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Aguas Calientes

Cusco

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"You just have to do it by walking to Aguas Calientes then take the tour when you arrive."  See More

"Go by train to Aguas Calientes and then do a trek on a less travelled trail like Ausungante or the pre-inca ruin of Choquequirao Archeological Park."  See More

"not as famous as Aguas Calientes, but great site."  See More

"Booking places to stay in advance is sometimes an issue when travelling in high season or to small towns with a lot to offer - Aguas Calientes, Yangshuo; Majuli Island."  See More

"You could walk up hill of Machu Picchu from a small town called Aguas Calientes."  See More

"From Cusco to Aguas Calientes (from there you get to Machu Picchu) there are several ways, but I'm not sure which one is the cheapest."  See More

"Going to a lower altitude can relieve symptoms-the Sacred Valley and Maccu Picchu are lower altitude than Cusco-spend a day there or even stay in Ollantaytambo or Aguas Calientes if necessary."  See More

"That said I find that the cities or villages that exists only because there is a major atraction nearby are always ugly like Palenque near the Maya's ruins, Pamukkale near the marble pools or Aguas Calientes near Machupichu."  See More

"Then, the closest city you can sleep in before heading to the gates of Machu Picchu is Aguas Calientes (a 20-minute bus ride from the MP gates)."  See More

"The van drops you off right at the train tracks, you then can take a train to Aguas Calientes(aka Machu Picchu Town) or you can walk along the tracks."  See More

"From Cusco you have a couple of choices to get to Aguas Calientes which is the closest town to the Machu Picchu (from the town you can either walk - about 1."  See More

"Maybe Angels Landing hike, Zion National Park or the hike up Putucusi Mountain in Aguas Calientes."  See More

"Doing it in one day, though, doesn't do it justice-recommend staying in Aguas Calientes for the night."  See More

"If you want to enjoy the sunrise what you could do is take the last train of the day from Cusco or the Sacred Valley, sleep in Aguas Calientes (the town near Machu Picchu) and the next morning take the bus to Machu Picchu (they run from 5."  See More

"IF you go to de mountain by train since Cusco to Aguas Calientes, it takes about 3 hours."  See More

"I'd recommend checking out the small town below Machu Picchu called Aguas Calientes."  See More

"If you attempt it with a kid around that age, I would take the train in to Aguas Calientes where you can then decide to do the 5-hour walk or take the bus up to the base of the Machu Picchu site."  See More



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  1. Aguas Calientes



Hotels nearby:
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  1. Inca Terra
  2. Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge
  3. Las Chullpas Eco-Lodge
  4. Tambo Del Inka Resort & Spa Valle Sagrado
  5. El Artesano de San Blas



Things to do nearby:
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  1. Templo de la Luna
  2. Moray
  3. Maras Salt Mines
  4. Choquequirao Archeological Park
  5. Huayna Picchu



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