At CuscoPeru.com, we have a team of experienced tourism professionals ready to offer their extensive knowledge and the best service to our passengers, creating an unforgettable memory of their visit. Our Luxury Tour to Machu Picchu aims to provide a first-class experience to explore the heart of the Inca Empire, the marvelous citadel of Machu Picchu. This journey stands out for offering an unforgettable luxury experience on the train, including private transportation, professional guides, and top-notch gastronomic experiences, all within the warm ambiance of majestic landscapes in the Sacred Valley until reaching the lost city of the Incas.
During our Luxury Tour to Machu Picchu, you will have the privilege of traveling in one of Peru's most luxurious trains: The Hiram Bingham Train. This train is renowned for its luxurious carriages, designed with spacious open-air balconies that allow passengers to enjoy panoramic views of the Andean landscape during the journey. This unique experience lets you savor the natural beauty of the region while enjoying exquisite Peruvian cuisine, luxury cocktails, and live music onboard.
We will pick you up from your hotel between 07:30 a.m. to 08:00 a.m. and transfer you to the train station (depending on the season, either Ollantaytambo or Poroy). There, we will board the luxurious Hiram Bingham train, which travels through the Sacred Valley of the Incas. On this route you will enjoy impressive landscapes and the best service on board on a trip of about 3 hours and 50 minutes, concluding at the town of Aguas Calientes.
After arriving in Aguas Calientes, we will have the opportunity to take a comfortable and exclusive bus that will take us directly to the Archaeological Sanctuary of Machu Picchu on a short trip of approximately 25 minutes. Once we arrive at Machu Picchu, our guide will accompany us for 2 to 3 hours, taking us through the most remarkable places of the archaeological site.
The guide will immerse us in the history, culture, and architecture of the Incas, as we explore and discover how the ancient inhabitants lived. We will understand how they managed to construct this impressive city amidst the cloud-covered mountains of the Peruvian jungle. The guide will explain how the Incas harnessed the geography and nature to create such a unique and well-preserved city.
This guided experience will allow us to appreciate and value even more the greatness and historical importance of Machu Picchu. It will be a journey full of knowledge and wonder, where we will connect with the magic and mystery of this incredible archaeological wonder. Undoubtedly, we will be amazed and grateful for the opportunity to live this unforgettable experience.
After concluding our visit to the Machu Picchu sanctuary, we will head to the Sanctuary Lodge Hotel to rest and enjoy the Tea time, with a variety of desserts and hot beverages. After a short break, we will return by bus to the town of Aguas Calientes and then head to the train station, where we will board our luxurious train, allowing us to continue savoring the comfort and elegance of the carriage. It will be a unique and sophisticated experience to conclude our journey to Machu Picchu.
Once we reach the Poroy station, our transfer will be waiting to take us back to our hotel in Cusco. This way, we can return comfortably and safely, carrying with us the memories and magic of Machu Picchu—an unforgettable experience that will be etched in our hearts forever.
To begin our Luxury Machu Picchu Tour, we will pick you up in the morning between 07:30 a.m. and 08:00 a.m. from your hotel in Cusco and transfer you in our private vehicle to the train station (depending on the season to Ollantaytambo or Poroy). Upon arrival at the train station, you will enjoy a welcome show featuring typical dances from the region and have access to the exclusive waiting lounge until it's time to board the train. You will travel in the fabulous Hiram Bingham Train, on a 3 hrs. and 50 min. journey during which you will observe Andean communities and villages with spectacular landscapes, including green fields, the Andean mountain range, and the rivers and streams that form the enchantment of Cusco and its districts.
We will continue the journey through the Sacred Valley of the Incas, where nature will showcase the high jungle vegetation with its diverse flora and fauna, as the train follows the banks of the Vilcanota River (Urubamba River), one of the main tributaries of the AMAZON River, until we reach the town of Machu Picchu, also known as Aguas Calientes. Throughout the train journey, you will receive personalized assistance.
At the rear of the train, you can step out onto the Observatory Car to take incredible photos of the landscape and the Sacred River of the Incas (Vilcanota River). You will also enjoy an exquisite Gourmet lunch prepared onboard by a team of professionals specialized in Nuevo Andina cuisine.
Upon arriving in the town of Machu Picchu (Aguas Calientes), we will head to the exclusive waiting lounge, where our guide will be waiting to welcome us and provide some recommendations. We will then proceed to the bus stop and board the private bus that will take us to the Machu Picchu citadel in a 25-minute ride. Finally, we will reach the gates of Machu Picchu, where you will enjoy the breathtaking view and mysticism of the Lost City of the Incas, leaving you astonished.
The guide will take you to the best spots and explain the history behind Machu Picchu. After the guided tour of the Machu Picchu citadel, we can head to the facilities of the famous luxury hotel, Sanctuary Lodge, located next to the main entrance of the Machu Picchu citadel, to enjoy the English afternoon tea (tea time) with a variety of desserts. Here, you can relax and share the experiences lived in Machu Picchu, one of the 7 wonders of the world.
After the experience, you will board the private buses that will take you back to the town of Machu Picchu (Aguas Calientes), and in the evening, you will board the Luxury Train again. During the journey, you can savor the exquisite gourmet dinner prepared onboard by the team of professionals. The train journey ends at the Poroy or Ollantaytambo train station, where our official driver will be waiting to pick you up and take you in our private vehicle to your hotel in the city of Cusco, concluding our service for the luxury tour to Machu Picchu.
Luxury service at HIRAM BINGHAM TRAIN : (All services are exclusive)
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