Machu Picchu sunrise tour


Min: 2,040 m/6715.879 ft. Max: 3700m/12139 ft.


2 days

Physical Level


Tour Type

Archeological and Cultural

Group Size

Min 2 people, Max 12 people

Best Season

April to October


Experience the breathtaking sunrise at Machu Picchu during this 2-day tour, which also includes a visit to the Sacred Valley. Explore the wonders of Machu Picchu while immersing yourself in the cultural richness of the Sacred Valley tour. An unforgettable journey awaits, combining natural beauty and ancient history in the heart of Peru.

Machu Picchu sunrise


Embark on a 2-day Machu Picchu sunrise tour, beginning with a journey through the alternative Sacred Valley, including stops at Chinchero, Moray, and Maras salt mines. In the afternoon, board a train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu town for an overnight stay. On the second day, rise early to experience the sunrise at Machu Picchu before exploring the ancient ruins in depth.

Day 1 Cusco – Chinchero – Moray – Salt Mines – Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu

Day 2 Machu Picchu Sunrise – Ollantaytambo -Cusco

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What to Bring?

  • Original Passport
  • Student card (if you are a student and want to qualify for the discount)
  • Walking boots
  • Waterproof jacket/rain poncho
  • Warm jacket
  • T-shirts
  • Comfortable Trousers
  • Sun hat
  • Sun cream (factor 35 or higher)
  • Insect repellant
  • Toiletries and hand sanitizer
  • Personal medication
  • Camera
  • First aid kit


465 USD per person

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What time is the sunrise at Machu Picchu?

The sunrise happens at 6 to 6:15 in the morning and the sun lights will hit Machu Picchu around 7 am in the morning.

When is the best time of the year to enjoy the sunrise at Machu Picchu?

the best time to witness sunrise at Machu Picchu is during the dry season from late April to October when you will have clear weather.

What are the highlights of the Moray and Maras portion of the tour?

You’ll visit the intriguing circular farming terraces of Moray and the stunning salt ponds of Maras.

How long is the train ride from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu town?

The exact time of the train ride is 1:45 minutes

What time do we arrive at Machu Picchu town, and where will we stay?

You’ll arrive in Machu Picchu town in the late afternoon and stay overnight in a comfortable 3-star hotel.

Travel Guide

  1. Chinchero Exploration: Begin your journey with a 7 am pick-up from your Cusco hotel. Enjoy a scenic drive to Chinchero, where you’ll marvel at ancient Inca terraces, colonial paintings, and traditional weaving.
  2. Moray & Maras Visit: admire its four circular farming terraces before visiting the breathtaking salt ponds of Maras, boasting over three thousand ponds producing high-quality salt.
  3. Train to Machu Picchu Town: Conclude the day at Ollantaytambo train station, boarding a 2-hour train ride to Machu Picchu town for an overnight stay in a comfortable 3-star hotel.

Day 2:

  1. Early Morning Excursion: Rise early to catch the first bus to Machu Picchu citadel, enjoying a picturesque 25-minute ride. Embark on a brief 15-minute hike to the Guard House for stunning sunrise views of the citadel.
  2. Guided Exploration: Explore Machu Picchu’s key sites with a knowledgeable guide, delving into its rich history and significance during a two-hour tour.
  3. Return Journey: Descend from Machu Picchu, take a bus to the town for lunch, and board the train back to Ollantaytambo. Your driver will be waiting to safely escort you back to your Cusco hotel, concluding an unforgettable journey.


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Pay a deposit of $ 200.00 per person

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