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Los Jardines de Mandor

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A family initiative for enviromental protection 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 and preservation of the habitat...more
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Mandor Valley - Machupicchu | Km. 114. 3, Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu, Peru
+51 84 634429
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All reviews mandor gardens train tracks nice walk beautiful waterfall hour walk pay soles machu picchu flora and fauna bring bug spray hour adventure narrow path small entrance fee small restaurant hotel in aguas calientes cloud forest rainy season highly recommend this place
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place. Mellow (homegrown) cup of coffee for elevensies, a tootle round the garden and back to Angelica’s Restaurant for the Menu del Dia - really good and tasty food. The walk from Aguas Calientes took just over an hour, the scenery was super...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nikkinokkinoo
Reviewed January 12, 2019

We really enjoyed our visit to the Mandor Gardens / Waterfall. It was a short, flat hike from Machu Picchu Town (maybe 1 1/2 - 2 hours at our speed). The hike wasn't all that great (you're walking along and on train tracks for most...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank ToledoMark
Reviewed January 8, 2019

We had a free day in Aquas Calientes. The hike to Jardines de Mandor was pleasant ,easy, and very rainy. We got soaked. Make sure you have dry duds to change into after.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pippi2014
Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

Not to strenuous a hike, attractive waterfalls, and the restaurant can make you a good cheese sandwich afterwards on whole wheat with tomatoes and cucumber.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nellie B
Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

SUMMARY: If you’re looking for a nice way to end your stay at Machu Picchu, spend the 3 hours to explore Los Jardines de Mandor. You won’t regret it. FULL REVIEW: Los Jardines de Mandor is a gorgeous secluded place, not too far from Aguas...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank attodd19
Reviewed November 17, 2018

We hiked here from Aguas Clientes and it was definitely worth the hike! It took us a few hours to hike there and back to town, but we are not avid hikers and also took our time to look at all the plants and enjoy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank heathermcalister2
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

We went to the gardens as a day trip while Waiting to see Machu Picchu and if we would’ve known how excellent the food was going to be (set menu @ 15 sols) we’d have stopped on the hike from hydroelectrico- the girl working there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wonderlustflygrlks
Erwin R, Propietario at Los Jardines de Mandor, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

I'm glad you enjoyed our gardens as well as the food in our restaurant "Mamá Angélica". Thank you very much for the review!

Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

We were recommended to visit the gardens and we were not disappointed. It is quite a walk at the side of the train track. Possibly over 2 miles. You purchase your ticket from the cafe opposite for 10 sol and enter the gardens. You walk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank crani
Erwin R, Propietario at Los Jardines de Mandor, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Thank you for your comments and information. This helps us to keep improving, every year we try to improve the trail aswell cleaning the trash and the stones from it. Hopefully soon our local authorities will improve the trail from Machupicchu to Hidroeléctrica, the trail...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018

We walked out to Mandor Botantical Gardens from Aguas Calientes. The hardest part about the walk is having to walk on the large stones along the railroad tracks. The gardens are lovely and it was a nice change from Aguas Calientes where it always seems...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Giavanna R
Reviewed August 31, 2018

From town you walk out of town along the road, and then pick up the railroad tracks which follow the river when the road ends. From here we view the steep mountain cliffs all around and continue hiking in the Machu Picchu sanctuary. The landscape...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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linda f
December 17, 2018|
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Response from Erwin R | Property representative |
Hola Linda, I'm glad you are interested in visiting our gardens. Walking to our reception would take 1 hour and visiting the park another hour. The way back might take another hour and you can even take one more hour for... More
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May 11, 2017|
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Response from Erwin R | Property representative |
Hola Nanza, The walk from the village to the entrance of our park is 4Km long (1h walk), the path through the gardens and native forest to Mandor falls is 1k long (20 min walk). Another 1h 20 min (5Km) for the way back to... More
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Grisel F
May 24, 2016|
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Response from Erwin R | Property representative |
Es verdad, llegarán muy tarde como para disfrutar del camino dentro de Los Jardines de Mandor. Quizás al día siguiente. Si visitan Machupicchu de regreso podrían tomar el bus y detenerse en Puente Ruinas, así se ahorrarían... More
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