There is not a lot of places much like the Machu Picchu which is an ancient ruin set atop the mountains of Peru. While the Incas were not known for having developed a writing system which explains the apparent lack of documented records which explains their old culture, it more than made up for with its spectacular feat in infrastructure-building—and is something we are witnessed to this day for its remain.
Machu Picchu Entrance Fee
How to Go to Machu Picchu?
There are a lot of ways to go to Machu Picchu, some involves spending quite a lot of money while some allows you to travel on a budget.
The most popular option is to travel by train from Poroy (Cusco) or Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes, the town at the foot of Machu Picchu.
If you are an adventurous type of traveler, you can avail of the 4days/3nights Inca Trail or the less famous but equally gorgeous 5 days/4nights Salkantay trek. If you choose one of these two options, you must book in advance to guarantee your trek. You can check availability here.
The most convenient way of going to Machu Picchu from Cusco is by booking a tour with a reliable company. You will have an option to be picked up from your hotel in Cusco and take a train to Aguas Calientes and bus to the entrance of the citadel. It also includes a guided tour so you will know the place better. You can book here in advance.
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