How to get to Machu Picchu


One of the most spectacular natural areas in the world is the Macchu Picchuwhich in fact is one of the 7 Wonders of the World, recognition that it has with all deserved. It is the most attractive of Peru and without a doubt what makes this country worth visiting even if it is only to see it, although it also has many other places worth visiting. It was declared a World Heritage Site in 1983 and Wonder of the World in 2007, so it is one of the places that you have to visit at least once in your life.

Its name comes from Quechua and means "old mountain". To get to Machu Picchu You can do it in 2 different ways, so take note and don't miss one of the most spectacular excursions you can do in your life:

Train: It is probably the most comfortable option to reach this wonder. The trip lasts almost 4 hours, and may be 20 minutes less depending on the type of train, but it will never last more than 4.

Walking: ideal if you like trekking since it is one of the most amazing experiences you can live. The route can last between 2 and 5 days, depending on where you start it, but always following the so-called Inca Trail. It is the best option to go to Machu Picchu since it is the way with which you will best enjoy the landscape and the immense beauty it has.

Among the many things that you will find on the way or already in Machu Picchu, highlight the Inca House, the temples, the solar observatory or the House of the Guardian. It is highly recommended to make a stop in the town of Aguascalientes, it is beautiful and everyone who visits it is delighted.

How To Get To Machu Picchu (June 2020)


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