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From Cusco: 2 Day Bus Trip to Machu Picchu (Group Service)

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An ideal option for those looking for short walks of 2 to 3 hours and enjoy visiting Machu Picchu in a different way, passing through part of the jungle until reaching Aguas Calientes. Spending a night in Aguas Calientes in a carefully selected accommodation for you to enjoy the town of Machu Picchu.

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  1. Sneakers or hiking shoes.
  2. Sunscreen.
  3. Light Backpack.
  4. Suitable clothing / Rain clothes.
  5. Cash in local currency (PEN).


Day 1:
Pick up and Start the Adventure
Pick up 7:00 am - 7:45 am from their respective HOTELS 8:00 am departure from the city of Cusco , we will pass through different typical towns of Sacred Valley as CHINCHERO, URUBAMBA, arriving to the living Inca city of Ollantaytambo, there we will have a stop of approximately 20 minutes where you can make your respective purchases as well as you can use the toilet services Then we will continue the trip by a winding ascent towards the Abra Málaga located at a height of 4316 meters above sea level where we can observe wonderful landscapes of the Peruvian geography. After a brief stop we will begin the descent towards the Cusco jungle passing through the different elevational floors that combine paradisiacal landscapes of majestic snow-capped mountains and entering the hot jungle eyebrow passing through different towns such as HUAMANMARCA, SANTA MARIA, finally we will arrive at the town of SANTA TERESA . Continuing with the tour we will have a trip of approximately 1 hour until we reach the Hidro Electrica where our staff will be receiving them, who will take them to our RESTAURANT "RUMIN BLUE" where they will taste a delicious lunch then our TRANSFER GUIDE with whom they will provide a Information for the walk for 2 hours and 30 minutes on the way we will be able to appreciate a variety of typical orchids of the jungle eyebrow, arriving at approximately 6:30 pm at the town of AGUAS CALIENTES where we will be located in the respective Hostels and / or Hotels assigned. In this itinerary you will have free time, you can visit the THERMAL BATHS of AGUAS CALIENTES. 8:00 pm. You will enjoy a delicious DINNER IN THE VILLAGE OF AGUAS CALIENTES, at which time you will receive an INFORMATIVE TALK by our GUIDE who will be responsible for giving you the guided visit to the NATIONAL HISTORICAL SANCTUARY OF Machu Picchu , after all spend the night in AGUAS CALIENTES.
Day 2:
Machu Picchu
05:20 am Recommended time so that you can make the ascent to Machu Picchu, walking a time of 1 hour and 30 minutes (If you are going to go up with BUS, approximate time is 05:45 am), at 7:00 am our GUIDE will be waiting by the group at the entrance door to Machu Picchu there we will start the guided visit to the SANCTUARY where they will have the general Archaeological and Historical information of Machu Picchu after the visit they will have free time to enjoy Machu Picchu until 11:30 am approximately, recommended time for a good visit to Machu Picchu. Later we will descend until we reach the Ruins Bridge (IT IS RECOMMENDED NOT TO LEAVE YOUR BELONGINGS IN THE HOTEL). Connecting a walk of 2 hours and 30 minutes until arriving at the HYDROELECTRIC

Cheaper Way by Bus

Then from 11.00 am we have to leave the city of Machu Picchu to begin our walk for 3 more hours to the Hydroelectric where we will board our bus to return to the city of Cusco. The return is included in the bus from the Hydroelectric plant at 2:45 p.m. and arriving in Cusco between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. (Approximately 6 hours of travel).

The Traditional Way by Tren

You will return by train, it can be at 2:30 p.m. or 7:00 p.m. that will depend on the availability of the trains (PeruRail or IncaRail) the time is 2 hours by train and 2 hours by car until you reach Cusco.


Pre-Departure Briefing
Experienced Tour Guide
First Aid Kit
Customer Service 24/7
Tourist Transportation
Pick Up Service
Entrance to Machu Picchu
Reception in Hydroelectrica
Lunch at Hydroelectric
Dinner in Aguas Calientes
One Night at Tourist Class accommodation in Aguas Calientes
Reception in Hydroelectric
Travel Insurance
Tips for Our Staff
Additional Costs
Entrance to The Hot Springs in Aguas Calientes


Pick up of guests
Machu Picchu Vip can pick you up from your hotel, as long as it’s in the Historical Center of Cusco. Your guide will coordinate the pickup time in the briefing session, but please keep in mind that the time may vary between 20 and 35 minutes due to traffic.
Group Tours
Group tours are made up of different types of people, then physical conditions and ages can vary. By agreeing to be part of a group tour, you also accept that some people may be faster or slower than you. Therefore, each person can go at their own pace on the route. It may be the case that a group wishes to modify the tour; however, the guide will be the one who decides, after consulting with all the participants, if such modifications are possible.
Strikes in cusco
Are usually common in Peru, and this may interrupt some of our tours. Roads can be blocked, and train tracks can be taken over. However, we will try to keep your trip as originally planned, even if it means leaving the night before the scheduled date. Under these circumstances, tours may also be canceled. In case of changes or cancellations, everything will be coordinated with you by our operations department. Your safety is our highest priority, and our decisions will be made to protect it.
Lost objects
Please pay attention to where you leave your things and remember to take everything once you leave our transport, tents, or restaurants. You’re the only one responsible for your objects during the tour.
I can change or cancel my tour
Of course you can modify the date of your tour up to 24 hours before and you can cancel up to 15 days before, but there will be charges for administrative expenses
Should I tip the guides?
How much is appropriate? A tip is voluntary, but the amount is at your discretion. Whatever you feel is appropriate based on the service you have received is fine; please remember to always be courteous and respectful with our guides.

See our offers

Shared Machu Picchu by Bus Tours (in small groups)
Price per person in twin or matrimonial room - available for 2 persons
Back by Hydroelectric (Car)
Tourist Class Accommodation (Basic Hostal)
In Aguas Calientes: Killa House
In certain occasions depending on the availability, you will be assigned to a hotel of similar category
105.00 USD
Wayna Picchu / Machu Picchu Mountain 25.00 USD
Back by train (PeruRail / IncaRail) in the tourist class 70.00 USD
Upgrade (PeruRail / IncaRail) in the first class 120.00 USD
All of our tours are easily customizable, if you have any special request, do not hesitate to let us know about it!

About the trains

There are two different trains we can use; the way is the same only the wagons, comfort and the sight are different.

PeruRail's Expedition train or Incarail's Voyager train

The traveler in the Expedition will be comfortable and relaxed, also be informed on the most important points that has this ancient route and that every adventurer should know. The Expedition has wagons fully covered by large windows for the traveler to soak in the beauty of the natural landscape, and make your experience to Machu Picchu begins in the train.

PeruRail Voyager
PeruRail's Vistadome train or Incarail's 360 ° train

Glass completely surrounded, with wagons with large panoramic windows offering scenic views without equal and a number of opportunities to take spectacular photographs, the traveler in the Vistadome will be connected and feel part of the impressive landscape of Peru. Perurail provides personalized attention and first class on board in which the traveler will live an unforgettable experience. The Vistadome also has air conditioning and heating, leather seats that adjust to the body providing comfort and relaxation during the trip. They also serve snacks and drinks.

Peru Rail Vistadome
PeruRail's Hiram Bingham train or Incarail's First Class train

It is the finest way to travel to Machu Picchu, with a personalised service, which takes care of even the smallest detail on the trip.The Hiram Bingham enjoy sophisticated dining car, bar car and car Observatory, where you can enjoy the outdoor free, wonderful route, in the company of a Peruvian cocktail and local live music shows; It will be an experience you will never forget.

PeruRail Hiram Bingham

How to book?

To start booking your tour a payment of the 50% is required, the remaining amount will be paid in cash once you arrive to Cusco, or if you want 100%, besides you will also need to send us the following information:

  • Full Name
  • Number of Passport
  • Nationality
  • Date of birth
  • Sex
  • Phone Number
We have 4 options for you to make the deposit.
  • You can make the payment with VISA/MASTERCARD debit or credit card.

  • You may also pay with Paypal.

  • You could also make a bank transfer to our bank account.

  • You can also pay with Western Union or Moneygram.

About the Hotels

Unforgettable experiences are better when you are close to iconic monuments, the accommodation we offer you are strategically located, full of comfort and what is most important very safe, exactly what you need it.

Sanctuary Lodge (Machu Picchu)

Sitting in the shadows of the Lost City, our lodge is an oasis of calm before or after a day exploring Machu Picchu. Unwind with a yoga session, take part in a traditional shaman ceremony in the garden, or sip muña tea in Tampu Bar. Tranquility, wonder and beauty are at the heart of our unique experience.

Hotel Vista (Machu Picchu)

Rooms at the Vista Machu Picchu feature mountain views, cable satellite TV and a private bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer. In addition, they all have a telephone, fans and a safe. Room service is available on request.

Hotel Vista Machu Picchu
Hotel Wiracocha Inn (Machu Picchu)

Hotel Wiracocha offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and cable TV in Machu Picchu, a 10-minute walk from a hot spring. It includes breakfast and has a restaurant and cafeteria. It has a free shuttle service to the train station.

Hotel Wiracocha Inn


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