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TravelPod Member ReviewsSantuario Hotel Aguas Calientes
The room had a great view of the river and the mountains.
However it was small and cramped. More of a two star than a 3 which it advertised
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Today started at 4:30 AM. We packed last night. We got up, dressed and had breakfast to get our ride at 5:20 AM. Brutal start. Luckily the Cusco hotel kept about half our luggage in storage for our return. We were driven to the bus station, caught the bus for 1 1/2 hours to a temporary train station because the tracks had washed out. Another 2 …
... Picchu, also known as Aguas Calientes. From there it is still a 4+ mile bus ride on a twisting dirt road to the actual entrance to the site. I was told there is a limit of 2500 people a day into the site. An alternative way of getting there is to make the four day, 27 mile trek along the Inca Trail which involves several large elevation ascents/descents, including going over a 13,000 ft pass. It is not for the faint of heart! We happily rode in ...
... does not want to do it, but there is no other way.
After a little bit more walking we reach the reward for our day of hiking, the hot springs of Santa Teresa. Three natural pools at a side of a mountain with water ranging from 28 to 35 degrees. It is just amazing. You can even have hot shower there, so we take the opportunity to do so. After two hours at the thermals we get driven to our accommodation in the town of Santa Teresa. This time we are sharing a room with a ...