Wonderful Machu Picchu Tours Peru – Travel Agency in Cusco – Sacred Land Adventures
Wonderful Machu Picchu is an old Inca city in Peru in South America. The great conqueror and builder, Pachacuti Inca, probably built the city inca in the 15th century by sacred valley of the incas – Cusco. The Incas were native South American people and they ruled a big empire on the west coast of South America – Tours Peru.
The Incas abandoned wonderful Machu Picchu some time in the 16th century. Hiram Bingham, an American explorer, rediscovered the Lost City inca of amazing Machu Picchu in 1911 – Tours Peru.
Package of trips to MACHU PICCHU by TRAIN / BUS – daily departures
Package of trips to MACHUPICCHU by Bus – daily departures
Travel packages to CUSCO + Sacred Valley + MACHU PICCHU-daily Departures
Visiting the wonderful Machu Picchu
- Where is the Wonderful Machu Picchu?
- Who discovered The Wonderful Machu Picchu?
- What does Machu Picchu look like?
- Who lived at Machu Picchu?
- Story: Through the Fence
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Where is the wonderful Machu Picchu?
The wonderful Machu Picchu is very high up in the Andes Mountains in Peru. It is about 80 kilometres northwest of Cusco by the sacred valley of the incas. It is 2,134 metres above sea level between two big mountains in the Andes. The Urubamba river lies at the bottom of the valley between the two mountains. The amazing Machu Picchu covers an area of about 13 square kilometres.
Who discovered The Wonderful Machu Picchu?
Hiram Bingham discovered the wonderful Machu Picchu in 1911. He was a teacher at the University of Yale in the USA. When he arrived at the amazing Machu Picchu, there was jungle everywhere by the sacred valley of the inkas. He worked very hard to uncover the city inka of Machupicchu. People were amazed by the size and magnificence of the Lost City of the Incas.
What does Machu Picchu look like?
The Incas built the city inka on terraces and there were hundreds of stairs and paths connecting the terraces. The paths also connected open spaces called plazas, houses and a cemetery in the wonderful machu picchu.
The Incas built their houses from big pieces of stone in Machu Piccho. The stone is called granite. The large pieces of stone fit tightly together. Most of the stone houses have one room.