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  1. Peru
  2. Cusco Region
  3. Aguas Calientes
  4. Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu: Full Day Tour by Train from Cusco

Product ID: 167951
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Travel in comfort, on either the Vistadome or Expedition train options, on this full-day tour to Machu Picchu from Cusco. Take in the breathtaking landscape of the Andes and enjoy a guided tour of one of the most mysterious sights in the world.
About this activity
Duration 17 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pick-up included

Pickup is available from centrally located hotels in Cusco.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the ruins of Machu Picchu Lost Citadel of Incas
  • Choose between the Vistadome or Expedition train journey
  • Discover different areas of the Citadel, such as the Temple of the Sun
  • Learn the history of this sacred and ancient city
Full description
Embedded within a dramatic landscape, at the meeting point between the Peruvian Andes and the Amazon Basin, the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu is among the greatest artistic, architectural, and land use achievements anywhere. It is the most significant tangible legacy of the Inca civilization. 

The transportation team will pick you up from your hotel, allowing you to get to the site as early as possible to enjoy the view. You will be taken through the valley to the train station in Ollantaytambo, where you will take the earliest train possible to Aguas Calientes, also known as Machu Picchu town.

Once in Aguas Calientes, your professional guide will take you straight to the entrance of Machu Picchu. Where you will have a guided tour around the famous City of the Incas. Following the tour, the bus will take you to Aguas Calientes where you can have something to eat before boarding your train back to Ollantaytambo. You will arrive back in Cusco in the evening after an unforgettable day full of experiences, sights, and adventures.
Includes
  • Round-trip transportation from Cusco hotels to the Machu Picchu site
  • Round-trip train ticket from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes and back to Ollantaytambo
  • Round-trip bus ticket from Agua Calientes to Machu Picchu and back Aguas Calientes
  • Assistance to embark between transportations
  • Entrance fee to Machu Pichu Lost Citadel
  • 2-hour guided tour of Machu Picchu Citadel with professional bilingual tour guide (English/Spanish)
What’s Not Included
  • Food or drink
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Assistance during train or bus journeys
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
Know before you go
• You must bring a current valid passport on the day of travel
• It is recommended to bring some local currency for sites that do not accept credit cards
• Trains are scheduled according to availability and the guided tour of Machu Picchu lasts around 2-2.5 hours, there may be plenty of free time to enjoy Aguas Calientes before your return to Cusco.
• Machu Picchu is regulated by Peru Government; permitted to stay in the Citadel only during the guided tour. Please be aware that by regulation you may not re-enter the Citadel if you choose to leave the site.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.4 / 5
based on 153 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.4/5
Organization
4.2/5
Value for money
3.9/5
Safety
4.5/5

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Product ID: 167951