An ideal resting spot before or after visiting Machu Picchu, the Inakterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel has to be our favourite in Aguas Calientes. Its tranquil position surrounded by lush cloud forest offers a welcome respite from the bustling centre with all its comings and goings.
The Lares Adventure to Machu Picchu
The Sacred Valley
As a means of acclimatising, it is becoming more and more frequent for clients to start an itinerary to Cusco and Machu Picchu by first heading down to the Sacred valley (also known as the Urubamba Valley or the , that winds its way eventually to the foot of Machu Picchu. This verdant area was once the centre of food production for the nearby Inca capital of Cusco and offers plenty to see and do as far as viewing some of the important Inca ruins of the area and getting a glimpse of a simple Peruvian way of life.
Along with the Iguazu Falls, Rio and the Galapagos, Machu Picchu is one of the most famous destinations in South America. At approximately 50 miles to the northwest of the stunning Incan city of Cusco, this Inca citadel is one of the most stunning archaeological sites in the world and gives a glimpse at the level of sophistication of this 15th century tribe.