To get Machu
Picchu, you need arrive to
City, or Ollantaytambo train station, and then go by
train to Machu Picchu, or hiking
Inca Trail to Machu Picchu
begins in the kilometer 82 of
the railroad Cusco
to Machu Picchu.
daily bus services or taxis between Cusco and
Ollantaytambo. Also bus services between Machu
Picchu Town (Aguas Calientes) and Machu Picchu Inca
citadel on the top mountain.
town don't has airport. There are not roads between
those that have about seven exclusive days for the visit
to Machu Picchu
Inca City and also are adventure lovers, the walk
through the "Inca trail" is recommended. This route has
become the favorite of many tourists and only last year,
more than 15 thousand people followed these roads to
Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
This hiking begins in the kilometer 82 of the railroad Cusco to Machu Picchu Town (Aguas Calientes), in Ollantaytambo.
Leaded by guides and in groups not smaller than 10; you
arrive to Machu Picchu after 4 days, after traveling 40 kms. (24.85 miles) by the old Inca stone road, on the
edge of the Urubamba canyon. The road crosses the Inca
ruins of Patallacta, Huallabamba, Runku Rakay,
Sayacmarca, Phuyu Pata Marca and Wiñaywayna. Besides
captivating natural landscapes, water falls, tunnels,
abundant flora and fauna, amid the exuberant vegetation
for being near the forest, with view to the snowy
mountains, and with pure air free of any vestige of
contamination; ideal for birdwatching. The service of
mountain guides, includes all the equipment, feeding,
tents, carriers, etc.
Exist routes for hiking of smaller duration; one that
leaves from the Kilometer 104 of the railroad crosses the
ruins of Wiñaywayna and after few hours you arrive to
Machu Picchu Inca Citadel.
In all these routes lodgings of "Instituto Nacional
de Cultura" (National Institute of Culture) exist where
you can spend the night, and the roads are signaled, in
spite of it, it is recommended to hire the services of
experienced mountain guides.
The traditional and
most frequent is by train from
to the station of Machu
Picchu Town (Aguas Calientes).
Services to Machu Picchu
about train tickets to Machu Picchu: itineraries and
When arriving to
Machu Picchu Town, small buses can be
taken that ascend the mountain and transport you to the
The train line runs parallel to some parts of the
Urubamba River, and the trip itself is a show for the
beautiful landscapes that you observe.