Machu Picchu Day Trip

Cusco > Aguas Calientes > Machu Picchu


Full Day


$332 $299

Are you looking for a Machu Picchu day trip? Go at your own pace and discover one of The new 7 wonders in the world, the lost city of the Incas, Machu Picchu (XV century).
With great landscapes, harmony between Inca construction & nature, you will not regret walking through the same paths the Incas did many centuries ago.

machu picchu day trip from cusco

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Full day itinerary.

Aguas Calientes lies at 2040 meters above sea level. (6,690 feet).
Travel time by train: 1hr 30 from Ollantaytambo/3hr 30 min from Poroy.


  • Explore one of the new 7 wonders of the world.
  • Go at your own pace with our private tours.
  • Knowledgeable, experienced and English-speaking guides.
  • Select the train of your preference: Vistadome, Expedition, Executive Class, etc.  

Schedule Details

  • Duration: Between 14 - 16 hours.
  • Train departure: Poroy/Ollantaytambo station (subject to availability).
  • Pick up: Cusco hotel. We can also pick you up from other locations (Pisac, Ollantaytambo, etc).
  • Drop Off: Any of your preference.

Itinerary Machu Picchu Day Trip

Early in the morning we will pick you up from your hotel reaching the train station at Poroy/Ollantaytambo (subject to availability). Then, you will be welcomed upon your arrival in Aguas Calientes by our professional tour guide, who will assist you to take the bus up to the citadel and discover the centerpiece of this trip to Peru: the famous Machu Picchu!

You will enjoy the magic of the site. We will visit the urban part as well as the terraces dedicated to the crops. If you love beautiful views: we suggest that you hike the Sun Gate or Huayna Picchu (optional activity), it offers amazing views of Machu Picchu and the surrounding valleys. After this unique experience, return to Aguas Calientes to board the train and departure to Cusco in the late afternoon.

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Machupicchu day trip Cusco


Our Rates: (Valid from June to December 2018)


N° People

Price per person
(USD, American dollars)




$299.00 (Group Service)




$329.00 (Private Service)




  • English Speaking tour guide.
  • Train Tickets. (Tourist Category)
  • Bus tickets.
  • Private Transportation Cusco hotel-Train station.
  • Private Transportation Train station-Cusco hotel.
  • Entrance fee to Machu Picchu.
  • Permanent assistance.


  • Lunches, dinner or drinks not mentioned.
  • Tips.


  • If hiking Huayna Picchu, an additional of US$ 30.00 per person is required.
  • Consider the possibility of upgrade your train experience by boarding the VISTADOME train instead, an extra of $45.00 will be required. See a Virtual Tour!


Our Tips For You:

  • Remember to minimize your efforts and stay hydrated to avoid altitude sickness while traveling in Peru. We highly recommend that you take a coca tea upon arrival! See more information about altitude sickness on our blog post.
  • It's not every night that you will have the opportunity to sleep with an Andean family, consider the possibility of including a homestay in your itinerary.
  • During each step of this journey in Peru, take some time if you can, to explore on your own. Interesting details in towns and villages might be found!

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