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Machu Picchu Pueblo

Aguas Calientes, Peru (Formerly Aguas Calientes Town)
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Most Restaurants North West of the Rio Aguas Calientes put an exorbitant amount of SERVISIO on the bill. For instance if you enjoyed your meal and a drink for about S/. 50 you can find a SERVISIO of S/. 15 and that is 30 % ! So always ask in advance about the SERVISIO costs! Because they don't write it... More

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Brit in Ankara
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 NEW

A wonderful way to relax and ease the aches and pains of the hiking, climbing and exploring of Machu Picchu. We came down from the sanctuary and went there immediately: warm and with gravel to sink your feet into, these thermal baths have a mix of minerals and you can recall the beauty and majesty of the hike whilst enjoying... More

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 NEW

excellent styractions you need a motion sickness nedication for the bus ride going to the top the winding road is terrible

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Perched along the Urubamba River, the town serves as a jumping off point for a visit to Machu Picchu. Shuttle buses rumble on the street all day waiting to take anxious visitors up, up the mountain where they begin their journey. Trains disgorge visitors and they make their way through the Mercado towards the bus station. We stayed overnight and... More

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Malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We went through it after visiting machu picchu. Quite quaint typical peruvian. A good example of a typical peruvian village and way of life

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

site opens at 7 am so take the first bus up - 20 mins exciting switch back journey with stunning views. no food allowed on site. Nice picnic area with cafe - we took our own food but were told that the food was good. Hire a guide to get the most out of the site - they are excellent.

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Aventura, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

One of the 7 Wonders in world, Machu Picchu deserves its name. Even under the rain and with fog. Of course, we could not appreciate the same way as under a sunny day. But it's still magical. To really enjoy, contract a Tourist Guide. It's really worth it.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I think people are confusing Machu Picchu Pueblo (formerly known as Aguas Caliente) with the actual ruins of Machu Picchu. First, Aguas Caliente is not a destination in itself. The town is nothing but a mass of mediocre restaurants and vendors that sell practically the same thing. Leaving the train station you are immediately dumped into a labyrinth of vendor... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Machu Picchu is amazing place and well worth a visit, if you are doing it on the cheaper side you will end up having to spend a night or two here. The main thing to watch out for is a tax added to most of the things you buy, especially if you eat or drink in the many over priced... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Machu Picchu is as amazing as its reputation. Especially if you read a little or get a guide, the features and history of the ruin is inspiring. Aguas Calientes, on the other hand, was too touristy for my taste. You really get the feeling that this isn't a genuine experience, and I was happy to return to Cusco, which I... More

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