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Cusco & Machu Picchu Railway

Peru
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Ranked #12 of 40 attractions in Sacred Valley
Type: Scenic Railroads
Owner description: This three-hour rail journey between Cusco and Machu Picchu takes passengers through spectacular mountain scenery, dramatic canyons and along the... more » 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. « less
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Of course, it is "S.L.O.W." - when you look at the size of the mountains and rock faces that surround you, it is amazing that a train can do the trip at all. Machu Picchu is such an amazing place that we were so pleased that a train can manage the trip. Not the best train itself and the train... More

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Great Historic Area. I enjoyed all sorts throughout the days. climbing, seeing, playing with Al pacca, everything what not.

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Mountain View, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This is one of the best travel I made in my life. From Cusco to Ollantaytambo we traveling in car, then in Train to Aguas Calientes. The tour guide was excellent and knows all details about the areas we went. The service on the train was very good. I highly recommend to take this tour and explore this unique place... More

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FL
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31 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The train was clean, the scenery from Pory to Machu Picchu was great. However 3.5 hours to go about 90 miles is not what I expect from rail service having ridden trains in USA, UK, France and Germany. This averages 25 mph for this service. For a trip to Machu Picchu you are spending 7 hours on this train. There... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I have used this trip on the Machu Picchu train as one off my bucket list, the journey on the Vista train was something you must do once in your life, we went early morning so by the time in the sacred valley we got the full extent the views truly wonderful the next day we returned back to cusco... More

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

After seeing all of the other trains that departed from cusco this is definitely the best train to go to machu picchu. It is extremely clean and even luxurious, there are huge windows all around the train and even on the ceiling so you won't miss a second of the amazing views. The staff was very friendly and were quick... More

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

very comfortable. excellent service and good food. veryclean bathroom. conceived to please American tourists. on the way up, ladies sell thei r fares. about 3 hours ride., which make you get an early start from cuzco.

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Homosassa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This is the sensible way of getting from Machu Picchu to Cusco. Drive by vehicle is alternative. Comfortable and clean..

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New York City, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I booked a 4 day 3 night inca trail hike with SAS Travel. It was honestly one of the most amazing experiences of my life! I booked my vacation with two of my best friends and we all couldn't believe how incredible our trip was! SAS Travel is a fantastic company that I highly recommend. Everything was organized and perfectly... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

During my children's vacation, my son had a very bad accident prior to starting the scheduled tour. The only contact The kids left was to Robyn of SAS Travel Agency. Not only Robyn immediately started calling all the clinics, hospitals and ambulance services, but, she also went to visit them in the hospital while staying constantly on Skype letting me... More

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