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Machu Picchu, Peru

About Machu Picchu

Step into the mystique of Machu Picchu, an ancient Incan city set high in the Peruvian Andes. This awe-inspiring wonder, hidden amongst cloud-wreathed mountains, offers panoramic views and a glimpse into Peru’s rich history. Wander through its well-preserved ruins, marvel at the precision of Incan engineering, and feel the spirit of centuries past in every stone.

Community ratings

Cost

Well-known

Nature

Romantic

Nightlife

Machu Picchu highlights

Average temperature in June

22 °C / 72 °F

High season months

May, June, July, August, September

Local currency

Peruvian sol (PEN)

Local language

Spanish, Quechua

Closest Airports

  • Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (PE) - 77.6 km (48.2 mi)

Fun fact

Machu Picchu is known as the "Lost City of the Incas."

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