Machupicchu tour 1 Day

Phisical Demand:

Medium

Tour Code:

MAP01

Duration:

1 Day

Start In:

Cusco

Ends In:

Cusco main square

5/5

Tour Activities:

In Place guide, History lecture, Sightseeing

Group type:

Shared Group

Tour Attractions:

Sacsayhuaman, Machu Picchu, Koricancha, Tambomachay, Cathedral

Accommodation:

Day Tour (No hotel)

Meals:

No Meals

Trip Advisor or Viator Price = $390USD

With $299 USD

Machupicchu tour 1 Day

The full day tour to Machu Picchu from Cusco is the perfect trip for travelers who are short on time, but do not want to miss the opportunity to visit one of the seven wonders of the modern world.

You will arrive in Aguas Calientes aboard a train that passes through unique landscapes. Once at the Inca Citadel, a professional guide will give you a two-hour guided tour. Then, you will have free time to visit the archaeological park of Machu Picchu before returning by train to Ollantaytambo. Once there, a minibus will be waiting to take you back to Cuzco.

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DAY 1: Tour to Machupicchu one day

The tour starts early in the morning when we pick you up from your hotel. Then we depart to the train station located in the city of Poroy or Ollantaytambo according to your choice and the availability of trains. We board the train to the Inca city of Machu Picchu.
Travel time is approximately 4 hours from the moment we pick you up at the hotel. From the town of Aguas Calientes the buses are taken to make the ascent to the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu that lasts approximately 25 minutes. Accompanied by a professional guide we start the tour for approximately 2 hours. After the tour, you descend to the town of Aguas Calientes to have lunch in one of the varied restaurants and make shopping if you want.In the afternoon we will take the train back to Ollantaytambo and then to Cusco, the return also lasts 4 hours from the train station to the hotel, upon arriving at the Ollantaytambo or Poroy train station, we will be waiting for you to take you to your hotel.

Transport from your Cusco Hotel – Train Station / Train Station – Cusco Hotel

Round-trip train tickets from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes and back to Cusco

Guiding by a professional, experienced guide licensed in Tourism (Spanish and English)

Bus service round-trip from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu

Entrance tickets to Machu Picchu

 

 

 

 

Meals
Drinks
Snacks
Tips (Optional)

 

 

 

What to bring?
Use sneakers or hiking shoes
Sunscreen
Long-sleeved shirts and Long pants
Some Peruvian Soles in cash

Do I need a visa to travel to Peru?

The following countries do not require a tourist visa from Peru to enter: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Switzerland, South Africa, New Zealand, Netherlands, Ireland, Germany, Belgium, Australia. Check with the Peruvian Embassy in your country to find out more detailed travel requirements.

Is it customary to tip in Peru?

It is a good way to show appreciation for the excellent service. You can budget $ 5 – $ 10 / day for your guide and $ 2-5 / day for your driver.

How is internet access in Peru?

High-speed Internet access is available in most hotels and cybercafes in major cities. Do not hesitate to ask us before booking if Internet access is a priority for you.

While I am in Peru can I use my cell phone?

First, you must have a GSM phone that has a chip (triple or quad band that uses the 850 or 1900 MHz band). Then you need a plan that allows international roaming Roaming is very expensive, please check with your operator before traveling to choose a better option.

Do I need power adapters?

Peru has 220 volts, 60 cycles of electricity, so 110 volt devices may require a converter (check the input voltage on each device). Don’t forget a 2-pin to 3-pin adapter if you have 3-pin devices.

How are the bathrooms in Peru?

In large cities and hotels, toilets are washable. However, in some of the most remote areas, especially when hiking through the Andes, you are likely to also find squatting baths. You should always carry toilet paper and hand sanitizer just in case.

How much will it cost for a …? (In USD) Short bus trip: 50 cents. 1 hour of Internet in a cyber café: $ 1.00 Beer bottle: $ 3.00 Street food / snack: $ 2.00 Lunch in a popular restaurant per person: $ 5.00 Dinner at a popular restaurant per person: $ 8- $ 12.

Can I drink the water in Peru?

You should not drink tap water in Peru. You can use the water to shower, wash your hands and wash the dishes with a strong antibacterial soap as long as you let them dry completely before using them. We recommend not brushing your teeth with tap water.

Drink bottled water How will I pay in Peru?

Do I need to change my money?

Credit cards are generally accepted in restaurants and hotels in major cities such as Lima Arequipa and Cusco. In the Amazon, the Andes and other rural areas, you may not find an ATM or stores that accept dollars, be sure to change part of your money before leaving the city. Most small stalls where you can buy food and souvenirs only accept cash.

Do I need to buy travel insurance before going to Peru?

You should definitely! Buy travel insurance before going on vacation.

Remember – we strongly recommend that you have travel insurance which can cover many change fees in the case of illness or injury.

In all cases, when a cancellation occurs and the client forfeits some or all of what has been paid, CUSCO TOURS ORG will provide a letter to the client’s insurance company, so that the loss may be recovered by their insurance.

Cancellation BY CUSCO TOURS ORG:

  • CUSCO TOURS ORG may cancel a trip for reasons that may include (but are not limited to) weather conditions, natural disasters, strikes or political unrest, or client unsuitability because of age, ill health, poor fitness, or intoxication. In such cases, CUSCO TOURS ORG may try to substitute a different trek or different departure date (leaving within one week of the original departure date), at its sole discretion, at no additional charge to the client. If such a substitution is not possible, either due to local conditions or the client’s travel plans, then policies under Cancellation by the Clientwill apply.
  • We also reserve the right to cancel any trip in the event Client has not paid their balance 48h prior to departure, unless prior arrangements have been made. In this case, the policies under Cancellation by the Clientwill apply.

Cancellation BY THE CLIENT:

  • when the client has only paid the deposit and it is 15 days or more before departure
    • the deposit is non-refundable but may be applied to another trek organized within 1 year from the original departure date. A credit note will be issued by CUSCO TOURS ORG.
  • when the client has only paid the deposit and it is 14 days or lessprior to departure
    • the deposit is non-refundable and cannot be applied to a future trek
  • when the client has fully paid and it is 15 days or morebefore departure
    • the deposit is non-refundable
    • 50% of the payment balance (that is, 30% of the total trip price) may be refunded, OR
    • the balance may be applied to another trek organized within 1 year from the original departure date. A credit note will be issued by CUSCO TOURS ORG.
  • when the client has fully paid and it is 14 days or lessprior to departure
    • the deposit is non-refundable
    • the balance is non-refundable, but may be applied to another trek organized within 1 year from the original departure date. A credit note will be issued by CUSCO TOURS ORG.
  • when the client’s booking includes payments made for hotels and/or flights
    • refunds of the amount paid for hotel(s) and/or flight(s) will be according to the cancellation policies of the specific provider
    • in addition, a $50 administrative fee will be payable to CUSCO TOURS ORG for facilitating the transaction.

RENEWAL OR CHANGE OF NAME ON PASSPORT

If you plan to renew or change your name on your passport between making your trek booking and starting your trek, you can book your trek or tour with your current passport number or name, but you must send us a copy of your old passport and a copy of your new passport when you have them.  We can then make the change with the government before you arrive.  The extra cost to do the change is US$25 per person. (This will cover the change in number or name for your Inca Trail Permit, Machu Picchu entrance, and train.)

If you do not advise us of the change or do not want to pay the fee, bring the original of both passports (the old and new one).  You can enter Peru with your new passport but you must show the government authorities your old passport in order to enter the Inca Trail, Machu Picchu or train.  If  you cannot do so, you will not be allowed to start your trek by the government officials. All names and numbers must match!

Please note that passports must be valid for a minimum of another 6 months after the date of entry into Peru.

STUDENT ID CARD 

If you make a trek booking at the student price must send us a copy of your valid up to date university card at the time you pay the trek deposit.  If you fail to bring your original university card on the trek, the government authorities will not allow you to start the trekThe government does not give you the opportunity to pay the difference in price!

  • Note: If your date is sold out, then it is sold out for all travel agencies, there are not more permits!
  • We need Inca Trail availability ONLY for the starting date of your trek!
  • NOTE: February 2018 – The 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 days Inca Trail is closed for maintenance –
  • We can ONLY operate the LARES TREK to Machu Picchu and TOURS to Machu Picchu during February.

WHAT TO DO IF THE CLASSIC INCA TRAIL TREK TO MACHU PICCHU IS SOLD OUT

FOR YOUR DESIRED DATES?

If permits are sold out for the Classic Inca Trail on your preferred date, don’t get stressed out, you have so many options that will still allow you to trek and enjoy the Andes on the way to MACHU PICCHU. Alternative treks are just as beautiful as the Inca Trail. They are less crowded because we take you OFF the beaten track in the Andes and we make sure you don’t miss anything on your trek to MACHU PICCHU.

  • CUSCO TOURS ORG Requires only a 2-participant minimum for our departures! You can choose any day that is best for you as long as we have a minimum of 2 trekkers.
  • If you are a solo traveller and are flexible with your start date, we will make sure you have a group to travel with and you won’t miss out on any of the fun.

ALTERNATIVE TREK OPTIONS: 

LARES TREK 4D/3N
SALKANTAY TREK 5D/4N
HUCHUY QOSQO 3D/2N
CHOQUEKIRAW TREK 7D/6N or 4D/3N
AUSANGATE TREK 7D/6N or 5D/4N

Important Note: We will buy your Inca Trail trek permit using the names and passport numbers that you send us with your trek booking application (they must to complete and accurate)
You must bring the same passport with you to Cusco and take it with you on the Inca Trail.

Very Important NoteIf the name or number on your passport does not match the name and number on the trek permit, the government authorities will not allow you to start the trek and you will not be entitled to a refund.

RENEWAL OR CHANGE OF NAME ON PASSPORT

If you plan to renew or change your name on your passport between making your trek booking and starting your trek, you can book your trek or tour with your current passport number or name, but you must send us a copy of your old passport and a copy of your new passport when you have them.  We can then make the change with the government before you arrive.  The extra cost to do the change is US $25 per person. (This will cover the change in number or name for your Inca Trail Permit, Machu Picchu Entrance, and Train.)

If you do not advise us of the change or do not want to pay the fee, bring the original of both passports (the old and new one).  You can enter Peru with your new passport but you must show the government authorities your old passport in order to enter the Inca Trial, Machu Picchu or Train.  “If you cannot do so, you will not be allowed to start your trek by the government officials. All names and numbers must match!!

Can I change the date of my Inca Trail trek?

Unfortunately, the answer is no. Once the permits or entrance tickets have been bought the government does not allow any changes, so we can’t change any departure date after the permits or ticket has been bought. Tickets are also not transferable nor refundable. You must ensure you are reserving the correct dates! Double check the date on your booking form because we buy your permits as soon as we have your booking form and deposit. Often there are limited spaces and we must purchase them immediately. They are paid for completely as soon as your complete you’re booking and deposit, which means that you must buy completely new permits if you change your dates. All of the permits and tickets sold by the Peruvian government are non-refundable and non-transferrable. (There may be some exception due to the Covid pandemic. Please check with us if you think that you may have to change the date from 2022 to 2023).

 

Currencies accepted: S/. Sol $/. Dollar Vaccinations: There are no vaccines required to enter Peru. If you decide to take medicines. These are suggested indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel. For HEPATITIS B Recommended for Peru. Normally 2 months before travel. For RABIES Recommended for Peru. Normally 1 month before travel. For YELLOW FEVER Recommended for Peru. Normally 10 days before travel. Electricity: Depending on the accommodation in the jungle, electricity hours are limited during the day, most hotels offer several hours in the evening, usually until 10 pm, allowing travelers to charge their personal items. What is including: The cost includes Admission tickets for city tour, cathedral an koricancha, train tickets from Cusco to Aguas Calientes, from Aguas Calientes to Cusco, bus ticket up and down to Machupicchu, admission tickets to machupicchu, guide, transfer to and from your hotel. The price does not include: Hotels and tips.

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