BEST of Machu Picchu
Feel the pulse of ancient history & an incredible journey through one of Peru’s most timeless regions.
Topping many a bucket list, the ancient city of Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist attraction in South America and can be reached via hiking trails or a lofty railway line. You will find the site as enchanting and engaging as any on the planet.
More than 7,000 feet above sea level in the Andes Mountains, Machu Picchu is the most visited tourist destination in Peru. A symbol of the Incan Empire and built around 1450AD, Machu Picchu was named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007.
The highest point that you will physically be at is when you are in Cusco at 11,150'. This is when most people will feel the effects of altitude.
•Machu Picchu- Want some insider advice? Stay the night in Machu Picchu Village and rise early to have the ruins to yourself before the crowds arrive late-morning.
•Inca Trail- Along the way, you will trek through the majestic land that was once home to the Inca empire.
•Sacred Valley- When the Inca nobles of Cusco wanted to escape from the busy city life, this was the spot.
•Manu Biosphere- This is the wildest place in Peru's Amazon.
•Lima- Headquarters for a world-renowned culinary scene. Peru's bustling capital city teams with rich history and mouthwatering food.