Machu Picchu by car 2 days 1 night
Machu Picchu is one of the most impressive archeological sites of the Inca culture, which was built in the mid sigle xv, is an elevation of 2500 meters above sea level, located in the Andes mountain range on the left flank of the river vilcanota.
according to history, it opened its original name lost because the name comes from the mountain named Machu Picchu (Quechua name) meaning (Old Mountain).
According to archaeological research Machu Picchu was built by the Inca ninth Pachacutec between 1438 and 1470 of which its function would have been the ceremonial character and some experts say it was of military character.
Machu Picchu is the result of great intellectual knowledge and unique style of architecture and engineering have become one of the most famous tourist places in the world.
Machu Picchu was considered as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1983 and at the same time, denominated as Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu.
Machu Picchu on July 7, 2007 was declared one of the new seven wonders of the modern world in a ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal, which was attended by one hundred million voters worldwide.
Machu Picchu is one of the most important attractions of Cusco which you have different alternatives to visit such as Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu, Inca Jungle to Machu Picchu. Machu Picchu by Train and the cheapest one, Machu Picchu by Car. And the cheapest one, Machu Picchu by Car. along this route you will see different kind of micro climates beautiful views, and amazing landscapes because you will accent until arrive to highest point. the Pass of Habra Malaga 4350 metres about see level. To then descending until arriving to the lowest part of Santa Maria town (1250 metres about see level) where we will see different kind of flora and fauna such as, local fruits, coca plantations and many others.
Day 1: Cusco-Hidroelectrica – Aguas Calientes:
We will pick you up from your hostel around 7:30 to 8:00 am. Then we will take a bus from Cusco to hydroelectric driving around 5 hours approximately, enjoying beautiful landscapes of the area. Then we will continue the journey through a winding ascent toward the Malaga located at a height of 4316 meters, where we can appreciate the beautiful scenery of the Peruvian geography. After a brief stop begins our descent into the jungle through different climates that combine the paradisiacal landscapes of the majestic snow to the warm jungle until until arriving to Santa Maria 1250 meters above sea level then we will continue for 2 hours by the road (unpaved) until arriving to Santa Teresa village. 2:00 pm approx. Where we will be waiting a delicious lunch with a range of dishes to suit the client then we will continue for 45 minutes until arriving to hydroelectric from here we have to walk approximately 2 hours and half until arriving to Aguas Calientes town once arrived there the guide will take us in the respective hostel, in this itinerary you will have free time where you can visit the thermal baths of Aguas Calientes then at 8:00 pm you will Enjoy a delicious dinner, during the dinner the guide will explain you the plan for the next day.
SECOND DAY – (Machupicchu – SUNRISE)
You will have the option to go up to Machu Picchu by bus or on foot, breakfast will be served from 4:00 am then we will start to walk approximately 1 hour and half until the main gate of machu picchu. the guided tour will start at 6:00 am and will last at least 2 hours, then you will have free time to explore by yourself until 11:30 am. And then you have to walk back along the same path until until arriving to hydroelectric walking about 2 hours. we recommended to take the train back to hydro where we will continue transhipment to Miniban to return to Santa Teresa, where they will give you a time of about 30 minutes . So they can make their food or use the restroom , then return to Cusco we follow the same route, arriving at 9:00 pm approximately.
(the last stop san francisco square)
- Private tourist transportation round trip . (Cusco , Hydro, Cusco)
- 1 night hostel (private bathroom, hot water 24 hours , luggage no extra cost)
- 1 lunch, 1 dinner (first day)- 1 breakfast (second day).
- Entrance fee to the citadel of Machu Picchu
- English / Spanish speaking guide.
Does Not Included:
- train ticket hydroelectric – Aguas Calientes – Hydroelectric
- Bus ticket up and down from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
- The last lunch of the second day.
- Entrance to the thermal baths.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:
- Mosquito repellent , sunscreen
- Swimwear, Shorts , t shirt, towel, sandals if you want to visit the thermal baths
- flashlight for the hike up to Machu Picchu, rain poncho
- Personal water bottle and snacks,
- Extra Money.
- Camera, etc .
Note: Accommodation will be in double and multiple romos) private romo’s plus usd 10 extra)