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Check Out our blog posts about the popular Inca Trail, the 4-day hike to Machu Picchu Peru and about the beautiful alternative Machu Picchu hikes. There are also travel tips about Machu Picchu Tours, Cusco Tours, tips for travelling in Peru and more! Stay tuned!

The best Machu Picchu Facts

02 Mar
The best Machu Picchu Facts
Monday March 02, 2020 - Posted by Inca Trail Team

Machu Picchu is not only one of the most visited sights for Peru travelers in South-America, but is also on the UNESCO World Heritage list and is one of the New Seven Wonders of the world. Machu Picchu is a spectacular sight full of history, open questions and mysteries that will probably remain unsolved forever. So it is understandable why the Peruvian Inca citadel has a place on so many people’s bucket list.


Things to do in Machu Picchu: Putucusi Mountain Hike

20 Feb
Things to do in Machu Picchu: Putucusi Mountain Hike
Thursday February 20, 2020 - Posted by Inca Trail Team

*Machu Picchu’s hidden jewel*

If you are an experienced hiker looking for a unique hike in the direct surroundings of Machu Picchu, you might consider the Putucusi hike. Besides being a challenging hike, the Putucusi Mountain offers the most extraordinary views on Machu Picchu and its outskirts. However, the Putucusi hike requires effort, strength and a bit of courage too… (more…)

Tips Visit Machu Picchu with kids

13 Feb
Tips for Visiting Machu Picchu with kids
Thursday February 13, 2020 - Posted by Inca Trail Team

Machu Picchu is on many traveller’s bucket list. Machu Picchu is one of those incredible places you want to experience in Peru. The special beauty and the magic of the Inca ruins seduce even the most experienced traveller.
But will your kids enjoy Machu Picchu too? Is it a good idea to visit Machu Picchu if you are travelling in Peru with (younger) children, or teens? Is it recommendable to do Machu Picchu with kids? Read: Tips Visit Machu Picchu with kids! (more…)

Llamas of Machu Picchu

12 Feb
The Llamas of Machu Picchu
Wednesday February 12, 2020 - Posted by Inca Trail Team

One of Peru’s nicknames is the Land of the Llamas. Who doesn’t love llamas? Llamas are representative of Peruvian culture and when you travel in Peru, you will have many opportunities to see and take photos of this lovely animal. One of those places is the Inca citadel Machu Picchu.

The fluffy and amusing llamas are known as serene, friendly and curious animals. read about the Llamas of Machu Picchu.


Ultimate Aguas Calientes Guide

11 Feb
Ultimate Aguas Calientes Guide
Tuesday February 11, 2020 - Posted by Inca Trail Team

Make the most out of Machu Picchu Town

Set around 400 meters below the historical site of Machu Picchu, the town of Aguas Calientes is the unavoidable stop-off point for all visitors to the famous Inca ruins. This is where the trains arrive, and from here the buses depart. Therefore, this Ultimate Aguas Calientes Guide is interesting for everyone visiting Machu Picchu. (more…)