Discover Machu Picchu by Rail
Experience the magical ancient empire of the Incas as you explore the colonial city of Cusco which was built on the foundations of former Inca palaces; discover the best of the Sacred Valley in Yucay; uncover the monumental architectural complexes of Ollantaytambo and travel to Machu Picchu by rail.
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Day 1: Arrive Cusco
Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Remainder of the day at leisure to acclimatise to the high altitude.
Day 2: Cusco
Today discover the amazing colonial city built on the foundations of the Inca palaces. Visit the popular San Pedro Market, a must-see in Cusco; Koricancha or Temple of the Sun, the Plaza de Armas and the Cathedral with its carved woodworks, altars and paintings. Drive to the Inca fortress of Sacsayhuaman.
Day 3: Cusco – Yucay
Discover the best of the Sacred Valley of the Incas starting on the Inca’s Balcony, offering impressive views of Chinchero ruins and the city. Spend time with a local community before visiting Ollantaytambo, one of the most monumental architectural complexes of the ancient Inca Empire. Ollantaytambo, with its narrow cobblestone streets, has been continuously inhabited since the 13th century.
Day 4: Yucay – Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu
Transfer to Ollanta station to board the Vistadome train service to Aguas Calientes. Sit back and enjoy the spectacular views of the Sacred Valley from the panoramic windows. Disembark at Aguas Calientes station and then board a bus for the ride to Machu Picchu and your guided visit.
Day 5: Machu Picchu – Cusco
A morning at leisure to explore the town of Aguas Calientes. or venture, on your own, to the citadel for further explorations. Alternatively hike up the impressive Huyna Picchu mountain for a bird’s-eye view of Machu Picchu. This afternoon board the train for the return journey to Cusco.
Day 6: Depart Cusco
Transfer to Cusco Airport.
|2020 Dates & Prices||Twin Share||Solo Traveller|
|Departs Cusco daily:||$2,129.00||Price on Application|
|Meals:||5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinners|
|Transport:||Airport Transfers & land transportation|
|Rail:||Vistadome rail journey Ollanta - Aguas Calientes - Cuzco|
|Accommodation:||5 nights accommodation|
|Guide:||English speaking guide|
|Entrance Fees & Touring:||Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary|
* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.