Hop on the Peru Railway for a breathtaking journey to Aguas Calientes along the Urubamba River Valley. Enjoy free time upon arrival to fall into pace with the locals of this quaint mountain town. At last, make your long-awaited visit to the famous Inca citadel of Machu Picchu and learn about the intriguing history of the site on a 2-hour tour with an English speaking guide.
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Milhouse Hostel in Cuzco (Calle Quera 270, Cusco, Peru, Tel: 0051 84 232151).
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Cuzco City Center Drop-Off
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There is a mandatory pre-departure briefing at our Cuzco Headquarters one day prior to departure at 6pm, 6:30pm or 7pm depending on your trek. You will receive detailed information on your excursion, a list of what to bring and confirm your departure details.
Please make sure to check-in with your passport before your pre-departure briefing. We encourage our travellers to check-in at our offices a couple of hours before or any day prior to the briefing , that way we can give everybody personal attention and information regarding booking extras, rental equipment or questions in general.
Time schedule for meetings will be:
- Inca Trail, Salkantay, Inca Quarry 6pm
- Machu Picchu Jungle, Lares, Ausangate, Choquequirao 6:30pm
- Rainbow Mountain, Machu Picchu by Train, Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu 7pm
Bamba Experience is located at:
Calle Matara 242, Second Floor. Cuzco, Peru
Hours of Operation: 10:00-14:00 and 16:00-20:00 hrs Daily
Tel: +51 84 205234
Emergency Tels: +51 998 444933 Darwin, +51 952 272734 Freddy, +51 923 125342 Rene.
Arrive to Cuzco anytime. Enjoy the rest of the day to walk around town and make last minute preparations for your trip ahead. Make your way to our Cuzco office to attend your pre-departure briefing, then get a good night’s sleep before leaving on your exciting adventure the next day.
Note: During your pre-departure briefing, we will give you all of your tickets for the buses, trains and entry to Machu Picchu Archaeological Site. For the majority of this 3-day trip, you will not be accompanied by a guide. You will only have a guide during the Machu Picchu Archaeological Site tour.
Accommodation pick-up in Cuzco after breakfast and transfer to Ollantaytambo for the journey to Aguas Calientes by train on the Peru Railway, with amazing views of the Andean mountains on the way. Wander through the quaint town of Aguas Calientes on your own and have a fulfilling lunch at a touristic restaurant. In the town you will find internet cafes, cafes with board games and cards, plenty of shops and places to relax. Enjoy a typical dinner at a local restaurant on your own. Your guide will meet with you to give you indications for the next day.
Take an early bus to Machu Picchu to enter the site as it opens. Meet your English Speaking guide for a guided visit to the archaeological site (approximately 2 hours). After your tour, your guide will return to Aguas Calientes and you will be on your own with plenty of free time to explore the hidden corners of this ancient Inca city. Choose from the optional treks to climb Huayna Picchu (at an additional cost - to book at least 2 weeks in advance) or walk to the Inti Punku (Sun Gate) for panoramic views of the site. Take the bus back to Aguas Calientes at your own convenience. Return to Ollantaytambo by train and finish the trip with a van back to Cuzco. Upon arrival to Cuzco City Center, you will need to make your own way to your accommodation.
Accommodation Options: Dorm, Single Room, Double Room Hostel Accommodation available on Day 1; Travellers will have a private room on Day 2.
SUGGESTED PACKING LIST: Sun hat, sun block, sun glasses, camera, extra batteries and memory card, charger, waterproof bags for your camera, hand sanitizer. Bring extra cash for snacks, water and meals.
DON'T FORGET THE ESSENTIALS: Original passport, visa (if applicable), insurance card.
** Travellers who booked their trip using one passport, then renewed or replaced it afterward, must carry the old passport they used to make the booking or a photocopy with them on the trip.