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Category: Machu Picchu

woman at Machu Picchu

Alternative Treks to Machu Picchu

Are all the passes for the Inca Trail sold out for the dates of your Peru vacation? Consider these other 4 alternative treks to Machu Picchu.

Machu Picchu Travel Tips: 11 Essential Ecotourism DOs & DON’Ts

Help preserve the ancient ruins, customs, and ecosystem of Machu Picchu with this expert’s 11 eco-friendly travel tips.

Machu Picchu tourism could quadruple: How conservation is key during a touristic boom

The construction of a new airport in the Sacred Valley could have profound effects on tourism traffic to Machu Picchu. Read more about the benefits and controversies.

Machu Picchu | From 1985 to Present

Latin America For Less Director, Ric Leon, reflects on how the “Machu Picchu experience” has evolved over the last few decades.

All aboard the train to Machu Picchu

The railway to Machu Picchu is considered one of the most scenic routes in the world! Read more about traveling there by train.

Pinpointing Machu Picchu’s location

There is a reason why the city of Machu Picchu remained “lost” for as many centuries as it did.

The history of Machu Picchu at a glance

Get to know the story behind Machu Picchu, as its visual grandeur is just half the appeal.

All aboard to Machu Picchu. Photo by Ana Castañeda Cano

Travel Specifics: Bimodal service to Machu Picchu explained

Bimodal service (bus + train) is offered to Machu Picchu during the rainy season. What does this mean for you?

Machu Picchu in all its glory. Photo by Boris G./Flickr

A traveler’s guide to Machu Picchu Sights

Learn the insider scoop of Machu Picchu’s most impressive sights.