Luxury holidays in Aguas Calientes
When to go
May to October is dry season in Urubamba province: expect clear-skied, sunny days and chilly nights. January and February are the wettest months, although there’s also more rain around generally from November all the way to April.
PlanesThe gateway airport for this stretch of the Andes is Cusco International; from there it’s a 90-minute drive to Ollantaytambo, where you can pick up direct trains to Machu Picchu.
AutomobilesTraffic restrictions in Aguas Calientes itself mean you should arrive by train to Machu Picchu station rather than take a car.