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Private Guided Tour in Machu Picchu
"Your tour begins from either the train station or at your hotel in Aquas Calientes our contact will wait for you with a sign and will take you to the bus station that will take you to Machu Picchu. You'll enjoy this drive that takes about 30 minutes. Once in Machu Picchu your professional guide will be waiting for you to start your 2.5-hour private tour where you'll visit the most important viewpoints for your classical pictures. Some of the places you'll visit on this tour is The Temples of The Sun The Main The Condor etc. The palaces of the Inca Princess
From $52.00
 
Full Day Tour to Machu Picchu from Cusco
"Around 3:30am we will pick you up at your hotel after which we´ll head towards Ollantaytambo to get the train to Aguas Calientes. The departure is at 6:10am. and we will arrive at 10:10am. Upon the arrival we will take the bus up for 30 minutes to Machu Picchu where the guide will lead us for aprox. 2hrs. showing us the most important monuments like the Royal Quarters the Main Plaza the Circular Tower the Sacred Sun Dial the Temple of the Three Windows among others. Later you will have some free time to explore the area on your own and late in the afternoon you will have to take the bus down to Aguas Calientes having in mind that the train back to Ollantaytambo leaves at 9:30pm. Remember to be at the train station at least 30 minutes before departure. In Ollantaytambo our private bus will pick you up to take you back to Cusco. Remember to be there at least
From $310.00
 
Machu Picchu by Train Full-Day Tour
"Pickup from your hotel in Cusco will be at approximately 4am. You will be transferred to Ollantaytambo to catch the train to the town of Aguas Calientes. The entire trip from Cusco to Aguas Calientes takes about 4 hours in total with many spectacular views along the way as you pass through lush fields and colorful villages in the foothills of the Andes. You will also see the Urubamba River.From Aguas Calientes you will have bus trip up to Machu Picchu that zigzags up the mountain and last approximately 30 minutes.When you reach Machu Picchu you will have a 2-hour guided tour around the site. You will see the Main Plaza the Circular Tower the Sacred Solar Clock the Royal Quarters
From $563.00

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See the Source of Machu Picchu's Stones

So, where did the Incas get all the stones from which to build Machu Picchu? If this question bothered you, you get to answer it soon after you descend toward the ruins or come up the stairway of the fountains. This is the quarry that produced much of the granite used in the construction. The Incas used hammerstones, bronze and iron tools to create those perfectly fitting rocks. They were obviously excellent stoneworkers.

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Mar 23, 2005
 
 
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