Machu Picchu

The lost city of the Incas

Intro

The well-preserved lost city of the Incas was a mystical place of worship. A true jewel of architecture and engineering that amazes all visitors by walking around its different areas, such as palaces, temples and observatories.

Main Attractions

General Information

Machu Picchu is a place to look the stars and the private hacienda of the Inca Pachacutec

Altitude max:
2667 MAMSL (Huayna Picchu “Young Mountain”)

Altitude min:
2000 MAMSL (Machu Picchu Village)

Weather:

Dry, Sunny days and cold nights.Maximum: 26ºC / 78ºF. Minimum: 10ºC / 50ºF. Rainy season from November to March.

Access Routes

By train: 112 km (70 miles) from northeast of the city of Cusco (4 hours)

74 km (36 miles) from Ollantaytambo Station in the Sacred Valley (1h 30 min)