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BIRD WATCHING IN CUZCO AND PERU

Peru is a true paradise for the observers of birds. This country has many species living in unique, fragile habitats that are still far from men. It is possible to observe migratory birds that arrive from the most distant corners of the world or species that doesn't exist anymore in other countries...

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THE COCA LEAF IN THE INCA CULTURE

The use of coca leaves dates back to 8000 years ago. The first evidences in South America were found by the archeologists at the ruins of Nanhoc’s Valley, in Peru. Its name comes from aimará, an ancient language in which “khoka” means “the tree”; or, according to other sources, from quech...

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The Andean Bear

The Andean bear (or Tremarctos Ornatus) is one of the eight bear species that exist all over the world and only lives in the Andean-Amazonian region in South America. Despite being considered an endangered species, a large quantity of Andean bears live in Peru, at the Valley of Mandor, close to ...

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Sport and adventure in Cuzco (Cuzco Outdoor)

Canopy (or Zip-Line) The development of these systems is relatively recent in Peru. One of them is located in Santa Teresa, just 15 km away from Machu Picchu (Aguas Calientes). What is Canopy (or Zip-Line) The Canopy or Zip-line refers to the trees' canopy system and, consequently, to the ex...

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Mountain biking in Cuzco

In Cuzco, in addition to the own magic and magnetism of the place, there are excellent paths great for the practice of mountain bike, paths that have much value for traveler because besides their high quality for sports are sometimes ancestral paths which communicate with archeological places and co...

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Machu Picchu: Myths and Legends

Its exact location is 130 kilometers northeast of Cuzco, Machu Picchu, district of the Urubamba province, in the department of Cuzco and attained the title of Historical Sanctuary on January 8, 1981. In 1983, UNESCO declared it a World Heritage site. This wonder of the world is the work of the a...

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Enjoy the unique experience of visiting the Historical Sanctuary of Machu Picchu guided by an authentic shaman from the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

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News in Machu Picchu

New measures apply when entering the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, here the list of what you can not carry.

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Check our special travel programs. Unique and unforgettable, they will help you live an unforgettable experience in Cusco.

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