First class service that covers the route from Ollantaytambo to
Picchu. It is the
best option to exit the
Sacred Valley because
of the multiple schedules
available for the tourist allowing them to arrange their best itinerary.
it’s coaches are totally covered by panoramic windows so that the tourist does
not miss any detail of the journey allowing them to take pictures of sensational
and unique landscapes and catch long living memories. The Vistadome Valley has a
distinct service on board.
The tourist summerges and senses the Andean culture through its music, show on
board and snacks prepared with products from the area.
The Expedition is a service
designed for the traveler's comfort, with four passenger seats located in front
of each other, so you can share your experience, and for the faithful backpack
that is always with you we offer racks placed above the seats. Also, this train
has panoramic windows, air conditioning and heating, and Andean music that
creates a cheerful atmosphere.
Expedition service departs from two stations:
of the Incas (Ollantaytambo)
The route Cusco - Machu Picchu is a three hours journey for those who want to
departure directly from Cusco, being the only alternative in the market, and the
Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu route offer multiple schedules and rates choices.
This is a travel experience with all the quality and benefits of Peru rail at a
Five kilometres beyond Pachar, is the village of
here, farmers work with the same patience and skill that
their ancestors must have employed to shape and then
move the huge blocks of stone with which they built both
their homes and the temples in which they worshipped.
As the train leaves Ollantaytambo to begin the last part
of its journey to
Picchu, the temple complex known as The
Fortress, dedicated sometime in the 15th century to the
many deities of the Inca pantheon, can be seen to the
right above the earthwork ramp once used to drag its
monolithic blocks up from the valley floor.
The railway follows the river into the Urubamba Gorge.
At Coriwaynachina, known simply to the generations of
hikers who have begun the Inca Trail there as Km 88, a
fine staircase carved into the rock leads to a series of
ruined buildings where once, it is said, Inca artisans
took advantage of the constant wind that rises from the
valley floor to smelt gold.
Emerging from a short tunnel, a series of beautiful
agricultural terraces marks the ruins of Qente, which in
Quechua means hummingbird. In this fertile microclimate
fed by a nearby waterfall, giant hummingbirds are indeed
a common sight in the early morning and bright flowers
bloom all year round.
Surrounded by tall ceibos and rocky outcrops hung with
orchids and bromeliads, the train passes Km 104 at
Chachabamba, from where the one-day trek to Machu Picchu
via the magnificent ruins of Wiñay Wayna begins.
The train arrives at Machu Picchu Town. Surrounded by
the high, green mountains that cradle the famous lost
city, as well as myriad other Inca remains, this small
town, which is well known for its thermal baths, has
blossomed into a popular overnight destination for
travelers to Machu Picchu.
Hear: Traditional dances of
the Andean culture, music with instruments of the region combined with nature
Touch: Warm and fresh
environment thanks to the air conditioning and heating system. More comfort,
leather seats, more leg room
Taste: Breakfast and tea in
the afternoon prepared with Andean ingredients, different to each trip
Sight: Panoramic windows that
connects you to the stunning landscapes and information material about the
The service has all
comforts including air-conditioning and heating, quality sound system and
wide space between seats
Snack with a design that
shows the route of your trip to Machu Picchu.
As the adventure starts on
the train, feel the landscapes through the panoramic windows
Daily departures all year round from Ollantaytambo Station.
Arrival: Machu Picchu Station.
Sacred Valley (Ollantaytambo)
– Machu Picchu
Duration of the trip: 2
Arrival: Machu Picchu
Passengers have to be at the
train station 30 minutes before departure.
AND RESERVES ONLINE
Source: PeruRail - Orient Express Peru 2012