Aguas Calientes Tours and Activities

Take a leisurely trip through the Andes aboard the Vistadome. It runs from Aguas Calientes, the small town outside of Machu Picchu, and the Poroy station in Cusco. This route has a total travel time of 3 hours and 30 minutes or a bit more. From Poroy to Cusco car ride takes 20 minutes.
This hike will take you to the top of the Machu Picchu Mountain, and will give you a sweeping perspective of the mountain range that the Inca held sacred. At its highest peak, Machu Picchu Mountain rises a staggering 10,000 feet (3,050 m) above sea level. As you hike up the mountain, you will see the Machu Picchu ruins sprawled below, nestled among the mountains of the Sacred Valley.
This 2-hour hiking tour is a breathtaking complement to a visit to the Machu Picchu ruins. You will leave for Huayna Picchu mountain from Aguas Calientes, the small town that is nearest Machu Picchu. Huayna Picchu’s peak towers over Machu Picchu – at the summit of Huayna Picchu, hikers will be 1,180 feet (360 m) higher than ruins of Machu Picchu, at 8,920 feet (2,720 meters) above sea level.
Machu Pichu’s vast ruins have a distinctly Inca layout. Scholars have discovered that many of the site’s buildings have astrological significance. With a design inspired by the stars, Machu Picchu has an implacable hold on the imagination of everyone who tours it.
Cola de Mono Lodge is located 15 kilometers from Machu Picchu and 2 kilometers from the village of Santa Teresa, on the road to Yanatile, in the middle of the mountain jungle. Santa Teresa, is the axis of several important routes leading to Machu Picchu. Cola de Mono is the first zipline ever installed in Peru.
Between January 2 and April 30, 2018, PeruRail will operate the Bimodal Service (Bus + Train), a service that combines bus and train travel, departing and returning to Cusco City. Passengers using the Vistadome bimodal service (Vistadome 31 & 203) board a private bus at Wanchaq Station, 5 minutes away from Cusco’s historic center, and arrive to Ollantaytambo Station. From here, passengers board the train and head to their final destination: Machu Picchu Station. The return journey is the same in reverse (Vistadome 32 & 604).
Have you ever dreamed of traveling through the Peruvian Andes on a train modeled on the Pullman cars of the 1920s The Belmond Hiram Bingham train not only makes this possible, it turns a magical journey into an unforgettable experience, with personalized service that takes care of every last detail on your trip. Travel on the exclusive and luxurious Belmond Hiram Bingham train and enjoy the elegant dining car, the bar car, and the observatory\, where you can take in the unmatched scenery in the open air while sipping on a traditional Peruvian cocktail and listening to live local music.