DSC_0130Early in the morning, transfer to the train station in Poroy or Ollantaytambo, to take the train to Machu Picchu thru  the sacred village  to Aguas Calientes. Here a bus awaits you, to take you to the actual site of the “Lost City of the Incas.”

Your bilingual guide will take you throughout the vast ruins. Machu Picchu is the best known of the Inca ruins, as it is recognized worldwide, yet it is not mentioned in any of the writings of the Spanish Conquistadors. It is believed to have been constructed around the mid-15th century and was “rediscovered” by American historian Hiram Bingham in 1911. The guided tour of this fascinating place is an awe-inspiring experience. Visit the Main Square, the Royal Quarters, the Temple of the Three Windows, the Circular Towers, the Sacred Sun Dial and Burial Grounds. After the explanation (about 2 hour ) you still have some free time to wonder around by your self .

IMG_0191You can walk to Inti Punko, the “Sun gate” or to the mountain behind Machu Picchu “ Huayna Picchu “, in a 45 min climb. Be careful this have also new rules, only 400 tourist a day can climb this and you have to reserve farr in advence.This permit you have to reserve for an extra charge together with the entree fee. From here you have stunning views over the whole complex !
In the afternoon you take the bus back down to Aqua Calientes to take the train back to Cusco or Ollantaytambo, from where we transfer you back to your hotel after a fantastic day .

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