Machu Picchu By Train

Machu picchu by train

Machu Picchu by train


Machu Picchu is one of the 7 wonders of the modern world and is on the Unesco World Heritage List. It highlights the Inca technology applied in its architecture for the development of the platforms that are the fundamental basis of the citadel, as well as the stories related to the lifestyle of the Inca to be one of the resting residences of the Inca Pachacutec.

In this opportunity we offer you a magical trip of trains to Machu Picchu in which from before arriving at the historical sanctuary, you will be able to feel the Andean energy. We offer unforgettable experiences in its tourist trains to Machu Picchu, with the best service on board that will allow you to enjoy the magical views of the route in the heart of the Andes.

Machu Picchu by train – full day

The Machu Picchu By Train, begin Pick up from your Hotel. Early in the morning, transfer to the train station and boarding the train a majestic journey along the sacred Valley of the Inkas.

During the tour, we will appreciate the beauty of the Andean Mountains and the people of the area, Once we arrive to Machu Picchu village or better known as Aguas Calientes Village. We going to take a touristic bus for about half an hour to the sanctuary city of Machupicchu.

Check in the main entrance is with our entrance fees and original passport.

Let´s start our unique experience in a lifetime; we are facing this amazing world heritage monument.

Our guided experience starts visiting the most important temples of the Inca complex, such as the Temple of the Sun, the Intihuatana, the sacred rock , the Temple of the Three Windows, the mausoleum.

After a 02 hours with our guided service, free time for you and your personal enjoyement, to rest, take photos, scroll on their own wherever your interests take you.

Also you can visit Aguas Calientes village to visit the hot springs, go to places where they sell handicrafts, and others places, until the time to board the train back and transfer to your hotel.

End of our Services

Machu Picchu by train


  • Transfers In / Out.
  • Train tickets to Machu Picchu (according to the Train Service you want).
  • Professional bilingual tour guides.
  • Bus ticket from Aguas Calientes to Machupicchu Inca City round trip.
  • Entrance fee to Machu Picchu Inca City.
  • Bus tickets to Machu picchu Inca City and to Machu picchu town (Aguas Calientes).
  • 1 lunch in Machu Picchu.
  • Drop off close to Cusco main square.


  • TIPS

Machu Picchu By Train


  • Original passport (and International Student Identity Card (ISIC) if applicable)
  • Walking boots
  • Waterproof jacket / rain poncho
  • Warm jacket, hat and gloves
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun protection cream (factor 35 recommended)
  • Bottles of Water
  • Insect repellent
  • Toiletries
  • Personal medications
  • Camera and films
  • Torch with spare batteries (headlamps are the best)
USD $299

Length : Full Day

Difficulty Level

Machu picchu by train


Machu Picchu by train

with Expedition Train 

perurail expedition

If you are looking for an adventure on your way to Machu Picchu at an unbeatable price, on a train with all the onboard comforts you could ask for, the Expedition train has just what you need.

The train cars of the Expedition train are steeped in the designs of Incan culture, making them the perfect way to start your trip to the Machu Picchu citadel. The Expedition gives you the chance to take in the unbelievable scenery and take incredible panoramic pictures of a journey unlike any other.

You will be waited on by a highly-trained staff member for the duration of your trip, offering you a hot or cold beverage and a snack made from Andean ingredients. If you wish, you’ll be able to take advantage of some onboard shopping, offering you everything you need for your visit to the Incan citadel.

Relax and start your adventure to the next station, Machu Picchu.

Because the expedition begins when you start on your destination.

This is a travel experience with all the qualities and benefits of our travel agency at a lower cost.

Departures are scheduled everyday, with a variety of schedules and frequencies *.


CARS: The Expedition Train is a service designed for the traveler’s comfort, with four passenger’s seats located in front of each other, so you can share your experience, and for the faithful backpack that is always with you we, offer racks placed above the seats. In addition, this train has panoramic windows, air conditioning and heating, and Andean music that creates a cheerful atmosphere.

THE expedition JOURNEYS

  • Transfer from your Hotel to Ollantaytambo Train Station.
  • Expedition train from Ollantaytambo Train Station to Machu Picchu.
  • Best Peruvian Hot/cold drinks.
  • Upbound bus to the Machu Picchu Citadel.
  • Entrance ticket to the Machu Picchu Citadel.
  • A tour guide in Spanish and/or English for a group up of 16 people.
  • Buffet Lunch in Machupicchu Village.

Note: Our Expedition “Tourist” train service to Machupicchu village start in Ollantaytambo Train Station, total 2 hours trip, each way.

Optional Upgrade for Poroy Train Station, total 3.5 hours trip each way.

Machu Picchu by train

with Vistadome Train 

perurail vistadome


The Vistadome is the ideal train for those who want to be in contact with the environment and appreciate the wonderful journey to Machu Picchu.

Surrounded by glass and wagons with large panoramic windows offering incomparable scenic views and innumerous opportunities to capture amazing pictures. Vistadome travelers feel connected and part of the impressive landscape of Peru. The train provides to travelers on board a personalized and first level service to give them an unforgettable life experience.

Return trips on the Vistadome also offer an onboard fashion show, featuring the exclusive baby alpaca wool collection with the latest trends in alpaca apparel, all available for sale. As an added bonus, you can enjoy live dances inspired by the ancient culture of the Andes. Passengers also receive a snack made from local ingredients, so you can get the full Andean experience through our cuisine. The trip also includes non-alcoholic beverages for your onboard refreshment.

The Vistadome also has air conditioning and heating, leather seats that adjust to the body to provide comfort and relaxation during the entire trip.

The Vistadome has a different service, which allows the visitor to be immersed and feel the Andean culture through its landscapes, music, dance and even food carefully prepared with local ingredients.

Connect your senses through a sophisticated and sensory travel experience.

On-board experience with the best comfort and quality service.

Departures are scheduled every day, with a variety of schedules and frequencies**.

CARS: The panoramic windows located beside and above your seat will bring you close to nature unlike anything you’ve experienced before.

If you love nature and the countryside, the Vistadome is exactly what you’re looking for.

The Vistadome* train offers a unique connection with the scenery along the way to Machu Picchu, making passengers feel as if they were somehow part of the nature that surrounds them.


  • Transfer from your Hotel to OllantaytamboTrain Station
  • Vistadome Train from Ollantaytambo Train Station to Machu Picchu
  • Onboard fashion show
  • Live dances inspired by the ancient culture of the Andes.
  • Best Peruvian snacks
  • Upbound bus to the Machu Picchu Citadel
  • Entrance ticket to the Machu Picchu Citadel
  • A tour guide in Spanish and/or English for a group up of 16 people
  • Buffet Lunch in Machupicchu Village

Note: Our VISTADOME “Panoramic” train service to Machupicchu village start in Ollantaytambo Train Station, total 2 hours trip, each way.

Optional Upgrade for Poroy Train Station, total 3.5 hours trip each way.

Machu Picchu by train


Hiram Bingham Train

perurail hiram bingham

Travel on the exclusive and luxurious Belmond Hiram Bingham train and enjoy the elegant dining car, the bar car, and the observatory*, where you can take in the unmatched scenery in the open air while sipping on a traditional Peruvian cocktail and listening to live local music.

Start your experience off with a welcome cocktail. Once onboard, the maître will invite you to a brunch and gourmet lunch. The return trip includes a fine dining experience at dinner. In both cases, you can accompany your meals with beverages (non-premium) and an excellent wine selection.

To the beat of the Peruvian cajón and tambourines, live traditional Peruvian and international music will set the tone throughout the trip for an unforgettable trip to the Machu Picchu citadel.

CARS: Decorated in the style of 1920s Pullman carriages, each has been furnished in polished wood and brass with large comfortable armchairs.

The bar car is the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail accompanied by live Peruvian music.


  • Transfer from your Hotel to Poroy Train Station
  • Train from Poroy Train Station to Machu Picchu
  • Welcome show aboard with typical dances of the region
  • A Bar Car with the best peruvian cocktails
  • Gourmet lunch on board
  • An Observatory Car to enjoy the scenery of the route
  • Live music show
  • VIP Lounge at Machu Picchu Station
  • Upbound bus to the Machu Picchu Citadel
  • Entrance ticket to the Machu Picchu Citadel
  • A tour guide in Spanish and/or English for a group up of 14 people and tea time at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge Hotel.

Note:The Belmond Hiram Bingham train operates Every day except for the last Sunday of each month.