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Hiram Bingham, A Belmond Train, Machu Picchu



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Luxury Holidays On Board Hiram Bingham, A Belmond Train, Machu Picchu

Beginning in historic Cuzco, the luxurious train takes a three-and-a-half-hour journey to see the ancient architectural masterpiece of Machu Picchu, passing lush fields, colourful villages and the Urubamba River. Sparkling wine, a delicious brunch and four-course gourmet dinner are served from gleaming tableware throughout the journey to and from Machu Picchu and, between meals, you can enjoy a Pisco Sour or glass of wine in the comfortable Bar Car as you mingle with your fellow travellers and are serenaded by live music. Alternatively, make your way to the Observation Car to take some photographs and admire the changing landscape and wonderful vistas of the beautiful Andes that will unfold before you.

  • Type: Luxury Rail
  • Summary: Peru’s most superior luxury train
  • Feature: A unique, memorable way to reach iconic Machu Picchu
  • Rooms: Decorated in the style of 1920's Pullman carriages
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Location and transfer

Departures from Wanchaq, Ollantaytambo, Machu Picchu and Urubamba Station.


Hiram Bingham operates during the day, so there are no sleeping carriages on board.


Guests enjoy sparkling wine and fresh orange juice upon embarking the Hiram Bingham train, followed by an elegant three-course brunch en route to Machu Picchu, comprising a traditional Peruvian appetiser, main course, dessert and coffee. During the return journey to Cuzco, a gourmet four-course, Andean-inspired dinner is served, complemented by fine wine recommended by the Sommelier. 

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  • Cuisine: Fine dining cuisine
  • Setting: There are two dining cars, each seating forty-two passengers and boasting comfortable seating, white linen tablecloths, set with sparkling crystal glassware and polished silver cutlery. Gourmet cuisine and drinks are served by the train's attentive and friendly waiters during the journeys to and from Machu Picchu.
  • Dress Code: Smart/casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Option: No
  • Reservation Required: No
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Culture & History

Sitting comfortably aboard the opulent train, travel along the very same route that the American explorer, Hiram Bingham, took in 1911 when he discovered the lost Peruvian Inca settlement, Machu Picchu - now the best-know archaeological site on the continent. The once-in-a-lifetime journey includes an exclusive transfer to Machu Picchu and an invaluable tour through the ancient gates, plazas and temples, followed by a delicious Afternoon Tea served at Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, which is perfectly located overlooking the iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Rail Travel

Perfectly recreating the 1920s 'Golden Age' of luxury train travel, Hiram Bingham's gorgeous blue and gold Pullman-style carriages are fitted out in elegant wood-panelling and brass fixtures, and can carry up to eighty-four passengers. The elegant dining carriages are lined with brocade upholstery and filled with white linen-clad tables replete with crystal glasses and silver cutlery, allowing you to travel through Peru, and its captivating history, in style.

In Addition

The luggage allowance for this service is one hand luggage (bag or backpack) with a maximum weight of 5kg and a maximum size of 157cm/62 inches (length + height + width)


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