News of Machu Picchu

Municipality of Machu Picchu organizes the "Machu Picchu 2016" carnival culinary competition

Municipality of Machu Picchu organizes the "Machu Picchu 2016" carnival culinary competition
The Food Festival on Sunday 14 February will be held The District Municipality of Machu Picchu through the Deputy Manager of Tourism and Economic Development, is organizing the Grand Gourmet Competition Carnavalesco "MACHU PICCHU 2016" to reassess our culinary identity and motivate between social organizations and the general population of the district, consumption typical dishes prepared... Leer más...

Install electrical generator in Machu Picchu Pueblo

Install electrical generator in Machu Picchu Pueblo
As a result of the submission of a letter of complaint and a complaint filed with OSINERMING by the Mayor of Machu Picchu against the Electro Sur Este SA by repetitive and constant power outages of electricity caused by the company in damages to its customers and the general public, mainly traders crafts market, food market, dealers in different areas, hotels, restaurants, tour operators and... Leer más...

Mission of UNESCO approves advances in lifting of observations to Machu Picchu

01 February 2016 | Machu Picchu
After several days of intense meetings and field visits, the Advisory Mission of UNESCO for the integral management of the Machu Picchu Sanctuary expressed satisfaction with the multisectoral work performed by the Peruvian State and approved the progress made on the lifting of observations to the management of the world heritage. The days 29 and 30 January, the mission carried out an... Leer más...

Peru is advised by Unesco to protect the exceptional and universal value of Machu Picchu

29 January 2016 | Perú, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Tourism
  A Unesco delegation is in Perú to help authorities in the conservation of the inca Citadel of Machu Picchu and prevent their entry into the list of world heritage in danger, reported the decentralized direction of culture of the Peruvian region of Cusco in a statement. The advice of the Unesco delegation met in Cusco with representatives of the Government and Peruvian agencies,... Leer más...

Images of Machu Picchu in new video for the British band One Direction

27 January 2016 | Machu Picchu, Cusco, Perú, lima
  The British band released their promotional video "History" on youtube in it you can see a record of your visit to the imperial city of Cusco. The wave of rumors of their final separation has sat well "One Direction" to launch the official video for "History" on his youtube channel, an issue in which precisely reflect on the five years that have... Leer más...

They will promote community tourism in surrounding towns of Inca Trail

26 January 2016 | Puno, Raqchi, Cusco, inca trail, Perú, Qhapaq Ñan, Tourism
  Community tourism emerges as an economical alternative for rural communities, farmers, indigenous or Afro-descendants within a country, to generate supplementary economic activities daily income, defend and enhance local natural and cultural resources. In our country, the project will be developed in the areas of Pomata in the region Puno; Raqchi in Cusco; Aypate in the sierra of... Leer más...

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...

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