Our one-day Machu Picchu Mountain tour from Cusco by train is ideal for people who are short on time but still want to visit this world-famous attraction. We’ll take you from Cusco to Aguas Calientes and then take you on a Machu Picchu escorted tour, where you’ll be accompanied by a highly knowledgeable local, with free time to explore the site on your own. After exploring this magnificent site, we’ll head back to Aguas Calientes and then back to Cusco by train.
Everything will be arranged for you, providing a fun and hassle-free way to see Machu Picchu – you’ll even have a complementary lunch at the beautiful Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel. We can also arrange two optional extensions for you: You can choose to climb up Huayna Picchu, or trek up Machu Picchu Mountain, both of which offer spectacular views of Machu Picchu
The trek up Machu Picchu Mountain, on the opposite side of the ridge from Huayna Picchu, is not as popular but offers some of the most magnificent panoramic views of Machu Picchu with Huayna Picchu in the background, and the Vilcanota River below. The Incas probably used this mountaintop as a lookout point to warn of potential invaders, as it offers 360-degree views across the surrounding landscape.
The trek up to the top of Machu Picchu Mountain takes about 2.5 to 3 hou...
These poles are designed to help you endure long treks into rugged, remote areas with a heavy pack. If you need a little extra support when walking, an adjustable folding walking stick is ideal. It has an aluminium body with plastic handles and base, it folds away neatly for easy storage when not in use.