MACHU PICCHU TOUR

Private Machu Picchu Tour – Day trip from cusco

Machu Picchu tour: Is a trip that none should miss, it is an old city built by the Incas, around the 15th century, this city is located at the northwest of Cusco at 67 miles, in the oriental part of the Andes, right in the cloud forest, at 2,430 meters above sea level.

Machu Picchu is a sacred city that has incredible terraces, dwellings and shrines that amazes every visitors which is also promotes tourism in Cusco Region.

Discovered on 14 July of 1902 by Agustin Lizarraga, it stayed covered by dense vegetation, then years later become declared worlds heritage in 1983 by UNESCO.

Machu Picchu’s most important sectors; Sectors that you should not miss are the following:
THE GUARD HOUSE: Erroneously named like that, is a building which is close to a shrine and it used to be as “religious workshop”, located at the highest point in a magnificent look out that gives you the complete view of the city.

MAIN GATE: When you tour the city, and climb up to the view point, you walk a path that takes you to the main doorway, this is the only gate located at the south, from which there is leading a well stone paved trail to Cusco, is built with big rocks that has being perfectly carved, that also has an spot for the city guard.

SUN TEMPLE: The sun temple is one of the most beautiful buildings, that is also a perfect example of Inca architecture, at the upper urban sector, with windows oriented to the solstices; then from here, you will see the Inca Temple “house of the Inca”, the word Inca is synonym of King, through a trapezoidal gate you can reach the patio, and see 2 dwellings.

PLAZA PRINCIPAL: know as well as the religious sector, it holds 3 buildings, at the east there is the nice three windows temple, at the north the main temple, and at the sound another temple built with nicely carved smaller stones.

SACRED ROCK: At the other half of the city, there is a giant rock that is sacred, at the site there are 2 workshops, right behind is the gate to the montaña huayna picchu, then THE MIRRORS HOUSE, and the CONDOR TEMPLE.

We are machu picchu tour guides, leading and organizing this trip in small groups and private service.

Daily departures, along the year are available in private service.

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ITINERARY

The itinerary is scheduled according the train departure time. If the train departs at 07:00 hrs. From Ollantaytambo train station, the departure from cusco should be at 05:15 hrs.

For the departure at 09:00 hours, then w eleave cusco at Cusco, 07:00 in the morning by bus, with this train you can get to the citadel, at 9:30.

13:00 hrs catch bus back to town, at 15:20 catch train to Ollanta, then finally at 17:00 hrs catch train and arrive to cusco at 16:30 hrs.

INCLUDED

  • Pick up at your hotel in the city.
  • Professional Driver, and Transport to train station.
  • Round trip Vista-dome or similar train
  • Round Trip Shuttle bus.
  • Machu Picchu Fee.
  • English speaking professional tour guide.

EXCLUDED

  • Meals.
  • Souvenirs.

DETAILS

Additional travel information

PLACES TO VISIT Machu Picchu, and it’s most important sectors.
TOUR DURATION Full day
TYPE OF TOUR Sightseeing
SERVICE TYPE  Private
TRANSPORTATION FOR THE TRIP  Car / Minivan / Train

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