Eco Quechua Lodge is an eco-friendly lodge offering private balconies with river and mountain views. Guests can take canopy excursions and visit indigenous communities with certified guides. Eco Quechua Lodge is built with types of native wood and features recycling and reforestation programmes. It is only a 1-hour drive from Machu Picchu. Guests can walk the Inca Trails or book a massage. The eco lodge is a 15-minute drive from the Santa Teresa Ruins. Rooms at Eco Quechua Lodge are equipped with minibars, tea/coffee makers and private bathrooms. Guests can expect a full breakfast with tropical fruits and coffee. The restaurant offers candlelit dinners and room service. The Lodge offers a handy currency exchange service and private parking for an extra fee. Velazco Astete Airport is 227 km away.
ARRIVING AT THE PROPERTY By Train: The nearest train station to the property is Estación de Hidro Eléctrica, only a 30-minute train ride away from Aguas Calientes train station. Purchasing tickets for this train a few hours in advance is advised (no internet sales). Tickets can be purchased at Aguas Calientes' ticket stand (formally known as Machu Picchu Pueblo). Upon arrival guests will find various local shuttle services. The property also offers to pick up guests from the train station for the following fee: Per Person: S/5.00 Entire van (4 persons): S/40.00 By Car: Travelling by car from Cusco takes approximately 6 hours and is the cheapest and most panoramic option. Guests can find various van services online, or alternatively, book a van service from "Almudena" bus and mini-van station. Also, an airport shuttle service is offered from any hotel in Cusco and from Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ) at the following rates: 2 persons: USD 75.00 per person 3 to 4 persons: USD 60.00 per person 4 to 14 persons: USD 45.00 per person Walking: Guests can also take a 2.5 hour walk from Aguas Calientes to Santa Teresa Hidro Eléctrica (hydro-electric plant near the property). The path from Aguas Calientes to Santa Tersea is visited by approximately 500 persons daily. Upon arrival at Santa Teresa hydro-electric plant, guests will find various local shuttle services offering rides to Eco Quechua Lodge. Based on local tax laws, Peruvian citizens (and foreigners staying more than 59 days in Peru) must pay an additional fee of 18%. To be exempt from this 18% additional fee (IVA), a copy of the immigration card and passport must be presented. Please note both documents are required for fee exemption. Guests who are not able to present both documents will be required to pay the fee. Foreign business travellers who require a printed invoice, will also be charged the additional 18% regardless of the length of their stay in Peru. This fee is not automatically calculated in the total costs for the reservation.
Please inform Eco Quechua Lodge in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.