Machu Picchu Day Tour

1 Day

Machu Picchu tour full day by train is the best way to see the most popular tourist attractions in South America with people from different countries seeking the best way to experience this world wonder.


If you have only one day to visit this majestic Inca city nestled atop the Andean mountains, we have the perfect plan for you. Our Machu Picchu Full Day Tour by Train is a complete hotel-to-hotel service, which includes pick up and drop off at your hotel or Airbnb in Cusco, as well as all necessary tickets and transportation services for the tour, including a Machu Picchu guided tour. During your train ride, you can appreciate the beautiful Andean and Amazon landscapes because our trains operate during daylight hours.

Machu Picchu Day Tour Highlights

  • Train Ride: Enjoy a scenic train ride through the breathtaking landscapes of the Andes and Amazon, offering stunning views of the mountains and valleys
  • Machu Picchu Guided Tour: Explore the majestic Inca citadel of Machu Picchu with a professional guide who will take you through the history and significance of this world-renowned archaeological site.
  • Hotel-to-Hotel Service: Our comprehensive service includes pick up and drop off at your hotel or Airbnb in Cusco, making your travel to and from Machu Picchu hassle-free.
  • One Day Visit: Perfect for those with limited time, our tour allows you to visit Machu Picchu in just one day, making the most of your time in Peru.
  • Unforgettable Experience: Machu Picchu is a wonder of the world, and our full-day tour offers an unforgettable experience that will stay with you for a lifetime.


A transfer from the Machu Picchu reservations company will pick you up from your hotel at 4:00 AM. Please wait at the reception of your hotel or Airbnb, ready to go. The car will drive you for approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes to the train station in Ollantaytambo, where our driver will drop you off to take the train at either 6:10 AM or 6:40 AM to Aguas Calientes town. The train journey takes approximately 1.5 hours. Once you arrive at the train station in Aguas Calientes town, the base town of Machu Picchu, our guide will be waiting for you with a sign that says “MACHU PICCHU RESERVATIONS” or with your names. After meeting the guide and receiving some instructions, you will have 20 to 40 minutes of free time (to have coffee, buy some snacks, water, or use the restroom). Afterwards, you will join the line to take the bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu, which takes a 30-minute drive. Once you arrive at the main gate of Machu Picchu around 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, you will enter Machu Picchu with the tour guide.

Machu Picchu Guided Tour: We have included a Machu Picchu ticket in the program, and the first choice for the type of circuit included is either circuit 02 or 01. However, if there are no available spaces for the first option, we will include circuit 04 or 03 as a second option. This will depend on the availability of Machu Picchu tickets, and if you prefer to get the first option, it is better to book in advance. (Check more details here.)

Once you arrive at Machu Picchu, our tour guide will take you on a guided tour of the Inca city along the circuit included in your ticket. The tour guide will provide explanations about Machu Picchu, and give you time to take pictures and enjoy the views of the Inca city. The guide will also take you to visit the most important places of Machu Picchu. The tour lasts around 2.5 hours in Machu Picchu. After the tour, you will take the bus back to Aguas Calientes Town for 30 minutes. Once back in Aguas Calientes, you will have some time to buy lunch or explore the town a bit before going to the train station to take the train back to Cusco. The train departs around 14:30 or 14:55 pm from Aguas Calientes back to Ollantaytambo, which takes 1.5 hours. The train takes you back to Ollantaytambo train station, where our transfer will be waiting for you with your names to board you in the car and drive you back to Cusco for 1.45 hours. You will be dropped off at your hotel in Cusco around 6:30 pm


The tour includes

  • Private transportation: You will be provided to pick you up from your hotel in Cusco to the train station in Ollantaytambo, which is a 1 hour and 45-minute trip.
  • Train ticket: You take one of the EXPEDITION at 6:10 am, or VOYAGER at 6:40 am from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu Pueblo, better known as Aguas Calientes, which is a 1 hour and 30-minute trip.”
  • Bus ticket: From Aguas Calientes, a 30-minute bus ride will take you to Machu Picchu.
  • Machu Picchu: You will have an entrance ticket for Machu Picchu at 9:00 am or 10 am and a guided tour, which will last approximately 2,5 hours
  • Tour guide: A professional English-Spanish-speaking guide who will take you on a 2.5-hour tour of Machu Picchu. The guide will explain everything about this historical site.
  • Bus ticket: From Machu Picchu, a 30-minute bus ride will take you to Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu Pueblo.
  • Train ticket: You take one of the EXPEDITION at 14:55, or VOYAGER at 14:30 from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo, which is a 1 hour and 30-minute trip.”
  • Private transportation: We provide you with pick you up from Ollantaytambo train station to your hotel in Cusco, a 1 hour and 45-minute trip. Drop off at your hotel.

Cost Excludes

  • Please note: That meals and tips are not included in the tour.

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Machu Picchu Day Tour
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From $800 $700
/ Adult