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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 6 days ago

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

Thank Run_ar0und
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank paul_g_haywood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

Thank Yamilet A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Maggie O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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

Thank nikki1232008
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.

Thank millertravelco
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing scenic rail journey and well worth taking. On our journey to Machu Picchu we were served drinks and delicious cake; all as part of the service. However, sadly, this was not available on our return journey. The getting on the train...More

Thank Sus1952
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Took the train from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes before visiting Machu Pichu followed by the return to Cusco. Train was comfortable with good service and the scenery spectacular. A free bottle of wine on the return trip was a very pleasant gesture and finished the...More

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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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