There are 112krn of railway line between the city of Cusco and the station of Puente Ruinas or Machupicchu. The trip starts in the station of San Pedro in Cusco, zig-zagging up the Picchu mountain until it reaches the highest point, a spot called “El Arco” (the arch), in the northwest part of the city.
– The route then descends to the villages of Poroy, Cachimayo and lzcuchaca until it reaches the Anta plains, an extensive cattle area. It climbs down the gully of Pomatales before descending to the Sacred Valley of the Incas, arriving at the station of Pachar. The route then crosses the Urubamba River to the right bank and arrives at the station of Ollantaytambo. For those who arrived here by the asphalt road of the Sacred Valley, one can board the train to continue to Machupicchu.
At a distance of 800m East of the town of Aguas Calientes, there are underground hot sulfur springs which bubble up from the rocky ground at varying temperatures.
The especially-built pools at this resort are the basis of its use as hot mineral baths. The average temperature of the water runs from 38ºc to 46ºc. There are also changing rooms, bathrooms and a small snack bar.
Tourist Train, It only operates in the high season, leaving Cusco in the morning, stopping at the most important stations (Ollantaytambo, Km.88 or Ooriwayrachina) until it arrives at the station of Puente Ruinas. The trip takes four hours and returns in the evening.
Autovagon, This tourist service leaves Cusco in the morning and takes three hours. The trip from The Sacred Valley of the Incas (Urubamba to Ollantaytambo) takes 1,1/2 hours. It returns in the evening.
The whole experience of visit a new city or place is always excited, but nothings has sense if don’t know how and where do you go, that’s why we have our Machu Picchu Travel Packages, so you can see how many destinations are in this route, because seeing that you feel more secure at the moment that you decide which package choose.
It is recommended to check all timetables in train stations and travel agencies, as they are modified according to the season.
|CUSCO THE INCAS EMPIRE 5 DAYS||5 Days and 4 Nights||Cusco, Koricancha, Sacsayhuaman, Puka Pukara and Tambomachay, Urubamba Valley, Ollantaytambo, Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes|
|6 Days and 5 Nights||Cusco, Moray, Maras, Salinas, Aguas Calientes, Mandor, Putukusi, Wayna Picchu, Intipunku, Machu Picchu|
|MACHU PICCHU LIGHT ADVENTURE 6 DAYS||6 Days and 5 Nights||Cusco , Horse Back riding to Cusco Ruins, Sacsayhuaman, Aguas calientes, Machu Picchu.|
|NEW CUSCO 4 DAYS||4 Days and 3 Nights||Cusco, Koricancha, Sacsayhuaman, Puka Pukara and Tambomachay, Machu Picchu,Aguas Calientes|
|NEW PISAQ & MACHUPICCHU 4 DAYS||4 Days and 3 Nights||Cusco, Ruins of Pisac, Urubamba Valley, Ollantaytambo, Maras, Moray ruins, Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes|
|NEW PISAQ & MACHUPICCHU 5 DAYS||5 Days and 4 Nights||Cusco, Ruins of Pisac, Sacred Valley of the Inkas, Ollantaytambo, Maras, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley of Urubamba, Aguas Calientes, Putukusi|
|CUSCO UNKNOWN 6 DAYS||6 Days and 5 Nights||Cusco , Koricancha, Lares, Huacahuasi, Patacancha, Ollantaytambo, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu|
|SALKANTAY ADVENTURE BUDGET 8 DAYS||8 Days and 7 Nights||Cusco, Rafting, Salkantay, Soraypampa, Chaullay, Aguas Calientes, machu Picchu.|