Short on time? Not keen on sweating it out on the Inca Trail? Then join this private Cusco tour to perform a major lifehack on your Peru travel plans by fitting a scenic train ride, a soak in hot springs and a guided tour of Machu Picchu all into one day. This tour is priced for a minimum group size of two travellers. A solo traveller may still book this private experience but will be charged the base rate for two travellers.
Local English speaking guide, expedition train and bus tickets, Machu Picchu entrance fee, transfers to/from the train station in Cusco
Lunch, tips/gratuities for guides, water, or any drinks
Centrally located hotels in Cusco. IMPORTANT: You must provide your passport number and name as it appears on your passport when booking. You can do so in the ‘Additional Request’ box at checkout or by emailing us at email@example.com
Drop off at centrally located hotels in Cusco
14 - 16 hours
The private tour is priced for a minimum group size of two travellers. A solo traveller may still book this private experience but will be charged the base rate for two travellers.
Travelers 18+ must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Children 6-17 must present a negative COVID-19 test (PCR or lateral flow) conducted a maximum of 72 hours prior, proof of recovery dated up to 9 months, or proof of vaccination. For further information, please review COVID-19 Health & Safety at https://intrepid-ua.ventrata.com/en/about-us/covid-19-customer-info.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity.
Join this private full-day Cusco Urban Adventure to unearth the mysteries of majestic Machu Picchu without having to hike the trail! Start the day by rising early and enjoying a scenic train ride to the Peruvian town of Aguas Calientes. Transfer to a bus for a brief journey to the much-visited archaeological site of Machu Picchu. There’s a reason why this awesome complex is celebrated, loved, and mused over by historians, travellers, stargazers, and mystics – it is simply one of the most astounding places on Earth! Built at the height of the Inca Empire, it is widely believed that this place was built to serve as an estate for the Inca emperor Pachacutec. Learn about the historical background of this impressive site from your guide while you spend the morning walking around the ruins. After the tour, you will have free time to explore the complex at your own pace. Why not walk to the Sun Gate for sweeping views of the area below or wander the stone path of Inca Bridge? Don’t forget to capture the beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, as there are loads of photo-worthy moments waiting around every corner! By 6 pm it’s time to make the return journey back to the bright lights of Cusco. Hop on the train and ride back to the city, away from the magnetic heritage of mighty Machu Picchu – a mesmerizing place that will leave an imprint on your soul. IMPORTANT: Your passport details are required for the Private Cusco: Machu Picchu Full Day Tour (Full Name and Passport Number). Please provide your passport details in the 'Additional Request' box when booking. In the event you do not provide your passport details we reserve the right to not confirm your arrangements. Please bring your passport and immigration card with you, as you will need to show these to the guide before starting the tour. Note: At 7:00 pm the day before you will have a briefing with a guide about the tour to Machu Picchu in the lobby of your hotel (please provide hotel details).ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: You will need to provide your passport details (full name, nationality, and passport number) in order to secure your train ticket and Machu Picchu entrance for this tour. Please provide your passport details in the additional requests box when booking. If you do not provide these details, we reserve the right to reject your booking. Please bring your passport and immigration card with you, as you will need to show these to the guide before starting the tour. Note that cancellations made 7 days prior to travel attract a 60% cancellation fee. Train and entrance tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable; therefore, once Urban Adventures has confirmed your tickets, we are unable to change the name or date on the ticket, nor can we ask for a refund. As such, cancellations made 5 days or less prior to your booked tour date will attract a 100% cancellation fee. These cancellation terms override our normal Terms and Conditions.
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