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Luxury Tour to Machu Picchu with the Hiram Bingham Train

The Hiram Bingham Train Tour to Machu Picchu is for all travelers looking to enjoy a luxurious experience with services that meet the highest quality standards. On the way to Machu Picchu you will experience unforgettable moments with live music, panoramic views of the Peruvian Andes, gourmet lunch and dance shows.

On the Hiram Bingham Train excursion to Machu Picchu you can discover the most enigmatic archaeological treasures dating back to the Inca empire, through tours that you can do with a guide and on your own. In addition to this, you will be able to enjoy the marvelous views that you will find during the train ride for almost two hours.

During the tour you will be able to take guided tours, and at the end of the tour, you can enjoy an afternoon tea at the exclusive Sanctuary Lodge hotel, whose privileged location provides excellent views of the landscape. This luxury service will be a unique activity that distinguishes it from other tours to Machu Picchu, something recommended for those looking for a tour with all the comforts.

Unlike other train trips to Machu Picchu, this tour will be unique and will have all the amenities that will allow you to enjoy the journey even more. If you would like to add an additional trip with this luxurious train for the return, you can do so, or opt for other premium trains such as the Vistadome.

For more information about Machu Picchu tours in one day, enter this section. You can also combine your trip with activities in the Sacred Valley or Cusco to make the most of your stay in the region.

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7:30: Departure from Cusco and Travel by train

The adventure will start early in the morning; at which time you will head to the Poroy train station to begin an exciting journey through the mountains.

09:05 - 12:24: Tren Hiram Bingham to Machu Picchu

As soon as we arrive at the station, we will board the luxurious Hiram Bingham train to begin a journey through the hillsides and mountains. On this journey you will not only enjoy wonderful landscapes, but you will also have all the exclusive services. Undoubtedly, a unique experience. We will arrive at Aguas Calientes around noon after 3:50 hours of travel, where the guide will be waiting for you to start the trip.

12:30 - 13:00: Guide's Welcome and Bus Transfer to Machu Picchu

After having delighted the view with an incredible trip, we will arrive at Aguas Calientes, where a tourist bus will be waiting for you to go to the citadel of Machu Picchu.

13:00 - 15:30: Guided tour to Machu Picchu and bus transfer to Aguas Calientes

Once you have arrived at the Citadel, we will take a guided tour of the most important attractions: squares, roads, temples and other structures built by the Incas. When we finish the tour, we will go to Sanctuary Lodge for an afternoon tea where you can enjoy privileged views of the place.

15:30 - 17:15: Afternoon Tea at Hotel Sanctuary Lodge

Once we have arrived back to the town of Aguas Calientes, we will stop by the Hotel to enjoy a delicious regional snack, enjoying the best views of Machu Picchu.

17:15 - 20:00: Train to Ollantaytambo

We will return to Ollantaytambo station again, but we will do it in style. This time, you will be able to take advantage of the landscapes that you could not see on the first trip by Observatory or Expedition train. You can also choose to do it again with Hiram Bingham to Poroy.

20:00 - 22:00: Private transportation to Cusco

Once we arrive at the Ollantaytambo train station, we will board our private transportation to return to Cusco and rest, although looking forward to repeating this incredible experience.

Additional Information


The price of the Deluxe Tour to Machu Picchu with the Hiram Bingham train includes:

  • Transfers
  • Train ticket (ask for schedules)
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
  • Professional Guide (Spanish, Portuguese, English)
Not include

The price of the Deluxe Tour to Machu Picchu with the Hiram Bingham train does not include:

  • Tips
  • Snacks
  • Entrance to hot springs
What to Bring

What to bring to the Machu Picchu tour?

  • Consider that Machu Picchu and Aguas Calientes are above (2,000 masl /6,561 ft); its climate varies according to the time of the year.
  • It is recommended to choose: comfortable shoes, light clothing, hat, gloves, sunglasses, sun block, water, rain gear (especially in November - April).
  • Insect repellent (important in Machu Picchu).
  • Passport or ID card.
  • ISIC card if you are a student.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Bathing suit and towel (optional for the hot springs of Aguas Calientes).
  • Audiovisual recording devices (cell phone, camera, video cameras).
  • Cash (local currency).

¿ What considerations should you take into account when taking the Hiram Bingham Luxury Train Tour to Machu Picchu?

  • You can include tickets to the attractions as an additional service in the purchase process, or purchase them on your own, at the same places, in cash (admission prices to the attractions may vary without prior notice).
  • Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Due to environmental, climatic or other factors beyond our control, the itinerary of the trip may vary. If so, we will notify you in due time.
  • Guru Explorers value your time and strive to respect the tour schedule; however, it may vary for reasons beyond our control (weather, natural disasters, field conditions, among other demonstrable reasons). We will do our best to offer efficient options and solutions for your enjoyment.

Not Allowed:

  • Pets.
  • Smoking.
  • Large suitcases or bags.

Not Recommended for:

  • Wheelchair users.
Terms and Conditions

Cancellation Policy:

  • With 3 days or less notice, there will be no reimbursement.
  • Between 4 and 7 days notice, 70% reimbursement.
  • More than 7 days, 90% will be reimbursed.

Date changes:

  • Rates applied for group tour date changes:
  • There will be no extra charge if notified more than 5 days in advance.
  • If notified between 3 and 5 days in advance, an additional charge of 20% will apply.
  • If notified 2 days or less in advance, it will not be possible to make the change and will not be subject to reimbursement.
  • Subject to availability.
  • There will be no refund in case of delayed flights, train delays, bad weather or other external factors.
Why choose us

We want to be part of that experience that you will live in the Luxury Tour to Machu Picchu with the Hiram Bingham train.

If you are still wondering why choose us, we would like you to read 7 outstanding features of our service:

QUALITY: When you go to a teacher, it's because you want to answer all the questions. When it comes to travel, money, time and enjoyment there is a lot to be solved and that's what Guru Explorers is all about, giving you the perfect balance for the adventure you DESERVE.

EXPERIENCE: To become Guru Explorers, we are still world travelers, but experts in Cusco, Lima, and the most important destinations in Peru. We live bad and good experiences, valuing that in the details is the difference, that's why we know what elements are essential for your trip, we are travelers and we strive to enhance your experience!

TRANSPARENCY: We are here to provide you with the best information and description of our tours. We are not in favor of hidden costs. We provide the necessary information so you can choose the inclusions or upgrades you are looking for.

SECURITY: You trust us with your time, your money and your expectations and that is why we fine tune every detail to guarantee the trip you dream of.

FLEXIBILITY: Although we have pre-established packages; we adapt to your needs and make tailor-made plans for you to visit any place in Peru, with the expertise of a Guru Explorers. We adapt trips for special occasions such as your corporate travel, honeymoon, birthday, social, cultural or sporting event in your visit to Peru, offering you a complete advice to achieve and exceed your expectations.

PASSION: Before being tour guides, we are travelers, explorers, adventurers; that makes us passionate about creating the best experiences in the time you invest for you and your loved ones.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: We promote Responsible and Sustainable Tourism, not affecting the traveler, nor exploiting the communities that receive them or their environment. We create experiences that are more humane and respectful of heritage.


¿ What is the difference between the Expedition tourist train and the Hiram Bingham?

The Expedition tourist train is the basic train used for almost all tours to Machu Picchu. The Hiram Bingham train includes more amenities, is more spacious, has windows with better panoramic views and includes snacks. They also offer extras such as on-board entertainment and other first class services.

¿ What days can I travel on the Hiram Bingham Train?

The Hiram Bingham train runs every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Departure from Poroy is at 9:10 a.m. and the return trip is at 18:07 hours, arriving back in Poroy at 21:59.¿

Is it possible to make the trip by Hiram Bingham on the round trip?

Yes, both trips can be made on the train if you coordinate the schedules and itinerary in advance.

¿ Where does the Hiram Bingham train to Aguas Calientes leave from?

Trains generally depart from the town of Poroy, on the outskirts of Cusco. In the rainy season (December-April), the trip starts in Urubamba (Sacred Valley).

¿ What do you offer to eat on the Hiram Bingham train?

A cocktail will be served as a welcome drink. Then, a three-course gourmet lunch with an open bar. These are regional and are made with ingredients brought from the Sacred Valley, which are cooked by chefs on the train. It also includes snacks and beverages such as breads, soft drinks, coffee, local beers and many other options.

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