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Machu Picchu Private Guided Tour From Aguas Calientes

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time-raw4 hours
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Your accommodation in Aguas Calientes

On this 3-hour private tour of Machu Picchu, you will learn all there is to know about this, "Lost City of the Incas.” The tour begins at the city of Aguas Calientes, which is just below the Machu Picchu. You will have commentaries about this ancient city from your guide upon arrival. The guide will also give you some alone time to explore the city on your own and decide whether to climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain.

What to expect?


On this special day that you will be visiting this Spectacular City we will start the tour from the city of Aguas Calientes. We will go straight to the line to wait for the first bus going up to Machu Picchu at 5:30 am. Arriving as the sky brightens, we will walk for an hour back up to the Sun Gate, with incredible views of the city along the way. On a clear day you can watch the spectacular sun rise over Machu Picchu. This is truly an unforgettable sight. Your guide will take you on a 2 to 3 hour comprehensive tour of the city before leaving you in Machu Picchu. Visiting the most important places, explaining you the history of Machu Picchu and all the mysteries that lies above this mysteries city abandoned in the XVI century by the Incas. After around 3.5 hours of Tour we will reach a point where you will have time for yourself In Machu Picchu Before you start coming back to the city. You can even climb either Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain (tickets must be booked as far in advance as possible). Your guide will explain how to take the bus from Machu Picchu back to Aguas Calientes for lunch (not included) or take train back to Cusco.

Aguas Calientes: Is the city located below Machu Picchu, we recommend to arrive the night before your tour or take an early train on the same day, Let us know your hotel or train Schedule.

Bus to Machu Picchu: The Bus ride from the city of Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu takes 30 minutes and you buy personally the tickets tight before you board the bus (12.USD one way)

Entrance To Machu Picchu: The entrance ticket to Machu Picchu you need get in advance since they tend to sold out in the high season, according to our government rules we have two Shifts: early from 6:00am to 12:00pm and the late shift from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. so depending on where you staying and what time you arriving you will need to buy the entrance, please let us know in advance (50.USD)

Private Guide at Machu Picchu: Visiting Machu Picchu with a private Guide means that your will decide what you start the tour, stop at anyplace, talk about you are interested the most, and have enough time to enjoy and take pictures. Perfect way to make an unforgettable experience

  • Highest altitude: 2700m / 8858ft
  • Distance: 6km / 3 miles
  • Duration: 3 - 4 hours
  • Difficulty: Easy

What is included?

  • Briefing at your hotel the night before if you stay at Aguas Calientes
  • Pick up from hotel or train station
  • Private tour guide at Machu Picchu
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges


  • Bus up and down to Machu Picchu (24.USD round trip)
  • Entrance fee to Machu Picchu (50.USD)
  • Meals during the day
  • Gratuities

Is this experience for me?

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Wheelchair accessible

What do I need to bring?

  • Water at least 1 liter each
  • Snacks
  • Rain gear
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Sunglasses
  • Good shoes for hiking
  • Light comfortable clothes
  • Infant seats available

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
    • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the experience.
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Meeting Point

  • Pick up from hotel will be provided

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