Monday, December 26, 2016

Machu Picchu Tours

Machu Picchu or often referred to as the lost Inca city are remnants of the Inca ruins of the civilization of love. Located in a mountainous area with an altitude of over 2,400 meters, Machu Picchu is a symbol of the Inca empire that was built in 1450.

Machu Picchu is located in the territory of Peru is only used for approximately one hundred years because at the time of the Inca empire conquered by Spanish troops. Since this time, this place was forgotten until in 1911 an archaeologist rediscovered and proclaimed it to the world. Since then, the archaeological site became famous as a tourist attractive and important for the world.
Currently, most of the buildings at Machu Picchu has been reconstructed so that visitors can get a clearer picture about the life of the Incas. Style buildings here is the ancient Inca style with polished stone walls. This site has also been designated as an important world heritage by UNESCO.

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Machu Picchu is located in the Urubamba valley, 70 kilometers from Cusco have been under threat. In addition to natural disasters such as earthquakes and bad weather, the world's cultural heritage is also threatened by the many tourists who come. Therefore various means have been made to keep Machu Picchu, one of which is to limit the number of tourists coming every day.

With all its beauty and uniqueness, Machu Picchu is a tourist spot in Peru's most famous, most crowded, and most unique. Many people who say that adna visit to Peru is not complete if you have not been to Machu Picchu. However, keep in mind that a trip to these attractions can spend a sizable fee.

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Getting to Machu Picchu
There are two ways to achieve this world heritage sites:

Trekking: Suitable for lovers of adventure and outdoor activities. The trekking route offers beautiful scenery that is second to none in the world.

Train: Train rides with the world's highest altitude rail is an experience in itself. Trains used is also made specifically to enjoy the nature around Machu Picchu. The train has a lot of glass windows, and even the roof is also made of glass so that you can enjoy every corner of your trip.

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If you want to visit during the rainy season (November to March), be prepared to schedule delays, bad weather may prevent your departure, either using trekking paths and tracks. Prices for the train to Machu Picchu is the price of train tickets the most expensive in the world when measured from the distance traversed. In addition Machu Picchu train tickets are often sold out, so it is advisable to book a return ticket and went before.