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Machu Picchu Day Trip from Cusco

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Visit Machu Picchu by train on a full-day trip from Cusco that takes the hassle out of exploring the spectacular Inca site. Pre-booking a tour ensures you’ll have a ticket for the UNESCO World Heritage Site, where daily visitor numbers are capped, and you’ll explore the sprawling site with a guide. When booking, choose from a variety of train options, from budget-friendly to more modern.
  • Travel from Cusco to Machu Picchu by train in just one day
  • Entrance fees included so your ticket is guaranteed
  • Views of the towering Andes Mountains from the train windows
  • Tour includes a guided tour of the ancient Inca site
  • Convenient round-trip transport from select Cusco hotels 
  • Great choice for families and first-time visitors
What to Expect
Start the day with early morning pickup from select hotels in Cusco and ride to the train station. Train options, which you can select when booking, include Expedition, Vistadome, and Executive Class. The basic Expedition train is upholstered with traditional indigenous fabrics, while The Executive Class features plush chairs with tables at each pair of seats. Traveling in Vistadome, you have glass on all sides and above your head, great for taking in the full scale of the massive peaks. The newest option, the 360 Train, also has panoramic glass and updated, comfortable seats. On arrival at Aguas Calientes, continue to the ruins on a small bus for a guided tour of Machu Picchu that explores ancient stairways, temples, and sweeping views. Finish the day with the beautiful return trip to Cusco.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Av El Sol 817, Cusco 08002, Peru

Traveler pickup is offered
This activity includes roundtrip transfer from selected hotels listed. If your hotel is not listed, you may ask an adittional transfer or go to our Cusco Sales Office located at Av. El Sol 817.
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu
  • Local English- or Spanish-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off. Note: Some hotels are in areas where the access by vehicle is not permitted. Send hotel details in order to arrange your pickup and drop-off in a nearby place if necessary.
  • Entry/Admission - Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • IMPORTANT: All traveler passport details are needed for the Machu Picchu Day Trip (Full name and Passport ID). Please provide all the passengers names, numbers of passaports, date of birth and nationality, otherwise the tour is not confirmed.
  • Please note: transport time on the train varies depending on which station you depart from. Could be Poroy train station or Ollantaytambo train station subject to availability. This information will be provided by our representative the same day of your tour in Cusco.
  • Please note: travel date amendments are accepted outside of 16 days before scheduled tour date
  • Please note: The guided tour lasts around 2.5 hours. After that, you are free to explore Machu Picchu on your own.
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Please note: Machupicchu Admission ticket and train tickets are included in this tour and will be given to the passengers the same day of their tour.
  • Please note: A notification reconfirming the meeting or pick up time will be sent through tripadvisor experiences extranet a day before the service.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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My trip started with a 5:35 am pickup at my hotel (the Hilton Garden Inn Cusco which I highly recommend). Be sure to bring your PASSPORT. You cannot enter Machu Picchu without it. A representative from Viajes Pacifico met me in the lobby of the hotel with my bus and train
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A little confusing getting there and back, but our tour guide Luvi was awesome!! Very knowledgeable! Answered all of our questions and guided us through perfectly!
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Excellent tour with transportation to and from our hotel to Machu Picchu. Beautiful scenic train ride on Inca Rail and guided tour of Machu Picchu.
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The experience felt a little all over the place. For $730 we got vista dome train tickets and the tickets for entry on the buses and the main attraction were arranged for. We had a group tour and we felt we were bounced around a lot between various tour guides. The lady we ended
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Response from CalidadV, Quality Coordinator at Machu Picchu Day Trip from Cusco
Responded 6 days ago
Dear jennielirez, Thank you for taking the time to make this feedback and sharing your experience, your comment is a critical advantage to improve our services and experiences. It brings to our attention the mentioned guide attitude; we will always encourage our staff to be knowledgeable and kind to passengers, in order to go further this issue we would appreciate if you could e-mail us your full name and excursion date to: Calidad@vipac.pe this way we can give you a proper response. We highly regret the disadvantages that took place during your tour, if there is further information you consider to be reported please let us know, we will always be at your disposal. Warm regards, Quality Department Viajes Pacífico
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Everything was v well organised from pick up and we were met at Machu Picchu train stop by our guide Heime who had a sign with our name on . He took us to the bus ( a few mins walk from the station) up to Machu Picchu National Park . He was informative and took us on routes that
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Key Details
  • Duration: 14h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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