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“CANT GET A BETTER RIDE!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Belmond Hiram Bingham

Belmond Hiram Bingham
Av. Pachacuteq S/N | Estacion Wanchaq, Cusco 08200, Peru
+51 84 581414
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$954*
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Ranked #10 of 386 Tours & Activities in Cusco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: For many, a trip to Machu Picchu is a once in a lifetime experience. The Belmond Hiram Bingham assures a magical journey, never to be forgotten. Named after the explorer who rediscovered the Inca citadel, the train has two dining cars, an observation/bar car and a kitchen car. It can carry up to 84 passengers.
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“CANT GET A BETTER RIDE!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

even though is a short ride, just over an hour, it is the train ride of your life. The train is very conformable, the service is impeccable, the stewards are polite and well mannered, the snacks are excellent and the view through the mountains is just unbelievable. I couldn't pull my face off the window.
The ride is very well organized, departure times are kept to seconds, the system is flawless. I rode trains in my life but never like this. True, this is not the Orient Express but is thousands time better that Canadian Via Rails! two thumbs up!

Visited March 2013
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PeruRail, Community Manager at Belmond Hiram Bingham, responded to this review, May 10, 2013
Dear Mr. / Mrs. aquauomo,

It is a pleasure to receive your feedback and we are glad that you had a great time aboard our train. Your comments make us feel really proud of our hard work and inspire us to continue offering an excellent service. We want to thank you for your preference and also for your time you took to share your comments and recommendations with our community. We hope we can have you back again soon for another great adventure.

Sincerely,

The Hiram Bingham Team
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“Great train ride to Machu Picchu”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

This is a luxury ride to Machu Picchu. This train journey is memorable. Great service, delicious food, fun entertainment and above all fascinating landscape of Peru.

Visited April 2012
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PeruRail, Community Manager at Belmond Hiram Bingham, responded to this review, May 10, 2013
Dear Mr. / Mrs. Corss,

Thank you very much for your feedback as we are continuously working to provide the best service to all our passengers . Our goal is that our passengers can have an enjoyable and pleasant trip, so they can have a “once in a lifetime” experience. Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with our community and we hope we can have you back again soon for another great adventure.

Sincerely,

The Hiram Bingham Team
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Lima, Lima, Peru
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“best train ride to Machu Picchu”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Working as a tour leader, I run trips for luxury groups, so we take the best train ride to Machu Picchu. The hiram bingham train experience is just memorable. Every single passenger enjoy not only the train ride itself but the delicious food, the excellent service and the great live show on board.

I always get the best comments about this service and I can tell myself; it is defenitely the best and most enjoyable and comfortable way to get to Machu Picchu.

Visited March 2013
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PeruRail, Community Manager at Belmond Hiram Bingham, responded to this review, April 10, 2013
Dear Mrs. Aracelli A,

It is a very great pleasure for us to receive your comments and we are very happy to know that you had a wonderful time aboard the Hiram Bingham train. Our goal is always to provide an excellent service to all our passengers so they can have the trip of their lifetime. All our services are thought to provide the comfort and fun that every single passenger deserves A special journey like this one. We want to thank you for taking the time to share your comments with the Trip Advisor community and for your kind words for us. We hope we can have you back again soon.

Best regards,

The Hiram Bingham Team
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“Train Ride!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

The train runs on time and they provide good service. It was very relaxing after all the running around on the ruin all day. Would be great to have service to Cusco. I know I would prefer to over the crazy bus drivers and cabbies.

Visited March 2013
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PeruRail, Community Manager at Belmond Hiram Bingham, responded to this review, April 10, 2013
Dear Mr. Frenchs35,

Thank you very much for your comments and recommendations, they help us a lot to improve our services . We are glad you had a great time aboard the Hiram Bingham train and that you had a pleasant journey. Once again, we want to thank you for choosing PeruRail as your travel option in this opportunity and we really hope to have you back again soon.

Sincerely,

The Hiram Bingham Team
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“Everything!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

I LOVED the personal and general narration of the field we were seeing, the statistics of Peruvian agriculture, identifying the crops we were passing -- I can now recognize quinoa, and artichokes. The menu is reflective of the culture in such a hospitable way. They understand enhancing our excitement of actually getting to Machu Picchu. After the site, the meal, and entertainment are perfect -- not so worried about dehydrating or getting sore feet -- and, if one would rather stay quiet (me) it's easy to go back to your spot. I appreciate the TACTFUL way staff is attentive to high-altitude sickness. If one is coming this far from the US, and you're not a college kid hiking the Inka trail, this is the way to go.

Visited April 2012
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PeruRail, Community Manager at Belmond Hiram Bingham, responded to this review, April 10, 2013
Dear Mrs. Valerie S,

It is a pleasure for us to receive your positive feedback about the service we offer aboard the Hiram Bingham train and we want to thank you for taking the time to share them with the Trip Advisor community. We are glad to know that you had a wonderful time aboard our train and that you learned a lot from our culture. Once again, thank you choosing our services and we hope this will not be the last time we can have you aboard of our trains.

Best regards,

The Hiram Bingham Team
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