Enjoy a beautiful sunset at the citadel of Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu is an Inca citadel with the greatest attraction in South America, it is one of the 7 modern wonders. In recent decades, visiting this beautiful facility has become somewhat difficult, since there are limited daily quotas. Given this, many visitors prefer to visit mostly in the morning, which on certain occasions can be somewhat of a disadvantage, because this Inca citadel is located in the cloud forest and snow mountains, which normally generate precipitation and fog, which does not It will allow you to have beautiful classic photos. On the other hand, if you plan to visit this world icon of history in the afternoon, you will definitely have many plus points; For example, you will find few tourists, the weather is much more pleasant and almost always sunny.
Machu Picchu still hides many mysteries of the Inca civilization, its architectural design began to be built when Emperor Pachacutec was the maximum ruler of this great South American territory, in 1420 AD. It is one of the few Pre-Hispanic constructions that still preserves all the cultural details of a great empire like that of the Incas. Many of the houses, temples and urban planning complexes can still be seen, as they were designed. The trip to this sacred place also invites you to feel the pure energy of the Quechuas who believe in sacred mountains and mother earth.
- If your plan is to visit the citadel of Machu Picchu with few people and have excellent photos, doing the tour in the afternoon is a good option. Since also at night you can walk through the streets and markets of the town of Aguas Calientes, if you wish you can also spend the night and return the next day in the morning enjoying the beautiful landscapes of the Andes and the Vilcanota River.
- You will be able to learn very calmly about the history and many curious facts about the history of the Inca Empire with our guides. If you’re lucky, you’ll be able to take a photo with one of the llamas that walk through the Inca sanctuary.
- This program is designed for people who do not like to travel in large groups, since you will be able to manage your own times and feel the true energy of the mountains and lush jungle that surrounds Machu Picchu.
- It is a good occasion to ask your girlfriend to get married. This detail is very unique, since it will be part of your memories forever, even more so if it is done in front of a world wonder. Our guides will be accomplices in such a loving gesture for your future wife.
Inclusions of this tour
CUSCO - OLLANTAYTAMBO – MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO
The tour to Machu Picchu begins with pickup from your hotel at 8:00 am, then you will be boarded on a bus that will take you to the train station in Ollantaytambo, where you will take the Inca Rail train on the Voyager service at 11 :15 a, to the town of Aguas Calientes. The trip lasts approximately 2 hours, on this trip you will be able to enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the sacred valley of the Incas next to the Vilcanota River, and the extensive fields of corn, quinoa, cereals and flowers. Upon arrival, there will be a brief break to collect luggage and use the bathroom before boarding the bus for a 30-40 minute ride to the entrance to Machu Picchu.
At 2:15 p.m., the guided walking tour of the Inca ruins with your guide will begin. This visit will last approximately 2.5 hours. After the tour, take the bus back to the town of Aguas Calientes where you can have dinner in a typical restaurant in the town. At 7:00 p.m., the train returns to the town of Ollantaytambo, and then you will be transferred back to the city of Cusco where you will arrive at approximately 11:00 p.m.
Note: If you wish to spend the night in a hotel in Aguas Calientes, please coordinate with our sales executives to organize your train trip the next morning.
Best season to travel
The best time to visit Peru is during the dry season, between May and November, when the weather is dry and bright, with more frequent rainfall occurring between November and April.
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