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Machu Picchu is a world mythic archaeological site anyone must visit in his or her lifetime. This historical place is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Peru and one of the places among the Seven Wonders of the World. The 3 day Machu Picchu tours are many and it is advisable to book your stay and travel from a trusted tour operator. This is a preserved place, and the tourism department of Peru governs the numbers of tourists visiting here. This is not a good place to visit by those, who cannot withstand altitude sickness. The Mountain hiking is the only option to visit this historical site. This is the best place to tour as mountain hiking on the Andes mountain range in Peru, Nature tour and heritage tour.
Important Place to Visit in Machu Picchu
- Watchman’s Hut
- The Sun Gate (Inti Punku)
- Funerary Stone
- Huayna Picchu
- Central Plaza
- Inca Bridge
- House of Ornaments
- Temple of the Sun
- Mortar/Industrial Section
- Royal Tomb
- Temple of Three Windows
- Principal Temple
- Sacred Rock
- Prison Group
This is the best place to visit for the history buffs. The above-mentioned places are incredible stone marvels. They have astronomical precision and many places mysteries or secrets on these rock structures. These are not able to prove by the present-day historians and scientists. You can enjoy the mountain hiking by viewing the Urubamba River and valley side with full of greenery. The 3 day Machu Picchu tours are the best, when you wish to see all in details with your guide.
How to reach Machu Picchu?
The Machu Picchu coordinates are 13°09′48″ South and 72°32′44″ West.
- The distance from Cuzco to Machu Picchu is 74-KM.
- You can alight at Ollantaytambo Station or Aguas Calientes Station to reach here by train.
- The nearest airport to teach Machu Picchu is in Cuzco Region, Peru.
- You can go by road up to Aguas Calientes to hike on Machu Picchu.
- It takes a 1-hour trek from Aguas Calientes to reach the top citadel of Machu Picchu.
Best Time to Visit Machu Picchu
The best time to visit Machu Picchu is from April to September. The rest of the moths are the rainy season. The Machu Picchu will be closed for tourist entry during the rainy season due to slippery risk and maintenance work.
It is advisable to check online for the Inca trail permits real-time availability. You can also check this with a Machu Picchu trip package tour. It will be better to check the cost for the 3 day Machu Picchu tours with a local tour operator and international tour operators in Peru. You must know about the Inca trail or Machu Picchu difficulties before taking your tour. You can get those details by reading the Machu Picchu hiking reviews. A guided tour to Machu Picchu is advisable. Peru is a tourist friendly destination.