Train To Aguas Calientes To Run End of March

InkaNatura Travel sends an update on access to Machu Picchu:

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Peru Rail, operator of the train from Cusco to Aguas Calientes, declared that the train service will be restarting its operation from March 29 in two different stages described below:

Stage 1: Staring March 29

  • The operation is effected only with cars such AUTOVAGON.
  • The Backpacker train services will not be available regarding some technical and operations restrictions due to many parts of the railroad had to be rebuilt.
  • Hiram Bingham service will not be available during this time.
  • PERURAIL will contact tour operators in order to relocate the Backpacker bookings to available seats on AUTOVAGON services at the price that corresponds to the time available.
  • Bimodal services (bus + train) from Cusco and Ollantaytambo with transfer to Piscacucho (km 82) will be offered.

Stage 2: Starting May 1 (to be reconfirmed)

  • Autovagon and Backpackers services will be available.
  • In the next days Peru Rail will inform the possibility to set up a special service which can be used as an alternative luxury train.
  • Bimodal services (bus + train) from Cusco and Ollantaytambo with transfer to Piscacucho (km 82) will be offered.

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