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Machu Picchu Pueblo

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Address: Aguas Calientes, Peru (Formerly Aguas Calientes Town)
Description: Peru Grand Travel is Located in Cusco, Peru and is a well-established and...
Peru Grand Travel is Located in Cusco, Peru and is a well-established and high quality Tour Operator with nearly one decade of experience and expertise in the tourism industry. We organize a large variety of tours in Cusco (Traditional Inca Trail to Machupicchu, Inca Jungle Trail to Machupicchu, Inca Salcantay trek to Machupicchu,Sacred Valley tour, Cusco City tour) with the support of our capable and professional bi-lingual staff. We offer a wealth of opportunities for making your visit to Peru unforgettable. A leading organization for history, culture and adventure in Peru, we specialize in offering educational experiences and tours customized to your interests, schedule, and budget.
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Stayed here overnight in route to Machu Pichu. What a charming little town! the people are so nice, most places have WiFi and serve American food. Not too much to do here, but the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

As the title sums it up, Machu Picchu Pueblo (fka Aguas Calientes) has basically no tourist appeal other than the fact you must stay here to go view Machu Picchu. Make the best of the situation by staying at the Inkaterra Hotel, which is the only oasis in town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Stayed here overnight in route to Machu Pichu. What a charming little town! the people are so nice, most places have WiFi and serve American food. Not too much to do here, but the set-up of the village is a tour in itself. Try and book a hostal with hot water! Alot of them don't have this amentity.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

We had to spend a few days in Cusco to acclimatise to the altitude and that's really the way to go. We then took a train to a aguas calientes which is a one of the kind on a switch back railway line thru the mountains. We were given beak fast and a fashion show on the train. very amusing.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Nice place to stay at least 2 nichts in order to enjoy different restaurants and visit Machu Pichu one hole day and rest the second day.

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Most travel to this village (30 min bus trip from Machu Picchu site) by train from either Cusco or Ollantaytambo. Some do a 3-5? Night trek into MP & then stay in this village. We stayed in Ollantaytambo for 3 nights (hotel right on railway station - really lovely!) before spending 2 nights in this village. That gave us plenty... More 

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

.. Evidently, this town caters to the tourists that are off to visit Machupicchu on the day or day after. It offers tons of restaurants and shops. There is not much to see in the town except for some statues and such.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

This place is beautiful. Everything is at walking distance and the view are beautiful. Very relaxing place to stay and enjoy before going up to Machu Pichu

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

I liked the natural surroundings, friendly locals. I disliked the half-finished urban dwellings (it's clearly growing with a total lack of planning).

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Cusco Region, Peru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Best ever ancient city explored. Lots of folks doing it too. Prices a bit high. If you are willing to do more on your own you will enjoy it and save money. ex Water at the site 7 soles, water from the vendor on the path down 3 soles.

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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

No cars here, apart from the buses that may take you up to Machu Picchu and some police cars. All the streets are exclusively for pedestrians, It is a nice place to stroll during the evening and stop for some coffee at one of the many cafes.

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