This is perfect itinerary for those who wants enjoy Machu Picchu to the fullest in one day. Taking the train early in the morning from Cusco, exploring Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes, and taking the train back to Cusco in the afternoon. This is a “once-in-a-lifetime” Experience!
Professional guide for Machu Picchu.
You will be picked up from your hotel around 4:00 am depending on your train schedule and go towards Ollantaytambo in a private van.
After a short ride, you board the train going to Aguas Calientes, the city in the lower part of Machu Picchu. The train ride takes about an hour and half.
When you arrive Aguas Calientes, the tour will take some time to explore the city. After that break, it is another 30 minutes bus ride up to Machu Picchu.
In the high Andes city, you will have 2 - 3 hours with a guide to explore. The guided tour in English will show you the best of this legendary lost city built between heaven and earth surrounded by magnificent mountains.
After the guided tour, you will have plenty of free time to explore Machu Picchu by yourself.
When you are done exploring, you will catch the bus back to Aguas Calientes for lunch (not included). Afterwards, you will take the train and bus back to Cusco, where you will be dropped off at your hotel.