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3-Day Machu Picchu by Train from Cuzco Tour Code: 922-2405

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Cuzco, Peru
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Hop on the Peru Railway for a relaxing and scenic journey from Cuzco all the way to Aguas Calientes where you will have plenty of time to enjoy this quaint mountain town and stretch your legs by walking to Mandor Waterfall or Putucusi Mountain followed by a relaxing dip in the spacious hot springs. The famous Inca citadel and "lost city" awaits you just up the hill from Aguas Calientes where a day of exploration with an English speaking guide will certainly be one of the most unforgettable experiences of your trip.
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    Double $669

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Day 1: Cuzco

Today we will gather in Cuzco, CUS, Peru. During your pre-departure briefing in Cuzco, guests will receive all tickets for the buses, trains, and entry to Machu Picchu. For the majority of this 2-day trip, we will not be accompanied by a guide. Guests will only have a guide for the Machu Picchu tour.
Standard Hotel: Milhouse Backpackers & Hotel

Day 2: Cuzco - Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes(102 km)

Today we will transfer by car to Ollantaytambo, CUS and from there journey to Aguas Calientes, CUS by train. Guests may take an optional 1.5-hour tour up to the Mandor Waterfalls. At 6:00pm, the guide will meet us at the hotel for a quick briefing.
  • Ollantaytambo, PERU

    Ollantaytambo, PERU
    This small town north of Cuzco is built around an archaeological site. At the height off the Inca Empire, Ollantaytambo was the royal estate of Emperor Pachacuti. It is one of the starting points of the Inca Trail.
  • Aguas Calientes, PERU

    This town sits 20 minutes down the mountain from Machu Picchu. Its name, "hot waters" in English, derives from the presence of numerous thermal springs in the area that make thisvillage a great place to relax after a hike.
Standard Hotel: hostel accommodation in Aguas Calientes

Day 3: Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu - Ollantaytambo - Cuzco(110 km)

We will catch one of the first buses to Machu Picchu so that we may see the early morning light over this amazing place. After a two-hour walking tour, guests will have time to explore on their own. Those who still have energy can climb Huayna Picchu, a mountain in the middle of the ancient town. We will return to Aguas Calientes in the afternoon and from there take a train to Ollantaytambo and then a bus back to Cuzco.
  • Ollantaytambo, PERU

    Ollantaytambo, PERU
    This small town north of Cuzco is built around an archaeological site. At the height off the Inca Empire, Ollantaytambo was the royal estate of Emperor Pachacuti. It is one of the starting points of the Inca Trail.
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Location Address Departure Return
Cuzco, PERU Quera 270, Cusco, CUS (Milhouse Backpackers & Hotel- Cusco )
Cuzco, PERU Plaza San Francisco, Cuzco, CUS no stop 8:00pm

*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

  • You will be picked up at 8:00am on Day 2.
  • There is a mandatory pre-departure briefing at our Cuzco Headquarters one day prior to departure at 5pm, 6pm or 7pm depending on your trek. You will receive detailed information on your excursion, a list of what to bring and confirm your departure details.
  • PRE-DEPARTURE CHECK-IN: Please make sure to check-in with your passport before your pre-departure briefing. We encourage our travellers to check-in at our offices a couple of hours before or any day prior to the briefing , that way we can give everybody personal attention and information regarding booking extras, rental equipment or questions in general.
  • Time schedule for meetings will be:
    - Inca Trail and Lares 6pm
    - Salkantay, Inca Quarry, Machu Picchu Jungle, Ausangate, Choquequirao 7pm
    - Inca Trail Express, Rainbow Mountain, Machu Picchu by Train, Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu Full Day 5pm

Price Includes

  • Professional bilingual guide (only in Machu Picchu archaeological site
  • 1 night accommodation at Milhouse Hostel in Cuzco
  • 1 night hostel accommodation in Aguas Calientes
  • Day 2 all meals, Day 3 breakfast
  • Cuzco hotel pick-up
  • Transportation during the trip
  • Machu Picchu entrance fee

Price Excludes

  • Optional Huayna Picchu Trek (48 soles) must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance
  • Optional Machu Picchu Mountain Hike (48 soles) must be booked at least 1 week in advance
  • Guide for transfers by van, train and bus (these portions are on your own)
  • Day 1 Meals, Day 3 Lunch & Dinner
  • Meals and drinks not specified above
  • Service fees for your tour guide and bus driver

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