Machu Picchu is the most visited place when you travel to Peru. This architectural marvel limestone without mortar, dating from the mid fifteenth century, is situated on a high plateau in the depths of the Amazon jungle. Is accessible by train from Cuzco or, if you dare, make the journey on foot following a path of several days it will travel deep into the Andean gullies and enjoy stunning views.
There are three types of service: tourist or backpacker train, railcar or Vista Dome and Hiram Bingham service, departing early in the morning and return in the afternoon.
Trains Cusco – Aguas Calientes – Cusco:
– Backpacker: Designed exclusively for travelers with adventurous spirit who in turn seek comfort and security. The Backpacker has remodeled their seats with tapestries with Inca motifs, giving them a very local and indigenous touch and the convenience of having ample space for your backpacks.
– Vistadome: The quickest and easiest way to visit Machu Picchu. On the trip, you can enjoy delicious snacks and beverages both hot and cold. Coaches recently renewed, which are equipped with panoramic windows that allow you to enjoy a spectacular view and take wonderful pictures.
– Hiram Bingham: has 02 coaches and 42 passenger spaces and a bar car, car additionally has a kitchen for food preparation. Among many exquisite details of car design, are the large, comfortable seats and extra wide tables. Almost 3 feet long and 30 cm wider than others on the same route, these cars are among the most spacious and comfortable in the world. This service includes: 1 train ticket, 1 brunch, 1 Afternoon tea, 1 Cocktail & Dinner Gastronomical, water, coffee and tea, 1 Tour including entrance to Machu Picchu, one bus ticket to and from the ruins.
For those who have traveled by road to the Sacred Valley and do not want to waste time returning to Cusco, can also take the train to Machu Picchu from Ollantaytambo station.