Visiting Machu Picchu

Machu picchu is the famous Incan empire capital in the Andes of Peru.  The site is one of the most amazing places I have visited to date.  The architecture with stones is absolutely amazing and lives up to its name.  Not only that, but the location of the ancient city is stunning.  To get up to Machu Picchu from the valley floor below you can hike or take a bus.  If you are in shape I highly recommend hiking the 500m to the top of the plateau, it is difficult but totally worth it. Here are some tips and advise about how to get here, where to stay, and top activities from what I have learned after visiting Machu Picchu myself. Top Activites Although coming to see the ruins is the most popular reason for visiting, those who enjoy hiking can summit a couple of peaks overlooking the site as Continue Reading