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titicaca-perurailPuno - Lake Titicaca
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Round Trip
Welcome

Live music and dances, quinoa punch, Pisco cocktail with sparkling wine (this can vary according to the season)

Not included

Not included

A complimentary hot beverage.

A complimentary  beverage.

Gift

Belmond Hiram Bingham travel bag

Not included

Not included

Not included

Not included

Food

Lunch and gourmet dinner, with options in the case of food restrictions or allergies

In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time by sending an email to: hirambinghamreservations@perurail.com).

Long Stretch (from the Poroy Station, Cusco):
Outbound: Snack Service
Inbound: Snack Service
Short Stretch (from the Ollantaytambo Station):
Outbound: Light Snack Service
Inbound: Light Snack Service

Snack Service: A varied selection of basic snacks offered round trip

Bar (all day): Snacks
Afternoon Tea
3-course gourmet lunch and children’s lunch available with options in the case of food restrictions or allergies.*

In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

3-course gourmet lunch and dinner, with options in the case of food restrictions or allergies.*

(*) In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

Beverages

All non-alcoholic beverages and hot drinks. White and red wine (Argentine and Chilean) sparkling wine (Peruvian, Tacama) and Cusqueña beer. Pisco Sours the entire trip

Selection of hot or cold non-alcoholic drinks (one hot drink and one cold drink per person)

Selection of hot or cold non-alcoholic drinks (one hot and one cold drink per person)

Welcome: a complimentary hot drink.
Lunch: includes non-alcoholic drinks such as juices, soft drinks; glass of red or white wine, and hot drinks at the end of the meal such as coffee, tea or chocolate.
Throughout the day: sparkling or plain water by the glass.
Afternoon Tea (starts an hour and a half before arrival at the final destination): coffee, tea or chocolate with other options for children:**

In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

Welcome: a complimentary drink.
Lunch and dinner: includes non-alcoholic drinks such as juices, soft drinks; one glass of red or white wine, and one hot drink at the end of the meal such as coffee, tea or chocolate.

(**) In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

Admission to Machu Picchu (Includes Ticket)

Included

If you would like to take the tour on a different day than the train trip (except for the last Sunday of each month, when no guided tours are offered) please let us know in advance. Tickets may be requested for the specific day by sending an email to hirambinghamreservations@perurail.com. The ticket is valid for one day only. If you wish to travel up to the citadel with us on the bus (included in the train ticket cost), wait in the Belmond Hiram Bingham VIP room at the Machu Picchu Station at 12:20 pm. No individual bus tickets will be provided. Guests of the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge who wish to take the tour on a day other than that of their trip (except for the last Sunday of each month, when no guided tours are offered) should be waiting in the hotel lobby at 1 pm.

Not included

Not included

No bus service, the trip is to Puno – Lake Titicaca
The PeruRail Titicaca train route is Cusco to Puno and Puno to Cusco

Not included

Bus to Machu Picchu

Bus up to and from the citadel of Machu Picchu

The bus trip to the entrance of the citadel of Machu Picchu takes approximately 25 minutes from the town of Machu Picchu. The bus reaches the citadel at approximately 1:10 pm, and the bus down arrives back in town at 4 p.m. for afternoon tea at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge. The bus down to the town of Machu Picchu leaves the citadel at 4:45 pm

Not included

Not included

No bus service, the trip is to Puno – Lake Titicaca
The PeruRail Titicaca train route is Cusco to Puno and Puno to Cusco

Not included

Tour of Machu Picchu Citadel

Tour with a professional guide (approximately two and a half hours)

The guided tour is for a maximum of 14 people. Should you require a private tour, please request it in advance by sending an email to hirambinghamreservations@perurail.com, and we will look into the possibility of arranging your tour, depending on availability. The tour is offered in Spanish and English. If you would like a tour in a different language, this will depend on the number of passengers (minimum 14). In case of smaller groups, PeruRail can help the passenger hire a guide in the requested language, in which case payment shall be made directly to the tour guide.

Not included

Not included

No bus service, the trip is to Puno – Lake Titicaca
The PeruRail Titicaca train route is Cusco to Puno and Puno to Cusco

Not included

Afternoon Tea

Included, at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge Hotel, + Wifi

Afternoon tea begins at 4 pm and ends at 4:45 pm

Not included

Not included

Afternoon tea begins an hour and a half before arrival at the final destination.
Coffee, tea or chocolate with other option for children***

In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

Not included

Extra Costs

Alcoholic and Non-alcoholic drinks are all inclusive, except for a wine selection that has additional cost.

Extra non-alcoholic drinks, alcoholic drinks and candy/snacks on sale

Extra non-alcoholic drinks, alcoholic drinks and candy/snacks on sale

Hot Drinks:
Espresso, Moccachino, Latte, Capuccino, Chocolate.
Seasonal fruit juices, soft drinks, various cocktails, beers, wine by the bottle and glass
Meals :
American or Continental Breakfast.
Variety of sandwiches.

Extra non-alcoholic drinks and alcoholic drinks.
Also hot drinks like coffee, mate, coca or chamomile for sale.

Rest Rooms

On the train, in stations, Belmond Sanctuary Lodge installations (during Afternoon Tea) and external rest rooms at the entrance to Machu Picchu) at no cost

Only on the train and at the stations

Only on the train and at the stations

Only on the train and at the stations

Only on the train and at the stations

Entertainment on Board

Live band plays typical local and international music.

Saqra Dances and Fashion Show on the return trip from the Machu Picchu Station to the Ollantaytambo/Poroy (Cusco) Stations

Not included

Live show of music and dances typical of the Cusco area (on the Cusco-Puno route) and from Puno (on the Puno-Cusco route)

Pisco tasting on the inbound trip

Additional Products (sold on board)

A stand displaying Kamari jewelry, with unique pieces designed for the train, such as coasters, key chains, credit card holders, money clips, and cufflinks. The musicians on board also have CDs on sale.

Outbound: Local and PeruRail souvenirs and products.
Inbound: Exclusive collection of Baby Alpaca goods and souvenirs.

Outbound: Souvenirs and PeruRail products.
Inbound: Exclusive collection of Baby Alpaca goods and souvenirs.

Not included

Not included

OUTBOUND JOURNEY (ONE WAY ONLY)
Welcome

Live music and dances, quinoa punch, Pisco cocktail with sparkling wine (this can vary according to the season)

Not included

Not included

A complimentary hot beverage.

A complimentary  beverage.

Gift

Belmond Hiram Bingham travel bag

Not included

Not included

Not included

Not included

Food

Gourmet lunch, with options in the case of food restrictions or allergies

In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time by sending an email to: hirambinghamreservations@perurail.com).

Long Stretch (from the Poroy Station, Cusco):
Outbound: Snack Service
Short Stretch (from the Ollantaytambo Station):
Outbound: Light Snack Service

Varied selection of basic snack service

Bar (all day): Snacks
Afternoon Tea
3-course gourmet lunch and children’s lunch available with options in the case of food restrictions or allergies.*

In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

3-course gourmet lunch, with options in the case of food restrictions or allergies.*

(*) In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

Beverages

All non-alcoholic beverages and hot drinks. White and red wine (Argentine and Chilean) sparkling wine (Peruvian, Tacama) and Cusqueña beer. Pisco Sours the entire trip

Selection of hot or cold non-alcoholic drinks (one hot drink and one cold drink per person)

Selection of hot or cold non-alcoholic drinks (one hot and one cold drink per person)

Welcome: a complimentary hot drink.
Lunch: includes non-alcoholic drinks such as juices, soft drinks; glass of red or white wine, and hot drinks at the end of the meal such as coffee, tea or chocolate.
Throughout the day: sparkling or plain water by the glass.
Afternoon Tea (starts an hour and a half before arrival at the final destination): coffee, tea or chocolate with other options for children:**

In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

Welcome: a complimentary drink.
Lunch includes non-alcoholic drinks such as juices, soft drinks; one glass of red or white wine, and one hot drink at the end of the meal such as coffee, tea or chocolate.

(**) In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

Admission to Machu Picchu (Includes Ticket)

Included, for the day of the trip

If you would like to take the tour on a different day than the train trip (except for the last Sunday of each month, when no guided tours are offered) please let us know in advance. Tickets may be requested for the specific day by sending an email to hirambinghamreservations@perurail.com. The ticket is valid for one day only. If you wish to travel up to the citadel with us on the bus (included in the train ticket cost), wait in the Belmond Hiram Bingham VIP room at the Machu Picchu Station at 12:20 pm. No individual bus tickets will be provided. Guests of the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge who wish to take the tour on a day other than that of their trip (except for the last Sunday of each month, when no guided tours are offered) should be waiting in the hotel lobby at 1 pm.

Not included

Not included

No bus service, the trip is to Puno – Lake Titicaca
The PeruRail Titicaca train route is Cusco to Puno and Puno to Cusco

Not included

Bus to Machu Picchu

Only the upbound bus to the Machu Picchu citadel (not the return)

The bus trip to the entrance of the citadel of Machu Picchu takes approximately 25 minutes from the town of Machu Picchu. The bus reaches the citadel at approximately 1:10 p.m., and the bus down arrives back in town at 4 pm for afternoon tea at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge. The bus down to the town of Machu Picchu leaves the citadel at 4:45 pm. If you would like to take the tour on a different day than the train trip (except for the last Sunday of each month, when no guided tours are offered) please let us know in advance. Tickets may be requested for the specific day by sending an email to hirambinghamreservations@perurail.com). The ticket is valid for one day only. If you wish to travel up to the citadel with us on the bus (included in the train ticket cost), wait in the Belmond Hiram Bingham VIP room at the Machu Picchu Station at 12:20 pm. No individual bus tickets will be provided. Guests of the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge who wish to take the tour on a day other than that of their trip (except for the last Sunday of each month, when no guided tours are offered) should be waiting in the hotel lobby at 1 pm.

Not included

Not included

No bus service, the trip is to Puno – Lake Titicaca
The PeruRail Titicaca train route is Cusco to Puno and Puno to Cusco

Not included

Tour of Machu Picchu Citadel

Tour with a professional guide (approximately two and a half hours)

The guided tour is for a maximum of 14 people. Should you require a private tour, please request it in advance by sending an email to hirambinghamreservations@perurail.com, and we will look into the possibility of procuring your tour, depending on availability. The tour is offered in Spanish and English. If you would like a tour in a different language, this will depend on the number of passengers (minimum 14). In case of smaller groups, PeruRail can help the passenger hire a guide in the requested language, in which case payment shall be made directly to the tour guide. If you would like to take the tour on a different day than the train trip (except for the last Sunday of each month, when no guided tours are offered) please let us know in advance. Tickets may be requested for the specific day by sending an email to hirambinghamreservations@perurail.com). The ticket is valid for one day only. If you wish to travel up to the citadel with us on the bus (included in the train ticket cost), wait in the Belmond Hiram Bingham VIP room at the Machu Picchu Station at 12:20 pm. No individual bus tickets will be provided. Guests of the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge who wish to take the tour on a day other than that of their trip (except for the last Sunday of each month, when no guided tours are offered) should be waiting in the hotel lobby at 1 pm.

Not included

Not included

No bus service, the trip is to Puno – Lake Titicaca
The PeruRail Titicaca train route is Cusco to Puno and Puno to Cusco

Not included

Afternoon Tea

Included, at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge Hotel, + Wifi

Afternoon tea begins at 4 pm and ends at 4:45 pm

Not included

Not included

Afternoon tea begins an hour and a half before arrival at the final destination.
Coffee, tea or chocolate with other option for children***

In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

Not included

Rest Rooms

On the train, in stations, Belmond Sanctuary Lodge installations (during Afternoon Tea) and external rest rooms at the entrance to Machu Picchu) at no cost

Only on the train and at the stations

Only on the train and at the stations

Only on the train and at the stations

Only on the train and at the stations

Extra Costs

Alcoholic and Non-alcoholic drinks are all inclusive, except for a wine selection that has additional cost.

Extra non-alcoholic drinks, alcoholic drinks and candy/snacks on sale

Extra non-alcoholic drinks, alcoholic drinks and candy/snacks on sale

Hot Drinks:
Espresso, Moccachino, Latte, Capuccino, Chocolate.
Seasonal fruit juices, soft drinks, various cocktails, beers, wine by the bottle and glass
Meals :
American or Continental Breakfast.
Variety of sandwiches.

Extra non-alcoholic drinks and alcoholic drinks.
Also hot drinks like coffee, mate, coca or chamomile for sale.

Entertainment on Board

Live band plays typical local and international music.

Not included

Not included

Life show of music and dances typical of the Cusco area

Not included

Additional Products (sold on board)

A stand displaying Kamari jewelry, with unique pieces designed for the train, such as coasters, key chains, credit card holders, money clips, and cufflinks. The musicians on board also have CDs on sale.

Souvenirs and PeruRail products

Souvenirs and PeruRail products

Not included

Not included

INBOUND JOURNEY (ONE WAY ONLY)
Welcome

Live music, cold beverages and canapes. Passengers are welcomed with moist towels (this may vary according to the season)

Not included

Not included

A complimentary hot beverage.

A complimentary  beverage.

Gift

Not included

Not included

Not included

Not included

Not included

Food

Gourmet supper, with options in the case of food restrictions or allergies

In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time by sending an email to: hirambinghamreservations@perurail.com).

Long Stretch (from the Poroy Station, Cusco):
Inbound: Snack Service
Short Stretch (from the Ollantaytambo Station):
Inbound: Light Snack Service.

Varied selection of basic snack service

Bar (all day): Snacks
Afternoon Tea
3-course gourmet lunch and children’s lunch available with options in the case of food restrictions or allergies.*

In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

3-course gourmet dinner, with options in the case of food restrictions or allergies.*

(*) In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

Beverages

All non-alcoholic beverages and hot drinks. White and red wine (Argentine and Chilean) sparkling wine (Peruvian, Tacama) and Cusqueña beer. Pisco Sours the entire trip

Selection of hot or cold non-alcoholic drinks (one hot drink and one cold drink per person)

Selection of hot or cold non-alcoholic drinks (one hot and one cold drink per person)

Welcome: a complimentary hot drink.
Lunch: includes non-alcoholic drinks such as juices, soft drinks; glass of red or white wine, and hot drinks at the end of the meal such as coffee, tea or chocolate.
Throughout the day: sparkling or plain water by the glass.
Afternoon Tea (starts an hour and a half before arrival at the final destination): coffee, tea or chocolate with other options for children.

Welcome: a complimentary drink.
Dinner: includes non-alcoholic drinks such as juices, soft drinks; one glass of red or white wine, and one hot drink at the end of the meal such as coffee, tea or chocolate.

Admission to Machu Picchu (Includes Ticket)

Not included

Not included

Not included

No bus service, the trip is to Puno – Lake Titicaca
The PeruRail Titicaca train route is Cusco to Puno and Puno to Cusco

Not included

Bus to Machu Picchu

Only includes the return bus from the Machu Picchu citadel to Machu Picchu town (not the upward bound)

Passengers will be back in town by 4 pm for afternoon tea at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge. The bus down to the town of Machu Picchu leaves the citadel at 4:45 pm.

Not included

Not included

No bus service, the trip is to Puno – Lake Titicaca
The PeruRail Titicaca train route is Cusco to Puno and Puno to Cusco

Not included

Tour of Machu Picchu Citadel

Not included

Not included

Not included

No bus service, the trip is to Puno – Lake Titicaca
The PeruRail Titicaca train route is Cusco to Puno and Puno to Cusco

Not included

Afternoon Tea

Included, at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge Hotel, + Wifi

Afternoon tea begins at 4 pm and ends at 4:45 pm.

Not included

Not included

Afternoon tea begins an hour and a half before arrival at the final destination.
Coffee, tea or chocolate with other option for children***

(***) In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

Not included

Rest Rooms

On the train, in stations, Belmond Sanctuary Lodge installations (during Afternoon Tea) and external rest rooms at the entrance to Machu Picchu) at no cost

Only on the train and at the stations

Only on the train and at the stations

Only on the train and at the stations

Only on the train and at the stations

Extra Costs

Alcoholic and Non-alcoholic drinks are all inclusive, except for a wine selection that has additional cost.

Extra non-alcoholic drinks, alcoholic drinks and candy/snacks on sale.

Extra non-alcoholic drinks, alcoholic drinks and candy/snacks on sale.

Hot Drinks:
Espresso, Moccachino, Latte, Capuccino, Chocolate.
Seasonal fruit juices, soft drinks, various cocktails, beers, wine by the bottle and glass
Meals :
American or Continental Breakfast.
Variety of sandwiches.

Extra non-alcoholic drinks and alcoholic drinks.
Also hot drinks like coffee, mate, coca or chamomile for sale.

Entertainment on Board

Live band plays typical local and international music.

Saqra Dances and Fashion Show on the return trip from the Machu Picchu Station to the Ollantaytambo/Poroy (Cusco) Stations

Not included

Live show of music and dances typical of the Puno area

Pisco tasting on the inbound trip

Additional Products (sold on board)

A stand displaying Kamari jewelry, with unique pieces designed for the train, such as coasters, key chains, credit card holders, money clips, and cufflinks. The musicians on board also have CDs on sale.

Exclusive collection of Baby Alpaca goods and souvenirs

Exclusive collection of Baby Alpaca goods and souvenirs.

Not included

Not included

General Infrastructure
Panoramic Windows

No

Yes

Yes

Not included

Not included

Impact-Resistant and UV Protection Windows

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Bar Car and Observatory Car

Yes.

Not included

Not included

Yes

Yes

Kitchen Car

Yes

Not included

Not included

Yes

Yes

Air Conditioning

Yes

Yes

Yes

Not included

Yes

Stereo Sound System

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Anti-vibration System

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Luggage Space

Yes, 5 kg/11 lb per passenger, 62 lineal in/157 cm (height + length + width)

Questions or special requirements for luggage should be made at least 48 hours ahead of the travel date, by sending an email to equipaje@perurail.com. Subject to available space.

Yes, 5 kg/11 lb per passenger, 62 linear in long/157 cm (height+length+width).

Yes, 5 kg/11 lb per passenger, 62 linear in long/157 cm (height+length+width)

Yes, there is a storage car on the train (unlimited baggage on both the Cusco-Puno and Puno-Cusco routes). Passengers may board the train with carry-on luggage or a small travel bag

On a very exceptional basis, passengers will be allowed to bring aboard baby carriages and diaper bags.

Yes, 5 kg/11 lb per passenger, 62 linear in long/157 cm (height+length+width)

Capacity

42 seats per car

48 seats per car , or 54 seats on the Macosas AutoWagon

48 seats per car

33 seats per car

33 seats per car

Interiors

Cloth upholstered seats and luxury finishes

Wood finishes

Wood finishes

Luxury wood finishes

Luxury wood finishes

Seats and Tables

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Seats

Very comfortable and elegant

Very comfortable, artificial leather, (semi-reclining)

Comfortable and semi-reclining

Very comfortable and elegant

Very comfortable and elegant

Leg Space

78 cm

53 cm

53 cm

63 cm

63 cm

Tables

Wood fiber

Wood fiber

Wood fiber/MDF

Wood fiber

Wood fiber

Smoke Detectors

Yes

Not included

Not included

Not included

Not included

Emergency Lighting

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Services and Facilities
Waiting Room

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

VIP Lounge

Yes (at the Machu Picchu Station)

Not included

Not included

Yes (at the Wanchaq Station (Cusco) and Puno Station)

Available from January through Demcember at the Wanchaq Station (Cusco) and Puno Station.

Not included

Level of Comfort

Very comfortable and elegant

Comfortable

Comfortable

Very comfortable

Very comfortable

Music on Board

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Emergency Kit

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Staff

One train manager, three on-board service staff, two bartenders, and one waiter per car

Three on-board service staff per car

Two on-board service staff per car

One on-board service supervisor, two on-board service staff, two bartenders and one waiter per car

One on-board service supervisor, two on-board service staff and one bartender per car.

Frequency

One frequency (Round trip).

Seven round trips

Seven round trips

Two routes (Cusco – Puno and Puno – Cusco)

Two frequencies (Round trip).

Luggage Storage at the Stations

Free at the Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu Stations from 7 am to 7 pm

Free at Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu stations from 7 am to 7 pm

Free at Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu stations from 7 am to 7 pm

Not included

We have a luggage car in the train (no luggage limit on either route: Cusco – Puno and Puno – Cusco). Passengers may board the train with a small briefcase, bag, purse, or one piece of carry-on luggage.

Free at Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu stations from 7 am to 7 pm

Hotel Pickup and Return

Only on the bimodal service (Bus+Train), from January to April. Includes the transfer from the Belmond Rio Sagrado Hotel and the corresponding hotels in downtown Cusco

Not included

Not included

Not included

Pick up and disembark at the Belmond Hotel Rio Sagrado stop

Other Services

Security, cleaning, and mechanical services on board at all times

Audio tour

Not included

Stop at La Raya (Andean Market)

Audio tour

Stations, Seasons and Itineraries
Departure Stations for Regular Service (TRAIN ONLY) from May to December

Outbound: Poroy Station (Cusco and Ollantaytambo Station
Inbound: Machu Picchu Station

The Belmond Hiram Bingham service also departs from the Ollantaytambo (Sacred Valley) Station, although the cost is the same as when boarding at the Poroy Station (Cusco).

Outbound: Poroy Station (Cusco), Urubamba Station and Ollantaytambo Station
Inbound: Machu Picchu Station

Outbound: Poroy Station (Cusco), Urubamba Station and Ollantaytambo Station
Inbound: Machu Picchu Station

Outbound: Wanchaq Station in Cusco, or Puno Station if leaving from Puno
Inbound: Wanchaq Station in Cusco, or Puno Station if leaving from Puno

Outbound:Urubamba Station
Inbound: Machu Picchu Station

Departure Stations for Bimodal Service (BUS + TRAIN) from January to April

Bimodal Service (Bus + Train):
Inbound: Poroy Station (Cusco)
Return: Machu Picchu Station

PeruRail operates the Bimodal Service (Bus + Train), a service that combines bus and train travel, departing and returning to Cusco City, between January and April. These months comprise the rainy season in Cusco, when part of the railway is closed for safety reasons to avoid possible contingencies as a result of landslides. At this time of year, the railway concessionaire, Ferrocarril Transandino S.A., performs reinforcement works on the rails. For this reason, trains are unable to travel between Cusco and the Sacred Valley during these four months of the year.

Bimodal Service (Bus + Train):
Inbound: Wanchaq Station (Cusco)
Return: Machu Picchu Station

There is no bimodal service for the Vistadome departures from Ollantaytambo Station or Urubamba Station.

PeruRail operates the Bimodal Service (Bus + Train), a service that combines bus and train travel, departing and returning to Cusco City, between January and April. These months comprise the rainy season in Cusco, when part of the railway is closed for safety reasons to avoid possible contingencies as a result of landslides. At this time of year, the railway concessionaire, Ferrocarril Transandino S.A., performs reinforcement works on the rails. For this reason, trains are unable to travel between Cusco and the Sacred Valley during these four months of the year.

There is no bimodal service for the Expedition departures from Ollantaytambo Station.

PeruRail operates the Bimodal Service (Bus + Train), a service that combines bus and train travel, departing and returning to Cusco City, between January and April. These months comprise the rainy season in Cusco, when part of the railway is closed for safety reasons to avoid possible contingencies as a result of landslides. At this time of year, the railway concessionaire, Ferrocarril Transandino S.A., performs reinforcement works on the rails. For this reason, trains are unable to travel between Cusco and the Sacred Valley during these four months of the year.

There is no bimodal service for the PeruRail Titicaca train, since the train route is Cusco – Puno and Puno – Cusco

There is no bimodal service for the PeruRail Sacred Valley, it departures from Urubamba Station.

Itineraries

Every day except for the last Sunday of each month.

Monday to Sunday

Monday to Sunday

Puno- Cusco: Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Cusco- Puno: Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

Every day except for the first Sunday of each month.

Additional Customized Services
Availability

Yes (Cusco – Machu Picchu – Cusco Route).

Inquiries and/or requests should be addressed to sales@perurail.com. Special requirements vary depending on the train type.

Yes (Cusco – Machu Picchu – Cusco Route).

Inquiries and/or requests should be addressed to sales@perurail.com. Special requirements vary depending on the train type.

No.

Inquiries and/or requests should be addressed to sales@perurail.com. Special requirements vary depending on the train type.

Yes (Cusco – Puno (Lake Titicaca) – Cusco Route).

Inquiries and/or requests should be addressed to sales@perurail.com. Special requirements vary depending on the train type.

Yes (Urubamba – Machu Picchu – Urubamba)

Welcome at the Station

– Portable welcome banners with the company name and logo*
– Welcome message in Quechua (the native Andean language)***
– Decorations in the cars (balloons, floral arrangements, banners, etc.)*

(*) No additional cost if it is organized and implemented by the agency, company or person in charge
(***) No additional cost

– Portable welcome banners with the company name and logo*
– Welcome message in Quechua (the native Andean language)***
– Typical folk dances that display Andean cultural traditions**
– Decorations in the cars (balloons, floral arrangements, banners, etc.)*

(*) No additional cost if organized and implemented by the agency, company or person in charge
(**) With additional cost
(***) No additional cost

These additional customized services are not available for the Expedition Train

– Portable welcome banners with the company name and logo*
– Welcome message in Quechua (the native Andean language)***
– Typical folk dances that display part of the Andean culture**
Decorations in the cars (balloons, floral arrangements, banners, etc.)*

(*) No additional cost if it is organized and implemented by the agency, company or person in charge
(**) With additional cost
(***) No additional cost

For inquiries and or requests for additional services, please contact sales@perurail.com. Special requirements vary according to the type of the train.

Branding

– Coasters, napkins, little flags at each table personalized with the company logo or name of the group, plus other options** and *
– Personalized menu with the name and logo of the company**
– Personalized travel bags with the company name (only on the Belmond Hiram Bingham)**

(*) No additional cost if it is organized and implemented by the agency, company or person in charge
(**) At an additional cost

For branding services, it is necessary to submit the company’s logo at least one month in advance if you would like PeruRail to organize and implement the activities. This service is subject to an additional cost.

– Coasters, napkins, little flags at each table personalized with the company logo or name of the group, plus other options** and *

(*) No additional cost if organized and implemented by the agency, company or person in charge
(**) With additional cost

For branding services, it is necessary to submit the company’s logo at least one month in advance if you would like PeruRail to organize and implement the activities. This service is subject to an additional cost.

These additional customized services are not available for the Expedition Train

– Coasters, napkins, little flags at each table personalized with the company logo or name of the group, plus other options** and *
– Personalized menu with the name and logo of the company**

(*) No additional cost if it is organized and implemented by the agency, company or person in charge
(**) With additional cost

For branding services, it is necessary to submit the company’s logo at least one month in advance if you would like PeruRail to organize and implement the activities. This service is subject to an additional cost.

For inquiries and or requests for additional services, please contact sales@perurail.com. Special requirements vary according to the type of the train.

Additional Services

– Different music and entertainment from what is regularly offered on board**
– Check In Express prior to arrival at the station***
– Coca leaf readings (the oldest and best-known divination method in South America dating from Inca times) offered by a shaman**
– Special stops at archaeological sites (on Cusco – Machu Picchu/Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu routes). Advance coordination required***
– Cooking lessons on board with recognized chefs**
– Special menu chosen by the client and open bar on board**
– For special occasions such as engagements, weddings, anniversaries and birthdays sparkling wine with hearts or mini birthday cakes may be ordered in advance*** Additional options: goblets of chocolates and bouquets of roses**

(**) At an additional cost
(***) No additional cost

– Music and entertainment on board according to the group’s preference**
– Check-In Express prior to arrival at the station.***
– Special stops at archaeological sites (routes: Cusco – Machu Picchu/Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu) Prior coordination in advance***
– Special menu according to customer’s preferences, and open bar on board**
– For special occasions such as engagements, weddings, anniversaries, and birthdays, additional details such as apple pie, chocolate muffins with chocolate truffles, can be requested***

(**) With additional cost
(***) No additional cost

These additional customized services are not available for the Expedition Train

– Different music and entertainment from what is regularly offered on board**
– Check In Express prior to arrival at the station***
– Coca leaf readings (the oldest and best-known divination method in South America dating from Inca times) offered by a shaman**
– Gambling tables (only on the PeruRail Titicaca train)**
– Cooking lessons**
– Special menu chosen by the client and open bar on board**
– For special occasions such as engagements, weddings, anniversaries and birthdays, sparkling wine with hearts or mini birthday cakes and/or a variety of cocktails***. Additional options: goblets of chocolates and bouquets of roses**

(**) With additional cost
(***) No additional cost

For inquiries and or requests for additional services, please contact sales@perurail.com. Special requirements vary according to the type of the train.

Round Trip
Welcome
belmond-comparar

Live music and dances, quinoa punch, Pisco cocktail with sparkling wine (this can vary according to the season)

vistadome-perurail

Not included

expedition-perurail

Not included

titicaca-perurail

A complimentary hot beverage.

sacred-valley-perurail

A complimentary  beverage.

Gift
belmond-comparar

Belmond Hiram Bingham travel bag

vistadome-perurail

Not included

expedition-perurail

Not included

titicaca-perurail

Not included

sacred-valley-perurail

Not included

Food
belmond-comparar

Lunch and gourmet dinner, with options in the case of food restrictions or allergies

In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time by sending an email to: hirambinghamreservations@perurail.com).

vistadome-perurail

Long Stretch (from the Poroy Station, Cusco):
Outbound: Snack Service
Inbound: Snack Service
Short Stretch (from the Ollantaytambo Station):
Outbound: Light Snack Service
Inbound: Light Snack Service

expedition-perurail

Snack Service: A varied selection of basic snacks offered round trip

titicaca-perurail

Bar (all day): Snacks
Afternoon Tea
3-course gourmet lunch and children’s lunch available with options in the case of food restrictions or allergies.*

In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

sacred-valley-perurail

3-course gourmet lunch and dinner, with options in the case of food restrictions or allergies.*

(*) In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

Beverages
belmond-comparar

All non-alcoholic beverages and hot drinks. White and red wine (Argentine and Chilean) sparkling wine (Peruvian, Tacama) and Cusqueña beer. Pisco Sours the entire trip

vistadome-perurail

Selection of hot or cold non-alcoholic drinks (one hot drink and one cold drink per person)

expedition-perurail

Selection of hot or cold non-alcoholic drinks (one hot and one cold drink per person)

titicaca-perurail

Welcome: a complimentary hot drink.
Lunch: includes non-alcoholic drinks such as juices, soft drinks; glass of red or white wine, and hot drinks at the end of the meal such as coffee, tea or chocolate.
Throughout the day: sparkling or plain water by the glass.
Afternoon Tea (starts an hour and a half before arrival at the final destination): coffee, tea or chocolate with other options for children:**

In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

sacred-valley-perurail

Welcome: a complimentary drink.
Lunch and dinner: includes non-alcoholic drinks such as juices, soft drinks; one glass of red or white wine, and one hot drink at the end of the meal such as coffee, tea or chocolate.

(**) In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

Admission to Machu Picchu (Includes Ticket)
belmond-comparar

Included

If you would like to take the tour on a different day than the train trip (except for the last Sunday of each month, when no guided tours are offered) please let us know in advance. Tickets may be requested for the specific day by sending an email to hirambinghamreservations@perurail.com. The ticket is valid for one day only. If you wish to travel up to the citadel with us on the bus (included in the train ticket cost), wait in the Belmond Hiram Bingham VIP room at the Machu Picchu Station at 12:20 pm. No individual bus tickets will be provided. Guests of the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge who wish to take the tour on a day other than that of their trip (except for the last Sunday of each month, when no guided tours are offered) should be waiting in the hotel lobby at 1 pm.

vistadome-perurail

Not included

expedition-perurail

Not included

titicaca-perurail

No bus service, the trip is to Puno – Lake Titicaca
The PeruRail Titicaca train route is Cusco to Puno and Puno to Cusco

sacred-valley-perurail

Not included

Bus to Machu Picchu
belmond-comparar

Bus up to and from the citadel of Machu Picchu

The bus trip to the entrance of the citadel of Machu Picchu takes approximately 25 minutes from the town of Machu Picchu. The bus reaches the citadel at approximately 1:10 pm, and the bus down arrives back in town at 4 p.m. for afternoon tea at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge. The bus down to the town of Machu Picchu leaves the citadel at 4:45 pm

vistadome-perurail

Not included

expedition-perurail

Not included

titicaca-perurail

No bus service, the trip is to Puno – Lake Titicaca
The PeruRail Titicaca train route is Cusco to Puno and Puno to Cusco

sacred-valley-perurail

Not included

Tour of Machu Picchu Citadel
belmond-comparar

Tour with a professional guide (approximately two and a half hours)

The guided tour is for a maximum of 14 people. Should you require a private tour, please request it in advance by sending an email to hirambinghamreservations@perurail.com, and we will look into the possibility of arranging your tour, depending on availability. The tour is offered in Spanish and English. If you would like a tour in a different language, this will depend on the number of passengers (minimum 14). In case of smaller groups, PeruRail can help the passenger hire a guide in the requested language, in which case payment shall be made directly to the tour guide.

vistadome-perurail

Not included

expedition-perurail

Not included

titicaca-perurail

No bus service, the trip is to Puno – Lake Titicaca
The PeruRail Titicaca train route is Cusco to Puno and Puno to Cusco

sacred-valley-perurail

Not included

Afternoon Tea
belmond-comparar

Included, at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge Hotel, + Wifi

Afternoon tea begins at 4 pm and ends at 4:45 pm

vistadome-perurail

Not included

expedition-perurail

Not included

titicaca-perurail

Afternoon tea begins an hour and a half before arrival at the final destination.
Coffee, tea or chocolate with other option for children***

In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

sacred-valley-perurail

Not included

Extra Costs
belmond-comparar

Alcoholic and Non-alcoholic drinks are all inclusive, except for a wine selection that has additional cost.

vistadome-perurail

Extra non-alcoholic drinks, alcoholic drinks and candy/snacks on sale

expedition-perurail

Extra non-alcoholic drinks, alcoholic drinks and candy/snacks on sale

titicaca-perurail

Hot Drinks:
Espresso, Moccachino, Latte, Capuccino, Chocolate.
Seasonal fruit juices, soft drinks, various cocktails, beers, wine by the bottle and glass
Meals :
American or Continental Breakfast.
Variety of sandwiches.

sacred-valley-perurail

Extra non-alcoholic drinks and alcoholic drinks.
Also hot drinks like coffee, mate, coca or chamomile for sale.

Rest Rooms
belmond-comparar

On the train, in stations, Belmond Sanctuary Lodge installations (during Afternoon Tea) and external rest rooms at the entrance to Machu Picchu) at no cost

vistadome-perurail

Only on the train and at the stations

expedition-perurail

Only on the train and at the stations

titicaca-perurail

Only on the train and at the stations

sacred-valley-perurail

Only on the train and at the stations

Entertainment on Board
belmond-comparar

Live band plays typical local and international music.

vistadome-perurail

Saqra Dances and Fashion Show on the return trip from the Machu Picchu Station to the Ollantaytambo/Poroy (Cusco) Stations

expedition-perurail

Not included

titicaca-perurail

Live show of music and dances typical of the Cusco area (on the Cusco-Puno route) and from Puno (on the Puno-Cusco route)

sacred-valley-perurail

Pisco tasting on the inbound trip

Additional Products (sold on board)
belmond-comparar

A stand displaying Kamari jewelry, with unique pieces designed for the train, such as coasters, key chains, credit card holders, money clips, and cufflinks. The musicians on board also have CDs on sale.

vistadome-perurail

Outbound: Local and PeruRail souvenirs and products.
Inbound: Exclusive collection of Baby Alpaca goods and souvenirs.

expedition-perurail

Outbound: Souvenirs and PeruRail products.
Inbound: Exclusive collection of Baby Alpaca goods and souvenirs.

titicaca-perurail

Not included

sacred-valley-perurail

Not included

OUTBOUND JOURNEY (ONE WAY ONLY)
Welcome
belmond-comparar

Live music and dances, quinoa punch, Pisco cocktail with sparkling wine (this can vary according to the season)

vistadome-perurail

Not included

expedition-perurail

Not included

titicaca-perurail

A complimentary hot beverage.

sacred-valley-perurail

A complimentary  beverage.

Gift
belmond-comparar

Belmond Hiram Bingham travel bag

vistadome-perurail

Not included

expedition-perurail

Not included

titicaca-perurail

Not included

sacred-valley-perurail

Not included

Food
belmond-comparar

Gourmet lunch, with options in the case of food restrictions or allergies

In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time by sending an email to: hirambinghamreservations@perurail.com).

vistadome-perurail

Long Stretch (from the Poroy Station, Cusco):
Outbound: Snack Service
Short Stretch (from the Ollantaytambo Station):
Outbound: Light Snack Service

expedition-perurail

Varied selection of basic snack service

titicaca-perurail

Bar (all day): Snacks
Afternoon Tea
3-course gourmet lunch and children’s lunch available with options in the case of food restrictions or allergies.*

In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

sacred-valley-perurail

3-course gourmet lunch, with options in the case of food restrictions or allergies.*

(*) In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

Beverages
belmond-comparar

All non-alcoholic beverages and hot drinks. White and red wine (Argentine and Chilean) sparkling wine (Peruvian, Tacama) and Cusqueña beer. Pisco Sours the entire trip

vistadome-perurail

Selection of hot or cold non-alcoholic drinks (one hot drink and one cold drink per person)

expedition-perurail

Selection of hot or cold non-alcoholic drinks (one hot and one cold drink per person)

titicaca-perurail

Welcome: a complimentary hot drink.
Lunch: includes non-alcoholic drinks such as juices, soft drinks; glass of red or white wine, and hot drinks at the end of the meal such as coffee, tea or chocolate.
Throughout the day: sparkling or plain water by the glass.
Afternoon Tea (starts an hour and a half before arrival at the final destination): coffee, tea or chocolate with other options for children:**

In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

sacred-valley-perurail

Welcome: a complimentary drink.
Lunch includes non-alcoholic drinks such as juices, soft drinks; one glass of red or white wine, and one hot drink at the end of the meal such as coffee, tea or chocolate.

(**) In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

Admission to Machu Picchu (Includes Ticket)
belmond-comparar

Included, for the day of the trip

If you would like to take the tour on a different day than the train trip (except for the last Sunday of each month, when no guided tours are offered) please let us know in advance. Tickets may be requested for the specific day by sending an email to hirambinghamreservations@perurail.com. The ticket is valid for one day only. If you wish to travel up to the citadel with us on the bus (included in the train ticket cost), wait in the Belmond Hiram Bingham VIP room at the Machu Picchu Station at 12:20 pm. No individual bus tickets will be provided. Guests of the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge who wish to take the tour on a day other than that of their trip (except for the last Sunday of each month, when no guided tours are offered) should be waiting in the hotel lobby at 1 pm.

vistadome-perurail

Not included

expedition-perurail

Not included

titicaca-perurail

No bus service, the trip is to Puno – Lake Titicaca
The PeruRail Titicaca train route is Cusco to Puno and Puno to Cusco

sacred-valley-perurail

Not included

Bus to Machu Picchu
belmond-comparar

Only the upbound bus to the Machu Picchu citadel (not the return)

The bus trip to the entrance of the citadel of Machu Picchu takes approximately 25 minutes from the town of Machu Picchu. The bus reaches the citadel at approximately 1:10 p.m., and the bus down arrives back in town at 4 pm for afternoon tea at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge. The bus down to the town of Machu Picchu leaves the citadel at 4:45 pm. If you would like to take the tour on a different day than the train trip (except for the last Sunday of each month, when no guided tours are offered) please let us know in advance. Tickets may be requested for the specific day by sending an email to hirambinghamreservations@perurail.com). The ticket is valid for one day only. If you wish to travel up to the citadel with us on the bus (included in the train ticket cost), wait in the Belmond Hiram Bingham VIP room at the Machu Picchu Station at 12:20 pm. No individual bus tickets will be provided. Guests of the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge who wish to take the tour on a day other than that of their trip (except for the last Sunday of each month, when no guided tours are offered) should be waiting in the hotel lobby at 1 pm.

vistadome-perurail

Not included

expedition-perurail

Not included

titicaca-perurail

No bus service, the trip is to Puno – Lake Titicaca
The PeruRail Titicaca train route is Cusco to Puno and Puno to Cusco

sacred-valley-perurail

Not included

Tour of Machu Picchu Citadel
belmond-comparar

Tour with a professional guide (approximately two and a half hours)

The guided tour is for a maximum of 14 people. Should you require a private tour, please request it in advance by sending an email to hirambinghamreservations@perurail.com, and we will look into the possibility of procuring your tour, depending on availability. The tour is offered in Spanish and English. If you would like a tour in a different language, this will depend on the number of passengers (minimum 14). In case of smaller groups, PeruRail can help the passenger hire a guide in the requested language, in which case payment shall be made directly to the tour guide. If you would like to take the tour on a different day than the train trip (except for the last Sunday of each month, when no guided tours are offered) please let us know in advance. Tickets may be requested for the specific day by sending an email to hirambinghamreservations@perurail.com). The ticket is valid for one day only. If you wish to travel up to the citadel with us on the bus (included in the train ticket cost), wait in the Belmond Hiram Bingham VIP room at the Machu Picchu Station at 12:20 pm. No individual bus tickets will be provided. Guests of the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge who wish to take the tour on a day other than that of their trip (except for the last Sunday of each month, when no guided tours are offered) should be waiting in the hotel lobby at 1 pm.

vistadome-perurail

Not included

expedition-perurail

Not included

titicaca-perurail

No bus service, the trip is to Puno – Lake Titicaca
The PeruRail Titicaca train route is Cusco to Puno and Puno to Cusco

sacred-valley-perurail

Not included

Afternoon Tea
belmond-comparar

Included, at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge Hotel, + Wifi

Afternoon tea begins at 4 pm and ends at 4:45 pm

vistadome-perurail

Not included

expedition-perurail

Not included

titicaca-perurail

Afternoon tea begins an hour and a half before arrival at the final destination.
Coffee, tea or chocolate with other option for children***

In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

sacred-valley-perurail

Not included

Rest Rooms
belmond-comparar

On the train, in stations, Belmond Sanctuary Lodge installations (during Afternoon Tea) and external rest rooms at the entrance to Machu Picchu) at no cost

vistadome-perurail

Only on the train and at the stations

expedition-perurail

Only on the train and at the stations

titicaca-perurail

Only on the train and at the stations

sacred-valley-perurail

Only on the train and at the stations

Extra Costs
belmond-comparar

Alcoholic and Non-alcoholic drinks are all inclusive, except for a wine selection that has additional cost.

vistadome-perurail

Extra non-alcoholic drinks, alcoholic drinks and candy/snacks on sale

expedition-perurail

Extra non-alcoholic drinks, alcoholic drinks and candy/snacks on sale

titicaca-perurail

Hot Drinks:
Espresso, Moccachino, Latte, Capuccino, Chocolate.
Seasonal fruit juices, soft drinks, various cocktails, beers, wine by the bottle and glass
Meals :
American or Continental Breakfast.
Variety of sandwiches.

sacred-valley-perurail

Extra non-alcoholic drinks and alcoholic drinks.
Also hot drinks like coffee, mate, coca or chamomile for sale.

Entertainment on Board
belmond-comparar

Live band plays typical local and international music.

vistadome-perurail

Not included

expedition-perurail

Not included

titicaca-perurail

Life show of music and dances typical of the Cusco area

sacred-valley-perurail

Not included

Additional Products (sold on board)
belmond-comparar

A stand displaying Kamari jewelry, with unique pieces designed for the train, such as coasters, key chains, credit card holders, money clips, and cufflinks. The musicians on board also have CDs on sale.

vistadome-perurail

Souvenirs and PeruRail products

expedition-perurail

Souvenirs and PeruRail products

titicaca-perurail

Not included

sacred-valley-perurail

Not included

INBOUND JOURNEY (ONE WAY ONLY)
Welcome
belmond-comparar

Live music, cold beverages and canapes. Passengers are welcomed with moist towels (this may vary according to the season)

vistadome-perurail

Not included

expedition-perurail

Not included

titicaca-perurail

A complimentary hot beverage.

sacred-valley-perurail

A complimentary  beverage.

Gift
belmond-comparar

Not included

vistadome-perurail

Not included

expedition-perurail

Not included

titicaca-perurail

Not included

sacred-valley-perurail

Not included

Food
belmond-comparar

Gourmet supper, with options in the case of food restrictions or allergies

In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time by sending an email to: hirambinghamreservations@perurail.com).

vistadome-perurail

Long Stretch (from the Poroy Station, Cusco):
Inbound: Snack Service
Short Stretch (from the Ollantaytambo Station):
Inbound: Light Snack Service.

expedition-perurail

Varied selection of basic snack service

titicaca-perurail

Bar (all day): Snacks
Afternoon Tea
3-course gourmet lunch and children’s lunch available with options in the case of food restrictions or allergies.*

In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

sacred-valley-perurail

3-course gourmet dinner, with options in the case of food restrictions or allergies.*

(*) In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

Beverages
belmond-comparar

All non-alcoholic beverages and hot drinks. White and red wine (Argentine and Chilean) sparkling wine (Peruvian, Tacama) and Cusqueña beer. Pisco Sours the entire trip

vistadome-perurail

Selection of hot or cold non-alcoholic drinks (one hot drink and one cold drink per person)

expedition-perurail

Selection of hot or cold non-alcoholic drinks (one hot and one cold drink per person)

titicaca-perurail

Welcome: a complimentary hot drink.
Lunch: includes non-alcoholic drinks such as juices, soft drinks; glass of red or white wine, and hot drinks at the end of the meal such as coffee, tea or chocolate.
Throughout the day: sparkling or plain water by the glass.
Afternoon Tea (starts an hour and a half before arrival at the final destination): coffee, tea or chocolate with other options for children.

sacred-valley-perurail

Welcome: a complimentary drink.
Dinner: includes non-alcoholic drinks such as juices, soft drinks; one glass of red or white wine, and one hot drink at the end of the meal such as coffee, tea or chocolate.

Admission to Machu Picchu (Includes Ticket)
belmond-comparar

Not included

vistadome-perurail

Not included

expedition-perurail

Not included

titicaca-perurail

No bus service, the trip is to Puno – Lake Titicaca
The PeruRail Titicaca train route is Cusco to Puno and Puno to Cusco

sacred-valley-perurail

Not included

Bus to Machu Picchu
belmond-comparar

Only includes the return bus from the Machu Picchu citadel to Machu Picchu town (not the upward bound)

Passengers will be back in town by 4 pm for afternoon tea at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge. The bus down to the town of Machu Picchu leaves the citadel at 4:45 pm.

vistadome-perurail

Not included

expedition-perurail

Not included

titicaca-perurail

No bus service, the trip is to Puno – Lake Titicaca
The PeruRail Titicaca train route is Cusco to Puno and Puno to Cusco

sacred-valley-perurail

Not included

Tour of Machu Picchu Citadel
belmond-comparar

Not included

vistadome-perurail

Not included

expedition-perurail

Not included

titicaca-perurail

No bus service, the trip is to Puno – Lake Titicaca
The PeruRail Titicaca train route is Cusco to Puno and Puno to Cusco

sacred-valley-perurail

Not included

Afternoon Tea
belmond-comparar

Included, at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge Hotel, + Wifi

Afternoon tea begins at 4 pm and ends at 4:45 pm.

vistadome-perurail

Not included

expedition-perurail

Not included

titicaca-perurail

Afternoon tea begins an hour and a half before arrival at the final destination.
Coffee, tea or chocolate with other option for children***

(***) In case of any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please inform us ahead of time (when booking your tickets on the website) or send an email to: reservas@perurail.com. We offer a special kids’ menu.

sacred-valley-perurail

Not included

Rest Rooms
belmond-comparar

On the train, in stations, Belmond Sanctuary Lodge installations (during Afternoon Tea) and external rest rooms at the entrance to Machu Picchu) at no cost

vistadome-perurail

Only on the train and at the stations

expedition-perurail

Only on the train and at the stations

titicaca-perurail

Only on the train and at the stations

sacred-valley-perurail

Only on the train and at the stations

Extra Costs
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Alcoholic and Non-alcoholic drinks are all inclusive, except for a wine selection that has additional cost.

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Extra non-alcoholic drinks, alcoholic drinks and candy/snacks on sale.

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Extra non-alcoholic drinks, alcoholic drinks and candy/snacks on sale.

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Hot Drinks:
Espresso, Moccachino, Latte, Capuccino, Chocolate.
Seasonal fruit juices, soft drinks, various cocktails, beers, wine by the bottle and glass
Meals :
American or Continental Breakfast.
Variety of sandwiches.

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Extra non-alcoholic drinks and alcoholic drinks.
Also hot drinks like coffee, mate, coca or chamomile for sale.

Entertainment on Board
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Live band plays typical local and international music.

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Saqra Dances and Fashion Show on the return trip from the Machu Picchu Station to the Ollantaytambo/Poroy (Cusco) Stations

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Not included

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Live show of music and dances typical of the Puno area

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Pisco tasting on the inbound trip

Additional Products (sold on board)
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A stand displaying Kamari jewelry, with unique pieces designed for the train, such as coasters, key chains, credit card holders, money clips, and cufflinks. The musicians on board also have CDs on sale.

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Exclusive collection of Baby Alpaca goods and souvenirs

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Exclusive collection of Baby Alpaca goods and souvenirs.

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Not included

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Not included

General Infrastructure
Panoramic Windows
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No

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Yes

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Yes

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Not included

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Not included

Impact-Resistant and UV Protection Windows
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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Bar Car and Observatory Car
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Yes.

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Not included

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Not included

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Yes

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Yes

Kitchen Car
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Yes

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Not included

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Not included

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Yes

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Yes

Air Conditioning
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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

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Not included

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Yes

Stereo Sound System
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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Anti-vibration System
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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Luggage Space
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Yes, 5 kg/11 lb per passenger, 62 lineal in/157 cm (height + length + width)

Questions or special requirements for luggage should be made at least 48 hours ahead of the travel date, by sending an email to equipaje@perurail.com. Subject to available space.

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Yes, 5 kg/11 lb per passenger, 62 linear in long/157 cm (height+length+width).

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Yes, 5 kg/11 lb per passenger, 62 linear in long/157 cm (height+length+width)

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Yes, there is a storage car on the train (unlimited baggage on both the Cusco-Puno and Puno-Cusco routes). Passengers may board the train with carry-on luggage or a small travel bag

On a very exceptional basis, passengers will be allowed to bring aboard baby carriages and diaper bags.

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Yes, 5 kg/11 lb per passenger, 62 linear in long/157 cm (height+length+width)

Capacity
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42 seats per car

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48 seats per car , or 54 seats on the Macosas AutoWagon

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48 seats per car

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33 seats per car

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33 seats per car

Interiors
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Cloth upholstered seats and luxury finishes

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Wood finishes

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Wood finishes

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Luxury wood finishes

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Luxury wood finishes

Seats and Tables
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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Seats
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Very comfortable and elegant

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Very comfortable, artificial leather, (semi-reclining)

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Comfortable and semi-reclining

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Very comfortable and elegant

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Very comfortable and elegant

Leg Space
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78 cm

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53 cm

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53 cm

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63 cm

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63 cm

Tables
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Wood fiber

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Wood fiber

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Wood fiber/MDF

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Wood fiber

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Wood fiber

Smoke Detectors
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Yes

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Not included

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Not included

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Not included

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Not included

Emergency Lighting
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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Services and Facilities
Waiting Room
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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

VIP Lounge
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Yes (at the Machu Picchu Station)

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Not included

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Not included

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Yes (at the Wanchaq Station (Cusco) and Puno Station)

Available from January through Demcember at the Wanchaq Station (Cusco) and Puno Station.

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Not included

Level of Comfort
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Very comfortable and elegant

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Comfortable

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Comfortable

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Very comfortable

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Very comfortable

Music on Board
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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Emergency Kit
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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

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Yes

Staff
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One train manager, three on-board service staff, two bartenders, and one waiter per car

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Three on-board service staff per car

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Two on-board service staff per car

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One on-board service supervisor, two on-board service staff, two bartenders and one waiter per car

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One on-board service supervisor, two on-board service staff and one bartender per car.

Frequency
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One frequency (Round trip).

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Seven round trips

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Seven round trips

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Two routes (Cusco – Puno and Puno – Cusco)

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Two frequencies (Round trip).

Luggage Storage at the Stations
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Free at the Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu Stations from 7 am to 7 pm

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Free at Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu stations from 7 am to 7 pm

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Free at Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu stations from 7 am to 7 pm

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Not included

We have a luggage car in the train (no luggage limit on either route: Cusco – Puno and Puno – Cusco). Passengers may board the train with a small briefcase, bag, purse, or one piece of carry-on luggage.

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Free at Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu stations from 7 am to 7 pm

Hotel Pickup and Return
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Only on the bimodal service (Bus+Train), from January to April. Includes the transfer from the Belmond Rio Sagrado Hotel and the corresponding hotels in downtown Cusco

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Not included

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Not included

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Not included

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Pick up and disembark at the Belmond Hotel Rio Sagrado stop

Other Services
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Security, cleaning, and mechanical services on board at all times

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Audio tour

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Not included

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Stop at La Raya (Andean Market)

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Audio tour

Stations, Seasons and Itineraries
Departure Stations for Regular Service (TRAIN ONLY) from May to December
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Outbound: Poroy Station (Cusco and Ollantaytambo Station
Inbound: Machu Picchu Station

The Belmond Hiram Bingham service also departs from the Ollantaytambo (Sacred Valley) Station, although the cost is the same as when boarding at the Poroy Station (Cusco).

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Outbound: Poroy Station (Cusco), Urubamba Station and Ollantaytambo Station
Inbound: Machu Picchu Station

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Outbound: Poroy Station (Cusco), Urubamba Station and Ollantaytambo Station
Inbound: Machu Picchu Station

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Outbound: Wanchaq Station in Cusco, or Puno Station if leaving from Puno
Inbound: Wanchaq Station in Cusco, or Puno Station if leaving from Puno

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Outbound:Urubamba Station
Inbound: Machu Picchu Station

Departure Stations for Bimodal Service (BUS + TRAIN) from January to April
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Bimodal Service (Bus + Train):
Inbound: Poroy Station (Cusco)
Return: Machu Picchu Station

PeruRail operates the Bimodal Service (Bus + Train), a service that combines bus and train travel, departing and returning to Cusco City, between January and April. These months comprise the rainy season in Cusco, when part of the railway is closed for safety reasons to avoid possible contingencies as a result of landslides. At this time of year, the railway concessionaire, Ferrocarril Transandino S.A., performs reinforcement works on the rails. For this reason, trains are unable to travel between Cusco and the Sacred Valley during these four months of the year.

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Bimodal Service (Bus + Train):
Inbound: Wanchaq Station (Cusco)
Return: Machu Picchu Station

There is no bimodal service for the Vistadome departures from Ollantaytambo Station or Urubamba Station.

PeruRail operates the Bimodal Service (Bus + Train), a service that combines bus and train travel, departing and returning to Cusco City, between January and April. These months comprise the rainy season in Cusco, when part of the railway is closed for safety reasons to avoid possible contingencies as a result of landslides. At this time of year, the railway concessionaire, Ferrocarril Transandino S.A., performs reinforcement works on the rails. For this reason, trains are unable to travel between Cusco and the Sacred Valley during these four months of the year.

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There is no bimodal service for the Expedition departures from Ollantaytambo Station.

PeruRail operates the Bimodal Service (Bus + Train), a service that combines bus and train travel, departing and returning to Cusco City, between January and April. These months comprise the rainy season in Cusco, when part of the railway is closed for safety reasons to avoid possible contingencies as a result of landslides. At this time of year, the railway concessionaire, Ferrocarril Transandino S.A., performs reinforcement works on the rails. For this reason, trains are unable to travel between Cusco and the Sacred Valley during these four months of the year.

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There is no bimodal service for the PeruRail Titicaca train, since the train route is Cusco – Puno and Puno – Cusco

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There is no bimodal service for the PeruRail Sacred Valley, it departures from Urubamba Station.

Itineraries
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Every day except for the last Sunday of each month.

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Monday to Sunday

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Monday to Sunday

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Puno- Cusco: Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Cusco- Puno: Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

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Every day except for the first Sunday of each month.

Additional Customized Services
Availability
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Yes (Cusco – Machu Picchu – Cusco Route).

Inquiries and/or requests should be addressed to sales@perurail.com. Special requirements vary depending on the train type.

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Yes (Cusco – Machu Picchu – Cusco Route).

Inquiries and/or requests should be addressed to sales@perurail.com. Special requirements vary depending on the train type.

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No.

Inquiries and/or requests should be addressed to sales@perurail.com. Special requirements vary depending on the train type.

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Yes (Cusco – Puno (Lake Titicaca) – Cusco Route).

Inquiries and/or requests should be addressed to sales@perurail.com. Special requirements vary depending on the train type.

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Yes (Urubamba – Machu Picchu – Urubamba)

Welcome at the Station
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– Portable welcome banners with the company name and logo*
– Welcome message in Quechua (the native Andean language)***
– Decorations in the cars (balloons, floral arrangements, banners, etc.)*

(*) No additional cost if it is organized and implemented by the agency, company or person in charge
(***) No additional cost

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– Portable welcome banners with the company name and logo*
– Welcome message in Quechua (the native Andean language)***
– Typical folk dances that display Andean cultural traditions**
– Decorations in the cars (balloons, floral arrangements, banners, etc.)*

(*) No additional cost if organized and implemented by the agency, company or person in charge
(**) With additional cost
(***) No additional cost

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These additional customized services are not available for the Expedition Train

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– Portable welcome banners with the company name and logo*
– Welcome message in Quechua (the native Andean language)***
– Typical folk dances that display part of the Andean culture**
Decorations in the cars (balloons, floral arrangements, banners, etc.)*

(*) No additional cost if it is organized and implemented by the agency, company or person in charge
(**) With additional cost
(***) No additional cost

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For inquiries and or requests for additional services, please contact sales@perurail.com. Special requirements vary according to the type of the train.

Branding
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– Coasters, napkins, little flags at each table personalized with the company logo or name of the group, plus other options** and *
– Personalized menu with the name and logo of the company**
– Personalized travel bags with the company name (only on the Belmond Hiram Bingham)**

(*) No additional cost if it is organized and implemented by the agency, company or person in charge
(**) At an additional cost

For branding services, it is necessary to submit the company’s logo at least one month in advance if you would like PeruRail to organize and implement the activities. This service is subject to an additional cost.

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– Coasters, napkins, little flags at each table personalized with the company logo or name of the group, plus other options** and *

(*) No additional cost if organized and implemented by the agency, company or person in charge
(**) With additional cost

For branding services, it is necessary to submit the company’s logo at least one month in advance if you would like PeruRail to organize and implement the activities. This service is subject to an additional cost.

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These additional customized services are not available for the Expedition Train

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– Coasters, napkins, little flags at each table personalized with the company logo or name of the group, plus other options** and *
– Personalized menu with the name and logo of the company**

(*) No additional cost if it is organized and implemented by the agency, company or person in charge
(**) With additional cost

For branding services, it is necessary to submit the company’s logo at least one month in advance if you would like PeruRail to organize and implement the activities. This service is subject to an additional cost.

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For inquiries and or requests for additional services, please contact sales@perurail.com. Special requirements vary according to the type of the train.

Additional Services
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– Different music and entertainment from what is regularly offered on board**
– Check In Express prior to arrival at the station***
– Coca leaf readings (the oldest and best-known divination method in South America dating from Inca times) offered by a shaman**
– Special stops at archaeological sites (on Cusco – Machu Picchu/Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu routes). Advance coordination required***
– Cooking lessons on board with recognized chefs**
– Special menu chosen by the client and open bar on board**
– For special occasions such as engagements, weddings, anniversaries and birthdays sparkling wine with hearts or mini birthday cakes may be ordered in advance*** Additional options: goblets of chocolates and bouquets of roses**

(**) At an additional cost
(***) No additional cost

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– Music and entertainment on board according to the group’s preference**
– Check-In Express prior to arrival at the station.***
– Special stops at archaeological sites (routes: Cusco – Machu Picchu/Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu) Prior coordination in advance***
– Special menu according to customer’s preferences, and open bar on board**
– For special occasions such as engagements, weddings, anniversaries, and birthdays, additional details such as apple pie, chocolate muffins with chocolate truffles, can be requested***

(**) With additional cost
(***) No additional cost

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These additional customized services are not available for the Expedition Train

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– Different music and entertainment from what is regularly offered on board**
– Check In Express prior to arrival at the station***
– Coca leaf readings (the oldest and best-known divination method in South America dating from Inca times) offered by a shaman**
– Gambling tables (only on the PeruRail Titicaca train)**
– Cooking lessons**
– Special menu chosen by the client and open bar on board**
– For special occasions such as engagements, weddings, anniversaries and birthdays, sparkling wine with hearts or mini birthday cakes and/or a variety of cocktails***. Additional options: goblets of chocolates and bouquets of roses**

(**) With additional cost
(***) No additional cost

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For inquiries and or requests for additional services, please contact sales@perurail.com. Special requirements vary according to the type of the train.

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