3 Day Tour To Machu Picchu Express

The Machu Picchu express tour 3 days,  is aimed for those travellers coming to Cusco and want to get the most of their visit from the started.  The Machu Picchu express tour 3 days covers your airport transfers,  a half day city tour and a train ride to visit Machu Picchu.  The magnificent panoramic views of the Sacred Valley, and Urubamba Valley will captivate you.  Upon arrival to Aguas Calientes train station, you will visit the legendary ancient city of Machu Picchu and get the most of this day before returning to Cusco city. 

3 Day Tour To Machu Picchu Express
USD 496
Price per person
3 days


Itinerary at a Glance

  • DAY 1

    Arrive To Cusco + City Tour

  • DAY 2

    Cusco To Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Town)

  • DAY 3

    Depart Cusco

  • Itinerary

    DAY 1 :

    Arrive To Cusco + City Tour

    Welcome to Cusco and to our Machu Picchu express tour 3 days. 

    Once you get to the Cusco airport, we will collect you and transfer you to your hotel and give you a briefing about the places you will be visiting during the tour that awaits you.

    The Machu Picchu express tour 3 days will start visiting Cusco's colonial heritages mixed with its mystical Inca background.  Your guide will provide you as much information of the places you will be visiting.   Later on you will have the late afternoon at your own leisure to carry on exploring Cusco's nightlife or sampling some of its many typical restaurants. We will very happy to suggest you places according to your taste.

    DAY 2 :

    Cusco To Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Town)

    Today we are passing to your hotel very early in the morning (time to be confirmed) and travel to the train station to leave Cusco in direction to Aguas Calientes.  As we are travelling around the Sacred Valley and Urubamba we will get very impressed by its magnificent landscapes all the way.  This is a unique train journey which you will enjoy from the beginning and it will stay with you as a memorable time. 

    As soon as get to Aguas Calientes,  we will head on a bus to Machu Picchu which is only a 20 minutes ride from the station.  Once we get to a fantastic encounter with Machu Picchu it will leave us astonished for its beauty.  Our guide for this Machu Picchu express tour 3 days,  will provide you with a 2 hours tour and introduce you the most important parts of this Royal Inca citadele.  Afterwards, you will have some time to explore this mystic city by yourselves.

    Once you finished exploring Machu Picchu, you will meet your guide in Aguas Calientes and have a lunch on this town and be given your train tickets back to Cusco. Train included in all tours is until Ollantaytambo and then by private bus to Cusco.

    Please note: allocations or Itineraries are subject to change depending on time of bookings and campsites provided by INC (National Culture Institute that runs the Inca Trail).

    Now you have explored the Machu Picchu express tour 3 days, it will worthy also to explore a 4 day Machu Picchu special. 

    DAY 3 :

    Depart Cusco

    It was a fantastic time in having you with us during this Machu Picchu express tour 3 days.  After breakfast, we will take you back to the airport according your flight itinerary.


    Attractions we will visit

    • The Koricancha, Temple of the sun.
    • The Cathedral, Marvel of the religious art.
    • Sacsayhuaman, Majestic place with impressive works in stone, some up to 120 tons.
    • Q´enqo, (Labyrinth) a religious center dedicated to the adoration of the Earth.
    • Puca Pucara, (reddish place) that was used as a military control center.
    • Tambomachay, (Temple of the Water) a center of adoration and worship of water.
    • Sacred Valley,  became an area of royal estates, country homes for the Inca, for the religious establishment and also agriculture.
    • Aguas Calientes, officially known as a Machu Picchu Pueblo is a small town at the bottom of the valley next to Machu Picchu, and the principal access point to the ancient city during our Machu Picchu express tour 3 days.
    • Machu Picchu, a magnificent Royal state built during the period of the two great Inca rulers, Pachacuti Inca Yupanqui (1438–71) and Túpac Inca Yupanqui (1472–93). It is estimated that no more than 750 people lived there at a time.  It was declared Peruvian Historic Sanctuary in 1981, World Heritage Site in 1983 and In 2007, Machu Picchu was voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in a worldwide Internet poll.  
    • Huayna Picchu, it was the residence for the high priest and the local virgins.  The Incas built a trail up the side of the Huayna Picchu and built temples and terraces on its top at 2,693 metres (8,835 ft) above sea level.


    Some benefits by choosing us

    We are an award-winning company, recognized throughout the local tourism industry for our service and dedication to our clients. The services offered by Valencia Travel Cusco meet or exceed accepted international quality standards.


    Price Includes

    • All transfers in/out to the airport
    • Round trip train tickets to Machu Picchu with Inca Rail Company
    • Round trip bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
    • 2 nights’ accommodations at Casa Andina 3 star hotels (or similar standard)
    • 2 breakfasts at the hotel
    • Private guided tour in Machu Picchu
    • Entrance fee to Machu Picchu
    • City tour of Cusco + entrance fee

    Price Not Includes

    • Single supplement fee
    • International and local airfares
    • Entrance fee to the hot springs in Machu Picchu (US$5).
    • Meals where not otherwise stated
    • Optional: Climb up the Wayna Picchu Mountain at Machu Picchu
    • Gratuity

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