Machu Picchu by Train Independent Adventure - Upgraded
3 days from Cusco to Cusco
From $ 849
Duration3 days

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.

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  • Duration: 3 days
    Service level: Upgraded
  • Starts in: Cusco
    Physical Grading: Light
  • Ends in: Cusco
    Ages: 12+
Machu Picchu by Train Independent Adventure - Upgraded - Tour Map


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Day 1: Cusco/Aguas Calientes

Start place: Cusco

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

If a pre night is booked through G Adventures, an arrival transfer is included from the airport and you'll be picked up at 8am from your start hotel on Day 1.

If a hotel night is booked on your own, please make your own way to Hotel Prisma (address on your G Adventures Tour Voucher) for the 8am pick-up.

End place: Aguas Calientes

Meals: L
Day 2: Machu Picchu/Cusco

Start place: Cusco

After a detailed tour of the site with a local guide and some free time to explore, head back to Cusco for the night.
Wake up bright and early for a guided tour of the inspiring Machu Picchu ruins. Return to Cusco in the evening.

End place: Cusco

Meals: B
Day 3: Cusco

Start place: Cusco

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

End place: Cusco

Meals: B



  • Your G for Good Moment: Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley, Lamay Your G for Good Moment: Ccaccaccollo Community and Women's Weaving Co-op visit, Ccaccaccollo
  • Arrival and departure transfer
  • Scenic train ride and guided tour of Machu Picchu
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Transport

    Train, Bus, Walking
  • Accommodation

    Upgraded hotels (2 nts)

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