Machu Picchu (Quechua) means Old Mountain. It is the name of the Inca citadel that is 112 km northwest of Cusco, surrounded by rainforest in the high jungle of Cusco, through which the Urubamba River. It is located in the province of Urubamba, district of Machu Picchu. The altitude of the citadel of Machu Picchu is from 2700 up to 2450 meters. Machu Picchu and Aguas Calientes village is located 2000 meters.
We will pick you up at your hotel at around 5:30 am. A private taxi will bring you to Ollantaytambo and from there we will take the train to Aguas Calientes at 07:45 am. From Aguas Calientes a bus brings us to the entrance of Machu Picchu, where we will arrivate at 10:00 am.
You will enjoy a private guided tour and have plenty of time to explore the great ancient city. In the afternoon at 15:00 we will head back to Aguas Calientes train station to take the train at 16:43pm back to Poroy train station and eventually arrive back to your hotel between 20:45 and 21:00.
During this day tour we will not manage to hike Wayna Picchu as the departures are at 07:00 and 10:00 and at that time we cannot yet be at Machu Picchu.
The minimum to open the departure is two people and our maximum is eight so if you guys are two we can do it!
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To reserve your spot on the trail with travel one expeditions, each person must pay a deposit of $200.00 and then pay the rest at our office in Cusco two days before your trek beings. To get the student discount, please send us a scan of both sides of your student card through email at the time you wish to reserve your spot. The only one Accepted by Peruvian Government is the International ISIC card.
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Huaynapicchu Climbing. – You need to book in advance too as the Inca trail because it has a limit capacity of 400 people per day which is divided in to 2 shifts. The first shift is at 7 am, and the second one at 10 am, each shift allows 200 people.
The climb is 50 minutes to an hour, it is a bit narrow but safe, the view of Machu picchu is breathtaking,The sun gate, Urubamaba valley and river.The Price is $70 us dollars.