Cusco to Machu Picchu by Car is the most budget-friendly trip to Machu Picchu. There are different types of tours and treks available to cater to anyone from budget travelers to adventurous and luxury travelers.
From here you will be hiking along the railway lines, trailing the footsteps of the renowned American Professor, Hiram Bingham III who introduced Machu Picchu to the world. This section of the trip offers enchanting views and jaw-dropping sights of Peruvian geography.
The best thing is this budget-friendly option to visit the archaeological site of Machu Picchu includes meals, entrance, a guided tour, and one night’s accommodation.
So pack your bags and we will make your dream trip to the lost city of Incas a memorable one.
Why Encuentros Peru Adventure?
Encuentros Peru Adventure is a fully locally owned tour operator in Cusco. We have dedicated and qualified English-speaking local guides for Machu Picchu. Our guides have extensive training on first aid and using oxygen cans.
Please contact us if you want to take the train while returning to Cusco. This has an extra cost. You can choose between Expedition class and Vistadome Train to Ollantaytambo Train Station. Please make sure to book in advance.
Machu Picchu nestles high up in the Peruvian Andes. It is subject to two seasons, wet season and dry season. It is best to visit Machu Picchu in the dry season, between March and November.
Also, it is recommended that you spend 2-3 days in Cusco before your trip from Cusco to Machu Picchu by car to avoid altitude sickness.
Alternatively, check out our two day Inca Trail Hike to Machu Picchu from Cusco that takes you to Machu Picchu through Km 104 or the emblematic Classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Please note you will need an Inca Trail permit which is often sold out months in advance.