The Sanctuary of Machupicchu, is located in the Andes Mountains and Amazon Jungle IS THE PROTECTED AREA (35000 hectareas).
Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary, located in the Cusco region of southern Peru, is an archaeological and cultural legacy of utmost importance to the Incas and to South America.
architectural beauty, its natural surroundings and its magical landscape between
the Andean mountains and the rainforest make this an ideal environment to
reconnect with nature.
The Machu Picchu Inca citadell is the city located in the Machu Picchu and Wayna Picchu mountains.
In ancient times, Machu Picchu city was considered a cult center and astronomical observatory as well as an entry point to the Amazon and was visited only by the elite of the Incan Empire.
The Machu Picchu Citadel has three important sectors:
sector with houses for priests and relatives of the Incas
Religious sector with temples and worship areas
IN MACHU PICCHU
Calientes, the town below Machu Picchu, you can find all the services needed (e.g.
telephones, banks, ATMs, restaurants, hotels). The weather is warm and rainy.
There are two ways to access Machu Picchu:
from Cusco (4 hours) or from Ollantaytambo (2 hours)
Inca Trail (2, 3 or 4 day trek)
There also exist alternative routes combining bus, bicycle, trekking and train trips.
MACHU PICCHU INCA CITY ACCES MAP
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