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Machu Picchu: Get There For $11

July 31, 2011



Want to know what’s the lowest priced, most affordable way to get to Machu Picchu Town from Cuzco ONLY $11 USD…

This was accomplished by a Bamba Encounter representative in buy to create the tale: Here’s what you have to do. Hear (go through) intently.

1. Very first thing’s 1st. Go away your serious pack at your hostel and begin out early in the morning. In Cuzco, go to the terminal with buses departing to Quillabamba, which is found upcoming to the Almundena Cemetery. “Donde esta la terminal de autobuses que salen a Quillabamba?”

2. Acquire a ticket for the upcoming available chicken bus that departs to Santa Maria (six hrs, 15 soles) “Un boleto a Santa Maria por favor.”

3. Upon arrival to Santa Maria, get a collective taxi to Santa Teresa (1 hour, 10 soles) “Donde estan los taxis colectivos a Santa Teresa?”

4. Upon arrival to the hydroelectric station, get started walking alongside the teach tracks in the direction of Aguas Calientes for 2 several hours.

6. In Aguas Calientes, you can discover a hostel or hotel on arrival.

Test out the following encouraged hostels: Supertramp Hostel (Calle Chaskatika, Barrio Las Orquideas, Plaza de la Cultura, Dorms from $10 usd). Pirwa Hostel (Tupac Inca Yupanqui #103, Dorms from $ten usd, Private Rooms from $18 usd). Hostal Muyurina (Alameda Hermanos Ayar – Mza.

9 Lote six, Personal Rooms from $18 usd).

7. As soon as you have checked in and left your things in the place, walk straight by way of city to the hot springs and soak on your own till they kick you out. (Entrance Payment $one.fifty usd)

8. The next early morning, you can catch the tourist bus up to Machu Picchu ($7 usd a person-way / $14 usd round-journey) departing just about every 10 minutes from 5:30am on or if you are up to it, you can wake up and do the moderately uncomplicated one hour and thirty moment hike up to the archeological web page of Machu Picchu.

Crucial Notice: You need to buy your entry ticket to Machu Picchu ahead of arriving to the archaeological website. You can no extended obtain the ticket at the entrance to Machu Pichu.

In Cuzco you can obtain it forward of time at the INC, Instituto Nacional de Cultura, near the Plaza de Armas on Calle San Bernardo, or in Aguas Calientes up coming to the Plaza de Armas Prior to taking the bus up.

The ticket is legitimate for three days but only makes it possible for one entry. Check out to arrive as early as probable to the office environment and bring correct modify ($126 Peruvian Soles, fifty% discount with ISIC university student id card only).

Maintain in thoughts that if you want to hike the one-hour trek to the Wayna Picchu peak, you need to arrive to the internet site as early as achievable (no later on than 6:30am) in buy to get a single of the four hundred passes (these are cost-free and handed out on arrival, 200 individuals are authorized up at 7:00am and 200 much more at 10:00am ).

Whole Expense to Get to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu town): $30 soles / $eleven USD Whole Time: eleven hours All round Practical experience: Priceless


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