Machu Picchu Travel

Machu Picchu is an Incan citadel on the Andes Mountains in Peru (South America), above the Urubamba River valley.

Hiram Bingham was discovered Machu Picchu over 100 years ago which is 7,972 feet (2,430 m) above sea level, the citadel in the sky was built at the height of the Inca Empire in the 1400s. In the 1530s When Spanish conquerors invaded Peru, the city was abandoned and 1911, when explorer Hiram Bingham laid find Machu Picchu on the mist-shrouded ruins and publicized his discovery in the pages of National Geographic, Machu Picchu is open to visit year-round. October through April is the rainy season, but it can rain at any time.

Peak season is July and August, When you will always find crowds. Weekends are the most crowded.  People are allowed to get free visit that live in the Cusco, in addition to the daily quota of 5,200 paying visitors.

The easiest rought to be here from Cusco is to take the train from Aguascalientes (the town located a few miles from the site). You need to move along with Urubamba River in the Sacred Valley which is having canyon walls on both sides.

The other way from Cusco to Machu Picchu is to walk as part of a multi-day Machu Picchu tour.  Many people hike mountain to Machu Picchu each year.

So when you are planning to visit “The Machu Picchu” than you will feel very excited.

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