Day Trip to Machu Picchu by Train (Tour from Cusco) – Full Day

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  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Machu Picchu on an unforgettable day trip from Cusco
  • Embark on the iconic train journey to and from the town of Aguas Calientes – gateway to Machu Picchu
  • See the Inca archaeological site of Ollantaytambo, a military stronghold in the Sacred Valley
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About this activity

  • Location


  • Language

    English / Spanish

  • Trip type


  • Duration

    12 Hours

  • Confirmation

    Instant Confirmation

  • Cancellation policy

    Free cancellation (before 24 hours)

Small Groups

Small Groups

Small enough allowing you to explore each place independently, but big enough to create a fun social atmosphere. Average group size does not typically exceed 9 people – no busload trips or tourist traps!
Local Experts

Local Experts

Follow in the footsteps “cultural translators” who call your destination home. Get insights into local legends, history, and personality – discovering treasures other visitors miss when left to their own devices.
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Private Car

Private Car

TripGuru Signature tours come with a driver and comfortable, air-conditioned cars. Enjoy the ride without wasting time lining up, waiting for the bus to come or finding your way around crowds.
Solo Traveler Friendly

Solo Traveler Friendly

Book without having to pay for empty seats and meet fellow adventurous souls along the way! TripGuru Signature experiences are designed to connect like-minded explorers.

What is included

  • Train to Machu Picchu (Round trip)
  • Buses to Machu Picchu (Round trip)
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Entrances to Machu Picchu
  • English-speaking Tour Guide
  • Guided tour in Machu Picchu
  • Huayna Picchu entrance fee
  • PeruRail Vistadome Train
  • Meals
  • Extra night in Aguas Calientes
  • Gratuities / tips
  • Personal Expenses


  • 1

    3.30-4.00 am

    Pick up from hotel

  • 2

    6.10 am

    Board the train in the living town of “Ollantaytambo” in the Sacred Valley

  • 3

    7.40 am

    Train Journey to Aguas Calientes

  • 4

    8.00-9.30 am

    Bus to Machu Picchu

  • 5

    10.00 am-2.00 pm

    Guided Tour in Machu Picchu and free time

  • 6

    3.00 pm

    Bus to Aguas Calientes and train to Ollantaytambo

  • 7

    11.00 pm

    Back to Hotel

  • 8

    Pick up Area

    Cusco hotels near the main center

  • 9

    Important Note

    Please come to the meeting point Calle Garcilaso 265 of 7 Cusco Willka Travel Office if you are living in private accommodation. Pickup is only available for hotels.

Note: The timings may differ based on the selected timeslot

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