News of Machu Picchu

Temporary closure in April of the Huayna Picchu mountain and mountain Machu Picchu

  After a thorough technical assessment of the conservation status of; retaining walls, stairs, enclosures and platforms of Machu Picchu, took the determination of integral maintenance of the Archaeological Park of It is the most complete Tour Packages to Cusco, the best Hotels in Peru with the best Peru travel agency. Also find the best deals on Hotels in Cusco and enjoy... Leer más...

For works of conservation, close temporal during the month of February of the Inca Trail

  Like every year, the decentralized direction of culture of Cusco (DDCC) set the restriction for the passage of some 200 tourists who daily accessed and 300 porters, among others, used as one of the most impressive entrances to Machu Picchu. From 1 to 29 February will close the access to the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu from Ollantaytambo district prior to the Inca Citadel,... Leer más...

New way out of Machu Picchu will be delivered in May

18 January 2016 | Machu Picchu, Cusco
  In the month of May it will be delivered and enter into operation the new route out of tourists from the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, allowing work to decongest the current point of entry and exit. Astete Victoria (Director of the Park) recalled that UNESCO recommended solve the congestion of visitors in the control point and access to the Citadel, an observation that is... Leer más...

They projected that tourism between Peru and Ecuador to grow 10% in 2016

They projected that tourism between Peru and Ecuador to grow 10% in 2016
Because the facilities given to the citizens of both countries through the Binational cabinets, tourism between the two countries increased by 10%, and informed the ambassador of Ecuador in Peru, Jose Sandoval. He further indicated that, thanks to a significant extent between the two parties was to give free movement for its citizens, "going beyond the standards of other countries", because... Leer más...

Canatur reported that inbound tourism grew 7%, while the national 6% in 2015

Canatur reported that inbound tourism grew 7%, while the national 6% in 2015
Jorge Jochamowitz, president of the National Chamber of Tourism (Canatur) recently estimated that over 2015 foreign tourism (inbound tourism) have grown an average of seven percent, while domestic tourism and domestic tourism reached six percent. "Tourism grew in 2015, perhaps not in the way as he was growing two or three years ago, but better than that recorded in 2014," said Jochamowitz... Leer más...

Perú within ten ideal destinations for adventure tourism in 2016

Perú within ten ideal destinations for adventure tourism in 2016
Thanks to its biodiversity, multiculturalism, the number of places where you can go sightseeing and of course a culinary culture that everyone fascinated, Perú is in top ten destinations ideal world for adventure tourism during this 2016, being the only country in the region to appear in the list of "Roungh Guides" under "People's Choice" conducted a survey among readers of the magazine. To... Leer más...

Notable attractions in the city of Cusco is one of the favorite places to spend the New Year 2016

Notable attractions in the city of Cusco is one of the favorite places to spend the New Year 2016
From the main square of the Imperial City to near the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu is the town of Aguas Calientes (since it already confirmed that there will be evening tickets to Machu Picchu last year) are the places where some of tourists domestic and foreign interested in receiving the new 2016 seeking load of positive energy due to mysticism and variety of nightlife is concentrated in the... Leer más...

At the end of 2015, domestic tourism grew by 4.3%

28 December 2015 | Machu Picchu, Cusco, Perú, domestic tourism, tour
At the end of 2015, domestic tourism grew by 4.3%
To date, has registered a total of 39'548,000 domestic tourism trips, which means a growth of 4.3% compared to 2014, all thanks to the various tourist alternatives that owns Peru; and the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (MINCETUR). Furthermore, I mention that according to statistical studies 2015 reported that 29% of people traveled with friends or family, without children and 25%... Leer más...

Mercedes Mason, star of "The Walking Dead Fear" became a tasty Christmas in Cusco

Mercedes Mason, star of "The Walking Dead Fear" became a tasty Christmas in Cusco
The Swedish-born American actress, Mercedes Mason, who plays "Ofelia Salazar" in the already hit series "The Walking Dead Fear" issued by the AMC, celebrated Christmas Eve in the city considered forced the World, "Cusco" to be filled with positive energy during the holidays this year. As confirmed on his twitter where I post a photo with the description: "Hello Cusco ... soon we will climb... Leer más...

Commitments were taken to reduce pollution in Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail.

Commitments were taken to reduce pollution in Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail.
After staggering that occurred, where it is reported that the Inca Trail and the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu generate 6.3 tons monthly, in addition to generating average daily ton in the town of Aguas Calientes, tour operators pledged to strengthen segregation of solid waste generated. To belittle waste generation in Machu Picchu and the Inca Trail, more than 100 travel agencies and tourism... Leer más...

More than 200 people of Machu Picchu free were treated in campaign civic action

More than 200 people of Machu Picchu free were treated in campaign civic action
Over 200 Villagers among children, youth and adults from the jurisdiction of the District of Machu Picchu, were treated as part of the activities of social projection "civic action", promoted by the District Municipality of Machu Picchu in different sectors of the jurisdiction District of Machu Picchu. The people of the settled areas in the upper part of the district (Qorihuayrachina,... Leer más...

Recalling the history and achievements of Machu Picchu to be 32 years of heritage

Recalling the history and achievements of Machu Picchu to be 32 years of heritage
1438-1534 (Inca times) The Inca Pachacuteq during his administration of the empire and its inevitable expansion into the territories of Vilcabamba, was impressed by geography the valley conquered showed, so ordered to build a place where he could vacation in addition to use as a religious complex, it is believed that its population did not exceed the actual 1000 population possibly belonging... Leer más...

Build new avenue for the decongestion of the entrance and exit to the archaeological site of Machu Picchu

16 December 2015 | Machupicchu, Perú, tours, Cusco, Trabajos, overcrowding
Build new avenue for the decongestion of the entrance and exit to the archaeological site of Machu Picchu
Fulfilling the recommendations gave UNESCO on prevention against child next phenomenon and on the resolution of congestion from visitors to Machu Picchu Archaeological the checkpoint and access, labor personnel from the Department of Culture of Cusco Desconcentrada (DDCC), is launching the suitability of a path that will serve the decongestion of visitors entering and leaving the Inca citadel of... Leer más...

Machu Picchu is already part of Google Street View

Machu Picchu is already part of Google Street View
The Ministry of Culture (Mincu) noted that since last December 3 this year, the Inca city of Machu Picchu, cultural heritage and wonder of the world and can be visited via Google Street View, which is owned by the giant Internet "Google". As part of the agreement signed by the Mincu and Google, millions of Internet users around the world can learn, enjoy and appreciate, through virtual tours,... Leer más...

Machu Picchu was nominated for the prize of the National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards

Machu Picchu was nominated for the prize of the National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards
The Inca fortress of Machu Picchu was nominated in the category "Overseas Attraction" or "Attraction across the sea" in a list of the first edition of the National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards, revealed the Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Magali Silva. The highest authority of MINCETUR said about that "Machu Picchu can add one more accolade to a long list of global recognition. The... Leer más...

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