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“Well, it's he only way to get to Macchu Picchu”

PeruRail - Vistadome
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US$346.99*
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Machu Picchu Day Trip from Cusco
Ranked #19 of 914 Tours in Cusco
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 5 December 2013

You're supposed to get breakfast, but eat before...it's not much and you only get one beverage and they charge you for more. Bring water or something else to drink. The seats are uncomfortable when sitting across from strangers so get seats facing each other so you can put your feet up or get two seats not at a table but with pull down trays. Bring a hat because if it is sunny it gets hot. For luxury consider the Orient Express train from Cusco to Aguas Callientes, about $15 more, or value just take the cheaper train (about the same comfort as the Vistadome) and bring your own food.

1  Thank Jim N
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PeruRail, Community Manager at PeruRail - Vistadome, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2013

Dear Mr. Jim N,
We would like to thank you for your preference with PeruRail and for taking the time to share your feedback with the Trip Advisor community and us. We appreciate your recommendations and we are sorry we did not exceed your travel expectations.
Sincerely,
The Vistadome Team

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Reviewed 30 November 2013 via mobile

Vistadome was great! It was a pleasant surprise when they brought us drinks, gooseberries, mini pizzas, and desserts to start off the ride. They offered alcoholic drinks later as well.

The train itself is gorgeous but Peru Rail puts a lot of personality into their train rides - it's not just a train ride, but also a dance party and fashion show! The 3.5 hour ride went by really quickly. Especially after riding into Aguas Calientes on Inca Rail, I really appreciated the caliber of Vistadome

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PeruRail, Community Manager at PeruRail - Vistadome, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2013

Dear Mrs. beffly,
Thank you for your time to share your experience with the Trip Advisor community and also for your preference with PeruRail to travel to Machu Picchu. We hope to see you soon aboard our trains enjoying another memorable adventure with us.
Best regards,
The Vistadome Team

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Reviewed 30 November 2013

We loved this train, great service, and the staff were really good. Online booking was easy, but we were all allocated separate seats, even though we booked 9 months in advance. We had to sit apart on the train, but it's only a 3 hour train.
The views were good, and the ticket price included a breakfast (fruit, panckaes and spinach pie with coffee/tea) and on the way back was dinner which was a slice of pizza with a drink. There are snacks and additional drinks available for purchase.
On the way back from Macchu Picchu, the staff provide a fashion show of Peruvian clothing.
All in all, a good way to get to Macchu Picchu!!

Thank David J
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PeruRail, Community Manager at PeruRail - Vistadome, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2013

Dear Mr. David J,
It is a pleasure to receive your feedback and we are very happy to know that you had an enjoyable journey. We would like to thank you for choosing PeruRail as your travel option this time and also for sharing your comments with the Trip Advisor community. We hope to see you back for a new and wonderful adventure along the Peruvian Andes enjoying our services.
Best regards,
The Vistadome Team

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Reviewed 29 November 2013

Travelling on the vistadome service was a real good way to see some of the most amazing scenery cuzco has to offer . The train was quite luxurious and spotless clean . The seats are really comfortable with windows above your head so as you can enjoy every bit of the panoramic view from which to enjoy the scenery and is also great for taking photographs... the service was very good and of high standard

I must mention a special thanks to attentative Sra. Analy for her kindness and good service. When we arrived in Aquas Calente we realised that we were supposed to have given our hotel (The sanctuary Lodge) our arrival time so they could collect us. We never did and this hich meant that we were stuck in Aguas Caliente. Sra Analy was really helpful and tried to call our Hotel to inform them that we had arrived. Unfortunately she could not get through to them so she then helped us to get a bus to the hotel. While were with her we mentioned that me and my partner were getting married at Machu Piccu. Sra Analy was working on our train on the way back and remembered that we had gotten married and presented my wife and I with a present of Strawberries in Caramel, it made a once in a lifetime experience that little bit more special.

Massive Thank you to Analy and Peru Rail :)

Thank Phily M
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PeruRail, Community Manager at PeruRail - Vistadome, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2013

Dear Mr. Phily M,
We are very pleased to receive your comments and we are glad to hear that you had a memorable experience, congratulations! Thank you for choosing PeruRail and the Vistadome train to travel to Machu Picchu for this unique and special occasion. We hope this will not be the last time to see you aboard our trains and congratulations on your recent marriage.
Best regards,
The Vistadome Team

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Reviewed 27 November 2013

The Vistadome has large comfortable seats and wide viewing windows which allow you to see the spectacular Urubamba valley and river all the way to Machu Picchu. The train attendants served snacks both directions and even provided a fashion show on the return trip to Cusco.

1  Thank aumkathleen
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PeruRail, Community Manager at PeruRail - Vistadome, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2013

Dear Mrs. aumkathleen,
Thank you for traveling with us aboard the Vistadome train and also for sharing your comments with the Trip Advisor community. We are glad to know that you had an incredible experience admiring the beautiful views we have along the way and enjoying our services. We hope to see you soon aboard our trains.
Best regards,
The Vistadome Team

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