What do I Need for a Machu Picchu Luxury Travel?
Posted on : 01 September 2021
If you are planning to visit Peru, we are more than sure that one of your destinations will be Machu Picchu citadel. With Peru Private Tours you will experience the true magic of Peru. Visiting Machu Picchu is not an easy journey, you need to book many services to access this marvelous Sanctuary.
HOW TO GET TO MACHU PICCHU
All begins in Cusco City, where you can arrive by plane, bus or train. From here you will need to cross the Sacred Valley of the Incas, a place full of amazing landscapes and inca’s architecture like: Pisaq, Urubamba, Chinchero, Maras – Moray to finally get to Ollantaytambo, from here you will need to take a train to Aguas Calientes, it’s important that you know that the only ways to get to this town are by train or by walking (check the trekking routes to Machu Picchu). Once you get to Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu town, you will need to take the bus up to the sanctuary. Finally, at the entrance you’ll be asked to present your Machu Picchu Ticket to visit this amazing citadel. As you can see, for taking a Machu Picchu Tour it’s necessary to arrange some services before reaching this wonder of the world. With Peru Private Tours, you can visit this wonderful place without worrying about anything.
Entrance Ticket Machu Picchu
Whichever route you decide to take to get to Machu Picchu you will need the official entrance ticket, this is the only ticket that allows you to get into the Sanctuary. It has entry time variations and some other activities for you to complete the Machu Picchu experience, such as: climbing Machu Picchu Mountain, Huayna Picchu mountain or visiting the site museum. Some of these extra activities need to be booked up to 6 months in advance.
Transportation to Ollantaytambo’s Train Station
The Ollantaytambo’s train station is the one that has the highest departure frequencies of trains to Machu Picchu. Ollantaytambo town is located 72km from Cusco City (two hours approximately). San Pedro and Poroy stations also have some departures, mostly for the Luxury Train Services to Machu Picchu, such as: Hiram Bingham, First Class or Private trains. Peru Private Tours can help you book the train service you wish, adapting our services to your travel needs.
Train Ticket to Machu Picchu
There are only two railway companies that drive the route to Machu Picchu by Train, this is the safest and quicker way to get to the citadel. If you don’t have enough time or energy to do one of the trekking routes to Machu Picchu, your best option is to take the train service of your choice, Peru Private Tours can help you tailor made your vacations and help you experience the Machu Picchu tour as a memory you will never forget. Train tickets can be bought in advance and there are many services you can choose from, as: Hiram Bingham Luxury train, First Class Service, Vistadome or 360º panoramic services and the basic Expedition or Voyager services. Ask our agents about these services and visit Machu Picchu full of comfort.
Bus ticket to Machupicchu
You are almost there! The final stretch to reach Machu Picchu is on a bus ride from Aguas Calientes that lasts approximately 30 minutes. You can choose to the two-way ticket, or just one-way and take the walking path through the jungle, although we recommend you to do the way up in bus, mostly if you have a schedule time for your guidance into the Sanctuary. Avoid queuing on the day of your visit and book this service in advance. Take advantage of discounts for children and travel safe.
Your Official Guidance To The Sanctuary
If you had made all this trip to visit the amazing Machu Picchu Wonder, we highly recommend you to visit it with an official tourism guide. The citadel is quite big and has many temples and construction sites that need to be really explained by and expert. After having made this enormous journey, we are sure that you would like to know all the secrets that surround this majestic site of the Inca’s society.