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Machu Picchu, the myth-and mist-shrouded inca citadel, but hands up who knew that peru boasted more ancient archaeological sites than any other country in South America? Or that it vast green carpet of jungle is home to the greatest diversity of plants and wildlife on the planet? How about the fact that peru is the birthplace of surfing, that its rivers offer that its rivers offer the scariest white-water rafting anywhere, and that the peruvian andes are so unexplored they make the himalayas seem like Central Park on a summer weekend? And that's only scratching the surface. There’s a lot to find out here, so you'll have to be selective - or take about a year off work.

Everyone who visits Peru inevitably comes to Cusco, one of the most fascinating cities anywhere in the world. The Spanish built their colonial churches and houses on top of the original inca foundations, and this starling mix of architectural styles is still much in evidence. Cusco may have become famous as the ancient capital of the inca Empire – the “navel of the world” – buy today it is equally famous among travelers as the “gringo capital” of south America. There’s more tan enough here to hold the interest of even the most demanding of tourists for at least a week,and after a hard day’s sightseeing or sourvenir shopping, there are restaurants, cafes, bars and nightclubs aplenty in which to unwind.

Cusco is also the ideal base from which to explore Machu Picchu. Peru’s best known archaeological site is the main attraction for visitors, and rightly so. This was the only major inca retreat to escape 400 years of looting and destruction and remains the most spectacular sight in all the Americas – no matter how many times you see it. Machu Picchu can be visited in a day, by train from cusco, but the best way to appreciate it is at the end of the four-day Inca Trail. Much of the trail is along perfectly preserved inca paved roads, through inca tunnels and up and down huge inca staircases. It passes other inca ruins along the way and runs through sections of beautiful cloudforest, with a backdrop of snow-capped mountain rages.


Best Tours to Discover Peru

Many are the routes that take you to Machu Picchu, but none is like the Inca Trail Tours, the most famous pedestrian path in the Americas. After flying from the capital of Perú, Lima, you will arrive in Cusco to walk for four days along a path through forests and dense fog, millenary stone steps and discovering the ruins of ancient fortifications and Inca cities, and all the time enjoying majestic views. 

If you want to visit Machu Picchu, we recommend you to book your Machu Picchu Ticket in advance, so you will enjoy your Vacation in Machu Picchu without any problem.


When is the best time to travel to Peru?

The best season is during the dry season, which covers the months April to the end of September. In October the rains begin and you can find Machu Picchu covered by clouds. If you travel in June, we recommend you to book the Inti Raymi 2020 Tour that takes place in June 24th, and also hike the Palcoyo Mountain Tour, which is an incredible Rainbow Mountain located in the Andes. 

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