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Mandor Gardens

Address: Valle de Mandor - Machupicchu, Aguas Calientes, Peru
Phone Number: +51084634429
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Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Owner description: A private nature reserve located 4Km from Machupicchu Pueblo (Aguas Calientes), where you can walk...
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Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
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.​​
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Gainesville, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a hidden gem. You have to follow the railroad tracks to find the entrance to Mandor Gardens. We had a great time walking the gardens to Mandor Falls. Beautiful! There are bathrooms at the entrance building where you sign in.

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Arbroath, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

After climbing hundreds if not thousands of steps at Mach Pichu the previous day this walk along the train line was a pleasant experience. For some strange reason the walk with the group took one hour and thirty minutes and when I walked back on my own it took forty minutes. I was however walking at a much quicker pace.... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Beautiful and well kept place! The main waterfall in the area is beautiful! The staff is friendly and willing to explain things. The walk there is longer than what they tell you but is worth it!

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Auroville, India
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We started walking from Hidroelectrica at 6 pm, it was dark but a pleasant walk under the stars. Aftert an 1 1/2 of brisk walk we found lights by the train tracks and asked if we could sleep there for the night. Simple rooms and hot water was enough to settle there for few hours , since we started to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

If you just came down the Machu Picchu (4-day inca trail), you may want to reconsider taking this mini trek. Also, beware of the season. We went during dry season, and the waterfall was like a tiny stream of water falling down a tiny hill. Was not very impressive, given the 3-hour walk (there and back. It's a great little... More 

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New York City, New York
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68 reviews 68 reviews
42 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

When advised by our friend to visit this waterfall, we didn't think much about it nor did we understand how far the walk was. Honestly, the walk is far from town. Budget at least 1:30 hour each way and you need to talk 20 minutes into the garden to reach the waterfall. On the way to the waterfall from town,... More 

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Dalian, China
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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