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Availability : EVERYDAY
Min Age : 8+
Max People : 2 - 10

Machu Picchu Tour by Train 1 Day

Machu Picchu by train 1 Day is the best highlight in Cusco and in Peru. This Trip to Machu Picchu from Cusco enables you to explore the wonder of the world and the mountains that surround it. The spectacular Inca complex, with its unique and charming constructions, create an unforgettable tour of the citadel of Machu Picchu.

This Inca city is located in the mountain range of Vilcabamba at 1 hour and 45 minutes from Ollantaytambo along the sacred river of the Incas. This journey to Machu Picchu takes a picturesque route set against a background of impressive landscapes and beautiful changing scenery and vegetation that can be enjoyed from the train until you reach the place of Machu Picchu.

If you are planning to visit Peru and you do not have much time in Cusco, do not miss this unique Machu Picchu by Train 1 Day tour, or alternatively you can upgrade your experience to include a 1D Sacred Valley tour as well (Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu tour 2 Days).

Guided Machu Picchu by Train tour – Highlights

  • History of the Incas
  • Private guided tour
  • Train Journey
  • Amazing Views of Mountain Peaks
  • Photos
  • Unique experience


Machu Picchu by Train 1 Day – Overview

  • Place to visit: Machu Picchu – One of the 7 wonders of the world
  • Trip Style: Day Tours / Comfort tour / Family tour
  • Length: 1 Day
  • Frequency: Everyday
  • Group: 2 people (min) – 10 people (max)


You will be picked up from your hotel in Cusco at approximately 5am by your tour guide, before driving  one and hour and a half by private van to Ollantaytambo train station. There we board the train and take it all the way to Aguas Calientes (a small town close to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu). The train ride takes about 2 hours and offers beautiful scenery of mountains and forests along the way, no doubt this is one of the most spectacular train rides we have to offer in Peru. Upon your arrival in Aguas calientes town, your tour guide will take you to the bus station to take the shuttle bus up to Machu Picchu.

This bus takes about 20 minutes along a steep and winding road through offering amazing views. Finally we arrive to Machu Picchu where our local guide will tour the most important sectors of this impressive Inca citadel. In Machu Picchu, you will spend 2 hours on a private tour with our guide, taking time to visit the agricultural areas consisting of sets of farming terraces, the urban area where the occupants lived as well as some of the important religious and civilian ceremonial places.  This includes Intiwatana located in the highest part of the citadel, the temple of the sun, the condor and other important sectors of the site.

After completing the tour, we will take the bus back down to Aguas Calientes where you can opt to have lunch. In the afternoon, you will return with your guide by train to the town of Ollantayambo and then continue the onward journey by private van until Cusco. The return bus journey to Cusco usually takes about an hour and a half, depending on the traffic, and on arrival we will drop you back at your hotel in Cusco.

  • Pick up and Drop off from your hotel in Cusco
  • Private bus transfer between Cusco and Ollantaytambo train station (Round trip)
  • Train ticket between Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes  (Round trip)
  • Bus between Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu site (Round trip)
  • Entrance Fee to Machu Picchu
  • Professional English speaking guide 
Doesn`t Include
  • Meals
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips
  • Extras and Add-ons (please let us know in advance if you would like to add on any of the options):
    • * Huayna Picchu mountain entrance fee (depending on hiking permit availability)
    • * Machu Picchu mountain entrance fee (depending on hiking permit availability)
    • * 1D Sacred Valley tour
    • * Rainbow Mountain tour

The group price per person is 300 $ (USD), however if you are more than 3 people, please don’t hesitate to contact us directly to ask for a special discounted price

For a private service, the cost per person is 350 $ (USD).

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