Tour to Machupicchu + Huayna Picchu Full Day Special

Day trips
FromUSD 365USD 310Peruvian price USD 280

About this tour

  • Type of service: Private (reservation from 2 people).
  • Start: At 3.30 in the morning at the door of your hotel in Cusco.
  • Duration: 17 hours.
  • Type of transport: Large minivan with full equipment, Expedition tourist train and Consettur tourist bus.
  • Tickets included (no queues): Entrance ticket ‘Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu’.
  • Tour guide: In English and Spanish (private guide on circuit 4).
  • Feeding (optional): For extra payment, buffet lunch at 5-star Tinkuy restaurant.
  • Payment methods: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, PayPal.

Description

  • Visit the Huayna Picchu mountain, one of the best adventures on the trip to Machu Picchu. The tour offers a personalized service with a private guide through circuit 4 of the archaeological site. Then you continue on your own through the beautiful ascending paths to the top of ‘Huayna’. From there you have beautiful landscape views that few tourists know about. The tour includes everything you need: pick up from the hotel in Cusco, direct private transportation to Ollantaytambo station, Expedition tourist train, Consettur bus, Machupicchu + Huaynapicchu entrance, private tour guide through circuit 4 and direct return to the tourist’s hotel. Optionally you can add buffet lunch at the 5-star Tinkuy restaurant.

This is the experience

  • The adventure begins with the tourist being picked up at the door of their hotel in Cusco at 3.30 am. Then, aboard a tourist transport, a direct trip is made to the Ollantaytambo train station. There you travel by Expedition train (almost 2 hour route) to the town of Aguas Calientes. The final trip is by bus for 30 minutes to the gate of Machu Picchu. There, in the company of a private tour guide, circuit 4 through the archaeological site is carried out. Then the visitor will walk to the top of Huayna Picchu along an incredible route. The return trip follows the same route as the outward trip. The tour ends with the return at the door of the visitor’s hotel at approximately 8.30 pm.

Prices

Tour Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu Especial
Foreign
Andean Community (Peru, Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador)
Adult
Student
Child
Adult
Student
Child
Price per person310 USD290 USD280 USD280 USD270 USD260 USD
*This tour is carried out from 2 people or more

Itinerary

  • The tour begins with the pick-up of the tourist at the door of their hotel between 3.30 am and 3.40 am The group will travel by minivan for approximately 1 hour 45 minutes until arriving at the town of Ollantaytambo, in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
  • In Ollantaytambo we will board the ‘Expedition’ tourist train service heading to the town of Aguas Calientes. The train leaves at 6.10 am. The trip lasts almost 2 hours during which you can appreciate the beautiful landscapes of the Vilcanota River Valley, considered sacred by the Incas.
  • Once in Aguas Calientes you must take one of the Consettur tourist buses that in just 30 minutes will take you to the entrance gate of the archaeological site of Machu Picchu. There you will meet your private tour guide to enter the Inca wonder in a personalized service for you and your family.
  • The guided tour lasts more than 1 hour and includes a visit to circuit 4 of Machu Picchu with buildings such as: the Temple of the Sun, the House of the Inca, the Sacred Rock and more. You can also take beautiful photos of Machu Picchu from the platforms and water fountains.
  • Then, your guide will direct you to the entrance gate to the Huayna Picchu mountain where you must show your ticket and tour the mountain on your own for approximately 2 hours. At the top you can take spectacular photos of the entire place.
  • At the time indicated by the guide, you must leave Machu Picchu and take the bus back to the town of Aguas Calientes. If you booked the buffet lunch, you will need to stay next to Machu Picchu to enter the restaurant of the 5-star Sanctuary Lodge hotel (the only one located next to the archaeological site). There you will enjoy exquisite Peruvian cuisine at the Tinkuy restaurant (buffet service).
  • In Aguas Calientes all tourists will have free time to have lunch (not included in the tour) and tour this magical place, famous for its car-free streets, its enormous mountains, rushing rivers and hectic life full of tourism.
  • At the scheduled time, you must board your ‘Expedition’ tourist train back to the town of Ollantaytambo. There, they must also board the tourist transportation that will finally return them to the city of Cusco where the tour ends at the door of the visitor’s hotel at approximately 8:30 pm.

Includes

  • Pick up from the hotel.
  • Transportation in tourist transportation from Cusco to Ollantaytambo.
  • Transportation by ‘Expedition’ tourist train.
  • Transportation by tourist bus from Aguas Calientes to Machupicchu.
  • Entrance tickets ‘Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu’.
  • Tour guide service in English and Spanish (private service for circuit 4 of Machu Picchu).
  • Return to the door of the hotel in Cusco.
  • Breakfast and lunch (optional buffet lunch at 5-star Tinkuy restaurant).
  • Snacks and drinks.
  • Tips.

What to bring?

  • Passport (or identity document).
  • Hat or cap.
  • Comfortable clothing for hiking.
  • A jacket.
  • Raincoat.
  • Snacks and drinks.
  • Comfortable trekking shoes.
  • Sunscreen.

Where does the tour start and end?

  • The tour begins with the pick-up of the tourist at the door of their hotel in the city of Cusco between 3.30 am and 3.40 am valid only for hotels in the historic center of the city (most tourist hotels are there ). If your hotel is not there, the transportation will pick you up somewhere central in the city, such as a square.
  • The tour ends at 8.30 pm also at the door of the tourist’s hotel or in a central square (a few steps from most tourist hotels and restaurants).

How to prevent altitude sickness?

  • Altitude sickness or soroche can cause some discomfort during your visit such as dizziness, fatigue or nausea. Try to avoid alcoholic beverages and fatty foods before your visit.
  • To reduce symptoms, try to acclimatize to the altitude of the city of Cusco a day before. Drinking coca leaf infusions (a natural plant used by the Incas) is an excellent option.

Frequently Asked Questions

How is the tour guide service on the tour?

The tour includes the private tour guide service in Machu Picchu, through circuit 4 at the archaeological site. The guide is a certified professional with extensive experience and knowledge about the Inca citadel. The tour guide lasts approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.

What time does the tour start and end?

The tour begins with the pick-up of the tourist from the door of their hotel in the city of Cusco at 3.30 am on average. The service also ends with the tourist’s return to the door of their hotel in Cusco at 8:30 pm on average.

Can everyone ascend Huayna Picchu mountain?

Entry and hiking to the top of Huayna Picchu mountain is allowed only for visitors over 12 years of age.

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

The tour includes a visit to Machu Picchu through circuit 4, which includes important Inca constructions, such as: the agricultural sector, water sources, the temple of the sun, the Inca house, the sacred rock and more.


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