Amazing Machu Picchu Peru: Known worldwide for its stunning architecture and landscape, Machu Picchu is a must for any visitor to the country Peru. Every corner of these beautiful ruins is full of intrigue and show the brilliance of Inca imagination. They fit in perfectly with stunning green mountains surrounding Machu Picchu Inca citadel by its isolation and serenity both humbling and inspiring. Traveling to Machu Picchu was recently voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, in recognition of this magnificent realization of human activity. Now receives thousands of visitors each year who all claim to see the Inca citadel Machu Picchu with your own eyes. Even after exploring Inca ruins, it is hard to imagine how they were ever built. This always leaves visitors with a great worthy respect for the Inca Empire, which collapsed even as a result of the Spanish invasion with his weapons, killing the Inca race and disease over 400 years ago, is leaving its mark on the society and culture today Peru. To see the Inca Empire at its best, take a tour of Machu Picchu excursion, a part of your holiday in South America visiting Peru.
Machu Picchu Geography and Climate
Machu Picchu is located at the convergence between the mountain and the forest in the province of Cusco in Peru about 2450 meters (7,710 feet) above sea level. The Inca city Machu Picchu lies between two high mountains above the Urubamba, “Sacred Valley of the Incas” river. It is strategically located with steep slopes on all sides and a foot impassable mountain behind it. was visited by the Incas of Cusco to the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.
The Peruvian Andes and Amazon have 2 seasons: the rainy season and the dry season. The rainy season is between October and April, WITH DRY SEASON IN GENERAL runs between May and September. During the dry season, TEMPERATURES can run from anywhere between 12 C (50 F) at night HALF OF 30 C (UPPER 80S F) during the day.
Not surprisingly, the dry season is the best time to travel to Machu Picchu and this coincides with summer holidays in Europe and North America. July and August are the busiest months and to avoid large crowds, people should aim to travel to Machu Picchu outside these months.
Transport Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Pueblo)
For those looking to spend more time on their trips to Machu Picchu, or to reach the ruins early in the morning, stop at Aguas Calientes is almost indispensable. In fact, the city was built almost entirely for this purpose and it is here that all train services from Cusco and the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu trip.
Machu Picchu Transportation. There are different types of trains run from Cusco or Ollantaytambo to Aguas Calientes station; the trip usually lasts about 4 hours and 2 hours from Cusco Ollantaytambo. For those who like to travel in style Cusco, Hiram Bingham Express is a marvelous engine complete with first-class service. The interior is exquisitely decorated with polished wood and plush seating. The train includes two dining cars, a bar and a kitchen observation car where meals are prepared. This is undoubtedly the most luxurious way to travel to Machu Picchu.
The vistadome alternative service allows travelers to enjoy a spectacular view along your journey through large windows located on all sides of the car view. Snacks and refreshments are provided during the shoot and there is also entertainment on offer. A more affordable option is the Backpacker still has fantastic although not with the same comfort and service views.
Travel to Paracas in Peru:
Known as the Humboldt Current marine ecosystem is considered globally as the richest outcrops, which provide abundant nutrients, which favor high productivity while hydrobiological have motivated a truly exceptional biodiversity. These features offer interesting possibilities for fishing related, industrial and direct consumption of economic activities. It is partly for this reason that since ancient times the human pressure on the Peruvian coast has been gradually increasing. Known as the Humboldt Current marine ecosystem is considered globally as the richest outcrops, which provide abundant nutrients, which favor high productivity while hydrobiological have motivated a truly exceptional biodiversity. These features offer interesting possibilities for fishing related, industrial and direct consumption of economic activities. It is partly for this reason that since ancient times the human pressure on the Peruvian coast has been gradually increasing.
Paracas tourist activity has a large tourist influx in the RNP is distributed throughout the year, seasonality is very strong, focusing on the first four months of the year. Although with high interannual variability, the number of visitors is concentrated in the summer months and the days of Holy Week, February being the month in which the largest number of visitors is recorded. To illustrate this situation, the monthly flow of visitors in 2001 is analyzed, this is concentrated in the first quarter (37.3% of the annual total), especially in the month of February (14%). In April he entered the 11.65% of total annual visitors and Easter only 7.46%, of which 96.73% were domestic. Ie half of the year visitors come to the Reserve in the first four months of the year. Activity decreases in the months of May and June, increases slightly from July to August and more strongly in October, November and December.
Book Travel Lake Sandoval:
Lake Sandoval is one of the main attractions of the Tambopata National Reserve. He is also receiving attractive major tourist because of its scenic beauty and its proximity to the city of Puerto Maldonado (45 min by boat on the Madre de Dios River). It is accessed by a path of about 02 km to a pier where visitors addressed paddling boats to enter a small river to Lake Sandoval. During the visit you can see different species of wildlife such as monkeys, macaws, parrots, alligators, otters, different species of birds as well as the impressive diversity of flora that this has the Protected Natural Reserve Area sandoval lake.
Itinerary of Journey to
Amazing Machu Picchu Peru-12 days / 11 nights:
TOURS Day 1:
FLIGHT OUT – TOUR LIMA
Departure by scheduled flight from their points of origin. Arrival in Lima and transfer to your hotel – Luxury Suite with sea view. Afternoon city tour of Lima.
TOURS Day 2:
PUERTO MALDONADO – MADRE DE DIOS
Breakfast and transfer to airport for flight to Puerto Maldonado “Mother of God”. Arrival and transfer to hotel for check in and transfer to the pier. Transfer by boat to the lodge in the Amazon Reserve where they will stay on full board. Lunch and free time until teatime. In the afternoon guided walk along the Trail system in natural areas of the hotel and evening river trip.
TOURS Day 3:
EXCURSION TO THE RESERVE OF LAKE SANDOVAL – TAMBOPATA TOURS
Breakfast and excursion to Lake Sandoval booking and tours Tambopata National Reserve, where hopefully we can see the otters, alligators and coastal birds. Return to the lodge and lunch. In the afternoon, enjoy the Canopy with breathtaking views of the Amazon jungle and Anaconda Walk for 30 minutes, 200 meters wooden bridges over the Aguajales swamps.
TOURS Day 4:
PUERTO MALDONADO – CUSCO TOUR – TOUR TO SACRED VALLEY
Breakfast and transfer by boat to Puerto Maldonado for your flight trip to Cusco tour. Arrival and then the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Visit Awanacancha resort where we know and feed Andean camelids such as llamas and alpacas. Visit en route to Pisaq. Lunch at a favorite restaurant of all tourists. Overnight at the Hotel in the Sacred Valley of the Incas.
TOURS Day 5:
SACRED VALLEY – CUSCO SOUTH VALLEY
Breakfast and visit this area of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Moray, concentric terraces resembling a large, Maras, the famous and ancient salt mines. Lunch buffet. In the afternoon, visit the archaeological complex of Ollantaytambo. Return to your hotel and overnight.
TOURS Day 6:
Ollantaytambo – Aguas Calientes – VISIT TO MACHU PICCHU
Transfer to Ollantaytambo train station and departure to Aguas Calientes “Machu Picchu village” where our staff will assist you to board the bus to go up to the Lost City of the Incas, Machu Picchu. Guided tour at the Inca citadel and lunch. Return to Aguas Calientes, dinner and accommodation for your visit to Machu Picchu.
TOURS Day 7:
RETURN OF A TOUR CUSCO MACHU PICCHU
Breakfast and free. Lunch at the hotel. At the time, back to Cusco tour in the luxurious Hiram Bingham train, animated by the onboard entertainment and fine gourmet dinner. Arrival at Poroy and transferred to hotel for accommodation.
TOURS Day 8:
CUSCO CITY TOUR WITH VISITS AND EXCURSIONS
Breakfast and visit the Archaeological Park of Sacsayhuaman, Q’enqo, Puma ancient temple where you can see an altar for sacrifices, Tambomachay, sacred springs of life and health. On the road trip, we will have a panoramic view of Puca Pucara. Then we head to the Temple of the Sun “The Koricancha”, on which the Convent of Santo Domingo was built. To end the excursion trip, will visit the Plaza de Armas and Cusco Catedral.del Free afternoon to enjoy the city of Cusco Magico. Dinner at the MAP Café and overnight at your hotel.
TOURS Day 9:
CUSCO CITY TOUR – TOUR A Paracas
At the scheduled time, transfer to the airport for our departure flight from Cusco Magico. Arrival to Lima, assistance and continued their journey on private transportation to Paracas. Upon arrival, you’ll get an assist and transfer to Hotel Paracas Luxury Collection Resort.
TOURS Day 10:
ADVENTURE TRAVEL Paracas – Pisco – Nazca Lines – Paracas DUNES
Breakfast and transfer to Pisco airport to the flyby of 1:30 hrs. Begin flying the wonderful Valley Ocucaje, the Valleys of Santa Cruz, Palpa, Ingenio Viscas and the Center Line (Cahuachi) and peculiar Nazca Lines. Return to hotel and free time until 4X4 tour by one of the driest deserts in the world, the spectacular dunes of Paracas, where we see sunset and we offer a night tour of dunes to the picnic with grilled meats, salad, dessert, water, white and red wine, beer, pisco sour.
Return to our hotel will be by a milder way. Arrival and accommodation at your hotel.
TOURS Day 11:
A RETURN FLIGHT Paracas – Ballestas Islands – TOUR LIMA
Breakfast and transfer to the pier where we will make a boat excursion to the Ballestas Islands. On the islands, we see Humboldt penguins and sea lions, plus migratory birds that live there. After the tour will head to Lima airport to board our flight.
TOURS Day 12:
PARACAS – TOUR LIMA
Arrival of your trip to the incredible Machu Picchu peru which ended our adventure trip in Peru Magico
End of our services.
The program includes the incredible Machu Picchu peru:
- Flight, transfers, tours and excursions mentioned in private service, except for trips Selva, train, bus to Machu Picchu and the 4X4 tour in the desert, which are shared service.
- Local guides in Spanish.
- 10 nights at selected hotels on a bed and breakfast.
- 6 lunches and 6 dinners (drinks not included).
- Vistadome Ollantaytambo / Machu Picchu route.
- Hiram Bingham train to Machu Picchu route / Poroy.
The program does not include the incredible Machu Picchu peru:
- Airport taxes, payable in cash locally. International flights: $ 0 p / pax – Domestic: US $ p / pax (subject to change values).
- Drinks during meals (except those indicated), extras in hotels, personal expenses not mentioned in the breakdown of services.