This trail has been specifically designed for tourists who want to experience the wonder of Machu Picchu but are limited to do so due to time, activity level or permit constraints.
This one day tour to Machu Picchu provides you with an opportunity to enjoy a train journey through the Sacred Valley, taking in many views of the Urubamba River en route. The train journey finishes at a lush forest high in a tropical area where the real adventure begins!
On our 1 Day Tour to Machu Picchu you will explore and appreciate the wonder of Machu Picchu below and then descend through the archaeological complex, enjoying a private tour from one of our expert local guides.
We start the tour with pick-up from your accommodation in Cusco and an hour and a half drive through the Sacred Valley brings us to Ollantaytambo where we board the train to Aguas Calientes, which takes 90-120 minutes, all the while taking in views of the Sacred River and the Urubamba mountain ranges.
Once we reach Aguas Calientes, we'll take the bus up to the archeological complex where you will be spoilt with stunning views of lush forest and rugged mountains. We then enter Machu Picchu and begin exploring this Inca site with a two-hour guided tour of Machu Picchu with your expert tour guide during which you will learn the rich history of our ancestors. Following the tour of the ruins you will take the bus to Machu Picchu town, the train to Ollantaytambo and shuttle bus back to your hotel in Cusco.