Machu Picchu by Train Independent Adventure - Upgraded

Classic in Aguas Calientes

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

This comfortable and compact adventure serves up Machu Picchu, one of the world's true treasures, in style. Embrace cultures past and present in the hills surrounding Cusco and delight in the amazing views of the Sacred Valley as you travel by rail to Machu Picchu. You'll ride the rails through the spectacular Urubamba Valley to Machu Picchu, perched 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.

What’s included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley, Lamay Your G for Good Moment: Ccaccaccollo Community and Women's Weaving Co-op visit, Ccaccaccollo
  • Arrival and departure transfer
  • Scenic train ride and guided tour of Machu Picchu
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities


  • Explore machu picchu with an expert guide
  • Learn ancient traditions at the g adventures-supported women's weaving co-op
  • Enjoy a scenic train journey through the sacred valley


Day 1 Cusco/Aguas Calientes (1L) In the morning, transfer to the Sacred Valley and enjoy a guided tour. Stop at the G Adventures-supported women's weaving co-op. Break for lunch at the G Adventures-supported Parwa community restaurant in Huchuy Qosco. Additional Notes: A hotel night in Cusco is not included, we highly recommend booking pre or post accommodation through G Adventures for ease, to acclimatize to the altitude, and explore the city. If a pre night is booked through G Adventures, an arrival transfer is included from the airport and you'll be picked up at 8am from your start hotel on Day 1. If a hotel night is booked on your own, please make your own way to Hotel Prisma (address on your G Adventures Tour Voucher) for the 8am pick-up. Included Activities: Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley Ccaccaccollo Community and Women's Weaving Co-op visit Transport: Private Vehicle (1.75 hour(s), 94km) Local train (1.50 hour(s))
Day 2 Machu Picchu/Cusco (1B) 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: Local bus (0.25 hour(s)) Local bus (0.25 hour(s)) Local train (1.50-2.00 hours, 118km) Private Vehicle (2.00-2.50 hours, 95km)
Day 3 Cusco (1B) Depart Cusco at any time. Transfer to the airport is included. Transport: Private Vehicle (0.50-0.75 hours)