Region: Machu Picchu

Sol y Luna Hotel

Set within a 25-acre estate just one kilometre from the town of Urubamba in the Sacred Valley of the Incas

Machu Picchu

Kept hidden from the Spanish conquistadors, the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu remained undisturbed until its rediscovery in 1911. Justly deserving its UNESCO World Heritage status, the site occupies a breathtaking position on a limestone ridge overlooking rainforested mountains and the Urubamba River some 600 metres below. Having evaded Spanish destruction, the buildings are in … Continued

Belmond Sanctuary Lodge

A luxury hotel, incredibly located adjacent to the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu

Sonesta Posada del Inca Yucay

Situated in a 300-year-old Franciscan monastery a beautiful chapel and surrounded by lush gardens

The Sacred Valley of the Incas

Flanked by Andean peaks and rising to an altitude of over 3000m (10,000ft), the fertile valley of the Urubamba River was the bread basket of the Inca empire as well as providing safe passage from high mountain passes to the jungles of the Amazon basin. Today it is a patchwork of farming terraces, small villages, … Continued

The Inca Trail

Snaking high above the Sacred Valley the popular Inca Trail leads hikers to Machu Picchu – the fabled Lost City of the Incas. During a four- of five-day trek, hikers traverse a variety of microclimates from arid cactus zone through native Polylepis forest and bleak high altitude grassland, to bromeliad and moss-festooned cloud forest, all … Continued