The main journey of this tour is made in the comfort of the train, is one of the fastest tours to visit the wonder of the world Machu Picchu.
- Transfer from the airport to your hotel
- First breakfast
- Private transportation from the hotel to Huaran – Trail head.
- Licensed guide fluent in English and Quechua.
- Round trip train ticket from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes
- 2 Bus tickets from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu and return to Aguas Calientes
- Admission ticket to the Machu picchu Archaeological Complex
- Entrance tickets to the Inca Trail national park
- 2 nights Hotel with private bathroom, hot shower, wifi, storage and buffet breakfast included
- 2 person Igloo tents (large and comfortable)
- Thick Foam Mattress
- Delicious meals during the 4 days as indicated in the itinerary
- Cook and cooking equipment
- Horseman and mules, to carry all camping and personal equipment (7 kilograms of your personal items such as extra clothes, sleeping bag, these will be carried by our mules) (on Lares Trek portion only)
- Provision of a horse in case of emergency (With helmet) incase of illness, to ensure the trek can be completed by all participants (Only Lares Hike)
- First-aid kit including emergency oxygen tank
- Boiled water to fill your drinking bottles
- Guided tour in Machu Picchu
- Chef, cooking equipment and kitchen tent
- Rain poncho
- Transfer back to Cusco for our group
- Local interaction with the local kids and the community.
- Sleeping Bag: $20 USD per person per trek (It will be clean and warm)
- Air Mattress: $20 USD per person per trek (Therm-a-rest mattresses)
- Walking Poles: $15 USD per pair per trek (Professional Poles that can be extended)
- Personal tent: $30 USD – (Please request when you book your Trek)
- Vistadome Train Upgrade: $57 USD per person (Return Only)
- Lunch on the last day in Aguas Calientes
- OPTIONAL UPGRADES: Hotel
- Tips for the crew, guide, cook and porters of SAM TRAVEL PERU
- Aperitivos y comida adicional.
- Gastos personales.
What is Machu Picchu?
Machu Picchu is an archeological center that preserves the remains of an Inca city, built in a green environment of mountains and rivers, a mystical and mysterious place; in addition, it is a patrimony of humanity and one of the most desired destinations in the world.
It is located at 2,400 m. a. s. l. in a cloud forest between the Andes Mountains and the Amazon rainforest of Peru.
How to get to Machu Picchu from Lima?
To get from Lima to Machu Picchu you must travel to the city of Cusco by plane or bus.
When to go to Machu Picchu?
It is possible to go all the year, the minimum temperatures vary between 8 ºC and the maximum around 20 ºC.
There are 2 seasons in Machu Picchu: the dry season and the rainy season. The first one takes place between April and October, it is characterized by little rain and a sunny climate. The rainy season runs from November to March and is characterized by constant rains.
How much luggage can I take on the train?
On trains to Machu Picchu you can only take hand luggage that should not exceed 5 kilos (11 pounds).
Can Machu Picchu be visited by people of any age?
Yes, it can be visited by people of all ages. However, in order to ascend Huayna Picchu mountain, it can only be visited by people older than 12 years old.
From what time can I enter Machu Picchu?
Public access is from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
What to see in Machu Picchu?
Machu Picchu is home to almost 150 amazing constructions, these are some of the places that stand out:
• The Temple of the Sun.
• The Intihuatana.
• The Temple of the 3 Windows.
• The Temple of the Condor.
• The Hall of Mirrors.
• The Ladder of the Fountains.
• Huayna Picchu Mountain.
• The Temple of the Moon.
• The Door of the Sun (Intipunku).
• The Main Square.
• The Royal Tomb.
• The Sacred Rock.