The complex of Machu Picchu, located in Peru is undoubtedly the most important and most visited in South America receives hundreds of thousands of tourists, is known as the ancient sacred city of the Incas. It has a unique beauty that attracts tourists from around the world and the fact that it is located at the summit of the mountain surrounded by a magnificent nature and vestiges of one of the most important civilizations as the Inca empire makes it unique.
Machu Picchu is located 120 kilometers northwest of the city of Cusco at an altitude of 2,400 meters. The only access is by train (4 hours), helicopter (only 30 minutes but it is quite expensive) or walking.
It’s hot and humid, with sunny days and cool nights. The rainy season starts in December and ends in March.
The landscapes of this wonder are stunning. Around Machu Picchu exhibit tropical vegetation type, but not far still can see snow-capped mountains. This unusual combination makes Machu Picchu a protected, not only by the archaeological importance of the ruins, but the ecosystem that is home to endangered animals like the spectacled bear, the quetzal, the cock of the rock, and a number amazing exotic orchids.