Tour to Machu Picchu with Vistadome Trail

Tour to Machu Picchu with Vistadome Train 2D/1N

Private & Tailored Tour

From $627 PP

Overview

The Vistadome Train will  give you an unmatched and mesmerizing panoramic train journey.  The 3.5 hour journey from Cusco (Poroy Train Station) to Aguas Calientes takes you through the Andean meadows nestled amongst the high snow-capped peaks, the deep river valleys and hillsides covered with tiers of ancient Inca farming terraces.

Be immersed in Andean Culture through on-board live music, the vast landscape visible through the glass ceilings and windows, a dance show and food carefully prepared with local ingredients.

You will travel from ridges of high mountains, down to sub-tropical jungle near the Amazon, all the way to Aguas Calientes. Enjoy this picturesque town in the afternoon, then get ready for your visit to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Machu Picchu (2,400m/7907ft)! Find yourself mesmerized as you travel back in time to this magical place, the sacred and mysterious Machu-Picchu, “The Old Sacred Mountain.” Take your time exploring the Inca ruins rich in the history of its past and thriving culture of the people who once resided there.

Activities

Experts

Private Guide, Driver, Trip Managing Expert

Activity Level

Easy

SERVICES

Minimum 2 people

Detailed Itinerary

Wake up early for a new day of adventure on your way to see the majestic Machu Picchu. We pick you up at your hotel at 6:35am . We drive you in our private van towards Poroy Train Station to catch the  train departing at 7:35am.

THE VISTADOME TRAIN

Enjoy the 3.5 hour journey  on the  luxurious  and  sophisticated Vistadome train.  Be transported  back in time,  when class was pure and simple  elegance. Deep in the narrow river valleys, you will see tiers of ancient Inca farming terraces, ridged snow capped mountains and finally the fresh and  vibrant  vegetation of  the  high jungle. The sacred Vilcanota River will be your companion until your arrival in Aguas Calientes. This train will treat you to a bilingual audio that narrates important information about your surroundings throughout the ride. Vistadome prides itself on its high level of  service and a truely unique experience. This is the perfect journey for travelers wanting to see Machu Picchu without going through a  gruelling hike. This  journey is  relaxing  and  informative. Enjoy a cusquena experience through dance and  music.

Your hotel representative will meet you at the train station at 10:52am to transfer you to your hotel.

DAY IN AGUAS CALIENTES

Once in Aguas Calientes there are many things to do in this  charming town, with heaps of local  flavour. Navigate the cute alley ways, visit the different plazas in town or spend your time browsing the  many local markets. Take the short mild hike to Mandor on your own. Relax in the hot springs (10 soles), have a drink overlooking the river or  to visit the Butterfly Museum or the Machu Picchu Museum (entrance fees apply). Your guide will meet you at your hotel at 7pm for your briefing for your trip to Machu Picchu the next day.

 Note: In rainy season from January through April, the train leaves from the Ollantaytambo Train Station.  We will pick up you at your hotel at 6:45am for the 8:53am train from Ollantaytambo arriving in Aguas Calientes at 10:29am, where your hotel representative will meet you.

  • 4* Accommodations: El Mapi 

This is the day you have been waiting for! We take the early bus up to the Machu Picchu Citadel, arriving in time for the sunrise over this incredible Inca city. This great piece of engineering was built to blend in perfectly with the natural formations of the mountains. Your guide will take you through this New 7 Wonder of the World and UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. On your 2.5 hour private tour, your guide will explain the most currently accepted theories of the historic and cultural significance of Machu Picchu. Then on your own, you can take more photos and enjoy just being at Machu Picchu, until the end of your session time.

You may wish to indulge in a few of the following activities (not included in the price)

  • Climb up Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain and appreciate the beauty and magnificence of Machu Picchu from above ($75 must be booked in advance)

After some time at Machu Picchu, you will descend to Aguas Calientes around noon. You can take in a leisurely lunch and explore the Aguas Calientes handicraft market. Your Vistadome train departs at 4:43pm for the return trip to Cusco stopping at Poroy Train Station.  (During rainy season, January to May the train only runs to Ollantaytambo. We transport you back to your hotel in Cusco by private van, arriving  around 9pm.

  • Meals included: breakfast at your hotel

***Guests who purchase Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain tickets are given an extra 2 hours at the Machu Picchu Citadel.

Hike Additional Information

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Briefing: We give you all the information needed in order for you to have a pleasant trek with very little surprises. The best part is that we will conduct your briefing in the comfort of your hotel.
    • Entrance Tickets into Machu Picchu : As soon as you confirm your booking and pay the deposit, we will purchase your entrance tickets into Machu Picchu. These tickets sell out very fast. Our super team behind the laptops ensure that all tickets and permits are purchased timeously and you don’t miss out on your great adventure. The personal information you give us has to be 100% accurate because even our awesome team won´t be able help edit details once they have purchased the tickets on your behalf and there are absolutely no refunds on the tickets.
    • Professional Bilingual Guide: You will have a privately guided 2-hour tour of Machu Picchu. Our guides are very knowledgeable and passionate about Inca heritage and history.Our guides dedicate themselves to continuous professional development and growth to ensure that you receive accurate and recognized theories about Inca and Andean culture. They are fun loving, great sportsmen and well–educated, they hold a degree in at least one of the following: Archaeology, Tourism, Botany, History or Anthropology.
    • Meals: snacks and drinks on the train.
    • Taxes:  All prices include the 18% tax charged by the government
    • 2 tickets on the Vistadome Train : Catch the luxurious Vistadome and enjoy their first class service. On-board the train at Poroy station to Aguas Calientes and return to Poroy station ( Dry season only). During rainy season we will drive you by our private van to Ollataytambo and back. The train does not depart from Poroy becuase of possible land slides.
    • 4* Accommodations : Spend the night in Aguas Calientes in luxury. Your hotel is stationed  close to the hot springs, giving you a great excuse to visit. Take advantage of the amenities and  activities the hotel has to offer.
    • Drinks: In our private transportation, you will find a cooler box stocked with ice cold drinks, both non-alcoholic (water, gatorade etc..) and alcoholic (beer, wine and more)

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED

  • Climbing Huayna Picchu $75
  • Climbing Machu Picchu Mountain $75
  • Meals and drinks as indicated on your itinerary
  • Tips for your guide

The Machu Picchu Tour is available on any date that is best for you, as long as we have a minimum of 2 people!

PRICES:

  • $627 USD per person with 1 night hotel

Private service is available for $100 USD more per person.

***All entrance fees are included and we operate our tours in small groups averaging 4 people with a maximum of 8!  

DISCOUNTS

  • 18 to 25 years old: $30 USD Information required on student card: name of university, student name, photo of student, expiration date etc. A copy of the card at booking is required & government approval for discount.
  • Under 18 years old: $30 USD Please send us a copy of your passport at the time of booking.
  • Under 11 years old: $40 USD  Please send us a copy of your passport at the time of booking.

EXTRAS 

  • Huayna Picchu Climb:$75 USD. Please book in advance, tickets move fast. 
  • Machu Picchu Mountain: $75 USD. Please book in advance, tickets move fast. 
  • Single Supplement: for single travelers, prices vary

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WHY GLAMPING PERU TREKS

Small Groups

In an effort to provide a more personalized service, we at Glamping Peru Treks have a policy that our groups will not exceed 8 people.

Private Guide, Car & Driver

You always have private driver & private car flexible upon your travel schedules. Especially, in your Private Tour.

100% Personalized Itinerary

Hassle-free and uniquely personalized! You'll get a completely flexible trip plan tailored to your individual interests, wishes and budget.

Handpicked Hotels & Meals

Whether you are looking for a romantic resort or a boutique hotel, authentic cuisine or street food style; Tour Experts'll create the lifetime journey around your needs .

Camping Equipment

Our camping equipment is top of the line being replaced when needed. Our camping equipment is available for rent as well.

Environmental Sensitivit

As one of the few tour operators that dedicated itself to social responsibility. We are always looking for innovative ways of caring for our natural surroundings.

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