Peru is a destination you have to visit at least once in your life. It is here that we can find the wonderful Machu Picchu Sanctuary, it is important that you know that to get to this place there are only two options: going by train or by walking. If you are planning to visit Cusco and take a tour to Machu Picchu you should consider the multiple train services that exist, today we tell you about these services going from the most luxury train service to the basic ones. Choose well and make your tour to Machupicchu an unforgettable experience.
This experience starts from the arrival at Poroy station (20 minutes from Cusco), where we will be greeted with typical dances and drinks before starting the journey, while the elegant blue and gold carriages await you to start the adventure. Entering the wagons, you will be received with the beautiful Andean music, accompanied by a well-uniformed staff that will be at your disposal throughout the travel.
The wonderful landscapes adorn the windows as the colorful costumes of the onboard entertainment dancers accompany this wonderful experience. You can enjoy the comfortable seats specially designed for your comfort in a train inspired by the exclusive «Pullman Wagons» of the 20’s. Finally, your will enjoy a delicious gourmet food. This train has extraordinary spaces for your delight such as: the sophisticated dining wagon, the bar wagon and the observatory wagon, from where you can observe the beautiful outdoor landscapes in the company of a cocktail or Peruvian wine listening to local live music with an open bar service throughout the journey.
The Tour to Machu Picchu at the Hiram Bingham can be done on a full day. We will board the Hiram Bingham in the morning, then make the visit to the citadel with a professional guide; then you can enjoy an «Afternoon Tea» at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge at the foot of the sacred city. Next you can visit the village and its attractions to finally board the train back to Cusco. Alternatively, you can take this tour in two days, spending the night at Aguas Calientes town. The guided tour of the ruins takes place on the second day, being able to see the sacred walls and temples during the day.
We will travel with maximum comfort and space on board, in comfortable seats with tables in front to enjoy this wonderful journey. We will be greeted at the station with a typical peruvian cocktail before you enter the large carriages with panoramic windows that allow you to observe every detail around. Delight your senses with the gourmet menu made with organic and andean ingredients such as trout, quinoa, aguaymanto and enjoy an exquisite selection of wines.
During the trip you can enjoy a variety of traditional hot and cold drinks. Be assured that during the journey you will enjoy the best attention from a friendly and trained staff. The First Class has a luxury Observatory-Lounge wagon that offers live music, a bar and balcony where you can appreciate the most incredible scenery. Without a doubt, this will be a journey full of details that bring to mind all the colors and flavor of Peruvian culture! It is important to know that this exclusive car can also be purchased for a private group.
As we discussed in the previous paragraph, there is the Observatory-Lounge wagon at the First-Class Train Service just for you and your companions in a beautiful finely decorated lounge, comfortable armchairs, spacious sits and bar on board, where you can enjoy a welcome champagne and the most exquisite tasting menu made with the most delicious and exotic local ingredients, paired with the best wines of the region, you can also enjoy an open bar with the best drinks to your disposal. A wagon full of details that will show you all the colors and flavor of the andean culture with the best live music.
The experience begins from our arrival at Urubamba Station, where you will be greeted with an Andean infusion that you can savor in the observatory car of this wonderful train, while delight in the landscapes of the stunning Sacred Valley. On the route from Urubamba to Machu Picchu you can enjoy a gourmet lunch or dinner, on the return. Both include an entry, a main course and a dessert. Enjoy this with a glass of wine and a delicate “Petit Four”. The route of the exclusive Sacred Valley train joins Urubamba and Machu Pichu crossing the Sacred Valley in approximately three hours. It also takes a short stop at the Belmond Hotel Rio Sagrado. The train can accommodate 33 passengers, and conveys the elegance of the 1920s, reflected in the sumptuous dining and observatory bar wagon.
The wagons have panoramic windows located on the walls and ceilings of the carriages, which allow you to have a connection to the outside throughout the journey without moving from your seat. The Vistadome train brings us closer to the landscapes of the route to Machu Picchu in a unique way, making us feel part of the nature of the beautiful Sacred Valley of the Incas.
During the first length we will enjoy the beauty on this train to Machu Picchu accompanied by background music that will envelop you in a pleasant and sensory journey. In addition, we will have an explanatory audio describing the most relevant places during the route to the magical Inca’s city.
Already on the return from Machu Picchu to Cusco you will live up close the Andean culture accompanied by music and a beautiful show with dances of the region, you can also appreciate an exclusive fashion show on board that will show you an extraordinary collection of baby alpaca garments with the trends, which, if you wish, you can acquire on board.
Without forgetting our exquisite gastronomy, this service offers you, either one way or return, a snack based on Andean ingredients for you to experience the Andean culture, you can also enjoy the onboard sales service offered by other products for accompany you on your tour of the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu. In addition you can have exclusive Internet access for passengers at Poroy station, Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu, very useful for when you take an agency tour to Machu Picchu.
Experience a unique trip to Machu Picchu, exploring the Andean landscape like never before with wider and higher panoramic windows in a train that has an outdoor observatory wagon that includes a bar on board. The only train to Machu Picchu with an on-road entertainment app that will allow you to learn more about Inca’s civilization all together on your trip to Peru.
Enjoy the appetizing selection with hot and cold drinks, prepared with fruit juices and Andean herbs, and our organic gourmet delights made with Sacred Valley products.
Enjoy the comfortable seats and excellent service of this train to Machu Picchu. Delight in the incredible landscape that envelops the Sacred Valley among snow-capped peaks, towering mountains, winding rivers and a landscape that changes from the mountains, that will fill it with energies, until entering the vegetation of the magical wet forest that houses the Inca citadel. Enjoy a variety of complimentary natural drinks, prepared with Andean essences representing the region. The staff will ensure a pleasant experience until you reach the Aguas Calientes train station.
If you want to live the adventure of traveling from Cusco to Machu Picchu on an excellent journey at lower cost, the Expedition train service is the one you are looking for. This touristic service has all the comforts on board and is decorated with the Inca’s culture iconography: the perfect preview for your visit to Machu Picchu. In addition, you will have a highly trained staff who will be in charge of your attention during the trip. Also, you can enjoy the on-board sales service, where you will find a wide variety of premium products, as well as exclusive Internet access for our passengers at Poroy station, Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu.
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