Board the Andean train from Cusco to Machu Picchu Pueblo on an incredible journey enjoying the beautiful scenery across the mountains and following the Urubamba River. Spend 1 night in Aguas Calientes and beat the crowds to Machu Picchu.
This 2-days tour allows you to travel from Cusco to Machu Picchu Pueblo on board the exclusive trains. Explore this famous 15th-century Inca citadel, learning about its architecture, history, and the daily lives of its inhabitants.
We will pick you up from your hotel in Cusco at 7:00 am and transfer you to the San Pedro train station in Cusco to board the train to Aguas Calientes; the train ride takes 4:5 hours from the heights of Cusco to the cloud forest where Machu Picchu is located.
On the trip, you will enjoy incredible views of the city of Cusco, Pampas de Anta, the Pomatales Canyon, and travel along the Urubamba River to Aguas Calientes. Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes around 12:20 pm, you will check into your hotel and enjoy a free afternoon in the citadel, where you can explore the town or visit the hot springs.
After breakfast at your hotel, you will meet your guide to board the first buses to Machu Picchu and enter the citadel of Machu Picchu. You will have a 3-4 hour guided tour by your professional guide who will show you the best of this legendary lost city surrounded by magnificent mountains.
After the tour, you will take the bus back to Aguas Calientes to have lunch, explore the city, go shopping. Later in the afternoon, board the Vistadome Panoramic trains to Ollantaytambo for 1.5 hours and then a private van to Cusco. The estimated arrival time is at 7.30 - 8: pm back to your hotel in Cusco.
Huayna Picchu Mountain - The walk takes 2 hours round trip. You must hike this mountain after the guided tour from 10:am to 11:am. The cost is 75$ per person.
Machu Picchu Mountain - The hike takes 3 hours round trip after the guided tour. The shift is from 9:am to 10:am. The cost is 75$ per person.