Machu Picchu is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world. Still shrouded in mystery, this famous Inca citadel should be on every traveler’s itinerary during their vacation in Peru. Below, we’ve pulled together a few of the reasons why you should visit Machu Picchu on your Peru vacation. A Trek for Every...
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Spanning South America, the Inca Trail was built by the Inca Empire and served as their main means of sending messages throughout Tahuantinsuyo. Today, the road is patchy at best with many sections entirely unusable. Nevertheless, there are still many stretches of the road that connect to Machu Picchu. The popular Inca Trail Trek is...
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The citadel of Machu Picchu holds a great many mysteries and myths surrounding its purpose and construction. Like the pyramids of Egypt, the citadel is an impressive feat of architecture for the age in which it was built. Theses mysteries have inspired many myths and legends about Machu Picchu. Why Was Machu Picchu Built? One...
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You may be wondering: What’s the big deal about the Inca Trail? We’ll explain. The Inca Trail is recognized worldwide for its history and connection to the Inca Empire. It’s a network of roads built by the Incas and was used to transport goods throughout their extensive empire. In the past, these roads stretched across...
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best tourist destinations peru
Peru is a tourist destination anyone and everyone will love. Thanks to Peru’s many diverse micro-climates and geography, it’s possible to go from tropical jungle to high-alpine terrain in just a few hours. Additionally, Peru’s multi-cultural diversity can be seen and felt in the museums, monuments, and natural wonders that fill every city and pueblo....
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  Trekking to Machu Picchu has become the ultimate bucket list item for many and usually it’s the classic Inca Trail trek that people have their sights set on. With such high demand and permits almost always snatched up six months in advance, the Inca Trail can be an out-of-reach option if you’ve planned your...
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