Introducing Machu Picchu –
A visit to the Inca City of Machu Picchu is a long anticipated high point on a Peru travel. The most scenic archaeological city is set against a huge, spectacular backdrop of dark-green forested mountains that emerges up from the deep valleys of the Urubamba. However, the mysterious origins of this site are the focal point to ensure enduring appeal. Without knowing too much about its archeology or history or any specific feature, it’s possible to visit Machu Picchu during your travel to Peru. For many, it’s more than enough to indulge in the mystical atmosphere. Over the years, Machu Picchu – the New 7 Wonders of World still manages to retain grandeur and mystery in each and every aspect and is a must for all visitors looking for fun in the sun on a travel to Peru.
Top Reasons to Travel Machu Picchu –
Magnificent Trails –
Machu Picchu is located in humid subtropical forests, offering a fully protected habitat for palms, ferns and plentiful endangered species – especially the spectacled bear. In addition to the sightings of llamas grazing on the terraces, swirling clouds and hiking trails are some of the best reasons to consider a travel to Machu Picchu on vacation.
Glittering Sunrise –
It’s quite easy to get into the site before sunrise as the sun rises rarely over the mountains and shed its rays over Machu Picchu –generally before 7 am. You should make your way to the hitching post of the sun before dawn on your travel to Peru and enjoy experiencing a memorable sunrise that will make you forget all the stresses through the pre-dawn gloom!
Fascinating Architectural Wonders –
The Sacred Valley is the home to a huge number of fabulous ruins, small towns, and splendid sights. When visiting Sacred Valley from Cusco or Ollantaytambo, you should stop at the Pisac traditional market, the Pisac Ruins, the Ollantaytambo village, the Inca ruins, the Moray ruins and the Salineras salt mines. The highest lake in the world is one of the key destinations which any one can dream.
Top Things to Do in Machu Picchu –
Delightful Train Journey –
Getting to Machu Picchu from Cusco includes so many ways. The easiest possible way to get from Cusco to Machu Picchu is to take the train to Aguas Calientes – the town situated a few miles away from the site. Taking a journey to Machu Picchu by train involves a scenic 3.5hour trip – which runs along the Urubamba River in the Sacred Valley with impressive canyon walls on either side.
The extensive networks of trails throughout the Peruvian Andes have made the Sacred Valley – the world-class cycling destination. To combine the breathtaking sights of Machu Picchu on your travel to Peru, you should enjoy the thrill and excitement of cycling adventure in Sacred Valley.
Trekking Tour –
The Inca Trail located between the Sacred Valley of the Urubamba River and the mysterious citadel of Machu Picchu is one of the world class treks to enjoy on a Peru travel. Climbing the river valley, crossing rugged mountain passes over 13,000 ft height, the trekking trail winds through the Andes covering handful numbers of significant Inca Ruins. However, hiking the Inca Trail is an extremely thrilling experience and a great privilege.
Cultural Tour –
If you have an avid of culture, Machu Pichu – “The Lost City of the Incas” is the Peruvian archaeological jewels that showcase the magnificent architecture developed by the Incas. Taking a cultural tour can ensure more enjoyable experiences of exceptional cultural vestiges and a greater understanding of history as well as age-old Incan culture – which is impregnated in its people and the most appealing archaeological sites. Besides, the city has exceptionally designed houses, churches with attractive oil paintings and archaeological sites the stone of the 12 angles, the baths of Tambomachay and the incredible fortress of Sacsayhuaman.
Machu Picchu is a spectacular enigma – some travelers would say it a paradox as the city is regarded as both the best known yet lease known destination about the Inca sites. Well-considered as one of the greatest architectural and archaeological monuments for the existence of its extraordinary magnificence and harmonious structure, Machu Picchu is definitely one of the fascinating sites to travel in Peru.
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