac, where we will visit the archaeological site with terraces exploited and enhanced by the Quichua for growing products. We reach an altitude of

3400-3500 meters later return to the village where you can visit the craft market, where we will see textile art pieces and silver.

Around 12:00 pm we head to Urubamba, having at this point our lunch buffet with last approximately 1 hour.

Immediately, we will take our transportation to follow the road to Ollantaytambo, along the Urubamba River. Once there, we visit the terraces of this place and the Archaeological Center, besides having a privileged view of the surrounding valleys. At the end of the course of this day, we headed to railway station to board the transport to the town of Aguas Calientes, where Company personnel will be waiting to take them to their accommodation and receive instructions for the next day, then can go to explore the town and find a place for dinner.

Meals: Buffet Lunch

Day to visit and enjoy  to  Machu Picchu. According with the brirfing that our tour guide will give you a night before because most of the passengers prefer tto see the sunrise  we are going to walk to the bus station to take one of the first buses up to Machu Picchu (Is recommendable to go before 5:00 am). And after a 30 minutes the journey by bus you will arrive to the entrence to Machupicchu, your tour guide will take you to the best views before the day trippers arrive. Then, we will start the two hour guided, walking tour, exploring all of the famous places of this impressive citadel: The Temple of the Sun, The Royal Tomb, The Intiwatana (sun dial rock), Main Plaza, Temple of the 3 Windows, The Artisan Sector, the Condor Temple and many others.

After finish the tour you and your group will have a free time to walking around and  taking a pictures around to the Citadel of Machupicchu, finally you will need to take the bus down to Aguas Calientes and looking for a best place to get your lunch. Please be sure to arrive at the train station 20 minutes before your departure. Our train schedule is usually at 18:20 to Ollantaytambo, where you will catch our private transportation for another two hour drive back to Cusco. If you care to upgrade the train to the Vistadome-class service, then you will have the choice to leave at either 4:43 p.m. or 5:23 p.m. Both Vistadome trains take you to Poroy station, where our driver will collect you and drive you back to Cusco.

Note: Machu Picchu Inca site is different from Machu Picchu Mountain. When most people refer to Machu Picchu, they are referring to the archeological site. Machu Picchu Mountain requires a separate permit to climb. Please notify us if you are interested and we can book this for you. It must be done in advance and is a part of your entry into the site.

If you have booked permits to climb Huayna Picchu Mountain or Machu Picchu Mountain, you will head to that adventure. If you chose not to book a hike, you can climb to the Sun Gate and witness its amazing views. At around 2:30 or 3 p.m.

Meals: Breakfast

Additional Information

  • Pick up from your Accommodation in Cusco.
  • Tour of the Sacred Valley (Pisaq and Ollantaytambo Ruins).
  • Sacred Valley tour. 
  • Professionaltour guide.
  • Buffet lunch in Urubamba.
  • Train Ticket Expedition service from Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes.
  • Cusco Tourist Ticket (S/. 70 soles Partial Ticket or S/. 130.00 Full Tourist Tickets.)
  • Meals that are not in our description.
  •  Lunch on the Second day.
  • Foods and drinks that are not indicated in our description.
  • Snacks and Tips.
  • Huayna Picchu Mountain (additional cost of US$ 20.00 pp (The permits are so limited and if you want to add this please send us an email as soon as you’ve booked).
  • Machupicchu Mountain (additional cost of US$ 20.00 pp (The permits are so limited and if you want to add this please send us an email as soon as you’ve booked).
  • Entrance to Hot Springs – S/.20 soles pp. (OPTIONAL)
  • Flight Tickets.
  • Comfortable clothes.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Sun hat.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Rain poncho.
  • Snacks.
  • Water.
 

PRICES

  • Price for adults:       $ 300 dollars
    Price for students:  $ 280 dollars  (School Child under 18 or send us the valid and original university card, age up to 25 years):
 

How far in advance should I book the tour?

Reservations received at least 2 days in advance. However, spaces are limited and are always subject to availability. Both tickets to the citadel Machu Picchu as inputs for optional mountains Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu are in high demand, in some cases running out months in advance. For this reason, we recommend booking as far in advance as possible.

What is the tourist ticket and where can I buy?

The tourist ticket is a ticket that allows access to 14 tourist sites 10 archaeological parks located around Cuzco (Sacsayhuaman, Kenko, Pukapukara, Tambomachay, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero, Moray, Tipon and Pikillaqta), and 3 museums and 1 monument located in Cusco. The ticket is priced at S /. 130 per person and can be purchased directly at the entrance to any of the places listed attractions. For more information Tourist Ticket, visit http://cosituc.gob.pe/tarifario/.

To qualify for discounts Children, do corresponds age at the time the reservation is made or which has at the time of the tour?

The discount applies for children according to their age at the time of the tour. Independent of that, the travel document must be sent when booking the tour.

What documents do I need to prove I’m a student?

The student discount is valid if at the time of booking, send us a copy or photo of your college credential. This must have the following information:

 

  • College name.
  • student’s full name.
  • Photography student.
  • Effective date (valid for one year).
  • Likewise, this discount is valid provided you have maximum 25 years.

How long is the visit to Machu Picchu?

The tour lasts three hours, divided as follows: one hour for a guided tour of the Citadel, and two hours up and down one of the optional mountains or freely explore the citadel.

What are the differences between the Expedition and Vistadome train categories?

Both the Expedition category as the category Vistadome offer comfortable leather seats and include a snack and hot or cold drink per person. The first and main difference between the two categories is that the Vistadome has windows on the roof of the cars, which allows a panoramic view of the outside. The second difference is that the Vistadome train offers entertainment services on board as dances and parades.

I have my entrance to Machu Picchu purchased, is it possible to reserve entry program minus the total price?

Yes. To book this mode, you must write to info@minkas-peru.com , indicating the number of people traveling and the date you want to start the program, and we will send the corresponding quote along with instructions to book .

How is the weather in Machu Picchu?

MACHUPICCHU is located between the Andes and the Amazon, having a warm temperate climate, with an average temperature of 12 ° C and an average maximum temperature of 24 ° C. From April to October is the dry season in place, that is, during that period there is less chance of rain, while November to deck it is the rainy season, that is, during this period there is a higher chance of showers. However, the previous differentiation for every day of the year there is possibility of rain, as it is a subtropical area.

  • If you make cancellation of this tour does not have a 100% refund.
  • If canceled more than 6 days in advance will be refunded only US $ 55 per person paid the advance booking.
  • If you cancel less than 6 days in advance, you will not return the advance paid booking

How to book?

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