There is no doubt that MachuPicchu is a mandatory stop on your trip to Peru, and it is not every day that you are lucky enough to visit one of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World.
Here are three options to visit Machupicchu
Remember traveler that you can get to Machupicchu from the city of Cusco either by car or train.
- Option 1
Our journey will start from the city of Cuzco, we will depart by bus towards Ollantaytambo for about an hour and a half to reach the train station in Ollantaytambo.
At this point we will board the train to the town of Aguas Calientes, and then take our Consettur bus to reach the wonder.
- Option 2
In the same way traveler will start from the city of Cusco, but we will go to Wanchaq station.
We will travel for almost 5 hours by train, we will be able to enjoy all the flora and fauna of the Sacred Valley of the Incas to the town of Aguas Calientes.
Remember Traveler to book in advance your entrance to Machupicchu and train tickets… also remember that you can do it with us.
Inca Trail 4 D / 3 N
After a long and strict closure, Machu Picchu once again welcomes visitors from all over the world.
Inca Trail, you could say that it is a famous path where every trekking lover would like to get to do it not only for the impressive flora and fauna that you can get to see if not for the great culture that keeps throughout its journey.
Ready for this adventure.
- Day 1: This tour starts from the city of Cusco where we will go to kilometer 82. From this point our hike begins.
We will pass by places like Patallacta, Hatuncancha and finally Ayapata.
- Day 2: This day is the most challenging of the trek as we will reach the highest point “Warmi wañuska” or in Spanish “El paso de la mujer muerta” at 4215 masl (13829 ft).
You will explore two Inca sites “Runkuracay” and “Sayacmarca”.
- Day 3: This day is more varied as you will enjoy different ecosystems and panoramic views of the Salkantay.
Inca sites: “Puyupatamarca”, “Intipata” and “Huiñay Huayna”.
- Day 4: Today is the most awaited day, today you will visit the living wonder “Machupicchu”.
What is the ideal date?
The Inca Trail can be hiked all year round, except in February because the route is undergoing maintenance.
Remember Traveler to book in advance….
Salkantay Trek 5D /4N
For lovers of hiking and exploration we leave this option.
The Salkantay Trek is one of the toughest challenges to do in Cusco, as it has a distance of about 75 kilometers and its maximum altitude of 4600 masl (15 100 feet).
- Day 1: This experience will start in Cusco where you will be picked up from your hotel to Mollepata, it is here where our trekking starts until we arrive to Soraypampa, you will visit the Humantay lagoon.
- Day 2: Today you will arrive to the highest point of this trekking, the “Salkantay Pass”, during all the way we will observe big trees with their branches extended over the streams, all full of bromeliads and orchids.
- Day 3: This day will be a total change of climate as you will arrive at Santa Teresa (a place with a warm climate). Here you will have the reward of your trip as you will enjoy the relaxing baths of Cocalmayo.
- Day 4: This day we continue walking towards the town of Aguas Calientes.
It won’t be long now!
- Day 5: This day is the big day, today we will visit the marvelous Machupicchu.
What is the ideal date?
If you are thinking of doing the Salkantay trek, it is good to know in which climatic conditions you are.
Ideal: The dry season lasts from April to October and the driest months are June, July and August.
Not ideal: The rainy season is from November to March and the worst months to trek Machu Picchu are December, January and February.
Now it’s your turn to decide traveler, how do you want to get to Machu Picchu?
See you next time.
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