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Machu Picchu by Bus 2D/1N

Machu Picchu by Bus 2D/1N

2 Day Machu Picchu Tour By Bus

Itinerary

FIRST DAY:

We will pick you up at 7:30 and leave at 8:00 a.m. The tour will begin with a nice, scenic ride to Ollantaytambo, where we will have a chance to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the area as we take a short, 10 minutes break (approx). From there, we will continue down a long, winding path to “Habra de Malaga”, which stands at an altitude of 4,316 mtrs. From that vantage point, we will see some of the most amazing landscapes that Peru has to offer.

After a brief stop, we will begin our descent into the thick jungle, passing through the different micro-climates that combine the paradisiacal landscapes of the majestic snow-capped peaks with the hot, tropical entrance to the rainforest. We will continue along our route until we have reached Alfamayó, where there is a nice, paved road in perfect condition that we can use. We will need to take an unpaved road though, in order to continue on in the direction of Santa Maria, which is located at an altitude of 1575 meters above sea level. We will take a moment to rest here before continuing on to the small pueblo, Santa Teresa, where a delicious lunch will be awaiting us at approximately 2 pm. There will be a variety of different foods available to suit every taste.

After Having lunch we will keep going to Hydroeletric Power Station where we walk 2 and half hours by walking talking the railway to get aguas calientes where we spend the first night and then free time to enjoy the hot springs.

SECOND DAY: (Sunrise at Machu Picchu)

You will have the option to go up to Machu Picchu by bus or by foot. Breakfast will be served from 5:00 am. The guided tour of the site will begin at 6:00 am and will last for at least 2 hours. Afterwards, you will be able to enjoy some free time until approximately 11:30 am, which is the recommended time to begin returning down the mountain to the train station. The train back to the hydroelectric plant will be leaving Aguas Calientes at 12:35 pm.

Upon our arrival to the hydroelectric plant, we will transfer over from the train to a private van, which will take us to Santa Teresa. There, we will have a one hour break for one last chance to get some food or use the restroom before we undertake the final leg of the ride. We will then proceed back to Cusco, returning down the same road that brought us here. We will arrive to Cusco around 9:30 pm (approx).

Inclusions

INCLUDES:

– Pick up from the hotel in cusco
– Private, Tourist Transport “To and from” the hydroelectric Power station  (Cusco, Hydroelectrica, Cusco)
– Night accommodation HOSTEL (private bath, 24 hour hot water, Free luggage storage)
Lunch ( Sta teresa Day 1), 1 dinner (Aguas Calientes Day 1), 1 breakfast (Aguas Calientes Day 2)
– Entrance fee to Machu Picchu
– Professional, bilingual Guide( in machupicchu)

NOTE: if you want to stay an extra night you must add US$30 more and you must let us know to pick you up on 3rd day at 2:00pm from Hydroelectric.
Aguas Calientes to Hydroelectric 2 and half hours walk.

DOESNT INCLUDE:

– Lunch on Day 2
– Optional/Bus Up and Down from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu (US$24 Round Trip) instead of walking from aguas calientes to machupicchu.
– Entrance to the hot spring in Aguas Calientes

NOTE: Optional (Train Back to Ollantaytambo instead of Taking the Van 8 hours back to cusco)
If you decide this option you have to add US$ 50 each and you can take the Tourist Backpacker Train and Bus back to cusco From ollantaytambo ( Please let us know at the same time of booking to organize the train back tickets.

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:

– Mosquito repellent, sunscreen
– Hat and long sleeve shirts
– Swimsuit, Shorts, towel, and sandals, if you want to visit the thermal baths
– flashlight, for if you choose to walk up to Machu Picchu, a poncho for rain
– Water bottle and snacks
– Camera, etc

Note: The accommodation will be based on double or group rooms

Prices & Availability

We need at least 02 of you and Leave any day you suit. All Departures 100% Guaranteed If You’re Booked, You are Going !!! To Confirm and Secure the Permits. Send us the filled out booking form as well as a deposit of US$100 and you are ready to go. Please, (Click here to see method of payments)

Please, Prices are Based On Group size you want us to place you./Please, note: We will Never pass you onto another operator or share service with other companies as most agencies do here.

SHARED GROUP SERVICE 2018 – 2019
Price per person US$150 Includes: Guide, Tourist Bus(Group size: 15 – 20 ppl) and in Machupicchu Group size: 10 – 20ppl)

PRIVATE GROUP SERVICE 2018 – 2019
Price based on Number of ppl departing that date. Includes: Guide, Box Lunch, Tourist Bus, Entrance to see the incan sites of Pisaq, Ollantaytambo and Chincheros(Group size: Upon Request)
02 persons group / US$360 per person
03 persons group / US$340 per person
04 persons group / US$320 per person
05 persons group / US$300 per person
06-8 more persons group / US$280 per person

Why Quechuas

WHY Quechuas Expeditions? We have Extra Things that other companies wont provide you.
For a Momorable Lifetime experience…

– We have Our Medical Emergency Equipped Rescue Mountain Car(This car will be available for all our passenger) and this will ready for any Emergency you need.
– Local 100% Peruvian 13 years experienced Tour operator(Based in Cusco)
– We treat our team of porters the best with a HOUSE for them to sleep and proper equipment, wages and health insurance for everyone
– Best Tour guides(Fluent English)
– Master Cheffs The best in the Cusco region
– The food provided on our treks is the best( buffet Style and plenty of food)
– The best Camping Equipment (spacious tents 4 season aluminum poles tents, Eating & Cooking tents, Portable table & chairs, comfortable air Thermarest mattresses and more…)
– No hidden prices or Surprises/ We Never Pass you onto another operator as most travel agencies do here. We will depart even if you are a group of 02 persons.
We never share service with other companies as most travel travel agencies do here to Minimize cost.(that’s why porters are overloaded because they are forced to carry for 2 or 3 different companies)
– Small groups & personalized services we also Cater Large groups
– Sustainable and eco-friendly tour company
– Committed to social projects and improving living conditions for the children of Peru. Lots of facilities to book any expedition in Peru.

Quechuas Expeditions is a travel agency in cusco which its first objective is the conservation the Inca Culture and the ecological preservation of the planet.
Our tours are extremely flexible according to what the client wishes to get out of his/her trip. They range regular between 4 to 8 days in length, but it can be extended for more days. Quechuas expeditions  have professional multilingual guides (including the manager), local guides working as tour assistants who also participate in the expeditions, professional cooks and very experienced boat and bus drivers.

Discover with Quechuas expeditions the Inca Culture, the Andes, the Amazon Jungle, Titicaca Lake, The Colca Canyon, Cotahuasi Canyon, Nasca Lines and Paracas in the South of Peru. You can visit with Quechuas Expeditions : Nasca, Arequipa, Cusco, Puno, the jungle of Puerto Maldonado, Manu Biosphere Reserve, Tambopata National Reserve and many attractive tours in the South of Peru like river whitewater rafting, horse-back riding, traditional tours and much more.

Quechuas Expeditions will work with you to plan your time in Peru. We can help you building your itinerary. Just give us your frame of time and your interests, and we will develop some proposals on the best way of using your time while visiting our country. We want you to get the most out of your trip and we will work our hardest to ensure you have an unforgettable experience in this special place.
We will include our advice about the cities to be visited, the tours and activities that will satisfy your interests and lodging options that will best meet your needs.
You do not need to purchase all inclusive tours or book complete itineraries. We allow you the freedom of choosing your best options and have the safety of booking the services you think are more important.

As natives and locals, we know these Inca trails like the backs of our hands and are passionate about protecting our natural and most treasured resources. Unfortunately some other companies are not so vigilant and we are concerned about the environmental impact. We hope to lead by example, by giving excellent service to you while conserving and respecting our natural resources and people.

At Quechuas Expeditions, we hold excellent service to you, our clients, and your interests and enjoyment as paramount. We also pride ourselves on being a company which holds the sacred nature of Macchu Picchu and the Inca trail of utmost importance.

All of us at Quechuas Expeditions are thrilled to have you as our guest and invite you to learn about our culture. We have a professional staff of mountain, jungle and cultural guides – all licensed to guide the Inca trail, salkantay trek,inka jungle ,lares trek,choquequirao to machupicchu,jungle amazon tours, cultural and archaelogical attractions in cusco,Peru and Bolivia. Our guides are dedicated professionals who lead our tours all year round, taking vacation only in February when the Inka trail is closed for maintenance and reforestation. All guides ar trained in first aid and rescue. We also have a professional staff of cooks who have done the incatrail for many years.

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