A unique experience: stay overnight in Aguas Calientes and enjoy Machu Picchu at sunrise

If you are planning a trip to Machu Picchu, you will probably have to spend the night in Aguas Calientes, the town at the foot of the mountain where the famous Inca citadel is located. In this article, I will tell you about my experience of spending the night in Aguas Calientes and visiting Machu Picchu the next day. 

Aguas Calientes is a small town located in a forested area at the foot of Machu Picchu mountain. It is known for its natural hot springs and is a popular starting point for those visiting Machu Picchu. My trip to Machu Picchu began with a train ride from Cusco to Aguas Calientes. The scenery during the train ride is breathtaking, and you can see mountains, valleys and rivers along the way.

After arriving in Aguas Calientes, I checked into my hotel and started exploring the town. There are many restaurants and stores in the area, and it is a nice place to walk around. There is also a handicraft market where you can buy souvenirs and souvenirs.

After a good rest, I woke up early the next day to begin my visit to Machu Picchu. The entrance to Machu Picchu is about a 30 minute walk from Aguas Calientes. There is also a bus service that takes you to the entrance of the citadel. I recommend taking the first bus of the day to avoid the crowds.

Once inside the citadel, I was blown away by the beauty and majesty of Machu Picchu. The Inca citadel sits atop a mountain and offers breathtaking views of the valley below. There are many ancient structures still standing, including temples, palaces and houses.

One of the most impressive things about Machu Picchu is the precision with which it was built. The citadel is built with hand-carved stones that fit perfectly together. In addition, the citadel is designed to be in harmony with its natural surroundings.

After exploring Machu Picchu for several hours, I returned to Aguas Calientes to rest and enjoy a dip in the town’s hot springs. The hot springs are relaxing and have healing properties for the body.

In summary, spending the night in Aguas Calientes is a great option for those who want to visit Machu Picchu. The town is charming and offers many options for dining and souvenir shopping. The visit to Machu Picchu is an impressive experience not to be missed. Be sure to take the first bus of the day to avoid the crowds and enjoy the beauty and majesty of the Inca citadel.

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