CUSCO MACHU PICCHU DAY TOUR
DETAILED ITINERARY: WITH EXPEDITION TRAIN FROM OLLANTAYTAMBO
We Pick up you from your hotel between 3:30am – 4 AM. Early in the morning transfer to the train station in Ollantaytambo. At 5:07 am board the train for the majestic sanctuary of “Machu Picchu”, since 2007 world wonder. During the tour we will appreciate the beauty of the valleys and the indigenous peoples of the area, up to Machu Picchu town, better known as Aguas Calientes. Then we will take you on a tour bus that brings us in half an hour to the sanctuary. After rigorous entrance check begins our unique experience in life, we are facing this amazing world heritage monument. Our guide starts visiting the Inca complex in the Temple of the Sun, then the Intihuatana, the sacred rock group, Temple of the Three Windows, the mausoleum and other places of interest. You will have free time to take photos and walk around on your own. In Machu Picchu town you can visit places that are selling handicrafts or the Plaza de Armas, before the the train leaves in the afternoon. We will take the train back to Ollantaytambo, where our tourist transport waits to bring us back to the imperial City of Cusco and to your hotel.
We have 2 differents train stations to travel to machu picchu if you want to save money a good option have to be Ollantaytambo station in Expedition class.
OLLANTAYTAMBO STATION: Located 1 hours and 50 min Approximately from cusco city.
POROY STATION: Located 30 minutes approximately out from cusco. ( If you want to take the train from poroy please contact us to check the availability )
Included / No included
INCLUDED / NOT INCLUDED:
- Private transportation from your hotel in Cusco to the train station
- Small-sized group guided tour (English or Spanish)
- Train ticket (Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo, Expedition class )
- Entrance to Machupicchu
- Bus ticket up and down to the shrine (Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu)
- Asistance of the company
- Transportation from the train station to your hotel in Cusco
- Extras and tips
WHAT TO BRING:
- Original passport or identity card
- Small bag for accessories (allowed are maximum 6 kg in the train to and from Aguas Calientes)
- Daypack for personal items
- Comfortable clothes and appropriate footwear (hiking boots or sandals recommended)
- Extra money for souvenirs and handicrafts
- Camera and charger
- Insect repellent
- Scarf or hat in order to protect against the intense sun
- Warm jacket for the evening
- Personal medications
- Extra money in Soles
IN MACHU PICCHU
The climb to the SUN GATE is always available and free. This is a nice place with a view of Machu Picchu. If you prefer HUAYNAPICCHU with its dramatic views, this must be booked in advance and costs 25 dollars per person. The climb takes 45 minutes and is moderately difficult. The other option is the MACHU PICCHU MOUNTAIN, 1.5 hours steep climb, very demanding and $ 20 per person. This is probably the most spectacular of all views, but all three options are very nice and will allow you to make very good photos.
As the weather is very cold and damp, your clothes, even wet, will not dry at night. Therefore bring enough spare clothes.
Cancellations regarding the company determines the amount to be deducted by the various expenses incurred in case of cancellation will be deducted as follows:
Cancellations and requests for refunds must be submitted by email and include all relevant information and will be answered within before 48 hours.
If a cancellation is received until and including 45 days before the date of arrival in Peru, the total payment will be refunded in full, minus the full administrative costs. (25% of the contract price)
- Cancellations 30 – 20 days before departure you have pay the 50% of the total expenses
- Cancellations 20 – 10 days before the departure you have pay the 60% of the total expenses
- In case of No – Show or cancellations 6-1 days before days before the start of your trip there will be no refund. you will be required to pay 100% of the total cost.
Itineraries may suffer, for technical reasons of force majeure beyond the control of the operator change without notice.
Mapi Travel Agency E.I.R.L. It is a direct operator of differents excursions detailed on our website but acts as an intermediary between the user and the different companies whose services are used in the lodgings, airlines, restaurants, transport or other, having no responsibility for the shortcomings, delays, theft, accident or other damages that passengers have third-party services. Our company may change the order of the tour of tours, whenever deemed strictly necessary for security or better success of the service, without removing any services unless the weather or passenger safety (strikes, fires) conditions do not permit. Mapi Travel Agency E.i.r.l will not be responsible for any additional expenses incurred by the passenger as a result of the above causes.
We ask you to report before hiring our services, about any limitation of this nature, in order to recommend the special services.
All our transportation have travel insurance.
320 USD ADULT MAX 8 People
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To confirm the reservation, it is necessary to make an advance payment of 50% of the total amount of your tour. This payment can be made through Wester Union (4.5% fee), VISA card (6% fee) or Paypal (8.6% fee). The rest must be paid in our office in Cusco, in american dollars or peruvian soles, in cash only.
Groups of more than 5 people have a discount, Students with a valid international student card and Children under 17 years old. You must show their identity card or passport at time of booking