machu picchu peru
Machu Picchu is considered Peru’s most important tourist destination and one of the most-visited sites worldwide. Situated at 2,360 meters above sea level, in the Urubamba River Valley, Machu Picchu dazzles all who visit it with its beauty and mystery. We offers a comfortable and original way of reaching the famed Inca sanctuary on diferent train options.
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Peru Travel information
When to travel to Peru? Considering that Peru is categorized as one of the 17 megadiverse countries on earth, you have a variety of climates and seasons to consider. That being said, you can visit Peru year-round depending on where you would like to visit. However, if you are looking to explore the Amazonian rainforest or traverse through the Andes Mountains, many travelers choose to avoid the rainy season which runs from November to March with its peak between January and February. Visiting from April through October lands you in the generally dry winter season, which is an excellent time to visit Machu Picchu, experience a world-class trek, traverse the exotic Amazon Rain forest not to mention the other amazing destinations Peru has to offer. Speak with a Qosqo Expeditions Designer today to discover the best time for you to experience a luxury tour of Peru.
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Lima, Peru`s Capital City
Peru`s Population: Approx. 31 million
Official Languages: Spanish, Quechua, Aymara
Official Currency: Peruvian Sol
12 designated UNESCO sites
travel alternatives for machu picchu
Peru is a country in South America that’s home to a section of Amazon rainforest and Machu Picchu, an ancient Incan city high in the Andes mountains. The region around Machu Picchu, including the Sacred Valley, Inca Trail and colonial city of Cusco, is rich in archaeological sites.
And beyond the traditional train journey to reach this impressive Inca citadel, from the city of Cusco, if you have more time, and you like to enjoy the adventure and hiking these travel alternatives are for you.
culture & history
Machu Picchu the lost city of the Incas also known as a Machu Picchu Peru, there are many ways and many reason to come to Peru to discover the biodiversity and multi-cultural country find us for the best option of Vacation Planner Peru Travel and Peru tours offering the most important of the country from the coast to the Andes from the Andes to the Amazon, Peru Vacation is usually included the Inca Trail but we have many more options of a Hiking adventures and traditional ways to get to Machu Picchu when you Visit Peru.
Machu Picchu Facts during the Inca Empire are still a mystery to discover with many more excavation on progress we can say certainly that Machu Picchu was and important astronomical knowledgeable center and many more facts to understand about our ancestors. Peru Trip and Machu Picchu Travel the ideas of traveling can be according to your needs and you preferences but is always accessible even having only 02 or 03 day to do Peru Tourism.
Machu Picchu Hike are only 02 ways the Classic Inca Trail and the Hiking from Aguas Calientes or Machu Picchu town and the option that is taken by every visitor is the shuttle bus 30 minutes time enough to get you to where is Machu Picchu, Machu Picchu trip is recommended year around during the winter is the dry season which most people is coming to visit Machu Picchu, and the summer time the wet season or also known as the low season still amazing time to visit Machu Picchu because it is not to crowded not many people are coming because mostly everyone is afraid of rain but there are most outstanding landscapes and all green mountains to enjoy Sacred Valley Cusco and the surroundings and more of Peru Tourist Attractions.
What to do In Peru is always the main question of the visitors before arrival to Peru, there are many places to visit in Peru such in the coast Trujillo second biggest city in Peru with the ancient pre Inca culture to explore Paracas, Nazca, Ica to the Andes Cusco, Arequipa and Puno to the Amazon Puerto Maldonado, Manu National Park, Iquitos and Pucallpa and finally the main attraction Cusco to Machu Picchu with a many ways to do Machu Picchu Tours by train from budget to Luxury Trains to Machu Picchu or Machu Picchu tours with many optional trekking you can find on Vacation Trip Planner Qosqo Expeditions, Machu Picchu Location west north of Cusco in the Sacred Valley mountain range that goes along with Urubamba River known as the cloud forest over 2,430 meters 7,000 Ft. Once you come to Machu Picchu find the optional Hike Machu Picchu Mountain 2 hours hike uphill up to 3,082 maters or 10,111 Ft.
Also one of the things to do in Peru is the classic Inca Trail to Machu Picchu with 4 days 03 night hike over the Andes and the cloud forest with the 4th day arrival to the sun gate the priceless and most recommended view point from travel guide books, our professional tour guide will explain all the details to know about what is Machu Picchu.