5 reasons why you should travel by train to Machu Picchu

travel by train to Machu Picchu

Many believe that to get to the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu you must make a 4-day tour of the Inca Trail. However, there is an alternative for people who have little time or simply, they consider that they do not have the necessary physique to make such a walk and it is about traveling through an exclusive train (PeruRail) to the Imperial City.

Do not worry, if you are not yet fully convinced to consider this alternative for your trip to the Inca sanctuary.

We will mention the 5 main benefits of travel by train to Machu Picchu:

Most travel by train

90% of tourists who enter the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu travel by train. From there, you can appreciate the extraordinary landscapes without experiencing the fear of being affected by altitude, steep roads and heavy rains. In addition, the last train station to Machu Picchu is located in the town of Aguas Calientes, very close to the Inca construction.

You will save time

Travel by train to Machu Picchu gives you the possibility to make your trip in a single day, if you consider it convenient. Do not worry about your transfer to Aguas Calientes since it will take you two hours to get to that location. In this way, you can use the time you spend in visiting the other tourist attractions that are in the city of Cusco.

Your luggage will be lighter

It requires a large luggage to make a trip to the Inca citadel, it is necessary to have tents, warm clothes, water, energy bars, flashlights, among other things. Quite the contrary, it happens when choosing an exclusive train to be transported to the sanctuary because the only thing you will worry about is to enjoy a true luxury experience in Cusco.

You will feel very comfortable

The exclusive trains to the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu will offer you comfort. In this way, you will be able to appreciate the wonderful Andean landscapes, with good background music and getting to know other people, many from abroad, who, like you, long to reach the Inca fortress soon. In addition, all the services of this transport are of a great level.

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You will travel with style

Make sure you choose the best train to Machu Picchu and you will get a great luxury experience. When entering this type of transport you will be impressed with its great design, gourmet lunch, music shows and a large beverage menu. Because traveling is not synonymous with getting dirty with mud and getting out of breath, at least it is not if you replace the walks with the exclusive trains.

Before concluding, we would like to recommend you to Hotel Machu Picchu Casa del Sol, a 5 star hotel where you will live a true multisensory experience. This place will allow you to recharge your energy and get up close to the mysticism hidden in the landscapes of the town of Aguas Calientes. And, if that were not enough, it is located very close to the beautiful Vilcanota River.


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