Machu Picchu by car 2 days / 1 Night
Machu Picchu by car is one of the most popular and economical alternatives to visit the Machu Picchu Sanctuary. This route counts as a great attraction the geographical biodiversity that we will find in our route towards Machu Picchu.
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What's included :
- 1x Breakfast
- 1x Dinner
- 1x Lunch
- Accommodation included: 1 night
What's excluded :
Day 1: Cusco - Santa teresa - Hidroelectrica - Aguas calientes
Pass By: Plaza Regocijo (Kusipata), Plaza Regocijo Centro Histórico, Cusco 08002 Peru
07:30 am we will board our mobility, we will receive a small recording talk to leave Cusco, The Tour will begin with a pleasant and scenic walk towards the Village of Yanahura near Ollantaytambo, until this place we will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the area, we will take a short break of 25 minutes (approx.), continuing our trip from the town of Ollantaytambo to the highest part of this trip called «Abra Málaga» which is located at an altitude of 4,316 meters, at the foot of the snowy Veronica .
From this point the trip continues the beautiful landscape with a puna flavor after about 15 minutes we will begin the descent towards the jungle eyebrow, passing through the different micro-climates that make these landscapes a paradise within the majestic snow-covered peaks and making this place a tropical climate. We will continue our route along a paved track in perfect condition through the town of Alfamayo, Hyuro: located at 1500 meters above sea level, one of the largest tea producers in Peru. High quality Huyro tea.
By having a warm and tropical climate you can also observe a large number of plantation of fruit trees such as banana, pineapple, mango, orange granadilla, tangerine and many more.
Village of Santa María: Located at 1500 meters above sea level, tropical zone this place is well known for the production of fruits in large quantities.
Village of Santa Teresa: Located at 1590 masl, a very warm and quiet place, it is interesting for the thermal baths known as the Colcalmayo Baths, visited by tourists and well known for the production of coffee and a large quantity and coca leaves, we will finally arrive at Hydroelectric to the private terminal of the company here we can have lunch and take energy to continue our trip.
From here we will start with the hike following the dirt road next to the railway track of the train that is approximately 3 hours following the Vilcanota river from the top the Waynapicchu mountain will not be welcoming, until you reach the town of Aguas Calientes, moment in which you will be taken to the designated lodgings. After a relaxing bath in your lodgings it will be time to enjoy a delicious dinner together with the guide.
At that time, he will have the opportunity to review the itinerary for the visit of the next day "Citadel of Machu Picchu", Here we will spend the first night.
• Lunch: Lunch in the town of Humanmarca
• Dinner: Dinner in the town of Aguas Calientes
Accommodation included: Hotel night in the town of Aguas Calientes
Day 2: Aguas calientes - Machu Picchu - Hidroelectrica - Cusco
Pass By: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Peru
There are two ways to get to Machu Picchu, from a bus for 30 minutes and the other that is walking for 1 hour and 30 minutes. In general, we recommend taking the bus service to get from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu, you must leave your accommodation from 04:15 AM and make the respective row to take the bus from 04:30 AM (the first bus leaves at 05:20 AM, goal to enter Machu Picchu at 06:00 AM).
We must end our visit to Machu Picchu starting at 11:15 AM no later than start at 11:30 AM the walk down to Puente Ruinas (45 - 50 minutes approximately), from there we go in flat walk until we reach our bus terminal in Hidroeléctrica. Our mobilities will be waiting for you from 2:20 p.m. - 2:50 p.m., we will be able to board the minibus in the direction of the city of Cusco, arrival time around 9:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (Point of termination of service: PLAZA DE SAN FRANCISCO).
• Breakfast: Breakfast in the town of Aguas calientes
No accommodation included on this day.
Departure Point :Calle Garcilaso 265, Cusco 08002, Peru
Departure Time :7:30 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.