Early wake up to have breakfast at the hotel to reach into Machu Picchu on time to see the most iconic Inca constructions almost without people. There are two ways to reach to the main entrance of Machu Picchu
BUS UP WALK UP
BUS UP: If you would like to go up to Machupicchu by bus you must buy a bus ticket in Aguas Calientes a night before. Early in the morning around 4:30 am we go to the bus stations to line up to catch the first buses to Machupicchu. The buses start leaving at 5:30 am from Aguas Calientes to Machupicchu, 25 minutes bus ride to the main entrance of Machupicchu. Then we go into Machupicchu when they open at 6:00 o’clock in the morning.
Walking up to Machupicchu takes 1:20 hours at a regular pace. Start walking at 4:00 am in the morning from Aguas Calientes to the first checkpoint located right at the base of Machu Picchu which open at 5:00. This checkpoint is only for the hikers where you must show your entrance to Machupicchu and your passport after that you have to walk upstairs to Machu Picchu which takes a 45-minute walk you have to make almost 1700 Inca steps The idea to walk up to Machu Picchu is to beat the buses to be the first ones into Machupicchu. Once at the main checkpoint, you go into Machupicchu Any options you may take the idea is to reach Machupicchu in the morning when they open it. Once inside you have time to enjoy the amazing views and photographing then we provide you with 2 hours of Machupicchu guided tour. Afterward, you have free time to explore Machupicchu on your own. After 5 hours in Machupicchu, you have to walk back to Hidroelectrica to catch the car back to Cusco.
If you are thinking to do the extra hiking options in Machupicchu like climbing Machu Picchu monataña o Huayna Picchu mountain is better to spend an extra night in Aguas Calientes and returning to Cusco on the third day, Because to do this extra options you need at least 8 to 9 hours to explore the whole park of Machupicchu