Vilcabamba, Machu Picchu and Choquequirao soon be connected
The Plan Copesco Cusco regional government works to implement a circuit that draft article the potential of Vilcabamba, Machu Picchu and Choquequirao, said the chief executive of the entity, Adriel Gamarra.
"While each area has its own attractions, there are many who also are being missed because they are inarticulate, so the idea of creating more space and positioning of these places through a circuit," he said.
He stated that some components have developed the project, which include improving the tourism image of the traditional population centers are located in the path, value and packaging of archaeological tourism, interpretation system "Cusco cross-cutting project."
Also the preparation and improvement of tourist trekking routes and strengthening the management of tourism, among others.
"Each of these components to consider various proposals for tourism development, social and economic development of its component parts and are aimed at integrating the wonders of Machu Picchu, Vilcabamba and Choquequirao," he said.
He recalled that the remains of Lord of Wari, found in the archaeological complex of Espiritu Pampa, in the district of Vilcabamba, "have surprised the world", so can easily be fitted to the known potential of Machu Picchu and Choquequirao.
"Accordingly, the Plan Copesco Cusco regional government is interested in the project, but have to be studies and plans, because it is a very ambitious and comprehensive project," he said.
The plan also aims to diversify the tourist offer the Imperial City. "In addition to Machu Picchu, Cuzco also has other potential as Choquequiraro and Vilcabamba, which can contribute to social and economic development of the region," he said.
He said that when the project is proceeding with works to improve communication channels between the provinces of La Convencion, Urubamba and Anta, "so that integration is cross," he said.