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Fullday backpacker Machu Picchu tour from Cusco

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USD 295.00
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What to Expect
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Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Peru

Pick-up at your accommodation in Cusco at around 03:30am, and then journey by bus to the train station at Ollantaytambo for about 1h40m from Cusco. Upon arrival, we will embark to take an amazing train ride towards Machu Picchu, where we will pass through extraordinary landscapes that will keep your camera ready! The train ride will take about 1h40m.

Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes ( town at the bottom of Machu Picchu), our guide will be waiting for you at the train station to escort you to the bus station to take the bus up to the ruins of Machu Picchu after about 25 minutes through the breathtaking scenery, we will reach the site of the "Lost City of the Incas," we will enter the historic citadel and will start the group guide tour for 2 to 3-hour.

After the guided tour you can enjoy some free time to explore the outer areas independently. Enjoy one of the many hikes, such as the trail to the Inka Bridge or the Sun Gate.

You will walk back to Aguas Calientes by yourself, the like is about 1:30hs, where you will enjoy a beautiful view in a great walk down the mountain.

Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes, you will have time to explore the town on your own and enjoy one of the many restaurants or cafés. Then, you will board train in the late evening for the return journey to Ollantaytambo, where on arrival, we will be waiting for you, to bring your back to Cusco. You will be arriving in Cusco around 1:30am

Duration: 23 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
**Please confirm accommodation details at time of booking.
  • Pick up from your accommodation in Cusco
  • Round-trip train tickets between Ollantaytambo and Aguas Calientes
  • Bus tickets from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
  • 2 tour of Machu Picchu with an English/Spanish guide
  • Entrances to Machu Picchu
  • Drop off 2 blocks from Cusco main square
  • Bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes – US$12.00 per person
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Tickets for Huayna Picchu/Machupicchu Mountain
  • Drop off to accommodation in Cusco
  • Entry/Admission - Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


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Key Details
  • Duration: 23h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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