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Highlights Tour to Machu Picchu by Train 

  • You will have a comfortable trip on the tourist trains that will provide services to Machu Picchu.
  • You will have the opportunity to travel on trains with panoramic views during the day.
  • You will have professional assistance while you enjoy your trip.
  • All train, bus and access tickets to Machu Picchu are upgraded in advance to be ready for your trip.


We pick you up at your hotel at 6:30 am and then head in our private transportation to the Poroy-Cusco train station to depart at 7:35 am (in the low season from January to April, we pick you up at 6:30 am) 00 am from Cusco to Ollantaytambo Train Station for the Vistadome train 8:00 am)

Your guide will meet you at the train station at 10:52 am. You will have just a few minutes to get a sandwich or something for lunch before being transferred to Machu Picchu on the shuttle bus. (2040 mt / 7907 ft). Following in the ancient and remote footsteps of the Lost City of the Incas, listen carefully to the 2.5-hour guided tour and cultural exchange of the history of Machu Picchu. You will then be given free time to explore, take photos or walk to Puerta del Sol. Returning to Aguas Calientes, you will take the Vistadome train early in the evening at 17:23 to Poroy, where we will take you back to your hotel in Cusco, arriving at approximately 10 pm.

Meals : Snack and hot drinks on the train.

***Please note that from January to April, the Vistadome train operates only from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu and from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo train station.


The Vistadome is the ideal train for those who want to be in touch with the environment and appreciate the wonderful trip to Machu Picchu. Connect your senses through a sophisticated and sensory travel experience with the best quality service and comfort!

Surrounded by windows with panoramic views on the sides, on the roof and numerous opportunities to capture amazing photographs. The Vistadome has a different service, which allows the visitor to immerse themselves in the Andean culture through its landscapes, music, dance and even food, carefully prepared with local ingredients.

The Vistadome train offers travelers personalized, first-class service on board to give them an unforgettable experience of a lifetime. It also has air conditioning and heating, leather seats that adjust the body to provide comfort and relaxation throughout the trip.

You begin your trip at the Poroy station located about 25 minutes from the center of Cusco, the trip to Machu Picchu lasts just over three hours and arrives in Aguas Calientes. Peru Rail cares about every detail of the passengers’ needs in this unique experience.

The return trip is from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo, it lasts approximately 2 hours. When you arrive in Ollantaytambo, we will return you to Cusco in our private transportation, arriving at your hotel at approximately 10 pm.

**Hiking Huaynapicchu Mountain or Machu Picchu Mountain is not possible with the schedule of a day trip.

What is included?

  • Transfer at 6:30 am from your hotel to Poroy train station.
  • Vistadome train ticket from Poroy to Aguas Calientes
  • Round trip bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu-Picchu (30mins)
  • Entrance fee to Machu Picchu.
  • Guided tour (approximately 2.5 hours – 2 hours of free time to explore on your own)
  • (Small group of 3 to 8 people with an experienced professional guide)
  • Vistadome train ticket, return to Ollantaytambo, then transfer back to your hotel in Cusco on our private transportation
  • Includes Snack and Dance Presentation.
  • Transfer from the train station to your hotel.

What is not included?

  • Hike to Huaynapicchu Mountain or Machu Picchu Mountain. Not possible with the schedule of a day trip.
  • Drinks
  • Meals
  • Tips for your guide.

Prepare for your activity


  • A small backpack with water to drink.
  • Snack
  • Comfortable sneakers or runners.
  • Camera and raincoat or poncho.
  • A fleece or jacket, basic toiletries.
  • Sun hat, sunscreen, insect repellent.
  • Passport (You cannot enter the train or Machu Picchu without a passport)
  • ISIC card if applicable.
  • Money for water and tips.
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