Your passport is required to enter the Machu Picchu site. You have the option to get a 'Machu Picchu' stamp in your passport if you wish.
Today might be THE day you have been expecting from the moment you landed on Peruvian soil as you will finally enter the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu.
Early transfer to the Poroy train station to board the exclusive and luxurious Belmond Hiram Bingham train to Aguas Calientes, the closest town to Machu Pipcchu. Enjoy your journey by making the most of the elegant lounge car, the dining car, and the observatory car where you can take in the unmatched scenery in the open air while sipping on a traditional Peruvian cocktail and listening to live local music.
Gourmet lunch included.
In Aguas Calientes your guide will take you to the VIP bus station for your private shuttle service to the entrance of the citadel. Enjoy the impressive 20-minute drive up the hill, climbing to the entrance of the site at 7,972 feet (2430 m).
Your guide will take a group of maximum 14 passengers from the Hiram Bingham for a half-day visit of the abandoned stronghold that was rediscovered in 1911 by the American archaeologist Hiram Bingham. Machu Picchu is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Learn about every secret this ancient Inca citadel holds and grab every opportunity to take amazing photographs (3 to 4 hours).
At the end of the tour enjoy an afternoon tea at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge Hotel right outside the site before boarding the bus back to Aguas Calientes.
At the train station board the exclusive Sacred Valley train to Urubamba. The experience begins from the arrival at the station where you will be welcomed with an Andean infusion. From the Observatory Car, enjoy your drink while the landscapes of the Sacred Valley roll before your eyes.
A gastronomic feast will be served for dinner on board the train.
In Urubamba, private transfer to your hotel in the Sacred Valley (10 min).
Overnight at your hotel in the Sacred Valley.
- Breakfast at the hotel
- Lunch on board the Hiram Bingham train
- Dinner on board the Sacred Valley train