How to Get from Lima to Machu Picchu

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Best Time to Visit Machu Picchu

Dry Season (April to October): the weather is more pleasant and dry. – Rainy Season (November to March): good option for fewer crowds and lower prices on accommodations and flights.

How to Get to Machu Picchu from Lima

From Lima to Cusco By Plane: takes less than an hour and a half and costs approximately $25 to $40. – From Lima to Cusco By Train: NO direct train between Lima and Cusco. To get to Cusco by train, you have to go to Puno. – From Lima to Cusco By Bus: The bus trip takes between 21 and 22 hours, costing $30.

How to Get From Cuzco to Machu Picchu

From Cusco to Machu Picchu By Bus: Take a bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo, then a train to Aguas Calientes, and finally a bus to Machu Picchu. – From Cusco to Machu Picchu By Train: The most elegant way to make the trip. There are tourist trains, with the cheapest costing 57USD and the most expensive 480USD.

Cusco to Machu Picchu On Foot

Inca Trail: Includes touring the ruins of Ollantaytambo, shopping at Piskachuco, walking for about 6 hours to reach Huayllabamba, and seeing ancient Inca ruins, offering a combination of history, adventure, and landscapes. – Short Option:  For those who desire an adventure but lack the physical condition or the willingness to walk for four days or enjoy sleeping in a tent.

Best Things to Do in Machu Picchu

– Visit The Temple of the Sun – See the Representation of the Sky: The Temple of the Condor – Go to the Location Dedicated to God Wiracocha: The Main Temple or Wayrana – Hike to the Intihuatana Temple

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