Machu Picchu by Train Independent Adventure - Upgraded

This comfortable and compact adventure serves up Machu Picchu, one of the world's true treasures, in style. Embrace cultures past and present in the hills surrounding Cusco and delight in the amazing views of the Sacred Valley as you travel by rail to Machu Picchu. You'll ride the rails through the spectacular Urubamba Valley to Machu Picchu, perched on a mountain ridge. Then, let your local guide explain the site. You're free to explore this Incan masterpiece before catching your train back to Cusco.

Latin America
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • For lovers of:
  • Physical rating: Light
  • Accommodation standard:   Moderate%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Tour code: 199197
  • Starts: Cusco, Peru
  • Finishes: Cusco, Peru
You will Visit
  • Cusco



Day 1: Cusco/Aguas Calientes (1L)

In the morning, transfer to the Sacred Valley and enjoy a guided tour. Stop at the G Adventures-supported women's weaving co-op. Break for lunch at the G Adventures-supported Parwa community restaurant in Huchuy Qosco.

Additional Notes:
Please note that hot water shortages and power outages can be fairly common in Peru (even in upgraded hotels and private homes). We appreciate your patience and understanding that these occurrences are outside of our control.

A hotel night in Cusco is not included, we recommend booking pre or post accommodation to acclimatize to the altitude and explore the city.

Included Activities:
Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley
Ccaccaccollo Community and Women's Weaving Co-op visit

Private Vehicle
Local train (1.50 hour(s))


Day 2: Machu Picchu/Cusco (1B)

After a detailed tour of the site with a local guide and some free time to explore, head back to Cusco for the night.

Included Activities:
Machu Picchu Guided Tour

Local bus (0.50 hour(s))
Local bus (0.50 hour(s))
Local train (1.50-2.00 hours, 118km)
Private Vehicle (1.50-2.00 hours, 94km)


Day 3: Cusco (1B)

Depart Cusco at any time. Transfer to the airport is included.

Private Vehicle (0.50-0.75 hours)

    • Arrival and departure transfer
    • G Adventures-supported women's weaving project (full-day)
    • Lunch at the G Adventures-supported Sacred Valley Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosco, an indigenous village
    • Scenic train ride and guided tour of Machu Picchu
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    • Upgraded hotels (2 nts)
    • 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch
    • Train, bus, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO)/guides
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Tour Highlights:
  • Explore Machu Picchu with an expert guide
  • Learn ancient traditions at the G Adventures-supported Women's Weaving Co-op
  • Enjoy a scenic train journey through the Sacred Valley