News of Machu Picchu

The news network "CNN" chooses Peru as "its Wonder of the month"

Citadel of Machu Picchu
The US news network CNN chose Peru as its "Wonder of the month" in its web edition where they published a list of videos from their program The Wonder List for Promperu. The video presented runs through various places in Peru such as The Imperial City of Cusco , the fortress of Sacsayhuaman, Choquequirao , Machu Picchu , Lake Titicaca Along with the South American country, there are... Leer más...

Train company Peru Rail will enable new route Urubamba - Machu Picchu village

The new service is scheduled to be available from July 17. With this new service Peru Rail hopes to expand the travel options towards the citadel of Machu Picchu. Similarly it will also have another departure point, which would be from the Belmond Hotel Rio Sagrado. This new service will cost US $ 400 (round trip). It will have a car kitchen, an observatory car and a dining car, in total... Leer más...

Max Delgado and his partners managed for the second time to travel the route to Machu Picchu running from Apurimac

A unique way to show that friendship can do everything and what better way to transmit to the world, but to practice this beautiful sport. Max Delgado and his two foreign partners Nicolas Viallet (French) and José González (Colombian) made the route to Machu Picchu from Apurimac. This adventure began on December 8th and 9th of last year and that for April (29th and 30th) this year the second... Leer más...

Inauguration of new ticket booth for sale to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu

A new option to be able to buy the income to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu. This new headquarters is located in Maruri street (historical center). Salvador del Solar, Minister of Culture, said: "It is part of our responsibility to ensure that the people of our country and of almost every country in the world when they come to access a site of the relevance of Machu Picchu are attended with... Leer más...

Ministry of Culture Cusco will implement two shifts of visitors to Machu Picchu

02 May 2017 | Machu Picchu, Tourism, Adventure, Cusco
The Director of the Decentralized Department of Culture of Cusco, Dr. Vidal Pino Zambrano announced that from July 1 of this year will progressively implement the double shift of visitors to the Llaqta Inka of Machu Picchu. The head of the cultural entity explained that the first visit to the Llaqta of Machu Picchu will be from 06:00 to 12:00 and the second shift will be from 12:00 to 17:30... Leer más...

With ceremony in Machupicchu, Huayna Qhapaq began the Jubilar celebrations of Cusco

In a ceremony full of culture and ancestral rites, the Inca Huayna Cápac officialized the start of the Cusqueñas holidays due to the coming of the jubilee month of Cusco, and invited the four of them (Collasuyo (SE) llama region, Chinchaysuyo (NO) Tigrillo Region, Antisuyo (NE) Jaguar Region, Contisuyo (O) Condor Region) both the ancient empire of the Incas (El Tahuantinsuyo) and the entire... Leer más...

EMUFEC Launch campaign for Inti Raymi 2017 from Machupicchu

22 April 2017 | Cusco, Machu Picchu, Inti Raymi, Perú
According to Vidal Pino Zambrano, director of the decentralized office of Culture of Cusco, next Wednesday, 26th of the present, the program of celebrations for jubilee celebrations in Cusco will be launched, as well as the programming of the already recognized staging of Inti Raymi. Will perform in one of the places adjacent to the place called Guardian House located in the upper part of the... Leer más...

Presidential Advisor toured new circuit "Crónicas de Piedra" in Machupicchu Pueblo

Recently the presidential adviser visited the Inca citadel of Machupicchu, accompanied by his daughter; San Román I take the time to know the new tourist route implemented in the town of hot waters also known as Machupicchu Pueblo. "Chronicles of stone" is what is called the circuit that houses around 37 sculptures carved on rocks, which were part of a contest that was given by the... Leer más...

Vargas Llosa left a moving message after his visit to Machupicchu

Vargas Llosa left a moving message after his visit to Machupicchu
The Peruvian writer and Nobel Prize for literature Mario Vargas Llosa and his future wife, the socialite Isabel Preysler, visited the archaeological park and wonder of the world Machu Picchu on Saturday, during their visit to this important Inca citadel, both were impressed with So great stone construction that led them to stop for a few minutes in each place of the citadel, especially... Leer más...

Number of visitors to Machu Picchu in 2016 was the highest of the last 5 years

Machu Picchu one of the wonders of modern world, reached considerable numbers of domestic and foreign visitors in the year 2016, the data are impressive since the total would be 1'344,119 (domestic and foreign), the figure obtained would represent a growth of 10 % Compared to 2015 (1,221,660 visitors). Mincetur and PromPeru were in charge of providing the data, it was also possible to obtain... Leer más...

Citadel of Machu Picchu will host the upcoming holidays in Cusco

For the first time, the archaeological park and wonder of the world Machu Picchu will host the launch of the holidays of Cusco, as Calixto Coanqui, representative of the Municipal Company of Festivities of Cusco EMUFEC, announced "The beginning of the holidays no longer Is going to take place in Lima, or anywhere in the capital of the Republic, before it was the Government Palace, then the... Leer más...

Inca Trail to Machupicchu opens its doors from the first of March

02 March 2017 | Cusco, inca trail, Machu Picchu
Inca Trail to Machupicchu opens its doors from the first of March.
As of today, March 1, tourist arrivals to the Inca trail to Machupicchu are resumed after this road was closed for maintenance and conservation work during the month of February, as indicated by Dr. Vidal Pino in his capacity as Head of the Decentralized Culture Cusco Directorate. Also, Vidal Pino indicated that during the month in which the work was carried out, maintenance was done not... Leer más...

Google and its ability to know Machu Picchu

Google and its ability to know Machu Picchu
It has been almost 12 years since its launch of the technology giant Google one of its most used tools, we talked about Google Maps that since its debut in 2005 the number of users has not stopped growing, also remember that 2 years later was released Google Street View, that many saw this tool as the perfect complement to Google Maps, because now you could not only travel anywhere on the planet... Leer más...

Official Account of Real Madrid uploaded image of Machupicchu admiring its greatness

Official Account of Real Madrid uploaded image of Machupicchu admiring its greatness
The Inca Citadel of Machupicchu recently appeared in the official Facebook account of black Club Real Madrid, which has almost 95 million followers, in the picture you can see a fan with the club shirt Merengue and with the name and Number of the outstanding defender Sergio Ramos, but how do I get to the official website of the Club? Apparently the fan who is seen contemplating the Inca citadel... Leer más...

Malia Obama and his visit to Peru

Malia Obama, the eldest daughter of a few days ago considered one of the most powerful men in the world, President Barack Obama, was in transit in Peru after being in Cochabamba Bolivia where he would have volunteered for 6 weeks. The 18-year-old girl and her friends opened to South America thanks to the program "Andes and Amazon", which is to give some facilities to young Americans to perform... Leer más...

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