Travel Machu Picchu is the ultimate adventure you can take in Peru. What is Machu Picchu? It is an archeological site hidden between mountains at 7972 feet above sea level. A sanctuary, a royal palace, or a fortress, the experts haven’t decided yet which was its original purpose.
But one thing is certain for everybody- Machu Picchu is one of the most incredible engineering and architectural masterpieces of the ancient world. The trip to Machu Picchu starts in Aguas Calientes, a quaint village between the Peruvian Andes, a train ride away from the popular city of Cusco. From Aguas Calientes (“hot waters”) a bus takes travelers through winding roads up to Machu Picchu’s main entrances. You can wander the citadel, and visit the Gate of the Sun, and other places used to perform sacred rituals. This is our tailored guide to traveling Machu Picchu. keep reading and find information about attractions, restaurants, transportation, and more for your next trip.