Machu Picchu by Car 2 Days

Machu Picchu by Car 2 Days

2 Days - 1 Nights
Precio US$140 por persona
Classic Trip Style
Max: 14 People Group Size:
35 KM Total Hiking Distance:
Easy Dificulty Level:

Highlights Machu Picchu by Car 2 Days

Ollantaytambo, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu
Classic Trip Style
Max: 14 People Group Size:
35 KM Total Hiking Distance:
Easy Dificulty Level:


  • Enjoy the scenic car ride from Cusco to hydroelectric
  • Hiking at the base of Machupicchu
  • Sleep in the picturesque town of Aguas Calientes
  • Visit one of the most representative icons of the world
  • Machu Picchu entrance is include

Machu Picchu by Car 2 Days Mapa Machu Picchu by Car 2 Days
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  • Itinerary
  • Inclusions
  • What To Pack
  • Faq's
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Machu Picchu by Car 2 Days .- Machu Picchu by bus two days the Cheapest way option we offer you to visit the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. For this option to visit Machu Picchu by car you need minimum two days. It is not possible to do in one day. Leaves from Cusco at 7:45 by minibusses for 6 hours to Hidrolestrica. After lunch, you walk to Aguas Calientes for 3 hours to along the rail line to spend a night in the town in the hostel on the next day you walk to Machu Picchu to Visit it. Then you return to hydroelectric to take the car back to Cusco. This trip may seem very long but if you are looking for savings in some trips is perfect, Machu Picchu reservations offer new vehicles for this time of travel, we have minibusses Mercedez Benz of the year with professional drivers. In Aguas Calientes, our guide will receive you so that the next day you can visit Machu Picchu with him and the group.

  • STARTING POINT: Meeting point at the main office of Machu Picchu Reservations at 7:30 am at Plaza Regocijo 270.
  • ENDING POINT: Drop off in Cusco at the main square around 10:00 pm.
  • DEPARTURE: Daily.
  • ACCOMMODATIONS:  1-night hostel
  • MEALS:   One Breakfast, One Lunch, One Dinner.
  • MACHU PICCHU:  Entrance ticket included


We pick you up in the morning from your hotel in Cusco to go by car to Hidroeléctrica after 6 hours car ride we stop in Santa Teresa to have a delicious lunch in the local restaurants. After lunch, we continue by car one more hour to Hidroelectrica where is the end of the car road and starts the train tracks to Aguas Calientes. Time to get ready for 3 hours flat hike to the base town of Machu Picchu. Once in the city, we take you to the hostel for showering and relaxing after to have dinner in the city and get ready for the day in Machu Picchu.



Early wake up to have breakfast at the hotel to reach into Machu Picchu on time to see the most iconic Inca constructions almost without people. There are two ways to reach to the main entrance of Machu Picchu

BUS UP: If you would like to go up to Machupicchu by bus you must buy a bus ticket in Aguas Calientes a night before. Early in the morning around 4:30 am we go to the bus stations to line up to catch the first buses to Machupicchu. The buses start leaving at 5:30 am from Aguas Calientes to Machupicchu, 25 minutes bus ride to the main entrance of Machupicchu. Then we go into Machupicchu when they open at 6:00 o’clock in the morning.

Walking up to Machupicchu takes 1:20 hours at a regular pace. Start walking at 4:00 am in the morning from Aguas Calientes to the first checkpoint located right at the base of Machu Picchu which open at 5:00. This checkpoint is only for the hikers where you must show your entrance to Machupicchu and your passport after that you have to walk upstairs to Machu Picchu which takes a 45-minute walk you have to make almost 1700 Inca steps The idea to walk up to Machu Picchu is to beat the buses to be the first ones into Machupicchu. Once at the main checkpoint, you go into Machupicchu Any options you may take the idea is to reach Machupicchu in the morning when they open it. Once inside you have time to enjoy the amazing views and photographing then we provide you with 2 hours of Machupicchu guided tour. Afterward, you have free time to explore Machupicchu on your own. After 5 hours in Machupicchu, you have to walk back to Hidroelectrica to catch the car back to Cusco.

If you are thinking to do the extra hiking options in Machupicchu like climbing Machu Picchu monataña o Huayna Picchu mountain is better to spend an extra night in Aguas Calientes and returning to Cusco on the third day, Because to do this extra options you need at least 8 to 9 hours to explore the whole park of Machupicchu




  • 01 LUNCH
  • 01 DINNER
  What To Pack
  • Rain Poncho (plastic).
  • A coat
  • Sunscreen.
  • A Cap or hat.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Tennis shoes.
  • Water bottle.
  • insect repellent
  • Photographic camera.


  • Original Passports
  • Original International Student Identity Card (in case you have applied for a student discount)


How long does it take the hike for the rainbow mountain?

The way up takes between 1.5 to 2 hours on a gradual trail, If you take the same way to return akes like 1.5 hours and if I return through the red valley it takes about 2 hours.

When is the best time to go?

This is a difficult question to answer as Peru has a huge variety of conditions. Best time is ! Dry season runs from May to November and this is typically the time that is most recommended.

Do I need to bring my passport for this tour?

For the Rainbow Mountain you do not need to carry any documents, only for emergencies or some unexpected control you can take a copy of your passport.

What type of transportation is used?

All the vehicles that we use for this type of tour are the Sprinter Mercedes Benz modern minibuses that have all the documentation required by the national authorities, all the vehicles are maintained daily to keep them in good conditions and clean and each vehicle has been properly logged.

Will the altitude affect me?

When travelling throughout the Andes in Peru some people will suffer some effects of it. If you plan to hike the rainbow mountain we recommend arriving 2 or 3 days before the start to acclimate and rest or you can do it on the last day of your time in cusco since that the rainbow mountain is at 5000m.

What can I do in order to prevent the altitude sickness?

We recommend to be in Cusco at least 2 days and drink as much water as you can and drink coca tea that can be ordered anywhere you want, you can also prepare it yourself with boiled water and dried coca leaves. At least one day before the tour we recommend eating light food and if you have any medication prescribed by your doctor you can take it and the best thing that you can do is to keep in mind that you will be fine.

How do I reserve a space for the rainbow mountain?

Just click on the BOOK NOW button and fill out all the required information and one of our sales advisors will contact you immediately and if you want to talk by whatsApp with a specialist you can contact to this number. +57 323 2383615

Do you require a deposit?

Yes. We require a booking deposit of 20 dollars for the Rainbow Mountain, if you cancel the tour 24 hours in advance, you will have the 100% refund, if you do not do it within 24 hours you will lose the money deposited.

What happens after I make my deposit?

Once we receive the deposit we confirm your reservation through email sending you all the details about the tour.

Can I go by horse to the Rainbow Mountain?

Yes, you can go by horse to the mountain of colors, you can rent horses directly from the local people that cost between 60 and 80 soles per person.

How long will I stay in the rainbow mountain?

The time that we usually spend at the rainbow mountain viewpoint is about an hour, depends on the group pace and the weather conditions.


PRICES: MACHU PICHU TOUR BY BUS 2D -1N. Group service-Season 2021

  • Student: 89 USA Dollars
  • Adult: 100 USA Dollars


If you are a student, you need to send us a copy/picture of both side of your student card in order to verify, to get 20 dollars discount The student card must be an original student ID gives from the university in PVC material and it must have the next requirements: university information, personal student information, student picture, and expiration date valid only for one year, it year must coincide with the year that student visit Machu Picchu, the discount until 25 years old.
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