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2Day Machu Picchu by train

2Day Machu Picchu by train

Our two day train tour to Machu Picchu takes you on one of the most incredible train journeys in the world. Following the route of the Urubamba River all the way to the cloud forest that surrounds Machu Picchu you enjoy the beautiful scenery of the high Andes throughout the course of the journey. On arrival to Aguas Calientes you check in to your comfortable hotel for the night and get a good night’s sleep so you can be up at the crack of dawn to visit Machu Picchu the following day.

Duration –  2Days                                            Difficulty – Easy


Tour Description

  • 2Day train package to Machu Picchu
  • You can choose between Expedition or Vistadome train (Train tickets are subject to availability that´s why we recommend you to book months in advance)
  • The best way to visit Machu Picchu without rushing
  • Sunrise tour in Private service

Short Itinerary

Day 1     We can start from Cusco or Sacred Valley / Ollantaytambo Train Station / Aguas Calientes

Day 2     Aguas Calientes / Ollantaytambo / Transfer to Cusco or the Sacred Valley Hotel


Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Cusco or Sacred Valley – Train Station – Aguas Calientes

We transfer you from your hotel to train station in Poroy/Ollantaytambo (dependent on train availability) where you board your train to Aguas Calientes.  Upon arrival in Aguas Calientes a Representative from the Hotel will meet you and transfer to the hotel.  You have the rest of day at leisure!

In the early evening your guide will come to your hotel to introduce himself and explain the schedule for Day 2.

Day 2 Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Cusco or Sacred Valley

As early as 05:30AM you can take the bus up to Machu Picchu for Sunrise!  You can decide the departure time with your guide.

Our specialist guide will take you on a fascinating guided tour in the ruins, lasting approximately 2 hours, visiting the most important Temples, i.e. the Temple of the Sun, the Temple of the Three Windows, Temple of the Pachamama (Mother Earth), and Temple of the Intihuatana, which served as a place to study the constellations, the solstices and equinoxes. After the tour you have leisure time in Machupicchu / Aguas Calientes.  In the afternoon you will return to Poroy/Ollantaytambo via train (dependent on train availability).  We will meet you at the Train Station and transfer you back to your hotel in Cusco or Sacred Valley.


We offer Machu Picchu as private service to all our clients. Our prices are based on the amount of persons traveling!

*Price applies for departures from the 1st March 2018 until the end of February 2019*
              (Low season Rates)

  • 1 Passenger = $ 510  per person
  • 2 Passengers = $ 400  per person
  • 3 Passengers = $ 370  per person
  • 4+ Passengers = $ 360 per person
              (High Season Rates)

  • 1 Passenger = $ 520  per person
  • 2 Passengers = $ 410  per person
  • 3 Passengers = $ 380  per person
  • + Passengers = $ 370 per person


* Price applies for departures from the 1st March 2018 until the end of February 2019*
              (Low season rates)

  • 1 Passenger = $ 530  per person
  • 2 Passengers = $ 420  per person
  • 3 Passengers = $ 390  per person
  • 4+ Passengers = $ 380 per person
             (High Season Rates)

  • 1 Passenger = $ 540  per person
  • 2 Passengers = $ 430  per person
  • 3 Passengers = $ 400  per person
  • 4+ Passengers = $ 390 per person


Rates are subject to Low & High Season:

Low Season: 1st January – March and 15 November – 20 December

High Season: 1st April – 14 November and 21st December – 31st December



  • Private transfer from your hotel in Cusco or Urubamba to the train station and return
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Private tour of Machupicchu (approx. 2hrs)
  • Roundtrip train tickets (Expedition / IncaRail / Vistadome) – Train schedules subject to availability
  • Entrance Permit to Machu Picchu
  • Roundtrip bus tickets from Aguas Calientes to Machupicchu
  • 1 night accommodation in 2 start Hotel based on double occupancy. You can upgrade if you wish

Not Included:

  • Single Room Supplement – US$40 per room
  • Entrance to Huaynapicchu – the permit cost is US$17 per person which is payable in advance so we can secure permits.  For this program we need to obtain the 10-11 departure permit slot. PERMITS ARE LIMITED!!
  • Meals except Breakfast which is included
  • Gratuities

If you want to climb Huaynapicchu Mountain please let us know in advance as permits are limited.  The cost is US$17 per person and we purchase the entrance of 10-11am in order not to forfeit the tour of Machu picchu.  The guide does not accompany you on this excursion.


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