Machu Picchu 2 Day Tour Package By Train: Prices and Itinerary

Cusco - Pisac - Ollantaytambo - Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu 2 Day Trip From Cusco

2 days/1 night
US$ 575.00

Tour Description

The best 2-day tour package to see Machu Picchu.
For those coming for a couple of days, we have prepared an express program. This experience will show you 2 highlights of Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu. Go at your own pace, avoid crowds, and travel with total confidence with our private tour.

Explore the Sacred Valley on your way to Machu Picchu. Visit Pisac, a real highlight in the middle of the Valley. Discover its local market and taste its delicious "empanadas". Next, you'll head to the Ollantaytambo fortress, a magnificent construction challenging all archeologists' theories. And finally, walk through one of the wonders of the world, Machu Picchu.

Tour Information


Cusco, Peru


2 Days

Min People



All Year Long





Why Travelers Choose a 2 Day Tour to Machu Picchu?

  • Avoid boring lines and stress booking all logistics.
  • Enjoy a unique scenic rail tour.
  • Witness the magical sunrise over the Inca citadel.
  • Knowledgeable English-speaking tour guides.
  • Local price offered by a local operator. No middleman.
  • Explore 2 highlights at your own pace with a private tour.
  • Perfect tour for families, couples, and children.
  • Easy and fast booking.
  • Refunds allowed.
  • Permanent assistance in English.
  • Top rated tour on TripAdvisor.

Tour Program


Day 1: Cusco - Sacred Valley - Aguas Calientes

The Sacred Valley lies at 2800 meters above sea level (9,190 meters)
Aguas Calientes lies at 2040 meters above sea level. (6,690 feet)
Travel time between Ollantaytambo and Aguas Calientes: 1 hour 40 min by train.

Today you will explore the Sacred Valley of the Incas, an enigmatic place whose beautiful lands and gorgeous landscapes were intelligently taken advantage of by the ancient Peruvian people.
Our first visit will be to Pisac, a greatly important archaeological site whose shape and construction are inspired by a local bird (the Puna partridge).
Straight away, we will visit the local market, famous for its original products. In the afternoon, we will go on towards Ollantaytambo, a place that clearly shows how the Incas designed their cities with narrow streets and lovely canals, all in harmony with its natural environment. We will then visit the fortress of Ollantaytambo with its spectacular Incan terraces that will take our breath away, not to mention the spectacular views of the Sacred Valley from them!
At the end of the afternoon, we will board the train to our next stop, the town of Aguas Calientes, also known as Machu Picchu town.
Night in Aguas Calientes.


Day 2: Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu is located at 2400 meters above sea level (7,900 feet)

This will be a memorable day during your visit in Peru, given that you will see one of the Wonders of the World that all travelers dream of visiting, we mean the historical sanctuary of Machu Picchu.
Early in the morning, our professional guide will pick you up from your hotel to board the bus to the Machu Picchu citadel all together (20 min trip). Once in Machu Picchu, you will visit the farming and urban zones, as well as its main temples. The tour will take about two hours, after which you will have time to explore the ancient city on your own as well as take additional photographs.
In the afternoon, we will return to Cusco on a comfortable train.
Night in Cusco.


01 night of accommodation in a 3-star hotel + breakfast.


Private Tour Sacred Valley: Tour guide + transportation + Lunch.

Private tour in Machu Picchu: English-speaking tour guide.

Bus Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Aguas Calientes

Train Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes.

Train Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo/Poroy station.

Entrance fee at all sites.

Permanent assistance in English.


Transfer from train station to the Hotel in Cusco.

Frequent Asked Questions

What's the weather like in Cusco?

In the Andes, temperature changes too much between night and day. During the rainy season (November-March) we have cloudy days with rain at night. On the other hand, during the dry season (May-September) you can expect very cold nights and warm sunny days.

What should I bring for my trip to Peru?

If coming to Peru, make sure to bring proper clothing. We suggest sunglasses, a sun hat, a polar, gloves, and comfortable shoes for walking. If coming during the rainy season, a raincoat is highly recommended.

What is the best time to visit Machu Picchu?

We suggest booking your trip from April to September, since sunny and warm days are common during this period. On the other hand, if coming during the rainy season, you'll likely have less crowds than in the peak season.

How can I book the Huayna Picchu Mountain?

We can add the Huayna Picchu hike to your package as long as there's availibility. We recommend that you contact us at least 3 months before your arrival. To have more details, check our blog post regarding the Huayna Picchu Mountain hike.

What trains are available?

The train included in the package is the Expedition by Peru Rail. However, we can upgrade your train service upon request. Other trains are the Vistadome, the Voyager, the 360°, Hiram Bingham, etc. See more about trains to Machu Picchu on our blog.

Is this package safe for children?

We recommend this tour package for children and families since it's easy and safe. All places have easy access and all facilities for visitors. Children have discounts on many sites, so feel free to contact us and get your quotation.

How long in advance should I book?

To guarantee all services, we recommend that you book your package at least 3 months in advance. Last minute bookings are also possible, but subject to availability.

What is the payment method?

Booking your package is very easy and safe. First, get in touch with us . Next, we'll reply with a confirmation. After you validate the program, we'll send you a link for the payment. All payments are online with your credit card.

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