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"Discover the Wonders of Peru: Experience a Unique Adventure with the Machu Picchu Train Tour!"
MACHU PICCHU TRAIN TOUR is an unforgettable experience. Discover the wonders of Peru, and explore the majestic Inca ruins of Machu Picchu in one convenient day trip. Experience the enchanting journey to Machu Picchu, one of the world’s most captivating heritage sites, aboard our exceptional train tour. As you relish the comfort and luxury of our well-appointed cabins, gaze out at the breathtaking panorama of the Andean landscape. Travel through lush valleys, alongside glistening rivers, and beneath towering peaks. The train ride itself is an adventure, offering a unique perspective of Peru’s diverse natural beauty. On arrival, you’ll be guided through the ancient Incan citadel of Machu Picchu, where history comes alive amid the misty peaks. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary experience; book your train tour to Machu Picchu today.
Join us on a journey like no other as we take you to the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu. Our Machu Picchu Train Tour offers not only comfort and luxury, but also an unparalleled view of the majestic Andean landscape. As we wind our way through lush valleys, past sparkling rivers, and under towering mountains, you’ll feel yourself being transported back in time to the days of the Incas. And when we reach our destination, you’ll be guided through the mysterious ruins of Machu Picchu, where history and legend intertwine.
Our Machu Picchu Train Tour offers guaranteed departures, ensuring that once you’ve booked, your journey is guaranteed to take place. With this guarantee, you can confidently make all your travel arrangements and eagerly anticipate your holiday.
All About Machu Picchu Train Tour
At a glance:
- DURATION: 1 day
- STARTING AND ENDING POINT: Cusco Hotel
- DEPARTURE DATES: Daily Departure group service and private service.
- TYPE OF TOUR: Cultural and History.
- TRANSPORT: Bus and train
- TRAIN OPTIONS: Expedition Option: This is the cheapest, but still a very comfortable way of getting to Machu Picchu.
- VISTADOME OPTION: Vistadome train is faster, has snack-service, bigger windows and is generally a more comfortable experience; if you prefer this service, please let us to know at the booking time (Extra US$30pp).
- Take the train through Urubamba valley to the town of «Aguas Calientes»
- Guied Machu Picchu tour
- Visit the picturesque town of Aguas Calientes – Near Machu Picchu
- Optional climb Huayna Picchu Mountain.
Requirements to reserve:
- Departure Date
- Names (as shown in passport)
- Surnames (as shown in passport)
- Passport number
- Date of birth
- Phone number to contact
- Payment of 40% as warranty.
- 04:00 – 04:30 Transfer from hotel to Ollantaytambo by bus.
- 06:10 – 06:45 Travel by Train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes.
- 09:15 – 09:25 Reception in the Aguas Calientes train station.
- 09:30 – 10:00 Bus journey from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu.
- 10:00 – 12:30 Guided tour of one of the New 7 wonders of the world, Machu Picchu.
- 13:00 – 18:00 Free time to go back to Aguas Calientes, have lunch, see the town, or relax in the Hot Springs.
- 18:30 – 20:20 Return to Ollantaytambo by train.
- 20:30 – 22:30 Return to Cusco by bus for your overnight in Cusco.
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Travel info About Machu Picchu Train Tour
Embark on an unforgettable Machu Picchu Train Tour starting from your hotel in Cusco. Our knowledgeable guide will accompany you throughout the journey to ensure a seamless experience.
We’ll begin by taking you to the train station in Poroy, where you’ll board the prestigious «Peru Rail» train. As we depart from Poroy (Cusco), get ready to enjoy a picturesque four-hour ride to the charming town of «Aguas Calientes» (2,000 masl).
Upon arrival in «Aguas Calientes,» our guide will be eagerly waiting to lead you to the bus station. A short 30-minute bus ride will then take you to the majestic citadel of Machu Picchu, famously known as the Lost City of the Incas.
Once inside the citadel, we’ll present our entrance tickets and commence our guided tour. Explore iconic sites like the Main Plaza, Circular Tower, Sacred Solar Clock, Royal Quarters, Temple of the Three Windows, and ancient cemeteries. This captivating journey is expected to last for approximately two hours, followed by leisure time to wander around the citadel at your own pace.
As the afternoon approaches, take the bus back to «Aguas Calientes,» where you’ll have the opportunity to savor a delicious lunch at one of the local restaurants (not included). Finally, we’ll bid farewell and board the train back to Cusco, ensuring your safe return. Our team will be awaiting your arrival at the train station to transfer you to your hotel in Cusco. Get ready to create lasting memories on this incredible Machu Picchu Train Tour.
- Please note that the price of the Machu Picchu Train Tour does not include flights. It is necessary for you to purchase your own flight ticket in order to participate in the tour. Additionally, you are required to arrive in Cusco for the tour.
- The confirmation for the 1-Day Machu Picchu Train Tour will be provided once the booking is made. To complete the booking process, we will need the passport name, number, date of birth, gender, and country of all participants.
- Please ensure that you have a valid passport on the day of travel, with expiration dates that are not older than 6 months. Children must be accompanied by an adult, and the child rate applies only when sharing a room with 2 paying adults.
- Please note that the tour is not wheelchair accessible, although child seats or chairs are available if needed. Most travelers can participate in this experience.
- We are pleased to provide airport pickup and drop-off services, which can be arranged based on your flight information. Please let us know in advance.
- Finally, please note that there will be a maximum of 12 travelers on the tour or activity, which is operated by SPT Travel & Tours.
We offer a Private Machu Picchu Train Tour option for those who prefer a more personalized experience. If our scheduled departure dates don’t suit you or if you prefer to travel independently, we can organize this tour exclusively for you. Feel free to contact us for additional details and pricing information.
Departure and return times for the excursion offer flexibility to ensure the best possible experience for you. While these times may differ based on various factors, rest assured that they will be well-coordinated with your guide during the briefing. This flexibility allows us to tailor the experience to your needs and preferences, and to take into account the weather conditions, traffic, and other unpredictable elements that could influence the excursion. Furthermore, the excursion arrangement covers transportation from your hotel and back, making the journey convenient and hassle-free for you. We put your experience at the heart of our service, and strive to provide an excursion that is memorable, enjoyable, and perfectly suited to you.
Important note.- FOR AIRPORT TRANSFERS WE ARE FLEXIBLE, WE CAN PROVIDE THIS SERVICE AT ANY TIME.
Experience the unparalleled beauty of the Peruvian countryside with our 1-Day Machu Picchu Train Tour, aboard the luxurious «Expedition Class Train». This journey isn’t just a means to an end – it’s an integral part of your adventure. The Expedition Class Train is designed for comfort and relaxation, with a dedicated team to keep you informed about significant landmarks along the route. Every carriage is equipped with expansive windows, offering panoramic views that allow you to immerse yourself in the stunning natural landscape. From the moment you board, your Machu Picchu experience begins; you become not just a passenger, but a part of the landscape itself.
Experience an effortless journey to one of the world’s most iconic landmarks, Machu Picchu, with our comprehensive train tour package. From the moment you step off the plane at Cusco airport, our 24-hour meet and assist service ensures your transition is smooth and comfortable. We provide swift airport-hotel transfers upon your arrival and departure, ensuring you waste no time in immersing yourself in the rich history and breathtaking beauty of the region. But the conveniences don’t stop there! We also handle all additional transfers required during your tour. Trust us to orchestrate a seamless, unforgettable journey to the heart of the Incan civilization.
On this tour, private vehicles will be your main mode of transport, providing you with the comfort and convenience you need to fully enjoy the sightseeing experiences. These vehicles, ranging from cozy vans to spacious buses, are used for the majority of the tour. For those special moments when you visit Machu Picchu, we switch to a different mode of transport for an added sense of adventure. A charming train ride takes you through the lush and scenic landscapes leading up to the historical site, enhancing your overall travel experience and creating lasting memories. This unique combination of private and public transport ensures an engaging, comfortable, and unforgettable journey.
When preparing for your travels, it’s crucial to have a comprehensive understanding of your destination, its laws, customs, and potential risks. This involves considering specific itinerary-related risks (e.g., water-related activities, physical fitness requirements) as well as more general risks like natural disasters.
In these tour notes, you’ll find essential information about health risks, visa requirements, currency considerations, and travel insurance. We strongly recommend reviewing them, along with the fine print of your insurance policy, before your departure to ensure you’re aware of what’s covered.
It’s also advisable to carry copies of your important travel documents and securely store them online as a backup. Additionally, make sure you provide us with your emergency contact details and inform a trusted person about your travel plans. Lastly, ensure you have sufficient funds and access to emergency finances during your trip.
Kindly note that the 1-Day Machu Picchu Train Tour experience is non-refundable and immutable. In the event of a cancellation or a request for modification, please be aware that the amount paid will not be refunded under any circumstances. This policy is stringent and aims to maintain the organizational and logistical aspects of conducting this extraordinary tour. It ensures that every participant’s experience remains unmarred by last-minute changes and cancellations. For an in-depth understanding of our policies, we recommend that you refer to our Terms & Conditions.
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YES! Bringing your original passport is absolutely essential for any Machu Picchu visit and the first thing you should do when preparing for your trip. Your original passport should be the same one that you sent to us to reserve and confirm your Machu Picchu Permits, as it will be checked at the checkpoint on arrival and also when boarding your train.
If there are discrepancies between the passport number on your permit and the actual passport carried by you, then this could result in you not being able to enter or having no access into Machu Picchu. In addition to this, some people may find themselves unable to board their chosen train due to inconsistencies between their permits and passports. To avoid any issues or inconvenience, make sure that both documents match perfectly before arriving for a safe journey!
UPDATE PASSPORT NUMBERS:
To ensure a seamless experience for your Machu Picchu adventure, please follow these steps to update your passport information:
1. If you are renewing your passport, kindly email us a copy of your old passport to secure your Machu Picchu Permits. In case you no longer possess your old passport, rest assured that any government-issued ID will be accepted as long as the name remains the same.
2. Once you have received your new passport, please email us a copy of it as soon as possible. This will allow us to promptly update your ticket information.
Thank you for your cooperation and we look forward to making your tour an unforgettable experience!
This will depend on the availability of trains. Our reservations are generally from 5:05 p.m. from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes on day 1 and the return train ticket is at 2:55 p.m., you will arrive in Cusco at 6:30 p.m.
According to Peruvian law, you must be under 18 years of age at the time of your visit to Machu Picchu (if you are 18 years of age or older, you need a valid student ID). Below is an example of a valid student card
- All students ages 11-17 receive a $20 discount.
- For children from 2 to 11 years old, the reduction is 30 USD.
All students must submit a copy of their passport and student card at the time of booking to qualify for the student discount. Send us a copy to: firstname.lastname@example.org
To book the 1-Day Machu Picchu Train Tour with SPT Travel & Tours, a deposit of $150 per person is required. Once we receive the pre-payment, we will promptly send you a confirmation email with all the necessary trip details. Kindly provide us with the following information:
– Your full name (as it appears on your passport)
– Passport number
– Date of birth (dd/mm/yyyy)
In order to purchase the permits and tickets, we kindly request copies of each participant’s passport.
You can make the pre-payment by clicking on the PAYPAL symbols on our page or you need to log in to your PayPal account and send the money to email@example.com
About remining balance?
The remining balance you’ll pay in cash once you arrive to Cusco in USD or soles (Peruvian currency), to the change of the day; or if you prefer PayPal (7% service charge applies) for the bank commission. Also, you can pay us by Visa credit card only (5% service charge applies). Please let us know which one you prefer.
Our 1-Day Machu Picchu Train Tour packages is designed for travelers who wish to experience Peru to the fullest, in comfort and style. Individual travellers, groups of friends, families and seniors have been our main clients over the years, and we are proud to say that our experiences are suitable for all ages and tastes.
Our guides are professionals specialized in tourism. This group of local experts includes Spanish, Portuguese and English-speaking guides, eager to provide you with a great experience during your trip.
Yes, As travelers, we know how important it is to spend quality time with family. For this reason, we want to offer a unique experience in Peru where even the little ones will be amazed by the incredible beauty of our country. If you want more information, do not hesitate to contact our team.
Yes, our main objective as a travel agency is to offer an authentic adventure in our country. So, if you are looking to travel off the beaten track or get the best travel itinerary through Peru, be sure to contact our team.