Day Trips in Cusco

THE 10 BEST Day Trips from Cusco

Day Trips from Cusco

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14–16 hours
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6+ hours
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5 hours
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6+ hours
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  • Micheal D
    2 contributions
    There is not better way to visit Machu Picchu, thanks a lot Mauro for sharing so many interesting things about the culture and history. Happy Gringo were very professionals and did everything above and beyond. This trip was perfect and will always be the most special expereicne of my life.
    Written August 9, 2022
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  • bhh
    Mexico City, Mexico2 contributions
    The Machu pichu day tour was really amazing. Everything was perfectly and so timely organised! Machu pichu was really the highlight of our vacation. We reserved in advance and the day before we received a very detailed explanation of the tour at the hotel. Everything was so well thought out. We even had a private taxi ride back which was amazing. I would definitely recommend!!
    Written July 22, 2022
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  • FERNANDO V
    Miami, FL46 contributions
    Johnny it’s the men! Johnny made the experience so much more wonderful! Really took its time and explain the whole essence of Machu Picchu. Also took picture of our group and knew every angle and best place to do it. Johnny was a treat as tour guy.

    The tour start of with pickup from your hotel in nice minivan sort of car. You are then take to inca rail downtown office which you are greet and given the itinerary for the day. You then get on really big tour bus for two hours to the train station which you are left in inca rail employee which guide you to your train . Which it’s a dark green train. The train seat it’s not very first class as they advertised to you and really tight when you have some one next you. That train ride lasted for like 1hr and 30 min. At the aguas caliente station (base station of Machu Picchu), you met with a tour guide that take you on final 25 minutes bus ride to Machu Picchu.
    Written August 5, 2022
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  • Victoria M
    1 contribution
    We really enjoyed our tour with Gary. He was very knowledgeable about the various sites we visited and passionate.

    The pacing of the tour was perfect with stops along our route to the sacred valley that were interactive. Transportation was also good and we felt very safe along the way. Hotel accommodation was great! Hot water, good breakfast, great views. One of our nicest stays of the trip.

    Gary did a great job of keeping us aware of the itinerary throughout our experience. Plenty of time in the sacred valley and at Machu Picchu to enjoy the sites at a leisurely pace with our tour guide to explain things we would have missed.
    Written August 10, 2022
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  • Abraham Ashworth
    2 contributions
    This trip to rainbow mountain was spectacular! The Terra Quechua Peru company was very responsible and diligent. The tour guide (Noe) was excellent, friendly and passionate about his work, Transportation during the trip was very clean and comfortable. The places we visited were impressive and unforgettable. The road is long, the climb is not very steep but if you are not used to the height it can affect you since you climb to 5068m, if the road seems strong you can take horses that leave you near the steep slope, in this one there are supports that make climbing easier. Once at the top you have an amazing view of not only the mountain but also the snow capped ridge on the opposite side of the mountain. it's a wonderful place
    Written August 9, 2022
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  • Alexa C
    Moore, SC8 contributions
    Book this tour NOW ;) This was a wonderful experience and It could have been perfect with one change. Keep in mind this tour is all day. Your tour guide will meet you the day before to explain all, give tickets etc. Don’t try to plan anything else on this same day. You will work with a couple different people during this experience. I had no problems communicating with anyone I can into contact with because I speak Spanish. I did notice some others having a little bit of trouble. There was one point were some of the guides seemed a little bit confused on which group to take. You go from taxi to train to bus to Machu Picchu so travel light. Bring a rain jacket even if you think it won’t rain because it will I promise you. There the tour guide Daniels knowledge and kindness was wonderful. You have time to take photos and all. One you leave the train from Ollanyantamo you take another small bus if you are staying in Cusco , then you find your own transportation back to your hotel . This tour was wonderful . Don’t forget face Sheild and two masks is required on train and bus. Enjoy and book.
    Written October 9, 2021
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  • Maria M
    Moorhead, MN4 contributions
    Had an absolute blast. Beautiful views, fun ride, good guide. Highly recommend! This is a great addition to any trip to Cusco!
    Written August 4, 2022
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  • Esther K
    2 contributions
    This trek was one of the best experiences of my life. The scenery is absolutely stunning on the way to Machu Picchu as well as the impressive ancient ruins themselves, the porters are extremely strong and made the experience run smoothly, the food was amazing and of hotel quality and our guide Francisco made the experience that extra bit special. He was so knowledgable of not only the Inca ruins but of the plants, animals and Incan culture. His passion for the tour and of the Incan culture really shone through as well as his humour. Francisco and our other guide Jose constantly made sure every member of the group felt ok and just really made the experience great. I want to thank Francisco and the whole Bamba team for an experience of a life time.
    Written July 19, 2022
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  • Madison P
    Corona, CA1 contribution
    Had an awesome time with our tour guide Chrissy! She was very informative and super joyful to be around.
    Written August 6, 2022
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  • felix
    Germany3 contributions
    Once in a lifetime experience. Guide was very nice and helpful. While walking up at the end of the atv path he was waiting for all the people who couldnt go that fast. Best way to see rainbow mountain!!!
    Written August 8, 2022
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  • Yasi A
    2 contributions
    AMAZING! Christian was a fantastic guide. It was a seamless experience - start to finish. Thank you to the whole Kantu team!! Our driver was on time & efficient, the prep was excellent. It was a perfect day!
    Written August 3, 2022
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  • Emily B
    1 contribution
    The most incredible experience!! I can not recommend this trip more highly! We had the most wonderful guide Ruben, he was absolutely fantastic! He was so knowledgeable and so much fun, he made sure every single person on our trek had an amazing experience. Alpaca truly went above and beyond to make sure we had the best possible Inca Trail experience. We even had an issue with our flights out of Cusco and Ruben went so far as to rebook us on an earlier train from Machu Picchu, set up transport from the train back to cusco to pick up our bags, and then to the airport - we made our flights all thanks to Ruben and the spectacular Alpaca team! Henry our second guide was also wonderful!! Everyone should do this trek, it was the most unforgettable adventure!!
    Written August 9, 2022
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  • Lotte L
    1 contribution
    The trek was an unforgettable experience. Our guide Brai was professional, enthusiastic
    and very inclusive. I recommend doing this trek, you'll see amazing contrasts in views and nature in 5 days, and Macchu Picchu is a treat at the end!
    Written August 8, 2022
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  • Niall E
    2 contributions
    The tour with our English speaking guide around Machu Picchu was really informative, enjoyable and entertaining.
    Written August 2, 2022
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  • Doris
    Vienna, Austria1 contribution
    Very nice Guide (Gary), he is also very good at taking great pictures! :)
    The food and the work of all porters and chefs was incredible!
    Written August 10, 2022
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