Rail journeys in Peru

  • A train at Aguas Calientes, Peru
    A train at Aguas Calientes, Peru

There are many ways to see Peru, and its hidden gem, the Inca cirt of Machu Picchu - but one of the easiest is to take the train.

Machu Picchu by train

Your journey begins in one of the world's highest cities, Cuzco, before winding through the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu. At one and a half hours, this short rail journey is the only way to reach this ancient Inca site other than by a 4-day trek along the Inca Trail.

If The train offers a Panoramic Service with fantastic visibility all round, from its large windows and rooftop glass panels. You'll  be treated to a 360 degree view as you approach the lost Inca ruin.

Route: Poroy (near Cuzco) to Machu Picchu
Duration: 3 hours, 15 minutes
Distance covered: 112km/70 miles

Tailor-made rail travel to Machu Picchu

We can tailor make your trip to include train tickets. For information on how to book any rail journeyes in Peru or South America, call us on +44 1273320580 or request a quote by by email.

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