Machu Pichu

Machu Pichu tickets and guided visits

Machu Picchu is the Inca citadel and UNESCO World Heritage Site, located on a mountain ridge 2,430 metres above sea level. It is located in the Cusco ...

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Guided Tour
City tours

Your tour begins from either the train station or at your hotel in Aquas Calientes, our contact will wait for you with a sign and will take ...

Duration
2 hours, 30 minutes
Available in: English
£ 43
History & heritage tours

Early Morning, you'll be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Ollantaytambo's train station. Your tour to Machu Picchu begins with a...

Duration
12 hours
Available in: English
£ 309
Bike experiences

Explore the remote villages of the Peruvian Andes and fabled Sacred Valley of the Incas on a combined 4-day bike and hike tour. Discover hid...

Duration
4 days
Available in: English
£ 324
History & heritage tours

Early Morning, you'll be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the train station. Your tour to Machu Picchu begins with a train ride ...

Duration
12 hours
Available in: English
£ 309
History & heritage tours

Early Morning, you'll be picked up from your hotel in Cusco or Ollantaytambo. Your tour to Machu Picchu begins with a train ride to Aguas Ca...

Duration
12 hours
Available in: English
£ 340
City tours

Early Morning, you'll be picked up from your hotel and transferred to Ollantaytambo's train station. Your tour to Machu Picchu begins with a...

Duration
12 hours
Available in: English
£ 464
Day trips & excursions

Experience the sacred landscapes of the Incas on a 5-day trek to Machu Picchu. Hike though the Mollepata Valley and across the peaks of moun...

Duration
5 days
Available in: English
£ 352
Day trips & excursions

Explore archeological sites that were important centers of the ancient Inca Empire on a 3 day guided tour from Cusco. Enjoy a tour of Cusco ...

Duration
3 days
Available in: English
£ 528
Day trips & excursions

Immerse yourself in the fascinating culture and history of the Incan Empire with this 2-day tour to the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu from ...

Duration
2 days
Available in: English
£ 470
City tours

Early Morning, you'll be picked up from your hotel and transferred to the train station. Your tour to Machu Picchu begins with a train ride ...

Duration
12 hours
Available in: English
£ 836
Multi-day tours

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Tour takes you high into the Andes mountains where you will trek for 4 days and sleep under the crisp Highlan...

Duration
4 days
Available in: English
Guided Tour
£ 581

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Archaeological tours

We will climb up the Archeological Park of Sacsayhuaman, and start our excursion visiting the fortre...

£ 58
City tours

Exclusive city tour that starts at San Cristobal Plaza to enjoy a panoramic view of the city. We wil...

£ 38
Day trips & excursions

The Sacred Valley of the Incas welcomes us every day. On the way we will stop at Awanacancha, a plac...

£ 59
Day trips & excursions

We will get away from the crowds to visit Sacsayhuaman, an impressive citadel full of colossal const...

£ 52

The inside story

Machu Picchu is the Inca citadel and UNESCO World Heritage Site, located on a mountain ridge 2,430 metres above sea level. It is located in the Cusco Region above the Sacred Valley where the Urubamba River flows.

Most archaeologists believe that Machu Picchu was built as an estate for the Inca emperor Pachacuti (1438–1472). Often mistakenly referred to as the "Lost City of the Incas" (a title more accurately applied to Vilcabamba), it is the most familiar icon of Inca civilization. The Incas built the estate around 1450 but abandoned it a century later at the time of the Spanish Conquest. Although known locally, it was not known to the Spanish during the colonial period and remained unknown to the outside world until American historian Hiram Bingham brought it to international attention in 1911.

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