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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...more
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The train is the best way to travel from nearby towns to Machu Picchu Pueblo. The staff makes sure everyone gets their seats and bags on the train so it can leave on time. The views from the train are amazing, so pay extra for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank 96Karen
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

We had the best day at Macchu Picchu and we finished the day with a wonderful trainride. Maritza, Cesar and Miguel gave us the journey of a lifetime with drinks, peruvian brownies and a fashion show. Muchas gracias!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank IlseV691
Reviewed October 10, 2018

This is where we hop onto the train to Machu Picchu, fairly easy to go around. There are small snacks bars inside that are clean, bathroom. Also local sellers for hats, souvenirs, before entering the station, there are a full street long of local vendors...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Run_ar0und
Reviewed October 5, 2018

As an alternative to the Poroy or Ollantaytambo starting points for the train to Machu Picchu you might like to consider this more expensive but highly enjoyable option. The fairly new "Sacred Valley" train runs between Urubamba and MP at a leisurely time of 10.30...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank paul_g_haywood
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Tren ride was well organize. No motion sickness at all. The skylight of the tren makes all the diferente. Beautiful scenery. Great pico drinks!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Yamilet A
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Unbelievable, a must travel to enjoy the magical views. The ride was a few hours long and we enjoyed every minute of it. A small lunch was served as was the trip back. Toilets are on board and a fashion show on the way back....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Maggie O
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our trip from Cusco to Machu Picchu. Checking in was really easy. Nice and clean accommodations. The seats were comfortable and the scenery of the trip was great

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank X7782XPdaveb
Reviewed September 13, 2018

We had to buy our train and entrance tickets to Machu Piccu the week before we went (due to an unfortunate series of events). This meant that the only train tickets available for our return trip from MP Pueblo to Ollantaytambo were on the more...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alyssa M
Reviewed September 10, 2018

We took the train to Machu Picchu to and from Aguas Calientes. It was a nice alternative to hiking or taking a vehicle. They offered information about the area and had some great views. They offer a snack and beverages for free. On the way...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Much better viewing on the scinic train, light snack and comfortable seats.They had a fashion show on way home that was mid to high price but very nice stuff.

Date of experience: July 2018
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kelvinfreeman
June 27, 2018|
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Response from Barbara L | Reviewed this property |
Just got an email:In October the 2019 Inca trail permits will be released so if you’re serious about trekking the Inca trail and visting Machu Picchu then you need to secure your permit now.
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AlfieDub
January 31, 2017|
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Response from spreadlinux | Reviewed this property |
The Vistadome gives you views of both sides.
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Tjg25
July 22, 2016|
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Response from Marcie F | Reviewed this property |
It is very hit or miss... We sat in a train car that was more than half empty and the workers told everyone to sit on the right side for best pictures and videos of the scenery. FYI sit on the side farthest away from the... More
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