Trains to Machu Picchu 2022

If you have the desire to visit the magical citadel of Machu Picchu here we will summarize the different types of trains offered by Peru Rail

Types of Peru Rail trains

Many are interested in knowing what differences exist between the various cars that Peru Rail offers, especially when making their reservations and planning their trips to Machu Picchu; Here we will summarize the different types of services and wagons that PERU RAIL offers to make your visit to Machu Picchu an unforgettable experience.

Types of trains

Peru Rail offers 4 types of trains, with qualities that can be adjusted to your needs

Trains Peru Rail Expeditions

Traveling by train from Cusco to Machu Picchu is a charming experience, however you have many alternatives, each one better than the other, without neglecting that any of them provide the best services in what they offer, but if you are looking to adjust your budget you can opt for this train, this does not imply that it does not have the comforts and the experience that Peru Rail offers, in which you can enjoy:

  • Background music on board
    Audio with tourist information
    Multiple departure times and frequencies

As we mentioned before, you will undoubtedly enjoy the comfort and views that you can experience in the Expeditions service.

More information about schedules, stations and others in: PERU RAIL TRENES EXPEDITIONS

Peru Rail Vistadome Trains

If you are one of those who like to appreciate the landscape on their trips and love photography, this service is for you, as its name indicates, Vistadome has wagons with panoramic windows on walls and ceilings as well as a fashion show on board where you can Appreciate Peruvian art and textiles in addition to being able to acquire them if you want, in short, you will have:

  • Panoramic view
    Explanatory audio about the routes
    cultural representation
    Background music on board
    Snacks on board

Trains Peru Rail Observatory

This train offers an incredible experience for those who want to appreciate the landscape and have the best shots of their trip, compared to vistadome, it also has wagons with panoramic windows on walls and windows as well as the observatory wagon that gives the name to this service, in addition to complete the experience with:

  • Panoramic dome view
    Observatory car
    Live music and typical dance
    Explanatory audio about the routes
    Background music on board
    Parade baby alpaca collection
    Snacks on board

If you want more information about stations and schedules you can see them here: Trenes Peru Rail Observatory

Andean Explorer luxury Belmont trains

To say that the Belmont trains are an unforgettable experience is an understatement, without a doubt one of the most exclusive services of this line, on these trains you will not only be able to see wonderful landscapes but also have all the comforts that you can imagine on a train, From cabins with beds and independent bathrooms, as well as exclusive bar, kitchen, spa and observatory cars, they will make you never want to leave the train, without a doubt an experience worth living.

This exclusive train has schedules and departures. You can get more information about the stations, dates and more at: Belmont de lujo Andean Explorer

Hiram Bingham Luxury Belmont Trains

If you want a memorable trip to Machu Picchu, this train service is undoubtedly what you are looking for, during your tour in its famous Pullman cars you can enjoy an entertaining trip full of music, Peruvian flavor and many comforts that this train has. such as: dining car, bar car and observatory car, all with great details inspired by the Inca culture and the famous explorer Hiram Bingham.

More information about schedules and departures in: Belmont de lujo Hiram Bingham

As we saw Peru Rail offers many alternatives and all of them have high details in their cars, in addition to integrating culinary, musical and artistic experiences of Peru, whatever your choice we are sure it will be an unforgettable experience.

If in addition to the train services you are interested in having a complete package for your visit to Machu Picchu and Peru, you can count on our support and advice on contacto Inca Peru Travel Contacto or nuestras redes.

The Five Most Incredible Mountains In Cusco

usco is surrounded by incredible mountains and snow-capped peaks called Apus (mountain spirit) by the inhabitants, who show them great respect through bows and offerings, a tradition that has lasted since the time of the Incas. Respect is born from the belief that the mountains protect them and bless their crops. If they do not show their respect and devotion, it is thought that bad things can happen. Next, we present the most famous mountains in Cusco both for their beauty and greatness.

Salkantay Mountain

It is an immense snow-capped mountain located at 6,271 meters above sea level, considered one of the most important mountains in Cusco. Deep valleys and ravines surround the Salkantay snow-capped mountains deep valleys and ravines surround the Salkantay snow-capped mountain, and you can even come across typical Andean animals of the area. The difficulty of reaching it and appreciating its incredible landscape is somewhat heavy, but it will be worth it once you get there. If you want an unforgettable walking experience to reach Machu Picchu, Salkantay Trail 5 days is ideal.

Snowy Ausangate

Located in the Andes Mountain range, the Ausangate snow-capped mountain has an altitude of 6,384 meters above sea level. It is the most representative Apu for the inhabitants of Cusco and is considered the fifth highest mountain in Peru. The Ausangate mountain has been the protagonist of different Andean beliefs and has an essential role in the pilgrimage festival to the sanctuary of the Lord of Q’oyllur Riti. The highlight of this snow-capped mountain is its natural landscapes, such as its turquoise-colored lagoons that invite the visitor to appreciate it. There are also plateaus, stone forests, and glaciers. If you want to reach the snowy peak, it is essential to be acclimatized and go with a travel agency so that they can guide you on the right path and in this way, you have a safe experience. Keep in mind that it is a complex walk but not impossible.

Machu Picchu Mountain and Huayna Picchu

They are the mountains that make up some of the most impressive landscapes in the world, attracting thousands of tourists every year for their unique natural beauty. These mountains are 3,000 meters above sea level and reaching them is quite a journey since the road is narrow and steep, but once at the top, the panoramic view rewards you. The area where this attraction is located has a warm-humid climate and temperatures range between 12°C and 24°C. Therefore, buying your tickets well in advance is essential due to the high demand for access to them.

Humantay Mountain

The Humantay mountain is located at 4,200 meters above sea level. To get there and appreciate the incredible natural attractions from the community of Soraypampa, you will start a 2-hour walk uphill or you can also choose to ride a horse. The trekking is done in a day tour to reach the Humantay lagoon, which is well known for its landscape, attracting nationals and foreigners.

Mountain of Colors

It is perhaps one of the most famous mountains in Cusco and the most instagrammable. This beautiful attraction is located at 5,200 meters above sea level. Getting to the top is quite an experience because colorful landscapes surround you, you can see snow-capped mountains in the distance, and just being challenged to get there on foot is magnificent. If the walk is very hard, you can opt for the horses. Once there, you feel a different energy. You can appreciate the natural colors that it presents and take the opportunity to take photos with the famous llamas.

Now that you know about the mountains in Cusco and the activities you can do schedule your trip and venture to one of the most striking destinations in Peru.

About language tips and phrases


Cusco, as it was the center of the Inca Empire, adopted the only language of the Incas called Quechua or Runa Simi. During the conquests, the Incas were in charge of imposing their language on all the peoples, extending to the southern countries (Ecuador, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina). For this reason, there are currently more than 12 million Quechua-speaking people in Southamerica. While in Cusco and surroundings there are more than 500 thousand Quechua speakers, which expresses the care that has been inherited for thousands of years.

Every year thousands of travelers from all over the world visit Cusco to learn about and experience the culture and history. Therefore, knowing a few words when you are in Cusco visiting a community or having contact with a local will be of great help. In Cusco, hospitality is a big part of everyday culture, so it is good to try to speak a few phrases-words that your host will understand.

Here we share with you some very used phrases/sentences/words and above all easy to learn that will help you to have a conversation with a Quechua-speaking local, if you plan to visit Cusco soon.

Quechua – English:

Rimaykullayki / Napaykullayki: Hello
Allillanchu?: How are you?
Allillanmi, Qamrí?: Well, and you?
Imataq sutiyki?: What is your name?
Maymantan kanki?: Where are you from?
Ñuqapa sutiymi Rimber. Qampaqa??: My name is Rimber. And yours?
Ñuqa limamanta Kani: I am from Lima
Qamqa: And you?
Allin P’unchay: Good morning – Allin Sukha: Good afternoon
Allin Tuta: Good night
Asllakama: See you later
Tupananchikkama: Until our next meeting
Iskay Uya: Two faces
Anay: Thank you.

Quechua numbers:

Ch’usaq: Zero
huk: one
Iskay: Two
Kinsa: Three
Tawa: Four
Pisqa, Phisqa: Five
Soqta: Six
Qanchis: Seven
Pusaq: Eight
Esqon: Nine
Chunka: Ten

If the pronunciation is difficult for you, don’t worry, once in Cusco your guide will teach you some words with their respective pronunciation.

The good thing about Peru and Cusco is that we are always willing to teach you more about our culture, customs and of course our language. Plan your next trip to Peru and experience its culture.

Inca Peru Travel Firma Convenio Con La Empresa Comunal “QORICOCHA LODGE”

Inca Peru Travel committed to Corporate Social Responsibility, the General Manager of the company Mr. Rimber Paz Guzmán on behalf of Inca Peru Travel Tour Operator and on the other hand Mr. Isidro Quispe Chauca General Manager of the Communal company “Qoricocha Lodge Travel Agency” They signed the cooperation agreement on May 21, 2017.

Inca Peru Travel in this agreement undertakes to collaborate with the marketing and promotion of the tourist products that the community company has, in the different face-to-face media (Macro-rounds, national and international tourism fairs, business rounds, among others), physical (Brochures, Catalogs, etc), and digital (Digital Catalogs, Web Page, Social Networks).

The manager of the company visited the facilities of the communal company in a meeting with all the members and partners of the communal company, in order to cooperate, suggest and recommend improvements in the Lodge, committing himself to the organization of FAM TRIPS and other events that allow to know this new and authentic tourist product located in the Qqencco community of the district of Coya in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

Recently, Inca Peru Travel participated in the IV APEC Business Roundtable in the city of Valparaiso in May 2017, who brought promotional material from the Communal company “Qoricocha Lodge”.

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