Hike the Machu Picchu mountain for two and a half hours from the archaeological site, and reach the Summit of Apu Machu Picchu.
This trail, accessed from the Reserve, joins parts of the Inca trail leading to the Sun Gate before climbing to the mountain’s highest point. From there, enjoy the view of soaring eagles as well as Machu Picchu, other significant ruins in the area, Putukusi, Wayna Picchu, Salkantay mountain and the Vilcanota River.
Duration: 1 day.
Difficulty level: III.
Includes: Transfer by bus back and forth between Machu Picchu village and the Citadel of Machu Picchu; expert guide and entrance fees to the Citadel of Machu Picchu.
Attractions: Orchids / Market / Archaeological sites / Language / Photography.