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Full Day Tour to Machupicchu with Vistadome Observatory

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Tour Details

Embark on an all-inclusive day trip from Cusco to the awe-inspiring Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, traversing the Andean landscapes aboard a train with panoramic windows that seamlessly merge the journey with the natural world. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, delve into the mysteries of this legendary Inca site perched atop a mountain. Capture the iconic photo from the highest vantage point of Machu Picchu, while immersing yourself in tales of its construction, history, and the daily lives of its ancient inhabitants.

Price Includes

  • Quality and Safety Assurance:
  • Pre-Departure Briefing: Receive detailed information prior to departure, ensuring a smooth and informed journey.
  • Professional Guides: Engage with certified guides fluent in English and Spanish, providing insightful commentary throughout your adventure.
  • 24/7 Customer Service: Enjoy peace of mind knowing that assistance is available around the clock to address any queries or concerns.
  • 24/7 Guided Visit: Explore Machu Picchu with expert guidance, unraveling its mysteries and historical significance at any time during your visit.
  • Culinary Delights:
  • Refreshments: Stay hydrated with a complimentary bottle of water and indulge in delicious snacks on board.
  • Quinoa Treats: Savor the flavors of Peru with Quinoa cookies and bars from Q Foods, alongside traditional Coca/muña candies.
  • Transportation:
  • Seamless Transfers: Enjoy hassle-free transportation with guaranteed pick-up and drop-off directly from your hotel in Cusco.
  • Bus Ticket: Glide effortlessly from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu and back aboard comfortable buses.
  • Vistadome Train: Experience unparalleled comfort and scenic views with Vistadome class train tickets from Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes and return.
  • Permits and Entrance:
  • Entrance Ticket: Gain access to Machu Picchu with included entrance tickets, allowing you to explore its wonders at your leisure.

Price Excludes

  • Lunch in Aguas Calientes: Discover the culinary delights of Aguas Calientes at your own pace, with various dining options available.
  • Personal Expenses: Additional expenses such as souvenirs or personal purchases are not covered.
  • Travel Insurance: Consider securing travel insurance for added protection and peace of mind during your journey.
  • Tips: While optional, gratuities for guides and staff are appreciated as a gesture of gratitude for excellent service.


  • Original passport and (University, College valid student card if applicable).
  • Trekking poles with rubber tips. (metal tips are not allowed on the trail).
  • 2 litre water bottle, (disposable plastic bottles are forbidden).
  • Extra money for drinks en route, Machu Picchu and Aguas Calientes.
  • Tips for (porters, cooks and guides. ($50-60) It is a tradition. Not mandatory.
  • Emergency money at least 300 soles. Total per person ($70-$100) Approximately.

5:30 AMCusco - Vistadome Experience - Aguas Calientes

At 5:30 AM, our journey begins with a seamless hotel pick-up in Cusco, whisking you away in our comfortable private transport towards the train station nestled in the charming town of Ollantaytambo. There, you’ll board the train bound for Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Pueblo), embarking on a captivating 1 hour and 45-minute voyage. Along the route, immerse yourself in the splendor of the Peruvian countryside, adorned with vast fields of crops, grazing cattle, and the majestic backdrop of snow-capped peaks that adorn the horizon.

Exclusive Vistadome Experience:

Opt for the Vistadome train for a truly immersive journey to the citadel. Featuring panoramic windows spanning the walls and ceilings of the carriages, this unique train offers an unparalleled connection with the surrounding landscape. En route to Machu Picchu, bask in the beauty of the scenery unfolding outside, feeling as though you’re seamlessly integrated into the natural splendor that surrounds you.

Fashionable Extravaganza:

On the return journey, indulge in an exclusive onboard fashion show presented on the Vistadome train. Witness a showcase of the latest trends in baby alpaca garments, each piece meticulously crafted and exquisitely displayed. Should you desire, these stylish creations can be acquired, allowing you to take home a piece of Peruvian elegance and craftsmanship.

A Journey Fused with Nature:

The Vistadome train redefines the travel experience, bridging the gap between the journey and the destination. As you traverse towards Machu Picchu, the landscapes come alive in a symphony of colors and textures, enveloping you in an unforgettable tapestry of natural beauty. Immerse yourself fully in the sights and sounds of Peru’s breathtaking countryside, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

9:15 AMAguas Calientes - Machu picchu

As you step off the train at the Aguas Calientes station, our friendly guide awaits your arrival, ready to whisk you away on the next leg of your adventure. Together, we’ll make our way to the bus station, embarking on a scenic 30-minute journey towards the majestic sanctuary of Machu Picchu. As you ascend, open your heart to the ancient magic that permeates this sacred site, allowing the spirit of Machu Picchu to envelop you in its timeless embrace. Marvel at the breathtaking vistas from the Inca citadel, guided by our knowledgeable experts who will lead you through the intricate network of altars and streets. Capture the quintessential photograph from the highest vantage point, etching this momentous occasion into your memory as you delve deeper into the rich history and architectural wonders that define Machu Picchu.

13:20 PMMachu Picchu - Aguas Calientes

Following your exploration of Machu Picchu, return to Aguas Calientes to savor a delightful lunch and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of this charming town. With its myriad of restaurants and artisan shops, Aguas Calientes offers a perfect opportunity to unwind and reflect on the wonders you’ve encountered.

15;30 PMAguas Calientes - Ollantaytambo - Cusco

As the designated time on your ticket approaches, board the train for a scenic journey back to Ollantaytambo. Upon arrival, our attentive driver will be waiting with a personalized sign bearing your name, ready to escort you comfortably back to your hotel in Cusco. Anticipate returning to the city around 20:10 PM, where you can reminisce about your unforgettable day filled with awe-inspiring landscapes and cultural treasures.

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My journey on the Full Day Tour to Machu Picchu with the Vistadome Observatory was nothing short of spectacular. From the moment I was picked up from my hotel in Cusco, every detail was meticulously planned, ensuring a seamless and immersive experience from start to finish.

The journey aboard the Vistadome train was a highlight in itself. With its panoramic windows offering uninterrupted views of the Peruvian countryside, I felt as though I was part of the landscape itself. The onboard fashion show was a delightful surprise, showcasing the exquisite craftsmanship of Peruvian garments and adding a touch of elegance to the journey.

June 12, 2023