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Cusco & Machu Picchu Railway

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This three-hour rail journey between Cusco and Machu Picchu takes passengers through spectacular mountain scenery, dramatic canyons and along the beautiful Urubamba River with stops in the picturesque village of Poroy and other colorful small towns in the foothills of the Andes.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were very surprised at how modern and comfortable these trains were, and to discover drinks and a snack were included! We were lucky enough to sit on the river side in both directions and take in the awesome views. On our return the staff...More

Thank dolce2007
Reviewed 3 days ago

You can only get to Machu Picchu walking along the railroad tracks or taking one of these overpriced trains -starting at a hundred bucks for a roundtrip if you are lucky-. Beside being painted in blue outside, some inca stickers on the inside and the...More

Thank SG_hiker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a family of 11 that took the Perurail Vistadome train from the Ollantaytambo station to Machu Picchu. It was a very pleasant and relaxing trip where we had reserved seats to sit beside each other since we were a family group. I took...More

Thank spreadlinux
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A slow train, made memorable by the food, the service, and the band playing local tunes. Our group of 4 comprised 80 percent of the passengers on the way to MP. The bus journey to the Belmond Sanctuary Hotel finished the trip

Thank Ross B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean trains and on perfect time. Not a single delay. The airlines need to take a lesson from Peru rail and be on time. The staff is super friendly. Train ride has good coffee and some snacks. Don't bank on it for full meal. Buy...More

Thank AgnitaPandian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a long day of hiking Macchu Picchu, we got to the Vistadome only to be told the "D car" had 48 seats and 4 of our family had seats 51-54. Jhonatan Montufar, the on board service supervisor said he would fix the problem. I...More

Thank FrankJoey
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We took the Vistadome (from Peru Rail) to go to and from Machu Picchu. The seats are facing each other with a table in between. It was perfect for our party of four. Drinks and snacks were served which were just okay. Service was great...More

Thank eat1226
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A lovely return journey on this train, clean, comfortable, lovely professional staff. Snacks are served included in the cost of the ticket. Relax and enjoy the scenery i recommend using this train

Thank GiseleReid
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Smooth and efficient train service , we were on the expedition train , had complimentary coffee and juices . Clean and well maintained . There are other trains but I don't think the cost difference is worth it .

Thank Mizzoutigers
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We took the Hiram Bingham train to and from Machu Picchu. The day time views were very pleasant, and the food both ways was great. Service was excellent. If anything could bring back high-end train travel, this could do it.

Thank jxx9595
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1 February 2017|
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Response from spreadlinux | Reviewed this property |
The Vistadome gives you views of both sides.
23 July 2016|
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Response from Marcie F | Reviewed this property |
It is very hit or miss... We sat in a train car that was more than half empty and the workers told everyone to sit on the right side for best pictures and videos of the scenery. FYI sit on the side farthest away from the... More