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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.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was on a Vistadome one way, and the Expedition on the return. Both were great, and a comfortable, relaxing way to view the scenery. The staff comes around and serves a snack and coffee/tea/drinks, and are very professional and friendly. When I declined the...More

Thank JKellyWDC
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

These guys are simply amazing!! We did a private tour of Lima, Sacred Valley, Cuzco and Machu Picchu for a week, and I cannot be thankful enough for the experience and services we were given! It was by far one of the best and unique...More

Thank Anastasiya C
Reviewed 3 December 2017

The first time we met EDGAR: Three of my friends and I were in line at the Ollantaytambo station to pick up our tickets at the box office. I received 4 tickets for us all and immediately we went for a quick meal at the...More

Thank alexgutierrez90
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Cusco is one of the 7 wonders of the world and it really is. A city built with huge stones and we cannot imagine how they moved them without trucks. We enjoyed it.

Thank Lawren H
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

The staff are so friendly and speak English very well. The train was really clean on our way to Machu Picchu. On the way home, the train was more full, they didn’t have any wine left and the bathroom wasn’t as clean. On the way...More

Thank t_rurk
Reviewed 9 November 2017

As soon as we arrived at the station, a few miles from Cusco, we had no sooner got out of the taxi than a member of staff greeted us to see if we needed any help or advice. All the staff were immaculately turned out...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Being train aficionados, we looked forward to our Vistadome train ride and were not disappointed. Travelling up during the day we were on the (left) river side, and had fantastic views. The trains are immaculately clean and the staff obviously take great pride in their...More

1  Thank Gill808
Reviewed 28 October 2017

First let me state we did the 'Classic Safari' with Tauck and it was excellent, sorry to say Peru/Bolivia is a different story. I was ill 2 different times on this trip and was told it was altitude sickness (we were at 9,000 ft the...More

Thank verbos10
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Some of the scenery was so stunning, I was acting like a kid. I rated the train company separately, so this gets a high rating because of that. The trek is slow, but at least you do get better opportunities to take pictures. Busses dint...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

My first time on a train since I was much younger. The only way to get to Machu Picchu. Very clean decent food and good mountain scenery. Not sure what one would call attendants on a train but very polite and helpful on way into...More

1  Thank william f
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31 January 2017|
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Response from spreadlinux | Reviewed this property |
The Vistadome gives you views of both sides.
22 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