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Tour to Machu Picchu by first class train

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Type Tours Trek
Distance 34 km
Difficulty Moderado
Best Time Abril - Mayo
Group Size Max - 12 Personas
Accomodation Camping

Resumen de viaje

The luxury tour to Machu Picchu will take you on an exclusive private tour on the first class train from Cusco to Machu Picchu. Enjoy incredible views from the observatory lounge, gourmet menu, and live music.


This tour begins at your hotel in Cusco or the Sacred Valley, a train ride on the luxurious First Class Train, a bus to Machu Picchu, and a guided tour of Machu Picchu with an exclusive tour guide. Then, return to Cusco on the luxury train and finally, transfer to your hotel.

Highlights of the Luxury Tour to Machu Picchu

  • Book with confidence and flexibility
  • Explore Machu Picchu aboard the first class train and private guide
  • Panoramic windows and observatory lounge to capture the best views
  • Visit the citadel in the afternoon with fewer visitors.
  • Gourmet menu available on the train.
  • Welcome drinks, pisco sour classes, live music and children’s programs.
  • All Inclusive Tour from your hotel and return to your hotel.

Details of the trip

  • Duration: Full day excursion from Cusco or Sacred Valley.
  • start time: 8:00 a.m. in Cusco
  • All inclusivewith private guide.
  • All the languagesavailable on request
  • Free cancellation available up to 4 days before departure.

Price per person

To reserve the Luxury Tour to Machu Picchu, you must make an initial payment of 200 USD per person, the remaining balance can be paid online, in installments or in Cusco with any credit card without any reservation fee.


Complete description of the Machu Picchu luxury tour

Pick up from your hotel and transfer to the train station. Upon arrival at the train station, you will be welcomed to the First Class train to Machu Picchu. On board the First Class train, you will have personalized service, 3-course meals with local products, an observatory lounge with live music, and a balcony to enjoy the beautiful views of the Andes and the Urubamba River.

After a 4-hour drive from Cusco, you will arrive in Aguas Calientes and drive 30 minutes to the private bus to the Citadel of Machu Picchu. When you arrive and get off the bus, your exclusive private guide will be waiting for you to start the afternoon visit to the citadel with fewer visitors.

The guided tour in the citadel lasts approximately 3 hours. Your guide will take you to the most spectacular places in the fortress, temples, squares, palaces and will explain the history and mysteries of the lost city of the Incas. Later, he will have free time to explore the city on your own, take the bus to Aguas Calientes and then take the train back to

The exclusive train back to Cusco leaves in the late afternoon with cocktails, wines, entertainment and a special dinner with drinks until you arrive at the last train station, and we will transfer you back to your hotel.

Includes/Does not include

Included in the luxury tour Machu Picchu

  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Cusco.
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu.
  • Inca Rail first class train tickets
  • Bus up and down to Machu Picchu
  • Exclusive private guide for Machu Picchu
  • Gourmet meals served on board (lunch and dinner)
  • Show on board with drinks
  • Andean music live
  • all taxes included

What is not included

  • Breakfast in the morning
  • souvenirs

What should I bring?

What to bring for this activity

  • original passport
  • Comfortable shoes to walk in Machu Picchu
  • 1 liter of water in reusable containers
  • Comfortable clothing for hot and cold climates.
  • Rain clothes
  • Solar protection
  • Insect repellent
  • extra money for souvenirs

Covid-19 measures

Covid-19 measures to keep you safe while traveling

  • Temperature checks for all travelers are mandatory.
  • Face masks required for travelers and staff in public areas.
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff at all times.
  • High-traffic locations and equipment are regularly sanitized between uses.
  • Maximum 12 people per group to reduce crowds during this pandemic.
  • The capacity of transport and tourist sites will be reduced to 50%
  • Printed material such as maps or vouchers will be avoided.
  • 100% online payments with no booking fees at all.
  • Flexible reservations during the COVID – 19 pandemic.


Why book with Sacred Expeditions Peru

  • TreXperience is a 100% Peruvian Local Tour Operator based in Cusco.
  • Personal porter included up to 7 kilos of your personal staff
  • Panoramic trains included in the last one (Visatdome or 360°)
  • Small group tours for personalized service, maximum 8 people during this pandemic, 16 people during normal hours
  • Fair treatment of porters with adequate salaries, we include men and women
  • You help us support social projects in Cusco, we provide computers with internet to local children.
  • Portable toilets and hot showers are available on all of our tours.
  • No booking fees! no credit card fee
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