One of the New Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu is an attraction that’s not to be missed. The Lost Incan City, as it’s sometimes referred to, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most important archaeological sites in Peru, if not the Americas.
Situated on a mountain ridge north west of Cusco and 2,400 metres above sea level, Machu Picchu is a marvel of human engineering and a testament to the advanced level of Incan science and culture.
There’s something very special about this unique location, it really has to be seen and experienced to be believed. Our expert local guides will help you see the very best of the citadel, exploring the best viewpoints and pondering the many questions about its mysterious past.
The Citadel can be reached from Cusco and the Sacred Valley by luxury rail services including the Vistadome and Hiram Bingham trains or by hiking the famous Inca Trail. Our experts are here to help you choose the option that will suit you best on your luxury Peru tour.
Explore the citadel
Venture into the cloud forest
When to go
May to October are the driest months though the Citadel can be visited all year round.