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Machu Picchu Cusco Trek, Machu Picchu

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Take in the extensive views of Machu Picchu from Machu Picchu Cusco Trek, one of the city's most important archeological sites. Dedicated to Inti, the Incan sun god, the gateway once served as a part of the fortress that overlooked the roads leading to the city. Today, its vantage point offers some of the best views of all of Machu Picchu and the surrounding mountain peaks. Despite the inclining terrain, the relatively short 1.6 km (1 mi) hike over the stone-paved road from Machu Picchu to the gateway is not too difficult. The trail offers excellent views along its entire length, so even if you don't ascend the entire way, the hike remains worthwhile. Wear sturdy hiking shoes, bring your camera and plenty of water, and note that the path can be slippery when wet. Using our world travel planner, Machu Picchu attractions like Machu Picchu Cusco Trek can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Good nights, the climate goes from a day sunny and cold intense in them nights, probably know first the Cathedral and its treasures artistic, the temple sacred of the Qoricancha, where the priests worshipped to the Dios Sun, Sacsayhuaman, blocks of stone. Then you will meet people of Pisac, and then you will know the fortress of Ollantaytambo. Poroy is where you take the train that will take you to Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu and along the way you can enjoy the wonderful landscapes. You will enjoy your trip is very nice, wear comfortable clothes. Sun protection and shelter. Beware of the altitude sickness.
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  • Getting on the train from Ollantaytambo to Macchu Picchu, we step in a wonderful world. We ate and drink on our comfortable seats while the gentle staff serves us. After getting off the train at the b...  more »
  • One of the most fantastic tours and hiking I've done in my life! Every second a different image to appreciate!
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