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Machu Picchu by Train Independent Adventure

Magnificent Machu Picchu should be on every traveller's lifetime must-see list. 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're free to explore this Incan masterpiece before catching your train back to Cusco.

Latin America

Duration: 3 Days Guaranteed Departure: Yes
For lovers of: Physical rating: Average
Accommodation standard:   Budget% Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
Your Guide: English speaking Tour code: 199198
Starts: Cusco, Peru Finishes: Cusco, Peru
You will Visit
  • Cusco

Itinerary

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Day 1: Cusco/Aguas Calientes (1L)

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.

Additional Notes:
A hotel night in Cusco is not included, we recommend booking pre or post accommodation to acclimatize to the altitude and explore the city.

Included Activities:
Ccaccaccollo Community and Women's Weaving Co-op visit
Parwa Community Restaurant the Sacred Valley

Transport:
Private Vehicle
Local train (1.50 hour(s))

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Day 2: Aguas Calientes/Cusco (1B)

After a detailed tour of the site with a local guide and some free time to explore, head back to Cusco for the night.

Included Activities:
Machu Picchu Guided Tour

Transport:
Local bus (0.50 hour(s))
Local bus (0.50 hour(s))
Train (1.50-2.00 hours, 118km)
Private Vehicle (1.75-2.00 hours, 94km)

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Day 3: Cusco (1B)

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

Transport:
Private Vehicle

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Arrival and Departure transfers
    • Cusco stay
    • G Adventures-supported women's weaving project (full-day)
    • Lunch at the G Adventures-supported Sacred Valley Community Restaurant in Huchuy Qosco, an indigenous village
    • Train to Aguas Calientes
    • Guided tour of Machu Picchu
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hotels (2 nts)
    • 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch
    Transport
    • Train, bus
    Group Leader
    • G Representative in Cusco, Inca guide for Machu Picchu
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Tour Highlights:
  • Explore colonial Cusco
  • Travel by rail to ancient Machu Picchu