Machu Picchu by Car
There are several ways to get to Machu Picchu. On our tour ‘Machu Pichu by car’ you will find the most economical of all. A minibus route that runs between mountains and where You will have the option to make the route on foot or take the emblematic blue train for the last section of the road. Relax in the hot springs of Aguas Calientes and surprise yourself watching sunrise from one of the seven wonders of the modern world.
DIA 1: CUZCO – OLLANTAYTAMBO – SANTA TERESA – HYDRO ELECTRICA – AGUAS CALIENTES
Our guide will start with the pick up and come to your hotel or hostel at 7:30 am to start the trip aboard the minibus that will take us to Hydroelectric. On the way we will make a stop in the town of Santa Teresa about 1:30 pm to have our lunch and continue until we reach Hydroelectric about 3:00 pm.
Arriving at the hydroelectric this point of the route the road ends, so we will have two options for the arrival in Aguas Calientes: walk along the route that takes advantage of the route of the train tracks (a two and a half hour walk through the jungle) or take the train to Aguas Calientes (Inca Rail or Peru Rail in Expedition class) that takes a 30-minute journey.
We will arrive with a transfer to Aguas Calientes and Once there we will have to walk for 15 minutes more to the hotel where we will have dinner and talk with the guide where they will agree on the meeting point for the next day. During the night you will have time to get to know the town and enjoy the thermal baths (cost S /. 10.00).
DIA 2: AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHU PICCHU – SANTA TERESA – ABRA MALAGA – CUZCO
On this day we will get up very early to have breakfast, then we will have to walk for approximately 1hr and 30mts to the Inca citadel of Machupicchu for approximately 30 minutes. Upon arrival we will enjoy one of the best moments of the tour: see the sunrise.
We will make the excursion with the Guide through the citadel of Machupicchu, for 2 hours. Then they will be given free time where they can take a walk to the citadel, Passengers who have a visit to Machupicchu Mountain | Huaynapicchu will have to go to the entrance where they will have to climb for 1hr 30m and visit for a prudent time, after the visit we will have to return to hot waters by bus or walking.
After returning from Machu Picchu we will have to return walking for about 3 hours or you could also take the train for 30mnts to the Hydroelectric, there the minibus with our name will be waiting for us, then it will take us back to Cuzco for approximately 6hrs with the transport , where we will arrive approximately to Cusco around 10:00 pm which will conclude in the San Fransisco square.
- Entrance ticket to the citadel of Machupicchu.
- Transfer by regular bus from Cusco to Hydroelectric.
- Transfer by regular bus from Hidroelectrica to downtown Cusco.
- Lunch at Hidroelectrica.
- First day dinner in Aguas Calientes.
- The meet with guide for a talk about the tour, one day before starting the trip.
- One night accommodation in a hostel with private bathroom and hot shower.
- Breakfast at the hostel.
- Professional Guide in Machu Picchu (Spanish | English.
- Hydro train to Aguas Calientes (Train ticket $ / .35)
- Bus Up or Down to Machu Picchu
- Last lunch after the visit to Machu Picchu
Keep in mind that Aguas Calientes is 1000 meters less than Cusco and that the weather varies depending on the time of year, especially during the rainy season. As it is a variable climate we recommend carrying:
- Insect repellent
- Comfortable footwear (if possible waterproof mountain shoes)
- Raincoat / waterproof poncho
- Backpack for two days
- Cap or hat
- Extra money (soles or dollars)
- Flashlight or torch with extra batteries.
- Personal hygiene equipment (toilet paper).
- Original Passport
- Medium backpack between 20 to 25 liters
- Camera or camcorder
- Personal cleaning (Toothpaste, Soap, Shampoo, Etc)
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Locations Visited: Ollantaytambo, Abra Malaga, Santa Teresa, Hidroeléctrica, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu, Cusco
Trip Style: Trekking, Cultural, Adventure, Nature
Length: 2 Days / 1 Nights
Frequency: Pickup is at 6:30 am from your hotel lobby and drop off will be around 10:00 pm aproximately.
Group: 2 person minimun, to more…