Circuit that will allow you to enter the Inca citadel twice, circuit with entrance to the Machu Picchu mountain, it is the only tour that allows you to enter and exit Machupicchu.
The route of this circuit allows you to enter the citadel of Machu Picchu twice, the first route is the ascent to the Machu Picchu mountain and when you go down you have the possibility of taking the classic photo, to complete the tour you must go out and return to enter but from the lower part, the Inca attractions that you will be able to appreciate are: Las Qolcas, the Agricultural Zone, the Water Canal, the Dry Moat, the Temple of the Sun Complex, the House of the Inca Complex, the Water Fountains, the Mirrors of Water, Plaza Pisonay and the Archaeological Reserve.
We will start with one of the first attractions that will be seen during the route, which are the Qollqas, buildings used as warehouses to fulfill the function of warehouses and granaries, these buildings have a ventilation system as an optimal drainage system for the conservation of the foods.
The Agricultural Zone characterized by cultivation terraces and terraces, are structures formed on the basis of stone walls, with the function of facilitating drainage, as well as allowing the cultivation and acclimatization of various products.
The Dry Ditch, a space that may have served as a water drainage or also used as a delimitation between two sectors, agricultural and the other civil, a geological fault that traces itself in a northeast-southeast direction, so that the agricultural sector towards the The south was formed by a system of crops and the urban sector to the north allowed political, civil and religious activities to take place.
The Temple of the Sun is a circular-shaped enclosure built by the Incas to worship and give offerings to the sun, one of the most important deities of the Inca empire. To observe the Inca construction, it can be seen from a viewpoint located in a higher part of the temple, also used as an astronomical observatory that allows to know the arrival of solstices and changes of season, it is a sacred building and a recognized tourist attraction within the Citadel.
The House of Inca known as the royal residence, an enclosure used as a home for the Inca emperor made with carved granite stone highlighting its fine walls, this enclosure has a central patio, two large rooms and two other small enclosures. Located under the famous Temple of the Sun, the Casa del Inca, due to its fine architecture, is one of the other important and fantastic constructions of Machu Picchu.
Canal and water sources, the staircase of the sources of the Inca city is an impressive work of hydraulic engineering, its function was to supply clean and fresh water to all the inhabitants of the Inca citadel, located around the Temple of the Sun and the Royal Palace. Machu Picchu has several water sources that had the function of channeling the water that accumulated in the citadel as well as fulfilled a liturgical function, these sources are made of granite stone, located both in the urban and agricultural sectors where the Incas performed purification ceremonies and can be seen throughout the Inca citadel.
Water mirrors are two circular constructions, similar to mortars that had the function of containing water and reflecting the sky where the sun, moon and stars rise. Its use was highlighted above all for the reflection of the moon (Killa), where they carried out their rituals in her honor linked to the chastity of women, with prayers, fasting and songs to strengthen their virginity.
Plaza Pisonay known in the Inca citadel, because the Pisonay is a tree typical of the Andes Mountains, cultivated by the Incas, located in the sacred square of Machu Picchu, it is the emblematic tree that can be found in various destinations in the mountains included in the citadel of Machu Picchu.
When carrying out this circuit, the referential time of the tour is approximately 1 hour and a half to 2 hours where you can see each of the Inca enclosures and constructions and the entire citadel of Machu Picchu, this circuit has a particularity since you can re-enter and leave to Appreciate the entire route and the buildings that this route includes.