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1. Posted by Conflax (Budding Member 22 posts) 7y

HI,

I've booked my place on the train from Cusco to Aguas Calientes for Macchu Picchu and the T's & C's on the ticket say that only hand luggage is allowed, and there's no guarantee of backpacks or big bags being allowed on....

Surely this can;t be right, if we are supposed to stay in Aguas Calientes ??

Does anyone have any experience of this?

Thanks
Steve.

2. Posted by Utrecht (Moderator 5595 posts) 7y

I'll doubt it as well.
When I was on the train, I only carried hand-luggage, but I saw many many people carrying way more stuff including backpacks and suitcases. I would surely go for it, there was no control. That was 2006 though, but it still sounds strange. I mean, loads of people take their backpack while hiking the Inca Trail and go back by train.

Cheers!
Michael.

3. Posted by Conflax (Budding Member 22 posts) 7y

Exactly what I thought! Thanks. I'll ask hotel when we get to cusco but expect it will be fine

Cheers

4. Posted by jamespcd (Budding Member 3 posts) 7y

Well I traveled this year to Macchu Picchu and theres no problem traveling with a big stuff cause I saw many people there with big things in the back so u will noit have problems my friend.!!!
Enjoy your trip is gonna be amazing

Cheers
James:)