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our Machu Picchu 2 days 1 night by Train

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Type Tours Trek
Distance 34 km
Difficulty Moderado
Best Time Abril - Mayo
Group Size Max - 12 Personas
Accomodation Camping

Resumen de viaje

Travel from Cusco to Machu Picchu aboard the exclusive trains enjoying the beautiful scenery through the mountains and following the Urubamba River. Spend 1 night in Aguas Calientes and visit Machu Picchu with the first ones.


This 2-day tour allows you to travel from Cusco to Machu Picchu Pueblo aboard the exclusive trains. Explore this famous 15th-century Inca citadel, learning about its architecture, history, and the daily lives of its inhabitants.
Highlights of the 2-day tour to Machu Picchu

  • Book with confidence and flexibility
  • Small group tours to ensure personalized service.
  • A comfortable way to visit Machu Picchu
  • Travel during the day to enjoy the view of the Sacred Valley.

Price per person
To reserve the 2-day tour to Machu Picchu, you must make an initial payment of 200 USD per person, the remaining balance can be paid online, in installments or in Cusco with any credit card without any reservation fee.

Discount for students:

All travelers under the age of 17 will get $35. If you are 25 or younger at the time of
travel, you can get the $35 discount with your student ID. Please notify us by email to give you a code for the discount.


Itinerary of the tour of 2 days to Machu Picchu

Day 1: Cusco – Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes

We will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco at 7:00 am and transfer you to the San Pedro train station in Cusco to board the train to Aguas Calientes, the train ride takes 4.5 hours from the heights of Cusco to the cloud forest where Machu Picchu is located.

On the trip, you will enjoy incredible views of the city of Cusco, Pampas de Anta, the Pomatales Canyon and travel along the Urubamba River to Aguas Calientes. Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes around 12:20 pm, you will check into your hotel and enjoy a free afternoon in the citadel, where you can explore or visit the Agus hot springs.

  • • Pick up from the hotel
    • Train ticket: Expedition
    • Foods: Not included
    • Hotel: Intipunku or similar
    • Tour guide: There’s no need

Day 2: Machu Picchu – Cusco

After breakfast at your hotel, you will meet your guide to board the first buses to Machu Picchu and enter the citadel of Machu Picchu. You will have a 3-4 hour guided tour by your professional guide who will show you the best of this legendary lost city surrounded by magnificent mountains.

After the tour, you will take the bus back to Aguas Calientes to have lunch, explore the city, go shopping. Later in the afternoon, board the Vistadome scenic trains to Ollantaytambo for 1.5 hours and then a private van to Cusco. The estimated time of arrival is from 7:30 to 8:00 pm back to your hotel in Cusco.

• Entrance to Machu Picchu included.
• Foods: Breakfast at the hotel, other notes included
• train tickets:dressed me
• tour-guide: Professional guide for Machu Picchu.

Optional walks after Machu Picchu Tour:

Huayna Picchu Mountain –The cost of this ticket is $75 per person. You can climb after the Machu Picchu tour, and it takes 2 hours round trip; you need to book well in advance.

Machu Picchu Mountain –Also called Machu Picchu Mountain, it is the highest mountain and the climb takes almost 3 hours, the cost is $75 per person.

Includes/Does not include

Included in the 2-day tour to Machu Picchu

  • Professional tour guide in Machu Picchu
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel.
  • All transportation included from hotel to hotel.
  • Expedition train one way
  • Return Vistadome Scenic Train
  • 1 Breakfast at the hotel on day 2
  • 3 star hotel in Aguas Calientes (1 night)
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu
  • Round trip bus tickets to Machu Picchu
  • Guided tour in Machu Picchu

Not included in the 2-day tour to Machu Picchu

  • Huayna Picchu Mountain
  • Machu Picchu Mountain (different from the Citadel of Machu Picchu)
  • Tips for our staff
  • Travel insurance: highly recommended
  • Plane tickets

What should I bring?

What to bring to the 2-day tour to Machu Picchu

  • Original passport (photocopies are not accepted)
  • Student card, if you booked as a student.
  • Rain gear, ponchos, jackets, two sets of clothes.
  • Warm clothes, t-shirts, comfortable pants
  • Sun hat, sun cream, insect repellent
  • Toiletries, personal medication
  • Extra money for souvenirs
  • Small and comfortable backpack for Machu Picchu

Covid-19 measures

Covid-19 measures to keep you safe while traveling

  • Temperature checks for all travelers are mandatory.
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff at all times.
  • High-traffic locations and equipment are regularly sanitized between uses.
  • Printed material such as maps or vouchers will be avoided.
  • 100% online payments with no booking fees at all.
  • Flexible reservations during the COVID – 19 pandemic


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