MACHU PICCHU TRAIN TOUR 1 day
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Explore the Lost city of The Inca by booking Machu Picchu Train Tour where you'll be escorted by experienced local guide; This tour is suitable for everybody.
Machu Picchu Train Tour is a great tour where you’ll visit the «Lost City of the Incas» – Machu picchu, which is located in the Peruvian Andes at an altitud of 2,400masl; the tour is a full-day excursion which begins at 05:30 a.m and finish at 08:30 p.m; you will visit the enchanting Inca Sanctuary of Machu Picchu which is placed between two prominent peaks: the Machu Picchu and Huayna Picchu Mountain.
Machu Picchu has always been known for a country with Majority of Natural and Cultural reserve. Machu Picchu Train Tour takes you around the lap of Inca sanctuary of Machu Picchu in Peru; this tour is best suited for people with strong desire to experience this hidden Inca settlement but with little time at Disposal. Cusco and Machu Picchu combined gives you an experience of life time exposing you to the cultural, natural and other aspects of life in Peru.
The Machu Picchu Train Tour starts once you arrive Cusco, the capital city and cultural hub of the Incas. You will be spending 3 hours riding the train from Cusco to «Aguas calientes», then you’ll experience the life style, culture and diversity of Machu Picchu. We will visit places of various interests such as ancient palace areas, temples and its heritage sites is a unique experience for westerners as it is a place beyond your imagination.
Departures for Machu Picchu Train Tour are guaranteed; so, once you’ve booked you can be sure you’re going!; therefore, this guarantee gives you the confidence to book all of your travel arrangements and simply look forward to 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.
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For one-day Machu Picchu Train Tour, we’ll pick you up from your hotel in the city of Cusco 1 hour before the departure time of your train and take you to the train station located in the little village of Poroy, then, we’ll get on board the train of the company «Peru Rail» and begin the journey from Poroy (Cusco) to the town of «Aguas Calientes» (2,000 masl) which takes four hours, in «Aguas Calientes» our guide will be waiting from you and then, we will head to the bus station. The ride on bus from «Aguas Calientes» to Machu Picchu takes 30 minutes.
Upon arrival at the citadel of Machu Picchu, known as the Lost City of the Incas, we will display our entrance tickets and begin our guided tour, visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Solar Clock, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows and cemeteries, probably our visit will last for around two hours. Then, you will have free time to stroll around the citadel.
Finally, in the afternoon, you must take the bus down to «Aguas Calientes», where you can enjoy your lunch in one of the several restaurants (not included). And then we’ll take the train back to Cusco (depending on departure time of your train), we will be waiting for you at the train station to take you to the hotel in Cusco.
- The price of the tour does not include flights. You must buy your flight ticket.So, you’ll need to arrive to Cusco for the tour.
- The Confirmation for 1-Day Machu Picchu Train Tour, will be received when the tour booking is made.
Passport name, number, date of birth, gender and country is required at time of booking for all participants.
- Valid passport required on day of travel. (Expiration dates older than 6 months are valid).
- Children must be accompanied by an adult.
- Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults.
- Not wheelchair accessible
Child seats or chairs available
- Most travelers can participate in the experience.
- Airport pickup and drop-off will be provided by arrangement with your flight information.
- There will be a maximum of 12 travelers on the tour or activity Operated by: SPT Travel & Tours.
If our scheduled departure dates don’t work for you, or you would prefer not to travel with a group, then we can also run this tour privately for you. Please contact us for more information and prices.
Departure and returning Times for the excursion differs; it will be coordinated with your guide at the briefing time. However, the excursions include from hotel to hotel.
Important note.- FOR AIRPORT TRANSFERS WE ARE FLEXIBLE, WE CAN PROVIDE THIS SERVICE AT ANY TIME.
For 1-Day Machu Picchu Train Tour, is Included «Expedition calss Train». The traveler in the Expedition class train, will be comfortable and relaxed, and will also be informed about the most important points that we pass along the route. The Expedition has wagons completely covered by wide windows so that the traveler immerses himself in the beauty of the natural landscape, and makes his experience to Machu Picchu begin on the train.
The tour includes a 24-hour airport meet & assists service in Cusco airport, your arrival and departure airport-hotel transfers and all other transfers.
Private vehicles are used for all sightseeing tours and most of the journeys throughout the tour. A variety of transport including vans, bus and train is used when you visit Machu Picchu.
We are committed to being a small group operator, as we feel this gives everyone in the group the best chance to get to know their fellow travellers and to hear and make the most of their guide. There’s no point in us providing great guides if you’ve got to peer over 30-40 shoulders to see them! So, we won’t ever put you in a 50-seater coach with 49 other people and just one guide. Instead, we set this Machu Picchu Train Tour group departure to have a maximum of 10 travellers. Average group sizes are around 6 people, lower during the low season (December- March.
Fully trained English-speaking Local guides are provided for Machu Picchu Train Tour and many of our travellers consider them a highlight of their tour. We also provide a fully trained English-speaking guide for any sightseeing tours.
It is important when considering and preparing to travel anywhere in the world that you have a good understanding of the country you are visiting, its laws and customs, and the possible risks and situations that may occur. This includes specific risks related to your itinerary (eg. does it involve water & can you swim, are you fit enough for the activities included), as well as more general risks such as natural disasters.
General details and links to more information about health risks, visa requirements, money, and travel insurance are given in these tour notes. We recommend that you re-read all these before your departure as well as the small print of your travel insurance policy so you know exactly what is covered and what is not.
You should take copies of your important travel documents with you and ideally also store them online securely as a backup. Make sure that you have given us your emergency contact details and told that person where and when you are travelling. Ensure you take enough money with you and that you have access to emergency funds.
While an accepted part of the culture and customs in Peru, tipping is always optional, and any amounts paid should reflect excellent service.
It is normal and accepted for people to tip differently, and you should not feel under any pressure to tip any particular amount. We are often asked for advice on common amounts however, and suggest that you consider around US$ 5-10 per person per day for guides, US$ 3-7 p/p/day for assistant guides or tour leaders, and US$ 2-5 p/p/day for porters and drivers.
1-Day Machu Picchu Train Tour experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel it or request a modification, the amount paid will not be refunded. More information see at term & Condition.
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Yes! You must bring your original passport and it is very important that it is the same passport that you sent us to reserve your Machu Picchu Permits. Your passport will be checked at the Machu Picchu checkpoint and when you board the train.
UPDATE PASSPORT NUMBERS:
If you are renewing your passport, feel free to email us a copy of your old passport to reserve your Machu Picchu Permits. If you no longer have your old passport, any government-issued ID will be accepted, as long as the name is the same. Once you have received your new passport. Email us a copy of your new passport as soon as possible to change your ticket information.
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 1-Day Machu Picchu Train Tour, we will require a deposit of $150 per person. Upon receipt the pre-payment, we will send you an email with the confirmation of your trip. Here are all the details you need to send us.
- Personal information: (your full name, exactly as in your passport):
- Passport number
- Date of birthday (dd/mm/yyyy)
***We need copies of each participant’s passport, as they are required when purchasing The permits and Tickets.
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.