Luxury Machu Picchu with Belmond

From Cusco to Cusco
  • Peru
  • Custom
  • City Stays
  • Luxury
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Tour Description

All aboard the Hiram Bingham! Ride in style to Machu Picchu on the luxurious Belmond Hiram Bingham train. This Peru tailor made holiday takes you from Cusco through the mountains to Machu Picchu township, the Hiram Bingham train oozes old-world charm, styled on classic 1920s parlour cars with wood-panelled interiors, and beautiful colours inspired by Peru. Onboard you will indulge in fine dining and local entertainment.

Tour the sites of Machu Picchu, and stay overnight at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, the only hotel located right near Machu Picchu. Explore the history and cobblestoned streets of charming Cusco, relaxing in luxury at the Belmond Hotel Monasterio. This hotel, a former monastery is rich in history and art, located right in Cusco's heart.

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Luxury train journey to Machu Picchu onboard the Belmond Hiram Bingham

Stay in a stunning former monastery dating from 1592, now a luxury hotel with fine dining options.

Stay at the only hotel located at the entrance to Machu Picchu with beautiful mountain views.

Tour Itinerary

Customisable ? This tour can be customised to suit your tastes and timing. Enquire here for more information.
Day 1
Arrival In Cusco

On arrival, you will have a private transfer to the Belmond Hotel Monasterio. Settle in and enjoy this wonderful hotel, a retreat in the heart of Cusco.
Cusco, set at an altitude of 3,400 metres in the Peruvian Andes, was once the capital of the Inca Empire.

If you need a little help in adjusting to the altitude, oxygen enrichment can be arranged upon request (additional charge)

Please note: Alternative luxury hotels are available upon request

Day 2
Cusco

Enjoy a half private sightseeing tour through Cusco, the heart of the Inca Empire (if you would prefer to join a small group tour for the day, please just let us know) . Visit the fascinating Qorikancha Temple of the Sun, the 12-Angled Rock and the Cathedral, built on the ruins of an Inca Palace, the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo (giant rock), the ancient site of Puca Pucara and finally the Water Temple of Tambomachay.

Rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy your hotel and its services and continue exploring the surrounds on your own. Belmond Hotel Monasterio offers additional options (additional charges); Chef for a day, art tours, “Art, Cook & Opera”, Children’s cooking lessons and Pisco lessons!

Day 3
Cusco Sacred Valley day tour

Take a full day to explore the fertile Sacred Valley of the Incas. The first stop is the village of Pisac, with its famous market. The colonial village of Pisac sits at the base of the spectacular Pisac Ruins – a hilltop Inca citadel and fortress with impressive agricultural terracing. There is free time to wander the colourful market stalls before a typical Andean lunch at Wayra Restaurant. Enjoy a traditional Peruvian buffet-style lunch whilst being entertained by a Peruvian Paso Horse show. Later we explore Ollantaytambo, which is dominated by a giant Inca fortress, and is perhaps the best surviving example of Inca town planning.

Return to Belmond Hotel Monasterio for the night.

Day 4
Cusco Machu Picchu

Prepare yourself for an unforgettable journey on board the luxurious Hiram Bingham train, from Cusco, through the spectacular Andes mountain range to the renowned Inca citadel of Machu Picchu. You will enjoy first class service on board this stylish train including lunch, while watching fertile valleys, mountains and rivers roll by.

Enjoy the evening nearby the ruins of Machu Picchu, staying at the world-renowned Belmond Sanctuary Lodge.

Day 5
Machu Picchu Cusco

Today, experience the wonder that is Machu Picchu on a private tour. Machu Picchu is a 15th century Inca site, located 2,430 metres above sea level on a mountain ridge above the Sacred Valley. It is the most famous of all Inca sites, but it was not until 1911 that it was brought to the world’s attention by the American historian Hiram Bingham. The Incas abandoned the city just prior to Spanish colonisation, the city was never pillaged and as a result the ruins are still in fantastic condition. With its location on a dramatic ridgeline surrounded by sheer cliffs and the Urubamba River on three sides, the city of Machu Picchu is a remarkable place to visit.

Journey on the Hiram Bingham train back to Cusco for a final night. Enjoy fabulous dining and entertainment onboard.

Day 6
Cusco Depart

Enjoy one final breakfast at Hotel Monasterio before your private transfer to your onward arrangements.

Why not add? The Peruvian Amazon; a lodge or cruise, or journey by train to Lake Titicaca.

What’s Included

Accommodation
  • Included Copy 20 5 nights accommodation in luxury hotels
Food
  • Included Copy 20 Breakfast daily
  • Included Copy 20 Meals onboard the Hiram Bingham train
  • Included Copy 20 1 Lunch
Fees & Services
  • Included Copy 20 Sightseeing on a private basis as outlined in the tour itinerary with English speaking guides
  • Included Copy 20 Belmond Hiram Bingham Train from Cusco to Aguas Calientes Return
  • Included Copy 20 Return airport transfers on a private basis
  • Included Copy 20 Entrance Fee in to Machu Picchu
  • Included Copy 31 Add on permit to Huayna Picchu available (additional costs apply)
  • Included Copy 20 Private guided tour of Machu Picchu with English speaking guide
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Duration

6 days

Price from

$5,065 USD

Per person, twin share

Daily departures
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