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Not having much time is no impediment to not visit Machupicchu, this is the option of one day tour to visit the Inka Citadel of Machupicchu; Choose the best time of start and end of the trip, the type of train that suits you and how long time you want to be in “Machupicchu”, this will be the best experience in an one day of visit to the magical citadel, the tour according to your measurement is about to begin
LOCATION: CUSCO, MACHU PICCHU.
AVAILIBILITY: EVERY DAY.
DIFFICULTY: EASY BUT WITH LOT OF WALKING AROUND THE RUINS.
For this very especial day trip for you, we have departures every day, where you can choose the departure time from Cusco and also what time you would like to be back in Cusco, this will depend what time you want to be in Machupicchu and how long time you would like to stay there, here you have a schedules simulation:
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Example 1: I decide to leave 4:15 a.m. so I arrive in Machupicchu at 9:00 a.m. then I can stay till noon up there (4 Hours in Machupicchu) and I’ll take the train to come back at 2:55 p.m. so I’ll be back in Cusco at 6:30 p.m.
Example 2: I would like to stay the longest time possible in Machupicchu, so I decide to leave at 2:45 a.m. and I’ll arrive in Machupicchu at 7:30 a.m. I can stay until 4:00 p.m. up there (8 hours in Machupicchu) I could climb the ¡¡¡Waynapicchu Mountain!!! and I’ll take the train to come back at 7:00 p.m. so I’ll be back in Cusco at 10:30 p.m.
Example 3: I don’t like to get up early and return late, I decide to leave at 6:45 a.m. I’ll arrive in Machupicchu at 11:30 a.m. and stay up there till 3:00 p.m. (3 and 1/2 Hours in Machupicchu) I’ll take the train to come back at 4:12 p.m. so I’ll be back in Cusco at 7:30 p.m.
The tour according to your preference, choose the schedule, reserve and go, you’ll have an unforgetable journey where you ‘ll take great memories of the new wonder of the world “MACHUPICCHU”.
We have daily departure from the two Train stations close to Cusco, the first POROY TRAIN STATION (located to 30 minutes from Cusco) and the other OLLANTAYTAMBO TRAIN STATION (Located in the Sacred Valley, One and an half hours from Cusco). ALL OUR TOURS START AND FINISH IN CUSCO.
We pick you up at your accomodation according the agreed time, then we’ll take you by car to the Poroy Train station (located 30 minutes from Cusco), from this place we’ll take three hours train ride, we’ll pass by small typical villages, nice valleys, snow covered mountains and many local people performing their daily life, to arrive in Aguas Calientes (town of Machupicchu), arriving there, you’ll go up by bus to the archaeological site of Machupicchu, where you’ll have two hours guiding tour, the guiding will be around the main places of the citadel, then, you’ll have free time to explore Machupicchu and take pictures by yourself, after the free time we’ll return to Aguas Calientes where you’ll have a free time to have lunch; depending of your train schedule you have to be at the train station ready to take your train that after three hours will arrive again in Poroy train station and from here we’ll bring you back to your accomodation in Cusco again.
EXECUTIVE CLASS (INCA RAIL)
HIRAM BINGHAM TRAIN
This is the nearest train station but there are only 06 departures per day, usually those arrive a little late to Machupicchu.
The difference between the Expedition Train, Vistadome (PeruRail) and Executive Train (IncaRail) would be the seats and the bigger windows in the roof that make it more panoramic, besides the type of Snack; Hiram Bingham (PeruRail) and Presidential Train (IncaRail) are Luxury trains. The difference between the two companies is not much, both go through the same route and the journey lasts the same, Peru rail is the company that has more schedules available and Inca Rail a company very committed to the service, if you want more information about trains please inquire.
This is the most popular train station, where you have more schedules of departures and arrivals of trains.
We’ll pick you up at the hotel in Cusco according the agreed time, then we’ll take you by bus passing by beautiful landscapes and valleys, you’ll be able to see smalls villages with local people in the route, then you’ll arrive in Ollantaytambo’s Train station (located 1 ½ hours from Cusco), from this place we’ll go by train one and a half hours to arrive in Aguas Calientes (town of Machupicchu), once you arrive, the guide will pick you up from the train station to take you by bus to the archaeological site of Machupicchu (25 minutes), where you’ll have two hours guided tour, the guiding will be around the main places of the citadel, then, you’ll have free time to explore Machupicchu and take pictures by your own, after the free time you’ll return to Aguas Calientes where you’ll have a free time to have lunch; then you’ll take the train to go back to Ollantaytambo again, so there we’ll pick you up to bring you back by bus to Cusco and your hotel (Arrival time is according the train you choose)
INCA RAIL TRAINS
PERU RAIL TRAINS
The different between these two companies is not much, both of them go by the same way and the trip last the same 1 and 1/2 hours; Peru rail is the company who has more departures and Inca Rail a company committed with the tourist service; If you want more information about the trains please consult
We make a direct job for the passenger (Contract between tour operator and travelers), no intermediaries, we don’t give commissions to travel agencies or any others third parties that inflate the costs.
All our staff are 100% local (people from Cusco), all professionals in tourism, who have constant training courses and good customer service (Customer = friend), with this we guarantee the service we provide.
We are really a Tour Operator with all the permits and certificates granted by the Provincial Municipality of Cusco and the Minister of Tourism (DIRCETUR y MINCETUR).
We have 10 years’ experience in this market, so, we know all the fails of other companies, this is why, we have the knowledge to solve fast and efficiently any unexpected problems (those small details are our different).
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Complete the booking form or send data of all the travellers as Full name, passport number, nationality, date of birth, occupation or a copy of passports (in the case of Peruvians is neccesary a copy of a current ID, the same for those student, a copy of the current ISIC card, this to get the discount); and the information about arrival and departure flights; Our privacy policies are strict, INKA TIME will use this information exclusively to nominate the reservation tickets, we never share this information with third parties.
Choose the best way to pay and make a payment of 50% of the full amount; There are 04 ways to pay, bank transfer, wire money by Western Union, payments via PAYPAL and with debit or credit card VISA (this last two options have a 8% fee), any extra commision or fees charged must be assumed by the customer; for those one day or two days trip by train to Machu Picchu deposite must be US$ 200.00 per person; when you send your information you have to specify the payment method then we'll send you our data, the balance should be paid in our office in Cusco at most a day before your tour, this can be by cash or by credit or debit card (if you choose this second option to payment, you must to recharge + 8% of the total amount to pay).
Upon receipt of all passenger(S) data, we will send you a confirmation of your tour booked with a reservation code and payment plus details of your tour (this will be sent in the next 12 hours considering our business hours GMT - 5), and once we received the payment we will send you a VOUCHER OF RESERVATION, at this moment your reservation will be guaranteed in a 100% .