Phutuq K'usi, Aguas Calientes

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Scale Phutuq K'usi to traverse a recently discovered Incan trail and view the far side of Machu Picchu. The trail starts with a wire climb up the side of the mountain. As you continue on, ladders are available for climbing, though some areas still require the use of upper body strength to go further. These aspects make the trail difficult for anyone not in good physical shape, but if you are determined and able enough, you can reach the summit. Those who have climbed it before suggest bringing grip gloves and good hiking shoes. Put Phutuq K'usi at the forefront of your travel plans using our Machu Picchu trip maker tool .
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  • Is the mountain that is, the view is lush! It's all very tall, very handsome, very steep and with many stairs. The mountains are worth to be visited, however, need to have a VERY GOOD physical preparation. Prepare and good mountaineering.
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  • From the top of Machu Picchu can be observe the mountain is beautiful. Behind it lies Calintes Waters or "Machu Picchu Pueblo".
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  • Subir Putucusi mountain, was a magical experience, get to the top and seeing Machu Picchu from another angle is a great experience, the way up is rather neglected but print you the emotion necessary to Crown her after a good walk.
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