How to Arrive to Machupicchu
Machupicchu is located at 112 km northeast of Cusco City; it is situated on top of the Mountain which reaches to 2,400 masl; Machupicchu was built around 1450, at the height of the Inca Empire The construction of Machupicchu appears to date from the period of the two great Incas, Pachacutec Inca Yupanqui (1438–71) and Tupac Inca Yupanqui (1472–93.
There are 3 different ways to get to Machu Picchu.
1.- TREKKIN TO MACHU PICCHU
The first way to arrive to Machupicchu is trekking the Classic Inca Trail or alternative treks, the classic four days Inca Trail trek rated as one of the top in the world is the best options if you like hike over the mountains and the cloud forest, but you need to book long in advance to get permits from the government; the other option is the alternative treks. We offer at least five different treks that arrive to or near Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu. See the links below:
Featured Inca Trail Tours
We offer you exclusively customized Inca Trail Tour packages. A Cultural tour or Amazon Jungle trips can be add to your trip in Peru. We help you enjoy to the fullest during your visit to Machu Picchu, making it worth remembering. Our contagious friendliness, remarkable professionalism with impeccable services will not let you repent on your decision of hiring us to plan your Trekking Peru..!!
The Short Inca Trail is perfect for those interested in natural and cultural highlights; along the trail we’ll explore the Inca ruins of Chachabamba, Wiñayhauyana and Inti Punku.
Inca Trail to Machu Picchu will reward you with stunning combination of Inca ruins, mountains and cloud forests; the Inca trail involves three high passes one of which arrives to 4,200 m…
Trekking Inca Trail combines your trekking with some unique culture and has opportunity to meet the famous Machu Picchu while getting to know the culture and tradition of the Incas…
2.- BIKING TO MACHU PICCHU
The second way to get to Machu Picchu is by car directly in two days includes the tour within Machu Picchu or by a long, beautiful overland journey from Ollantaytambo known as the “Back Door” route. It is long – over 160 kilometers – and is not for the faint of heart or anyone who fears heights.
Featured Biking/Driving Tours to Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu By Car is one of the most popular driving tour in Peru. The tour includes an English spiking tour guide who will explain you during the bus journey and also within Machu Picchu..
3.- TRAIN TO MACHU PICCHU
The third way to get to Machupicchu is to take the train from Poroy trains station or from Ollantaytambo train station to Aguas Calientes. This is the most popular method, and for good reason. Although we hear from many people who don’t want to take the train for cost or image reasons, it is a beautiful and thrilling train ride and a good option for those without time or stamina for the Inca Trail, or the sense of adventure required for the Back Door trip. There are two companies that run this service: Peru Rail (www.PeruRail.com and Inca Rail (www.IncaRail.com)
Featured Trips to Machu Picchu
Machupicchu Express Tour takes you to explore the national park of Machu Picchu located at 100 km at northeast of the city of Cusco, also the natural and cultural highlights around the city of Cusco.
Machupicchu Classic Tour is a four days unique tour to the cultural and natural heritages of Peru. The tour starts from the cultural, religious and political hub of the Cusco city and extends…
Machupicchu Explore focus on UNESCO world heritage sites, it is a Cultural tour, is a customizable tour that you can add or reduce the days as per your time availability.
Machupicchu Cultural Tour takes you through the most bio-diverse countries in the world, with over 350 different species of orchids. The sub-tropical climate, spectacular blue sky…
Machupicchu Magic Tour is a perfect introduction to what is Peru while staying at the best hotels available in the country. You have time to explore the most popular tourist destination in Cusco