1.-SMALL GROUP SERVICE: (02-06ppl Average – 08 People Max): Our most popular trek and offers to visitors the most economical method to trek the Inca Trail and alternative Inca Trails to Machu Picchu; For Families with children, Honeymooners and Couples.
2.-GROUP SERVICE: LARGE GROUP: (04-12ppl Average – 16 People Max): 02 Guides over 08 people) If you are a group of 06 people or more Please contact us to give a good discount. / you'll be joining a group of other hikers like you coming from overseas, a great opportunity to have fun and make new friends.
3.-PRIVATE SERVICE: All inclusive (GROUP SIZE UPON REQUEST) for Families with children, Honeymooners and Couples. Special trek program just for you, and you can depart any day you wish and choose the group size, we don´t add any people, is arranged just for you. All private groups include additional services, such as: extra porters, horses to ride and to carry your personal gear (for alternate treks).
Machu Picchu has its land of bio-diversity of geographical, an incomparable blend of high mountains and rich cultures. Machu Picchu national park embrace the world’s wonder, rushing river, rolling terraced hills; lush, steamy tropics forest, fertile valley, it’s a home of an ancient and sophisticated culture.
The annual temperature averages 16°C and annual rainfall is between 1500 mm and 3000 mm at low altitudes. At 2,500 meters altitude the average temperature drops to 10.2°C, and annual rainfall is 2170 mm. The dry season lasts from May to September and the wet season from October to April.
Machu Picchu is located 2,300 meters above sea level (7,546 ft.), at 112 Km. (70 miles) from Cuzco, in the Urubamba valley in the lowest part of the Sacred Valley of the Incas in an area of direct access to the upper jungle. Is 6 kilometers (3.7 mi) away, about 1.5 hours walking to archaeological area. It has many hotels and restaurants for tourists, the train station, Indian handicraft markets and the hot springs. All travelers to and from Machu Picchu Inca Citadel must pass through here.
PRICE: US$ 330
PRIVATE TOUR Daily Departures:
* Guided tour with expert English speaking guide.
For "Machu Picchu Day Tour" we'll require a non-refundable trek deposit of US$150 per person. The deposit can be sent by a WESTERN UNION or to our BANK ACCOUNT money transfer. This is the fastest and most secure form of payment in Peru. The money transfer should be in the name of SUNRISE PERU TREK TOUR OPERATOR E.I.R.L. Once you arrive in Cusco you must pay the remaining balance in cash prior to beginning your tour. We accept both US Dollars and Peruvian Soles (local currency).
Machu Picchu is located at an altitude of 2,400m which is 112km northeast of Cusco. It is and ancient Inca construction perched high on the mountain. Join in our Machu Picchu Day Tour and experience the magic Peru holds behind every range of mountain, in corners of every Inca temple and mysterious settlements, in the traditional colors, cultures and History. Discover what Peru has in store for you and fall in love once again here.
Our Best of Machu Picchu Day Tour takes you through the best Peru highlights have to offer everything between vibrant urban areas, holy shrines, monuments, cultural and natural destinations inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage list, Machu Picchu vistas, to typical suburban and rural areas. Machu Picchu Day Touris the combination culture, nature and adventure tour; it’s the areas with cultural, archeological, religious importance. Machu Picchu Day Tour is a full-day guided tour to visit the sacred site of pilgrimage and transformation such as "Machu Picchu" which was built by the Incas at XV century between two prominent peaks.
"Machu Picchu" Imbued with a magical silence, is located at 112 km from Cusco on the slopes above the Urubamba River, lies one of the world’s most extraordinary archaeological sites. "Machu Picchu" (2,400 masl) is probably the most familiar symbol of the Inca Empire. It is thought that the city was built by Inca Pachacuti; its name comes from the Quechua word that means “Old Mountain”. This site was built entirely of stone, using every space in harmony with function. Machupichu has been known as the “Lost City of the Incas” named by Mr. Hiram Bingam who discovered at 1911. The most common way is to take the train to Machu Picchu in the morning, explore the ruins and in the afternoon return to Cusco.
HIGHLIGHTS: Take the train through Urubamba valley to "Aguas Calientes" town, enjoy "Machu Picchu" tour; optional walk to Sun gate.
TIMING: 1 day.
STARTING POINT: Cusco Hotel.
ENDING POINT: Cusco Hotel.
DEPARTURE DATES: Daily Departure group service and private service.
TYPE OF TOUR: Cultural and History.
TRANSPORT: bus and train.
DIFFICULTY: Does involve some narrow trails amongst archaeological site, so sturdy footwear is required to help you enjoy it fully.
TRAIN OPTIONS: Expedition Option: This is the cheapest, but still a very comfortable way of get to Machu Picchu.
VISTADOME OPTION: Vistadome train is faster, has snack-service, bigger windows and is generally a more comfortable experience; if you prefer this service the let us to know at the time of booking (Extra US$30pp).
PLEASE NOTE: The plane tickets from Lima – Cusco – Lima are not included, the standard cost of a round trip plane ticket is between USSD140 and USSD 250 dollars, we can reserve them in behalf of you if you wish and we include in your budget. You must know if you reserve in advance the price probably will be cheaper.
Sacred sites of pilgrimage and transformation such as "Machu Picchu" have always played a significant role in the evolution of humanity by helping to awaken us to remember who we are and why we are here. Now, these places of power and grace are calling to us with even more urgency as we move toward a time singled out by many great civilizations of the past as a major turning point in human and earth evolution.
This extraordinary experience begins at 05:30 a.m in the morning when we’ll pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to the train station for wonderful travel through the Sacred Valley of the Incas. The train journey will be for 3 hours and then we will take the bus for 25 minutes up to the Citadel of "Machu Picchu". Upon arrival, you will participate in a guided tour of the Citadel, visiting the Main Square, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sundial, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows, houses, warehouses, a large central square; and all connected by narrow roads and steps that are surrounded by terraces cut into the mountain side. After the tour, you'll have free time to wander around "Machu Picchu" by yourself; then you will take the bus down to the town of “Aguas Calientes” to enjoy your lunch in one of the restaurants and in the afternoon (at 04:00 p.m) we will take the train to return to Cusco. We will arrive after nightfall.
All departures for Machu Picchu Day Tour are guaranteed, so once you've booked you can be sure you're going! This guarantee gives you the confidence to book all of your travel arrangements and simply look forward to your holiday.
The traditional and most frequent is by train from Cusco city, or Ollantaytambo located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas (1 hour and 45 min), to the station of "Machu Picchu" Town (“Aguas Calientes”). Alternative is the Inca Trail, the trekking route. There are no roads; no cars or buses, there are no airports.
Part of the 45,000 kilometers (approximately 26,000 miles) of roads built by the Incas in South America, this is Peru's most famous trekking route and possibly one of the most spectacular in the Americas. Every year; some 20,000 hikers from around the world walk along the extraordinary 45 kilometers of this stone-paved road built by the Incas leading to the unassailable Citadel of Machu Picchu located in the depth of the Cusco Jungle. "Machu Picchu" Outdoors tours and alternative treks.
You can found hotels from 5 star class to cheap accommodation, there are restaurants with Peruvian and international cuisine, Indian markets with handicrafts and gifts, stores, and the basic public services.
The minimum recommended time to visit and trip to "Machu Picchu" is one day (from Cusco) or 4 days if you make the Inca Trail Trek.