Machu Picchu is located at an altitude of 2,400m which is 112km northeast of Cusco. It is and ancient Inca construction perched high on the mountain. Join in our “Machu Picchu day tour” and experience the magic Peru holds behind every range of mountain, in corners of every Inca temple and mysterious settlements, in the traditional colors, cultures and History. Discover what Peru has in store for you and fall in love once again here. Our Best of “Machu Picchu day tour” takes you through the best Peru highlights have to offer everything
between vibrant urban areas, holy shrines, monuments, cultural and natural destinations inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage list, Machu Picchu vistas, to typical suburban and rural areas. “Machu Picchu day tour” is the combination culture, nature and adventure tour; it’s the areas with cultural, archeological, religious importance. Machu Picchu Day Tour is a full-day guided tour to visit the sacred site of pilgrimage and transformation such as “Machu Picchu” which was built by the Incas at XV century between two prominent peaks.
“Machu Picchu” Imbued with a magical silence, is located at 112 km from Cusco on the slopes above the Urubamba River, lies one of the world’s most extraordinary archaeological sites. “Machu Picchu” (2,400 masl) is probably the most familiar symbol of the Inca Empire. It is thought that the city was built by Inca Pachacuti; its name comes from the Quechua word that means “Old Mountain”. This site was built entirely of stone, using every space in harmony with function. Machupichu has been known as the “Lost City of the Incas” named by Mr. Hiram Bingam who discovered at 1911. The most common way is to take the train to Machu Picchu in the morning, explore the ruins and in the afternoon return to Cusco.
MACHU PICCHU DAY TOUR INFO
HIGHLIGHTS: Take the train through Urubamba valley to “Aguas Calientes” town, enjoy “Machu Picchu” tour; optional walk to Sun gate.
TIMING: 1 day.
STARTING POINT: Cusco Hotel.
ENDING POINT: Cusco Hotel.
DEPARTURE DATES: Daily Departure group service and private service.
TYPE OF TOUR: Cultural and History.
TRANSPORT: bus and train.
DIFFICULTY: Does involve some narrow trails amongst archaeological site, so sturdy footwear is required to help you enjoy it fully.
TRAIN OPTIONS: Expedition Option: This is the cheapest, but still a very comfortable way of get to Machu Picchu.
VISTADOME OPTION: Vistadome train is faster, has snack-service, bigger windows and is generally a more comfortable experience; if you prefer this service the let us to know at the time of booking (Extra US$30pp).
PLEASE NOTE: The plane tickets from Lima – Cusco – Lima are not included, the standard cost of a round trip plane ticket is between USSD140 and USSD 250 dollars, we can reserve them in behalf of you if you wish and we include in your budget. You must know if you reserve in advance the price probably will be cheaper.
TOUR ITINERARY – MACHU PICCHU DAY-TOUR
machu-picchu-day-tourSacred sites of pilgrimage and transformation such as “Machu Picchu” have always played a significant role in the evolution of humanity by helping to awaken us to remember who we are and why we are here. Now, these places of power and grace are calling to us with even more urgency as we move toward a time singled out by many great civilizations of the past as a major turning point in human and earth evolution.
This extraordinary experience begins at 05:30 a.m in the morning when we’ll pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to the train station for wonderful travel through the Sacred Valley of the Incas. The train journey will be for 3 hours and then we will take the bus for 25 minutes up to the Citadel of “Machu Picchu”. Upon arrival, you will participate in a guided tour of the Citadel, visiting the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sundial, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows, houses, warehouses, a large central square; and all connected by narrow roads and steps that are surrounded by terraces cut into the mountain side. After the tour, you’ll have free time to wander around “Machu Picchu” by yourself; then you will take the bus down to the town of “Aguas Calientes” to enjoy your lunch in one of the restaurants and in the afternoon (at 04:00 p.m) we will take the train to return to Cusco. We will arrive after nightfall.
We are a tourism company created in 2017, whose main activity is to provide quality services in the field of tourism to all people in the world, with professional guides in various languages and tourist transport of first quality that will make you know the most varied attractions from the department of Cusco and all of Peru and surrounding countries, Bolivia Chile Argentina; Ecuador and Brazil, with responsibility and professionalism, in addition to traditional tourism we are also specialized in ancestral mystic tourism services, as well as adventure tourism and adventure tourism.
The founder of the company is the professional tourism guide: AGOTUR: YOLANDA TOMASA CUSIHUAMAN QUISPE, who is responsible, it must be indicated that the company allocates a large part of its income in social assistance to the inhabitants of this area of Peru, among others. people with low economic resources, handicapped and orphans who provide social support in food and education, as well as work.