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Machu Picchu by Train 2D/1N

2D/1N

If you don´t have enough time or don´t  want to trek to Machu Picchu, this train package is the perfect option for you

Includes: transportation ,hostel in Aguas Calientes, entrance ticket to the MP, and the guided tour to  visit to MP.

** Entrance to Huayna Picchu is optional: the cost is USD 19.00, please ask for availability when you are making  your reservation **

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Itinerary

DAY 1

The tour begins with the pick-up from your hotel at 9:50 am, then you will go by bus to Ollantaytambo wich is  located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, where you will have a little time to explore this traditional Inca town then take the train to Aguas Calientes at 12:58 pm (this takes 2 hrs. Approximately) in the expedition service, with comfortable seats located in front of the other, this train has panoramic windows, air conditioning and heating, and andean music with a cheerful atmosphere.

When you arrive there will be a guide waiting for you and at night the guide will visit you at your hotel to explain the details for  the next day’s visit.

DAY 2:

Very early in the morning you will do the hike to  Machu Picchu to appreciate the sunrise in this inca site (the hike takes approximately 2 hours). The bus is optional and costs $ 12 on each route, the first bus leaves at 5:30 am. If you bought your entrance pass to Huayna Picchu you will have the opportunity to climb this mountain (ask about availability when you are making your reservation).

In Machu Picchu you will have a guided tour for approximately two hours and after this you will have time to explore on your own. Your trip to Machu Picchu will take you through the most important places in this inca site , where you can learn more about the incredible Inca civilization.

In Machu Picchu there are a number of specific treasures that can be explored on your own . It has more than 150 different palaces, temples, houses and other structures.The most famous attractions in machupicchu includes  the Intihuatana stone, which may have acted as an astronomical calendar, and the Temple of the Sun,  the temple of the Three Windows, which were dedicated to the sun god.

When you return to Aguas Calientes you can take a  time to have lunch and then go to the train station where you must be at least 30 minutes before the departure time (the train time sometimes change it depends on the company so its better to be before ).Once we arrive in Ollantaytambo there will be a bus waiting for us that will take us back to Cusco, leaving you at the  Regocijo square in the city center.

** Please remember that if you want to buy the admission ticket to the Huayna Picchu mountain it must be for the second group (10 hours) otherwise you cannot take the 2-hour tour in Machu Picchu **

Include / Not include

INCLUDED:

  • Transportation from your hostel to Ollantaytambo and return transportation to Cusco.
  • Train tickets (Expeditions service) Round trip.
  • 2 Informational meetings: before the trip and before the MP tour.
  • Hostel in Aguas Calientes.
  • Continental breakfast.
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu.
  • 2 hours of Spanish guided tour.

NOT INCLUDE:

  • Lunch in Aguas Calientes.
  • Water
  • bus Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu –Aguas Calientes.
  • Entrance to huayna picchu or machupicchu mountain

Recommendations

YOU SHOULD  BRING:

  • Sneakers or Tennis
  • Long trousers, t-shirt and a rain poncho
  • Long and light sleeved T-shirt .
  • Insect repellent.
  • Camera with charger (can be recharged at the hostel).
  • Sun block and sunglasses.
  • Personal kit
  • Water bottle.
  • Lightweight backpack the train allows a maximum of 5kg.
  • Hand lantern if you want to walk to Machu Picchu early in the morning.
  • Original passport.