Introducing Latin America’s most scenic train journey to Machu Picchu to date, Inca Rail, announces the launch and rebranding of its fleet to “The Machu Picchu Trains by Inca Rail.”
Inca Rail, Peru’s leading train rail service from Cusco to Machu Picchu, now offers four different services aboard The Machu Picchu including; The 360° Machu Picchu Train, The Private Machu Picchu Train, The First-Class Machu Picchu Train and The Voyager Machu Picchu Train. Each carriage has been elegantly designed with new features and amenities as well as sleek panoramic windows for travelers to take in the view.
Departing from Cusco or Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley, The Machu Picchu Trains take passengers on an adventure through a winding route alongside the Vilcanota River, past snow-capped peaks and the verdant Peruvian landscapes before entering the mystical Inca Citadel, Machu Picchu. For a truly unforgettable experience to Machu Picchu in 2018, travelers can now choose from The Machu Picchu Train’s new and upgraded services as outlined below:
The 360° Machu Picchu Train
The crown-jewel of panoramic rail journeys in Latin America, the new 360° Machu Picchu Train consists of six carriages and features a stand-out observation deck with a bar and outdoor viewing platform providing passengers with a unique journey as they ride through the unparalleled beauty of the Andes and otherwise inaccessible terrain. Passengers are greeted by the train’s friendly staff and served refreshments and a light meal, prepared with organic, locally sourced ingredients from the surrounding Sacred Valley. The 360° is the only train in Peru to offer a complimentary GPS activated audio guide with information on the journey, providing a deeper insight into the passing scenery including the roaring Urubamba river valley, cloud forest draped peaks and Inca ruins.
The Private Machu Picchu Train
The only private charter service to Machu Picchu, The Private Machu Picchu Train is available exclusively to travelers and their companions for an intimate and one-of-a-kind train ride experience. Available for groups of up to eight passengers, the service includes a bottle of Champagne and offers an exquisite tasting menu paired with regional fine wines, as well as an open bar stocked with a selection of premium spirits. The carriage itself is decorated with impeccable attention to detail in its sumptuously parlor with comfortable armchairs, generous space and colors and flavors that reflect the local Andean culture.
The First-Class Machu Picchu Train
With 30 comfortable recliner seats in two carriages and access to an observatory lounge, passengers can enjoy unobstructed panoramic views of the surrounding scenery on The First-Class Machu Picchu Train. The spacious and elegant observatory lounge features an outdoor balcony, full service bar and live Andean music performed by local Peruvian musicians. Upon boarding the train, First Class passengers are greeted in style with a welcome cocktail before being shown to their seats. An Andean themed three-course tasting menu is paired with regional wines and served in the comfort of your seat.
The Voyager Machu Picchu Train
The Voyager Machu Picchu Train features large comfortable leather recliner seats, oversized windows and a selection of refreshments in the backdrop of towering mountains, snow-capped peaks and serpentine river on route to Machu Picchu. The largest train, The Voyager consists of 12 carriages accommodating up to 516 passengers. On The Voyager, passengers can relax and enjoy the Andean-themed instrumental music and a selection of organic beverages prepared using locally-sourced herbs and ingredients.
For a truly special journey to Peru’s ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, travelers can enjoy this wider array of options with Inca Rail’s new services, further enhancing the experience of getting to one of the world’s greatest “Bucket-List” destinations.
For further information on The Machu Picchu Trains by Inca Rail visit www.incarail.com
Starting Rates for The Machu Picchu Train Services:
|Train Service||One-Way Trip
Approximate Price ($)
Approximate Price ($)
|The Voyager Machu Picchu Train||$65||$128|
|The 360° Machu Picchu Train||$83||$191|
|The First-Class Machu Picchu Train||$216||$398|
|The Private Machu Picchu Train||$5,500||$9,00|
The Machu Picchu Trains by Inca Rail:
The Machu Picchu Trains by Inca Rail offers travelers a choice of four different services – The Private, The First-Class, The 360° and The Voyager. For a more exclusive experience, The Private service offers the only service to Machu Picchu for travelers seeking privacy, luxury and the utmost comfort. The train routes available on all The Machu Picchu Train services offer round-trips from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu. The 360° Train also offers a daily round-trip service from Poroy to Machu Picchu. The Machu Picchu Trains by Inca Rail ensure a safe and memorable experience on all its trains. High operational quality, service, and attention to detail, guarantee a safe and reliable train ride journey to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. For more information on train options and tickets, please visit: www.incarail.com/trains