The Hiram Bingham Orient Express train leaves from Poroy station at 09.00 . Brunch, wine and refreshments are served on board whilst you enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Urubamba Valley unfolding before you through the large windows, on the most luxurious train journey in Peru. Following arrival at Machu Picchu at 12.30 , you check-in to your room at the hotel and have a private guided tour of the archaeological site, at a time when some visitors are already having lunch or starting to leave for their journey back to Cusco. Afternoon tea and cakes are served at the hotel. Overnight at the Sanctuary Lodge, the only hotel in close proximity to the ruins, and offering twenty-nine wellappointed rooms and two suites. An Orient Express owned hotel, the service is impeccable and the food, excellent. (B,L,D)
Full day to explore Machu Picchu. Board the train at 18.00 for the return journey to Cusco, while you are served a gourmet three course dinner along with wine and pisco sour cocktails, and Peruvian musicians perform traditional songs in the bar area.