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“Only way to reach Macchu Pichu!”

PeruRail - Vistadome
Ranked #91 of 986 Tours in Cusco
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Vistadome connects you with the beautiful andean landscape through a totally panoramic view on the route to Machu Picchu. It highlights the andean culture in diverse forms such as music, gastronomy, folk dancing, history and even scents.
Reviewed December 9, 2012

We took the Vistadome from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes and had a most amazing train trip. We sat in the very front of the car and it felt like we were driving. The windows are large and you are able to see in all directions. The scenery is beautiful as you climb towards the mountains and Macchu Pichu. It is not worth taking this particular train at night since you can't see but during the day when you can see all, it's the best.

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PeruRail, Community Manager at PeruRail - Vistadome, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2012

Dear Mrs. denvergirl80238,

It is a pleasure to receive your comments and to know that you had an amazing time aboard the Vistadome train. We are glad that you had the opportunity to admire the scenery in that special place, and that you have enjoyed the most. We are always trying to provide the best possible service for the most amazing trip and we are glad we did it for you in this opportunity. We want to thank you for choosing PeruRail and for sharing your comments and recommendations with the Trip Advisor community. We hope we can see you back again for another memorable experience with us.

Sincerely,
The Vistadome Team

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Reviewed December 8, 2012

The train ride is exceptionally beautiful, passing through the Urubamba valley with glimpses of Mount Veronica towering above. However due to the hillsides the rails are cut into the vistadome windows are very seldomly useful. Most of the time the windows are overshadowed by trees or high hills. Probably an equally beautiful ride on the regular train for cheaper.

1  Thank toofinn
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PeruRail, Community Manager at PeruRail - Vistadome, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2012

Dear Mr. / Mrs. toofinn,

Thank you for your feedback and for sharing it with the community. It is very good to know that you had a great time aboard the Vistadome train and that you enjoyed your trip, especially the amazing views we have along the way. We offer different types of services depending on our passengers’ needs and travel expectations, always with the best possible service to make your experience unforgettable. We hope we can see you back again for another great adventure with us.

Sincerely,
The Vistadome Team

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Reviewed December 6, 2012 via mobile

I travelled to Machu Picchu on the expedition and came back on the vistadome. No real difference other than the vistadome has leather seats and a little more leg room.

It left on time, got me to the destination fine and the onboard service was friendly.

The best thing are the views.

2  Thank foxwales
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PeruRail, Community Manager at PeruRail - Vistadome, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2012

Dear Mr. / Mrs. foxwales,

We want to thank you for your comments and for taking the time to share them with the Trip Advisor community. We are glad you had a positive experience aboard the Vistadome train and that you enjoyed the views. We are always trying to offer the best possible service so our passengers can have a pleasant ride. Once again, thank you for choosing PeruRail and we hope we can see you back again aboard our trains.

Sincerely,
The Vistadome Team

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Reviewed November 28, 2012

We took the Vistadom from Machu Picchu to Cusco. The best part of the trip was the fashion show and the crazy clown that entertained us throughout a portion of the trip.

The cons to the Vistadome are: inadequate leg room (its not too bad, but be prepared to get comfy with whoever is sitting across from you!), poor food (they really try to make the food very fru-fru including its presentation, but they could really save some money by giving people something they will actually eat... I can only imagine how much time, money and food is wasted.), and the hard sell of the items that they wore in the fashion show.

There is a cheaper train, with better snacks and no selling of items... that might be a better bet. Overall, this is a good option. I have called this average, but only because it isn't "Very Good" and there isn't a "Good" rating.

1  Thank AshlieA
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PeruRail, Community Manager at PeruRail - Vistadome, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2012

Dear Mr. / Mrs. AshlieA,

Thank you very much for your comments and recommendations, and for taking the time to share them with the Trip Advisor community and us. We offer different types of services with a variety of options depending on our passengers’ needs and travel expectations and everything is thought to provide a quality service and the best travel option for them. We are glad you enjoyed the entertainment on board the Vistadome train and we want to thank you for choosing PeruRail in this opportunity. We hope we can see you back again soon.

We are always at your service.
The Vistadome Team

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Reviewed November 26, 2012

Well, I have never taken a train ride like this before. Not only great scenery, but couldn't believe it when a colourful masked man started to dance along the carriage to loud music - this was great fun and gave a real holiday feel. This was then followed by a fashion show... couldn't believe it but very entertaining! :-)

Thank Scoobydoo27
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PeruRail, Community Manager at PeruRail - Vistadome, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2012

Dear Mr. / Mrs. Scoobydoo27,

Thank you very much for your feedback and for sharing it with our community. We are glad that you had a very entertaining time aboard the Vistadome train and that you had a pleasant and enjoyable trip. We hope we can see you back again for another unforgettable adventure with us and with all that Peru has to offer.

Regards,
The Vistadome Team

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