CALL OUR PERU TRAVEL EXPERTS! 1-888-357-1185
Tour Style:
Spend up to
$
per person
Up to

Days
HOME / TRAVEL RESOURCES / PERU TRAVEL ARTICLES
RECENT ARTICLES
100 YEARS OF MAGIC
As I look at the images on my computer screen I find it hard to believe that just a few days ago on our way to Machu Picchu, we went through the Llaqtapata cloud forests, which are always covered in moss and populated with wild orchids. We covered almost 43 miles of cobbled paths defying deep abysms and narrow paths, feeling at times belittled at the foothills of giant snow-peaked mountains, glaciers and the vastness of the highlands only to...
MACHU PICCHU DISCOVERY
Machu Picchu is a true architectural gem. The beauty and mystery of its stone palaces is enhanced by the magnificent, almost virgin and abrupt geography colored green by exhuberant jungle flora.

The constructions were built harmoniously on the narrow and uneven surface of a cliff surrounded by the precipices of the imposing Urubamba Canyon, where 400 meters below, the river roars and meanders.

Machu Picchu is located at...
WHERE IS MACHU PICCHU LOCATED?
Located at 120 kms to the northwest of Cusco on the valley of the Urubamba River (name given to the Vilcanota River in this area), within the mountains of Vilcabamba, the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu constitutes one of the most important archaeological sites in the world, and Peru's main tourist destination. Few things made by humans maintain such harmony with its natural surroundings and adjacent archaeological groups.

The...
MACHU PICCHU FACTS
Established in 1981 in more than 35 thousand hectares, the Machu Picchu Sanctuary is much more that a group of archaeological sites nestled in the abrupt cloud forest. Its strategic location on the eastern slope of the Andes and on both banks of the Urubamba River -which runs with a northwest direction in this section-, allows this singular protected area to cover what could be considered as one of the most extraordinaire altitude trails in...
PAITITI
A MYSTERIOUSLY PERSISTENT PRE-COLUMBIAN UTOPIA
BY NICHOLAS ASHESHOV
The ultimate Lost City, El Dorado, is the most engaging harmless and enduring of Western myths, and Peru has been producing and continues to produce an inexhaustible supply of fact and fancy, unchallengeably the world's finest to keep the myth alive and its followers, machetes flailing on the trail.

No one has got rich by finding a lost city but there's a dream hidden there in the...
Copyright © Peru Travel Now - Photography Copyright © Walter H. Wust
PERU

Tel. (511) 445 6988
Av. Larco N° 1116 3er piso - Miraflores
>