Machu Picchu by Train Independent Adventure

Classic in Aguas Calientes

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

They say the journey is part of the experience of seeing Machu Picchu in person — but no one said that journey can’t be aboard a comfy train. This three-day tour connects you to this famous Lost City of the Incas and the Sacred Valley, with a little time to visit some of our G for Good projects.

What’s included

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


  • Explore colonial cusco
  • Travel by rail to ancient machu picchu
  • Learn ancient traditions at the g adventures-supported women's weaving co-op


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: Ccaccaccollo Community and Women's Weaving Co-op visit Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley 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)) Train (2.00-3.00 hours, 118km) Private Vehicle (2.00-2.50 hours, 95km)
Day 3 Cusco (1B) Depart at any time. Transfer to the airport is included. Transport: Private Vehicle (0.50-0.75 hours)