Machu Picchu Private Tour By Train Full Day
Tour to Machu Picchu by Train 1 Day
Explore the Inca ruins in the Sacred Valley, deep in the mountains, while interacting with local Quechua people and learning about their culture, music, language and local cuisine.
We have many tours and options for you to choose from. You can start by visiting the Sacred Valley ending in Aguas calientes, spend a night in a 3 star hotel before visiting Machu Picchu. However if you’re on a tight schedule, we recommend our one-day Machu Picchu tour.
An important note before your visit to Machu Picchu: entrance tickets are limited, and thus it is best to reserve your tour six months in advance in order to avoid disappointment and secure your reservation.
The ticket to Machu Picchu has different options for you to choose from. If you want to see the sun rise you can opt for visiting at the first schedule; entering between six and seven in the morning. We, at Come See Perú, want you to have the best experience by providing you with the best information. In this case we recommend the morning tour for the sunrise ambiance, but also for the additional time available to visit the ruins.
Find out more about this option in the following link.
Do you want to climb one of the mountains after your Machu Picchu tour? Here are the timetables at which you can climb them.
- 1st Session from 7am to 8am
- 2nd Session from 10am to 11am
- 1st Session from 7am to 8am
- 2nd Session from 9am to 10am
Once you have decided in which session to visit Machu Picchu the next step is to inform us about the type of train you wish to travel on.
For the private 1-day tour of Machu Picchu, we can offer the expedition train service with comfortable seating, panoramic windows and spectacular views. If you want slightly bigger seats and more comfort with on-board refreshments and entertainment (traditional dances and fashion show) you can opt for the Vistadome service at an additional cost.
Is it worth the price to upgrade?
The Expedition service is a train specially designed for the comfort of the customer, with panoramic windows and comfortable seats. In short the Expedition train provides all the quality and benefits at a lower cost to the traveler than the Vistadome Train.
The Vistadome Train provides a different class of service, which allows the tourits to be immersed and feel the Andean culture through its panoramic windows, music, tipical dance and even food prepared with local ingredients. As well as Expedition train Vistadome train also provides air conditioning, heating and leather seats.
In our private tour of Machu Picchu, our local guide will take you on a private visit of the citadel. After a gentle climb up Inca steps you will arrive at a viewpoint called the House of the Guardian – the famous Machu Picchu selfie spot. Afterwards, you will visit other key spots like the Temple of the Three Windows, the Sun Temple, the Sun Gate, the Condor Temple and more.
Enjoy yourself in this one day tour to Machu Picchu with a local guide and appreciate the best day exploring the citadel. We can personalise this tour should you have any special requests – just ask!
Itinerary of Private Machu Picchu Tour by Train
Our private tour to Machu Picchu will start early at approximately 2:45am (morning). We will pick you up from your hotel and take you in a private car to the village of Ollantaytambo. There you will board a touristic train to the village of Aguas Calientes. Our guide will be there waiting for you at the station to take you from the train station to the bus station. The bus ride up to the ruins is around 30 minutes from the village. After entering Machu Picchu you will spend time exploring with your guide.
After taking various photos of the main site we will visit the Inca bridge – a bonus extra tour.
We are the only company offering this service at this moment with no extra financial cost. Due to government regulations there is a limit of two hours in the citadel, but with us you will be able to explore more and enjoy more.
The guided tour will take approximately 3 hours to complete. Afterwards, you will have time to explore the zone on your own: take spectacular photos, contemplate and make the most of your day at Machu Picchu.
After your visit, you will return to Aguas Calientes by bus to have lunch (included) in a local restaurant. After eating, you will have time to visit the village before taking the return train.
The return train leaves at 2:55pm or 4:22pm (depending on availability) to the town of Ollantaytambo. Later we will take you from the station back to your hotel in Cusco.
- Assistance and transfer in Private Tourist Transport between: Cusco – Ollantaytambo station – Cusco.
- Transfer service (English or Spanish)
- Peru Rail tourist train ticket (Expedition or Vistadome train) between: Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo.
- Bus ticket from Aguas Calientes to the Inca city of Machu Picchu (ascent and descent).
- Entrance ticket to the Inca citadel of Machupicchu.
- Professional guide in the required language (English or Spanish).
- Prrivate car from Cusco to Ollantaytambo (viceversa)
- Guided tour in Machu Picchu, in private service (maximum 03 hours).
- First aid kit during the trip.
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED:
- Waynapicchu mountain entrance fee: Extra US$35 (Subject to availability)
- Upgrade train to the Vistadome: Extra US$ 55
- Night in Aguas Calientes
- Travel Insurance – you are strongly recommended to take out travel insurance for the duration of your trip.
- Tour Type: Sightseeing Tour, Cultural & History
- Schedules: We pick you up at 2:45 am / Drop off at your hotel in Cusco
- Meeting Place: From your hotel in Cusco
- End of the Tour: in Cusco
- Group Size: Minimum 02 people to confirm departure
- Difficulty: Easy-Moderate
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Advantages of booking with us.- The all-inclusive tour to FULL DAY MACHU PICCHU TOUR offers a safe and well-organized experience, transfer during the entire tour is in sprinter. The service also includes the tour guide service in English or Spanish.
EXCLUSIVE SERVICE COSTS: We operate this tour without joining other tourists from other agencies. We only serve our tourists. We know that traveling to FULL DAY MACHU PICCHU TOUR demands time and money and that is why we want your experience of visiting FULL DAY MACHU PICCHU TOUR to exceed your expectations.
WHAT YOU NEED TO TAKE:
- Original Passport
- Current University Card (if you are a student and want to qualify for the discount)
- Waterproof jacket / rain poncho
- Warm jacket
- Comfortable Trousers
- Sun hat
- Sun cream (factor 35 or higher)
- Insect repellant
- Personal medication
- Digital Camera or Smartphone
- To do this tour, you must be in Cusco at least 1 day in advance to acclimatize.
- Before going to this Machu Picchu Full Day Tour, take short walks around Cusco to better adapt to the weather or you can hire short tours. City tour, Sacred Valley, Salineras de Maras – Moray – Chinchero, southern valley or you can also visit Machu Picchu.
- You should drink mate de coca which will help you adapt better to the climate.
- Wear appropriate clothing for hiking (trekking shoes, thermal clothing, etc.).
- Drink a infusion of coca leaves to avoid altitude sickness and To make the Tour Machu Picchu 1 Day, you must be a day earlier in Cusco.
Footprints left by the Andean man, footprints that arise from a remote past Machupicchu footprints that we ourselves have traced that extend to the distance of the future, Machupicchu, Name that has already transposed everything possible parallel and is shown as one of these rare phenomena in which the good seems to conjugate with the cosmic in inexplicable terms, unique that has only been interpreted by some poets, Pablo Neruda “heights of Machupicchu”.
Machupicchu (from the Quechua “Old Mountain”), according to documents from the mid-sixteenth century, Machupicchu would have been one of the rest residences of Pachacútec (first Inca emperor, 1438-1470). However, some of its best constructions and the evident ceremonial character of the main access road to the llaqta would demonstrate that it was used as a religious sanctuary.3 Both uses, palace and sanctuary, would not have been incompatible. Some experts seem to have ruled out, on the other hand, a supposed military character, so that the popular descriptions of “fortress” or “citadel” could have been surpassed.
Machupicchu is considered both a masterpiece of architecture and engineering. Its peculiar architectural and landscape features, and the veil of mystery that has woven around much of the literature published on the site, have made it one of the most popular tourist destinations on the planet.
Machupicchu has been on UNESCO’s World Heritage List since 1983, as part of an entire cultural and ecological ensemble known as the Historic Sanctuary of Machupicchu.
On July 7, 2007, Machupicchu was declared one of the new wonders of the world in a ceremony held in Lisbon, Portugal, after the participation of 100 million voters from around the world.
What is the difference between Machu Picchu and Montaña Machu Picchu?
Many people confuse Machu Picchu with Machu Picchu Mountain. The first refers to the Inca Citadel, the archaeological site discovered by Hiram Bingham in 1911. The second, refers to the summit elevated to 3082 m.a.s.l. in which the mentioned enclosure is settled. The coincidence of name is due to the fact that the Inca llaqta took the name of the mountain known by the settlers as Machu-Picchu (Old Mountain).
Currently, the mountain was conditioned to be a tourist attraction. Its roads, old Inca trails, were enabled to be traveled daily by up to 800 people. From the top and along the way you can see the Inca City, the Huayna Picchu and all the mountainous landscape of the place. It is the ideal place if you are looking for the perfect picture of the Wonder of the World.
Who can climb Machu Picchu Mountain?
People of any age can climb Machu Picchu Mountain. This makes this attraction a great opportunity for family enjoyment. Newborns should be carried in baby carriers. Children should be watched by their parents. There are cases of older adults who are encouraged to walk their paths
What to take to Machu Picchu Mountain?
Machu Picchu Mountain requires some implements for an optimal route and without setbacks. This is especially true during the rainy season (from October to March) when rainfall humidifies the stairs. Here are some items to carry:
- Hiking shoes.
- Medium backpack (a weight greater than 5 kilos is not allowed).
- Cap or hat.
- Rain poncho (in case of rainfall).
- Sun block.
- Insect repellent.
- Water in canteen.
- Light clothing.
Location of Machu Picchu?
Machu Picchu is located at the top of a mountain of the Andes in Peru at 2400 meters of altitude and 112 km by train from the city of Cusco, temperature of 21° maximum the minimum to 10° by train to four north of the city of Cusco, now for the growth of tourism there are several options and alternatives to reach, walking or by train, the important thing this Inca park is visited daily by thousands of tourists in a safe way, Cusco is the safest city of all cities in Peru, there are three types of police, citizen security, municipal security, national police.
What is the best time to travel to Machu Picchu?
The best time to travel to Machu Picchu is from May to October, in winter. Temperatures are much lower and reach as low as 5°C, but it does not rain as in the other months of the year between December and April. The best months are June and July. The recommended week is the 24th of June when the Inti Raymi sun festival begins. But there are too many people for the holiday season in the United States, so you have to book all hotels and tours in advance.
What is the best itinerary to get to Machu Picchu?
In order to get to Machu Picchu it is obligatory to arrive before in order to acclimatize. To get to Cusco, leaving Argentina, the fastest and safest way is to fly from Buenos Aires Lima then to Cusco, because there are no direct flights to Cusco, if they are in Brazil in the same way there are no direct international flights to Cusco, some international agencies offer package from your country, but do not trust them, because they are not updated on the weather and conditions of visits to Machu Picchu then it can be difficult to get used to the Peruvian population, so ask a local operator.
Can I camp in Machu Picchu?
You can’t. The last camp is located at the foot of the Inca Trail, the place called bridges ruins, there you can rent carapas from the Ministry of Culture is 1h30 walk before arriving at Machu Picchu. If you want to know only Machu Picchu you must take the train back and forth to Cusco, you will have to sleep in a hotel in the town of Aguas Calientes which is located at the foot of the Machu Picchu mountain also known as the town of Machupicchu, there are many hotels of different costs.
Is Machu Picchu closed during the rainy season?
NO, Machu Picchu never closes. It only closes on days when it rains a lot and there is a train cut to take tourists or there is a Natural disaster that does not allow travelers to reach any of the tracks, as happened in 2014 that was closed for three months because the railway was razed by the river almost 15 km of lardo, that is the risk of traveling in February. But most of all it works all normal contact u
Is there a limit to the number of visitors to Machu Picchu?
Yes, there are visitor limits at Machu Picchu per day. The maximum allowed is 2500 visitors per day. For the Inca Trail only 500 travelers per day are allowed including guides and porters. And to climb Waynapicchu and have that spectacular view from above Machu Picchu only 400 people per day are allowed in both shifts, so ask your local operator in Cusco, and organize your visit shifts.
Due to the international organization called UNESCO, the Peruvian government can not take more than three thousand people a day, so they are distributed in two shifts of 200 people to climb the famous mountain called Wayna Picchu, within it are located as the Inca caverns, the Inca bridge, and temple of the moon, so it is very interesting if you have a good physical condition.
Do I need to buy the train ticket and ticket to Machu Picchu in advance?
If you are going to travel in the high season you must necessarily buy in advance, from May to October, the entrance tickets to Machu Picchu, train tickets and tickets to climb Waynapicchu. If you make the trip without having a travel agency you can buy everything on the Internet through the suppliers but run the risk of being able to arrive on the date indicated because of flights, or protests that usually happen in Peru, however the travel agency can change the date required, is the only advantage.
Does half a day give you time to get to know Waynapicchu?
To visit the main temples and climb Wayna Picchu takes a lot of time, so now it is advisable to visit in two days to Machu Picchu, and another day to Waynapicchu, because a shift of 4 hours is almost not enough, so you should take vacation with more days, if you do not have time then I recommend you just visit Machu Picchu and visit with great tranquility.
We run this tour only as a private tour
- USD 339.00 per person for a group of 2 people
During 2020, for a comfortable and safe trip to Machu Picchu, one of the 7 wonders of the modern world. Either to climb Huayna Picchu Mountain or Machupicchu Mountain. We suggest you book our tours in advance. Especially if you are going to travel during the high season (May – Oct).
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To secure a booking with Come See Perú Tours, the Client must deposit 40% of the entire price of the tour. You will receive a confirmation email for the tour that you made a deposit. The total balance must be paid in cash at your hotel before the start of your trip.