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MACHUPICCHU BY TRAIN 2 DAYS

Get the most beautiful ways to visit Machupicchu by train (round trip) which has a glass ceiling and side windows to enjoy the whole surrounding scenario Cusco-Machupicchu.

  • Trip type: Sightseen
  • Season: Year around
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Elevation: 2,450m (8,038 ft)

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The pick-up time is going to be at 10 am from your Cusco hotel after you meet your transfer you jump in the car to drive to Ollantaytambo train station, on the way you are going to stop at Chincheros to visit an Alpaca center and have the chance to pet and take pictures with these cuties, as well as some spots to get awesome views of the sacred valley once you made to the station your transfer, will stay with you until train departure, the train we purchase for you is the Expedition service which means glass ceiling and side windows to get stunning views of the whole landscape the train ride is about 2 hours until Aguas Calientes where you will spend a hotel night over included in our package.

After been picked up by your guide waiting for you in Aguas Calientes train station and check in on the hotel you will have free time to explore the town on your own and visit the hot springs (optional), your guide will explain to you this day how the logistics are going to be for the next day.

We will purchase your Machupicchu fees for the very first 6:00 am schedule in case you want to be one of the first ones exploring the ruins or get there by sunrise time, the bus rides from/to Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu are included they are 30 min each, your Machupicchu guide will take you for about 3:00 hours inside the ruins, of course, we will take you to the best spots, have fun taking pictures before history lessons begin, please take note the government organized the visit as a loop it means there is only one chance to enter to Machupicchu unless you purchase either Huaynapicchu hike or Machupicchu mountain hike, in case you want to have a hiking challenge you should let us know during your booking process, we will ask while booking!(depending on time reservation and space), these fees are 30 USD extra each, on the hikes you will go on your own to enjoy the breathtaking surrounds scenery along the trails.

Once you are done you can get a passport stamp on the outside (up to you), pull out your bus tickets, and go back to Aguas Calientes have time for lunch, explore the town, etc. before you get on the train Expedition to come back to Ollantaytambo station, where our van is going to be waiting to take you back to your Cusco hotel.

It is assumed you will share a room, either a double, matrimonial or triple. If you prefer your own room when booking alone there will be a single supplement charge assed which must be requested in advance. Rooms include private bathrooms with hot showers and wifi. We can also upgrade your hotel, if you prefer something fancier. Please remember that the services in Aguas Calientes may not be comparable to that of Cusco.

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