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The Vistadome connects you with the beautiful andean landscape through a totally panoramic view on the route to Machu Picchu. It highlights the andean culture in diverse forms such as music, gastronomy, folk dancing, history and even scents.
Avenida Pachacutec s/n | Distrito de Wanchaq, Cusco 08002, Peru
+51 84 581414
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 2 April 2014

We took the bus from Cusco and jumped on the train in Pachar. All in all quite a hike to get from Cusco to Machu Picchu. The train worked nicely. We booked tickets online months in advance and when we had a problem with payment...More

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PeruRail, Community Manager at PeruRail, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2014

Dear Mr. / Mrs. UE_DC64, Thank you for sharing your feedback with the TripAdvisor community and also for traveling with PeruRail on this occasion. We are glad to know that you had an enjoyable journey but we would like to inform you that we are...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 2 February 2013

The best part of this experience was the travel time . We decided NOT to purchase our tickets through their web site due to many published problems and complaints. I really don't know if these people (The Peru Rail management) , have any idea of...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice views comfortable seating. The outward train served instant coffee in the packet. at the price of a real cup of coffee. The return served a piece of cake and a cup of coffee that was reasonable. Overall a good experience and worth it for...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The ride from Tambo del Inka to Machu Picchu was excellent. The staff on the way back we’re professional and polite, but there were multiple delays (10 minutes 3-4 times for other trains to pass) and the train broke down with no explanation or estimate...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This was the most fascinating train journey with superb big windows and comfortable seats. The journey takes about 2 hours and you wind in and out of small villages and towns which gives you superb insight into rural life. Coming back we were highly entertained...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

There is no other way of reaching Machu Picchu than booking this train. The service provided is avarage but the ticket is a theft. Extremely expensive.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I took the Vistadome train back from Machu Picchu to Cusco. Very comfortable train. Nice seats. Big Windows including the ones on the roof that allow you to see the mountains, scenery and the river as you ride back to Costco. I would strongly suggest...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

At 12:30 PM our bus pulled into the now familiar town square facing the steep terraces at Ollantaytambo to meet our 12:50 PM train to Aguas Calientes. With passports in hand we were given our tickets with our assigned seats and shown to the appropriate...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the train from Valle Sagrado to Aguas Calientes... the trip is about 90 min. The train inside is very nice, the seats very confortable, the huge windows on the side and also at the roof of the train were amazing so you can...More

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PeruRail, Marketing at PeruRail, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello R5104MKgustavos, We are glad to know that you had a great time on board. Our passengers are our main priority, that’s why we take care of every little detail. We strive for each of our passengers to have a unique and unforgettable trip. It...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Train to Manchu Picchu 27 km about 2 hours. $50 each way. Tried to catch an earlier train but they wanted $45 more.More

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PeruRail, Marketing at PeruRail, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello michaelv124, Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience with us. We strive for our passengers to have the best possible experience. The speed of the train is determined by the speed standards allowed for safety, due to the geography of the...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

So traveling to Machu Picchu, we ended up reserving the perurail. Going was not bad about an 60-90 mins cant remember exactly. They serve snacks but really a piece of carrot cake/pound cake and half a cup of a selected beverage. It would have been...More

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PeruRail, Marketing at PeruRail, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello amie1616, We are sorry that our service didn't meet your expectations. Thank you for giving us this feedback. We will take it into consideration and we will continue working hard to give our passengers a great service. Greetings, The PeruRail Vistadome Team

Reviewed 4 days ago

We rode this train yesterday. The service and kindness of the staff was great. Isis and Charmely were great.More

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PeruRail, Marketing at PeruRail, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello arianavatum, Thank you for your comments and for choosing to travel to one of the wonders of the world. We will congratulate Isis and Charmely on your behalf for their amazing service on board. We hope you can visit Peru again soon. Greetings, The...More

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Response from TorontoRover | Reviewed this property |
i booked online at Peru Rail with credit card. I had no problem.
20 September 2018|
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Response from KLL1017 | Reviewed this property |
This will be no problem, I'm sure. It's a wall of people looking for accommodations for their bags. Enjoy the journey and have a wonderful day at Machu Pichu. Please enjoy a Pisco sour for me.
10 July 2018|
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Response from Anna S | Reviewed this property |
The views are great, but on the ride up the mountain, if you're on the righthand side of the train, the mountainside does hinder viewing. Also if your seats are rear-facing, you might have tight picture angles, and/or feel... More