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MACHU PICCHU & HUAYNAPICCHU TOUR 2 DAYS: Explore the best of the Incas
TWO DAYS TOURFrom Hotel to hotel
All Required Transportation
Tour Guide + Hotel
Explore the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu and climb the mountain of Huaynapicchu with authorized travel agency!...
Machu Picchu Huaynapicchu Tour is the best alternative trip to discover the Legendary Inca City of Machu Picchu. This option is clearly the most popular as it allows you to have plenty of time in Machu Picchu; and the most important is that you will visit early in the morning. You will also have the option to see the Sunrise at Machu Picchu (if the weather allows you).
Notice that visitors who take the One Day Tour unfortunately will spend more hours inside the train travelling than exploring Machu Picchu; We highly recommend this two-day tour. In Machu Picchu Huaynapicchu Tour package you will travel by train to Machu Picchu on the first day and the second day very early, you will visit Machu Picchu; after the tour you will climb up the Huayna Picchu Mountain that takes you 45-minute walk up and 30 minutes return. It is a nice walk and for customers interested in awe-inspiring views.
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GUARANTEED DEPARTURES FOR MACHU PICCHU HUAYNAPICCHU
Departures for Machu Picchu Huaynapicchu Tour are guaranteed, so once you’ve booked you can be sure you’re going!. This guarantee gives you the confidence to book all of your travel arrangements and simply look forward to your holiday.
2-day Machu Picchu Huaynapicchu Tour begins in the city of Cusco. We travel in our private car to the train station of Ollantaytambo then we board the train for 1:45 hrs. to the town of Aguas Calietes; spent the night here in a 3-stars category hotel, buffet breakfast included. The next day very early we’ll take the bus for 25 minutes up to Machu Picchu and explore it with our best Guide.
Once in Machu Picchu, our guide will explain you the Incas history and will show you all important sites of Machu Picchu Inca sanctuary. After the tour within Machu Picchu for 2 -3 hours, you’ll climb the Huaynapicchu Mountain. For Huayna Picchu Mt. is not necessary Guide since the trail is well market.
Machu Picchu Huaynapicchu Tour is suited for all type of customers except for thus with vertigo, because the climb to Huayna Picchu Mountain is very high; The Mountain of Huayna Picchu is lactated at 300m higher than the proper Machu Picchu.
- TIMING: 2 days and 1 night.
- STARTING POINT: Cusco Hotel
- ENDING POINT: Cusco Hotel
- DEPARTURE DATES: Daily Departure group service and private service.
- TYPE OF TOUR: Trekking, Cultural and History.
- TRANSPORT: Bus and train.
- Travel by train through the Urubamba valley
- Spent a night in the town of Aguas Calientes
- Explore Machu Picchu with our best Guide
- Enjoy free time within Machu Picchu
- Climb the Huayanapicchu Mountain
1th DAY: Aguas Calientes town:
- We’ll pick you up from your hotel in Cusco and transfer you to the train station of Ollantaytambo.
- Free afternoon in the town of “Aguas Calientes”.
- Optionally you can climb the Putucusi Mountain or explore the waterfall of Mardor.
2th DAY: Machu Picchu
- Early breakfast in the hotel
- 25-minute bus up to Machu Picchu.
- 2 -3 hour guided tour within Machu Picchu.
- At 10:00 a.m climb up the Huayna Picchu Mountain.
- Return to Cusco by train
- Transfer to your hotel.
DETAILED ITINERARY FOR MACHU PICCHU HUAYNAPICCHU TOUR
Day 1: Cusco – Ollantaytambo – “Aguas Calientes” town:
For Machu Picchu Huaynapicchu Tour we’ll pick you up from your hotel in Cusco at 08:30 a.m and transfer you to Ollantaytambo train station; here you will board the tourist train for 1:45 hours to the town of “Aguas Calientes”.
Upon our arrival in the town of “Aguas Calientes” you’ll be taking to the hotel and have accommodation; rest of the day is free you can climb the Putucusi mountain located just 100 meters from the town of “Aguas Calientes”.
Climb to the mountain of “Putucisi” will be very step but wonderful, from the top you can see Machu Picchu and the mountains around; the climb takes approximately 1 hour and 20min up and 1 hour down. Other option is explore the waterfall of Mandor which is located to 1:30 hour following the railway. Late in the afternoon, you can go to relax in the natural hot springs.
The town of “Aguas Calientes” is also known as Machu Picchu Village, this town lies in a deep gorge below the Inca site of Machu Picchu. A virtual island, it’s cut off from all roads and enclosed by stone cliffs, towering cloud forest, and two rushing rivers. Despite its gorgeous location.
“Aguas Calientes” has always been a bit of a no-man’s land, with a large itinerant population, slack services that count on one-time customers and an architectural tradition of rebar and unfinished cement. With merchants pushing the hard sell, it’s hard not to feel overwhelmed. Your best bet is to go without expectations.
Day 02: “Aguas Calientes” – Machu Picchu – Huayna Picchu – Cusco
After breakfast in the hotel, we’ll take the bus at 05:30 a.m and arrive at 06:00 a.m to the entrance of the Inca Sanctuary of Machu Picchu.
At 7:00am will start the tour, we’ll visit the most Important places like: the agricultural area. In the urban area, we will visit the Temple of the Sun, the Temple of the Mother Earth, the Royal Inca palace, The Stone Quarry, the Sacred Square, the Temple of the Andean cosmology, the temple of Wiracocha’s God , the Sundial or Intiwatanaa, the Temple of the Condor, etc.
After the tour you’ll continue with the hike up to Huayna Picchu Mountain, from top of which we´ll have a chance to contemplate all of the wonderful Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu; you’ll visit the Inca constructions on top of the mountain and take splendid pictures of the place and of the whole surrounding areas. You will walk back down from the mountain and you will have free time to rest or exploring the city on your own and take more pictures. Finally, we’ll board the bus down to the town of “Aguas Calientes”, where we’ll have lunch.
In the afternoon, at the time indicated on the train ticket, we’ll go to the railway station; board the train that will take you back to the train station of Ollantaytambo; from here we’ll transfer you to Cusco.
MACHU PICCHU CLIMATE
The annual temperature averages 16°C and annual rainfall is between 1,500 mm and 3,000 mm at low altitudes. At 2,500 masl altitude the average temperature drops to 10.2°C, and annual rainfall is 2170mm. The dry season lasts from May to September and the wet season from October to April.
MACHU PICCHU HUAYNAPICCHU TOUR INCLUDES
- Transfer from your Hotel to the Train Station
- Expedition Train ticket from Ollantaytambo to the town of “Aguas Calientes” with reserved seats.
- Meals: Only Breakfast in the Hotel.
- Hotel accommodation in the town of “Aguas Calientes” (double occupancy, prvate bathroom & hot shower)
- 2 Bus Tickets – Up and down from “Aguas Calientes” town to Machu Picchu Sanctuary on Day 2.
- Guided tour on Day 2 with an expert tour guide
- Admission fee for Machu Picchu Inca Sanctuary on the Day 2.
- Admission fee for Huayna Picchu Mountain on day 2
- Expedition Train ticket from “Aguas Calientes” to Ollantaytambo.
- Transfer to your Hotel in Cusco.
- Lunches and dinners
- Drinks or snacks
- Hot Springs 20 soles Optional (US$6)
- Single Supplement for single travellers US$25 per room
- Tips for your guide.
WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU BRING
You only need to carry a small daypack with water bottle, camera, rain jacket/poncho, change of clothes, basic toiletries, sun hat/sunscreen, insect repellent, torch, comfortable sturdy shoes or hiking boots, extra money.
For Machu Picchu Huaynapicchu Tour, you must pack as lightly as possible because you will be expected to carry your own bag and, although you won’t be required to walk long distances with your luggage, We strongly recommend keeping the weight under 15kg. If your itinerary includes a flight, please keep in mind that some domestic airlines have checked luggage limits of 15kg.
- In order to climb up Huayna Picchu Mountain, it is necessary to book at least one or two months ahead, given the fact that the access to mountain of Huayna Picchu are limited so, it is important to reserve in advance.
- Always take your original passport along.
- The entrance ticket to Machu Picchu is only valid on the second day.
- “Peru Rail” (Railway Company) only allows a personal backpack weighing no more than 5 or 6 kilos per individual, on board its trains.
- Your guide will give you an information briefing at your hotel, the evening before your tour.
PRICE FOR MACHU PICCHU HUAYNAPICCHU TOUR
We have daily departure in group service and private service
|TYPE OF TRAIN||PRICE PER PERSON|
|Expeditions class||US$ 420|
|Vistadome class||US$ 450|
Prices are per person travelling. ‘Twin/Double’ prices per person apply when there are 2 people travelling, sharing a room. The ‘Single supplement’ applies for single travellers who require their own room and needs to be added to the ‘Twin/Double’ price. If you are happy to be paired up with another single traveller of the same sex on your tour, this can be arranged, thus avoiding the single person supplement.
HOTEL IN THE TOWN OF AGUAS CALIENTES – HOSTEL PRESIDENTE
Address: Aguas Calientes
Telephone: +51 (84)
See the Hotel’s Website
Hostal Presidente in the town of Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu is located in the heart of town, beside the Urubamba River; it’s a stunning modern hotel affording amazing views of the Urubamba Canyon and the surrounding mountains. The guest rooms have been designed with optimum taste and comfort in mind and include state of the art facilities. all rooms have a private bath and 24 hour hot water, wi-fi, etc. Some of the rooms have small balconies with great views over the Urubamba Valley.
PLACES TO VISIT IT
Questions And Answers
It is an Inca archaeological site; Machu Picchu is an outstanding reminder of the power and ingenuity of the Inca civilization. Built in the 15th century, the ancient citadel was abandoned only 100 years later and many mysteries remain. Machu Picchu was Listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage site in 1983 and announced as one of the Seven Wonders of the World in 2007; it is the most important tourist destination in the world
At 100 kilometers from the city of Cusco at an altitude of 2,400masl; is located overlooking the Urubamba River, the site of Machu Picchu sits above the Sacred Valley – located in the Cusco region of Peru.[/
To get to Machu Picchu you can walk along the Inca Trail for 2 days or 4 days; you also can take the train from the train station of Ollantaytambo (1:45 hours) or from Poroy (3 hours); or you can take bus for 6 -7 hours
The good news is Machu Picchu can be visited year-round. The most popular time, and therefore the most crowded, is in June, July and august. Low cloud cover during the dry season from April to October also means cold nights on hiking trails – so make sure to bring some thermals for a good night’s sleep. The wet season takes place from November to March. This is when the temperature rises and the region receives heavy rainfall.
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