Huaynapicchu is the highest mountain that normally appears in all the photographs of the place but it is not just a mountain, this place has the particular characteristic that you can climb to the top since in that place there are buildings from the Inca period and it is an excellent viewpoint to be able to appreciate all the natural environment that surrounds Machu Picchu.
By booking this trip, you will be helping provide a special Christmas breakfast for low income children in Cusco.
The most emblematic mountain of Machu Picchu is without a doubt the Huayna Picchu, we will have the option of climbing to its top through an original Inca trail that will take us through the forest to finally enjoy a general panoramic view and marvel at the constructions made by the Incas in the upper part, additionally we will explore the sacred city of the Incas, knowing its temples and squares accompanied by our Guide.
**** The Tour can be modified depending on your preferences, it is important to mention that an additional option is to climb the Machu Picchu mountain, which is higher than the classic Huayn Picchu.
Day 1: CUSCO – AGUAS CALIENTES - MACHU PICCHU – AGUAS CALIENTES
This tour is designed to make a complete visit to everything that is Machu Picchu and the Huaynapicchu mountain, you will be able to enter the Inca city during the 2 days that we explain in the itinerary.
In this sense, our driver will go through your hotel at 8:00 am to take you to the Ollantaytambo train station and start a trip to the town of Aguas Calientes, the train trip lasts 1 hour and a half where you You will be observing how the climate and ecosystem of the area are changing, since we will descend to 2000 meters above sea level.
Already in Aguas Calientes our staff will be waiting for you to take you to the hotel of your choice and take the opportunity to taste your lunch. At approximately 2 in the afternoon we will board the bus that will take us to the Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu, many mention that the afternoon schedule is the best to visit this wonder of the world since it will be easy to see the sunset and there will not be much people to be able to take photos in the most important places and viewpoints of the place.
Together with our guide you will be able to discover each of the best kept secrets of this magical place located on top of the mountains.Once our visit is over, we will return to the town of Aguas Calientes where you can take the opportunity to go and see the hot water sources and enjoy dinner at a restaurant in the town.
Day 2: AGUAS CALIENTES - MACHU PICCHU - CUSCO
Given that the previous day we made the visit in the afternoon, this time we will return to Machu Picchu in the morning, but this time with the intention of climbing the famous Huaynapicchu mountain, for which we will leave the hotel at 6:00 a.m. The ascent to the mountain lasts approximately 1 hour, crossing the steps in the middle of the semi-tropical jungle of the place, already at the top the landscape will be spectacular, you will be able to notice how difficult the place was for the ancient Peruvians to build this marvel of the modern world.
You can take a break at the top of the place before returning again to the town of Aguas Calientes.
We recommend you have lunch in the town since our train will be scheduled for 2:55 p.m. and will be arriving in the city of Cusco at approximately 6:30 p.m.
WHAT IS INCLUDED FOR THIS TOUR?
- Pick up from hotel
- Private tourist transport Cusco / Ollantaytambo / Cusco
- Train tickets Ollantaytambo / Aguas Calientes / Ollantaytambo
- Bus tickets Aguas Calientes / Machu Picchu / Aguas Calientes
- Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu day 1
- Huayna Picchu entrance day 2
- Professional English speeking guide
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED?
- Hotel in Aguas Calientes
- Foods and drinks
BENEFITS OF TRAVELING WITH TERRA PERU AVENTURAS
- Assistance 24/7 a week in English.
- Qualified professionals on all tours
- Professional Guides in English on all tours
- Free transfer from the airport to the hotel
Please read the following information carefully. This will help you resolve your doubts and/or questions about our services
ARRIVAL IN CUSCO
All our services start at the airport of the city of Cusco where our driver will be waiting for the arrival of your flight to be able to drive you to the hotel of your choice, this service has no additional cost.
For which it is necessary that you provide us with your flight details and confirmation 1 or 2 days before your arrival in the city, our staff will be waiting with the Terra Peru Aventuras sign which you have to locate.
The briefing is the information that is provided to our clients prior to a trip, this will be done one night before the selected activity at the hotel of their stay. In general, the schedule will depend on the other activities that you have planned to carry out, but many times it usually takes place between 6 and 7 at night.
HOW CAN I BOOK THE HUAYNA PICCHU AND MACHU PICCHU TOUR?
To start a reservation, the first thing we request is your personal data along with the details of the date you would like to do the walk or trip, then we will request an advance payment of 40% of the total value of the walk in order to generate the purchase of the necessary tickets for the tour.
After the deposit, our reservation staff will send you the confirmation of the reservation of the Tour which will include the DATE, NAME OF THE TOUR, PERSONAL DATA OF THE CLIENT, AMOUNT DEPOSITED AND AMOUNT PENDING PAYABLE UPON ARRIVAL IN THE CITY.
Terra Peru Aventuras offers you different payment methods depending on your needs, from bank deposits, transfers via Wester Union, as well as PayPal (consider +8% to the deposit to be made for reasons of bank commissions).
WHEN DO I MAKE THE FINAL PAYMENT OF THE TOUR?
In general, the total payment must be made upon arrival, we recommend making the payment in cash, due to commission issues from international banks that may be unfavorable to you in case you want to make a payment with your credit card. Our staff gives you more details about it.
CAN I CHANGE THE DEPARTURE DATE AFTER I HAVE PURCHASED THE TICKETS?
For all our tours with the exception of Machu Picchu, Inca Trail, Salkantay, yes! is possible to modify the date without any cost, this must be communicated to our staff as soon as possible in order to carry out the procedures for the modification with a new date.
WHAT HAPPENS WITH ALTITUDE SICKNESS?
Any good experience will depend on a good physical condition, if you practice any physical activity regularly you should not worry about a possible altitude sickness, however as an additional recommendation we suggest acclimatizing, in this sense you should consider spending at least 3 days to do some walk and 1 day to be able to carry out some activity or cultural tour.
There are medications that could achieve better acclimatization, but since we are not doctors, we suggest you drink plenty of water and coca infusions to achieve better acclimatization.
WHEN THE TOUR ENDS, DO YOU TAKE US TO THE HOTEL?
Everything will depend on the style of travel that you chose. Our clients who travel in a private service have the option of ending the tours at their hotel. However, those who opt for a group tour, our tour ends in the Plaza Regocijo or close to it so that you can walk without any worries to your hotel.
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO BRING?
- Small backpack
- Confortable shoes
- Warm jacket and mountain pants, or jeans
- Clothing for variable temperatures
- Camera with charged batteries
- Sunscreen: sunscreen, sun hat, sunglasses
- Thermal, wool socks, gloves, scarf, wool cap
- Waterproof clothing and/or rain poncho
- Water bottles
- personal first-aid kit (if you have any personal medication, you must take it with you)
- Extra money for souvenirs, drinks, tips
- Toilet paper
- Personal documents (Passport)