Train, buses and tickets Machu Picchu, This post will solve many of your doubts about the train, the bus and the entrances to Machu Picchu. If you want to come to Machu Picchu only on your own, remember that you have to be thoroughly organized if your visit is only one day.
Booking the tickets Machu Picchu is the first step to organize the trip to Machu Picchu; of the date in your tickets will depend the train schedules to Machu Picchu. To book your tickets with us you have to book well in advance because of the security protocols at Machu Picchu.
If you want to climb Huayna Picchu to the top of Machu Picchu, only 400 people are allowed per visit, you need to book many months in advance. Tickets sell out months before the date is a unique experience much more than Machu Picchu. The trekking from Machu Picchu to the top of the Huayna Picchu mountain is considered one of the most amazing short treks of Machu Picchu.
The standard Machu Picchu entrances will allow you to stay at Machu Picchu for 4 hours. The entrance Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu will allow you to be in Machu Picchu for 6 hours; This is enough time to tour the Inca city and the Huayna Picchu mountain. The entrance Machu Picchu + mountain will allow you a time of 7 hours in Machu Picchu and the mountain of the same name. All Machu Picchu tickets have an extra tolerance time so you can leave Machu Picchu without hassles
Train tickets run out a few weeks before, and in the end usually the most expensive services are left; this is why we recommend booking your train tickets immediately after booking the Machu Picchu tickets. If you plan to visit Machu Picchu for a day, we recommend you book the first trains, so you will have the time to enter and tour Machu Picchu. In case of booking the Machu Picchu tickets that include the mountains, in the first groups, we recommend you to reserve the train tickets for a day before and spend the night in Aguas Calientes, the town at the foot of the mountain where Machu Picchu is located.
Most train services to Machu Picchu depart from the Ollantaytambo station; It takes approximately 2 hours to get from Cusco to Ollantaytambo. In the city of Cusco you can board buses that will take you to the train station on Pavitos street in Cusco.
If you want to book a bus ticket to Machu Picchu you have to go up two blocks at a ticket office above the train station, in front of the ticket office is the bus stop for the Hiram Bingham trail to Machu Picchu.
A ticket on the bus to Machu Picchu costs US $ 24 (approx S / 76) round trip. The buses leave every 15 minutes or less and the ticket has a validity of 3 days, and can be used only once round trip. Boarding the first buses to Machu Picchu will allow you to be one of the first people to enter Machu Picchu; and believe us, it is the closest you will be to being alone in Machu Picchu. You can also choose to get on bus and walk down or vice versa; nevertheless, we recommend you arrive with all your energy to Machu Picchu, you will need it.
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