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WHAT IS MACHU PICCHU?

Machu Picchu is a world wonder one of the favorite destinations worldwide, is one of the most important monuments of the time of the Incas was discovered in 1911 (Tour Peru).

Machu Picchu is a spectacular citadel built of stones is on the top of mountains located 2,400 meters above sea level thousands of visitors arrive every year to this enigmatic place through various means such as by train, car to hydroelectric or making the famous walk ROAD INCA or by alternate routes as salkantay trek to machu picchu, Inca trail bike jungle to machu picchu, choquequirao trekking, lares trek to machu picchu, ausangate trekking, qosqo huchuy to machu picchu, etc (Tour Peru).

What is the best time to visit Machu Picchu?

The climate in the Andean region is marked by two seasons: the dry season (April to October) and the rainy season (November to March). Note that even despite being rainy season, on the same day can be rain, cloudy sky and even sunshine (Tour Peru).

A Tour to Machu Picchu today, tourists from around the world come to visit Machu Picchu, 365 days a year. The months with the highest influx of tourists are from April to September. Machu Picchu is located in jungle so its climate is warm and humid. Temperatures vary between 8 ° and 20 ° C. It is advisable to wear warm clothing and heat for Machu Picchu tours (Tour Peru).

What kind of clothing and must be worn for the trip?

Machu Picchu is located in jungle; ie has a warm climate but the damp, so the type of clothing that we recommend using is:

  • If you travel during the rainy season (November-April), the best option is to wear a raincoat also waterproof and windproof clothing (Tour Peru).
  • Although hot weather in the morning, always carry a piece of coat. It can be annoying to have to carry during the visit, but you better be prepared for the afternoon wind (Tour Peru).
  • Poles and / or T-shirts with long sleeves (preferably) to prevent insect bites and / or annoying burns (Tour Peru).
  • Cap and sunglasses. A light, comfortable cap will remain so cool. The lenses will allow you to appreciate the beauty of Machu Picchu without having to strain your eyes (Tour Peru).
  • Sunscreen and insect repellent. They are absolutely necessary, especially since the repellent itching bites can ruin your visit. If you think the bugs have a particular liking for you, I would also recommend not wear short clothes of any kind (Tour Peru).
  • Do not forget take plenty of water !. Staying hydrated with purified or bottled water is the best thing you can do to stay healthy and energetic during the tour (Tour Peru).

How to get to Machu Picchu?

There are two different ways to get to Machu Picchu, which we explain below:

  • Via Railway (train)
  • We must take into account that trains do not run from Cusco or Cusco there reaches 2 train stations in Poroy and Ollantaytambo (Tour Peru).
  • Poroy Station which is about 30 minutes drive from Cusco. (You can take a taxi at any time of day, the average cost is 20 soles) (Tour Peru).
  • Ollantaytambo Station which is approximately 2 hours by bus from Cusco. (You should take a bus from the bus station of Ollantaytambo, run every 30 minutes throughout the day, the average cost is 15 to 20 soles) (Tour Peru).

When choosing where you want make the tours train to Machu Picchu, you will have to choose between two companies that are:

PERU RAIL: This company has variety of choices and offers three types of services: Expedition, Vistadome and Hiram Bingham also has two points of departure and arrival. Train to Machu Picchu

Poroy – Machu Picchu / Machu Picchu – Poroy.
Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu / Machu Picchu – Ollantaytambo.

We recommend buying train ticket round trip at the same time as it will a little cheaper for the trip to Machu Picchu. When making your purchase consider that prices vary according to type of service, the starting point and the schedule you choose (Tour Peru).

INCA RAIL: This is a company that has fewer years in the tourism market, offers four services to Machu Picchu are: Tourist Service, Executive Service, First Class Service and Presidential Service. Just a point of departure and arrival:

Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu / Machu Picchu – Ollantaytambo.

You can also combine types of services in the flow and return; either First Class Service to and Economy Class return (Tour Peru).

It is advisable to purchase round trip ticket at the same time to economize prices. Prices vary according to the schedule and the service you choose (Tour Peru).

When in Aguas Calientes you can buy a ticket at the instant bus to the citadel of Machu Picchu the only company Consetur, or you can walk for 1 hour and a half (Tour Peru).

Tour to Machu Picchu by bus (BY CAR)

Bus route to Machu Picchu is longer but also more economical minimum 2 days.

They offer direct tourist transport mini van to the town of Hydropower (6 hour trip).
From here there is a train about 1 hour. or there is a very nice walk along the railway line 10 km. Riverfront (walk between 2 and 3 hours) we recommend the walk in trayecyo you can visit the Mandor waterfalls and spectacular pasisaje of jungle (Tour Peru).
The second day tour of Machu Picchu makes up 12 approx visit. and re hydroelectric train or walk and our transportation awaits the second day at 3 pm and return to Cusco (Tour Peru).
Visit our Machu Picchu Tours Peru Pages and give you all the information about the cheap option of travel to Machu Picchu or elsewhere in Peru.
This cheap option we recommend to do it in three days since the second day visit Machu Picchu all day from 6 am until 5 pm that Machu Picchu is closed (Tour Peru).

Walking Tour to Machu Picchu with.

The caminatatas for the tour to Machu Picchu are varied as the traditional tour of the Inca Trail 4d / 3n which is very famous and the most beautiful because in its route can enjoy diverse landscapes and visit different archaeological complex has a 45 km (Tour Peru).
The alternate routes as the Salkantay 5D / 4N, Inca Jungle 4D / 3N Lares Trek Choquequirao etc. All these routes are connected with the mysterious tours Machu Picchu and along the way you can enjoy beautiful landscapes, microclimates, towns and geographic features in some of the routes as Lares and Inca Jungle there are thermal baths termomedicinales which you can enjoy for information of some these tours to Machu picchu Peru Machu picchu Tours contact us (Tour Peru).

Getting to Machu Picchu from Aguas Calientes

Aguas Calientes also called Machu Picchu Pueblo, is the closest to Machu Picchu village. There are two ways to get to Machu Picchu (Tour Peru).
If you enjoy walking and enjoying nature, there is a path marked appropriately Inca trail with stairs. The average hike will take 1 hour and a half is recommended to bring sunscreen, insect repellent, hat, sunglasses protector. Remember located in jungle (Tour Peru).
The other option is to go by bus, the trip will be approximately 30 minutes. This bus will leave you at the entrance to the citadel of Machu Picchu. Buses leave from 5:30 a.m. The bus ticket from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu are managed by the company CONSETTUR, and have offices in Cusco and Machu Picchu Pueblo (Aguas Calientes).
CONSETTUR office in Cusco. Av Children No. 433 (Tour Peru).
CONSETTUR in Aguas Calientes Office: Av Hermanos Ayar s / n (metal shed.) (Tour Peru).
Remember that tickets are valid only for 3 days, for single use. Buying tickets is personnel upon presentation of their identity card, passport or student card (Tour Peru).

How and where to buy the train ticket for foreigners?

To purchase ticket tourist train you can do so via online, in offices and train stations in Cusco.
The purchase of the Local ticktes for domestic tourists is personal and on presentation of ID the local train is only cost 20 Peruvian soles outward and return (Tour Peru).
Reservations must do so in advance.
If you want assistance tour to Machu Picchu train local search information in peru Machu Picchu Tours.

Is it easy to find accommodation in the Tours to Machu Picchu?

If you do not yet have accommodation booking, do not worry because in Cusco, the Sacred Valley and Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu village) there is a lot of accommodation of different categories, surely find in any spaces. Otherwise contact us and we will make some recommendations and can offer better prices (Tour Peru).

How much luggage can I bring on the train?

Train services whether or Inca Peru Rail Rail only allowed to carry hand luggage. Maximum weight 5 kilos (11 pounds). Dimensions: 150 linear meters (length + width + height) (Tour Peru).

What to do with my luggage during the tours Machu Picchu?

If you are going to Machu Picchu tours for two days then you need to carry no more than 5 kilos in your luggage and the day of the tour can leave your luggage in the storage hotel in Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu village) include swimwear to visit the bathrooms thermal (Tour Peru).
If you go for a day to Machu Picchu, we recommend carrying a small bag, backpack with items necessary for the tour to Machu Picchu as well as some small snacks (Tour Peru).

Is there a limit on the sale of Ticket Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu huaynapicchu and Mountain?

Some years ago the Peruvian Government established some measures that limit access to these destinations, necessary for preservation and reserves should always be made well in advance of your trip. The provisions set out below.
• Ticket Machu Picchu: 2500 spaces per day (Tour Peru).
• Ticket Machu Picchu + huaynapicchu: 400 spaces per day, divided into two groups (Tour Peru).
• Group 01: Machu Picchu + huaynapicchu: 200 spaces per day (Tour Peru).
• Group 02: Machu Picchu + huaynapicchu: 200 spaces per day (Tour Peru).
• Ticket Machu Picchu + Mountain: 400 spaces per day (Tour Peru).
• Ticket Machu Picchu + Museum: 2500 spaces per day (Tour Peru).

Who manages the sale of tickets to Macchu Picchu?

The Peruvian Government and the Ministry of Culture are the agencies responsible for the regulation and regulation Entrance to Machu Picchu. All travel agencies are subject to these rules and regulations established by such organizations (Tour Peru).
The online availability of tickets to Machu Picchu is unique both for travel agents and tourists.

When should I make the reservation ticket to Macchu Picchu?

Reservations can be made at any time, taking into account the availability of spaces each day in Machu Picchu. But you should make them as soon as possible; especially if it comes huaynapicchu Ticket because they are exhausted more easily and it is advisable to make three to two months in advance of your trip to Machu Picchu.

You can visit Macchu Picchu and huaynapicchu on the same day?

If possible. Visit Machu Picchu and huaynapicchu can be done the same day, and should consider the train schedules and the days that remain in Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu village) before making the purchase (Tour Peru).
Huaynapicchu admission to the first group is from 7:00 to 8:00 pm and the second group of 10:00 to 11:00 hrs. Remember that admission to huaynapicchu is within the same Inca citadel. If you want your reservation Waynapicchu do in advance and you are advised to make a Machu Picchu tour of 2 days. If you want to secure reservations for Waynapicchu please contact us as soon as possible to Machu Picchu Tours Peru – Sacred Land Adventures (Tour Peru).

Can you find a guide at Machu Picchu?

It is usually easy to find a guide at Machu Picchu, the cost varies depending on the number of people who are also more people the cost is lower. But anyway we recommend that provides the services of a guide before traveling to Machu Picchu (Tour Peru).
There are two types of guided services. The first is the group or shared service to Machu Picchu (9-15 people) and the cost is about $ 40, and the other private service to Machu Picchu with USD $ 80 approx (Tour Peru).

From what time you can go to Macchu Picchu?

The entrance to Machu Picchu is from 06:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs. The buses to Machu Picchu company CONSETUR up from 5:30 in the morning from Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu village).

Should I bring a document to the Machu Picchu tours?

It is essential that you take documents which made the reservation for both trains and revenue to Machu Picchu. If alien must present their original passport if national or local must present your ID, and in the case of students, the ISIC card (Student Card). If you do not have them you will be denied entry to Machu Picchu (Tour Peru).

Where are the hot springs of Macchu Picchu?

The hot springs of Machu Picchu are at the end of Avenida Pachacuteq about 20 minutes from the Plaza de Armas of Machu Picchu Pueblo (Tour Peru).
The hot springs are at a distance of 800 meters east of the village of Machu Picchu, the water gushes from the rocks at different temperatures. The average water temperatures are between 35 ° C and 43 ° C (Tour Peru).
These waters today are exploited for tourist use, with the construction of swimming pools. These thermal waters have different healing properties; such as treatment for rheumatism, anti-stress therapy, eliminate toxins, prevent blood pressure and improve metabolism (Tour Peru).
Hours: Monday to Sunday from 5:30 to 20:00 hrs.
Rates: Foreign S /. 15.00 / Nationals: S /. 9.00 / Children: S /. 7.00.

Do I need to hire the services of an agency to go to Machu Picchu?

To go to Machu Picchu is not necessary, but there are some steps that have to be made that can sometimes prove to be a headache for the time to wait and places to go and there is also the risk that I can not find quotas train tickets to machu picchu and inns exchange agencies are aware of all tours to machu picchu (Tour Peru).
However, you can contact the help of a licensed travel agent, this will prevent long waits perform and reach your destination more directly and safely with people who will provide everything you need (Tour Peru).

Where I can get more information?

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Is the visit to Machu Picchu is recommended for people of any age?

To visit Machu Picchu there is no limit of age; they can visit babies, children, youth, seniors.