Scenic Train Ride through the Sacred Valley: Enjoy the picturesque landscapes
Expert-Led Guided Tour: Delve into the rich history and secrets of Machu Picchu
Unparalleled Views of Incan Architecture: Witness the awe-inspiring engineering
Immersive Cultural Experience: Feel the ancient energy and mystique
Personalized Exploration Time: Enjoy the freedom to wander the Inca Citadel
Embark on a captivating journey to one of the world's most extraordinary archaeological wonders, Machu Picchu. This full-day tour from Cusco by train not only offers a comfortable and scenic journey but also provides an immersive experience into the heart of the Inca Empire. Feel the mystique of the past as you walk through the ancient ruins, with each stone whispering tales of history, culture, and ingenuity.
Itinerary & Main Activity Features:
The day begins early with a transfer from your hotel in Cusco to the train station. Enjoy a picturesque train ride through the Sacred Valley, where the changing landscape from Andean highlands to lush cloud forests will captivate you. The comfortable train journey ensures you arrive relaxed and ready to explore.
Arrival at Aguas Calientes:
Upon arrival at Aguas Calientes, the gateway town to Machu Picchu, you’ll be greeted by the sight of mountains cloaked in mist and the sound of the Urubamba River. Here, a short bus ride takes you up to the main entrance of Machu Picchu.
Exploring Machu Picchu:
Stepping into the Machu Picchu sanctuary, prepare to be awed by the panoramic views and the intricate architecture of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. A professional guide leads you through the main areas of the citadel, including the Temple of the Sun, the Intihuatana stone, and the Room of the Three Windows. Uncover the secrets of the Incas, marvel at their architectural prowess, and take a moment to soak in the spiritual atmosphere of this sacred place.
Free Time & Return Journey:
After the guided tour, enjoy some free time to explore the site independently, take photos, or simply bask in the serene energy of the ruins. Later, descend to Aguas Calientes for some leisure time, perhaps to grab a meal or visit the local market, before boarding the return train to Cusco.
Conclusion of the Tour:
As the adventure concludes, guests are conveniently dropped off at their hotels in Cusco or at a central location, making it easy to either rest after an eventful day or continue exploring the vibrant city at their own pace.
This full-day tour to Machu Picchu from Cusco by train offers a blend of comfort, adventure, and historical enrichment, making it an unforgettable journey and a highlight of any trip to Peru.
Round-trip train tickets from Cusco to Aguas Calientes
Bus tickets to and from Machu Picchu
Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
Professional guided tour in Machu Picchu
Hotel pickup and drop-off in Cusco
This tour will take place rain or shine.
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund