MACHU PICCHU BY TRAIN

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Machu Picchu FAQ’s What is the difference between Huayna Picchu/Machu Picchu Mountain? -Huayna Picchu is the mountain located at the northwest end of the ruins and Machu Picchu Mountain is located at the southwest end.The trail is comprised of stairs and is fairly steep. How hard is the hike to Huayna Picchu? -The trail is very steep and can be crowded. Huayna Picchu is steeper. Machu Picchu Mountain is a longer trek. The Loki Travel Team .5 hours to climb up and down. less steep and less crowded and offers great views over Machu Picchu. How hard is the hike to Machu Picchu? . but more popular and has some interesting archeological ruins at the top. Do you have more questions? Just chat with us about it. How long is the hike to Huayna Picchu? .The ruins open at 6:30 am and closes at 5:00 pm. What is the best time to hike Huayna Picchu? . How long do most people spend on MP? . Is there a bus up to Machu Picchu? .We recommend the 10:00 -11:00 am entry time as it is more flexible with tours and allows travelers a more relaxed experience at the ruins. People who have trouble with vertigo may not enjoy this trek.Yes! For those not wanting to climb the steps there is a bus for US$10 with frequent departures.The hike up to Machu Picchu takes around an hour up and 45 minutes down.The majority of people will leave the ruins by 1 or 2 pm. How long is the walk up to Machu Picchu? . When does Machu Picchu open/close? .The trail takes 1. but taken slowly should not be a problem for most people.

For those short on time or who simply do not want to trek to Machu Picchu one of our train packages is the perfect option! Our train tours are designed to fit varied budgets and needs. You can choose the option which best works with your travel plans without sacrificing any important services. The Loki Travel Team ‘You don’t have to be Macho to go Machu’ Machu Picchu is waking up .

train times. guaranteeing you will have intimate access to the information and insight to truly appreciate the majesty and wonder of the ruins. including pick up time. etc. Bus transports from/to Loki: we work with one transport company who will pick you up near the hostel (at the bottom of the stairs) and drop you off again at the top of the hill above Loki Hostel. complete with A1 tour guides (the best in the business) giving dedicated one language tours (either full English or Spanish. . supplies. Before the tour all clients will attend a briefing with the operations manager to ensure they have received all the necessary and correct information.5-hour Machu Picchu guided tour is standard regardless of the package you select. We offer superior tours.Why book with us? ‘You don’t have to be Macho to go Machu’ Just some of the many reasons why Loki Travel is the best in the business. never mixed) with groups of no more than 15. They have an office in Ollantaytambo so if there are any issues you will have a direct contact there. Gear rental so you are fully prepared! Your luggage can be stored in the lockers in reception while you are on your tour-free of charge! Emergency contact: 24 hours a day we can be reached via telephone in case of emergency (emergency numbers listed on your tour voucher) Discounts on meals in Aguas Calientes! A full range of upgrade options! No 3rd parties for train/entrance tickets! The 2.

The bus trip up to the ruins lasts about 20 minutes and upon arrival you will meet your group for a 2.55.07am. After the guided tour you have time to explore Machu Picchu by yourself.00 and 11. ISIC You will leave Cusco at 5. Vistadone Service Peru Rail Inca Rail Full day by train option w/ Peru Rail US$230 US$210 w. about 45 minutes on foot to Aguas Calientes. At 2. ISIC This option gives you the chance to climb Huayna Picchu if there are available spots but comes with a less comfortable travel schedule than the Inca Rail option.30 where bus transport will be waiting to bring you to back Cusco by approximately 18. With the train leaving Aguas Calientes at 14. Once back in Aguas Calientes feel free to present your travel voucher at selected restaurants and receive a 10% discount on your lunch.5 hour guided tour. The park closes at 17:30. Normally it is not possible to visit Huayna Picchu on the 1-day tour as climbing times are in the morning and conflict with the guided Machu Picchu tour but we have made a package (Peru Rail) to allow for an ascent if there are Huayna Picchu entrances available. Once back in Aguas Calientes feel free to present your travel voucher at selected restaurants and receive a 10% discount on your lunch.5 hour guided tour.30 where bus transport will be waiting to bring you back to Cusco by approximately 22. . You will arrive in Aguas Calientes at 6.45am you will leave from Cusco by bus to Ollantaytambo train station to catch your train at 5. arriving in Aguas Calientes at 8.12 w. giving you more than 6 hours to take in the beauty of the ruins so plan your departure accordingly. Full day by train option w/ Inca Rail trains US$225 US$205 w. giving you more than 6 hours to take in the beauty of the ruins. If you received a Huayna Picchu pass (optional s/.24. Your return train departs at 19:00 and arrives in Ollantaytambo at 20.45.00 am and go by bus to the Ollantaytambo train station to catch your train at 7.30am where a guide will be waiting to bring you to your bus up to Machu Picchu. such as visiting the Sun Gate.55 you will arrive in Ollantaytambo at 16.45am.00 am Your return train with this package is scheduled for 14.20am.The Machu Picchu full day option: For those really short on time the 1-day by train is the shortest tour available to Machu Picchu while still allowing nearly a full day to visit at the ruins. ISIC) then you can enter the gate to climb the mountain between 10. or s/.00. A guide will be waiting to bring you to your bus up to Machu Picchu. The bus trip up to the ruins lasts about 20 minutes and upon arrival you will meet your group for a 2. Following the tour you will have the rest of the day to explore the site at your own pace or do an alternative trek. It takes 20 minutes by bus. There are two options depending on which rail company and time schedule you choose.

Taking the train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes .

Day2: In the morning you will start your 1-hour ascent to Machu Picchu on foot (or by bus if you choose to purchase a ticket in Aguas Calientes) to meet your guide at the entrance of Machu Picchu followed by a two and a half hour guided tour of the citadel. see ). arriving in Ollantaytambo by 20:30. When you return to Aguas Calientes (20 minutes by bus. Your return train (via Inca Rails.Backpacker Option – US$234 / US$214 with ISIC card For those looking to experience the magic of Machu Picchu on a budget our backpacker option offers quality service and accommodation without breaking the bank. delays and cancellations. The tour takes you to all the most famous and popular parts of the Sacred Valley starting off in the famous town of Pisac. •With your travel voucher you are entitled to a 10% discount at selected restaurants in Aguas Calientes. if you have purchased a pass for Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain you will have the opportunity to climb one of these mountains. about 45 minutes on foot) feel free to present your travel voucher at selected restaurants and receive a 10% discount on your lunch. There will be somebody to pick you up in the train station and bring you to the hostel where you will meet your guide who will brief you about your Machu Picchu tour for the following day. Shared transport is included from Ollantaytambo arriving back Cusco by approximately 22:45. helping to keep food costs down. •A dorm bed at our quality partner hostel is included in the price (private rooms available upon request. Itinerary Day1: You will be picked up from the Loki Travel office (departure time will be confirmed in the briefing the evening before departure) and brought to Ollantaytambo by bus where you will have about 1hour to explore the town before catching your train to Aguas Calientes. For an additional US$16 Guests also have the option of a Sacred Valley tour on the first day. ‘You don’t have to be Macho to go Machu’ . included in the price) departs at 19:00 from Aguas Calientes. When the guided tour is finished you will have the rest of the day to explore Machu Picchu by yourself. Be aware – trains are subject to changes.

‘You don’t have to be Macho to go Machu’ . Guests must buy an additional s/70 tourist ticket to access the ruins.The view from the ruins over Ollayntaytambo.

Flashpacker Option For those looking to experience the majesty of Machu Picchu in comfort and style we offer many options and upgrades depending on your preferences. Follow the steps on the following pages to choose your return train and upgrades ‘You don’t have to be Macho to go Machu’ . On top of this base price follow the steps of choosing a return train and selecting your upgrade options. if you have purchased a pass for Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain you will have the opportunity to climb one of these mountains. When the guided tour is finished you will have the rest of the day to explore Machu Picchu by yourself. Day2: In the morning you will start your 1-hour ascent to Machu Picchu on foot (or by bus if you choose to purchase a ticket in Aguas Calientes) to meet your guide at the entrance of Machu Picchu followed by a two and a half hour guided tour of the citadel. The tour takes you to all the most famous and popular parts of the Sacred Valley starting off in the famous town of Pisac. When you return to Aguas Calientes (20 minutes by bus. and meal options you choose. There will be somebody to pick you up in the train station and bring you to the hostel where you will meet your guide who will brief you about your Machu Picchu tour for the following day. What does it cost? The price depends completely on which accommodation. Your departure time will depend on your return train selection. Guests also have the option of a Sacred Valley tour on the first day. about 45 minutes on foot) feel free to present your travel voucher at selected restaurants and receive a 10% discount on your lunch. return train. Itinerary Day1: You will be picked up from the Loki Travel office (departure time will be confirmed in the briefing the evening before departure) and brought to Ollantaytambo by bus where you will have about 1hour to explore the town before catching your train to Aguas Calientes. The flashpacker option starts at a base price of US$170/$150 with ISIC.

Huayna Picchu This is the more popular of the two optional mountain treks but it also can be very crowded.5 hours to climb up and down . and 200 people start between 10am-11am so in total 400 people climb every morning. There are some interesting archaeological ruins on the top of Huayna Picchu. The trail is less steep than Huayna Picchu but it is a longer hike (about 3 hours total). Machu Picchu Mountain Price: US$6 ISIC: US$3 . 200 people start climbing between 7am-8am. You can begin your climb between 7 and 11am. There are 500 passes available daily.Step 1: Additional Options – Climbing Huayna Picchu/Machu Picchu Mountain Travelers have the option to purchase a pass (depending on availability) to climb either Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain. Huayna Picchu Mountain Price: US$10 ISIC: US$5 Machu Picchu Mountain This hike is less popular than Huayna Picchu but no less beautiful. MPM is located on the other side of the ruins from Huayna Picchu. The trail is quite steep and takes about 1.people who have trouble with vertigo may not enjoy this trek.

It is highly recommended to book the buffet lunch with us. At the top of the ruins we find the Sun Temple. depending on your guide) the bus will bring you up the hills above the town of Pisac to visit the famous archaeological site. Ollantaytambo Archaeoligical Site Sacred Valley Tour Price: US$10* Sacred Valley Tour + lunch Price: US$24* After lunch the journey continues along the valley to Ollantaytambo. The tour ends in Ollantaytambo where guests will catch the train to Aguas Calientes to continue their journey to Machu Picchu. This full day tour takes you to all the most famous and popular parts of the Sacred Valley starting off in the famous town of Pisac. Urubamba After finishing in Pisac your group will begin the journey through the Sacred Valley. *Save US$6 if you book it in combination with your Machu Picchu tour. Founded by the Inca Ollanta on the banks of the Urubamba River. This is a fully guided tour with an English speaking guide who will explain to you all about the different towns and ruins in the Sacred Valley. You can buy your tourist ticket here that you will need for the rest of the day. You will have approximately 45 minutes to visit the market – we recommend bringing along money to purchase unique. the next stop being lunch in the town of Urubamba. Ollantaytambo is a fort built into the mountain with Andean terraces and also a traditional town. ‘You don’t have to be Macho to go Machu’ . as prices in Urubamba can be at least $25 for a meal. constructed of large blocks that have remained intact for centuries in spite of the effects of time and weather. Pisaq Markets Located in the colonial area of Pisac is its famous market.Step 1 (continued): Additional Options .Sacred Valley Tour Travelers have the option to add a Sacred Valley Tour to their Day 1 Itinerary. After visiting the market (or before. handmade souvenirs and gifts.

cancellations. delays and cancelations. $6 each for 2 or more Return Options . Travelers need to choose either a Peru Rail or Inca Rail package (we cannot mix companies with departures and arrivals).21:30 *Shared transport back to Cusco included $69 $69 $65 -Aguas Calientes to Poroy (Highest Quality) 15:20 16:22 16:43 $83 $83 $72 Inca Rail Departures from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes 11:15 or 16:36 *Requires taxi hire from Poroy to Cusco. Peru Rail Departures from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes 12:58 or 19:00 *12:58 is the standard option.Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo 14:55 16:22 18:45 .Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo 14:30 16:12 19:00 *Shared transport back to Cusco included $64 $69 $64 ‘You don’t have to be Macho to go Machu’ . All other packages include shared transport from Ollantaytambo back to Cusco. 19:00 is normally for overflow. Return Options . The Peru Rail service to Poroy requires additional private transport to Cusco. additional $12 for one person. All trains are subject to overbooking. or those choosing the Sacred valley tour option.Step 2: Return Train Options There are several options for your return train journey.

For an additional US$14/meal gourmet dining can be enjoyed during your trip to Machu Picchu. *Normally $18. Apu Inti restaurant offers traditional and fusion cuisine with the finest ingredients in the region. and lunch (and possibly dinner. depending on your return train time) on the second day.Step 3: Select Meals Upgrade Travelers have the option of purchasing dinner on the first day. $16 with voucher discount. cheapest to book here .

Vizzio Café is also where guests will pick up their lunch boxes for their hike up to Machu Picchu (included with a hostel stay). Vizzio Café offers delicious snacks and meals during your stay in Aguas Calientes. Vizzio Café is open 24 hours! .Snack Bar Our partner snack bar. Guests receive a 10% discount with their travel vouchers.

Prices listed below.Step 4: Select Accommodation Upgrades We offer upgrade options for our hostel accommodation as well as three hotel upgrade options if you are looking for more comfort and amenities. Private rooms Double room Matrimonial room Triple room Price US$ 29 29 33 Hotel Green Nature – A mid level option.machupicchu-greennature. A new building with comfortable rooms and excellent location. www. Room options are standard and superior. guests have the option to upgrade to private rooms. Prices listed below. However.com Private rooms Double standard Matrimonial standard Triple standard Simple superior Double superior Matrimonial superior Price US$ 48 48 63 58 63 63 . Hostel – A basic dorm bed is included in the base price.

Step 4 (cont’d): Select Accommodation Upgrades We offer upgrade options if you are looking for more comfort and amenities. Our partner Hotel. Inti Punku has two facilities of varying prices and services.iphoteles.com . Hotel Inti Punku Machu Picchu Private rooms Single room Double room Matrimonial room Triple room Price US$ 108 108 108 129 www. The Inti Punku Inn is a 3-star facility with excellent location and quality services. Hotel Inti Punku Inn Private rooms Single room Double room Matrimonial room Triple room Price US$ 78 78 78 99 *Highest level of luxury* The Inti Punku Machu Picchu offers premium accommodation with the finest facilities.

Step 5: Determine your final price To determine the final price of your package simply add the upgrades you have selected to the base price Base Price US$170 / US$150 w ISIC + Huayna Picchu/Machu Picchu Mountain + Sacred Valley Tour + Return Train + Meal Upgrades + Room Upgrade ______________________________________________ = Final Flashpacker Price .

rain jacket Long sleeved. sweater.com or stop by the travel desk at Loki Cusco . lightweight clothing Insect repellent (for sand flies) Camera with full battery and lots of memory Flashlight if you plan to walk up to MP early in the morning Sun block and sun glasses Personal first aid kit (personal medications) Water bottle Light backpack Original passport Student ISIC card (if applicable) Towel Extra money for lunch. dinner and souvenirs If you have any more questions please ask us! Email us your questions at cusco_tourdesk@lokihostel.We recommend bringing: Tennis shoes or trainers Trousers.

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