Tour to Machu Picchu in a day with Peru Rail

Our Tour

To start this tour to Machu Picchu, you should arrive to Cusco city at least a day before the tour begins. Cusco city is located at 1600 kilometres southeast of Lima city (Peru). Machu Picchu can only be reached by the railroad (trains) or by the ancestral “Inca Trail” over two or four days. In this tour, you will be using only train service.


Warranty payment:  US $

Tour Description

Oh! Machu Picchu maravilla del mundo

This tour starts with pick up service from your hotel in Cusco city, an hour before the train departure to transport you to Poroy train station, located at 20 minutes from the city. Then you are going to board the train from “PERU RAIL” company and begin the journey to “Aguas Calientes” (2000m) the train ride lasts approximately 3 hours and 20 minutes. In Aguas Calientes our guide will be waiting for you, with whom you will go to the bus station, before ascending up the mountain for around 30 minutes, to reach to the Historical Sanctuary of “Machu Picchu”. Arriving to Machu Picchu, controllers are going to check your entrance tickets at the gates and after you are going to begin with our guided tour. Visiting the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Intiwatana, the Royal Quarters, the Three Windows temple, for an average of two hours. Then you are going to have free time to explore the citadel by yourselves. In the afternoon you are going to take the train back to Poroy (depending of the train departure time), the return will be made through the same path way to reach the train station in Poroy, we will be waiting for you to get back to your hotel in Cusco city.
Perfect for nature-loving travellers looking to be in contact with the environment and appreciate the wonderful route to Machu Picchu. All carriages have large panoramic windows offering scenic views, providing a lot of opportunities to take spectacular photographs. Train attendants provide personalized and first level services to all passengers.


  • Transfers from the hotel to the train station (round trip).
  • Train Tickets Cusco (Poroy) – Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu) – Cusco (Poroy).
  • Bus tickets up and down Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes.
  • Entrance fee to Historical National Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
  • Official tour guide in English or Spanish language.

Not Includes:

  • Meals
  • Not described services


  • Wear comfortable shoes (trekking shoes).
  • Light clothes.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Sunblock.
  • Sun hats.
  • Binoculars.
  • Sunglasses.
  • A light backpack.
  • Camera or camcorder.
  • Raincoat in the rainy season (October to March).
Note:Special discount applies to peruvian tourists and members of the Andean Community of Nations.

Nuestras Tarifas por Persona

 Empresa Perú Rail *****

Tren Hiram Bingham

USD 870

Tren Vistadome

USD 345

Trem Expedition

USD 315

Peru Rail offers the following services:

1.-Vistadome Train:

Vistadome Train

Vistadome also has air conditioning and heating, leather seats that adjust to your body to provide you with comfort and relaxation during the entire trip. Vistadome is known for their unique, Peruvian style service, which allows travellers to be immersed and feel the Andean culture while cruising through its stunning landscapes. Andean Music, traditionally dance performances (on the return trip) and even deliciously authentic food that is carefully prepared with local ingredients.

Cusco (Wanchaq) – Aguas CalientesAguas Calientes – Cusco (Wanchaq)
3106:40 hrs.09:52 hrs.3215:20 hrs.19:05 hrs.
20308:25 hrs.12:11 hrs.60417:27 hrs.20:50 hrs.

2.- Expedición Train:

Expedition Train

Designed exclusively for travellers with adventurous spirits, who looks for comfort and security. Carriages have air conditioning, heating, high-quality system audio, ample space between seats and are fully surrounded by panoramic windows so travellers can be a part of the beautiful, natural landscape. Your Machu Picchu experience begins the moment you board the train!

Cusco (Wanchaq) – Aguas CalientesAguas Calientes – Cusco (Wanchaq)
3307:42 hrs.10:51 hrs.3416:43 hrs.20:23 hrs.

3.- Luxury Train Hiram Bimgham:

Luxury Train Hiram Bimgham

Hiram Bingham is a luxury and exclusive train service, in which you will have an unforgettable experience. Their carriages are distinguished by their blue and gold colours and for their warm and cosy interiors that feature elegant upholstery. This service has four carriages: two dining car, one bar car with observatory and a kitchen carriage, and can carry up to 84 passengers.

If you purchase the round trip ticket Hiram Bingham, the service includes:

  • Welcome appetizer at Poroy train station.
  • Brunch and a fine selection of wines.
  • Musical entertainment on board.
  • Guide for every 14 passengers.
  • Tickets and transportation to Machu Picchu.
  • Tea Time at Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge by Orient Express – Hotels.
  • Gourmet dinner.


  • If you only buy the train ticket from Cusco to Machu Picchu (one way ticket) It will include: Welcome appetizers upon your arrival to Poroy train station, brunch and excellent selection of Peruvian wines, musical entertainment on board, bus transportation from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu, entrance to Machu Picchu, tea time at Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge by Orient Express – Hotels.
  • If you will only purchase the train ticket from Machu Picchu to Cusco (return ticket) It will include: Tea time at Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge by Orient Express – Hotels, transportation by bus from Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes, gourmet dinner, excellent selection of Peruvian wines, musical entertainment on board.
Cusco (Wanchaq) – Aguas CalientesAguas Calientes – Cusco (Wanchaq)
1109:05 hrs.12:24 hrs.1217:50 hrs.21:16 hrs.