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Cusco & Machu Picchu Railway

Address: Peru
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Ranked #6 of 25 Activities in Sacred Valley
Type: Scenic Railroads, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: This three-hour rail journey between Cusco and Machu Picchu takes passengers through spectacular...
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Type: Scenic Railroads, Sightseeing Tours
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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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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213 reviews 213 reviews
124 attraction reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Single line with one passing place. Journey from ollyantytambo and back were quite different. They serve free hot/cold soft drinks (small lunch plate on way back). Great views if you are on the right side and more baggage space than they suggest. Return journey included fashion show & odd clown type figure dancing which wasn't to everyone's taste. Allocated seating... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I´ve just receive a mail from them because of my review, they said that is not a monopoly. I´ve heard from locals that the other company also belong to the same owners, I can´t confirm that, but how can they get an agreement with the same prices where there is no other way to rich machu pichu? They took advantage... More 

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Torquay, Australia
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Everything good thing you hear about these places is true. Great people, safe towns, good for and sights to dream of. Put them on your bucket list and get over there.

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San Bartolo, Lima, Peru
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

It was my 7th tome in Cusco and Im still very excited to come back very soon. Climb the Waynapicchu and enjoy the view of the valley from the highest place is just great!

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Virginia
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31 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I have nothing but praise for PeruRail. We took their Vistadome train to and from Machu Picchu city from the beautiful private station at Tambo del Inka hotel in Urubamba. We had the train to ourselves until the stop at the crowded Ollantaytambo station and we were full to Machu Picchu. The trip, moving from desert to jungle was fascinating... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

My husband and I recently took a trip to Peru, which included a tour of Machu Picchu, Cusco, and the Sacred Valley. Because we were only there for a short period of time we chose to do a personal, custom tour with Kuoda. We feel very confident in recommending them to others. The guide was incredibly knowledgable, the driver efficient,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The train ride up to Machu Picchu is incredible, a short show is put on for the clothing as well as food that is served. The staff is great and friendly and they speak English in most cases. Once you arrive, you can enjoy shopping in the market before taking a bus up to the ruins. Machu Picchu is incredible,... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Our adventure started in Ollantaytambo and finished at the grand Macchu Picchu site. We boarded the train and enjoyed a scenic day with Peru Rail. Loved the seating, the meals and service. Awesome trip with large windows and overhead viewing so you can see up into the trees and along the river as you sit there. We enjoyed chatting to... More 

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Highland Beach
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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Booked a personal trip with "Vaya Travel" Trip was managed in the most professional manner, with a very informative guide who "hand held" us through the adventure. THe "top of thw world" was exiciting and spirtual cumlanating with a climb the top of Machu Picchu Montana! Hotels were beyond expectations for this part of the world as were all dining... More 

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Sandefjord, Norway
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

About the only way to get to Macho Picho has gotten pricey over the years but still a decent value. Really didn't see much from train. But it is a tradition from Cusco to Macho Picho. Dp it

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