What is Machu Picchu
It is the most visited and most wonderful place you can visit in Peru
What amazes visitors is the mountainous landscape, deep valleys and the blue sky tinged with white clouds.
The landscape is made up of the fascinating stone architecture of the Incas who were the most important empire in South America, the forest that covers the snow-capped mountains and the species of wildlife enveloped in a pleasant climate.
Often you can see hundreds of people who are excited to achieve the dream of being in Machu Picchu, excited screams, hugs and tears of happiness.
The climate of Machu Picchu
Temperatures range from 19 to 22 degrees Celsius
In general, there are two seasons in Machu Picchu, the rainy season (from September to March) and the dry season (from April to August).
Where is Machu Picchu
Continent: South America
The best time to get to Machu Picchu
The months of March, April, May and June, July, August, September, October and November
How to get to Machu Picchu
Cusco is the closest city to this wonder of the world. So if you wonder how to get to Machu Picchu you should arrive in the city of Cusco.
The main route to get to Machu Picchu
From the city of Cusco you must take the train to the town of Aguas Calientes and from there by bus to the mountain where the Inca city of Machu Picchu is located.
What are the other routes to get to Machu Picchu
Route by Car
Take the road to Quillabamba. From Cusco you leave very early passing the towns of Ollantaytambo, Santa Maria and Santa Teresa to Hidroeléctrica. From this place on foot two and a half hours to Aguas Calientes.
The Inca Trail
It is a spectacular experience for those who practice trekking and love adventure. There are alternatives of 2, 3, 4 and 5 days, the most complete being the 4-day Inca Trail. The last day we visit Machu Picchu.
It has been considered by magazines such as National Geographic as one of the most fascinating walks in the world, this takes 4 days and includes the visit to Machu Picchu.
It is the famous bicycle route, which includes a walk, thermal baths and zipline.
Machu Picchu entrance ticket
You can purchase your ticket in advance on the official site administered by the government of Peru here
Train ticket to Machu Picchu
There are two train lines for Machu Picchu PERURAIL and INCARAIL the schedules are varied.
The first train leaves at 6:00 am and the last train at 9:00 pm. Prices vary from 76 to 500, which is the exclusive service.
The best Tour to Machu Picchu from Cusco 2 days
From your hotel in Cusco, you depart by car at 8:00 am to visit the archaeological sites of Pisac and Ollantaytambo in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. In the afternoon at 4:00 pm the train is boarded in Ollantaytambo towards Aguas Calientes where you spend the night at the hotel of your choice. In the morning, at 5:30 am, departure to the Machu Picchu mountain.