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Get in line early.

We expected a long line but never imagined what we faced. While it did move fairly quickly we did... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
Klamath Falls, Oregon
With no competition, they do as they please!

Unless one chooses to bravely walk all the way up to Machu Picchu (90min for the fit!) and down... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
Salvador, BA
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Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu, Peru
+51 84 222125
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Reviewed 13 February 2019

the bus was comfortable and buses depart every 10 minutes. Bought our tickets ahaead of time from our agency machupicchu center so we were able to board right away. Seats are very comfortable.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nagaLaw
Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

Once you reach Aguas Calientes, be sure to take the bus to ride up to Machu Pichu. If you choose to walk up, you will be walking on the same road as the buses use to reach the top. There are a few roads which...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Joanne N
Reviewed 18 December 2018

We went up to MP twice and only once there was a long queue however the buses managed to clear it quickly. Drivers seemed to be well trained and drove safely. We felt safe and comfortable.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank RONA001
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Buses were very comfortable. The staff were very polite and nice. The road however is a bit scary, zig zags to the top of machu picchu on a very narrow dirt road up the mountain. But it's all part of the adventure. We arrived to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Fearless12069043513
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Unless you’re fit and healthy and fancy the hike up then the bus is the only way!!! The bus ticket office was easy to find, if you struggle though there are tourist info stations dotted about. Tickets cost $24 each for a return. We were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Inverted-Natalie
Reviewed 20 October 2018

We expected a long line but never imagined what we faced. While it did move fairly quickly we did not need to be at Machu Picchu at a given time so it was not an issue. The next day we were going to hike HP...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Avmig
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Unless one chooses to bravely walk all the way up to Machu Picchu (90min for the fit!) and down again, there is no other way to get up there than paying 24 dollars (return) for the transfer. Like many say here, DON'T' wait to get...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank vitorbabrazil
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Terrible service, we were there last week they overcharged tickets, by converting currency the lady charged 5 dollars more and once you out Train there is no sign where to buy Bus tickets all you have to is ask people where is the Bus Tickets...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank MBradost
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We were very glad our tour company bought everything in advance. There is a ticket for the only transportation up the mountain then another to enter the park then another to go down the mountain. We were told we could go up as early as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TravelSueLR
Reviewed 11 September 2018

You have to buy the tickets in advance (I tried to buy them online but it didn't work). They do have a small office in Aguas Calientes and there was a very long queue. We had to wait for at least half an hour to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nicoleb259
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