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Machu Picchu

This 4 day overland tour journeys from Cuzco to Cuzco through Peru

  • Duration: 4 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • Physical rating: Light
  • Supplier Tour ID: ZMP1/160031
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Starts: Cuzco, Peru
  • Finishes: Cuzco, Peru
  • Age requirement: 18 +
You will Visit
  • Cuzco
  • Aguas Calientes
  • Machu Picchu



Day 1: Cuzco

Border information: if you are joining in Cuzco, you will most likely enter Peru at Cuzco Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (IATA code: CUZ).

There will be an important group meeting at 10:00am at the joining hotel - please look out at the hotel reception for a note from your leader with more details about this important meeting.

The rest of today will be free to explore the wonderful city of Cuzco, discover its many historical gems, or to take part in number of optional activities near the city.

Please note that many of the options listed below will only be possible for those with extra time in Cuzco before the start of your trip with us - please contact the Sales team if you would like to book pre-tour accommodation with us to have extra time exploring Cuzco.

A note on altitude: If you are joining in Cuzco, we strongly recommend arriving at least 24 hours before the trip begins to allow additional time to acclimatise.

In Cuzco we will stay in a good colonial hotel.


Day 2: Aguas Calientes

Today you will be picked up from the hotel by your expert local guide and taken to the train station of Poroy, on the outskirts of Cuzco.

Here you will board the train that will take you through the beautiful scenery of the Sacred Valley to the small town of Aguas Calientes, the gateway to the phenomenal ruins of Machu Picchu.

In Aguas Calientes you will stay in a friendly local hotel.


Day 3: Machu Picchu

Today you will have an early start to take a minibus up the winding mountainside to the awe-inspiring ruined city of Machu Picchu - the phenomenal Lost City of the Incas .

Your expert local guide will take you on a fascinating tour around the immense, mystical ruins for about 2 to 3 hours, explaining to you all about the rich history of the ancient site. Afterwards, you will have time to freely explore on your own before it is time to return down the mountain to Aguas Calientes.

In the afternoon you will catch the train back from Aguas Calientes to Poroy, there you will then be transferred to your hotel in Cuzco.


Day 4: Cuzco

Border information: if you are finishing in Cuzco, you will most likely exit Peru at Cuzco Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (IATA code: CUZ).

Today is the end day for passengers finishing their trip in Cuzco. Please note there is no accommodation included on the trip tonight - please contact the Sales Team if you are interested in booking extra nights of accommodation in order to fully explore and take part in some of the optional activities listed below.

      Tour Staff
      • 2 Dragoman crew, Local guides where necessary
      • 0% Camping - 100% Hotels
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