Cusco – Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu

We will pick up you in the early morning from your hotel and then transfered to the train station in Ollantaytambo, you will take the train to Aguas Calientes, enjoy the train, the landscapes. Then we will arrive to Aguas Calientes, where a representative from our agency will welcome you and then will escort you to the local bus station to catch the bus that goes up to Machu Picchu.

Bus ride to Machu Picchu lasts approx. 30 minutes and it follows a steep winding path, offering spectacular views of the surrounding mountains. Upon our arrival, we will get into the archaeological zone of Machu Picchu and our guide will show us the most important sectors of this great Inka City, such as the great Intiwatana, The Sun Temple, the urban sector, the agricultural sector among others. Machu Picchu was long thought to be legendary.
The guided tour in Machu Picchu will last about 2 hours, and afterwards you will have free time to explore the ruins on your own.
If you want to climb Huayna Picchu, a very popular climb with spectacular views, we recommend you to book preferably three months beforehand. (There is daily limit of 400 persons per day allowed to climb, so pre-book if you don’t want to miss out. Cost: $25) The round trip walking to the peak of Huayna Picchu is about an hour and a half. It is definitely worth it for the stunning views from the top! As an alternative to the Huayna Picchu climb you can choose to visit Machu Picchu mountain which gives the ancient Inka townsite its name. This is a new option that lets you see Machu Picchu archeological site from the highest peak. It is less crowded so you don’t have to book early. Cost: $25)
After visit this wonder. Depend of your time train tickets, you will take the bus down to Aguas Calientes, where you will have time for lunch and also to explore this colorful town that utterly filled with souvenirs shops, restaurants, bars, internet cafes etc.
In the night, you will take the train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo. According the time in your train tickets, return to Ollantaytambo, in Ollantaytambo the transfer is going to pick up you at the bus to return to Cusco.



We will start our Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu tour  with pick you up in your hotel at approximately 8:00 am after picking up additional passengers in your group, you will begin the 40 minute drive to Pisac in the Sacred Valley. On the way we will stop a couple times in order to see the beautiful landscapes and local Marquet Corao or Pisaq .

After we will continue to visit Urubamba and enjoy food there. (optional you can book your lunch with us day before departure) .

then we will go to Ollantaytambo and enjot the amazing templo of sun and the archeological site . In this place we will finish the tour approximately 4:30 p.m. then we need go to the train station because our train will leave at 16:36 pm or 7:00 p.m. (depent on availability – time will be confirm by e-mail) to Aguas Calientes you will go to the train station to board the train (Please you have to be 20 minutes before in the train station). This is a 2 hours approx. Journey to Aguas Calientes, where we will be waiting and settle you into the Hotel. Overnight in Aguas Calientes.

Places we will visit in our Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu tour  on the 1first day:

  • Pisac Market
  • Corao view Point of Sacred valley
  • Pisac Archaeological Site
  • Urubamba ( Buffet lunch) Tunupa Restaurant . 25 USD.
  • Ollantaytambo Archaeological Site


In the Morning, we will have breakfast in the hotel,(optional you can take with you breakfast if for any reson you leave the hotel before 5:00 am) then you will take the bus up from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu, it takes 30 minutes drive up to the main gate to visit Machu Picchu.

When you arrive to Machu Picchu, you will meet with our Tour English or Spanish Guide and enjoy  the explanation for 2 hours approx. group tour exploring Machu Picchu.

After finish your journey  with the professional Tour Guide, you will have more time to spend in Machupicchu. Also if you booked a climb up Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain you will have enough time to walk and have a different views of Machu Picchu Citadel.

All passanger after the guided tour will have the chance to explore Machu Picchu sitadel by their self.

In the afternoon you will have to go down to Aguas Caliente (return by bus or walking) to Aguas Calientes.

In the night, you will take the train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo. According the time in your train tickets, return to Ollantaytambo, in Ollantaytambo the transfer is going to pick up you at the bus to return to Cusco.

Final Bus stop in Cusco is at San Francisco or Regocijo Square near to the Main Square ( Plaza de armas).

Note: You can request to be drop off in your hotel, hostel or homestay. If you need that please send us the  Name and address.



Our Agency will pick you up from your hotel or meeting point from 7:30 am to 8:00 a.m. To then start the Machu Picchu By Car tour, we will go through the Sacred Valley of the Incas, during this tour we appreciate different towns and climatic changes of the Andes to the tropical places, we arrive at Huaman Marca where a Buffet lunch awaits us , then we will continue with the tour of Machu Picchu By car to Hidroelectrica where we will start our walk until we reach the town of Aguas Calientes; the tour lasts 2 1/2 hours approximately.
Arriving at the town of Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu), our guide will install them in their respective hostels with private bathrooms and hot water), in the evening we will have dinner and the indications of our guide about the visit of the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu , it is optional to go to the hot springs.


This time we will get up at around 4:00 in the morning towards the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, the walk will last approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes, the main objective is to appreciate the sunrise from the citadel Inca and be the first to arrive, then we will have 2 hours of guided tour, at the end of your tour with the guide you will have free time to visit Machu Picchu on your own. After visiting Machu Picchu at around 11:30 am, we will return walking to Aguas Calientes town and then to Hidroeléctrica where our mobility will be waiting for us to return to the city of Cusco, this Machu Picchu By Car route is arriving to Cusco around 9:30 p.m.


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