Machu Picchu Tour 2 Days

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USD $280

Machu Picchu, the world’s most famous tourist attraction, is a thousand people’s dream destination. Machu Picchu is also regarded as one of the New World’s Seven Wonders. This Inca metropolis provides breathtaking views, as well as Andean culture and history.

If you are looking for a Machu Picchu trip that is relaxing, this Machu Picchu 2 day tour is for you. You will be able to enjoy the most beautiful trains in South America. Let us look at the specifics of this great 2 day tour below.

Machu Picchu Tour 2 Days at a Glance

Day
01

Cusco - Ollantaytambo– Aguas calientes

Take the train from Ollantaytambo station to Aguas Caliente town. Once you arrive, you may explore Aguas Calientes and visit the hot springs before dinner.

Day
02

Aguas Calientes – Machu picchu – Ollantaytambo – cusco

Get up early, take a stroll to Machu Picchu, enjoy the entire trip with a guide, and prepare your backpack. Return back to the town of Aguas Calientes, take the train to Ollantaytambo, and then head back to your Cusco lodging.

Hightlights

  • Enjoy the train. Journey to Machu Picchu. Enjoy stunning panoramic views of the landscape during the journey.
  • Spend the night in a pleasant hotel in Aguas Calientes.
  • Be among the first to explore the Inca fortress of Machu Picchu.
  • Enjoy a fantastic Andean supper at an excellent restaurant.
  • Explore the town of Aguas Calientes and find hidden jewels.

What´s It like

Cusco - Ollantaytambo– Aguas calientes

Day
01

Cusco - Ollantaytambo– Aguas calientes

Your fantastic two-day trip to Machu Picchu starts today. Early in the morning, we will arrive to pick you from accommodation and take you to the Ollantaytambo train station. There’s no urgency; the first train to Aguas Calientes departs at around 8.25 a.m. During the whole ride, you may admire the trail.

As you travel through the rainforest on this train excursion, you may stretch your legs and enjoy the breathtaking scenery.

After an incredible 4-hour train trip, our guide will meet you when you arrive in Aguas Calientes. From there, you may stroll with your guide to your lodging.

You’ll have lunch at the nearby Aguas Calientes restaurant at 1:30 p.m. There are two options you may do after eating lunch at the restaurant.

One is to stroll through and shop in the town of Aguas Calientes.

The second option is to trek the Aguas Calientes hot springs with a guide.

You might savor a delectable meal at a neighboring restaurant in the evening. Our guide will set up a briefing after dinner to begin the next day’s Machu Picchu tour. You can sleep after this briefing to conserve energy for the next day.

Day
02

Cusco - Ollantaytambo– Aguas calientes

Day 2 begins with the sound of birds chirping outside your lodging. Our goal is to arrive at Machu Picchu as the first group. After a filling breakfast, we depart the lodging at 5:30 in the morning in order to take the bus to the Historic Machu Picchu. You may witness the sun rise above the Inca jungles and behind the mountains during this 25-minute bus trip.

Once you reach Puente Ruinas is the first checkpoint, where you must submit your Machu Picchu tickets and original passports to obtain admission. After passing the “Puente Ruinas” checkpoint, you will begin an upward journey to MachuPicchu. This ascent usually takes between 25 to 30 minutes by bus. When you arrive at Machu Picchu’s main gate, you’ll meet your group and guide to enter the site and begin your incredible tour through this historic Inca fortress.

MACHU PICCHU GUIDED TOUR:

Our itinerary includes a Machu Picchu ticket, with the major circuit options being Circuit 2-A: Ruta diseñada.

(Best-Selling Circuit 2-A: Ruta diseñada)

Just in case. If the first choice is not available, we will include circuits Ruta 2-B: Ruta terraza inferior or Ruta 3-B: Ruta diseñada. Ticket availability is dependent on the time of booking, therefore if you prefer Circuit 2-A: Ruta diseñada, we recommend reserving well in advance.

For additional information on the various circuits and ticket details, please visit our website or contact us personally. Upon arriving at Machu Picchu, our knowledgeable tour guide will conduct you on a 2.5-hour guided tour of the Inca city, following the route stated in your ticket. The guide will provide information about the history and significance of Machu Picchu while giving time for photography and admiring the beautiful vistas. During the whole Machu Picchu trip, you will see the most renowned spots on the site.

Following the guided tour, you can trek to ‘Huayna Picchu” if you already booked your ticket in advance (not included in the tour) In the afternoon, you will return to “Aguas Calientes” City. At city “Aguas Calientes”, you can find a restaurant to have lunch, explore “Aguas Calientes” City, or shop around before heading to the train station. 

InAguas Calientes”, you will board a train to “Ollanyaytambo”, then travel to Cusco in our private transport from the “Ollanyaytambo” train station. In the evening, we will drop you off at the door of your accommodation in “Cusco”.

Note: Your arrival time depends on your scheduled ticket.

What´s It like

What Included?

Permits & Entrance Tickets

    • Entrance Ticket for Machu Picchu Archaeological site ( Circuit 2-A: Ruta diseñada)

Note –  If you want experience Circuit Ruta 2-A we recommended you to book  months in advanced.

Pre – departure Briefing

  • Attend our full briefing at 6:00 p.m. the day before your departure at the Sap Adventures office to ensure you’re tour-ready. Can’t make it in-person? Not an issue. Simply contact us via WhatsApp at +51960827076 to schedule a virtual briefing. To ensure a smooth setup, please contact us at least 48 hours in advance to schedule a bespoke session with your tour guide.

Experienced Guides

  • Our trips are guided by certified bilingual (English and Spanish) tourism guides. All guides working with SAP  are Peruvian government-licensed and have graduated from recognized Peruvian colleges or tourist schools. This guarantees that you receive informed and expert advice throughout your trip.

Medical Kit

  • SAP guides have specific training in first aid and CPR. They also carry a first aid package for situations including altitude sickness, travelers’ diarrhea, and scrapes. In addition, if required, we will promptly evacuate you off the path and transport you to a clinic for treatment.

24/7 Customer Service

  • Our WhatsApp and local phone services are accessible 24 hours a day.
  • In any emergency, our guides can reach us via satellite phone.

Accommodation

  • The night of day 2 Machu Picchu tour we offer hotelaccommodation with a double, matrimonial room , private bathroom with hot water shower , wifi and luggage storage while you visit machu picchu.

Meals

  • Day 1 – Lunch & dinner in aguas caliente
    • Lunch – provide at Aguas Caliente nearby hotel.
    • Dinner – provide at Aguas Caliente nearby hotel.
  • Day 2 Breakfirst at Aguas Caliente hotel

Transport

  • Day 1 – Pick up from your hotel and transfer to ollantaytambo train station.
  • Day 2 – Transfer from Ollantaytambo train station to your hotel in cusco .

Train Tickets

  • Day 1 From Ollantaytambo to Aguas calientes.
  • Day 2 From Aguas calientes Ollantaytambo.

What Not Included?

  • Day 1 Breakfast
  • Day 2 Lunch in aguas Calientes and dinner in cusco
  • Meals In Cusco and Aguas calientes.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Tip for our Staff (we pay them good salaries to our team but extra is always welcome )

Note Aditional Costs or delays beyond our control

Landslides , bad wether conditions mitknerary modifications due to a safty concern ,government policy changes , political instability , strikes , ect

What’ to Pack to Machu Picchu tour 2 days?

  • Passport & water proof cover for passport
  • Extra money in soles
  • Personal medications
  • Water bottle or camel back
  • Sunscrean
  • Insect Repellents
  • Personal Care Products

Cloths

 
  • Long sleeve T-Shirts
  • Warm Jacket
  • Raincoat or Rain Poncho
  • Sun hat
  • Neck Gaiter or Buff

Equipments

 
  • Backpack   (15 – 25 L)
  • Camera and chargers
  • Power Bank
  • Swmming kit

Machu Picchu Tour 2 days Price

Price per person

  • ADULT: USD $ 280.00 Pp
  • STUDENT: USD $ 260.00 Pp (A Valid student ID is required)
  • CHILD (Minor): USD $ 260.00 Pp, Applies for all age 3 to 17 years
  • Required pre Payment – US$ 150 (you can do the payments in cusco after the Briefing )

Extras & Upgrates

  • Huayna Picchu – US$ 60.00.
  • 360 Train ( aguas calientes – Ollantaytambo ) US$ 70.00.
  • Vistadome train Aguas calientes to Ollantaytambo US$70

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Frequent Asked Questions

What is Machu Picchu?

Machu Picchu is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. It was created during the Inca Empire’s ascent and is often regarded as the continent’s most visually spectacular prehispanic edifice. Currently, this historic sanctuary attracts over 1.5 million tourists each year, making it South America’s most popular vacation destination.

Yes, you can. We have departures every day; feel free to choose when you want to go.

Yes, you can. Our group trips are for 10 or 15 persons, but you may also organize a private tour. We have varying pricing based on how many persons you have.

We recommend bringing only small backpacks because there are hikes to do; the rest of your belongings can be stored at your Cusco accommodation. All hotels have storage, so if you book the night for your return, you can leave your belongings there; another option is to leave your belongings in our office; neither option requires you to pay any additional fees.

It is located in the center of Peru’s cloud forest, in the Cusco area. The iconic Inca Citadel sits atop a peak almost 2,400 meters above sea level.

Yes, one day is plenty to explore the historic fortress of Machu Picchu. However, the visit is limited to four hours per passenger, and tickets are given with a certain admission time. Furthermore, if you undertake the additional hikes, your stay may be extended from 2 to 3 hours.

The Machu Picchu citadel’s only bathrooms are located near the main entrance. There are no bathrooms in the archaeological complex.

Yes, it is strongly advised to book your Machu Picchu ticket in advance, especially if you are visiting during the peak tourist season. For further information, contact your travel agent.

No, there is no age limit for entry inside the historical sanctuary.

Yes, a guide must accompany you on your visit to Machu Picchu.

Yes, you may walk from Machu Picchu Town to the Inca citadel, which takes around 1 hour and 45 minutes.


Currently, it is not possible to purchase bus tickets to Machu Picchu in advance. However, you may simply buy it once in Aguas Calientes.

Yes, we strongly advise reserving a train ticket to Aguas Calientes in advance. For further information, please contact your travel agent.

Yes, to improve the experience within the archaeological site, the Peruvian government has adopted the following measures:

 

 

  • Permanence is restricted to four hours per ticket.
  • You will be unable to access the fortress without a guide.
  • Only small backpacks are permitted at the archaeological site.
  • Alcohol, narcotics, and tobacco are prohibited.
  • Drones are not permitted in the historical sanctuary.
  • Tripods, huge umbrellas, and selfie sticks are not permitted.
  • Baby carts are not permitted.
  • Professional cameras require a specific permission.