The stone city of Machu Picchu is one of the most fascinating archeological sites on the planet. Located northwest of Cusco, Peru, it is a testament to the power and ingenuity of the Inca people.
Take a look on our reviews and guides on Accommodation in Cusco (where most people choose to stay) or Aguas Calientes (nearest town from Machu Picchu, also known as Machu Picchu Town).
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There are many options for that. By different trains, hiking, etc. We explain it more on here.
Eating inside the archaeological site is strictly prohibited, but visitors can use the small area close to the entrance to eat a box lunch.
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Size: 325.9 km2
Average duration of a trip: 1 day