News of Machu Picchu

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...

Despite the obstacles, finally they met Machu Picchu

Tucuman were 22 and 8 salteños who were trapped for the past week, were considered "Tourists stranded in Potosi". The tourists who were passing through the area were trapped by a Bolivian town of miners who were demanding improvements to Evo Morales. Finally after a few days it was possible to reach an agreement for the group to resume its journey and finally reach the citadel of Machu Picchu,... Leer más...

July 24 rediscovery of Machu Picchu

The masterpiece that can be seen in the Inca citadel (Machu Picchu) impresses more than one, as it was lifted by huge stones and beautiful finishes, it was rediscovered one July 24, 1911 by American explorer Hiram Bingham. Hiram Bingham came to the area thanks to the information provided by the landowner Agustin Lizarraga, who explored the area several years before the arrival of US, exactly in... Leer más...

Actress Teri Hatcher fell in love with Machu Picchu

US actress Teri Hatcher, published on his Twitter photographs of his visit to the imperial city of Cusco, in addition to all this we include their adventure through the Sacred Valley of the Incas and Machu Picchu the most important. The actress is currently in the capital of Lima, you plan to visit the restaurants that were selected as the best in the world in the list of the 50 Best. Fact:... Leer más...

Two Ways enabled Incas to Machu Picchu

22 July 2015 | Cusco, Machu Picchu, Tourism, inca trail
The Head of the Cultural Department of Decentralized Cusco, Ricardo Ruiz Caro said the route is used today has nothing to Inca trail and to this we have the possibility of two Inca trails, called sources and Incaraccay in the shortest possible time. In statements to Andina news agency, Caro Ruiz explained that this new alternative forms part of the DDCC work done and the National Service of... Leer más...

Claudio Pizarro is on holiday in the imperial city of Cusco

Claudio Pizarro, known as the "Bomber of the Andes" is vacationing in the imperial city of Cusco with his family. 14 national team he was seen leaving a luxury hotel (Palacio del Inka) located in the Cercado de Cusco. So far it does not rule out the Bomber visit Wonder located in the region of Cusco (Machu Picchu), because this will appreciate visiting tourist attractions in the Sacred Valley,... Leer más...

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