The inca citadel of Machu Picchu, the top destination in South America and one the top 5 destinations in the world, since 1983 is part of the World Heritage list. The inca citadel of Machu Picchu is placed at the eastern mountain range at the south of Perú over 2,430 masl in Urubamba Province of Cusco Region.
Machu Picchu, receives an average of 5,600 visitors each day along the year and for the high demand is better to plan your visit and make your bookings on advance – recommends 3 months early – always is better using a certified tour operator or travel agency as Madec Tours to help you to get all you need and fix any inconvenient (just in case).
How to visit Machu Picchu
There’s many different ways and routes to organize your next visit to Machu Picchu, the most popular are:
This is the most popular and economic route to Machu Picchu; starts from the Ollantaytambo train station located at the Sacred Valley – 1 hour 40 minutes from Machu Picchu. It is necessary to wake up very early in the morning since the distance from Cusco demands 2 hours journey, if you are interested in this option click here for more details.
This is the traditional and scenic route to Machu Picchu, a journey of about 4 hours from Poroy train station located 20 minutes from the city of Cusco, This full day tour lets us appreciate the change of the ecosystem of the Andes to the tropical ecosystem of the high jungle reflected in the awesome landscapes that accompany us all the way, click here and reserve online
Royal Inca Trail
The short version of the classic Inca trail, ideal for nature lovers. The first day, we’ll depart early in the morning from Cusco to board the train in Ollantaytambo train station; this train drop us at Km. 104 – Chachabamba (2,100 meters above sea level) and from here we will begin our 16 km hike to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu where w’ll arrive by the afternoon crossing the Sun Gate, in an unforgettable experience of discovering before our eyes the wonder of the world.
The second day we’ll visit the Inca citadel in the first shift (06:00 am) – if you prefer to enter later please coordinate with our representative – the guided tour lasts 2 hours approx.
This experience is not available during the month of February, due to maintenance of the Inca road network.
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Sacred Valley + Machu Picchu
This 2 days/1 night tour we can call it “the jewels of the crown” in your visit to Cusco, this tour has everything you should not miss: combines the visit to the beautiful Sacred Valley of the Incas with the visit to Machu Picchu, includes an accommodation night in Aguas Calientes/Machu Picchu town to be able to visit the wonder of the world the next day from early in the morning and return to Cusco after lunch, for more information and bookings click here