Explore Machu Picchu on a Full-Day Train Tour

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Duration

1 Day

Tour Type

Hike

Group Size

10 people

About this tour

The Machu Picchu full-day train tour offers the optimal way to explore South America’s most renowned tourist attractions. Travelers from diverse nations are in search of the finest approach to witness the marvels of this world-renowned wonder. If you have limited time to spare and desire to visit this magnificent Inca city perched high in the Andean mountains, we have the ideal itinerary for you. Our comprehensive Machu Picchu Full Day Tour by Train provides a seamless hotel-to-hotel service, encompassing convenient pick-up and drop-off at your accommodation in Cusco, along with all essential tickets and transportation for the tour, including a guided exploration of Machu Picchu. Throughout the train journey, you can relish the captivating panoramas of the Andean and Amazon landscapes, as our trains operate exclusively during daylight hours.

Trip Itinerary

Very early in the morning, we will collect you from your hotel in Cusco, and then we will embark on a car journey of approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes to reach the train station in Ollantaytambo. At this station, you will board a train that traverses the Sacred Valley of the Incas, offering a captivating voyage from the Andes to the cloud forest in Aguas Calientes. This remarkable train journey lasts around 1 hour and 45 minutes. Upon reaching Aguas Calientes, our representative will be awaiting your arrival to assist you in boarding the bus that will transport you to the Machu Picchu Archaeological Sanctuary. The bus ride to the sanctuary takes approximately 30 minutes.

Once we arrive at the historic sanctuary, we will commence our Machu Picchu tour. Take a moment to rejuvenate, open your arms, and embrace the enchantment of this ancient site. Experience the awe-inspiring views from the Inca citadel, a moment you have eagerly anticipated. Following this unforgettable moment, our guide will initiate a tour that spans approximately 2 hours, providing you with a deeper understanding of the history and architecture of this magnificent place. It is important to note that the current visitation time is limited to a maximum of 3 hours. Within the confines of the Machu Picchu citadel, we will explore its divisions, distribution of population, and learn fascinating details, such as its ability to sustain itself despite being isolated.

After the tour, we will return to Aguas Calientes by bus, where you will have time to enjoy lunch and explore the town’s numerous restaurants and craft shops. From there, we will board the train back to Ollantaytambo, where our representative will be waiting for you, holding a sign with your name on it. Our transportation will then take you back to your hotel in Cusco, concluding our full-day tour of Machu Picchu in one day.

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