Tour Machupicchu Full Day
Breakfast at the Hotel All day:
Excursion to Machu Picchu from Aguas Calientes, early transfer at 5:30 am to the bus stop for the short trip (25 minutes) to the citadel of Machu Picchu. Upon your arrival, you will participate in a guided tour of the Citadel, visiting the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Temple of the Sun (Intihuatana), the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows, a large central plaza; And all connected by narrow roads and steps that are surrounded by terraces cut on the side of the mountain.
After the excursion you will have time to walk around the archaeological site in your free time. Then, you will have time to perform some of the following activities by yourself (not included in the price):
Go up to Wayna Picchu: For the most adventurous people, we suggest going up the Wayna Picchu from where you can appreciate the immensity of Machu Picchu, even more amazing being tall and distant.
Train back to Cusco: In the afternoon we will return to the Aguas Calientes train station to return to Cusco. Departure by train to Cusco: Upon arrival in Cusco reception and transfer to the hotel. Meals included: Breakfast. Departure from Cusco: Our representative will assist you and transfer to the airport back home.
Advantages of contracting this tour with Rainbow Peru Travel
- Personalized assistance: You will have private transportation and a specialized guide just for your group.
- Departure and return times will be adapted to the availability of time you have.
- You will have more time to get to know in depth the place and the culture of its inhabitants.
- Transfers to the Airport.
- Information prior to departure.
- Pick up from your hotel and transfer to the Poroy train station.
- Entrance to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu.
- Professional English speaking guide (two guides for groups of more than 8 people).
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary (optional vegetarian meal without extra payment).
- First aid kit including emergency oxygen bottle.
- Lodging in Aguas Calientes.
- 3 bus tickets (up and down Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes)
- Expedition Class Train round trip to km 104 and back Cusco
- Transfer from the Poroy train station to your Cusco hotel
Services not included:
- International air fares.
- Domestic flights.
- Alcoholic beverages or bottled water.
- Assurance of any kind.
- Wayna Picchu Mountain. Optional services for this trip per person.
- Entrance to wayna picchu mountain.
Why book with Rainbow Peru Travel?
Our travel agency works directly with our passengers, therefore, we do not work with intermediaries or give commissions to third party agencies that increase prices unnecessarily.
In our company we work with 100% local people, professionals in the area of tourism who are constantly trained, which guarantees a fully personalized service.
We are a Tour Operator totally authorized to carry out Tourist Activities in the different tourist sites in Cusco, certificates granted by the Provincial Municipality of Cusco and Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (DIRCETUR and MINCETUR).
We have many years of experience, we know our region because it is our area of work, so we find the right solution to the various situations that may arise and fortuitously, this way of working is our best letter of introduction.
Exclusive service: we will only operate on our tourists; we will not pass or join with other agencies. Our groups in average are from 2 to 6 people, the departure is guaranteed 100% even if it is only one person.
Highlights of the tour
Machupicchu Historic Sanctuary is located in the district of Machupicchu, in the province of Urubamba in the department of Cusco. It has an extension of 32,592 hectares. It is a protected natural area of international renown, well known for the presence of impressive Inca archaeological complexes, archaeological sites and monuments of high historical-cultural value.
However, the sanctuary also presents an important environmental value, with forested areas, steep mountains and snow-capped peaks. It is a zone of interaction between the Andean and Amazonian domains; and it is part of a narrow transition belt between both ecosystems. The terrain is predominantly rugged and steep slopes.
Machu Picchu is located in an area of exceptional geographical characteristics. You can find everything from snow-capped peaks above 6,000 m.a.s.l. to the wettest and hottest zone of the Urubamba River below 2,000 m.a.s.l. Its strong gradient, enhanced by the complex system of winds that it propitiates, creates microclimates that are a source of great biological diversity.
To this exceptional natural wealth is added the incomparable archaeological jewel of Machupicchu, a place that was declared a Mixed World Heritage Site -natural and cultural- by UNESCO in 1983. Machu Picchu is undoubtedly one of the strongest magnetic points in South America and the country.
The Sanctuary presents tropical vegetation in the lower part of the western sector, in the basin of the Aobamba River. It is a typical ecosystem of the so-called “jungle eyebrows”, which take this name because they constitute the last remnant of native vegetation in this mountainous area, are the upper limit to where the tropical vegetation reaches in this part of the Andes. The jungle eyebrow presents a great diversity of flora and fauna species, which together with the mountain ecosystems make Machupicchu a special place.