Partake on a one day trip to Machu Picchu from Cusco. Embark on a scenic train ride from Cusco to Aguas Calientes. Spend the day on a walking tour at the citadel of Machu Picchu before heading back down the mountain to take the afternoon train back to Cusco.
If you are short on time but want to visit the “Lost City of the Incas”, this one day tour option is perfect for you!
Your morning will begin with the famous 3 ½ train ride from Cusco to Aguas Caliente. Once in Aguas Caliente, you will take a short bus up to Machu Picchu before beginning your guided tour of the ruins. On the tour you will see Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sundial (the most important preserved Intiwatana), the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows, houses, warehouses, and the large ruins’ central square. After the tour you will walk the narrow roads and steps of the compound at your own leisure.
Before leaving Machu Picchu, you will have the opportunity to participate on a 1 hour walk to the Sun Gate or to climb to the top of Wayna Picchu for a view of all of Machu Picchu.
After departing from Machu Picchu, you will take the afternoon train back to Cusco and be transferred to your hotel.
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.