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Machu Picchu Day Trip From Cusco 2024

Overview

Explore Machu Picchu in day trip from Cusco. Take a amazing train trip for 2 hours exploring: valleys, picturesque villages, and the scenic Vilcanota River, reaching the tropical forests of the high jungle where Machu Picchu is nestled. Ample time is provided to discover the Inca Bridge, showcasing impressive Inca engineering. 

Feel free to personalize this tour for your plan trip!

Optionally, hike to Huayna Picchu Mountain for breathtaking views and get the best Machu Picchu experience. This well-rounded itinerary offers a mix of natural beauty, cultural exploration, and physical activity for a memorable day trip to the iconic Inca site.

Trip Details

Highlights

Machu Picchu Day Trip From Cusco.

Small Group Experience: Enjoy an intimate setting with a maximum of 6 people, or opt for a private tour at no extra cost! For your Machu Picchu day trip

Scenic Train Ride: Traverse through the breathtaking Sacred Valley en route to Aguas Calientes, soaking in the picturesque landscapes along the way.

Expert Guidance: Your knowledgeable English-speaking tour guide will accompany you from start to finish, providing insightful commentary and ensuring an enriching experience.

Machu Picchu Exploration: Explore the wonders of Machu Picchu with a comprehensive tour of Circuit 1 or 2, including a visit to the iconic Inca Bridge. For those seeking an extra challenge, the option to hike Huayna Picchu mountain is available. (Huayna Picchu extra tickets need to book in advance)

Local Cuisine: Indulge in authentic Peruvian cuisine with a delicious lunch in Aguas Calientes, offering a taste of the region's culinary delights.

Premier Train Service: Experience luxury travel with the Vistadome or 360-view train, providing unparalleled comfort and stunning panoramic views.

Return to Cusco: We'll conclude our adventure and arrive back in Cusco by 7 pm from your one day Machu Picchu trip, allowing you to immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the city under the night sky.

Briefing

We Will meet you at your hotel or Airbnb a day before your tour departure at 6 pm for your pre information about the tour and you can get recomendations for your hike to Machu Picchu.

Machu Picchu Full Day Itinerary Overview

Day 1- Cusco – chinchero – Urubamba – Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu - Cusco

Special Offer: Add Private Rainbow Mountain full day tour: $ 125 US per person

Experience a full day tour on Rainbow Mountain at a very special rate. This can be done after your Machu Picchu Tour. You will just need to arrange with Your Kenko Adventures sales team member. This is an magical experience so be sure to look into It ¡¡

Itinerary

Itinerary of 1 Day Trip

 An unforgetable Machu Picchu day trip from cusco start with a pick-up from your hotel at 4:00 am in Cusco, followed by a 1.30-hour drive to the Ollantaytambo train station. From there, you'll board the Expedition class train at 6:10 am, embarking on a scenic 1.45-hour journey to Aguas Calientes town. Throughout the trip, you'll enjoy breathtaking landscapes of valleys, mountains, and the Sacred Valley of the Incas, showcasing the magnificent mountain chain of the Peruvian Andes and the glaciers that safeguard these valleys.

Upon reaching the tropical forests of the jungle area in one day Machu Picchu trip, teeming with diverse wildlife and abundant flora and fauna, the train ride concludes in Aguas Calientes town. Here, you'll board a 25-minute bus to reach the Machu Picchu citadel.

Our guests will partake in a private guided tour lasting approximately 3 hours within Machu Picchu. This includes a hike to Inca Bridge for best views and a more immersive experience of this wonder. Following that, you'll embark on a walking tour in the best with comprehensive information about Inca culture, this walking tour will be in the circuit number 1 or 2 including the inca bridge hike. Subsequently, you'll have some free time to explore other significant sites like or simply relish a relaxing moment and capture memorable photos in one day trip from cusco to Machu Picchu.

Explore Machu Picchu from cusco with Tailored Circuits for an Exceptional ExperiencWhen venturing into the enchanting world of Machu Picchu, your journey unfolds through meticulously planned circuits, each offering a distinct encounter with this iconic site. Immerse yourself in the rich history and significance of Machu Picchu with the following circuit highlights:

1. Circuit 1 - Llaqta de Machu Picchu
  • Inca Bridge (book 2 months is advance)
  • Upper Platform – Classic Viewpoint

  • Guardian’s House

  • Main temple.

  • 3 window temple

  • Sacred Rock

  • Urban Sector

  • Main plaza

  • Bottom Platform

  • Agricultural Platforms

  • Sun Temple Viewpoint

  • Granitic Chaos – Quarry

  • Botanical  Garden

  • Water Mirror Set

  • condor temple

  • mummy hause

  • Pisonay Square

  • Archaeological Reserve

2. Circuit 2 - Llaqta de Machu Picchu
  • Upper Platform – Classic Viewpoint

  • Guardian’s House

  • Main temple.

  • 3 window temple

  • Sacred Rock

  • Urban Sector

  • Main plaza

  • Bottom Platform

  • Agricultural Platforms

  • Sun Temple Viewpoint

  • Granitic Chaos – Quarry

  • Botanical  Garden

  • Water Mirror Set

  • condor temple

  • mummy hause

  • Pisonay Square

  • Archaeological Reserve

If you are interested to do a extra hike to Huayna Picchu mountain or Machu Picchu Mountain that require a extra ticket (70 USD per person) and of course you can do it with this tour.

After concluding the visit, our customers will take the return bus to Aguas Calientes town to enjoy lunch (with numerous restaurants available). You'll then board the PANORAMIC VISTADOME TRAIN back to Ollantaytambo at 4:30 pm, where our transfer will be ready to transport you back to Cusco city and to your hotel. The estimated arrival time in Cusco is 7:30 PM with the best Machu Picchu day trip experience from Cusco.

Difficulty Day
Easy
Maximun Altitude
3300.00 m.a.s.l.
Minimun Altitude
2000 m.a.s.l.
Start End Time
04:00 am ~ 07:30 pm

Inclusions

Transport Services : All private transfers during the tours and specified on the itinerary.
Food and Meals : Drinkable water every day.
Tour Services : Extra hike to Inca Brigde and/or Sungate. ( Additional 25 minutes walk. )
Entrance Fee Tickets : Machu Picchu Citadel
Transport Services : Pick up from your hotel ( (has to be locate in Cusco center). )
Tour Services : Private walking tour in the Machu Picchu Citadel.
Tour Services : Professional English speaker tour guide.
Transport Services : Round trip bus tickets from Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes.
Train Tickets : Round trip Expedition Class train ticket for Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo.
Transport Services : Round trip transportation service.
A1 Service : Superior private service. ( Our Superior quality service offers private tours and small groups with personalized service, we take care details and we create the best unforgettable experiences in our client lives through our wonder Machu Picchu and our beloved region Cusco. Superior private service. )
Transport Services : Transportation from Cusco to train stations.
Entrance Fee Tickets : Huayna Picchu - (45 min walk) ( check Huayna Picchu Availability. )
Food and Meals : Lunch
Food and Meals : The first breakfast (  (usually all Cusco hotels include breakfast). )
Tips : The tips for sevices of guides, porters, etc

Prices Options

Prices for Machu Picchu 1 Day - Group Service

The Machu Picchu 1 Day Trip service is available from 2 people. Then, we need minimum 2 persons to open this tour for you.

Max Group Size : 8
Our price: USD $ 0.00 per 1 person.
Our price: USD $ 310.00 per person for 2 people.
Our price: USD $ 299.00 per person for 3 people.
Our price: USD $ 275.00 per person for 4 people or more. The best price!
Reservation price: USD $ 50 per person

FAQS

Can I store my luggage at your office?

Of course! During the Cusco Machu Picchu Tour your main luggage can be store at our office or at your hotel, both are for free. Please don´t pack anything you will need for your hike.

Do I need my original passport for the Cusco Machu Picchu tour?

Yes, you have to get your original passport and it is very important and it have to be the same passport number that you sent to us at book time, and also train ticket, other entrances and reservations Will have the same document. The rangers will check when you enter Machu Picchu. The train company will also check your passport before to board you’re the train.

In case you are changing your Passport or you lost and you get a new one, go ahead and send us your new passport information to secure your permit, and we can change it and when you get to our country no surprises and everything Will be fine.

How do i get the student ISIC card discount?

The ISIC Student can get Discount..

You must have a valid current internationally accepted ISIC card in your name.

They could apply for the ISIC Card at https://www.isic.org/

You must provide a copy of your ISIC card at your booking time.

Send us a copy at info@kenkoadventures.com.

How do I qualify for the student discount?

According to our government Laws you must be under 18 years of age at the time of your trek, tour, or visit to Machu Picchu (students 18 & above need ISIC cards). For example, if you book a trek at the age of 17 but you turn 18 before you do your trek, you do not qualify for a student discount.

  • Students from 12 to 17 years old, they get discount of $30.
  • Children from age of 2 to 12 they get discount of $40.
  • Children from the age of 0 to 2 they are free.

All students must send a copy of their passport at booking time to get the discount.

We need a copy at info@kenkoadventures.com

How is the climate in Cusco?

The climate in our country is very variant and does not consider the normal 4 seasons. Here, in just one day we can see all of the seasons! And this is why we recommend our visitors to be prepared for any occasion, either for rain or sunny days.

A very important factor which alter our world is global warming, which has evolved into a high risky contributor due to the glaciers melting in Peruvian Andes, and it also affect the normal development of our weather.

Nonetheless, something that is very marked in our country and in some cities here in the Andes is that we only have 2 main seasons during the year:

Dry Season: We consider the dry season from the end of April until the end of September, in this period the first rains will start. For this reason, this is the best time to visit our region and our amazing Machu Picchu and also avoid any inconveniences.

Rainy Season: This season starts on October until the end of April approximately, so during this time it is advised to all of our visitors to pack their belongings into waterproof bags, as in our region it can be sunny the first 2 hours and then have a heavy rain.

We know that there are extreme climates worldwide, but this must not stop us from our longing and desire to explore the world, to discover marvelous cultures and interact with them. Be welcomed to Perú and Machu Picchu.

How to book the tour? First, to book our day tours and Machu Picchu Tours or trekking tour

We need you to fill out our booking form with your personal information by clicking on BOOK NOW.

Please be ready with the next information (FROM EACH PARTICIPANT in your group).  We cannot purchase an entrance to Machu Picchu or the train without the following information:

Personal information (your full name, exactly as on your passport):

  • Gender
  • Passport number
  • Full name
  • D.OB. (dd / mm / yyyy)
  • Nationality

Huayna Picchu Mountain

This mountain is located inside Machu Picchu Archaeological Park, which is located at 300 meters more than Machu Picchu Inca Citadel; here it takes approximately just 45 minutes hiking up and other 45 minutes hiking down. This Mountain conserves some archaeological remains as the Moon Temple and other precincts that are interconnected with authentic trails, steps, tunnels and natural formatted caves which made the view more interesting. Without any doubt, this is one of the best attractions of Machu Picchu; the Huayna Picchu Mountain offers a 360 grades view and a stunning view of Machu Picchu Inca Citadel, Machu Picchu
Mountain and the famous Sun Gate (Inti Punku). Currently our government through Ministry of Culture, maintain the visitors income controlled per day, only 400 tickets are offered per day and divided in 2 groups of 200 each. The first schedule starts from 7:00 to 08:00 am and the second from 10:00 to 11:00 am, for this reason its demand is growing day by day and if any of our visitors is interested in this hike, then it is necessary to make a booking at least with 3 months in advance in order to guarantee their visit to this extraordinary place.

Important information for your tour

Have a look carefully the next information; it will help you answer any of your questions about our service and tours in Cusco and Machu Picchu.

Machu Picchu Mountain

This mountain is located inside the park as well, and is only 1:20 hrs away hiking by your own. Once you reach the summit, you will take impressive photos with panoramic views of the entire valley in which is situated Machu Picchu inca citadel, you will also have impressive views of the Andes Mountain range and the glaciers that protect this unique ecosystem.

The demand to obtain permits for this hike is quickly growing up, for this we advise a minimum of 2 months in advance to book the tickets, as there is a limit for visitors per day to experience this amazing hike. This hike has 2 schedules, the first from 07:00 am to 08:00 am and the second from 09:00 am to 10:00 am with a limit of 200 people per group.

May I change the departure date after the tickets have been bought?

“No”. Once the tickets have been bought the government does not allow any changes, so we can’t change any departure date. Tickets are not transferable nor refundable unfortunately.

*** If you cancel your Cusco Machu Picchu Tour, the deposit is not refundable at all!

Note

Kenko Adventures guarantees the visit to these attractions in any of our tours if you make the booking early enough in advance.

Second, we require a deposit of US $ 50.00 per person

In order to purchase your entrance to Machu Picchu and train ticket.  You can make you deposit by  PAYPAL Online or you can do a deposit in our Bank account at Interbank.

Bank account number: 4203107104602.

The briefing

We use to visit at your hotel 6 pm or if you prefer during the day 9am to 1pm or 3pm to 5pm, please you could send us an email with details to get your briefing time Will be ready any time for our clients.

Welcome to Cusco

You will be welcomed at Cusco airport and we drive you to your hotel, please send us the information about flight details at least 14 days prior to your trek or tour. Look out for our representative holding an KENKO ADVENTURES logo at the arrival terminal. It can be done on any date that is best suited to you!

What about the balance?

It could be greatly appreciated if our clients pay in cash at your briefing time at the hotel (US dollars or Peruvian soles) here in Cusco. We have many cash machines in the historical center to withdraw money. You can also pay by PAYPAL online.

Packing List

Packing List for Machu Picchu

Planing Machu Picchu trip¡¡¡, then this post is definitely one for you. It will help you pack what you Will need for Machu Picchu, and that will in turn determine your full expereince. People always ask about ‘do I need hiking boots for Machu Picchu’ and bag and size restrictions are also addressed.

We have  various ways to arrive to Machu Picchu, the most popular one is  Machu Picchu tours which incorporate travel by train. This is important as it also influences what to pack for Machu Picchu. We recommend wthat to pack acording waht season are planining to visit Machu Picchu. 
We have Rainy season from Octover to April ansd you have to consider pack rain guear 
And we have dry season from May to September, it is mostly dry, hot days and cold nights. (warm clothes).

General here you have, what to pack for Machu Picchu tours:

Antibacterial hand gel
Binoculars
Camera
Clothes in layers
Insect repellant - DEET 20 strongly recommended.
Passport
Personal medication
Plastic bags for rain situations
Pocket money in Soles or USD dolars
Sandals or flip-flops
Sun glases
Sun hat
Sun scream
Swimsuit
Toilet paper
Water bottle
Water purifier
Waterproof clothes
Waterproof hiking shoes
Wet wipes

Highlights

Machu Picchu Day Trip From Cusco.

Small Group Experience: Enjoy an intimate setting with a maximum of 6 people, or opt for a private tour at no extra cost! For your Machu Picchu day trip

Scenic Train Ride: Traverse through the breathtaking Sacred Valley en route to Aguas Calientes, soaking in the picturesque landscapes along the way.

Expert Guidance: Your knowledgeable English-speaking tour guide will accompany you from start to finish, providing insightful commentary and ensuring an enriching experience.

Machu Picchu Exploration: Explore the wonders of Machu Picchu with a comprehensive tour of Circuit 1 or 2, including a visit to the iconic Inca Bridge. For those seeking an extra challenge, the option to hike Huayna Picchu mountain is available. (Huayna Picchu extra tickets need to book in advance)

Local Cuisine: Indulge in authentic Peruvian cuisine with a delicious lunch in Aguas Calientes, offering a taste of the region's culinary delights.

Premier Train Service: Experience luxury travel with the Vistadome or 360-view train, providing unparalleled comfort and stunning panoramic views.

Return to Cusco: We'll conclude our adventure and arrive back in Cusco by 7 pm from your one day Machu Picchu trip, allowing you to immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the city under the night sky.

Briefing

We Will meet you at your hotel or Airbnb a day before your tour departure at 6 pm for your pre information about the tour and you can get recomendations for your hike to Machu Picchu.

Machu Picchu Full Day Itinerary Overview

Day 1- Cusco – chinchero – Urubamba – Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu - Cusco

Special Offer: Add Private Rainbow Mountain full day tour: $ 125 US per person

Experience a full day tour on Rainbow Mountain at a very special rate. This can be done after your Machu Picchu Tour. You will just need to arrange with Your Kenko Adventures sales team member. This is an magical experience so be sure to look into It ¡¡

Itinerary

Itinerary of 1 Day Trip

Day 01: Machu Picchu One Day Trip From Cusco

 An unforgetable Machu Picchu day trip from cusco start with a pick-up from your hotel at 4:00 am in Cusco, followed by a 1.30-hour drive to the Ollantaytambo train station. From there, you'll board the Expedition class train at 6:10 am, embarking on a scenic 1.45-hour journey to Aguas Calientes town. Throughout the trip, you'll enjoy breathtaking landscapes of valleys, mountains, and the Sacred Valley of the Incas, showcasing the magnificent mountain chain of the Peruvian Andes and the glaciers that safeguard these valleys.

Upon reaching the tropical forests of the jungle area in one day Machu Picchu trip, teeming with diverse wildlife and abundant flora and fauna, the train ride concludes in Aguas Calientes town. Here, you'll board a 25-minute bus to reach the Machu Picchu citadel.

Our guests will partake in a private guided tour lasting approximately 3 hours within Machu Picchu. This includes a hike to Inca Bridge for best views and a more immersive experience of this wonder. Following that, you'll embark on a walking tour in the best with comprehensive information about Inca culture, this walking tour will be in the circuit number 1 or 2 including the inca bridge hike. Subsequently, you'll have some free time to explore other significant sites like or simply relish a relaxing moment and capture memorable photos in one day trip from cusco to Machu Picchu.

Explore Machu Picchu from cusco with Tailored Circuits for an Exceptional ExperiencWhen venturing into the enchanting world of Machu Picchu, your journey unfolds through meticulously planned circuits, each offering a distinct encounter with this iconic site. Immerse yourself in the rich history and significance of Machu Picchu with the following circuit highlights:

1. Circuit 1 - Llaqta de Machu Picchu
  • Inca Bridge (book 2 months is advance)
  • Upper Platform – Classic Viewpoint

  • Guardian’s House

  • Main temple.

  • 3 window temple

  • Sacred Rock

  • Urban Sector

  • Main plaza

  • Bottom Platform

  • Agricultural Platforms

  • Sun Temple Viewpoint

  • Granitic Chaos – Quarry

  • Botanical  Garden

  • Water Mirror Set

  • condor temple

  • mummy hause

  • Pisonay Square

  • Archaeological Reserve

2. Circuit 2 - Llaqta de Machu Picchu
  • Upper Platform – Classic Viewpoint

  • Guardian’s House

  • Main temple.

  • 3 window temple

  • Sacred Rock

  • Urban Sector

  • Main plaza

  • Bottom Platform

  • Agricultural Platforms

  • Sun Temple Viewpoint

  • Granitic Chaos – Quarry

  • Botanical  Garden

  • Water Mirror Set

  • condor temple

  • mummy hause

  • Pisonay Square

  • Archaeological Reserve

If you are interested to do a extra hike to Huayna Picchu mountain or Machu Picchu Mountain that require a extra ticket (70 USD per person) and of course you can do it with this tour.

After concluding the visit, our customers will take the return bus to Aguas Calientes town to enjoy lunch (with numerous restaurants available). You'll then board the PANORAMIC VISTADOME TRAIN back to Ollantaytambo at 4:30 pm, where our transfer will be ready to transport you back to Cusco city and to your hotel. The estimated arrival time in Cusco is 7:30 PM with the best Machu Picchu day trip experience from Cusco.

Difficulty Day
Easy
Maximun Altitude
3300.00 m.a.s.l.
Minimun Altitude
2000 m.a.s.l.
Start End Time
04:00 am ~ 07:30 pm

Inclusions

Transport Services : All private transfers during the tours and specified on the itinerary.
Food and Meals : Drinkable water every day.
Tour Services : Extra hike to Inca Brigde and/or Sungate. ( Additional 25 minutes walk. )
Entrance Fee Tickets : Machu Picchu Citadel
Transport Services : Pick up from your hotel ( (has to be locate in Cusco center). )
Tour Services : Private walking tour in the Machu Picchu Citadel.
Tour Services : Professional English speaker tour guide.
Transport Services : Round trip bus tickets from Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes.
Train Tickets : Round trip Expedition Class train ticket for Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo.
Transport Services : Round trip transportation service.
A1 Service : Superior private service. ( Our Superior quality service offers private tours and small groups with personalized service, we take care details and we create the best unforgettable experiences in our client lives through our wonder Machu Picchu and our beloved region Cusco. Superior private service. )
Transport Services : Transportation from Cusco to train stations.
Entrance Fee Tickets : Huayna Picchu - (45 min walk) ( check Huayna Picchu Availability. )
Food and Meals : Lunch
Food and Meals : The first breakfast (  (usually all Cusco hotels include breakfast). )
Tips : The tips for sevices of guides, porters, etc

Price & Options

Prices for Machu Picchu 1 Day - Group Service

The Machu Picchu 1 Day Trip service is available from 2 people. Then, we need minimum 2 persons to open this tour for you.

The Machu Picchu 1 Day Trip service is available from 2 people. Then, we need minimum 2 persons to open this tour for you.

Max Group Size : 8
Our price: USD$ 0.00 per 1 person.
Our price: USD$ 310.00 per person for 2 people.
Our price: USD$ 299.00 per person for 3 people.
Our price: USD $ 275.00 per person for 4 people or more. The best price!.
Reservation price: USD $ 50 per person

Can I store my luggage at your office?

Of course! During the Cusco Machu Picchu Tour your main luggage can be store at our office or at your hotel, both are for free. Please don´t pack anything you will need for your hike.

Do I need my original passport for the Cusco Machu Picchu tour?

Yes, you have to get your original passport and it is very important and it have to be the same passport number that you sent to us at book time, and also train ticket, other entrances and reservations Will have the same document. The rangers will check when you enter Machu Picchu. The train company will also check your passport before to board you’re the train.

In case you are changing your Passport or you lost and you get a new one, go ahead and send us your new passport information to secure your permit, and we can change it and when you get to our country no surprises and everything Will be fine.

How do i get the student ISIC card discount?

The ISIC Student can get Discount..

You must have a valid current internationally accepted ISIC card in your name.

They could apply for the ISIC Card at https://www.isic.org/

You must provide a copy of your ISIC card at your booking time.

Send us a copy at info@kenkoadventures.com.

How do I qualify for the student discount?

According to our government Laws you must be under 18 years of age at the time of your trek, tour, or visit to Machu Picchu (students 18 & above need ISIC cards). For example, if you book a trek at the age of 17 but you turn 18 before you do your trek, you do not qualify for a student discount.

  • Students from 12 to 17 years old, they get discount of $30.
  • Children from age of 2 to 12 they get discount of $40.
  • Children from the age of 0 to 2 they are free.

All students must send a copy of their passport at booking time to get the discount.

We need a copy at info@kenkoadventures.com

How is the climate in Cusco?

The climate in our country is very variant and does not consider the normal 4 seasons. Here, in just one day we can see all of the seasons! And this is why we recommend our visitors to be prepared for any occasion, either for rain or sunny days.

A very important factor which alter our world is global warming, which has evolved into a high risky contributor due to the glaciers melting in Peruvian Andes, and it also affect the normal development of our weather.

Nonetheless, something that is very marked in our country and in some cities here in the Andes is that we only have 2 main seasons during the year:

Dry Season: We consider the dry season from the end of April until the end of September, in this period the first rains will start. For this reason, this is the best time to visit our region and our amazing Machu Picchu and also avoid any inconveniences.

Rainy Season: This season starts on October until the end of April approximately, so during this time it is advised to all of our visitors to pack their belongings into waterproof bags, as in our region it can be sunny the first 2 hours and then have a heavy rain.

We know that there are extreme climates worldwide, but this must not stop us from our longing and desire to explore the world, to discover marvelous cultures and interact with them. Be welcomed to Perú and Machu Picchu.

How to book the tour? First, to book our day tours and Machu Picchu Tours or trekking tour

We need you to fill out our booking form with your personal information by clicking on BOOK NOW.

Please be ready with the next information (FROM EACH PARTICIPANT in your group).  We cannot purchase an entrance to Machu Picchu or the train without the following information:

Personal information (your full name, exactly as on your passport):

  • Gender
  • Passport number
  • Full name
  • D.OB. (dd / mm / yyyy)
  • Nationality

Huayna Picchu Mountain

This mountain is located inside Machu Picchu Archaeological Park, which is located at 300 meters more than Machu Picchu Inca Citadel; here it takes approximately just 45 minutes hiking up and other 45 minutes hiking down. This Mountain conserves some archaeological remains as the Moon Temple and other precincts that are interconnected with authentic trails, steps, tunnels and natural formatted caves which made the view more interesting. Without any doubt, this is one of the best attractions of Machu Picchu; the Huayna Picchu Mountain offers a 360 grades view and a stunning view of Machu Picchu Inca Citadel, Machu Picchu
Mountain and the famous Sun Gate (Inti Punku). Currently our government through Ministry of Culture, maintain the visitors income controlled per day, only 400 tickets are offered per day and divided in 2 groups of 200 each. The first schedule starts from 7:00 to 08:00 am and the second from 10:00 to 11:00 am, for this reason its demand is growing day by day and if any of our visitors is interested in this hike, then it is necessary to make a booking at least with 3 months in advance in order to guarantee their visit to this extraordinary place.

Important information for your tour

Have a look carefully the next information; it will help you answer any of your questions about our service and tours in Cusco and Machu Picchu.

Machu Picchu Mountain

This mountain is located inside the park as well, and is only 1:20 hrs away hiking by your own. Once you reach the summit, you will take impressive photos with panoramic views of the entire valley in which is situated Machu Picchu inca citadel, you will also have impressive views of the Andes Mountain range and the glaciers that protect this unique ecosystem.

The demand to obtain permits for this hike is quickly growing up, for this we advise a minimum of 2 months in advance to book the tickets, as there is a limit for visitors per day to experience this amazing hike. This hike has 2 schedules, the first from 07:00 am to 08:00 am and the second from 09:00 am to 10:00 am with a limit of 200 people per group.

May I change the departure date after the tickets have been bought?

“No”. Once the tickets have been bought the government does not allow any changes, so we can’t change any departure date. Tickets are not transferable nor refundable unfortunately.

*** If you cancel your Cusco Machu Picchu Tour, the deposit is not refundable at all!

Note

Kenko Adventures guarantees the visit to these attractions in any of our tours if you make the booking early enough in advance.

Second, we require a deposit of US $ 50.00 per person

In order to purchase your entrance to Machu Picchu and train ticket.  You can make you deposit by  PAYPAL Online or you can do a deposit in our Bank account at Interbank.

Bank account number: 4203107104602.

The briefing

We use to visit at your hotel 6 pm or if you prefer during the day 9am to 1pm or 3pm to 5pm, please you could send us an email with details to get your briefing time Will be ready any time for our clients.

Welcome to Cusco

You will be welcomed at Cusco airport and we drive you to your hotel, please send us the information about flight details at least 14 days prior to your trek or tour. Look out for our representative holding an KENKO ADVENTURES logo at the arrival terminal. It can be done on any date that is best suited to you!

What about the balance?

It could be greatly appreciated if our clients pay in cash at your briefing time at the hotel (US dollars or Peruvian soles) here in Cusco. We have many cash machines in the historical center to withdraw money. You can also pay by PAYPAL online.

Packing List

Packing List for Machu Picchu

Planing Machu Picchu trip¡¡¡, then this post is definitely one for you. It will help you pack what you Will need for Machu Picchu, and that will in turn determine your full expereince. People always ask about ‘do I need hiking boots for Machu Picchu’ and bag and size restrictions are also addressed.

We have  various ways to arrive to Machu Picchu, the most popular one is  Machu Picchu tours which incorporate travel by train. This is important as it also influences what to pack for Machu Picchu. We recommend wthat to pack acording waht season are planining to visit Machu Picchu. 
We have Rainy season from Octover to April ansd you have to consider pack rain guear 
And we have dry season from May to September, it is mostly dry, hot days and cold nights. (warm clothes).

General here you have, what to pack for Machu Picchu tours:

Antibacterial hand gel
Binoculars
Camera
Clothes in layers
Insect repellant - DEET 20 strongly recommended.
Passport
Personal medication
Plastic bags for rain situations
Pocket money in Soles or USD dolars
Sandals or flip-flops
Sun glases
Sun hat
Sun scream
Swimsuit
Toilet paper
Water bottle
Water purifier
Waterproof clothes
Waterproof hiking shoes
Wet wipes

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Nadro

I was on the 5 day salkantay trek to Machu picchu with Elvis as our tour guide. He made the trip fantastic, was very informative and concerned about our well being and we loed the trip!… ...

Free warm jacket for my litle friend!

Kenko Adventure Peru founder decided to add a social proyect in all Our tours that means, if you are booking a tour with Us, you automatically are donating a warm jacket for Our litle kids that have very hard living in very cold conditions near by the Andes Mountain

f you are booking a tour with Us, you automatically are donating a warm jacket

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