Experience the best of the lost city of Incas – Machu Picchu on this full day Machu Picchu tour. This guided 1 Day Machu Picchu Tour from Cusco is exclusively designed for those wanting to visit the sanctuary of Machu Picchu in less time.
On this full day tour to Machu Picchu from Cusco, you will get a deeper insight into the Inca civilization as we have exclusive English speaking local tour guides who have excellent knowledge about Inca civilization.
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Cusco Hotel Transfer
We will be picking you up from your hotel in Cusco. Then in our private transport, we will be driving you through the Sacred Valley of Incas to Poroy train station. Here you will be boarding a tourist train to Aguas Calientes. The train ride offers beautiful views of the Peruvian highland farm and villages.
Upon arrival, our representative will be meeting you and will be transferring you to the bus terminal. Here you will be boarding a bus to Machu Picchu citadel. It takes 30 minutes by bus to get to the citadel from Aguas Calientes.
Once at the entrance of the citadel, our representative will be meeting you and will be assisting you in entering the citadel.
As you will be walking into the citadel, the clouds would be clearing by as the golden rays of the sun would shimmer on the walls of the citadel.
Our local expert will be giving you a detailed tour of the citadel for two hours. During the trip, you will be visiting some of the important parts of the citadel like the ceremonial centre, temple of the sun, main plaza, house of the priests and more.
After the half day trip to the citadel, you will have some free time to explore the citadel on your own. If you have booked to hike Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountain, our tour guide will be directing you to the respective trail head.
Alternatively, you can hike to the Sun gate or Intipunku. It offers a beautiful view of Machu Picchu and is the entrance for those on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.
After you finish your visit to Machu Picchu, you will be taking a bus back down to Aguas Calientes town. Here we will be stopping for lunch at a local restaurant.
Later in the evening, we will be taking the train back to Poroy. Our representative will be meeting you and will transfer you back to the hotel in Cusco.