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2-Day Machu Picchu and Rainbow Mountain Tour

From $530.00
  • Visit Machu Picchu and Rainbow Mountain on this 2-day tour from Cusco
  • Take a guided tour and learn about the history of the ancient Inca ruins
  • Hike to the top of Rainbow Mountain and enjoy homemade Peruvian food
2-Day Machu Picchu and Rainbow Mountain Tour
From $530.00
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2-Day Machu Picchu and Rainbow Mountain Tour
From $530.00
Explore two of Peru’s most popular sights on this 2-day tour. First, take the early train to Aguas Calientes to get to the famous Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. Enjoy a guided tour of the ruins and some free time to explore. The next day, head to the famous Rainbow Mountain for a 4-hour hike where you can admire the beautiful scenery and enjoy a delicious Peruvian breakfast and lunch.
What to Expect
• Pick up at 3am - 3:30am
You will be picked up early in the morning to catch the train to Aguas Calientes. The train journey itself is filled with stunning views and will take about 1 hour. You will then bus up to Machu Picchu where you will be given a guided tour of the site and learn about the Inca civilization, visiting all of the highlights of the ruins (2 hours). After you will have the remaining time to explore on your own.
In the evening you will board the train back to Ollantaytambo, where a van will be waiting for you to drop you off at your hotel in Cusco. (arriving between 8pm and 10pm)

Fluent English/ Spanish speaking guide

Transfer to and from your hotel

Round Trip Train ticket from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes

Private van from Cusco to Ollantaytambo train station

Private van from Ollantaytambo train station back to Cusco 

Entrance to Machu Picchu

2+ hour Guided Tour of the archeological site

Free time in the afternoon to explore the ruins on your own

Round trip bus ticket from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu 


Travel Insurance

Entrance fee to Huayna Picchu hike (optional $15)

Tips for Guide 
• Hotel accommodation
• Pick up at 2:15am- 2:45am (Cusco Hotel)
• Duration: Full Day- 2:15am- 5pm
• Distance: 12km/ 7.5miles (round trip)
• Elevation: 4450m (14,600ft) - 5035m (16,520ft)
We pick you up at your hotel in Cusco at 2:15am for a 3 hour trip via private van to the start of the trail. You will be given a Peruvian style breakfast to fuel up for the hike ahead of you.
The hike will take around 2 hours and is a distance of 6 kilometers (3.7 miles). 
After about an hour at the top you will embark for your hike back down (1.5 hours), where you will have a gourmet lunch prepared by our chef in a traditional mud-house and depart back to Cusco. Arriving between 4 & 5pm.

Peruvian breakfast  

Lunch prepared by our chef in our local community home


Drinking water (.5 liter)

Rain poncho to use in case of poor weather

Private transportation to/ from your hotel in Cusco 

Fluent English/ Spanish speaking expert trekking guide

Fees to access private land

First aid kit & Oxygen
Reviews (16)
1 - 5 of 16 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Amazing experience at Machu Picchu!

Thanks to David we had an amazing time at Machu Picchu. Full of knowledge of the area And and also a great photographer!! Thanks so much David. I highly recommend.

2  Thank 368janaev
Reviewed October 18, 2018
Flashpacker is amazing!

My dad and I did the 1 day Machu Picchu Tour and the 1 day Rainbow Mountain trek out of Cusco. Both were great! Our guide for the Machu Picchu tour, Joaquin, was superb. He took us all over and patiently waited while I took...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JessM0328
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile
Incredible Experience

My friends I did a quick Cusco trip last week and decided the best way to utilize our time would be to do this tour. Rosbel and Mario picked were set to pick us up from the hotel on our second day and we received...More

Thank kjasminep813
Reviewed September 21, 2018
Awesome trip to Peru!!

Took the 2 day Sacred Valley+ MP and 2 day Rainbow Mtn trip with Flashpacker Connect. It was a great experience. My guide Joaquin was very knowledgeable and patiently explained the history behind the sites I visited. He made sure the entire trip was worthwhile....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank sita n
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

We had an absolutely amazing time. The first day was our trip to Machu Picchu. We traveled as a group of four. We had David as our guide, and he was absolutely fantastic. He was so knowledgeable and informative throughout the trip and was able...More

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Winna P
July 26, 2018|
Response from Theresa2319 | Reviewed this property |
You can but you will join a group. There is also a extra charge for solo travelers too. Hope this helps