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Machu Picchu Day Trip from Cusco

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Overview


Explore the wonders of Machu Picchu with Cosmo Expeditions. Our day trip from Cusco includes comfortable transportation and a guided tour of this ancient Inca site. On a memorable, stress-free day, discover its history and enjoy breathtaking Andean landscapes.

Highlights


  • Enjoy the convenience of having your hotel in Cusco picked up at 4:30 AM for a scenic drive
  • Spectacular Train Journey: Board a comfortable train for a picturesque ride through the Andes
  • Machu Picchu Guided Exploration: With an expert guide, discover the ancient secrets of the Incas
  • Hassle-Free Transportation: We handle all your travel arrangements, including round-trip tranfers
  • Breathtaking Views: Experience the stunning natural beauty of the Sacred Valley and the surrounding
  • Flexible Touring Time: After the guided tour, enjoy some free time to explore the ruins at your own
Machu Picchu Day Trip from Cusco

Description


Machu Picchu Day Trip from Cusco

Ready for an adventure of a lifetime? Join Cosmo Expeditions for a day trip to the breathtaking Machu Picchu from Cusco. This trip is all about making unforgettable memories while exploring one of the world’s most magical ancient sites.

Here's what your day looks like: We start early, picking you up right from your hotel in Cusco. Enjoy the ride through beautiful Andean scenery as we head to Ollantaytambo, where we catch the train to Aguas Calientes, the gateway to Machu Picchu. The journey itself is part of the experience, with stunning views and changing landscapes that promise plenty of great photos.

Once we arrive, a short bus ride takes us up to the iconic Machu Picchu ruins. Don’t worry about missing any details; our friendly guides know all the stories and secrets of the site. They'll lead you through the most famous spots—such as the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, and the Sacred Solar Clock—and explain everything from historical facts to local legends.

Book your spot with Cosmo Expeditions today and let’s make those dream vacation photos a reality."

What's included


  • Inclusions:
  • Round-trip Travel: Comfortable transport from Cusco to Ollantaytambo and back
  • Train Tickets: We cover round-trip train rides between Ollantaytambo and Aguas Calientes.
  • Guided Tour: Enjoy a multi-language guided tour of the Machu Picchu site
  • Bus Transfers: Included are round-trip bus tickets from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu citadel.
  • Admission to Machu Picchu: We provide tickets for entry
  • Entry to Historic Sanctuary: Your package includes admission to Machu Picchu's historic sanctuary.
  • Exclusions:
  • GRATITUDES
  • MEALS

Itinerary


  1. Visited Places:
  2. Ollantaytambo
  3. Aguas Calientes
  4. Machu Picchu

Early Start: We’ll pick you up from your hotel at 4:30 AM. Make sure you're ready to go 20 minutes before we leave, as we’ll head out promptly in our comfy van to the Ollantaytambo train station. The drive takes about an hour and a half, and it’s a great opportunity to see the countryside wake up as the sun rises.

Train Ride to Machu Picchu: Between 6:40 AM and 7:20 AM, we'll catch the train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu town, also known as Aguas Calientes. During the train ride, you’ll see the stunning landscapes surrounding the entrance to Machu Picchu. Make sure we gather 30 minutes before our train departs to ensure smooth boarding.

Exploring Aguas Calientes: Once we arrive in Aguas Calientes, we'll meet our local guide, who will give us directions for the next part of our adventure. Then, we board a bus to Machu Picchu Citadel. This short, 30-minute bus ride offers scenic views and builds anticipation for the main event.

Machu Picchu Tour: Arriving at Machu Picchu, we’ll spend about two hours walking through this breathtaking site. Our guide will lead us through ancient stairways and past delicate carvings, all while sharing stories and insights about this Inca treasure. There will be plenty of time for you to take photos and soak in the views on your own after the guided tour.

Lunch and Leisure: After exploring the citadel, we head back to Aguas Calientes. You’ll have an extra hour to enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. It's the perfect time to reflect on the morning's discoveries and relax before our journey back.

Scenic Return: Tired but fulfilled, we'll make our way back to Cusco, arriving in the evening. It's a beautiful journey back, giving you time to rest or chat with fellow travelers about the day’s experiences.

Frequently Asked Questions


How much time does the Machu Picchu Day Trip from Cusco take?

Machu Picchu Day Trip from Cusco duration is 14 hours.

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