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Vistadome Rail Service


Cuzco and Machu Picchu

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The Vistadomes - in the words of PeruRail:
The Vistadome is the ideal train for those who want to be in contact with the environment and appreciate the wonderful journey to Machu Picchu.The Vistadome has a different service, which allows the visitor to be immersed and feel the Andean culture through its landscapes, music, dance and even food carefully prepared with local ingredients.

Surrounded entirely by glass and wagons with large panoramic windows offering incomparable scenic views and innumerous opportunities to capture amazing pictures, Vistadome travelers feel connected and part of the impressive landscape of Peru. Perurail provide travelers on board personalized and first level service to give them an unforgettable life experience.

The Vistadome has air conditioning and heating, leather seats that adjust the body to provide comfort and relaxation during the entire trip.

There are two Vistadome trains:

Cuzco - Poroy - Machu Picchu (Aguas Calientes) Poroy - Cuzco

January - June: Bimodal service
     Motorcoach Cuzco to Ollantaytambo
     Ollantaytambo-Machu Picchu by Vistadome

June - December: Regular service
There is only one frequency per day:
      Cuzco-Machu Picchu @ 6:05 AM-9:52 AM
      Machu Picchu-Cuzco @ 3:25 PM-7:41 PM

Sacred Valley - Machu Picchu Pueblo - Sacred Valley
The primary Vistadome service runs between Ollantaytambo in The Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu Pueblo, a journey of about 1 hour 40 minutes.

This service is daily and has multiple frequencies:
     Ollantaytambo-Machu Picchu Pueblo - between  7:00 AM & 3:30 PM
     Machu Picchu Pueblo-Ollantaytambo - between 11:00 AM & 6:00 PM

Transfer times by vehicle:
     Cuzco-Ollantaytambo - about 90 minutes
     Hotels in the Sacred Valley - about 20 to 30 minutes