Machu Picchu

Inarguably the holy grail of all Inca monuments, Machu Picchu, the “Lost City of the Incas,” remains the ancient Peruvians’ most brilliant legacy as well as the continent’s most famous archaeological site. This spectacularly-enigmatic maze of temples, terraced hills and plazas was the mountain-top citadel of the Inca until the coming of the Europeans. Today, enchanting visitors with the unspoken secrets of its construction, function and demise.

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Arequipa & Colca Canyon
(Arequipa, Peru)
Cusco
(Cusco, Peru)
Lake Titicaca
(Lake Titicaca, Desaguadero, Puno, Peru)
Lima
(Lima, Peru)
Machu Picchu
(Machupicchu, Cusco, Peru)
Máncora
(Mancora, Peru)
Paracas & Nazca Lines
(Paracas, Ica, Peru)
Lower Amazon
(-10.263085,-71.060553)
Sacred Valley of the Incas
(-13.3056681,-72.1386983)

Essential Information

Reasons to Visit

  • Arts & Culture
  • Archaeology & History
  • Family Travel
  • Hiking/Trekking
  • Honeymoon & Romance

Recommended Stay

1-2 nights

When To Visit

Good Dec-Feb
Better Mar / Oct-Nov
Best Apr-Sep