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Machu Picchu Things To Do

Machu Picchu Things To Do in this city situated on a mountain ridge 2,430 metres above sea level in Peru. Visit to this UNESCO World Heritage Site which was voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in a worldwide Internet poll. Machu Picchu or Machu Pikchu is Peru’s most visited tourist attraction.

Machu Picchu Things To Do
Machu Picchu Things To Do

Covered Under Clouds

How about a vacation 8,000 feet above sea level? Covered under clouds and perched atop the mountainous columns of the Urubamba Valley, take a flight to Machu Picchu and you will know why it is the most important historical site in the Americas. A per-Colombian Inca site, a journey to Machu Picchu provides with an experience like no other.

Marvel of an Archaeological Site

Machu Picchu Things To Do Lake Titicaca
Machu Picchu Lake Titicaca

This marvel of an archaeological site, you can choose to get there by train or bus, and for the more discerning tourists, a helicopter ride is just perfect. Other things to do in Machu Picchu includes visiting Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary, Intihuatana, Sacred Plaza, Hut of the Caretaker of the Funerary Rock, Intipunku and Phuyupatamarka. Also visit to Cusco and Lake Titicaca with loating Uros and Taquile islands.

Accommodations

You might be looking for a luxurious vacation or holidaying on a budget, no matter the choice, Machu Picchu has a range of accommodations to suit every taste, budget and desired level of comfort. The best way to enjoy this place is through guided tours that will give you an in-depth knowledge of the place and its history.

The Temple of the Sun

You can choose to go on a four-day trek along the Inca Trail, take in the beauty of the agricultural sector of the citadel, go clicking around the upper cemetery and ritual stones, or enjoy the sheer aura of The Temple of the Sun.

Thermal Baths

Apart from the rich history that it offers, Machu Picchu is also famous for its thermal baths and the wellness that goes along with it. Enjoy a hot mineral bath in the specially built pools. Discovering the Lost City of the Incasa’s is as good as revisiting history.

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