In this Machu Picchu + Machu Picchu Mountain Tour, you will be able to experience the complete journey of visiting these marvelous places in just one day. And if you are in Machu Picchu, you definitely cannot miss the opportunity to climb to the top of Machu Picchu Mountain, an incredible experience you will never forget. To reach Machu Picchu Mountain, you need to hike towards the summit, which takes approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes. It's an exciting journey from start to finish, and you will be rewarded with the best views of the mountains surrounding the Machu Picchu citadel and the archaeological center.
The Machu Picchu and Machu Picchu Mountain Tour promises to be an unforgettable and adventurous experience in just one day. We start the adventure in Cusco, where our transportation will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the Ollantaytambo train station, which is approximately a 1 hour and 30 minutes journey.
In Ollantaytambo, we will board the train that will take us to the town of Aguas Calientes. This train journey takes approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes, during which you can enjoy the views of mountains, beautiful landscapes, and the Vilcanota River. Upon reaching Aguas Calientes, we will board the Consettur bus to Machu Picchu, which is a 25-minute zigzagging journey. We arrive at the Machu Picchu citadel, and here is where the guided tour begins. You will learn about the history and architecture of this impressive Inca citadel, allowing you to appreciate and better understand the grandeur and cultural significance of this historic site. The purpose and the way it was built by the ancient Incas who inhabited this archaeological site will immerse you in a journey through time and help you connect with the past of this majestic civilization. You will also have the time to take the classic postcard picture in Machu Picchu. This tour will take us between 2 to 3 hours.
After finishing our tour in the Machu Picchu citadel, we will continue our ascent to the Machu Picchu Mountain. The ascent takes approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes to reach the summit of the mountain, making the whole visit last around 4 hours, considering the time spent at the summit, the ascent, and descent. During the ascent, our guide will accompany us, and it will be an unforgettable experience where the ultimate reward will be the beautiful view and the satisfaction of completing the challenge. The effort will be worth it.
We will return in the afternoon, taking the bus back to the town of Aguas Calientes, where we will then transfer to the train station to return to Ollantaytambo. There, we will wait for you with a sign and your name to take you back to the city of Cusco and drop you off at your hotel, thus concluding our MACHU PICCHU AND MACHU PICCHU MOUNTAIN TOUR in a memorable day of adventure.
Entrance Time to Machu Picchu Mountain:
The entrance to Machu Picchu Mountain:
It is important to consider that the guided tour to the summit of Machu Picchu Mountain is included.
Welcome to our Tour Machu Picchu + Machu Picchu Mountain, an intense one-day adventure with CuscoPeru.com, where you will experience the magic and mysticism of the Inca culture, accompanied by unforgettable nature and landscapes.
We start in the early morning by picking you up from your hotel and heading to Ollantaytambo, a picturesque town that also houses an Inca fortress. Here, we will board the train at the station that will take us to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town).
The train journey is an important part of the unforgettable experience of visiting Machu Picchu. It is a journey that crosses part of the Andes towards the edge of the jungle, as we venture into the dense vegetation of the Cusco jungle, you will be able to contemplate the Vilcanota River. After almost one hour and fifty minutes of travel, we will arrive at our destination, which serves as a base for visiting Machu Picchu.
Once in Aguas Calientes, we will board the Consettur bus, and in a zigzag route, we will reach the entrance gate of Machu Picchu. Our guide will give us a brief explanation of the visiting regulations, and our walk to the Inca citadel will take 2 to 3 hours. Here, our guide will help us appreciate the beauty of the archaeological complex of Machu Picchu, where we will explore the agricultural area, the urban area, and the religious zone with its various temples and constructions. Our guide will be available to answer your questions and make the visit even more enriching. After learning about the history of Machu Picchu, we will head to the second entrance control of the Machu Picchu Mountain, where we will begin our 1 hour and 50-minute hike to the summit, where we will have the best views of the archaeological center of Machu Picchu. We will spend about 30 minutes at the top. The experience of visiting this mountain will take approximately 4 hours, including the ascent, the visit, and the descent to the Machu Picchu citadel.
Once our visit is concluded, we will take the buses back to the town of Aguas Calientes, where we will have time to rest and have lunch. Later, we will head to the train station, where we will board the return train that will take us to the Ollantaytambo train station, where our transfer will be waiting to take us back to the city of Cusco and drop you off at your hotel, thus ending our memorable adventure.
It is important to consider that the guided tour to the top of Machu Picchu Mountain is included.
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Our guide will accompany you to Machu Picchu Mountain, and the entrance has two time slots:
You should know that the number of tickets for this mountain is limited, so it is advisable to reserve in advance. The ascent takes approximately one hour and fifty minutes, and it will be an unforgettable experience. The final reward will be the beautiful view and the satisfaction of completing the challenge; the effort will be worth it. The "Machu Picchu Mountain" is not a very steep path, it is entertaining, but you will need all your energy for a visit that lasts approximately 04 hours, including the ascent, the time at the summit, and the return journey.
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