Seductive, striking and natural, Cusco’s history lives in its streets, squares, valleys and towns.Stunning destinations and examples of fine engineering by Inca stonemasons can be seen in Choquequirao, Saysayhuamán, Kenko, Tambomachay, Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu, the Inca jewel built with the wisdom of the ancient Peruvians in an ecological environment. Captivating landscapes such as the Sacred Valley, where the mountains are clothed by terraces. Pictures villages where the past forms part of the present. Cusco really is the birthplace of the world.
In the Valley of Urubamba, currently known as the Sacred Valley, stand the towns of Ollantaytambo and P’isaq.
INCA TRAIL TO MACHU PICCHU
It forms part of the network of Inca trails (Qhapaq Ñan). This is one of the most famous trekking routes in South America. On the trek, hikers can see numerous ravines and waterways flowing from glaciers. Among the 12 archaeological sites that can be visited, the following really stand out: Qoriwachayrachina, Patallaqta, Runkuraqay, Sayacmarca, Phuyupata-marca, Intipunku, Intipata and Wiñay-huayna.
This archeological setting was not built as an easy accessible place. During the two days of an orderly marching, the visitor can . . .
MACHU PICCHU SANCTUARY
It is impossible for person not to be fascinated by the spirit of the Machu Picchu Sanctuary. How can simple archeological remains have so much attraction power!. Since if was first known to the world until the current days this extraordinary heritage of the Inca cultures continues to be admired by all the visitors coming to the place. Although ecology was an unknown term in those days -almost one thousand years ago - if can be perceived that the Incas had special interest in conversation as they maintained a perfect harmony between the shaping and the architectonic concept of their buildings and the physical and natural characteristics of the location