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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 days ago

We were lucky to have beautiful weather to take the train up to Machu Picchu, but the sites along the way were constant. Take a snack and water, as the snack provided was only a muffin/pastry. You cant' go wrong with which side you sit...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Donald S
Reviewed 5 days ago

there is a waiting room for tourists and also area for locals. the check in is very organised and there is a quaint coffeee shop as one waits for the trains

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tejasparekh3
Reviewed February 14, 2019

An unforgettable and lovely experience on peru rail to Muchu Picchu. Ride is very comfortable and through splendid scenery. Staff is very helpful. We left our passport at hotel of Cusco. Juan Angulo (a staff at station) provide valuable service by calling our hotel and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank travele82711
Reviewed January 3, 2019

Food was really good and so were the shows. The scenery was soothing with the river flowing by your side. The staff were friendly with a heart warming smile. My son was in a different compartment which they fixed as the train stopped at Ollantaytambo....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AnanyaKaushik
Reviewed January 1, 2019

Fantastic service, clean, comfortable and scenic. Our son had emergency surgery on his foot in Cusco, he was on crutches with limited mobility on this trip. The station crew were very helpful during loading and the train crew was fantastic. Light snack and drink offered...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ChiefBromden
Reviewed December 23, 2018

A lovely experience, a comfortable ride through splendid scenery and on to the great site. We were on the Hiram Bingham and traveled in style.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed December 20, 2018

The seating was a little cramped, but they did serve a snack. Great views of the mountains as we traveled along by the river.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bob S
Reviewed December 19, 2018

We hired Percy for 2 days in Sacred Valley. The trouble came after that. We paid him in advance for a transfer from Poroy rail to our homestay where he had taken our bags. His cousin did not show up and we had to hire...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank linvie
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

We took the Peru Rail Vistadome from Machu Picchu back to Poroy then Private car to Cusco. The first part through the gorge was amazing - then the air conditioning was sparodic and the carriage was really hot. It came on again just as we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

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
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June 27, 2018|
Response from bvu326 | 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.
January 31, 2017|
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Response from spreadlinux | Reviewed this property |
The Vistadome gives you views of both sides.
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