Group tourist guide in Machu Picchu

Day trips

About this tour

  • Start: At the entrance gate to Machu Picchu.
  • Tickets: Does not include entry to Machu Picchu.
  • Duration: Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes.
  • Type of service: Group service for a maximum of 10 tourists at two times: 8 am and 11 am.
  • Tourist attractions to visit: Machu Picchu: House of the Guardian, Temple of the Sun, Main Temple, Intihuatana, Sacred Rock, etc.
  • Tour guide: Staff of professional guides trained in Machu Picchu.
  • Languages: Spanish or English.
  • Payment methods: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, PayPal.
  • Immediate confirmation.

Description

  • Get to know Machu Picchu with the company of a professional tour guide from Cusco. The ‘Group tourist guide in Machu Picchu’ service allows you to enjoy an enjoyable visit with the appropriate information and advice to enjoy a memorable experience in the Inca citadel. The service includes a 2 hour 30 minute tour at two available times: 8 in the morning or 11 in the morning. The guide is a professional specialized in Machu Picchu and fluent in Spanish or English. The tour includes circuit 2, the most recommended in the Inca citadel.

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This is the experience

  • The service begins at the entrance gate of Machu Picchu, located just 10 kilometers from the town of Aguas Calientes. Entry is with a shared group of a maximum of 10 tourists, from different geographies. The tour of Machu Picchu is in the company of a professional guide. The chosen circuit is ‘2’ which includes a visit to the House of the Guardian, the Temple of the Sun, the Main Temple, the Intihuatana, the Sacred Rock, the Temple of the Condor and more. In total there are 2 hours 30 minutes of tourist guidance. The service concludes at the departure gate of Machupicchu.

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Itinerary

  • The ‘Group tourist guide in Machu Picchu’ begins with the tourist meeting at the entrance gate of Machu Picchu. There the tour guide will wait for you along with the rest of the group (10 visitors maximum). The group is assembled according to the language of the guide: Spanish or English.
  • There are two times available: the 8 a.m. group and the 11 a.m. group.
  • At the appointed time the group will enter with their tour guide. The guide will choose circuit 2, the most recommended for visiting Machu Picchu.
  • This circuit includes a visit to the Guardian’s House where you can get the classic photo of Machu Picchu. In addition, it includes a visit to the main temples and religious sites, such as: the Temple of the Sun, the Main Temple, the Temple of the 3 Windows, the Intihuatana, the Sacred Rock, the Temple of the Condor and more.
  • The guide will accompany you through all these places, telling you about the history and importance of each Inca construction. The guide will also help you get the best photographs in Machu Picchu.
  • During the route the guide is in charge of protecting the visitors, following the rules and prohibitions in Machu Picchu.
  • After a tourist route of approximately 2 hours 30 minutes through Machu Picchu, you arrive at the departure gate. There, if required, the tour guide can provide you with information about restaurants in the town of Aguas Calientes or how to board the train back to Cusco.

Includes

  • Visit to Machu Picchu as a group tour guide service (in Spanish or English).
  • Service date change option.
  • Service cancellation option.
  • Briefing or informative talk 1 day before the service.
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu.
  • Train or bus ticket.
  • Feeding.

What to bring?

  • Comfortable clothing for temperate climates (pants, polo shirt, windproof jacket).
  • Comfortable sneakers (no heels allowed).
  • Hat for sun protection.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Raincoat.
  • Passport or identity document.
  • Photo camera.
  • Snacks and rehydrating drinks.
  • Identity document or passport.
  • Suitable backpack.
  • Cash.

Where does the service start and end?

  • The ‘Group tourist guide in Machu Picchu’ service begins with the tourist meeting the professional guide at the entrance gate of Machu Picchu (at 8 am or 11 am).
  • The service concludes at the exit gate of Machu Picchu after approximately 2 hours 30 minutes of tourist guidance.

Can I suffer from altitude sickness in Machu Picchu?

  • Mountain or altitude sickness occurs in mountainous regions that exceed 2,400 meters above sea level. The Inca citadel of Machu Picchu is located at 2,430 meters above sea level, so it is possible to feel slight symptoms of altitude sickness (fatigue, nausea, headache, etc.).
  • However, these symptoms do not present acutely in Machu Picchu. A prior acclimatization of 2 or 3 days is recommended in the city of Cusco or the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

The group service

  • The group service is carried out with a tour guide ‘shared’ by up to 10 tourists from different origins, but under the same language: in Spanish or English. The opposite is the private service intended only for a tourist and his or her personal group of friends, partner or family.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does the group tour guide in Machu Picchu last?

The group tour guide service lasts approximately 2 hours 30 minutes.

What language is the group tour guide in Machu Picchu in?

The service is for the tourist, their group of family, friends or partner in Spanish, English, Portuguese or another language according to the visitor’s choice.

Are the guides professionals?

Yes, the group tour guide service includes professional guides trained in Machu Picchu, its history, constructions and main points to get photographs. The guides are certified professionals with fluency in Spanish and English.

What is the circuit included in the group tour guide in Machu Picchu?

The group tour guide service in Machu Picchu includes circuit 2, the most recommended because it includes a visit to the main Inca constructions: the Temple of the Sun, the Main Temple, the Temple of the 3 Windows, the Intihuatana, the Sacred Rock, the Temple of the Condor and more. It also allows you to get the classic photo of Machupicchu.

How to change the date of the tour guide service in Machu Picchu?

In Machu Picchu Terra you can change the date of the group tour guide service in Machu Picchu. To do this you must send a simple request to the email info@machupicchuterra.com. The request is sent with three days as the last deadline. The penalty for modification is ten percent of the value of the service.

How to pay for the group tour guide service in Machu Picchu?

You can make the payment for the group tour guide service on the same website through the transaction of one hundred percent of the value of the service. You only need to fill out the necessary information. You can use Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club or PayPal credit or debit cards.

How can I cancel the group tour guide service in Machu Picchu?

In Machupicchu Terra you can cancel the group tour guide service in Machu Picchu by requesting it through the email info@machupicchuterra.com. The deadline to submit the application is three days before the day of the guide. Cancellation has a penalty of 25% of the value of the service (refund of 75% of the total amount).

Does this service include entry to Machu Picchu?

No, the group tour guide in Machu Picchu does not offer entry to Machu Picchu nor the train ticket or food.





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