Machu Picchu Tour by train 2 Days

This tour is designed for travelers who do not like hiking much and who want to make the trip to Machu Picchu by train and without much rush. We will have a night’s rest in a hotel before visiting the majestic Inca citadel. After a guided tour of this, we will be able to climb the Huayna Picchu mountain, and view the beautiful Archaeological Center of Machu Picchu in all its magnitude. This Wonder of the Modern World is full of culture, history, and a lot of mysticism, making it the perfect vacation destination.

2 days
Medium level
Group size:
from 2 to 8
2430 meters above sea level
Travel style:
Recommended, Classic
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We will pick you up from the hotel around 10:00 hrs. to go by tourist transport to the Ollantaytambo train station. Travel by train for approximately two hours to “Machu Picchu Pueblo” (or town of “Aguas Calientes”, 2,000 meters above sea level). Arrival at the train station and then we will go to our hotel to settle into your room and take a rest. From this moment we will have the afternoon free to enjoy lunch at a tourist restaurant in the same town. You can take advantage of a restorative bath in the hot springs of “Machu Picchu Pueblo”, for as long as you want. Return to the hotel to spend the night and wait for the long-awaited day to visit Machu Picchu very early.

After breakfast at the hotel, you will take a bus that will take you on a 30-minute trip, ascending a zigzagging path, to the Historical Sanctuary of Machu Picchu; also known as “The Lost City of the Incas”, today “New Wonder of the Modern World”.
The excursion includes a guided tour of the citadel lasting approximately 2 hours. Throughout the walk you will visit the most important sites of Machu Picchu, such as the Main Plaza, the Circular Tower, the Sacred Sundial, the royal quarters, the temple of the Three Windows, the cemeteries and you will be able to take a panoramic photo of the citadel. inca. Afterwards you will have free time to take a walk around the citadel, take photos and film. When finished, return to “Machu Picchu Pueblo” for lunch. In the afternoon, at approximately 6:30 p.m. you will board the train to Ollantaytambo, where a bus will wait for you to return to the City of Cusco, arriving at 10:00 p.m. and transfer to your respective hotel.


  • Transfer from the hotel in Cusco to the Ollantaytambo station.
  • Round trip train tickets Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – Ollantaytambo on an “Expedition” tourist train or similar.
  • Bus transfer Up and down Hot Water – Machu Picchu – Hot Water.
  • Transfer from the Ollantaytambo train station to the city of Cusco.
  • Entrance tickets to the Machu Picchu Citadel (valid only for 1 day).
  • Professional Guide Service (Spanish – English).
  • 01 Night accommodation in Aguas Calientes, according to the hotel chosen.
  • Breakfast at the hotel on the second day.


  • Lunches.
  • Prices.
  • Others not mentioned in the program.

Group Tour

A group tour means that it is open for other hikers to join.

Private Tour

2 Travelers: $ 0 per person
3 Travelers: $ 0 per person
4 Travelers: $ 0 per person
5 Travelers: $ 0 per person
6 Travelers: $ 0 per person
7 Travelers: $ 0 per person
8 more Travelers: $ 0 per person

Private tours are available and the price depends on the size of the group.

Additional Items

  • Admission to Huayna Picchu Mountain US$15.00 (Confirm this entry at the time of booking prior to space availability).
    Buffet lunch at Machu Picchu Santuary Lodge, US$40.00 per person. OR Lunch in the town of Aguas Calientes from US$15.00 per person.
  • It has an additional cost if you wish to travel by First Class Round Trip train “VISTADOME Tourist Service”, increase US $ 70.00 per person (One way or return US $ 35.00).
  • Visit to the hot springs of Aguas Calientes (entrance is US$ 4.00. Towels and bath linens can be rented in Aguas Calientes)
  • Original passport.
  • A personal backpack.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Rain poncho.
  • Long sleeve shirts.
  • Long pants.
  • Sneakers or light shoes.
  • Mosquito repellent.
  • Sombrero.
  • Binoculars.
  • Sunglasses and plastic bag.
  • Camera and batteries.
  • Water cantimplora or mineral water bottle.
  • Medicines and personal things.
  • Coins in small denominations Soles or Dollars.
  • Original passport.
  • A personal backpack.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Rain poncho.
  • Long sleeve shirts.
  • Long pants
  • Sneakers or light shoes.
  • Mosquito repellent.
  • Sombrero.
  • Binoculars.
  • Sunglasses and plastic bag.
  • Photographic camera and batteries.
  • Water Cantimplora or Mineral water bottle.
  • Medicines and personal things.
  • Carry coins in small denominations of Soles or Dollars.

Frequent Questions

The tour lasts two days, with an overnight stay in Aguas Calientes.

The tour includes transfers from the hotel in Cusco to the train station in Ollantaytambo, round-trip train tickets, bus transfer from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu, entrance tickets to the citadel of Machu Picchu, professional guide service, a overnight accommodation in Aguas Calientes and breakfast at the hotel on the second day.

Accommodation is in hotels in Aguas Calientes, with options according to the client’s choice.

No, the tour does not include lunches or dinners. Visitors must bring their own food or buy it in Aguas Calientes.

Yes, you can climb the Huayna Picchu mountain with an additional cost of US $15.00, subject to space availability.

The altitude of Machu Picchu is 2430 meters above sea level.

Yes, it is necessary to bring the original passport to enter Machu Picchu.

Yes, you can bring photographic and video cameras to capture moments during the tour.

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