Machu Picchu by Train Independent Adventure

Machu Picchu by Train Independent Adventure information and booking

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$499
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  • Duration
    4
    Days
  • Service
    Standard
  • Difficulty
    Easy
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Highlights

Explore colonial Cusco, travel by rail to ancient Machu Picchu

Tour description provided by G Adventures

Magnificent Machu Picchu should be on every traveller's lifetime must-see list. In colonial Cusco, once the epicentre of the Inca Empire, you'll spend a day exploring its Spanish, indigenous, and natural highlights. You'll ride the rails through the spectacular Urubamba Valley to Machu Picchu, perched dramatically on a mountain ridge. Then, let your local guide explain the site. You're free to explore this Incan masterpiece before catching your train back to Cusco.

Itinerary

Day 1 Cusco
Pickup at the airport in Cusco and transfer to your hotel. Relax and acclimatise to the altitude with free time to explore the fascinating city of Cusco. Included Activities: Meet and Greet Hotel Welcome Meeting Arrival Day Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 2 Cusco (1B)
To make the most of Cusco: wear a comfortable pair of shoes, grab a city map and set off to explore!
Day 3 Cusco (1B)
Board an early train and enjoy the view as it winds through the spectacular Urubamba Valley to Aguas Calientes, nestled in the hills beneath Machu Picchu. After a detailed tour of the site with a local guide and some free time to explore, head back to Cusco for the night. Included Activities: Machu Picchu Guided Tour Transport: Train (2.00-2.50 hours) Local bus (0.50 hour(s)) Local bus (0.50 hour(s)) Train (1.50-2.00 hours, 118km) Private Vehicle (1.75-2.00 hours, 94km)
Day 4 Cusco (1B)
Depart at any time. Transfer to the airport is included. Transport: Private Vehicle