2 Days Adventure Tour by Train to Machu Picchu

  • Destination: Machu Picchu, Peru
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Price per person: $415
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Looking for a lifetime experience and enjoy the Inca culture, even you miss it the two days Classic Inca trial. We have created an adventure tour to offer you both, enjoying the amazing landscapes with snow-capped mountains plus ride one of the most amazing train lines and exciting adventures hikes around the Inca trail to Machu Picchu, to really enjoy and discover the mystery of the new modern seven wonder of the world. This exciting two days tour are designed for you

Program Itinerary

Day 1

Cusco – Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes

We pick you up from your hotel at 4:00 am and transfer you to Ollantaytambo train station. Passing by a few small, colourful towns like Chinchero, Urubamba, Calca, etc. we finally arrive at Ollantaytambo, where we will have a few minutes to have a coffee before boarding the train, at 06:40 am. Then experience an incredible 2 hour journey on a train with panoramic windows which will take you along the Sacred River of the Incas descending from high valley down to the cloud forest, at 2000 m. You will notice the landscape changing drastically in front of your eyes, where you will be able to see the tropical mountain ending in snow carpet and the small waterfalls shimmering on the hills, forming small rivers that flow down to converge at the Sacred River. After these spectacular natural views you will arrive at Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town) where the warm atmosphere will welcome you with a few typical jungle sounds.

Green Peru Adventures tour guide will be waiting with your name at the gate of the train station in Aguas Calientes and take you to your Hostel. You will leave your bags in the reception of the hotel, in case the room is not available yet.

Your adventure will start right after, passing by the local market to organise some snack and water, you will walk little bit by the train line to meet the little trail to start to climb Putucusi Mountain, a very adventure trail with wooden ladders, also paths that will lead you to the top of the mountain from where you will have your first view of Machu Picchu (aprox. 3hrs, with a steep gradient including ladders up to 20 m. each)

Returning around noon for lunch, afterword you will hike again to Mandor waterfall, walking by the train line, by the river directing the jungle, your tour guide will lead the way, and this hike is around 4 hrs both ways, you will discover more about the nature that surrounds Machu Picchu, flora and fauna will appear soon you get more into the jungle, arriving to Mandor garden where you will observe the most typical plats that the locals farm, crossing this garden into the jungle you will meet the crystalline waterfall of Mandor. After all this excitement return by the same way back to town.

In the afternoon, optional to visit the hot springs and enjoy a natural warm bath.

Accommodation: Hotel Hatun inti Classic 

Day 2

Machu Picchu – Ollantaytambo – Cusco

The day you were waiting for!

Wake up early for breakfast starting our day by climbing up to the entrance of the famous Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu, the Lost City of the Incas. The hike will take around 1.5 hrs. Till the entrance of Macchu Picchu. Avoiding the crowds, you will be one of the first visitors of the day. Your bilingual tour guide will take you around the vast ruins for about 3hrs, comprehensively explaining its historical significance and place in the Inca Empire. Machu Picchu is the best known of the Inca Archaeological sites, as it is recognise worldwide, even not mentioned in any of the writings or Chronicles of the Spanish Conquistadors. Experts believe that has been constructed around the mid-15th century by Inca Pacahcuteq and was rediscovered by American historian Hiram Bingham in 1911. The guided tour of this fascinating place is an unforgettable experience.

Visit the Main Square, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows, the Circular Towers, the Sacred Sun Dial and Burial Grounds. After the excursion you will hike up the mountain behind Machu Picchu Huayna Picchu where you will have stunning views over the whole complex! In case Huayna Picchu is sold out already, we will include automaticly Machu Picchu Mountain for you. Returning down you will be able to visit the moon temple. To complete your adventure and the exploring of Machu Picchu you can walks to Inti Punku, the SUN GATE the end of the traditional Inca Trail, duration 1.30 min both ways and the Inca Bridge, duration 1 hr. Otherwise simply relax and take in the awe inspiring atmosphere. After your free time you will take the bus to the town of Aguas Calientes for a late lunch or a dip in the hot springs again (not included). In the afternoon you take the train back. (at 7:00 pm please be there 30 minutes before the departure) and then on private tranfser to Cusco.

A frequent bus service takes visitors back to Aguas Calientes at any time (Incluided), if you prefer no not  walk down through the jungle it will take you roughly 45 minutes. The train to return to Ollantaytambo is in the late afternoon at 19:00 pm and we recommend you to do that, so you can have more available time. If you want to comeback early afternoon please let us know we can book the early train at 2:30 or 4:12. So we can coordinate the early transfer from Ollanyatambo to Cusco.

Meals: Breakfast.

Included:
  • Private transfer from your hotel to Ollantaytambo train station
  • Local cellphone
  • 24 hour support from company owner
  • Tourist train tickets both way with reserved seats
  • Entrance fee for Machu Picchu
  • Bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes
  • Private Tour guide 2 day in Machu Picchu (single persons pay US$ 50 plus)
  • Climb the Putucusi Mountain
  • Hike to Mandor waterfall
  • Climbing to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain
  • Accommodation at 3 star hostel (single person pay US$ 40 plus for accommodation)
  • 1 breakfast on the second day
  • Private transfer back from Ollantaytambo – Cusco
Not Included:
  • Hot Springs 10 soles (US$ 4.00)
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Extra night in Aguas Calientes US$ 40.00 per person (on double occupancy, you will have to book it in advance to organise your train ticket for the following day)
What you need to bring:
  • Your original passport (for your train ticket and entrance fee
    to Machu Picchu)
  • Original ISIC ID if you book your tour as a student
  • Day back pack
  • Warm clothes for the early morning and evening
  • Water
  • Camera and extra batteries
  • Rain jacket or poncho (being close to the jungle the weather is unpredictable)
  • Change of clothes
  • Basic toiletries
  • Sun protection (sun cream, hat).
  • Insect repellent
    (must be number one in your list)
  • Torch or heat light (if you decide to walk on the morning to Machu Picchu)
  • Comfortable shoes,
  • Extra money (prices in Aguas Calientes can be higher than anywhere else in Peru.

 

Note:

At the entrance gate of Machu Picchu on your way out, you can stamp you passport with a Machu Picchu stamp which is totally legal.
Bring money in case you want use the toilet.
You can have a snack at the entrance of Machu Picchu (the cost is 10 times more than anywhere else).

What we need when you make a reservation:
  • Full name as it is written in your passport (please include a scan copy of your passport)
  • Passport number
  • Nationality
  • Date of birth
  • Scan copy of your ISIC student card (if you have one its $18 US less)
  • Departure date for the trail
  • 60% deposit of the tour´s price by western union, PayPal, ABN AMRO bank in Holland, the remainder of the balance is paid at our office in Cusco.

Price per person US$ 415 (Group price) Hotel Hatun inti Classic
Price is based on two people.

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Upgraded hotel is reserved with the base price, and then the rest of the price is added to the remaining balance.

Exclusive international transaction fees The amount of the extra transaction fees depends on how the payment is made and on your bank. For further informations please don’t hesitate to ask.

Term and Condition

With each tour you book with Green Peru Adventures, you are a free walking tour offered by the mysterious and historic city of Cusco. Here you will be guided by one of our multilingual, professional guides.

We look forward to an unforgettable experience of your trip.