day 7: Machu Picchu
You will take the bus to go towards the Inca site. (about 20 min.). Your entrance ticket to Machu Picchu will be purchased in advance according to availability.
The guided visit on the site, lasts approximately two hours. Discovered in 1911 by the American explorer and archaeologist Hiram Bingham, Machu Picchu celebrated in 2011 the centenary of its rediscovery.
A dream of every traveler, legend having not yet delivered all its mysteries, the citadel of Machu Picchu continues to bewitch and seduce visitors in search of magic. Its geographical location gives it an insolent and intoxicating beauty.
The organization of the site into several districts and the geographical constraints of the region underline the greatness and genius of the Inca civilization. Many mysteries remain to be solved... After the guided tour, you will have a free time to walk freely on the site and immerse yourself in its magic.
Return by bus to Aguas Calientes (about 20 min)
Lunch at leisure
Train departure to Ollantaytambo (about 1h40).
Transfer from Ollantaytambo station to Cusco (Duration: about 1h30 min).
Dinner at leisure and night in Cusco.
Steps: Cusco, the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu