Category: Machu Picchu

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.

Machu Picchu citadel as seen from Machu Picchu Mountain. Photo by Wall B

Getting there: How to get to Machu Picchu

How to get to Machu Picchu by train, bus and hiking the Inca Trail.

Rachel on the "Old Mountain" high above Machu Picchu. Photo by Rachel Ricks

Climbing the Old Mountain: Tips and advice for hiking Machu Picchu Mountain

Each and every day thousands of people venture up to the citadel of Machu Picchu. Only a brave few choose to test their fitness on the Old Mountain.

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Famous faces at Machu Picchu

Here’s a look at a few of the celebrities who have visited Machu Picchu.

The Guardian's Hut is visible at the top middle of the picture and is the place to go for panoramic pictures of Machu Picchu. Dozens of terraces and thousands of stone steps connect the different sectors of Machu Picchu.

Travel to Machu Picchu, Masterpiece of the Inca Empire

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu rests on a rocky saddle at 7,972ft (2,430 m)s above sea level between two peaks.

Ancient Inca ruins along the Inca Trail in Peru

Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Every year, countless travelers dream of a special Peru vacation: hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Securing a spot requires months of advance planning.

Machu Picchu, Peru

Michael’s dream trip to Machu Picchu

Michael’s love for Peru began years ago when he came to volunteer and teach English and he has since managed to travel all across this beautiful country.