How to Visit Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu is an ancient Inca citadel, considered to be the lost city of the Incas, built by Inca ruler Pachacuti during the 15th century. The settlement is nestled alongside the mountain ridge over the Urubamba Valley in Peru, positioned so clever that some historians believed the Spanish invaders never conquered it. Today, Machu Picchu is an archaeological ruins that have been voted one of the Seven New Wonders of the World and became one of South America’s top tourist destination. Here’s how to visit Machu Picchu on foot, by train and by car.