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Los Jardines de Mandor

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Mandor Valley - Machupicchu | Km. 114. 3, Aguas Calientes, Peru
+51 84 634429
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A family initiative for enviromental protection located 4Km from Machupicchu Pueblo (Aguas Calientes), where you can walk into biodiverse gardens enjoying, learning and at the same time contributing to the restoration and preservation of the habitat of hundreds of species of flora and fauna in a vulnerable state due to many factors such as climate change and human factors.​​
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Mandor Valley - Machupicchu | Km. 114. 3, Aguas Calientes, Peru
+51 84 634429

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband I took a nice long walk with our guide through the garden path to the waterfall. Once we reached the waterfall it was so breathtaking! Nice site to sit and take in the sounds, smells, and nature scenery.

1  Thank nurserehab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its a long walk from águas calientes and you need tô buy the ticket it was 10 sol, but is very pretty the way and the waterfall Strongly recomended to go with water and confortable shoes I didnt went inside the waterfall because i havent...More

Thank Oksana K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took a 2-3 hour hike to Los Jardines de Mandor when we arrived to Aguas Calientes. Our G Adventures guide took us on the walk from Aguas Calientes, down where the buses to Machu Picchu drive down. We passed by the train and stopped for...More

Thank Alissa D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't expect much based on the travel book, but this is a hidden gem. Take the walk along where the Machu Picchu buses go up, and turn before the cross at the river at the sign. You'll walk along railroad tracks for a while...More

1  Thank Kim B
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I had read previous reviews and was expecting a bit more of this place. Long hike along the train tracks with all the hikers on their way to Hidroelectrica. The path to the waterfall is not easy to find. Had to ask my way several...More

Thank larryRio
Erwin R, Propietario at Los Jardines de Mandor, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thanks for your comments, we will continue working on our family project to make it more special for our visitors. Best regards, Erwin Rosa Los Jardines de Mandor

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Nice place, good for an afternoon walk and some nature. Good for plants, birds and trees, nice waterfalls as well.

Thank Molen61
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I had read that this was only a couple of miles round trip from town. Let me tell you, that is not correct. We used our GPS watch, and from the El Mapi it was a round trip hike of 8.3 miles so be sure...More

5  Thank odie1
Reviewed 24 April 2017

After spending a day at Machu Picchu with so many people and a billion stairs, it was so refreshing to go off the beaten path and take a nice, quiet, scenic walk to the Mandor gardens. It's about a 2 hour walk in total, but...More

2  Thank Brandi K
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Aguas Calientes is not exactly the most amazing place I've ever been, just a staging post first Machu Picchu really, but these farmers are really lovely. We hiked to them along the railway tracks, if hike is a fair word, and the lovely plants and...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

For those with an interest in nature and local environs this is a must do complement to Macchu Picchu. This is the only easy option to experience the local ecology and the short interpretive walk includes an unbelievable assortment of orchids. Very inexpensive and only...More

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Hi, How short was the walk from aguas calientes to the los jardines de mandor?
11 May 2017|
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Response from Erwin R | Property representative |
Hola Nanza, The walk from the village to the entrance of our park is 4Km long (1h walk), the path through the gardens and native forest to Mandor falls is 1k long (20 min walk). Another 1h 20 min (5Km) for the way back to... More
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Grisel F
hola, estamos saliendo de Ollaytaytambo a las 3:37 crees que tendriamos tiempo de llegar a Mandor despues de checkear en el hotel????
24 May 2016|
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Response from Erwin R | Property representative |
Es verdad, llegarán muy tarde como para disfrutar del camino dentro de Los Jardines de Mandor. Quizás al día siguiente. Si visitan Machupicchu de regreso podrían tomar el bus y detenerse en Puente Ruinas, así se ahorrarían... More
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Nathalie C
what is your address? how close are you to central aguas calientes?
27 February 2016|
Response from Erwin R | Property representative |
Thanks for your message, you can also contact us to serviciosmandor@gmail. com We are 4Km from Aguas Calientes, walking down the train tracks until Km 114.3 Kind regards, Erwin Rosa
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