News of Machu Picchu

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...

Scheduled launch and start of the project that aims to reduce risks and disasters in the town of Machu Picchu Pueblo

For Thursday July 16 Machupicchu District Municipality scheduled the completion of the formal ceremony to officially launch and start the feasibility study PIP Public Investment Project called "Installing Protective Services of the Vilcanota River, Agua Calientes Alcamayo "that the Regional Government of Cusco run through the Regional Special Project Management Institute of Water and... Leer más...

Cusco tops the list of preferred cities for tourists visiting Latin America

The results obtained was due to a survey that was answered by frequent travelers and readers of the renowned travel magazine Travel and Leisure, this is the third time the imperial city Cusco get this place, meanwhile the capital of Peru Lima in the fifth. This is the tenth time that the archaeological capital of America is among the best cities in the list of the magazine Travel and Leisure.... Leer más...

UNESCO to Machu Picchu not included on the List of World Heritage in Danger

Authorities in Peru, welcomed the decision by UNESCO, not including Machu Picchu on the List of Heritage in Danger. Ricardo Ruiz, director of the Decentralized Management Cuzco, reported that members of the World Heritage Committee of Unesco held a meeting in Bonn (Germany) from June 28 to July 8 in ay decided to postpone the valuation on entry Machu Picchu on the List of Heritage in Danger... Leer más...

Chris Smalling enjoy your vacation visiting Machu Picchu

Chris Smalling Manchester United enjoy your holiday in our country (Peru), along with his girlfriend Sam Cooke before it returns to pre-season of his club. Smalling public photographs of his visit to the citadel of Machu Picchu in his Instagram account in there looks athlete posing in various ways with his girlfriend in a wonderland located in the region of Cusco (Machu Picchu). Fact: Chris... Leer más...

National Museum of the American Indian will present the Inca Road "Qhapaq Ñan" System

Qhapaq Nan, a road network of more than 40 000 km and more than 500 years old, represented a feat of engineering Inca, a clear example of this is "Machu Picchu" since its inception can be seen that received no damage with the passing of time (torrential rains, earthquakes). Qhapaq Nan, is the subject of the first bilingual exhibition of the National Museum of American Engineering of the... Leer más...

Katy Perry fulfill his dream of visiting Machu Picchu

The global superstar Katy Perry would have thought to visit the Inca citadel Machu Picchu. In a recent interview I mentioned that the artist came to Peru as part of its "Prismatic World Tour" and he feels very attracted to know the citadel. I also indicated that in his tour passed through Cuba and Chile and therefore expressed his desire to give some concerts day in countries such as Turkey,... Leer más...

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