Machu Picchu by Bus 2 Days / 1 Night


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Machu Picchu by Bus 2 Days / 1 Night
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Machu Picchu by Bus 2 Days / 1 Night

Machu Picchu 2-day Tour by Bus 2 Days / 1 Night. – The bus trip to Machu Picchu, is an alternative to the limitations of quotas in train to reach the citadel of Machu Picchu, although it is new and little known, what it offers is really exciting, as it is full of beautiful landscapes that show the best of the Peruvian geography from the high Andean punas near the snowy, with forests of Polilepys Incana “Queuña”, through cloud forests to reach the valley where you can find places of tea, coffee and coca crops, also houses countless species such as: the cock of the rock, spectacled bears, among others accompanied by a cozy climate and beautiful canyons from where hot springs spring up.

Day 1:
  • Pick up from hotel in Cusco at 07:30 hrs
  • Transfer by bus, Ollantaytambo – Abra Malaga – Santa Teresa
  • Lunch in Santa Teresa village
  • Bus Santa Teresa – Hidroeléctrica
  • Train Hidroelectrica – Machu Picchu Pueblo (Aguas Calientes)
  • Lodging in selected lodging in Aguas Calientes
Day 2:
  • 05:30 hrs. Bus ride up to Machu Picchu
  • 06:00 hrs. Contemplate the sunrise at Machu Picchu
  • Guided tour of the Inca citadel 06:30 hrs – 09:00 hrs.
  • Return by bus, Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes 11:00 hrs.
  • Return by train, Aguas Calientes – Hidroeléctrica 12:35 hrs
  • Bus, Hidroeléctrica – Cusco for 6 hours
  • Arrival to Cusco at 22:00 hrs


Day 1 – Cusco – Santa Teresa – Hidroelectrica – Aguas Calientes Village

Departure at 08:00 am. The tour will begin with a pleasant scenic drive to Ollantaytambo, where we will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the area while taking a short break of 30 minutes (approx.). From there, we will continue on a long and winding road to “Habra de Malaga”, which is located at an altitude of 4 316 masl / 14 160 ft. From that vantage point, we will see some of the most incredible landscapes that Peru has to offer.
After a brief stop, we will begin our descent into the thick jungle, passing through the different microclimates that combine the paradisiacal landscapes of the majestic snow-capped peaks with the hot and tropical entrance to the rainforest. We will continue along our route until we reach Alfamayó, where there is a paved road in perfect condition that we can use. However, we will have to take an unpaved road, to continue in the direction of Santa Maria, which is at an altitude of 1 575 masl / 5 167 ft. We will take a moment to rest here before continuing on to the small town, Santa Teresa, where a delicious lunch will be waiting for us at approximately 2 pm There will be a variety of foods available to suit all tastes.
Then, at approximately 3:45 pm, we will return to the road in the direction of the train station at the nearby hydroelectric plant. The train will have us in Aguas Calientes at 5:30 pm, at which time we will transfer you to the designated hostels and hotels. If we have additional time to use, we can also take a relaxing bath in the natural, warm waters of the hot baths. However, at 8:00 pm, it will be time to enjoy a hearty dinner together with the guide who will take you to the ancient citadel, Machu Picchu. At that time, you will have the opportunity to go over the plan for the next day and answer any questions. Overnight.

Day 2 – Aguas Calientes – MachuPicchu – Hidroelectrica – Cusco

You will have the option to climb Machu Picchu by bus or on foot. Breakfast will be served from 5:00 am. The guided tour of the site will begin at 6:00 am and will last at least 2 hours. Afterwards, you will enjoy some free time until approximately 11:30 am, which is the recommended time to start returning from the mountain to the train station. The train back to the hydroelectric plant will leave Aguas Calientes at 12:35 pm.
Upon arrival at the hydroelectric plant, we will transfer from the train to a private van, which will take us to Santa Teresa. There, we will have a one-hour break to have one last chance to get some food or use the restroom before embarking on the final leg of the journey. We will then return to Cusco, returning by the same road that brought us here. We will arrive in Cusco around 9:30 pm (approx.).


What does it include?

  • Tourist Transportation Cusco – Hidroelectrica – Cusco
  • 01 breakfast, 01 lunch, 01 dinner
  • 01 night Hotel in Aguas Calientes
  • Bus up to MachuPicchu
  • Entrance to the Inca citadel of MachuPicchu
  • Professional guide
  • Biosecurity Protocols


  • Peruvian tourists with valid ID, tourists with passports from the Andean Community (Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia) and foreign tourists with International Student Identity Cards (ISIC) receive a discount.
  • Special discounts for groups of more than “05 people” For more information, write to


  • To climb the Huayna Picchu mountain, there is a limit of 400 people per day, we recommend booking in advance.
  • Once the quotas for the mountain are exhausted, there is no option to increase the income.
    The cost to climb this mountain is $ 15.00 USD, it must be added to the total cost of the package.
  • People who do the Inca Trail and want to climb the Huayna Picchu mountain, have to make an additional payment of $ 65.00 USD.


Not included

  • Entrance to recreational sites, such as “Discotheques” “Hot Springs, Amusement Parks”.
  • Train Machupicchu town, Hydroelectric.
  • Non-programmed meals.
  • Others not specified in the Program


¿Que debe llevar?

  • Original passport
  • Wear sneakers or light shoes / tennis shoes.
  • Drink plenty of fluids during your excursions.
  • Raincoat (long poncho) during the rainy season.
  • Long sleeve shirts.
  • Long pants.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Sunscreen, brimmed hat for sunny days.
  • Binoculars.
  • Sunglasses, plastic bags.
  • Medications and/or personal items (liquid for contact lenses).
  • A light backpack or suitcase (no weight limit between 5-6 kilos maximum).
  • Camera or video camera and film.
  • Have on hand checks in small denominations and coins in soles or dollars.
  • Bathing suit for the hot springs (optional).


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