The Inca Rail 360 Machu Picchu Train
The 360 Machu Picchu Train is a comfortable, scenic train built with large windows to take advantage of the ever-changing landscapes on its journey through the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu.
The 360 Machu Picchu train is a great midrange train for journeying to Machu Picchu. The service boasts comfortable seats amd wide, tall panoramic windows to maximize the views. An on-board audio guide in the form of an app shares information en-route.
During the trip, passengers receive locally sourced, organic snacks and a non-alcoholic beverage of choice as you sit back and enjoy the ride. The train features a beautiful observation car, so you can soak up as much of the natural surrounds as possible on this train ride.
With room for 240 passengers, the Inca Rail 360 Machu Picchu Train has 6 cars that allow passengers to walk between them and to reach the observation car. The observation car has a self-service bar with additional food and drink options (not included in the price).
Train Times (2018)
- Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu: 61 (O) 07:22 – 08:48, 65 12:36 – 14:00
- Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo: 62 10:32 – 12:12, 64 (O) 16:12 – 17:50,
- Poroy to Machu Picchu: 61 (P) 05:55 – 08:48
- Machu Picchu to Poroy: 64 (P) 16:12 – 19:39
Alternative Trains to Machu Picchu
The most comparable alternative train to the 360 Machu Picchu Train is Peru Rail’s Vistadome Train, which is similarly notable for its wide windows. If you’re looking to travel in style to Machu Picchu, then consider upgrading to the Belmond Hiram Bingham or First Class Machu Picchu Train. Keep in mind it is possible to take different trains (and therefore service levels) on your outward and return journey from Machu Picchu as part of a tailormade trip to Peru.