Hello bloggers, today we are going to talk about the train that takes you to Machupicchu in Peru, the lost city of the Incas, which today is one of the 7 wonders of the world. Read more on our blog.
You will begin to plan the ever-important trip to see one of the new 7 Wonders of the World, Machu Pichu in Peru. The fastest way is a train journey from Cusco to Machupicchu by tren, you talke around 2 hours. PeruRail operates trains that bring several thousand tourists a day to Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu pueblo).
You can visit their website to book online, or you can choose to buy tickets at any number of travel agencies throughout Cusco. The trains leave Cusco from the Poroy station, about 20 minutes from the city center. Trains leave early in the morning and usually return at night. The trip takes about 2 hours, you can choose to leave in Aguas Calientes (Machupicchu pueblo) for a day or two, or you can book your ticket for a same-day return, but this is not recommended, as you will want to spend the longest possible time in the Citadel.
There is also the option of jumping on board or disembarking in Ollantaytambo. Departing from Ollantaytambo, you can make a via free walking adventure tour through the Sacred Valley along with the Machu Pichu experience. There are more options for boarding trains in Ollantaytambo in the morning and early afternoon than in Cusco. Just check the website. For the nature-loving traveler who seeks to be in touch with the environment and enjoy the wonderful route to Machu Picchu, the Vistadome is the ideal train. Glass enclosed with wagons with large panoramic windows with unparalleled panoramic views and a host of opportunities to take spectacular photographs, the Vistadome traveler connected and feel part of the stunning landscape of Peru. The Perurail offers a first-class personalized service, in which the onboard traveler will live an unforgettable experience.
The Vistadome has two exit stations for Machu Picchu: Cusco (Poroy) and the Sacred Valley (Ollantaytambo). The Vistadome also has an air conditioning and heating system, leather seats that adapt to the body providing comfort and relaxation throughout the trip. From the Poroy station, located about 20 minutes from the center of Cusco, the trip lasts a little over three hours to Machu Picchu, a unique travel experience in which the Perurail cares about every detail. From Sacred Valley (Ollantaytambo) with a journey of one hour and 30 minutes, practical and fast travel experience with more than ten schedules to choose from and three different prices. For that adventurous traveler who likes to discover every destination at his own pace. The Expedition is the best option for Machu Picchu, where the journey becomes an entire expedition that begins before reaching the destination.
The traveler on the Expedition will be comfortable and relaxed, and will be informed about the most important points that this ancient route has and that every adventurer should know. The Expedition has wagons totally covered by panoramic windows so that the traveler immerses himself in the beauty of the natural landscape and make his experience for Machu Picchu begin on the train. The Expedition service departs from the poroy station and 15 minutes from Cuzco (Poroy) and the Sacred Valley station Ollantaytambo. You have a choice of trains and there are three types that go to Machu Pichu, the Andean Explorer train goes to Puno.Your cheapest option is the Expedition. You will be sitting at tables, two chairs on either side facing each other. Panoramic windows allow you to watch the jungle as it passes by. They also play Andean music throughout the trip.
The Vistadome costs more, this train offers panoramic glass windows and the roof is dotted with glass skylights to enjoy a 360-degree view of the natural environment through which you will pass. Finally, one option that generally does not convince backpackers to board is the luxury line Hiram Bingham. However, it may be worth it if the style is your cup of tea, or upholstery is stylish and the 4 wagons accommodate only 83 suitable passengers. The trip is considered one of the best train travels on the planet. This price also includes entrance to Machu Pichu, a guided tour, and bus to the citadel, afternoon tea at Sanctuary Lodge, and lunch and dinner on board the cars. Where to board the trains to Machu Picchu?
There are 3 boarding stations for one-way trains. There is only one station to board the return train.
Train Machu Picchu Inca Rail
Inca Rail Train Service
Ollantaytambo Station: Av. Ferrocarril s / n, Ollantaytambo, Sacred Valley (Cusco).
Poroy Station: Rua Roldan s / n, Poroy District, Cusco.
Urubamba Station: Av. Ferrocarril s / n, Urubamba, Sacred Valley (Cusco).
Return train stations:
Aguas Calientes Station: Machu Picchu Pueblo, s / n, Barrio Las Orquídeas (next to the Aguas Calientes Handicraft Market).