Special tour to Machu Picchu in a wheelchair Full Day

Day trips

About this tour

  • Start: With the pick-up of the tourist from the door of their hotel at 5 in the morning.
  • Tickets included (no lines): Entrance ticket ‘Machu Picchu Only’ (special circuit 4).
  • Duration: 1 day (15 hours).
  • Type of transport: Large minivan with full equipment.
  • Feeding Buffet lunch at Tinkuy restaurant (5-star Sanctuary Lodge hotel).
  • Tour guide: Private service in English and Spanish (includes guide assistant for support at all times).
  • Payment methods: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, PayPal.
  • Cancellation and date change option.

Does Machu Picchu have facilities for visiting in a wheelchair?

Machu Picchu, unfortunately, is a tourist destination that does not have facilities to be visited in a wheelchair. That is, for traveling by train, bus and during the visit to the archaeological site, there are no suitable ramps or slopes. However, it is not a tourist destination that is impossible to visit in a wheelchair. The tour offers the support of the guide and an assistant guide to facilitate access to the train, bus and tour of the Inca citadel. Knowing Machu Picchu is possible for everyone!


Description

  • Machu Picchu, although it does not have adequate infrastructure to be visited in a wheelchair, is not an impossible or inaccessible site. The ‘Machu Picchu in a wheelchair All Inclusive’ tour offers the necessary help to get to know the Wonder of the World. Includes: pick up from the hotel, tourist transportation from Cusco to Ollantaytambo, Expedition train trip (round trip), bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu, professional guide, an assistant guide for support at all times, buffet lunch at Tinkuy restaurant, entrance to Machu Picchu (special circuit 4) and return to Cusco. The tour lasts 1 day, from 5 in the morning to 8.40 at night.

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This is the experience

  • The ‘All Inclusive Machu Picchu Wheelchair Tour’ offers a visit to Machu Picchu in a special wheelchair service. The tour begins with pickup from the tourist’s hotel in Cusco (at 5 am). Then the trip is made by tourist transport direct to the Ollantaytambo station. There, with the support of the guide and the assistant guide, you board the Expedition train to Aguas Calientes. The final section will be by bus to the gate of Machu Picchu. There, always with the support of the guide and the assistant guide, the visit to Machu Picchu is made (special circuit 4). The tour includes buffet lunch at the Tinkuy restaurant.

Prices

Tour to Machu Picchu in a Wheelchair
Foreign
Andean Community (Peru, Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador)
Adult
Student
Child
Adult
Student
Child
With Expedition Train950 USD920 USD915 USD925 USD910 USD905 USD
With Vistadome Train1230 USD1200 USD1190 USD1180 USD1160 USD1130 USD

Machu Picchu Tour Map

Machu Picchu Full Day Map

Where is Machu Picchu? How to get there?

Machu Picchu is located in the jungle part of the Cusco region. From the city of Cusco it is a trip of almost 4 hours. The first section is by bus or minivan for 1 hour 40 minutes to the town of Ollantaytambo. There you board the tourist train that will also take you to the town of Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town) in 1 hour 40 minutes. Finally, in this town you take the tourist bus that in just 30 minutes will take you uphill to the entrance gate of Machu Picchu. THE TOUR INCLUDES ALL THESE TRANSPORTATIONS!


Itinerary

  • The tour begins with the pick-up of the tourist from the door of their hotel between 8 and 8.15 am.
  • The tour guide and the tour assistant will welcome you by helping you access the vehicle that, in a trip of 1 hour 40 minutes, will take you from the city of Cusco to the Ollantaytambo train station.
  • Once in the town of Ollantaytambo, always with the support of the guide and the assistant guide, we will get off the vehicle to take the wheelchair (not included in the tour) and go to the train station.
  • The tour includes the Expedition tourist train ride. Although the train does not have ramps or space for wheelchairs, the train staff will help you board the train comfortably at all times.
  • The train trip is comfortable and with snacks and drinks sold on board. The trip lasts approximately 1 hour 45 minutes.
  • Once in the town of Aguas Calientes we will get off the train. The town, also called Machupicchu town, does have ramps and wheelchair access. The guide will drive you to the town bus station.
  • The buses are ecological, spacious, but they also do not have ramps or space for a wheelchair. In any case, the guide and the assistant guide will help you access the bus that, in a 30-minute trip up the mountain, will take you to the entrance gate of Machu Picchu.
  • After getting off the bus and getting into the wheelchair, we will enter Machu Picchu to do a special circuit suitable for people in wheelchairs.
  • Although Machu Picchu does not have ramps that facilitate wheelchair access, the guide and assistant guide will help you navigate the stone stairs in the Inca citadel. The chosen circuit is number 4, which runs through the lower part. At a viewpoint the visitor can appreciate the beautiful landscapes and take unforgettable photos in the Inca citadel.
  • After a visit to Machu Picchu of approximately 2 hours, we will leave the Inca citadel. A few steps away is the only 5-star hotel, the famous Sanctuary Lodge hotel. There we will enjoy a buffet lunch at the Tinkuy restaurant. Lunch is one of the best in all of Cusco. Yes it is included in the tour.
  • After the delicious lunch, we will take the bus down again (30 minutes) to the town of Aguas Calientes. In this magical town, always in the company of the guide and the assistant guide, we will walk through its streets.
  • The return trip will be the same as the outbound trip. First we will board the Expedition train that, in 1 hour 45 minutes, takes us to Ollantaytambo. Then we will continue in a large minivan (for 1 hour 40 minutes) to the city of Cusco.
  • The return trip will always be in the company of the guide and the assistant guide. The tour culminates with the tourist returning to the door of their hotel in the city of Cusco at approximately 8:40 pm.

Includes

  • Pick up from the tourist’s hotel door (5 in the morning).
  • Tourist transportation in a large minivan from Cusco to Ollantaytambo (round trip).
  • Group tourist guidance from start to finish (in Spanish or English).
  • Assistant guide for support throughout the tour.
  • Machupicchu Only entrance ticket (special circuit 4).
  • Buffet lunch at Tinkuy restaurant (5 stars).
  • Tourist train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes in Expedition service.
  • Aguas Calientes Consettur Bus – Machupicchu – Aguas Calientes.
  • Return to the door of the tourist hotel in Cusco.
  • Tour cancellation option.
  • Wheelchair.
  • Breakfast.
  • Snacks and drinks.
  • Tips.

What to bring?

  • Wheelchair.
  • Identity document (or passport).
  • Hat or cap.
  • Backpack.
  • Windproof jacket.
  • Light clothing for Machu Picchu (sunny climate).
  • Raincoat.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Mosquito repellent.
  • Snacks and drinks.
  • Camera.

Where does the tour start and end?

  • The tour begins with the pick-up of the visitor at the door of their hotel in the city of Cusco at approximately 5 in the morning.
  • The tour ends at approximately 8.45 pm with the transfer of the tourist to the door of their hotel in the city of Cusco.

How to prevent altitude sickness?

  • Altitude sickness or soroche is common in tourists who visit Cusco since the city is located at 3,400 meters above sea level. The most common symptoms are headache, nausea and fatigue. These symptoms usually reduce to the first or second day of the visitor’s acclimatization. It is recommended to avoid drinking alcoholic beverages at least in the first two days.

Group or private services

  • The ‘All Inclusive Wheelchair Tour to Machu Picchu’ is carried out in private service.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Machu Picchu suitable for visitors in wheelchairs?

Unfortunately, Machu Picchu is not a destination with adequate infrastructure for visiting in a wheelchair. There are no ramps on most of its paths, so the support of other people is needed to navigate the archaeological site. Train and bus travel do not have ramps or spaces for wheelchairs on board. In any case, the tour offers what is necessary to achieve the objective of knowing Machu Picchu.

Does the train to Machu Picchu have easily accessible ramps?

No, the Peru Rail and Inca Rail train service do not have the necessary ramps or interior spaces for wheelchairs. However, the tour staff will be ready to facilitate more comfortable access.

Does the bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu include spaces for a wheelchair?

No, the Consettur bus does not have ramps or spaces for wheelchairs on board. However, the tour staff will be ready to facilitate more comfortable access.

What type of entrance to Machu Picchu is included in the tour?

The ‘All Inclusive Wheelchair Tour to Machu Picchu’ offers the ‘Machu Picchu Only – Circuit 4’ ticket. This circuit runs through the lower part of the Inca citadel and is the most suitable for these special cases. It offers a beautiful scenic tour of the entire place.

How is the tour guide service included in the tour?

The ‘All Inclusive Wheelchair Tour to Machu Picchu’ offers a professional bilingual tour guide (Spanish or English) in private service. In addition, the tour includes the help of an assistant guide who will support the necessary transfers during the tour. Everything included!

Does the tour include food? How is the restaurant?

The tour does not include breakfast, but it does include lunch. This service is buffet at the Tinkuy restaurant, located next to Machu Picchu. This restaurant is one of the best in Cusco. It belongs to the 5-star Sanctuary Lodge hotel. The restaurant offers a variety of Peruvian dishes with cold non-alcoholic drinks included.

Is the tour group or private?

The ‘All Inclusive Wheelchair Tour to Machu Picchu’ is in private service. That is, only for the tourist and his group of friends, partner, family, etc.

How many people can take the tour?

The ‘All Inclusive Wheelchair Tour to Machu Picchu’ is a private service so the visitor chooses the number of tourists who accompany him. The maximum number of tourists per group is 10 people.

Can I visit Machu Picchu in a wheelchair on my own?

No, unfortunately, because Machu Picchu does not have ramps or wheelchair access for transportation, the visitor must be accompanied. This whether you are traveling on your own or on a tour. An all-inclusive tour is recommended.

Can I cancel the tour?

Yes, the ‘All Inclusive Wheelchair Tour to Machu Picchu’ is subject to cancellation. This as long as it is requested (to info@machupicchuterra.com) up to 5 days in advance (last deadline). The penalty for canceling the tour is 50% of the value of the service (50% refund through the same payment method used for payment.



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