Machupicchu by car is an alternate route created by the limitations in the service of trains that lead to the town of hot waters. Although the route is a bit long, during the trip you can enjoy beautiful landscapes and snowy mountains of the Andes. By taking this tour you will be contributing to the development of the existing towns on this route.
Machupicchu By Car 2 Days Itinerary
cusco / santa teresa / hydroelectric.
Machupicchu by car begins with the pick up at 6:30 a.m. From your hotel, we go to Ollantaytambo enjoying beautiful landscapes of the area towards Puerto Málaga, located at a height of 4316 meters above sea level. At this point we can see the most wonderful landscapes of the Peruvian geography.
We will stop for a few minutes to get impressive photographs of the area, after a brief stop we will begin the descent to the jungle through the different altitude floors that combine paradisiacal landscapes of majestic snowfalls to the warm eyebrow of the Inca jungle. Until the town of Santa Maria (1575 m.s.n.m) up to this point from the city of Cusco we find a path in perfect condition, completely paved.
Once we reach the town of Santa María, we will drive along a path that is not paved but that is in good condition (unpaved), where we will continue towards the town of Santa Teresa located at an altitude of 1,500 meters above sea level. Where we will be waiting for a delicious lunch with a variety of foods for the taste of the client, after our lunch we will continue driving for about 40 more minutes to finally arrive at the Machupicchu hydroelectric plant (arrival at approximately 3:00 pm).
There we are waiting for the company staff, to begin the walk to the town of Aguas Calientes, this walk lasts approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, under the Inca jungle where we can already visualize the majestic citadel of Machupicchu, Huaynapicchu and a variation of Flora and fauna.
We will arrive at the town of Aguas Calientes at approximately 5:45 p.m. We will settle in our respective accommodations and then you can enjoy your free time visiting the city of Aguas Calientes or the thermomedical baths in the city. At 8:00 pm. Approximately we will enjoy a delicious dinner in which you will receive an informative talk from the professional guide with whom you will have the guided tour in the citadel of Machupicchu.
Aguas Calientes / Machupicchu santuary
Very early we will make the line to take the bus that will take us to the entrance of the Sanctuary of Machupicchu, the group will meet at the main control of Machupicchu between 6:00 a.m. and 6:30 a.m.
After registering our group we will begin the two-hour guided tour visiting the most important places within the Machupicchu Sanctuary, after that you will have free time to explore a part of the city on your own. Then at approximately 12:00 p.m.
the group must leave the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu to be able to walk back to the hydroelectric plant where we will be Waiting for our vehicles to return to the city of Cusco on the same route, boarding will take place between 2:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., arriving in Cusco at 9:00 p.m.
Machupicchu by Car includes:
- 24-hour assistance, via phone and in person.
- Tourist transport Cusco – Hydroelectric – Cusco.
- Professional Guide (Spanish / English).
- 01 lunch, 01 dinner, 01 breakfast.
- 01 nights of hostel with basic services.
- Round trip bus tickets from Machu Picchu (Aguas Calientes) to Machupicchu Sanctuary.
- Entrance ticket to the Sanctuary of Machupicchu.
Machupicchu by Car does not include:
- Air flights.
- Extra expenses.
- Hot water train – hydroelectric.
- Food except as mentioned.
- Hostel in Cusco (Optional).
- Passport or original document.
- Mosquito Repellent, Sunblock.
- Long sleeve hat and polo shirts.
- Swimsuit, Short, Personal towel and Sandals.
- Lantern if you want to walk up to the Sanctuary of Machupicchu.
- Personal water bottle and snacks.
- Photographic camera.
- Extra money