I finally arrived here! What an amazing place! The climb was not as bad as I thought. There is a lot of climbing but you can go at your own pace. The weather was great. Do bring a hat and sunglasses. It gets hot in the higher altitude. Buy a walking cane-it really helps on the climb. You can negotiate your price from the street vendors at the train station at Cusco.
Having a guide makes a big differences. Learning about the area makes the place come alive. We arrived at MP about 1pm. Spend 3-1/2 hours touring. Not too crowded.
Next day, we came back at 8am and climbed to the Sun Gate. It became very crowded as we came down to the main area. We left by 11:30am.
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