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Machu Picchu by Train with Private Guide Full Day

"Discover the magic of Machu Picchu with us! Ready for an unforgettable adventure in the mountains of the Incas?"

Full Day / 1 Day Day Trip

23 reviews
Machu Picchu by Train with Private Guide Full Day

Machu Picchu by Train with Private Guide Full Day

"Discover the magic of Machu Picchu with us! Ready for an unforgettable adventure in the mountains of the Incas?"

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Full Day / 1 Day Day Trip

23 reviews

Overview

Travel with Illa Kuntur Travel with our fascinating tour to Machu Picchu from Cusco, following the course of the Vilcanota River. Enjoy the stunning views of the cloud forest and its rich diversity of flora and fauna.

Live a memorable experience in Machu Picchu with a private guide expert in history. Delve into the secrets of the Inca culture and discover the treasures of this ancient civilization.

Let us take care of the logistics of your trip so you can enjoy your vacation to the fullest.

Come and enjoy your vacation and we will take care of all the logistics of your trip.

PROGRAM SUMMARY

DAY 01: CUSCO | OLLANTAYTAMBO | HOT WATERS | MACHU PICCHU | CUSCO
Discover the mysteries of Machu Picchu in 1 day, with the best train schedules.

Itinerary

DAY 1: CUSCO – OLLANTAYTAMBO - MACHU PICCHU – OLLANTAYTAMBO - CUSCO

We will begin our tour to Machu Picchu from Cusco by picking you up at your hotel very early to make the most of the day. In a comfortable transport, we will go to the Ollantaytambo station, a trip of approximately one and a half hours. There, we will board the train that will take us to the enigmatic town of Machu Picchu (Aguas Calientes), a journey of approximately two hours during which we will enjoy the impressive landscape of the Cusco jungle.

When you get off the train, our tour guide will be waiting to give you some instructions and accompany you to the CONSETTUR bus station. A short 30-minute bus ride will take us to the entrance gate of Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World.

Inside the Inca citadel, we will embark on a guided tour of approximately two hours. During this tour, you will feel the unique energy that this mystical place emanates and you will marvel at the architectural work of the ancient cultures that left us an invaluable legacy. Don’t forget to take as many photos as you want, including selfies, to show off to your friends and family!

After exploring Machu Picchu, we will return to the Town of Machu Picchu on the CONSETTUR buses. There, you will have free time to enjoy a delicious lunch (own expense). You will receive the final instructions from our guide about your return by train from the town of Machu Picchu and finally the wait of our staff who will be near the Ollantaytambo train station to take you in our mobility to the city of Cusco, where our tour will end. Machu Picchu from Cusco.

At the indicated time according to your choice we will board the train back to Ollantaytambo where our driver will wait for you with an announcement and your written name, he will take you back to your hotel in Cusco.

Included

Quality and safety service:
  • Pre-departure briefing.
  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu (Private Guide in Machu Picchu).
  • 24/7 Costomer Service.
Permissions and tickets:
  • Day 1: Entrance Ticket to Machu Picchu (Circuit Classic).
Transportation:
  • Day 1: Private Transportation from Cusco to Ollantaytambo.
  • Day 1: Pick up from Ollantaytambo station and return transfer to your hotel in Cusco.
  • Day 1: Voyager or Expedition tourist train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes.
  • Day 1: Voyager or Expedition tourist train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.
  • Bus tickets up and down from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu.

No Included

Machu Picchu by Train with Private Guide Full Day:

  • Flights (International and Local).
  • Food not mentioned.
  • Services not mentioned.
  • Entrance fees to Huayna Picchu Mountain USD 60.00 per traveler or Machupicchu Mountain: USD 60.00 per traveler.
  • Tips (Optional).
  • Travel insurance.

Recommendations

Here are some specific recommendations for visiting Machu Picchu:
  • Protect yourself from the sun: The sun can be very intense in Machu Picchu, especially during the sunny season. Wear broad-spectrum sunscreen with a high protection factor (SPF), a wide-brimmed hat, and sunglasses to protect yourself from UV rays.
  • Wear light, breathable clothing: The weather in Machu Picchu can be warm during the day, so wear light, breathable clothing, such as short-sleeved t-shirts, light pants, and comfortable walking shoes.
  • Carry enough water: Sun exposure and altitude can cause dehydration. Make sure you bring enough water to stay hydrated during your visit.
  • Plan your visit early or late: During the sunny season, temperatures can be higher during midday. Consider visiting Machu Picchu early in the morning or later in the afternoon to avoid the hottest hours of the day.
  • Rest and seek shade: If you feel that the heat is too intense, look for shaded areas to rest and cool down. Carry an umbrella or seek shelter in nearby trees.
  • Keep the altitude in mind: The altitude of Machu Picchu can affect your heat tolerance. Listen to your body and rest if you feel dizzy or short of breath due to the combination of altitude and heat.
  • Be prepared for occasional rain: Although it is the sunny season, sporadic rain can still occur in Machu Picchu. Bring a waterproof jacket or poncho with you to protect yourself in case of rain.
  • Check the weather forecast: Before your visit, check the weather forecast for Machu Picchu and prepare accordingly. If an extremely hot day is expected, consider adjusting your itinerary to avoid the hottest parts of the day.

Packing List

What To Bring

Machu Picchu by Train with Private Guide Full Day:

  • It is important to always carry the identity document with which you took the risk to enter Machu Picchu (DNI, PASSPORT, FOREIGN CARD).
  • ISIC card (if you are a student and want to opt for a discount price).
  • Sunscreen or sun block (factor 35 or higher).
  • Comfortable jacket depending on the season.
  • Rain Poncho (According to the season of the month from October to April)
  • Comfortable shoes for the walk in Machu Picchu.
  • Mosquito repellent.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Caps or hats (Umbrellas are not allowed in Machu Picchu).
  • Extra money.
  • Bring cash preferably Peruvian soles for last minute purchases (Some establishments have card payment).

Travel Guide

Read the frequently asked questions before making your reservation.

What happens if I can’t find availability of the local train?

If the local train is not available, we will take the Expedition tourist train option, for which you must add USD$ 130.00 to the package “which is the price of the Expedition train ticket”.

How far in advance should I book the tour to Machu Picchu from Cusco?

We receive reservations at least 48 hours in advance. However, spaces are limited and are always subject to availability. Tickets for the Machu Picchu citadel are in high demand and in some cases are sold out months in advance. For this reason, we recommend that you make your reservation as far in advance as possible.

How long does the visit to Machu Picchu last?

The tour lasts three hours. In the first hour you will have a guided tour of the citadel. Then, you will have the rest of the time to walk around the citadel freely.

I have already purchased my entrance ticket to Machu Picchu, is it possible to book the program discounting the entrance fee from the total price?

Yes, to make the reservation in this way, you must write to reservas@mundomapi.com, indicating the number of people traveling and the date you want to start the program, and we will send you the corresponding quote along with the instructions for booking.

What is the weather like in Machu Picchu?

Machu Picchu is located between the Andes Mountains and the Amazon rainforest, having a warm and temperate climate, with an average minimum temperature of 12 °C and an average maximum temperature of 24 °C. From April to October is the dry season in the area, that is, during that period there is a lower probability of rainfall, while from November to March is the rainy season, that is, during that period there is a higher probability of rainfall. Notwithstanding the above differentiation, during all days of the year there is a possibility of rain, since this is a subtropical zone.

Prices

Number of persons Price per person

The “Machu Picchu by Train – Private Guide” can leave any day of the week, throughout the year.

PRICES: 

By voyager and expedition train – round trip from Machu Picchu:

  • Per Person: USD 350 dollars (Adult).

By Voyager train or expedition one-way and Vistadome Panoramic train returning from Machu Picchu:

  • Per Person: USD 399 dollars (Adult).

By Vistadome or Panoramic train – round trip from Machu Picchu:

  • Per Person: USD 449 dollars (Adult).

(If there are minors in the group, consult with our sales team).

PRE-PAYMENT: US$ 200 per person

BALANCE: US$ 150 (commonly paid in Cusco after the informative talk)

DEPOSIT CHARGES
  • Pay Pal (10% Fees): info@illakunturtravel.com
  • Izi Pay (7% Fees): Request data.
  • Western Union: Request data.
  • Money Gram: Request data.

GUARANTEED PRICE:

  • This private group tour is guaranteed to operate with only 1 passenger.
  • We like to think that we organize courses a little differently than our competitors.
  • We stand behind our clients and guarantee that we comply 100% with our prices and departure dates on all our trips.

DISCOUNT FOR STUDENT OR MINOR RATE:
Consult our sales team for more details.

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