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Machu Picchu via Santa Teresa in March

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Machu Picchu via Santa Teresa in March

Hi :)

Do you think that is good idea to get to Aquas Calientes via Santa Teresa by bus (colectiovo) at the end of March? I heard some information about the poor condition of roads during the wet season.

Does anybody know the timetable of the frain from hydroelectric plant do Aquas Calientes?

Or is it better to go to Aquas Calientes by train from Ollaytamtambo?

Thank you! Lucie

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11. Re: Machu Picchu via Santa Teresa in March

Thx for help. Do you know if there is a direct bus/colectivo to hydroelectrica ? I've read that it is a bit faster.. Do you think it is a bad idea to walk from hydroelectrica to aquas calientes after the sunset ... ? We will get to hydroelectrica by 18:30-19:00...

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12. Re: Machu Picchu via Santa Teresa in March

That is very ambitious, especially in the rain season. Good luck but the back door to MP is really for people who have time. If you are ın a hurry take the traın at Ollantaybambo.

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13. Re: Machu Picchu via Santa Teresa in March

Hi,

I understand this is an old post but I want to check, would anyone know if the roads now are operational? I will be going middle of May and would like to try this route as well. I hope May is a good month for this.

Also, forgive me but I got some confusing information about the bus that I have to take from Cusco. So the bus is going to Quillabamba and I have to get off at Santa Maria and then take another bus from Santa Maria to Santa Teresa, which mean the first bus I'm taking (from Cusco) won't pass Santa Teresa, am I correct?

Would greatly appreciate your inputs on this.

Thanks very much,

Eli

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14. Re: Machu Picchu via Santa Teresa in March

Check here for detailed information : andeantravelweb.com/peru/destinations/machup…

I do not think the road is opened yet at this point in time. The road was washed out during the rainy season, as always happens.

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