Result of the great respect of the ancient Peruvians for the nature, this wonderful human creation integrates symbiotically to an incredible landscape.
In the depths of the Andean mountains of Cusco there is a mysterious ruin called Machu Picchu, which for 400 years was abandoned on a cliff of mist submerged in the jungle. Rediscovered in 1911, it does not contain written or engraved records, nothing that can shed light on the history of this place. Since then for nearly a century, it has challenged endless records of visitors and scientists trying to understand its purpose.
The archaeological zone is located on the left bank of the Vilcanota river, in the Kusi Chaka gorge, to the mouth of the Aobamba river. In the district of Machu Picchu, province of Urubamba, department of Cusco to 112.5 km. To the northeast of the city of Cusco in Peru.
To get to the Inca city of Machu Picchu, you can opt for two routes: via Inca road or by rail to Aguas Calientes and from there by car or walking until you reach the mountain where the citadel is located.