Machu Picchu Hike Full Day Tour for 2023

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 Machu Picchu tour is the best idea and visit more places like Sacred Valley by train Hike one of those options that we have for you: Inca Brigde, Sungate, Huayna Picchu, Machu Picchu Mountain and discover the extraordinary of this Wonder in few hours.

Experience the Sacred Valley of the Incas by train, traveling through impressive and deep valleys surrounded by mountains and glaciers on the way to the mysterious Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. This crossing will take us through the Peruvian Andes and the deepest Valleys of the region, Cusco, exploring picturesque villages, natural landscapes, next to the Vilcanota River or Urubamba River until reaching the tropical forests of the high jungle where the well-known lost city of the Incas Machu Picchu is located.

During this walk our visitors will have enough time to explore the famous Inca bridge that is located to the southeast part of the citadel which is reached with a 20 minute walk that is highly recommended to visit it. So also our visitors can make the visit to the famous Sungate of Machu Picchu which is a 45 minute walk and is located east of Machu Picchu. This is where all the walkers of the Inca Trail make the entrance to the citadel because it has impressive views of the geological location of this site. So also the breathtaking view of the Huayna Picchu mountain. After doing these tours our visitors will continue with the guided tour inside the Inca citadel of Machu Pichu with their professional guide for a better orientation.

Finally enjoy a tourist train trip back to Ollantayatmbo then to Cusco.

And if any of our clients want to hike to the Mountain Machu Picchu or Mountain Huayna Picchu is recommended to make the booking of those tickets with 3 months in advance to guarantee the availabilities of those tickets with Us.

What`s included for Machu Picchu 1 Day?

  • Entrance Fee Ticket Included: Machu Picchu Citadel.
  • Includes: Drinkable water every day.
  • Tour Services Included: Extra hike to Inca Brigde and/or Sungate.
  • Tour Services Included: Private walking tour in the Machu Picchu Citadel.
  • Tour Services Included:  Professional English speaker tour guide.
  • Train Tickets:  Round trip Expedition Class for Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo.
  • Transportation: Pick up from your hotel (has to be locate in Cusco center).
  • Transportation: Round trip bus tickets from Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes.
  • Transportation: Round trip transportation service.

What`s NOT included for Machu Picchu 1 Day?

  • Entrance Fee Tickets: Huayna Picchu - (45 min walk), check Huayna Picchu Availability
  • Entrance Fee Tickets: Machu Picchu Mountain - (1:30 hours walk), check Machu Picchu Mountain Availability.
  • Not included:Last lunch in Aguas Calientes (you can make a better choice here as there are a lot of different options)
  • Not included: The first breakfast (usually all Cusco hotels include breakfast).
  • Tips.
Check more information about prices of this service.

Machu Picchu One Day From Cusco Itinerary:

Kenko Adventures has the best option to visit Machu Picchu ruins with an excellent service; our adventure starts in Cusco with a briefing by our professional guides.

Our service starts with Our pick up from your hotel in Cusco city and then drive to Ollantaytambo train station which is 1.30 hours  away from Cusco and then board your Expedition class train (6;10 am) towards Aguas Calientes town which takes approximately 1.40 hours, our visitors will enjoy a comfortable trip with amazing landscapes of Valleys and mountains which belong to little towns that we have in our region, we will reach to Sacred Valley of the incas and appreciate stunning views of the mountain chain of Peruvian Andes as well as glaciers considered protectors of these valleys.

Finally we will arrive to the tropical forests of jungle area in which we will have a lot of different wildlife and abundant flora and fauna, reaching Aguas Calientes town in which our train ride will finish, from here our visitors will board the bus (25 mins) to Machu Picchu citadel.

Our clients will take a private guided tour for 3 hours approx. inside of Machu Picchu in which we are including the hike to Sungate or Inca Brigde in order to have better views and more experience of this wonder, latter you Will have a walking tour with full information about Inca culture, then you will have some free time to visit other important places or just enjoy your relaxing time there and take memorable photos.

Once you had finished the visit, our customers will take the return bus back to Aguas Calientes town, to have your lunch (you will find a lots restaurants) from here you will board the train back to Ollantaytambo train station at 4:22 pm then and our transfer will be awaiting for you and transport you back to Cusco city and towards your hotel. Arrival time to Cusco is 19:30 hours

The Machu Picchu 1 Day service is available only by group service (from 2 persons). Then, we need minimum 2 persons to open this service for you.

Prices for Machu Picchu 1 Day - Group Service

  • Our price: USD $ 279.00 per person for 2 people.
  • Our price: USD $ 269.00 per person for 3 people.
  • Our price: USD $ 259.00 per person for 4 people or more. The best price!

What we included for this price?

  • Entrance Fee Ticket Included: Machu Picchu Citadel.
  • Includes: Drinkable water every day.
  • Tour Services Included: Extra hike to Inca Brigde and/or Sungate.
  • Tour Services Included: Private walking tour in the Machu Picchu Citadel.
  • Tour Services Included:  Professional English speaker tour guide.
  • Train Tickets:  Round trip Expedition Class for Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo.
  • Transportation: Pick up from your hotel (has to be locate in Cusco center).
  • Transportation: Round trip bus tickets from Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes.
  • Transportation: Round trip transportation service.
Check more information about inclusions of this service.

Optional Extras with additional fee

Students discounts

  • Children from age of 2 to 12 they get discount USD$ 20.00 off
  • Children from the age of 0 to 2 they are free.
  • Students from 12 to 17 years old, they get discount USD $20.00 off.


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.


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. 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!


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.


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.


FIRST, to book our day tours and Machu Picchu Tours, 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):


Passport number

D.OB. (dd / mm / yyyy)


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 or 

 you can make a deposit in our Bank account at Interbank.

Bank account number: 420-3107104602.


It could be greatly appreciated if our clients pay in cash at your briefing time in 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 but you will have to pay a 5.5% service charge, charged by PAYPAL.  To pay your balance through PAYPAL, you need to log into your PAYPAL account using our email address of


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 $00.

children from age of 2 to 12 they get discount of $00.

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.

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The ISIC Student can get Discount of US$ 00.

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

They could apply for the ISIC Card at

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

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“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!


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.


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.

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.

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.

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

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