Machu Picchu Private Tour is a custom day trip from Cusco. Embark on a incredible journey to the lost city of the incas in combination with bus and train. Our personalized trips to Machu Picchu reveal all secrets and mysteries of the fabled Inca citadel. This experience also ensures that you have plenty of time for photographs and visit the wonder of the world at your own pace.
Our private tour to Machu Picchu takes travelers in a private vehicle to ollantaytambo train station. From here, we take a scenic train journey along the sacred valley of the incas. Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes, board the bus that finally takes you to the archeological park. Here you take the best Machu Picchu private guided Tour with experts.
Your Machu Picchu Tour Guide give you important recommendations before you enter the icon of the Inca kingdom. From the main gate there is a little ascent to reach the guard house where we start our tour. This place offers the best view of the entire inca citadel and the surrounding landscapes. And, precisely all the famous pictures of Machu Picchu are taken here.
Machu Picchu Private Tour allows you to visit fantastic places that no one else includes. This Machu Picchu guided tour shows some of the best highlights, such as Sacred Plaza, Royal Quarters, and more. During this private tour, you will learn the Culture, history and architecture of the inca civilization. Additionally, you can ask as many questions as you can because there is no rush with us.
Discover one of the new 7 wonders of the world and UNESCO world heritage site with our Private Tours to Machu Picchu from Cusco. Your stay at this icon of the Incas will be memorable as long as you visit with the best tour company for Machu Picchu like ours.
Pickup Location: For the 1 day tour Machu Picchu, we pick you up from Cusco at :5:00 am.
Drop off Location: Our private service ends at Cusco hotels or sacred valley locations.
Tour Duration: Machu Picchu 1 day tour (15 hrs.).
Max Elevation: 2,430m/7,970ft. The lost city of Machu Picchu is lower than Cusco.
Tour Service: Private tour. Taking this service you fully visit all points of interest and visit at your own pace.
Altitude Sickness: You shouldn’t pay attetion to it when traveling to Machu Picchu, but if thats your concern click here.
Physical Grading: The bus drops you off right at the gate, however, from here you need to walk on stone steps. This isn’t too easy or difficult but you have to be prepared for a short hike.
Machu Picchu Tickets: We purchase your tickets based on availability, and we recommend to book well in advance.
Train Tickets: Low cost train tickets normally sell out very fast, especially for the peak season.
IMPORTANT: You are in the right place with a direct local tour operator! We are not a middle man or merely an electronic platform that sells tours and pass onto other local operators.
Farming Sector is located after entering the site; over here there is an extensive artificial farming terraces.
Guarhouse, constructed in a strategic place with a great view of the entire Machu Picchu and surroundings. This is the famous place to take the classic pictures of Machu Picchu.
Funerary Rock is carved as an altar with some steps and a ring. It served to carry out all the embalming process.
Fountains Street, it displays 16 water fountains in series. In the Incan Society the water was always considered as a special element of cult.
Sun Temple, in Incan times only the priests and the Inca could use those temples; thus, they remained closed and protected.
Royal Tomb, situated right under the “Sun Temple” there is a spacious cave. It could shelter the mummy of a nobleman or that of the Inca king.
Royal Group, presents singular traits like those buildings for the royalty. There is no doubt that it was the palace of the Inca King.
Quarry, the rocks were in the place and were not transported from other places as some authors theorize it.
Sacred Plaza is an open place that houses the Main Temple, temple of the three windows, priest house, Ornaments Chamber.
Intiwatana possibly served as an efficient solar observatory through measurement of the projected shadows, enabling thus fixing solstices and equinoxes.
Sacred Rock, there are two similar “rooms”, one in front of the other. Scholars claim that the “Sacred Rock” is a representation of the mountain standing behind it.
Main Plaza was the scenario where the religious ceremonies were held; perhaps also the Sun Festival.
Temple of the condor, this was a sacred spot built on purpose in order to worship the Condor, which was one of the three sacred animals of the Incan Society.
This full day trip to Machu Pichu is perfect for those interested in the history of the inca civilization. In other words, our Machu Picchu Private Tour includes an expert tour guide with 10 years of experience. During this guided tour, you and your guide will talk about history, archaeology, architecture, astronomy, mithology, religion and more.
Brief Information of Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu is a 2 worded Quechua name, machu = old or ancient, and picchu = peak or mountain; therefore, Machu Picchu is translated as “Old Mountain”. The mountain that is seen in front, and appears in most of the photographs of the site is named Waynapicchu (Young Mountain). Unfortunately the original names of the mentioned sectors are lost.
Most archaeologists and historians claim that Machu Picchu was made built and used by Inca Pachacuteq, This king was the Tawantinsuyo’s greatest emperor and ruled from 1438 to 1471, as his “Royal Estate”. The scientists use for this assertion the chronological dating given by the carbon 14.
Machu Picchu Private Tour full day begins at your hotel in Cusco. Afterward, we head towards Ollantaytambo train station for 2 hrs. Subsequently, we travel to Machu Picchu by train. During this journey you will pass farming communities and enjoy varied andean landscapes.
Upon arrival, we take a half an hour bus ride to Machu Picchu. Once there, we will show our entrance tickets at the gate and start the Machu Picchu Private Guided Tour. Visit with your tour guide interesting groups as you learn the history of the incas.
Take a moment to quietly sit and listen to the wind… Your imagination will soar as you contemplate the history of Machu Picchu and its mysterious origins. For the best Machu Picchu Private Tour, we include expert guides who will explain all about the historical sanctuary.
We include all points of interest with our Machu Picchu Tour guide by your side. For instance, the Religious centers, The Main Plaza, Three windows temple, warehouses, Large central square, lookout, and more. And, these groups are all connected by narrow stone steps, and surrounded by terraces cut into the mountainside.
Finally, we finish the epic Machu Picchu Private Tour! Now we have some time to enjoy our lunch and take the return train to Ollantaytambo. From here, we organize a private transportation to Cusco and drop you off at your hotel around 8:00 PM.
IMPORTANT: This Private Machu Picchu Tour is subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, such as extreme weather, roadblocks, landslide, strikes, flooding and more.
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Do you include the Machu Picchu Tickets?
Yes, we do. Please review the paragraph” included” to see the inclusions of the our service. We purchase the Machu Picchu tickets based on availability.
Which are the best tour companies for Machu Picchu?
There are many tour agencies offering trips to Machu Picchu, but we recommend that you choose a direct local operator. Especially those companies that organize tours in private service.
How do you get to Machu Picchu from Cusco?
1: Take a direct train from Cusco to Machu Picchu Pueblo.
2: Take a bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo and then train to Machu Picchu Pueblo.
3: Inca Trail: Option 1 bus from Cusco to KM 82 and start the 4 day Inca Trail – Option 2 bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo and then train to KM 104 begin the short Inca Trail.
How many days do i need to visit Machu Picchu?
As an expert tour agency we recommend the 2 day Tour Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu. If you don’t have time, you can visit in 1 day.
When is the best time to go to Machu Picchu?
We recommend to visit Machu Picchu between April and November. But, for us the best month to see Machu Picchu is April.
Why should i take the Machu Picchu Private Tour?
A private Machu Picchu Tour gives you great advantages to visit this place. For instance, you and your guide will explore places that regular tours don’t. Your guide will be entirely at your disposal. To clarify, he is like a long time friend that lives in Peru.
Can i upgrade the train to vistadome service?
Yes, you can. It generally depends on availability. It’s advisable to book in advance if you are planning to visit during the peak tourism season.
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