Facts about Machu Picchu
2, 430 metres (7, 970 ft) over the sea level
The damages are located within Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary and beneath the security regarding the National program of Protected All-natural Places by the State (SERNAP). The Sanctuary spreads over a place of 32, 592 hectares in basin for the lake Vilcanota-Urubamba.
Generally speaking cozy and humid throughout the day and cool during the night time. Temperatures range between 11 and 27 levels Celsius (52 and 81 levels Fahrenheit). This zone is generally rainy (1955 mm), specifically between November and March.
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The district of Machu Picchu has 5.286 inhabitants in line with the 2007 population and housing census.
There are two main getting to Machu Picchu:
1. Travel by train. Duration: 4 hours from Cusco (Poroy station). 2 hours from Sacred Valley (Ollantaytambo section).