First name: Meet one of the 7 Wonders of the World
The Inca citadel of Machu Picchu was voted one of the 7 wonders of the grandeur and beauty of the whole archaeological group. It is known that the site was never explored by the Spanish arrival to the rule, so it is a spectacular example of the great organization, Inca architecture and engineering.
Admirable understand how the Incas were able to build cities and complex paths among the hills, in this case the Inca citadel was built on top of the mountain.
It is noteworthy that Machu Picchu was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1983 and its importance is also notable for being part of a cultural and ecological whole, being known as the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu.
Second Reason: Feel the energy and explore the mystery surrounding the Shrine:
DSegunda Reason: Feel the energy and explore the mystery surrounding the Shrine: ince the beginning is already amazing panorama that surrounds Machu Picchu (Old Mountain), the feeling of seeing the Wonder World for photos or video is very different from the feeling of being in the same place; is simply a unique experience that energy and mystique that surrounds tourists during the tour of the citadel is felt from beginning of the route to the end, left wanting to stay longer to meditate, relax and admire the beauty of the place.
Know as important places such as the Intiwatana or sundial, the Sun Temple, the Temple of the Three Windows, liturgical sources, the main temple, the Ñusta Palace, the Sacred Plaza, the Royal Mausoleum and many other places more, each with a story to tell.
Third Reason: Getting to Machu Picchu on the Inca Trail:
Third Reason: Getting to Machu Picchu on the Inca Trail: Machu Picchu is so wonderful that there are alternatives to get there and one of them is doing the great adventure of the Inca Trail, ideal for tourists wishing to hike and learn more from the Inca culture.
During the tour, besides enjoying the beautiful scenery and stunning panoramic views, other archaeological sites like Patallacta, Runquracay, Sayacmarca, Phuyupatamarca and the “Puerta del Sol” or Intipunku known from where you have a spectacular view of the Inca citadel now Wonder of the Modern World.
There are two ways to do this famous trek, you can go making the Classic Inca Trail tour, which starts at km. 82 and all the way is 42 km, this tour is 4 days and 3 nights, the landscape is the first 2 days with steep Andean mountains, forests, mountains and streams, however the third day landscape is tropical as seja entering itself to the jungle. There is also the Short Inca Trail tour that lasts 2 days and 1 night, this tour is a much faster and allows travelers who do not have sufficient time to make the long walk to enjoy the last part of the royal Inca Trail. In both cases, the last day of the tour is the same that allows us to enjoy one of the 7 Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu.
Fourth Reason: Visit the Sacred Valley of Cusco or other destinations:
Fourth Reason: Visit the Sacred Valley of Cusco or other destinations: Coming to Peru to see Machu Picchu, will arrive in Cusco, the capital of Tahuantinsuyo, thus being in the city you can not pass up the opportunity to see the tourist many attractions city tours that take place in 1 day or even half a day, as there are many really impressive archaeological sites and exciting attractions that will complement very well the trip.
One is the tour of the Sacred Valley of the Incas, where different towns such as Pisac, Urubamba, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero and in each of these places traditional markets, squares full of history, typical streets and archaeological sites seen visiting .
Another tour can be the tour to Maras and Moray agricultural terraces in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Also to explore the city you can choose the Cusco City Tour lasts half a day (in the afternoon), among a myriad of activities. These are perfectly complemented by a tour of Machu Picchu.
Fifth Reason: Climbing to Huayna Picchu and have an incredible panoramic view:
Fifth Reason: Climbing to Huayna Picchu and have a panoramic view of Machu Picchu appears increibleDetrás the great and famous mountain HuaynaPicchu (young mountain), which appears in many pictures of the Wonder of the World, this has a height of 2700 meters and there well marked route to climb to the top and have a breathtaking view of the archaeological complex as well as the canyon and in general all the natural landscape surrounding the Wonder of the World.
Every day many tourists climbing the mountain before performing guided by the citadel; Also, the mountain also has archaeological samples as terraces built by the Incas.
Given the desire to climb visitors and meet the challenge of reaching the top to admire the incredible panorama is from the top, there is only a limit of 200 people per day, for it must ensure its tour to Machu Picchu including the entrance ticket to the mountain HuaynaPicchu not to miss this unique opportunity.