Machu Picchu discovered by Hiram Bingham by chance on 24th July, 1911 is visited by millions of people every year. It has recently been included as one of the new Seven Wonders of the World and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located in Peru and accessible via Cuzco it is a must see for everyone who ventures into the amazing continent of South America.
A Tour of Machu Picchu is an essential experience for anyone who is visiting South America. There is so much history to be taken in and so much information regarding the Inca people that to Tour Machu Picchu without a knowledgeable guide would mean missing out on learning about these fascinating people.
Tempo Holidays can arrange a Machu Picchu Tour in conjunction with your tour to Peru. The Tour of Machu Picchu would really begin in Cuzco when you catch the train through the Sacred Valley. This 3 hour train ride has views of small villages, mountains rising high on either side of you, river running along the side of the train and lush vegetation.
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Your Machu Picchu Tour would continue when you arrived at the town of Aguas Caientes. From here you would meet your guide for the day and catch the bus to the top of the mountain and enter the site.
Your guide for your Machu Picchu Tour will point out to you Machu Picchu Mountain (old mountain) and the lesser known Huayna Picchu Mountain (young mountain). Also on the Tour of Machu Picchu you will learn about how the Inca people lived and see sacred sites and places of worship, residential buildings and areas of agriculture.
You might want to include in your Machu Picchu Tour a hike up to the Sun Gate so that you can see the site from above which gives a much different perspective of the size of Machu Picchu.
To Tour Machu Picchu is a life changing experience, so trust Tempo Holidays to put together your Machu Picchu holiday tours so that you will have an unforgettable adventure.