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Address: Mandor Valley - Machupicchu | Km. 114. 3, Aguas Calientes, Peru
Phone Number: +51 84 634429
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Description: A private nature reserve located 4Km from Machupicchu Pueblo (Aguas...
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.​​
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Rainforest-like feel with a waterfall

We walked along the train tracks from Aguas Calientes. Little mysterious because they ask for passport information upon entry. Very pretty place with a lot of flora and fauna... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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San Francisco, California
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We walked along the train tracks from Aguas Calientes. Little mysterious because they ask for passport information upon entry. Very pretty place with a lot of flora and fauna (rainforesty feel). 10 soles per person entry fee. It is for the adventure-seeker and not for the relaxing tourist.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Nice walk along train tracks from Aqua Calientas gardens are pleasant waterfall pretty but not huge lots of wildlife

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Beautiful gardens here. We had a lovely hike to the nearby waterfall. Felt like a tropical paradise within the cloud forest. The walk was pretty easy for all fitness levels with lots of opportunities for some beautiful pictures.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Not for those with a mobility problem perhaps but if ya can go the peaceful route as it is well worth while. Pray for dry weather but also cool breeze as this can be both tiring and hot,stand still for a moment and feel the sound of the river and history...probably never be here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Amazing place to visit and all the walking is totally worth it. You can avoid the train tunels by taking a shortcut right down the train rails.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We also stayed at the Gea Lodge at the gardens. The trip along the river was delightful. You pass the butterfly house and the bridge to the trail to Machu Picchu. Not for those in A hurry to get back on busses. But a must for travelers wanting a more authentic journey.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Takes forever to reach the garden entrance of the gardens: one hour along the railroad tracks, which are full of rocks which dramatically slows down your walk. Then it is another 30 minutes to the waterfall. Waterfall is underwhelming for all the effort and not worth the trip.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Something different to look at apart from "the main Attraction" . Not the most interesting of gardens but along with the walk along the raiway track makes for a diveting couple of hours away from the hustle & bustle.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Great walk through the gardens to the waterfall beyond. Great activity for a down day and just wandering and exploring. We took the train tracks there and had a great time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

After seeing Putucusi, we decided to try out the waterfall at Mandor. We followed the railroad tracks (be prepared, there are 2 tunnels you'll have to walk through and there's not a lot of room there if the train happens to be coming. Just be careful; it didn't bother me but my friend was very nervous about the trains), and... More 

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Additional Information about Mandor Gardens

Address: Mandor Valley - Machupicchu | Km. 114. 3, Aguas Calientes, Peru
Phone Number: +51 84 634429
Location: South America  >  Peru  >  Cusco Region  >  Sacred Valley  >  Aguas Calientes
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 4

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