|What places do we visit on the TOUR MACHU PICCHU BY CAR 2 DAYS?|
Day 1: Cusco – Ollantaytambo – Hidroelectrica – Aguas Calientes.
Day 2: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Hidroeléctrica – Cusco.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||We pick you up from the hotel or San Francisco Central square|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Output Frequency Daily 07:00 AM or 07:30 AM hrs|
|WE SUGGEST BRING:||Original Passport (This is requested to get into Machupicchu).|
small rucksack (backpack) no bigger than 30 liters.
Repellent for Mosquitos.
Rain Poncho (The climate is quite changeable it is better to be forewarned).
Comfortable clothes (somewhat warm) when you leave early and return late is a bit cold, it’s better to feel comfortable with your temperature.
Comfortable shoes (Trekking shoes recommended).
Day 1: Cusco – Ollantaytambo – Hidroelectrica - Aguas Calientes
We will pick you up around 7:00 to 7:30 a.m. then we leave from Cusco to travel 6 and ½ hours by mini bus to arrive in Hidroelectrica; in the way we will stop two times, first in Ollantaytambo (10 or 15 minutes) where you will have time to buy water or snacks, then we will go up to Abra Malaga where you will find a beautiful landscape of the Highland área with snow peaks mountain, then we’ll go down by the high jungle passing by small villages as Santa Maria and Santa Teresa, here is our second stop (40 minutes) for having lunch, after we continue to arrive in Hidroelectrica, from this place we start to hike 2 and ½ hours (mostly flat walk) to arrive in Aguas Calientes (Town of Machupicchu), from Hidroelectrica also you have the option to take a train to arrive in Aguas Calientes in 25 munites, this train has an extra Price of US$ 31.00 each way (95% of people go walking); once you arrive in town you will have a shot free time to rest; after dinner you will have a briefing about the next day where you will have details about the Machu Picchu tour.
Day 2: Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Hidroeléctrica - Cusco
Around 4:20 am. We get ready to start to go up to Machu Picchu, this will be one hour and 40 minutes hike (20 minutes downhill and one hour and 20 minutes uphill by steps) also you have the option to go up by bus if you don’t want to walk (25 minutes – extra cost US$ 12 each way), the first bus departures at 5:30 a.m, any way, if you go walking or by bus you will meet with the tour guide and the group at the only gate of Machupicchu around 6:20 or 6:30 a.m. to start a guiding tour, this information tour will last 2 hours approximately and it will be around the main places of this marvelous archaeological site, icon places as the classical place to take the famous picture of Machu Picchu, temple of the sun, the main plaza, Intiwatana, Condor temple, water mirror sector and so on; after this guiding tour you will have free time to explore by your own until 11:00 Hrs (Total stay in the park 5 hours) after we have to start to walk back to idroelectrica (03 hours) where we will take the bus at 15:00hrs.to come back to Cusco (22:00 hrs.)