Noticias de Machu Picchu

Archaeological Park of Sacsayhuaman and Ollantaytambo would be incorporated in the list of World Heritage Sites

The Archaeological Park Sacsayhuaman and Ollantaytambo, located in the Cusco region are proposed to be included in the list of World Heritage Site by Unesco. The proposal was submitted in the framework of the session of the World Heritage Committee, which will run from Tuesday through Thursday, 7 in this city. This meeting will be concentrated 19 specialists, which will be tasked to address an... Leer Más...

Choquequirao: Citadel that is closer to Machu Picchu

Your name "chuqui k'iraw" from the Quechua of our ancestors and have a meaning of "Cradle of Gold" is one of the most important and extensive, similar to the citadel of Machu Picchu archeological complex. The complex is located in the Andean plateau in the province of La Convencion (Vilcabamba). Many archaeologists indicate that this is one of the many lost citadels in the area, and were places... Leer Más...

Tips and advice to ensure your visit to Cusco and Machu Picchu

04 May 2015 | Machu Picchu, Cusco, Tourism, Flights
The following identifies some tips or advice to ensure excellent experience that will have on your trip to the Imperial City of Cusco and Machu Picchu Sanctuary: HOW TO GET TO CUSCO? By train: Regular service Puno - Cusco (384 km, 10 hours) By air: There are several options from Lima (1 hour) Flights from Arequipa (30 minutes) By land: There are 3 routes or options to make this trip:... Leer Más...

Panoramic photos of Machu Picchu on Google Street View

The imposition of the panoramic photographs of Machu Picchu to see Google Street View allow to detail the farthest corners of it, but in turn people will appreciate more fully the architecture, construction and design of the 7 wonders World "Machu Picchu". "People can see all the grandeur of Machu Picchu, in its architecture, construction, design and everything inside, detailing every part of... Leer Más...

Who really discovered Machu Picchu?

Although in most of the stories about the discovery of Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary tell us that was the American Hiram Bingham, the fact is that when someone came to the place he knew of the existence of this place, who is ?, Agustin Lizarraga a Peruvian farmer who arrived in the central Andes in 1902, nine years before the American explorer. But this would not be the exact date, but their... Leer Más...

Tunnel over 500 years hidden in the jungle of Machu Picchu

Researchers at the Machu Picchu Archaeological Park, found a new stretch of the trail, which would lead to the Inca citadel and later could relieve visits to this destination. The new section starts from the area Wayraqtambo or Tambo de los Vientos, this located to the back of the mountain, and where you can see the town of Machu Picchu from a totally different angle than usual. The discovered... Leer Más...

Cusco: Crypt and mural painting were discovered in Church restoration work

The discovery of the crypt and the mural was made during the restoration work of the Templo Mayor Francis of Assisi, which is located in the district of Maras, province of Urubamba (Cusco). The crypt was able to locate thanks to the research done in the chapel of the Virgen de las Nieves, part of the religious complex containing scattered human skeletons on the outside were able to find a total... Leer Más...

Apps: Hiking the Inca Trail in your hands

The "Inca Trail" application was developed by Hi-Tec, is free and is available to users of IOS and Android operating systems. The development of this app was due to the large number of tourists who take this route every year to the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, which is why the Hi-Tec brand and experienced photographer Walter Wust are responsible for their development. Once you have on your device... Leer Más...

Ed Sheeran happy during his visit to Peru

25 April 2015 | Cusco, lima, Machu Picchu, Ed Sheeran, Tourism
According to the list of the newspaper "The Sunday Times", international singer is considered one of the richest musicians in the UK. But the impression given to see it, is another, as the musician is not surrounded by security manager or members, but rather it performs all its activities (simplicity and willingness is what characterizes it). The questions below will mention are those that were... Leer Más...

Industrial Sector in Machu Picchu (mortars)

On the southeast side of prison in Machu Picchu, we can find the so-called "Group of Mortars", and that some authors name the "Industrial Sector", the name comes from the architectural quality of its walls, and because of this researchers and archaeologists believed it was important to the citadel. In addition to researchers named Hiram Bingham dairy him with a name "Ingenuity Group". Due to the... Leer Más...

The Imperial City of Cusco was chosen as the best destination to visit

Undoubtedly Cusco continues to receive recognition by various means, which is why this time the US site US News and World Report, in its section Rankings... Leer Más...

Machu Picchu: It came true Master Plan 2015-2019

24 April 2015 | Master Plan, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Tourism
According to information presented by the National Service of Protected Natural Areas by the State, which after two years of work between the actors involved in the management of the sanctuary (Machu Picchu), the Master Plan 2015-2019 was approved. This Master Plan will emphasize the management and development of economic activities such as tourism within this protected area. That is why we will... Leer Más...

Temple of the Pachamama in Machu Picchu

The Temple of the Dead or Mother Earth is located in the lower level to semi circular drum, it is a cold cave and gloom, the roof of this site serves as a basis for the Sun Temple (Machu Picchu), within you can appreciate a rock carved in the form of stairs, which allowed them to place offerings to the dead. The Temple in that instance was of great importance to the Incas, because they believed... Leer Más...

The Botanical Garden in Machu Picchu

The Botanical Garden is located next to Museo de Sitio Manuel Chavez Ballon, at a height of 2300 meters above sea level, in the garden diversity of native flora that counts Machu Picchu Sanctuary appreciated. The various species of plants found in an area of ​​over 600 thousand square meters, there you can see the orchid called Waqanki, which in Quechua means "Lloraras" and is considered one of... Leer Más...

Machu Picchu is neck sideways on the routes of tourists

This definition is indicated because few days ago a tourist who lives in Hong Kong ago conducted a small sample video where beautiful landscapes of the South American continent. In the video will see wonderful places, but Machu Picchu without a doubt wonder more than one, which is why you can see doing cartwheels in our Maravilla, as before is the adventurer in Chan Chan equally tumbling. The... Leer Más...

Machu Picchu: Museo de Sitio Manuel Chavez Ballon

Museum Manuel Chavez Ballon site was created and built in 1960 by the resident works Dr. Manuel Chavez Ballon, thanks to his initiative and efforts came true infrastructure, but besides all this work would not have finished but had received financial donation from Mrs. Anita Fernandini Naranjo. At present, Manuel Chavez museum reminds us of the history of the citadel of Machu Picchu, as the... Leer Más...

Machu Picchu: Putucusi (Happy Mountain)

Considered an Apu by the inhabitants of the region, Putucusi name in Quechua means "Happy Mountain", is located more than 2560 meters above sea level, from the top of the mountain you can have stunning images of both the Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes and also you can see the entire Rio Urubamba Valley. Undoubtedly the way to the mountaintop worth because during the tour will... Leer Más...

Liturgical Sources in Machu Picchu (Stairways sources)

14 April 2015 | Cusco, Machu Picchu, Tourism, Adventure
These magnificent buildings collected many names throughout history, this due to various anthropologists studies was named as: "Steps of Fountains", "Calle de las Fuentes" or the more common "The Liturgical Sources". Liturgical Sources are small reserve water tanks, which consists of sixteen sources. It is noteworthy that our ancestors (Incas) considered the elements of nature as their most... Leer Más...

7 Steps to hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

14 April 2015 | Cusco, Adventure, Machu Picchu, Tourism
Hike the Inca Trail is a dream that more than one would take on his visit to the wonder of the world "Machu Picchu", the path or the path is approximately 43 kilometers between forests and hills all the way you can see stones were used to construct it. Because it is one of the best options to visit Machu Picchu, we will mention a few steps you., Should take into account before exploring. 1... Leer Más...

Knowing routes to Machu Picchu

14 April 2015 | Cusco, Aventure, Machu Picchu, Tourism
Today to reach the beautiful citadel of Machu Picchu is available about 3 routes, among them this time will describe the whole journey of one of them: 1 Cusco - Santa Maria (bus) To make this trip to this area daily buses depart, but his departure from them is not exactly ground terminal but rather what can take in a small terminal located at Av. Antonio Lorena. To make your trip more... Leer Más...

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