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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
 
Day Tour to Machu Picchu by Inca Rail Train
"This expedition will start early on the morning when we pick you up from your hotel or hostel and then drive to Ollantaytambo. In Ollanntaytambo we will board the train to Aguas Calientes and as soon as we arrive we will take a bus up to the ruins of Machu Picchu. There will be a guide waiting at the mountain and after meeting up with him he will start the 2 hour guided tour. You may have up to 4 hours after to explore the mountain by yourself and relax. If you would also like to hike Huayna Picchu Mountain please arrange that before. After we will go back to Aguas Calientes and return to Cusco."""This tour will guide you through time to when the Incas thrived and ruled Machu Picchu. It is for travelers who want to explore Machu Picchu but do not have the time to take an alternative route. The Inca Rail Train will offer the most comfort on this joutitle=Highlights&1=Enjoy+a+day+away+from+the+hustle+and+bustle+of+the+city&2=Ideal+choice+for+families&3=Step+back+in+time+on+a+history+tour
From $369.00
 
Day Trip to Machu Picchu by Train
"This expedition will start early on the morning when we pick you up from your hotel or hostel and then drive to Ollantaytambo. In Ollanntaytambo we will board the train to Aguas Calientes and as soon as we arrive we will take a bus up to the ruins of Machu Picchu. There will be a guide waiting at the mountain and after meeting up with him he will start the 2 hour guided tour. You may have up to 4 hours after to explore the mountain by yourself and relax. If you would also like to hike Huayna Picchu Mountain please arrange that before. After we will go back to Aguas Calientes and return to Cusco."""This tour will guide you through time to when the Incas thrived and ruled Machu Picchu. This rarely visited region offers travelers a perspective into the real lives of Andean farmers and how they aggregate the land. This tour is for travelers who want totitle=Highlights&1=Enjoy+a+day+away+from+the+hustle+and+bustle+of+the+city&2=Ideal+choice+for+families&3=Step+back+in+time+on+a+history+tour
From $325.00

Most Viewed Things to Do in Machu Picchu

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Huayna Picchu

You may think Buying Machu Picchu tickets online should be simple, however it could be a daunting task for travelers. There is a lot of confusion and frustration. Since Machu Picchu tickets can not be...
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Aguas Calientes

This tiny town is home to about 1600 people. From a small farming settlement, it grew into a major tourist hub with the construction of the railroad that brings in hundreds (if not thousands) of...
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Llamas / Other Animals

After taking your best pictures of the citadel, keep climbing the steps until you reach the Agricultural Sector. You´ll find yourself surrounded by llamas of many colors and sizes. I wasn´t attacked...
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Inca Trail

As I mentioned in my Phuyupatamarca campsite tip, we began our fourth and final day on the Camino Inca by hiking up to see the beautiful snowcapped peaks of the Salkantay (6270 m) and Veronica (5680...
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Ruins

These terraces appear to have served for agricultural purposes. They are common by Inka cities and are used still till today at some sights but not here. it is believed terraces were used as a method...
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Temples

This was an astronomical observatory for the Incas and one of the most sacred spots of Machu Pichu. It's a semi circular building aligned with the Solstice to allow the Inkas to mark the passing of...
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Scenery

Here is an example of the sheer drop off from the ruins to the valley below. It's the thing that makes these ruins so spectacular, there are better preserved pre-columbian cities elsewhere that...
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Sacred Plaza

The Sacred Plaza is like a football sized open field in the center of the ruins. This is believed to have been used for religious and political gatherings and also possibly as a public market. Like...
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The Condor

I was told that the Temple of the Condor is a construction that resembled a condor with stretched wings, but I couldn´t see anything like that. The head and beak are supposed to be these rocks on the...
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Main Gate

Immediately after passing through the entrance gate and climbing a few steps, you´ll already have the best view of Machu Picchu. Check these wonderful pictures!!! I have pictures taken from Putucusi...
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Terraces

Typical sceneries at the top of Machu Picchu show these terraces which have been built to enable roads and make cultivation possible on the otherwise rather steep hill sides. I believe these...
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Sacred City

This is said to be an ancient place of worship and it is indeed intriguing with its astronomical alignments all the way up to the sun gate. Who can say what really went on here? There are as many...
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Sacred Rock

This is the Sacred Rock, located near the entrance to the Huayna Picchu trail. Pay attention to it and you will note that the rock´s design tries to imitate the shape of the mountains behind it....
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Steps / Falling

As you walk around Machu Picchu, you'll notice that although most steps are individual stones, some are carved out of single, massive boulders. We found this one in the Sacred City area, to the left...
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Av. Hermanos Ayar Mz 1 L-3, Aguas Calientes, Sacred Valley, Peru
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Aguas Calientes s/n, Via Ferrera De Cusco A Quillabamba, Aguas Calientes, Sacred Valley, Peru
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Av. Pachacutec 109, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Peru
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Av. Hermanos Ayar s/n., Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley, Peru
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Av. Imperio de Los Incas 135, Aguas Calientes, Sacred Valley, Peru
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"Machu Picchu"
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"Magical Machu Picchu in Rainy Season"
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"Lost City of the Incas"
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"This is what we call sharing on the Inca Trail"
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