Frequently Asked Questions About Trips to Machu Picchu

Frequently Asked Questions About 1-Day Trip to Machu Picchu

In this article, we will analyze the most frequently asked questions about Machu Picchu 1 day tour before booking it. One of the most visited wonders of Peru is Machu Picchu, which remains a mystery of the Inca civilization. There are many interesting points that one should not miss about this site during a Machu Picchu 1 day tour. Machu Picchu is located high in the Andes Mountains. One of the most interesting points about this place is that it is not visible from below, so it goes unnoticed by many rulers and conquerors in the past. It is also known as the “Lost City of the Incas”.

Machu Picchu 1 Day tour

As you probably know it is a place visited frequently by Peruvian and foreign tourists from all over the world, that’s why you need to book it well in advance if you want to enjoy a visit without any rush.

This guide will help you to plan your trip to Machu Picchu, take note and if you have any question that is not here let us know.

Most Frequently Asked Questions About Machu Picchu Tours

Is One Day Tour enough for Machu Picchu?

Our one-day tour to Machu Picchu by train is ideal only for those who do not have much time to visit it with 1 extra night in the town of Aguas Calientes, or for those who want to get the most out of their visit to Peru and have a tight travel itinerary in Peru, yes! 1 day tour in Machu Picchu is enough to enjoy it, our 1-day tour to Machu Picchu will make you visit for 3 hours the site of Machu Picchu, where you can know each place, and to extend your visit we add the visit to the Inca bridge from the ruins of Machu Picchu, that means you will make a short hike of 30 minutes as well as on the way enjoy each place and the beautiful views.

How Much is a Day Trip to Machu Picchu?

The cost for the one-day Machu Picchu tour varies, depending on the amount of people in your group, in Come See Peru our Machu Picchu tours are 100% private if you want more options, we encourage you to take a look at all our Machu Picchu tours in private service.

in Come See Peru we offer personalized 1-day tours to Machu Picchu from 289 USD, for more information visit our tours and prices to Machu Picchu here.

Can you tour Machu Picchu without a Guide?

Currently no, usually before entering the gates with your ticket to Machu Picchu they ask you for your guide, although at other times it is not mandatory to visit with a guide, however this will depend on those who control the entrance gate, besides if you visit without a guide you will miss many places and your visit may last only 1 or 2 hours walking around in the same place, it is highly recommended to hire a guide so you will get the most out of your visit of 1 day tour to Machu Picchu by train, experience Machu Picchu through the eyes of a local private guide!

Do Babies Pay the Entrance Fee to Machu Picchu?

Children under 3 years old enter free of charge to Machu Picchu. Children over 4 years old (up to 17 years old) have access to the Wonder of the World with a discount on the normal entrance fee.

What Is the Best Train to Machu Picchu?

Both Peru Rail and Inca Rail offer a wide range of trains. Luxury travelers can choose from each company’s best trains. Hiram Bingham Belmond train, or Inca Rail’s private Machu Picchu train, both offer gourmet dining and a super entertainment to travel to Machu Picchu in the best style. In any case, if you wish to travel in the best luxury train to Machu Picchu, we suggest you to choose Hiram Bingham Belmond train. and if you want a very good train, much better than the basic one, an intermediate level between luxurious or expensive then choose the VISTADOME of PERU RAIL.

Which is better Peru Rail or Inca Rail?

Peru Rail offers more daily departures to Machu Picchu compared to Inca Rail. However, they both include high quality services for tourists. Most of the daily departures in both cases are at Ollantaytambo station. The ‘Expedition’ and ‘The Voyager’ services are the cheapest of both companies.

But if you want to travel more comfortable and have a better experience traveling by train to Machu Picchu watching through the panoramic windows of the train then opt for PERU RAIL company. 

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