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Machu Picchu by car 3 days and 2 nights

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What to Expect

Day 1: Departure from Cusco to Hidroeléctrica (entrance to Aguas Calientes).

Pass By: Centro Historico De Cusco, Cusco 08002 Peru
8:00 am The meeting point is in the Plaza de Armas of Cusco to leave in a 5 and a half hour journey to Hidroeléctrica, the entrance to Machu Picchu.
1:00 pm Lunch in Santa Teresa.
3:00 p.m. We arrive at Hidroeléctrica and the adventure begins, walking two and a half hours along the train path.
>> Those who wish can buy the train ticket that will leave them in Aguas Calientes as well.
6:00 pm Join Aguas Calientes and welcome by the guide in the Plaza. Then they settle in their respective hostels and enjoy a free time to then meet for dinner.
7:30 pm Dinner near the Aguas Calientes square and then the guide's instructions for the next day.

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Machu Picchu

Stop At: Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Peru
This day will coordinate your climb to Machu Picchu.
>> If it is coordinated in the first turn they will get up 4:30 am approx. to then ascend by bus or walking and arrive at Machupicchu at 6:30 am where they will enter with their respective guides.
>> If it is coordinated in second shift, they will meet 9:30 a.m. in the Plaza de Aguas Calientes for their ascent to Machu Picchu by bus or walking, then they will be up at 11:30 a.m. and enter with their respective guides.
>> In both cases they have a 2-hour guided tour inside the citadel where they will get to know this jewel of antiquity with a clear explanation of the history of the Inca people.
After this you will have free time in the citadel to take the photos that you like, how many selfies you can store in your memory.
Then descend to the village, 400 meters below, as you like: On foot or by bus that is hired every fifteen minutes.
In the afternoon you can go to relax at the Thermal Baths of Aguas Calientes (entrance fee not included) and you will have one more night in the same hostel.

Duration: 10 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Return to Cusco departure from hydroelectric

Stop At: Centro Historico De Cusco, Cusco 08002 Peru
9:30 a.m. Check out of the hostel, you can do some shopping in the artisanal and traditional market of Aguas Calientes, then you will have to plan your return by the same way of entering Aguas Calientes since you will have to walk approximately 2 and a half hours or take the train that only lasts 30 minutes the route but that often leave one hour each train.
3:00 pm Meeting point on the other side of the Hydroelectric, at the same point where they left them on day 1, to start their walk, there the person in charge of the transports will call them by their names to address the transport with which return to Cusco, making a short stop on the way back for those who wish to eat a small lunch or go to the bathroom.
9:30 pm Arrival at the Plaza de Armas of Cusco.
End of the service and coordination if you wish to contract an additional night of hostel or some transport to another destination.
Duration: 12 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Cusco: Plaza de Armas.
3 days
  • Transportation Cusco - Hydroelectric - Cusco.
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu.
  • 2 nights hostel in Aguas Calientes.
  • Guided in Machu Picchu.
  • Food: 1 lunch + 1 dinner + 1 breakfast snack.
  • Entry/Admission - Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
  • Entry/Admission - Centro Historico De Cusco
  • Roundtrip train to get to Aguas Calientes.
  • Bus up and down to Machu Picchu.
  • Food not mentioned.
  • Gifts, souvenirs
  • Tips for service.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


About the operator

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By: Turismoi
26 reviews
Wonderful experience
We had wonderful experience visiting Cusco and nearby attractions. Tourismoi team was very attentive, planned our
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San Francisco, California
Totally enjoyed this tour
Our guide was great! We stopped several times for pictures. Also stopped at a family home and learned how they
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Morrie H
Toronto, Canada
Laser Light Show in Water Fountains
The Water Circuit is a series of about a dozen Elaborate Water fountains that copy the designs of similar displays
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Brandon W
Los Angeles, California
A very nice tour
The tour is actually run by a local operator and not Turismoi. Our guide was very knowledge about the region and
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Missing information change of pickup
On the day of the visit to the magic water circuit we waited at our hotel to be picked up. Checked my phone to
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Milagro C
Milan, Italy
The place is absolutely awesome, full of místery about those colorful murals, Mochica culture is really
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Erin B
Beautiful way to enjoy Cusco
Recommended excursion to visit and know the best of Cusco and its temples. They pickup for us at our hotel at the
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Edu C
Lima, Peru
A very good dinner and show
A very good dinner with all kinds of Peruvian dances. We had a great time and a very good pisco sour!
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Lindenhurst, New York
Terrible place and super expensive, I went a few years ago the one in Miraflores that one was excellent
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Anjelica R
May trek
What a great way to see the country side! Leo Rodriguez our guide was great! As well as munchie and our cooks that
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Toronto, Canada
Terrible tour! would've been great if it was a better local tour operator
This trip was terrible. The pick up was scheduled between 9:15-9:40. I was finally picked up at 10:45 after
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Gail T
Nice way to visit Centro Historico
Staying in Miraflores it was very easy to take this reasonably priced bus tour. Bilingual guides very pleasant.
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