MACHU PICCHU TOUR FULL DAY
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If your time is limited, this program offers a visit to the most important archaeological site in South America, Machu Picchu. In one day you can visit the main sites of this sanctuary and fill you up with the energy and the strength that this place possesses. The service we provide starts and ends at your hotel. In this program our team is in charge of providing all the necessary facilities and requirements to ensure a safe and pleasant trip.
In Peru and in South America, there are few places that offer you magic and the special connection with nature and archeology. The first step in Machu Picchu, you feel that it is a true wonder. One of the most important reasons to realize how impressive nature and the apus were at the time of making their constructions. Nature and history together to surprise us It was a place that was kept hidden from the view of the Spaniards, so it was an untouched wonder until Hiram Bingham arrived and told the world that here in Cusco, was the most important architectural work of the Incas.
Machu Picchu is one of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World, Heritage of Humanity, Historical Sanctuary of Peru and probably the most important archaeological site in Latin America.
Machu Picchu es majestic architecture comprises 140 structures throughout the citadel.
Machu Picchu was built by the Inca Pachacutec around the year 1460.
After being forgotten, it was only in 1911 that the American Hiram Bingham reached Machu Picchu on an expedition and spread the site worldwide.
Its main buildings of Machu Picchu are the Intihuatana, the Temple of the Sun and the Temple of the Three Windows.
In 1913 it received worldwide attention when the National Geographic Society dedicated its entire print run in April to the newly rediscovered city.
MACHU PICCHU TOUR
We will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco 2 hours before the departure of your train, and take you to the train station, located in the town of Ollantaytambo, where we’ll board the train of the company "PERURAIL" or "INCARAIL"and begin the journey from Ollantaytambo to the town of Aguas Calientes in this town our guide will be waiting for us, then we will go to the bus station, where we’ll board the bus that will take us to the wonderful citadel of" Machu Picchu ". When you reach the citadel of Machu Picchu, we will begin our guided tour, visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, cemeteries, the Intihuatana (sundial), the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows etc. over approximately two hours. Then you will be given free time to stroll around the citadel, then we’ll descend to the town of Aguas Calientes by bus, where you can have lunch at one of the various restaurants in Aguas Calientes or if you wish at Sanctuary Lodge (lunch is on you).
At 18:30 h we’ll take the train that will take us back to the train station of Ollantaytambo; This trip takes about two hours; therefore, at 20:30 h we will get the bus which will take us back to Cusco. We arrive in Cusco at approximately 22:30 hrs.
- Transfers from Hotel - Train Station - Hotel.
- Train tickets back and forth Ollantaytambo-Aguas Calientes-Ollantaytambo.
- Guide service with a professional licensed in Tourism (Spanish and English).
- Bus service up and down the town from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu.
- Entrance tickets to Machu Picchu.
- Huayna Picchu (US$25.00) or Machu Picchu Mountain (US$20.00) – if you want it
- Excess baggage charges
- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages or snacks
- Phone calls/Radio calls or messages
- Insurance of any kind
WHAT TO BRING
- Good sneakers or light hiking boots
- A small day backpack to carry your personal belongings
- Comfortable clothing
- Money for the tourist pass and Qoricancha entrance ticket
- Repelente para insectos.
- Rain gear
- Water and snacks
List of objects to take to the tour.
This tour leaves every day of the year.
- Pre payment per person: 50% of the payment per person
- Balance: 50% before departure. - Terms and Conditions -
- PERSON - - PRICE - 2 $ --.00 3 - 4 $ --.00 5 - 7 $ --.00 8 - More $ --.00
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