Machu Picchu 1 day tour starts at 4.00 or 5.00 am and pass bus towards the Ollantaytambo stop to trap your train at 6.40am or 7.20am, coming in Aguas Calientes at 8.20am or 9.00am. A guide will be waiting to bring you to your bus up to Machu Picchu. The bus trip up to the ruins lasts about Twenty minutes and upon arrival you’ll meet your group for the 2.5 hour guided tour. Following the tour you will have the rest of the day to explore the site at your own pace or do an alternative trek, such as visiting the Sun Gate. The park closes at 17:30, giving you about 6 hours to have a look all the ruins and places so plan your departure accordingly. It takes 20 minutes by bus, about 2 hrs on foot to Aguas Calientes. Return trains departs at 2.30pm, 4.12pm and 7.00pm and arrives in Ollantaytambo at 4.10pm, 6.00pm and 8.40pm where bus transport will be waiting to bring you back to Cusco. Drive by bus Ollantaytambo – Cusco takes about approx. 1.40hr to 2hrs.
MachuPicchu 1 Day Tour Itinerary
05:50 – 07:30 Transfer from your elected hotel to Ollantaytambo by car.
7:45 – 09:15 By Train from Ollantaytambo towards Aguas Calientes.
09:15 – 09:25 Reception in Aguas Calientes train station.
09:30 – 10:00 Bus from Aguas Calientes fowards Machu Picchu.
10:00 – 12:30 Guided tour in Machu Picchu.
13:00 – 18:00 Free time, have lunch, see the little town, or visit Aguas calientes hot spring.
18:30 – 20:20 Return to Ollantaytambo by train.
20:30 – 22:30 Return to Cusco by bus for your overnight in Cusco.
What is included:
Pick up and Transfers.
Professional English speaking Guide.
All transfers to go and back.
Train tickets: Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes and back.
Bus: Cusco to Ollantaytambo and back.
Bus: Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu and way back.
Entrance tickets to Machu Picchu
What is not included:
International or domestic flights
Tips or extra expenses