TOUR IN CUSCO
MACHU PICCHU BY CAR 2 DAYS
We will pick you up at 7:30 and leave at 8:00 a.m. The tour will begin with a nice, scenic ride to Ollantaytambo, where we will have a chance to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the area as we take a short, 10 minutes break (approx). From there, we will continue down a long, winding path to "Habra de Malaga", which stands at an altitude of 4,316 mtrs. From that vantage point, we will see some of the most amazing landscapesthat Peru has to offer After a brief stop, we will begin our descent into the thick jungle, passing through the different micro-climates that combine the paradisiacal landscapes of the majestic snow-capped peaks with the hot, tropical entrance to the rainforest.
We will continue along our route until we have reached Alfamayo, where there is a nice, paved road in perfect condition that we can use. We will need to take an unpaved road though, in order to continue on in the direction of Santa Maria, which is located at an altitude of 1575 meters above sea level. We will take a moment to rest here before continuing on to the small pueblo, Santa Teresa, where a delicious lunch will be awaiting us at approximately 2 pm. There will be a variety of different foods available to suit every taste.
We continue our tour and the goal is to get to Aguas Calientes Town, along the way we enjoy nature, mangroves and tropical forests. We will arrive to Aguas Calientes around 5 in the afternoon, you will relax in your comfortable hotel, at which point you will be taken to the designated hostals and hotels. If we have any extra time to use, we can also go take a relaxing dip in the natural, heated waters of the hot baths. At 8 pm, though, it will be time to enjoy a hearty dinner along with the guide who will be taking you to the ancient citadel, Machu Picchu. At that time, he will have a chance to go over the plan for the following day and answer any questions. Overnight.
DAY 2: Option 1 - Returning by Train
You will have the option to go up to Machu Picchu by bus or by foot. Breakfast will be served from 5:00 am. The guided tour of the site will begin at 6:00 am and will last for at least 2 hours. Afterwards, you will be able to enjoy some free time until approximately 11:30 am, which is the recommended time to begin returning down the mountain to the train station. The train back to the hydroelectric plant will be leaving Aguas Calientes at 12:35 pm.
Upon our arrival to the hydroelectric plant, we will transfer over from the train to a private van, which will take us to Santa Teresa. There, we will have a one hour break for one last chance to get some food or use the restroom before we undertake the final leg of the ride. We will then proceed back to Cusco, returning down the same road that brought us here. We will arrive to Cusco around 9:30 pm (approx).
DAY 2: Option 2 - Returning by Car
You will have the option to go up to Machu Picchu by bus or by foot. Breakfast will be served from 5:00 am. The guided tour of the site will begin at 6:00 am and will last for at least 2 hours. If you want you can climb the Huayna Picchu Mountain and view the spectacular scenery surrounding Machu Picchu, the guided tour lasts about 2 hours but if you want you can stay longer
At a convenient time, we'll return from Machu Picchu Sanctuary to Aguas Calientes town to board a train to Ollantaytambo town, here We'll take a bus to return at your hotel in Cusco city. The train will take you to the town of Ollantaytambo, here we wait for you to return to Cusco by bus.
What is Included
- Entrance to parks and cultural sights.
- Bus up and down from aguas calientes to Machu Picchu.
- Guided visits and mentioned excursions.
- English/Spanish speaking guide to accompany visits and excursions.
- Climb to Huayna Picchu, you have to complete $10 more per person.
- Domestic flights.
- Additional nights during the trip due to flight cancellations.
- Alcoholic beverages or bottled water.
Prices Option 1:
- Group (price per person)
- 1 pax $220
- 2 pax $220
- 4 pax $210
- 6 pax+ $210
Prices Option 2:
- Group (price per person) Back Packer Train Vistadome Train
- 1 pax $320 $340
- 2 pax $320 $340
- 4 pax $300 $320
- 6 pax+ $300 $320
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