Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu

Santuario Historico de Machu Picchu

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  • Michael T
    United States3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Traveling to Machupicchu gives me enormous satisfaction!!!
    It was a wonderful experience in Machupicchu! I visited many places without having to worry about transportation, lodging, entrance fees, etc. The agency Terra Quechua Peru took care of everything and adjusted the itinerary to my taste and budget. There were some unforeseen events but as soon as I informed the agency they took care of it, always very attentive and friendly. They made my vacation an unforgettable experience. ✈ Thank you very much Terra Quechua Peru, for so much care and dedication towards me and your great professionalism.
    Visited July 2023
    Written 18 July 2023
  • GBJ-Cookies
    South Shields, United Kingdom1,694 contributions
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    A True Wonder of the World
    Located a twenty minute uphill bus ride from the town of Aqua Calientes we arrived at the bus stop 7:30am to join the long queue of tourists already assembled there. Tickets are sold online some 4k of them for each day and an extra 900 at the ticket office in town for in person sales only. The journey to the top includes many hairpin bends and affords wonderful views of the surrounding areas. There are toilet facilities at the unloading site for a small charge, a buffet restaurant and surprisingly a hotel. From here it is a small walk uphill to the amazing Inca site. Our G Adventures guide gave us an informative 3 hour guided tour on what was a beautiful sunny morning.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 25 July 2023
  • Josh Hargraves
    9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Brilliant vacation with Uncover Latin America
    I want to extend a heartfelt thank you to Chris and the entire team at Uncover Latin America for curating an unforgettable adventure for my family and me to the awe-inspiring wonder of the world, Machu Picchu. While the sheer grandeur of Machu Picchu exceeded our expectations, it was the remarkable journey leading up to it that left an indelible mark on us. The scenic train ride that carried us to our destination was a picturesque delight, setting the tone for the adventure that awaited. The winding road through lush, subtropical landscapes as we ascended towards Machu Picchu was an experience in itself, showcasing the natural beauty that surrounded us. Our guide proved to be a true gem, enriching our visit with insightful commentary and historical context that breathed life into the ancient ruins before us. After our enlightening tour of Machu Picchu, we indulged in a well-deserved lunch at the Sanctuary Lodge, where the tranquility and stunning vistas only enhanced the dining experience. From the captivating tours to the sumptuous meals and the exceptional accommodations leading up to our Machu Picchu expedition, every aspect of our journey was nothing short of outstanding. The level of service we received throughout was of the highest caliber, truly reflecting a world-class standard. For anyone seeking an extraordinary travel experience that seamlessly combines adventure and luxury, I wholeheartedly recommend reaching out to Chris and the remarkable team at Uncover Latin America. Their expertise and dedication ensured that our adventure to Machu Picchu became an unforgettable chapter in our family's travel story.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 10 August 2023
  • Ed Zeek
    Lafayette, Louisiana5 contributions
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    Winderful place
    Great visit to an historical place. It was like a fantasy adventure. I'm glad I went before I got too old. I like the llamas. I'm glad we took the bus instead of trying to hike.
    Visited September 2022
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 12 August 2023
  • Ectoplasm Fantasia
    Birmingham, United Kingdom2,692 contributions
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    Absolutely glorious!
    This really is a once in a lifetime experience. Glorious and stunning. I didn’t do any hiking just followed the standard trail with a guide - approx 30 mins uphill to start. The photos don’t do it justice and I will always remember my spiritual visit here.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 19 August 2023
  • Anneli F
    New York25 contributions
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    Machu Picchu and Vainu Picchu
    The view of the ruins and mountains in the sunrise is an unforgettable memory. To climb the summit, Vainu Picchu was a feat but worth every sweat drop. We also experienced thunder and rain, which made it more magical
    Visited October 2018
    Travelled with friends
    Written 4 September 2023
  • Samir S
    London, United Kingdom518 contributions
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    An ancient site to behold
    One item of the bucket list ticked off. Breathtakingly beautiful and as the picture postcards show. Incredible that the Incas built this almost 700 years ago. Make sure you go with a good guide, who can explain clearly all the intricacies of the site, and try to early morning to avoid the crowds. Well worth the visit.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 11 September 2023
  • TheExplorerFamily
    Somerset, New Jersey7,106 contributions
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    Magnificent Wonder of the World
    This 15th century Inca Citadel, or “The Lost City of the Incas”, built in the classic Inca style, and at 7000 feet above sea level, was truly magnificent. The name can be translated to mean “Old Mountain”, and it is believed that this was a summer estate for the Inca Emperor Pachacutec, and where about 700 people lived and worked while he was present. Some of the buildings have obviously been reconstructed to give tourists and visitors an idea of what they must have looked like at that time. We had a good tour guide. She pointed out various points of interest – The Sun Temple, the Condor landing stone where sacrifices may have been performed, the Temple Room with the Three Windows and the Water Mirrors from where the ancient scientists watched the skies. Amazing…! We got a very early start, and spent about four hours walking and exploring the grounds, and climbing the smaller Huch’Y Picchu Mountain for the glorious views. The landings suggested that farming of corn and potatoes was conducted here. Other foods were imported in. The Llamas and Alpacas seen everywhere were really cute. This UNESCO World Heritage Site deserves its title. It is a process to arrive here, but absolutely worth it to visit at least once in your lifetimes. We feel lucky to have been able to make this tedious journey.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 28 September 2023
  • DavisII
    Toronto, Canada20 contributions
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    Searching for Fredy!!!
    Fredy found us first, at the exit of the train station in Aguas Calientes. If not for Fredy, we would not have found John for our adventures in the Cusco region. I felt an instant connection just through a quick conversation, and so our adventure began. He met us at 5:30 in the morning with a smile on his face and info started to flow. If not for this man, we would not have had a clue on how this was built and the manpower needed for this impressive structure of the Incan Empire. Can say thank you enough, Fredy!
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 2 October 2023
  • Michael M
    Atlanta, Georgia150 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Incredible and do-able (even for a 71-year old)
    Spent the night in the city of Machu Picchu after taking the Machu Picchu train from . Did so in order to go on an early tour of the archaeological site. I was overwhelmed by Machu Picchu…really incredible...well worth it. Some observations and hints: 1. Try and go on an early tour (I went for the 8:00 park entrance). Did so to avoid any rain that usually occurs in the afternoon. The buses are boarded by park entrance time…so those for the 7:00 opening go up before the those for the 8:00 opening….long lines at the bus boardings but there are a lot of buses and the line moves fast. Also some of the internal sights, like the sun dial, are only accessible in the morning. If you go for later times, you will be mixed up with those arriving before you and those coming behind, which makes it crowded. 2. Get a ticket beforehand. Walked by a long line of hikers that were waiting for same-day tickets that are very limited. My guide said that some hikers wait for several days before they give up. 3. If you are afraid of heights and are not hiking to the site, close your eyes in the bus….rather harrowing trip along steep slopes. 4. Use a guide. There were many visitors who seemed to be doing it by themselves. My guide was very informative and knew the nooks and crannies and their significance…. I saw most just walk by. 5. Be aware that the government rations the movement along different paths (circuitos). Another guide got into an argument with my guide because I was going on the upper path (and thus to see “the” view of Machu Picchu) whereas his participants were relegated to a lower path and did not see “the” view. Apparently, they were not too happy. 6. I am a healthy 71-year old. To get to the higher view one has to climb steep stairs. I rested often and was able to do it without any problems. Lots of walking on paths that are not very smooth. For those with limited mobility, stick to the lower paths.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 23 October 2023
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Val W
Auckland, New Zealand4 contributions
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May 2024 • Couples
We are having an amazing trip especially because of our incredible guide Aldo. He’s the best and made the experience even better. Such a great trip!
Written 26 May 2024
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May 2024 • Family
2 days ago my girlfriend and I took the sacred valley and Machupicchu tour, we had an amazing experience with the Terra Quechua Peru team! The booking was easy and the communication was constant with the staff, helping us at all times, Our guide Perez was excellent in all aspects, he was always very attentive and answering all our questions I liked his explanations of the places we visited and I definitely liked his professionalism, seriousness and punctuality, he also knew all the secret places to go and the best opportunity to take pictures. I give him an excellent rating and thank you for accompanying us on this wonderful adventure. I loved Peru and its sights and people. I highly recommend "Terra Quechua Peru".
Written 21 May 2024
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Happiness24210599183
Brussels, Belgium1 contribution
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May 2024 • Friends
Gary was an excellent guide on our trip to machupicchu. He knows a lot about the history. Thank you to be our guide ! Our trip was succesfull !
Written 20 May 2024
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Musicians Mum
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Apr 2024 • Friends
Absolutely fascinating! Awesome in size and location.
Solid walls ,buildings ,steep terraces.
Peru tourism is very well organised .controlling the vast number of visitors to this site
Visited as the end of a 14 day small group tour, so all the tickets for trains, bus, site entry were already co ordinated by tour operator (UK based with local agent)
Perfect weather. Not too cold/hot/misty or rainy!
I did struggle a bit in the initial part of the ascent but after that it was fine.
Written 8 May 2024
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Zan
Los Angeles, CA142 contributions
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Apr 2024 • Couples
Visited on 4/24/24, which was my birthday, and it was one of the most epic experiences of my life. It was so amazing that we decided to go back the following day as well. There’s little that hasn’t already been said about this location and the history is well known so I will spare that part of my review but honestly, this is a destination that everyone should visit at least once in their life. I saw very young people all the way up to people in their 90s so it really is possible for anyone except those with mobility or health issues. The mystery and beauty of Machu Picchu are reasons enough to visit, but just being there and walking the grounds you really feel connected to history and the views are absolutely breathtaking. Our first day we went with a guide and the second time we went by ourselves. Both were great experiences. You can walk up to the entrance of Machu Picchu but I would suggest taking a bus because it will take multiple hours to get up there. You can also take the Inka Trail (3 nights and 4 days) and hike down into Machu Picchu so there are multiple different methods of getting there. We decided to stay in Aguas Calientes for a few nights so we took the bus to and from each visit.

Our first day we went with a guide who took us around but the second day we decided to choose Circuit 2 which many have said is the best route. It is definitely the most comprehensive and you get to see most of the site this way. We also added the Inka Bridge which was closed when we visited, but we were able to get very close to it. It’s an extra half mile climb once you reach the top of Machu Picchu but honestly it’s pretty easy, however, I would avoid it if you are afraid of heights because the pathway there is very narrow and the drop off to the side is hundreds, if not over 1000, feet to the bottom.

I am still in awe of everything I saw and it really left me with an immense appreciation and respect for the Peruvian people and what the Inca accomplished. I could not recommend this site enough and feel that it definitely deserves the UNESCO world heritage site badge as well as being one of the new Seven Wonders of the World.
Written 7 May 2024
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JIM N
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Apr 2024 • Solo
With my group of friends, we planned our trip to Cusco, a friend recommended Terra Quechua Peru and we did the tour of Machu Picchu, from the ease of booking to the well thought out itinerary, every detail has been attended with professionalism, we had the best time on this tour, so much expectation to reach the top. It was raining, but nothing that a rain poncho bought in line to get on the bus couldn't fix. When we were at the top it seemed as if the curtain opened, the fog disappeared, and before our eyes the incredible! One of the 7 wonders of the world.
Written 24 April 2024
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Daniel O
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Jul 2023 • Business
My 4th trip to this amazing site in 5 years! Yes, it is THAT stunning.

These ruins are a testament to the engineering skills of the Inca. It's a powerful experience to walk through and realize the energy of this city.

Since the city rests at approximately 7,500ft, take time to acclimate before visiting. Go slow while exploring.
Written 15 April 2024
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DanielMtz90
Monterrey, Mexico459 contributions
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Apr 2024 • Couples
Machu Picchu truly lives up to its status as one of the seven wonders of the world. A global must-see, our trip was centered around this iconic site, and the experience was nothing short of breathtaking. We were amazed from the moment we arrived. Planning ahead, we reserved a private guided tour six months in advance, and it was a decision well worth it. Our guide, Jeni, was not only an expert historian, painting vivid pictures of the past, but also an exceptional photographer, capturing our memories against the stunning backdrop of the ancient ruins.

We were graced with perfect weather, and while we came prepared for cold, rain, and heat, it was quite warm at times. Thus, I recommend bringing plenty of sunscreen. Before embarking on your tour, I suggest using the restroom and stowing any non-essential items in the lockers available for 5 soles. This way, you’re free to explore unencumbered.

The tour itself lasted around three hours, but the time investment is well justified. There are rumors of potential closures, which I’m skeptical about given the site’s economic significance to the region. However, certain areas are being restricted due to human impact and natural wear over time, so my advice is to visit sooner rather than later to fully experience Machu Picchu’s grandeur. This ancient marvel is a testament to human ingenuity and the power of preservation.
Written 15 April 2024
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Bean-Buggles
Plumsteadville, PA651 contributions
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Mar 2024 • Family
An absolutely incredibly beautiful and magical location. It just takes your breath away. Things I didn’t realize about MP before being here: 1) it’s in a jungle and has crazy high humidity. 2) the ruins aren’t the most incredible aspect of MP, its the location itself surrounded by an amphitheater of mountains all around with waterfalls, other ruins, mystical clouds, and the Urubamba river winding by below. The one downside is that you have to follow a set circuit instead of exploring on your own, so you cannot see everything you want to see. But regardless, its worth every penny and effort to get there. We lucked out with perfect weather in late March with no rain on both days we were there!
Written 10 April 2024
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Nico Samneil Sy Salado
Newport, VT1,898 contributions
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Mar 2024 • Friends
Hopefully your trip has a clear skies to enjoy fully this wonderful breathtaking place of history. The images and videos are nothing compared when you see it in person. All i can say is be sure to have a travel agency to snjoy this place so you would be hassle free. I recommend Peruforless agency.
Written 19 March 2024
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