Huchuy Qosqo


The archaeological zone of Huchuy Qosqo (Small Cusco), which was known during the Inca times as Qaqyaqawana (which in Spanish means «place from where you look at thunder»), is located in the district of Lamay, within the province of Calca, in the department and region of Cusco, specifically in a plain found on the top […]



The town of Chinchero is located 30 kilometers northwest of the City of Cusco, in the province of Urubamba, at 3,762 m.a.s.l. overlooking the snowy Salkantay, Verónica and Soray. The inhabitants of Chinchero inhabit the Inca constructions that they have inherited from their predecessors, which remain almost intact. You can see typical constructions such as […]

Moray in Perú


Throughout the Sacred Valley, the Incas left us a great legacy of archaeological and architectural sites that are preserved to this day. Thanks to them we have been able to learn much of the history and culture of this empire that inhabited Peru for around 100 years, between 1438 and 1533. One of the most […]

Salt Mines of Maras in Perú


The Salt Mines of Maras found in Perú have been a scene that has been exploited since even before the arrival of the Spanish, and dates that we can remember. One of these imposing salt mines is located in Maras and is known as the Salineras de Maras, whose name in Quechua is Kachi Raqay. […]



If we talk about Ollantaytambo, surely the first thing that comes to mind is the train station. But this district of Cusco has much more: its cobbled streets still preserve Inca walls and roads. In addition, in this place is one of the most important archaeological sites of the Inca empire: its incredible fortress. Ollantaytambo […]

Pisac in Perú


Písac is a small town located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, 45 minutes from Cusco. The road from Cusco is a panoramic route with a marked descent towards the sacred valley. Pisac is known as the gateway to the sacred valley and as a living museum. The sacred mountain known as Apu Linly […]

Aguas Calientes in Perú


Aguas Calientes in Perú was once a poor and undisturbed town, but recent improvements in business and infrastructure have helped bring new vitality to the area. New hotels and restaurants are working in the limited space of the valley. The small town stretches up the slopes above the Aguas Calientes river, and hotels are beginning […]

Differences between Huayna Picchu and Machu Picchu Mountain


When you get to Aguas Calientes, the town next to Machu Picchu, you will already feel the magic in the air! Soon you will visit the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu and perhaps you will also climb Huayna Picchu or Machu Picchu Mountain. Speaking of hiking options, what are the differences between the two and […]

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