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Old 06-12-2014, 08:23 PM   #102
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Originally Posted by alinnell View Post
It's also a 4 day hike to get there via the Inca trail. I know that's the way she'd prefer to go. She just got back from Nepal where she and her son did a 4 or 5 day hike.
Allison There is a bus that will drive you up the mountain to Machu Picchu. And a lunch spot on a terrace that provides a spectacular view of the surrounding mountains. The site itself has all sorts of trails and staircases but they are not strenuous. I took some altitude accomodation meds before and after the trip there. My two group mates did not - one got a headache for which he drank large amounts of coca tea and the other was fine.

It is truly a spectacular place. We arrived in the rain and mist and walked around and it was like being transported into some other magical realm. I suffer from vertigo so was able to lose my group and walked around by myself just feeling the vibes. Amazing!


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