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1 Day Machu Picchu Tour from Cusco – Full Day Machu Picchu

The 1 Day Machu Picchu Tour from Cusco is designed to offer the best of the lost city of the Incas in a short time. The Full Day Machu Picchu tour with our local English-speaking guide takes you to the prominent sites of the citadel. 

We have an excellent team of local tour guides. They have in-depth knowledge about the Inca civilization and will be giving you a detailed tour of each part of the complex. 

After this Machu Picchu day trip, you will have some free time. If you have booked to climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountain, our guide will be assisting you to the respective trailhead. 

You will get spectacular views of the Inca citadel from the summit of these mountains. Alternatively, you can also hike to the Sun Gate. This is the point of entrance for those on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

It is free to hike to the Sun Gate. 

We offer this full-day trip to Machu Picchu from the city of Cusco both in small groups and as a private tour. 

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  • Destination

  • Departure

    Pick up from your Hotel
  • Departure Time

    5:00 AM.
  • Return Time

    Approximately 6:00 PM.
  • Dress Code

    Warm clothes, including jacket, fleeces, gloves, scarf and beanie/touk
  • Included

    First aid kit and emergency oxigen
    Pick up from your Hotel
    Professional Guide
  • Not Included

    Walking Stick

Day 1: Cusco - Machu Picchu

We will be picking you up from your hotel in Cusco. Then in our private transport, we will be embarking on a three hours drive. We will be driving along the Sacred Valley of the Incas to Ollantaytambo. Here you will board the train to Aguas Calientes.  Once in Aguas Calientes, we will be transferring you to the bus terminal. Here you will be boarding the bus to Machu Picchu.  On this Machu Picchu Full Day tour, you will be visiting some of the prominent sites in the citadel. You will be visiting the remains of the Inca Temple, ceremonial center, house of the guards, and more.  After you visit Machu Picchu, you can hike Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountain.  You will then take the bus back down to Aguas Calientes town. Here you will have some free time to stop for lunch at a local restaurant or do some shopping.  Later in the evening, we will be taking the Expedition train back to Ollantaytambo. Our representative will be meeting you on arrival and will transfer you back to your hotel in Cusco.

Tour Location

Services Included:

  • Pick up from your hotel in the morning.
  • Transport from Cusco to Ollantaytambo in a private car.
  • Train ticket (Expedition service) from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes.
  • Bus up and down from Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu.
  • Train ticket (Expedition service) from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo.
  • Entry fee to Machu Picchu. (Huayna Picchu $15 extra)
  • Transport from Ollantaytambo to Cusco in private car.

Not Included:

  • Entrance to Huayna Picchu Mountain.
  • Snacks and Water.
  • Tips: Please note, we take good care of our staff. So tipping is completely optional.

What we recommend you to bring.

  • Original Passport.
  • ISIC 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.
  • Camera and film.
  • Available discounts these discounts are not cumulative.
Students: US$ 29 students require a valid International Student Identity. Card. Please note that Youth Travel Cards are not valid. Teenagers: US$ 20 up to 16 years of age, passport copy required for all bookings. Children: US$ 46 up to 10 years of age, passport.
  • We operate both private and shared tours to Machu Picchu. Do reach out to us to know more.


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