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How Many Tourists Visit Machu Picchu Annually

Machu Picchu is one of world’s most iconic archeological sites and Peru’s most popular tourist attraction. Since it’s discovery by Hiram Bingham in 1911, the site has been a key feature

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Things To Do In Machu Picchu – 18 Must-See Sights!

Situated high in the Andean hills, Machu Picchu sits atop a ridge overlooking several large valleys. Its iconic status as one of the worlds most interesting places to visit means that millions of tourists

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Trekking To Machu Picchu In December

Because many people get time off over Christmas, we often get asked by our readers if trekking to Machu Picchu in December is a good idea. Therefore, we thought we would put together a quick article in

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Hiram Bingham – Discovering Machu Picchu

Hiram Bingham III, later just Hiram Bingham, was a Hawaiian-born American who was an explorer, academic and historian of South American studies. Later in life he became a politician and served as a Governor

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Tipping On The Inca Trail And Porter Welfare

Trekking to Machu Picchu is an incredible experience. The stunning scenery, mountain vistas and, of course, the history of the land makes it quite simply one the most popular tourist destinations in the

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Alternative Inca Trail Treks That Rock

Trekking to Machu Picchu is a dream adventure for many people, with the Classic Inca Trail featuring as the most popular route to the famous site.But its popularity has its downsides as well.Here are a

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South American Blogs And Other Sites We Love And Recommend

Beyond Machu Picchu there is so much to see and do in Peru and across the whole of South America. Far too much to cover in this specific guide website on Machu Picchu. To help you find useful information

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Machu Picchu Holiday Tips

The 15th century ruins of Machu Picchu are open all-year-round. This could well be the journey of a lifetime and there are a few minor details that will improve the quality of your visit. Here are our

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Fun Facts About Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu was constructed by the Incas in the 15th century, 7,972 feet up on a mountain ridge. It’s believed that it was built for the emperor, Pachucuti. Today, it’s Peru’s leading

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New Machu Picchu Regulations Start July 1st 2017

In 1983 the little known archeological site of Machu Picchu received UNESCO World Heritage status. Since then Machu Picchu has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, with traveller

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Inca Trail Toilets – What to Expect When You Are Bursting!

If you like your modern plumbing and your the sort of person that needs to be prepared for everything, finding out what the toilet situation is like on the Inca Trail is vital. It is not a well documented

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Peru Launches New Trail To Machu Picchu

Sernanp – the state-run National Service of Natural Protected Areas in Peru has recently announced the launch of a new trekking route to Machu Picchu. The new trail which is known as Route 5: Chachabamba-Wiñaywayna-Machupicchu,

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