Machu Picchu Express Tour
This express three-day tour is ideal for those who have a limited time in Peru. This journey opens a portal into the past of the Incan Empire. You will get to see the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu and its historical surroundings. You will arrive at sunrise – a symbolic time for the Incans – and watch dawn break over the weathered walls of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
HighlightsLima, Cuzco, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu
Trip StyleAdventure, History & Culture
IncludedHotel nights as per the itineraryTrain to/from Machu Picchu24/7 SupportEntrance feesAccredited Tour GuidesTours and Transfers
Not IncludedDomestic airfareTravel InsuranceTipsMeals not mentionedInternational airfare
Day 1: LIMA - CUZCO
Arrive in Lima and catch your flight to the capital of the Incan Empire, Cuzco.
Later, you will take a train to go to Aguas Calientes, the city below the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu.
No meals included.
Day 2: AGUAS CALIENTES - MACHU PICCHU - CUZCO
Wake up early to reach Machu Picchu for sunrise. On clear days you can watch the sun halo around Huayna Picchu – the mountain that stands sentry over the entire citadel – before nature turns the lights on over the rest of the site.
Once the day has dawned, take a guided tour around the ruins of Machu Picchu to see sights like the ritual baths, Palace of the Princess, and the Temple of the Sun.
In the afternoon, you will take your train back to the city of Cuzco.
Day 3: CUZCO - LIMA
Time to say goodbye! A private transfer will take you to the airport to take your flight back to Lima and then back home.