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Machu Picchu by Hiram Bingham Train

Description

Machu Picchu by Hiram Bingham Train This train is considered the best train in the world, judged by the Magazine "Conde Nast Traveller UK". The Hiram Bingham luxury train links Cuzco and Machu Picchu, via the dramatic valley of the Urubamba River. It departs later in the day than most other services, allowing passengers to enjoy the citadel in the late afternoon calm. The journey can be made either as a day excursion, or with an overnight stay at Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge. The trip includes appetizers, brunch, live music and a gourmet dinner on board, as the train travels through spectacular and ever-changing scenery. A guide is available to accompany passengers.

Itinerary

08:00: Transfer from your hotel in Cusco to Poroy (or Ollantaytambo) train station

08:30: Arrival to the Poroy Station for boarding, the train personnel will escort you to your pre-assigned seats

09:05: Departure of the Hiram Bingham Train. During the journey, you will be welcomed with brunch served onboard; guides will be about the carriage to give any information about the different interesting places along the route.

12:24: Arrival to Machu Picchu, upon arrival in Aguas Calientes, we will take a 30 minute bus ride to the citadel of Machu Picchu.

13:00-16:00: Private guided tour around Machu Picchu, the Hiram Bingham train provides one guide who is fluent in English and Spanish for every 14 passengers

16:00-16:45: Afternoon Tea in the Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge 5* restaurant, just steps away from the entrance to Machu Picchu, please note that the afternoon tea is not obligatory, if you wish to stay in the ruins your guide will fix a meeting point and time with you.

16:50: Bus back to Aguas Calientes

17:50: Departure of the Hiram Bingham train to Poroy train Station
A pre-dinner Pisco Sour cocktail will be served, followed by a set gourmet menu and a selection of wines!

21:16: Arrival to Poroy (or Ollantaytambo) Train Station. Transfer to your hotel in Cusco.

Important note: The Hiram Bingham Train departs from Monday to Saturday only.

Photos

Practical Information

Leaving: only Monday - Saturday
Transport: Train and Bus
Length: 1 day
Price: contact us
Others: Please note that all itineraries are subject to change

Bring With You
  • Day Pack
  • Good Shoes
  • Rain Jacket or a Poncho
  • Water and Snacks (there are no shops in Machu Picchu)
  • Hat or Cap to protect you from the sun or the cold
  • Sun Block
  • Insect Repellent
  • Camera
  • Swimsuit (if you decide to stay the night in Aguas Calientes you can visit the hot springs)
  • Original passport and ISIC Card (if you have one). Photocopies are not acceptable.
Included
  • Transport and train from accommodation in Cusco to Aguas Calientes and return
  • Train tickets Poroy/Ollantaytambo - Aguas Calientes and return
  • Bus ticket Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu and return
  • Drinks (Selection of wine, Cusqueña beer, and Sparkling wine)
  • Welcoming aperitifs
  • Lunch and an excellent selection of wines
  • On board music entertainment
  • Tourist guide for every group of 14 passengers
  • Entrance fee for Machu Picchu
  • Guided tour on Machu Picchu with professional bilingual guide (English/Spanish)
  • Tea time in the Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge Hotel of Orient Express
  • Gourmet dinner on the return journey
Not Included
  • All other meals then the mentioned above
  • TIP for your guide


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