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  • Machu Picchu one day – Train from ollantaytambo

    full day
    2 - 8 persons
    Adventura , treks
    2,430 msnm
    Spanish - english

    Day 01: Machupicchu in 1 day

    Referential schedule of start and end of tour: 4:00 to 19:00, 22:00 hrs.
    The tour starts with the transfer from the hotel to the train station in Ollantaytambo, located 1 hour and 45 minutes by bus, from there we board the train to Machu Picchu Pueblo located at the foot of the mountain Machu Picchu at 2000 m . During the train ride you will enjoy beautiful views of mountains and villages located on the banks of the Urubamba Valley.
    Once in the village of Machu Picchu. We will board the bus to get to the Machu Picchu inca ruins. Then we will start the guided tour visiting the most important sections and viewpoints of the historic Inca citadel. At the end of the guided tour you will have free time to continue exploring Machu Picchu. Finally, we will descend towards Machu Picchu Pueblo where you can have lunch and return to Cusco by train and bus at the scheduled time.

    Estimates distances:

    1. Cusco – Ollantaytambo: 76 km / 1 h 45 min by bus
    2. Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu: 45 km / 1 h 45 min by train
    3. Machu Picchu village – Machu Picchu Inca city: / 30 min by bus

    Optional walks in Machu Picchu

    Huaynapicchu Mountain (Young Mountain): located to the north of the citadel at 2,693 masl. Its access is from the same Inca citadel and is a moderate walk of approximately 300 meters. The hiking is through a steep path with steep steps that leads you to the top of the mountain in where you can see constructions and agricultural terraces perfectly attached to the mountain.  

    From the top of this mountain you have a privileged and complete view of the whole Inca citadel, for these reasons it is attributed an astronomical religious function and at the same time a point of control. There are 2 turns of entry, the first from 7 to 8 am and the second turns from 9 to 10 am, each of them has 200 spaces that must be reserved well in advance.  

    Machu Picchu Mountain (Old Mountain): located to the south of the Inca citadel (3,082 masl) . Its access is from the same Inca citadel through a broad and less steep trail.  

    The hike to this mountain demands a good physical condition and to reach the top is a challenge. The walk is a gradual ascent with presence of flat sections and steps. From the top of this mountain you have a breathtaking view not only of the Inca citadel but also of the surrounding mountains like the Salkantay and in the same way you can see part of the Inca trail.

    There are 2 turns to start the walk from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. 


    • ✅ Pick up from your hotel to Ollantaytambo station.
    • ✅ Guided tour in Machu Picchu
    • ✅ Entrance fee to Machu Picchu
    • ✅ Round trip train ticket Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo (Expediton or Vistadome upon request)
    • ✅ Bus tickets up and down Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu – Aguas Calientes

    Not Included

    • ⛔ Huaynapicchu Mountain  and Machu Picchu mountain ( $ 20.00 USD  subject to availability)
    • ⛔ Hotel in Cusco
    • ⛔ Extra expenses not mentioned in the program

    We recommend to bring

    • ➡️ OriginalPassport document
    • ➡️ Student  international card (ISIC) original and valid
    • ➡️ Camera
    • ➡️ Hat, sunblock, insect repellant
    • ➡️ Small day backpack, to carry your personal belongings during the tour



    Expedition 290 USD Beautiful wagons perfect to enjoy trip by train.
    Vistadome 328 USD Panoramic wagons, a top experience of train voyage

    STUDENT DISCOUNT:  20 USA dollars

    ✍ If you are a student, you need to send us a copy/picture of both sides of your student card to verify, to get 20 dollars discount.
    ✍ The student card must be an original student ID gives from the university in PVC material and it must have the next requirements: university information, personal student information, student picture, and expiration date valid only for one year, it year must coincide with the year that student visit Machu Picchu, the discount until 25 years old.

    EXTRAS that we can arrange for you

    ⭐ Huayna Picchu entrance ticket. USD 20
    ⭐ Montaña Machu Picchu entrance ticket. USD 20

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