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Machu Picchu 2 day Hike Tour

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Tour Details

The Machu Picchu 2 day hike tour is the cheapest way to visit the iconic citadel of Incas. This all inclusive tour is a blend of adventure, nature and culture. It takes you through some of the scenic routes of Peru. 

Traversing through the Sacred Valley of Incas, you will be reaching down to the cloud forest region in Hydroelectric. It is the last point to where you can travel by vehicle. There are no roadways to Aguas Calientes.

From Hydroelectric the only option to reach Aguas Calientes is by hiking or by train. 

The highlight of the first day of the trip is the trail to Machu Picchu town (Aguas Calientes) from Hidro Eletrica along the railway tracks. You will be retracing the footsteps of Hiram Bingham who rediscovered Machu Picchu.

We have crafted this itinerary to budget friendly travellers who are looking to get the most from their trip to Machu Picchu without spending much. 

Why Machu Picchu Peru Cusco?

Machu Picchu Peru Cusco is a local tour operator based in Cusco. Travelling with us means adventure, fun and security. We maintain high safety standards. Our guides are trained on first aid and use of Oxygen cans. 

We believe that choosing the right travel company is important to determine your experience in Cusco. We aim to offer a seamless experience that would make your trip unforgettable. Check our reviews in TripAdvisor.

Departure & Return Location

Cusco Hotel Transfer

Departure Time

07:00 AM

Price Includes

  • Round Trip Transport from Cusco - Hydroelectric
  • 01 Night's accommodation in Aguas Calientes
  • 01 Lunch, 01 Dinner and 01 Breakfast
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu
  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu by a professional English speaking local guide

Price Excludes

  • Train Tickets from Hydroelectric to Aguas Calientes and back (Optional)
  • Bus Tickets from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu and back
  • Any Private Expense

Recommended To Carry

  • Original passport and Student ISIC card (if applicable), and some copies
  • Travel insurance (and some copies)
  • Daypack to carry your things
  • Sunblock and sunglasses
Itinerary

Day 1 Cusco - Hydroelectric - Aguas Calientes

We will be picking you up from your hotel in Cusco. Then we will be driving you to Hydroelectric Station. It is a scenic route. You will be witnessing a gradual change in landscape from snow capped peaks to cloud forests. 

Once in Hydroelectric, we will serve you lunch. You will then start hiking along the railway lines for three hours to Aguas Calientes. This is a nice walk where you will be rewarded with sights of different flora and fauna. 

On a clear day, you will also get the first view of Machu Picchu citadel high up in the hill, minutes before reaching Aguas Calientes. 

We will be accommodating you in a basic ensuite hotel room to spend the night. Later in the evening, our tour guide will be meeting you at the hotel and will be briefing you on the following day’s itinerary. 

We will then serve you dinner at a local restaurant. 

Day 2Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Cusco

You will need to wake up early in the morning to start hiking up to the citadel. Alternatively, you can take the bus. It has an extra cost of 12 USD each way. Once at the entrance of the citadel, our guide will be meeting you and will assist you in passing through the security control. 

We will then give you a detailed two hours tour of Machu Picchu. You will be visiting some prominent Inca sites like the ceremonial centre, farming terraces, remains of temples and more. 

After the tour, you will have some free time to explore Machu Picchu on your own. If you have booked your hike to Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu mountain, our guide will direct you to the entrance. 

Alternatively, you can walk to the Sun Gate (Inti Punku). It is a two hours walk from the citadel and back. The view of Machu Picchu at sunrise from Inti Punku is exclusive to those on Inca Trail. 

After the tour, you will need to hike back down to Aguas Calientes (Optionally you can take the bus). Then you will be hiking back to Hydroelectric Station along the railway lines. Our driver will be waiting for you here. 

We will then be driving you back to Cusco. 

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