1.- Machupicchu is one of the 7 wonders of the world, World Heritage and Historic Sanctuary of Peru and the most visited tourist attraction in Peru and South America.

2.- The Inca Pachacútec built it approximately in the year 1460.

3.- Machupicchu is a Quechua word meaning "Old Mountain".

4.- Its main sites are: The Intihuatana, The Temple of the Sun and the Temple of the three windows.

5.- In 1913 the magazine National Geographic Society dedicates all its edition to him in the month of April.

6.- When it was discovered by Bingham, there were families living there.

7.- It is located at 2400 meters above sea level.

8.- The classic postcard of Machupicchu forms a human face in profile.

9.- To visit the Huayna Picchu mountain you must reserve the tourist tickets 6 months in advance.


The Mariposario is a beautiful place that is 15 minutes from Machupicchu Pueblo, following the path that will take us to Machupicchu, where you will be able to know the stages of the butterflies, how they live and their general environment.

For more information you can go to their official site aqui .


It is located 2 km from Machupicchu Pueblo and you can walk in about 1 hour; Once you arrive you have to pay (10 Soles if you are foreigner or 5 Soles if you are Peruvian). It is a place full of flora and fauna, besides being a very relaxing walk, where you find peace and tranquility. The waterfalls are located half an hour further from the registration area. You can do activities such as bird watching (andean cock of the rock, tangaras among others) and nature walks.

For more information you can go to their official site aqui .

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