Machu Picchu Tour & Travel Guide

Machu Picchu Tour & Travel Guide

If you wish to go to Machu Picchu, benefit from your time there by following the information on this journey information. I’ll present you find out how to have the most effective expertise attainable, with useful ideas like the place to catch the bus in Aguas Calientes, what trails you may hike without cost, the place to get the most effective photos, and naturally, I’ll provide you with a full tour of Machu Picchu and its unimaginable ruins and terraces.

If you wish to know find out how to get to Machu Picchu from Cusco, you must watch my earlier video:

Here are a while stamps:
0:15 – Where and find out how to catch the bus to Machu Picchu
1:14 – Entry ideas and first views
2:47 – Inca Bridge path
4:28 – Exploring Machu Picchu ruins (the town)
6:16 – Info about mountaineering Machu Picchu mountain and Wayna Picchu mountain
7:39 – Interesting details about Machu Picchu from our tour information
11:29 – Inca Trail to the Sun Gate
14:30 – Final views

Hike Machu Picchu or take the bus?

If you wish to hike Machu Picchu from Aguas Calientes, you are greater than welcome to do it, however I do not advocate it. There are sufficient stairs inside Machu Picchu that you simply need not add a 90-minute hike beforehand (2km to the trailhead from Aguas Calientes, after which 1.75km straight up the mountain).

Machu Picchu Trails

Besides exploring Machu Picchu’s ruins and terraces, there are 4 trails that department out and provide you with unimaginable views of every part. Two of these trails are free, two require a ticket and entry is proscribed to 400 individuals per day:

Machu Picchu Mountain and Wayna Picchu Mountain: $15 USD every, purchase your tickets approach upfront. You have a 0% probability of getting a ticket day of. Machu Picchu is the massive mountain simply to the south of the ruins and Wayna Picchu is simply to the north. Wayna Picchu is the jagged rock within the background of each instagram image you’ve got ever seen. It’s steep and loopy. Machu Picchu mountain is extra of an extended hike. Not too unhealthy. Both give distinctive views of Machu Picchu and the mountains and valleys round it.

Sun Gate Trail: Do this one first, earlier than you even discover Machu Picchu. It’ll prevent from having to backtrack. You’ll see at 11:40 within the video, maintain going up the Inca Trail previous the steps to the guardhouse. It’ll take no less than an hour complete. Plan on 90 minutes if you happen to do not hike quick or if you wish to spend extra time on the Sun Gate. This is particularly cool since you actually hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

Inca Bridge Trail: This is a straightforward path however tremendous scary if you happen to’re afraid of heights. The trailhead begins close to the bottom of Machu Picchu Mountain. Plan on 30-45 minutes.

Machu Picchu Tour

Exploring Machu Picchu ruins is fairly simple since they make you observe the trail. If you e-book a information, have them meet you on the guardhouse as an alternative of on the entrance. That approach you may hike the 2 free trails first after which join along with your information so you may take your time and find out about every part as you discover.

Thanks for watching my little Machu Picchu journey information! If you will have another questions on visiting Machu Picchu, be at liberty to ask within the feedback.


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