Machu Picchu Day Trip will take on an adventure to explore the Peruvian Andes, covered with the dense vegetation of the cloud forest. This spectacular city is a complex of Palaces, temples, houses, storehouses, plazas, schools. The citadel lies in a step high ridge, surrounded by mountains and the Urubamba river. Scholars are still trying to uncover the mysteries of “the Lost City of the Incas”. Come and join me in these expeditions to visit this ancient city that was abandoned in the early 16th century.
Pick up from your hotel around 4:00 am depending on the train schedule, drive along the mountains until Ollantaytambo, place where you’ll take the 1:30 minutes Expeditions train ride to Machu Picchu Pueblo (Aguas Calientes).
The Train ride starts in the Peruvian Andes and will end in the cloud forest, experiencing the fastest change in the landscape, fallowing the Urubamba river that runs along the mountains until becomes the AmazonUpon arrival to Aguas Calientes city, your tour guide will be waiting for you to show you the best part of the city and give a free time so you can explore the city to later go to the bus terminal that takes you in a 30 minutes beautiful ride up to Machu Picchu and enter the citadel.
Once in Machu Picchu and passing the CheckPoint you’ll have 3 hours guided tour by your English speaking guide showing you the best of this legendary lost city build between heaven and earth surrounded by magnificent mountains, explore the most important places, learn about Incan history, new clues about Machu Picchu.
After the tour, you’ll still have free time to explore Machu Picchu by yourself. When you are done exploring, you’ll catch the bus back to Aguas Calientes for lunch (not included). After, take the Panoramic train and bus back to Cusco, the estimated arrival time is 8.pm back to your hotel.