2 Days Machu Picchu Tour with Moray Salt Mines Maras – The best option to get to Machupicchu is to go via Moray by vehicle and then go to Machupicchu and spend the night in Aguas Calientes
Explore Moray’s wonderful circular agricultural terraces, with their complex irrigation system and balconies, and have a great activity to explore Inca sites before reaching Machupicchu via the Sacred Valley of Ollantaytambo. Enjoy the best holidays in Peru and the lost city of the Incas.
Experience the beauty of Peru’s hidden gems – from the salty taste of the Maras salt mines to the mysterious secrets of Moray and Machu Picchu for an unforgettable experience of captivating history. Witness the fantastic architecture and archaeological sites as you explore Machu Picchu’s diverse landscape.
Salt Mines + Machu Picchu Highlights:
At 07:30, we will pick you up from your hotel to begin your fantastic tour. First, we drive to the Moray agricultural terraces on a plateau. Moray allows you to explore parts of the western side of the Urubamba Valley. On this trip, you can learn about agriculture, textiles, and the history of the Inca Empire. Perfect place to explore unconventionally to discover the Inca culture.
After, drive down a dirt road to Maras and Salinas. The splendid salt mines are preserved, maintaining the collection of artisanal extraction as in the times of the Incas. We continue the trip until we reach Ollantaytambo to make a short walk through the mountain that dominates it until we get to the temple of the sun, continuing through the balcony of Ollantaytambo, having a privileged view of the entire archaeological complex and the Colonial town with a realistic picture of the Andes.
We continue to Ollantaytambo to board our train to Aguas Calientes village.
At 5:30 a.m., We will board the shared tourist transport to Machu Picchu to see the sunrise. We have a two-hour walk exploring the Inca citadel. In the afternoon you will return to Cusco by train.
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PRICES PER PERSON [USD] 2023 *We do not add other people to your group—hotel in a double or matrimonial room.
Private Tour Maras Salt Mines + Machu Picchu 2 Day
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PERU TRAINS By PeruRail / PER PERSON
+$80. Vistadome train (round trip: OLLANTAYTAMBO – MACHUPICCHU – OLLANTAYTAMBO)
+$498. Hiram Bingham train (Inbound Journey: Train MACHUPICCHU – POROY)
+$75 Huayna Picchu
+$60 RE-ENTRY TO MACHU PICCHU
Agua Calientes, also known as Machupicchu Pueblo, is a bustling town below the ruins of Machu Picchu. Today there are almost 100 different lodging options in Aguas Calientes. Selecting an excellent hostel (hotel) for the night is often challenging. Next, our Kondor Path Tours team tried a simple approach based on our own experience and the traveler’s experience of hotel experiences in the town. Our analysis of the best hotels in Aguas Calientes stands divided into different categories: Cheap, friendly, more comfortable, premium, and luxury.
-$30 Book on your own “It is possible to reserve this excursion without a hotel.”
Gringo Bill’s Machupicchu – 3-Star Hotel
+$25. DBL/MATRIMONIAL | +$43 Suite
Inti Punku Machupicchu – 3-Star Hotel
+$25. Standard | +$33. Superior | +$39. Junior Suite | +$63. Senior Suite
Casa Andina Standard Machu Picchu – 3-Star Hotel
+$29. Traditional | +$35. Superior | +$45. Suite
Taypikala Boutique Machupicchu – 3-Star Hotel
+$35. Standard SGL/DBL | +$80 Suite
Jaya Suite Machupicchu – 3-Star Hotel
El MaPi ByInkaterra – 4-Star Hotel
+$69. Superior Deluxe SGL or DBL | +$91. Suite SGL o DBL
Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel – 5-Star Hotel
+$244. Superior | +$271. Superior Deluxe |+$298. Junior Suite | +$389. Junior Suite Deluxe | +$488. Suite | +$555. Inkaterra Suite
This applies to the following services
Machu Picchu Fee
College students$25 off
Children from 03 to 17 years old $25 off
For train service in PERU RAIL
-50%: Children from 03 to 11 “Contact us.”
Machu Picchu was probably built around 1450, during the glory years of the Inca Empire. In this period, the Empire was ruled by the Incas Pachacutec Yupanqui (1438-1471) and Tupac Yupanqui (1472-1493).
This citadel has impressive cultural and natural attractions as well as an ecological environment, very well preserved, which is why the Peruvian state declared it a Protected Natural Area in 1981.
Also, UNESCO declared it a World Heritage Site. In this sanctuary, it is possible to find up to 350 birds, 200 species of orchids, ten different ecological zones (from glacial peaks to tropical zones), a network of Inca trails, and several archeological sites. And last but not least, the legendary city of Machu Picchu.
Machu Picchu is located 80 km (50 miles) northwest of Cusco (Peru) at 2,430 meters, 450 meters from the Urubamba River. It is about 112 kilometers from Cusco by train. This Inca site is surrounded by impressive, steep mountain ranges separated by narrow valleys and deep ravines. Machu Picchu National Park is essential for its archaeological value and various ecosystems.
No trip to Peru is complete without visiting Machu Picchu (“Old Mountain” in Quechua). Because the Spaniards failed to find Machu Picchu, it was impossible to explore it.
This city remained well preserved, was not destroyed, and was only at the hands of the “Pachamama.” The Inca city is one of the reasons why it is one of the most important Inca ruins. In a worldwide Internet poll in 2007, Machu Picchu was voted one of the World’s New Seven Wonders.
Archaeologists say that the Incas probably abandoned the city of Machu Picchu because the invasion of the Spanish conquistadors caused the death of most of the Incas while others went into hiding.
The ruins of Machu Picchu open at 6 a.m. and are open until 6 p.m.
It is not allowed to bring large backpacks to the archaeological site. The maximum size allowed is 25 liters. You can leave your luggage in the storage room of your hotel.
To enter the Inca city, you are not allowed to bring food, only drinks; it does forbid using tripods, drones, or selfie sticks.
There is a restroom at the entrance of Machu Picchu, be sure to visit the toilets before entering. There are no restrooms inside the Inca city. The cost is approx. 0.75 USD.
The best-known ways to get to Machu Picchu are:
By Train: The most economical way is to use the transports you can find in the “Calle Pavitos,” this transport will take you to Ollantaytambo station. From there, you can board your train to Machu Picchu. If you hire our travel agency, “Kondor Path Tours,” you will not have to worry about anything. Since our transport will accompany you, our assistants will care for everything. You can get a train to Machu Picchu Pueblo, the closest point to the ruins, and from there, you can take a bus that will take you to the ruins. If you choose this option, you will also find beautiful views.
Hiking Tour to Machu Picchu: We can offer you the Inca Trail for 04 days and Inca Trail for 02 days if you are an adventure seeker.
These two routes through the mountains are an enjoyable and popular experience. Few people can start this trek daily, so booking in advance is very important.
If you are in good physical condition, you can challenge the slopes of Machu Picchu mountain (where the Inca site does locate). This short hike will take you to the top ascent of 600 meters. It would help if you took care to acclimatize to the altitude, wear special footwear, and hydrate properly.
This incredible hike gives you breathtaking panoramic views of the valley, river, and surrounding mountains. This ascent does not represent much difficulty; even children can do it without worry. Don’t rush and arrive at your own pace; remember that you will be over 3,000 meters above sea level!
In Quechua, Huayna Picchu means Young Mountain, and although it has a little-known name, this mountain appears in all the best-known photos. Its exploration is less popular, but it is the most attractive for the most adventurous visitors of the Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary.
Making the ascent is medium-difficult; you will find narrow paths with stunning views on the climb. It is a one-way road, so the descent is on the other side, and you can appreciate both sides of the mountain—a unique and impressive tour.
Salt Mines + Machu Picchu 2 Day with Hotel**
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