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Cusco & Machu Picchu Railway

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Ranked #14 of 43 Attractions in Sacred Valley
Type: Scenic Railroads, Landmarks
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Owner description: This three-hour rail journey between Cusco and Machu Picchu takes passengers through spectacular mountain scenery, dramatic canyons and along the beautiful Urubamba River with stops in the picturesque village of Poroy and other colorful small towns in the foothills of the Andes.
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

do not forget mosquitospray, and use it! Bring raingear. Light equipment. Take your time, don not rush.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Amazing, awesome! The railway was really nice. The scenery on the way to manchu pichu was so nice. The train ride itself was nice and comfortable. The food was nice on the train. Unless ou want to walk this is the way to go

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We recently spent most of a week in Peru. It was definitely a splendid break. The historic sights around Cusco are extraordinary. After viewing salt making in Moray, Macha Picchu was almost a side show .. not really. The big mountain is so absorbing, the landscapes, the history, the local food - fresh fruit, vegetables and rice (they have all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

What an amazing experience! The city, the sites and the people are wonderful. My wife and I are used to travel, and like unconventional sites. Please, GO to Cusco, Go to Machu Picchu, Go to the Amazons, simply decide it and go there. Looking and the huge amount of positive reviews it seems that practically everyone around the world considers... More

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Puerto Montt, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We were booked through Peru Tourism and we can highly recommend Angelica Vasquez as your agent - every detail was organized to perfection and we had such a great time. What a once in a lifetime experience!!!!!

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Lima, Peru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I gave a review on Cusco and Machu Picchu before, but not on the train. Sadly, I have read a lot of foreigners complaining about the poor service offered by the companies operating there. On behalf of proud Peruvians who actually care about tourism promotion, I apologize for any inconvenience you may have had. I totally understand you expect the... More

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

“We had an amazing experience in Peru, it is so beautiful and we met so many lovely people there In the tour agency "Southern Peru Explorers" located in the "Wild Rover Hostel", Joel who was very honest and kind to help me and my brother to find the best tour to Machu Pìcchu , Inca Jungle, for us and made... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Went to Macho Picchu to see the ruins, staying two nights. It turned out we were suddenly severely limited in the amount if luggage we could bring. If our tour guide had not had an apartment in Cusco where we could safely leave our luggage, I don't know what we would have done. And then it was not uniformly enforced.

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Hayle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Second train ride in Peru,the first the Andean explorer now this,had great expectations which were met in full. Comfortable seating with good wide windows that allowed some decent photographs as we journeyed towards machu Pichu. Passed some fine ruins and a few trekkers on the way,so if you are undecided may I suggest that if not a fit young thing... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

A beautiful ride of moutain views, and rivers. Breakfast being served on board with excellent service

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