The Hidroelectrica Central is the name of one of the three rutes to travel to Machu Picchu. It's a little territory that works as a train station. You can find small markets and hotels here, but nothing too fancy. Usually people don't stay in Hidroelectrica for more than a week.
Travel tips for Hidroelectrica
- You need to bring a pill to prevent a sickness due to the high altitude. If you want a more natural remedy, you can choose to drink a lot ot hot coca tea, which you can buy in any restaurant.- If you are going to do trekking, you need to wear comfortable shoes or mountain boots to have more stability.
- If you are planning to travel by train to Machu Picchu, we recommend you to buy your ticket with anticipation. In Hidroelectrica you can find last minute transportation, but it can be expensive.
Best time to visit Hidroelectrica
The best time to visit Hidroeléctica is between June and August because this months are known as "the dry season". This means that with low probability of raining and a lot of sun.