An alternative to visit Machu Picchu is by the route: Machu Picchu by car or if you want to also call Machu Picchu by bus.
Machu Picchu By Car
Machu Picchu by Car, is the perfect option for tourists who enjoy adventure and hiking, and is one of the routes where you can see beautiful landscapes and live an unforgettable experience. When making the Machu Picchu excursion by car helps with the development of different towns that exist throughout the trip.
Now if you want to visit Machu Picchu by train, the prices go depends on the train category:
• Expedition: Round Trip Price 130USD Approx.
• Vistadome: Round Trip Price 170USD Approx.
• Hiram Bingham: Round Trip Price 950USD Approx.
Machu Picchu By Car Itinerary
The itinerary of Machu Picchu by car usually consists of 2 Days / 1 Night, the adventure of the first day begins around 8:00 AM and first a trip will be made through the Sacred Valley of the Incas, where you can observe different villages And according to the travel agency you will have a lunch halfway. Then continue with the trip to the Hydroelectric, that’s where the trek to the town of aguas calientes begins, the walk lasts from 3 hours to 3 hours and a half, according to the step.
Once you are in the town of Aguas Calientes you can search for a hostel, hotel or if you already have a contract with the travel agency they will take you to the accommodation you chose in your travel package. Remember that in the town of Aguas Calientes you can visit the hot springs.
On the second day, it usually starts around 4:00 AM where you will start the hike from Aguas Calientes to the Machu Picchu citadel, the walk lasts 1 hour and a half at the most, and where you can observe a beautiful sunrise in one of the seven wonders of the world. And you can visit the citadel of Machu Picchu to take unique and unforgettable photos, then you will return walking to the town of Aguas Calientes and then to the Hydroelectric, at this point you will board the car in the direction of the city of Cusco, and you will be arriving to Cusco approximately 9 pm.