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Day Tour to Machu Picchu from Cusco by Panoramic Train

Day Trip

Michael L.

Cusco
English, Spanish (Native)
16 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 15 people

You will enjoy an unmatched and mesmerizing panoramic train journey, to one of the new 7 Wonders of the World! Your journey takes you from Cusco to Aguas Calientes in style through the Sacred Valley of the Inca. Leaving the wide valleys, you enter a narrow canyon and sub-tropical jungle near the Amazon as you approach the town Aguas Calientes. From here, you take the shuttle up to enjoy a guided tour of Machu Picchu with private guide.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

At your hotel

06:00

Your hotel, Cusco - Start of the Tour

Today is your once in a lifetime visit to the majestic Machu Picchu! We pick you up at your Cusco hotel around 6am, and then drive in our private transport to the train station for your train. Enjoy an incredible 3.5 hour journey on the Vistadome train with panoramic windows as the road takes you through the beautiful Sacred Valley to the Cloud Jungle.

11:00

Aguas Calientes

The train arrives at the town closest to Machu Picchu, named Aguas Calientes. You will have a little time to get a sandwich or snack before going up to Machu Picchu on the shuttle bus (2,430mt/7972ft). Following in the ancient and remote footsteps of the Lost City of the Incas, your guide will give you the full tour, which takes over two hours. You will see all of the most important parts of Machu Picchu, including the Temple of the Sun, Temple of the Condor, Temple of Three Windows, Sun Dial, Quarry and the House of the Inca. There will be plenty of time for pictures.

18:00

Aguas Calientes return

Returning to Aguas Calientes, you will catch the early evening Vistadome train train back to Cusco.

22:00

Your hotel, Cusco - End of the Tour

Expected arrival back in Cusco, we will drop you back off at your hotel.

Ending Point

At your hotel

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Transfer from your hotel to the train station and back

Vistadome train return ticket to Aguas Calientes

Bus round trip from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu (30mins)

Admission ticket for Machu Picchu Sanctuary

Guided tour in English (3 hours approximately)

Snacks and dance presentation are included on the train

What‘s not included

Drinks

Meals

Tips for your guide

Important Information

During weekends I’m usually at Machu Picchu now so we can discuss that too. Middle of the week I am in Cusco.

It's best to get in touch as soon as possible to secure your preferred dates as permits to Machu Picchu can sell out quickly.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time
$550/ per person

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