Most travelers arrive to Cusco with the idea that the only way to go to Machu Picchu is from Poroy station or from the famous Ollantaytambo station, but this is not true.
There is a different and better way to travel to this place avoiding crowds, and the confusion of trains, schedules and people, without having to make big sacrifices or early mornings, this alternative is go to Machu Picchu from Urubamba train station where our hostel is.
To go, you should wake up early, have breakfast quietly on the balcony of our hostel, take the backpack and be accompanied by Marcelino, the receptionist of our hostel, to the train station. The train to go is the Vistadon 601 a train with panoramic windows located in the walls and roofs of the wagons that allow to enjoy in a unique way the landscapes of the route to Machu Picchu, this train leaves from the station at 6:50, the trip takes about three hours, after visiting the Aguas Calientes town, you will have enough time to visit Machu Picchu and at 15:48 leaves from Aguas Calientes station the Vistadon 304 to Urubamba. On the return train you can enjoy an onboard fashion show that will show you an exclusive collection of baby alpaca and a dance show inspired by the Andes culture, the train arrives in Urubamba at 18:50, a perfect time to return to the tranquility of our hostel, take a rest and assimilate the impression that visit this wonderful place will leave in you.
Now that you know this exclusive way to travel to Machu Picchu, are you going to let it go?
These are the services that we hope you enjoy:
- Free Wi-Fi
- Continental breakfast
- Free hot drinks
- Private bath with hot water 24/7
- Beautiful interior gardens
- Balcony with views of the gardens
In Urubamba, the heart of the Sacred Valley, agricultural center and resting spot of the Inca Empire, the Posada Las Tres Marias offers you lodging with the warmth of home, combining the comforts of today with the scenery, the environment and the culture of yesterday.
Urubamba is an ideal base from which you can explore archaeological centers like Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, Pisac, Moray, Maras, Chinchero, etc.