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Machu Picchu tour with Expedition Train in 1 Day

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“With Expedition Train Service : US$ 285.00 The Adventure Starts in the Journey

If you are looking for an adventure on your way to Machu Picchu at an unbeatable price, on a train with all the onboard comforts you could ask for, the Expedition train has just what you need.

The train cars of the Expedition train are steeped in the designs of Incan culture, making them the perfect way to start your trip to the Machu Picchu citadel. The Expedition gives you the chance to take in the unbelievable scenery and take incredible panoramic pictures of a journey unlike any other.

You will be waited on by a highly-trained staff member for the duration of your trip, offering you a hot or cold beverage and a snack made from Andean ingredients. If you wish, you’ll be able to take advantage of some onboard shopping, offering you everything you need for your visit to the Incan citadel.

Departures are scheduled everyday, with a variety of schedules and frequencies.

One day visit to one of the wonders of the world, Machu Picchu.

The beautiful Machu Picchu Inca citadel was built in the fifteenth century by Inca Pachacutec, this impressive archaeological monument was considered a Royal hacienda destined to the cult of the Gods and a challenge to the ruling skills builders. Built as a refuge for the elite of the Inca aristocracy, is considered one of the seven wonders of the world since 2007 and is located at 2,430 meters altitude in the Urubamba river valley. Visiting this place is for you an unforgettable experience ever imagined.

This trek is often known as "the twenty one day to Machu Picchu Tours"

ITINERARY

EVERY DAY 5:00 am. 22:30 pm.

  • Cusco – Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu village
  • 9:30 am Machu Picchu Inca City
  • 18:45 – 22:30 pm
  • Machu Picchu village – Ollantaytambo - Cusco

DETAILS

Meals provided= (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner

Day 1 : Cusco – Machu Picchu - Cusco.

Pick up from your accommodation at 03:00 AM. Early in the morning transfer to the train station in Ollantaytambo. At 05:30 am boarding the train bound for the majestic sanctuary of “Machu Picchu”, which since 2007 was considered a world wonder. During the tour we will appreciate the beauty of the valleys and the indigenous people of the area, up to Machu Picchu town, or better known as Aguas Calientes.

Then we will take you on a tour bus for about half an hour to the sanctuary. After rigorous check the admission booth, begins our unique experience in life, we are facing this amazing world heritage monument. Our guide starts visiting the Inca complex, in the Temple of the Sun, where their main trade is observed, then the Intihuatana, the sacred rock group, the Temple of the Three Windows, the mausoleum, among other places of interest for tourists.

This will give the tourist free time to take photos, scroll on their own wherever your interests take you. In Machu Picchu town you can walk, go to places where they sell crafts, to the Plaza de Armas and others places, until the time to board the train back to Cusco.

Around 08:00 pm, we will take the train back to Ollantaytambo where our tourist transport awaits us to go to the Imperial city of Cusco, then transfer to your accommodation.


ADITIONAL INFORMATION:

If you want to make this tour it is important to follow these recommendations:

For this type of trip it is important to wear light clothing, long pants, hiking boots, sunglasses, sunscreen, and hat because between the months of December to March the temperature can be between 8 and 22 degrees depending of the altitude as this area is rather a warm and humid subtropical area, with warmth during the day and cool at night.

During the day it might rain so try to carry a poncho or an umbrella. During the winter months it is important to wear a jacket and warm clothes, because the cold can be intense during this time, especially at night. If you bring a camera or video camera dont forget to bring a plastic bag to protect from rain.

If you want to make a reservation it is important to send all personal information and payment required for this service, then our reservation department will send an e-voucher or receipt, which you must print and present at the start of the tour.

NOTE: You can reserve these services even if you are only one person, since these services are shared and all prices are in dollars. For any questions please send us an email.


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INCLUDES

  • Transfers In / Out
  • Train tickets to Machu picchu (according to the Train Service you want)
  • Professional bilingual tour guides
  • Bus ticket to Machupicchu round trip
  • Entrance fee to Inca Trail and Machu Picchu
  • Bus tickets to Machu picchu Inca City and to Machu picchu town
  • 1 lunch in Machu picchu
  • Expedition train ticket from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo
  • Transfer from Ollantaytambo train station to your hotel in Cusco

What You Need

  • Sleeping bag (resistant to - 8ºC): US $25 for 3 nights
  • Shared porter that could carry up to 7 Kg: US $75
  • Trekking poles: US $20 a pair
  • Hot shower on the 3rd camp (10 soles extra)
  • Hot Springs in Aguas Calientes (entrance fee of 10 soles)
  • Energy snacks (always very useful, such as chocolate bars, dried fruits)
  • Extra drinks, or bottle water
  • Bus ticket to Machu Picchu: US $10 each way on the 5th day as you may like to walk one way
  • Tips for the trekking crew, guides, cooks and porters. It is a tradition but never a mandatory

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING

  • Original passport (and International Student card (ISIC) if applicable)
  • Walking boots
  • Waterproof jacket/rain poncho
  • Warm jacket, hat and gloves
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun protection cream (factor 35 recommended)
  • Bottles of Water
  • Insect repellent
  • Toiletries
  • Personal medications
  • Camera and films
  • Torch with spare batteries (headlamps are the best)

TRAIN EXPEDITION : US$ 285.00

This is for all the adventurous travelers who seek to discover all the journey details and arrange the trip itinerary according to their needs. The Expedition is the best alternative to go to Machu Picchu.

The Expedition is a service designed for the traveler´s comfort, with four passenger’s seats located in front of each other, so you can share your experience, and for the faithful backpack that is always with you we offer racks placed above the seats. Also, this train has panoramic windows, air conditioning and heating, and Andean music that creates a cheerful atmosphere.

Relax and start your adventure to the next station, Machu Picchu.

Because the expedition begins when you start on your destination.

This is a travel experience with all the qualities and benefits of our travel agency at a lower cost.

Discounts | trip to Machu Picchu

  • To qualify as a student, it is necessary to have a valid ISIC card. Scan the card and email us the copy at the time of your booking. We will then offer a $20 discount per student.
  • For children younger than 16, we offer a $20 discount (you also need to scan and email us a copy of the passport)
  • For children younger than 7, we offer a $50 discount (same here: you need to scan and email the passport)

Trip to Machu Picchu

The itinerary is subject to change depending on the time of booking. It can also vary depending of the climate or the health status of the travelers. Train times will only be confirmed near the time of the tour; thus if you join a group later we cannot guarantee you will be travelling on the same train as the rest of the group. Train times are also subject to change depending on the train company timetables or availability.

RESERVATIONS

For availability of spaces for this service, please contact us info@iteptravel.com and we`ll send you detailed information, prices, terms and conditions.

Please keep in mind that significant price reductions are available for groups. All our tours are fully guaranteed, departure every day. Contact us for more information for the tour that you are choosing, or to begin customizing your own itinerary. recommendations:

"ITEP Eco Travel is a tour operator travel agency in Peru and the city of Cusco, We really know what we do and offer, We are well managed, with several offices in Peru and a long list of travel destinations , offering all travel alternatives in Perú, from family trips, honeymoon trips and luxury travel, including adventure tours and exploring trips to the jungle, for almost any budget

NOTE: ITEP Eco Travel, specializes in organizing the ideal travel plan to Peru, with hotels and destinations that you choose, because we have all confidential and promotional rates. For guidance on how to organize your custom package. Please write us.

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