Tour to Machu Picchu with Vistadome Train 1 Day

Duration

1 Day

Price

from: $600

Max. Altitude

2430 m.s.n.m

Group Size

Up to 8 People

Accommodation
Difficulty

Mild

Tour to Machu Picchu with Vistadome Train 1 Day

Tour to Machu Picchu with Vistadome Train 1 Day

You will enjoy an unmatched and mesmerizing panoramic train journey, as you pass through the ancient towns of the Incas! Your 3.5-hour journey takes you from Cusco (Poroy Train Station) 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 quaint Aguas Calientes. From here, you take the shuttle up to one of the 7 Wonders of the World: Machu Picchu!  Marvel at your surroundings as you travel back in time to this magical place and UNESCO World Heritage Site! Take your time exploring the majestic Machu Picchu, the Inca ruins rich in archeological wonders and the thriving culture of the people who once resided there.

DAY 1

Tour to Machu Picchu with Vistadome Train 

This is the day you’ve been waiting for! Today is your once in a lifetime visit to the majestic Machu Picchu Citadel. We pick you up at your Cusco hotel at 6:30am, and then drive in our private van to the Poroy-Cusco Train Station for your train departing at about 7:35am.

In the rainy season, January through April, the Vistadome does not leave from Poroy. We pick you up at 4:45am from Cusco to drive to the Ollantaytambo Train Station for the 7:05am Vistadome Train. If you are staying in Ollantaytambo we will pick you up at 6:45am.

Travel through the Sacred Valley of the Inca, ringed by towering white glacial peaks. As you near Aguas Calientes, the wide valley becomes a narrow river canyon, where you enter sub-tropical jungle as you approach the Amazon. The sacred Vilcanota River will be your companion until your arrival at Aguas Calientes.

Your guide will meet you at the train station at 10:52am. 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 Incasyour guide will give you about a 2 hour guided tour of most of the important parts of Machu Picchu.

Returning to Aguas Calientes, you will catch the early evening 4:22pm, 4:43pm or 6:20pm Vistadome train train to Poroy, where we take you back to your hotel in Cusco, arriving between 8pm to 10pm depending on your train schedule. (See below the rainy season schedule and stations)

  • Meals included: None
  • Hiking up to the Sun Gate and Inca Bridge is not possible anymore because of new regulations. 
  • Hiking Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mt. is not possible due to the time restraints of the one-day tour.
  • Return Vistadome Train time depends on availability and how much in advance you have booked.

RAINY SEASON TRAIN STATIONS

***Note that from January through April the Vistadome Train runs only from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu and from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo train Station. Return trains depending on availability during rainy season are at 4:22pm, 4:43pm or 6:10pm,

VISTADOME CLASS TRAIN

The Vistadome is the ideal train for those who want to have unimpeded views of the beautiful landscape through which you pass and appreciate the wonderful journey to Machu Picchu. Enjoy the luxurious trip through a sophisticated travel experience with the best comfort and quality service!

Surrounded by glassin cars with large panoramic windows on the side and ceiling, offering incomparable scenic views and numerous opportunities to capture amazing pictures. The Vistadome has a unique service, which allows the visitor to be immersed in the Andean Culture through its landscapes, music, and dance.  (Due to the pandemic food is no longer available)

The Vistadome train provides travelers with on board personalized and first class service to give them an unforgettable once in a lifetime experience. It also has air conditioning and heating, leather seats that adjust the body to provide comfort and relaxation during the entire trip.

You start your journey at the Poroy station located about 25 minutes from downtown Cusco, the journey to Machu Picchu lasts just over three hours you arrive at Aguas Calientes. Peru Rail is concerned about every detail of a passengers needs in this unique experience.

Your return journey is from Aguas Calientes to Poroy through the Sacred Valley of the Incas, a journey lasting over 3 hours (except in rainy season).  When you arrive in Poroy, you will transfer to a private van for your trip back to Cusco, arriving at your hotel at between 8 to 10pm depending on the schedule of your return train.

***Note: Return Vistadome Train time depends on availability and how much in advance you have booked.

DAY 1

Tour to Machu Picchu with Vistadome Train 

This is the day you’ve been waiting for! Today is your once in a lifetime visit to the majestic Machu Picchu Citadel. We pick you up at your Cusco hotel at 6:30am, and then drive in our private van to the Poroy-Cusco Train Station for your train departing at about 7:35am.

In the rainy season, January through April, the Vistadome does not leave from Poroy. We pick you up at 4:45am from Cusco to drive to the Ollantaytambo Train Station for the 7:05am Vistadome Train. If you are staying in Ollantaytambo we will pick you up at 6:45am.

Travel through the Sacred Valley of the Inca, ringed by towering white glacial peaks. As you near Aguas Calientes, the wide valley becomes a narrow river canyon, where you enter sub-tropical jungle as you approach the Amazon. The sacred Vilcanota River will be your companion until your arrival at Aguas Calientes.

Your guide will meet you at the train station at 10:52am. 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 Incasyour guide will give you about a 2 hour guided tour of most of the important parts of Machu Picchu.

Returning to Aguas Calientes, you will catch the early evening 4:22pm, 4:43pm or 6:20pm Vistadome train train to Poroy, where we take you back to your hotel in Cusco, arriving between 8pm to 10pm depending on your train schedule. (See below the rainy season schedule and stations)

  • Meals included: None
  • Hiking up to the Sun Gate and Inca Bridge is not possible anymore because of new regulations. 
  • Hiking Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mt. is not possible due to the time restraints of the one-day tour.
  • Return Vistadome Train time depends on availability and how much in advance you have booked.

RAINY SEASON TRAIN STATIONS

***Note that from January through April the Vistadome Train runs only from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu and from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo train Station. Return trains depending on availability during rainy season are at 4:22pm, 4:43pm or 6:10pm,

VISTADOME CLASS TRAIN

The Vistadome is the ideal train for those who want to have unimpeded views of the beautiful landscape through which you pass and appreciate the wonderful journey to Machu Picchu. Enjoy the luxurious trip through a sophisticated travel experience with the best comfort and quality service!

Surrounded by glassin cars with large panoramic windows on the side and ceiling, offering incomparable scenic views and numerous opportunities to capture amazing pictures. The Vistadome has a unique service, which allows the visitor to be immersed in the Andean Culture through its landscapes, music, and dance.  (Due to the pandemic food is no longer available)

The Vistadome train provides travelers with on board personalized and first class service to give them an unforgettable once in a lifetime experience. It also has air conditioning and heating, leather seats that adjust the body to provide comfort and relaxation during the entire trip.

You start your journey at the Poroy station located about 25 minutes from downtown Cusco, the journey to Machu Picchu lasts just over three hours you arrive at Aguas Calientes. Peru Rail is concerned about every detail of a passengers needs in this unique experience.

Your return journey is from Aguas Calientes to Poroy through the Sacred Valley of the Incas, a journey lasting over 3 hours (except in rainy season).  When you arrive in Poroy, you will transfer to a private van for your trip back to Cusco, arriving at your hotel at between 8 to 10pm depending on the schedule of your return train.

***Note: Return Vistadome Train time depends on availability and how much in advance you have booked.

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