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Which kind of services can you enjoy on board the PeruRail trains on the way to Machu Picchu?

For more than 20 years, at PeruRail we have searched to deliver a unique travel experience that meets the high-quality demands of those who want to travel by train to Machu Picchu and the Inca lands are looking for. This is why we seek to reinvent ourselves every year by providing services that make your trip with us an unforgettable moment. Here we share some of the services that you can enjoy on board our trains.

At PeruRail we are driven by our 4 fundamental pillars which are:

  • Deliver an unforgettable experience.
  • Guarantee the safety of our passengers and collaborators.
  • Deliver a quality service.
  • Variety of schedules and services for all types of travelers, from those who are looking for comfort at a low price to those who are looking for a more cultural service, for your trip to Machu Picchu.

PeruRail Vistadome Train

PeruRail Vistadome: An amazing panoramic trip that awakens your senses.

If what you are looking for is to be one with nature and enjoy a service linked to culture, the PeruRail Vistadome train provides a unique visual and cultural experience thanks to the beautiful panoramic view of the lands of the Inca Empire. It is an exclusive and different option to make your trip to the Inca Citadel Machu Picchu.

The PeruRail Vistadome service has comfortable and reclining seats, accompanied by background music prepared especially for your trip to Machu Picchu. In addition, it has explanatory audio of the most relevant places on the route to learn a little more about the Sacred Valley and the air conditioning system helps withstand with the temperatures of each season of the year.

To make your trip more pleasant and entertaining, the PeruRail Vistadome train features typical dances, a fashion show (with alpaca-based garments from the area only on the return trip) and snacks prepared with Andean ingredients on the return trips from the citadel. All this so that you can enjoy a culturally enriching experience on the way to the Citadel of Machu Picchu.

*The snacks described in the previous paragraph will be available once the COVID-19 virus emergency has passed.

Cultural Encounter, PeruRail Vistadome Train

If you are going to stay in the Sacred Valley of Cusco to admire its beauty and mysticism, you will have no problems traveling on the PeruRail Vistadome, as this train is the only one that has three departure stations (Poroy, Ollantaytambo and Urubamba) with a wide variety of schedules and frequencies that adjust to your travel itinerary.

The comfort, entertainment and experience provided by the PeruRail Vistadome service has allowed it to win the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence award for five consecutive years between 2014 and 2020.

And you, what are you waiting for to take a trip to Machu Picchu in the PeruRail Vistadome?!

PeruRail Expedition: Explore the true adventure to Machu Picchu

If adventure is what moves you, the PeruRail Expedition train is the one for you. This fabulous train has an adventurous and at the same time comfortable environment, with large cars and an Inca design that combines with the landscape of the region and the Inca Culture.

This train full of Andean attitude not only has a sale of snacks and drinks on board, but also offers typical artisan products of the region, made with the excellent quality provided by the raw materials of the area.

The personality of the PeruRail Expedition train

This train operates all year, with various schedules that adjust to the needs of your trip to Machu Picchu passing through the Poroy, Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu Pueblo stations.

Like the PeruRail Vistadome, the PeruRail Expedition holds the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence award for five consecutive years between 2015 and 2017.

Get on the PeruRail Expedition train and live the adventure of a trip to Machu Picchu!

 PeruRail Vistadome Observatory: Live a unique journey surrounded by spectacular views

We present our newest train service to Machu Picchu: the PeruRail Vistadome Observatory. The travel experience that you will live on board is not only unique and exclusive, but it will surround you with the magical landscapes thanks to its panoramic windows and its observatory car. Along the route, passengers will be able to move between the panoramic car and the elegant observatory car to enjoy a better experience aboard.

This new service will run every day of the week in bimodal format (bus + train) or regular (departing from Ollantaytambo). Our schedules will allow you to enjoy a full day in the Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu and even spend the night in Machu Picchu Pueblo.

Aboard this luxurious train, you will enjoy live shows, such as the Saqra de Paucartambo dances, music and a fashion show with baby alpaca garments (only on return trips).

PeruRail Titicaca: Traverse inspiring landscapes of the Peruvian Andes.

A luxury experience is what you will find on board the PeruRail Titicaca train, as it has the style and characteristic atmosphere of the Pullmans of the twenties.

The PeruRail Titicaca train experience begins with welcoming its passengers at the departure station, where local musicians will accompany them to board to the rhythm of Andean beats. Equipped with 2 Dining Cars and a Bar Car, passengers will be able to enjoy exquisite gourmet lunches prepared with the best Andean ingredients. Inside you can also enjoy the incredible music and the characteristic dances of the Peruvian highlands.

However, the show is not only inside the train, because you will have the possibility to see the majestic landscapes that this route offers you, cataloged among the most beautiful in the world. Finally, a brief stop is made at the La Raya Market, the highest point of the trip that is located at 4,360 m.a.s.l. between the mountains of Cusco and the Mountains.

Encounter with Andean culture on the PeruRail Titicaca Train

The PeruRail Titicaca service operates all year round (except for Tuesdays) between the cities of Puno and Cusco in a trip that lasts approximately ten and a half hours.

This luxury train, like the services already mentioned, has received the World Travel Awards in the category Best Luxury Train in South America during the years 2012 and 2013.

Take an impressive train trip aboard the PeruRail Titicaca!

The options are varied and each one has an incredible experience when touring the Inca lands. Whether you want to see the majestic Machu Picchu, Cusco with its various cultural monuments or the great Lake Titicaca, you can check the schedules of our trains, choose the one that best suits you and soak up Inca Culture with PeruRail.

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