How To Get To Machu Picchu

how to get to Machu Picchu

Millions of people make their way to Machu Picchu every year. Situated in the Urubamba Valley, it’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site built by the Incas, consisting of intricate buildings made of stones and agricultural terraces. This is Peru’s most famous landmark and tourist attraction, and draws visitors from all over the globe to see … Read more

The Best Inca Trail Packing List

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Are you planning on walking the Inca Trail? That’s great news, and I am really happy for you. This really is a once in a lifetime experience, that you will remember forever. I did it twice (once actually very recently), and I’d do it again in a heartbeat. If hiking the Inca Trail is in … Read more

How To Get Machu Picchu Tickets

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Getting Machu Picchu tickets is easier than you’d imagine. Machu Picchu is a wonder of the world. It’s a super popular destination and receives millions of visitors per year, and so it’s understandable that you can’t just rock up whenever you like, get a ticket, and go in. In fact, as of 2017 the UNESCO … Read more

The Inca Trail To Machu Picchu: A Useful Guide

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Walking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is a once in a lifetime exhilarating experience. This is the hike you will never forget; the one you will compare the others to for a long time afterwards.  Also known as Camino Inca, the Inca Trail hike lasts 4 full days and 3 nights. It is one … Read more

A Guide To The Huayna Picchu Hike

Huayna Picchu hike

The Inca Trail is a historic hiking trail in Peru that ends at one of the country’s most important ancient Incan sites, Machu Picchu. This site is about 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Cusco and Huayna Picchu Mountain (also referred to as Wayna Picchu) is the peak that towers above it. The Huayna Picchu hike … Read more

Everything You Need To Know To Hike Marcahuasi, Peru


Marcahuasi is one of the most surreal places you can hope to see in Peru. At about 100 km east of Lima geographically, Marcahuasi is about a million miles away from it from all other points of view. For as busy, polluted, lively and touristy the Peruvian capital is, Marcahuasi has yet to be discovered … Read more

A Guide To The Nazca Lines Flight, Peru

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A Nazca Lines flight is easily one of the most thrilling things you can do in Peru. I took one with my friends the first time I visited Peru: we boarded the flight unsure what to expect, and actually a bit afraid of having to get on a tiny plane (who’s not afraid of those?) … Read more

Islas Ballestas Tour: A Guide To Visiting The Islas Ballestas

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Are you considering taking an Islas Ballestas tour? Then this post is for you! Known as the Galapagos of Peru, or the Poor Man’s Galapagos, the Islas Ballestas (Ballestas Islands in English) are actually much less financially intimidating compared to the islands in Ecuador – though granted, the experience you get is not really the … Read more