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Mandor Gardens

Valle de Mandor - Machupicchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru
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Owner description: A private nature reserve located 4Km from Machupicchu Pueblo (Aguas Calientes), where you can walk into biodiverse gardens enjoying, learning and at... more » Owner description: A private nature reserve located 4Km from Machupicchu Pueblo (Aguas Calientes), where you can walk into biodiverse gardens enjoying, learning and at the same time contributing to the restoration, conservation and preservation of the habitat of hundreds of species of flora and fauna in a vulnerable state due to many factors such as climate change and human factors.​​ « less
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Dalian, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I really enjoyed this quiet little walk. It can't compare to nearby Machu Picchu, but if you have a few days in town it's a break from the extreme stairs of other attractions. If you go to this you can probably skip the butterfly house.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We stayed in Aguas Calientes for 2 full days, and enjoyed our leisurely walk to the small fall. The are lots of butterflies, and plenty of marked foliage. It was well with the 10 sols.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This private garden a short , easy walk from the center of town adds tranquility to your trip. We left Aguas at 2:30 and saw most people were heading back, leaving the gardens to just us by the time we arrived. We spent 1 hour exploring, taking photos of the plants, butterflies, waterfalls...but the hike could take less time inside.... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Fun hike along the river bed and the train tracks. Takes about 2 hours. The gardens are pretty as is the water fall at the end. But enjoyed the walk more. If you have the time it is worth it.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The walk from macchu picchu town to the garden entrance is about 30 mins via the railway, we visited the butterfly garden on the way aswell which was nice. Cost 10 soles per person to enter the garden then it took 20 mins to get to the waterfall, theres pretty scenery. we saw lots of butterflys here and there were... More

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Pleasant journey just to walk to the waterfall itself (took one hour one way to get to the entrance of the garden). Walking along the river and train track. Listening to the birds and river sound. The trail to the waterfall is quite short supposed to be 20 mins one way. However we spent 2 hours in garden (we set... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I went with a friend to this place, instructed by the locals that was a good attrraction and since my train back to Cusco was at 4 pm and I had half a day to spend. The walk is around 45 mins efrom Machcu Pichu Pueblo, just need to walk by the train rail. You need to arrive to a... More

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Cusco, Peru
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Following a train journey, A lovely walk with a Beautiful waterfall at the end, it is humid, you will need insect repellent

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Mandor gardens are a beautiful oasis. You can pause here on the way to Mandor falls, or on the way back. We already had a picnic and it was ok to eat it here in the cafe space/ The coffee they serve is delicious.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

But, it isn't much. 10 soles. The walk from town is at least 30 mins. I wouldn't bother walking all the way just for this place though.

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