About Machu Picchu, Peru
Machu Picchu, one of the historical destination site located in Peru. The city is situated on the Andes Mountain ridge of about 7,970 feet above from the Sea level in Cusco Region in the Machu Picchu District in Peru. In Nineteen eighty-three (1983) UNESCO recognized it as the World Heritage site and became the best tourist spot in South America.
History of Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu has a very long history from the decades. During the period 1438–1472 the city was an estate for the Inca emperor Pachacuti. It stood as an icon of Inca civilization. Hiram Bingham, a renowned historian, was mesmerized at its beautiful architecture and described it as “Lost City of the Incas” when he came on exploration to Peru.
Weather in Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu is very close to Amazon rain forests of about few hundred kilometers, and hence the weather is unpredictable here. During the month of October to April, an average rainfall of about 35 inches takes place. The city has only two seasons i..e dry season and wet season. But however, the temperature is not too hot nor too cold because close to the equator making favorable weather condition.
What to see in Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu is home to ancient civilization once known as the Inca tribe. Walls designed with white stones that are skillfully arranged in such a way that it ‘s hard to keep blades of a knife into the wall. People who love exploring the ancient tourist sites Machu Picchu is one of the best tourist spots in Peru. It has become the new Seven Wonders of the World when voted by World Wide Web in 2007.
Things to do in Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu is famous tourist spot for adventurous acts. Andes Mountains in Machu Picchu provides the best place for trekking. People who are passionate about trekking must visit Machu Picchu. Trekking and hiking are best things to be done in Machu Picchu in South America.
Accommodation in Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu has excellent restaurants in accommodating the tourists. Casa Machu Picchu, Casa Andina Standard Machu Picchu, Ferre Machu Picchu are some of the best hotels in Machu Picchu providing the visitors all kinds of luxuries at an affordable cost.
Address and contact number of Machu Picchu
Address: Montana Machu Picchu,
Contact Number: +51 84 582030