News of Machu Picchu

Mexican actor Edgar Vivar visit Machu Picchu

A day of joy for hundreds of Cusco, and that is not less because today the Mexican actor Edgar Vivar visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World Machu Picchu. The actor remembered for his performance in "Neighbourhood Chavo del 8", posted on his Instagram account Personal images from his visit to the Historical Sanctuary in them quote "After 34 years". It is worth mentioning that the Mexican... Leer más...

SERNANP , DIRCETUR and DDCC unveiled results of scientific studies in the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu

Results from studies in Machu Picchu
In order to encourage research in protected areas of Peru , the National Service of Protected Natural Areas by the State (Sernanp) , in conjunction with the Regional Directorate of Foreign Trade and Tourism and the Department Decentralized Culture Cusco he presented the results of scientific research conducted in recent years in the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu in a series of lectures... Leer más...

New study of carrying capacity of visitors to Machu Picchu reveals impressive data

The new study of carrying capacity of visitors to Machu Picchu, prepared by the consulting Site Research and Management Inc. and recently presented to the Management Unit of Machu Picchu (UGM), reveals that the historic sanctuary can receive more than 5,900 visitors daily . Always tell some recommended as relocating the entrance to the bottom, therefore it will have to increase the hours of... Leer más...

New bridge was installed for access to Machu Picchu

The current bridge known as Ruins is about to collapse, and besides all this already has 60 years old, is why not prejudice access to the sanctuary (Machu Picchu) to more than three thousand tourists are implement a new bridge in the area. The mayor held a meeting with Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism: Magali Silva, Raul Antonio Torres, National Director of Decentralized Provias and... Leer más...

Never too late to visit the most beautiful sights in the world

No doubt the dream of every citizen is to visit as many sights as possible, but there are times when not all come to meet and all this becomes a frustration. Now today if Are you a traveler with several kilometers above or crave, after years of work, travel the world ?, this is possible because the places mentioned below will have special services for seniors, and besides all have special offers... Leer más...

Icones journal in Cusco Orchidacearum present three new species found in Machu Picchu

Icons Orchidacearum global scientific journal, presented in the imperial city of Cusco three new orchids found in the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, the same as were appointed to three servers Decentralized Directorate of Culture. In the No. 15 issue of the journal mentions the new species Epidendrum Ochoae, which is dedicated to the biologist in July Gustavo Ochoa Estrada, program manager... Leer más...

MINCETUR inaugurates new special tourist corridor Cusco Machu Picchu

The Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Mincetur) held today the opening ceremony of the new prime tourist corridor Cusco - Chinchero - Urubamba - Ollantaytambo - Machu Picchu. The new tourist corridor will be 230 kilometers, during the course of the route MINCETUR made available to the National Police a new control center and art communications, this may provide care and likewise added... Leer más...

Prestigious travel guide Lonely Planet located to Machu Picchu in the third ranking

The ranking published by the prestigious magazine ranked Machu Picchu, wonder who is in the region of Cusco (Peru) in position 3. The list of the 20 top attractions World shows impressive and magical places. To qualify for the ranking of these places it will be counted with the help of a team of writers and travel experts. The following shows the list of the top 20 attractions in the world (... Leer más...

Promote new "Tourist Circuit of Vilcabamba"

The old Vilcabamba is located in, best known as the last bastion Inca or the "Lost City of the Incas" province of La Convencion. For this purpose the Regional Directorate of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Dircetur) and the municipality of Vilcabamba agreed to implement a new tourist circuit, which will allow tourists to visit and enjoy the beautiful landscapes and its culture. Carlos Landauro, you... Leer más...

Look through the Inca Trail in one day?

It is certainly one of the toughest challenges for any athlete, this time the Peruvian Association of Adventure Tourism, Ecotourism and Specialized Tourism (Aptae) feature support its associated Peak South America gives the blind athlete Dan Berlin, who is willing to make this route (trail), the aim of sportsman to prove that people have the power to overcome any obstacle in life. The schedule... Leer más...

Festival of the Virgin Asunta was declared Cultural Heritage of the Nation

Undoubtedly one of the greatest achievements for our region, our feast of the Virgin assumed held every August 15 was declared as Cultural Heritage of the Nation. On 10 March this year the Decentralized Management Cusco request the declaration of the festival in question and Cultural Heritage, and after many months of waiting yesterday August 5 recognition, which went through a vice-ministerial... Leer más...

Free entrance to Machu Picchu for the disabled and students

The entrance to Machu Picchu is programmed for these cases every first Sunday of each month, plus those with special skills, teachers and seniors have these privileges, reported the Cultural Center of Aguas Calientes. This action was given by Law 30260, which provides free access every first Sunday of each month, students from the levels of initial and secondary education, primary, especially... Leer más...

Two new tourist circuits will be released this August in Cusco

From this August two new tours, which will be completely free for the Incas were launched, this according to information provided by the Department of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Cusco (Dircetur). The first circuit will be the Andean Baroque Route, which has to appreciate the baroque art reflected in the structures of the houses of the XVII-XVII, San Juan Bautista Huaro, the church of Our Lady... Leer más...

Machu Picchu is the place that represents the Peruvian

The Sanctuary of Machu Picchu located in the Cusco region, was chosen as the place that represents the Peruvians with 85%. The survey was conducted by Ipsos, besides Machu Picchu there were other places they consider representing the country: 33% Nazca Lines, 26% Lake Titicaca, 25% of the Amazon River, 20% Center History of Cusco. In addition to the survey of representative sites, they wonder... Leer más...

Pose increasing amount of quotas for the Inca Trail

Because the amount of daily quotas for the Inca Trail is not supplied, it is proposed to perform various studies in order to know what the exact amount of tourists who can move about and reach one of the wonders of the world ( Machu Picchu). At present there are 500 seats that are available (daily), it is why Pedro Gamboa, head of the National Service of Protected Natural Areas by the State (... Leer más...

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