Cusco Peru Travel

 

 

Tourist Facilities - Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

 

Lodging in Machu Picchu - Hotels in Machu Picchu

 

There are some alternatives, a 3 stars hotel located in Machu Picchu's citadel, in the high part of the mountain. Also in the town of Machu Picchu (last called Aguas Calientes), located in the valley, from where we start our climbing to Machu Picchu, has services of 3 stars hotels and lodgings.

 

Hot Springs 

 

At a distance of 800 m East of the town of Machu Picchu, there are under ground hot sulfur springs which bubble up from the rocky under ground at varying temperatures. The especially-built pools at this resort are the basis of its use as hot mineral baths. The average temperature of the water runs from 38 to 46C. There are also changing rooms, bathroom sand a small snack bar.

 

Rail Transport

 

In order to get to Kilometer 88 one can go by train from Cuzco. Another alternative to get to Kilometer 88 is to go by automotive transportation to Chilca at Km. 77 and down by car to Km. 88.

 

Road Transport

 

The only way to return from Machu Picchu or Aguas Calientes to Cuzco is by train. Check all timetables.

 

Tourist Transportation

 

There is a fleet of mini-buses that link the Puente Ruinas station via a narrow, winding road to the top of hill - Machu Picchu complex. The drive takes approximately 20 minutes to get there and another 20 minutes back. 

The service runs all day, though the frequency depends on the amount of tourists. 

There is a trail between Puente de Ruinas and the Machu Picchu complex. The walk takes approximately 1 hour.

 

Signposting

 

There are signposts located in different parts of the trail using a series of words and international symbols. In the majority of places, these signs give the walker the necessary information about a certain spot, its climate, distances and services. 

These signs are classified into information, prevention and restriction.

 

 Peru Travel Packages:  Peru Magestic 20 days  Peru Limited 16 days  |  Peru Ideal 13 days  |  Peru face your Dreams 12 days  |  Peru Intrepid 9 days  Peru Inti Raymi 7 days  Peru Traditional 5 days

 Lima Tours:  Lima City Tour and The Gold Museum  |  Lima City Tour and Larco  Pachacamac Ruins Tours  |  Lima City Tour by Night

 Arequipa Tours:  Colca Canyon 2 days  |  Colca Canyon 3 days  Arequipa City Tour  |  Climbing Chachani 2 days  |  Ascension to El Misty 2 days

 Ica and Nazca Tours:  Ideal Nazca lines 3 days  |  Ica and Nazca Lines tour 2 days  |  Nazca lines and Ballestas Islands 2 days  Nazca Lines Full Day excursion by Motor coach  |  Pachacamac and Paracas full day  |  Paracas and Ballestas Islands 2 days  |  Nazca lines 2 days

 Puno Tours:  Uros and Amantany Islands full day  |  Ideal Titicaca Lake of the Incas 4 days  |  Majestic Puno 4 days  Andean Life in Titicaca 4 days  |  Uros Island and Llachon peninsula full day  |  Amantany and Suasi Islands 3 days

 Cusco Traditional Programs:  The City Tour  |  Sacred Valley of the Incas  |  Moray and Maras  |  Tipon Piquillaqta Andahuaylillas  |  Raqchi  |  Machu Picchu full day  |  Machu Picchu by Train 2 Days  |  Rafting in the Urubamba River  |  Mountain bike Maras and Moray  |  Horse riding - half day  |  Tandem paragliding trip - half day

 Peru Jungle trips:  About Ecoamazonia Lodge  |  Monkey Island 2 days  |  Ecological Program 3 days  |  Eco Adventure 4 days  |  Manu Information  |  Manu Cultural Zone 3 days  |  Manu Cultural Zone 4 days  |  Manu Reserved Zone 6 days  |  Manu Reserved Zone 8 days

 Inca Trail to Machu Picchu:  Inca Trail Introduction  |  Inca Trail Description  |  Climate and Environment  |  Inca Trail Fauna  |  Inca Trail Flora  |  Inca Trail Archaeology  |  Inca Trail 2 days  |  Inca Trail 3 days  |  Inca Trail 4 days  |  Inca Trail 5 days  |  Inca Trail 6 days  |  Inca Trail 7 days  |  Inca Trail 8 days  |  Inca Trail 9 days  |  Inca Trail FAQ  |  Inca Trail Regulations  |  Inca Trail Tourist Facilities  |  Inca Trail Useful Information  |  Inca Trail Media Gallery

 Salkantay Treks:  Salkantay Treks Introduction  |  Salkantay Treks Description  |  Salkantay Treks 4 days  |  Salkantay Treks 5 days  |  Salkantay Treks 6 days  |  Salkantay Treks 7 days  |  Salkantay Treks 8 days  |  Salkantay Treks 9 days  |  Salkantay Treks 10 days  |  Salkantay Treks FAQ  |  Salkantay Treks Useful Information  |  Salkantay Treks Media Gallery

 Choquequirao Treks:  Choquequirao Treks Introduction  |  Choquequirao Description  |  Choquequirao Treks 4 days  |  Choquequirao Treks 5 days  |  Choquequirao Treks 6 days  |  Choquequirao Treks 7 days  |  Choquequirao Treks 8 days  |  Choquequirao Treks 9 days  |  Choquequirao Treks 12 days  |  Choquequirao Treks 14 days  |  Choquequirao Treks FAQ  |  Choquequirao Treks Useful Information  |  Choquequirao Treks Media Gallery