2 Days / 1 Nights
Our two-day tour from Cusco to Machu Picchu by train is ideal for people who are short on time but still want to visit this world-famous attraction. We will first take the train to Aguas Calientes, a colorful town at the foot of Machu Picchu. We’ll head up to Machu Picchu, where you and your guide will have enough time to thoroughly explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
This tour runs from April through to November, avoiding the rainy season months from December to March. Some of our departures are small group service tours while others are private tours.
We’ll pick you up from your hotel in Cusco at 07h30 and then set off towards the Sacred Valley. Leaving Cusco, we’ll pass by Saqsaywaman and head over the mountains before descending some 450 meters (1,500 ft) to the valley floor. Here we’ll find ourselves beside the sacred Urubamba River and the pretty village of Pisac. In Pisac, we will visit the colorful traditional market, where you can browse the array of local artisan work and other souvenirs – which of c...
To best appreciated Machu Picchu, we’ll wake up early in the morning so we can get to the citadel in good time. You’ll have time for breakfast first, and then your guide will pick you up from the hotel at around 5:40 a.m. We’ll then walk to the bus departure point for the short but zigzagging ascent up the road to Machu Picchu.
We’ll then pass through the gates into the Machu Picchu archaeological site. Here you’ll begin your guided walking ...
These poles are designed to help you endure long treks into rugged, remote areas with a heavy pack. If you need a little extra support when walking, an adjustable folding walking stick is ideal. It has an aluminium body with plastic handles and base, it folds away neatly for easy storage when not in use.