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7-Day Peru: Machu Picchu Tour by Train

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This exciting 7-day package starts in Lima, traveling to Cusco, Sacred Valley, by train to Aguas Calientes. The next day starts early, with a shuttle bus to the Machu Picchu Sanctuary. Once at Machu Picchu, you will receive a guided tour of the famous citadel. The itinerary ends with your return to Cusco, then on to Lima or elsewhere. Private tours are also available.

Note that you will have group tours for the Cusco city tour, the Sacred Valley tour and the Machu Picchu tour. Otherwise, you have the freedom to be on your own to explore the cities, villages and ruins. It is the best value, yet gives independence to do as you wish! Private tours are available upon request.

This trip includes clean, comfortable hotels throughout, with options for either budget 3-star hotels or high-end 3 star hotels. For travelers seeking more luxury or refinement, please contact us for ideas. With this itinerary, you have the opportunity to upgrade accommodations.

Itinerary in Brief

  • DAY 1: Arrive Lima, transfer and overnight
  • DAY 2: Fly from Lima to Cusco, free day to acclimatize; overnight
  • DAY 3: Free morning; afternoon Cusco tour (city and nearby ruins); overnight
  • DAY 4: Full day tour of the Sacred Valley: Pisac & Ollantaytambo village and ruins; overnight
  • DAY 5: Vistadome train to Machu Picchu; free afternoon; overnight
  • DAY 6: Early morning shuttle, entrance and guided tour of Machu Picchu; optional climb of Huayna Picchu; afternoon return to Cusco; transfer; overnight
  • DAY 7: Transfer to airport for flight to Lima, depart


  • Cusco city and nearby ruins
  • Pisac and Ollantaytambo of the Sacred Valley
  • Train to Machu Picchu
  • Guided tour of Machu Picchu

LOCATIONS: Lima, Cusco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu

ACTIVITIES: Culture/People

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