The Hiram Bingham train is modelled on the Pullman cars of the 1920s and is the most luxurious train journey in Peru.
It will leave 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. Following arrival at Machu Picchu at 12.30, you check-in to your hotel Sanctuary Lodge. In the afternoon you have a guided tour of the archaeological site, at a time when most visitors are having lunch or starting to leave. In the afternoon tea and cakes are served at your hotel. Sanctuary Lodge is the only hotel in close proximity to the ruins, and offering twenty-nine well appointed rooms and two suites. The service is impeccable and the food excellent.
On day two you have time to explore Machu Picchu on your own and absorb the atmosphere. Board the train at 18.00 for the return journey to Cusco, where you will be served a gourmet three course dinner along with wine and pisco sour cocktails, while Peruvian musicians perform traditional songs in the bar