UNESCO clears Machu Picchu from endangered heritage list

After extensive structure work to better protect the Machu Picchu Sanctuary, UNESCO removed Machu Picchu from the endangered heritage list. An inspection team visited Machu Picchu on February 5th and approved the progress made at the Inca citadel. A complete report will be issue within the next few weeks outlining a long term plan to continue preserving the Inca’s sacred …

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2016 Inca Trail Passes Selling Out Quickly!

Inca Trail passes went on sale this year on January 11th. The rush to get passes this time was beyond expectations. Passes are already sold out through more or less June of this year. If you plan to do the Inca Trail in 2016, make sure to book as soon as possible. Every year the demand for passes has increased …

Pisac

LOCATED IN THE SACRED VALLEY AND ONLY 40 MINUTES FROM CUSCO, PISAC OFFERS A GREAT ARCHEOLOGICAL JOURNEY THROUGH ITS RUINS AND THE OPPORTUNITY TO BARGAIN AT THE FAMOUS PISAC MARKET.

Machu Picchu #2 – TripAdvisor’s 2015 Top World Destinations

Machu Picchu Wins #2 Top Destinations In the World Award For 2015 By Millions of TripAdvisor Travelers. Highland Adventures(™) is pleased to announce today’s TripAdvisor(™) Travelers’ Choice (™) awards for 2015 Landmarks. The award honored more than 700 landmarks around the world. The winners are determined by millions of reviews during the last 12 months from TripAdvisors travelers worldwide.

Booking a Machu Picchu Tour

We are excited about the possibility of you joining one of our Machu Picchu Tours.  In order to proceed we will need (mailed, emailed/scanned or fax): 1. Signed Trip Application Form (click here to download) from each person traveling. If some group members are under age, legal guarding must sign. 2. Deposit of $500 per person. Payable via check or credit card*. …

Visiting Machu Picchu

When planning a visit to Peru’s most archeological site of Machu Picchu you must consider several items: From your international flights to Lima and then from Lima to Cusco to the passes to enter the Machu Picchu sanctuary or hike the Inca Trail. The best time to visit Machu Picchu is between May and September. This is the Peruvian winter, but temperatures in the …

Lake Titicaca

HIGHEST NAVIGABLE LAKE IN THE WORLD, LAKE TITICACA SEATS AT 12,507 FT. FAMOUS FOR THE ISLANDS OF UROS, AMANTANI AND TAQUILE. THE FAMOUS TOWN PUNO PROVIDE AMAZING LODGING AND HISTORY OF THE LAKE.

Getting to Machu Picchu

Getting to Machu Picchu requires flying into Cusco and either taking a 3.5 hours train or hiking the Inca Trail. Please review the items below for more details about your Peru travel plans. In planning your visit to Machu Picchu you need to take in consideration the following: Follow this link for a complete selection of our best tours to …