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“sun gate” (200 reviews)
“inca trail” (131 reviews)
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Machu Picchu, Peru
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"sun gate"
in 200 reviews
"view of machu picchu"
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"inca trail"
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"inti punku"
in 8 reviews
"long hike"
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"take your time"
in 23 reviews
"take pictures"
in 8 reviews
"steep steps"
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"clouds"
in 50 reviews
"mp"
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"climb"
in 63 reviews
"ruins"
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"sunrise"
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"site"
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"intipunku"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Machu Picchu is amazing. We did Rainbow Mountain and Machu Picchu via the jungle trek. The only issue is that we had a HORRIBLE tour company for Machu Picchu. DO NOT use #actionmachupicchu as they are incompetent and liars. They did not book us tickets...More

Thank Merri L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide book recommended this short hike to the Sun Gate and it was perfect. Enough of a walk to feel like you have done something but not too strenuous and plenty of places to stop for shade if it's a hot day, which it...More

Thank Jenningsburyhouse
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Intipunku or the SunGate is a beatiful place to admire Machu Picchu. It´s the point where the the Inca Way ends, and it was the entrance to the city in the XV century. You can go with the same ticket that Machu Picchu (no extra...More

Thank Santiago Z
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stupidly did the walk int he midday Sun but found places of shade to rest along the way. Beautiful views along the way and once you reach the top

Thank lsgoldblatt
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Being part of the Machu Picchu complex the Sun gate is one of the steps contributing to the experience of being in one of the most spectacular new wonders of the world.

Thank Jan V
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

We passed though the Sun Gate along the way to Machu Picchu, having walked the Inca Trail. I have to say - there wasn't much sun on the day (March - the rainy season/off-season) that I was there! Intipuncu )or Intipunku) is clearly visible from...More

3  Thank seagullrob
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Reviewed January 21, 2018

This is the end point of the inca trail , and the "entrance" to the Machu Picchu for the ones that take it. You just reach you final climb at 2720 m and you get to see a magnificent angle on the Machu Picchu which...More

2  Thank Elphax
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

I fell in love with this place! The Machu Picchu has so much to show, I never thought about that and my favorite place to take a picture was actually within the door where you can pass through, an absolute must to be honest! Overall...More

2  Thank maxbbaldwin27
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

You can see all the sights within the Machu Picchu area, but will require some walking, steep stairs and time.

1  Thank Drew M
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Reviewed November 28, 2017

I entered the site via the Inca Trail, so I'm not sure how long it takes to get here from Machu Picchu itself, but it's worth it for the postcard-perfect view down.

Thank brianmca
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Joelled8
January 16, 2017|
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Response from dpaustex | Reviewed this property |
You are way to late. Suggest Llama Path.
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mackyUK
May 27, 2016|
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Response from Adriana C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Stockton, To get to the sun gate If you get to MachuPicchu by bus/train it's no really a hike, it's just a walk up stairs that will take you less that an hour if you go easy, it's not very hard, specially if you take... More
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