Machu Picchu

Discover the legendary Inca city above clouds

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The New World Wonder

Machu Picchu, an ancient citadel set among the clouds and built by the Inca Emperor Pachacutec in the 15th
century, is the ultimate bucket-list destination for travelers on their luxury trip to Machu Picchu tours.

This captivating city, “lost” for centuries before being “rediscovered” in 1911, is located in the Urubamba province
of the Cusco region of Peru. The enigmatic ruins still lure in legions of tourists who come to marvel at its
seemingly improbable setting, high up on a cloud-swirled plateau amid an audience of Andean peaks. It is not
only Peru’s most-visited tourist destination but is also the most-visited site in South America as a whole, with
around one million people making the journey here every year. In 2007, Machu Picchu earned a spot among the
New Seven Wonders of the World.

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Signature Peru Itineraries

Our custom-designed itineraries are suited to the needs and
preferences of each traveler, every time.

When booking a luxury vacation to Peru, we’ll keep your travel goals in mind – whether you’re looking to experience the
biodiversity of the Amazon, eat your way through Lima, or explore the Inca city of Machu Picchu – Peru has something
for everyone and our travel designers are eager to craft the perfect trip for your luxury vacation to Peru.


Best Time To Travel

Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, the way it appears in
classic photographs – with clear blue skies as a backdrop to sun-lit stone ruins – is best
experienced between May and October.

These months align with the region’s dry season and are the most popular time to visit Machu Picchu. Peak season and
the busiest time to visit Machu Picchu are June, July, and August. These months align with the heart of the region’s dry
season, the most sunshine, and summertime in the northern hemisphere. From June to August, large crowds can make
it a little hard to move around sectors of the Historic Sanctuary and long lines at the main entrance are common.



Insider Tips


With on-the-ground experts proudly born and raised in Peru, the Kuoda team
knows the ins and outs of the country as locals, and the best way to
experience it as travel industry experts.


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