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Machu Picchu Day Tour From Cusco
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Machu Picchu Train Tour (Full Day)

Machu Picchu Train tour from Cusco is a wonderful way to see; “One of the New Seven Wonders of the World”. Happy Gringo Peru; offers you the best opportunity to see this marvel of South America. Machu Picchu full day tour enables you to experience the spectacular Citadel of MachuPicchu; just in one day with a local tour guide.

On our comfort service Machu Picchu day tour from Cusco; provides the breathtaking Cloud City of MachuPicchu with roundtrip train tickets from Cusco. Also, you will have a guided tour of the citadel and enjoy a delicious complementary lunch on your own at Machu Picchu Pueblo. This Machu Picchu tour from Cuzco is designed; for travelers who have very short time to enjoy Machu Picchu train tour!.

Cusco to Machu Picchu Tours (Train Time Tables).

This Machu Picchu tour from Cusco day trip lasts 14 hours everyday; Machu Picchu one day tour leaves at 4.00 am or 7:45 am. When we take you to catch the PeruRail Expedition train; or Inca Rail Voyager train and returns at 19:00 pm to the city of Cusco on the Expedition train or Voyager. For Machu Picchu day tours; we have chosen these specific train departure hours so that; you have enough time to visit Machu Picchu or not arrive back in Cusco late.

When you explore Machu Picchu on our one day tour; you will wonder how people without steel; wheels, a written language could have built this stairway to heaven and this pleasure palace for the ages.

Machu Picchu is just one reason; the Incas must have felt so proud and so secure in their amazing empire that stretched from the Andes to the Amazon jungle.

How to Book Machu Picchu Day Tours?

Our Machu Picchu day tours from Cusco can be booked directly; thru the site’s booking form or you can send us an email to: happygringotours@gmail.com to send us personal details and reserve Machu Picchu day trip from Cusco.

Note: We want to let know our travelers; the Machu Picchu day trip from Lima is not possible with us. Why? Because the time is not good enough to do it. On the other hand; we can offer you Machu Picchu 2 day tour from Lima; so that you get to enjoy of one of the seven wonders of the world.

Why Book Machu Picchu Tour and Ticket From Cusco with Us?

In order to book Machu Picchu day tour and ticket with Happy Gringo; please see our Tripadvisor reviews and you can compare the cost with other Machu Picchu travel agencies.

We are not the cheapest or the most expensive in Cuzco; but we are the best operator of Machu Picchu travel. Would you like to make your booking and safe the entrance fee? Do not hesitate! Gringo Tours is going to make a lifetime adventure to experience the citadel of the Incas.

¡The ancient history of the Inkas in Machu Picchu awaits for you!.

The Best Gringo Tours to Machu Picchu of Peru.

Happy Gringo Tours’s highest quality standards; and well reviewed by travelers about our best train from Cusco to Machu Picchu tour see it; on Tripadvisor. Machupicchu Travelers love it; this experience is highly rated and have a good number of reviews. Just in case; look at it.

The Gringo Trail From Cusco to Machu Picchu (Roundtrip).

The classic gringo trail to explore Machu Picchu city starts in Cusco; goest thru the sacred valley of the Incas; Aguas Calientes and gets to Machu Picchu ruins.

One way: Cusco – Sacred Valley (Ollantaytambo) – Aguas Calientes or (Machu Picchu pueblo) – Machu Picchu city

Our transfer picks you up in your hotel to take you to the bus station; which is in the centre of the city – Avenida El Sol 932. Then; we take bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo for 2 hours; where you have extra time to sleep. Once arriving to Ollantaytambo train station; we continue ollantaytambo to machu picchu by train another 2 hours; and the final stretch is Aguas Calientes to machu picchu by bus for 25 minutes.

Note: the tour guide awaits all Machu Picchu travelers in Aguas Calientes to provide the guided tour of the citadel that lasts aproximatetly 3 hrs plus extra time to explore on your own; the santuary of Machu Picchu.

Two Way: Machu Picchu city – Aguas Calientes or (Machu Picchu pueblo) – Sacred Valley (Ollantaytambo) – Cusco.

In order to get back to Cuzco; you will use the same gringo trail from Machu Picchu to Cusco. Our Machu Picchu day trip finishes at the bus station on Avenida El So too; only 2 blocks of the main square. On the other hand; you have the chance to drop you off in your hotel. Please let us know in advance or at the moment of booking.

Book your Machu Picchu Day Trip From Cusco with local operator.

Departure & Return Location

Cusco Hotel Transfer

Departure Time

0345 AM

Price Includes

  • Cusco Hotel Transfer
  • Round Trip Train Ticket
  • Round Trip Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
  • Bi-Lingual Guide (Spanish and English)
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu

Price Excludes

  • Food
  • Any Private Expenses

Recommended To Carry

  • Original Passport
  • Sunscreen, Sunglasses and Hat
  • Water Bottle and Snacks
  • Peruvian Soles in cash
Machu Picchu Train Time Table

Cusco to Machu Picchu Train Schedules

Cusco to Machu Picchu train tours and schedules

Machu Picchu Train – Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes

▬ PERURAIL EXPEDITION 81 Departure 6:10  Arrival 7:40 Most sold
→ PERURAIL EXPEDITION 83 Departure  7:45 Arrival 9:15 Most sold
▬ PERURAIL EXPEDITION 33 Departure  8:29 Arrival 9:54
→ PERURAIL EXPEDITION 73 Departure  12:55 Arrival 14:25

Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu Day Tours

▬ PERURAIL EXPEDITION 50 Departure 5:35 Arrival 7:44
→ PERURAIL EXPEDITION 72 Departure 8:53 Arrival 10:52
▬ PERURAIL EXPEDITION 74 Departure 14:55 Arrival 16:31 Most sold
→ PERURAIL EXPEDITION 34 Departure 15:20 Arrival 17:08 Most sold
▬ PERURAIL EXPEDITION 504 Departure 16:22 Arrival 18:10 Most sold
→ PERURAIL EXPEDITION 84 Departure 18:20 Arrival 20:05 Most sold
▬ PERURAIL EXPEDITION 86 Departure 20:50 Arrival 22:20
→ PERURAIL EXPEDITION 76 Departure 21:50 Arrival 23:35


Day 1Cusco - Machu Picchu - Cusco

Start the day with early morning pick-up from your hostel/hotels in Cusco and ride to the train station. Train options, which you can select when booking, include Expedition and The Voyager. You can upgrade to Vistadome, and the newest 360 Train with extra fees. The basic Expedition train is upholstered with traditional indigenous fabrics, while The Voyager features plush chairs with tables at each pair of seats.

▬ Traveling in Vistadome, you’ll have glass on all sides and above your head, great for taking in the full scale of the massive peaks. The newest option, the 360 Train, also has panoramic glass and updated, comfortable seats.

On arrival at Machu Picchu, you’ll continue to the citadel on a bus for 25 minutes for a 2-hour walking tour that explores ancient stairways, delicate carvings, and spectacular views. Afterward, enjoy some independent time to snap pictures or just relax, finishing the day with the beautiful return journey to Cusco.