What You Need to Know Before Your Trip to Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu Location:

The Machu Picchu archaeological complex is located in the department of Cusco, in the Urubamba province and district of Machu Picchu. It is perched on the eastern slopes of the Vilcanota mountain range, a chain of mountains condensed by the Apurimac and Urubamba Rivers (great white water rafting!).

Inca Trail Trek

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Separating Fact From Fiction In Machu Picchu

Ask any friend or family member if they have ever visited Machu Picchu and they will tell you how magical it is.

Built on top of a mountain, it is certainly difficult to imagine that such civil engineers existed in ancient times. The mystery surrounding the sight also gives birth to a number of misconceptions among tourists.

We asked our guides to discuss some of the most common myths they get to hear from tourists, and this blog is dedicated to helping you clear them out! Read on:

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Things to do in PERU

Besides exploring Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail, Peru offers a lot of other activities too. Take a look at a few of them.

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Things to do in Peru

  • Besides exploring Machu Picchu and the Inca TraIL, Peru offers a lot of other activities too. Take a look at a few of them!

Trekking & Hiking at the Andes

For adventurous people is the ideal travel destination

The hiking trail of the Andes will take you through breathtakingly beautiful valleys to magnificent peaks.

Explore The Peruvian Amazon

The Amazon rain forest occupies almost 60%

The exotic wildlife and diverse ecosystem of the region make it a popular tourist destination. The Amazon is accessible via Iquitos and Puerto Maldonado.

Bird Watching at the Colca Canyon.

The Colca Canyon which is as twice as deep as the Grand Canyon is home to one of the largest birds in the world – the Andean Condor. Secure a nice spot at the Colca Canyon to see these birds fly in their full glory.

Curb Your Appetite at Lima.

Our country is one of the largest offers and the most scrumptious cuisines of Latin America. Be it good ol’ sandwiches or traditional Peruvian cuisines; you will find various restaurants here that serve all types of mouth-watering delights.

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Planning A Peru Vacation

With the diverse variety of options, choosing a specific destination for your vacation can be challenging.

From the various sights to the rich history of Lima, to the magical coastlines of Ballestas Islands and the ever so mysterious Nazca lines, Peru offers it all.

This obviously makes it hard to fit all the things you want to within your time here.

We shed light on some general tips you can use to turn your vacation into an unforgettable experience: Read More “Planning A Peru Vacation”