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You can enjoy an unmatched and mesmerizing panoramic train journey, as you pass through the ancient towns of the Incas. Travel through the alpine meadows nestled amongst the green, brown and white peaks, the intricately formed valleys, layers of handmade Inca farming terraces, ridged snowcapped mountains and sub-tropical jungle near the Amazon Jungle before arriving in Aguas Calientes.

Transported by shuttle bus from Aguas Calientes to begin your connection to the natural world and cultural show at the citadel of Machu Picchu (2,400m/7907ft), catch yourself as you travel back in time to this magical place, sacred and mysterious, with the name of Machu-Picchu, “The Old Sacred Mountain.”  Take your time exploring the majestic Machu Picchu, the Incan ruins rich in the history of its past and the thriving culture of the people who once resided there.



Wake up early to rise to a new day of adventure and mindfulness sharing the day with our majestic Machu Picchu. We pick you up at your hotel at 4:00am, and then drive in our private van to Ollantaytambo Train Station to leave on the 6.10am train. Travel through the alpine meadows nestled amongst the green, and white glacier peaks, the intricately formed valleys, layers of handmade Inca farming terraces, ridged snowcapped mountains and sub-tropical jungle near the Amazon from Ollantaytambo. The sacred Vilcanota River will be our companion until your arrival in Aguas Calientes.

Your guide will meet you at the train station in Aguas Calientes at around 7:30am and transfer you to Machu Picchu on the shuttle bus. Following in the ancient and remote footsteps of the Lost City of the Incas, enjoy the 2.5 hour guided tour and cultural exchange on the history of Machu Picchu. You will then have free time to explore and take photos.  Returning to Aguas Calientes, you will have time to catch lunch and take the early evening Expedition train at 4:22pm to Ollantaytambo, where we transfer you by private van back to your hotel in Cusco, arriving at approximately 8:30pm.


  • Inca Bridge: (no ticket needed). It is a 25-minute walk from the citadel, great views.


The Expedition service is designed for traveler’s comfort, being able to share your experience with four passenger seats, with two seats facing each other . A luggage compartment is available above the seats for that faithful backpacker. Andean music is played throughout the journey, panoramic windows, air conditioning and heating.

Expedition service leaves from Ollantaytambo – Located 2 hours away from Cusco

This is a travel experience with all the quality and benefits offered by Peru rail at a reasonable price.

Please note it is not possible to climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu with this time schedule.


Enjoy Machu Picchu Tour in 1 Day with INCA TRAIL HIKE, in a Small Group!

  • At 4:00am; transfer from your hotel in Cusco to the Train Station at Ollantaytambo. (Train leaves at 6:10 am)
  • The train ride consists of spectacular views of the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
  • At around 7:30am, your guide will meet you at the train station,  He will transfer you to the shuttle bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu about a – 30 minutes ride.
  • Upon arrival; your guide will give a guided tour of Machupicchu that lasts around 2.5 hours and then you have some free time to take some photos and explore the citadel by yourself.
  • By 12pm, you will take the shuttle back to Aguas Calientes, in time to enjoy lunch in one of the many restuarants in town.
  • At 4:22pm, return by Expedition Train to Ollantaytambo and transfer back to Cusco by van.
  • Arriving at your hotel in Cusco at around 8:30pm.

Hike of Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mt. not possible with the time schedule of a one-day tour.

If you wish to include these hikes, you will need to spend the night in Aguas Calientes at an extra cost, please request this at the time booking. Tickets  sell out fast.  



  • Transfer at 4:00am from your hotel to Ollantaytambo by private van
  • Expedition train ticket from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes
  • Round-trip bus tickets  from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu (30mins)
  • Admission ticket for Machu Picchu Citadel
  • Guided tour in English for approximately 2 hours – with a lot of free time for photos and exploring
  • (Small group of 2 to 8 people  with an experienced English speaking guide)
  • Expedition train from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo, than transfer to your hotel  in Cusco


  • Hike of Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mt. not possible with the time schedule of a one-day tour.
  • Drinks
  • Meals
  • Tips for your guide.

“The Machu Picchu Tour is available on any date that is best for you, as long as we have a minimum of 2 participants”

  • US$327 per person

Private service is available for $40 more per person.

All entrance fees are included and we operate our tours in small groups averaging 5 people with a maximum of 8!  


  • 18 to 25 years old: US$30 Information required on student card: name of university, student name, photo of student, expiration date etc. A copy of the card at booking is required & government approval for discount.
  • Under 18 years old: US$30 Please send us a copy of your passport at the time of booking.
  • Under 11 years old: US$40  Please send us a copy of your passport at the time of booking.


  • A small daypack with water to drink
  • Snacks if you like
  • Comfortable shoes or runners
  • Camera and rain jacket or poncho
  • A fleece or jacket, basic toiletries
  • Hat for the sun , sunscreen, insect repellent.
  • Passport  (Cannot enter Train or Machu Picchu without your passport)
  • ISIC card if required.
  • Money for souvenirs

Gallery Machu Picchu Tour Full Day with Expedition Train

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