MACHU PICCHU BY TRAIN
Machu Picchu: that enigmatic Incan citadel, a testament to the beauty and ingenuity of Incan architecture.
Looking for tours to Machu Picchu? Look no further! We offer tours to Machu Picchu to suit your every need. From quick day trips to a more relaxed, two-day train journey and more, we have the Machu Picchu tours for you.
Machu Picchu (7874 ft/2400 m) is at a lower altitude than Cusco (11,152 ft/3399 m), though we do still recommend a day in Cusco prior to departing on the tour in order to rest up from your travels, adjust to jet lag and the altitude. Despite being lower than Cusco, it is still considered high altitude. Minimum passengers necessary for tour departure: 2 people (small group, 1 person or private/custom treks possible with extra fee). Maximum trekkers per group: 10 people (special, private party groups can exceed maximum).
Easy, gentle walk, stone steps
Touristy, but a must not miss tour!
Best Time to Visit
Best from March to November (or dry season)
Cost Per Person (USD)
6-10 people: $460
3-5 people: $520
2 people: $600
Solo price upon request
Is This Trek Customizable?
Private, custom, add-ons all available.
Panoramic train ride
1 day of acclimatization recommended to fully enjoy the ruins
Full Day Train Tour
Walking in town and in ruin site only
2400 m (7874 ft)
Daily departures with 2 or more people
Cusco often experiences all seasons in one day so it is a good idea to take a warm hat and gloves as well as a sun hat when you leave in the morning in order to be prepared for all weather.
Pre-tour briefing the night before your tour to answer any questions
Collection from your Cusco hotel in the morning
Private transport to the train station
English speaking professional guide
Snacks on the tour
Dietary needs: able to cater to any dietary preference/need
Roundtrip train from Ollantaytambo or Poroy to Aguas Calientes
One entrance fee to Machu Picchu Archaeological Complex (Second entrance time: 9am to 1pm)
Guided tour of Machu Picchu
Round trip bus ticket from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu and back
Private Transport back to your hotel in Cusco