The perfect way to check Machu Picchu off your bucket list, join Local Guide Carlos, an ancient history aficionado with over 10 years of guiding experience, on this full-day trip. In just one day, you can experience the full beauty, mystery, and intrigue of one of the seven world wonders. Your adventure starts early as you drive through the impressive Sacred Valley and take a train into the cloud forest, all part of the magnificent journey to the marvel that is Machu Picchu.
With a private group tour in Machu Picchu, you can ensure you make the most of your experience and have any questions you may have answered. Carlos will be there the entire way as a local expert, ready and excited to help you enjoy your trip to the fullest.
This tour is suited for all ages and physical ability levels, but requires plenty of walking.
Born and raised in the city Cusco, Peru, I grew up learning about traditional Andean customs, like how to speak Quechua, from my grandparents. Spending time with them taught me to cherish my culture and jumpstarted my love for ancient history. After high school, I decided to turn this passion into my career and went on to study tourism. I started out by helping lead treks on the Inca Trail. I loved being outside every day and sharing my love of history with people from all over the world. I quickly became a lead guide on the Inca Trail and even started leading other treks and tours around the area.
I’ve been guiding now for about 18 years and have led well over 500 treks in Cusco and the Sacred Valley, yet it never gets old. Join me, and I can show you the secrets and wonders of my ancestors. Let me take you off the beaten path, away from the typical tourist track, and show you what it really means to connect with nature. Through my tours, I want to take you back in time to the days of the Incan Empire. Step into my time machine and let’s explore!