Machu Picchu day tour from Cusco, the best and safest way to discover the Inca citadel is by our panoramic train trip. Enjoy this one day trip to Machu Picchu at your own pace with no hassle. Embark on one of the most fantastic train rides on the planet. Explore one of the wonders of the world with all-inclusive. History, amazing landscapes, and high-quality service in our full day trip package.
Exploring Machu Picchu by train is ideal for couples, families, children, and even if you're traveling alone. We offer private tours to Machu Picchu, so you can fully enjoy your experience. You can also custom your tour program according to your needs.
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This will be a memorable day, given that you will see
one of the Wonders of the World that all travelers
dream of visiting, we mean the
historical sanctuary of Machu Picchu.
Early in the morning, we will transfer you in a private vehicle to the train station (Poroy or Ollantaytambo) to board the train leading you to Aguas Calientes, the small village at the foothills of Machu Picchu.
The remarkable state of preservation of Machu Picchu, with its superb interlacing masonry, will fully impress you!.
The guided tour will take about 2 hours and a half, after which you will have time to fully embrace this magnificent wonder on your own.
After this unique experience, you will return to Cusco on a comfortable train.
Arrival in Cusco. Transfer to your hotel.
*Train schedules may change according to availability.
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Professional English-speaking tour guide.
Bus Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes
Train Poroy/Ollantaytambo station - Aguas Calientes.
Train Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo/Poroy station.
Entrance fee to Machu Picchu.
All transfers included.
Informative talk at your hotel.
All biosecurity protocols.
In addition to the inclusions above, you can improve your experience by adding more services. Here you have some options:
Don't hesitate to contact us to have further information. Likewise, you can let us know if you have special requirements.
The weather in Machu Picchu is humid and warm. The temperature ranges between 16-20 °C. However from January to March the weather is cold and rainy.
Yes, it's totally possible to do a day trip to Machu Picchu. The most important thing to keep in mind is to book your entrance tickets quite in advance.
The average time to visit Machu Picchu is 3 hours (llaqta Machu Picchu). However, if hiking the Huayna Picchu/Machu Picchu mountain, you'll need at least a couple of hours more.
The best advice we can give you is "book in advance". However, we're aware that there are last-minute travelers wanting to visit the Inca citadel. In this case, we can provide you with last-minute tickets. Feel free to contact us to help you out.
In the Andes, temperature changes too much between night and day. During the rainy season (November-March) we have cloudy days with rain at night. On the other hand, during the dry season (May-September) you can expect very cold nights and warm sunny days.
If visiting Machu Picchu, make sure to bring proper clothing. We suggest sunglasses, a sun hat, a long-sleeved shirt, water, and comfortable shoes for walking. If coming during the rainy season, a raincoat is highly recommended.
We suggest booking your trip from April to September since sunny and warm days are common during this period. On the other hand, if coming during the rainy season, you'll likely have less crowds than in the peak season.
Trains have no WiFi, but you can have access at the train stations.
We can add the Huayna Picchu hike to your package as long as there's availability. We recommend that you contact us at least 3 months before your arrival. To have more details, check our blog post regarding the Huayna Picchu Mountain hike.
The train included in the package is the Expedition by Peru Rail. However, we can upgrade your train service upon request. Other panoramic trains are the Vistadome, the Voyager, the 360°, Hiram Bingham, etc. We recommend checking our post trains to Machu Picchu to get more details.
We offer day tours to Machu Picchu from USD 298.00. It'll depend on the date you're coming to, the number of people and the train category you select.
We recommend this tour package for children and families since it's easy and safe. All places have easy access and all facilities for visitors. Children have discounts on many sites, so feel free to contact us and get your quotation.
To guarantee all services, we recommend that you book your package at least 3 months in advance. Last-minute bookings are also possible but subject to availability.
Yes, we can. Our day trips to Machu Picchu depart from Cusco, the Sacred Valley or any location you're staying at. Feel free to let us know where you want us to pick you up from.
Yes, we can. We just need your exact address to arrange your pick up. It has no extra cost.
We recommend that 300 soles in cash (USD 90) per person would be enough for meals and other expenses. You can also use your credit card, most of the restaurants and stores accept Visa and MasterCard. ATMs are also available in the town of Aguas Calientes in case you need to get some cash.
Booking your package is very easy and safe. First, get in touch with us. Next, we'll reply with a confirmation. After you validate the program, we'll send you a link for the payment. All payments are online with your credit card.