Machu Picchu Tour with private guide Full Day

Day trips

About this tour

  • Duration: 16 hours.
  • Type of transport: Expedition Bimodal tourist train.
  • Tickets included (no queues): Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu Only (circuit 2).
  • Tour guide: In English and Spanish (private service on the outward trip, in Machu Picchu and on the return trip).
  • Start: At 5 in the morning at the door of your hotel.
  • Payment methods: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, PayPal.

Description

  • Get to know Machu Picchu on a private tour with the company of a tour guide from start to finish. The guide is a 100% trained professional who informs and guides the visitor from the pick-up in the city of Cusco, during the trip in tourist transport, on the tour of Machu Picchu and on the return trip until the farewell at the door of your home. hotel. The tour also includes pick-up from the hotel, complete transportation by bus, Expedition train, Consettur bus, entrance to Machu Picchu and return to the hotel door in Cusco. The tour starts at 5 in the morning and ends at approximately 9 at night.

This is the experience

  • The tour begins with the pick-up of the visitor from the door of their hotel in the city of Cusco at 5 am. Then, aboard a tourist transport you travel to the Wánchaq station where the almost 2-hour trip to the Ollantaytambo station begins. The trip will be by Expedition train, always in the company of a private tour guide. In the town of Aguas Calientes the last 30-minute trip to Machu Picchu is made. The tour of the Inca citadel is with our private guide for 2 hours 30 minutes. The return trip is made along the same route, always with our guide. The tour concludes at approximately 9 pm.

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Prices

Machu Picchu All Inclusive Private (2 people or more)

Machu Picchu Full Day Tour
Foreign
Andean Community (Peru, Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador)
Adult
Student
Child
Adult
Student
Child
With Expedition train295 USD275 USD275 USD265 USD250 USD250 USD
With Vistadome train420 USD400 USD400 USD400 USD385 USD385 USD

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Machu Picchu Tour Map

Machu Picchu Full Day Map


Difference and similarity between the Classic Machu Picchu Tour and the Machu Picchu Tour with Private Guide

Machu Picchu Full Day Tour
Machu Picchu Full Day Tour with private guide
Duration16 hours16 hours
Ticket typeMachu Picchu Only TicketMachu Picchu Only Ticket
CircuitCircuit 2Circuit 2
TransportExpedition Bimodal Service (bus + train)Expedition Bimodal Service (bus + train)
Tour guideGroup service (in Spanish or English) for 2 hours 30 minutesPrivate service (in Spanish, English or another language) during the pick-up, trip, in Machupicchu and on the return to Cusco
Pick upFrom the door of your hotel in CuscoFrom the door of your hotel in Cusco
EndAt the door of your hotel in CuscoAt the door of your hotel in Cusco
Optional on the tourBuffet lunch in Machu Picchu / Vistadome TrainBuffet lunch in Machu Picchu / Vistadome Train
Reservation1 month in advance or more1 month in advance or more
AdvantageWell-organized all-inclusive tourAll-inclusive tour with private guide from start to finish
Price257 USD adult foreign tourists295 USD adult foreign tourists


Itinerary

  • The tour begins with the pick-up of the tourist from the door of their hotel in the city of Cusco at approximately 5 in the morning.
  • Aboard a tourist transport we will travel to the Wánchaq station in the historic center of Cusco. There we will board the Peru Rail Bimodal bus that in a trip of almost 2 hours takes us to the Ollantaytambo train station.
  • At this station we have a little free time for last minute shopping or simply enjoying a coffee and snacks. The train included is the Peru Rail Expedition service that takes us to the Aguas Calientes train station in approximately 1 hour 40 minutes. During the trip the tour guide will be available for any questions or information about the route.
  • In the town of Machu Picchu (as Aguas Calientes is also known) the guide will drive us for less than 5 minutes to the bus station in the heart of the town. Before boarding the bus there is a queue of 10 minutes on average. Then we board the Consettur bus which, in a 30-minute trip, takes us to the entrance gate of the archaeological site of Machu Picchu.
  • The private tour guide will enter with the tourists to the Inca citadel where circuit 2, the most recommended, will take place. This circuit includes a visit to the main Inca temples, such as: the Temple of the Sun, the Main Temple, the Temple of the 3 Windows, the Sacred Rock, the Temple of the Condor, the water sources, the agricultural sector and more. This circuit allows you to get the photo most requested by visitors from the Guardian House sector.
  • After a tourist tour of approximately 2 hours 30 minutes, always in the company of a private tour guide, you board the Consettur bus back to the town of Aguas Calientes. If the visitor reserved the buffet lunch, they must remain at the exit door of Machu Picchu and go a few steps to the dining room of the 5-star Sanctuary Lodge tourist hotel. There you will enjoy one of the best buffets in Cusco.
  • After returning to the town of Aguas Calientes, the visitor can choose the restaurant or follow the recommendation of the tour guide. Lunch is not included in the tour. The guide will tell us the time we should be at the train station. The train leaves on time so it is recommended to be punctual.
  • The return trip is by Peru Rail Expedition tourist train. Optionally, you can book a return trip on the Vistadome upper train, which includes a dance show and an alpaca clothing fashion show. In any case, the tour guide will accompany us throughout the trip. In Ollantaytambo we transfer to a bus that, in 2 hours, will take us to the city of Cusco.
  • At the Wánchaq station the visitor will board a tourist transport that will take them to the door of their hotel in the city of Cusco. The tour ends with the guide saying goodbye at approximately 9 pm.

Includes

  • Pick up from the tourist’s hotel in the city of Cusco.
  • Tourist transportation from Cusco to Wánchaq station.
  • Transport by tourist train ‘Expedition’ Bimodal (bus + train) round trip.
  • Transportation by Consettur tourist bus from Aguas Calientes to Machupicchu (round trip).
  • ‘Machu Picchu Only’ entrance ticket (circuit 2 and classic postcard photo).
  • Private tour guide service that accompanies the tourist from beginning to end of the tour (Spanish or English).
  • Tour cancellation option.
  • Buffet lunch option in Machu Picchu (5-star restaurant).
  • Vistadome tourist train option.
  • Breakfast and lunch.
  • Snacks and drinks.
  • Tips.

What to bring?

  • Passport (or identity document).
  • Hat or cap.
  • Comfortable clothing for hiking.
  • A windproof jacket.
  • Raincoat.
  • Snacks and drinks.
  • Comfortable shoes for the circuit in Machu Picchu.
  • Sunscreen.

Where does the tour start and end?

  • The ‘Machu Picchu with private guide Full Day’ tour begins with the pick-up of the tourist at the door of their hotel in the historic center of the city of Cusco -valid only for hotels in the historic center of the city- (the most tourist hotels are there). If your hotel is not in the city center, the transportation will pick you up somewhere central in the city (coordinate the pick-up via WhatsApp).
  • The tour ends with the tourist returning to the door of their hotel in the city of Cusco, always accompanied by the private tour guide.

How to prevent altitude sickness?

  • Altitude sickness (also called mountain sickness or soroche) can cause some inconveniences during your visit to Cusco. The main symptoms are: dizziness, fatigue or nausea. Likewise, to reduce symptoms, try to avoid alcoholic beverages and fatty foods before the visit.
  • To reduce symptoms, try to acclimatize one day before to the altitude of the city of Cusco, which is at 3,399 meters above sea level. Another option is to drink hot infusions such as coca leaf (a natural plant used by the Incas).

Group or private services

  • The service is carried out in private service from start to finish: from the pick-up of the visitor in the city of Cusco, during the bus and train trip, on the tour of the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu and during the return to the city ​​of Cusco.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the entrance to Machu Picchu included in this tour?

The ‘Machu Picchu with private guide Full Day’ tour includes the ‘Machu Picchu Only’ entrance ticket, which allows you to tour the main stone temples of the Inca citadel, as well as get the classic photo in the Casa del Guardian.

Who is the tour guide included in this tour?

The ‘Machu Picchu with private guide Full Day’ tour includes the professional company of a tour guide. We have excellent guides, all 100% trained with command of Spanish, English, as well as the main stone constructions in Machu Picchu.

What is the train service included in the tour?

The ‘Machu Picchu with private guide Full Day’ tour includes Peru Rail’s Expedition train service. This service offers maximum comfort, seats, tables and large windows. The trip offers on-board music with information about the route, as well as on-board sales of snacks and drinks.

Can I cancel the tour?

The ‘Machu Picchu with private guide Full Day’ tour can be canceled by sending an email to info@machupicchuterra.com. The last deadline to request it is 5 days before. The penalty for cancellation is 50% of the value of the tour (refund of 50% of the total amount paid).

When is the best time to take the tour?

The ‘Machu Picchu with private guide Full Day’ tour is available every day of the year. However, for most tourists, April to October is the best time of year due to the sunniest days and little chance of rain during excursions.

How can I pay for the tour?

The ‘Machu Picchu with private guide Full Day’ tour can be paid through online payment gateways: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club or PayPal. Payment is 100% of the tour value. Partial payments are not allowed.

Does the tour offer promotional prices?

Yes, the tour allows promotional prices for visitors under 18 years of age, university students (under 25 years of age), as well as citizens of the Andean Community of Nations: Peru, Colombia, Ecuador or Bolivia.

Can I get the classic photo of Machu Picchu during this tour?

Yes, the ‘Machu Picchu with private guide Full Day’ tour includes a visit to the Inca citadel through circuit 2. This circuit, in addition to the visit to the main temples, allows you to get the best photo of Machu Picchu, in the Guardian House sector.



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