Own Hiram Bingham (1875-1956) has written: 24-July-1911, when the impatience won, Melchor Arteaga, the villager who had offered to take him to the heights of Machu Picchu, suddenly changed opinion. Bad weather in the area had discouraged. The last resort Explorer Yale University was quite blunt: a sun of the time, three or four times the salary of around was enough to revive him, but curiously in the final section the guide was not Arteaga but an anonymous child . And while Bingham was astonished by what his eyes saw, far behind, at the foot of the peaks, two compatriots of the US, by choice, had fallen truck story: one was chasing butterflies and the other, like any mortal.
Early in the morning we pick you up from the 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m., your hotel. The tour will start with a nice, scenic ride to Ollantaytambo, where we will have the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the area, we take a short break of 25 minutes (approx.), In the town of Ollantaytambo, from there, continue for a long and winding road called “Habra Malaga”, located at an altitude of 4,316 meters. From that point of view, we will see some of the most breathtaking scenery that Peru has to offer. After a brief stop we begin our descent into the thick jungle, passing through different micro-climates that combine the paradisiacal landscapes of the majestic snow-capped peaks with the entrance to the rainforest. We will continue our route along a track asphalted in perfect condition through Alpamayo, until we reached Santa Maria which is situated at an altitude of 1575 meters above sea level where we will take a moment to rest here before continuing on to the small village of Santa Teresa, where a delicious lunch will be waiting. Later, around 3:30 pm, we will return to the path towards the train station, in the Hydroelectric Plant. from here we start with the trek in approximately 02 hours and 30 minutes to reach the town of Aguas Calientes, at which point you will be taken to hostels. If we have to use some extra time, we can also go to take a relaxing bath in natural waters of the thermal baths. At 8 pm, however, It will be time to enjoy our dinner together with the guide to accompany them to the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu. At that time, he will have the opportunity to review the plan for the next day and answer questions.
They are given a snack for breakfast from 4:40 am. He then continued his rise early to the citadel on a trek of 01 hours 30 minutes (approx.) or have the option of going to the citadel by bus. guided by the archaeological complex of Machu Picchu will begin at 6:00 am and will last for at least 2 hours. Then you can enjoy free time to visit places of greatest interest until approximately 11:30 am, it is recommended to back up the mountain time and so to make the descent of the citadel to the town of Aguas Calientes then return back to the hydroelectric plant that will leave Aguas Calientes at 13:15 AM. and begin the return, which will take us to Santa Teresa. There, we will have a break for 40 minitos, get some food or go to the bathroom before embarking on the last leg of the road and the tarmac with direction to Cusco where we arrive approx. at 21:30 p.m. returning by the same path that brought us to this place.