One of the most famous sites in the world, the lost city of the Incas draws tourists from all over the world. A four-hour train journey from Cusco (or a stiff trek), there are 12 acres of terraces, staircases and temples to explore. See the Temple of the Sun and Intihuatana, one of the holiest spots in Inca history.
Accommodation in Machu Picchu
Four upscale lodges make for a fabulous lodge-to-lodge trek to Machu Picchu along the Salkantay route, a longer alternative to the Inca Trail. All the accommodations are located in wonderfully pristine locations, with the irresistible charm of Machu Picchu as the final destination. A hot tub is a fabulous way to soothe tired muscles after […]
This luxury lodge is the only hotel located close to the delicate ancient ruins of UNESCO World Heritage listed Machu Picchu. It is the only hotel with views of the site itself, and is very popular, as you would imagine. The rooms have a lovely Peruvian flavor with the décor, and some have terraces from […]
Close to the train station, this rustic-style hotel is surrounded by gardens, both private and those that make up the Machu Picchu Historical Sanctuary. The natural world is a focus, and wildlife, orchid and bird watching tours are available. Watch butterflies from your private terrace or take a dip in the fresh water pool.