“With Expedition Train Service : US$ 285.00 The Adventure Starts in the Journey
“With Panorámic Vistadome Train : US$ 335.00 "A journey for your senses"
One day visit to one of the wonders of the world, Machu Picchu.
The beautiful Machu Picchu Inca citadel was built in the fifteenth century by Inca Pachacutec, this impressive archaeological monument was considered a Royal hacienda destined to the cult of the Gods and a challenge to the ruling skills builders. Built as a refuge for the elite of the Inca aristocracy, is considered one of the seven wonders of the world since 2007 and is located at 2430 meters altitude in the Urubamba river valley. Visiting this place is for you an unforgettable experience ever imagined.
This trek is often known as "the twenty one day to Machu Picchu Tours"
EVERY DAY 5:00 am. 22:30 pm.
Meals provided= (B) Breakfast, (L) Lunch, (D) Dinner
Pick up from your accommodation at 03:00 AM. Early in the morning transfer to the train station in Ollantaytambo. At 05:30 am boarding the train bound for the majestic sanctuary of “Machu Picchu”, which since 2007 was considered a world wonder. During the tour we will appreciate the beauty of the valleys and the indigenous people of the area, up to Machu Picchu town, or better known as Aguas Calientes. Then we will take you on a tour bus for about half an hour to the sanctuary. After rigorous check the admission booth, begins our unique experience in life, we are facing this amazing world heritage monument. Our guide starts visiting the Inca complex, in the Temple of the Sun, where their main trade is observed, then the Intihuatana, the sacred rock group, theTemple of the Three Windows, the mausoleum, among other places of interest for tourists. This will give the tourist free time to take photos, scroll on their own wherever your interests take you. In Machu Picchu town you can walk, go to places where they sell crafts, to the Plaza de Armas and others places, until the time to board the train back to Cusco. Around 08:00 pm, we will take the train back to Ollantaytambo where our tourist transport awaits us to go to the Imperial city of Cusco, then transfer to your accommodation.
If you want to make this tour it is important to follow these recommendations:
For this type of trip it is important to wear light clothing, long pants, hiking boots, sunglasses, sunscreen, and hat because between the months of December to March the temperature can be between 8 and 22 degrees depending of the altitude as this area is rather a warm and humid subtropical area, with warmth during the day and cool at night. During the day it might rain so try to carry a poncho or an umbrella. During the winter months it is important to wear a jacket and warm clothes, because the cold can be intense during this time, especially at night. If you bring a camera or video camera dont forget to bring a plastic bag to protect from rain.
If you want to make a reservation it is important to send all personal information and payment required for this service, then our reservation department will send an e-voucher or receipt, which you must print and present at the start of the tour.
NOTE: You can reserve these services even if you are only one person, since these services are shared and all prices are in dollars. For any questions please send us an email.
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This is for all the adventurous travelers who seek to discover all the journey details and arrange the trip itinerary according to their needs. The Expedition is the best alternative to go to Machu Picchu.
The Expedition is a service designed for the traveler´s comfort, with four passenger’s seats located in front of each other, so you can share your experience, and for the faithful backpack that is always with you we offer racks placed above the seats. Also, this train has panoramic windows, air conditioning and heating, and Andean music that creates a cheerful atmosphere.
Relax and start your adventure to the next station, Machu Picchu.
Because the expedition begins when you start on your destination.
This is a travel experience with all the qualities and benefits of our travel agency at a lower cost.
The Vistadome is the ideal train for those who want to be in contact with the environment and appreciate the wonderful journey to Machu Picchu.
Surrounded entirely by glass and wagons with large panoramic windows offering incomparable scenic views and innumerous opportunities to capture amazing pictures. Vistadome travelers feel connected and part of the impressive landscape of Peru. The train provides to travelers on board a personalized and first level service to give them an unforgettable life experience.
The Vistadome also has air conditioning and heating, leather seats that adjust to the body to provide comfort and relaxation during the entire trip.
The Vistadome has a different service, which allows the visitor to be immersed and feel the Andean culture through its landscapes, music, dance and even food carefully prepared with local ingredients.
Connect your senses through a sophisticated and sensory travel experience.
On-board experience with the best comfort and quality service.
The itinerary is subject to change depending on the time of booking. It can also vary depending of the climate or the health status of the travelers. Train times will only be confirmed near the time of the tour; thus if you join a group later we cannot guarantee you will be travelling on the same train as the rest of the group. Train times are also subject to change depending on the train company timetables or availability.
Every day of the year (please check availability in our groups).
1950 - 4600m. / 6398 - 15092 f.
Cusco, Mollepata, Trail (Cruz Pata, Soraypampa, Salcantay, Huayrac Pampa, Chaullay, La Playa, Lucmabamba, Santa Teresa , Hydroelectric Center, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu.
- Daily departures are available along the year, the recommended period for this trek is April to October.
- All private service departure dates are adapted to your request any day you choose.
Vegetarian option at no extra cost. Check our regular menú
due to the altitude of the highest point in Salcantay Mountain we recommend a period of at least 2 days for acclimatization in Cusco at 3350m/9840ft.
Vegetarian option at no extra cost. Check our regular menú
DAY 1: moderate
DAY 2: challenge
DAY 3: moderate
DAY 4: moderate
DAY 5: easy