Exploor Travel Blog — Machu Picchu

The Best Restaurants in Aguas Calientes

Posted by Konsti Sobon on
The Best Restaurants in Aguas Calientes
Aguas Calientes, also known as Machu Picchu town, is the village where all travelers arrive before exploring the famous Machu Picchu. However, as Aguas Calientes is quite small there aren’t many things to do. That’s why finding a good restaurant is even more important as you will most likely want to eat somewhere when arriving in Aguas Calientes or after you have done your Machu Picchu tour. In order to simplify your decision of where to go, we created a list of the best restaurants in Aguas Calientes so that you can find some great places to eat.

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Hiking to the Sun Gate at Machu Picchu

Posted by Oliver Eberlein on
Hiking to the Sun Gate at Machu Picchu
When visiting Machu Picchu, the most famous tourist attraction in Peru, you have three options of doing additional hikes that are between 1.5 - 2 hours each (one way). You can hike up Machu Picchu Mountain, Huayna Picchu (the mountain behind the ruins of the ancient city) and you can also hike to the Sun Gate Inti Punku. This post focuses on the Sun Gate at Machu Picchu and tells you all you need to know about it.

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The Differences of Machu Picchu Mountain and Huayna Picchu

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The Differences of Machu Picchu Mountain and Huayna Picchu
When you arrive in Aguas Calientes, the village next to Machu Picchu, you will already feel the magic in the air! Soon you will visit the ancient Machu Picchu ruins and maybe also climb up Machu Picchu Mountain or Huayna Picchu. After having read this article, you will know the most important info about the hikes and the respective differences of Machu Picchu Mountain and Huayna Picchu so that you can see which hike is the most suitable for you.

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Machu Picchu Weather - All you need to know

Posted by Konsti Sobon on
Machu Picchu Weather - All you need to know

Before you plan to come and visit the famous Machu Picchu, one of the seven world wonders since 2007, you should be aware of the weather so you can prepare yourself accordingly. I’m sure that when most people think of South America, they associate it with sunny & warm weather - and yes, part of this is true. But what kind of weather can you expect at the Machu Picchu? What is the best time of the year to do a Machu Picchu tour? This blog post will focus on these and many more questions regarding the weather at Machu Picchu.

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Which train to take to Machu Picchu? The different trains to Machu Picchu

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Which train to take to Machu Picchu? The different trains to Machu Picchu
Before you are on the way to your unforgettable adventure to the famous Machu Picchu, we would like to present you the different trains to Machu Picchu and what you should pay attention to. Although the train to Machu Picchu is not the cheapest, it offers you some time to relax and to enjoy the beautiful nature of Cusco's Sacred Valley along the Urubamba River before arriving at the sanctuary of Machu Picchu. But the big question is what train options there are for Machu Picchu and which one to take.

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Machu Picchu Tickets - Important Information

Posted by Erik Krause on
Machu Picchu Tickets - Important Information

Visiting Machu Picchu is a must on every Peru trip. However, since the beginning of 2019 there are some things you should consider, such as how to buy Machu Picchu tickets and whether to climb Huayna Picchu, Machu Picchu Mountain or visit the sun gate. This blog post will help answer all of these questions and make sure you will get to know Machu Picchu in the best way possible.

 

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