Seductive, striking and natural, Cuzco’s history lives in its streets, squares, valleys and towns. The city of Cuzco provides impressive examples of the engineering excellence of Inca stonemasons, which can also be seen in Choquequirao, Saysayhuamán, Qenko, Tambomachay, Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu (the Inca jewel built with the wisdom of the ancient Peruvians in a natural setting).
Captivating attractions and landscapes such as the Sacred Valley, where terraces cover the mountains, and picturesque villages where the past lives on in the present. Cuzco really is the navel of the world.
Location: Andes mountain range in the south of Peru
Size: 72,104 km2.
Statement: Machu Picchu citadel will remain open to tourists during annual maintenance of the Inca Trail
As has been done regularly since 2000, the Inca Trail will be closed for maintenance work from February 1 to February 28, 2019. However, as clarified by The Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Peru and PROMPERU, the citadel of Machu Picchu will be open to the public.
The visitors entrance to the Inca Trail will resume on March 1, 2019, once the maintenance and cleaning work carried out by the Machupicchu Historic Sanctuary Headquarters -SERNANP in coordination with Cusco´s Decentralized Directorate of Culture has been completed.