Machu Picchu Day Tour By Train from $ 289!


Ranked as one of the “must see” archaeological sites in the world. Enjoy a scenic rail tour! Great landscapes, excellent service and a unique experience in one of the wonders of the world.

Our Day Tour


  • 06h30: Early in the morning, we will transfer you from your Hotel/Airbnb to the Wanchaq station. Next, you’ll board a private bus to Ollantaytambo.

  • 09h00: You will board the Expedition train to head the town of Aguas Calientes. The experience aboard is unique, you will enjoy an unbelievable scenary and take panoramic pictures on your way to Machu Picchu.

  • 10h50: Upon your arrival, you will take the bus up to the citadel (20 min) and discover the centerpiece of this trip, the enigmatic Machu Picchu!
  • 11h30: You will meet your English-speaking guide who will be delighted to show you the main temples, royal palaces and beautiful terraces offering spectacular views of the cloud-wreathed Andes. The remarkable state of preservation of Machu Picchu, with its superb interlacing masonry will fully impress you!.
    The guided tour will take about 2 hours and a half, after which you will have time to fully embrace this magnificent wonder on your own.
  • 17h20: After this unique experience, you will get back to Aguas Calientes in order to take a comfortable train back to Cusco.
  • 20h50: Arrival in Cusco. Transfer to your hotel.

Our Day Tour


Our day tour to Machu Picchu includes the following services:

  • English-speaking tour guide.
  • Train Expedition from Ollantaytambo station to Aguas Calientes.
  • Train Expedition from Aguas Calientes to Ollantaytambo station.
  • Bus tickets from/to Machu Picchu.
  • Entrance fee to Machu Picchu.
  • Round trip private transportation from your hotel – Wanchaq station.
  • Informative talk with your travel agent one day before your trip.
  • All transfers included.
  • Permanent assistance.
  • Taxes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The weather in Machu Picchu is warm and humid during the day, and fresh at night. The temperature ranges between 14°C (57 °F) and 25°C (77 °F)

Machu Picchu is located at 7 900 feet above sea level (2400 masl), lower than Cusco city (11 200 ft/3400 masl).

We suggest comfortable footwear to walk around Machu Picchu. Bring a small backpack, camera, wear a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent and a water bottle. During the rainy season (November-March), a raincoat is recommended.

It takes 3hrs 30 min. from Poroy station. And 1hr 40 min. from Ollantaytambo station.

Yes. Either if you’re staying at a Hotel or Airbnb, we can arrange all your transfers.  Our tour includes your pick up & drop off to your accommodation. We just need you to provide us the right address.

Yes, we can. If you have boooked your accommodation in the Sacred Valley (Urubamba, Pisac, Ollantaytambo, etc.), we can also arrange your tour to Machu Picchu, just let us know your hotel address, please.

Our tour includes the Expedition train (comfortable seats, panoramic windows, great service onboard, etc.).  However, we can also get you other train categories such as the Vistadome, the Voyager, The first Class, The Hiram Bingham, etc.

Absolutely. You can add the hike to any of the mountains (either Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu) upon request. Note that only 400 spots are available every day. We recommend that you book your tour + mountain at least 3 months in advance.

Yes. Children and teens under 18 years old have discounts. Just send us a copy of their passports.

The process is easy and fast. To book your trip, just fill up the form below. Within 24 hours, we will reply with a program according to your request. You will also receive a link for the payment. We accept the main cards and there’s no extra charge or hidden costs for paying online. 

Why choose Machu Picchu Explorer Agency

Six benefits to choose our service

Explore Machu Picchu at your own pace

Avoid stress and long lines. We take charge of every detail so you can fully enjoy your experience.

Local agency, local price

No middle-man. Local operators. We offer discounts for children and groups with our local rates. Don't pay more.

We can pick you up from any location

Either if you're staying in the city (hotel/Airbnb) or in the Sacred Valley, we can pick you up from anywhere.

Tailor Made Trips

Private tours, Groups tours, Family tours... We can customize your trip according to your needs.

Flexible Train Schedules

We provide you the best train shedules departing from Cusco and the Sacred Valley.

Daily Departures

We offer daily departures to Machu Picchu. Just let us know when you'd like to book your trip.

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