Only have 2 days in Cusco? That’s just enough time for the Machu Picchu 2-Day Tour. Any trip to Machu Picchu requires making your way from Cusco (the closest city where you’d arrive by flight) to the small town of Machupicchu (not to be mistaken with Machu Picchu, the archeological site). Machupicchu Pueblo (literally translated to “Machupicchu Town”; otherwise known as “Aguas Calientes”) is at the foot of the mountain where you’ll find Machu Picchu, the archeological site, at the top. From the town, you can either take a bus up or hike up to the site. Touring Machu Picchu in 2 days is the most relaxed way to visit Machu Picchu with enough downtime between each portion of the trip.
- Instead of needing to be ready by 3am for the Machu Picchu 1-Day Tour, you’ll be picked up at a more manageable time – around 7:30am – for the 2-Day Tour to Machu Picchu.
- Most of the first day will involve taking your time to make it to Machupicchu Pueblo, including a scenic train ride.
- You’ll get to Machupicchu Pueblo early enough to relax, have dinner, and tuck in early.
- Sleeping early means that you can wake up early to see the Machu Picchu ruins before the crowds.
- You’ll get a 2-3 hour personalized tour of the Machu Picchu archeological site with a professional, knowledgeable guide.
- After the tour, there’ll be time for a relaxed lunch in Machupicchu Pueblo before taking the afternoon train back to Cusco.