Machu Picchu by Train Independent Adventure

Classic, Cusco to Cusco

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Magnificent Machu Picchu should be on every traveller's lifetime must-see list. Spend a day in Cusco exploring its Spanish, indigenous, and natural highlights. Ride the rails Machu Picchu, perched dramatically on a mountain ridge. You're free to explore this Incan masterpiece before catching your train back to Cusco.

What’s included

  • Arrival and Departure transfers
  • Cusco stay
  • 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


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 (0.25 hour(s)) Local bus (0.25 hour(s)) Train (2.00-3.00 hours, 118km) Private Vehicle (2.00-2.50 hours, 95km)
Day 4 Cusco (1B) Depart at any time. Transfer to the airport is included. Transport: Private Vehicle (0.50-0.75 hours)