Machu Picchu tours – Packages trips
Machu Picchu is the best example of ancient civil engineering ever created. It is an incredible historic achievement being a fact as it has remained laid under a thick rain-forest after earthquakes, landslides and rainfall for 4 1/2 centuries. The tourists, modern engineers and scientists still continue to marvel at the great wonders of Machu Picchu.
All your dreams of adventure will be satisfied by Machu Picchu trips.
Our awesome Machu Picchu tours
Machu Picchu is one of those places that every traveler should experience at least once in their lives.
Machu Picchu is more than just Machu Picchu complex. Perched on a ridge high above the Urubamba river, it is the best-preserved relic of Inca Civilization. Embark your journey of Machu Picchu by traversing the beautiful Mountains, rivers, canyons tropical forests and valleys with us. Give a re- energizing effect to your body by the adventures like hiking, river rafting, biking etc.
Machu Picchu adventure tours
Feeling the adrenaline through your body is priceless and is one of the reasons that you can’t miss the packages of Machu Picchu trips. The increasing popularity of adventure sports is a clear indication of people trying to contact with nature and build a spirit of endurance.
The tour features mountain biking through unique Inca ruins, salt mines, and lovely traditional Andean villages. Furthermore, we’ll take you hiking via tunnels with views of Machu Picchu and rafting in the best section of the Urubamba rain forest.
Just imagine downhill mountain biking descending about 2800 meters from the Andean Mountains to the rain forest! river rafting in a warm nice river ending your adventure at Machu Picchu. This trip is only for the real adventurer!
Machu Picchu hiking tours
Enjoy the absolute freedom of great open spaces of gigantic peaks and lagoons of towering stone cliffs. Explore hidden valleys and jungle forests, native Andean Villages, crystal-clear creeks and far-reaching mountain hills.
The main aim of our Machu Picchu hiking tours is to bring you up close with nature and its people in a real Peruvian Andean experience. Although guaranteed service, bush exclusivity, top camping facilities, tranquility and remoteness are definitely in store.
Book a 5-day trip to enjoy the high peaks of snow-capped Andean Mountains, lagoons, and peaceful mountain valleys. This exciting tour will take you into the mountain range of Southern Peru and part of the rain-forest where Machu Picchu citadel is located..
Most Machu Picchu tours are challenging, which is why we created this trip that doesn’t require a high level of fitness. Relax in Lares hot springs, meet local people and explore their charming villages. Discover Machu Picchu on the last day with your guide.
Inca trails tours
The Inca trail to Machu Picchu is one of the magical hiking trips in the world. This trail shows magnificent mountain range, exotic vegetation and extraordinary ecological variety.
It lies on the Vilcabamba Mountain range and is ranked among the best 5 hikes on the planet. The trail runs over high mountains. The road system of Inca trails covers a wide range of beautiful landscapes including the Subtropical jungle, snow capped peaks of Andes, lush crowd forest and grassy cold weather Puna Mountains. Our trips of Inca trail will take you to a journey of pre- Columbian site discovering the mysterious Lost City of the Incas. Peru’s Inca trail is definitely an experience of a lifetime. To explore the Inca trails, you can choose between our two, four- and five-day Inca trail trips.
Get one extra day to see Machu Picchu twice. Visit Inca ruins, climb ancient stone steps, disappear into the cloud forests, cross valleys and ridges to finally arrive to Machu Picchu
Attractions and destinations
Our tours are created to treat your eyes with the most beautiful destinations and also the ones on off beaten track which are only known by few locals.
A thrilling hike will take you to the nose tip with amazing views all around.
It is a stressful task as it also contains some steps which are at inclination of 80 degrees. The mountain is a part of the Machu Picchu citadel and is accessed through a spectacular pathway. The trek to Huayna Picchu is a difficult task, just as it was to build it. With the 80-degree inclination steps carved in the rock, the path circles the peak. However, if you want to experience an incredible view, climbing to its top is worth every difficulty. The amazing panoramic views with the hanging steep cliff is just amazing.
Montaña Machu Picchu
Challenging yet spectacular hikes available providing breathtaking views-
If you were unable to go for Huayna Picchu, there is another hike waiting for you. It’s much easier than Huayna but a longer one. The views surrounding the Machu Picchu are breathtaking and you can see a clear magnitude of the complex Machu Picchu with its spectacular surroundings.
The Salcantay circuit offers one of the most incredible experiences in nature.
Salkantay mountain is a daughter of Cordillera Vilcabamba offering the most incredible experiences in nature unlike any other. Cordillera Vilcabamba has a number of attractions but above all is the Salkantay park. Get ready to witness the beauty of Humantay turquoise lake and the astonishing glaciers. Llactapata is a must visit place as it is one of the less explored ruins of Machu Picchu park. The picturesque green hills of the rain-forest are full of birds and vegetation, so join us to witness this incredible beauty of nature.
Our ancestors were notoriously good at farming our mountainous landscape
Our ancestors with the Incas created 3000 different varieties of potatoes and 150 types of corn. Although it might look like a one big hole in the ground, historians say that this multi terraced depression explains the reason for the agricultural prowess. Its history is as rich as our evolution. There is no data or theory to explain it but that’s what makes Moray ruins standout. Each terrace has a unique micro-climate which subsequently experiences its own temperature. It’s coolest at the top and warmest in the center. Without even having to leave the valley, the Incas had created an agricultural laboratory by using the terraces to test the foreign crops and cross bred varieties. Many people said that it is the first agricultural experiment station in the world. Our packages offer you a unique way to explore this magical place by walking, Mountain biking or by car.
The site contains thousands of pans where salt was extracted through natural evaporation.
It is situated at the south east of Machu Picchu. It beautifully winds down a steep cliff face to the Salinas de Maras. If you are planning to visit Salineras then get ready to catch your breath for the most unbelievable unfolds of nature, then Salineras is the perfect choice. This contribution was originally done by ancient people and is handed over to countless generations till date. The two different options for traveling with us to Salineras are- biking and Hiking.
No one knows how heavy rocks was moved across cliffs, rivers and placed atop the citadel.
situated in the lower part of the Sacred Valley hides a precious town called Ollantaytambo. The place signifies the beauty of art and engineering. It served as a fortress as well as a religious center for our ancestors. You can see the oversized rocks of almost 40 to 50 tons at the highest levels of Ollantaytambo.
Apart from the ruins, the town of Ollantaytambo is inhabited from 13th century. Wandering through the cobblestone streets, agricultural terraces and irrigation channels is the best part of our tour.
With its extraordinary scenic beauty, Megantoni it is a place for magical diversity of nature.
It’s diverse topography ranges from deep and humid canyons to low altitude high grasslands of Puna which border the 4000 m.s.n.m.With its ten life and an extraordinary scenic beauty, it also protects several endangered and new species. The reserve is a destination of birdwatchers from all over the world. It is also acclaimed as having one of the highest abundances of land vertebrates ever found in Latin America Tropical Rainforests.
Sacred Valley mountains
It covers an area of 80 km offering an amazing scenario for our trips.
The spectacular scenery of the pre-Inca and Inca Ruins, the Snowcapped peaks, Yanatile and Yanero rivers, the Machu Picchu complex, the Sacred Valley and the Urubamba makes this place a major attraction for the tourists. We offer mountain biking, hiking and river rafting for all age groups.
With us, you don’t have to worry about transportation. Whatever tour you choose, we provide you with perfect transportation services with the skilled drivers.
Some of our trips packages, takes place far from the crowd of big cities in some remote areas so access to transportation can be difficult. Our professional drivers and guides will pick you up from your specified location- airport, hotel, bus station or any other location. They will safely drive you to the activity station. We provide a line of new buses, vans and 4X4 which are specially designed for each activity.
Most of our Machu Picchu trips include a one night stay at Aguas Calientes allowing you to explore the beauty of Machu Picchu. At the end of the tour, we take you to the Ollantaytambo or Cusco railway station where we provide you with the transport to take you to the hotels. We mostly use the Expedition train service. Our packages include a number of choices for the travelers to choose from. If you are luxury lover, you can upgrade your services to luxurious Hiram Bingham or the Vistadome train services.
The expedition service is included in all our tours. It provides a wonderful experience taking care of your comfort level. With breathtaking panoramic window to enjoy the views along the way to or from Machu Picchu, it gives you a unique experience of traveling. There are services of air conditioning as well as heating.
With it’s spectacular design, the service is comfortable for people looking for an extra comfort. Its domed roof is covered with windows allowing an astonishing panoramic view of the sacred Valley and Urubamba canyon. It is comfortable, fast and leaves once a day. The passengers on board enjoy shows with dancers, music and a meal with great customer service. Our packages are not just known for adventure and hiking but also for leisure and relaxation.
The readers of Conde Naste traveler UK voted Belmond Hiram Bengham as the best train in the world. It is one of the most luxurious trains in the world. It will take you to a journey full of amenities and first class services. The train has total 4 wagons- two dining wagons, a bar wagon and a kitchen wagon. It has free bar, live Peruvian music shows, hostesses and almost anything that you crave in board. It offers breakfast, lunch or dinner depending on the schedule you choose for yourself.
Machu Picchu Rules and Regulations
There are several new rules and regulations that you need to observe to make your Machu Picchu tour enjoyable. As per January 1st 2019 important changes brings into play with the idea to preserve and protect the complex. The main changes have to do with time schedules and duration of staying. Bellow are the summary of the most important changes
Machu Picchu permits are available on a limited basis. It is therefore important to book them to guarantee an opportunity to visit Machu Picchu, especially during the busy tourist periods, these are Easter, May to October and Christmas to New Year’s Day. All fees and deposits in relation to visiting the historic sites are non-refundable and not transferable without exception.
Frequently asked questions
We’ve compiled a list of the questions we’re asked most often. If you don’t see the answer you’re looking for or have additional questions, please contact us and we’ll be happy to help.
Aguas Calientes is the only town near to Machu Picchu. Due to it’s high demand, this place is usually crowded by tourists. So hotels are also high in demand. We use a 3.5 star hotel- Tierra Viva. It has amazing reviews on Trip Advisor and is known for it’s excellent service and hospitality. If you are joining our trips, you’ll be offered roomy camping tents. If you are joining are off the beaten path tours, we provide you the service of best available accommodations and in most of the cases they are guest houses or a basic hostel.
Machu Picchu is one of the most visited places by the tourists as millions of people wish to see this place every year. You must book your Machu Picchu trip at least 6 months prior to your trip
The only document available to book your Machu Picchu trip is your passport, even the slightly mistake introducing your detail at the moment of purchasing your entry permit with incur in denying your entry to the park and to the Inca Trail.
You are definitely eligible to climb Huayna Picchu Mountain. However, if you are scared of heights, we strictly recommend you to avoid it. The minimum age for hiking on Huayna Mountain is 9 years but the children should be accompanied by adults. The full responsibility of any accident is on you. Huayna Picchu consist of 400 spaces. The hike is divided into 2 shifts- each shift of 2 spaces. Hiking permits of Huayna Picchu are in high demand. This permit is not included in the price of our Machu Picchu trips packages.
Another wonderful spot for hiking is Montaña Machu Picchu. This Mountain is higher and longer to climb than Huayna Picchu bus is less demanding. The permits for the entry is limited to only 400. It is also divided into two shifts. Inti Punku is also a good option for hiking. Hiking to this place is free of charge.
No, the permits are not included in the trips packages. However, the prices vary according to the tour you choose. For these two options, our Inca trail tour price for climbing Huayna Picchu or Montaña is $80 per person. For other tours except Inca trail, the price is $20.
If you want to accompany your kids with you, you can absolutely take them with you to visit Machu Picchu. There’s no specific age to enter Machu Picchu. You just have to pay an entry fee if your kid is 7 or above 7 years of age.
If you are traveling in a group of four or above, there are exciting discounts for you.
As described by our clients, the food is delicious. We also take you to eat in some good restaurants. We take you to the hygienic restaurants offering good service and healthy food.
Yes, let us know if you have any specific requirements.
For some tours, you need to be physically fit in order to participate. This is specially for hiking tours at high altitudes. If you want to take part in multi-sport trips, you should know how to swim and bike.